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The Oscars' diversity push

NEW DELHI, Sept. 25 -- On 8 September, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the body that hands out the Oscars, announced a new set of diversity rules. These were part of its Academy Apert... Read More


IS YOUR MOTHER TONGUE MORE PRONE TO COVID-19?

NEW DELHI, Sept. 25 -- A recent study by researchers at Moscow's RUDN University on why covid-19 spreads more among certain populations has everyone talking. Since late last year, when cases of the no... Read More


BACK ON TRACK WITH THE METRO?

NEW DELHI, Sept. 25 -- The moment Rashmi S. saw him on Platform No.3 of Delhi's Rajiv Chowk Metro station, she ran to hug him. The college sweethearts were meeting after six months of seeing each othe... Read More


NOTHING STOPS THE FEAST

NEW DELHI, Sept. 25 -- In September, when Mumbai's monsoon begins to slow down, hundreds of thousands of people from the city make the annual pilgrimage to Mount Mary Basilica, a church in suburban Ba... Read More


How the Centre meddled with the central bank

NEW DELHI, Sept. 25 -- Viral V. Acharya, a former deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), credited many past governors of the central bank as his inspiration while formally launching his l... Read More


POINT OF ARRIVAL

NEW DELHI, Sept. 25 -- Dear Italy, yesterday I should have landed in Rome to reunite with my son, who goes to school there. I should have returned home and headed out to the piazza to shop for food. I... Read More


Aftermarket sales cushion covid impact for auto ancillary companies

NEW DELHI, Sept. 25 -- Auto component makers are facing a double whammy of subdued demand and covid-induced production restrictions. The Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA) ... Read More


Soft crude price offsets rise in rubber cost for tyre cos

NEW DELHI, Sept. 25 -- International prices of natural rubber have risen 25% in the past three months, but tyre makers won't be overly concerned as benign crude oil prices are expected to offset the i... Read More


RIL's dominance is reason behind $200 bn valuation

NEW DELHI, Sept. 25 -- In February, just before the pandemic affected stock valuations, Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) and Tata Consultancy Services Ltd (TCS) were in a neck and neck fight in India. Th... Read More


Following KKR's acquisition, JB Chemicals stock has taken wing

NEW DELHI, Sept. 25 -- Private-equity firm KKR's purchase of a stake in JB Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals Ltd has done a lot of good for the latter's stock. Ever since the acquisition was announced, it... Read More