DMK’s Raja challenges CM to a debate on 2G case

“Let it be at Fort St. George. Let the Chief Minister bring his Advocate-General and Law Secretary. I am ready to face him in a debate on who was corrupt,” he said, reacting to Mr. Palaniswami’s charge that the DMK was “a corporate company and its corruption was equivalent to the State budget”.

LAC standoff | India approaches China bilaterally, with the challenge of global rebalancing, says External Affairs Minister

As I said, don’t take an incident as the ultimate yardstick of judgment. Problems will happen. I mean, show me any two neighbours between whom there are no problems. Most of our neighbours today are democracies. The point is, they have their politics, we have our politics, there will be issues. The question is, how […]

Personnel challenges crop up in Australia’s bid to stay alive

India’s success in Canberra though wasn’t just orchestrated by their concussion substitute. Chahal did of course make the telling breakthroughs early in the play, taking out both Aaron Finch and Steve Smith. But the real impetus of the win was laid by the visitors’ ‘unlike for like’ replacements for those who played in the ODI […]

India and China going through unprecedented situation, says Jaishankar

“It is important that they (India and China) understand the need to accommodate each other’s rise; clearly they will have some common interests and many interests which are more individual, nationally-centred and that process of how to adjust to each other when both of them are rising to my mind is one of the big […]

New US admin should rectify costly, consequential federal policies: Columbia University head

NEW YORK: The next US administration should rectify “costly and consequential” federal policies which have damaged American universities’ ability to attract top academic talent from around the globe, Lee C. Bollinger, President of Columbia University, has urged. In an open letter to President-elect Joe Biden, Bollinger said thousands of international students are unable to return […]

Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea’s enterprise focus in 2020

It launched a security intelligence center with an investment of Rs 100 crore and has entered into partnerships with Cisco, Vmware, Radware, and Force point to expand advanced cybersecurity solutions for business customers.Airtel has already on-boarded 25 customers via Airtel Secure and its new center, and is planning to add more customers in the coming […]

Kamala Harris chooses all-women team for chief of staff, NSA, domestic policy advisor

Flournoy has held a number of positions in the Democratic Party over the past three decades, including serving as the head of Governor Howard Dean’s Democratic National Committee transition team; traveling chief of staff to 2000 Democratic vice presidential nominee, senator Joseph Lieberman; Finance Director for the Gore 2000 Presidential Campaign; Deputy to the Campaign […]

Wakey wakey! China rover ‘Jade Rabbit’ gets back to work after ‘sleeping’ through the blistering 390°F lunar day on the far side of the moon

The Yutu-2 – or Jade Rabbit 2 – rover drove off its lander’s ramp and onto the exterior of the moon’s far side at 10:22pm Beijing time (2:22 pm GMT) on Thursday, about 12 hours after the Chinese spacecraft carrying it came to rest. China’s space agency later posted a photos online, revealing the lunar […]

Giant-killers Kochi up against table-toppers KKR

But the new-look side under Gautam Gambhir in the remaining three matches have showed why they are billed one of the favourites this time with three clinical wins — against Deccan Chargers (away) and Rajasthan Royals (home and away legs) — to take the pole position.

Braving all odds Jipmer performs organ transplants

“The family of the brain dead patient was so understanding, cooperative and so convinced about the idea of organ donation, we felt it will not be a good thing to give up the process, without bothering to make a sincere effort from our side to make it happen,” said Dr. Parameswaran.