Shweta Tiwari: Don't regret anything in my career
  • Shweta Tiwari: Don't regret anything in my career(11:18)

    New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Television star Shweta Tiwari has been a part of the acting business for over two decades now. The actress is happy the way her career has shaped up and does not regret anything.

Uncertainty over new role of ministers dropped from Modi Cabinet
India logs over 39K Covid cases, 535 deaths in 24 hours
Novel therapy might be effective in many cancers
Australia break world record to win women's 4X100m freestyle relay gold
Banarasi saree to have QR code woven in
Astro Zindagi (Weekly Horoscope)
Defence and security come first (Column: Spy's Eye)
  • Defence and security come first (Column: Spy's Eye)(09:28)
    BY D.C. PATHAK

    In the context of the pandemic affecting the world, India being amongst the worst impacted countries, the fundamentals of State-Citizen relationship in a democratic dispensation have come under the focus in terms of defining where the nation's energies and resources would be devoted first. The health emergency caused by Covid-19 has been with us for more than a year -- and still persistent -- leading to enormous loss of lives, destruction of employment and a sharp rise of poverty posing the unprecedented challenge before the ruling dispensation of reviving a derailed economy.

Olympics: Sindhu starts campaign with easy win (Ld)
  • Olympics: Sindhu starts campaign with easy win (Ld)(09:26)

    Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) India's Rio Olympics silver medallist PV Sindhu started her campaign in Tokyo without breaking a sweat, cantering to a comprehensive 21-7, 21-10 win over Ksenia Polikarpova of Israel in a women's singles Group J match on Sunday.

Vitalina wins air pistol gold for ROC as Manu, Yashaswini bow out in qualification
  • Vitalina wins air pistol gold for ROC as Manu, Yashaswini bow out in qualification(09:10)

    Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) Vitalina Batsarashkina, representing the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) team since Russia is banned, won the women's 10m air pistol gold with an Olympic record of 240.3 points, even as Indian shooters -- Manu Bhaker and Yashaswini Singh Deswal -- failed to qualify for the finals, finishing 12th and 13th respectively on the second day of the Olympic Games here on Sunday.

Their crimes don't count! (Column: B-Town)
  • Their crimes don't count! (Column: B-Town)(09:08)
    BY VINOD MIRANI

    Film folk of yore preferred to keep their private lives to themselves. There was little exposure to the public in real life. All their communication or keeping in touch happened through fan mail. Yes, once every week, you heard a popular star anchoring a film songs slot on the radio which catered to the army personnel. Not only the army, but all music lovers also heard the programme and loved the stars even more.

Beer, whiskey top picks for tourists in Goa; wine 2nd choice: Study
One medal that can change TN athletes' lives forever
  • One medal that can change TN athletes' lives forever(08:52)
    By Venkatachari Jagannathan

    Chennai, July 25 (IANS) It was the fire in their empty stomachs and racing on bare foot during their younger days that took five Tamil Nadu athletes to the tracks at the Tokyo Olympics.

Olympics: Sindhu starts campaign with easy win
  • Olympics: Sindhu starts campaign with easy win(08:42)

    Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) India's Rio Olympics silver medallist PV Sindhu started her Tokyo Olympics campaign with a comprehensive 21-7, 21-10 win over Ksenia Polikarpova of Israel in the women's singles preliminary round match on Sunday.

'Roof of the World' no more an enigma now!
  • 'Roof of the World' no more an enigma now!(08:32)
    By Vishal Gulati

    Dharamsala, July 25 (IANS) Over two-thirds the size of India, Tibet, also known as the 'Roof of the World' or 'Third Pole of the Earth', may no more be an enigma for the outside world now.

Scripting a tale of the forgotten
  • Scripting a tale of the forgotten(08:12)
    By Sukant Deepak

    New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) One day, her house help was watching a Hindi film on television, showing Sita refusing to give the agni pariksha and pointing that she too could have stayed in the palace like Urmila and not followed Ram into exile.

Olympics: Rowers qualify for semis in men's lightweight double scull
Manu Bhaker, Yashaswini Deswal crash out in 10m air pistol qualification
Andhra logs 2K more Covid cases, tally rises to 19.5L
Covid onslaught: Kerala reports 18,531 new cases, 98 deaths
  • Covid onslaught: Kerala reports 18,531 new cases, 98 deaths(20:24)

    Thiruvananthapuram, July 24 (IANS) Kerala continued to lead the rest of the country in terms of daily Covid cases, as 18,531 people turned positive in the state after 1,55,568 samples were tested in the past 24 hours, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said in a statement here on Saturday.

No Covid death, 178 recoveries and 88 new cases in J&K
Millions of phone numbers of Clubhouse users 'up for sale' on Dark Web (Ld)
German Ambassador pays obeisance at Golden Temple
  • German Ambassador pays obeisance at Golden Temple(19:46)

    Amritsar, July 24 (IANS) German Ambassador to India, Walter J. Lindner, on Saturday paid obeisance at Harmandir Sahib, the holiest Sikh shrine popularly known as the Golden Temple, and said that he remembered the Sikh shrines helping people with food and oxygen during the Covid crisis.

Covid-19 may bring a new wave of diabetes: Study
  • Covid-19 may bring a new wave of diabetes: Study(19:32)

    New York, July 24 (IANS) While diabetes is known to be a risk factor for severe Covid outcomes, researchers are now observing a new long-term health concern in patients hospitalised with Covid-19 -- an increase in new-onset hyperglycemia, or high levels of blood sugar lasting months after the infection.

China's Sinopharm Covid jab less effective in elderly: Study