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British ministers' phone numbers released to public after app gaffe

30 Sep 2018

British ministers' phone numbers released to public after app gaffe

Phone numbers and other personal details of senior ministers from Britain's Conservative Party were made public by an app security flaw yesterday, including those of top Brexiteers Michael Gove and Boris Johnson.

Disney acquires 21st Century Fox's assets in $66bn deal

14 Dec 2017

Disney acquires 21st Century Fox's assets in $66bn deal

Disney has announced a major deal to acquire several parts of Twenty-First Century Fox for $52.4bn in stock, including their movie studios, the Nat Geo network, Asia's pay-TV operator Star TV, and some stakes in Sky, Hulu and regional sports networks.

Southern California wildfires extend to Bel-Air, damage to multimillion-dollar properties

07 Dec 2017

Southern California wildfires extend to Bel-Air, damage to multimillion-dollar properties

After ravaging property worth millions of dollars, the Southern California wildfire has extended to Los Angeles' exclusive Bel-Air section.

Wildfires spreading fast in southern California, thousands evacuate

06 Dec 2017

Wildfires spreading fast in southern California, thousands evacuate

On 6th December, it was reported that thousands in southern California's Ventura County were forced to evacuate due to rapidly spreading wildfires.

Roger Ailes Dead- Fox News co-founder passes away at 77

19 May 2017

Roger Ailes Dead- Fox News co-founder passes away at 77

The scandal-plagued, ousted co-founder of Fox News, Roger Ailes, has died at 77.

Rupert Murdoch, the man Bill O'Reilly calls boss

06 May 2017

Rupert Murdoch, the man Bill O'Reilly calls boss

Since we have been nitpicking too much on Bill O'Reilly owing to the recent scandals, this will be a good time to also remember what kind of a man he works for.

Fox News sexual harassment scandal: Co-President Bill Shine resigns

04 May 2017

Fox News sexual harassment scandal: Co-President Bill Shine resigns

Fox News Co-President Bill Shine has resigned from his position, indicating the turmoil triggered by the 2016 sexual harassment scandal involving former Chairman Roger Ailes continued.

More time for regulators to probe Sky-21st Century Fox deal

22 Apr 2017

More time for regulators to probe Sky-21st Century Fox deal

The British government has extended the deadline for authorities to examine the proposed takeover of broadcaster Sky by 21st Century Fox, due to the upcoming general elections in June. Instead of May, they now have to submit a report by June 20.

Sexual Harassment: Curtains fall on Bill O'Reilly's Fox News career

20 Apr 2017

Sexual Harassment: Curtains fall on Bill O'Reilly's Fox News career

Fox News on Wednesday announced its decision to drop popular host and commentator Bill O'Reilly following sexual harassment allegations.

EU clears 21st Century Fox's takeover of Sky

10 Apr 2017

EU clears 21st Century Fox's takeover of Sky

The European Commission competition authorities "unconditionally" cleared 21st Century Fox's bid to buy the remaining 61% share of broadcaster Sky.

Fox seeks EU approval for $14.4bn Sky takeover

04 Mar 2017

Fox seeks EU approval for $14.4bn Sky takeover

Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox have asked the European Union's antitrust regulators to approve its $14.4 billion acquisition bid for European TV company Sky.

America and its most famous immigrants

30 Jan 2017

America and its most famous immigrants

Immigrants from across the world have migrated to the US for a better life.

After Obama's exit, PM Modi world's most 'followed' leader

20 Jan 2017

After Obama's exit, PM Modi world's most 'followed' leader

As President Obama ends his term as the 44th President of the United States, Prime Minister Modi became the most followed leader of a state on social media.

The Top 10 business scandals of 2016

31 Dec 2016

The Top 10 business scandals of 2016

Businesses across the world have faced their share of scandals this year, ranging from sexual harassment, to fraud, to providing politically biased news.

Rupert Murdoch's Fox empire acquires Sky News for $14.6 billion

16 Dec 2016

Rupert Murdoch's Fox empire acquires Sky News for $14.6 billion

Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox has acquired British multimedia company Sky News for $14.6 billion, reports said.

Arnab wants to be a 'dissenter', hints at his digital-plans

06 Nov 2016

Arnab wants to be a 'dissenter', hints at his digital-plans

In a conclave organized by India Foundation, Arnab Goswami who has recently resigned from Times Now, mentioned he wants to be a "dissenter". He opined that the center of journalism should be shifted out of Delhi.

Arnab Goswami quits Times Now

01 Nov 2016

Arnab Goswami quits Times Now

Popular prime time news host and the Editor-in-Chief of Times Now and ET Now Arnab Goswami has resigned.

JPMorgan's CEO vociferously endorses PM Modi's initiatives

16 Sep 2016

JPMorgan's CEO vociferously endorses PM Modi's initiatives

In a recent interview, Jamie Dimon, one of the world's most renowned bankers spoke very positively about India's future and credited Prime Minister Modi for making all the "right moves".