French open 2017: Rafael Nadal outclasses Wawrinka to win 'La Decima' Toshiba aims to name buyer of $18 bn semiconductor chips biz on June 15. Toshiba Corp aims to name a winner for its prized semiconductor business next week, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday, as a row with one of the bidders over the sale appeared to escalate.
Sources told Reuters the choice has narrowed to one bid from U.S. chipmaker Broadcom Ltd and U.S. tech fund Silver Lake and another from Toshiba chip partner Western Digital Corp and Japanese government-related investors. Apple helped UK investigate terrorist attacks, says Tim Cook. Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook said the company has helped UK officials investigate terror attacks, while reiterating his dismay over US plans to quit the Paris agreement on climate change.
"We have been cooperating with the UK government not only in law enforcement kind of matters but on some of the attacks," Cook said during a Bloomberg Television interview on Monday. "I cannot speak on detail on that. But in cases when we have information and they have gone through the lawful process we don’t just give it but we do it very promptly. "
ICC Champions Trophy 2017: India thrash Pakistan by 124 runs. India defeated Pakistan by 124 runs under the Duckworth/Lewis method in their rain-hit ICC Champions Trophy match here today.
Batting first, India scored 319 for three after the match was reduced to 48 overs a side at the Edgbaston. Yuvraj Singh was adjudged Man of the match. Nissan launches updated version of Micra at Rs 5.99 lakh. Nissan Motor India on Friday launched an updated version of its compact hatchback Micra with price starting at Rs 5.99 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).
Sony Xperia XZ Premium with 4K screen launched in India at Rs 59,990. Sony India has launched in the country its flagship smartphone, the Xperia XZ Premium, at Rs 59,990.
The smartphone, the first to feature a whopping 4K display and a powerful 19-megapixel camera capable of recording incredible slow motion videos, had been unveiled during the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017. In terms of specifications, the Sony Xperia XZ Premium offers top of the line innards. The smartphone sports a 5.5-inch high dynamic range (HDR)-ready display, with 4K (2160 x 3840) resolution and covered with Gorilla Glass 5 for protection from scratches and accidental drops. Powering the device is Qualcomm latest Snapdragon 835 processor that features Snapdragon X16 LTE modem, which supports a speed of up to 1 Gbps, and Adreno 540 graphic processing unit (GPU) for smoother graphics. The major attraction of the device is its 19-megapixel rear camera, capable of recording slow-motion video in 960 frames per second (FPS). CBSE Class 10 board exam results likely tomorrow: How to check it on Bing.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is likely to declare the Class 10 board examination results on Saturday.
Apart from the board’s official websites, SMS and other online portals, candidates can also use Microsoft’s Bing search engine to view their result. However, CBSE has not yet released an official date for the release of the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) Examination results. CBSE Class 10 board exam results likely tomorrow: How to check it on Bing.
Samsung Galaxy S8+ with 6GB RAM launched in India; priced at Rs 74,990. After receiving a good response to its flagship smartphones Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, Samsung India on Thursday launched a new variant of Galaxy S8+ with 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage.
Priced at Rs 74,990, the device can be pre-booked on Samsung Shop and Flipkart starting June 2. The delivery will begin from June 9. "The new Galaxy S8+ variant with its best in class 6GB RAM and 128GB internal memory is the ultimate device for users who aspire to explore new possibilities, are always on top of their game, and for whom, multi-tasking is a way of life," Asim Warsi, Senior Vice President, Mobile Business, Samsung India, said in a statement.
AB de Villiers No 1 batsman in ICC ODI list, Kohli only Indian in top 10. India captain Virat Kohli is the lone cricketer from the country to feature in the top 10 of the ICC Players Rankings for ODIs as he managed to hold on to his third spot in the batsman's chart.
