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Delta variant may spread as easily as chickenpox: Reports

The Delta variant of the coronavirus may cause more severe illness than all other known versions of the virus and spread as easily as chickenpox, media reports quoting an internal document from the......

What is Biden trying to tell India?

It is difficult to recall an Indian minister in modern times pushing back at the US publicly, observes Ambassador M K Bhadrakumar. IMAGE: External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar with......

This is how a country vaccinates!

Israel and Bhutan, however small, illustrate what governments can do, and the mountains they can move, if they really care for their citizens. IMAGE: A mobile vaccination centre in Tel Aviv as......

Taliban executed photojournalist Danish Siddiqui: Report

Pulitzer Prize-winning Indian photojournalist Danish Siddiqui was not simply killed in a crossfire in Afghanistan, nor was he simply collateral damage, but was "brutally murdered" by the Taliban......

Snooping has been around for ages

The Orwellian surveillance State is here. And here to stay, asserts Virendra Kapoor. IMAGE: Congress MP Rahul Gandhi with MPs of other Opposition parties addresses the media on the issue of the......

World Bank sees India growing at 8.3% in 2021

The World Bank on Tuesday projected India's economy to grow at 8.3 per cent in 2021 and 7.5 per cent in 2022, even as its recovery is being hampered by an unprecedented second wave of the COVID-19,......

IMF ups India's growth forecast to impressive 12.5% in 2021

The IMF on Tuesday projected an impressive 12.5 per cent growth rate for India in 2021, stronger than that of China, the only major economy to have a positive growth rate last year during the......

India has bounced back, real GDP growth to be 7.5%-12.5%: WB

India's economy has bounced back amazingly from the COVID-19 pandemic and nationwide lockdown over the last one year, but it is not out of the woods yet, according to the World Bank, which in its......

Jeff Bezos to step down as Amazon CEO; Andy Jassy named successor

Billionaire Jeff Bezos, who founded Amazon as an online bookseller nearly three decades ago, will step down as the CEO of the $1.7 trillion global retail giant in the third quarter of 2021 with......

Suryakumar, Shaw called up for England Tests as replacements

IMAGE: Suryakumar Yadav's assertive batting could be used during some point during the five-Test series in England, with Ajinkya Rahane's hamstring injury a concern for the team management.......

PIX: Rahul hits ton in warm-up match; Rohit, Pujara fail

IMAGE: KL Rahul celebrates after completing a century during Day 1 of the warm-up match against Select County XI at Chester-le-Street, Riverside Ground, in Durham on Tuesday. Photograph:......

Indian team to stay in managed isolation before WTC final

IMAGE: India captain Virat Kohli will undergo a complete room quarantine before boarding the UK flight next week. Photograph: Kind courtesy Virat Kohli/Instagram The Indian team will stay in......

Jadeja enters bio-bubble in style

IMAGE: Ravindra Jadeja starts quarantine in style. Photograph: RavindraSingh Jadeja/Instagram   Ravindra Jadeja on Monday began his quarantine in Mumbai ahead of the team's flight to London......

Why Hardik Pandya was ignored from the Test squad

'Hardik doesn't fit into playing XI even in ODIs and T20s if he can't bowl' IMAGE: India all-rounder Hardik Pandya. Photograph: BCCI Former India selector Sarandeep Singh has backed the......
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