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From JNU student to FinMin, tracing Nirmala Sitharaman's incredible journey

31 May 2019

From JNU student to FinMin, tracing Nirmala Sitharaman's incredible journey

On Friday, Nirmala Sitharaman took charge as India's new Finance Minister, making her the senior-most woman in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Cabinet.

In 2017, China produced two billionaires a week

28 Oct 2018

In 2017, China produced two billionaires a week

According to a report by Swiss bank UBS and auditing firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), China produced billionaires at the rate of two a week in 2017.

Netflix might lower subscription charges to get more Indian customers

19 Oct 2018

Netflix might lower subscription charges to get more Indian customers

Video-on-demand platform Netflix is planning to experiment with pricing models to boost its presence in India and might even consider lowering subscription plans to rope in more customers.

Texas officer who mistakenly killed a man has been arrested

10 Sep 2018

Texas officer who mistakenly killed a man has been arrested

A Texas police officer, who shot and killed a man who she mistakenly thought was in her apartment, has been arrested and charged with manslaughter.

4 Indians in Fortune's list of influential people under 40

27 Jul 2018

4 Indians in Fortune's list of influential people under 40

The recently-declared "Fortune's 40 of the most influential and inspiring young people in business under the age of 40" has brought India enough reason to cheer.

Saudi Arabia lifts decades-old ban on women driving

24 Jun 2018

Saudi Arabia lifts decades-old ban on women driving

Saudi Arabia became the last country in the world to allow women to drive by overturning a decades-old ban on female motorists today.

Indian-American Dhivya Suryadevara to take over as General Motors CFO

14 Jun 2018

Indian-American Dhivya Suryadevara to take over as General Motors CFO

Another person of Indian origin has made their mark on the international platform. Indian-American Dhivya Suryadevara has been named the new Chief Finance Officer (CFO) of General Motors (GM), the US' largest automaker.

India's Dhivya Suryadevara appointed first woman CFO of General Motors

14 Jun 2018

India's Dhivya Suryadevara appointed first woman CFO of General Motors

Indian-American woman, Dhivya Suryadevara, has been named the Chief Finance Officer (CFO) of the US's largest automaker, General Motors.

#CareerBytes: 5 best DU colleges on the basis of placements

10 Jun 2018

#CareerBytes: 5 best DU colleges on the basis of placements

For students looking to choose a college for pursuing any course, placement records of those institutes are a key factor while shortlisting them.

NITI Aayog's portal to give start-ups access to public data

30 May 2018

NITI Aayog's portal to give start-ups access to public data

Government think-tank NITI Aayog has plans to launch a new online portal through which public data will be made available to private entities, including start-ups, announced NITI Aayog's CEO Amitabh Kant at an artificial intelligence (AI) start-up conclave.

IIM-Indore placements: Highest package touches Rs. 63.45LPA

20 Mar 2018

IIM-Indore placements: Highest package touches Rs. 63.45LPA

IIM-Indore has completed its placement session for the 2016-18 batches.

Nirav Modi-scam: Property worth Rs. 523cr attached, PNB CEO questioned

25 Feb 2018

Nirav Modi-scam: Property worth Rs. 523cr attached, PNB CEO questioned

Continuing its investigation into the Rs. 11,400cr PNB scam, the CBI yesterday questioned two top officials of the bank, including CEO and MD Sunil Mehta.

PNB-scam: ED seizes imported watches, freezes shares worth Rs. 14cr

23 Feb 2018

PNB-scam: ED seizes imported watches, freezes shares worth Rs. 14cr

Investigating agencies are keeping up the pressure on Nirav Modi in the PNB scam, with ED continuing to seize assets and freeze shares.

2009 Satyam scam: Pricewaterhouse gets 2-year audit-ban from SEBI

11 Jan 2018

2009 Satyam scam: Pricewaterhouse gets 2-year audit-ban from SEBI

Nine years after the Rs. 8,000cr Satyam scam came to light, Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) found Pricewaterhouse Network guilty in the fraud.

