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Europe steps up China virus fight, aims to repatriate 600

PARIS (AP) - European officials and business stepped up efforts Wednesday to counter a spreading virus from China that has killed more than 130 people. Airlines canceled flights to the Chinese mainland, businesses told employees to work from home and EU natio

IntrCity by RailYatri raises over Rs 100cr from Nandan Nilekani, Samsung Venture Investment, others

The round saw Samsung Venture Investment coming onboard as a strategic investor. Existing investors Omidyar Network and Blume Ventures also participated, a statement said.

Mukesh Ambani says India on track to become world#39;s top 3 economies

India#39;s emergence, said the Reliance Industries Chairman, will be enabled by technology

Bharti Infratel extends deadline for merger with Indus Towers by 2 months

«The final decision to implement the scheme will be taken by the board keeping in mind the best interest of the company and its stakeholders including the assessment of the current crisis facing the telecom industry and the extent of its impact on the c

Top IITs, IIMs launch consortium to boost Indian entrepreneurship ecosystem

This is the first such joint initiative in India by the IITs and IIMs to promote startups

Microsoft, SBI join hands to train differently-abled people to find jobs

“It is an ideal partnership. This is a new beginning in training and finding people with any kind of disability but employable. Our experience with them has been fantastic,” SBI Chairman Rajnish Kumar told reporters here.

DAS debut left Mercedes' F1 rivals «wide-eyed»

Mercedes sparked intrigue through the paddock when footage emerged of Lewis Hamilton adjusting the toe angle of his front wheels by pulling his steering wheel towards himself in the cockpit.While the system has been deemed safe and legal by the FIA under the

F1's US expansion «clearly taking longer than we hoped»

Since its takeover of F1 in 2017, Liberty Media has been eager to grow the series in the United States, with plans for a grand prix in Miami being worked on over the past two years.Opposition has led to a number of changes to the proposals. The current plan

Tampa Bay takes on Toronto, aims for 12th straight home win

Tampa Bay aims to extend its 11-game home win streak with a victory over Toronto

Montreal hosts Vancouver after Domi's 2-goal game

Montreal hosts the Vancouver Canucks after Max Domi scored two goals in the Canadiens' 3-0 win over the Senators

Washington hosts Winnipeg after Hagelin's 2-goal game

Washington hosts the Winnipeg Jets after Carl Hagelin scored two goals in the Capitals' 5-3 victory against the Penguins

Detroit hosts New Jersey after Larkin's 2-goal game

Detroit hosts the New Jersey Devils after Dylan Larkin scored two goals in the Red Wings' 4-2 loss to the Flames

Carolina hosts Dallas after Foegele's 2-goal game

Carolina hosts the Dallas Stars after Warren Foegele scored two goals in the Hurricanes' 6-3 win against the Maple Leafs

Blume Ventures closes Fund IIA

«Blume Ventures completed the final close of its opportunity fund, titled Fund IIA, in December 2019. The final close was at USD 41 million, raised from both domestic and international investors,» a statement said.

Abbott launches quadrivalent vaccine for influenza in India

«We are excited with the launch of the quadrivalent version of our flu vaccine, which can be offered to both children above six months and adults. This particular type of vaccine provides good immune response with less side-effects,» Abbott India

Bajaj Auto to develop low-cost electric scooter for start-up Yulu

Bajaj Auto has started to develop single-seater, low-power electric scooters with a price tag of around Rs 30,000-35,000

Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad submits resignation amid political turmoil

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Trump#39;s India visit: India, US relations - a tale of troubled tariffs

India is one of the largest importers of almonds from the US, having imported fresh or dried shelled almonds worth $615.12 million in 2018-19

GAIL to invest Rs 1.05 lakh cr to create infra for gas-based economy

Gas pipelines are planned to take the fuel to the east and northeast regions as well as to consumers in the south as part of the government push to raise the share of natural gas in India#39;s energy basket to 15 per cent by 2030 from the current 6.2 per cent

K League season kick off postponed because of viral outbreak

South Korean soccer authorities have indefinitely postponed the start of the 2020 domestic season

BYU gets big win over Zags to solidify NCAA Tournament spot

BYU gets big win over Zags to solidify NCAA Tournament spot

Hero MotoCorp shares slip to over 5-year low, tumble 12% in February

The company has said the loss due to the ongoing issue of Coronavirus, if any, is not quantifiable and will depend on the developing situation in China.

