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Author Sunjeev Sahota among Booker's 13 contenders this year

Indian-origin British author Sunjeev Sahota is among the 13 authors longlisted for the prestigious 2021 Booker Prize for fiction for his novel China Room, alongside Nobel laureate Kazuo Ishiguro......

Received Both Doses? Be Careful Please

'You will still want to take all the necessary precautions, which is the right thing to do.' IMAGE: Madhura Samel, 81, walks with Om Rajesh Yadav, a volunteer from the Robin Hood Army, a......

Rains pound Mumbai; 250 people shifted as Mithi river swells

Around 250 residents of a slum-dominated area in Mumbai's Kurla were evacuated on Friday morning as Mithi river swelled up following heavy rains in the city and its suburbs, which also affected the......

Will turncoats, pandemic mar BJP's chances in Goa?

If pandemic (mis)management threatened to dominate Goa’s electoral discourse, the BJP is up against a deeper structural issue in its organisation, created by the fact that a majority of the......

3rd Covid wave looks more real now: Report

Even though the second wave has ebbed, the increased presence of the Delta variant and the subsequent mutations of the coronavirus makes the third wave a real risk for the country, a foreign......

2nd wave may have more lasting damage: Moody's

The second wave of COVID-19 may have a more lasting damage on the Indian economy and exports will once again be the foundation for recovery, Moody's Analytics said on Monday. IMAGE: A mural of......

Higher inflation to help RBI remain dovish in Aug review: Report

Describing the recent two consecutive spikes in retail inflation beyond the 6 per cent as a 'transitory hump', a Wall Street brokerage on Monday said it expects the RBI to overlook it and......

'Videocon lenders to eventually take 50-55% haircut'

Lenders to Venugopal Dhoot-founded Videocon Group will eventually take 50-55 per cent haircut and not 95 per cent as is being reported after considering about Rs 15,000 crore expected from the sale......

Tribunal stays Vedanta's take over of Videocon

The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal on Monday stayed industrialist Anil Agarwal's Twin Star Technologies' Rs 2,962.02 crore-takeover bid of debt-ridden Videocon Industries. A two-member......

Reliance, 6 other firms get licence to sell auto fuel

These new authorisations were granted to companies with a minimum net worth of Rs 250 crore at the time of making the application. The ministry of petroleum and natural gas has granted seven......

What to SEE on OTT This Week

You'll be spoilt for choice on OTT this week.Sukanya Verma lists everything you simply can't afford to miss.   KarnanWhere to watch? Amazon Prime VideoLanguage: Tamil Wearing the air of a......

'An Indian film without songs is meaningless'

Vanraj Bhatia, the creator of unforgettable music, hated the fact that the 'New Wave' directors did not respect Hindi cinema's multi-song format.Jyoti Punwani draws memories from her interviews......

Advances in spike technology are laughable and unfair, says Bolt

IMAGE: Usain Bolt poses with his shoes after winning the 100m final at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. Photograph: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images Usain Bolt said that advances in spike technology......

PIX: Church in honor of Maradona opens in Mexico

IMAGE: A fan kneels at the entrance to the first Mexico's church in memory of soccer legend Diego Maradona. Photograph: Edgard Garrido/Reuters A pair of large vases bearing soccer balls stand at......

BCCI seek 1 months' time from ICC for final call on WT20

IMAGE: 'The BCCI representatives -- president Sourav Ganguly and secretary Jay Shah -- will be seeking time till July 1 after which another SGM will be held to decide on whether we would go ahead......

Atletico Madrid crowned Spanish La Liga champions

IMAGE: Atletico Madrid players celebrate winning La Liga. Photograph: Juan Medina/Reuters Atletico Madrid pipped city rivals Real Madrid to the La Liga title on Saturday after Luis Suarez......

Dravid predicts 3-2 win for India in England

'I really do think India have a very good chance this time' IMAGE: Virat Kohli with Rahul Dravid. Photograph: Francis Mascarenhas/Reuters Batting great Rahul Dravid reckons India will......
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