Renault rift with Nissan widens over governance, casts shadow on alliance

Renault, which owns 43.4% of the Japanese firm, signalled it would block Nissan from formally adopting an overhauled governance structure at a June 25 shareholder meeting – unless Renault received representation on new Nissan committees. The two-decade-old partnership of Renault SA and Nissan Motor Co was plunged into fresh crisis on Monday, as the French […]


PM Modi to hold talks with Xi Jinping, Putin on sidelines of SCO summit

The MEA also reiterated that no meeting has been scheduled between Modi and Pakistan Prime Minister at the SCO summit. 'No meeting will be organised between Prime Minister Modi and his Pakistan counterpart Imran Khan at the summit', MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold bilateral talks with Russian President Vladimir […]


Tip for Reading List: Life through women’s hidden pockets

Another example is Annie Chapman, one of Jack the Ripper’s victims in 1888. Her pocket was “torn down the front and also at the side” and contained an envelope, pills, a small comb and a piece of coarse muslin that she had been hoping to pawn or sell. Before women’s dresses had modern pockets sewn […]


Pre-monsoon thundershower drenches Pune, more in store

The minimum temperature dipped to 26.8 degrees Celsius, around four notches below normal. The maximum temperature was recorded at 37.7 degrees. Pune and areas adjacent to the city were greeted by pre-monsoon showers on Sunday evening that brought down the temperatures. The minimum temperature dipped to 26.8 degrees Celsius, around four notches below normal. The […]


Pope appeals for peace, dialogue in Sudan

"The news coming from Sudan is giving rise to pain and concern. We pray for these people, so that the violence ceases and the common good is sought in the dialogue," the pope said in his weekly address to crowds in St Peter's Square. Pope Francis on Sunday appealed for peace in Sudan following a […]