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Third Wave: Bigger Threat in Rural India

'The roadmap ahead seems very difficult especially in the rural areas where there is very poor infrastructure, vaccine reach and hesitancy.''These are a deadly cocktail for the next wave.' IMAGE:......

US to donate 1.6 cr vaccines to India and 17 other Asian nations

The United States has announced its plan to allocate 5.5 crore doses of the COVID-19 vaccines to the rest of the world as the second tranche, including 1.6 core jabs to 18 Asian nations such as......

COVID: UK variant dominates North India, double mutant in Maha, Guj, K'taka

The United Kingdom strain of coronavirus is currently dominating parts of north India while the double mutant could be found mostly in Maharashtra, Karnataka and Gujarat, Sujeet Singh, Director of......

No proof Covid 2nd wave due to variants: Virologist

There is so far no evidence that the second wave of COVID-19 in the country is due to variants of the virus, but it is possible, said noted virologist Shahid Jameel.   IMAGE: A monk, wearing......

He told the middle class not only to become talkers, but doers

'... That they should emerge as role-models to be emulated by the fellow countrymen; and that the middle classes should not stick only to hate-filled and scornful criticism and condemnation against......

Global operations key trigger for Godrej Consumer

While domestic market growth is important, the sales trajectory in the international markets, which account for 45 per cent of the revenues, will be a key rerating trigger, say analysts. Ram Prasad......

With Mumbai in pocket, Adani is India's largest private airport operator

The Adani group on Monday said it will acquire GVK's stake in Mumbai airport to become the country's biggest private airport operator, with a cumulative share holding to 74 per cent. According to......

Adani in talks to buy out GVK, partners in Mumbai airport

Billionaire Gautam Adani's Adani group is in talks to buy out GVK and some of its partners in the Mumbai airport as it aims to become the country's biggest private airport operator. IMAGE: The......

'Some of the best things in cinema are happening in India'

'Of the people here in Europe who have watched The Story of Film: A New Generation, the most talked-about clip is the one from Ram Leela.' IMAGE: Ranveer Singh in Goliyon Ki Raasleela: Ram Leela.......

Seen these FANTASTIC films?

The New York Film Festival served an amazing plate of films.Aseem Chhabra picks the best ones. It has been the strangest year of our lives, but films have been important in keeping us sane. And......

'I could only imagine Dev as David Copperfield'

'Dev for me embodied all that kind of charm, optimism, energy, vulnerability, awkwardness and yet strength.''He's in every scene for two hours.''He has to play drama, melodrama, romance, pathos,......

Guinea reverses decision to pull out of Tokyo Games

IMAGE: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) sent a letter to Guinea's Olympic authorities on Thursday saying it was "extremely surprised by the last-minute decision. Photograph: Carl......

Olympics Football: Sweden women end US unbeaten run

IMAGE: Sweden's Nathalie Bjorn, left, celebrates with team-mate Amanda Ilestedt after winning their Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games first round match against United States at the Tokyo Stadium in Chofu,......

A Match of Many Records

A 'second-string Indian team', as described by former Sri Lankan captain Arjuna Ranatunga, proved too strong for Sri Lanka in the first One-Day International. Led by Shikhar Dhawan, the young......

Spinners will play massive role in T20 World Cup: Boucher

IMAGE: South Africa coach Mark Boucher during a nets session. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images The remainder of Indian Premier League being held in the United Arab Emirates will hugely affect......

Shamsi shines as South Africa down WI in 3rd T20

IMAGE: Tabraiz Shamsi took 2/13 in four overs as South Africa edged West Indies by one run in the third Twenty20 International to take a 2-1 series lead. Photograph: Cricket South Africa/Twitter......
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