Daily Archives: August 2, 2019

Some Siddhartha loans may not burden family

A significant part of the personal borrowings between CCD founder VG Siddhartha and private financiers are said to have been collateral-free and unsecured which is why these transactions unlikely to devolve on his family. Experts believe his family would be liable only for any debt that they have co-guaranteed. His personal loans are said to be over Rs 3,500 cr.

Delink business failure from entrepreneur: Nandan Nilekani

India needs a social fabric that does not equate the failure of a business with the person, which unfortunately in a market like India get clubbed together and leads to consequences, said Nandan Nilekani, current chairman of Infosys and also an investor in startups. Nilekani was speaking at a fireside session in Bengaluru along with renowned venture capital investor Vinod Khosla.

In a 1st, census to seek info on phones, bank a/cs

Census 2021 will for the first time seek information from households on smartphones, DTH/Cable TV connection, internet access, number of members of households having bank accounts, ownership of house other than the rented accommodation, bottled water availability and mobile number. Importantly, it will not collect caste data and will include third gender listing.

Photos of Shraddha from Grazia cover shoot!

Shraddha Kapoor who has been in news for her upcoming films ‘Street Dancer 3D’, ‘Saaho’ and ‘Chhichhore’. And now, the actress is stealing the spotlight as she got featured on the cover of the August issue of Grazia magazine.

Akshay on Mission Mangal, VFX, his fav subject

​Akshay Kumar’s upcoming film ‘Mission Mangal’ has been the talk of the town for its subject and the stellar cast. Recently the actor interacted with media during the promotions of the film where he talked about why he made this film and more. Here are excerpts of the interview.

QNet Scam: SRK responds to Cyberabad police

Many celebs have been served notices by Economic Offences Wing of Cyberabad Police in relation with QNet scam which included actors like Shah Rukh Khan, Anil Kapoor, Boman Irani, Vivek Oberoi, Pooja Hegde and Jackie Shroff.

Big sports events today

Here are the big sports events lined up for Saturday (August 3) that comprise the action from India-Windies first T20I and the first Ashes Test.

1st Test: Rory Burns’ maiden century frustrates Australia

Rory Burns’ unbeaten maiden Test century saw him defy Australia for more than six-and-a-half hours as he led a determined England batting effort in the Ashes opener at Edgbaston on Friday.

Trump, Johnson talk 5G and trade ahead of G7: White House

In the call made Thursday, Trump and Johnson discussed “areas of further cooperation, especially relating to trade, 5G, and global security,” White House spokesman Hogan Gidley said in a statement.

Mission Mangal launched in regional languages

Akshay Kumar’s ‘Mission Mangal’ has been the talk of the town for its stellar cast and the subject. The film’s trailer and posters of the film have received a lot of appreciation and love from the audience. And now, the makers of the film have dropped their new promo titled ‘Sindoor’ in different languages.