Gotabaya Rajapaksa elected Sri Lankan President

Gotabaya, a pro-China leader with close links to the US, has promised that he will not entertain a family rule, which means that he will not appoint his brother Mahinda Rajapaksa or other family members as the next prime minister

Govt sets up agency to modernise, promote bicycle industry

The government is looking to boost bicycle demand, inter-alia, by ensuring enabling safe and segregated cycling infrastructure and enhancing export competitiveness of bicycles through support of schemes and favourable trade policies

India's April-October trade deficit hits $94.72 billion

India’s exports declined 1.11 per cent to $26.38 billion in October while exports from the country stood 16.31 per cent lower at $37.39 billion

Kashmir witnessed ISIS-level terror in 1990: Sunanda Vashist

When voices from Kashmir mosques wanted Hindu women to stay in Valley, not Hindu men as Pakistani insurgents murdered thousands of Kashmiri Hindus in 1990, no one was worried about human rights, columnist Sunanda Vashisht told a US Congressional hearing on Human Rights

RDSO approves Alstom's redesigned heavy-duty locomotive

The redesigned 12,000 horse power locomotive with 22.5 tonnes axle load, which is upgradable to 25 tonnes with design speed of 120 kmph, will be a game changer for movement of goods trains on the Dedicated Freight Corridor

No-pact better than a bad agreement: Jaishankar

Jaishanker’s comments came after Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Narendra Modi met on the sidelines of the BRICS summit in Brazilian capital, Brasilia to discuss trade and other bilateral issues

SC dumps Rafale petition, contempt plea against Rahul Gandhi

While the court favoured the government in the Rafale case and the contempt case against former Congress president Rahul Gandhi, the 5-judge constitution bench deferred a decision on the Sabarimala temple issue to a larger 7-judge bench

India's wholesale price inflation falls to 0.16% in October

While the wholesale price inflation has steadily declined, consumer price inflation showed a rising trend -  steadily increasing from 3.15 per cent in July



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

Growth of ever evolving Indian logistic industry

Today's logistics is a blend of infrastructure, technology and new types of service providers, says Sunit Sharma, co-founder of Delhi-based technology driven end- to-end logistics service provider GoBOLT