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Maharashtra: Toll from landslides, floods rises to 82

The death toll from the torrential rains that battered Maharashtra over the last three days and triggered landslides rose to 82 on Saturday including 47 in the coastal Raigad district while at......

Delhi cinemas, theatres to open at 50% from Monday

The Delhi Metro and public buses in the city will operate at full seating capacity while cinema halls, theatres and multiplexes will open with 50 per cent occupancy from Monday, according to the......

Cong-ruled Rajasthan Cabinet expansion likely next week

The Congress-ruled Rajasthan is likely to see Cabinet expansion and political appointments next week, party sources said on Friday. The sources said AICC general secretary (organisation) KC......

Cong-ruled Rajasthan Cabinet expansion likely next week

The Congress-ruled Rajasthan is likely to see Cabinet expansion and political appointments next week, party sources said on Friday. The sources said AICC general secretary (organisation) KC......

The king who shunned glamour

'Simplicity was very much a hallmark of the Kerala lifestyle those days.' IMAGE: The last maharaja of Travancore as the chief scout. All photographs: Kind courtesy History Liberated: The Sree......

Outlook for kharif crop brightens with monsoon's revival

According to latest data, crops have been sown in around 72.13 million hectares, which is 8.90 per cent less than the same period last year. IMAGE: A farmer prepares the field for cultivating......

'Covid has made Ayurveda mainstream'

'The spurt in demand for Ayurvedic products has exhausted our production capacity.' Photograph: Kind courtesy Kapiva Ayurveda   The pandemic may have disrupted Dabur's business initially, but......

Zomato's blockbuster listing boosts start-up ecosystem

For large start-ups the US market is considered to be a preferred destination, as Indian investors were seen as hesitant to pay the kind of valuation private equity investors or the US markets pay.......

Govt set to overshoot FY22 tax collection target

With the first quarter gross tax mop-up reaching Rs 5.6 lakh crore, Icra Ratings on Friday said the government is set to exceed the budgeted tax collection target of Rs 22.2 lakh crore for 2021-22,......

Hurt by higher expenses, Reliance net drops 7% in Q1

Billionaire Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries Ltd on Friday reported a 7 per cent drop in its June quarter net profit as higher expenses negated smart gains across businesses from O2C to telecom......

Why Manoj Kumar doesn't make movies anymore

'Sadly, I don't have the comfort of working with Manoj Kumar the actor anymore.''He is capable of telling home truths in the most understated manner.''So I've to select from the stars today.'......

Why Bob Dylan's music mattered to India

The unconventional music of the Nobel Laureate might have nothing connecting Indians to it. But there is a reason he has a following here, notes T C A Srinivasa Raghavan. IMAGE: Bob Dylan has been......

'Surekhaji never intimidated you'

'She made you feel relaxed so that you can do the scenes best.' Photograph: Kind courtesy Sadia Siddiqui/Instagram Sadia Siddiqui worked with Surekha Sikri in television serials like Balika Vadhu,......

'Is there anything Mohanlal can't do?'

Mohanlal has done 29 Malayalam films with prolific director Priyadarshan. One of them Marakkar: Arabikadalinte Simham is yet to be released. Now, they have moved on to their next film. "It is the......

Who will replace Paresh Rawal in OMG 2?

  In the proposed sequel to the 2012 film Oh My God, Pankaj Tripathi will play the lead while Akshay Kumar will reprise his cameo appearance as Lord Krishna. In the 2012 film, Paresh Rawal......

Tokyo Olympics: Medal Table

China's Yang Qian won the first gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics in the women's 10-meter rifle competition on Saturday.   Mirabai Chanu ended India's 21-year wait for a weightlifting medal at......

Tokyo Olympics: Check out India's schedule on Sunday, July 25

IMAGE: PV Sindhu will take on Israel's Ksenia Polikarpova in her first round match at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday. Photograph: Naomi Baker/Getty Images Olympic medallists PV Sindhu and MC Mary......

Olympics Shooting: Can Manu, Divyansh finish among medals?

IMAGE: Manu Bhaker, in picture, Yashaswini Singh Deswal will be aiming for a medal in the women's 10m air pistol event on Sunday. Photograph: Kind courtesy Manu Bhaker/Instagram The Indian......

Olympics Hockey: India stave off late Kiwi fightback in opener

IMAGE: Skipper Manpreet Singh celebrates with his India teammates after a goal is scored. Photograph: Hockey India/Twitter Harmanpreet Singh scored a brace and veteran goalkeeper P R Sreejesh......

'A performance that will inspire generations'

'India is so proud of you Mira!' IMAGE: Weightlifting women's 49kg gold medallist Hou Zhihui of China is flanked by silver medallist Mirabai Chanu Saikhom of India and bronze medallist Windy......
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