Friday, 28 January, 2022


KMC suspends pension disbursement, mayor says not aware of move

Kolkata, Jan 28 (PTI) The Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) will be suspending disbursement of pension for a section of retired employees from next...

AP welcomes IAS cadre rules change with a rider

Amaravati, Jan 28 (PTI): Andhra Pradesh government has welcomed the proposed changes in the IAS (Cadre) Rules, 1954 but with a rider that...

Gujarat records 12,131 new COVID-19 cases, 30 deaths

Ahmedabad, Jan 28 (PTI) Gujarat recorded 12,131 new coronavirus infections and 30 deaths in the last 24 hours, the state health department said on...

Delhi Cabinet approves ex gratia relief to farmers affected by unseasonal rains

New Delhi, Jan 28 (PTI) The Delhi Cabinet on Friday approved ex gratia relief to farmers at the rate of Rs 20,000 per acre...

Raj: Provision of dress code for Mukhyamantri Yuva Sambal Yojna repealed

Jaipur, Jan 28 (PTI) The Rajasthan government has cancelled the provision of dress code for those doing their internship under the Mukhyamantri Yuva Sambal...

Adopt anganwadis, help children get nutritious diet, MP CM tells people

Bhopal, Jan 28 (PTI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday asked financially well-off people to adopt anganwadis so that children...

Ponzi scheme: Man on the run since 2020 arrested in Thane

Thane, Jan 28 (PTI) A man on the run since November, 2020 after allegedly cheating investors has been arrested, a Thane police official...

Revamp entire arbitration clause, HC tells authorities

Chennai, Jan 28 (PTI) The Madras High Court on Friday asked authorities to revamp the entire arbitration clause while dismissing an application from...

Delhi records 4,044 Covid cases, 25 deaths; positivity rate down to 8.6 pc

New Delhi, Jan 28 (PTI) Delhi on Friday reported 4,044 fresh COVID-19 cases and 25 deaths, while the positivity rate dropped slightly to 8.6...

DU issues notification to discontinue M.Phil from next academic session

New Delhi, Jan 28 (PTI) The Delhi University has issued a notification stating that M.Phil will be discontinued from the next academic session in...

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Apple needs to break out of its comfort zone with bold mega deals à la Microsoft

Historically, large M&A hasn’t been Apple’s style. However, with its resources, the company can certainly take the risk to transform its business and expand its capabilities.
V. Anantha Nageswaran

Who is V Anantha Nageswaran, new chief economic advisor? IIM-A grad, academic, PM’s ex-advisor

Nageswaran, who has taught at various B-schools in India and Singapore, takes charge days before the tabling of the Economic Survey and the Union Budget.


Representational image of Indian Navy ships | Photo: Commons

India carrying out more warship patrols than ever to catch China in crowded global seas

Estimated 125 foreign naval vessels are in the Indian Ocean at any given time, roughly 3 times the number deployed in the wake of the 9/11 attacks when the US invaded Afghanistan.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.