Business & Economics

Tata Digital to acquire majority stake in 1MG

Tata Digital Ltd, a wholly-owned arm of Tata Sons, on Thursday said it will acquire a majority stake in 1MG Technologies Ltd, an online healthcare marketplace. The company, however, did not disclose the financial details […]

Business & Economics

World Bank slashes growth forecast to 8.3%

New Delhi (TIP): The World Bank has  slashed its FY22 growth forecast for India to 8.3% from the 10.1% pace it estimated in April, as an economic rebound in the early part of this year […]

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Business & Economics

Govt to auction major ONGC, OIL gas fields

The government has decided to auction unmonetized oil and gas fields of state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corp. (ONGC) and Oil India Ltd (OIL) to raise hydrocarbon production and improve energy security. Speaking at the […]

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Business & Economics

BharatPe acquires Payback India

Merchant payment and lending service provider BharatPe on Thursday, June 10,  said it has acquired Payback India from American Express and ICICI Investments Strategic Fund. The company, however, did not disclose the financial details of […]

Science & Technology

WhatsApp might soon allow users to verify log-in with new ‘Flash Calls’ feature

It has recently come to light that WhatsApp is working on a ‘Flash Call’ feature that will verify user log-in on WhatsApp via a ‘flash call’ instead of the usual 6-digit verification code. This will […]

Science & Technology

NASA’s Juno sends 1st images of Jupiter’s largest moon

After flying closer to Jupiter’s largest moon than any other in more than two decades, NASA‘s Juno spacecraft has sent back two images offering dramatic glimpses of the icy orb. During the flyby on June […]

Science & Technology

Google Meet rolls out video backgrounds on web

After default and custom wallpapers, Google Meet is now rolling out support for video backgrounds that are first coming to the web this month and then to mobile “in the coming months”. This capability was […]

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Science & Technology

Mumbai innovator develops 3 robots to assist healthcare workers, patients

A Mumbai-based innovator Santosh Hulawale has developed three robots to assist healthcare workers and patients amid the ongoing pandemic. Santosh, with the help of his eight-member team, has developed a Multiple Service Robot (MSR), a […]

Incredible India

Ladakh: The land of high passes

Ladakh, the ‘Land of High Passes’ offers experiences of a lifetime. Meticulously designed Wonders of Ladakh tour lets you explore the scenic lakes, snow-laden peaks, barren mountains and so much more. Treat your eyes to […]

India

Rumblings in Punjab Cong Amarinder in charge, key role for Sidhu: Cong panel

New Delhi (TIP): A Congress panel seeking to resolve factionalism in the party’s Punjab unit recommended that chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh retain charge and former minister Navjot Singh Sidhu be accommodated in a key […]

Coronavirus

India’s domestic challenges due to Covid threaten its regional, global ambitions: US think-tank

India‘s domestic challenges due to COVID-19 crisis have become a threat to its regional and global ambitions, a US think-tank has observed and warned that unless it recovers with the help of allies like the […]

India

Jaishankar, Kuwait FM discuss business, bilateral cooperation

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar held “productive discussions” with his Kuwaiti counterpart Sheikh Ahmed Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah on Thursday during which the two sides discussed a range of issues including health, food, education, energy, digital […]

India

For 2nd year in a row, Lord Jagannath’s Rath Yatra in Puri to be held without devotees

Bhubaneswar (TIP): For the second year in a row, the Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath and his siblings will be held in Puri next month without the presence of any devotees due to Covid-19 fears. […]

India

India files affidavit in court proving Mehul Choksi’s Indian citizenship, CBI team already in Dominica

New Delhi (TIP): Making matters worse for fugitive economic offender, Mehul Choksi, India has filed an affidavit proving the businessman’s citizenship in the Dominica High Court. The Indian investigation team consisting of ED and CBI […]

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India

Delhi High Court refuses to stay film on SSR

New Delhi (TIP): Delhi High Court on Thursday, June 10,  refused to stay the release of film ‘Nyay: The Justice’, which is based on the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput observing that “artistic […]

Hinduism

Ashta Vinayaka : Eight forms of Lord Ganesha

Ashta Vinayaka means “Eight Ganeshas” in Sanskrit. Ashtavinayaka is the eight forms of Lord Ganesh, the Hindu god of prosperity and he is often reagrded as one who removes obstacles. Lord Ganesha is one of […]

Health

Tips to say goodbye to oily skin woes

The hot and humid summer weather can have a severe impact on the skin and even cause acne, blemishes, and tans. Additionally, the sweat also clogs the pores with impurities. While each skin type faces […]

Food Corner

Paneer Makhani

By Tript Arora Paneer Makhani is a favorite dish of Indians. Paneer ( Cottage Cheese) cooked in silky smooth sweet Buttery gravy made of onion, tomatoes, ginger garlic and cashew. It is served with roti, […]

Entertainment

Issa Rae joins cast of Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse sequel

Issa Rae, who is an actor, writer, producer and director, can now add ‘superhero’ to her already impressive resume. The 36-year-old star is entering the Spider-Verse. As per Variety, the Insecure star has joined the […]

Bollywood

Shanaya Kapoor to make Bollywood debut with Karan Johar’s Rom-Com

There have been discussions for a long time now for the launch of Shanaya Kapoor, Bollywood actor Sanjay Kapoor’s daughter. Ever since filmmaker Karan Johar got her on board his talent management agency in January […]

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Bollywood

Sofia slams Salman, says she deliberately didn’t share Bigg Boss stage with him

Former Bigg Boss contestant Sofia Hayat has slammed actor Salman Khan, revealing that she chose not to appear on stage at the Bigg Boss finale with Salman because ‘(her) morality and truth is stronger than […]

Entertainment

Carey Mulligan to play journalist in film on Harvey Weinstein scandal

The first Hollywood feature film to focus directly on the Harvey Weinstein scandal is due to start production in the summer, Universal Pictures said. She Said is based on the 2019 book of the same […]

Entertainment

Christina Ricci joins Keanu Reeves, Priyanka Chopra in The Matrix 4

Actor Christina Ricci is the latest addition to the star-studded cast of the much-anticipated fourth installment in the Matrix franchise. Warner Bros, the studio behind the Keanu Reeves-led sci-fi movie series, shared Ricci’s casting in […]

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Coronavirus

High risk of autumn Covid surge in Europe

ovid-19 infections, hospitalizations and deaths are falling fast across Europe, but the risk of a deadly autumn resurgence remains high as societies open up and the more transmissible Delta variant advances, the World Health Organization […]

India

Indian sentenced to 14 months in prison for US$ 8,00,000 fraud

WASHINGTON (TIP): A court in Seattle has sentenced an Indian national to 14 months in prison for defrauding his employer of nearly US$ 800,000 in used equipment sales, according to Acting US Attorney Tessa M […]