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On Modi's birthday, India jabs record 2.5 cr Covid doses

India on Friday administered a record number of over 2.50 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses on the occasion of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 71st birthday, which Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya......

14 workers injured as under-construction flyover collapses in Mumbai

At least 14 workers were injured after a girder of an under-construction flyover at MTNL junction in suburban Bandra Kurla Complex in Mumba collapsed early on Friday, civic officials said. The......

Assam girl student in shorts made to wrap curtain around legs in exam

A 19-year-old girl appearing for an examination in Assam was made to wrap a curtain around her legs by an invigilator who chafed at her wearing shorts, provoking outrage and allegations of gender......

India to get 3rd set of Swiss bank details, info on real estate this month

India will get this month the third set of Swiss bank account details of its nationals under an automatic exchange of information pact with Switzerland and this will include for the first time the......

'I feel sick the day I am not painting'

'That secularism in India is at risk is alarming for someone like me. I'm born secular,' Anjolie Ela Menon, the well-known painter, tells Pavan Lall. Illustrations: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com There......

McDonald's @ 25: A peek into its ambitious India plans

McDonald's success menu will see the quick-service restaurant expand its ever-hungry 'foodprint' by doubling the number of joints and increasing its average unit volume by 35-40 per cent in......

How did Pandemic Affect Bank Deposits?

The correlation between withdrawal of deposits and the Covid death rate is stark, reveals Tamal Bandyopadhyay. IMAGE: People wait to withdraw cash from an ATM. Photograph: PTI Photo  ......

Why ONGC is grappling with existential crisis

While India’s dependence on imported oil and gas is rising steadily, the country’s premier exploration conglomerate’s share of domestic natural gas production is less than 80 per......

How India can avoid being crippled by chip shortages

A big part of what India is missing here is talent or expertise in precision engineering and manufacturing. IMAGE: A researcher plants a semiconductor on an interface board to design and develop a......

'RBI should be more concerned about inflation'

'We have lived through 10% plus inflation in India and we are aware of the economic pitfall.''With the RBI now having formally adopted an inflation target range, they cannot turn a blind eye to the......

The Man behind Mumbai Diaries 26/11

'It was only after D-Day that people believed that I had actually directed Kal Ho Naa Ho.' IMAGE: Director Nikkhil Advani with Arjun Rampal and Irrfan Khan on the sets of D-Day, arguably one of......

What made Pankaj Tripathi Cry

'Never had I imagined even in my wildest dreams that this 18-year-journey through 80 films would bring me so much love, respect and appreciation.''I never thought I would become such a charchit......

'I just want a fair chance'

'My ethnicity has been my biggest struggle in the industry, a setback in getting me work.'   Photograph: Kind courtesy Lin Laishram/Instagram The Hindi film industry's 'narrow vision' for......

'It's a great time for India's movie business'

'There is a lot of money coming into the business, people are consuming a lot of content, there is no dearth of new films and shows coming out of India and being available worldwide.' IMAGE:......

How much did Zee earn from Radhe?

Zee is estimated to have paid around Rs 225 crore for the complete rights of Radhe. The total revenue that it may earn could be around Rs 135 crore, implying a shortfall of Rs 90 crore.Viveat......

Olympics Are Past Their Peak

Perhaps it says something more deep and profound about the time we live in and how it has shaped us, observes Aakar Patel. IMAGE: Dina Asher-Smith of Team Great Britain, centre, competes in the 4......

Athletics PIX: Parchment, Crouser steal the limelight

IMAGE: Jamaica's Hansle Parchment finishes first in the Olympics men's 110m Hurdles final, at Olympic Stadium in Tokyo, on Thursday. Photograph: Christian Petersen/Getty Images Jamaican Hansle......

'No one in the world will take it easy against this Indian side'

'The confidence and the kind of cricket India has played in the recent past will be a big factor.' IMAGE: Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma will be important players for India along with pacers Jasprit......

EPL: Brighton stun City; Chelsea beat Leicester

Brighton bounce back to beat 10-man Man City 3-2 IMAGE: Brighton & Hove Albion's Dan Burn celebrates scoring their third goal with teammates. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Reuters Brighton &......

India footballer Jeje patrols Mizoram river to prevent overfishing

IMAGE: India footballer Jeje Lalpekhlua along with a number of youth from his village -- Model Veng Hnahthial -- formed a group that works day and night to help preserve the ecosystem of the river......
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