The intense competition in the individual rankings justifies the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy's significance as players from the eight participating teams feature prominently in it and not much separates the top players in the fray. The top three batsmen - South Africa's AB de Villiers (874 rating points), Australian David Warner (871) and Kohli (852) are separated by just 22 points. Among other Indians to feature in the top 20 of the ICC Players Ranking for ODI batsmen are Rohit Sharma (12th), Mahendra Singh Dhoni (13th) and Shikhar Dhawan, who dropped a place to 15th.
UPSC result 2016 topper Nandini to opt for IAS, wants to work in India. Nandini K R, who hails from Karnataka, has topped the prestigious civil services examination, the result of which was declared today by the UPSC.
She had taken the exam last year. As many as 1,099 candidates have been recommended for various government services. Nandini said she wants to join the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) to serve the people of India, rather become a diplomat. "I want to join IAS and not IFS (Indian Foreign Service), as I want to be in India and serve the people. Why it is best to pay up in case of ransomware attacks like WannaCry.
Companies hit by ransomware are faced with an ethical dilemma: pay up to save their now-encrypted data, or hold the moral high ground and lose it all.
In most cases, the perpetrators attempt to encrypt a business’s data and then refuse to share the decryption key unless a ransom is paid. Movie review: Wonder Woman reinvigorates tired superhero conventions. “Wonder Woman! All the world’s waiting for you,” rang the theme song to the classic 1970s television show as one-time Miss World America, Lynda Carter, transformed into the star-spangled superhero. Yet while gun-toting raccoons headline today’s superhero movies, the world has waited a long time for its most famous female superhero to receive a dedicated film. Female superheroes have been confined to sidekick roles (Black Widow is the highest profile Avenger without her own movie) or relegated to TV (where Jessica Jones and Supergirl kick ass on a weekly basis).
Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman is the first major female-led superhero movie - and as a hero, her antecedents reach back to the suffragettes. As historian Jill Lepore details in The Secret History of Wonder Woman, the formative years of Wonder Woman’s creator, psychologist William Moulton Marston, took place against the backdrop of the suffragette movement. Xiaomi Redmi 4 goes on sale at 12 on Amazon: Here's all you need to know. Xiaomi's latest budget offering, the Xiaomi Redmi 4, is going on sale at 12 noon on Tuesday, exclusively on Amazon India. In the first flash sale that took place on May 23, the smartphone had seen a huge interest from buyers and registered a record sales number of a whopping 250,000 units within the first eight minutes.
According to Amazon.in, the Xiaomi Redmi 4 had recorded more than 10 million hits per minute on the site, after having received some 2.3 million ‘notify me’ alerts from customers since the launch announcement on May 16. The dual-sim budget smartphone with VoLTE capabilities is the latest offering from Xiaomi and offers an all-round performance. Singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya back on Twitter with new account.
PM Narendra Modi begins 4-nation tour of Germany, Spain, Russia and France. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday announced his four-nation tour of Germany, Spain, Russia and France beginning tomorrow, which is aimed at boosting India's economic engagement with these nations and inviting more investment. In the first leg of his six-day trip, he will first visit Germany, where he will hold talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel under the framework of India-Germany Intergovernmental Consultations (IGC).
He will also call on German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier. Modi said he and Merkel will "chart out a future roadmap of cooperation with focus on trade and investment, security and counter-terrorism, innovation and science and technology, skill development, urban infrastructure, railways and civil aviation, clean energy, development cooperation, health and alternative medicine”. Describing Germany as a valuable partner, the prime minister said, "German competencies fit well with my vision for India's transformation. " From Spain, the prime minister will travel to St. Smartron srt.phone: A fine deal if you are a die-hard Sachin Tendulkar fan.
Domestic information technology (IT) start-up Smartron, which counts Indian cricket legend Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar and former Motorola Mobility Chief Executive Sanjay Jha among its investors, recently launched the srt.phone smartphone, “inspired by the dependable traits of Tendulkar”. At the launch of srt.phone, the company claimed that the smartphone used the best antennas and other security features that made it an all-rounder. Indeed, Smartron has pleased investors with its manoeuvres to deliver solutions ranging from internet of things (IoT) to smartphones built specifically for Indian consumers.
