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  • India drops to 54th place on Travel and Tourism Development Index, top-ranked in South Asia May 24, 2022 02:07 PM IST

    India drops to 54th place on Travel and Tourism Development Index, top-ranked in South Asia

    The World Economic Forum's biennial travel and tourism study also showed a recovering sector following pandemic lows, though the recovery has been uneven and challenges remain.

  • India on top for trust in domestic companies: Study May 24, 2022 02:02 PM IST

    India on top for trust in domestic companies: Study

    The Edelman Trust Barometer Special Report: The Geopolitical Business, which was released here on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, also showed that geopolitics is now a litmus test for trust in business.

  • PM Modi holds 'fruitful' discussions with Australian counterpart Anthony Albanese in Japan May 24, 2022 02:02 PM IST

    PM Modi holds 'fruitful' discussions with Australian counterpart Anthony Albanese in Japan

    The two leaders are in Japan for the second in-person Quad leaders' summit. "Advancing friendship with Australia. Prime Ministers @narendramodi and @AlboMP held fruitful discussions in Tokyo.

  • President Ram Nath Kovind to visit Madhya Pradesh from May 27 to 29 May 24, 2022 01:52 PM IST

    President Ram Nath Kovind to visit Madhya Pradesh from May 27 to 29

    Ram Nath Kovind will arrive in Bhopal on May 27. The next day, he would take part in the foundation stone laying ceremony of some new health institutions in the state capital, he said.

  • Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal flags off 150 electric buses May 24, 2022 01:43 PM IST

    Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal flags off 150 electric buses

    The Delhi government allocated Rs 1,862 crore for getting electric buses over the next 10 years. The Centre has provided Rs 150 crore.

  • Laminar raises USD 5 mn in seed funding from Leo Capital, Artha India Ventures, others May 24, 2022 01:39 PM IST

    Laminar raises USD 5 mn in seed funding from Leo Capital, Artha India Ventures, others

    Laminar Global is a media-tech company, offering a cloud-based PaaS that enables content owners to launch a full-featured and scalable OTT service.

  • Punjab health minister Vijay Singla arrested after being dismissed by CM Bhagwant Mann over graft charges May 24, 2022 01:13 PM IST

    Punjab health minister Vijay Singla arrested after being dismissed by CM Bhagwant Mann over graft charges

    Singla, AAP MLA representing the Mansa assembly seat, was allegedly taking 1 per cent commission on all tenders floated by Health and Family Welfare department of Punjab government

  • Committed to making US-India partnership among closest on earth: Joe Biden tells PM Modi in Japan May 24, 2022 12:26 PM IST

    Committed to making US-India partnership among closest on earth: Joe Biden tells PM Modi in Japan

    President Joe Biden, during a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Modi after the Quad summit, praised India’s COVID vaccination efforts.

  • Explained | What’s the 4-nation Quad, where did it come from? May 24, 2022 11:27 AM IST

    Explained | What’s the 4-nation Quad, where did it come from?

    Leaders of the US, Japan, Australia and India gathered in Tokyo on Tuesday for a summit of the “Quad.” What is the group, where did it come from and why do diplomats keep coming up with strange names for various partnerships?

  • Local train services on Mumbai's harbour line disrupted due to power issue; office-goers face delays May 24, 2022 10:42 AM IST

    Local train services on Mumbai's harbour line disrupted due to power issue; office-goers face delays

    Following the disruption, a number of passengers, mostly office-goers, complained that trains on the harbour line, which provides connectivity to Navi Mumbai and western suburbs with south Mumbai, were running late by at least 15-20 minutes during the morning rush hour.

  • JSW Energy to seek shareholders' nod to raise up to Rs 5,000 crore May 24, 2022 10:42 AM IST

    JSW Energy to seek shareholders' nod to raise up to Rs 5,000 crore

    The proposed resolution, once passed by the shareholders, will enable the company’s Board of Directors to issue securities for an aggregate amount not exceeding Rs 5,000 crore or its equivalent in any foreign currency, according to the notice of the Annual General Meeting.

  • NHA CEO to take up with TRAI & Telecom authorities regarding poor connectivity in Northeast states May 24, 2022 10:00 AM IST

    NHA CEO to take up with TRAI & Telecom authorities regarding poor connectivity in Northeast states

    The National Health Authority CEO was here on Monday to review the flagship Ayushman Bharat and Ayushman Sangam with health authorities of all eight NE states. In the meeting, all state representatives aired concerns about connectivity of remote inhabitation in the northeast region.

