Daily Archive: Sunday, December 4, 2016

4 Dec 2016

India, Qatar ink pacts on Visas, Cyberspace, Investments

India and Qatar on Saturday signed four agreements on visas, cyberspace and investments following delegation-level talks led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Qatari counterpart Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani.  “Four Forward! The
4 Dec 2016

La La Land named best film by New York Film Critics Circle

Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling starrer romantic drama “La La Land” has been chosen as the best film of 2016 by the New York Film Critics Circle. The film, directed by Damien Chazelle, is widely tipped to
4 Dec 2016

PV Sindhu jumps 2 places in latest Badminton World Federation rankings

Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu jumped two places to achieve her career-best ranking of seven in the latest BWF World Ranking, while Saina Nehwal is also back in the top 10. Sindhu, who clinched the China Open
4 Dec 2016

Elon Musk named most admired leader in technology

According to a recent survey, Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk has been voted the most admired leader in tech. Musk won with 23 percent votes, followed by Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, and Steve Jobs.The result of
4 Dec 2016

Heart of Asia’ conference has kicked off in Amritsar

The sixth ‘Heart of Asia’ ministerial conference will kick off here on Saturday to discuss peace, cooperation and economic development in Afghanistan. Delegates from nearly 40 countries will participate in the conference organised on the theme ‘Addressing
4 Dec 2016

Universal Studios Hollywood named World’s Best Attraction

The top attractions in the world have been unveiled – and it’s Universal Studios Hollywood that’s the overall winner. A ticket selling site announced winners across 19 different categories, voted for by the public, for its Worldwide
4 Dec 2016

Donald Trump names General Motors CEO to his advisory panel

President-elect Donald Trump, who already has filled the core of his cabinet with multi millionaires, Friday announced a new advisory council stacked with Wall Street and corporate leaders. The Who’s Who of corporate power hitters includes the
4 Dec 2016

75% of old notes deposited in Banks

Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said deposits of now-defunct old Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes in bank accounts will not enjoy immunity from tax and the land of law will apply on source of
4 Dec 2016

Liga trio Messi, Ronaldo, Griezmann shortlisted for FIFA Best Player

The Liga trio are in the running for the prestigious individual gong but Luis Suarez misses out, despite claiming the Golden Shoe award after netting 40 league goals in 2015-16. Barcelona star Lionel Messi, Real Madrid’s Cristiano
4 Dec 2016

India women’s team beat Pakistan by 17 runs to win Asia Cup

India women’s cricket team won the Asia Cup T20 after beating arch-rivals Pakistan in the final of the regional tournament by 17 runs. Played in Bangkok, India had beaten Pakistan in the group stages too and made it two-in-two
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