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Cyclone Jawad: Rain lashes Odisha, Bengal; more to come

Heavy rain pounded the southern part of West Bengal and coastal region of Odisha on Sunday affecting normal life, as cyclone Jawad weakened into a depression, the Met department said. IMAGE:......

Cyclone Jawad to weaken, spares India's east coast havoc

India's east coast is unlikely to face the fury of cyclonic storm 'Jawad' which has weakened into a deep depression before reaching the Odisha-Andhra Pradesh coast but thousands of people living......

Pollution: SC gives Centre, Delhi govt 24 hrs; schools shut

Nothing is happening on ground to control the deteriorating air quality in Delhi-National Capital Region, the Supreme Court said on Thursday and directed the Centre and Delhi government to come out......

Empty liquor bottles inside Bihar House causes uproar

Empty bottles of liquor were discovered inside the premises of the legislature in dry Bihar, in a fresh embarrassment to the Nitish Kumar government in the state, which has been drawing flak over......

Xi asks military to recruit new talent to gain edge in future wars

Chinese President Xi Jinping has stressed the need for the recruitment of new talent to support the rapid modernisation of the armed forces and win future wars amid reports that the military has......

Gita Gopinath to take No 2 role at IMF as First Deputy Managing Director

Gita Gopinath, the IMF's Indian-American chief economist has been promoted as its First Deputy Managing Director recognising her exceptional intellectual leadership in helping the global......

Financial bids for BPCL, Shipping Corp to be invited in Dec-Jan

The government will invite financial bids for privatising as many as many as six CPSEs, including BPCL, BEML and Shipping Corp, by January, a top government official said on Wednesday.......

Time For RBI To Change Penalty Rules

Penalty must act as a deterrent.If it is too low, it could encourage the regulated entities to lap up penalty instead of complying with the norms, suggests Tamal Bandyopadhyay. Photograph: PTI......

'Even the RBI was caught by surprise and was totally unprepared to handle its fallout'

I kept insisting that Rs 100 notes were in short supply and there was an urgent need to augment the supply of 100 rupee notes while also rapidly bringing into circulation the proposed new Rs 500......

Post Air India-Tata deal, govt staff are free to book tickets on any airline

Travel by Air India was mandated because the government was trying to secure a certain amount of revenue for the airline. Post handing over of Air India to the Tatas, government officials will be......

Alec Baldwin's prop gun kills cinematographer

IMAGE: Alec Baldwin attends the premiere of National Geographic Documentary Films' The First Wave at Hamptons International Film Festival on October 7, 2021 in New York. Photograph: Mark......

Why Naseeruddin Shah is WRONG about Dilip Kumar

Dilip Kumar remained in demand all through his career because he kept reinventing himself in keeping with the changing times in Indian cinema, argues Mohammad Asim Siddiqui. IMAGE: Dilip Kumar and......

Soccer: 'Make Carrick United manager for rest of season'

  IMAGE: Former Bulgaria and Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov believes Michael Carrick (right), who will take the team from Ole Gunnar Solksjaer (left) for Tuesday's crucial......

Afghan female soccer players reach Pakistan; will seek asylum

IMAGE: Some 81 people, including female players of several youth teams, their coaches and family members reached Pakistan through the Torkham border crossing. Photograph: Punjab Sports......

If India wants to win Gold in Paris...

'If we want to ensure this isn't a once-in-four-decade phenomenon, then we have to produce 1,800 players all the time, create infrastructure, so that we are constantly challenging at the top of the......

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