SBI loan scam: In 6 months 15 ‘borrowers’ die, 1 missing in Tamil Nadu

As many as 15 people, who were borrowers in the Rs 600 million SBI loan scam in Virudhanagar and Theni districts of Tamil Nadu, have died under suspicious circumstances in the last six months, The Times of India reports. Another borrower has gone missing. According to the ToI report, police has confirmed that all those… Continue reading SBI loan scam: In 6 months 15 ‘borrowers’ die, 1 missing in Tamil Nadu

Maratha bandh: Security upped as Maharashtra braces for Maratha bandh today

Mumbai Bandh: Security has been beefed up in Maharashtra as Sakal Maratha Samaj, an umbrella body of Maratha groups has called for a state-wide bandh on Thursday over reservation issue. Addressing the media, a leader of the Sakal Maratha Samaj, Amol Jadhavrao said that the state-wide bandh would be observed in a peaceful manner from… Continue reading Maratha bandh: Security upped as Maharashtra braces for Maratha bandh today

Chartered plane crashes in Mumbai’s Ghatkopar, fire engines rushed to spot

Five persons were killed when an aircraft on a test flight crashed in a crowded Mumbai suburb on Thursday afternoon, police said. Those killed include two pilots and as many flight engineers on board, besides a pedestrian in the Ghatkopar area where it crashed, police said. The King Air C90 12-seater aircraft, which took off… Continue reading Chartered plane crashes in Mumbai’s Ghatkopar, fire engines rushed to spot

Virat, Anushka married in Italy! How star brands light up the catwalk

Business Standard is republishing this 11/12/2017 article in light of Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and Bollywood star Anushka Sharma tying the knot on Monday in a private ceremony, reportedly at a countryside resort named Borgo Finocchieto in Italy. They used to be the names big fashion brands turned to when it was time to… Continue reading Virat, Anushka married in Italy! How star brands light up the catwalk

WhatsApp to allow group admins to stop other members from posting

Facebook-owned WhatsApp is likely to give group administrators more powers where they will be able to restrict all other members from sending text messages, photographs, videos, GIFs, documents or voice messages in case the admin thinks so. According to WABetaInfo, a fan site that tests new WhatsApp features early, the popular mobile messaging platform has… Continue reading WhatsApp to allow group admins to stop other members from posting

Facebook opens its biggest engineering hub in London; to create 800 jobs

Social media titan Facebook will open a new office in London on Monday that is set to be its biggest engineering hub outside America, the company has announced. The investment in the office, near Oxford Street in the heart of the city’s West End district, will also lead to the creation of 800 jobs, more… Continue reading Facebook opens its biggest engineering hub in London; to create 800 jobs

Statutory warning: Cigars deliver more nicotine than cigarettes, says study

Cigars may have a reputation for being safer than cigarettes, but they may be just as harmful and addictive, researchers, including one of the Indian-origin, have warned. A study by researchers at the Pennsylvania State University in the US shows that small cigars have just as much if not more nicotine than cigarettes. They analysed… Continue reading Statutory warning: Cigars deliver more nicotine than cigarettes, says study