If there is a new global financial crisis, then what will governments do?

The probable response is low rates, government support and generous infusions of money, the policies popularised by former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan, the 'Maestro' to sycophants. But...

published on : 25th March 2023

Is a full-blown global banking meltdown in the offing?

If everything is fine, then why have US banks borrowed $153 billion at a punitive 4.75% against collateral at the discount window, a larger amount than in 2008/9?

published on : 23rd March 2023

Chessable Masters 2022: Indian Grandmaster GM Praggnanandhaa secures quarterfinal spot

The win in the 15th and final round of the preliminaries late on Sunday saw the teenaged GM knock Gujrathi out of contention.

published on : 23rd May 2022

Sterlite keen to expand operation in Thoothukudi

Despite public backlash and a Madurai Bench of Madras High Court order stopping the construction of a new copper smelter, Vedanta Limited has drawn grand plans to expand.

published on : 29th July 2018

Vedanta says Thoothukudi copper smelter shutdown could cost USD 100 million: TV

Vedanta, which aims to delist its shares from the London Stock Exchange, has interest in hydrocarbons, metal and mining business in India.

published on : 20th July 2018

Copper prices to rise for Indian manufacturers after Vedanta smelter closure

India consumes 1.5 million tonnes of copper annually, half of which has been produced by two companies inside the country - Vedanta Ltd and Hindalco Industries.

published on : 30th May 2018

Thoothukudi Sterlite copper smelter plant permanently sealed on Tamil Nadu government order days after deadly protests

In a statement, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami said that the plant was closed respecting sentiments of people.

published on : 28th May 2018

Sterlite protest: Madras High Court directs Tamil Nadu government to preserve bodies of those killed in police firing 

A vacation bench of justices T Ravindran and P Velmurugan also directed the government to file its counter affidavit by May 30 on a public interest litigation from three advocates.

published on : 24th May 2018

Sterlite Protest explainer: Recapping the what, why and how of Thoothukudi's battle with a copper smelting plant

Here is a quick recap of all you need to know about the Sterlite copper smelting plant and the ongoing protests against it in Thoothukudi.

published on : 22nd May 2018

Kamal Haasan joins anti-Sterlite stir; seeks unit's closure in Thoothukudi

Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan said injustice had been done to the people of Tuticorin by establishing the Sterlite unit.

published on : 1st April 2018

Rajinikanth raises Sterlite issue; takes a dig at AIADMK government

In a tweet, the superstar said that people had been protesting against the Sterlite Copper smelter plant for the past 47 days citing health concerns.

published on : 31st March 2018

Amid massive protests against its expansion, Thoothukudi copper smelter plant shuts down for 15 days for maintenance

Indefinite protests continue as Toothukudi comes to a halt; AMMK begins signature campaign; activists allege environmental clearance given without public

published on : 29th March 2018

Japanese scientists develop ice cream that doesn't melt

The scientists injected the ice creams with polyphenol liquid extracted from strawberries so that they wouldn't melt for a longer time. 

published on : 8th August 2017