Always Felt I Left Something Back Here 23 Years Ago: Chandrakant Pandit

Carrying the weight of a defeat that hurt more than most for over two decades, one couldn’t fault Chandrakant Pandit for those moistened eyes as he folded his hands as a mark of respect towards the Mumbai dressing room. After Rajat Patidar ran the most important single in the history of Madhya Pradesh cricket, it … Read more

The Hidden Trend That Could Boost Telecom Stocks In Years To Come

In 2021-22, the top three telecom operators comprised 92.8% of the total sector revenues. According to the latest data revealed by TRAI, India’s telecom regulator, the total telecom revenue jumped up by 13% YoY to $26 billion during the financial year ending 2022. In comparison to the financial year ending 2019, the number has increased … Read more

Agnipath a pilot, tweaks if needed after 4-5 years: Army Vice Chief

Lieutenant General BS Raju, Vice Chief of the Army Staff, said Monday that the Agnipath recruitment scheme has been “well thought out”, and if any tweaks are required, they will be carried out at the end of four or five years. In an interview to The Indian Express on the day the Army issued a … Read more

How A China Smartphone Maker Grabbed No. 3 Position In India In 4 Years

Realme In India: Realme has reached the No. 3 position in India with about 600 million smartphone users. Last year, when a global chip shortage forced many smartphone makers to delay launches, upstart Chinese brand Realmetook a gambit in India. With processors from global giants such as Qualcomm Inc. In short supply, Realme decided to … Read more

The Watergate hearings, 50 years ago: Truth was not up for debate

In the grandly marbled space of the Russell Senate Office Building known as the Kennedy Caucus Room, where a bipartisan select committee held nationally televised hearings to investigate the burglary of the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate a half-century ago, alumni of that inquiry gathered Friday evening to reminisce — and issue warnings. … Read more

Explained: 2 years after Galwan clash, where India-China relations stand today

Two years after the Galwan clash in the Ladakh heights, in which 20 Indian soldiers were killed, and which plunged India-China relations to their lowest in decades, the two sides are normalizing relations in many respects, with the Indian side displaying a pragmatism far ahead of the “lal aankh” rhetoric. Relations now Even though New … Read more

Explained: What the US Fed’s biggest rate hike in 28 years means for India and the global economy

The US Federal Reserve hiked interest rates by three quarters of a percentage point on Wednesday (June 15), its most aggressive move since 1994, in a bid to tame runaway inflation. The hike in rates by the Fed, the third since March, comes after inflation in the US surged unexpectedly last month. More importantly, the … Read more

Soldiers exiting after 4 years will get priority in paramilitary: Centre

A day after the government unveiled its Agnipath scheme for short-term recruitment of soldiers, sailors and airmen as Agniveers in the Indian Army, Indian Navy and Indian Air Force, the Union Home Ministry announced that these personnel, upon completion of four years of service Under the scheme, will get priority in recruitment for the Central … Read more

The flying Dutchman: Eight years since ‘that’ Robin Van Persie World Cup goal vs Spain

The flying Dutchman, if there ever was one. On 14th June 2014, Google Trends displayed a surge in searches across the world of the phrase, ‘the flying Dutchman’. The last Pirates of the Caribbean movie had been released three years back and the next wouldn’t be till three years later. This, had nothing to do … Read more