Solar Orbiter all set for 6 February launch: ESA

Solar Orbiter will make one gravity assist flyby of Earth and numerous flybys of Venus over the course of its mission to adjust its orbit, bringing it closer to the Sun and also out of the plane of the Solar System to observe the Sun from progressively higher inclinations

SC refuses to stay CAA, leaves hearing to constitution bench

A three-judge SC bench comprising Chief Justice of India (CJI) SA Bobde, Justice S Abdul Nazeer and Justice Sanjiv Khanna said the matter will be listed before the SC after five weeks and that interim orders in this matter can be passed only by a constitution bench

Govt allows up to 100% FDI in Bharti Airtel

With the government’s decision to allow 100 per cent foreign shareholding in Bharti Telecom the company will soon be a foreign-owned entity, in turn making Bharti Airtel a foreign entity

Mazagon Dock, L&T shortlisted for Rs45,000-cr submarine project

Defence ministry has rejected proposals from Adani Defence and state-owned Hindustan Shipyard Limited, leaving MDL and L&T as Indian partners to team up with foreign manufacturers for the production of six next-generation conventional submarines

Mahindra XUV300 beats Tata Nexon with highest safety rating in India

Besides the 5-star safety rating for adult passenger, Mahindra XUV300 has scored the highest 37.44 points out of a potential 49 points on child occupant protection

Uber sells food delivery business in India for 9.9% stake in Zomato

The deal gives Uber nearly 10 per cent stake in Zomato, which has a current valuation of $3.55 billion



Freedom at a price

Group director, strategic business, Piramal Group, Harinder S. Sikka,  author of Calling Sehmat, which has been made into the hit film, Raazi by Meghna Gulzar, in conversation with Swetha Amit on his new book Vichchoda