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Mount Etna erupts in spectacular manner

Mount Etna, Europe’s most active volcano, has awed even seasoned volcanologists in recent days with spectacular spurts of lava lighting up the Sicilian sky each night. For over a week, Etna......

Delhi-NCR's air quality on brink of 'emergency'

Delhi woke up to a grey morning as an apocalyptic smog blotted out the sun from the sky and smudged landmarks from view with air quality inching closer to “emergency” levels on Tuesday.......

Delhi's air quality 'severe', likely to remain so on Diwali

The national capital's air quality was recorded in the "severe" category on Saturday morning as farmers in Punjab and nearby regions continued to set their fields on fire to clear crop residue.......

These photos from space will surely make you gasp!

If you want a reminder of just how gorgeous our universe is, then take some time to browse the winners of the 2020 Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition. French......

The best of the week gone by

From the protests in Belarus, to people in Beirut picking up the pieces after the deadly blast, to the Democratic National Convention held in the United States, here are the top images from the......

Suez, de-globalization, and a Semiconductor Fab for India

'If the almost literally heart-stopping Suez block has any positive outcome, it is to be hoped that it will accelerate the setting up of a fab (perhaps Taiwanese) in India,' asserts Rajeev......

Brand Dhoni in 2025: Boom or bust?

Will retirement bedim the sparkle of Captain Cool, asks ad guru Sandeep Goyal? Image: Mahendra Singh Dhoni during an ODI game against New Zealand at the Westpac stadium in Wellington, February 3,......

150 years on: How the Tatas flew with their dreams

The Tata empire turns 150 this year.R Gopalakrishnan, former director, Tata Sons Ltd, imagines a conversation among the group's founder Jamsetji, his son Dorabji, his successor, Nowroji Saklatwala,......

10 PSU stocks worth buying

Known for stable returns, near debt-free status and dividend track record, these 10 PSU stocks are worth buying now, says Hamsini Karthik.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com At a time when stock......

Toilets are fine but what about waste management?

  A study by international NGO WaterAid showed if all people waiting for household toilets in India were to stand in a line today, the queue would stretch from earth to moon and beyond.......

The MAGIC and MADNESS of Movies

Film festivals don't just applaud art, but also cultivate a discerning viewer. When the Mumbai Film Festival kicked off in 1997, its goal was to showcase 'good, social, family-oriented films.' But......

When Bollywood went to college

The filmi college saga, through the decades. Whether or not they win awards, land magazine covers or make box office hits, there's one thing an Bollywood actor cannot avoid -- playing a college......

The Queen's Last Salute

Kangana Ranaut's Manikarnika: The Queen Of Jhansi releases this week, a cinematic tribute to one of India's most courageous monarchs.In this fascinating excerpt from Moupia Basu's new book The......

Super Filmi Week: When Akshay met a scientist fan

What did Sukanya Verma's super filmi week look like? A brief encounter between Akshay Kumar and a scientist fan. Lauded filmmakers, lame last films. And the worst Kapoor to hit the silver screen.......

Why We LOVE Rahul Khanna!

Happy birthday, Mr Handsome! Age is just a number for Rahul Khanna. The actor, who turned 45 on June 20, is, we believe, one of the hottest men alive. We may not see him often on the big screen,......

Stokes calls for DRS in BBL after Marsh's controversial dismissal

‘Why on earth aren't all competitions using DRS’ IMAGE: Sydney Sixers' Josh Philippe successfully appeals for the wicket of Perth Scorchers' Mitch Marsh during the Big Bash League at......

The man who changed Indian cricket forever

'A man who is sometimes loved and loathed in equal measure, a man we're seemingly tired of seeing yet can't imagine life without.'Dhruv Munjal salutes the incomparable M S Dhoni. Photograph:......

Rishabh Pant: Unrepressed, entertaining, authentic

'I just go out there and do my thing; try to express myself. I'm glad people enjoy it,' Rishabh Pant tells Dhruv Munjal. IMAGE: Rishabh Pant at the Vidarbha Cricket Association ground in Nagpur,......

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