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  • Kumaraswamy prays at Mysuru temple ahead of taking oath

    Mysuru (Karnataka): Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) legislative party leader H.D. Kumaraswamy on Wednesday offered prayers to Hindu goddess Chamundeshwari at a hill temple ahead of taking oath as Karnataka’s 25th Chief Minister later in the day.

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    Is Donald Trump’s phone secure enough? 

    San Francisco: US President Donald Trump has resisted installing security features on his phone designed to shield his communications because he thinks they are “too inconvenient” — making his cellphone potentially vulnerable to hacking. According to two senior administration officials, the President, who relies on cellphones to reach his friends and millions of Twitter followers, has rebuffed staff efforts to strengthen security around his phone use, Politico reported.

  • Female McDonald’s employees in United States allege sexual harassment

    Washington: At least 10 female Mcdonald’s current and former employees in the US have filed sexual harassment complaints against the company, the media reported. The complaints were filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in seven states, including Michigan, Florida, and Louisiana. Most of the incidents were alleged to have occurred over the past two years, CNN reported on Tuesday evening.

  • 3 stations from Mumbai listed as dirtiest in the country

    In a survey conducted by the Indian Railways in which it was found that out of 10 dirtiest stations in the country three are from Mumbai. The three stations in the list are Kalyan (3rd), Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (5th) and Thane (8th). Mumbai is the only city in the list which has three stations in the list.

  • Jason Bateman, Will Arnett involved in car accident

    Los Angeles, Jason Bateman and Will Arnett got into a car accident. The actors, who are currently doing well, were riding in a taxi in New York City on May 21, when their driver rear-ended a sedan in front of them, according to TMZ. As per the eyewitnesses, two other people were sitting in a taxi van cruising near Madison Square Park.

  • Hyundai launches Elite i20 CVT, will rival Baleno, Jazz Automatic

    Hyundai had launched the Elite i20 facelift in India at the Auto Expo 2018. And now, three months later, the South Korean carmaker has launched its automatic version as well. The Elite i20 automatic is available in two variants: Magna Executive and the Asta, priced at Rs 7.05 lakh and Rs 8.16 (ex-showroom Delhi), respectively, which is a premium of around Rs 1 lakh over their manual counterparts. As confirmed by a dealer, the Elite

  • Mike Hesson replaces Daren Lehmann in Kumble-led ICC Cricket Committee

    Dubai: New Zealand’s Mike Hesson today replaced Australian Darren Lehmann as the coach representative in the ICC Cricket Committee led by former India captain Anil Kumble. Lehmann had stepped down as Australia coach in the wake of the ball-tampering controversy in South Africa in March, making him ineligible to be a part of the committee.  Former Australia women’s captain and ICC Cricket Hall of Famer Belinda Clark and Scotland captain Kyle Coetzer

  • 10 Marketing Trends the Banking Industry Can’t Ignore

    The world of financial services is changing in ways that are more dramatic than we would have imagined even five years ago. Inspired by Apple stores and other similar outlets, banks are using smart technology to remodel their branches into smarter retail-like outlets. On the other hand, small retail shops are increasingly equipping themselves to provide a wide range of financial services from opening bank accounts to issuing insurance policies using high-tech handheld devices.

  • Pivotal role of women trailblazers from India, developing countries in United Nations lauded

    United Nations: From Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit to Hansa Jivraj Mehta, the pivotal role played by trailblazing women from India and other developing nations in the UN since its inception was lauded here, as it was highlighted that many women in senior positions across the world body hailed from developing and not the developed countries.

  • French President Emmanuel Macron to meet Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg with aim of public good

    Paris: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg may finally find a friendly face when he meets French President Emmanuel Macron. Macron is courting Zuckerberg and some 50 other tech bosses at a conference Wednesday aimed at persuading them to use their unprecedented global influence for the public good. That means things like fighting hate speech and investing in tech literacy for the masses.

  • No problem with censor board: Ekta Kapoor on ‘Veere Di Wedding’

     Mumbai, Film producer Ekta Kapoor says they have not faced any problem with the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) over the upcoming release of “Veere Di Wedding“. Starring Kareena Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor, Swara Bhasker and Shikha Talsania, some of the film dialogues are laced with cuss words. “Our censor board has not given us any problem. I don’t want to talk more about it as we have not

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    Stunning fall of Malaysia’s Najib Razak ushers in hopes of reform 

    Kuala Lumpur: Two weeks ago, Malaysia’s Najib Razak was supremely confident of being elected prime minister for a third term. Instead, in a dizzying political drama, he lost an unlosable election and spiraled into ever-deepening disgrace while Malaysians are being feted for advancing democratic values against their global retreat.

  • Maruti gets 140PS Swift Sport to India, prices it under Rs 10 lakh

    The Swift Sport was launched in Japan late last year and the performance-oriented of the Swift has now landed in Europe. Priced at £16,499 (~ Rs 15.09 lakh) in the UK, it is around Rs 1 lakh more expensive than the regular top-spec variant of the hatchback that comes equipped with the 1.0-litre Boosterjet engine and costs £15,499 (~ Rs 14.18 lakh) there.

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    WOW! Anushka Sharma’s husband Virat Kohli proves he is ready to be a father; read full details

    Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma are the GOLDEN couple of Bollywood and this is a bonafide fact. He is the emotional, overzealous passionate partner and she is the calming, grounded force in the relationship. Together, they make an ultimate power couple. There is no doubt that their Jodi is made in heaven and yup, they successfully make all other couples look really

  • Ujjain: Collector, mayor inspect construction work of new swimming pool

    Ujjain: Collector Manish Singh and mayor Meena Jonwal inspected the construction work of a new swimming pool behind the administrative building of Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC) office, on Tuesday. The collector took stock of the project and budget allotted for it, suggesting customisation of priorities.

  • Yes Bank recovers Rs 184 cr from Bhushan Steel resolution

    Mumbai, May 23  Midsize private sector lender Yes Bank today said it has recovered Rs 184 crore through the sale of the bankrupt Bhushan Steel to Tata Steel and it will result in a provision write-back of Rs 36 crore. The city-headquartered bank said it had a claim of Rs 325 crore on the Bhushan Steel account, which was the maiden account to be resolved through the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code process

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