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Can Modi Beat Rajiv Gandhi's 404 MPs Record?

Modi wants the BJP to gets an additional 10% of the vote share from what it won in 2019.Plans are afoot to get new faces to replace MPs with poor chances of winning. Sources say more than 100 MPs......

COP28 clinches deal on transition away from fossil fuels

Nearly 200 countries clinched a landmark climate deal that called for a transition away from fossil fuels, the primary reason for the climate crisis, in a "just and equitable" manner at the final......

Is India's NavIC Better Than GPS?

NavIC consists of a constellation of seven satellites and a network of ground stations and is touted to be more accurate than GPS. IMAGE: The NavIC (Navigation with Indian Constellation) logo and......

'A lot of Israeli soldiers will lose their lives'

''Hamas is going to be prepared. There will be booby traps and tunnels; it's going to be door to door fighting.' IMAGE: Smoke and flames billow after Israeli forces struck a high-rise tower in......

'India has a special responsibility...'

'...to bring the Global South and others to the negotiating table on the basis of Gandhi's non-violence so that we can leave a safer world for our children.' IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra D Modi......

'Huge demand for life insurance products in India'

'As our per capita income increases and various demographic segments emerge, the need for various kinds of protection and risk covers will become even more explicit.' Photograph: Kind courtesy LIC......

'I expect 8% growth next year'

'We will see a lot of investments from the private sector.''As long as we are not impacted by some global events, I think we will be in a strong place.' IMAGE: An engineering goods export unit in......

M&A Sees Sharp Decline in 2023

Bankers said the outlook of M&As in India in 2024, especially in the second half after the Lok Sabha election, seems relatively better. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com   Merger and......

Renewable energy: Avaada, others up the ante against conglomerates

When Vineet Mittal first got into solar power, sometime around 2009, and was planting solar panels in Gujarat, renewable energy looked like a sector ripe for startups. Renewables were clearly the......

India Tops On Crypto Adoption

'India's emergence as a top crypto market comes despite a regulatory and tax environment that can be challenging for the industry to navigate.' Photograph: Edgar Su/Reuters   International......

'We've built over 60 sets for Heera Mandi'

'At a time when there's a lot of conversation happening around how AI has made art directors and production designers jobless, we will simply say that if your work speaks for you, you will never be......

'I Liked Bossing Fawad Khan'

'Fawad wants to take my place as president of the bank in a fictional country.''That way I got to tell one of the most talented actors in Pakistan what to do all the time.''I enjoyed that.' IMAGE:......

10 Lovely Stories From Across The World

After an interruption of two years, the Berlin Film Festival returned in full force. A range of remarkable films were show, from new discoveries, return of old masters and a celebration of classic......

'The Kashmir Files is not an anti-Muslim film'

'This anti-Muslim narrative is happening only in the minds of those who are always standing on the other side.' The Kashmir Files has been breaking box office records after it released earlier......

Indo-Pak tennis clash sparks security concerns, sponsorship wars

It's a historical tie, we will benefit from India team's visit: Pakistan tennis fraternity Photograph: Kind courtesy Aisam Ul Haq/Instagram Pakistan has paid a huge price in the absence of......

Mary Kom named Global Indian Icon at UK-India Awards

IMAGE: M C Mary Kom with Vikram Kumar Doraiswami, 2nd right, the High Commissioner of India to the United Kingdom, and other members of the High Commission of India in London.. Photograph: High......

Boxing Worlds: India look to better their best-ever show

IMAGE: The trio of Indian boxers will look to enter the finals of the men’s boxing World Championships. Photograph: BFI India would be aiming to better their best-ever show when the trio of......

Indian archers get double boost ahead of Paris Games

IMAGE: India's 24-member Archery team leave for the 2023 World Cup Stage 1 at Antalya, Turkey. The Archery Association of India has hired Olympic gold medal-winning coach Baek Woong Ki to work......

Mandhana hits pay dirt, Harmanpreet gets half as 10 Indian women get crore-plus deals

Smriti Mandhana bought by RCB for Rs 3.40 crore, MI gets Harmanpreet for nearly half IMAGE: RCB has already exhausted Rs 5.60 crore out of Rs 12 crore purse and they need to get another 12 players......

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World Test Championship 2023

India held the top position in the ICC Men's Test Team Rankings while Australia secured the...

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GUJARAT, HIMACHAL GO TO POLLS

The Bharatiya Janata Party was on Thursday poised for a landslide victory in Gujarat to retain...
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