India and the UK took a strong joint stance on terrorism and security issues after the first summit meeting between prime ministers Narendra Modi and Theresa May here on Monday. Government sources said India handed over names of 57 suspects and UK gave a list of 17 they want extradited by India.
Whoever win, history – or herstory – will be made. It will be the first woman or the first businessman-entertainer with no political experience to sit behind the Resolute Desk in the White House Oval Office. Either will be among the oldest Presidents to be sworn in, with only Reagan (69 years and 11 months) between them.
If Donald Trump does win, he would be a US president familiar with Indian courts, having been a plaintiff here once. Nearly six years ago, Delhi high court had its tryst with Trump when he filed a suit of trademark infringement and demanded hefty damages.
The DMRC board on Monday deferred the discussion on finalising revision of Metro fares after Delhi government sought more time to study the recommendation of the fare fixation committee (FCC). The panel appointed by the urban development ministry had recommended 25% hike in minimum fare and 66% increase in maximum fare.
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.
Andy Murray's route to securing the year-end world number ranking looks fraught with danger after the top seed was grouped with Stan Wawrinka, Kei Nishikori and Marin Cilic for next week's ATP World Tour Finals in London.
British appliances maker Dyson, founded by inventor James Dyson, has applied for a business licence to sell its products in India as the company plans to set up a retail network across key cities, including Delhi and Mumbai.
Defying a smart rebound in local equities, the rupee on Monday lost 4 paise against the US currency to end at 66.74 on fresh dollar demand from importers and corporates. Trading, however, remained thin as currency traders avoided taking any long positions against the backdrop of pre-US election jitters.
Country's largest private sector lender ICICI Bank on Monday reported 12.8 per cent dip in consolidated net profit to Rs 2,979 crore for the September quarter as its provisioning for bad loans shot up by 7-fold.