Monday, June 5, 2023


Even with a $3,000 price tag, Apple is set to wow with its VR-AR headset

This mixed reality headset will be significantly more expensive than anything Meta, the market leader in the VR headset space. It will also be much more potent.

Indian automobile sales saw a record high in May 2023. But there’s troubled water ahead

May sales were quite good on the surface, but going through them with a fine comb requires understanding all sorts of subsidiary and interlinked issues.

Protect your skin from trendy gym wear. There’s fungus in the itchy patches

Also known as ringworm of the groin or tinea cruris, jock itch is caused by fungi that thrive in moist intimate areas, and is particularly common in men.

Wasim Akram showed his class against the mighty West Indies. No Imran or Miandad by his side

Be it the 1986 match against the West Indies or his last test hundred in 2000, Wasim Akram's knocks have resulted in multiple victories for Pakistan.

India’s economic indicators telling a story—of growth, recovery, robustness

A 7.2 per cent growth coming on top of a base of 9.1 per cent is a creditable performance, and a deeper look at the data revealed this to be true.

FY23’s positive GDP data hides worrying trends: Weak consumption, sustained slump in manufacturing

It should be cause for worry that, by latest quarter, agriculture had become 25% bigger than manufacturing. This is the exact opposite of what 'Make in India' intended.

NATO knocking on Indo-Pacific door. How India can make the best of this opportunity

From India’s perspective, it is important that a more global avatar of NATO has been engaging with its arch rivals China and Pakistan.

I am an Indian Muslim watching Pakistan fall apart. I am glad my family didn’t migrate in 1947

If the Muslims of 1947 had the foresight to understand the contrasting trajectories of India and Pakistan, would they have made the same choice to migrate to Pakistan?

Dawood, Babri, TADA: Brij Bhushan Singh’s escapes from law and what makes the WFI chief so powerful

The BJP MP has had 38 cases against him & has been booked under TADA, UP’s Goondas Act & Gangsters Act. He was never convicted. He has now been accused of sexual harassment by women wrestlers.

Manipur violence shows death of civil society. One ethnic group’s autonomy isn’t the solution

The magnitude of Manipur violence has been so overwhelming that we have overlooked the voices of those who can go beyond ethnic boundaries to promote dialogue.

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Restoration work is underway at the site of the accident in Odisha | representational image | ANI

Reservation didn’t cause Odisha accident. The real problem is outdated infrastructure

According to a 2014 study, the proportion of SC/ST employees in high-level positions was positively associated with Railway’s productivity and productivity growth.
A woman shops inside the Big Bazaar retail store in Mumbai | Reuters/Niharika Kulkarni

GST collection rises 12% to Rs 1.57 lakh crore in May

The government collected 1.41 trillion rupees as GST in May 2022 and a record 1.87 trillion rupees in April.


Union Home Minister Amit Shah with Manipur CM N. Biren Singh chairs a meeting with senior officials of the Manipur Police, CAPFs and the India Army to review the security situation in Manipur, in Imphal | ANI

Manipur unrest: Army defends itself against social media attacks, says its...

Statement follows social media posts giving out names of 21 officers belonging to one of two Manipur communities locked in violence — Kukis and Meiteis — and alleges favouritism.
Illustration by Prajna Ghosh | ThePrint

Manipur saw ‘free’ India’s 1st flag hoisted. Now it’s BJP’s biggest...

There are 3 things you never do in a small northeastern state: undermine local leaders, divide and rule, push homogenisation.