More than half of world’s airline pilots no longer flying: Survey

More than half of the world’s airline pilots are no longer flying for a living amid the plunge in demand during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new survey, and those that are still flying feel less valued by their employers. Continue Reading

Kanchipuram silk business withstands Covid storm

With the coronavirus pandemic affecting the livelihood of people in almost all sectors, the weavers of Kanchipuram remain strong after initial hiccups, thanks to back to back festivals and wedding season. And they are pinning big hopes on 2021. Continue Reading

Freezing Madrid braces for heaviest snowfall in decades

Spain’s capital Madrid and much of the neighbouring region of Castilla-La Mancha were on high alert on Friday for what meteorologists expect to be the heaviest snowfall in decades, brought by the Storm Filomena. Continue Reading

Editorial: Justice delayed is…

As the NBA neared its restart in late July, its players vowed to keep the calls for social justice reform at the forefront in the wake of the police killings of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor. The basketball stars weren’t the only athletes to act. Continue Reading

Finance Ministry reviews implementation of ANBP with secretaries

Banks have sanctioned additional credit amounting to Rs 2,05,563 crore to 80,93,491 borrowers under the Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS). Continue Reading

Theatres open today, but no new releases

After eight months of Coronavirus pandemic, theatres in Tamilnadu opened today. The government gave permission to open cinema halls from 10 November with 50 per cent occupancy and instructed to follow the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP). Continue Reading

Continue supply of free foodgrains for another 3 months: Sonia to PM

Congress president Sonia Gandhi has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to continue the supply of five kilograms free foodgrains to priority households for another three months. Continue Reading