TikTok ban: Supreme Court sets deadline for Madras High Court

A bench, headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, said if the Madras High Court fails to decide on the plea of TikTok app, then its ban order will stand vacated. Continue Reading

India needs to focus on exports for economic growth, says World Bank

India’s economic growth in recent years has been ‘too much’ driven by domestic demand and its exports were about one-third of its potential, a World Bank official said, asserting that the next government needs to focus on export-led growth. Continue Reading

A look at plans pitched by scientists to clear space debris

India became the fourth nation after the US, Russia and China with anti-satellite missile capabilities. Ever since the news came up, some western scientists voiced concern over the space debris that has emerged following the missile test. Continue Reading

Conversion, perversion

Even before the shock generated by the kidnap of two Hindu girls in Pakistan, who were forcefully converted to Islam in Sindh province last week, is yet to die down, reports have emerged from the neighbouring country that another Hindu girl has been kidnapped. Continue Reading

Pak Hindu minor girls approach court seeking protection

A man has been arrested in Pakistan for allegedly assisting in solemnising the wedding of two Hindu minor girls, who were reportedly abducted and forcefully converted to Islam, as the teenagers approached a court in the country’s Punjab province seeking protection. Continue Reading

India needs more reforms to keep economy growth upbeat: IMF

Communications director of IMF, Gerry Rice, said, ‘India has of course been one of the world’s fastest growing large economies of late, with growth averaging about seven per cent over the past five years.’ Continue Reading

Parrikar, the chowkidar

With the demise of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, not just the coastal State, but the whole of India has lost a leader for whom country came first always. Parrikar set an example for fellow politicians, both in his life and death. Continue Reading