After 22 years, world sees increase in extreme poverty

As a domestic worker, Amsale Hailemariam knew from the inside out the luxury villas that had grown up around her simple shelter of raw metal and plastic sheeting. And in them, she saw how her country, Ethiopia, had transformed. Continue Reading

Coronavirus ‘infects’ business in Ritchie Street

Here in Chennai, Ritchie Street has been the go-to place for electronic products. Coronavirus has blowed the business of shopkeepers here as the shortage of Chinese imports have left them face an unseen situation. Continue Reading

Govt should make Indian aviation sector globally competitive: SpiceJet CMD

As India has emerged as one of the fastest-growing civil aviation markets of the world, it is time that the government take steps to make the aviation sector globally competitive beginning with reduction on its tax structure, the head of a low-cost airline has said.  Continue Reading

Chennai cartoonist talks about his passion, recognition

At a time when there is an over-load of information, what is hard to get is some perspective and maybe some good humour. It is then that people like S Ravishanker (50), come to the rescue. Continue Reading

RBI Ex-Dir: Consult with developing economies before decision

Global financial institutions such as the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank should consult developing economies before taking decisions on them, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Executive Director Rabi Mishra said on Sunday. Continue Reading