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An earthquake, plane or thunder, what did Bengaluru hear?

The sound was heard across the city from Kempegowda International Airport off Devanahalli in the north to Kengeri and Electronic City in the South. Many people feared it could be a mild tremor as doors and windows shook after the noise.

Understanding the Bangalore boom: A bang that triggered theories galore

The Indian Air Force (IAF) eventually grounded all highflying theories by ascribing the noise to its fighter jets.

Stocks in the news: Titan, Kotak Bank, Sun Pharma

Here are a few stocks which may create some buzz in Wednesday’s trade.

Snapdeal partners with Dailyhunt to add news content on marketplace

The integration will provide news content related to politics, sports, business, art, technology and cinema in 14 Indian languages to include non-metro users.

Bangalore International Airport steps up sanitisation, makes parking facility contact-less

"With passenger and driver safety being one of the major priorities, BIAL will ensure that the taxis are sanitised and the drivers are screened before every trip to eliminate all chances of infection," the BIAL said in a press release.

Stocks in the news: Biocon, DRL, PFC, Cipla, Indiabulls Realty, Escorts and REC

Here are a few stocks which may create some buzz in Thursday’s trade.

Lockdown, Day 32: Some good news

The plasma therapy has shown hope in treating Covid-19 patients. The plasma therapy trials in Delhi have been encouraging, said the Delhi health minister. Other states have also shown interest in the therapy and are waiting for further directions from Centre.

Big tech has crushed the news business. That’s about to change

In France, where regulators are demanding that Google cut a deal to pay publishers, the pandemic crisis has added “all the more urgency,” said de Silva, the president of the French Competition Authority, which is enforcing a European Commission change to copyright law that will soon take effect across the continent.

Companies move jobs away from India as coronavirus shakes up back offices

Having staff work from home is difficult because of rules on handling of sensitive material.

59 arrested for attacking health officials in Bengaluru

A large number of people, mostly youth from the minority community poured on to the road on Sunday and thrashed the health workers who had gone to quarantine some people who were the primary and secondary contacts of the health workers. Some local residents who went to the rescue of these officials were also thrashed.

Australia to make Google and Facebook pay for news content

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission would release in late July draft rules for the platforms to pay fair compensation for the journalistic content siphoned from news media.

2 BSF personnel die of COVID-19; 41 news cases reported

Two Border Security Force personnel have succumbed to the COVID-19 infection while the force has reported 41 new cases of infection, a senior official said on Thursday. The total number of infections or active cases in the 2.5 lakh personnel strong force now stand at 193 now. Two jawans have recovered.

IIM Board appoints Professor Rishikesha T Krishnan as IIM Bangalore's new director

Professor RT Krishnan said: “It is an extraordinary privilege to lead India’s best management institution, IIM Bangalore, at this most challenging time when there is an opportunity to re-define management education.”

Karnataka to intensify lockdown to speed up return to normalcy

Chief minister BS Yediyurappa on Tuesday said the government will intensify restrictions to discourage the movement of people in order to speed up Karnataka’s return to normalcy by May 3, the new date set by PM Narendra Modi to end the lockdown.

Google employee from Bengaluru is Karnataka's fifth coronavirus case

"The employee has been on quarantine since then, and we have asked colleagues who were in close contact with the employee to quarantine themselves and monitor their health," the statement said.

Government to probe news that fuelled Bandra incident

Two channels, one Marathi and one Urdu, are particularly being looked into for talking about special trains for migrants, an official said.

Good news at last! Rains to be normal this year

Farmers suffered a bad monsoon last year because rainfall was very uneven, starting very late and causing floods towards the end of the season which ravaged farms. But analysts are cautious in their optimism as the solution for the labour problem is still a major hurdle in India's growth path.

Complete isolation, no access to news & high water intake helped 3 patients beat Covid-19

Three coronavirus patients share their daily routine & timetable that made coping alone easy.

Stocks in the news: RIL, Bharti Airtel, HDFC, Avenue Supermarts, ITC and YES Bank

HDFC reported a 21.97 per cent year-on-year (YoY) fall in net profit at Rs 2,233 crore for the March quarter.

The sun is less active than similar stars. That's good news

The sun, our sun, at the centre of our solar system and one of the many stars in the Milky Way, seems to be weaker than most stars and on a lower brightness setting, which could be better for us.

Gigi Hadid confirms news, expecting first child with Zayn Malik

The supermodel confirmed the news to talk-show host Jimmy Fallon.

ET Explains: What is helicopter money and why is it in news?

