Turkey's military said on Friday it had seized power, but President Tayyip Erdogan said the attempted coup would be put down. If successful, the overthrow of Erdogan, who has ruled Turkey since 2003, would be one of the biggest shifts in the Middle East in years
Turkish security forces on Friday partially shut down the two bridges across the Bosphorus Strait in Istanbul as military jets were heard flying low over Ankara. Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said a group within the military was engaged in an attempted coup.
Thanks to Pokemon Go, many people who previously spent their free time crushing candies in their bedrooms, are now leaving the comfort of their homes to catch Pokemon. Nintendo released the game to the public on July 6, 2016, and it has since garnered a huge fan following worldwide.
The 14-time major champion hasn't played since pulling out of the French Open because of an injured left wrist and needed the International Tennis Federation's Olympic Committee to approve his appeal because he hasn't played Davis Cup.
The US government's decision to hike anti-dumping duty on shrimp imports is expected to hit exporters hard, says a report by rating agency ICRA. It said the hike in anti-dumping duty by the USA for shrimp imports may lead to higher prices and making Indian shrimp export to the country uncompetitive.
Oil-to-telecoms conglomerate Reliance Industries Ltd reported on Friday a better-than-expected 18% increase in first-quarter profit on higher margins from its core refining business. Consolidated net profit rose to Rs 7,113 crore for the three months to June 30, from Rs 6,024 crore a year earlier.
Former RBI governor Duvvuri Subbarao, in his book "Who Moved My Interest Rates — Leading the Reserve Bank of India through Five Turbulent Years", has credited his successor Raghuram Rajan's "formidable reputation" for bringing sanity to the forex market when the rupee had lost nearly 25% 2013.