Support for Trump, jibe at Pakistan mark ‘Howdy Modi’ show in Houston

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday (Septemer 22) hit out at Pakistan for fostering terrorism, and also pitched for a second term for Donald Trump in the 2020 US Presidential elections, from the dais of the Howdy Modi event in Houston, Texas.

India never had a better friend than me, says Trump at Howdy Modi

India never had a better friend in the US than me, US President Donald Trump said on Sunday, promising to protect innocent civilians from the threat of radical Islamic terrorism, at Howdy Modi event in Houston, US.

Ahead of Howdy Modi, PM chats, chants ‘shlokas’ with Indian diaspora

Ahead of the much-awaited...

Modi meets CEOs of top US oil firms, witnesses signing of key MoU

Houston: Prime Minister Narendra M...

Quite a stir: The science behind new liquid magnet

A simple magnet gifted by an uncle enthralled Einstein as a kid and turned him away from his earlier fascination from religion towards science. With a similar childlike curiosity, Xubo Liu from Beijing University of Chemical Technology and Thomas Russell of the University of Massachusetts Amherst made a new material that is liquid and magnetic. They believe the reconfigurable ferromagnetic liquid droplets that they have unearthed represent a milestone for further development of magnetic materials. Click here to know more.

PM, Trump bonhomie at Howdy Modi floors Houston

Superbikes, race cars rock Pune motor show

Crunched for finance, auto component industry suffers




State of the Nation

Maradu residents live in fear as sword of demolition drive hangs

Kochi: The past few days have been traumatic for Krishna Latha, a resident of the multi-storied Holy Faith apartment complex situated along the banks of Vembanadu Lake in Maradu of Kerala’s Ernakulam district.

With Assembly polls ahead, BJP finds it tough against AAP in Delhi

Though the saffron party may be on top of the scene in Haryana and Maharashtra, which are scheduled to go to polls on October 21, and may also win there, it has to put up a strong fight against the ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Delhi.

UK travel giant Thomas Cook declares bankruptcy, stranding tourists

London: British travel group Thomas Cook on Monday (September 23) declared bankruptcy after failing to reach a last-ditch rescue deal, triggering the UK's biggest repatriation since World War II to bring back stranded passengers. The 178-year-old ope...

GST demands ignored, but will corporate tax cut push consumption?

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman chose to announce the largest ever cuts on corporate tax right before the crucial meeting of the GST Council on Friday. As a result, the impending GST Council meet and the significant decisions it was to ponder over were virtually forgotten.

Stakeholders prepare for switch over to electric vehicles

Chennai: As the ongoing crisis in automobile industry has hastened the process of switching over from internal combustion engines to electric vehicles, car manufacturers, ride-sharing companies and state governments have begun to put together plans for a...

GST rate cut on hotel room tariffs, relief for FIFA Women’s WC 2...

Chennai: Amid demand for tax rate cuts in various sectors, the high-powered Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council on Friday (September 20) slashed the rates on hotel room tariffs while hiking the tax on caffeinated beverages.

GST hike on colas, rates slashed on hotel rooms: 11 points to know

Chennai: On a day when Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman slashed corporate tax in a bid to reverse the current economic slowdown, the 37th GST Council meeting in Goa decided to rationalise the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on several goods and services.

FM’s measures to ‘pump prime’ economy will cost revenue co...

Friday’s announcements are sure to be seen as measures to “pump prime” the economy but at the cost of a huge hole in revenue collection targets for this year.

Investor wealth spikes ₹2.11L cr after Centre slashes corporate tax ra...

New Delhi: Domestic investor wealth soared by ₹2.11 lakh crore in morning trade on Friday (September 20) as equity market rallied following a slew of economy-boosting announcements by Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman. The BSE Sensex advanced ov...

Rupee rallies 66 paise to 70.68 against USD on FM announcements

Mumbai: The rupee extended the morning gains and rallied 66 paise to 70.68 against the US dollar on Friday (September 20) after finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced several measures to promote investment and growth. In a major relief to fore...

PM, Trump bonhomie at Howdy Modi floors Houston

Chennaites take to the streets, support Greta Thunberg in ba...

Superbikes, race cars rock Pune motor show

Crunched for finance, auto component industry suffers

Tourist boat capsizes in Godavari, more than 30 feared drown...

Kartarpur corridor project: Explained

De Kock leads Proteas to nine-wicket win, Kohli’s move to bat fi...

Bengaluru: India captain Virat Kohli's bold move to bat first boomeranged on his team as Quinton de Kock (79) spearheaded South Africa's chase for a series-levelling nine-wicket win in the third T20 International here on Sunday (September 22).

Wrestler Deepak Punia pulls out of World Championship final, settles f...

Nur-Sultan (Kazakhstan): Indian wrestler Deepak Punia pulled out of the World Championship finale against Iranian great Hazsan Yazdani due to an ankle injury sustained during the semifinal bout on Sunday (September 22) in Nur-sultan (Kazakhstan).

Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc on pole for Singapore Grand Prix

Singapore: Despite winning the last two races on power-friendly tracks, Ferrari had been given little chance of competing under the floodlights at the demanding 23-turn layout in Singapore. But Leclerc, 21, and Vettel tore up the script to gatecrash what was expected to be a Mercedes and Red Bull party.

Man City hit eight in Watford demolition, Spurs rocked by Leicester

London: Inspired by Bernardo Silva's hat-trick, Pep Guardiola's side ripped woeful Watford to pieces at the Etihad Stadium, eclipsing a 7-0 success against Norwich in 2013 which stood as their previous biggest top-flight win.

A silver worth its weight in gold: Panghal ends 2nd at world c’ships

Chennai: With the second-seeded Indian's win, the country received its best-ever medal haul of two. Commonwealth Games silver-medallist Manish Kaushik (63kg) had signed off with a bronze after losing in the semifinals earlier.


Researchers at IIIT Hyderabad link music with mental health

Chennai: To assess mental health conditions, the researchers at the International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad (IIITH), have now developed a model that uses music engagement as an indication of mental wellbeing.

Plog along for a fitter you and cleaner environment

Chennai: The Greater Chennai Corporation had also launched a plogging challenge in the city by encouraging resident groups to participate in the activity at public places with high footfall and in spots where people gather for workout sessions.

India needs strengthening of healthcare delivery to tackle quackery

Chennai: Jaya R, a domestic help i...

Playing Chinese game ‘Mahjong’ may boost mental health: Study

Beijing: Regularly playing the pop...

Study finds air pollution reaches placenta during pregnancy

Washington: A new study suggests when...


IIT Bombay graduate joins railways as trackman in Jharkhand

Shrawan Kumar, a post gra...

Unable to find jobs, engineering graduates hit roads as delivery boys

An engineering graduate f...

2400% hike in CBSE board exam fees for SC/ST students

New Delhi: The Central Board of Seco...

Watching what children watch: Why cyber safety is everyone’s concern

With early exposure to the internet, children and adolescents don’t just have to face the perils of the real world, as the pervasive virtual world has made them all the more vulnerable.

Bengaluru named India’s best student city in new rankings

London: In a new worldwide rankin...