PM relief fund ‘diverted’ money to Rajiv Gandhi Foundation during UPA regime

PM relief fund ‘diverted’ money to Rajiv Gandhi Foundation during UPA regime

BJP President Jagat Prakash Nadda on Friday alleged that Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund (PMNRF) was donating money to Rajiv Gandhi Foundation during the UPA years while adding that to divert this public money into a family-run foundation is not only a “brazen fraud” but also a “big betrayal” of the people of India. Taking […]

India, China hold Corps Commander-level talks, Galwan valley row to be discussed

India, China hold Corps Commander-level talks, Galwan valley row to be discussed

This is the second meeting between the two Corps Commanders after June 6 India and China are holding Corps Commander-level meeting at Moldo on the Chinese side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) opposite Chushul to discuss the ongoing dispute in Ladakh, Indian Army sources said on Monday. This is the second meeting between […]

India records over 10,000 new Covid-19 cases

India records over 10,000 new Covid-19 cases

India is now the fourth worst-hit country. India recorded over 10,000 new Covid-19 cases in a day for the first time, taking the tally to 2,97,535, while the death toll rose to 8,498 with a record single-day spike of 396 fatalities, according to the Union Health Ministry data. The country has registered 10,956 new coronavirus […]

US Navy tests laser weapon; shoots down drone mid-air

US Navy tests laser weapon; shoots down drone mid-air

The US Navy’s ‘USS Portland’ ship had on May 16 tested a laser weapon capable of destroying aerial, sea, and land-based threats, a press release by the Pacific Fleet six days later informed, adding that the new weapon will be “redefining war at sea for the Navy.” The ‘USS Portland’ is the 11th San Antonio-class […]

US & China on ‘brink of new Cold War’: Chinese foreign minister

US & China on ‘brink of new Cold War’: Chinese foreign minister

Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi on Sunday (May 24) claimed that the United States is pushing relations with China to “the brink of a new Cold War”, with tensions soaring over the COVID-19 outbreak, Hong Kong’s status and other issues. “It has come to our attention that some political forces in the US are taking […]

Oil collapses to $0.01/barrel in New York: US Oil Benchmark

Oil collapses to $0.01/barrel in New York: US Oil Benchmark

The soon-to-expire May contract for the U.S. oil benchmark was on track Monday to finish in single digits for the lowest close and biggest one-day plunge on record for a front-month contract, reflecting a growing glut of crude and a lack of storage space. Oil futures collapsed to below zero for the first time ever […]

India may not have the luxury of being selective about FDI

India may not have the luxury of being selective about FDI

Going forward, as India tries to limp back to normalcy after the Covid crisis, it is quite evident that it will have to rely heavily on FDI flows to re-fire its investment engine Responding to the concerns that Chinese entities could mount takeovers of Indian companies during the Covid-triggered market rout, the Centre has taken […]

Cognizant hit by ‘Maze’ ransomware attack

Cognizant hit by ‘Maze’ ransomware attack

Ransomware is a type of malicious program used by hackers to take control of files in an infected system and then demand hefty payments to recover them. The Maze ransomware was discovered in 2019 and has since gained notoriety. MUMBAI: New-Jersey headquartered IT services provider Cognizant on Saturday said that it had faced a ransomware […]

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