Coronavirus sparks bitter rift in France's champagne industry

Rest of World News: REINS: France's coronavirus crisis has sparked a fierce battle in its hallowed champagne industry over this season's harvest, with producers and growe. | Continue reading | 1 day ago

10000 person-hours to create a wedding dress

The couple of the moment, Rana Daggubati and Miheeka Bajaj are all set to get married today! The much-in-love couple will be hosting an intimate weddi | Continue reading | 1 day ago

India's New Education Policy (2020)

The biggest complaint of today’s Education system in India is that it does not get you a relevant job. Even fetching 90% marks may not guarantee a decent job in near future. Ironically, our education... | Continue reading | 9 days ago

They delivered fresh veggies, fish at doorsteps as Mumbai halted

India News: Besides sabziwalas who now confidently negotiate tomato prices in endearing English on WhatsApp, the city is awash in a deluge of such fledgeling deli | Continue reading | 10 days ago

After ban on 59 Chinese apps, government blocks 47 more

India Business News: The govt banned 47 more Chinese apps which are apparently clones of the 59 applications which were banned earlier, news agency PTI reported on Monday | Continue reading | 14 days ago

TikTok Enlists Army of Lobbyists as Suspicions over China Ties Grow

US News: WASHINGTON: TikTok, the wildly popular social media app known for its viral dance and lip sync clips, has been embraced by millions of students, celeb. | Continue reading | 25 days ago

China Coverup Coronavirus

US News: In an exclusive interview to Fox News on Friday, Li-Meng Yan, who has specialised in virology and immunology at the Hong Kong School of Public Health, | Continue reading | 29 days ago

IkTok removed from Apple, Google stores (In India)

India Business News: Social media app TikTok has been removed from the app stores in a bid to curb downloads after the government ordered to block as many as 59 apps owned | Continue reading | 1 month ago

TikTok, UC Browser among 59 Chinese apps blocked as threat

India Business News: The government on Monday “blocked” as many as 59 Chinese Apps, including TikTok, UC Browser, WeChat, Shareit and CamScanner, for “engaging in activiti | Continue reading | 1 month ago

How India is losing the AI battle to China, one app at a time

Sunday Times News: TikTok, a short video-hosting social platform, already counts India as its biggest market with 39% of its 500 million global users based here. And it’ | Continue reading | 1 month ago

Trump suspends H1B, H4 visas till year end

US News: The Trump administration on Monday suspended a range of work visas for foreigners, including all H1B and H4 (for H1B spouses) till the end of the curr | Continue reading | 1 month ago

Frankfurt Luminale 2020 goes digital this time

Frankfurt Luminale, a huge art exhibition and music festival, which is held biennially, is all set to go digital this year, thanks to the COVID-19 lockdown. Organised once every two years since 2002, this cultural festival of light art is one of the major tourist attractions and … | Continue reading | 2 months ago

App alerted Indian govt about 300 'emerging Covid-19 hotspots'

India News: Aarogya Setu, the government's mobile application developed to track Covid-19 patients, has emerged as a powerful tool to curb the spread of the virus | Continue reading | 3 months ago

Innovation is empathy turned into action: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

Education News: A fine balance between consumption and creation of digital content is must to utilise technology for learning | Continue reading | 5 months ago

IIT-Bombay, Delhi break into top in world university ranking

For the first time, Indian technical institutions have found place among the top 50 in QS World University Ranking by subject, with IIT-Bombay and IIT | Continue reading | 5 months ago

At this Bengaluru school, robots teach and teachers mentor

A thermal physics class is in progress at Grade 8B of Indus International School, Bengaluru. The physics teacher, Murali Subramanian, is hovering ove | Continue reading | 5 months ago

India’s Most Abused Taxpayers

Salary-earners pay highest per cent of income in taxes, get little in return and see their tax rupee get used for votes ‘Social equity in India means that a clerk earning Rs 6,000 each month... | Continue reading | 6 months ago

US startups chase $55B boom fuelled by privacy law

Global News: Businesses operating in California are required to be in compliance with a sweeping new privacy law, California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), starting . | Continue reading | 6 months ago

India has de-radicalisation camps

India News: Speaking at Raisina Dialogue, first time a top-ranking official, Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat, publicly talked about the existence of de-rad | Continue reading | 6 months ago

Twitterati outraged over Accenture, Zoho top executives plan to attend RSS event

Amid protests against the CAA and the NRC, IT companies Zoho Corporation and Accenture on Monday found themselves come under backlash and calls for bo | Continue reading | 7 months ago

Pentagon says US airstrike killed powerful Iranian general Qassem Soleimani

Middle East News: An airstrike killed Gen. Qassem Soleimani, head of Iran's elite Quds Force and architect of its regional security apparatus, at Baghdad's internationa | Continue reading | 7 months ago

India shuts down internet in 21 districts of UP

In the wake of massive violence in various parts of Uttar Pradesh during the protests against Citizenship Amendment Act, the state government has susp | Continue reading | 7 months ago

Cyber-Attack on India's Kudankulum Nuclear Power Plant

The cyber-attack on the Kudankulum Nuclear Power Plant in October 2019, raises certain important questions about the security of our critical infrastructure and more importantly the adequacy of our response. Cyberattack on nuclear power plants... | Continue reading | 7 months ago

Federal US Commission Seeks Sanctions Against Indian Minister Amit Shah on Cab

India News: The US Commission for International Religious Freedom has said that the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill is a "dangerous turn in wrong direction" and soug | Continue reading | 8 months ago

