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The ransomware crisis is going to get a lot worse

Ransomware is already a huge problem. And what's on the horizon is even more worrying.

ZDNet 16 Sep 2019 3:30 am

Opinion | Does new India have appetite for tough change?

Taking one step forward and two steps back undermines the legitimacy of policy change

Live Mint 15 Sep 2019 10:48 pm

Opinion | The futility of lashing out without listening

Social media lately has been full of jeers aimed at Union ministers for remarks related to the economy. It does our country no good to reduce real points of debate to pet

Live Mint 15 Sep 2019 10:35 pm

Opinion | Trump’s U-turn on the Taliban is good for India and the world

If the US-Taliban deal had gone through, it would have invigorated jihadists across the planet

Live Mint 15 Sep 2019 10:18 pm

Opinion | A market for loans could yield one for corporate bonds

While RBI looks at how to create a broad-based debt market, it should lay the regulatory groundwork

Live Mint 15 Sep 2019 10:10 pm

Opinion | The other difficult things Modi should make us all do

Narendra Modi is a different sort of leader, one who’s so popular that only he can reform us

Live Mint 15 Sep 2019 10:05 pm

Opinion | Spanner removal

A ₹20,000-crore package for housing, half funded by the Centre, is expected to rescue affordable housing projects that haven’t yet gone bust

Live Mint 15 Sep 2019 9:57 pm

Opinion | The geopolitical profile of India tracks the economy’s trajectory

High growth has granted the country global relevance but others may not support us if they don’t see an economic upside

Live Mint 15 Sep 2019 9:34 pm

UAW contract with General Motors expire, odds of strikes increase

The UAW said it will work without a contract while it decides on a course of action. It had been bargaining Saturday night with the largest US automaker before a midnight

Hindustan Times 15 Sep 2019 5:47 pm

Maruti Suzuki's market share dips by 2% as Hyundai, Mahindra gain

India’s largest car-maker Maruti Suzuki India saw its market share dip by over 2 percentage points during the period under review and slip below 50 per cent in the dome

Hindustan Times 15 Sep 2019 5:47 pm

Strike looms at General Motors as UAW extends pacts with Ford, Fiat Chrysler

The United Auto Workers union has picked General Motors as the target company, meaning it is the focus of bargaining and would be the first company to face a walkout.

Hindustan Times 15 Sep 2019 5:47 pm

Auto sales expected to increase 5-7% for financial year 2020

The decline in auto sales in FY20 was led by a 15-20 per cent price hikes due to new safety norms, higher insurance and ownership costs, liquidity crisis in the NBFC sect

Hindustan Times 15 Sep 2019 5:47 pm

Porsche and Tesla face off in Germany's Green Hell

Porsche and Tesla are vying for electric vehicle bragging rights on Germany’s Nürburgring, a circuit with 73 tight turns, changing elevations and a brutal length of mo

Hindustan Times 15 Sep 2019 5:47 pm

Is government's $1.4 billion housing fund enough to revive sector?

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced the setting up of a 100 billion rupee fund to finance middle-income and affordable housing projects.

Hindustan Times 15 Sep 2019 1:09 pm

Monsoon catch

Know Your Fish and InSeason Fish, two India-based initiatives, are spreading awareness about seasonal and sustainable seafood.They publish monthly calendars of which fish

Live Mint 15 Sep 2019 11:30 am

An app to put your text messages in order

This Android app from Microsoft helps users organize their SMSes and sort them into categories.A product from the Microsoft Garage project, the app was developed by an ei

Live Mint 15 Sep 2019 9:30 am

In a unique initiative, Hyderabad cops giving helmets instead of challans

At a time when imposition of heavy fines for violation of traffic rules is evoking public anger in parts of the country, Rachakonda police commissionerate in Greater Hyd

Zee Biz 15 Sep 2019 8:32 am

The many surprises of Taipei and Taichung

Taiwan’s second largest city embraces design with themed cafes, a painted village, and ultra-modern national theater.From glittering skyscraper to a temple that holds t

Live Mint 15 Sep 2019 8:30 am

Prestige Estates to invest Rs 500 crore in first housing project in NCR

In its last 32 years of operations, the Bengaluru-based Prestige Group has completed 236 real estate projects comprising nearly 125 million sq ft of developable area, mos

Hindustan Times 15 Sep 2019 8:10 am

Mrs Gandhi’s double and other stories

Pallavi Paul, a Delhi-based video artist is working on a documentary film that explores the experiences of policewomen during the Emergency.She chose the topic because sh

Live Mint 15 Sep 2019 8:00 am

Government's measures to boost real estate disappointing: CREDAI

CREDAI’s National Chairman Jaxay Shah said the fund created for completing the stalled real estate projects will have limited impact as it excludes projects which are e

Hindustan Times 15 Sep 2019 7:49 am

Drawn from the theatre of life

A new exhibition, curated by Ranjit Hoskote, will look at the play of texture and form in Jogen Chowdhury’s pictorial universe.In the clusters of nearly 150 works on di

Live Mint 15 Sep 2019 7:30 am

A climate change yarn

A new novel invites younger readers to get involved in the struggle against climate change

Live Mint 15 Sep 2019 7:00 am

Unique / Interesting stuff thread

Digit 14 Sep 2019 9:11 pm

Rs 20,000 crore last mile affordable housing package to benefit 3.5 lakh house ...

