Zomato approves Blinkit acquisition for ₹4,447 crore

The board of Zomato has approved the acquisition of Blinkit for ₹4,447 crore in an all-stock deal, the food delivery company said in a statement on Friday. It stated that the board has approved acquisition of up to 33,018 equity shares of Blink Commerce Pvt Ltd from its shareholders for a total purchase consideration of ₹4,447.48 crore […]

Air India

Air India wants to re-hire retired pilots for 5 years

Tata Group-owned Air India has offered to re-hire pilots post their retirement for a five-year period as the airline looks for stability in operations amid talk of acquiring 300 single-aisle planes, according to internal communication. Air India is considering re-hiring these pilots as commanders, it said. This comes even as the full-service carrier rolled out […]


Gautam Adani, Asia’s richest, pledges ₹60,000 crore for social causes

Gautam Adani, Asia’s richest person, and his family have pledged to donate ₹60,000 crore ($7.7 billion) to a slew of social causes, to mark his 60-th birthday. The donation will be managed by the Adani Foundation for bolstering health care, education and skill development, Adani told Bloomberg in an interview Thursday.  “This is one the largest […]


Afghanistan’s Deadliest Earthquake Since 2015 Leaves Behind A Trail Of Destruction

At least 950 people were killed while 610 others were injured after an earthquake of magnitude 6.1 struck Afghanistan on Wednesday. Most of the deaths, local officials said, were reported from the Paktika province. “The death toll is likely to rise as some of the villages are in remote areas in the mountains and it […]

Draupadi Murmu

Meet Draupadi Murmu, NDA’s Presidential Nominee Who Once Served As Junior Assistant

BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) on Tuesday announced that tribal leader from Odisha and former Jharkhand Governor, Draupadi Murmu, will be its candidate for the upcoming Presidential polls. Murmu is the first major tribal female Presidential candidate in India’s history. Once elected, she will be the first tribal President of India and the second-ever female […]


Three CRPF Jawans Killed In Ambush By Maoists In Odisha’s Nuapada

At least three Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel on Tuesday were killed in an ambush by the Naxalites in Odisha’s Nuapada district. The incident happened in Patadhara Reserve Forest in Bheden block when the CRPF personnel were going from one camp to another. According to the Odisha police, it is suspected that the Maoists […]


IAF Shares Details For Recruitment Process Under Agnipath Scheme | Key Points To Know

Explaining the new Agnipath scheme, protest over which are continuing for the last 4 days, the Indian Air Force on Sunday shared details of the recruitment process under the Agnipath scheme, scheduled to start from June 24, for the recruitment of youth into the Indian Armed Forces. The document shared by the IAF highlights various […]