But how does the srt.phone fare against the claims of dependability and the inspiration it apparently draws from one of the tallest role models for India in recent times? Sachin: A Billion Dreams: A glorified account of an over-glorified celeb. Salman Khan not worried about Baahubali 2 box office record. BCCI is following due process, says Virat Kohli on Kumble's contract. Bollywood Interesting Articles: 'Sachin: A Billion Dreams': Informative, inspirational (IANS Review, Rating: ***) CEO poll: India Inc votes for three years of Modi govt.
The Narendra Modi government has received a big thumbs up from India Inc leaders as it completes three years in office. 'Pakistan is a well of death', says Uzma Ahmed after returning to India. "Pakistan is like a well of death", said Uzma Ahmed, the Indian woman repatriated to the country from Pakistan where she was allegedly forced and duped into marrying against her choice. Brad Pitt in Mumbai to attend War Machine screening, meets Shah Rukh Khan. Hollywood superstar Brad Pitt is in India to promote his latest film, the Netflix satire "War Machine". Three years of Modi govt: Possibility of 2nd innings looms large. Considering that the scoreline in the last round of assembly elections before Narendra Modi's third anniversary of the assumption of power was 3-2 in the Congress's favour, one can only say that his approval rating has been average.
BJP plans to extol PM as 'innovator' to mark three years of Modi govt. As part of the celebrations to mark three years of the Narendra Modi government, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in consultation with the Cabinet Secretariat is preparing to extol Modi the innovator and showcase the delivery of his promise of providing good governance. A BJP team, led by party vice-president and Rajya Sabha member Vinay Sahasrabuddhe and with inputs from senior bureaucrats, is putting together the several innovative steps taken to improve governance during the three years of Modi government. The compilation, which aims to list at least 25 innovations of the Modi government, is likely to be criticised for including some of the programmes and schemes that were the brainchild of the previous Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government but were improved upon by the Modi government, for example the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MNREGS) or Aadhaar.
Dangal set to beat Baahubali-2, grosses over Rs 1,500 crore worldwide. Aamir Khan-starrer wrestling drama Dangal has grossed around Rs 1,501 crore worldwide, collecting $12.64 million till 11 pm (China Standard Time) on Sunday in China and has become second Indian film to gross over Rs 1,500 crore. Dangal, directed by Nitesh Tiwari, has grossed over $113 million in China, becoming highest non-Hollywood foreign grosser in the Chinese box office, posing threat to the position of S S Rajamouli's action fantasy epic Baahubali: The Conclusion as the top worldwide grosser among Indian films. Manchester attack: 22 dead; kids missing from concert, here is what we know. Deepika Padukone makes Cannes red carpet debut. SBI PO preliminary exam results out.
From Amitabh to Aamir, Bollywood mourns Reema Lagoo's sudden demise. Bollywood's smiling mom Reema Lagoo passes away in Mumbai. Cannes gets an added dose of drama as Netflix makes its festival debut. IPL 10 eliminator: KKR beats Hyderabad by 7 wickets, will face MI next. Paytm to launch payments bank on May 23, transfer wallet biz to new company. IBM says sacking report factually incorrect, govt too allays layoff fears. Upcoming bank and government exams in 2017. OnePlus 5 launch soon: Device to have flagship features for half the price.
Rajinikanth in politics? Subramanian Swamy scoffs at idea, calls it a joke. Hillary Clinton launches new political action group to fight Trump. Billing for 800,000 affected as ransomware hits power company in Bengal. WannaCry 'ransomware' virus, a vulnerability stolen from the NSA: Microsoft. Rajamouli reveals Prabhas refused Rs 18 cr worth endorsements for Baahubali. In 2 weeks, Hindi version of Baahubali 2 beats lifetime earnings of Dangal. Rs 20 cr in ticket sales for Justin Bieber: Price no barrier for Indians? 56,000 IT jobs in danger? Infosys, TCS say they're not responsible for mess. Bollywood Celebs with offspring at Justin Bieber concert.
