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 […]

Cyclone Amphan adds a new twist to the West Bengal elections

Cyclone Amphan adds a new twist to the West Bengal elections

Cyclone Amphan has added a new challenge for Mamata Banerjee’s quest to return to power in 2021 In 2009, a year after Tata Motors left Singur, super cyclone ‘Aila’ destroyed vast areas of South and North 24-Parganas, East Midnapore and Howrah districts in West Bengal. After the disaster, anti-Left sentiment peaked in these districts over […]

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 […]

fuels spike in demand due to lockdown for Humsafar’s diesel-at-doorstep service

fuels spike in demand due to lockdown for Humsafar’s diesel-at-doorstep service

Hospitals, farmers, housing societies among biggest takers Coming to the rescue of hospitals, farmers, housing societies and hotels amid the lockdown is Humsafar, which delivers diesel at the doorstep. Sanya Goel, founder and Director of Humsafar, said the demand from bulk and stationed equipment users has increased since the lockdown began, mainly from hospitals, housing […]

The ozone layer is healing!

The ozone layer is healing!

Amid the global lockdown imposed in view of the coronavirus pandemic, there is some good news! The ozone layer seems to be recovering, a new study claims. As the global efforts to contain the virus intensify, industries across the world have been abruptly shut. Even the economic costs of such an unplanned global shutdown are […]

Shaheen Bagh protest an example of struggle between rights and duties of people: Naqvi

Shaheen Bagh protest an example of struggle between rights and duties of people: Naqvi

New Delhi: Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Saturday termed the Shaheen Bagh protest against CAA an an example of the struggle between rights and duties of the people. “They (protesters) understand their rights but not their duties. I do not think one can achieve their rights by abducting (blocking) a road,” Naqvi said […]

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