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History of pandemics

BY OJJUS CHAWLAAs we all know, a pandemic is an epidemic of an infectious disease that has spread across the world and created havoc....

New chapter in DMK’s history to begin, says Stalin

Chennai, May 2 | With his DMK coasting towards victory in the 2021 Tamil Nadu assembly polls on its own as it leads in...

Turkish social media account posts US genocide history

Ankara, May 1 | Turkish social media account Clash Report recently posted a summary of the genocide history of the US on its twitter...

Kohli becomes first to reach 6,000 runs in IPL history

Mumbai, April 22 | India and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday became the first batsman to get to 6,000 runs...

Global CO2 emissions set for 2nd-biggest spike in history: IEA

New Delhi, April 20 | Global energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions are on course to surge by 1.5 billion tonnes in 2021,the second-largest increase...

Exploring America’s history through postal stamp exhibitions

By Siddhi JainNew Delhi, April 17 (IANSlife) Virtual mini-exhibitions that explore America's history through the unique lens of postal history and...

Sailor Kumanan makes history, qualifies for Tokyo (Lead)

Mussanah (Oman), April 7 | Chennai-based Nethra Kumanan created history, becoming the first Indian woman sailor to secure an Olympic quota place by taking...

Sailor Kumanan makes history, qualifies for Olympics

Mussanah (Oman), April 7 | Chennai-based Nethra Kumanan created history, becoming the first Indian woman sailor to secure an Olympic quota place by taking...

The lockdowns are key in continuing and enabling greatest wealth transfer...

New Delhi, April 7 | Anmol Ambani has lashed out at the new round of lockdowns and said "this is about control".The 29-year-old former...

WhatsApp tests chat history migration between iPhone, Android

San Francisco, April 6 | Facebook-owned WhatsApp is reportedly testing the ability to easily migrate chat history between an iPhone and an Android device.According...

Despite rumblings within party, ‘Captain’ Vijayan can script electoral history

Thiruvananthapuram, April 3 | With just hours left for the crucial April 6 Kerala assembly polls, things appear fluid in Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's...

Yemen heading toward biggest famine in modern history

Sanaa, March 12 | David Beasley, Executive Director of the World Food Programme (WFP), warned that Yemen is heading towards the biggest famine in...

Google Pay users in India can delete transaction history

New Delhi, March 11 | In a fresh bid to secure Google Pay users in India, the company on Thursday announced more choice and...

‘Presenting the true history of India a torturous process’ (IANS Interview)

By Vishnu MakhijaniNew Delhi, March 7 | Ever since I began taking a serious interest in history from the time I was in the...

Documenting the horse in Indian history

New Delhi, Feb 22 | The horse is etched on the Indian landscape and to view the sub-continent's past through the prism of the...

Balochistan: In the Crosshairs of History (Book Review)

By Aditi BhaduriThe year began on a subdued note with the assassination of journalist and activist Karima Baloch, one of Balochistan's few, fiery and...

Language Movement’s history lies in reports of Pak intel branch :...

By Sumi Khan,Dhaka, Feb 22 | Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that one can easily know the real history of the Language...

Include NE history, culture in curriculum, CMs at NITI Aayog meet

Guwahati/Itanagar/Shillong, Feb 20 | The Chief Ministers of northeastern states while addressing the NITI Aayog's sixth Governing Council meeting on virtual platform, chaired by...

RSS not happy with writing of Indian history, Bhagwat to release...

By Navneet MishraNew Delhi, Feb 18 | The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh wants to initiate a debate on Indian history written so far. The RSS...

Sixth time in history, Budget first discussed in RS

New Delhi, Feb 10 | The Rajya Sabha initiating the discussion on Union Budget on Wednesday marked only the sixth instance when the Budget...

Manoj Bajpayee: History often gets interpreted in different ways

Mumbai, Feb 8 | Actor Manoj Bajpayee feels history often gets interpreted in different ways through the passage of time, and that is why...

BBL 10 most-watched tournament in league history

Sydney, Feb 8 | The recently-concluded 10th edition of the Big Bash League (BBL) was the most-watched tournament in league's history, Cricket Australia informed...

2020 worst year in history for aviation: IATA

Geneva, Feb 4 | The International Air Transport Association (IATA) said that air travel demand suffered the biggest drop in the history of aviation...

‘Princestan’ is a serious work of history: Shashi Tharoor

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, Feb 3 | Stressing that the recently released book ‘Princestan: How Nehru, Patel and Mountbatten Made India, written by author...

At 555mn euros, Messi’s deal biggest in sports history: Report

Barcelona, Jan 31 | Lionel Messi's contract with Barcelona is worth up to 555 million euros ($673 million) over four seasons, thus making his...

