International

Bali Volcano: Mount Agung eruption to impact global climate, could temporarily cool entire planet.

Cancelled flights, missed connections and expiring visas have turned Bali into a nightmare for thousands of tourists scrambling to leave, as a volcano on the Indonesian vacation paradise threatens a major eruption. Hundreds of flights have been grounded as the main international airport was shuttered, leaving close to 120,000 stranded visitors in need of shelter — or […]

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 […]

India

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 […]