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Covid: What is Delta, Delta Plus & can vaccines fight it?

While virologists say theoretically the vaccine that works on Delta should work on the Delta Plus variant as well, more research is needed, reports Sohini Das. IMAGE: A scientist examines COVID-19......

US to donate 1.6 cr vaccines to India and 17 other Asian nations

The United States has announced its plan to allocate 5.5 crore doses of the COVID-19 vaccines to the rest of the world as the second tranche, including 1.6 core jabs to 18 Asian nations such as......

Why Great Men Worship Light of Asia

Count among The Light of Asia's many, many admirers over 132 years: Gandhi, Tagore, Vivekananda, Nehru and Ambedkar, Tolstoy and Kipling, Yeats and Eliot, Alfred Nobel, Dmitri Mendeleev and C V......

India natural ally of G7: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said India is a natural ally for the G7 countries in defending the shared values from a host of threats stemming from authoritarianism, terrorism and violent......

In G7 address, PM calls for 'one earth one health' approach

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday called for following a 'one earth, one health' approach to effectively deal with the coronavirus pandemic globally, and sought the support of the G7......

Covid leaves Indian adults poorer by 6.1% in 2020: Credit Suisse

The drop was amplified by exchange rate depreciation: at fixed exchange rates, the loss would have been 2.1%. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Covid-19 pandemic that brought life to a near......

Lesser-known firms set to make a mark in oil and gas sector

These new kids on the block have come up through a mix of entrepreneurial grit and backing from oil industry veterans. India may soon see a new set of oil barons with lesser-known companies......

Sell rating on Jhunjhunwala-backed Nazara sees stock tank

Foreign brokerage firm CLSA initiated coverage on the stock with a Sell rating and target price of Rs 1,095, citing hefty premium valuation. Shares of Nazara Technologies tanked 12 per cent to Rs......

Funds parked by Indians in Swiss banks rise to 2.55 billion Swiss francs

Funds parked by Indian individuals and firms in Swiss banks, including through India-based branches and other financial institutions, jumped to 2.55 billion Swiss francs (over Rs 20,700 crore) in......

Competitiveness Index: India 43rd; Switzerland No 1

India maintained 43rd rank on an annual World Competitiveness Index compiled by the Institute for Management Development (IMD) that examined the impact of COVID-19 on economies around the world......

Lagaan: How much was Yashpal Sharma paid?

'Reenaji said they would be giving Rs 1.5 lakh to everyone, as the budget was very low.''So I blurted out, "Madam, do lakh toh hone chahiye".' Photograph: Kind courtesy Yashpal Sharma/Instagram......

WTC final: Another washed out day diminishes result hopes

IMAGE: The fickle English weather played spoilsport in a game promising high quality contest as day four of the ICC World Test Championship final between India and New Zealand was washed out due......

Sachin Tendulkar voted 'Greatest Men's Test Batsman' of 21st century

IMAGE: Sachin Tendulkar celebrates a century. Photograph: Mike Hutchings/Reuters The legendary Sachin Tendulkar was voted as the greatest Test men's batsman of the 21st century by a panel of......

Pujara could have rotated strike better: Steyn

IMAGE: Cheteshwar Pujara is struck in the helmet by Neil Wagner of New Zealand during Day 2 of the ICC World Test Championship. Photograph: Alex Davidson/Getty Images South Africa pace legend Dale......

Randhawa recalls Milkha's 1960 Rome Olympics race

'The whole Indian contingent was stunned, speechless. Milkha Singh was distraught.'   IMAGE: Milkha Singh remained tormented by missing that bronze at the 1960 Rome Olympics, one of the only......

WTC final: Ganguly's advice for Kohli

In seaming conditions, it's ideal to bat first and soak in pressure: Ganguly IMAGE: Virat Kohli with Sourav Ganguly. Photograph: PTI Up against the 'best New Zealand' side of the past 35 years,......
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