Microsoft said on Sunday it was aiming to conclude negotiations for a deal by mid-September. Twitter Inc has approached TikTok’s Chinese owner ByteDance to express interest in acquiring the U.S. operations of the video-sharing app, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters, as experts raised doubts over Twitter’s ability […]

Mumbai received a record rainfall on Wednesday. (Representative image: PTI) The south west monsoon is expected to become active again over Mumbai and other parts of coastal Maharashtra from Monday after moderate rainfall in the city and neighbouring areas in the last two days, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has […]

Mahinda Rajapaksa completed 50 years of parliamentary politics in July this year. (File image) Sri Lanka’s former president Mahinda Rajapaksa was sworn in on Sunday as the country’s new prime minister at a historic Buddhist temple, days after his party won a landslide victory in the General Election. The 74-year-old […]

The hotel is hired by a corporate hospital to treat coronavirus patients. (Photo: ANI) At least seven people have died after a fire broke out at a hotel, which is being used as a COVID-19 facility in Vijaywada, Andhra Pradesh, on Sunday, reported news agency ANI. Several fire tenders were […]