Satellite Images: A Blacked-Out Ukraine Surrounded by Lit Neighbours

The Russian military conducted a new set of “colossal” missile strikes on Ukraine’s already battered energy infrastructure to degrade the will of Ukrainians to fight and force capitulation. HARD BLOW TO UKRAINE’S ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE Vitaliy Klitschko, the mayor of Kyiv, said in his Telegram post that “70%…

Leak triggers massive blast at chemical factory in Iran, scores injured: State media

An explosion at a chemical factory in southern Iran injured scores of people, most of them lightly, the country’s state TV reported Tuesday. The report said a leak from an ammonium tank caused the blast on Monday evening in the southern city of Firouzabad in Fars province, located about 770 kilometers (480 miles)…

How Uday Kotak fixed IL&FS

When the crisis at IL&FS (Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services) exploded in September 2018, many saw it as India’s Lehman Brothers moment, when the US investment banking firm collapsed ahead of the 2008 global financial crisis. The concern was that the fall of one of India’s biggest financiers of…

Hero MotoCorp share price drops: Check latest stock value here

Hero MotoCorp share price on Wednesday fell by around 2 per cent. The share prices on both indexes sensex and nifty were down. This comes even as there are reports of Income Tax raids being carried out on Hero MotoCorp Chairman and MD Pawan Munjal. Searches have been going on at Munjal’s residence and office in…

India aims to become key semi-conductor manufacturer: PM Modi at Sydney Dialogue

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, November 18, said that India is building the world’s most extensive digital public information infrastructure. This is among the five important digital transitions taking place in India, he said. He also said that India is now focusing on hardware and aims to become a key…

India, Dubai sign pact to build infrastructure; former Pak high commissioner hails it as major success

An agreement was signed between the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and the government of Dubai at the Raj Bhawan in Srinagar on Monday to build infrastructure. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was hailed “as a major success for India” by a former Pakistan high commissioner, while the pact…

Prepared to deal with any two-front threat involving Pakistan, China: IAF chief

Air Chief Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari on Wednesday stated that the Indian Air Force was prepared to deal with any two-front threat scenario involving China and Pakistan. He added that China’s enhanced infrastructure won’t affect India’s combat readiness. Responding to China’s presence near the Line of Actual…

China “Belt And Road” Drive: $385 Billion “Trap” And Counting

Beijing:  China’s ambitious foreign infrastructure push has saddled poor nations with “hidden debt” worth $385 billion, and more than a third of the projects have been hit by alleged corruption scandals and protests, a study said Wednesday. Research from international development research lab…

“Kerala Focusing On Mitigation, Not Containment”: Health Ministry Sources

New Delhi:  The Kerala government is not focusing on containing Covid, as a result of which up to 50 per cent of the new cases are being reported from that state, Health Ministry sources have said. “The fatalities are low because their health infrastructure is good. They are focused more on mitigation…