Emission regulations by gov forces automakers to make heavier vehicles

Government’s the world over have been pushing carmakers to adhere to their ridiculous norms that are rather counter-intuitive and end up becoming counter-productive in due course. Emissions regulations for example, have made cars and bikes less polluting, but have also made them heavier and hence nullifying the overall effect. That is because in the real world, things work differently. Maybe that is why manufacturers are finding ways to make their cars faster and more powerful, despite the apparent increase in weight. Yet, they fall short in some aspects and that takes away what forms the crux of a real sportscar – the driving experience. Continue Reading

TikTok launches #YehMeraIndia

One of world’s leading platform for short-form mobile videos, TikTok recently announced the Indian edition of its global in-app travel campaign, #TikTokTravel. The campaign #YehMeraIndia showcases India as a key global travel destination by inviting TikTok users to share their travel moments. Continue Reading

Kerala Food Festival till 30 June at Hotel Regenta Central Deccan

Hotel Regenta Central Deccan at 36, Royapettah High Road, known for conducting innovative food promotions and events kick started ‘Kerala Food Festival’ set to run till 30 June at its Olives Multi Cuisine Restaurant for lunch and dinner. Continue Reading

PVR Playhouse welcomes cinema lovers

PVR Cinemas threw open its newest theatre hub at Uthandi. The 10-screened multiplex, where an entire Audi has been erected and designed as ‘Play house’, is all set to please movie-goers. It was inaugurated by actor/couple duo Prasanna and Sneha. Continue Reading

Kalakar Studio host fifth annual art exhibition

Kalakar Studio recently hosted ‘Rang De’ – the fifth annual art exhibition of it’s students on 22 and 23 June at CP Art Center. A press release said, over forty artists from ages five to 70 participated in the event. Continue Reading

Chennai-based karate champion aims for gold in Tokyo games

Sixteen-year-old MithileshÂ’’s goal is simple and clearly laid out in front of him – take part in 2020 Olympics and strike gold. The resident of Madipakkam, speaking to the News Today, said, ‘I practice 365 days in a year. No matter what, even if it is Deepavali or Pongal or even if I have health issues, I practice at least half-an-hour, a day.’ Continue Reading

Experts suggest methods to achieve $5-trillion economy target to PM Modi

Modi had an interaction with economists and industry experts on India’s current economic situation yesterday. ‘Expert committee for Macroeconomics & Employment presented their suggestions to PM @narendramodi for achieving the $5 Trillion economy target. Improvement of governance in PSU banks, enhancing growth rate of exports & employment generation were some of the key areas identified,’ the Aayog said in a tweet. Continue Reading

Auto stocks fall after NITI Aayog’s directive on electric vehicle

Shares of two and three wheeler auto-makers like TVS Motors and Bajaj Auto came under heavy selling pressure during the morning deals on Monday after the government think-tank NITI Aayog gave the industry a deadline of two weeks to come up with a plan to switch to electric vehicles (EVs). Continue Reading

Flipkart co-founder Binny Bansal sells shares for Rs 531 crores

Binny Bansal, co-founder of India’s leading e-tailer Flipkart, sold around 54 lakh of his equity shares valued at $76 million (Rs 531 crore) to world’s retail giant Walmart`s Luxembourg entity FIT Holdings SARL said on Monday. Continue Reading

Thomas Cook (India) Ltd launches Travolution

One of nation’s leading integrated travel and related financial services company, Thomas Cook (India) Ltd, launched ‘Travolution’, on International Yoga Day. A press release said, the Travolution wellness packages invite Indians to travel to find inner peace with yoga being an integral component. The company plans to revolutionize holidays into transformational travel via its unique yoga and wellness experiences. Continue Reading