Tributes to Rajiv Gandhi on 28th death anniversary

New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi were among several political leaders on Tuesday who paid homage to late Prime Minister Rajiv... Read more »

Reinvest fast or some startup will gobble you up: AWS

BY NISHANT ARORA  Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) India has such a broad swathe of companies – innovative startups, established enterprises and government customers — and Amazon Web Services (AWS) is more than ready... Read more »

UNSC’s terrorism committee heads warn of returning IS jihadis

BY ARUL LOUIS  United Nations, May 21 (IANS) Following the defeat of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group in Syria and Iraq, the heads of the UN Security Council (UNSC) have warned of... Read more »

UN peacebuilding efforts must align with national priorities

BY ARUL LOUIS  United Nations, May 21 (IANS) Peacebuilding efforts will be successful only if they align with a nation’s priorities and its leaders and institutions are involved in the implementation, according to... Read more »

Chinese-made drones may be stealing data, warns US

Washington, May 21 (IANS) Chinese-made drones may be sending sensitive flight data to their manufacturers in Beijing, where it can be accessed by the government there, the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS)... Read more »

Nepal mountaineer climbs Mt.Everest for 24th time

Kathmandu, May 21 (IANS) A Nepalese Sherpa climber, who broke his own record by scaling Mount Everest for the 23rd time last week, on Tuesday climbed the world’s highest peak for the 24th... Read more »

BCCI CEO Johri wants increment, officials question validity

BY BAIDURJO BHOSE  New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) CEO Rahul Johri who is paid an annual gross salary of Rs 5,76,36,000 other than the... Read more »

Nilekani advises certification for skills in food services

Bengaluru, May 21 (IANS) Indicating formalisation of the food services industry was inevitable in India, Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani on Monday advised stakeholders to have a certification system for skills of their employees... Read more »

Tariffs on shoes ‘catastrophic’: Sneaker brands tell Trump

Washington, May 21 (IANS) Major sneaker brands, including Adidas and Nike, told US President Donald Trump that proposed tariffs on imported shoes from China would be “catastrophic” for American consumers. “Any action taken... Read more »

21 Opposition parties to meet in Delhi on Tuesday

New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Two days ahead of the counting of votes for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, 21 Opposition parties will meet on Tuesday here to discuss the possibilities of a... Read more »

Be vigilant near strong rooms, Priyanka tells partymen

New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Amid reports of new Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) being brought to the strong room in Uttar Pradesh’s Mirzapur, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday appealed to... Read more »

Exit polls make mixed predictions for Andhra Assembly polls

Amaravati, May 21 (IANS) While a majority of the exit polls predicted victory for BJP-led NDA at the Centre, they were divided on the likely outcome in the Andhra Pradesh Assembly elections which... Read more »

In a house of an IPS officer who rented it out, ran an international drug cartel

BY RAJNISH SINGH  Greater Noida, May 21 (IANS) In a house belonging to an IPS officer, who had rented it out, ran an international drug cartel for over two years till it was... Read more »

Restrictions imposed in Srinagar over separatist march

Srinagar, May 21 (IANS) Authorities have imposed restrictions in Srinagar on Tuesday to prevent a separatist-called commemoration march. The Hurriyat Conference has called for the march to the Martyrs Graveyard in the Old... Read more »

Redmi Note 7S with 48MP primary camera now in India

May 20 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi on Monday refreshed its Redmi Note 7 lineup with the 48MP camera-powered Redmi Note 7S for a starting price of Rs 10,999. The 6.3-inch device with... Read more »

Iranian official calls Trump ‘crazy President’

May 21 (IANS) A senior Iranian official called Donald Trump a “crazy President” whose threats against Tehran weren’t going to work, adding that if the US President wanted to talk, he’ll not only... Read more »

UNSC members welcome listing Azhar as international terrorist

May 21 (IANS) The listing of Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar as an international terrorist by a UN sanctions committee after China dropped its longstanding opposition has been welcomed by several Security Council... Read more »

Joko Widodo re-elected as Indonesia President

May 21 (IANS) Joko Widodo has been re-elected as Indonesia’s president after last month’s vote, beating former general Prabowo Subianto. The result was released a day ahead of schedule in the early hours... Read more »

Austrian Formula 1 legend Niki Lauda dies at 70

May 21 (IANS) Three-time Formula One world champion Niki Lauda has passed away, his family has confirmed. He was 70. The legendary Austrian, who took the title for Ferrari in 1975 and 1977... Read more »

Kedhar Jadhav declared fit, no changes in India WC squad

May 21 (IANS) All-rounder Kedar Jadhav, who had sustained a shoulder injury during the recently concluded edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) has been declared fit, ensuring no changes will be made... Read more »