Counter ‘one-sided’ world media narrative on govt’s pandemic ‘failure’, Jaishankar tells Indian diplomats

International TV channels have run visuals of waiting ambulances and patients outside hospitals, and cremations to underline India's lack of preparedness. In a virtual meeting with Indian ambassadors and high commissioners posted across the world, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday conveyed the message that the “one-sided” narrative in international media — that Prime […]


IPL 2021: Jadeja is Most Valuable Player

Purnendu Maji and Srinivas Bhogle list IPL 2021’s Most Valuable Players up to Game 21. Ravindra Jadeja’s explosive all-round performance for CSK against RCB has catapulted him to the top of the MVPI table in the ongoing IPL. With a MVPI of 332, Jadeja streaks ahead of DC’s Shikhar Dhawan (MVPI: 277) and RCB’s Harshal […]


India to produce over 850 million doses of Sputnik V: RDIF

The total population of 60 countries where Sputnik V is approved for use is 3 billion people or about 40 per cent of the global population. India, which became the 60th country to approve the use of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine in an emergency situation, will produce over 850 million doses of the vaccine annually. […]


A clash of wills keeps a Leonardo masterpiece hidden

The Louvre was so eager to include “Salvator Mundi” in its anniversary exhibition that the curators planned to use an image of the painting for the front of its catalog, officials said Written by David D. Kirkpatrick and Elaine Sciolino French curators had worked for a decade to prepare a major exhibition marking the 500th […]