Airtel, its payments-bank's e-KYC license temporarily suspended over Aadhaar misuse

17 Dec 2017

Airtel, its payments-bank's e-KYC license temporarily suspended over Aadhaar misuse

Following allegations of Bharti Airtel "surreptitiously" using the Aadhaar-based e-KYC process to open accounts in Airtel Payments Bank without customers' consent, the UIDAI has -taking its strongest action yet- suspended Airtel's e-KYC license temporarily.

GoJavas sends Rs. 300cr legal notice to Snapdeal

07 Oct 2017

GoJavas sends Rs. 300cr legal notice to Snapdeal

Quickdel Logistics, the parent of GoJavas, has sent a Rs. 300cr legal notice to Snapdeal founders Kunal Bahl and Rohit Bansal and Jasper Infotech, the entity than runs Snapdeal.

Lakhs of ATMs in India vulnerable to hackers

10 Sep 2017

Lakhs of ATMs in India vulnerable to hackers

Over 202,000 ATM machines in India run on Microsoft XP software that hasn't been upgraded in over two years, making them vulnerable to hackers.

Flipkart and 38 other companies miss out on GSP license

15 Aug 2017

Flipkart and 38 other companies miss out on GSP license

Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart has missed out on becoming a holder of the GST Suvidha Provider (GSP) license.

Indian companies train employees on counter terrorism, crime prevention

11 Apr 2017

Indian companies train employees on counter terrorism, crime prevention

Companies in India including MNCs and start-ups are increasingly training their employees on techniques to prevent crime and fight terror.

29 lakh debit cards compromised last year

18 Mar 2017

29 lakh debit cards compromised last year

The government said that over 29 lakh debit cards were the victims of malware attacks in 2016. The cards in question were those used on ATM machines operated by Hitachi.

Oscars Blunder: PwC to pay a heavier price

07 Mar 2017

Oscars Blunder: PwC to pay a heavier price

Global accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) could pay a heavier price for faux-pas at the Oscars if a court decides at a malpractice trial next week that the firm has a history of making blunders.

Duo behind Oscar goof-up given bodyguards after death threats

03 Mar 2017

Duo behind Oscar goof-up given bodyguards after death threats

The two PricewaterhouseCoopers accountants reportedly responsible for the Oscar best picture award goof-up have been given bodyguards after they received death threats on social media.

Academy apologizes for Oscars goof-up

28 Feb 2017

Academy apologizes for Oscars goof-up

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences apologized for the mix-up in the announcement of the best-picture award, saying it "deeply regretted the error made at the prestigious awards ceremony."

89th Academy Awards: Winners

27 Feb 2017

89th Academy Awards: Winners

'La La Land', with 14 nominations (the all-time highest, tying with "Titanic" and "All About Eve"), took home the awards for Best Actress (Emma Stone), Best Director (Damien Chazelle), Cinematography (Linus Sandgren), Original Score (Justin Hurwitz), and Original Song ("Audition - The Fools Who Dream").

Dev Patel reacts to Oscar nomination

25 Jan 2017

Dev Patel reacts to Oscar nomination

British Indian actor Dev Patel was nominated for the 2017 Academy Awards in the supporting actor category for 'Lion' on Tuesday.

La La Land gets 14 nominations in the Oscars

24 Jan 2017

La La Land gets 14 nominations in the Oscars

The Oscar nominations are out and the biggest winner is neo-musical "La La Land" with 14 nominations.

Lakhs of ATMs in India vulnerable to hackers

12 Dec 2016

Lakhs of ATMs in India vulnerable to hackers

Over 202,000 ATM machines in India run on Microsoft XP software that hasn't been upgraded in over two years, making them vulnerable to hackers.

Indian family businesses: Only 15% have succession plans

23 Nov 2016

Indian family businesses: Only 15% have succession plans

Reports revealed that just about 15 percent of the country's family businesses have a robust plan for succession.

PwC sued for $5.5billion for negligence in mortgage fraud case

16 Aug 2016

PwC sued for $5.5billion for negligence in mortgage fraud case

The bankruptcy trustee for Taylor, Bean & Whitaker sued PricewaterhouseCooper as the auditor of Colonial Bank, seeking $5.5 billion in damages.