Oil prices rise after drone attack on tanker owned by Israeli billionaire

Oil prices rise after drone attack on tanker owned by Israeli billionaire

🕔17:54, 16.Nov 2022

London, Nov 16 (IANS) Oil prices have risen after a tanker owned by an Israeli billionaire was hit by a drone carrying a bomb off the coast of Oman, media reports said on Wednesday. The attack on Pacific Zircon, which is

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UN launches challenge for cities to harness power of nature for cooling

UN launches challenge for cities to harness power of nature for cooling

🕔17:52, 16.Nov 2022

Sharm El-Sheikh, Nov 16 (IANS) The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) announced a new initiative on Wednesday at the 27th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 27), the Nature for Cool Cities Challenge, which incentivises cities to use the cooling power of

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Modi meets UK’s Sunak, discusses bilateral ties

Modi meets UK’s Sunak, discusses bilateral ties

🕔16:53, 16.Nov 2022

New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday met his UK counterpart Rishi Sunak on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Bali, where the two leaders expressed satisfaction at the state of the wide-ranging India-UK Comprehensive Strategic

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India’s G20 presidency to be decisive, action-oriented: PM Modi

India’s G20 presidency to be decisive, action-oriented: PM Modi

🕔16:51, 16.Nov 2022

New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) India’s G20 presidency will be inclusive, ambitious, decisive, and action-oriented, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday. Speaking during the closing session of the G20 Summit in Bali, the Prime Minister said: “India is taking charge

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Need to expand benefits of digital technology across the globe: Modi

Need to expand benefits of digital technology across the globe: Modi

🕔16:46, 16.Nov 2022

New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The proper use of digital technologies can become a force multiplier in the decades-long global fight against poverty, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday while addressing a session on digital transformation at the G20 summit

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Haryana showcases climate initiatives at COP27 in Sharm El-Shiekh

Haryana showcases climate initiatives at COP27 in Sharm El-Shiekh

🕔16:45, 16.Nov 2022

Chandigarh, Nov 16 (IANS) For the first time, the Manohar Lal Khattar-led Haryana government is showcasing its initiatives to support climate goals through Actions for Lifestyle for Environment (LiFE) in the Conference of Parties (CoP27) of the United Nations Framework Convention

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Modi, German Chancellor Scholz discuss trade, defence ties in Bali

Modi, German Chancellor Scholz discuss trade, defence ties in Bali

🕔16:44, 16.Nov 2022

New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on Wednesday agreed to deepen trade and investment ties and further increase cooperation in the areas of defence and security, migration and mobility and infrastructure. Both the

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Modi meets S’pore, Italian PMs in Bali; invites them to India

Modi meets S’pore, Italian PMs in Bali; invites them to India

🕔16:41, 16.Nov 2022

New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) On the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Bali, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday met his counterparts from Singapore and Italy and invited them to visit India. During the meeting with Singapore’s Lee Hsien Loong,

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NASA’s Artemis 1 mission finally on way to the Moon

NASA’s Artemis 1 mission finally on way to the Moon

🕔16:39, 16.Nov 2022

Washington, Nov 16 (IANS) The US space agency on Wednesday finally sent its next-generation rocket into space as part of its ambitious, uncrewed Artemis I Moon mission which faced two failed attempts amid years of delays and billions of dollars spent.

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Time to invest in Indian, South Asian languages: UK MP

Time to invest in Indian, South Asian languages: UK MP

🕔16:37, 16.Nov 2022

New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Asserting that there has been a steep decline in British students learning South Asian languages, UK MP Gareth Thomas has said that it’s time to invest in languages like Gujarati, Hindi and Tamil, to bolster bilateral

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Koo becomes second largest microblog

Koo becomes second largest microblog

🕔16:35, 16.Nov 2022

New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Homegrown microblogging platform Koo on Wednesday announced that it has become the second largest microblog available to the world. Launched in March 2020, the platform recently clocked 50 million downloads and has seen an upward trajectory

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First international cruise arrives in Goa

First international cruise arrives in Goa

🕔16:34, 16.Nov 2022

Panaji, Nov 16 (IANS) First International cruise ship ‘Viking Mars’ on Wednesday arrived in the coastal state of Goa with around 650 passengers and other crew members. Docked at the international cruise berth of Mormugao Port Authority, the cruise is scheduled

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India has democratised technology: PM

India has democratised technology: PM

🕔16:29, 16.Nov 2022

New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) For a long time, technology was seen as an exclusive domain. It was said to be only for the high and mighty, but India has shown how to democratise technology, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on

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PM meets French President Macron in Bali

PM meets French President Macron in Bali

🕔16:22, 16.Nov 2022

New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi met French President Emmanuel Macron for a working lunch on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Bali on Wednesday. The two leaders reviewed ongoing collaboration in diverse areas like defence, civil

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New scheme to grant 3,000 UK visas to Indians annually

New scheme to grant 3,000 UK visas to Indians annually

🕔11:52, 16.Nov 2022

London, Nov 16 (IANS) In a new scheme introduced by British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak to fortify bilateral and economic ties, 3,000 Indians will be granted visas annually to come to the UK. Under the new UK-India Young Professionals Scheme, the

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Piramal Capital withdraws insolvency proceedings against Reliance Power

Piramal Capital withdraws insolvency proceedings against Reliance Power

🕔11:48, 16.Nov 2022

Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Piramal Capital has withdrawn the insolvency proceedings against Reliance Power Ltd. Reliance Power, in a stock exchange disclosure, has informed that the Piramal Capital and Housing Finance has withdrawn the application made against Reliance Power Ltd. under

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G20: Modi, Sunak to confirm new bespoke route for young professionals

G20: Modi, Sunak to confirm new bespoke route for young professionals

🕔11:46, 16.Nov 2022

New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his British counterpart Rishi Sunak will meet on Wednesday at the G20 Summit in Bali during which the two leaders will confirm “a new bespoke, reciprocal route” which will open in

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Modi to inaugurate Kashi Tamil Samagam on Saturday

Modi to inaugurate Kashi Tamil Samagam on Saturday

🕔11:42, 16.Nov 2022

Varanasi, Nov 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will formally inaugurate the month-long Kashi Tamil Samagam commencing from Thursday in Varanasi, on Saturday. Divisional Commissioner Kaushal Raj Sharma said the Prime Minister will formally inaugurate the event at the amphitheatre ground

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COP27: UN Technology Mechanism for climate solutions in developing nations

COP27: UN Technology Mechanism for climate solutions in developing nations

🕔11:39, 16.Nov 2022

Sharm El-Sheikh, Nov 16 (IANS) Senior officials from several governments, the UN Environment Program (UNEP) and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) launched a new five-year work programme at the COP27 to promote climate technology solutions in developing countries.

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COP27: Nations pledge added support to GEF funds to tackle climate crisis

COP27: Nations pledge added support to GEF funds to tackle climate crisis

🕔11:37, 16.Nov 2022

Sharm El-Sheikh, Nov 16 (IANS) In an important injection of support to countries facing the worst effects of climate change, seven donor governments pledged new funding for the Least Developed Countries Fund (LDCF) and Special Climate Change Fund (SCCF) during the

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