Twitter stock tumbles 15% after it purged fake accounts

Twitter stock tumbles 15% after it purged fake accounts

The social network said Friday that it had 335 million monthly users around the world in the second quarter, down from 336 million users in the quarter prior. The number of monthly users could also decline by “mid-single-digit millions” in the third quarter, Twitter warned. The company attributed the dip in part to “decisions we […]

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WhatsApp has been linked to lynchings in India

WhatsApp has been linked to lynchings in India

Widely-distributed hoax messages sent on the app, which Facebook owns, have been blamed for more than a dozen lynchings across India. Facebook has deployed a series of new features in recent weeks to try to fix the problem. The latest feature, rolled out last week for testing, uses a red label to warn users that […]

SBI hikes fixed deposit interest rates for select tenures

SBI hikes fixed deposit interest rates for select tenures

Here is some good news for savers. India’s biggest lender State Bank of India (SBI) has revised its interest higher on retail fixed deposits or FDs below Rs. 1 crore. The revised rate on SBI FDs will be effective from May 28. SBI has revision interest rates by up to 25 basis points in select maturities, according to the […]

Panel to finalise new telecom policy, discuss net neutrality issue today

Panel to finalise new telecom policy, discuss net neutrality issue today

Trai had recommended barring telecom operators from imposing any restriction The Telecom Commission is scheduled to meet on Wednesday to discuss and finalise the new telecom policy. Apart from that, the commission, which is the highest decision making body of the department of telecommunications (DoT), is likely to consider the issue of net neutrality as well as recommendations of Trai on […]

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 […]

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Vistara to buy 19 Airbus, Boeing planes worth $3.1 billion

Vistara to buy 19 Airbus, Boeing planes worth $3.1 billion

The letter of intent signed with Airbus is for 13 A320 neo and A321 neo aircraft as well as options for buying seven more aircraft from the A320 neo family. PTI Vistara today announced placing orders for a total of 19 Airbus and Boeing aircraft worth USD 3.1 billion (approx Rs 21,344 crore), as the […]

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Father Daughter Duo Sara and Saif Ali Khan To Team Up Together

Father Daughter Duo Sara and Saif Ali Khan To Team Up Together

Saif Ali Khan who is currently basking in the glory of his pealing performance as the troubled and honest Sardar cop Sartaj Singh in Netflix’s Sacred Games may team up with his daughter Sara Ali Khan in Nitin Kakkar’s next. As per reports, the movie will reportedly be a slice of life relationship drama between […]

2009 IAS Topper From Kashmir Faces Centre’s Wrath For “Rapistan” Tweet,

2009 IAS Topper From Kashmir Faces Centre’s Wrath For “Rapistan” Tweet,

Shah Faesal had drawn a sharp reaction from some people who saw the reference to “Rapistan” as a reference to India and a contrast to Pakistan. NEW DELHI: The central has ordered action against Shah Faesal, the outspoken bureaucrat from Jammu and Kashmir, for his tweets as “Rapistan” that he has described as a “sarcastic tweet […]

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