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China's new nuke-capable missile can strike from space

Revelations about an advanced Chinese missile test in August have startled many by the technological knowhow displayed by China. IMAGE: An LY-80 surface-to-air missile weapon system displayed at......

How will AUKUS pact impact India?

The agreement would divert China's attention and keep them busy in the Pacific theatre, probably resulting in a reduction in threat perception in our area of interest in the Indian Ocean, notes......

Not acting on climate crisis will destroy lives: Experts

The impacts of the climate crisis can be seen around the world and not acting now will destroy lives, livelihoods and natural habitats, environmental experts cautioned on Monday, while reiterating......

Why the axe fell on 3 senior ministers

To believe that the key job of his senior ministers is to ensure that his image be kept intact whatever be the outcome of his policies is to expect too much even of someone as ambitious as Narendra......

UN race over before it begins

The race for the UN secretary-general for 2022-2027 is already over and another term for Antonio Guterres is a foregone conclusion, observes Ambassador T P Sreenivasan. IMAGE: United Nations......

Bird flu: The Rs 90,000 cr poultry industry is in a fix

It is estimated that around 60 million people are directly impacted by the poultry sector in India. The death of a 11-year-old boy due to ‘bird-flu’, even before the devastating......

Economic surveys: A case of hits and misses on GDP numbers

Of the seven surveys presented under Modi govt, predictions of three were quite close to the actual GDP growth rate, one saw the base year change in between, but the last three were way off the......

Despite Covid-19, FDI into India rose by 13% in 2020

Foreign Direct Investment into India rose by 13 per cent in 2020, boosted by interest in the digital sector, and while fund flows "declined most strongly" in major economies such as the UK, the US......

Trump suspends H-1B, other visas till year end

The proclamation that comes into effect on June 24, is expected to impact a large number of Indian IT professionals and several American and Indian companies who were issued H-1B visas by the US......

Bloomberg says India bigger problem than China on climate change

IMAGE: Michael Bloomberg. Photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Images India poses a "bigger problem" than China when it comes to fighting climate change, particularly on reducing carbon emissions,......

'The problem is that people in our country get used to bad news'

Kadvi Hawa has some very bad news for us all. A timid, old man walks barefoot on a parched piece of land. Dressed in a white dhoti, he has no use for a shirt that gets drenched in his sweat. The......

Olympic sponsor Toyota pulls out TV ads for Games

IMAGE: A banner advertising Coca-Cola beverages, Toyota, Nissay and NTT, Olympic Games partner for Tokyo 2020, in Fukushima prefecture, Japan. Photograph: Athit Perawongmetha/Reuters/Files Tokyo......

Here's what Kohli told team before leaving for India...

'He had a word with the whole unit before leaving and the idea was to boost the confidence of the boys and keep them positive.' IMAGE: Virat Kohli left for India on Tuesday morning after a meeting......

Shorts: Amazon removes NFL team's merchandise from website

IMAGE: A Washington Redskins football team logo is seen on a shirt at a sporting goods store in Bailey's Crossroads, Virginia, USA June 24, 2020. Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/File/Reuters Amazon.com......

African cricket's decade of mismanagement and missed opportunities

IMAGE: Cricket South Africa was compelled to issue a public apology for its recent troubles. Photograph: Clive Mason/Getty Images In a decade bookended by African sporting accomplishment,......

Football Briefs: Injured England striker Kane could return next month

News of all that's transpired on and off the football field IMAGE: Tottenham's Harry Kane arrives before the match. Photograph: Ian Walton/Reuters Tottenham Hotspur's eagerly-awaited medical......

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