• Bumrah shares photo of early days in cricket

    Bumrah shares photo of early days in cricket
    Published Date : 17-Oct-2019 9:20:24 IST

    Jasprit Bumrah shared a picture of him during his formative days in cricket. “Started from the bottom now we’re here,” he tweeted with pictures of him holding a trophy during his junior days in cricket and now when he is one of the best in the business. Bumrah is out of cricket with a stress fracture and is currently in the UK to consult specialists, even as India are playing the Proteas in three Test matches at home.

  • Uber fires 10-15% of its employees in India: Report

    Uber fires 10-15% of its employees in India: Report
    Published Date : 16-Oct-2019 1:05:21 IST

    American ride-hailing giant Uber has reportedly fired 10-15% of its employees in India across all of its businesses in the country including Uber Eats. This comes after Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi emailed employees on Monday saying the company would cut jobs of 350 people across the world. Uber reportedly has around 350-400 employees in India.

  • Smart boy in the age of smartphones

    Smart boy in the age of smartphones
    Published Date : 16-Oct-2019 9:51:00 IST

    Arjun Kapoor’s self-love seems to be scaling new heights with each day. After obsessing over his looks and receiving compliments on his impeccable sense of style in all his throwback pictures, the actor now wants to be known for his brains, rather than brawn. So, sharing a picture, Arjun labelled himself a “Smart boy”. ‘Smart boy in the age of smartphones’ has a nice ring to it.

  • Apple spends ₹35,000 on parts of iPhone 11 Pro Max that costs ₹1,41,900

    Apple spends ₹35,000 on parts of iPhone 11 Pro Max that costs ₹1,41,900
    Published Date : 15-Oct-2019 6:56:58 IST

    Apple spends $490.50 (₹35,000) on the parts of iPhone 11 Pro Max’s 512 GB variant that sells for ₹1,41,900 in India, a teardown of the smartphone by TechInsights revealed. The most expensive component of the smartphone is the camera that costs Apple $73.50 (₹5,255). The least expensive components are Mixed-Signal Integrated Circuit and Sensor, that cost Apple $1.50 (₹107) each.

  • We need female versions of ‘Kabir Singh’, ‘Joker’: Janhvi

    We need female versions of ‘Kabir Singh’, ‘Joker’: Janhvi
    Published Date : 15-Oct-2019 3:34:33 IST

    Janhvi Kapoor at Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival said that there should be more films which portray the “uninhibited side of women” such as the female versions of ‘Kabir Singh’ or ‘Joker’. “We need to have a little less sanitised roles for women,” she added. “The best such role…is the one played by Nutan in ‘Bandini’,” she further said.

  • War heading towards Rs 300 crore

    War heading towards Rs 300 crore
    Published Date : 15-Oct-2019 3:32:08 IST

    War, featuring Bollywood’s bona fide action stars Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff, is rocking the box office and how! The action thriller, on its second Monday, faced the usual weekday decline as it added Rs 4.40 crore more to its account. Its total collection, after a 13-day run in cinemas, stands at Rs 276.40 crore. The amount also includes earnings from the film’s Tamil and Telugu versions.

  • Can’t man & wife disagree: Shah on Sitharaman’s husband’s advice

    Can’t man & wife disagree: Shah on Sitharaman’s husband’s advice
    Published Date : 15-Oct-2019 1:14:36 IST

    After controversy over Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s husband Parakala Prabhakar advising the Centre to “embrace” ex-PM Manmohan Singh’s economic model, Home Minister Amit Shah said, “Do you want a country where a husband and wife must agree?” “I’ve never seen such low discourse in Indian politics,” he added. Prabhakar gave the advice in a column he wrote for The Hindu.

