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BEST does its best to provide relief to rain-hit Mumbaikars

The Mumbai civic body’s transport wing BEST has moved in to fill the void created by suspension of suburban train services due to heavy rains by operating over 100 extra buses. The Brihanmumbai Electricity Supply and Transport (BEST) has been operating the extra buses since yesterday to ferry commuters stranded at various places, an official of the civic undertaking said. ... Read More »

Sasikala may be sacked in party general council meet on September 12

Chennai: V K Sasikala is likely to be removed from the post of interim General Secretary of the AIADMK at the General Council meeting in Chennai on September 12. At its meeting on Monday, the EPS-OPS camp also passed a resolution declaring appointments and expulsions made by TTV Dhinakaran as “null and void”. An official announcement from the AIADMK headquarters ... Read More »

Pakistan confirms it has suspended talks, visits with US ‘in protest’ against Trump’s criticism

Pakistan suspended bilateral talks and visits with the US “as a mark of protest over the recent anti-Pakistan diatribe by US President Donald Trump”, said top government sources to Dawn newspaper. Pakistani government officials meanwhile told another newspaper, Nation, that the country will likely not engage in any open talks with Washington before prime minister Shahid Abbasi’s visit to the ... Read More »

Consolidated FDI policy charter released

The government has brought out the latest edition of its consolidated FDI policy document, which is a compilation of the changes made in the past one year in a single document. It is an initiative aimed at ensuring greater ease of doing business in India and an investor-friendly climate to foreign investors so that the country attracts more FDI. The ... Read More »

Mayweather makes it a perfect 50

Some myths were busted, while some others were lent further credence. Many believed that Conor McGregor — a Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) outsider, with zero experience in professional boxing — stood no chance of landing even a single punch. Here he was, a fish out of water, taking on the boxing ‘guru’, Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather. This was dismissed as a ... Read More »

Cut in mobile termination charges will hit sector: Vodafone CEO

Seeking “urgent support” from the Indian government, Vodafone Group CEO Vittorio Colao, in a letter to Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha, has said that any reduction in mobile termination charges will “destabilize the sector”. The Vodafone Group Chief has also expressed hope that the Inter Ministerial Panel set up to assess the financial health of the sector will recommend reduction in ... Read More »

Honda unveils Jazz Privilege Edition at Rs 7.36 lakh

CHENNAI: Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL) on Friday announced the introduction of ‘Privilege Edition’ of its premium hatchback, Honda Jazz. The new edition comes with an advanced infotainment system, enhanced interiors and exteriors, and new safety and technology features. The price of the Honda Jazz Privilege Edition starts at Rs 7.36 lakh for the V MT petrol and goes up ... Read More »