Author: Aditya Andharia

The images reaching us from Boutcha, a liberated town near kyiv, are unbearable. In the streets, hundreds of cowardly murdered civilians. My compassion for the victims, my solidarity with the Ukrainians. The Russian authorities will have to answer for these crimes. Civilians were being murdered in Irpin, too. One photo that circulated earlier showed an improvise grave of a mother and her son, who were shot by Russians as they were trying to flee the city. Neighbors buried them in their apartment building’s courtyard More than 700,000 French people live with autism. 1 in 100 children grow up with it.…

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The Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) registered their second consecutive victory in the TATA Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 by defeating the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) by 12 runs on Monday at the DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai. Fifties from skipper KL Rahul and Deepak Hooda guided the Lucknow Super Giants to a competitive total of 169-7 before Avesh Khan’s 4-wicket haul helped the LSG bowling attack restrict SRH to 157/9. Chasing 170, SRH lost skipper Kane Williamson early in the innings. After smashing a four and a six each, the SRH skipper was caught at short fine leg off Avesh…

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A Macquarie Capital Securities (India) Pvt. analyst who was early to foresee Paytm market woes has slashed its price objective for the Indian digital payments start-up’s shares by 71 percent since its November market debut.   According to Suresh Ganapathy, a Macquarie analyst, the company’s pricing estimate has been reduced from 700 rupees ($5.90) to 450 rupees ($5.90). In fact, he hasn’t changed his Paytm sales or profit forecasts. On Wednesday, the share price reached 634.05 rupees.   Paytm’s initial public offering in India was the biggest ever, but the company has subsequently suffered a number of hurdles. The Reserve Bank of…

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