Ukraine slams India for buying Russian oil, calls it 'morally inappropriate'

India has increased its purchases of cheap Russian oil six-fold since the invasion in February, to the extent that Moscow is now its top crude supplier, according to local media reports.

published on : 6th December 2022

India and Germany ink mobility pact, discuss key global challenges

Earlier in a statement, the German foreign minister described India as Germany's "natural partner" and said that the country will have a decisive influence in shaping the international order.

published on : 5th December 2022

IS claims attack on Pakistani envoy in Kabul

Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has called it "an assassination attempt" on the head of the mission and demanded an investigation.

published on : 4th December 2022

White man's burden: Europe's special treatment of Ukrainian refugees and what that tells us

Bulgarian Prime Minister Kiril Petkov calls Ukrainian refugees 'intelligent and educated' while other refugees remain 'people with unclear pasts, who could have been terrorists'.

published on : 3rd December 2022

US Supreme Court to rule on Biden's student debt cancellation

The court will hear the case in February or March, according to a short statement it posted online.

published on : 2nd December 2022

Brexit ramps up UK food bills by GBP 6 billion: LSE study

Food prices were pushed higher by the rising cost of extra checks and requirements on EU imports, the LSE noted in the report.

published on : 1st December 2022

MCD polls: Kejriwal promises to fix ‘garbage crisis’

Amid last leg of campaigning, BJP is touting its redevelopment initiatives while a section of RWAs has flagged issues with Kejriwal’s Janta Chalayegi MCD scheme

published on : 1st December 2022

Eurozone inflation falls for first time in 17 months

Boosted by soaring energy and food bills triggered by Russia's war in Ukraine, the rate of price increases had hit a new historic record every month since November 21.

published on : 30th November 2022

Lebanon crisis means 'no football this year' for World Cup fans

Right until the start of the World Cup on November 20, the Lebanese had hoped the matches would be broadcast free on the public network Tele Liban, as was the case during the 2018 tournament.

published on : 30th November 2022

How film and TV can help the climate change battle

Analysing a database of 37,453 film and TV scripts from 2016 to 2020, researchers found that just 2.8 per cent included any keywords related to climate, and only 0.6 per cent mentioned climate change.

published on : 30th November 2022

ISIS-inspired terror key threat, ulema can help fight menace, says Doval

“ISIS-inspired individuals spread terror. The ulema can play an important role in Islamic society by preaching the right perspective of Islam which doesn’t propagate terror.

published on : 30th November 2022

CEA projects 9 per cent jump in India's peak power demand to 235GW in April 2023

In April this year, the peak power demand was around 215GW.  India currently has close to 210 GW of thermal power capacity.

published on : 29th November 2022

Privatisation isn't only solution to power distribution woes: NTPC chief

The union government has been taking initiatives to privatise the discoms. Some states including Gujarat, Odisha, and West Bengal have privatised the power distribution.

published on : 29th November 2022

Germany turns to Qatar, strikes major gas deal amid energy crisis

Russia's invasion of Ukraine in February increased pressure on the German government to find new sources. And the latest deal will not help the country get through the looming winter.

published on : 29th November 2022

Real estate firm Evergrande sells land for USD 1 billion as debt crisis looms across China

The price of new homes contracted 1.6 per cent year-on-year, their sharpest decline since August 2015, analysis of figures from Beijing's National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showed.

published on : 28th November 2022

Gehlot-Pilot tussle: Won't shy away from taking 'tough decisions', says Congress

Congress leader Jairam Ramesh said the party will decide on a solution which will strengthen its organisation.

published on : 27th November 2022

Sober or bright? Europe faces holidays during energy crunch

Fewer lights are sparkling from the centrepiece tree at the famed Strasbourg Christmas market, which attracts 2 mn people, as the French city seeks to reduce public energy consumption by 10% this year

published on : 26th November 2022

Kerala, Raj crises stare at Kharge as Congress to hold key meeting

There is disenchantment among a section of leaders that even after a month of taking over,  Kharge failed to address leadership issues in the party.

published on : 26th November 2022

European Union nations work on rift over gas price cap as cold sets in

Natural gas and electricity prices have soared as Moscow has slashed gas supplies to Europe used for heating, electricity and industrial processes.

published on : 24th November 2022

Ukraine battles to restore power after latest Russian barrage

The Ukrainian energy system is on the brink of collapse and millions have been subjected to emergency blackouts for weeks due to systematic Russian bombardments of the grid.

published on : 24th November 2022
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