Telegram makes it official to import your WhatsApp chat history

New Delhi, Jan 30 | Encrypted messaging app Telegram which added over 100 new million users in January has made it official to bring...

Taiwan makes history at Biden inauguration

By Ateet SharmaNew Delhi, Jan 22 | History was made at the US presidential inauguration last night and it wasn't just about an outgoing...

Kamala Harris’ new home: One Observatory Circle, a brief political history

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, Jan 18 | On January 20, 2021, when US Vice President-elect Kamala Harris moves into the One Observatory Circle in...

An engaging account of history of Indian tennis

New Delhi, Jan 14 | The history of Indian tennis begins in the late 19th century, soon after it was established as a competitive...

Rajesh Shringarpure: Playing Malhar Rao brought me closer to my rich...

Mumbai, Jan 12 | Actor Rajesh Shringarpure considers himself fortunate to have received the opportunity to go back in time and play the character...

George Clooney: Capitol Hill siege puts Trumps into ‘dustbin of history’

Los Angeles, Jan 8 | Hollywood star George Clooney has condemned the Capitol Hill siege, saying that the name of Donald Trump will now...

One of the greatest comebacks in Test history: Ravi Shastri

Melbourne, Dec 29 | India coach Ravi Shastri termed the win over Australia in the second Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on...

Raj: 3 sisters script history, awarded PhD together in village

Jaipur, Dec 27 | Born in a village to a farmer who tilled the land at night and worked at his shoe...

Devastating 2020 US wildfire season to go down in history

Washington, Dec 20 | Across the US' West in 2020, between Colorado and California, historic drought conditions and global warming triggered more than 10,000...

Harris makes history as 1st Indian-American elected US VP (Ld)

By Arul LouisNew York, Dec 15 | Kamala Harris made history as the first Indian-American and the first woman to be elected as the...

A Call To Spy: Important slice of history (IANS Review; Rating:...

A Call To Spy (Amazon Prime); Cast: Sarah Megan Thomas, Stana Katic, Radhika Apte, Linus Roache, Samuel Roukin; Direction: Lydia Dean Pilcher; Rating: *...

Facebook hits back, says US lawsuits ‘revisionist history’

San Francisco, Dec 10 | As the US government went ahead with its plan to break up Facebook, the social network has hit back,...

December reads on history, mythology and spirituality

By Siddhi JainNew Delhi, Dec 5 (IANSlife) With a rather turbulent year nearing a culmination, taking to books that touch...

India bank on history, morale-boosting ODI win in T20I series opener

Canberra, Dec 3 | After registering a morale-boosting win over Australia in the third and final ODI to avoid a series whitewash, the Indian...

Dawid Malan attains highest-ever rating points in T20I history

Cape Town, Dec 2 | Left-handed batsman Dawid Malan has attained the highest-ever rating points for batsmen in the ICC T20I player rankings after...

Dev Patel-starrer ‘The Personal History Of David Copperfield’ in Indian theatres...

Mumbai, Nov 30 | Dev Patel is all set to return to the Indian screens. His new film, The Personal History Of David Copperfield,...

‘Odisha looking to leave history behind at start of new campaign’

Panjim, Nov 22 | A fresh start will be the mantra for both Odisha FC and Hyderabad FC as they face each other in...

Bengaluru police open fire at history sheeters Psycho Vishwa, Bonda Manja

Bengaluru, Nov 18 | Bengaluru police opened fire at two rowdy history sheeters - Psycho Vishwa and Bonda Manja - in two...

Im produces best finish by an Asian in Augusta Masters’ history

Augusta (Georgia), Nov 16 | Koreas Sungjae Im produced Asias best finish at the Augusta Masters on Sunday with an impressive joint runner-up outing...

History needs to be interpreted consistently: Sandeep Bamzai

By Sukant DeepakNew Delhi, Nov 14 | It was while researching for his book 'Bonfire of Kashmiriyat: Deconstructing the Accession' that he came across...

Will certainly create history in Tokyo if we play to our...

Bengaluru, Nov 10 | Midfielder Nikki Pradhan believes the Indian women's hockey team will certainly need a considerable number of matches against...

Virgin Hyperloop creates history, first passengers travel safely

Las Vegas, Nov 9 | Creating a history in the world of transportation, Virgin Hyperloop has successfully tested human travel in a hyperloop pod...

Kamal Haasan: Kamala Harris’s ancestral village finds place in history

Chennai, Nov 8 | Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan has extended his warm wishes to US Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on her resounding triumph. He further...

Biden and Harris on the brink of history, Trump son-in-law hunts...

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, Nov 5 | Seventeen electoral votes stand between Joe Biden/Kamala Harris and the White House. Or six electoral votes, depending...

Business

RBI’s Regulations Review Authority sets up advisory group

Mumbai, May 7 | The Regulations Review Authority of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has constituted an advisory group to support it.The group...