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Ajit Singh dies of Covid

Former Union minister and Rashtriya Lok Dal leader Ajit Singh passed away at a Gurugram hospital on Thursday morning battling COVID-19, his family said. He was 82.   Singh, a prominent farmer......

US city to pay $27 mn settlement to George Floyd's family

The family of George Floyd, the African-American man whose death set off a wave of protests after a video showed a white police officer kneeling on his neck for more than nine minutes last May, has......

Last time a family member was PM was 30 yrs ago: Rahul on dynasty criticism

'For me, trolls sharpen my senses about what I have to do. They are almost a guide to me. They tell me exactly where I have to go and what I have to stand for. So it's a refinement, it's an......

6.3 magnitude quake in Tajikistan jolts Delhi, Amritsar and north India

A high intensity earthquake hit Tajikistan on Friday night, tremors of which were felt in Delhi-NCR and several other parts of north India. IMAGE: People come out in the open after tremors were......

US sets new record with over 3,000 COVID deaths in 1 day

The United States has set a new grim record of more than 3,000 COVID-19 related deaths in a single day, reflecting a bleak reminder of the pandemic's devastating toll, even as two coronavirus......

Why we should avoid a fresh lockdown

'The cost of the lockdown so far is the loss of about 11 million jobs.''It is important that a fresh lockdown does not make this worse,' asserts Mahesh Vyas. IMAGE: The deserted Gateway of India,......

Rajan slams plans to allow India Inc to set up banks

The RBI working group's proposal to allow corporate houses to set up banks is a "bombshell" and at this juncture, it is more important to stick to the tried and tested limits on involvement of......

'Stock markets warming up to a Biden win'

'Indian markets may initially react and follow the pattern of US and other global markets post US elections.' IMAGE: US President Donald j Trump and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden......

Challenges that Dinesh Khara, the new SBI chief faces

Relations with the government, the bank's majority owner, are a tricky issue for all SBI chiefs, and, like all his predecessors, Khara will be closely watched for his equations with the finance......

After initial burst of activity govt has retreated into a shell: Rajan

Terming the 23.9 per cent fall in economic growth in the June quarter alarming, former Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan has said bureaucracy should come out of complacency and take meaningful......

Oscars 2021: Nomadland wins BIG!

A quick look at the winners of the 93rd Annual Academy Awards, listed in bold.   IMAGE: Peter Spears, Frances McDormand, Chloe Zhao, Mollye Asher and Dan Janvey win Best Picture for......

2021 Oscar nominations: The Complete List

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas announced the 93rd Academy Awards nominations on March 15. It must have been a thrill for the actress to announce her film, The White Tiger, in the& Best Adapted......

Can you watch 425 films in a year?

Aseem Chhabra watched some great films and some huge disappointments in 2020. IMAGE: Danesh Razvi and Tanya Maniktala in A Suitable Boy. It was the year of staying at home and watching films......

10 roles that proved Soumitra Chatterjee's versatility

This is an alternate list of 10 screen roles that saw Soumitra Chatterjee, a paragon of gentility, venture beyond his comfort zone and deliver masterclasses of subtlety and depth, lists Saibal......

OTT Shows to Watch This Week

Another week and a spate of OTT shows and movies to watch. Here’s what Sukanya Verma recommends.   Emily in ParisWhere to watch: Netflix Language: English A marketing professional from......

Boxer Leon Spinks, who shocked Muhammad Ali, dies at 67

IMAGE: Leon Spinks, father of Cory Spinks, smiles while holding Cory's gloves. Photograph: Joe Murphy/Getty Images Leon Spinks, the gap-toothed fighter from the St. Louis slums who pulled off......

MLB's first woman general manager gets Obama, Clinton praise

IMAGE: Miami Marlins is the first Asian-American general manager in Major League Baseball. Photograph: Joseph Guzy/Miami Marlins Handout Photo via USA TODAY Sports As she sat on a stool at home......

How Jordan's Bulls inspired Trinbago Knight Riders to CPL crown

IMAGE: Sikandar Raza (2nd from left) celebrates with TKR teammates after their CPL win on Thursday. Photograph: Sikandar Raza/Twitter Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) spinner Sikandar Raza has......

Osaka 'a Jesse Owens of Japan' for racial injustice stand

'She is joining a community that has a history, has a legacy, going all the way back beyond Jesse Owens' IMAGE: Naomi Osaka has long been a symbol for change in Japan. Photograph: Al Bello/Getty......

Dhoni has retired, so have I: Pakistan-born fan 'Chacha Chicago'

‘All great players have to call time one day but his retiring makes me sad and brings back a lot of precious memories. He deserved a grand send-off but again he is beyond that’ IMAGE:......

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