ndian Women Rising, Educate Girls USA to raise funds for education of Oscar-contending ‘Bittu’s’ cast

Indian Women Rising, a cinema collective founded by Ekta Kapoor, Guneet Monga, Tahira Kashyap Khurrana, and Ruchikaa Kapoor Sheikh is collaborating with ‘Educate Girls USA’, an NGO founded by Safeena Husain to raise funds for the two young leads Rani and Renu Kumari from the Oscar-contending short film ‘Bittu’. The collaboration also received […]

IMA cadets get into a scuffle with each other

Foreign and Indian cadets allegedly got into a scuffle at the Indian Military Academy (IMA) on Wednesday night. According to a statement issued by the officials of the academy, an inquiry has been ordered in the matter. It is alleged that a few gentlemen cadets (GCs) got into a physical fight after a heated […]

Covid-19 accelerates shift towards digitalisation: Infosys-Milken report

A new report by digital services major Infosys shows that American employees like working remotely, employers cite greater workforce productivity but how to increase diversity remains a top concern. The Milken Institute and Infosys report titled ‘Future of Work: Insights for 2021 and Beyond’ highlights insights about remote work based on original research. It examines the pandemic’s impact on the workforce […]

BJP slams opposition for creating confusion around efficacy of ‘indigenous vaccine’

Slamming the opposition, particularly the Congress party, for ‘doing politics, creating confusion’ during the Covid-19 vaccination drive in the country, BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra said it is the duty of every politician, across party line to stand together during such ‘historic’ time, but all that the opposition did was to keep ‘taunting the government’. […]

FAO food price index rises for 9th consecutive month in Feb

Global rices”>food commodity prices rose for the ninth consecutive month in February with quotations for sugar and vegetable oils increasing the most, according to the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations. The FAO food price index, which tracks monthly changes in the international prices of commonly-traded food commodities, averaged 116 […]

ITBP to strengthen its Chinese Kung Fu team, to recruit players and coaches

Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) has decided to strengthen its team of Wushu after their women’s team secured the first position in the national Wushu championship. The female team of Wushu, a Chinese Kung Fu, has six players that will be increased to 20. The men’s team will also increase its players by the same number. ITBP first introduced […]

PNB Housing Finance, Yes Bank in co-lending partnership

PNB Housing Finance and Yes Bank said on Friday they have entered into a strategic co-lending agreement to offer customised retail loans for homebuyers at competitive interest rates. Both organisations will jointly do due diligence and co-originate the loan at an agreed ratio. PNB Housing will service customers through the entire loan lifecycle including sourcing, documentation, and collection […]