The winners of the upcoming ICC men's World Cup will earn a cash award of $4 million, the highest prize money on offer in the history of the tournament.
The winners of the 10-team tournament will also get a trophy that they will lift at the historic Lord'sRead More
A collapse of US-China trade talks and hike in tariffs on Chinese goods would push the world economy towards recession and see the Federal Reserve cut US interest rates back to zero within a year, analysts at Morgan Stanley said on Monday.
While a temporary escalation of trade tensionsRead More
A day after polling concluded, insurance regulator IRDAI proposed an increase in third party (TP) motor insurance premium rates for various categories of automobiles from cars, two-wheelers and school buses to trucks. The upward revision proposed for cars is in excess of 14% — forRead More
Leaders of Opposition parties will meet Election Commission (EC) officials on Tuesday to urge the panel to spell out the mechanisms to address any mismatch between voter-verified paper audit trail (VVPAT) and electronic voting machine (EVM) tallies during the counting of votes onRead More
Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu, the prime driver of the proposal to rush to President Ramnath Kovind to apprise him of the contours of the opposition alliance, may scrap the plan after his meeting with Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee.
The Trinamool CongressRead More
With exit polls unanimous in predicting a clear majority for the BJP-led NDA and continuation of the Narendra Modi-led government, traders and investors cheered on Dalal Street on Monday. The sensex rallied 1,422 points — its highest single-day gain in over a decade and theRead More
National carrier Air India, which had commenced direct services from Mumbai to New York’s John F Kennedy airport in December 2018, has decided to discontinue the flights, reportedly owing to poor demand.
AI officials said the Mumbai-New York flight operation was causing losses toRead More
The US military said one of its warships sailed near the disputed Scarborough Shoal claimed by China in the South China Sea on Sunday, a move likely to anger Beijing at a time of tense ties between the world’s two biggest economies.
The busy waterway is one of a growing number ofRead More
US President Donald Trump has warned Iran "never" to threaten the US again, saying if Tehran wants to fight, that will be the "official end" of the Iranian regime.
"If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end of Iran. Never threaten the United StatesRead More
Google has barred phone maker Huawei from some updates to the Android operating system, dealing a blow to the Chinese firm. New designs of Huawei smartphones are set to lose access to some Google apps.
The move comes after the Trump administration added Huawei to a list of companiesRead More
Stocks added Rs. 3,18,000 crore to investor kitty on Dalal Street on Monday, as a landslide victory for NDA projected by exit polls in just concluded elections came in better than market expectations.
Within 60 seconds into trading, the market value of all BSE companies together,Read More
All exit polls released at the conclusion of the seven-phase 17th general election predicted a second term for Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The counting of votes will take place on May 23.
Most exit polls have predicated a clear majority to BJP-led NDA with nearly or aboveRead More
Two Indian climbers died and an Irish mountaineer is missing on the Himalayan peaks of Nepal, officials said on Friday, taking the number of climbers dead or missing this week to six and raising questions about safety and training standards.
Hundreds of mountaineers from around theRead More
Indian Air Force Chief BS Dhanoa flew a number of solo sorties in MiG-21 fighter aircraft in Sulur, Coimbatore over the last few days.
MiG-21s are one of the oldest aircraft in the Air Force fleet. Most of them are on the verge of being phased out from the inventory of the
The US and Sri Lanka have resolved to work together to ensure a safe maritime domain in the Indian and Pacific oceans through a rules-based order that ensures respect for international laws and norms, amid the increasing Chinese influence over the strategically importantRead More
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has condemned a firebrand Hindu candidate from his ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) who called the assassin of independence icon Mahatma Gandhi a "patriot".
Modi was forced to act on Friday after a backlash grew over theRead More
Australians are heading to the polls to select their next parliament and prime minister, in what has been widely referred to as the climate-change election.
Some 16.5 million Australians are enrolled to vote on Saturday, with more than 4.7 million havingRead More
U.S. diplomats warned Saturday that commercial airliners flying over the wider Arabian Gulf faced a risk of being “misidentified” amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran.
The warning relayed by U.S. diplomatic posts from the Federal Aviation AdministrationRead More
The Intelligence input on Friday warned against terrorists’ plans to carry out an attack on Srinagar and Awantipora air bases in Jammu and Kashmir, government sources said.
Following the warning, security forces have been put on high alert in and around theseRead More
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday announced a proposal that will include significant changes to the way green cards are allocated, by dramatically reducing the number of family-based green cards and moving towards a points-based (“merit-based”) system that will reward, amongRead More