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

WhatsApp earnings leak: Sebi must monitor insider trading on social media

The Securities and Exchange Board of India will investigate possible leaks of company earnings in social media chatrooms after a Reuters investigation documented at least 12 cases of prescient messages about major Indian companies being posted in private WhatsApp groups. This author explains why Sebi should try to create means of observing this medium and… Continue reading WhatsApp earnings leak: Sebi must monitor insider trading on social media

Padmavati row: Karni Sena wants Bharat Bandh, Bhansali gets security cover

The Shri Rajput Karni Sena on Wednesday called for a ‘Bharat Bandh‘ (shutdown) on December 1 if Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s movie “Padmavati” releases on that date, while the Maharashtra government provided a precautionary security cover for the filmmaker in view of the increasing controversies and growing threats. “We will hold rallies across the country, including… Continue reading Padmavati row: Karni Sena wants Bharat Bandh, Bhansali gets security cover

KFC lovers, replace your mistletoe with chicken wings this Christmas

The season to be jolly is around the corner, and KFC has decided to treat its fans in New Zealand this year, with decorations tailor-made for Christmas. In a video posted on the Twitter account of the fast-food chain’s New Zealand branch, there were depicted a number of Christmas tree-worthy decorations in the shape of… Continue reading KFC lovers, replace your mistletoe with chicken wings this Christmas