$11 bn Asahi-CUB deal hits regulatory bump in Australia

The ACCC move comes as a blow for AB InBev, which has been selling assets and took its Asian business public this year to reduce the $100 billion net debt accumulated after its 2016 acquisition of rival SABMiller

Rajya Sabha approves Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019

 Once signed into law by the President, the Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019 will provide a big relief to persecuted minorities who have fled from the three Muslim countries to seek refuge in India, but are still not entitled to Indian citizenship

Making higher energy light to fight cancer

Silicon quantum dots convert a green, lower-energy laser light into a higher-energy blue light

Isro successfully launches RISAT-2BR1 and 9 commercial satellites

RISAT-2BR1, a radar imaging earth observation satellite weighing about 628 kg, will provide services in the field of agriculture, forestry and disaster management, while the 9 commercial satellites belong to countries like Israel, Italy, Japan and the US

Rel Jio set to bag RCom's tower, fiber assets with Rs3,600-cr bid

At Rs3,600-crore, Reliance Jio’s bid is the highest for Rcom’s tower business and optical fiber network worth a total Rs10,000 crore

Alstom starts manufacture of train sets for Mumbai Metro

A total of 31 metro train sets comprising of 248 cars will be manufactured at the company’s state-of-the-art plant at SriCity, in Andhra Pradesh



In search of ancestral roots

Krishna Gubili talks to Swetha Amit about his book Viriah and  what kept him going through a relentless search for his great-granfather who was indentured as a labourer in South Africa