India rocks to Asia’s first Lollapalooza festival

One of the world's longest-running festivals kicked off in Mumbai Saturday for the Indian financial hub's biggest music extravaganza since the end of the pandemic. 

Lollapalooza's arrival in Mumbai is the first time the festival has been staged in Asia after branching out from its American origins in the past decade.

Oil hit the 100 USD a Barrel Record - World Stock Markets Collapsed

Oil prices have surpassed 0 per barrel, and stock prices around the world have collapsed after Russian President Vladimir Putin declared a "military operation" in Ukraine with a hint of a bigger war.

Exchanges have collapsed since earlier this week after the Kremlin recognized two breakaway regions in eastern Ukraine on Monday night and later sent "peacekeepers" to them.

Bollywood in spotlight of ‘Call My Agent’ spinoff

The director behind a biting look at India's entertainment industry says the backroom dealings and bold personalities of Bollywood have proven a rich target for satire.

Shaad Ali's latest venture is a local adaptation of a runaway hit Netflix series that follows four hapless French talent agents as they wrangle and coddle their celebrity clients.

India expands faltering vaccine drive as new cases soar

India's devastating Covid surge accelerated further on May 1 with more than 400,000 new cases recorded in 24 hours, as it opened its faltering vaccination programme to all adults.

Indian authorities lowered their guard in the early part of the year after infections fell, lifting restrictions on most activity and allowing mass religious and political gatherings to take place.

India Becomes Centre of Coronavirus Pandemic with Record High Numbers

India registered unprecedented peak of 217,353 coronavirus cases on a single day today, as authorities enforced more restrictions to contain a severe second wave of infections.

The new infections were 7.6 per cent higher than yesterday, when the country registered 200,739 cases, according to Health Ministry.