Internet blackout, protests leave gig workers reeling
Food delivery agents earn between Rs 25,000 and Rs 50,000 a month, depending on the number of orders they complete, hours on the road, and distance covered, among other factors. Cab drivers can earn Rs 35,000 to Rs 80,000 a month, a chunk of which goes towards fuel, loans, and vehicle maintenance
Bank holidays in January 2020
With the start of the new year, here is a look at the dates in January when banks in India will be closed.
Protest in Kohima, Itanagar and Imphal against citizenship amendment bill
The Bill, in its present form, seeks to declare Hindus, Jains, Sikh...
21-yr-old innovator, who couldn't complete graduation due to money troubles, creates robot that can pick up objects from a distance of 100m
The robot can respond to voice commands and also be controlled through mobile phones.
US, UK, other countries warn citizens against travelling NE India
The new amended citizenship law, which provides for granting citizenship to non-Muslim persecuted minorities from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan, has put the Northeast on the boil, where people fear that it may exacerbate the problem of illegal immigration.
Modi-Abe meeting: India, Japan explore summit schedule
ET has learnt that Abe would visit India for the summit when the Diet will not be in session and the earliest possible date was January, ahead of the session. The summit will have to wait till April-May if it is not held in January as the Diet’s budget session will begin by January end and continue till March.
India keeps options open on Modi-Abe summit venue
With the annual Japan-India summit scheduled to start on Sunday, the government is yet to ‘officially’ finalise the venue. While a final call on moving it away from Assam has not been taken, officials said latest assessment of the security situation would be taken into consideration.
Snapdeal clocks over 50% of its condom sale from Tier 3 cities
The company said in a press statement that its discreet shipping policy for sexual wellness products, access to variety and hesitation to purchase from an offline store, has been key drivers for growth in demand.
View: The Citizenship (Amendment) Act poses GoI a new kind of diplomatic challenge
There’s no doubt that CAA along with Article 370 decision and Ayodhya order have recast foreign policy priorities.
Protests erupt in northeast as region braces for bandh after Shah tables CAB in Parliament
The 48-hour Assam bandh called by the All Moran Students' Union (AMSU) to protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and seek Scheduled Tribe status for six communities affected normal life in several parts of the state on Monday.
First ever international buyer-seller meet in Arunachal Pradesh
Growers and exporters showcased the products of Arunachal Pradesh like Mandarin oranges, kiwi, pineapple, king chilly, large cardamom, organic products, other fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers and spices.
Air Asia launches Agartala-Kolkata flight service
Chief Operating Officer of Air Asia, Sanjay Kumar said 14 flights would operate in a week from the Maharaja Bir Bikram airport in Agartala-Kolkata, Agartala-Delhi, Agartala-Guwahati and Agartala-Imphal routes.
Protests in northeast against Citizenship Amendment bill
Thousands took part in the protest called by the North East Students’ Organisation (Neso), an umbrella organisation of student bodies.
Tunisia with its unique diversity beckons Indian film markers
Tunisia stretches from the Meditteranean Sea to the Sahara desert – as an ideal location for Indian film-makers. The country has a solid infrastructure due to the well-developed tourist industry and visa free travel for Indians has opened new opportunities for Indian film makers to explore Tunisia as the new destination.
Navy chief launches new guided missile destroyer 'INS Imphal'
With a launch weight of 3,037 tonnes, the vessel made its first contact with water with full fanfare during the launching ceremony.
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