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Abhijeet Kumar

Will Congress tie up with AAP for Delhi polls? Jairam Ramesh answers

Jharkhand, Haryana, and Maharashtra are slated to go to the polls later this year, while Assembly elections in Delhi will be held early next year

Will Congress tie up with AAP for Delhi polls? Jairam Ramesh answers
Updated On : 08 Jul 2024 | 5:39 PM IST

Is the future here already?

Delhi and Bengaluru's water shortage is reminiscent of dystopian fiction

Is the future here already?
Updated On : 05 Jul 2024 | 11:02 PM IST

Microsoft announces 3rd round of layoffs as tech sector continues to bleed

Number of job cuts in tech sector has crossed 100,000 with major companies like Google and Toshiba also handing out pink slips

Microsoft announces 3rd round of layoffs as tech sector continues to bleed
Updated On : 05 Jul 2024 | 5:38 PM IST

Has Airtel's customer database been breached by hackers? Company says this

A hacker had posted on X that data of nearly 375 million Airtel customers, including phone numbers, email addresses, and Aadhaar numbers, were supposedly for sale on the dark web

Has Airtel's customer database been breached by hackers? Company says this
Updated On : 05 Jul 2024 | 3:21 PM IST

As rainfall cools down temperatures, now vegetable prices start heating up

Comparatively, wholesale tomato prices surged by 112 per cent, from last month. Potato and Onion prices have also risen rainfall affects transportation across states

As rainfall cools down temperatures, now vegetable prices start heating up
Updated On : 05 Jul 2024 | 3:08 PM IST

Is govt's new EV policy seeing a muted response from car companies?

The Ministry of Heavy Industries, responsible for automotive industry matters, has conducted one round of consultations with carmakers but has not yet secured significant commitments

Is govt's new EV policy seeing a muted response from car companies?
Updated On : 05 Jul 2024 | 12:57 PM IST

Train travel woes to ease: Railways to add 10k non-AC coaches in two years

In FY25, 4,485 coaches will be produced, including 2,605 general coaches, 1,470 non-AC sleeper coaches, 323 SLR coaches, 32 high-capacity parcel vans, and 55 pantry cars, featuring Amrit Bharat models

Train travel woes to ease: Railways to add 10k non-AC coaches in two years
Updated On : 05 Jul 2024 | 10:11 AM IST

What is the worth of a Dior handbag? Only Rs 4700, an Italian probe reveals

Similarly, Armani's handbags are purchased from suppliers for 93 euros (Rs 8,385), resold to the brand for 250 euros (Rs 22,540), and ultimately priced around 1,800 euros (Rs 1.62 lakh) in stores

What is the worth of a Dior handbag? Only Rs 4700, an Italian probe reveals
Updated On : 04 Jul 2024 | 3:54 PM IST

OnePlus names Chinese exec for India head position amid retail problems

Robin Liu, who was recently the chief executive for OnePlus's North American region, will now oversee the India operations

OnePlus names Chinese exec for India head position amid retail problems
Updated On : 04 Jul 2024 | 2:40 PM IST

With four more bridge collapses in a day, Bihar tally touches 10 in 2 weeks

Four bridges collapsed within 24 hours in Bihar on July 3, marking the tenth such event in the state over the past 15 days. Here is why the bridges aren't able to stand tall in bad weather

With four more bridge collapses in a day, Bihar tally touches 10 in 2 weeks
Updated On : 04 Jul 2024 | 1:11 PM IST

Eli Lilly's popular drug Mounjaro stuck at Indian regulators' counter

Eli Lilly's Mounjaro, a blockbuster diabetes medication and a highly popular obesity treatment is still awaiting approval from CDSCO despite a SEC clearance

Eli Lilly's popular drug Mounjaro stuck at Indian regulators' counter
Updated On : 04 Jul 2024 | 12:09 PM IST

Did Air India divert a flight for Indian cricket team? DGCA seeks report

The DGCA has asked Air India for an explanation after reports surfaced that a scheduled Newark to Delhi flight was diverted to Barbados to transport India's T20 World Cup-winning cricket team

Did Air India divert a flight for Indian cricket team? DGCA seeks report
Updated On : 04 Jul 2024 | 9:40 AM IST

MoRTH to appoint non-technical consultant for faster highway construction

The objective of the appointment is to streamline the awarding and construction processes for highways by improving land acquisition procedures, according to a report

MoRTH to appoint non-technical consultant for faster highway construction
Updated On : 03 Jul 2024 | 3:34 PM IST

Maharashtra seeks Centre's nod to link traffic fines with bank accounts

In 2023, Odisha considered collecting fines directly from bank accounts of traffic violators

Maharashtra seeks Centre's nod to link traffic fines with bank accounts
Updated On : 03 Jul 2024 | 3:29 PM IST

Hathras stampede: UP religious gathering claims 121 lives; Latest updates

The stampede at an event in Hathras by Suraj Pal, known as 'Bhole Baba', caused devastating suffocation and a pile-up of bodies, marking it as one of the most severe tragedies in recent years

Hathras stampede: UP religious gathering claims 121 lives; Latest updates
Updated On : 03 Jul 2024 | 9:55 AM IST

Chandrayaan's rover makes significant discoveries on Moon's south pole

The Chandrayaan-3 mission's Pragyan rover found small rock fragments scattered around the rim, wall slopes, and floor of small craters in the southern high-latitude landing area

Chandrayaan's rover makes significant discoveries on Moon's south pole
Updated On : 02 Jul 2024 | 5:58 PM IST

Indian-American physician held guilty of healthcare billing fraud in US

After Chicago-based ex-billionaire Rishi Shah, India-origin physician Mona Ghosh has pleaded guilty to two counts of healthcare fraud, each carrying a potential penalty of up to ten years in prison

Indian-American physician held guilty of healthcare billing fraud in US
Updated On : 02 Jul 2024 | 4:16 PM IST

Karnataka Labour Minister presses Byju's to resolve former employees' dues

Labour Minister Santosh Lad revealed that approximately 160 to 200 employees had approached the Labour Department, with total outstanding dues amounting to around Rs 4.5 crore

Karnataka Labour Minister presses Byju's to resolve former employees' dues
Updated On : 02 Jul 2024 | 2:46 PM IST

Red Sea crisis is increasing the distance and time of global sea transport

These longer routes are detrimental to global efforts to reduce carbon emissions as ships are re-routing thousands of miles around Africa's Horn to avoid the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden

Red Sea crisis is increasing the distance and time of global sea transport
Updated On : 02 Jul 2024 | 1:10 PM IST

Delhi rain alert: IMD says heavy rain in next 2 days, issues orange alert

The orange alert signifies a preparedness advisory for authorities due to the potential for severe weather conditions that might disrupt daily life or pose risks to safety

Delhi rain alert: IMD says heavy rain in next 2 days, issues orange alert
Updated On : 02 Jul 2024 | 10:54 AM IST