Sports News

New Zealand beat India to win inaugural World Test Championship

SOUTHAMPTON (TIP): India‘s revered superstars failed to dazzle on the ‘D-Day’ as New Zealand’s canny operators and their classy skipper Kane Williamson deservingly walked away with the inaugural World Test Championship title after a composed […]

History

Sant Kabirdas Jayanti

Sant Kabirdas (1440-1518 circa) was a famous poet, saint and social reformer of India. His writings have greatly influenced the Bhakti movement. Kabir Panth which is a religious community recognizes him as its founder and […]

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Business & Economics

S&P cuts India’s FY22 growth forecast to 9.5%

New Delhi (TIP): S&P Global Ratings on Thursday, June 24,  cut India‘s growth forecast for the current fiscal to 9.5 per cent, from 11 per cent earlier, and warned of risk to the outlook from […]

Business & Economics

40% of over Rs 22,000 cr ‘defrauded’ by Mallya, Nirav,Choksi recovered: ED

New Delhi (TIP): About 40 percent of the money lost by banks in alleged frauds perpetrated by fugitive businessmen Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi and Vijay Mallya has been recovered so far, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) […]

Business & Economics

Microsoft 2nd US firm to pass $2 trillion market cap

San Francisco (tip): Tech giant Microsoft reached a $2 trillion market capitalisation in trading, joining a small group of global companies that have crossed that threshold — including Apple. Apple reached its own $2 trillion […]

Business & Economics

Astronauts finish installing first solar arrays outside ISS

Washington (TIP): Two astronauts onboard the International Space Station (ISS) has successfully completed the deployment of solar arrays, which will soak up the sun’s energy to provide electrical power for the numerous research and science […]

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Business & Economics

Bitcoin drops below US$30,000

Bitcoin fell below US$30,000 for the first time since January, briefly erasing gains for the year and adding to losses sparked a day earlier when China‘s central bank deepened a crackdown on cryptocurrencies. The world’s […]

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Business & Economics

Competition Commission probes Google for alleged unfair biz ways

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has ordered a detailed probe against Google for alleged anti-competitive practices in the smart television operating systems market in the country. After assessing a complaint, the watchdog has reached […]

Science & Technology

Windows 11 now official, brings fresh interface, centrally-placed start menu

Windows 11 is now official. Microsoft’s new Windows operating system has debuted nearly six years after the release of Windows 10 that took place in July 2015. The update, which is being called the “next […]

Science & Technology

Online learning has changed the way students work

Palmerston North (TIP: As university students wait on their mid-year exam results, some will no doubt be thinking about more than just passing. Since COVID-19 pushed teaching and testing online last year, the issue of […]

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Science & Technology

Facebook launches podcasts, live audio service

Facebook is launching podcasts and live audio streams in the US on Monday to keep users engaged on its platform and to compete with emerging rivals. Facebook says it is allowing public figures with verified […]

Editorials

Modi and Kashmir: The story so far

In politics, Jammu and Kashmir is a thorny issue. The issue of Jammu and Kashmir or the Kashmir issue as it commonly referred to is more or less a consequence of the British design of […]

Opinions

What J&K leaders said after meeting PM Modi

New Delhi (TIP): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, June 24, met political leaders from Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) for the first such engagement since the region was stripped of its semi-autonomous status and statehood […]

World

McAfee antivirus software creator dead in Spanish prison

Madrid (TIP): John McAfee, the creator of the McAfee antivirus software, has been found dead in his cell in a jail near Barcelona, a government official has said. Hours earlier, a Spanish court issued a […]

World

Do not provoke us again in Black Sea: Russia warns Britain

London/Moscow (TIP): Russia accused Britain on June 24 of spreading lies over a warship confrontation in the Black Sea and warned London that it would respond resolutely to any further provocative actions by the British […]

World

Emotions run high as Hong Kong residents snap up final edition of Apple Daily

Hong Kong (TIP): Hong Kong residents rushed in the early hours of June 24 to snap up copies of the final edition of pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily, forced to end a 26-year run after getting […]

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World

UK experts warn of miserable winter

London (TIP): British scientists have warned of a “pretty miserable winter” in the UK this year due to new respiratory viruses likely to emerge, with further lockdowns a possibility. Professor Calum Semple, member of the […]

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World

751 bodies found at Indigenous school in Canada

Regina (Canada) (TIP): The chief of an Indigenous nation in Canada said on June 24 investigators have found 751 unmarked graves at the site of a former residential school for Indigenous children — a discovery […]

Asia

Pakistani court dismisses former PM Nawaz Sharif’s appeal against convictions in 2 corruption cases

Islamabad (TIP): A top Pakistani court on June 24 dismissed appeals by former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif against his conviction in two corruption cases by an accountability court, as it described him as a “fugitive […]

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Asia

Questions raised over Nepal Prez impartiality

Kathmandu (TIP): Questioning the impartiality of President Bidya Devi Bhandari in the May 22 dissolution of the House of Representatives, lawyers representing petitioners against the move have argued that her actions make it clear that […]

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Asia

Nepal to resume domestic and international flights with restrictions

Kathmandu (TIP): Nepal on June 23 announced to resume both domestic and international flights with restrictions and to limited destinations, weeks after the services were suspended due to the imposition of lockdown amidst the second […]

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Asia

Sri Lanka’s former PM Wickremesinghe returns to Parliament for record 9th time

Colombo (TIP): Sri Lanka’s former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on June 23 was sworn in as an MP for a record ninth consecutive time, creating history as the only politician in the country to have […]

India

46 years of Emergency: What India experienced in its darkest hour

On June 25 in 1975, emergency was declared in India, for a 21-month period by the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. On this day, Independent India experienced it’s darkest hour of the history. Officially issued […]

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India

ED raids former Maharashtra minister premises

Nagpur (TIP): The Enforcement Directorate on Friday, June 25, conducted searches at the premises of NCP leader and former Maharashtra Home minister Anil Deshmukh in Nagpur and Mumbai. The raids were conducted as part of […]

Incredible India

Jaisalmer : The golden city

If geology interests you, then Jaisalmer is where you need to journey. The Wood Fossil Park or Aakal is located about 15 kilometres away from the city. Here, one can discover and trace geologic tragedies […]