All you need to know about Nithyananda's own 'Hindu nation' Kailaasa

India News: Fugitive self-styled godman Nithyananda is reportedly in Kailaasa, the 'Hindu nation' he has established on an island off Ecuador in South America. Ni | Continue reading | 8 months ago

Google may have a new 'problem' and it's called employees

Tensions between Google and its employees have on the rise over multiple issues. The firing of the four employees, include Rebecca Rivers and Laurence | Continue reading | 8 months ago

Apple begins exports from India as Foxconn starts making iPhone XR

India Business News: American electronics giant Apple on Monday told the government that it will increase its manufacturing and financial commitment in India, and has also | Continue reading | 8 months ago

US set to tighten work norms for international students

US News: The pendulum seems to have swung in favour of anti-immigration groups, who hold that optional practical training (OPT) students provide cheap labour a | Continue reading | 8 months ago

Cognizant cuts bench time, puts pressure on employees

India Business News: BENGALURU: Cognizant has reduced the maximum bench time for employees, opening up the possibility of higher numbers of exits in the coming months. | Continue reading | 8 months ago

Infosys lays off mid, senior level executives

India Business News: Infosys, like Cognizant, is laying off people, and in a similar fashion – a targeted move to reduce some of the perceived fat. Infosys is letting go o | Continue reading | 9 months ago

Replace engines of 98 A320 Neos by Jan 31 2020 or face grounding: DGCA to IndiGo

India Business News: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation has finally cracked the whip on Pratt & Whitey’s (PW) snag-ridden engines for the Airbus A320 new engine opt | Continue reading | 9 months ago

1.3M Indian Debit and Credit Cards Compromised, Data for Sale on the Dark Net

India Business News: Details of about 13 lakh debit & credit cards have been put up for sale on a darknet marketplace called Joker’s Stash, a Singapore-based firm Group-IB | Continue reading | 9 months ago

What’s behind the science denial of anti-GM activists?

Just over a week ago I responded to Kavitha Kuruganti’s refutation of my advocacy of Bt brinjal. My response was informed by consultation with a few of India’s top scientists. Since I wanted to know... | Continue reading | 9 months ago

India Inc scrambles to weed out biases at workplace

India Business News: MUMBAI: When an IT professional confronted her manager as to why she was not put up for promotion, she was shocked to learn that it was due to a mater. | Continue reading | 10 months ago

Kids of Legal Immigrants Face Deportation After 21

International Business News: Recently one of the two bills (S386) which seeks to lift the per-country green card limit, was blocked again in the US Senate, dashing the hopes of ma | Continue reading | 10 months ago

Corporate tax cut makes India an investment destination,to attract foreign firms

India Business News: India has become a highly competitive investment destination post corporate tax reduction as the rates are now lower than that in China and most South | Continue reading | 10 months ago

Solar energy badly harms the environment. It must be taxed, not subsidised

The Modi government has been shovelling scarce taxpayer resources into solar energy, with a further $6.5 billion promised till 2022. This is over and above indirect subsidies that people pay through higher electricity bills because... | Continue reading | 11 months ago

Chandrayaan-2: Isro readies for landing module separation

India News: The landing module, comprising lander Vikram and rover Pragyan, will separate from the orbiter on Monday (September 2) or early Tuesday. On Monday, af | Continue reading | 11 months ago

Apple iPhone, Amazon Echo Production Moving from China to India

India Business News: A major manufacturer of electronic components for Apple, Amazon and others, the Foxconn group has been integral to China’s transformation into a manuf | Continue reading | 11 months ago

Indian child dies of rabies; denied vaccine due of lack of biometric Aadhaar ID

Eight-year-old Anju who was infected by rabies and died after waiting for treatment outside Agra’s Sarojini Naidu Medical College (SNMC) for over sev | Continue reading | 11 months ago

Kerala’s monsoon is no longer the same

Kerala’s monsoon has completely lost its usual rain pattern. Changes in the South West monsoon dynamics are being reflected in the meteorological unpr | Continue reading | 1 year ago

Founder of India's largest coffee chain commits suicide

India Business News: The apparent suicide of the Indian entrepreneur has touched a nerve with the corporate elite of India, where business leaders face mounting strain fro | Continue reading | 1 year ago

Cafe Coffee Day founder commits suicide as he could not turn chain profitable

India News: Café Coffee Day founder V G Siddhartha, who has been missing since Monday night, had reportedly written a letter to CCD staff. In the letter, which re | Continue reading | 1 year ago

'Fought for a long time, but today I gave up': VGSiddhartha letter to CCD family

India News: Café Coffee Day founder V G Siddhartha, who has been missing since Monday night, had reportedly written a letter to CCD staff. In the letter, which re | Continue reading | 1 year ago

India leaps towards Moon, landing in 48 days

India News: The Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) successfully launched its second lunar mission — Chandrayaan-2 — getting one step closer to joining an e | Continue reading | 1 year ago

India successfully launches world's first mission to Moon's South Pole

India News: After a technical snag that grounded Chandrayaan-2, India is all set for its take another attempt at its second Moon mission on July 22, 2019. | Continue reading | 1 year ago

Chandrayan 2 – India's second moon spacecraft launched successfully

India's second moon mission Chandrayaan-2 aimed at landing a rover on unchartered Lunar South Pole was successfully launched today with the country's | Continue reading | 1 year ago

Chandrayaan-2: Stage set for India’s own Moon landing

India News: All preparations are complete and Chandrayaan-2 is sitting inside the launch vehicle at the second launchpad of Satish Dhawan Space Centre. Once launc | Continue reading | 1 year ago