Air India takes off on long haul to revival
Air India flights started operating under the Tata banner from Friday after nearly seven decades. Getting the most suitable buyer means the debt-laden airline has avoided a shutdown like Kingfisher or Jet Airways. But what does it mean for passengers?
After Jio deal, Google to invest $1 billion in Airtel now
Sunil Mittal’s Airtel secured a $1 billion ‘strategic funding’ from Google as the American tech giant widened its investment spread in India beyond the $4.5 billion (Rs 33,737 crore) deal it had signed up with Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Jio in July 2020.
Govt plans over $40 billion for food, fertiliser subsidy for 2022-23
The government is likely to set aside about Rs 3 lakh crore ($40 billion) on food and fertiliser subsidies in its budget next week for 2022-23, officials said, roughly the same amount the government budgeted for this fiscal year ending in March.
White House calling liquid natural gas suppliers for help in case Russia cuts off Europe
The Biden administration has been calling liquid natural gas suppliers both foreign and domestic seeking assistance in the instance that Russia cuts off supply of the critical energy source amid its aggression toward Ukraine
New York’s controversial DA Bragg may be ‘rethinking’ his policies
Business leaders in New York tell Fox Business News that they have scheduled a meeting next week with embattled Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg. Bragg has come under fire for a memo he wrote upon taking office, in which he described prosecutorial priorities that many see as soft on crime.
As cyberattack threats rise, expert reveals 'nightmare scenario'
Concerns have mounted in recent weeks that the U.S. could fall victim to a targeted cyberattack, particularly in the face of Russian aggression in Eastern Europe. But a top cybersecurity expert said it is not the attack he fears, but rather the reaction of the American populous.
Patrick Mahomes’ fiancée Brittany Matthews pushing back against social media bullying through T-shirt
Brittany Matthews, the fiancée of Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, is trying to take a creative approach at ending bullying following the criticism she received for spraying champagne on frigid fans following the team’s win over the Buffalo Bills in the playoffs.
Biden administration grants 20,000 additional H-2B seasonal worker visas
The Biden administration on Thursday announced that it is making 20,000 additional H-2B temporary worker visas available for the first half of 2022, with 6,500 reserved for nationals of Haiti, El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.
V Anantha Nageswaran takes charge as new chief economic adviser
Ahead of the presentation of Economic Survey, government appointed Dr V Anantha Nageswaran as the chief economic adviser (CEA). In an official release, the ministry of finance said on Friday that Dr Nagewaran has assumed charge as the new CEA. Nageswaran succeeds Krishnamurthy Subramanian who returned to academia at the end of his three-year tenure in December 2021.