Telcos move Supreme Court over Rs 1.47 lakh crore dues

Posted on   2:09 pm

The Supreme Court today agreed to list next week fresh pleas of telecom firms, including Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea and Tata Teleservices, seeking a fresh schedule of payment of statutory dues to the tune of Rs 1.47 lakh crore to the Department of Telecommunications.

Karthi’s special celebrations

Posted on   2:09 pm

Actor Karthi, who portrayed a farmer in Kadaikutty Singam, has been rendering philanthropic activities through his Uzhavan Trust besides honouring those who develop innovative Ag-tech devices.

Santhanam plans an action entertainer

Posted on   2:05 pm

After a good outing in A1- Accused No 1, Santhanam is joining hands with filmmaker Johnson again. This time the duo are planning to come out with an action packed entertainer. The film went on the floors on Monday. Music of the movie is by Santhosh Narayanan and cinematography is by Arthur Wilson.

KTM 390 Adventure achieves three new feat

Posted on   1:51 pm

For the first time in the country, a made-in-India motorcycle – KTM 390 Adventure – has got three of advanced MotoGP technologies, namely, Traction Control, Cornering ABS, and Bidirectional Quickshifter.

US President, teen activist to address climate-focused Davos

Posted on   1:30 pm

The starkly opposed visions of US President Donald Trump and Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg on climate change will clash in Davos on Tuesday as the World Economic Forum tries to face up to the perils of global warming on its 50th meeting. The four-day gathering of the world’s top political and business leaders in the Swiss Alps gets under way seeking to meet head-on the dangers to both the environment and economy from the heating of the planet.

UN finds mass Unemployment

Posted on   1:06 pm

More than 470 million people worldwide are currently unemployed or underemployed, the UN said, warning that a lack of access to decent jobs was contributing to social unrest. The global unemployment rate has remained relatively stable over much of the past decade, according to the UN’s International Labour Organisation. But while the rate — which stood at 5.4 per cent last year — is not expected to change much, overall jobless numbers are likely to inch up as slowing economies reduce the number of jobs available to a growing population.