Daily Archives: February 18, 2019

Remote-access apps used to steal money from account

A Bengaluru-based former bank official lost Rs 1 lakh after fraudsters gained access to his phone by getting him to download an app that allows for malicious access.

No cheaper loans without FD rate cut: HDFC Bank CEO

The market is expecting another rate cut in April, given the dip in inflation and the understanding that there is a slowdown in the economy. At the same time, banks are finding it difficult on the funding side. Transmission of RBI’s rate cuts will depend on the time frame in which deposit rates go down.

Throwback: Pic of Sara with Saif goes viral

Saif Ali Khan and Amrita Singh’s daughter Sara Ali Khan made her Bollywood debut with ‘Kedarnath’ along with Sushant Singh Rajput. Her second film was Rohit Shetty’s ‘Simmba’ alongside Ranveer Singh. The actress is making new waves on social media after her throwback photos went viral. Recently, an unseen photo of Sara surfaced on the Internet, where we can see her happily posing with her daddy.

China accuses US of trying to block its tech development

No need for Abe: Trump already nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

In spite of Donald Trump’s claim that Japanese PM Shinzo Abe had given him “the most beautiful copy” of a 5-page nomination letter to the Norwegian Nobel Committee, Abe is not saying whether or not he nominated Trump for this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, but the question may be moot: the US president has been put forward by others for the prestigious award.

Brazil’s #metoo moment: Spiritual guru accused of sex abuse

For over 40 years, spiritual healer Joao Teixeira de Faria drew people from all over the world to this small city in central Brazil, offering treatment for everything from depression to cancer. But, since December, more than 250 women including his daughter have come forward to allege abuse that ranged from being felt up during treatments to rape.

India shouldn’t play Pakistan in World Cup, says Harbhajan Singh

Veteran off-spinner Harbhajan Singh doesn’t want India to play Pakistan in the upcoming ODI World Cup in the aftermath of the ghastly terror attack in Pulwama. Harbhajan said India are strong enough to win the World Cup even if they decide to forfeit the match against Pakistan in Manchester on June 16.

Dananjaya allowed to resume bowling in international cricket

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday cleared spinner Akila Dananjaya to resume bowling in international cricket following the Sri Lankan’s remedial work and a subsequent remodelling of suspect action.

‘Takht’: Ranveer was first to hear the script

Bollywood’s live wire Ranveer Singh is currently on a roll after basking in the success of ‘Simmba’. The ‘Bajirao Mastani’ will be seen next in Karan Johar’s ambitious project ‘Takht’. The film will feature stars like Anil Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt, Vicky Kaushal, Bhumi Pednekar and Janhvi Kapoor.

Odisha CM inaugurates Abhinav Bindra Targeting Performance Centre

Odisha Chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday inaugurated Abhinav Bindra Targeting Performance (ABTP) centre at Kalinga Stadium here. The centre will provide testing and training in physiology, bio-mechanics, recovery and rehabilitation to sportspersons.