Delhi weather today: Misty Thursday morning in national capital, air quality

Delhi weather today: Misty Thursday morning in national capital, air quality ‘poor’ (File photo) It was a misty morning in the national capital on Thursday with the minimum temperature recorded at 16.2 degrees Celsius, three notches above the season’s average, weather office said. The MeT has predicted a clear day ahead. According to the System …

Vijay's Sarkar breaks box office, earns Rs 100 crore in just two days

This makes Sarkar Vijay’s sixth film to enter the Rs 100-crore club. (Source: Twitter) Thalapathy Vijay’s highly-awaited political drama has taken the box-office by storm within the first two days of its release. The film has reportedly earned a whopping Rs 100 crore in the first 48 hours of its release. This makes Sarkar Vijay’s …

US elections 2018: Facebook, Twitter combat fake news, misinformation to

According to Carlos Monje, Twitter’s Director of Policy and philanthropy for US and Canada, attempts to game its systems or to spread deliberately malicious election content will be removed from Twitter. Social networking platforms Facebook and Twitter were busy battling misinformation and fake news as the US voted in the the midterm elections on Tuesday. …

Ex-India U19 pacer who quit cricket for engineering to lead US cricket team in

In January this year, Netravalkar was picked in the national side after he became eligible. (Source: IE) In 2010, left-arm seamer Saurabh Netravalkar had finished as India’s leading wicket-taker at the Under-19 World Cup in a side that included now household names like KL Rahul, Mandeep Singh, Mayank Agarwal, Sandeep Sharma and Jaydev Unadkat. His …

Discussion on Pakistan bailout application to begin on Wednesday: IMF

Last month, Pakistan Finance Minister Asad Umar had made a formal request for financial assistance from the IMF. (Reuters) The discussion on Pakistan’s multibillion dollar bailout application would begin on Wednesday, the International Monetary Fund has said. Last month, Pakistan Finance Minister Asad Umar had made a formal request for financial assistance from the IMF. …

NCLT hearing: IL&FS board says solution possible in next 60-90 days

It indicated the possibility of some early outcomes and part resolutions in the next 60-90 days after consent of the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT). By Bhavik Nair and Mitali Salian The new board of the troubled Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS) on Wednesday said it would work towards the final resolution, in stages …

Ease of Doing Business: Big cheer from India Inc as India makes a massive jump

In its annual report ‘Doing Business’ 2019 report, World Bank said India improved on six of the 10 parameters relating to starting and doing business in a country. India’s jump to the 77th position in the World Bank’s Doing Business Report is an outcome of the reforms undertaken by the Narendra Modi government and will …

Indian couple that fell to death at Yosemite Park was clicking a selfie

The funeral of the couples’ will take place in the US. (Photo: Instagram/holidaysandhappilyeverafters) In a tragic incident, an Indian couple on Tuesday fell from Yosemite National Park in the western US while taking a selfie. They fell about 800 feet below Taft Point and died on the spot. The park officials recovered their bodies and …

Don't write Merkel off just yet, she could surprise Germany and the world

And yet, Merkel said on Monday that she’d decided over the summer to quit the party post without giving up the chancellorship because the circumstances were right. By Leonid Bershidsky I have warned repeatedly against writing off chancellor Angela Merkel as she faced challenge after challenge in recent years. I am going to issue another …