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Win MP govt's Ramayana quiz, get air ticket to Ayodhya

The Bharatiya Janata Party government in Madhya Pradesh will hold a general knowledge competition based on the Hindu epic 'Ramayana' and winners will get a chance to travel by air to Uttar......

Our prompt action in Ladakh shows combat readiness: IAF chief

The Indian Air Force's prompt actions in response to developments in eastern Ladakh last year were a testament to its combat readiness and its ongoing capability enhancement programme is aimed at......

The US Great Game in Kabul Begins!

There is no better way to address the security threat emanating from ISIS and other terrorist groups in Afghanistan than by co-opting the Taliban, asserts Ambassador M K Bhadrakumar. IMAGE: A......

Held illegally, no FIR shown, not allowed to meet lawyer: Priyanka

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday alleged that she was being held illegally at the Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) compound in Sitapur and no notice or first......

Chacha Chaudhary declared Namami Gange mascot

Indian comic book character Chacha Chaudhary has been declared as the mascot of the government's Namami Gange Programme with an aim of bringing behavioural change among children towards the Ganga......

Modi meets top American CEOs in first engagement in US

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met a group of five top American corporate leaders on a one-on-one basis from a range of diverse sectors ranging from drones to 5G, semiconductor, and solar......

'India is Amazon's second-largest technology hub'

India is the second-largest technology hub for Amazon globally and its teams are powering innovations not only for customers in the country but globally as well, a top company executive said on......

'Cyrus was a very sincere man'

'And he was really trying just to do the best by the shareholders, and by the laws of India.' IMAGE: Ratan Tata, emeritus chairman, Tata Group, right with Cyrus Mistry. Photograph: PTI Photo......

IMD may deploy cutting-edge tech to forecast weather accurately

IMD has decided to increasingly use cutting-edge technology such as artificial intelligence and machine learning in forecasting. A few days ago, farmers from some 150 villages gathered at a square......

Why markets are booming in Covid times

Even when large businesses said they were flying blind in mid-2020, the markets rallied and an incredible business boom followed.This is not to say that the markets will continue to rally and there......

'Amitabh Bachchan does bully a lot'

'He will keep saying, 'I won't do it,' but he still comes and does it; that's part of who he is.''He is certainly a prankster.''He is a director's delight.' IMAGE: Director Arun Sheshkumar with......

'Cinema has to come back to theatres'

'That will happen and we shall overcome sooner than we expect.' IMAGE: Mohanlal, movie superstar, actor extraordinaire.   Covid has affected life all over the world and that includes the......

What makes Meel Patthar a MUST WATCH

Meel Patthar is, both by theme and design, a tragedy of inertia, observes Rohit Sathish Nair. The pandemic isn't yet a major player (or rather, a visible player) in the events of Meel Patthar......

Is Dileesh Pothan our finest film-maker?

'I might in the future step out of a Dileesh Pothan movie not completely satisfied, but content I'll be in the knowledge that our greatest living film-maker had failed striving to be something more......

What we MISS when we don't watch films in a theatre

The difference between watching a movie on a laptop in your apartment and watching it on a big white screen is almost spiritual, notes Sreehari Nair. Stepping out of my home for Seema Pahwa's......

SRH's Malik bowls the FASTEST delivery of IPL 2021

IMAGE: Sunrisers Hyderabad's Umran Malik celebrates after taking the wicket of KS Bharat of Royal Challengers Bangalore. Photograph: BCCI Sunrisers Hyderabad's pace sensation Umran Malik clocked......

AITA hits back at Bopanna's Olympics qualification claims

IMAGE: Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan with a low combined rank of 113 missed out on qualification for the Tokyo Olympics. Photograph: Yong Teck Lim/Getty Images for Sport Singapore The national......

Poland set out to break opening-match curse at Euros

IMAGE: General view during training. Photograph: Kacper Pempel/Reuters Poland will be hoping to improve on their poor record in opening matches at major tournaments when they take on minnows......

Cricket Australia contacts Bancroft over ball-tampering scandal

Cricket Australia's Integrity team reaches out to Cameron Bancroft IMAGE: Australia's Cameron Bancroft was caught on camera trying to tamper with the condition of the ball using sandpaper during......

Kolkata 2001: The Odyssey, viewed from the sidelines

20 years ago this week, India and Australia played one of the greatest Test matches in cricket history.Sreehari Nair relives the sound and the fury of that unforgettable game at the Eden Gardens.......
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