India

United against terror, India’s National Anti-Terrorism Day on May 21

India observes National Anti-Terrorism Day on May 21 every year to commemorate the death of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.

India’s favourite Bond turns 90

NEW DELHI: Long before the famous British fictional character James Bond gained prominence, India had its own ‘Bond.’ In 1956, three years after the first James Bond character took birth, India’s Bond published his first book. Titled, “The Room on the Roof,” this book won the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize in 1957. The year is […]

Raghuram Rajan: Can India grow rich before growing old?

“By 2047-2050 we are going to start growing old. Are we going to be rich by then? Not at 6-6.5 per cent growth,” he said.

India poised to lead AI innovation, PM Modi forecasts

NEW DELHI:In a compelling conversation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi heralded India’s burgeoning youth talent pool as the driving force behind groundbreaking innovations in artificial intelligence (AI), propelling the nation towards global leadership in technological advancement. Speaking candidly in a media interview, PM Modi underscored India’s imminent emergence as a frontrunner in AI innovation, leveraging the […]

New COVID variant KP.2 detected in West Bengal

In recent weeks, 36 samples have tested positive for the newest Covid variant, KP.2, in genomic sequencing performed across India, with a significant focus on West Bengal.