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The world rushes to aid India battle Covid surge

The global community on Wednesday rushed much-needed life-saving drugs, oxygen cylinders and machinery, that India needs to combat the massive surge in the coronavirus cases. IMAGE: A patient......

The A to Z of 2020

Wow -- 2020, huh? From the deadly coronavirus to lockdowns, wildfires to the Black Lives Matter movement, to the Bihar and US elections, it's been a year we won't forget. It's hard to believe it......

We failed to take China's warnings seriously

'Indian diplomacy faltered amidst multiple failures of statecraft.''The functionaries responsible must be held to account for their abject failure,' asserts Ambassador M K Bhadrakumar. IMAGE: An......

REVEALED: Government plans for post May 3 India

Nothing is going to dramatically open up on May 3.There will be too many ifs and buts, and terms and conditions and guidelines in leading one's life in various zones, reveals Sheela Bhatt. IMAGE:......

AIIMS Chief: How India will succeed in COVID-19 fight

'The fight against COVID-19 is not a hospital fight.''It's a community level fight.''If your community level measures are good, you can decrease the number of people coming to hospitals, or flatten......

Stimulus package fails to lift stocks; Sensex plummets 886 pts

Tech Mahindra was the top laggard in the Sensex pack, cracking over 5 per cent, followed by Infosys, HDFC, IndusInd Bank, Reliance Industries and NTPC. On the other hand, Hero MotoCorp,  L&T,......

Lax security led to card-skimming frauds: RBI

The recent instances of illegal debit card-skimming leading to money theft from other bank accounts can be attributed to non-practice of authentication processes in the jurisdiction where the money......

Excessive nutrition kills more people than hunger!

Almost one billion people around the globe go to bed hungry every night, but it is 'excess Nutrition' that kills more, according to world's largest humanitarian organisation IFRC. "At least one......

Red Cross to start campaign against climate change

Red Cross will launch a global campaign 'Our World Your Move' to encourage people to participate in humanitarian actions aimed at tackling problems of climate change, conflicts and natural......

Art of managing global buyouts

The carillon is as far removed from India as the igloo. The musical instrument, composed of at least 23 cup-shaped bells played from a baton keyboard using fists and feet, has its origins in the......

Amol Palekar: National awards are more important than Oscars

In a career spanning more than four decades, Amol Palekar has played many roles.  The veteran actor-filmmaker was recently appointed chairperson of the selection jury that chooses India's......

Akash Kumar beaten in World Boxing semis

IMAGE: India’s Akash Kumar, in red, in action during the 54kg semi-final bout against Kazakhstan’s Makhmud Sabyrkhan at the World Boxing Championships, in Belgrade, on Thursday.......

Afghan female soccer players reach Pakistan; will seek asylum

IMAGE: Some 81 people, including female players of several youth teams, their coaches and family members reached Pakistan through the Torkham border crossing. Photograph: Punjab Sports......

Soccer: Indian Navy beat Delhi FC in Durand Cup

IMAGE: Action from the Durand Cup match played between Indian Navy and Delhi FC in Kolkata on Wednesday. Photograph: Durand Cup Indian Navy defeated Delhi FC 2-1 in their opening match of the......

Belarusian sprinter reaches Poland after defying order home

IMAGE: Belarusian Sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya meets Austrian State Secretary Magnus Brunner during a stop at Schwechat airport in Vienna, Austria on Tuesday. Photograph: Federal Chancellory......

Vishy Anand to play against fans to raise funds for COVID-19

IMAGE: The fans will get an unique opportunity to play against former World champion Viswanathan Anand if they make a donation of $150 to support COVID-19 relief work in India. Photograph: Dean......

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