IndiGo’s co-founder raises USD 820 million in block sale deal

New Delhi: Coming as a positive development for India’s biggest airlines IndiGo, one of its co-founder raised about USD 820 million from selling part of its holding. This has been the largest block equity sale in the country since 2019. As per the reports, Rakesh Gangwal sold 22.5 million shares of InterGlobe Aviation Ltd. at […]

Hollywood stars wear red pin badges at the Oscars to call for ceasefire in Gaza

Hollywood stars wear red pin badges at the Oscars to call for ceasefire in Gaza

Stars wear pins calling for immediate ceasefire in Gaza as well as release of captives Los Angeles: Celebrities, including musicians Billie Eilish and Finneas O’Connell, Poor Things star Mark Ruffalo, and comedian Ramy Youssef, wore red pins at the 96th Academy Awards to call for a ceasefire in Gaza. But what is the symbolism behind […]

Hamas chief blames Israel for stalled ceasefire talks, leaves door open

Hamas chief blames Israel for stalled ceasefire talks, leaves door open

Cairo: Hamas chief Ismail Haniyeh blamed Israel for stalling ceasefire talks and rejecting Hamas’s demand to end the war on Gaza, but said the group was still seeking a negotiated solution. Haniyeh said Israel hadn’t yet given a commitment to end its military offensive, pull out its forces and allow displaced Palestinians to return to […]

King Charles hails Commonwealth but misses annual celebrations

London: King Charles on Monday hailed the work of the Commonwealth as it celebrates its 75th anniversary this year, although the British monarch will be absent from annual celebrations for the organisation he leads as he recuperates from cancer treatment. The Commonwealth Day events are the most significant annual royal occasion that Charles, 75, will […]

UPSC Civil Services 2025: Jamia RCA to open applications for free coaching prog

New Delhi: The Residential Coaching Academy (RCA), Centre for Coaching and Career Planning, Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI), is set to open the applications for free coaching (with a hostel facility) for the preparation of the UPSC Civil Services examination 2025. Candidates belonging to minority, SC, ST and women communities can apply for this programme. While […]

Startup building an ‘AI employee’ gets $25 million in funding from Wipro, others

New Delhi: In a move that could shake up how enterprises adopt and utilise artificial intelligence, generative AI solutions provider Ema has announced both a $25 million funding round and the launch of a novel “universal AI employee.” The funding came from an impressive roster of investors including Accel, Section 32, Prosus Ventures, Wipro Ventures, […]

10 Healthy & Safe Fasting Tips To Follow During Ramadan

New Delhi: The ninth month of the Islamic calendar is observed as a month of fasting. Here are a few tips on how to fast healthily during Ramadan. Expert shares tips for those with prior health issues People with diabetes may face many challenges in fasting in the month of Ramadan. Those who have early […]

ECI Visiting J&K Tomorrow, LS Poll Date Likely by March 15

ECI Visiting J&K Tomorrow, LS Poll Date Likely by March 15

New Delhi: The Election Commission of India is likely to announce the dates for the parliamentary elections around March 14-15, soon after visiting Jammu and Kashmir. The Elections Commission will be in Jammu and Kashmir till Wednesday to assess when polls can be held in the Union Territory. “The dates for the Lok Sabha elections […]

2 Election Commissioners likely to be appointed by Mar 15

2 Election Commissioners likely to be appointed by Mar 15

New Delhi: Two Election Commissioners are likely to be appointed by March 15 to fill the vacancies created by the retirement of Anup Chandra Pandey and the surprise resignation of Arun Goel, sources said on Sunday. Days before the poll panel is expected to announce the schedule for the Lok Sabha polls, Goel resigned on […]

PM Modi launches monetary assistance scheme to women

PM Modi launches monetary assistance scheme to women

RAIPUR: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated the ‘Mahtari Vandan’ scheme in Chhattisgarh to provide monetary assistance to women and said the “double-engine” government’s priority is the welfare of women. Virtually addressing the function in the BJP-ruled state, Modi said his government has taken a resolve to make three crore women “lakhpati didi” in […]