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Why Vinay Mohan Kwatra Got Foreign Secretary's Job

The turning point in his career was undoubtedly Nepal where he was sent as ambassador and acted with a cool head, reports Aditi Phadnis. IMAGE: India's ambassador Vinay Mohan Kwatra, left, hands......

Omicron surge: South Africa approves Pfizer's booster shot

South Africa has approved the use of Pfizer's coronavirus booster vaccine for people aged over 18 years, amid mounting concern following a record of almost 20,000 infections overnight, largely......

Omicron: Concerns mount as South African Covid rate doubles

South Africa's new cases of coronavirus doubled in a day, mounting pressure on the government to review the limitations on public gatherings for unvaccinated people. IMAGE: A nurse prepares a dose......

Modi, Biden among over 100 leaders to address UNGA in person

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and United States President Joe Biden will address the United Nations General Debate in-person next week, as over 100 heads of state and government arrive in New York......

'They took everything they could find'

'Anything that couldn't be stolen they destroyed.' Saloni Dhumne and Atreya Raghavan speak to members of the Indian community in Durban -- the largest congregation of Indians outside India -- who......

Silver Lake to invest additional Rs 1,875 cr in Reliance Retail

US private equity firm Silver Lake Partners will invest an additional Rs 1,875 crore in the retail arm of Reliance Industries, the Indian firm said in a statement on Wednesday. "Reliance......

Silver Lake picks 1.75% stake in Reliance Retail for Rs 7,500 cr

This marks the second billion-dollar investment by Silver Lake in a Reliance subsidiary after the $1.35 billion investment in Jio Platforms. US private equity firm Silver Lake Partners has picked......

After Facebook, Silver Lake to invest Rs 5,656 cr in Ambani's Jio Platforms

The deal, as well as some other strategic and financial investments in works, will help Ambani cut debt at RIL. Following the footsteps of Facebook, Silver Lake Partners - the world's largest tech......

M&M now plans an African safari with Scorpio

M&M is keen to increase the number of factories in the Africa region and plans are afoot to have one each in Sudan and Kenya. Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) plans to increase localisation of its......

How BLOCKBUSTER Music Was Made For Aamir Khan

'We brought melody back to Hindi cinema and our songs which came straight from the heart, be it Papa Kehte Hain, Aye Mere Humsafar, Ghazab Ka Hai Din, Akele Hain To Kya Gham Hai.' IMAGE: Aamir......

'Even the easiest question seems tough on KBC'

'I was confident that I would win at least win Rs 50 lakh to 1 crore.'   Gautam Kumar Jha becomes the third contestant to win Rs 1 crore/Rs 10 million on the 11th season of Kaun Banega......

2nd Test: Maharaj, Harmer star thumping win over B'desh

IMAGE: South Africa's Keshav Maharaj celebrates the wicket of Bangladesh's Litton Das. Photograph: ICC/Twitter South Africa spinners Keshav Maharaj and Simon Harmer took all 10 wickets between......

SA in control of second Test despite Taijul's six

IMAGE: South Africa's players celebrate a wicket during Day 2 of the second Test match against Bangladesh in Gqeberha, on Saturday. Photograph: Lee Warren/Gallo Images/Getty Images Bangladesh......

Maharaj's late strikes hurt Bangladesh on Day 4

IMAGE: Keshav Maharaj celebrates the wicket of Mahmudul Hasan Joy during Day 4 of the first Test at Kingsmead stadium in Durban on Sunday. Photograph: Darren Stewart/Gallo Images/Getty Images......

Bangladesh claim historic ODI series win over Proteas

  IMAGE: Taskin Ahmed took 5-35 in nine overs to rip the guts out of the South African innings after the home team won the toss and elected to bat. Photograph: ICC/Twitter Taskin Ahmed took......

South Africa to field weakened squad for B'desh Tests; Sarfaraz axed

IMAGE: Keegan Petersen, who was the one of the heroes of the home series win over India at the start of the year, returns after missing last month’s tour to New Zealand because of a COVID-19......

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