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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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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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 […]

Follow law or face action: Malaysia to Naik

Follow law or face action: Malaysia to Naik

Malaysian government has issued a strict warning to Islamic preacher Zakir Naik to follow the law of the land or face action days after PM Narendra Modi visited Kuala Lumpur and following protests by local groups against extremist views. The directive from the Malaysian government to Naik was issued after Modi met PM Mahathir Mohammad […]

Emirates airlines drops ‘Hindu meal’ option from menu and Twitter is not pleased

Emirates airlines drops ‘Hindu meal’ option from menu and Twitter is not pleased

Emirates announced the decision to withdraw the “Hindu meal” option from its menu on Tuesday, July 4. Unsurprisingly, this decision has not gone down well with a section of their customers and users on Twitter. Though the Dubai-based airlines offer a choice of other vegetarian options in the in-flight menu, the decision to no longer […]

Volkswagen suspends arrested Audi CEO Rupert Stadler, names interim boss

Volkswagen suspends arrested Audi CEO Rupert Stadler, names interim boss

Volkswagen suspended Audi boss Rupert Stadler and announced an interim replacement on Tuesday, seeking to steady its most profitable business after German authorities arrested Stadler as part of an emissions probe. Audi said Stadler, 55, had requested to temporarily step down from his position, and named sales executive Abraham Schot as an interim replacement with […]

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