Opinion  /  Published 06.07.20

Desolation row: Higher education and pandemic

It’s that time of year again for university people… or it should be. In Delhi, the academic year begins in the middle of July, just as the monsoon breaks over the city. With the introduct...
By Mukul Kesavan in

Opinion  /  Published 06.07.20

Covid-19: A politics of national renewal

When posterity records its verdict on how a world that boasts of near mastery over nature handled Covid-19, we will certainly be hauled over the coals. History will censure us for a collective failure...
By Ashwani Kumar in

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.07.20

Funds fillip for struggling international woman footballer

Bokaro deputy commissioner Mukesh Kumar has assured financial help for struggling international footballer Saphira Hssa. Hssa hails from a poor family in Kurmidih. Her father is a contract labour at ...
By Our Correspondent in Bokaro

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.07.20

Railways make good use of shutdown

South Eastern Railway (SER) has made good use of the three-month lockdown by working to clear a backlog of several maintenance projects under its jurisdiction. "We turned the lockdown into an op...
By Pinaki Majumdar in

West Bengal  /  Published 06.07.20

From job woes to tiger's jaws

The unemployment caused by months of lockdown, compounded by en masse return of thousands of migrant labourers, in South 24-Parganas has made a large number of people enter restricted tiger reserves t...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Business  /  Published 06.07.20

Sales: villages lead revival

Consumer goods companies have reached 85 per cent of their markets by June after a near wipeout of their reach in April, with the recovery led by the rural regions. Analysts said the coverage should ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 06.07.20

Audi India making changes in operations

Audi India is making changes in the way the company operates to counter the crisis presented by the pandemic. Besides operational changes such as reducing the fixed cost structure and launching digit...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

India  /  Published 06.07.20

Police in place of petal shower for pilgrims

Last year, the BJP governments of Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh had showered rose petals from helicopters on Kanwariyas, seasonal pilgrims from across north India who collect Ganga water from Haridwar...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 06.07.20

Record single-day jump of 24,248 cases, tally now 6,97,413

The Goa government plans to expand the scope of Covid-19 testing in the state by designating special teams at the primary health centres and community health centres to collect samples of suspected co...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.07.20

30kg gold in ‘diplomatic’ bag

Customs officials on Sunday seized over 30kg gold that had arrived in a “diplomatic baggage” by air cargo at the international airport here. Customs commissioner Sumit Kumar said a smuggl...
By PTI in Thiruvananthapuram


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