North East

After Yogi Adityanath, Microsoft founder Bill Gates meets Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu

Visakhapatnam: Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates met Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Friday and lauded his government for using technology to help farmers in the state. “Andhra Pradesh is taking bold steps. I expect we will be accelerating it (technology usage). More than half of India’s population is engaged in agriculture and three-fourths […]


Patidar and Thakor camps push for seats

Members of the Hardik Patel-led Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) and Other Backward Class (OBC) leader Alpesh Thakor, who joined the Congress recently, have held meetings with top party leaders to decide on candidates as both groups are striving to get ticket for their members from the Congress. On Friday, Dinesh Bambhania, Manoj Panara, Lalit […]


Moody’s withdraws Reliance Communication’s corporate family rating on ‘default’

Moody’s Investors Service has withdrawn debt-laden Reliance Communications’ corporate family rating, citing a missed scheduled payment related to the company’s dollar bond. “Moody’s has today withdrawn Reliance Communications’ (RCom) Ca corporate family rating (CFR) and its negative outlook. At the same time, Moody’s has also withdrawn the Ca rating on RCom’s senior secured notes,” a Moody’s statement said. According […]


Pakistan SC accepts Nawaz Sharif family’s plea against disqualification in Panama Papers scandal

Islamabad: Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Tuesday accepted a plea to form a five-judge bench to hear the review petitions of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his children, son-in-law and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar challenging his disqualification in the Panama Papers scandal. The separate petitions were filed by Sharif and his family against the judgement on […]