Noted Indian historian Sanjay Subrahmanyam has won Israel’s prestigious Dan David Prize for this year for his work on inter-cultural encounters between Asians, Europeans and people of North and South America during the early modern era. Mr Subrahmanyam, son of strategic analyst K Subrahmanyam and brother of former foreignRead More →

The rupee weakened by 17 paise to trade at 71.33 against the dollar in opening session on Friday following sustained demand for the greenback from importers amid foreign fund outflow and rising global crude prices. The dollar’s gain against major world currencies also impacted the rupee sentiment, forex dealers said. AtRead More →

The rupee darted up 9 paise to 71.02 against the dollar in early trade on Thursday amid a reversal in foreign fund outflows even as oil prices hardened. At the forex market, the domestic unit opened slightly higher at 71.06 and built on the gains to reach 71.02. Snapping aRead More →

The rupee inched up 2 paise to 71.22 against the dollar in early trade on Friday amid a dip in crude oil prices and fresh foreign fund inflows. At the forex market, the local unit opened almost flat at 71.23 and stayed in a narrow range. The rupee had skidded byRead More →

The rupee depreciated by 33 paise to 71.30 against the US dollar in early trade on Tuesday at the forex market on fresh demand for the US currency from importers. Strength in dollar against some currencies overseas and a lower opening in domestic equities kept pressure on the domestic unit, dealersRead More →

 The rupee gained some strength against the dollar on Thursday. At the days highest point, the rupee touched 71.05 against the greenback, marking a gain of 19 paise against the American currency. Weakness in the dollar overseas along with mild gains in the domestic equity markets supported the rupee, sayRead More →

Chris Gayle said the Windies will “get a bit of respect” at this year’s World Cup after claiming a 2-2 series draw with tournament hosts and favourites England on Saturday. Oshane Thomas and Gayle starred as the Windies thrashed England by seven wickets in the fifth and final one-day internationalRead More →