  • Quad moving ahead with a constructive agenda for Indo-Pacific: PM Modi May 24, 2022 09:55 AM IST

    Quad moving ahead with a constructive agenda for Indo-Pacific: PM Modi

    The leaders of the Quad, comprising India, Australia, the US and Japan, met in the Japanese capital in the midst of the geopolitical flux triggered by the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the steady decline in each member country’s bilateral ties with China.

  • Quad leaders meet in Tokyo at 2nd in-person summit May 24, 2022 07:28 AM IST

    Quad leaders meet in Tokyo at 2nd in-person summit

    The Quad or Quadrilateral Security Dialogue comprises India, the US, Japan and Australia.

  • Japanese PM Fumio Kishida receives PM Modi at Quad Leaders' Summit in Tokyo May 24, 2022 07:24 AM IST

    Japanese PM Fumio Kishida receives PM Modi at Quad Leaders' Summit in Tokyo

    Prime Minister Modi will attend the summit of the Quad leaders which is aimed at further bolstering cooperation among the member nations of the influential grouping and discussing developments in the strategic Indo-Pacific region.

  • Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot approves proposal to do away with job interview for most services May 24, 2022 06:16 AM IST

    Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot approves proposal to do away with job interview for most services

    According to a statement, interview will continue for the posts under the Rajasthan State and Subordinate Services (Direct Recruitment by Combined Competitive Examination) Rules, 1999, and some other posts.

  • Modi proposes 'Japan Week' to celebrate Japanese contribution to India's development journey May 23, 2022 06:14 PM IST

    Modi proposes 'Japan Week' to celebrate Japanese contribution to India's development journey

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a roundtable with Japanese business leaders here in which top executives and CEOs of 34 Japanese companies participated.

  • Making allegations against judges unfortunately becoming new fashion, says SC May 23, 2022 06:12 PM IST

    Making allegations against judges unfortunately becoming new fashion, says SC

    The apex court, while hearing an appeal filed by an advocate who was found guilty of contempt by the Madras High Court and was sentenced to undergo two weeks of simple imprisonment, observed that making allegations against judges is rampant in Uttar Pradesh and now it is happening in Bombay and Madras also.

  • Centre bulldozing federal structure; BJP rule worse than that of Hitler, Stalin: Mamata Banerjee May 23, 2022 06:06 PM IST

    Centre bulldozing federal structure; BJP rule worse than that of Hitler, Stalin: Mamata Banerjee

    Mamata Banerjee stated that central agencies should be given autonomy” to protect democracy.

  • Credai, Naredco expect steel prices to come down after govt's measures May 23, 2022 04:34 PM IST

    Credai, Naredco expect steel prices to come down after govt's measures

    Realtors’ bodies Credai and Naredco have hailed the government’s measures to bring down the prices of steel and cement and hoped that the manufacturers will pass on the benefits to their customers.

  • Tata Power, Tata Motors to develop 7MWp solar rooftop May 23, 2022 02:27 PM IST

    Tata Power, Tata Motors to develop 7MWp solar rooftop

    Tata Power and Tata Motors have collaborated to develop a 7 MWp solar rooftop project at the latter’s passenger vehicle plant in Chikhali, Pune.

  • Manish Sisodia to present 'Delhi Education Model' at Education World Forum 2022 in London Monday May 23, 2022 01:15 PM IST

    Manish Sisodia to present 'Delhi Education Model' at Education World Forum 2022 in London Monday

    "Will share the story of 'restoring faith in govt school system' before education ministers and educationists from 112 countries, who are gathered here to discuss the future of education," Sisodia added.

  • PM Modi meets CEO of Japanese clothing brand Uniqlo May 23, 2022 12:56 PM IST

    PM Modi meets CEO of Japanese clothing brand Uniqlo

    The PM Mega Integrated Textile Regions and Apparel (PM MITRA) Parks Scheme is aimed at developing textile parks through a special purpose vehicle owned by the central and state government and in a public-private partnership (PPP) model.

  • Thunderstorm, rain cool Delhi; traffic snarls reported in parts of city May 23, 2022 12:54 PM IST

    Thunderstorm, rain cool Delhi; traffic snarls reported in parts of city

    Trees got uprooted in some parts of the national capital and traffic snarls were reported in various stretches, including ITO, DND and near AIIMS, on the first working day of the week.

  • No possibility of 4th COVID-19 wave in current situation: Maharashtra health minister May 23, 2022 12:13 PM IST

    No possibility of 4th COVID-19 wave in current situation: Maharashtra health minister

    Tope said nearly 200 to 250 cases were being reported in the state every day and there was not much increase in these numbers.

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