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India, EU hold human rights dialogue, agree to safeguard freedom of activists, journalists

After a fresh round of human rights dialogue, India and the European Union on Friday concurred on the importance of safeguarding freedom, independence and diversity of civil society actors,......

Behind govt's RS nominations, BJP's big southern outreach

The government on Wednesday nominated four noted personalities, including celebrated athlete P T Usha and music maestro Ilaiyaraaja, from as many southern states to the Rajya Sabha, in what is......

Guwahati hotel hosting Sena MLAs closes new bookings till June 30

Luxury hotel Radisson Blu Guwahati, where dissident Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde is camping along with other MLAs from Maharashtra, has stopped all new bookings till June 30. IMAGE: A view of......

Assam BJP ministers meet rebel Shiv Sena MLAs at Guwahati hotel

Assam ministers Ashok Singhal and Pijush Hazarika on Sunday visited the luxury hotel in Guwahati, where dissident Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde is camping with other MLAs from Maharashtra, and......

UN rights chief slams US top court's abortion ruling, says it's anti-women

The UN human rights chief has termed the US Supreme Court ruling that overturned the constitutional right to abortion as a 'huge blow' to women's human rights and gender equality, as UN agencies......

Shortage of charging stations may short-circuit India's EV revolution

Only a few thousand chargers dot the Indian landscape, some in working condition, others not, with some held hostage to the power supply vagaries of local utilities, reports S Dinakar. Photograph:......

Swiggy launches industry-first 'Moonlighting policy'

Food ordering and delivery platform Swiggy on Wednesday said it has introduced an industry-first 'Moonlighting policy', wherein employees can take up external projects for pro-bono or economic......

'Public Sector Banks Don't Like To Loan To MSMEs'

'The approach today is, instead of giving loans to 100 MSMEs, let us give one loan to a big-ticket corporate.''And so many of these big fish deceived the banks and the banks are in the doldrums now......

'Our most important client is India'

'We actually have a problem because there may be too much activity in India.''Markets don't like too much concentration. But we are very happy with our collaborations in India.' Illustration:......

Entry-level jobs no more easy to come by in formal sector

The creation of formal jobs for those in the 18-21 age group in India has declined steadily, sharply eroding this cohort’s share of the net new Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) accounts......

'I paid Rs 10 a night to sleep in stations...'

'These experiences were necessary for my journey.' Photograph: Kind courtesy Faisal Malik Panchayat star Faisal Malik's life changed forever with the show's success. Now, he awaits the third......

Big money from UAE League threatens BBL

15 Australian players offered AUD$700,000 to play in UAE League.   IMAGE: Most of the top Australian players have no obligation to play BBL under their existing central contract, with David......

Why Indian Olympic Association is facing suspension...

IMAGE: The Indian Olympic Association elections were due in December last year but could not be held as per schedule due to ongoing amendments in the election process.. Photograph: Indian Olympic......

Jersey sponsor Byju's owes Rs 86.21 crore to BCCI

IMAGE: It was only in April that Byju's and BCCI had agreed on the extension of their partnership until the end of the 2023 ODI World Cup in India at a 10 percent increment. Photograph:......

Batra resigns as FIH president, gives up IOC membership

IMAGE: Veteran sports administrator Narinder Batra quit his positions as International Hockey Federation president and also gave up IOC membership, hours after CBI conducted multiple raids at his......

Rayudu returns to Baroda as a 'professional'

IMAGE: Ambati Rayudu had earlier approached Baroda Cricket Association before the start of IPL 2022 and had expressed desire to play for Baroda, for whom he had played in the past from 2012 to......

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