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PIO Dr Ashish Jha to take over as Biden's Covid response coordinator

Indian-American public health expert Dr Ashish Jha will take over as President Joe Biden's COVID-19 response coordinator next month, the White House announced on Thursday. IMAGE: Indian-American......

'Vegetarianism can help'

'But one of the important things to remember is that what we are seeing today in India -- the destruction of the forests, the opening up of the forests to mining companies.''It's a horrifying thing......

Omicron variant in 'fluid motion', says US expert Dr Fauci

America's top infectious disease expert Dr Anthony Fauci has said that the new COVID-19 Omicron variant is in 'fluid motion' in South Africa and the US scientists are in 'very active' communication......

80% COVID-19 immunity lost in 6 months of Pfizer vaccine

COVID-19 antibodies produced by the Pfizer vaccine decreased more than 80 per cent in senior nursing home residents and their caregivers six months after receiving their second dose, a US study has......

Afghan withdrawal best decision for US: Biden

United States President Joe Biden said withdrawing the troops from Afghanistan to end the 20-year war was the "best" and the "right" decision for America. IMAGE: US President Joe Biden......

Will Ambani-Adani's Dominance Fade Away?

It's hard to say because of the winner-take-all nature of new platform and network businesses, but Reliance has not been an efficient user of capital, and Adani numbers are varied, observes T N......

3 Americans win Economics Nobel 2021

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2021 with one half to David Card “for his empirical......

Isha, Akash Ambani, Byju's Raveendran debut in Fortune's list

This year's list includes 40 influential people under 40 years of age in five categories -- finance, technology, healthcare, government and politics, and media and entertainment. IMAGE: Isha and......

IMF picks Raghuram Rajan in coronavirus advisory group

Rajan, 57, who was RBI governor for three years until September 2016, is currently working as a professor at the prestigious University of Chicago. IMF MD Kristalina Georgieva on Friday named......

PSU banks had worst time in Dr Singh-Rajan tenure: FM

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that the Indian public sector banks had the "worst phase" under the combination of former prime minister Manmohan Singh and former RBI governor Raghuram......

'Hope I can be part of a futuristic fantasy'

'Dune deserves all the raves it has been getting.' In an ongoing series, Bollywood talents pick their favourite show of 2021, and tell us just why they loved it. Photograph: Kind courtesy Mrunal......

''I'm producing Comedy Central's first Diwali movie'

'Hot Mess Holiday airs on December 11 -- it's a really fun story.' IMAGE: Kal Penn on the cover of his memoir, You Can't Be Serious. Photograph: Kind courtesy Kal Penn/Instagram Kal Penn discusses......

Posthumous Globe win for Chadwick Boseman

Chadwick Boseman was posthumously honoured with a Golden Globe award for his performance as the strong-willed trumpet player Levee, who marches to his own beat in the musical period drama Ma......

25 Years Ago in Bollywood...

1996, recapped. 25 years ago, Madras became Chennai, Dolly the sheep was successfully cloned, Doordarshan combatted aggressive satellite cable networking, Indian politicians engaged in a crazy game......

'I want to be the best actor there is'

'It's all that pain that makes you the artist you are.' Akshay Oberoi is riding the success wave, and enjoying every second of it. It is, after all, extremely hard earned. The actor, who recently......

Hockey legend Charanjit Singh no more

Photograph: Kind Courtesy Hockey India/Twitter Captain of India's 1964 Tokyo Olympics gold medal-winning hockey team, Charanjit Singh, died on Thursday at his home in Una, Himachal Pradesh after......

My Dada Sunil Gavaskar

To watch Dada standing on the steps of the airplane ladder with a glittering trophy in hand was exhilarating, recalls Hemant Kenkre. IMAGE: Sunil Gavaskar bats during the second Test against......

China eyes excellence at Winter Olympics

China looks to Winter Olympics as chance for rare soft power win amid COVID, rights concerns IMAGE: Skater performance during the Beijing 2022 Olympic Games Commemorative Coin Issuing......

Year's fastest man Lyles ready to be a 'big dog'

20-year-old American runs 100m in 9.88 seconds at US Championships. IMAGE: Canada's Aaron Brown, Noah Lyles of the US and Trinidad and Tobago's Jereem Richards in action during the men's 200m at......

Sports Shorts: Indian juniors pip Malaysia to win Youth Olympic Qualifiers

A summary of sports events and persons who made news on Sunday IMAGE: India’s Vivek Sagar Prasad in action. Photograph: Hockey India/Twitter India's junior men's team held their nerves......
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