Flipkart neither run by me nor Krishnamurthy: Binny Bansal in Sept 2016

Published on Jan 10 2017 // Uncategorized
n September 2016, after growth slowed in the first six monthsof the year, the e-commerce companies in the country were gearing up for the festive season that would see big sales. Leading the pack was Flipkart, the largest Indian e-commerce firm. In a telephonic interview with Business Standard’s...

UP Election 2017: Caught in web of political turmoil, state will look to 11 March for clarity

Published on Jan 05 2017 // India, Uncategorized
The announcement of the seven phase poll schedule for the 2017 Assembly election in Uttar Pradesh has caught India’s most populous and politically critical state amid an unprecedented political turmoil and confusion. Consider the present position of four mainstream political parties: First, the...

Demonetisation ordinance passed: Holding old notes a criminal offence post 31 March

Published on Dec 28 2016 // Uncategorized
The Cabinet today cleared promulgation of an ordinance to penalise persons holding demonetised Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes after 31 March, when the deadline to deposit these notes at the RBI window ends. As per the ordinance named the Specified Bank Notes Cessation of Liabilities Ordinance, holding these...

Stephanie Del Valle from Puerto Rico crowned Miss World 2016

Published on Dec 19 2016 // Uncategorized
Stephanie Del Valle of Puerto Rico was crowned Miss World 2016 at the 66th edition of the Miss World pageant held on 18 December 2016 in MGM National Harbor, Oxon Hill, Maryland, United States. Stephanie Del Valle Diaz succeeds Miss World 2015 Mireia Lalaguna of Spain. At the same event, Yaritza Reyes...

Indian Army Major Anita Kumari commits suicide in Jammu

Published on Dec 16 2016 // Uncategorized
JAMMU: Indian Army Major Anita Kumari, 36, allegedly committed suicide by shooting herself with her service pistol, police said here on Friday. Prima facie she shot herself on the intervening night of December 14-15. The officer did not come to the unit and no one was aware about her whereabouts till...

Yahoo Says Over 1 Billion User Accounts Hacked

Published on Dec 15 2016 // Uncategorized
Yahoo said Wednesday that more than 1 billion user accounts – meaning most of the Internet giant’s customers worldwide – were hacked in 2013, leading to the release of user names, telephone numbers, dates of birth and other personal information. News of the hack, coming after the announcement...

PM Modi, Qatar PM Al Thani Hold Delegation-Level Talks

Published on Dec 03 2016 // Uncategorized
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Qatari counterpart Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani led delegation-level talks in New Delhi today. “A wealth of opportunities in #IndiaQatar ties. PM @narendramodiand PM Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani lead deleg’n...

S.Korea’s industrial output slumps as Galaxy Note 7 discontinued

Published on Nov 30 2016 // Uncategorized
Seoul, Nov 30 : South Korea’s industrial output fell in October as Samsung Electronics discontinued its latest flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, a government report said on Wednesday. Production in all South Korean industries dipped 0.4 per cent in October as railway workers went on strikes,...

Pakistan vet sued for Rs 25 mn over cat’s death

Published on Nov 23 2016 // Uncategorized
A cat owner has sued an Islamabad veterinarian, accusing him of negligence that allegedly led to her cat’s death, the media reported on Wednesday. Mismah Sundus told Dawn she took her two-month-old cat for a routine check-up to Faisal Khan’s clinic in Sector F-7 of the Pakistan capital. “My...

Microsoft teams up with Musk’s $1 bn OpenAI project

Published on Nov 16 2016 // Uncategorized
San Francisco, Nov 16 : In a move to “democratise” artificial intelligence (AI) and making it accessible to everyone, Microsoft has teamed up with OpenAI, a non-profit AI research organisation co-founded by Elon Musk. OpenAI is the $1 billion project co-founded by Tesla CEO Musk, US-based...

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