United Nations’ report warns of crippling financial crisis

‘Amid prolonged trade disputes and wide-ranging policy uncertainties, the world economy has seen a significant and broad-based deterioration over the past year,’ declared the World Economic Situation and Prospects 2020 report from UN (United Nations), released recently. Continue Reading

Oxfam: 2,153 billionaires have more wealth than 60% of world’s population

‘The world’s 2,153 billionaires have more wealth than 4.6 billion people who make up 60 percent of the planet’s population,’ reveals Oxfam’s ‘Time to Care’ report, released today. Oxfam is a confederation of 19 independent charitable organizations focusing on the alleviation of global poverty. Continue Reading

News agencies to witness growth in podcasting in 2020

One of biggest platform for content creators in the 2010s was podcasting. As we enter a new decade, the thirst for podcasts continues to thrive across the globe. Continue Reading

Nutritionist expert & speaker shares art of being healthy

Nikhil Chaudhary works on spreading awareness about need for nutrition, wellness and developing specific nutrition plans for people. Continue Reading

How Specsmakers grew from single to 290+ stores brand in 10 years

What started as single store optical business in Anna Nagar, Chennai, the brand today has about 295 stores in 34 cities across India. Speaking to News Today, 41-year-old Pratik Shah, founder of Specsmakers, shares his journey. Continue Reading

NT compiles major business booms of the decade

With 2019 coming to an end, News Today compiles a list of sectors that made a huge dent. They were chosen based on impact they made to our lives. From online shopping to food delivery, from watching web series to e-learning, the 2010s has been a decade to remember. Continue Reading

Expat veterinarian pens book on how to care pet animals

As a young child, Juliet Decaestecker grew up in a place that made her connect with nature everyday. She recalls chasing after birds in the garden or learning how to feed horses at her grandparents’ farm. “Even if a pigeon would fly into the window, I would get inside the house and try to heal it,” she says. Continue Reading

App by fashion designer Purvi Doshi helps you trace a clothes’ origin story

Renowned fashion designer Purvi Doshi known for her sustainable clothing label, ‘Purvi Doshi’ recently launched the ‘Traceability’ app, hoping to bring in transparency among consumers. This unique app offers a user the source map, land where the cotton grew and textile has been woven, names, pictures and beautiful stories of weaver, dyers, spinners, tailors. Continue Reading

Experts & techies share methods to fight air pollution

On 4 November, when Chennai woke up with hazy skies, residents were surprised. It was unusual. While the meteorological department assured there was nothing to worry, weather bloggers, on the contrary, cried in dismay. Some took on to social media to say that our city is slowing taking in Delhi’s hazardous air. For nearly a week, Chennai’s air quality continues to deteriorate. Continue Reading

Venkatesh speaks on juggling life as writer, speaker & corporate professional

“I have had the desire to write for a while,” he says, recounting what made him pen down his bestseller, KaalKoot – The Lost Himalayan Secret, that continues to fly off bookshelves across country. Continue Reading