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90-year-old Maggie world's first to get anti-COVID jab

A 90-year-old British grandmother, Margaret "Maggie" Keenan, on Tuesday became the first person in the world to receive the Pfizer/BioNTech jab against COVID-19 as the United Kingdom kicked off its......

The forgotten brutality of the 1857 Mutiny

'The summer of 1857 saw violence, perpetrated by the Indians and the Britons, on an unprecedented scale.''Never before and never after in the history of British rule in India was there violence at......

Ruskin Bond: If I can't write, I might as well be dead

'I like the thought that I am competing successfully with writers much younger than me,' says Ruskin Bond. Ruskin Bond, the writer of over 130 books, at his home in Landour.Photograph: Seema......

'There's no word like Chennai in Tamil'

The Chennai Central train station. Photo: Courtesy, Arian Zwegers/Wikimedia.org ‘Madras is a Tamil word while Chennai is Telugu. Without the English, there would have been no Madras.......

'There's no word like Chennai in Tamil'

The Chennai Central train station. Photo: Courtesy, Arian Zwegers/Wikimedia.org ‘Madras is a Tamil word while Chennai is Telugu. Without the English, there would have been no Madras.......

April auto sales show impact of lockdowns: Report

Auto sales in April have started showing the impact of lockdowns that has put the brakes on the recovery of the sector, a report said on Tuesday. With more states announcing lockdowns and some......

Only Bajaj in Peru

Bajaj three-wheelers outsell Chinese three-wheelers in Peru. The Pulsar is number one in its category. Nikhil Lakshman discovers in Lima that even though the Chinese are far ahead in investments in......

Nano: The myth of the people's car

Now that the Nano has found asafe havenin Gujarat, one can hear the huge sigh of relief across the country as millions of potential car owners let out their breath. As the Tatas struggled with an......

Austrian Grand Prix: Bottas wins dramatic opener

  IMAGE: Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas celebrates with the trophy on the podium after winning the race, as F1 resumes following the outbreak of the coronavirus. Photograph: Mark......

Sports Shorts: Trap shooters Kynan, Prithviraj lead at WC

Summary of sports events and persons who made news on Wednesday IMAGE: Kynan Chenai shot two perfect rounds of 25 to move atop the list at the ISSF Shotgun World Cup. Photograph: Kenan......

Whatever the strategy, it is Schumi!

Whatever the strategy, Michael Schumacher just keeps on winning.Images: The British Grand PrixThe British Grand Prix offered a fresh twist on Sunday as Ferrari's world champion cruised to his 10th......

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