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What TN protestors achieved by scrapping Murali's '800'

‘For the Tamil Nadu protestors to openly ask popular film actor Vijay Sethupathi not to play Murali in 800 is a travesty in every sense. It may have given them a cause to tell the world, and......

Modi 2.0 and the SCO Summit

The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation is very much aligned with the foreign policy priorities of the Modi 2.0 government, says Sana Hashmi.  IMAGE: Kyrgyz President and SCO chair Sooronbay......

Pakistan may soon have 3rd largest nuke stockpile

It currently has between 140 and 150 nuclear weapons in its control and stockpiled around 200 to 300 kilogram of plutonium. Pakistan is well on its way to amassing the world’s third largest......

In Dhaka, Pope apologises for indifference towards Rohingyas

Pope Francis on Friday apologised for the “indifference” of the world towards the plight of Myanmar’s persecuted Rohingya community as he referred them by their ethnic name......

India-Pakistan fireworks at UN serve no purpose

‘Even the most appropriate responses will neither shame Pakistan, nor convince others about the genuineness of our position.’ ‘If we ignore Pakistan and direct our energies to......

Why bank branches are important even in Digital India

Despite the increasing adoption of digital transactions in the past three to five years, brick-and-mortar interaction across geographic catchments remains a potent distribution channel. Though the......

At $51 billion India 9th largest FDI recipient in 2019

India received USD 51 billion in foreign investment in 2019 and was the world's 9th largest recipient of foreign direct investments (FDI) in 2019, according to a report by the UN's trade......

'The world wants you to be completely beaten in bankruptcy'

'What Siddhartha’s life teaches us is something very true about life; that life is a circle, and what goes up will come down. What is on top today will come down tomorrow, and what is down......

Will the tumultuous events in Saudi affect Indian oil?

India expects to remain unscathed this time, mainly because it is in a sweet spot as the world’s third largest oil consumer, after the US and China, says Subhomoy Bhattacharjee. The broad......

Nepal joins China's 'One Belt One Road' initiative

Nepal on Friday inked a deal with China to join Chinese President Xi Jinping’s ambitious ‘One Belt One Road’ initiative to link Asia with Europe, a move that may worry India. The......

South Korea's K-League kicks off with fans watching from afar

IMAGE: A general view of atmosphere during the Korean League 1 opening game the K League 1 match between Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors and Suwon Samsung Bluewings at Jeonju World Cup Stadium. Photograph:......

World watches on as South Korea's K League kicks off

South Korea’s K League will have a profile it has never enjoyed before when the delayed 2020 season kicks off in Jeonju on Friday, providing top-flight soccer action to a world starved of......

Tata Open: Paes-Ebden make impressive start

India No. 1 Prajnesh Gunneswaran advances; Arjun Kadhe loses in singles first round. IMAGE: Leander Paes, who partnered Matthew Ebden, celebrates winning a point during the doubles match against......

India hoopster Amjyot Gill signs up for NBA D-League

India’s most talented international basketball player Amjyot Singh Gill is all set to soar higher. After dominating in the Asian circuit over the last two years, the power forward from......

Wawrinka to defend Chennai Open 2016 crown

Two-time Grand Slam champion Stanislas Wawrinka will be back in Chennai to defend his title at the Aircel Chennai Open 2016, India and South Asia’s Premier ATP World Tour tennis......

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