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Daily Archives: July 18, 2018

Mayawati sacks BSP leader over Rahul remarks

BSP chief Mayawati on Tuesday sacked senior party leader Jai Prakash Singh, a day after he triggered a row by saying that foreign blood won’t let Congress President Rahul Gandhi succeed in Indian politics and lead the country. “I came to know about Jai Prakash

Nelson Mandela Effect?

The late anti-apartheid revolutionary and former South African President Nelson Mandela would have turned 100 years old on July 18, 2018. #YD. So what is the Mandela effect? It is a phenomenon that more and more people are beginning to witness and it is disturbing.

LinkedIn India member base doubles in 4 years to hit 50 mn

Microsoft-owned LinkedIn on Tuesday said its India member base has doubled in the past four years to cross 50 million in the country. India is LinkedIn’s fastest-growing and largest market outside the US. Globally, the professional networking platform has over 562 million members. “Our members-first,

Jharkhand assembly adjourned over Land Amendment Act row

The Jharkhand assembly was on Tuesday adjourned till Wednesday as the opposition parties raised the Land Amendment Act 2017 issue and disrupted the house proceedings. When the house assembled at 11 a.m., the opposition members stood on their seats and demanded a discussion on the

Australians involved in Thai cave rescue to receive honours

Two Australian divers who helped rescue 12 boys and their football coach from a flooded cave in Thailand will receive civilian honours, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced on Tuesday. Turnbull confirmed that the unspecified honours would be awarded to Richard Harris, an anaesthetist, and Craig Challen,

Slide in crude prices lift indices; Nifty regains 11k-mark

Slide in global crude oil prices along with expectations of fund infusion into public sector banks and value buying lifted the key domestic equity indices higher on Tuesday. However, broadly negative Asian and European indices capped gains. According to market observers, healthy buying was witnessed