Cyclone Mora to bring monsoon to Kerala by May 30-31; Bengal, northeast to get heavy rains

Cyclone Mora to bring monsoon to Kerala by May 30-31; Bengal, northeast to get heavy rains

The Cyclone ‘Mora’ over the Bay of Bengal will likely turn into a severe cyclonic storm in the next 12 hours, helping further advance the southwest monsoon into parts of Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal by May 30-31, and bringing heavy rainfalls to northeastern states.

How Modi government will use GeM to cut corruption in India and its online marketplaces
How Modi government will use GeM to cut corruption in India and its online marketplaces

Government e-marketplace is a move by the Modi government to bring more transparency in procurement services.

Modi’s emphasis on clean fuels pays off: Fidelity, Aberdeen bet on natural gas retailers IGL, Gujarat Gas & Mahanagar Gas
Modi’s emphasis on clean fuels pays off: Fidelity, Aberdeen bet on natural gas retailers IGL, Gujarat Gas & Mahanagar Gas

Fidelity Investments and Morgan Stanley Investment Management have increased exposure to Indian city-gas retailers, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s emphasis on clean fuels burnishes the outlook for the industry.

Air India sell off: What has Arun Jaitley’s privatisation plan got to do with your children?
Air India sell off: What has Arun Jaitley’s privatisation plan got to do with your children?

After the government’s repeated denials of plans to privatise the Air India over the last one year, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has finally spoken openly about the intent to exit the ailing state-run carrier, in order to lighten the debt load.

Beef row in Malegaon: Cow vigilantes thrash 2 men; watch shocking video
Beef row in Malegaon: Cow vigilantes thrash 2 men; watch shocking video

Beef row in Malegaon: A group of self-proclaimed cow vigilantes thrashed 2 traders for allegedly possessing beef in Malegaon area of Maharashtra, according to ANI report.

PM Narendra Modi's Berlin visit signals Asian pivot for Atlanticist Angela Merkel
PM Narendra Modi's Berlin visit signals Asian pivot for Atlanticist Angela Merkel

India is keen to attract more German companies to invest and improve bilateral relations, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said ahead of a two-day visit to Europe's leading economic power that begins on Monday.

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat backs human shield use in Kashmir: 10 points he said in interview
Army Chief General Bipin Rawat backs human shield use in Kashmir: 10 points he said in interview

Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat has justified awarding Major Leetul Gogoi, who is at the centre of a controversy for using a Kashmiri man as a human shield.

TECHNOLOGY

How Modi government will use GeM to cut corruption in India and its online marketplaces
How Modi government will use GeM to cut corruption in India and its online marketplaces

GeM is the Modi government's mandatory e-marketplace to source goods and services, and it applies to all departments and ministries. Government e-marketplace is a move aimed at bringing in more transparency and streamlining the government procurement.

TRAVEL

Exploring Egypt's Red Sea Riviera
Exploring Egypt's Red Sea Riviera

Occupying almost 50 km of Red Sea Riviera's coastline in Egypt, Hurghada is a vibrant city with many exciting attractions for the global Indian traveller who would like to explore the different facets of the ancient country

Horoscope: By Peter Vidal

Today ( 29 May )This Week ( 28 May - 03 Jun )

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