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  • No more excuses: restoring nature is not a silver bullet for global warming, we must cut emissions outright Jul 05, 2022 10:50 AM IST

    No more excuses: restoring nature is not a silver bullet for global warming, we must cut emissions outright

    The priority remains rapidly phasing out fossil fuels, which have contributed 86% of all CO₂ emissions in the past decade.

  • Police respond to July 4 parade amid reports of shooting Jul 04, 2022 10:33 PM IST

    Police respond to July 4 parade amid reports of shooting

    Authorities said on Monday that police are responding to an incident at a Fourth of July parade in a Chicago suburb amid allegations of a shooting. The march reportedly started at roughly 10 am but was abruptly stopped after shots were fired 10 minutes later, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.

  • Kellogg loses UK fight to block ban on sugary cereal promos Jul 04, 2022 09:35 PM IST

    Kellogg loses UK fight to block ban on sugary cereal promos

    The world's largest breakfast food company Kellogg Co. lost a judicial battle Monday to stop England's new anti-obesity regulations that forbid the promotion of sugary cereals.

  • Warren Buffett’s advice for activist investors, private equity in Japan Jul 04, 2022 03:19 PM IST

    Warren Buffett’s advice for activist investors, private equity in Japan

    Activist investing and private equity are growing, but that doesn’t mean Western-style management has all the answers.

  • Moneycontrol Selects: Top stories this afternoon Jul 01, 2022 03:45 PM IST

    Moneycontrol Selects: Top stories this afternoon

    Our specially curated package of the most interesting articles of the day will help you stay at the top of your game.

  • Hong Kong daily COVID cases rise above 2,000, highest since April Jun 29, 2022 02:36 PM IST

    Hong Kong daily COVID cases rise above 2,000, highest since April

    On Wednesday, Hong Kong reported more than 2,000 new coronavirus illnesses.

  • Street artist Alec Monopoly and HyperMint collaborate to release NFTs Jun 28, 2022 02:20 PM IST

    Street artist Alec Monopoly and HyperMint collaborate to release NFTs

    The artist’s Rags to Richie collection provides a street-art, play-to-earn NFT game, a Metaverse club and Digital Art Gallery, in-person exclusive events, and over $1 million in giveaways and prizes as part of its initial plans

  • Oil prices rise amid G7 talks on new Russian sanctions Jun 27, 2022 10:46 PM IST

    Oil prices rise amid G7 talks on new Russian sanctions

    Oil prices rose on Monday during a choppy day as traders watched for potential actions against Russian oil and gas shipments that would result from a gathering of the Group of Seven (G7) leaders in Germany.

  • At least two killed in Russian missile strike on shopping mall, Ukraine says Jun 27, 2022 08:31 PM IST

    At least two killed in Russian missile strike on shopping mall, Ukraine says

    According to Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky, a Russian missile strike on Monday struck a busy mall in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kremenchuk, killing two people and injuring several others.

  • G7 leaders unveil $600 billion plan to rival China's Belt and Road Initiative in developing nations Jun 27, 2022 08:25 PM IST

    G7 leaders unveil $600 billion plan to rival China's Belt and Road Initiative in developing nations

    In a move perceived as a response to China's Belt and Road Initiative, US President Joe Biden and other G7 leaders outlined ambitious plans to mobilise USD 600 billion in investment by 2027 to deliver transparent and game-changing infrastructure projects in developing nations like India.

  • G7 summit venue Schloss Elmau's India connection Jun 27, 2022 08:17 PM IST

    G7 summit venue Schloss Elmau's India connection

    The G7 summit will be held in Germany at Schloss Elmau, which has a strong Indian connection thanks to Lord Ganesha greeting guests and an elephant pattern throughout the building.

  • McDonald's veteran Borden named finance chief in executive shake-up Jun 27, 2022 07:52 PM IST

    McDonald's veteran Borden named finance chief in executive shake-up

    Kevin Ozan, who will leave the fast food company in the middle of 2023, will be replaced as financial chief by Ian Borden, a seasoned corporate employee and president of McDonald's worldwide operations.

  • Afghanistan earthquake survivors unsafe as aftershocks continue -Official Jun 27, 2022 06:38 PM IST

    Afghanistan earthquake survivors unsafe as aftershocks continue -Official

    A senior Afghan official stated on Monday that the area is still unsafe for survivors after the fatal earthquake that struck Afghanistan last week.

