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Who's the Greatest General of the 20th Century?

My candidate for the best general of the last century hailed from a little, poor colonised Asian nation whose impact on world affairs rarely amounted to much, notes Shankar Acharya. IMAGE: General......

Is Mamata reason for Uttarakhand CM resignation?

Opposition leaders believe this entire plan has been put in place to ensure that Mamata Banerjee is kept out of office in West Bengal.Rashme Sehgal reports. IMAGE: West Bengal Governor Jagdeep......

Heatwave claims over 17,000 lives in 50 yrs in India

A study shows that the country has experienced 706 heatwave incidents from 1971-2019. IMAGE: In 2019, there were 26 incidents of heatwave in Maharashtra (15), Kerala (6), Bihar (4), Rajasthan (1).......

Last US troops to leave Afghanistan's Bagram airbase today

The last contingent of United States troops are expected to leave the Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan on Friday, said a senior defense official, marking the end of the American presence at the......

Could India be heading for a short war with China?

'The numbers of troops on both sides are enormous.''They are about 50,000-60,000 soldiers facing each other in that sector -- that's about the total number of troops that both sides had in the 1962......

Despite security risks, 95% Indian cos to continue with WFH

Around 95 per cent of Indian companies are planning to stick with remote working for the next two years, at least, according to a survey by ManageEngine, the IT management division of Zoho......

TCS Q1 profit up 28.5% to Rs 9,008 crore

IT major TCS on Thursday posted a 28.5 per cent increase in consolidated net profit at Rs 9,008 crore for the first quarter ended June 30, 2021. IMAGE: TCS chief executive officer and managing......

JLR's retail sales up 68% in Q1

Tata Motor's owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) on Tuesday reported a 68 per cent increase in retail sales for the first quarter ended June 30 at 124,537 units as compared with the same period of the......

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......

Wealth of India's super-rich slips 4.4% to $12.83 trn in 2020 due to rupee fall

In spite of Mukesh Ambani, Gautam Adani, the Poonawallas and many other Indians seeing a jump in their net worth in the pandemic-hit 2020, overall wealth of the country's super-rich dipped 4.4 per......

'I got more praise than the hero'

Movie veteran Chandrashekhar, best known for films like Cha Cha Cha, Surang and Street Singer and playing the role of Arya Sumant on the television serial Ramayan, passed into the ages on June 16,......

Salman's Radhe to release on Eid

Photograph: Kind courtesy Salman Khan/Instagram Ek baar jo maine commitment kar di... and you know the rest. Salman Khan is set to prove he means business, come what may. Now that his long-delayed......

What to WATCH on OTT

Intrigue filled whodunits, slice-of-life dramas, fast-paced animation, Sukanya Verma tells us what you can catch on OTT this week. The IllegalWhere to watch? Amazon Prime VideoLanguage: English......

'I've always felt that Trump was hiding something'

'One of the reasons Jim Comey was fired was because he wouldn't pledge loyalty to Trump, which meant that whatever Trump is hiding would be dismissed or the investigations will be stopped.' IMAGE:......

Which of these films will win Oscars?

Aseem Chhabra lists the films that won his heart at the Toronto International Film Festival. The COVID-19 pandemic hit us hard, but the recently concluded Toronto International Film Festival is a......

Bayern Munich lift Club World Cup title

Beat Mexico's Tigres 1-0  to win their sixth title. IMAGE: FC Bayern Munich captain Manuel Neuer celebrates with his team on winning the FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2020 trophy in Doha, Qatar,......

Querrey defends escape from Russia

IMAGE: Querrey left Russia in a private jet with his wife and baby son after all three tested positive for the virus before the start of the St Petersburg Open in October, sneaking out of their......

New ICC president gets cracking

'ICC must deliver world events or sport will suffer' IMAGE: New ICC chairman Greg Barclay. Photograph: Black Caps/Twitter New International Cricket Council (ICC) Chairman Greg Barclay told......

FIFA cancels U-17 women's World Cup in India

The decision was taken by the Bureau of the FIFA Council which took stock of the current global COVID-19 pandemic IMAGE: The FIFA Under-17 Women's World Cup in India was originally scheduled to be......

Football: City's injured Jesus ruled out of Brazil qualifiers

IMAGE: Gabriel Jesus is out for three weeks. Photograph: John Sibley/Reuters Brazil forward Gabriel Jesus will be sidelined for next month's World Cup qualifiers after being injured in Manchester......
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