HEADLINE STORY

HEADLINE STORY

UK becomes the first country to roll out the Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine

BRITAIN began vaccinating its population with the Covid-19 shot developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca on Monday(4), touting a scientific “triumph” that puts it...

Sonu Sood crowned top global Asian celebrity for 2020

INDIAN actor Sonu Sood, who won praise for his charitable work helping migrant workers in India during the pandemic, has been named the number...

Small businesses to benefit as Walmart plans to triple exports from India by 2027

WALMART on Thursday(10) said it will triple its exports of goods from India to $10 billion each year by 2027. The expansion in sourcing will...

India to increase IPL to 10 teams

The Indian Premier League is to be increased from eight to 10 teams as the world’s richest Twenty20 event seeks to cash in on...

India’s market regulator imposes fine on Mukesh Ambani, Reliance

INDIA’s market regulator has imposed fine on Reliance Industries and its chairman Mukesh Ambani, the country’s richest man. The Securities and Exchange Board of India...

Charities praise Rashford drive to help feed hungry children

FOOTBALL star Marcus Rashford has been praised for his work to tackle childhood hunger in the UK by forming a partnership with a leading...

Privatisation of India’s loss-making national carrier likely to be delayed

THE privatisation of India’s national carrier Air India will be delayed further as the divestment process is unlikely to conclude in 2020-21, an official...

Indian banks’ consortium seeks UK bankruptcy order against Vijay Mallya

A consortium of Indian banks has returned to the High Court in London for a bankruptcy application hearing against liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya. The consortium...

Covid, pandemic and lockdown: how 2020 changed the world

When the world celebrated the dawn of a new decade with a blaze of firework parties and revelry on January 1, few could have...

India’s Hetero to produce 100m doses of the Russian Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine

INDIAN drug firm Hetero will produce 100 million doses of the Russian Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine per year, the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF)...