This is an unconventional monetary policy tool. It involves printing money and distributing it to the public. Milton Friedman coined this term. It basically denotes a helicopter dropping money from the sky. Friedman used the term to signify "unexpectedly dumping money onto a struggling economy with the intention to shock it out of a deep slump."

Coronavirus: Karnataka govt on high alert after a techie from Hyderabad was tested positive

Karnataka Govt on high alert after a techie from Hyderabad was tested positive for coronavirus.Details by TIMES NOW's Deepak Bopanna.Coronavirus: Karnataka govt on high alert after a techie from Hyderabad was tested positive

Stocks in the news: RIL, Hero MotoCorp, Bharti Airtel, NIIT Tech and Bajaj Holdings

Here are a few stocks which may create some buzz in Friday’s trade.

Flight cancellations leave travellers disappointed in Bengaluru

Only 65 flights departed from the Kempe Gowda International Airport as against the 100 notified to fly earlier. The cancellation left many travellers fuming, as they had completed all inter-state travel formalities. Scores of them were unaware of the flight cancellation till they reached the airport.

Stocks in the news: RIL, JSW Energy, Bajaj Finserv, Strides Pharma, Bajaj Auto and Jubilant Foodworks

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Good news for senior citizens: PM Vaya Vandana Yojana pension scheme extended till March 31, 2023

Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana scheme offered by LIC of India gives a guaranteed payout of pension at a specified rate for 10 years. It also offers a death benefit in the form of return of purchase price to the nominee.

Stocks in the news: RIL, Bajaj Auto, DRL, Bajaj Finance, Ultratech Cement, and Tata Power

Here are a few stocks which may create some buzz in Wednesday’s trade.

Why a bridge near China border is making news

Even as the coronavirus pandemic rages across the world, the Border Roads Organisation has constructed a major strategic bridge in Arunachal Pradesh that will provide adequate movement of supplies to about 3,000 troops deployed along the Line of Actual Control with China.

Stocks in news: SBI Card, HUL, Bharti Infratel, Britannia and Tata Motors

Bharti Infratel reported a 7 per cent increase in consolidated net profit for the March quarter at Rs 650 crore.

Bangalore Airport to be shut till March 31, cargo operations to continue

The Bangalore International Airport (BIAL) on Tuesday announced closure of the Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) in Bengaluru starting midnight till the midnight of March 31.

Stocks in the news: RIL, Bharti Airtel, Bharat Forge, Torrent Pharma, L&T, Coal India

Here are a few stocks which may create some buzz in Monday’s trade.

Market news: 21 stocks hit 52-week lows on NSE

However, ONGC, Vedanta , BPCL, PowerGrid and Indian Oil Corp were among the top losers.

Stocks in the news: Reliance Ind, MCX, ICICI Bank, ACC and Vodafone Idea

ACC reported 6.64 per cent decline in consolidated net profit at Rs 323.02 crore for the March quarter.

Starbucks has started delivery in 19 stores in Delhi, Mumbai & Bangalore: Navin Gurnaney

Ready to launch drive-through, home deliveries. All precautions are being taken, says Tata Starbucks CEO

Bengaluru Tech Summit postponed

The government decided to put off the event in view of the inability of international delegates to attend the event in the present uncertainties over international travel.

IndiGo transports over 200 stranded Vietnamese nationals to Delhi to facilitate return to Vietnam

IndiGo's Bengaluru-Pune-Delhi flight 6E-9103 transferred a total 103 passengers, while the Gaya-Delhi flight 6E-9102 transferred 99 passengers to Delhi, for their return flight to Vietnam, the airline said.

Finance Ministry busts fake news, says no proposal to cut govt pensions

"It is being reported that a 20% cut in Central Government Pensions is being planned.This news is FALSE. There will be no cut in pension disbursements," the finance ministry said in a tweet. "It is clarified that salaries and pensions will not be affected by Government Cash Management instructions," the ministry further added.

Stocks in the news: Cipla, Aurobindo Pharma, GMR Infra, Indiabulls Real Estate and Ashok leyland

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From Cambridge Analytica Scandal To ‘Fake News’, Zuckerberg Remains Controversy’s Child

A Harvard-dropout, a serial entrepreneur, a tech genius and the founder of one of the biggest social media platforms in the world, Mark Zuckerberg is undoubtedly one of the most celebrated and renowned figures in the world of tech. The fifth-richest person in the world, Zuckerberg’s name is often taken in the same breath as well-established multi-billionaires like Bill Gates, Elon Musk and other tech moguls. However, if you were to take a closer look at the life of the Facebook founder, you will see that his journey hasn’t been an easy one. Zuckerberg has often faced a lot of flak and backlash, mostly for the policies that are enforced on Facebook and the techie has had to go to great lengths to justify them, including testifying before the Congress. As the entrepreneur turns 36, we take a look at some of Zuckerberg’s biggest controversies and how the tech mogul dealt with them.

