Death toll in Mumbai’s Elphinstone foot overbridge stampede rises to 23

Hiloni, 22 Her aunt Bharati Arya, who was also at the hospital, said Hiloni’s mother had kept a fast in Navratri for her well-being, and nobody had the heart to tell her that Hiloni was no more. “Her parents and her grandparents were so happy when she completed her chartered accountancy and found a job.… Continue reading Death toll in Mumbai’s Elphinstone foot overbridge stampede rises to 23

Janalakshmi Financial Services raises Rs 1,030 cr equity from TPG, others

Janalakshmi Financial Services (JFS), Bengaluru-based microfinance company which will morph into a small finance bank (SFB), has raised new equity capital of Rs 1,030 crores. Private equity player TPG is leading the current round of equity funding by investing a significant amount. Other current investors participating in this round are Morgan Stanley Asia managed PE… Continue reading Janalakshmi Financial Services raises Rs 1,030 cr equity from TPG, others

Bakshi-McDonald’s row: Board may meet this week to take call on 169 stores

The role of the administrator of Connaught Plaza Restaurants Ltd (CPRL) is set to gain precedence in the battle between estranged partners Vikram Bakshi and McDonald’s India Ltd (MIPL). While the two fight it out and the matter IS slated for next hearing on September 21, Justice G S Singhvi, who is the administrator on… Continue reading Bakshi-McDonald’s row: Board may meet this week to take call on 169 stores

GoPro Hero 5 Black: Jazz up your moments on camera with ‘QuikStories’ app

If you are an adventure enthusiast or an avid biker, want to shoot your experience and post videos on social media platforms seamlessly, here comes “GoPro Hero 5 Black” that has 4K video and voice control capabilities. As Indian travellers look for handy cameras with high-end feature s, US-based GoPro has developed a video-editing mobile… Continue reading GoPro Hero 5 Black: Jazz up your moments on camera with ‘QuikStories’ app

Apple’s iPhone X to have 3D facial scanner, OLED screen, improved cameras

Apple’s most important new phone for years will be called the iPhone X, according to a leak of the company’s latest mobile operating system. Strings of software code inside of the leaked operating system, first detailed by Apple news website 9to5Mac, show the expected three new phones will be called the iPhone 8, iPhone 8… Continue reading Apple’s iPhone X to have 3D facial scanner, OLED screen, improved cameras

Facebook, Instagram users face outage

Many Facebook users today reported experiencing an outage as they “struggled” to access the popular social media site. A section of users across geographies, including the US and Europe, reported that they faced log-in problems, while others had a difficulty in uploading videos, liking or commenting on posts, loading pages, or saw error messages. It… Continue reading Facebook, Instagram users face outage

IIT-KGP students get over 100 pre-placement offers at start of semester

IIT-Kharagpur students have got 118 pre-placement offers (PPOs) from top companies at the start of the semester. As on August 11, Microsoft and Wipro have made the highest number of offers at 14, while Qualcomm has made 13 offers, Samsung at 12 and Texas Instruments at 11, professor in-charge of Career Development Centre at IIT-KGP… Continue reading IIT-KGP students get over 100 pre-placement offers at start of semester