Month: July 2018

my enews July 18, 2018

As the mob surrounded the car and thrashed Azam, the police did not open fire to prevent any escalation. Bidar, Karnataka:  The image of a policeman in Karnataka’s Bidar pleading with a 2000-strong mob to spare the lives of three men who they suspected were child kidnappers contrasts the viral photograph from Uttar Pradesh’s Hapur. […]

my enews July 18, 2018

Over-the-top video service giant Netflix may change its pricing structure to attract new subscribers and while addressing audience in different demographic segments one after another. In an earnings call following the announcement of its Q2 results, Netflix co-founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Wilmot Reed Hastings acknowledged that the company is “way behind YouTube and […]

my enews July 18, 2018

Top White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said the administration expects a significant trade offer to come from the European Union soon. In an interview at CNBC’s Delivering Alpha conference in New York on Wednesday, Kudlow said a lot of discussions are being held with individual countries. EU President Jean-Claude Juncker is coming to Washington […]

my enews July 18, 2018

VK Singh said India have emphasised that this has been a mutually-beneficial partnership (File) New Delhi:  The government today said it was “closely engaged” with the US on all issues relating to the movement of Indian professionals, including under the H-1B visa programme, and had emphasised to that country that this was a mutually-beneficial partnership […]

my enews July 18, 2018

When Satya Nadella made his first public appearance as the new CEO of Microsoft in 2014, he did something very unusual for a leader of the software giant. “He made a pronouncement on day one — the world is about cloud first, mobile first,” Microsoft Chairman John Thompson told a group of investors, entrepreneurs and […]

my enews July 18, 2018

Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain said food quality will be upgraded with new kitchens. New Delhi:  In order to upgrade the quality of food served on trains, the IRCTC will set up new kitchens and upgrade existing ones, parliament was told on Wednesday. “The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC) has […]

my enews July 18, 2018

The Government on Wednesday ruled out disinvestment of Air India in the “immediate near future,” though it said it remains committed to completing the process. Saying that the present environment is “not conducive” for it, Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha told Rajya Sabha that the issue would be revisited once […]