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Ladakh Standoff: Return To Status Quo Unlikely, But...

Through the past 18-month period, peace has prevailed in the disputed border regions, which was immensely helpful in the difficult situation that the country was passing through, observes......

What Will 2022 Bring The World?

From Covid to climate change, Shankar Acharya's look at some of the trends and events that might shape 2022. IMAGE: Medical staff of the M S Ramaiah Hospital and College in Bengaluru wishing India......

Pak-India ties: One step forward, two steps backward

So far, almost every positive development in terms of the bilateral ties has been overtaken by innate hostility that is often driven by popular sentiments. When Pakistan and India agreed to......

Maha, Kerala, K'taka log more Omicron cases; India's tally rises to 126

India's Omicron COVID count rose to 126 on Saturday after Karnataka and Kerala reported six and four cases respectively, while three more persons in Maharashtra also tested positive for the......

China has increasingly hardened its position

...with extravagant claims in both the eastern and western sectors, observes Ambassador Talmiz Ahmad, as India is fixated on asserting its border claims based on the McMahon Line. IMAGE: Indian......

Jhunjhunwala the biggest draw as investors line up to board Akasa

Veterans in the travel industry, a well-known corporate lawyer, and a marquee US-based hedge fund have backed the upcoming low-cost airline Akasa Air. Founded by former Jet Airways chief executive......

India's FDI inflow fell by 26% in 2021, says UN report

Foreign Direct Investment flows to India in 2021 were 26 per cent lower, mainly because large M&A deals recorded in 2020 were not repeated, the UN trade body has said. Illustration: Uttam......

What A380's failure can teach the shipping industry

As a model of transport, the A380 strikes a parallel -- a shared fragility -- with giant container ships, observes Shyam G Menon. IMAGE: A container ship is loaded at a container terminal in......

Air India Will Help Tata Rule The Skies

The acquisition will give the Tatas a firm footing on international routes and generate economies of scale. Photograph: PTI Photo While IndiGo's numero uno position in India's highly competitive......

Hotels see green shoots of recovery as the fear of pandemic recedes

The mood at the Hotel Investment Conference South Asia (HICSA), the annual hospitality industry conference was rather upbeat. But hotel brand operators and owners remain cautiously optimistic of......

The BEST International Films of 2021

2021 may go down in the history of world cinema as having produced the largest number of good quality films from across the world. What is remarkable is that practically all of these films were......

ICC Awards: Root Test player of the year; Babar bags ODI award

IMAGE: Babar Azam enjoyed a good run with the bat in 2021 when he scored 405 runs in six games at an average of 67.50. Photograph: Alex Davidson/Getty Images Pakistan skipper Babar Azam was on......

Staying focussed the key during U-19 World Cup, says India coach

IMAGE: India head into the Under-19 World Cup with victory in the under-19 Asia Cup and head coach Hrishikesh Kanitkar said it was of great help as the team got to play together. Photograph: Asian......

Delhi's Yash Dhull to lead India at U-19 World Cup

India will begin their campaign against South Africa at the Providence Stadium in Guyana on January 15. IMAGE: Yash Dhull seen here with Ravindra Jadeja at the NCA on Friday. Dhull, a right-handed......

Argentina, Dutch qualify for 2022 FIFA World Cup

Dutch qualify for World Cup as Bergwijn, Depay grab late goals IMAGE: Netherlands players celebrate qualifying for the Qatar 2022 World Cup. Photograph: Pascal Rossignol/Reuters Netherlands......

Cricket On the Rise in US of A

'We are recreating the biggest sports rivalry in the world, which is Indians versus Pakistanis right here in the United States.'Prakash Bhandari reports. Photograph: Kind courtesy American Premier......

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