April 23 is celebrated as World Book and Copyright Day (also known as International Day of the Book or World Book Day). It is a yearly event organised by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) to promote reading, publishing and copyright. On this occasion, here’
ATMs have come into national focus owing to the fact that there is a cash crunch across the country. Even as we withdraw cash from the Automated Teller Machine, we often take it for granted and overlook some quirky and interesting facts about the cash dispenser. Here’s a look at some such facts: Compiled
He is well known as the richest man in the country and one of the most powerful men in the world. But here’s how it all began. Discover little known facts about the business magnate.
‘Akshaya’ means indestructible, and ‘Tritiya’ is the third day. So, Akshaya Tritiya is a festival that falls on the third day of the ‘Shukla Paksha’ of the Hindu month of ‘Vaisakha’. It is believed that anything that commences on this day will always emerge victorious. On this day, the Sun (Lord of
Stylish Cricketer Virat Kohli launched the second generation Audi RS 5 Coupe in Bengaluru. The German luxury car manufacturer presented the all-new Audi RS 5 Coupe, its first model to feature the new RS design philosophy in India. Priced at INR 1,10,65,000, the all-new Audi RS 5 Coupe is now available
Building a company is always difficult, but in some countries, it is less challenging. Programmes in these countries give entrepreneurs the push they need to kick-start their dream projects. The US News and World Report has ranked the countries best for entrepreneurs on the basis of an educated workforce
Many Indians seek opportunities to study abroad at top universities after Class-12 or graduation. However, many face financial obstacles that often prevent them from pursuing their dreams. To help students overcome such financial struggles, many Indian and international organizations, universities, governments
After privately assuring senators that his company will do better, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is undergoing a two-day congressional inquisition that will be very public — and possibly pivotal for the massive social networking company he created.
Petrol price, along with that of diesel, has shot through the roof in India owing to a combination of rising global oil prices and high excise duties imposed on them. The BJP-led government had in fact increased excise duty nine times from 2014 to 2016, when global oil prices tanked. This enabled it
Australia recently followed the USA in restricting the number of Indians travelling to the country for work. The country has blocked the subclass 457 category for skilled workers overseas, one of the most common routes used by Indians to work in Australia. The USA has also declared that it has reached
Here are the best moments from Day 2 of the Commonwealth Games at Gold Coast as India's Sanjita Chanu and Deepak Lather claim gold and bronze respectively.
There’s a reason why they say ‘health is wealth’. Not only because good health empowers you to earn the wealth you desire, but also because bad health can adversely affect the state of your existing wealth. Some ailments demand complicated and expensive medical procedures failing which the quality of
Reacquired Volkswagen and Audi diesel cars sit in a desert graveyard near Victorville, California, U.S. March 28, 2018. Volkswagen AG has paid more than $7.4 billion to buy back about 350,000 vehicles, the automaker said in a recent court filing and is now storing thousands of vehicles around the United
Apple CEO Tim Cook introduces the new iPad during an Apple educational event held at Lane Technical College Prep High School in Chicago. The device will work with Apple Pencil.
Tech companies are under pressure to prevent their platforms from data breach and spreading of fake news. At present, social media giant Facebook is mired in a controversy over its privacy rules and regulations. Here is a list of the most significant data breaches that put millions of people’s information
A western Venezuelan city began to issue its own currency this week to alleviate the hyper-inflationary country’s cash crisis.
Saudi Arabia is all set to allow women to drive cars and ride motorcycles, ending a tradition seen by rights activists as symbolic of the kingdom's repression of women. Saudi women have started taking driving classes. Maryam Ahmed Al-Moalem is hoping to be the first female biker of Saudi Arabia.