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Smoking increases your coronavirus risk

'Smokers are a highly susceptible population during this pandemic.''Health benefits from quitting smoking can start as early as within an hour.' IMAGE: A man smokes a cigarette whilst wearing a......

How law school alumni helped migrants fly home to Jharkhand

'We are giving priority to little children so that they do not embark on dangerous journeys on their own' IMAGE: A migrant family at Mumbai airport ready to fly home to Jharkhand. This family is......

Sonu Sood airlifts Odisha migrants from Kerala

Actor Sonu Sood on Friday came to the rescue of 167 migrants stuck in Kerala by arranging a special chartered flight to help them reach their home in Odisha. The group, comprising on 147 women and......

'Muscular Chinese policy to have impact on India'

China's new "muscular" policy will have an impact on its ties with India and other nations, a senior United States diplomat has said, underlining that the world is finally recognising that Beijing......

Trump offers to 'mediate' between India and China

In a surprise move, United States President Donald Trump on Wednesday offered to "mediate or arbitrate" the raging border dispute between India and China, saying he was "ready, willing and able" to......

Govt considers regulating air-ticket prices after lockdown

The move if implemented, will be a temporary measure to protect both consumers and airlines. A section of airline executives and experts, however, warned that any intervention in pricing would be......

Locust invasion puts summer crop in many states at risk

The locusts initially entered Rajasthan from Pakistan and from there the swarms moved towards Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, and Punjab over the last few weeks and are now threatening to enter Uttar......

Bharti Telecom sells 2.75% stake in Airtel for Rs 8,433 cr

The sale proceeds will be fully utilised to repay debt at Bharti Telecom and will make the promoter holding firm a 'debt free company'. Promoter firm Bharti Telecom has sold 2.75 per cent stake in......

India facing its worst recession in current fiscal: Crisil

The economic costs now beginning to show up in the hard numbers are far worse than initial expectations. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com India's fourth recession since independence, the......

After Ola, Uber India too lays off 600 employees

Uber on Tuesday said it is laying off about 600 employees in India -- about a quarter of its staff in the country -- as business has taken a major hit amid the COVID-19 pandemic.  Photograph:......

When Lara won the Miss Universe title...

Lara Dutta is celebrating 20 years of being crowned Miss Universe! The actress, whose show Hundred is currently airing on Disney+ Hotstar, was crowned on May 12, 2000 and she is reliving the......

Pakistan not in favour of IPL replacing T20 World Cup

'The IPL is a domestic event of the BCCI and cannot be given preference over ICC events or bilateral agreements.' IMAGE: The Pakistan Cricket Board is not happy with reports that the Asia Cup and......

Badminton Olympic qualification process to start next year

'An extended Olympic qualification period will be introduced from Week 1-17 in 2021 and includes the select number of tournaments that were postponed, cancelled or suspended due to COVID-19.'......

I'm ready to play T20Is for India, says Bhajji

IMAGE: Harbhajan Singh is the joint third-highest wicket-taker in the IPL with an economy rate of just more than seven runs per over. Photograph: Anesh Debiky/Gallo Images/Getty Images Ace spinner......

F1 drivers fully support 'ghost races': GPDA chief

IMAGE: Image used for representational purposes. Photograph: Mark Thompson/Getty Images Formula One drivers fully support plans to start the season with "ghost races" behind closed doors,......

Bihar girl, who cycled 1200km will be called for trials by cycling federation

In what could be a life-changing opportunity, the cycling federation will invite 15-year-old Jyoti Kumari to appear for a trial next month, impressed with her sheer doggedness with which she......
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Smoking increases your coronavirus risk

'Smokers are a highly susceptible population during this pandemic.''Health benefits from quitting smoking can start as early as within an hour.'... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/interview/coronavirus-in-india-smoking-increases-your-coronavirus-risk/20200530.htm
IATA CEO Alexandre de Juniac

Speaking at a webinar hosted by the aviation consultancy Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation (CAPA), de Juniac also forecast the air travel demand in... ...

https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/indian-carriers39survival39-mode-need-sustainable-revival-iata-ceo-alexandre-de-juniac_13838741.html
AirAsia India CEO

​​On May 21, the central government issued coronavirus-related guidelines to restart domestic flights from May 25 and prescribed a lower limit... ...

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/transportation/airlines-/-aviation/can-appreciate-limits-on-airfares-as-it-is-a-very-very-short-term-measure-airasia-india-ceo/articleshow/76097005.cms
Top hubs struggle as customers continue to keep away

Asian physical gold hubs struggled to regain footing this week as most retail customers stayed away even as some coronavirus restrictions were eased. ...

http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/xMEmSPprGAU/asia-gold-top-hubs-struggle-as-customers-continue-to-keep-away-idINKBN2352CW
IndiGo appoints Venkataramani Sumantran as independent director

Venkataramani Sumantran serves as an adjunct professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and is on several statutory and advisory boards... ...

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/transportation/airlines-/-aviation/indigo-appoints-venkataramani-sumantran-as-independent-director/articleshow/76093861.cms

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