• Monday, May 27, 2024

India Business Briefs for May 27: ‘PM Modi’s return will…

HERE are news in brief on Indian economy and business for Monday, May 27, 2024: Indian prime minister Narendra Modi's return to power for a rare third straight term will boost shares of defence, infrastructure, railway and capital goods companies, the chief of Indian brokerage Motilal Oswal Financial Services said.…

At least 19 killed as tornadoes hit Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas

AT LEAST 19 people, including two children, have been killed in powerful storms that ravaged the states of Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas in the central US, destroying homes and plunging thousands into darkness amid rising temperatures. Seven fatalities were reported in Cooke County in Texas, near the Oklahoma border, where…

Akshata Murty gets proactive as Sunak hits campaign trail: ‘Every…

AS her husband embarks on the campaign trail amidst a challenging electoral battle for the governing Conservatives, Akshata Murty, Britain's Indian-born first lady, has taken proactive steps. Following a rain-soaked announcement by Rishi Sunak about the date for the general election on the steps of 10 Downing Street last week,…

Rahul Gandhi’s election rally stage collapses in Bihar; WATCH

INDIAN opposition leader Rahul Gandhi averted a possible injury on Monday (27) when a portion of a stage where he was standing for campaigning for his Indian National Congress party and Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA) bloc with some other leaders crumbled. The incident happened in Paliganj on the…

Sixteen dead in Bangladesh, India as Cyclone Remal wreaks havoc

MILLIONS of people in low-lying areas of Bangladesh and India on Monday (27) surveyed the tangled wreckage left by a powerful cyclone that killed at least 16 people, destroyed thousands of homes, smashed seawalls and flooded cities. Winds and torrential rain still hammered residents as they tried to salvage what…

Israel air strike on Rafah camp: Gaza health ministry says…

THE health ministry in Hamas-run Gaza said Monday (27) that the death toll from an Israeli air strike on a camp housing displaced Palestinians in Rafah had risen to 45. "The Rafah massacre yesterday left 45 martyrs, including 23 women, children and elderly. There are 249 others who were wounded,"…

Gujarat court blasts state over amusement park fire: ‘We do…

THE high court of the western Indian state of Gujarat on Monday (27) came down heavily on the municipal authorities of the city of Rajkot, two days after a devastating fire at an amusing park left at least 35 people dead, 12 of whom were children. It said that it…

KKR tweet saluting opponents Hyderabad after winning IPL trophy; called…

A LOT was said and written after the much talked-about game between Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the group stage of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024. The RCB players and supporters were particularly accused of disrespecting their CSK counterparts after the team won to…

IPL 2024: Here are the award winners; Virat Kohli secures…

KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS (KKR) on Sunday (26) lifted their third Indian Premier League (IPL) title after they beat Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in a one-sided final of the 2024 edition at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai in the southern state of Tamil Nadu. SRH, led by Australian speedster Pat Cummins, won…

Woman from India’s Uttar Pradesh conferred Prince’s Trust women’s award

ARTI from India was on May 21 was conferred the Amal Clooney Women’s Empowerment Award at The Prince’s Trust Awards ceremony at Theatre Royal Drury Lane in London. The young woman, who has been supported by The Prince's Trust International, received the award sponsored by Prince’s Trust Enterprise Ambassador Charlotte…

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