Daily Archives: August 13, 2019

Birth anniversary of NBA All-Star Game starter ‘Magic’ Johnson

Birth anniversary of NBA All-Star Game starter ‘Magic’ Johnson

Singer Mika Singh faces a ban by AICWA

With the scrapping of Article 370 of the Indian Constitution that gave Jammu & Kashmir a special status, the tension between India and Pakistan has increased.

Gold prices hit record high, near Rs 39,500

Vicky & Ayushmann get notes from Big B

Ayushmann Khurrana and Vicky Kaushal recently won National Award for their performance in ‘Andhadhun’ and ‘Uri: The Surgical Strike’. The two of them are currently on cloud 9 with the wishes pouring for them for the same.

Fintechs get RBI nod to test digital solutions

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has provided fintechs, startups and lenders access to banking systems within a regulatory sandbox. The regulatory sandbox is a concept whereby digital firms can have access to the banking ecosystem and come out with a proof of concept for an innovation.

Janhvi borrows cash from driver to help a kid

Janhvi Kapoor marked her debut in Shashank Khaitan’s ‘Dhadak’ co-starring Ishaan Khatter. The actress received a lot of appreciation and love from all the quarters for her performance in the film. And with that, she made a place for herself in everyone’s heart.

Drop prison clause, give tax credit for CSR: Panel

A high-level committee on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has suggested doing away with the provision for imprisonment in case of violation of the spending requirement and disclosures. The panel recommended that the penalty be enhanced to two-three times the default amount.

Vehicle dispatches to dealers fall 19%, worst drop in 19 years

The 18.7% decline in July auto sales is the biggest monthly decline in nearly 19 years, compared with 12.3% in the previous month. Players blame economic slowdown and liquidity crunch for the slump as wholesale dispatches to dealerships dropped the most in nearly two decades, or since the 22% decline in December 2000. Sales continue to drop despite discounts.

Big sports events today

Here are the big sports events lined up for Wednesday (August 14) that comprise the third and last ODI between India and West Indies.

Climate campaigner Greta prepares to sail to the US on boat with no toilet

Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg will set sail for New York on Wednesday, crossing the Atlantic in a racing yacht with no shower or toilet to join protests in the United States and take part in a United Nations summit.