Investors abandon Jet Airways, shares crash 52%

Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Jet Airways shares lost over half of its value on Tuesday following its lenders’ decision to initiate bankruptcy proceedings against the grounded airline. Jet Airways stocks hit an intra-day low of Rs 32.25 per share, falling by a massive 52 per cent. At 1.41 p.m, Jet’s[Read More…]

HK chief issues ‘most sincere’ apology over extradition bill

Hong Kong, June 18 (IANS) Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam on Tuesday offered her “most sincere” apology over the handling of the now-suspended extradition bill, after thousands of people voiced their dissatisfaction over her and her administration’s handling of the controversial legislation. Lam’s apology during a press conference came[Read More…]

‘Lakshya’ clocks 15 years, Hrithik gets nostalgic

Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) As “Lakshya” clocked 15 years of its release on Tuesday, its lead actor Hrithik Roshan said the film resonated with his phase of self discovery as an actor. “A beautiful story of self discovery that touched my life in many ways. ‘Lakshya’ resonated with my phase[Read More…]

‘Mental…’ is sensitive towards mental illness: Ekta

Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Ekta Kapoor, producer of “Mental Hai Kya”, says the film’s title doesnt intend to offend or disregard anyones sentiments. “Mental Hai Kya”, which features Kangana Ranaut and Rajkummar Rao, was mired in controversy over its title as a section of psychiatrists had voiced concerns. Sharing a[Read More…]

Sawant laments delayed liberation of Goa from Portugal

Panaji, June 18 (IANS) Goa, which was liberated from Portuguese colonial yoke in 1961, would have progressed more, if it had been liberated 15 years earlier along with the Indian mainland in 1947, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Tuesday. Speaking on the occasion of Goa Revolution Day in Panaji,[Read More…]

Workers wasting too much time to figure out tasks at hand

San Francisco, June 18 (IANS) Employees worldwide spend more than 25 per cent of their time searching for the information they need to perform their jobs, and managers more than half of their time executing routine tasks, a new report said on Tuesday. It’s a problem IT has largely created[Read More…]

Rain and one-sided contests have killed excitement of WC

By Aakash Kumar New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) When the International Cricket Council (ICC) had announced that the 2019 edition of the 50-over World Cup will be played in a round-robin format consisting of only the top 10 teams, a lot of questions were raised. After all, restricting an event[Read More…]

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