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Indian-origin Rishi Sunak says he is running for British PM
Rishi Sunak, the former UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, on Friday formally launched his bid to succeed Boris Johnson as the new Conservative Party leader and future Prime Minister with a promise to......
'Our community has lost a giant'
Urvashi Vaid dreamed of a common movement for social justice that could address them all: Racism, gender oppression and homophobia.Sandip Roy salutes the memory of Urvashi Vaid, one of America's......
Nandan Mulchandani, CIA's CTO
Delhi born and schooled Nand Mulchandani, who has more than 25 years of experience in Silicon Valley and at the Pentagon, has been appointed as the Central Intelligence Agency first-ever Chief......
'India's greatest message is non-violence'
'Every religion is sacred and beautiful. There's no reason for people to hate each other because they practise different faiths.' IMAGE: Ustad Amjad Ali Khan with his sons, Amaan and Ayaan Ali......
Will Rishi Sunak move next door, into 10, Downing Street?
As Boris Johnson's “partygate” troubles mount and members of his own Conservative Party demand he step down as the British prime minister, one name is doing the rounds as a frontrunner......
Sitharaman promises to make India an investment destination
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday assured investors that the government will address any possible pain points to encourage investments in the country. Photograph: Kind courtesy,......
Twitter's Agrawal latest Indian to head a global giant
With his elevation as the CEO of Twitter, Parag Agrawal, in whom co-founder of the microblogging giant Jack Dorsey has “bone-deep” trust, joins the growing power club of Indian-origin......
3 Americans win Economics Nobel 2021
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2021 with one half to David Card “for his empirical......
Manchester, Silicon Valley...
Why do Innovation Revolutions happen outside India, asks Ajit Balakrishnan. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com If you are born, raised and educated in India, high chances are that the......
Global power couple Bill Gates, Melinda end 27-year marriage
Billionaire philanthropists Bill and Melinda French Gates have announced that they are divorcing after 27 years of marriage, saying they no longer believe "we can grow together as a couple", but......
The science of Game of Thrones
'When so many noted universities -- including the likes of Harvard and the University of California -- are spending their resources on studying the world of GoT, it is fun to assess whether this......
Day 4: What's hot at the Beijing Winter Olympics
Freestyle skiing- China's Gu wins Bir Air gold IMAGE: Gu Ailing Eileen of China reacts after her run during the Freestyle skiing Women's Freeski Big Air final Run 2 at the Big Air Shougang,......
US Open PIX: Nadal cruises; Osaka, Zverev shocked
Schwartzman upsets misfiring Zverev IMAGE: Rafael Nadal after winning a point against Marin Cilic in the fourth round on Day 8 of the US Open. Photograph: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports Rafael......
IAAF has used me as human guinea pig: Semenya
'Even though the hormonal drugs made me feel constantly sick, the IAAF now wants to enforce even stricter thresholds with unknown health consequences. I will not allow the IAAF to use me and my......
PIX: Zverev crashes out; injured Serena withdraws
IMAGE: Matteo Berrettini celebrates a point during his second round match against Alexander Zverev. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images World number five Alexander Zverev continued his poor......
Sports Shorts: Cueist O'Sullivan blasts new snooker record
Summary of sports events and persons who made news on Monday IMAGE: Englishman Ronnie O'Sullivan became the first player to compile 1,000 career century breaks. Photograph: Alex Pantling/Getty......
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