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Overnight curfew lifted, officials say Omicron wave may have peaked in SA
South Africa has lifted overnight curfew rules that were first imposed nearly two years ago, with officials saying the country may have passed the peak of its fourth wave of COVID-19 infections,......
Trump's 'communication platform' shuts down a month after launch
Donald Trump has permanently closed his blog, a webpage where the former United States president shared his fiery speeches and statements after being banned by social media giants, including......
Producing vaccines is not like making 2 minutes noodles
'Even if Serum Institute and Bharat Biotech were successful in ramping up production overnight, what happens to the capacity after the demand from India is met?' asks Sanjeev Nayyar. IMAGE: A......
Covishield to be priced at Rs 400 to states; Rs 600 to pvt hospitals
Serum Institute of India's Covishield vaccine will cost private hospitals Rs 600 per dose and state governments Rs 400, a rate which will also apply to central government procurement once the......
Third dose of COVID vaccine 'likely' needed within 1 year: Pfizer boss
Pfizer's CEO Albert Bourla has said that COVID-19 vaccine recipients will "likely" need a third dose between six to 12 months after they're fully vaccinated and suggested vaccinations for......
Govt likely to miss capex target for FY 21-22
Only 80.6 per cent of the Rs 6-trillion allocation has been spent by February, data from the Controller General of Accounts shows. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Despite the government......
Jack Dorsey to step down as Twitter CEO
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is set to step down, US media reports said on Monday. Dorsey will resign from his executive role, the American news network CNBC reported citing sources. The social......
Who will win the Super App race in India?
A super app is the golden key to the customer for any company selling products or services at the retail level. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Unlike the race to buy airwaves by telecom......
I-T Portal: Infosys Deserved Better
The tax portal problem is a goof-up by both sides, and making Infosys the only villain in the story is quite unfair, argues Shyamal Majumdar. IMAGE: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman......
Can the RICH BAIL OUT the Economy?
Recovery of the Indian economy depends to a great extent on acceleration in the spending of these relatively richer households, explains Mahesh Vyas. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com ......
'I love the way I look. I look hot'
'I never thought an invisible character like Radhiya would get me that much visibility.' Photograph: Kind courtesy Prashansa Sharma/Instagram Prashansa Sharma is surprised with her new popularity,......
The Legend is dead, his work lives on
IMAGE: Soumitra Chatterjee and Tushar Bandyopadhya in Satyajit Ray's Apur Sansar, He was the actor who epitomised the best of world cinema, transcending the boundaries of country, state and......
Ganguly quits Bagan role to avoid conflict of interest
IMAGE: BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has initiated the process of relinquishing his role as post of director at ATK Mohun Bagan after RP Sanjiv Goenka Group won the bid for the Lucknow IPL......
Coronavirus crisis: NBA to cancel season?
IMAGE: Security personnel stand in front of a billboard with an image of Los Angeles Lakers basketball players. Photograph: Aly Song/Reuters National Basketball Association executives and......
Nike launches new legal shoe to outrun 'tech doping' furore
The Vaporfly controversy has ignited a wider sporting debate: where should the line be drawn between advances in sports technology and equipment giving competitors an unfair advantage, be it......
Under Armour-sponsored athletes oppose CEO's pro-Trump comments
Professional ballet dancer Misty Copeland, and wrestler turned-actor Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson joined National Basketball Association star Stephen Curry in opposing comments made by the......
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