Coronavirus outbreak: Supply of electronic goods to India trickles

Customers may either find products like smartphones, TVs, ACs and refrigerators out of stock or stare at a 10-15 percent price hike

Maruti Suzuki launches petrol version of Vitara Brezza, price starts at Rs 7.34 lakh

The BS-VI petrol Vitara Brezza is powered by 1.5 litre K-series engine with 5-speed manual and automatic transmission options with smart hybrid, the company said in a statement.

Indian CEOs need to build inclusive tech capabilities: Satya Nadella

Stating that the last decade saw emergence of the aggregators, he asserted that aggregators are not enough alone. «We need to ensure that digital interventions lead to broadening of productivity.»

Love of basketball put Bryant, others on final fatal flight

Love of basketball put Bryant, others on final fatal flight

Big changes are coming to the NFL scouting combine this year

The NFL's annual gathering of top college talent is going to look a whole lot different this year

Patrick Reed plays better as the accusations get louder

Patrick Reed was in the news even before he hit a shot in the Mexico Championship

Los Angeles honors Kobe, Gianna Bryant with public memorial

Thousands of mourners will gather in Staples Center on Monday to say farewell to Kobe and Gianna Bryant

Timeline of events for the Kobe Bryant helicopter crash

Thousands of mourners will gather in Staples Center on Monday to say farewell to Kobe and Gianna Bryant

Supreme Court wades into battle over Atlantic Coast Pipeline

The U.S. Supreme Court is set to wade into a long-running battle between developers of a 605-mile (975-kilometer) natural gas pipeline and environmental groups who oppose the pipeline crossing the storied Appalachian Trail. On Monday, the high court will hea

UAE’s latest natural gas discovery is a gamechanger

The discovery of a massive gas field on the border of Dubai and Abu Dhabi could become a significant game-changer as the country’s relations with neighboring Qatar have cooled in recent years. Read Full Article at

‘Guests are like God’: Modi tweets warm greeting to Trump as US president arrives in India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted out a friendly message to Donald Trump, just minutes before the US president landed in India. Read Full Article at

‘It was just a game’: Estonian mother flees to Russia with 2 girls after court clears Norwegian ex-husband of pedophilia charges

He bathed with his own daughters naked and made them kiss his crotch, an Estonian mom told RT of her ex-husband after escaping to Russia. But the Norwegian man's lawyers claim she's using pedophilia allegations to keep the kids. Read Full Article at

Created to help employees figure out health benefits, HealthJoy raises $30 million

HealthJoy, a platform designed to make it easier for employees to use their healthcare benefits, has raised $30 million in Series C funding led by Health Velocity Capital. Returning investors also participated, including U.S. Venture Partners, Chicago Venture

Biocon hits 52-wk high as Malaysian unit gets 3 observations from US FDA

The stock of India's biggest biotechnology company was trading higher for the third straight day, and has surpassed it's previous high of Rs 321 touched on February 15, 2019 in the intra-day trade.

Fire straddles New Jersey forest, national recreation area

HARDWICK TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - Firefighters from federal and New Jersey agencies were battling a forest fire that broke out in a popular hiking area near the Pennsylvania border. The fire that broke out Sunday afternoon was split between Worthington State For

Collecting and remembering the automotive past in Janesville

MILTON, Wis. (AP) - Dona Dutcher’s office at Blackhawk Community Credit Union is a small glimpse into bold plans to remember the history of auto-making in Rock County. She has piles of photographs, hubcaps and a mannequin wearing a pair of coveralls with em

Sokowatch raises $14M to digitize Africa’s informal B2B supply-chain

Kenya based B2B e-commerce startup Sokowatch has raised $14 million in Series A funding toward its mission of revamping supply-chain markets for Africa’s informal retailers. From Nairobi, the company has created a platform that connects merchants directly t

Microsoft launches 100X100X100 program to help Indian B2B SaaS startups

As Indian startups begin to make inroads in the world of SaaS, Microsoft has taken notice. The American tech giant today launched 100X100X100, a program aimed at business-to-business SaaS startups. Microsoft said Monday that 100X100X100 will bring together 10

‘Guests are like God’: Modi tweets warm greeting to Trump as US president heads to India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted out a friendly message to Donald Trump, just minutes before the US president is scheduled to arrive in India. Read Full Article at
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