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Be prepared for fresh Covid waves, warns WHO's Soumya Swaminathan

Be prepared for fresh COVID-19 waves, World Health Organisation chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan has warned, amid the onset of new variants that are more transmissible, immune evasive and growing......

How BRICS Is Expanded Is Crucial

With its political colour dominated by less than democratic trends, BRICS currently leaves some of us wondering -- where in this grouping is there an assurance that human freedom will be respected......

Agnipath: Govt 'ready to talk' to protesters, make 'required changes'

Union minister Anurag Thakur on Saturday appealed to the youths protesting against the Agnipath scheme to shun violence and come forward for talks, asserting that the government is ready to look......

How India Can Tackle Security Challenges

India has the ability to be a great power and address our security challenges in the best national interests.Our foreign policy has come of age and will stand the test of time in the days ahead.It......

British Queen's platinum jubilee has a Bollywood touch

A United Kingdom-based Indian-origin actor is all set with a special Bollywood-themed Wedding Party, complete with a six-metre-high four-tiered cake and a specially designed sari, to celebrate......

Funding winter hits start-up advertising spend across properties

A long and bitter funding winter in the start-up world is beginning to take its toll on start-up advertising across properties. Earlier this week, Mastercard replaced Paytm as the title sponsor for......

RBI likely to raise key policy rate by at least 35 bps

Days after the US Fed raised the interest rate, the RBI may go in for its third consecutive policy rate hike by at least 35 basis points to check high retail inflation, experts said. Photograph:......

India to be fastest-growing economy, says Kumar Mangalam Birla

India is poised to be the fastest-growing major economy in the world and an engine of global growth despite global headwinds, says leading industrialist and Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar......

SP Group's Pallonji Mistry passes away at 93

Billionaire Pallonji Mistry, chairman of  diversified Shapoorji Pallonji (SP) Group, died in the wee hours of Tuesday in Mumbai, company officials said. Mistry, whose SP Group is the largest......

Agnipath: Veterans fail to find govt jobs after retirement

Even as Union ministers allay misgivings over Agnipath, figures show a meagre 2.4 per cent of the ex-servicemen who applied for a government job could get one as the Centre and the states have been......

'Uncle Neil brought North East closer to India'

'There was a certain difference that separated him from the rest. That's why his life is so celebrated, his loss is felt globally.' IMAGE: William Richmond Basaiawmoit with Neil Nongkynrih.......

The Web Series Taapsee Liked

As 2021 comes to a close, it's time to look back at all the Web series and movies that made a difference. In an ongoing series, Bollywood's talents, who themselves made brilliant works this year,......

Neeraj to spearhead 22-member Indian team at World Athletics

Olympic champion javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra will headline a 22-member Indian athletics team at the World Championships to be held in Eugene, USA from July 15 to 24.   The selected team......

IPL media rights: Bid crosses Rs 100 crore mark per match

The value for per match TV, and digital rights value have surpassed Rs 100 crore mark per match. IMAGE: Disney, Sony and India's Reliance will vie for media rights to IPL, the world's richest......

Serena, Lewis Hamilton join bid to buy Chelsea

Former tennis world number one Serena Williams and seven-times Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton have joined Martin Broughton's bid to buy Premier League club Chelsea, a source close to......

CSK v KKR: Test for two new captains

Photograph: Kind courtesy KKR/Twitter Kolkata Knight Riders coach Brendon McCullum on Friday said their new skipper Shreyas Iyer has all the qualities to be the franchise's 'player of the decade'.......

Chelsea future uncertain after sanctions against owner Abramovich

UK says Chelsea can keep playing after Abramovich sanction, sale halted IMAGE: Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel with owner Roman Abramovich. Fans group, the Chelsea Supporters Trust (CST), urged the......

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