India possesses all the ingredients to win, says Michael E Porter

India possesses all the ingredients to win, says Michael E Porter

Porter today delivered the third NITI lecture on Competitiveness of Nations and Regions: New Insights.

PM Narendra Modi's 4-nation visit: Terror, investment to be prime focus of tour
PM Narendra Modi's 4-nation visit: Terror, investment to be prime focus of tour

India's economic reforms to woo investment will be high on the agenda of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's six-day visit to Germany, Spain, Russia and France beginning May 29.

100 per cent FDI in domestic airlines poses security risks, says FIA
100 per cent FDI in domestic airlines poses security risks, says FIA

Permitting foreign firms to fully own a domestic airline could have serious security implications, besides giving rise to other issues, the Federation of Indian Airlines (FIA) has told the government.

Virender Sehwag welcomes Uzma Ahmad back from Pakistan, says 'No country as safe as India'
Virender Sehwag welcomes Uzma Ahmad back from Pakistan, says 'No country as safe as India'

Indian cricket legend Virender Sehwag on Thursday night welcomed Uzma Ahmad back into the country from Pakistan on Twitter.

Narendra Modi releases book on Tata Memorial Centre
Narendra Modi releases book on Tata Memorial Centre

The way this institution has worked for the poor of the country is an inspiration for the other hospitals of the country," Modi said.

Crude below $50 as OPEC disappoints with ‘safe bet’ extension
Crude below $50 as OPEC disappoints with ‘safe bet’ extension

Oil weakened after OPEC and its allies agreed to extend output cuts for another nine months, disappointing investors who had hoped for more.

Why the best restaurant in Asia, run by chef Gaggan Anand, is shutting down
Why the best restaurant in Asia, run by chef Gaggan Anand, is shutting down

It was always tough to get a reservation at Gaggan, an inventive Indian restaurant in Bangkok. Now, after the restaurant’s third straight win in the closely watched Asia’s 50 Best awards, the wait can easily stretch to four months.

SCIENCE

NASA moves up launch of mission to metal asteroid
NASA moves up launch of mission to metal asteroid

"Psyche, NASA's Discovery Mission to a unique metal asteroid, has been moved up one year with a launch in the summer of 2022, and with a planned arrival at the main belt asteroid in 2026 four years earlier than the original timeline," the US space agency said in a statement on Wednesday.

Horoscope: By Peter Vidal

Today ( 26 May )This Week ( 21 May - 27 May )

SAGITTARIUS Your creative energy should now be at a peak, but not perhaps because the stars are all on your side. On the contrary, challenging romantic stars remind us of the cliché that all great art stems from… read more