December 2019

Nirmala Sitharaman

Nirmala Sitharaman unveils ₹102 lakh crore national infrastructure plan NEW DELHI : Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today unveiled a ₹102 lakh crore national infrastructure pipeline, in accordance with the Narendra Modi government’s vision to make India a $5 trillion economy by 2024-25.…

Sonny Mehta

Sonny Mehta, Venerable Knopf Publisher, Is Dead at 77 Sonny Mehta, the literary savant who guided the reading hours of millions and the fortunes of the venerable publisher Alfred A. Knopf for 32 years at a time of changing tastes,…

Carlos Ghosn

Carlos Ghosn with the wind: Ex-Nissan boss escapes Japan without passport, reaches Lebanon Name is Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn. That is pronounced somewhat like gone in the Gone With The Wind. But why are we talking of these allusions to Hollywood?…

Uday Kotak

IL&FS ‘test case’ for group resolution: Uday Kotak NEW DELHI : IL&FS Group Chairman Uday Kotak at the new board’s first Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Tuesday said the ongoing resolution process of the debt-ridden group is a “test case” for…

Mukesh Ambani

Reliance announces Jiomart to take on the online grocery shopping business Well, the website of JioMart with the tagline “India ki nayi dukaan” is a a new grocery shopping experience from Reliance Industries Limited, the country’s most valued firm. This in turn is expected to take…

Maria Sharapova

Sharapova to return next month as Brisbane wildcard Former world number one Maria Sharapova will return to tournament action at the Brisbane International next month after being awarded a wildcard to play in the Australian Open warm-up. The five-times Grand…

Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi wants Neymar to come take his place at Barcelona: Report Lionel Messi has told Neymar that he is ready to quit FC Barcelona and make way for him, if needed, as the Catalan giants are looking to the…

Humpy Koneru

Indian Grandmaster Koneru Humpy wins World Women’s Rapid Chess Championship in Moscow Indian Grandmaster Koneru Humpy claimed the World Women’s Rapid Chess Championship title after drawing the Armageddon game against China’s Lei Tingjie in Moscow on Saturday. Rapid Chess Championship is…

Elon Musk

Elon Musk proposes quake-proof, multi-level tunnels to kill global traffic New Delhi: Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Sunday made a strong pitch on Twitter for the need of multi-level tunnel system to tackle the growing traffic woes globally. Musk started with…

Ivanka Trump

Ivanka Trump indicates she might leave White House if father is re-elected in 2020 Washington DC: Ivanka Trump, the daughter and advisor to US President Donald Trump, has indicated that she could exit the White House if her father is…