One Intel employee in Bengaluru potentially exposed to coronavirus, under quarantine

The company said it is monitoring the coronavirus situation closely and working to ensure that its employees have the information and resources they need to stay safe and informed.

Stocks in the news: TCS, Concor, Oberoi Realty, Marico, Tata Motors and RIL

Macquarie has an outperform rating on HDFC Bank with a target price of ₹1,124.

View: The world-shaking news that you’re missing

No one seemed to notice that almost exactly 30 years after the Berlin Wall fell, a new wall — a digital Berlin Wall — had begun to be erected between China and America. And the only thing left to be determined, a Chinese business executive remarked, “is how high this wall will be,” and which countries will choose to be on which side.

Vedanta, Jubilant Life, Maruti Suzuki, Kotak Mahindra Bank and IndiaMart: Stocks in the news

Here are a few stocks which may create some buzz in Wednesday’s trade.

No more fake news: Twitter will label tweets that contain harmful, misleading content on coronavirus

The tech company is undertaking these measures to ensure that people have access to correct information.

Migrants: Maharashtra minister shares news clip on train service

More than 1,000 migrant workers gathered in Bandra demanding transport arrangements to go back to their native places, hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced extension of the coronavirus-enforced lockdown till May 3.

Stocks in the news: RIL, ICICI Bank, SBI Card, Shree Cement, DRL and SeQuent Scientific

RIL has fixed May 14 as the record date for determining shareholders eligible to apply for its upcoming rights issue.

Fans' love after news of 'small heart attack' overwhelms Brian May, Queen singer says his life's complete now

The musician said on Sunday that he suffered a near-fatal heart attack, but is recovering now.

Facebook announces COVID-19 'information centre' on News Feed for accurate, current news about pandemic

The new feature will also have a 'Why You Should Stay At Home' section.

Mumbai-based mobile interactive platform Plop raises undisclosed investment

Plop breaks across multiple mediums – text, video, audio, simulations and role-playing to bring the next level of interactive content experience, at the cusp of content and gaming.

Stocks in the news: DMart, HDFC, Dish TV, JSPL, Tata Consumer and GAIL

JSPL has bagged an order of 2,308 tonne head hardened rails from Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation.

Karnataka to legalise unauthorised construction on BDA notified plots

Karnataka will notify an Ordinance amending Section 38(D) of the BDA Act to provide for the regularisation. The government estimates that there are about 75,000 such plots in Bengaluru, over about 6000 acres of land. The government expects about 45,000 of these plots are small in size, predominantly owned by low-income groups.

IMD to now give weather report for PoK, Gilgit; DD News, AIR will broadcast

With effect from today, Doordarshan News and All India Radio will broadcast temperatures and weather reports of Indian towns and cities of Mirpur, Muzaffarabad and Gilgit, in their prime time news bulletins- at 8:55 and 20:55. This comes a day after the India Meteorological Department (IMD) started referring to meteorological sub-division of Jammu and Kashmir as Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit-Baltistan and Muzaffarabad.IMD to now give weather report for PoK, Gilgit; DD News, AIR will broadcast

Vizag Gas Leak Live News: 11 dead after toxic gas leak, CM takes stock of situation

Reported stated that people complained of rashes even as many were found lying unconscious and facing breathing problems. The district authorities and the police rushed to the spot as soon as it canme to light.

Wilting in Covid fire! Flower market, bourse look for shade

Things were not the same when IFAB, India’s only flower exchange, resumed trading last week – after being in lockdown for nearly 45 days. The first three days post reopening, the exchange could only auction 18,000 – 20,000 of rose stems (‘stem’ is a unit signifying number of long-cut flowers) in the presence of a very limited pool of buyers.

Facebook bug temporarily blocked coronavirus news

The company said it has now restored all the incorrectly deleted posts, which also covered topics beyond the coronavirus.

Stocks in news: Aurobindo Pharma, SBI, Maruti and IndusInd Bank

Here are the top stocks that are likely to be in focus in today's trading.Stocks in news: Aurobindo Pharma, SBI, Maruti and IndusInd Bank

IIMB ranked among top 50 global B-schools in executive education

The Financial Times announced its annual list of top 85 B-schools for custom programmes, top 75 B- schools for open programmes and a combined ranking for the Top 50 providers of executive education (open plus custom programmes).

