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Colonel Raja Chari Is Ready for Space

On Sunday morning Eastern US time, four astronauts will zoom into space on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida.Commanding the spaceflight is Raja Chari, a United......

Bengaluru scientists solve mystery behind Odisha's 'black tigers'

A team led by ecologist Uma Ramakrishnan and her student Vinay Sagar from the National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bangalore, have discovered that the coat colouration and patterning which make......

Should Children Get COVID-19 Vaccine?

Only half India's population has received the first shot of Covishield and Covaxin and the government's immediate task is to first vaccinate its adult population before placing its focus on......

Covid 3rd wave peak likely in Oct: NIDM report tells PMO

The National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM), under the Ministry of Home Affairs, has warned of a third COVID-19 wave peak in October in its recent report to the Prime Minister's Office.......

When should you take Covishield/Covaxin?

'You can still acquire the COVID-19 virus even if you are vaccinated.''But if you develop the disease, (after being vaccinated) the likelihood is that it will be mild.''It just makes sense to......

How AgNext will make Farmers Money

'Our technology is going to help Indian agriculture the way the White Revolution helped milk production.' IMAGE: AgNext founder Taranjeet Singh Bhamra. Photograph: Kind courtesy Taranjeet Singh......

Indian green economist wins 'environment Nobel'

Renowned Indian environmental economist and UN Environment Programme (UNEP) goodwill ambassador Pavan Sukhdev has won the 2020 Tyler Prize, regarded as the ‘Nobel Prize for the......

Innovative field research in India helped Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo win Economics Nobel

This year's Laureates have shown how the problem of global poverty can be tackled by breaking it down into a number of smaller - but more precise - questions at individual or group levels, he Royal......

Economics Nobel for India-born Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, M Kremer

The trio introduced a new approach to obtaining reliable answers about the best ways to fight global poverty IMAGE: The portraits of Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, and Michael Kreme, who......

7 things you must know about Nobel winner Abhijit Banerjee

On Monday, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced that Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer had won the 2019 Nobel Prize for economics "for their experimental approach to......

Oscars: Writing With Fire in next round

IMAGE: A scene from Pebbles. Pebbles, India's official entry in the international feature film category at the 2022 Academy Awards, is out of the Oscars race. On the other hand, the Indian......

Sean Connery's 10 Landmark Roles

Diamonds are Forever. So is Sean Connery. Bond. James Bond. To have the world's best-known introduction to your credit. To play a character so indelibly that half a dozen actors try and cannot......

India's first Oscar winner Bhanu Athaiya passes away

Costume designer Bhanu Athaiya, India's first Oscar winner, died at her home on Thursday after prolonged illness, her daughter said. She was 91.   Athaiya, who won an Oscar for her work in......

What did Parasite do that Indian movies fail to do?

'Visibility is very important, but visibility is also very expensive.'Swapnil Joglekar explores the Parasite phenomenon. IMAGE: Director Bong Joon-ho with his Oscar for Best International Feature......

SHOCKING night at the Golden Globes!

Why were two of 2018's critically panned films awarded?! exclaims Aseem Chhabra. Photograph: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters It was a shocking night. Most observers seemed beyond surprised when the......

Check out ex-India coach Shastri's new assignment!

IMAGE: Ravi Shastri's four-year tenure as India's head coach ended last week after India bowed out of the T20 World Cup.. Photograph: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images Former India coach Ravi Shastri has......

Mere formality but BCCI invites application for head coach's post

IMAGE: BCCI had announced that Rahul Dravid will be appointed as the head coach after the T20 World Cup. Photograph: Reuters A couple of days after convincing former India captain Rahul......

'Gopichand didn't take interest in Sindhu's training'

I don't want to respond to what her father has to say, if Sindhu says something, I will respond, Gopichand retorts to PV Sindhu's father's allegations of unsatisfactory training.   IMAGE:......

Ex-India footballer battling blood cancer, vows to return stronger

Former Indian forward Surojit Bose, an important member of Mahindra United's National Football League win in 2005-06, is battling stage one blood cancer and is currently being treated at the All......

Sports shorts: India finish with 16 golds in Asian Airgun

IMAGE: India’s Shreya Agrawal is all smiles. Photograph: SAI Media/Twitter Indian shooters continued their dominance claiming five gold medals on the final day of the Asian Airgun......

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