India’s economic recovery is gaining steam: S&P

India is on track for an economic recovery in the fiscal year ending March 2022, S&P Global Ratings said on Tuesday. Consistently good agriculture performance, a flattening of the Covid-19 infection curve, and a pickup in government spending are all supporting the economy, it said in a report titled ‘Cross-Sector Outlook: India’s Escape From Covid.’ India needs many things to be right […]

Social media app Parler crawls back online on ‘independent technology’

Parler, a social media service popular with American right-wing users that virtually vanished after the US Capitol riot, re-launched yesterday and said its new platform was built on “sustainable, independent technology.” In a statement announcing the relaunch, Parler also said it had appointed Mark Meckler as its interim Chief Executive, […]

Johnny Galecki reacts to Kaley Cuoco’s Valentine’s Day post

Hollywood actor Kaley Cuoco, who shared a wholesome Valentine’s Day post this weekend, got a comment from ex-boyfriend Johnny Galecki after she called her life forgettable and ‘boring’ before she met husband Karl Cook. The 35-year-old actor had shared a snapshot of herself and Karl Cook celebrating the February holiday, posting an Instagram picture of […]

Nitish Kumar dodges answering question on fuel price hike

Refraining from commenting over the fuel price hike, Bihar Chief Minister and Janata Dal (United) president Nitish Kumar on Tuesday said that it is true that prices are rising and it is clearly visible. Responding to a question on rising prices of diesel and petrol in the country, Nitish Kumar told reporters, “Everyone would like it if […]

PM Modi meets COP26 President, discusses India-UK cooperation on climate change agenda

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday met Alok Sharma, President of the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26), and held discussions on India-UK cooperation on climate change agenda and upcoming COP26. “PM @narendramodi met COP26 President-designate @AlokSharma_RDG today. Discussions on India-UK cooperation on climate change agenda and COP26 were held. PM @narendramodi conveyed […]

Kendall Jenner, Devin Booker are officially dating

American supermodel and reality TV star Kendall Jenner has officially announced her romance with American basketball player Devin Booker on Valentine’s day. The 25-year-year-old star took to her Instagram stories and posted a cuddly picture that featured her and NBA star Devin Booker. ‘The Keeping Up With the Kardashians’ star also posted a white heart emoticon alongside […]

Toolkit Investigation: Law does not differentiate on the basis of age, says Delhi Police chief

Delhi Police Commissioner SN Srivastava on Tuesday said that all procedures were followed in the arrest of activist Disha Ravi for her alleged involvement in preparing a toolkit that details support for farmers protesting against the Central Government’s agricultural laws. “As far as Disha’s arrest is concerned, it was done as per the procedures,” […]