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Uber's employee, now a billionaire, was hired through a tweet

13 May 2019

Uber's employee, now a billionaire, was hired through a tweet

Ryan Graves is today the founder and CEO of investment firm Saltwater Capital, and a very rich man. According to Forbes, Graves' net worth is around $1.5 billion (Rs. 10,490 crore).

He crushes patients' groin for a living and loves it

04 Jan 2019

He crushes patients' groin for a living and loves it

There are tons of intriguing jobs people do that we are unaware of.

Trump against canceling $110 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia

14 Oct 2018

Trump against canceling $110 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia

US President Donald Trump today said he is against canceling the $110bn mega arms deal with Saudi Arabia as this will hurt America's economy and jobs.

Vistara to buy 19 Airbus, Boeing planes worth Rs. 21,344cr

11 Jul 2018

Vistara to buy 19 Airbus, Boeing planes worth Rs. 21,344cr

In a bid to expand its fleet, Vistara today announced placing orders for a total of 19 Airbus and Boeing aircraft worth $3.1 billion (approx Rs. 21,344cr).

General Electric booted from Dow Jones stock-index after a century

20 Jun 2018

General Electric booted from Dow Jones stock-index after a century

Slumping US industrial giant General Electric will be booted from the iconic Dow Jones stock index next week, S&P Dow Jones Indices has announced.

US approves $930mn deal to sell 6 Apache-attack-choppers to India

13 Jun 2018

US approves $930mn deal to sell 6 Apache-attack-choppers to India

The Trump administration has approved a deal to sell six AH-64E Apache attack helicopters to India for $930 million, the Pentagon said, underlining that this will strengthen India's ability to deter regional threats.

SpiceJet enters whopping Rs. 81,000cr-deal with France's Safran for aircraft-engines

10 Mar 2018

SpiceJet enters whopping Rs. 81,000cr-deal with France's Safran for aircraft-engines

No-frills India airline SpiceJet has inked a $12.5bn (Rs. 81,000 crore) deal with French major Safran Group for CFM aircraft engines; it's one of the biggest-ever aviation sector deals.

Uber chooses Expedia's Dara Khosrowshahi as its new CEO

28 Aug 2017

Uber chooses Expedia's Dara Khosrowshahi as its new CEO

Uber has, reportedly, chosen Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi as its new chief executive.

Report: Former GE CEO being considered for Uber CEO

21 Aug 2017

Report: Former GE CEO being considered for Uber CEO

Since Uber CEO Travis Kalanick was asked to resign from his post in June, Uber's search for a new CEO has been long and dramatic.

Uber's $12bn investor deal hinges on Benchmark/Kalanick lawsuit

16 Aug 2017

Uber's $12bn investor deal hinges on Benchmark/Kalanick lawsuit

The troubled ride-hailing company Uber is reportedly looking to raise $12bn-worth funds from four investors, Japan's SoftBank Group, China's Didi Chuxing, and American equity firms Dragoneer Investment Group and General Atlantic.

US recognizes India as "major defense partner"

05 Jun 2017

US recognizes India as "major defense partner"

US Secretary of Defense James Mattis said America recognizes India "as a major defense partner."

Will quit Trump's council if US leaves Paris agreement: Musk

01 Jun 2017

Will quit Trump's council if US leaves Paris agreement: Musk

Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk has said he will quit US President Donald Trump's manufacturing council if Washington pulls out of the Paris Agreement.

Trump's Saudi Arabia visit- Signs $110 billion arms deal

21 May 2017

Trump's Saudi Arabia visit- Signs $110 billion arms deal

US President Donald Trump signed a $110 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia on his maiden foreign visit. He will visit West Asia and Europe.

Westinghouse files for US bankruptcy

31 Mar 2017

Westinghouse files for US bankruptcy

Westinghouse, Toshiba's nuclear subsidiary in the US has filed for bankruptcy protection having suffered massive cost overruns in its projects in Georgia and South Carolina.

N Chandrasekaran new Tata Sons chief from Feb 21

21 Feb 2017

N Chandrasekaran new Tata Sons chief from Feb 21

N. Chandrasekaran will assume charge as Tata Sons chairman on February 21. A day earlier, he was named TCS chairman, after serving as its CEO since 2009.

Chandrasekaran elected Chairman of Tata Steel

08 Feb 2017

Chandrasekaran elected Chairman of Tata Steel

Tata Sons Chairman N Chandrasekaran has been elected as the chairman of the board of Tata Steel. Chandrasekaran said "I feel greatly honoured to be chosen as the Chairman and I accept this responsibility with a deep sense of humility."

White House names Trump's manufacturing council members

29 Jan 2017

White House names Trump's manufacturing council members

The White House administration revealed the full membership of Donald Trump's manufacturing council.

A look back at the career of Natarajan Chandrasekaran

12 Jan 2017

A look back at the career of Natarajan Chandrasekaran

Following the ouster of Cyrus Mistry as the chairman of Tata Sons on 24th October 2016, Natarajan Chandrasekaran was appointed as the chairman of the $103 billion Tata group today, bringing an end to an 80 day-long saga.

World's tallest solar tower coming up in Israel

07 Jan 2017

World's tallest solar tower coming up in Israel

World's tallest solar tower is under construction in Israel, as part of an ambitious renewable energy project, the Ashalim solar thermal project.

Indo-Japan N-deal termination clause is non-binding

14 Nov 2016

Indo-Japan N-deal termination clause is non-binding

The Indo-Japan civil nuclear agreement contains a termination clause, which has specific conditions cited by Japan for terminating the agreement.

India, Japan sign a rare civil nuclear deal

13 Nov 2016

India, Japan sign a rare civil nuclear deal

India and Japan entered a landmark civil nuclear energy pact after six years.

American Airlines engine catches fire in Chicago

29 Oct 2016

American Airlines engine catches fire in Chicago

The engine of an American Airlines jet bound for Miami caught fire as the aircraft was about to take off from the Chicago's O'Hare International Airport.

Need to remove hurdles to achieve 8% sustainable growth

08 Oct 2016

Need to remove hurdles to achieve 8% sustainable growth

Speaking at the 32nd India Economic Summit, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said Indian economy can achieve an 8% sustainable growth in the coming years.