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  • Hindus celebrate Maghi Purnima during annual traditional fair of 'Magh Mela' in Prayagraj Feb 27, 2021 05:44 PM IST

    Hindus celebrate Maghi Purnima during annual traditional fair of 'Magh Mela' in Prayagraj

    Hindu devotees on February 27 celebrated Maghi Purnima and performed the rituals at the Sangam, the confluence of the rivers Ganges, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati in Prayagraj.

  • Hi, Robot: Japan's android pets ease coronavirus isolation Feb 27, 2021 04:14 PM IST

    Hi, Robot: Japan's android pets ease coronavirus isolation

    Smart home assistants such as Amazon's Alexa have found success worldwide, but tech firms in Japan are reporting huge demand for more humanlike alternatives, as people seek solace during coronavirus isolation. Here's a look.

  • The Tech Weekender | India's new IT Rules, Australia's media bargaining code, Apple vs Facebook, first foldable smartphone of 2021, and more Feb 27, 2021 03:20 PM IST

    The Tech Weekender | India's new IT Rules, Australia's media bargaining code, Apple vs Facebook, first foldable smartphone of 2021, and more

    In case you missed them, here are the biggest developments from the world of technology from the week ended February 27.

  • This week in pictures: Stunning images from around the world Feb 27, 2021 02:05 PM IST

    This week in pictures: Stunning images from around the world

    This week in pictures: Compelling images from around the world.

  • Market ends the week 3% lower after Friday's flash crash; FIIs remain net buyers Feb 27, 2021 08:35 AM IST

    Market ends the week 3% lower after Friday's flash crash; FIIs remain net buyers

    Rising US bond yields and expectation of higher US inflation and geopolitical tensions between the US & Iran were some of the reason for the massive sell-off on Friday.

  • In Pics | All-new Mercedes-Benz C-Class interior, features and other images Feb 27, 2021 08:18 AM IST

    In Pics | All-new Mercedes-Benz C-Class interior, features and other images

    There’s no word on when the C-Class will arrive in India, but expect it sometime next year, given Mercedes-Benz India’s tendency to stay ahead of the curve at all times. This is a luxury-oriented sedan, but there will be the option of rear-wheel steering for those inclined towards spirited driving.

  • Coronavirus pandemic | 2 hard-hit cities and the diverging fates in vaccine rollout Feb 26, 2021 07:30 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | 2 hard-hit cities and the diverging fates in vaccine rollout

    Meanwhile, in Massachusetts, public health experts, civil rights groups and immigrant activists have been complaining for months that the state isn't doing nearly enough to make sure its Black and Latino residents are inoculated.

  • Telegram Update: Auto-delete, Home Widget, flexible invite links and many more new features now available Feb 26, 2021 07:23 PM IST

    Telegram Update: Auto-delete, Home Widget, flexible invite links and many more new features now available

    In its new updates, Telegram allows only Admins to send messages whereas all the participants can join the live voice chat for discussions via audio. The app also allows member addition in a group to go up to two lakh. An option for a broadcast group is also available where large communities can talk.

  • This week in pictures: The most stunning images from Asia Feb 26, 2021 06:09 PM IST

    This week in pictures: The most stunning images from Asia

    This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press photographers in Asia and Pacific.

  • Gainers & Losers: Top 10 stocks that moved the most on February 26 Feb 26, 2021 05:11 PM IST

    Gainers & Losers: Top 10 stocks that moved the most on February 26

    Mid and small-caps came off better than their larger peers. The BSE midcap and smallcap indices ended 1.75 percent and 0.74 percent lower, while benchmarks Sensex and Nifty tanked 4 percent each.

  • Chilling out: Locals flock to Kazakhstan's glaciers during pandemic Feb 26, 2021 02:58 PM IST

    Chilling out: Locals flock to Kazakhstan's glaciers during pandemic

    Prevented from travelling abroad by the COVID-19 pandemic, Kazakhs are flocking to the magnificent glaciers of the Tian Shan mountain range near their country's biggest city, Almaty.

  • Nirav Modi case timeline | The long road to extradition Feb 26, 2021 01:40 PM IST

    Nirav Modi case timeline | The long road to extradition

    On February 25, a UK Court allowed fugitive economic offender Nirav Modi's extradition to India. London's Westminster’s Court said that there was enough evidence for Modi to be sent back to India to face charges of fraud and money laundering. His return can take time as Modi can challenge the decision in high court.

  • Geojit betting on these 6 stocks for up to 31% return Feb 26, 2021 11:40 AM IST

    Geojit betting on these 6 stocks for up to 31% return

    Broking house Geojit is betting big on Nestle India, NCC, Amara Raja Batteries, Dilip Buildcon and Bharat Forge.

