India women vs Great Britain women hockey

Tokyo Olympics 2021 Live Updates: India women eye their first hockey win of the Games LIVE NOW It’s the sixth day of the Tokyo Olympics, and leading India’s hopes will be shuttler PV Sindhu, archers, rowers and the women’s hockey team. But all eyes will be on the archers and the lightweight men’s double sculls … Read more

Outcomes under IBC have fallen short of expectations. The process needs to be streamlined.

Outcomes under IBC have fallen short of expectations. The process needs to be streamlined.

Five years ago, the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) was passed by the Parliament, bringing about a structural change in the framework that governs the corporate insolvency resolution process in India. The IBC provides for a time-bound resolution of firms, addressing the vexed problem of firm exit in India. It has strengthened the hands of … Read more

July 28, 1981, Forty Years Ago: Power to ban strikes

July 28, 1981, Forty Years Ago: Power to ban strikes

The Centre has armed itself with sweeping powers to ban strikes in essential services. An ordinance promulgated on July 26 empowers a police officer to arrest without warrant any person “reasonably” suspected of having committed any offence under it. The ordnance makes liable to penal action and disciplinary proceedings including dismissal from services not only … Read more

bits pilani: An entrepreneur factory in a desert: how BITS Pilani is churning out startup founders

bits pilani: An entrepreneur factory in a desert: how BITS Pilani is churning out startup founders

Bits Pilani, Rajasthan; Image courtesy: http://bits-pilani.ac.in/ Synopsis An institute that began its journey more than five decades ago in a sleepy little town in Rajasthan is now creating entrepreneurs at a brisk pace. Having broken into the big league, dominated by the likes of the IITs, BITS Pilani wants to up its game further. Can … Read more

Assam-Mizoram violence points to failure of political leadership. Peace must be restored, and ways found to prevent breakdown.

Assam-Mizoram violence points to failure of political leadership. Peace must be restored, and ways found to prevent breakdown.

The flaring of violence on the Assam-Mizoram border Monday that left six police personnel dead is enormously disturbing. The incident took place two days after Union Home Minister Amit Shah held a closed-door meeting with chief ministers and chief secretaries of the Northeastern states, in which the inter-state boundary disputes, too, reportedly figured. The border … Read more

Harappan city of Dholavira inscribed in UNESCO’s World Heritage list UPSC Notes

Dholavira, a Harappan-era city in Gujarat, has been listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List as a World Heritage Site (WHS).The decision was made during Tuesday’s 44th session of UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee, which was held online and chaired from China. Distinctive characteristics Dholavira is the fifth largest metropolis in IVC, after Mohen-jo-Daro, Ganweriwala, and … Read more

Saikhom Mirabai Chanu: At one point, I felt I would never lift again. This medal is my redemption | Off the field News

Saikhom Mirabai Chanu: At one point, I felt I would never lift again. This medal is my redemption | Off the field News

On the opening morning of the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday, weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu became India’s first medallist at the Games, winning a silver in women’s weightlifting (49 kg). “It still hasn’t sunk in,” she tells us, and that’s perhaps also because she traveled a long and winding path to get to this moment, battling … Read more

COVID-19 infected Krunal Pandya out of series, all 8 close contacts test negative but can’t take fie- The New Indian Express

COVID-19 infected Krunal Pandya out of series, all 8 close contacts test negative but can't take fie- The New Indian Express

By PTI NEW DELHI: The second T20 International between India and Sri Lanka in Colombo on Tuesday was postponed by a day after the visiting all-rounder Krunal Pandya tested positive for COVID-19, forcing him out of the series with seven days of isolation. However, all his eight close contacts, who were isolated, have tested “negative” in … Read more

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