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India canvasses opinion on new data privacy bill

NEW DELHI (Reuters) -India began canvassing public opinion on a new comprehensive data privacy bill on Friday, three months after withdrawing a previous bill that had alarmed big technology companies.

India successfully launches first privately made rocket

By Nivedita Bhattacharjee BENGALURU (Reuters) -India successfully launched its first privately developed rocket, the Vikram-S, on Friday, a milestone in the country's effort to create a commercial

India launches first privately made rocket into space

By Nivedita Bhattacharjee BENGALURU (Reuters) - India launched its first privately developed rocket, the Vikram-S, on Friday, a milestone in the country's effort to create a commercial space industry.

Rupee flat as dollar demand offsets boost from oil plunge

By Anushka Trivedi MUMBAI (Reuters) - The Indian rupee was little changed on Friday as the benefit from a plunge in oil prices was countered by continued corporate demand for the dollar. The rupee was

Indian shares slip further on profit-taking, hawkish Fed

By Sethuraman N R BENGALURU (Reuters) -Indian shares fell for the second session in row on Friday as investors booked profit after recent gains, especially as yet another U.S. Federal Reserve official

Blackstone’s India malls REIT portfolio Nexus Malls files for IPO

(Reuters) -Blackstone Inc-owned India malls real estate investment trust (REIT) portfolio, Nexus Malls, filed draft papers for an initial public offering with the domestic market regulator, a stock

Blackstone’s India REIT portfolio Nexus Malls files for IPO

(Reuters) -Blackstone Inc-owned India malls real estate investment trust (REIT) portfolio, Nexus Malls, filed draft papers for an initial public offering with the domestic market regulator, a stock

Watchdog flags jump in complaints about misleading ads, says education sector ‘most violative’

Social media influencers are also increasingly violating norms, says ASCI, which received 14% more complaints against ads in April-September 2022 than same period last year.

Blood traces at home, CCTV images — what Delhi Police have found so far in Shraddha murder case

Investigators plan to retrieve more footage of route which Aftab Poonawala allegedly took to dump body parts. DNA samples of Shraddha’s father to be taken for forensic matching.

LG Manoj Sinha launches spatial data infra initiative JKRIS, g-SAM mobile app

Jammu, Nov 17 (PTI) Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha launched the Jammu and Kashmir Remote Sensing Information System (JKRIS), a spatial data infrastructure initiative, and...

On Camera

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...

Defence

The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.