  • Buzzing Stocks | Bank of Baroda, HCL Tech, DHFL, KSB, IIFL Finance, Equitas Holdings Feb 26, 2021 08:10 AM IST

    Buzzing Stocks | Bank of Baroda, HCL Tech, DHFL, KSB, IIFL Finance, Equitas Holdings

    RailTel Corporation of India, Texmaco Infrastructure, Elecon Engineering, Vesuvius India, Ester Industries, Rain Industries, Virinchi, Mawana Sugars, Himadri Speciality Chemical, Vipul, are also among the stocks in focus today.

  • Ravichandran Ashwin becomes fourth Indian to take 400 Test wickets; meet other members of the elite club Feb 25, 2021 10:22 PM IST

    Ravichandran Ashwin becomes fourth Indian to take 400 Test wickets; meet other members of the elite club

    Ravichandran Ashwin joins the 400-wicket club, becoming the fourth Indian to take 400 wickets in Test Cricket. He is the fastest Indian bowler to reach this milestone and second-fastest bowler globally after Sri Lanka’s Muttiah Muralitharan, who took 800 wickets. Ashwin, an off-spinner, grabbed 16th place on the overall list of bowlers who have picked 400 wickets.

  • Coronavirus pandemic | Here is the list of states where COVID-19 negative test report is mandatory for entry Feb 25, 2021 07:44 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | Here is the list of states where COVID-19 negative test report is mandatory for entry

    Travelling to other states? These states require you to carry negative COVID-19 test report for entry.

  • NSE technical glitch | A look at some of the past instances of trading glitch globally Feb 25, 2021 07:14 PM IST

    NSE technical glitch | A look at some of the past instances of trading glitch globally

    NSE has faced such technical glitches in the past as well. Such glitches are common globally as well. Most of the leading exchanges worldwide have encountered such glitches that have affected trading activities. Let’s take a look at some of the instances that have been reported from the around the world.

  • Migrants evade Libyan coast guard to reach Europe Feb 25, 2021 05:13 PM IST

    Migrants evade Libyan coast guard to reach Europe

    Not only must they brave 70 kph (43 mph) winds and 4-meter (13-foot) waves, but also win the race against the Libyan coast guard, which has been trained and equipped by Europe to keep migrants away from its shores.

  • Gainers & Losers: Top 10 stocks that moved the most on February 25 Feb 25, 2021 04:49 PM IST

    Gainers & Losers: Top 10 stocks that moved the most on February 25

    Except FMCG, other sectoral indices are trading in the green with metal index rose 4 percent and energy index added 3 percent. BSE midcap and smallcap indices up 1 percent each.

  • These 4 plastic pipe stocks turn multibaggers in FY21, do you own any? Feb 25, 2021 02:40 PM IST

    These 4 plastic pipe stocks turn multibaggers in FY21, do you own any?

    Prince Pipes & Fittings, Astral Poly Technik, Supreme Industries and Apollo Pipes are the stocks that doubled investor wealth

  • Magh Mela 2021: Hindu bathing festival draws thousands of devotees to rivers Feb 25, 2021 01:39 PM IST

    Magh Mela 2021: Hindu bathing festival draws thousands of devotees to rivers

    Millions of people have joined a 45-day Hindu bathing festival in the northern Indian city of Prayagraj, where devotees take a dip at Sangam, the sacred confluence of several rivers. There, they bathe on certain days considered to be auspicious in the belief that they will be cleansed of all sins.

  • A look at government’s PSU privatization plan Feb 25, 2021 01:26 PM IST

    A look at government’s PSU privatization plan

    PM Narendra Modi spoke at a webinar on privatization by the Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM). Here’s what Modi said about the government’s PSU privatization plan.

  • Buzzing Stocks | Affle India, PNB Gilts, Dredging Corporation of India, Monte Carlo Fashions Feb 25, 2021 07:30 AM IST

    Buzzing Stocks | Affle India, PNB Gilts, Dredging Corporation of India, Monte Carlo Fashions

    Cadila Healthcare, Nureca, Piramal Enterprises, Ladderup Finance, Ashapura Minechem, Dollar Industries, IRB Infrastructure Developers, are also among the stocks in focus today.

  • Australia news code row | A look at the new law and what changed after Facebook's news ban Feb 24, 2021 06:47 PM IST

    Australia news code row | A look at the new law and what changed after Facebook's news ban

    As Facebook decides to restore news sharing in Australia, a look at the Australia's 'media bargaining code' and what changed after the tech giant's news ban.

  • A year of WFH: Here's what people miss about being in office Feb 24, 2021 04:18 PM IST

    A year of WFH: Here's what people miss about being in office

    One of the biggest tends to come out of the coronavirus pandemic is the work from home (WFH) routine. Many workers are past the half-year mark in WFH existence, and there is no end in sight. A recent Knight Frank research reveals an unexpected COVID-19 fallout: majority employees miss the office. The research is based on an extensive survey with 1,600 employees of IT and ITES companies in India. Let’s take a look at what employees miss about being in an office environment.

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