Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is now the richest person in modern history

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Mumbai: Jeff Bezos, Chief Executive Officer of Amazon has become the richest person in modern history with his net worth crossing the $150 billion mark. This was after the e-commerce giant’s stock price surged ahead of Amazon’s prime day sale comprising of a 36-hour shopping bonanza, according to...

Netflix Subscriber Growth Falls Short of Wall Street Expectations

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Netflix's subscriber growth fell short of Wall Street expectations on Monday, sending shares of the normally high-flying stock down 14 percent on fears that the company's rapid expansion is slowing. The streaming video pioneer added 5.2 million customers from April through June, 1 million fewer t...

Solar cells from China, Malaysia face 25% safeguard duty

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India's trade ministry on Monday recommended imposing a 25 percent duty on imports of solar cells and modules from China for one year to try to counter what it sees as a threat to domestic solar equipment manufacturing. Falling prices of solar cells and modules, over 90 percent of which India imp...

Croatian President Lauded On Internet Despite Team's Loss

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Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic won hearts over the Internet through her extended support to her players and staff despite her national football team's loss in the FIFA World Cup 2018 final against France on Sunday. According to reports, Grabar-Kitarovic bought her own economy ticket ...

My father lived and died for India, 'Sacred Games' can't change that, says Rahul...

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Breaking silence on complaints of Netflix series Sacred Games ‘insulting’ former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, Congress president Rahul Gandhi said on Saturday he believed in freedom of expression. The Congress president wrote on Twitter that his father and former PM, Rajiv Gandhi, “lived and died...

Rahul should clarify if Congress is a muslim party: Sitharaman

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Union Minister of Defence Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday launched a scathing attack against the Congress party and its president Rahul Gandhi for "engaging in communal politics" ahead of the 2019 General Elections. Speaking at a press conference in New Delhi, Sitharaman said, "Rahul said that the C...

Nawaz Sharif Returning To Pakistan, To Be Arrested On Arrival

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Former Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz Sharif are to be arrested at Abu Dhabi airport in United Arab Emirates (UAE) later in the day, according to reports. A special National Accountability Bureau (NAB) team will make the arrest and take them to Lahore. All fli...

Supreme Court to begin hearing pleas challenging Section 377 on Tuesday

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The legal arguments against Section 377 that will be heard by a constitution bench of the Supreme Court beginning Tuesday will quote from a range of references, including Hindu philosophy and past judgments of the Supreme Court itself. The five-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak M...

SC upholds death penalty of three convicts in Nirbhaya gangrape-murder case

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the death penalty awarded to three convicts in the infamous Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case. Three of the four convicts - Mukesh (29), Pawan Gupta (22) and Vinay Sharma (23) - who are on death row had filed a review petition against their punishment...