Nandan Nilekani says India will see ‘significant economic activity’ over next decade

Infosys Co-founder & Non-Executive Chairman Nandan Nilekani. (PTI)

Tech industry veteran Nandan Nilekani on Tuesday said India will witness “significant economic activity” over the next 10 years on the back of open network for digital commerce (ONDC), record aggregating system and Central Government measures such as GST, FAStag and e-way bills. While speaking at the 7th edition of the Global Technology Summit organised … Read more

Global Edmonton’s 19th annual Give Me Shelter campaign kicks off – Edmonton

An annual charity drive that collects donations for women and children fleeing domestic violence is officially underway. The 19th annual Global News Give Me Shelter campaign kicks off on Tuesday. Read more: Give Me Shelter donation drive raises more than $218K to help domestic violence survivors Read More Give Me Shelter donation drive raises more … Read more

Aarey colony controversy: SC allows Mumbai Metro to cut 84 tress

FILE PHOTO: Trenches dug and land leveled using mud for construction of car shed near unit 19 Aarey for Metro III project (Colaba-Bandra-SEEPZ). Environmentalists claim this in violation of Supreme Court and National Green Tribunal stay order on tree felling, debris dumping and land reclamation in Aarey in Mumbai, India, on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 (HT)

The Supreme Court of India has allowed Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRCL) to pursue its application before the Tree Authority to cut 84 trees at Aarey forest for the metro car shed project. “The MMRCL should be permitted to pursue its application with the Tree Authority for felling 84 trees,” the bench said and fixed … Read more

Cyber incident at Durham District School Board impacting at-home schooling – Durham

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 29, 2022 6:01 am Descrease article font size Increase article font size A school board northeast of Toronto says a cyberattack over the weekend is impacting at-home schooling. The Durham District School Board says the incident first came to its attention on Friday, adding it had impacted all … Read more

‘More than population of US, UK, France…’: JP Nadda on health cover to Indians

BJP National President JP Nadda addresses a public meeting (Jagat Prakash Nadda Twitter)

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief JP Nadda, while addressing an election rally in Gujarat’s Dahod ahead of the phase I of the Assembly election, said that 50 crore people have been given health care cover of ₹5 lakh. JP Nadda said it was more than the combined population of the United States, the United Kingdom, … Read more

OPP say someone broke into Fergus business through roof of building – Guelph

Wellington County OPP are investigating a break and enter at a business in Fergus. They say someone entered the business through the roof of the building sometime between 11 p.m. Sunday and 5 a.m. Monday. Investigators say cigarettes, vape pens, cash and lottery tickets were stolen from the premises. They say the amount of damages … Read more

Mauna Loa eruption: Hawaii residents told to prepare for evacuation amid gas and ash warnings | World News

People living on the slopes of the Mauna Loa volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island have been told to prepare for a worst-case scenario as it continues to erupt and belch volcanic ash into the air.  Waves of orange, glowing lava are flowing from the world’s largest active volcano in its first eruption in 38 years … Read more