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Reliance Industries’ first quarter results to be declared today

The first quarter results of Reliance Industries Limited will be declared later today. A bulk of the company’s fortunes are dependent on the oil economy. Brokerage firms and top analysts have predicted that there would be average rise in net profits of 5.5 per cent over the like period of last year, with maximum jump seen at 10 per cent. Read More

Culture, not genes, shapes our musical taste

You may want to blame your culture if your taste in music is weird, suggests a new study. In Western styles of music, from classical to pop, some combinations of notes are generally considered more pleasant than others. To most of our ears, a chord of C and G, for example, sounds much more agreeable than the grating combination of Read More

Anil Kapoor travels in local train for ’24: Season 2′

Veteran actor Anil Kapoor took a local train from Churchgate here to promote his forthcoming TV drama series “24: Season 2”. Anil took to Twitter to share several photographs of him interacting with the commuters in the local train. “24 India: Season 2″ in Churchgate local! I think I made a lot of people late for work today!” he caption Read More

I prepare for every film like it is my last: Gurmeet Choudhary

Gurmeet Choudhary, who entered Bollywood with “Khamoshiyan”, is now working on his next project “Wajah Tum Ho”. The actor says he prepares for each of his films considering it is his last. Gurmeet will be seen in Bhushan Kumar’s erotic thriller with Sana Khan as the female lead. He will be essaying the role of a lawyer. “I have prepared Read More

Divyanka Tripathi, Vivek Dahiya look stunning at their second reception, see pics

Divyanka Tripathi and Vivek Dahiya got married in a royal wedding ceremony on July 8 in Bhopal. The wedding was followed by a grand reception for their family and friends on July 10 in Chandigarh. And now the newly-wedded couple is all set for their reception party in Mumbai today (July 14). The made-for-each-other couple has already left for their Read More

Keep calories in check while eating out

How do you keep track of calories when eating out or going to parties? Well, it is all about making the right choices with healthy flours, low fat sauces and the cooking technique, say experts. Anisha Dhar and Nupur Khanna, Co-Founders of Eatonomist — a gourmet meal planner — have shared some pointers that you can keep in mind the Read More

Researchers develop octopus-inspired smart adhesive sensors

A team of researchers from South Korea has developed a flexible pressure sensor by mimicking the suction cups on octopus’s tentacles. Researchers from Ulsan National Institute Of Science And Technology (UNIST) and Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) explained how they studied the adhesive mechanism of octopus suckers and used it to develop a new type of suction based Read More

Sporting stars, Bollywood, politicians to support Vijender Singh

An August gathering of sporting legends, politicians and Bollywood celebrities will be in full attendance when star boxer Vijender Singh takes on Australia’s Kerry Hope in the WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight Championship title at the Thyagaraj stadium here on Saturday. Kapil Dev, Yuvraj Singh, Virender Sehwag, Suresh Raina, Gautam Gambhir will be in attendance from the cricketing world. Besides Read More

Donald Trump likely to pick Indiana Governor Mike Pence as running mate

Indiana Governor Mike Pence is likely to be announced as Donald Trump’s running mate, New York Times reported, citing sources. The Trump Campaign reportedly told Republican officials Thursday that they will announce Pence as a running mate tomorrow. Republicans privy to the information told NYT that Pence has emerged as the strongest contender for the position. This is likely to Read More

India Inc’s foreign investment down 3 pc to $1.86 billion in June

Direct investments by Indian firms abroad fell by 3.2 per cent year-on-year to USD 1.86 billion in June this year, according to RBI data. Indian companies had invested USD 1.92 billion in their overseas ventures in June 2015. In May 2016, Indian firms had invested USD 2.69 billion as overseas investment. The investments were in the form of issuance of Read More