INDIANS IN GULF
Chaat Masala: Gourmet Indian street food
As chaat became a ubiquitous street food, the use of masala also morphed from simple bhuna zeera-rock salt combine to recipes containing multiple spices.
Indianness rooted in diversity, says Kerala Governor Khan in R-Day address
Leading the 71st Republic Day celebrations in the state, Kerala Go...
Huge opportunity for Indian SaaS companies make investors bullish
The two-day event that was held on the outskirts of Chennai saw more than 5...
Person of Indian Origin (PIO) figures in Europe’s biggest tax heist
They fooled the system in a way that that two investors could claim refunds for taxes that were paid just once.
Railways to run 100% on electricity by 2024, become net-zero emission by 2030: Piyush Goyal
“By the year 2024, we expect the entire Indian Railways, which is about 125,000 km of track length and nearly 68,000 km of route length, to be 100% run on electricity,” Goyal said at the India-Brazil Business Forum here. It will be the first railway in the world to be run fully on electricity. We are very conscious of our responsibility to the environment, he added.
UiPath partners with 150 academic institutions in India
The programme, aimed at creating an inclusive workforce who are fluent in automation technologies, has so far trained more than 20,000 students and professionals in the country, said the company in a press release.
Brazil's Taurus signs deal with steel group Jindal to produce guns in India
Under the agreement, Jindal will hold a 51% stake in the venture and Taurus the remaining shares, the Brazilian company said. The deal was signed during Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's visit to India. Bolsonaro, who was elected in January 2019, has long advocated broadening gun laws to fight crime.
Share market update: Nifty Energy Index dips; GAIL down 2%
The Nifty Energy index was trading 0.86 per cent down at 15,540.50.
Swiss residency, startup incubation and real estate investments: All on offer for Indians, others
The new venture, IDDI Investments, will also help people in identifying their target investments, including in distressed companies in their areas of interest and sectors like renewable energy, pharma, biotechnology and information technology.
View: Should India follow China's course or chart its own path to reach the $5 trillion goal?
We don’t need to copy China to be an economic superpower, except maybe its long-term focus.
What's next for Indian startups?
Internet businesses in 2012-13 helped form a new wave of entrepreneurship in India. It was refreshing and had the promise of creating a very different type of corporate India – based on services and products – not a rent-seeking model.
Brave New World: Indian economy staring at stagflation; Fed’s balance sheet shrinks
India's headline inflation surged to 7.35% in December, the highest in five years.
Extinction Watch: How long for ocean’s little cow?
The vaquita is the smallest cetacean on earth and is a cousin of the largest animal in the world, the blue whale. While they feed on fish, prawns and crabs, they are most partial to squid. Vaquitas have chunky bodies, rounded heads and dark rings around their eyes and mouths, which may account for their common name (vaquita means “little cow” in Spanish).
Renewable-thermal power plan may find few takers
The advantage of the proposal is that while renewable energy is irregular, varying according to the intensity of the sun or the speed of the wind, thermal power is not. Therefore, a blended supply assures a minimum transmission of power at all times.
Extinction watch: The great Indian bustard species may vanish & why
Depending on what’s available, the bustard will eat worms, small mammals and small reptiles. Locusts, crickets and beetles make the bulk of its diet in the monsoon.
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