Former Bihar education minister Mewalal Choudhary dies of Covid

India, April 19 -- Former Bihar education minister and Janata Dal (United)'s sitting MLA from Tarapur assembly constituency, Mewalal Choudhary died on Monday morning due to Covid-related complications... Read More

What Coinbase's blockbuster IPO means for the future of crypto

New Delhi, April 19 -- US cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase listed on the Nasdaq stock exchange last week, sparking another rally in cryptocurrency prices worldwide. Mint explains the significance of t... Read More

'He certainly comes into our calculations': KKR head coach Brendon McCullum on spinner Sunil Narine's return in IPL 2021

India, April 19 -- West Indies spinner Sunil Narine is yet to feature in IPL 2021 for Kolkata Knight Riders. The right-arm bowler has been a regular member of the side but ever since he was forced to ... Read More

Numbers to watch this week: Nestle results; ECB rate, external borrowings

New Delhi, April 19 -- At the start of every week, Mint's Plain Facts section features five key data releases to watch out for. The monetary policy announcement by the European Central Bank (ECB) will... Read More

Foreign vax makers yet to chart India course

New Delhi, April 19 -- India may have to wait for a long time before foreign covid-19 vaccines are available in the country, as companies such as Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson and Johnson are yet to app... Read More

HDFC Bank won't be unscathed from second wave despite healthy Q4

MUMBAI, April 19 -- For HDFC Bank, India's most valued lender, tough times have begun with FY22 even as last fiscal's fourth quarter metrics strengthened the case for its premium valuation. The bank ... Read More

Beware the fallout of America's exit from Afghanistan

New Delhi, April 19 -- President Joe Biden has announced that the United States will pull out all its troops from Afghanistan by 11 September. His predecessor Donald Trump had started the process in D... Read More

Second round of voting underway for UP panchayat elections: All you need to know

India, April 19 -- With more than 32 million voters expected to exercise their franchise, polling for the second round of three-tier panchayat elections got underway in Uttar Pradesh on Monday. The vo... Read More

Jammu first in UT to inoculate over 2 lakh people in 45+ age group

Jammu, April 19 -- Amid a surge in Covid-19 cases, Jammu became the first district in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir to vaccinate over 50% of its estimated population in the 45-plus age grou... Read More

LG announces fresh curbs on gatherings; schools, colleges to switch to online teaching till May 15

Srinagar, April 19 -- In view of the increasing Covid cases in J&K, the administration on Sunday announced a string of measures to control the pandemic, including suspension of offline classes in coll... Read More