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India's largest COVID facility in Delhi to be revived
The country's largest COVID-19 facility at Radha Soami Satsang Beas in South Delhi, which was closed down in February, is being revived considering the unprecedented surge in coronavirus cases,......
The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre and WhatsApp to reply to a fresh plea alleging lower standards of privacy for Indians in comparison to European users saying it is the duty of the......
The Incomparable Ved Mehta
On a visit to India in 2013, writer Ved Mehta -- who passed into the ages on Sunday January 10, 2021 -- gave Rediff.com's Vaihayasi Pande Daniel a rare glimpse into his state of mind and what he......
All citizens to get free COVID-19 vaccine: Union minister
Union minister Pratap Sarangi on Sunday said that all people of the country will be given free COVID vaccine, amidst the demand by opposition parties in the country for it and not only in......
What the scourge of COVID-19 has exposed...
'... are the deep ruts and fissures in the rotting fabric of our cities and the incompetence of elected leaders and administrators,' notes Sunil Sethi. IMAGE: People maintain physical distancing......
Nandan Nilekani to join govt panel on curbing digital monopolies
Infosys chairman and Aadhaar architect Nandan Nilekani will join a panel set up by the central government, along with eight other members, to advise the government on designing and accelerating......
What will be India's stance for Paris climate change pact
Developed countries have already submitted sub-optimal targets under the Paris agreement and China has taken targets that are quite close to their business-as-usual scenario, says Nitin Sethi.......
No big bang reforms, but Budget to boost growth
Image: Indian economy is a super giant. Photograph: Reuters Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday announced a budget that put boosting growth before painful reforms, slowing the......
Investing lessons from Kejriwal's election success
Be willing to learn from mistakes and stick to your stated position. Image: Arvind Kejriwal scripted one of the most dramatic comebacks in the history of Indian politics. Photograph: Reuters......
Small stores go out of business as consumers flock online
Jeff Bezos, founder and chief executive officer of Amazon, one of the biggest online retailers in world. Photograph: Reuters It is a breezy evening and the Delhi weather is perfect for......
India's most decorated sportsperson ever
'By the time he gets done, he'll not only be the best player of his generation, but the best ever.''It'll take another 100 years for someone to break his records.'Dhruv Munjal salutes the......
Sethi beaten, easy for Advani
It was a day of mixed fortunes forIndian cueists as Geet Sethi was beaten by Clive Thomson (New Zealand) whilestar attraction Pankaj Advani and veteran Yasin Merchant maintained their winning......
World Billiards: Advani survives scare
Pankaj Advani survived a scare before beating New Zealand's Gary Oliverin a league encounter of the ONGC IBSF World Billiards Championship in Bangalore on Tuesday. The 23-year-old local boy......
World Billiards: Indians win
Indian players, including Pankaj Advani, Rupesh Shah and Geet Sethi scored easy victories during the opening day of the IBSF World Billiards Championshipin Bangalore on Monday. In league matches of......
'Tendulkar has lost his fighting abilities'
Readers' responses toThe naked and the dead feature: It is SPOT ON.I feel we r saying this day only because of our seniors (namely Rahul Dravid, Sachin Tendulkar and VVS Laxman).Please make no......
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