  • Shahid Kapoor’s ‘Jersey’ to release in Aug 2020

    Shahid Kapoor’s ‘Jersey’ to release in Aug 2020
    Published Date : 14-Oct-2019 12:26:48 IST

    Shahid, who is on a roll with the success of “Kabir Singh”, has bagged the Hindi remake of the Telugu hit “Jersey”. The Hindi version will be directed by Gowtham Tinnanauri, who also helmed the original movie. On casting Shahid in the movie, Gowtham said: “I’m really looking forward to remaking my film ‘Jersey’ in Hindi and taking it to national audiences and there is no one better than Shahid Kapoor to recreate the magic of the original for Hindi audiences”. “Jersey” in Hindi is being produced by Allu Aravind, Aman Gill, Dil Raju.

  • Police seize Kodela’s phones

    Police seize Kodela’s phones
    Published Date : 14-Oct-2019 9:15:39 IST

    Banjara Hills police recorded the statements of TDP leader K Siva Prasada Rao’s family members in relation to his suicide case. Police also seized his two cellphones from Narsaraopet house. A team of Banjra Hills police headed by the investigation officer ACP K Srinivasa Rao, went to Vijayawada, Guntur and Narsaraopet in AP few days ago and recorded the statements of Siva Prasada Rao’s son Sivaram, his daughter Vijayalakshmi and others. Sources said that none of the family members raised any doubts about the cause of his death.

  • India will never be a Hindu nation: Owaisi

    India will never be a Hindu nation: Owaisi
    Published Date : 14-Oct-2019 12:59:04 IST

    AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Sunday said that India will never be a “Hindu nation”. “[RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat] cannot erase my history in India by renaming it ‘Hindu’… He cannot insist that our cultures, faiths, creeds and individual identities all be subsumed by Hinduism,” he tweeted. Owaisi was reacting to Bhagwat’s recent comments that India is a ‘Hindu nation’.

  • Why is #NoBraDay trending on Twitter in India?

    Why is #NoBraDay trending on Twitter in India?
    Published Date : 14-Oct-2019 12:55:45 IST

    People were tweeting with #NoBraDay in India on Sunday to raise awareness about breast cancer and encourage women for self-examination of breasts. The online campaign #NoBraDay is believed to have originated in Canada in 2011 when a plastic surgeon started BRA (Breast Reconstruction Awareness) Day. Thereafter, women were encouraged to leave homes without bras on the 13th of October.

  • Sreesanth turns villain for Hansika Motwani

    Sreesanth turns villain for Hansika Motwani
    Published Date : 14-Oct-2019 12:53:16 IST

    Former cricketer Sreesanth, who tried his luck as an actor in vain in Malayalam and Hindi, is all set to debut in Tamil with a horror genre, which has Hansika Motwani in the lead. Sreesanth will be seen essaying a villain to Hansika in the film, which is directed by Hari-Harish duo, who earlier did Ambuli and Aaah.

  • Congress leader’s PA commits suicide due to ‘tax raids’

    Congress leader’s PA commits suicide due to ‘tax raids’
    Published Date : 12-Oct-2019 7:00:21 IST

    Karnataka Congress leader G. Parameshwara’s personal assistant N.S. Ramesh committed suicide allegedly due to “tax raids” on his boss, a party official said on Saturday. “Ramesh, 38, was found hanging by a tree branch in the Bengaluru University campus earlier in the day. He was under pressure after the Income-Tax sleuths quizzed him in connection with the tax raids on Parameshwara since Thursday,” party spokesman Ravi Gowda told.A security guard of the university in the city’s southwest suburb spotted Ramesh’s body hanging on the tree and alerted the local police.

  • No. of crorepati taxpayers up 19% to 16,759

    No. of crorepati taxpayers up 19% to 16,759
    Published Date : 12-Oct-2019 7:29:40 IST

    The No. of crorepati taxpayers shot up 19% during assessment year 2018-19, and those with incomes above Rs 5 cr rose 29%, showed data released by the tax department on Friday. The number of those declaring income above Rs 1 cr has gone up from 14,068 in 2016-17 to 16,759. The number of those with incomes above Rs 5 cr was up from 1,049 to 1,351. Persons declaring over Rs 100 cr as income rose from four to seven. The number of individual taxpayers—those who filed returns or in whose case tax was deducted at source but did not file returns— reached 8 crore in 2017-18, up from 7 cr in 2017-18.