MJ Akbar resigns amid volley of sexual harassment charges

Coming ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, Akbar attributed political motives to these “false, baseless and wild allegations”, and said these have caused irreparable damage to his reputation and goodwill

Indian Navy augments submarine rescue capability

The successful trials place the Indian Navy among a small league of world navies that have the ability to undertake rescue operations from disabled submarines at sea

Total, Adani in LNG joint venture

The partnership has set a target of developing regasification terminals, including Dhamra LNG, on the east coast of India besides building a retail network of 1,500 service stations over a period of 10 years

Infosys net profit rises 10.3 per cent in Q2 FY19

Revenues for fiscal second quarter of FY19 grew 17.3 per cent year-on-year to Rs20,609 crore while revenue in dollar terms increased 3.2 per cent over the previous quarter to $2,921 million

Visa, Mastercard, Amex let RBI's data localisation deadline pass

While 60 of the 75 payment service providers have complied with the RBI directive, companies like Mastercard, Visa and American Express, who still dominate the payment ecosystem, think RBI will adjust to their requirements

Falling rupee fails to dent India's widening trade deficit

Exports from the country in September declined 2.15 per cent in dollar terms while imports grew at a much faster rate of 10.45 per cent



Investor immigration: many opportunities as nations vie for funds

Investment-based immigration has gained steam especially after the 2008 financial meltdown, as a host of countries has come up with attractive programmes to attract foreign funds, says Ajay Sharma, president of immigration and visa consultancy Abhinav Outsourcings

Green energy storage prospects: India, China and the US

The three markets with the biggest potential for renewable energy storage – the US, China and India – are following different paths based on local realities, with India lagging because of lack of a clear policy framework and other factors, say Rabeha Kamaluddin, Phil Steger, and Chad Richards - partner and associates respectively at Dorsey & Whitney LLP

A journey of self discovery

Sudha Ramnath talks to Swetha Amit about her book Flight or Fright, a suspense thriller, the idea for which was triggered by the mysterious disappearence of Malaysian Airline's flight MH370