Will RBI-Centre tussle end? Crucial board meeting begins

  RBI Governor Urjit Patel with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on October 13, 2016. (Photo: Reuters)   The ongoing rift between the government and the Reserve Bank of India — India’s central bank — is all set to play out at an RBI board meeting that’s currently under way. It will be the first since […]

Facebook to train 5 million Indians in digital skills by 2021

Facebook, in a bid to help small businesses in India expand their reach and access global markets, is planning to train 5 million Indians in digital skills in coming three years. “Facebook is committed to enabling small businesses to reach the global economy, and we are partnering various organizations to reach out to people. We […]

Floods have pushed Idukki 40 years back: Kerala power minister

Idukki has gone back by 40 years due to floods, says Kerala power minister | Photo from PTI Torrential rainfall has lead to floods in Kerala that have wreaked havoc in the state. Multiple relief and rescue operations helped Kerala stand back again, even if it’s barely so much. The wrath of floods has left […]