Vedanta-led Cairn India CEO, CFO quit firm

Vedanta-led Cairn India CEO, CFO quit firm

Cairn India chief executive Sudhir Mathur has resigned from the company, the fourth CEO to quit the firm since it was taken over by mining billionaire Anil Agarwal-led Vedanta Group seven years back Cairn India chief executive Sudhir Mathur has resigned from the company, the fourth CEO to quit the firm since it was taken […]

100 years on, UK apologises for Jallianwala Bagh massacre

100 years on, UK apologises for Jallianwala Bagh massacre

Theresa May on Wednesday described the Jallianwala Bagh massacre in Amritsar as a “shameful scar” on British Indian history but stopped short of a formal apology sought by a cross-section of Parliament in previous debates. Theresa May on Wednesday described the Jallianwala Bagh massacre in Amritsar as a “shameful scar” on British Indian history but […]

YouTube bans more than 400 channels over concerns of child abuse

YouTube bans more than 400 channels over concerns of child abuse

In light of the paedophilia ring concerns by users, YouTube has reportedly banned hundreds of channels and disabled comments for content that promoted child exploitation. After top brands such as Nestle, Disney, Epic, and McDonald’s put a halt on their advertisements on the platform, YouTube announced the ban on more than 400 channels over concerns […]

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, other top officials refuse to appear before Parliamentary Committee

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, other top officials refuse to appear before Parliamentary Committee

Twitter CEO and top officials have declined to appear before the Parliamentary Committee on IT that had summoned them over the issue of safeguarding citizens’ rights on social media platforms, sources in the panel said Saturday. The Parliamentary Committee, headed by BJP MP Anurag Thakur, had issued a summon to Twitter via an official letter […]

India surpasses France to become world’s sixth-largest economy, shows World Bank data

India surpasses France to become world’s sixth-largest economy, shows World Bank data

India has surpassed France to become world’s sixth-largest economy in terms of gross domestic product (GDP), according to figures released by World Bank. India’s GDP reached $2.597 trillion in 2017, while it was at US $2.582 trillion for France, the World Bank said. The United States, China, Japan, Germany and the United Kingdom occupy top […]

Samsung opens world’s largest mobile phone factory in India

Samsung opens world’s largest mobile phone factory in India

Samsung Electronics opened the world’s largest mobile phone manufacturing plant by production capacity in India yesterday, taking the fight to its rivals in the burgeoning smartphone market in the country. The new plant – located in the industrial city of Noida – will help Samsung gradually double its current annual production capacity in India from […]

IRCTC refund rules 2018

IRCTC refund rules 2018

IRCTC refund rules 2018: 10 scenarios under which Indian Railways will reject your claim The first and most important thing to note is that there are prescribed time limits under which the TDR (Ticket Deposit Receipt) has to be filed to claim a refund. IRCTC refund rules 2018: Did your waitlisted Indian Railways ticket not […]

Heavy rainfall expected in Mumbai this weekend

Heavy rainfall expected in Mumbai this weekend

Heavy rains lashed many parts of Mumbai since Thursday morning. Parts of Mulund, Ghatkopar, Kurla, Dadar and Parel received a significant downpour. The rains caused waterlogging at many parts of the city and especially in low lying areas. Parts of Khar, Sion and Worli witnessed significant accumulation of rainwater.   The weather bureau has issued […]

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