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About 21% elders surveyed lost kin to Covid: Report
About 20.8 per cent elders have lost either family members or friends due to COVID-19 and most of them believe that a better medical and health infrastructure could have saved these lives,......
As India watches, China grows powerful in Sri Lanka
Xi Jinping is winning the war without firing a shot in Sri Lanka, observes Colonel R Hariharan (retd). IMAGE: Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, right, bumps fists with China's State......
PM's announcement of free vax comes days after SC call for review of policy
Days before Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday announced free COVID inoculation for all above 18 years from June 21, the Supreme Court had asked the Centre to review its vaccination policy......
Clean Ganga project has a long way to go
'There will always be hiccups given that the Namami Gange programme is spread over different sectors and involves several agencies.' IMAGE: The Ganges in Varanasi. Photograph: Kind courtesy......
Paucity of doses: No vaccination in Mumbai today
Due to the unavailability of enough number of vaccine doses, the COVID-19 vaccination drive in Mumbai will be suspended on Thursday at the centres run by the city civic body and the Maharashtra......
Competition Law in Digital Platform Era
Are we running a cricket match using football rules, asks Ajit Balakrishnan. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com The rules of football are clear even to schoolboys: Only the......
HDFC Bank is working with RBI for restarting banned services
HDFC Bank on Thursday said network outages that led to a regulatory ban on new credit card sales were not due to transaction volumes, and affirmed that it continues to stay in touch with the RBI......
RBI bans DHFL from taking deposits under Piramal's management
The Reserve Bank has revoked the deposit-taking status of Dewan Housing Finance (DHFL), the first financial services firm to go for bankruptcy proceedings, and has reclassified it as a......
Should RBI print money and finance govt's fiscal deficit?
Experts disagree with the idea and the RBI, which has the sole right to print money, is not comfortable with it as well. IMAGE: RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das. Photograph: PTI Photo Nobel......
Back to the wall, will Choksi still manage to pull off a trick or two?
Given how everything has played out, Mehul Choksi, now 62, achieved all that he wanted but for all the wrong reasons, says Pavan Lall. IMAGE: Mehul Choksi arrives at the magistrate's court in......
ICC Board Meet: BCCI to ask for time on T20 World Cup
IMAGE: BCCI president Sourav Ganguly with secretary Jay Shah. Photograph: BCCI The BCCI will ask for one month's extension to decide on hosting the T20 World Cup in India amid the looming COVID-19......
Conte leaves Inter after agreeing contract termination
IMAGE: Antonio Conte led Inter Milan to the 2020-21 Serie A title. Photograph: David Klein/Reuters Inter Milan coach Antonio Conte has terminated his contract one year early just days after......
Why this cricketing great needs your help
'When I first met him, I felt he had given up on life, but now his willingness to live has enhanced.' IMAGE: West Indian fast bowler Patrick Patterson in 1987. Photograph: Getty Images A......
Has Messi played his last game for Barcelona?
IMAGE: Lionel Messi joined Barca aged 13. Photograph: Manu Fernandez/Pool via Getty Images Lionel Messi has been given permission by Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman to miss this weekend's......
After doctors, Japan firms say Olympics should be cancelled
IMAGE: Olympic rings are displayed in front of the construction site of the New National Stadium, the main stadium of Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics. Photograph: Issei Kato/Reuters......
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