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'COVID-19 can quietly enter your body, without causing pain'

IMAGE: A medic collects swab samples for a COVID-19 RT PCR test at Lajpat Nagar market in New Delhi, November 16 2020. Photograph: Prateek Kumar/ANI Photo   Our life is being ruled by a super......

Lockdown Times: A unique Goan perspective!

Sheela Jaywant invites you to explore the GoaWriters's interesting look at the lockdown. IMAGE: Authors Shashi Deshpande, second from left, Jerry Pinto, right, and Damodar Mauzo, second from......

Who did you vote for? Why?

In the crazily complex cauldron that is India, where caste, community, class and cash are just the primary ingredients, no one has yet come up with a fool-proof method to ascertain how voters make......

Bajwa's choice is new ISI chief

General Bajwa remains in command as army chief and Prime Minister Imran Khan did not play any role in the reshuffle, says Rana Banerji, who headed the Pakistan Desk at the Research and Analysis......

Why is Imran delaying ISI chief's appointment?

If Imran Khan delays his assent to General Bajwa's recommendations any further, it could imply he is taking stock of possible serious dissent within Pakistan's top army echelons, says Rana Banerji,......

Ola's Mission Electric: 1 mn EVs on Indian roads by 2021

Electric mobility in India is touted to be the way to the future, but implementation of large-scale projects to bring infrastructure for charging is still lacking. At a time when India’s......

Time for a little secular pragmatism?

With so much bad news, everybody is hunkering down in readiness for Mr Modi’s next radical Big Idea, says Kanika Datta. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com. There is nothing like a......

The story of Marans: Sun King and his brother

In under three decades the Maran brothers have created one of the strongest media houses in the country. The man who led this journey is 50-year-old Kalanithi Maran, chairman and managing director......

Stocks that you can buy, sell or hold

The markets remained volatile the first two days of the week. However, on Wednesday it has traded in the positive region from the start of the trading hour. Will the Sensex move up from this point?......

Fly Singapore, Dubai at less than Rs 10K!

This week, Tiger Airways announced the launch of its services from Singapore to Chennai and Kochi with a one-way, basic introductory fare of only Rs 1,599, or more likely just under Rs 10,000 for a......

National awards 2015: 'Kangna you are a Queen!'

A look at the top tweets from your Bollywood celebrities: The 2015 National Awards have been announced. Kangana Ranaut picked up the Best Actress nod for Queen while Vishal Bhardwaj's......

Fifty shades of Anurag Kashyap

Sustained exposure to global cinema helps the extraordinarily successful director push the envelope in a conservative Indian film industry.It is 3pm on a Sunday afternoon when I walk into The......

ScarJo brings classic actors to life with photoshoot

In an interesting first, actress Scarlett Johansson has done a photo shoot for W magazine camouflaged as movie stars from a bygone era, reports the Daily Mail. The actress emulates stars like......

Tom Cruise to reprise Top Gun's maverick?

Tom Cruise could reprise his role of Maverick from his 1986 classic Top Gun. Top Gun producer Jerry Bruckheimer and 47-year-old Cruise have already tried to follow up the 1986 hit, reports The......

Bringing Shakespeare to Mumbai

The stage is set once more at a venue as celebrated for its heady Irish coffee as its intimate setting for home-grown theatre. Prithvi turns 27 this November, and presents its 31st theatre festival......

Will Tokyo Olympics happen in 2021?

Japan ruling party heavyweight calls for $239-billion extra budget IMAGE: An athlete competes in the men's hammer throw event during the morning session of the Athletics test......

These Olympic champs look for positives in Tokyo postponement

Heptathlon champ relieved by Tokyo postponement IMAGE: Nafissatou Thiam of Belgium competes in the Women's Heptathlon. Photograph:  Christian Petersen/Getty Images Olympic heptathlon......

Sports Shorts: Badminton star Chong Wei diagnosed with nose cancer

A summary of sports events and persons who made news on Saturday IMAGE: Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia. Photograph: Robertus Pudyanto/Getty Images Legendary shuttler Lee Chong Wei has been diagnosed......

When KP was mistaken for alleged match-fixer Alviro Petersen

IMAGE: Kevin Pietersen tweeted the newspaper cutting of the mistaken identity. Photograph: Kevin Pietersen/Twitter Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen expressed  his disappointment after......

'Super' Mario will follow a 'code of conduct'

Balotelli to have good behaviour clause in Milan contract Mario Balotelli will be banned from extravagant haircuts and clothing, from smoking and from visiting night clubs and must turn up on time......

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