Daily Archives: August 1, 2019

Shapoorji eyes first IPO in solar company

Billionaire Pallonji Mistry is hitting the Street for the first time with a Rs 3,125-crore initial public issuance of solar unit, Sterling & Wilson. Until now, listed companies within the $8-billion, 150-year-old Shapoorji Pallonji (SP) Group have all been acquisitions.

India slips to 7th largest economy in 2018: World Bank

India has been pushed to the seventh place in the global GDP rankings in 2018 with the UK and France forging ahead to the fifth and sixth spots, data compiled by the World Bank showed. In 2017, India had emerged as the sixth largest economy, while France was pushed to the seventh place in the global GDP league table.

Anushka tweets about Jamshedpur rape case

Actor Anushka Sharma on Thursday took to Twitter to condemn the barbaric gang-rape and beheading of a 3-year-old girl in Jamshedpur.

Siddhartha’s death: Police to quiz Coffee Day’s finance chief, advisers

Police will question the chief finance officer of Coffee Day Enterprises Ltd and some financial advisors to the company in connection with the death of the firm’s founder V G Siddhartha. Investigators are also probing a letter Siddhartha wrote to the firm’s board and employees, in which he accused the “previous DG” of the income tax department of “harassment”.

Photos: Sushant and Rhea snapped in the city

Sushant Singh Rajput and Rhea Chakraborty have been the talk of the town for their rumoured relationship. Lately, paparazzi have snapped them together on their various outings.

Shekhar Kapur’s post on ‘Masoom’ sparks debate

Shekhar Kapur recently tweeted that a lot of people asked him to change the script of his 1983 directorial debut film ‘Masoom’, however, he refused to do so and the filmmaker is glad that he dared to silence those voices and followed his vision.

Prabhas to groove with Jacqueline Fernandez

Prabhas and Shraddha Kapoor starrer ‘Saaho’ has been the talk of the town since the announcement of the film. The posters, trailer and the song have received a lot of love and appreciation from the masses. Also, it has raised interest among the audience to watch the film.

Big sports events today

Here are the big sports events lined up for Friday (August 2) that comprise the action from Thailand Open badminton tournament and the first Ashes Test.

Celebs’ drugs controversy: Hard Kaur’s comment

Akali Dal MLA Manjinder S. Sirsa literally kicked the hornet’s nest on Wednesday when he shared on social media a video from a party at filmmaker Karan Johar’s residence, where several from Bollywood’s A-list are seen in what the politician feels was definitely a state of drug-induced high.

‘Super 30’ is now tax-free in Jammu & Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday became the seventh state to declare Hrithik Roshan starrer ‘Super 30’ tax-free.