How Chinese companies have established themselves as equipment suppliers in India’s power sector

The Government of India has banned the use of Chinese power equipments

NEW DELHI: With the recent border skirmishes with China damaging ties, it comes as no surprise that the Central Government has now effectively banned Chinese equipment for use in the strategically crucial power sector. Chinese state-run power major Dongfang Electric Corporation has alone won SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) contracts for more than 20 … Read more

BCCI mooting IPL between September 26 to November 8: broadcaster, teams unhappy

IPL to be held tentatively till Nov 8

The BCCI has come up with a tentative schedule for the IPL where it aims to host this cricket extravaganza between September 26 and November 8- a total of 44 days for 60 games. With Diwali clashing with these dates, both the broadcaster Star India and the teams seem to be unhappy. Star wants to … Read more

Reliance Jio: India’s next tech behemoth?

Reliance Jio to be behemoth

From catapulting itself from being a startup to being India’s leading 4G telecom operator within a short period of 5 years to now having the backing of marquee investors like Google, Intel, Qualcomm, and others, Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Jio has come a long way. Jio was born when Mukesh Ambani bought a 95% stake in … Read more

MP redux? How Congress is digging its own grave pan-India

Rajasthan Government on tenterhooks?

A few months ago, Jyotiraditya Scindia, one of the Congress’s main vote catchers and part of the ‘Gen Next’ of the party, took his loyalists and joined the BJP camp. Shivraj Singh Chouhan, now the MP CM bent over backward to accommodate Jyotiraditya’s men into the cabinet, while this former staunch Congressman was made a … Read more

Truth or Propaganda? How Microsoft attempted to challenge Google in the search engine market

Microsoft is using unethical tactics for promoting Bing?

A​ few days ago, many leading media houses and online search engine forums claimed that Microsoft has been forcing Android users to use Bing even if they did not subscribe to Bing. It works like this- if you do not have Bing installed, Microsoft encourages you to search using Bing on the Outlook app when … Read more

Boost for Digital India: Google to invest $10 Billion in India

Google is set to invest 10 Billion Dollars in digital India

NEW DELHI: Google has for long been invested in India through its offices in Bangalore and Hyderabad. It has also launched India-specific services like Google Pay and Internet Sathi. Now, its Indian origin CEO Sundar Pichai has pledged to invest about $10 billion (Rs.75,000cr) into the country over the next five to seven years to … Read more

Latest Covid-19 news- Bachchan family found positive

Bachchan family tested positive for Coronavirus

After a slew of politicians and international celebrities testing positive, it has been found that Bollywood’s first family has also fallen victim to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Within quick succession, first Amitabh and Abhishek Bachchan tested positive, and then it was the turn of Aishwarya and daughter Aaradhya to test positive. Jaya Bachchan, on the other … Read more

With ties with the Dragon on a new low, it’s time to look at Uncle Sam

India US ties have great opportunity

Post the border clash with China and the subsequent developments after that, one clear winner and opportunity seems to be the ties between India and the United States. Experts say that though there could be disagreements, this situation is the best time for India and the US to mend ties and work together against an … Read more

Check, China: The annual Naval Malabar exercise to be a 4 nation affair

naval exercise

New Delhi: This decision is sure to irk China, which had also objected in the past when Australia was invited to the exercise in 2007. Amid the tension at the borders in Ladakh, this decision is attains significance as an increasingly assertive India tries its best to match the aggressive military and foreign policy tactics … Read more