  • NATO to boost rapid reaction force, Ukraine military support Jun 27, 2022 06:16 PM IST

    NATO to boost rapid reaction force, Ukraine military support

    As part of its response to a time of strategic competition, the military alliance, according to NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, will roughly be eightfold the size of its fast reaction forces to 300,000 personnel.

  • In Russia’s war, China and India emerge as financiers Jun 26, 2022 11:15 AM IST

    In Russia’s war, China and India emerge as financiers

    Buying cheap oil from Russia offers economic and political advantages, but undercutting the West’s efforts to isolate the Kremlin risks serious diplomatic fallout that neither country wants. China has avoided overtly supporting Russia’s war in public statements, and India has portrayed itself as neutral

  • Bankrupt Sri Lanka runs out of fuel Jun 26, 2022 10:36 AM IST

    Bankrupt Sri Lanka runs out of fuel

    Sri Lanka’s Energy Minister Kanchana Wijesekera said oil cargoes that were due last week did not turn up while those scheduled to arrive next week will also not reach Sri Lanka due to "banking" reasons

  • No ACs, identical suites for leaders: Checking into Schloss Elmau, 'G7 Hotel' where Modi will stay Jun 26, 2022 09:37 AM IST

    No ACs, identical suites for leaders: Checking into Schloss Elmau, 'G7 Hotel' where Modi will stay

    Replete with history, the Schloss Elmau has been making headlines for its pristine and secluded location, peculiar features and more

  • Should you buy now, pay later? Watch out! Jun 25, 2022 10:29 AM IST

    Should you buy now, pay later? Watch out!

    While the financing programs offer upsides like interest-free payments, there are potential dangers. The rule of thumb for financial security is to be aware of your budget and in control of your spending, personal finance, say experts

  • Tether: The coin that could wreck crypto Jun 25, 2022 09:59 AM IST

    Tether: The coin that could wreck crypto

    Concern is mounting over another potential vulnerability in the crypto market: Tether, a company whose namesake currency is a linchpin of crypto trading worldwide

  • U.S. expected to send $450 million in security aid to Ukraine- Officials Jun 23, 2022 11:16 PM IST

    U.S. expected to send $450 million in security aid to Ukraine- Officials

    U.S. sources told Reuters on Thursday that the US is planning to give Ukraine an additional $450 million in security aid,

  • BRICS countries pledge to combat terror finance networks, safe heavens Jun 23, 2022 11:11 PM IST

    BRICS countries pledge to combat terror finance networks, safe heavens

    On Thursday, the BRICS nations issued a resounding denunciation of terrorism in all of its manifestations, including terrorists' cross-border travel, terrorism financing networks, and safe havens.

  • BRICS nations to continue discussion on expansion process: Declaration Jun 23, 2022 11:01 PM IST

    BRICS nations to continue discussion on expansion process: Declaration

    The presidents of the BRICS nations—Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa—said on Thursday that they will keep talking about whether or not to allow new nations to join the club of five on the basis of "complete consultation and consensus."

  • World Bank approves USD 562 million funding for 3 projects in India Jun 23, 2022 10:13 PM IST

    World Bank approves USD 562 million funding for 3 projects in India

    The World Bank announced on Thursday that it had authorised three loans totaling USD 562 million (about Rs 4,393.70 crore) to support projects for education in Gujarat, social protection in Tamil Nadu, and the rehabilitation of the fisheries industry after the epidemic.

  • At BRICS summit, Putin slams 'thoughtless and selfish actions' of certain states that hurt global economy Jun 23, 2022 09:26 PM IST

    At BRICS summit, Putin slams 'thoughtless and selfish actions' of certain states that hurt global economy

    In an apparent allusion to the US and its Western allies, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that the BRICS countries' cooperation in creating a multipolar world is more important than ever.

  • BRICS nations have similar approach to governance of global economy, says PM; calls for mutual cooperation for post-Covid global recovery Jun 23, 2022 09:17 PM IST

    BRICS nations have similar approach to governance of global economy, says PM; calls for mutual cooperation for post-Covid global recovery

    The COVID-19 pandemic's negative impacts on the world economy are still evident, and cooperation among the BRICS countries can be a valuable part of its recovery, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday during a virtual summit of the five-nation alliance hosted by China.

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