Mumbai ranks 31st among 50 top metropolitan economic entities globally in 2015, as per latest data released by Oxford Economics. The unflattering news for Mumbaikars is that the city has ceded its position as economic capital of India to Delhi.
Qamar Bajwa's "pro-democracy credentials" and his low-profile influenced Nawaz Sharif to appoint him to the post of army chief superseding 4 generals, Pak media said. His "relatively more moderate view of the relationship with the civilian government" is also cited as a reason for his appointment.
The capital is recording its best November-end air quality in three years. Meteorologists say strong winds and higher than normal temperatures have managed to lower smog to an extent but conditions may turn hostile soon.
Apple has announced biggest-ever price drop for its smartphones in India. Under the new pricing, iPhone 6S (128GB), carying an MRP of Rs 82,000, will now be available at an MRP of Rs 60,000. iPhone 6s Plus (128GB) will now be available at an MRP of Rs 70,000, the smartphone too has received a price cut of Rs 22,000. Apple's 4-inch smartphone iPhone SE, too has got a price cut. The 64GB version of iPhone SE will now be available at Rs 44,000.
A couple of useful knocks from Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara, and a late lift from R Ashwin's fighting half-century took India to 271/6 at the end of play on Day 2 in Mohali. India trail by 12 runs.
Nico Rosberg won his maiden Formula One world title by securing second place behind his Mercedes arch-rival Lewis Hamilton in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday. Rosberg's second place meant he clinched his first championship by five points.
In a historic first for Indian boxing, former Asian Games gold-medallist Vikas Krishan will be presented the 'Best Boxer' award by the International Boxing Association for his performance this year, during the world body's 70th anniversary celebrations on Dec 20.
To decongest storage facility of banks of old Rs 500/1,000 notes, RBI on Sunday allowed lenders to park such currencies at currency chests at the district level in view of mounting deposits due to the domonetisation drive.