French President Francois Hollande and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Monday launch an international solar alliance aimed at eventually bringing clean and affordable solar energy within the reach of all.
DUBAI SpiceJet is in talks with Boeing and Airbus to buy more than 150 planes, the airline’s chairman said on Sunday, predicting he would decide which manufacturer to place the order with by the end of March 2016.
Tens of thousands of people from Sydney to London joined one of the biggest days of climate change activism on Sunday, telling world leaders gathering for a summit in Paris there is "No Planet B" in the fight against global warming. Full Article | Video
Germany could send 1,200 soldiers to the Middle East by the end of the year to support a coalition battling Islamic State, Germany's top defence official told a newspaper on Sunday as his minister backed an international alliance against the group. Full Article
“Rockstar”, “Highway” and now “Tamasha” show Imtiaz Ali is not content with telling straightforward stories. “Tamasha” is not an easy film to slot. Ali is obviously trying to push his boundaries and it doesn’t always work, but when it does, the result is breathtaking. For that alone, the film is worth a watch, writes Shilpa Jamkhandikar. Review
Some of India's most indebted infrastructure and steel groups are considering so-called masala bonds to diversify their funding options as local banks tighten lending, investment banking sources with direct knowledge of the situation said. Full Article
British singer Adele's new album '25' sold a record 3.38 million U.S. copies in its first full week, according to official figures released by Nielsen Music, becoming the biggest-selling album of 2015 in an astonishing feat for an era when artists rarely top 1 million. Full Article
The world’s politicians may be about to get serious on cutting greenhouse gases at the U.N. Paris confab. And shareholders are pushing Big Oil to disclose global warming risks. The consequences for the industry will be longer lasting than the recent oil production revolution. Column