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41 mins ago

It’s time Kaali Peeli taxis faced the truth: They are the cause behind Uber, Ola’s success

So when taxi unions go on strike, pulling a long face and complaining that the cab aggregrators are hampering their business, you laugh at the irony of it. #Black and yellow taxis #Cab aggregrators in India #Cabs in India #Indian taxis #Kaali-Peeli taxis #Ola Cabs #Taxi strike in Mumbai #Uber cabs

42 mins ago

PM Modi flags predatory airfares during festival season, wants ministry to act

The prime minister brought up the issue at a meeting held with ministry officials recently while he was reviewing the draft civil aviation policy. #airfares #Business #DGCA #Draft civil aviation policy #Mahesh Sharma #Ministry of Civil Aviation #Narendra Modi #Onam #SectorWatch

44 mins ago

Govt to overhaul 39 institutions, including Nehru Museum, Congress opposes ‘diabolical’ move

The government will undertake a major overhaul of 39 institutions including the Gandhi Smriti and Nehru Memorial Museum and Library to introduce modern Indian component, including works of the Modi dispensation, a move termed as "diabolical" by Congress which it will oppose. #BJP #Congress #Gandhi Smriti #Lalit Kala Akademi #Nehru Memorial Museum and Library #NewsTracker

53 mins ago

Syrian migrant boat capsize: Image of toddler sparks outrage on social media; 12 dead

An image of a drowned toddler washed up on the beach in one of Turkey’s prime tourist resorts swept across social media on Wednesday, after at least 12 presumed Syrian refugees died trying to reach the Greek island of Kos. #Akyarlar #Bodrum Peninsula #Greek island of Kos. #NewsTracker #Syria #Toddler #Turkey #Turkey beaches #Turkey resort #Turkey resot

53 mins ago

Lucky 14: All the start-ups that got Ratan Tata’s attention in one infographic

Food tech start-up, Holachef, is the latest to get investment from Ratan Tata, chairman emeritus of Tata Sons. Here is an infographic of all the startups that Tata has invested in so far. #Altaeros Energies #Ampere #Bluestone #CarDekho #Grameen Capital #Holachef #Infinite Analytics #Infographic #Kaaryah #Ola #One97 (Paytm) #Ratan Tata #Snapdeal #Swasth India #Tata #urban ladder #xiaomi

60 mins ago

Arnab’s nation wants to know, but should media run ahead of police in Sheena Bora case?

The man purported to be the biological father of Sheena and Mikhail Bora has been tracked down by our intrepid media. He has been all over our television screens. #Arnab Goswami #Indrani Mukerjea #NewsTracker #Peter Mukerjea #Sheena Bora #Siddhartha Das #ThatsJustWrong

Sep 3, 2015

What’s cooking? Ratan Tata invests in Mumbai-based food tech start-up Holachef

To get the attention of Mr Tata, the start-ups have to echo the qualities that he stands for: sense of responsibility, commitment, passion #Holachef #Investment #Ratan Tata #Saurabh Saxena

Sep 3, 2015

War stops 13 million going to school in Middle East, North Africa – U.N. | Reuters

BEIRUT Conflicts across the Middle East and North Africa are preventing more than 13 million children from attending school, leaving their hopes and futures shattered, the United Nations Children's Fund said in a report issued on Thursday. #Africa #Entertainment #Europe #India #Jordan #markets #Turkey

Sep 3, 2015

Risk assets rebound but high volatility persists | Reuters

TOKYO The price of shares and other risk assets staged a tentative recovery in early Asian trade on Thursday though volatility remained high as investors fretted over global economic health. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS rose 0.3 percent, hovering about 2.8 percent above the three-year low hit last week, while Japan's Nikkei .N225 gained 1.4 percent. The rally came as Wall Street stocks jumped almost 2 percent on Wednesday, which traders see as a natural move after big falls #Europe #Gold #India #markets #Middle East #South Korea

Sep 3, 2015

Obama to assure Saudi king of U.S. help to counter Iranian threat | Reuters

WASHINGTON President Barack Obama will assure Saudi King Salman of the U.S. commitment to help counter any Iranian security threat, White House officials said on Wednesday, despite concern among Gulf allies that a new nuclear deal could empower Tehran in the region #Entertainment #Iran #Latin America #Syria #United States