Bombardier may sell its $7 bn train business to Alstom: report

If the deal goes through, the Canadian firm, which last week sold its 33.5 per cent stake in Airbus’s A220 programme, may well be exiting the train business as well

JeM chief Azhar `missing' from Pak Army custody ahead of FATF meeting

While another terror head and Lashkar-e-Taiba founder Hafiz Saeed has been jailed in two terror financing cases, Islamabad has failed to prosecute LeT operations commander Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi and JeM chief Masood Azhar and is banking on support from China, Malaysia and Turkey

Rishi Sunak replaces Sajid Javid as UK finance minister

The 39-year-old Rishi Sunak, son-in-lay of Infosys founder Narayana Murthi, is set to move into No 11 Downing Street, next door to the Prime Minister’s Office as he takes charge of the second most important government position as the finance minister

Amazon wins stay on $10 bn US military contract for Microsoft

Amazon has alleged vendetta by President Donald Trump to shut it out of the contact and has sought testimony from the President and other top officials on the reasons for awarding the cloud computing contract to Microsoft

Modi to ease dairy, chicken rules to seal trade deal with US

India has offered to lower import duty on US chicken legs, turkey, dairy products and produce such as blueberries and cherries from 100 per cent to 25 per cent and to further lower duty on Harley-Davidson  motorcycles to below 50 per cent

NASA spots massive asteroid that could hit Earth tomorrow: report

If the asteroid PZ39, with diameter of 3,280 feet, a Potentially Hazardous Object (PHO), happens to pierce through our atmosphere and collide with the Earth’s surface, it has the potential for destruction on a continental or global scale, according to the report



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