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Blinken to raise human rights issue during India visit

Secretary of State Antony Blinken will raise issues of human rights and democracy with Indian officials during his first visit to New Delhi as the two nations have more values in common on those......

Xi makes first visit to Tibetan town bordering Arunachal Pradesh

Chinese President Xi Jinping has made a rare visit to Nyingchi, a strategically located border town close to Arunachal Pradesh, during his first visit to the politically sensitive region of Tibet......

Decoding the Kamala Harris Phenomenon

Kamala succeeded as she identified herself with the larger minority groups rather than narrow ethnicity, prodded by her mother who did not want to return to India, observes Ambassador T P......

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......

Imran Khan blames RSS for talks breakdown with India

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday evaded questions on Pakistan's role concerning the Taliban's actions in Afghanistan and sought to put blame on "RSS ideology" for the talks stalled with......

ADB lowers growth forecast for this fiscal to 10%

The Asian Development Bank has downgraded India's economic growth forecast for the current financial year to 10 per cent on Tuesday, from 11 per cent projected in April, on account of the adverse......

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......

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......

India Inc earns 72% of revenue from the domestic market: Morgan Stanley

The remaining 28 per cent is split equally between emerging markets and developed countries with North America and Europe each accounting for 7 per cent and 5 per cent respectively. Illustration:......

Indian equity markets join elite list; record new all-time highs

While benchmark indices of US, UK, Germany & India have climbed to new peaks, South Korea, Taiwan and New Zealand are currently between 2 per cent and 10 per cent below their previous highs.......

What made the Oscars so DIFFERENT

Despite the smaller scale of the event, the mood at the ceremony was cheerful, notes Aseem Chhabra. IMAGE: A crew member prepares a backdrop for the red carpet at Union Station in Los Angeles.......

'I want to be the best actor there is'

'It's all that pain that makes you the artist you are.' Akshay Oberoi is riding the success wave, and enjoying every second of it. It is, after all, extremely hard earned. The actor, who recently......

Hockey: Men fancy chances against NZ; women set for tough Dutch test in opener

Photograph: Kind Courtesy Hockey India/Twitter The men would be seeking to reclaim a glorious past, while the women would be aiming to script some history of their own when the two Indian......

How Olympian Maana battled depression, injury before stunning comeback

'I had to start from zero, so it was very, very frustrating and very consuming-- mentally and emotionally. I threw tantrums. There was a point that I really wanted to quit swimming.'   IMAGE:......

Abebe Bikila: Emperor of the Marathon

Prakash Bhandari salutes the spirit of Abebe Bikila who twice won the Olympic Marathon in record times. IMAGE: Abebe Bikila of Ethiopia, running barefoot, draws away from Abdesselem Rhadi of......

Saqlain wants bowlers' 15-degree elbow rule reviewed

'The 15-degrees latitude is too little. It is discouraging players from the art of off-spin bowling.' IMAGE: Saqlain Mushtaq bowls during Pakistan's nets session at Newlands, Cape Town, during......

Why shooter Saurabh is India's big medal hope at Tokyo Olympics

IMAGE: Since 2019, Saurabh Chaudhary has won medals -- including two gold -- in the four World Cups he has participated in. Photograph: Adam Warner/Reuters for OIS/IOC In awe of the sensational......
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