Celebrate Facebook’s anniversary as friendship day: Zuckerberg

New York, Jan 13 : Facebook’s chief executive Mark Zuckerberg has urged nearly 1.5 billion users on the platform to celebrate the social networking giant’s 12 anniversary as friendship day. Facebook turns 12 on February, 4. Zuckerberg who wrote the first code for Facebook in January, 2004, in a hope to help students at his […]

Foggy Wednesday morning in Delhi

New Delhi, Jan 13 : It was a foggy Wednesday morning here, with the minimum temperature recorded at 12.5 degrees Celsius, the Met Office said. “The sky will remain partly cloudy in the day with shallow/moderate fog in the morning,” an official of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. The maximum temperature is likely to […]

Sensex gains 164 points in early trade

Mumbai, Jan 13 : A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), on Wednesday was trading 164.43 points, or 0.67 percent, up during the morning session. The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading 47.60 points or 0.63 percent up at 7,557.90 points. The Sensex of […]

Indra Nooyi becomes Yale’s biggest alumni donor

By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 13 : Indra Nooyi, the Indian-born PepsiCo Chairperson & CEO, has become the Yale School of Management’s biggest alumni donor with a ‘landmark gift’ to endow the deanship at her alma mater. Chennai-born Nooyi, 60, who graduated from the school in 1980, has made the gift to also inaugurate the […]

Authorise using force against IS: Obama urges Congress

Washington, Jan 13 : US President Barack Obama on Tuesday called on Congress to authorise the use of military force against the extremist group Islamic State (IS). “If this Congress is serious about winning this war, and wants to send a message to our troops and the world, you should finally authorise the use of […]

Chelsea Clinton stands her mother’s ground in New Hampshire

By Amanda Becker MANCHESTER, N.H., Jan 13 : US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton cannot be in two places at once in the weeks before the first party-nominating contests in Iowa and New Hampshire, but she came close with daughter Chelsea Clinton’s campaign trail debut. Hillary Clinton was in Iowa discussing how she would tax […]