Daily Archives: October 15, 2018

Banks move RBI for Aadhaar use as UIDAI bars fintechs

Last month, the Supreme Court — in a five-judge bench ruling on the validity of the Aadhaar Act — set aside the linking of the unique ID number to bank accounts and mobile numbers.

India to battle against top teams at the 2018 Asian Champions Trophy at Muscat

India to battle against top teams at the 2018 Asian Champions Trophy at Muscat

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies at 65

Allen and Gates founded Microsoft Corp. in 1975. Microsoft’s big break came in 1980, when IBM Corp. decided to move into personal computers. IBM asked Microsoft to provide the operating system. The decision thrust Microsoft onto the throne of technology and the two Seattle-natives became billionaires. Both later dedicated themselves to philanthropy.

Big matches today – PKL: Bengal Warriors vs Telugu Titans

Here are the big sports events lined up for Tuesday (October 16) that comprise the action from Pro Kabaddi and Denmark Open Badminton in which PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth will play their first round matches.

‘Terror motive’ not ruled out in Cologne hostage-taking

The suspect, who was badly wounded when police stormed the scene, had claimed to be a member of the Islamic State jihadist group, a police spokesman said. He was holding a real or replica pistol when commandos stormed the site. They believed he was a 55-year-old Syrian immigrant.

RIL set to unveil big stakes in Hathway, DEN

A transaction is likely to be unveiled on Wednesday when the boards of all three companies are scheduled to meet, people directly aware of the matter said. RIL will own shares in Hathway and DEN through a common entity, which will become the holding company of the two multi system operators.

Recovery of Nepal climbers delayed by mountain’s remoteness

Rescuers hampered by difficult, remote terrain took two days to recover the bodies of nine climbers, including one of the world’s best, who hoped to map a new route to a Himalayan peak in Nepal that hasn’t been scaled in eight years. Local police chief Bir Bahadur Budamagar said a group of villagers reached the climbers’ devastated campsite on Saturday

Groups fighting sexual violence awarded #MeToo funding

The money – $840,000 – comes from the “Fund for the MeToo Movement and Allies,” set up by The New York Women’s Foundation earlier this year. The group provided an initial $1 million for a fund to support Burke and the movement she founded 12 years ago, along with other similar organizations, with a goal of raising $5 million a year.

CCI gears up to host India-West Indies ODI in Mumbai

With international cricket returning to its fold after several years, the Cricket Club of India (CCI) here is all set to host the fourth ODI between India and West Indies on October 29.

No Messi but Argentina ‘have to’ beat Brazil, says Romero

Argentina may be without superstar Lionel Messi but the two-time world champions simply must beat Brazil in a friendly in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, Manchester United goalkeeper Sergio Romero says.