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14 January, 2019 2:20 PM Finance Secretary Ajay Narayan Jha gets one-month extension; named Finance Commission member

Finance Secretary Ajay Narayan Jha has been given one month extension in service and named as the member of the 15th Finance Commission, according to an official order issued Monday. He is a 1982 batch Indian Administrative Service officer of Manipur cadre. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved extension in service of Jha, Finance Secretary 119

14 January, 2019 2:09 PM India Writes To Pak On Attempts To Tail Diplomat, Hack Accounts: Report

The Indian High Commission in Islamabad has strongly raised with Pakistan alleged attempts to hack the social media account of one of its diplomats and incidents of close tailing of the Indian envoy and his deputy, official sources said. The Indian mission, in a note verbale, raised with Pakistan Foreign Office the incident of the Indian High Commissioner 148

14 January, 2019 1:55 PM OYO aims at 1 mn rooms to become world's 'largest' hotel chain

Hospitality firm OYO Hotels and Rooms on Monday said it is working on a roadmap for 1-million room inventory from the existing count of 4.6 lakh. "We will have one million rooms inventory into our fold in the near distant future. I think, it should happen in a year and a half," OYO CEO, India and South Asia, Aditya Ghosh told PTI. This will help OYO to become 104

14 January, 2019 1:52 PM Brave Andy Murray bows out of Australian Open in first round

Andy Murray`s hopes of a fairytale swansong at the Australian Open were crushed in the first round on Monday as Roberto Bautista Agut held off a thrilling fightback from the ailing Briton to claim a 6-4 6-4 6-7(5) 6-7(4) 6-2 epic win. Though locked in a losing battle with his troublesome right hip, the former world number one whipped the Melbourne Arena 110

14 January, 2019 12:48 PM Shalby Hospitals in talks to take control of two hospitals in Delhi, Kolkata for Rs 250 crore

The Delhi hospital has a 150 bed capacity, while Kolkata is a 200 bedded hospital. Shalby Hospitals, which is on an expansion spree is in talks to take over two hospitals in Delhi and Kolkata at an estimated cost of around Rs 250 crore. The Delhi hospital has a 150-bed capacity, while Kolkata is a 200-bedded hospital. “We typically go for the 150-200-bed hospital 126

14 January, 2019 12:33 PM WPI inflation falls to 8-month low of 3.80% in December

New Delhi: Inflation based on wholesale prices fell to an eight-month low 3.80 percent in December, from 4.64 percent in November as prices of food articles and fuel softened. The Wholesale Price Index (WPI)-based inflation 3.58 percent during the corresponding month of the previous year, official data showed on Monday. According to the government data, food articles 135

14 January, 2019 12:33 PM Sachin Bansal invests Rs 150-cr in Ola

New Delhi: Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal has pumped in about Rs 150 crore in ride-hailing platform Ola, according to documents filed with the Corporate Affairs Ministry. "... 70,588 fully and compulsorily convertible, cumulative 'Series J' Preference Shares' having face value of Rs 10 having the rights, privileges and preferences... Is hereby allotted 410

14 January, 2019 11:48 AM Singapore may tighten adoption law after gay father adopted son

Singapore: Singapore is looking to strengthen its adoption laws after a gay man won an appeal to legally adopt his biological son in a landmark court ruling last year, its social affairs minister said on Monday. The man, after learning he was unlikely to be able to adopt a child in Singapore as a gay man, paid $200,000 for a woman to carry his child 145

14 January, 2019 9:20 AM Bharti Airtel in talks to buy Telkom Kenya: Sources

India's Bharti Airtel is in talks to buy Telkom Kenya, the East African nation's smallest telecoms operator, to create a stronger challenger to market leader Safaricom, three industry sources told Reuters on Monday. London-based Helios Investment, which owns a 60 percent stake in Telkom, is looking to partly cash out of the investment which it entered 111

14 January, 2019 8:23 AM Flipkart founder Sachin Bansal takes a $21 million ride in Ola

Sachin Bansal has invested Rs 150 crore in ride hailing firm Ola, a week after it raised $74 million from existing investor Steadview Capital, according to documents filed with the Registrar of Companies (ROC) sourced from data intelligence firm PaperVC. Bansal, who is also setting up a $1 billion fund, has invested here in his individual capacity 119