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Life-changing experience to see Earth from space: Bandla

Indian-American astronaut Sirisha Bandla says it was an “incredible" and a "life-changing" experience to see the Earth from space during her maiden trip on Virgin Galactic's first......

Richard Branson completes spaceflight in his own ship

Virgin Galactic spaceship Unity carrying a crew of four, including British billionaire Richard Branson, dabbled into space and returned to Earth safely, a live stream of the event showed on Sunday.......

Shirisha Bandla becomes 3rd Indian-American woman to fly into space

Aeronautical engineer Sirisha Bandla on Sunday became the third Indian-American woman to fly into space when she joined British billionaire Richard Branson on Virgin Galactic's first fully-crewed......

Meet the 3rd Indian-origin woman to go to space

After Kalpana Chawla and Sunita Williams, Sirisha Bandla will become the third Indian-origin woman to fly into space. IMAGE: Sirisha will be astronaut no 004 and her flight role......

In Space, On a Joyride

Will space tourism with a niche market of serving only the uber-rich ever be profitable, asks Kumar Abishek. IMAGE: Sir Richard Branson poses on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange ahead of......

Cairn gets French court order to seize 20 Indian assets

In a setback to India, Britain's Cairn Energy Plc has secured a French court order to seize some 20 government properties in Paris to recover a part of the $1.7 billion due from New Delhi following......

Cairn to target assets of state-owned firms to recover dues worth $1.2 billion

After Air India, Britain's Cairn Energy PLC plans to target assets of state-owned firms and banks in countries from the US to Singapore as it looks to ramp up efforts to recover the amount due from......

Indian airlines brave Covid turbulence

Though India's airlines are certainly bleeding, they haven't yet faced the ignominy of shutting down.Sai Manish reports. Photograph: L Anantha Krishnan/ANI Photo India's biggest domestic airline,......

Back to the wall, will Choksi still manage to pull off a trick or two?

Given how everything has played out, Mehul Choksi, now 62, achieved all that he wanted but for all the wrong reasons, says Pavan Lall. IMAGE: Mehul Choksi arrives at the magistrate's court in......

When Mallya bought Lewis Hamilton's dad's home

This property has all the hallmarks of being owned and occupied by Vijay Mallya. A fleet of supercars making their way down the drive, hordes of people descending to party all night long and a......

'I don't feel 51'

Photograph: Kind courtesy R Madhavan/Instagram R Madhavan turns 51 on June 1, and he's spending his special day in Dubai with wife Sarita and son Vedant. For the actor who started 28 years ago in......

'Being Karan Johar is both an advantage and a disadvantage'

"For me, cinema must be an escape route. I believe the characters in my film must laugh and cry, fall in love, suffer heartbreak, go through an entire gamut of emotions. That's my world, and I......

Sushmita Sen turns on the heat!

Sonal has Kashmir on her mind... Kavita chills in Goa... Photograph: Kind courtesy Sushmita Sen/Instagram Sushmita Sen shoots for Aarya 2 in Jaipur.   Photograph: Kind courtesy Radhika......

15 BEAUTIFUL stories, told on screen

Aseem Chhabra introduces us to the best of Berlinale. I usually spend 10 days of February in Berlin attending the Berlinale, the most exciting international film festival in Europe, in the early......

'Why do today's kids want a fake world?'

'We thought Oh Jiya should give a message to the young generation that you are beautiful, you are one-of-a-kind.''It doesn't matter what shape, size or colour you are.''You should be beautiful from......

Motera Test: Pitch the focus as India venture into unknown

The refurbished Sardar Patel Stadium looks colossal under lights but the first Test match in many years would mean that even the home team wouldn't expect a lot of advantage. IMAGE: Captain Virat......

London Marathon still looking to hold race on October 4

'The team at London Marathon Events has been looking at the logistics... and coming up with innovative ways to socially distance the event.' IMAGE: Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge celebrates winning the......
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