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Governments should not become trigger-happy about lockdowns

Sure we understand that isolating affected communities is part of the pandemic protocol, but we don't wish our life and freedom to be tossed aside at the slightest excuse, states Shyam G Menon.......

'Taliban won't pursue the Kashmir cause'

'But an overthrow of the Afghan government would really embolden regional militant groups in a big way.''LeT and JeM could be emboldened, and prompted to replicate in Kashmir what the Taliban did......

Biological E plans to make 1.5 billion Corbevax jabs in 2021

By 2022, there is a plan to make an mRNA-technology vaccine, for which it has tied up with Canadian firm Providence Therapeutics.The vaccine, named PTX-COVID19-B, is under development in Canada and......

At current rate, all Indians will be vaccinated by Sept 2022

865 million adults require vaccination to meet the December target. IMAGE: A lady shows the victory sign while she receives the COVID-19 vaccine in Guwahati.Photograph: PTI Photo   Fully......

India blundered along, exactly as every other country did

Not to say that India couldn't have handled the situation better, but on average, it didn't do anywhere near as badly as the naysayers make it out, argues Rajeev Srinivasan. IMAGE: A health worker......

Ford drops plan to manufacture EVs in India; opts out of PLI scheme

American automaker Ford on Thursday said that it had withdrawn plans to manufacture electric vehicles (EVs) in India and it won’t invest in the country under the performance-linked incentive......

10 stocks that FPIs bought and sold the most

The FPI holding in India’s top 100 companies, which are part of the Nifty 100 index, declined to 24.23 per cent on average at the end of March this year, from a high of 27.5 per cent at the......

JSW Group's Sajjan Jindal bets $4.5 bn of his wealth on Ambuja Cements

The chairman of the JSW Group of companies, Sajjan Jindal, whose stake in the group is valued at $14.5 billion (Rs 1.1 trillion), is betting $4.5 billion of his personal fortune in the firm’s......

Defence equipment sector: Street suggests big upside

Budget envisages that Rs 84,600 crore of defence goods will be sourced domestically this fiscal. This is around 68 per cent of the total defence capital outlay. Devangshu Datta reports.......

Why India must create new programming languages...

"Yawn", "Zzzzz... excuse me, I need to nap." Why hasn't India produced a single earth-shaking idea like Python or the World Wide Web, asks Ajit Balakrishnan. Illustration: Dominic......

Heropanti 2 Review

Idiocy is the source of Heropanti 2's outdated thrills, observes Sukanya Verma. Ever wondered how it feels to be inside a washing machine? I regrettably found out while watching Heropanti 2, which......

'People called Amitabh 'camel''

'Not many know I am a Rajput from Jodhpur.''My ancestors shifted to Kolhapur as my great grandfather and grandfather were both engineers.''They were called by Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj to build the......

Bollywood Bets On Sooryanvanshi Effect

vSurajeet Das Gupta reports. IMAGE: The PVR theatre in Mumbai. Photograph: Pradeep Bandekar for Rediff.com   Can Bollywood, battered for nearly two years by Covid, get back on its feet and......

Bollywood's Cricket Movies

This is as uncanny as it gets, but 2021 will end up with two back to back releases which are based on cricket -- '83 and Jersey. COVID ended up being a spanner in the plans for many film-makers and......

'Oh, wow, I am Jatin Pandit's son'

'When was the last time you heard a music composer or a singer's son being launched?' Photograph: Kind courtesy Raahul Jatin/Instagram Knowing that your father is a celebrated composer can put......

Warne: Moments To Remember Him Forever

IMAGE: Shane Warne celebrates taking a wicket during the second Test against England at his beloved MCG, December 27, 1994. Photograph: Graham Chadwick/Allsport/Getty Images   The cricketing......

Amazon, Reliance set to lock horns over IPL media rights

'Cricket is the second-biggest sport in the world with two-and-a-half billion fans and IPL is like its Super Bowl.' IMAGE: IPL's matches reached 350 million viewers during the first half of the......

Day 5: What's hot at the Beijing Winter Olympics

Jacobellis earns first US gold and long-awaited redemption IMAGE: Lindsey Jacobellis of the United States in action. Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters Lindsey Jacobellis claimed the first gold......

Kohli, Rahul, Middle Overs... India's ODI Puzzle

India will wonder where K L Rahul fits in their ODI team while Virat Kohli's impact as a batter has diminished considerably, notes Harish Kotian. IMAGE: Virat Kohli and K L Rahul failed to live up......

Soccer: 'Make Carrick United manager for rest of season'

  IMAGE: Former Bulgaria and Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov believes Michael Carrick (right), who will take the team from Ole Gunnar Solksjaer (left) for Tuesday's crucial......
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