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India vs Bangladesh: BCCI to factor in smog for future ties

Bangladesh’s Mushfiqur Rahim during a practice session ahead of their first T20 international match against India, at Arun Jaitley Cricket Stadium, in New Delhi on Thursday.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Thursday confirmed that the India-Bangladesh T20 match at the Ferozeshah Kotla ground will go ahead as scheduled despite the high pollution levels ... Read More »

Ayodhya verdict will have ‘consequences’ for future polity of country: Muslim parties

New Delhi: Muslim parties, including UP Sunni Wakf Board, have filed their written submissions in the Supreme Court in the decades-old Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute at Ayodhya and said that the verdict will have “consequences” for the future polity of the country. The Muslim parties, which had filed the notes in sealed covers to the five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice of ... Read More »

Financial goals are changing: Do you really know the future expenses you need to save for?

It will be remembered as the decade when the Indian middle class threw caution to the winds and turned aspirational with a vengeance. Between 2009 and 2019, the share of discretionary expenses in a household’s monthly outgo shot up from 10-20 percent to 25-60 percent, according to financial planners. Saving for a child’s marriage made way for saving for an ... Read More »

Prepared for Balakot-like airstrikes in future: New IAF chief RKS Bhadauria

Air Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria took over as the Chief of Air Staff on Monday after Air Marshal BS Dhanoa retired from the post. Succeeding BS Dhanoa, who led the IAF during the Balakot airstrikes, RKS Bhadauria said the force is prepared for any such challenges in the future. Speaking to reporters after taking over as the IAF chief, ... Read More »

Fridays for Future: How Students From Across India Protested Against Climate Change Today

Today, in an effort to fight against the ‘Global Climate Strike’, students in over 2000 cities around the world organised a campaign. It was one of a kind. The campaign is an attempt to raise voice against global inaction and apathy towards climate change. The Global Climate Strike, which took several Indian cities by a storm today, will continue till September ... Read More »

General Motors, TCS join hands for future vehicle engineering

NEW DELHI: General Motors (GM) and Tata Consultancy Services (TCSNSE -1.32 %) on Monday announced a new partnership under which the IT major would support the leading automaker in future vehicle engineering across global markets. The new association builds on the 16-year long relationship between the two companies, the companies said in a joint statement. Under the agreement, TCS will acquire certain assets at the GM ... Read More »

Modi’s address to nation: Article 370 to bright future for J&K; 10 major points PM raised in his speech

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his first address to the nation after revocation of Article 370, assured that restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir would be relaxed soon. He said Article 370 was being used as a tool to spread terror, and that it was time for all Indians to work together to make Jammu and Kashmir a violence-free state. He spoke at ... Read More »

New car and bike sales decline for ninth consecutive month

With nine straight months of declining sales, it is no surprise that sales in July 2019 across vehicle segments – passenger vehicles and two-wheelers – are not worth writing home about. Instead, they point to an urgent need for a growth stimulus – ideally a GST rate cut from the existing 28 percent to 18 percent – to revive sales. Else, ... Read More »

Banned driver caught – taking new car for a spin

A former car salesman was caught flouting his driving ban – as he tested out a new vehicle before buying it. Shaun Cole lost his business and trader’s licence after receiving a 30 month ban in 2017 for failing to provide a breath specimen. But he was caught behind the wheel again on June 11 and said he was trying ... Read More »

Cobo struggles to find winter replacements for auto show

Only one major event so far is moving into the newly available months created by the North American International Auto Show’s move to June, but Cobo Center’s manager is optimistic. “If I’m being honest, it was a great benefit to us to have the auto show during less-attractive months with regards to weather and season,” said Claude Molinari, Cobo’s general manager. “We’re trying ... Read More »