Her parents were busy, so a 12-yr-old Delhi girl flew alone to see Bieber. Facebook's artificial intelligence tool makes translation nine times faster. Heavily drunk, Gujarat Dy CM's son Nitin Patel misbehaves; taken off flight. Facebook COO's self-help book a hacker's guide through adversity. Iran warns Pakistan on safeguarding terrorist havens. Now, Baahubali 2 gets a Rs 200 crore insurance cover: Here are the details. SBI PO preliminary results out on May 17.
With Rs 6 lakh cr NPAs, PSBs may be asked to auction stressed assets. Ordinance to tackle bad loans worth Rs 6 lakh crore cleared. Sensex up 200 points, Nifty hovers around 9,350; banking stocks lead. Swachh Bharat rankings: Indore is India's cleanest city, Bhopal comes 2nd. SBI to recruit 554 special management executives. Kashmir: Militants overpower 5 policemen, snatch their rifles.
Jet Airways to add 1,200 seats per day with launch of two new services. Want Rs 2,500 tickets under UDAN? Please book in advance on popular routes. MP becomes first state to formally shift to January-December financial year. IPL 2017: Ben Stokes fiery century blows away Gujarat Lions. Rs 325 cr in 3 days: Baahubali 2 is now the highest opening Indian film. Movie review: Baahubali 2 - The Conclusion is a colossal bore.
Expect record opening: Baahubali 2 likely to rake in Rs 1,000 crore. Now, you can withdraw EPF money for treatment without doctor certificate. Religious tolerance deteriorated in India in 2016: USCIRF. Veteran Bollywood star Vinod Khanna dies at 70. Yogi govt cancels 15 UP holidays on VIPs' birth/death anniversaries. 'Baahubali 2: The Conclusion' could be the game changer in Indian cinema. Soon, you may never have to charge you smartphone battery again. Wipro Q4 consolidated net rises marginally to Rs 2,267 cr. Luxury retailer Jimmy Choo is up for sale. HTC U 'squeezable' smartphone to be unveiled on May 16.
Jet Airways joins SpiceJet, Vistara, starts variable pay to save wage bill. Sunrisers Hyderabad beat RCB by 35 runs in IPL opener. Steps to protect US workers from H1-B visa 'abuse' announced. IPL 2017 gets bigger with sponsors, key players missing in the 10th edition. Motorola brings Moto G5 to India for Rs 11,999. Watch: Motorola unveils Amazon-exclusive Moto G5 in India. H-1B visas: Trump's US not barring all programmers, only entry-level ones. Sensex, Nifty end at fresh closing highs on first session of FY18. Bob Dylan accepts 2016 Nobel Prize at last. P V Sindhu beats Carolina Marin to win India Open, avenges Olympic loss. Micromax's premium Dual 5 for Rs 24,999: Features, security, dual camera. PM Narendra Modi to visit Washington in 2017: White House. Panasonic launches AI-based Eluga Ray Max, Eluga Ray X in India. SpiceJet hits 9-year high; up over 60% in less than two months.
App usage in India grew 43% in 2016; entertainment, finance on top: Study. Telecom wars: Bharti Airtel ramps up 4G data with Rs 1,600-cr Tikona deal. PAN to lose its validity? Aadhaar may replace PAN for individuals in future. Who was Khalid Masood, the man identified as the UK Parliament attacker. The less-tech-is-more business. UK Parliament attack: leaves 5 dead and 40 injured.
Business Standard. Firms may have to pay wages of Rs 10,000 or above by cheque, bank transfer. UP STF busts Rs 3,700-cr online trading scam which duped 7 lakh people. Modi is doing everything he can to get votes: Jim Rogers.