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How India can win future wars

Future, even present, wars -- at least those involving such tech giants as China -- include hi-tech battlefields, which a Pakistan-obsessed India has not sufficiently prioritised.Today's generals......

Prasar Bharati CEO rejects BBC invite over 'one-sided' riot coverage

Prasar Bharati CEO Shashi Shekhar Vempati has turned down an invitation from the BBC to attend an awards function for Indian sportswomen, citing the British broadcaster's 'one-sided' reporting on......

Zakir Naik charged with 'inciting terror'

Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik was on Thursday charged by the National Investigation Agency with inciting youth to take up terror activities, giving hate speeches and......

Coming soon: BBC News in Indian languages

The BBC is all set to produce daily newscasts in Telugu, Gujarati, Punjabi and Marathi (in addition to the existing Hindi, Tamil and Urdu), Jim Egan, CEO, BBC Global News, tells Vanita......

HC refuses to lift ban on Nirbhaya rape documentary

Delhi high court on Friday refused to interfere with the ban on a controversial BBC documentary, 'India's Daughter' on the December 16 gang rape case, saying the issue of its telecast was pending......

Prasar Bharati to sue TAM next week

Government-owned Prasar Bharati, the country's largest broadcaster, had decided to sue the Television Audience Measurement (TAM) agency, citing an alleged inaccurate representation of data on......

Markets gain on August expiry day

Markets recovered from the day lows to end higher on Thursday, following the expiry of August derivative contracts, led by financial and FMCG shares.Markets remained volatile throughout the day......

Supersonic car unveiled at Farnborough air show

The Farnborough International Air Show has unveiled a model of the full length Bloodhound supersonic car. According to the British Broadcasting Corporation, the 1:1 replica of the 12.8m-long (42ft)......

BBC to shut down Asian Network

The British Broadcasting Corporation confirmed on Monday that it would close down the Asian Network radio station, which is targeted at people with origins in the Indian sub-continent, by the end......

Satyam appoints Deloitte as auditor

IT firm Mahindra Satyam (formerly Satyam Computer) on Wednesday appointed Deloitte as auditors, within days of CBI charging Price Waterhouse of complicity in the Rs 14,000 crore (Rs 140 billion)......

Midnight's Children: Lost in translation?

It has happened so many times. A long-awaited movie adaptation of a beloved classic is finally made, and the cynics who thought the book was unfilmable are proved right. It happened a few years ago......

Gurinder Chadha on It's a Wonderful Afterlife

Gurinder Chadha, whose supernatural comedy, It's a Wonderful Afterlife, premiered at Sundance, one of the most popular film festivals across the globe, admits she is a sucker for emotional dramas......

Adventure and intrigue in Golden Compass

It is not impossible to enjoy The Golden Compass, a flop in America but a hit across Europe and South America. But to enjoy the film and some of its fine performances and spectacular scenery, see......

Kolkata 2001: The Odyssey, viewed from the sidelines

20 years ago this week, India and Australia played one of the greatest Test matches in cricket history.Sreehari Nair relives the sound and the fury of that unforgettable game at the Eden Gardens.......

Impact of the coronavirus on Formula 1

Moody's changes Formula One's outlook to negative IMAGE: Fans show their disappointment outside the circuit after discovering the race was cancelled before practice for the F1 Grand Prix of......

Sports Shorts: Boxer Vijender set for US debut next year

Summary of sports events and persons who made news on Tuesday IMAGE: Vijender Singh has not fought any professional bout this year. Photograph: Ben Hoskins/Getty Images Indian boxing star Vijender......

Why the English cricket board loves Kohli & Co

The Indian team boosts ECB revenues.No wonder that the ECB wants India to come as often as possible and for full five-Test series, regardless of their poor showing, reports Ashis Ray. IMAGE: A......

Commentary with Sunny, Ravi, Harsha: Alan Wilkins reveals all

'Sunny Gavaskar is very mischievous, Harsha Bhogle is like a schoolboy,' sports broadcaster Alan Wilkins tells Rediff.com/Norma Godinho in an exclusive interview. IMAGE: Alan Wilkins, right,......

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