Last Updated: 28 May 2020 04:57 PM

Times of India

  • World’s biggest lockdown to push 12 million into extreme poverty

    At least 49 million people across the world are expected to plunge into “extreme poverty” -- those living on less than $1.90 per day -- as a direct result of the pandemic’s economic destruction and India leads that projection, with the World Bank estimating some 12 million of its citizens will be pushed to the very margins this year.

  • Spain says Nissan to shut Barcelona car plant employing 3,000

    Japanese carmaker Nissan has decided to shut its factory in Barcelona where 3,000 people are employed, the Spanish government said on Thursday. The decision came despite government efforts to keep the plant open, Spain's foreign minister Arancha Gonzalez Laya said.

  • Ex-FM attacks govt for discontinuing RBI Bonds scheme

    Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Thursday hit out at the government for discontinuing the RBI Bonds scheme, saying it is another "cruel blow" to the citizens.

  • Your friend in distress could be an e-fraudster

    Although economic activity has come to a near standstill due to the lockdown, there is no let-up in online crime. Fraudsters have managed to steal from hundreds of bank accounts by either impersonating acquaintances of account holders, tricking tipplers desperate to buy liquor online, or deceiving those searching for service providers.

  • ICAI aims for transparency in Covid-era accounting

    Will the company be able to continue its operations? Or to paraphrase in accounting terminology — will it be a going concern? In the pre-pandemic era, this was relatively simple to answer. Today, historical financials can no longer be relied upon to predict future trends such as cash flows.

  • Top five: Cricketers with most 'ducks' in Test cricket

    Test cricket has always demanded contributions in different stages of a match from different players. Although it is primarily the job of a batsman to take care of the scoring for the team, there have been many occasions when contributions from the lower-order batsmen with the bat have been needed and delivered.

  • The New World Order – Virtual Conversation Series by Kumaraguru College of Liberal Arts and Science

    Kumaraguru College of Liberal Arts and Science KCLAS , Coimbatore in association with The Times of India, organized a virtual conversation series titled — T...

  • Governor of Maharashtra praises Sonu Sood

    Sonu Sood has been putting in a lot of efforts for migrant workers stuck in Mumbai, providing them with aid to return home. While he is being lauded for his initiative, Sonu Sood was also praised by the Governor of Maharashtra Bhagat Singh Koshyari. “Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari called up actor, filmstar @SonuSood and complimented him for his dedicated work in facilitating the safe transportation of migrant people from various states to their home states,” the official Twitter handle of Governor of Maharashtra had shared.

  • RK is a spitting image of his papa Rishi

    The ultimate heartthrob of Bollywood, Ranbir Kapoor is known for his good looks and acting prowess. The actor was last seen in 'Sanju' and left us all impressed with his stellar performance. Recently, we stumbled upon an adorable of Ranbir Kapoor and you can't miss it!

  • Over 20 CRPF vehicles were target of JeM terrorists attempting 2019 Pulwama-like attack, suspect security forces

    Nearly 400 jawans of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were the target of Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) in the failed terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama on Thursday, suspect senior security officials.