• 31 Aug, 2021 09:03 PM IST

    Infibeam Avenues and Parag Milk Food stole the show as both stocks gained more than 10 per cent, whereas AU Small Finance Bank settled with double digit cuts. Airtel and realty stocks continued to extend their gains.

  • 31 Aug, 2021 09:01 PM IST

    The CBI team visited Nandigram and met Debabrata Maitys family members. They also visited the spot where Trinamool Congress Supremo met with an accident ahead of the assembly polls and spoke to the locals in Nandigram.

  • 31 Aug, 2021 08:57 PM IST

    Indians have invested $1.53 billion in debt, equities and bank deposits through the LRS since the pandemic-induced lockdown in March 2020, the highest since 2004-05 when the window was introduced, data on outward remittances released by the central bank showed.

  • 31 Aug, 2021 08:44 PM IST

    The worst terror attack on American soil led to increased and sometimes tension-filled security measures in airports across the world. The cataclysm has also contributed to other changes large and small that have reshaped the airline industry - and, for consumers, made air travel more stressful than ever.

  • 31 Aug, 2021 08:42 PM IST

    Dont talk to me about such drivel. It was a party meeting, with a lot on the agenda. The cadre choose to speak as they please on such occasions, Nitish Kumar said, referring to the JD(U) national council meeting of Sunday where the party had sought to make a cult figure out of the leader who has now become the longest serving chief minister of the state.

  • 31 Aug, 2021 08:40 PM IST

    The first plant with world class safety standards will be set up in Thervoy Kandigai, Gummudipundi near Chennai and Lucas TVS expects to build other plants throughout India to support the growing energy storage, electric mobility and lead acid battery replacement markets.

  • 31 Aug, 2021 08:27 PM IST

    The Conference Board reported Tuesday that its consumer confidence index dropped to a reading of 113.8 in August, down from a revised 125.1 in July.

  • 31 Aug, 2021 08:19 PM IST

    The 46th Toronto International Film Festival will be held from September 9 to September 18.

  • 31 Aug, 2021 08:18 PM IST

    As per the amended MoA, the company will also enter into integrated solid waste/ biomass management including Waste to Energy using municipal solid waste as fuel for power generation, using biomass as fuel for power generation.

  • 31 Aug, 2021 08:15 PM IST

    The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi had issued the order for appointment of Singh as the new BSF DG on August 25.

  • Taapsee Pannu-starrer psychological thriller ‘Blurr wraps production31 Aug, 2021 08:13 PM IST

    The psychological thriller chronicles the story of a girl caught up in unavoidable circumstances.

  • Travel bodies mull approaching MHA and civil aviation ministry over ban on commercial flights31 Aug, 2021 08:11 PM IST

    The developments come even as countries such as Sri Lanka have reopened for fully vaccinated tourists from India including those who got Covaxin. While continuing with the ban for this month, DGCA said the restriction shall not apply to international all-cargo operations and flights specifically approved by the DGCA and that international scheduled flights may be allowed on selected routes by the competent authority on a case-to-case basis.

  • ‘Nefarious complicity’: SC directs prosecution of errant NOIDA, Supertech officers31 Aug, 2021 08:09 PM IST

    NOIDA made no effort to ensure compliance of the Uttar Pradesh Apartments Act 2010, as a result of which the rights of the flat purchasers have been brazenly violated, it said.

  • Tomatoes For Neela: Padma Lakshmi cooks up a childrens book with a message31 Aug, 2021 08:09 PM IST

    The book mixes the authors memories of family cooking with practical food advice, a nod to farmworkers and even a pair of recipes.

  • South Korea bans Google, Apple payment monopolies31 Aug, 2021 08:05 PM IST

    The tech giants have faced widespread criticism over their practice of requiring app developers to use in-app purchasing systems, for which the companies receive commissions of up to 30%.

  • Take a walk: Researchers link time spent in nature with decreased anxiety31 Aug, 2021 08:03 PM IST

    The idea of writing out park or nature prescriptions has taken hold particularly among pediatricians.

  • Facebook, WhatsApp release compliance reports under new IT rules31 Aug, 2021 08:02 PM IST

    The US-based social media network proactively acted on 3.5 million posts related to violent and graphic content and 2.6 million posts concerning adult nudity and sexual activity, it said in the report, published in line with the new IT Intermediary Guidelines.

  • Thai crypto exchange Zipmex raises $41 mn from Bank of Ayudhya, others31 Aug, 2021 08:02 PM IST

    BAY joins Thai media companies, Plan B Media Pcl and Master Ad Pcl, and foreign venture capital funds in the investment round.

  • Private airport operators expected to spend Rs 42,000 cr on capacity expansion: Crisil31 Aug, 2021 08:01 PM IST

    Prior to the pandemic hitting the country in early 2020, private airports were bursting at their seams, operating at over 115 per cent of their design capacity. It was around 175 million passengers on a design capacity of about 150 million passengers, as per the ratings agency.

  • India poised for stronger growth on structural reforms, govt capex push: CEA KV Subramanian31 Aug, 2021 08:00 PM IST

    Indias economic growth surged to 20.1 per cent in the April-June quarter of this fiscal, helped by a low base in the year-ago period, amid a devastating second wave of the COVID-19. The gross domestic product (GDP) had contracted by 24.4 per cent in the corresponding April-June quarter of 2020-21, according to data released by the National Statistical Office (NSO) on Tuesday.

  • Rajasthan schools to reopen for classes 9 to 12 on September 1; SOP issued31 Aug, 2021 07:57 PM IST

    The department has made preparations for a possible third wave of COVID-19, and we have now decided to take tests every month to evaluate students. The results of these tests will be used to evaluate students whenever the need arises in the future, Dotasra added.

