Uranus may have two tiny, previously undiscovered moons orbiting near two of the planet's rings, researchers using data from NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft have found. Rob Chancia, a doctoral student at University of Idaho in the US, spotted key patterns in the rings while examining decades-old images of Uranus' icy rings taken by Voyager 2 which flew by the planet 30 years ago.
Rediscovering himself in the twilight of his career, a rejuvenated Mahendra Singh Dhoni would look to continue his form and aim for a series-clinching win when India take on New Zealand in the fourth ODI, here on Wednesday. A batsman, wicketkeeper, and a cool-headed skipper, all rolled into one, Dhoni promoted himself to No.4 in the last ODI in Mohali and set up the seven-wicket win in the company of Virat Kohli to give the hosts a 2-1 lead in the five-match series.
Skipper Misbah-ul-Haq showed disappointment over the downfall of once-mighty West Indies after Pakistan achieved a series-clinching win in the second Test in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday. Pakistan thumped West Indies by 133 runs on the fifth and final day to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three match series.
L&T Infotech said it would buy Pune-based analytics startup Augment IQ to gain access to its big data platform that is currently used by credit bureaus, large banks as well as regulatory agencies. The Mumbai-headquartered IT companysaid the acquisition was made at an enterprise value of Rs 7 crore on a ‘nil cash nil debt’ basis. It told the Bombay Stock Exchange that the startup had revenue of Rs 2.4 crore in FY16. “Augment IQ is a very synergistic acquisition for LTI. Our clients are seeking big data solutions that can be implemented quickly and scale as per their requirements. AugmentIQ offers a very versatile platform that can expand instantly and enable accelerated data monetization,” Sanjay Jalona, CEO of L&T Infotech, said in a statement.
Varun Beverages, PepsiCo's largest franchise bottler, on Tuesday raised over Rs 327 crore by allotting shares to anchor investors, a day ahead of its initial public offering opens for subscription. The shares were alloted at Rs 445 apiece, which is the higher end of the price band of IPO. Among the anchor investors are Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley and Small Cap World Fund. "Under Anchor Investors (AIs) portion in the public issue of Varun Beverages, 73,50,000 equity shares have been subscribed on Tuesday by 14 AIs at Rs 445 per equity share," BSE said in a circular.
Adult film star Jessica Drake on Saturday became the 12th woman in recent weeks to allege that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump sexually mistreated her. Drake said she met Trump at a golf tournament in 2006 in Lake Tahoe, California, where he invited her to come to his hotel suite at the end of the day. She didn’t feel comfortable going alone, she said, so she invited two female friends to go with her. “When we entered the room, [Trump] grabbed each of us tightly in a hug and kissed each one of us without asking permission,” Drake said, speaking at a press conference in Los Angeles alongside lawyer and women’s rights advocate Gloria Allred.
America the greatest country in the world, so we are told. Sounds bumptious to the rest of the world, but Americans are raised on a concoction of fervent nationalism and American exceptionalism. Somehow this exceptionalism falls short because today's America is fractured and lies divided on key issues - healthcare, immigration, abortion. Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. The forthcoming presidential elections will prove to be important for the millennials, the next generation that is buried neck deep in college debt, never mind the existential crises. It's an utter shame that they have two candidates — an incompetent man and a competent woman and yet, polling pundits are stumped, the incompetent man still stands a chance at winning. Forget polling pundits, the world is stumped. Women, on the other hand, are hardly surprised.
India's largest conglomerate Tata Sons is back in the hands of eminent industrialist Ratan Tata after the sudden sacking of Cyrus Mistry. Here are key things you need to know about the business giant. It is arguably India's most famous family conglomerate. Established by Parsi industrialist Jamsetji Tata under British colonial rule in 1868, the sprawling steel-to-salt conglomerate is now worth more than $100 billion and operates in more than 100 countries globally. Tata Sons is the holding company of the Tata Group.
Ram Gopal Varma kicked off the shoot of the third part of the ‘Sarkar' franchise last week, unveiling the first looks of all the characters in the film including Amitabh Bachchan, Manoj Bajpayee, Jackie Shroff, Amit Sadh, Ronit Roy, Yami Gautam, Rohini Hattangadi and others. Bachchan has also been sharing pictures from the shoot, also stating that he had recorded a song for the film. The film has, however, landed in legal mess as a person named Narendra Hirawat has sent a legal notice to the makers claiming that he owns the rights of making the prequel, sequel, remake and other irreversible world negative rights for perpetuity. He intends to move court if Varma does not reply to his notice.
At the Getty Center in Los Angeles, Quantico star and August 2016 InStyle cover girl Priyanka Chopra charmed her way through a star-studded guest list. The actress who joined other honorees including Hollywood star Nicole Kidman and designer Tom Ford rocked a Haider Ackermann one-shoulder satin teal top, a form-fitting black skirt with an edgy exposed zipper, Jimmy Choo shoes and jewellery from Repossi.
Every film is like a debut film for me. Though I have worked in six films so far, every film is different. And when it comes to my upcoming film 'Rock On 2', I am excited and a little nervous for various reason, the actress told the media here at the trailer launch of the much awaited Rock On 2', a sequel of National Award winning film "Rock On!!" (released in 2008). 'Though I sung before for my earlier films, this is the first time I am singing rock songs. I took vocal training to adapt the style correctly. Thankfully, people like our songs and I am happy for it. On the other hand, the film is an emotional journey. My character is very interesting,'she added.
Actress Neha Dhupia's talk show on Saavn - #NoFilterNeha - is just a few episodes old, but is already drawing high-profile celebrity guests. After Karan Johar and Ranbir Kapoor, it is Kangana Ranaut who made waves with her #NoFilter admissions. In the most recent episode with Neha, Kangana opened up about little known aspects of herself, being an outsider in Hindi filmdom - and the star kid she feels wouldn't have made it big if not for having famous parents!
Kriti Sanon has praised her 'Dilwale' co-star Shah Rukh Khan and says the superstar is someone you would start loving after knowing him. "Shah Rukh sir is someone you start loving after knowing. People usually say if you're a fan of someone you shouldn't meet them in real life but with Shah Rukh Sir that's not the case. The more you know him, the more you'll love him," Kriti said on Zoom channel's show 'Diwali Beats'.
Anurag Kashyap had once called Vidya Balan the female Aamir Khan of B-town for being the first ever female actor to bring in footfalls to theatres akin to male superstars. “The female star doesn’t get the amount of money which a male star gets. Male star pulls more audience in the theatre as compared to female stars and that needs to be changed. Vidya Balan has brought that change and she has become female Aamir Khan and female Bachchan of Bollywood. This is very good and I wish we have more actresses like Vidya Balan,” Anurag had once said.
A car that has been here since four decades, transformed over eight generations, theHonda Accord has been a market favourite. Now, in its ninth generation, the company launched the all-new Accord Hybrid in India today. Priced at Rs 37,00,000 (ex-showroom Delhi), Rs 40,57,485 (ex-showroom Bangalore) and Rs 40,14,047 (ex-showroom Navi Mumbai), as of now the car is coming to India via the CBU (completely built unit) route.
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