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US Is Back In Business In Afghanistan

Russia and China are tight-fisted and Iran is broke and none of them has the political will or capacity to bankroll the Afghan economy, which only the US can, points out Ambassador M K Bhadrakumar.......

Modern women remark taken out of context: Karnataka minister

Karnataka health minister Dr K Sudhakar on Monday said his statement on modern women unwilling to marry and bear children at an event in NIMHANS was taken out of context and that he had no......

For Taliban, US is Important

The Taliban knows that Washington holds the key, points out Ambassador M K Bhadrakumar. IMAGE: Men sell Taliban flags outside the former United States embassy in Kabul, October 8, 2021.......

India's Submarine Dilemma

Hydrography (underwater geography) prevents the Indian Navy for opting for an all-conventional, or all-nuclear submarine fleet.Ajai Shukla reports. IMAGE: The Scorpene submarine. Photograph: ANI......

'Biden govt has really leaned into India relationship'

'The pressure to work together is even greater than before because the Chinese have launched a full-court press on the border, in the region, and globally to advance their geopolitical agenda.'......

From Ford to Harley-Davidson, why US automakers failed in India

Why is it that in the very same market that Asian companies have managed to not only protect the turf but also grow the rest have struggled, capturing just about a 5 per cent share? Shally Seth......

Mumbai's Hyatt Regency shuts down temporarily

Global hospitality firm Hyatt Hotels Corporation has suspended operations at Hyatt Regency hotel in Mumbai, and said the property will remain closed till further notice. "As a result of no funds......

Global operations key trigger for Godrej Consumer

While domestic market growth is important, the sales trajectory in the international markets, which account for 45 per cent of the revenues, will be a key rerating trigger, say analysts. Ram Prasad......

Oil and gas price volatility likely to continue in 2021

A swift recovery in oil demand in India is not only helping the stability of the global market, it is giving huge fiscal headroom to the government in terms of additional excise duty.......

Sovereign fund flow: India replaces China as most sought-after destination

In the year 2020 to date, these funds deployed capital worth a record $14.8 billion in India, which is nearly three times more than what they have put in China - $4.5 billion. India has quietly......

'There are better roles for people of colour'

'But more importantly, our stories are being told.' IMAGE: Suraj Sharma in The Illegal. Suraj Sharma has come a long way from his first film, The Life Of Pi. The actor has released a new......

Why Mira Nair's Films Speak To Me

Mira's films are alive, rocking and so true to the reality I know.They are gifts that I keep revisiting, and I cannot wait for what more she will share with us, notes Aseem Chhabra. IMAGE:......

'I could only imagine Dev as David Copperfield'

'Dev for me embodied all that kind of charm, optimism, energy, vulnerability, awkwardness and yet strength.''He's in every scene for two hours.''He has to play drama, melodrama, romance, pathos,......

Pakistan 'used and binned' by 'Western bloc', says PCB chief Raja

'From now on, we'll tour only when it serves our interest.' IMAGE: PCB chief Ramiz Raja says the country is up against a 'western mindset' and he is determined to claim compensation from New......

Cricket On the Rise in US of A

'We are recreating the biggest sports rivalry in the world, which is Indians versus Pakistanis right here in the United States.'Prakash Bhandari reports. Photograph: Kind courtesy American Premier......

Pakistan dreads becoming no-go area again after NZ snub

IMAGE: A member of the Police Elite Force stands guard at the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, after the New Zealand cricket team pulled out of a Pakistan cricket tour over security concerns.......

Paralympics: Indians look to make mark in TT, powerlifting and taekwondo

IMAGE: Para Table Tennis players Bhavina & Sonalben with PCI president Deepa Malik. While Bhavina will participate in wheelchair class 4 category, Sonalben will compete in wheelchair class 3......

Senior Aus players clear the air with under-fire Langer

'The last few days we've really been able to galvanise around him, to have some really robust discussions on where we want to take this cricket team, what we expect of him and what he expects of......

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