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October 28, 2021

Indian-origin Anita Anand is Canada’s new Defence Minister

Indian-origin Canadian politician Anita Anand was on Tuesday appointed as the country’s new Defence Minister in a Cabinet reshuffle by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, over a month after his Liberal Party returned power in the snap polls and amid calls…

Italy hosts a climate-focused G20 as geopolitics shift

The leaders of Russia and China aren’t coming. Turkey nearly set off a diplomatic incident on the eve of the meeting. And the United States, Australia and France will be at the same table for the first time since Washington pulled the rug out from…

Maruti net dives 65.7% on chip crunch, high commodity prices

Hit by a rise in input cost, following the jump in commodity prices, and decline in sales on account of ongoing semiconductor shortage, Maruti Suzuki India reported a 65.7 per cent dip in consolidated net profit at Rs 486.9 crore for the quarter…

EAC-PM: 3 new members inducted

The government has reconstituted the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister for a period of two years after its term came to an end last month. Bibek Debroy continues to be the Chairman of the EAC-PM. Former RBI Deputy Governor Rakesh Mohan,…

‘Clear Air India dues, buy tickets in cash’

The Finance Ministry has directed all central ministries and government departments to clear dues to Air India immediately. The Department of Expenditure (DoE) also said that government departments may purchase tickets from Air India in cash only, as…