New air passenger-friendly norms soon

New Delhi, May 22 : Domestic air passengers will soon be able to avail of full refunds and additional compensation for flight delays/cancellations as the government on Tuesday put in the public domain a new ‘passenger charter’ for eliciting comments/suggestions before notifying them. The new air passenger charter seeks to amend current norms for charges […]

OnePlus 6 beats 5T’s one-day sales record in 10 minutes

New Delhi, May 22 : Smartphone maker OnePlus on Tuesday said it made a record sale of its newly-launched OnePlus 6 worth Rs 100 crore within first 10 minutes of its preview sale on Amazon India and its own online store–oneplus.in. Highlighting the enthusiasm of users in the country, Vikas Agarwal, General Manager, OnePlus India, […]

Ex-Malaysian PM Najib questioned in graft probe

Kuala Lumpur, May 22 : Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was questioned by anti-graft officials on Tuesday as part of an investigation into the state investment company 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) fund corruption scandal. Najib was called in to explain how a $10.6 million deposit was made to his personal bank account from SRC […]

Pakistan, World Bank begin talks on Kishanganga dam in J&K

Washington, May 22 : Pakistan and World Bank have started talks here over the recently-inaugurated Kishanganga hydropower project in Jammu and Kashmir, with Islamabad accusing New Delhi of violating the Indus Waters Treaty by setting up the dam. A four-member Pakistan delegation, led by Attorney General Ashtar Ausaf, arrived in Washington on Sunday for three-day […]

Kumaraswamy visits Karnataka temples ahead of swearing-in

Bengaluru, May 22 : A day ahead of his swearing-in, Karnataka Chief Minister-designate H.D. Kumaraswamy on Tuesday visited the Hindu holy towns of Dharmasthala and Sringeri to pray for the success of the Congress-(JD-S) coalition government. The Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) leader returned to the southern state after a day-long visit on Monday to Delhi to […]

SC relief to BJP leader in Facebook post case

New Delhi, May 22 : In a relief to BJP leader S.Ve. Shekher, the Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Tamil Nadu Police not to take any coercive action till June 1 against him. Shekher had moved the top court seeking anticipatory bail in connection with a criminal case registered against him for his alleged […]