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a last mile Rs 20,000 cr affordable housing package to benefit around 3.5 lakh home owners. The govt will contribute around

Hindustan Times 14 Sep 2019 6:29 pm

New clues show how Russia’s grid hackers aimed for physical destruction

2016 Russian cyberattack on Ukraine intended to cause far more damage than it did.

Arstechnica 14 Sep 2019 5:45 pm

A $135 million bond payment is late and stuck in Argentina

Under the new currency rules imposed by the government to try to staunch dollar outflows and stabilize the peso, the cash couldn’t be sent to creditors’ overseas acco

Hindustan Times 14 Sep 2019 4:59 pm

Harlem property investor who could've been rich may lose it all

Two Harlem properties that Allard bought in the 1980s -- 239 Lenox Ave., three blocks from a new Whole Foods -- and 32 W. 120th St., across from Marcus Garvey Park -- wer

Hindustan Times 14 Sep 2019 4:44 pm

The 360-degree sweep of philanthropy

How lessons from being a first-generation entrepreneur have helped Ronnie Screwvala transform rural life in Raigad through his Swades Foundation

Live Mint 14 Sep 2019 12:15 pm

Twentieth century women

Marlene Dietrich, Leni Riefenstahl and Anna May Wong come alive in this sparkling novel

Live Mint 14 Sep 2019 12:00 pm

Carving out fragments OF MEMORY

Sudarshan Shetty’s ongoing show at GALLERYSKE allows the viewer to make personal connections with the carved objects on display.These are replicas of objects collected

Live Mint 14 Sep 2019 12:00 pm

When Kashmir speaks: The other side of a lockdown

Amidst conflicting reports and a breakdown in communication, Kashmiris outside the valley are raising their voices on social media, helping each other and letting the wor

Live Mint 14 Sep 2019 11:48 am

Royal Enfield Classic 350S launched in India at Rs 1.45 lakh

Royal Enfield Classic 350S is likely to come with a single-channel ABS and would be nearly Rs 9,000 cheaper than Royal Enfield Classic 350.

Zee Biz 14 Sep 2019 11:12 am

A different kind of fandom

A new Bengaluru restaurant carves out a food-led identity instead of taking the microbrewery route.The food identity of the restaurant isn’t beholden to one chef’s vi

Live Mint 14 Sep 2019 11:00 am

Opinion | How #MeToo changed mourning

The needle of suspicion cannot simply be wished away or ignored—it has to be confronted. The events of last year force us to reckon with the harder question of #WhatNex

Live Mint 14 Sep 2019 10:30 am

Five great podcasts that you shouldn’t miss

From climate change to music, here are some great podcasts to enrich your mind.Innovative formats and great storytelling make these podcasts a must-hear

Live Mint 14 Sep 2019 9:30 am

Tea Nanny: All that goes into a bag of tea

The convenience of the tea bag tends to outstrip its flaws.Poor quality of tea, intrusive material and wasteful packaging are things that work against it

Live Mint 14 Sep 2019 9:00 am

How the ‘dholl puri’ travelled to Mauritius

A popular street food snack in Mauritius traces its roots back to India.The dish is a poignant reminder of the indentured labourers who went to the island in the 19th cen

Live Mint 14 Sep 2019 8:45 am

As realty numbers stand still, how is Hyderabad still growing?

Policy reform, pro-industry measures and a focus on investment have helped the city boom.

Hindustan Times 14 Sep 2019 8:38 am

Hong Kong pushes new tax on developers to try to lower housing costs

Under the proposed bill, if a new apartment remains unsold for 12 months after it’s completed, the developer will be subject to a vacancy tax unless the unit is rented

Hindustan Times 14 Sep 2019 8:30 am

How to make a boutique ‘paara’

Hindustan Park in Kolkata has transitioned from a middle class neighborhood to a buzzy area full of hipster cafes and boutiques.The transformation, though similar to that

Live Mint 14 Sep 2019 8:10 am

Meet the three North Korean hacking groups funding the country’s weapons programs

Hackers are behind attacks that wreak destruction and steal hundreds of millions of dollars.

Arstechnica 14 Sep 2019 3:06 am

Realme launches its first 64MP quad-camera phone at Rs 15,999

The smartphone houses a 4000mAh battery with support for a 20W VOOC 3.0 Flash Charge that provides the fastest charging speeds

Business Today 13 Sep 2019 9:39 pm

TVS Radeon celebratory special edition LAUNCHED! Know prices, colours, specs and other details

TVS Radeon houses a 109.7cc Dura-Life engine. The motorcycle churns out 8.4 PS of power @ 7000 rpm with a torque of 8.7 Nm @5000 rpm.

Zee Biz 13 Sep 2019 7:20 pm

Opinion | Data isn’t oil

Data is useless if left unrefined. It only delivers value once it’s mined and analyzed for specific purposes

Live Mint 13 Sep 2019 6:16 pm

Opinion | Renovate Parliament, don’t rebuild it

Few doubt that the circular building needs to be renovated. After all, it was erected back in 1927. But our Parliament house has long since evolved into a monument of fre

Live Mint 13 Sep 2019 5:35 pm

Mood: How the Lounge team is feeling this week

Lounge's take on the biggest updates of the week

Live Mint 13 Sep 2019 5:31 pm

The beginning of an end foretold

Annie Zaidi’s new novel portrays the changing dynamics of an Indian town poisoned by communal tensions.Zaidi shows that the tragedy is precipitated as much by years of

Live Mint 13 Sep 2019 5:15 pm

Now take a walk through Van Gogh’s ‘Starry Night’

Augmented and mixed reality is being used by museums, galleries and entrepreneurs to change the way we experience art.Online art galleries and advisories like Eikowa now

Live Mint 13 Sep 2019 4:59 pm

Hong Kong leader to focus on housing, jobs to try to appease protesters

The spark for the protests that have rocked the Asian financial hub was a now-withdrawn extradition bill and concern Beijing is eroding civil liberties, but many young pr

Hindustan Times 13 Sep 2019 4:50 pm