3 people arrested in Ahmednagar for spreading fake news on Covid-19

3 people have now been arrested in Ahmednagar for spreading fake information on social media with regards to COVID-19.3 people arrested in Ahmednagar for spreading fake news on Covid-19

UP fights fake news as Jamaat blamed in most social media posts

Saharanpur Police released a note saying that after inquiry all this was found to be fake and the news reports were wrong. The police also advised the media to check before posting any such thing on social media.

Amitabh Bhatt is new CEO (Bangalore Complex) at HAL

With his 32 years of professional experience in HAL, he spearheaded marketing, planning and projects. He led the team as Chief of Projects (LUH), played a key role in setting up an integrated new helicopter factory, a Rs 3,000 crore greenfield project, an HAL statement said on Monday.

'2020 is the year to survive, not make profits' WhatsApp forward is fake news, Ratan Tata clarifies

In less than a month, the Tata Sons Chairman Emeritus busted a second piece of fake news.

Kalyan Jewellers to open 10 showrooms in green zones of Karnataka, Odisha, Assam and Puducherry

The company has already started operations in the Middle East, with the re-opening of 9 standalone showrooms in UAE and 3 showrooms in Qatar on the occasion of Akshaya Tritiya. Kalyan Jewellers will be following the highest level of safety and precautionary measures across operational showrooms, to safeguard the health and safety of both customers and staff alike.

Stocks in the news: RIL, YES Bank, Adani Ports,Cadila Healthcare, HUL and TechM

Here are a few stocks that are likely to see some action in Monday’s trade.

Vodafone Idea works towards cost efficiency

There is a clear signal that the cash-strapped telco is preparing to stay and fight in the market.

Stocks in news: Yes Bank, SBI, Airtel and Infosys

Here are the top stocks that are likely to be in focus in today's trading.Stocks in news: Yes Bank, SBI, Airtel and Infosys

IIMs add final touches to 2020 list

Digital was the medium of choice at several institutes to finalise the candidates. While IIM-Ahmedabad, IIM-Bangalore and IIM-Raipur had managed to complete their admission process before the lockdown, others like Lucknow, Calcutta, Kozhikode, Indore, Sambalpur and Jammu had to partly resort to the virtual route to zero in on the candidates.

Terrorists inciting people via fake news, J&K tells SC; opposes 4G internet in UT

"The terror modules operating within the UTs and handlers from across the border aid and incite people by transmission of fake news and targeted messages through use of internet to propagate terrorism, coordinate and plan terror attacks," an affidavit filed by the UT's administration said.

Fruits & Vegetables: Bengaluru airport processes 1425 MT of perishables in April

Despite numerous logistical challenges due to the lockdown, BLR Airport, backed with cutting-edge tech-assets for cargo processing, ensured that products reach their destination, while still offering the same freshness, quality and appeal.

Stocks in the news: Reliance Industries, HUL, TechM, IPCA Labs and Motherson Sumi

Here are a few stocks which may buzz the most in Thursday's trade.

Stocks in the news: Axis Bank, Reliance Industries, IDFC First Bank, Hexaware and NLC India

Here are a few stocks which may buzz the most in Wednesday's trade.

Stocks in the news: Reliance Industries, Wipro, Axis Bank, IndusInd Bank and Ambuja Cements

Five former employees of Wipro filed a class action suit against the Bengaluru-based firm.

Stocks in news: HDFC Bank, Airtel and Allcargo

Here are the top stocks that are likely to be in focus in today's trading.Stocks in news: HDFC Bank, Airtel and Allcargo

Dollar sank the most since 1985 this week. That may be good news

Stress in cross-currency basis markets, a key funding channel, has eased.

Stocks in the news: IndusInd Bank, Adani Ports, Mindtree, Ambuja Cements and Union Bank

IRB Infrastructure said its board has approved raising up to Rs 2,500 crore to fund ongoing and planned capex.

Stocks in news: SBI, NBCC, Raymond and CERA

Here are the top stocks that are likely to be in focus in today's trading.Stocks in news: SBI, NBCC, Raymond and CERA

Experts warn companies to guard against fake news to tackle coronavirus crisis better

False claims and fake news, mostly forwarded through social media platforms, have also led to several cases of religion-based attacks, hate speeches and other discriminatory activities, while cyber frauds are also on the rise with scamsters seeking to take advantage of the crisis situation.

Stocks in news: NBCC, Adani Gas and Infosys

Here are the top stocks that are likely to be in focus in today's trading.Stocks in news: NBCC, Adani Gas and Infosys

Wearing of facial mask compulsory in public, work spaces in Bengaluru

Wearing of facial mask in public and work spaces has been made compulsory in the city with violations to attract penalty of Rs 1,000 for first time as part of measures to fight COVID-19.

