Daily Archives: February 5, 2020

You may get pre-filled I-T form with capital gains data

While the government has introduced amendments to the Income Tax Act through the Finance Bill, which will empower it to seek data on the annual financial statement, sources said work has already begun on implementing the changes in the next few months itself.

Big sports events today

Here are the big sports events lined up for Thursday (February 6) that comprise the ICC Under-19 World Cup semifinal between New Zealand and Bangladesh, and Ranji Trophy matches.

World Bank chief economist announces resignation

World Bank chief economist Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg on Wednesday announced she will be leaving the institution, according to a letter sent to colleagues and obtained by AFP. Calling it a “difficult decision,” Goldberg wrote that she will step down from her post on March 1 to return to teaching at Yale University.

LinkedIn CEO steps aside after 11 years, says time is right

Jeff Weiner will become executive chairman after 11 years as CEO of the Microsoft-owned business. Ryan Roslansky, senior vice president of product, will become CEO as of June 1. Microsoft bought the company for $26 billion in 2016.

It’s too early to take a call on Air India: Tata Sons chief

Tata Sons chairman N Chandrasekaran said on Wednesday it is “too early” to take a call on Air India, in which the government has decided to sell its entire 100 per cent stake.

Avalanche in Turkey wipes out rescue team; 38 dead overall

An avalanche slammed into a mountain road in eastern Turkey on Wednesday, wiping out a huge team of rescue workers sent to find people missing in an earlier avalanche. Officials said 33 emergency workers were killed, 53 were injured and others are still buried under the snow.

5 unexpected blockbuster hits from Tamil cinema

Rakhi Halder bags gold at National Weightlifting Championships

Indian lifter Rakhi Halder was way short of her personal best but she still managed to clinch the 64kg gold in the 72nd Men’s and 35th Senior Women’s National Weightlifting Championships on Wednesday.

Movie Review: ‘Malang’ – 3.5/5

In this film, none of the characters are uni-dimensional, which makes them interesting. ‘Malang’ begins well with a power-packed action scene, and dives straight into the drama.

Indian actresses inducted into Madame Tussauds

After Mahesh Babu and Prabhas, Kajal is the third south Indian actor to achieve this honour at the Singapore franchise of the elite museum. She is also the 11th Indian actress to get inducted into Madame Tussauds.