  • Monoclonal antibody treatment combo keeps high-risk Covid patients out of hospital: Study31 Aug, 2021 07:53 PM IST

    The research enrolled nearly 1,400 patients, of whom 696 received the drug combo.

  • Gujarat Congress ups the ante on Covid deaths31 Aug, 2021 07:49 PM IST

    On Tuesday, leader of opposition Paresh Dhanani upped the ante against the Government on Covid deaths during the second wave and stated that while his party has already launched Covid-19 Nyay Yatra across the state to reach out to the families who have lost their member to pandemic, the party will continue the Yatra till the state government doesn’t announce judicial inquiry into the role of government in the deaths during pandemic.

  • What are 51% attacks in cryptocurrencies?31 Aug, 2021 07:44 PM IST

    51% attack, which has evolved in recent years and has been quite successful. Numerous 51 per cent attacks have taken place in recent years. In August 2021, Bitcoin SV (BSV) slid about 5 per cent value after an attack.

  • Saudi TV: Drone attack on airport wounds 8, damages plane31 Aug, 2021 07:44 PM IST

    The Saudi-led military coalition fighting the Iran-backed Shiite rebels in Yemen did not elaborate on the attack or provide details about the casualties, beyond saying that its forces had intercepted the explosive drone.

  • The science of how six servings a day of fermented foods can lower inflammation31 Aug, 2021 07:39 PM IST

    There are probably thousands of different types of fermented foods consumed around the world.

  • Smaller players borrow more than large corporates this year, but private banks lend at faster pace31 Aug, 2021 07:35 PM IST

    While bank lending to large corporates continues to contract, lending to MSMEs, agriculture and retail picked up sharply in July this year over previous years levels, data on sectoral deployment of bank credit released by the Reserve Bank shows.

  • Delhi HC seeks Centres stand on plea to exclude paramilitary forces from new pension scheme31 Aug, 2021 07:31 PM IST

    The plea by Humara Desh Humare Jawan Trust has sought a direction to the Centre to include the forces under the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) in the old pension scheme, in parity with the armed forces under the Defence Ministry.

  • Numbers to improve over the next 6-12 months; investment cycle to pick up in FY23: Rahul Bajoria31 Aug, 2021 07:30 PM IST

    “The uncertainty prevailing around growth is likely to decline. That is a very comfortable message for the government and the RBI. ”

  • Ministry of Railways seeks suggestion on new guideline for station redevelopment31 Aug, 2021 07:27 PM IST

    The ministry of railways has come up with draft guidelines for developers selected to redevelop the railway station, wherein the developers will also offer rebate in case the railway makes the payment within three days of the deadline.

  • Prosus to pay $4.7B for BillDesk31 Aug, 2021 07:16 PM IST

    Prosus Ventures is set to buy BillDesk, one of India’s oldest digital payment firms, for a cool $4.7 billion in what will be one of the acquisitions ever in the sector.

  • Managing The Manufacturing Workforce31 Aug, 2021 07:15 PM IST
  • S&P 500, Nasdaq slip on tech weakness, but set for monthly gains31 Aug, 2021 07:14 PM IST

    The benchmark S&P 500 was headed for its seventh consecutive month of gains, with a near 3 per cent rise in August, after Fed Chair Jerome Powell last week signaled no rush to tighten its monetary policy, helping equities continue their rally.

  • MCA petitions NCLT seeking attachment of assets of videocon promoters31 Aug, 2021 07:13 PM IST

    The MCA has clarified that they are not seeking any reliefs against the corporate debtor (companies) but they are impleaded and the reliefs are only against erstwhile promoters and key managerial personnel of the group but not against the company.

  • Auto sales preview: Sales recovery to continue in August but supply-side issues persist31 Aug, 2021 07:12 PM IST

    Dealers are witnessing a strong rise in enquiries and order booking across segments, say analysts, anticipating strong sales in the festive season. But the shortage of semiconductor chips is hurting the sector.

  • Registration of homes in Mumbai municipal region jumps 2.5 times to 6,784 units in August31 Aug, 2021 07:12 PM IST

    The registrations for August 2021 were also 16 per cent higher compared to the pre-pandemic period of August 2019.

  • View: Taliban Bunty, wannabe media star31 Aug, 2021 07:08 PM IST

    The chap – let’s just call him Bunty, since he wishes to remain anonymous -- had heard that with my decades of experience as a fearless journalist in India, I was in a position to help him become the next Mirwais Haidari Haqdoost. ‘The next who?’ I had also asked Bunty.

  • Kerala reports 30,203 fresh COVID cases, 115 deaths31 Aug, 2021 07:07 PM IST

    The test positivity rate (TPR), which had dipped to 16.74 per cent on Monday, rose to 18.86 per cent after testing of 1,60,152 samples in the last 24 hours, according to a state government release.

  • Jaipur tech firm boss gives staff holiday to watch Money Heist. Calls it Netflix & Chill day ... but whos going to tell him?31 Aug, 2021 07:06 PM IST

    The CEO of Verve Logic has announced a holiday on September 3 as the fifth season of Money Heist hits Netflix.

  • Contributed Rs 2.74 lakh crore to exchequer in past 10 years: Vedanta31 Aug, 2021 07:04 PM IST

    Over the past 10 years, the company has made a total contribution of Rs 2.74 lakh crore to the national exchequer, it said. Despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic during the fiscal, Vedantas tax contribution in FY21 was nearly Rs 550 crore higher than the previous financial year.

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