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Gautam Singhania spills beans on his tiff with father, chose business over family

Last month, Gautam Singhania resigned as chairman from all group companies to help build an organisation, which can function effectively without the participation of the promoter File photo  |  Photo Credit: BCCL New Delhi: Gautam Singhania, promoter and chairman of Raymond Ltd, shed some light on the intricacies of running the family business and the obstacles he overcame in… Read More »

Nandan Nilekani will not receive any remuneration for his current post: Infosys

India’s second largest IT services firm Infosys said on Friday that incumbent non-executive and non- independent chairman Nandan Nilekani will not receive any remuneration for his current post. In a BSE filing, the company said Nilekani’s office as director shall be subject to retirement by rotation and the remuneration proposed to be paid to him is nil. Nilekani… Read More »

Eric Trump suggests his father ‘tunes out’ criticism as it can lead to depression, suicide

One of US President Donald Trump’s sons has suggested his father “tunes out” criticism as it would lead to depression and suicidal thoughts. During an interview on The Joe Pags Show, Eric Trump said “politics is the nastiest business I’ve ever seen”. “It’s the media, the mainstream media, who does not want him to succeed. It’s government who… Read More »

George Clooney sells his tequila company for up to $1bn

A tequila company co-founded by George Clooney has been sold to UK drinks firm Diageo for up to $1bn (£790m). The company behind Smirnoff, Johnnie Walker and Baileys announced it would buy Casamigos, created four years ago by the American actor, together with Cindy Crawford’s husband Rande Gerber and property developer Mike Meldman. Diageosaid it was the fastest-growing… Read More »

Tim Cook May Have Taken a Subtle Dig at Facebook in His MIT Commencement Speech

Apple chief executive Tim Cook appeared to make a veiled swipe at Facebook on Friday as he spoke to new graduates at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Addressing the Class of 2017, Cook emphasised the importance of baking humanity into every decision and project, particularly when it came to technology. While tech has made the world better, he… Read More »

Siri Helps Four-Year-Old Boy Save His Mother’s Life

Recently, Apple’s Siri voice-based virtual assistant is said to have helped a four-year-old boy save his mother’s life after she collapsed at their home in Kenley, Croydon. The little boy used Siri to call up emergency services who were able to reach their house and attend to his mother. The incident took place on March 7, according to… Read More »

Putin wants his spies to work closer with US intelligence agencies

President Vladimir Putin says he wants to work towards “restoring dialogue” between Russian and US intelligence agencies. “It’s absolutely clear that in the area of counterterrorism all relevant governments and international groups should work together,” he said. “It’s in everyone’s interest to resume dialogue between the intelligence agencies of the United States and other members of NATO.” At… Read More »

Cyrus Mistry to fight it out in NCLT after failing to stop his expulsion

Ousted Tata Group Chairman Cyrus Mistry will continue his fight against Ratan Tata and the board of Tata Sons at the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT), despite the appellate tribunal rejected his family firms’ appeal to stop Tata Sons shareholders’ meeting, which is scheduled for February 6, for removing him from its board. Mistry has started the legal… Read More »

Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon posts emotional letter on Twitter…to his goal

Gianluigi Buffon has posted an emotional open letter on Twitter to the goal he has set out to defend throughout a successful career with Juventus and Italy. After breaking the Serie A record for consecutive minutes without conceding a goal on Sunday, Buffon took to social media the following morning to explain the devotion he has shown to… Read More »