Lockdown has failed, Centre must spell out reopening strategy: Rahul Gandhi

Addressing an online press conference, the Congress leader expressed concern that if the government functions haphazardly during the non-lockdown period, the country will face a second wave of coronavirus which will be "extremely devastating".

Shivraj Chouhan’s key minister Narottam Mishra has paid news case in SC

The 69-page EC order gave details of the local administration and electoral office bearers “ignoring the plying of promotional media material disguised as news in newspapers” between November 8 and 27, 2008.

IIM Bangalore students bag 147 offers from consulting firms

Among the consulting companies were Accenture (26 offers), followed by The Boston Consulting Group (23 offers). Other top recruiters included Bain & Company (20), Kearney (15), McKinsey & Co (14), GEP Consulting (7), Strategy& (5), Alvarez & Marsal (5) and EY-Parthenon (1). In addition, there were 27 offers in the technology consulting domain with PricewaterhouseCoopers making the maximum of 12 offers.

Stocks in news: Airtel, Indusind, HPCL and Titan

Here are the top stocks that are likely to be in focus in today's trading.Stocks in news: Airtel, Indusind, HPCL and Titan

Uttar Pradesh has good news on coronavirus front; rising tests, stabilising cases

The discharge ratio is also growing in UP, with 187 people cured so far translating to an above 12% recovery rate. In fact, in one of the hotspots of Gautam Budh Nagar district (NOIDA), there are now only 49 active cases left while a bigger number of 54 people have been cured of the Covid-19.

Stocks in the news: Vodafone Idea, MCX, Tanla Solutions, NBCC, Crisil, SAIL and Kotak Mahindra Bank

Tanla Solutions said its board has approved a proposal to buy back shares worth up to Rs 154 crore.

India looks ready for long stand-off with China, may not stop border infra work

Indian security sources say India should be prepared for more turbulence with China on the border. This is because, as a “second mover” India is playing catch-up to China’s own impressive border development works. In the past four years, India has stepped on the gas on border roads and landing strips, all along the LAC.

Stocks in news: Apollo Tyres, Rites and India Cements

Here are the top stocks that are likely to be in focus in today's trading.Stocks in news: Apollo Tyres, Rites and India Cements

IT Ministry asks social media firms to remove false news from their platform

Taking cognisance of fake news reports on the internet, the IT ministry has asked all social media companies to immediately remove false news spreading misinformation about coronavirus from their platform.

Opinion: News producers can’t keep incurring the costs while digital platforms drain away profits

Facebook and Google cornered nearly 70 per cent (Rs 11,500 crore) of online ad revenues from India in 2018-19, a market pegged at Rs 28,000 crore by 2022. The Government of India must resist a digital colonisation, where the sweat and toil of Indians is drained out of the country while local communities and businesses are destroyed.

Stocks in news: IRB Infra, RIL and Airtel

Here are the top stocks that are likely to be in focus in today's trading.Stocks in news: IRB Infra, RIL and Airtel

Infosys evacuates building in Bengaluru after employee comes in contact with suspected COVID-19 patient

The development comes after the Karnataka government advised IT and other professionals working in air-conditioned places to work from home for time being, for about a week, to prevent the spread of the virus.

IIM-Bangalore announces launch of an advanced management programme for family businesses

IIMB has been offering the Management Programme for Entrepreneurs and Family Businesses (MPEFB) for over 13 years now. With the business environment growing in complexity, many family business owners have sought an advanced programme. The Family Business Advanced Management (FAME) programme has been conceived by IIMB to cater to this requirement.

Indian government asks social media firms to control Coronavirus fake news

In an advisory sent on Friday, the government asked social media platforms to start awareness campaigns, remove misinformation from the platform and promote authentic information on the virus.

Stocks in the news: Infosys, ACC, L&T, NMDC, ICICI Pru and TTK Healthcare

Larsen & Toubro said it has raised Rs 1,250 crore through issuance of non-convertible debentures (NCDs).

Good news! Big rush to open broking accounts amid stocks crash

Smallcase Tech and Zerodha saw a substantial increase in new account openings in March.

Stocks in the news: HDFC Bank, Infosys, Tata Motors, Muthoot Finance and TVS Motor

Muthoot Finance said it will re-open all its branches across the country from April 20.

Stocks in the news: YES Bank, ITC, PVR, Ashok Leyland, GAIL and RIL

ITC has for the first time set a dividend payout ratio for shareholders.

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Stocks in the news: Vodafone Idea, Oberoi Realty, Emami, YES Bank and SBI

Promoters of Vodafone Idea may infuse around $1.5 billion into the telecom operator.

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