Italy: The European champions will be missed for the second World Cup in a row

Giorgio Chiellini after Italy lost to North Macedonia in the playoff and failed to qualify for the World Cup, Palermo, March 24, 2022 FOOTBALL NUT AND NOTED INDIAN ARTIST Riyas Komu is crestfallen about Italy not making it to the FIFA World Cup for the second time in a row. Komu, who has made several paintings … Continue reading Italy: The European champions will be missed for the second World Cup in a row

FIFA 2022: The most high-tech sporting event in history promises to be also the most secure football experience ever

An aerial view of the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha (Photo: Getty Images) IS IT NASA’S MISSION CONTROL IN HOUSTON, Texas, wondered a UK daily about the Aspire Command and Control Center in Doha. Indeed, comparisons are un­avoidable considering the high, extra-large LED screens and resplendent PCs on display here. Except, the purpose is not to … Continue reading FIFA 2022: The most high-tech sporting event in history promises to be also the most secure football experience ever

The Race for the Future of Money

India joins the worldwide search for a digital alternative to cryptocurrency FROM BEING WARY OF BLOCKCHAIN AND cryptocurrencies until a few years ago, central banks across the world seem to have had a leap of faith: they are now zealously embracing the technology behind digital ledgers and programmable money. According to thinktank Atlantic Council’s programme … Continue reading The Race for the Future of Money

What next-generation investors can learn from Radhika Gupta of Edelweiss Asset Management

  Radhika Gupta IN 2005, HER RECRUITER at McKinsey & Company in Boston told Radhika Gupta that they were hiring her because she was “different and unique”. That seems to be the default impression about this 38-year-old, the first woman CEO of a major Indian asset management company, Edelweiss Asset Management. Being “different” could be … Continue reading What next-generation investors can learn from Radhika Gupta of Edelweiss Asset Management

‘I have written on Ambedkar in good faith’

Shashi Tharoor’s latest book, Ambedkar: A Life, dwells on the scholar-politician’s trials and tribulations, achievements and associations, and his differences with leaders of the stature of Gandhi and Nehru How much do you admire Ambedkar for his educational qualifications? The truth is that he was by far the best educated and most qualified Indian of … Continue reading ‘I have written on Ambedkar in good faith’

India close to buying 30 Sea Guardian drones from US to monitor Indian Ocean

 Sea Guardian drone (Source: General Atomics Global Corporation) As India looks to further heighten surveillance in the Indian Ocean and along its land borders, Washington is close to selling 30 MQ-9B (Sea Guardian) drones manufactured by San Diego-based General Atomics to New Delhi. According to top sources, the matter was discussed at a high-level meeting … Continue reading India close to buying 30 Sea Guardian drones from US to monitor Indian Ocean

WHO KILLED MY SON? An Indian-origin mother chronicles her 25-year-long battle for justice in the UK

Ricky Reel (Illustration: Saurabh Singh) "DO THEY THINK Asian lives don’t matter?” This is a question that Sukhdev Reel has been asking for the past 25 years since her son Ricky went missing in October 1997. Her sentiments resonate with the Asian grievance of being treated as unequal in the UK, a country that takes … Continue reading WHO KILLED MY SON? An Indian-origin mother chronicles her 25-year-long battle for justice in the UK

Life of Pi: Decoding the buzz around Pi Network, the cryptocurrency adopted by 35 million people across 230 countries and regions, ahead of its public launch

(Photo: Getty Images) PHOTOGRAPHS HAVE GONE viral on social media of a sweetmeat shop near Alwar in Rajasthan and a meat shop in Assam accepting Pi coins for their goods. So have selfies from a meeting of the so-called “Pi Community” in Delhi and a colourful celebration in the city by a few Pi enthusiasts … Continue reading Life of Pi: Decoding the buzz around Pi Network, the cryptocurrency adopted by 35 million people across 230 countries and regions, ahead of its public launch

Cyrus Mistry’s death: Expert body proposes holistic approach to prevent road crashes

SaveLIFE Foundation specialises in forensic crash investigations, collaborates with Centre Cyrus Mistry, former Tata Sons chairman In the wake of the unfortunate deaths of former Tata Sons chairman Cyrus Mistry and businessman-friend Jehangir Pandole in a road accident in Maharashtra, a top-notch organisation involved in offering road safety analyses and post-crash forensic investigations says that … Continue reading Cyrus Mistry’s death: Expert body proposes holistic approach to prevent road crashes

In post-Congress avatar, actress and former social media head Divya Spandana launches film production house

Popularly known by her screen name 'Ramya', the 39-year-old had quit the party after the 2019 poll loss and has lately been highly critical of former colleagues Actress Divya Spandana, popularly known as Ramya, is a former CWC member and social media head of the Congress party until she quit in 2019 Celebrated Kannada actress … Continue reading In post-Congress avatar, actress and former social media head Divya Spandana launches film production house