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Ind vs Aus 2nd test: Australian openers defy India on green top

India bowled better in the second hour of play and conceded only 19 runs in 13 overs. (Twitter/BCCI) Openers Marcus Harris and Aaron Finch kept the Indian pacers at bay on a green top, taking Australia to 66 for no loss at lunch on day one of the second Test here on Friday. After the …

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No-deal Brexit: EU steps up planning for Britain crashing out of bloc

No-deal Brexit: EU steps up planning for Britain crashing out of bloc EU leaders agreed Thursday to step up preparations for Britain crashing out of the bloc next March without a deal, with the European Commission to publish a plan next week. At a summit in Brussels, the leaders of the 27 EU member states …

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Infosys acquires Hitachi arm; to form JV with Japan’s Panasonic, Pasona for these business services

The JV will also help Infosys expand its footprints in Japan. Indian IT major Infosys Friday announced to form a joint venture with Japanese conglomerates Hitachi Ltd, Panasonic Corp and Pasona Inc. As per the terms of the deal, Infosys has agreed to buy 81% equity stake in Hitachi Procurement Service Co Ltd, which is …

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Rupee slumps 14 paise to 71.82 against US dollar in early trade

Rupee slumps 14 paise to 71.82 against US dollar in early trade The rupee Friday depreciated by 14 paise to 71.82 in early trade on the forex market as the American currency strengthened, while the domestic equity market opened on a weak note. Forex traders said strengthening of the US dollar against some currencies overseas …

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How Youtube’s year-in-review ‘rewind’ video set off a civil war

span.p-content div[id^=”div-gpt”]{line-height:0;font-size:0} You might guess that a surefire way to make a hit video on YouTube would be to gather a bunch of YouTube megastars, film them riffing on some of the year’s most popular YouTube themes and release it as a year-in-review spectacular. You would be wrong. YouTube tested that theory this week, releasing …

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Chase for talent pushes tech giants Google, Apple far beyond west coast

span.p-content div[id^=”div-gpt”]{line-height:0;font-size:0} This generation’s biggest technology companies — including Apple, Amazon and Google — have long been tied to their hometowns. Now these giants are increasingly outgrowing their West Coast roots. Driven by a limited pool of skilled workers and the ballooning cost of living in their home bases of Silicon Valley and Seattle, as …

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Now travelling to Statue of Unity to become easier; Indian Railways to build a station in Kevadiya

The 183-meters-tall Statue of Unity is dedicated to India’s Iron Man and first home minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. Indian Railways is planning to build a railway station in Kevadiya, a small-sleepy town in Gujarat’s Narmada district which is the base for the world’s tallest statue – the Statue of Unity. With a population of mere …

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Australia at 66/0 after opting to bat first in Perth test

Australia was 66/0 at the Lunch break after captain Tim Paine won the toss and elected to bat first in the second test against India at Perth Stadium on Friday. Opener Aaron Finch was playing at 28 and Marcus Harris was at 36. The Indian bowlers struggled to find the line and length on the …

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Raghuram Rajan’s veiled attack on Modi govt! India not creating enough jobs; no improvement in fisc

India needs to enhance its GDP growth beyond 7 percent to boost economy, Raghuram Rajan said while presenting University of Chicago’s economic agenda for 5 years. Launching a veiled attack on the Modi government, former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor on Friday said that Indian economy is not creating enough jobs for its people …

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RBI Board Meets Today Under New Chief Amid Worries About Autonomy

The RBI board will meet on Friday with much of the hostility of the past two months with the government having eased, and new worries emerging about the institution’s independence. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a new ally at the Reserve Bank of India in Governor Shaktikanta Das, who may be more amenable to the …

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