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'Rajiv Gandhi's legacy is quite inspirational'

'Some of his decisions were not so good, but his intentions were always guided by a deep national interest.' IMAGE: Rajiv Gandhi, who was assassinated 30 years ago today, May 21, 1991, during a......

Foreign fighters in Syria have moved to other places: India at UNSC

India has expressed concern that foreign fighters involved in the conflict in Syria have moved to other places as mercenaries, as New Delhi underlined that it is ready to play a constructive role......

Astad is gone, but is more alive than ever

'Astad had the courage to plough a lonely furrow. He made a life of his own, on his own, and created a path-breaking dance style.''Only a few in the performing arts could do what he did.''A......

Trump imposes sanctions on Turkey, says prepared to 'swiftly destroy' its economy

Protesting Turkey's military offensive in northeast Syria, United States President Donald Trump has announced sanctions against Turkish officials, raising of steel tariffs and ending negotiations......

18 Indians aboard British-flagged oil tanker seized by Iran

Image only for representation. Photograph: Stena Bulk/via Reuters As many as 18 Indian nationals are among the 23 crew members of a British-flagged oil tanker seized by Iran in the Strait of......

Govt notifies rules for asset valuation under black money law

  Government has notified the rules for calculating overseas income and assets under the stringent foreign black money law that came into force on July 1. The value of the overseas assets,......

World's 10 cheapest cities to live in, 3 are from India

Image: A woman wearing a mask blows bubbles as she sells toys at along the roadside in Mumbai Photograph: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters     Some of the world’s most expensive cities and......

10 most dangerous places to work

Children dressed in costume sit together during a party celebrating. Photograph: Amir Cohen/Reuters A recent MBA graduate, Puneet Kohli, got a job offer from a global commodity giant to join their......

Royal Jordanian to shut down Delhi, Mumbai flights

Royal Jordanian Airlines has decided to stop all its services to Mumbai and Delhi as part of its restructuring plan. RJ will stop operating to Mumbai on September 10 and to Delhi on October 31,......

Oil companies may soon start losing money on sale of petrol too

With the rupee falling to new lows against the dollar and the Syrian crisis pushing global crude oil prices higher, the concerns that Indian oil marketing companies might again start losing money......

10 Films that Amazed Me at Cannes

The 74th Cannes Film Festival ended with the jury -- headed by Spike Lee -- handing out awards to a number of international films from France, Iran, Finland, Israel, Norway, Japan and the US. But......

The science of Game of Thrones

'When so many noted universities -- including the likes of Harvard and the University of California -- are spending their resources on studying the world of GoT, it is fun to assess whether this......

Snooker champ's incredible journey from war-torn Syria

Undeterred by turmoil, Syrian teenage snooker champion has his eyes set on bigger targets IMAGE: Yazan started playing snooker at the age of 12. Photograph: Asian Snooker Championships Two years......

Woman coach scores wins for Syrian men's team

IMAGE: Maha Jannoud, 32, coaches during a training for al-Muhafaza Sports club, a men's team in Damascus, Syria. Photograph: Omar Sanadiki/Reuters On the soccer pitch, Maha Jannoud barks out......

PHOTOS WC qualifiers: Argentina held; Cape Verde shock SA

The small island nation of Cape Verde shook up the African qualifiers as they registered a second successive win over South Africa that suddenly sees a country of 500,000 inhabitants in with a......

Football returns to battle-scarred Aleppo after five-year absence

IMAGE: Football match between Al Ittihad and Horiyah. Photograph: Facebook. Some semblance of normality returned to battle-scarred Aleppo for a few hours on Saturday as local soccer clubs Al......

Constrained by war, Syrian athletes dream of Olympic glory

- 'I chose to be an athlete who participates in the revolution. I know that might cost me my future athletic career, I understand that very well.' IMAGE: Gymnast Ahmad al-Sawas performs gymnastic......
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