Category: Finance

Congress-AIUDF alliance will open ‘all gates’ for infiltrators in Assam: Amit Shah

NALBARI (Assam): Pitching for another term for a BJP-led government in Assam to “safeguard” the interests of the state, Home Minister Amit Shah said on...

‘Pandemic an eye-opener to increase allocation for health sector’

Hyderabad: The Covid-19 pandemic should serve as an eye-opener for the government to increase allocation for the health sector in the Union Budget 2020-21, feel...

Farmers’ Republic Day tractor parade: Tableaux to depict protest against agri laws

New Delhi: The Republic Day tractor parade by agitating farmers will feature a number of tableaux from across states depicting village life, the protest against...

Vaccinated people may still transmit COVID-19, warns England’s chief medic

London: One of England’s leading medical officers on Sunday urged the public to continue to follow the strict lockdown rules because any vaccine-related immunity from...

NCLT admits Antrix Corporation’s winding up plea for Devas Multimedia, appoints liquidator

New Delhi: The National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has admitted the petition filed by Antrix Corporation, the commercial arm of Indian Space Research Organisation, for...

Soothe Healthcare eyes Rs 500 crore revenue in 3 years

NEW DELHI: Homegrown personal hygiene products maker Soothe Healthcare, whose brands are Paree sanitary pads and Super Cute diapers, is looking at a revenue of...

Police crack down on Russian protests against jailing of Kremlin foe Navalny

MOSCOW: Police detained more than 3,000 people and used force to break up rallies across Russia on Saturday as tens of thousands of protesters ignored...

Japanese tech form NTT data acquires 6-acre land in Greater Noida to set up data centre

New Delhi: Japanese technology firm NTT Data has acquired 6-acre land in Greater Noida to set up a data centre with an investment of Rs...

The Trump presidency is now history. So how will it rank?

In the race to the bottom for the title of worst American president, the same few sorry names appear at the end of almost every...

View: How the tyranny of distance amplifies some protests, ignores others

Nine years ago, vicious sectarian riots broke out between Bodos and Muslims in the Kokrajhar district of Assam. The disturbances left nearly 80 people dead...

China passes law to give coastguard power to fire on foreign vessels, demolish structures in disputed waters

In a move that is expected to escalate tensions between China and its neighbours, Beijing has passed a law that gives power to its coastguard...

New warning on vaccine supplies sparks EU concern

A warning from AstraZeneca that initial supplies of its Covid vaccinations to Europe will be lower than expected has sparked new concerns over the rollout...

Live news updates: Boris Johnson presses Biden for new trade deal

!1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Canada voiced “deep concern” Saturday and urged Moscow to “immediately release” those detained at protests in Russia demanding...

India, China to hold 9th round of military talks on Sunday

NEW DELHI: India and China are set to hold their ninth round of Corps Commander-level talks on Sunday with a focus on ways to move...

Citizenship data is latest rollback of Trump census efforts

The U.S. Census Bureau is suspending efforts to create neighborhood-level statistics on the citizenship and age of residents, using 2020 census data, in the latest...

Centre effects major secretary-level bureaucratic reshuffle

Senior IAS officer Alok Tandon has been appointed mines secretary as part of a major top-level bureaucratic reshuffle effected by the Centre. Tandon, a 1986-batch...

Greek MPs urge strong security partnership with India to balance Turkey-Pakistan alliance

NEW DELHI: India and Greece needs to develop on its civilizational linkages and develop a partnership for the current times that could, among other issues,...

Fifty years, not out: Glory at the Gabba can be traced to the coming of age of Indian cricket in 1971

What is Indian cricket’s coming-of-age moment? 1983 would be up there — colour television had just arrived in urban India; we saw Kapil Dev lift...

Super power: India finally emerges as the lords of Test cricket, the ultimate crucible of the game

India has been cricket’s economic super power since the days of Jagmohan Dalmiya. The IPL has amplified its commercial clout manifold. It is the sport’s...

Overcoming vaccine hesitancy — the key to a successful Covid-19 inoculation drive

Please do come. There is no queue, it won’t take long,” Akash Kumar Jha says persuasively, as he speaks on the phone to a doctor...

budget 2021: Government should provide income support & invest in public health: Jahangir Aziz

2020 was a cataclysmic year with a once-in-a-century pandemic crisis made worse by a deepening economic crisis. Governments and their policies played a crucial role...

budget 2021: Government should provide income support & invest in public health: Jahangir Aziz

2020 was a cataclysmic year with a once-in-a-century pandemic crisis made worse by a deepening economic crisis. Governments and their policies played a crucial role...

Netaji would have been proud to see the India of today, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi

KOLKATA: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while launching year-long events to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of freedom fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose on Saturday said...

Under the leadership of PM Modi, govt will resolve the inter-state border disputes in North-East: Amit Shah

Guwahati: Union home minister Amit Shah said that under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi government will resolve the inter-state border disputes in the...

From LAC to LoC, world is witnessing avatar of India envisioned by Netaji: PM Modi

KOLKATA (WEST BENGAL): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the armed forces were giving a befitting reply to challenges along LoC with Pakistan and...