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Alibaba may pump in up to $300 mn in BigBasket

The deal, which is expected to be announced in the next few weeks, will give BigBasket more muscle to compete against rivals like Grofers and e-tailing giant Amazon, they said.

Volunteers digitize, preserve collection of Field Museum

CHICAGO (AP) - Hundreds of volunteers have descended on Chicago's Field Museum to read, log, digitize and preserve specimens collected by the institution. The effort is called WeDigBio. Over the next few days, volunteers' work is expected to help scientists g

All England Club says Wimbledon will introduce fifth-set tiebreakers starting next year

All England Club says Wimbledon will introduce fifth-set tiebreakers starting next year

Rubique eyes profit, 1mn customers by 2020

The company uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to provide individuals and small and medium businesses with easy access to finance through loans, credit cards and other products and has already signed up over 90 lenders on its platform.

Opinion | CVC analysis shows lending habits to blame for most bank frauds

The CVC analysis shows the lacunae in the credit appraisal and monitoring process.

Jet Airways: Investors keen, but talks stuck over Naresh Goyal#39;s role

Apart from the Tatas, Delta Airlines has also held talks with Jet Airways for a possible stake buy. But both of the prospective investors want to take over the control from Naresh Goyal

Next startup wave to target 300 million tier 2,tier 3 consumers, says Orios Ventures#39; Anup Jain

Healthcare, Fintech, ed-tech and interactive language entertainment are one of the big markets in small towns according to Jain

Anil Agarwal indicates he is open to raising bid for Essar Steel

Agarwal said Vedanta#39;s Rs 35,000-36,000 crore offer in the first round of bidding for Essar Steel was the highest in the three-way race for Essar Steel that lenders are auctioning to recover about Rs 50,800 crore of overdue loans.

FE will not give best efficiency point in season five

The series had evaluated replacing the current point available for setting the fastest lap with one to reward for the driver in the top five positions who used the least amount of energy in a race. But it is understood that this was rejected by the FIA’s Wo

Yamaha's Thailand breakthrough «confirmed» - Vinales

Vinales posted the fifth-fastest time of the first session in Japan on Friday morning, 0.282s off the pace of Ducati rider Andrea Dovizioso. Rain prior to second practice rendered the session unrepresentative, with neither Vinales nor Rossi setting a laptime

Verstappen: F1's penalty points belong «in the bin»

Penalty points were introduced for the 2014 season as a way of punishing repeat offenders, with drivers who accumulate more than 12 points automatically banned from the next race. The concept gained momentum after Romain Grosjean picked up a one-race ban in 2

Keino denies wrongdoing, tells AP he didn’t control money

Keino denies wrongdoing, tells AP he didn't control money

Kim leads LPGA Shanghai by 1 stroke after 2 rounds

Sei Young Kim shot a 5-under 67 to take a one-stroke lead after the second round of the Buick LPGA Shanghai tournament

Life insurers hire 36,000 agents in H1FY19 ahead of sales rush

Private life insurers hired 29,500 agents in the first half of FY19

RBI eases norms for banks to lend more to NBFCs, housing finance companies

Single-borrower exposure limit hiked from 10% to 15% of lenders' capital funds; banks can use govt bonds equal to incremental credit to NBFCs and HFCs, to meet LCR

Brit, Canadian face 10 years in jail for spraying Thai wall

BANGKOK (AP) - Police say a Briton and Canadian face up to 10 years in prison on charges of spraying paint on an ancient wall in northern Thailand. Security camera footage purportedly shows Furlong Lee and Canadian Brittney Lorretta Katherine Schneider, both

Lorenzo fears he won't recover in time for Phillip Island

Lorenzo's initial injuries sustained in the Aragon Grand Prix were worsened by a Friday shunt in Thailand, forcing him to miss that race. He was passed fit for Motegi but the Ducati rider was unsure that he would feel strong enough over the weekend. Lorenzo e

Famed historian believes Trump is leading America to fascism

Doris Kearns Goodwin sat down with MSNBC’s Mika Brzenzinski to discuss the explosive president and more

Don McGahn leaves the administration in an abrupt departure

The White House aide reportedly cooperated extensively as a witness for Robert Mueller

IT shares trade weak; TCS hits 3-mth low, Infosys, HCL Tech down 4% each

Mindtree, Sonata Software, Mphasis, Trigyn Technologies, Larsen & Toubro Infotech, Hexaware Technologies and Mastek were down in the range of 4% to 15%.

PTC India to ink PPAs with 7 firms, 5 states for 1,900MW by Oct-end

After this tender, the company plans another round of 3,000 MW of medium term PPAs to give some relief to stressed power projects as PPAs are required for getting fuel supplies, a Power Ministry official told PTI.

NASSCOM inks MoU to expand Indian SMEs in MENA region

The MoU between the National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) and the Dubai Internet City (DIC) is first of its kind in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

Ferrari brings major floor update to Austin

Although the team and Sebastian Vettel now need some good fortune to stop Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes clinching the crown, the team is not slowing down with its development push. Upgrades to the SF71H for Austin have revolved around the floor and bargeboard a

Adani Enterprises extends gain in a weak market; up 21% in 5 days

Adani Enterprises and French energy giant Total SA Wednesday announced a partnership to develop liquefied natural gas import terminals and fuel retailing network in India.

Winless Huskers are still sore about 2017 loss to Minnesota

Winless Nebraska still smarting over lopsided loss to Minnesota in 2017

Surging No. 19 Iowa returns home to host talented Maryland

Surging No. 19 Iowa returns home to host talented Maryland

No. 2 Buckeyes still seeking improvement on trip to Purdue

Jeff Brohm sees all sorts of challenges in No. 2 Ohio State

Keino denies wrongdoing, tells AP he didn't control money

Keino denies wrongdoing, tells AP he didn't control money

Stiff + Trevillion’s Sea Green, Brick Clad Building in Soho to House Damien Hirst’s Studio

Stiff + Trevillion’s sea green, brick clad building on Beak Street in the Soho and Chinatown Conservation Area will house the renowned British artist Damien Hirst’s Studio.The new building for Landcap and Enstar Capital is spread over 1900 sq m across fou

La Triennale di Milano Dedicates a Major Monographic Exhibition to Achille Castiglioni

La Triennale di Milano is devoting a major monographic exhibition to Achille Castiglioni (1918-2002), one of the most important masters of Italian design. Curated by Patricia Urquiola in collaboration with Federica Sala, the exhibition “A Castiglioni” mar

Rowland replaces Albon for final Valencia test day

Rowland will drive the car that 2018 Formula 2 title contender Alexander Albon was scheduled to drive at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo this week, before the news broke that he is closing on a ‘19 Toro Rosso F1 drive. Rowland arrived at Valencia ahead of the sec

Gold Coast 600: Van Gisbergen edges McLaughlin in final practice

Kiwis van Gisbergen and McLaughlin staged a thrilling shootout at the end of the 30-minute session, van Gisbergen ultimately coming out on top with a 1m10.076s from his qualifying simulation run. Fabian Coulthard, Jamie Whincup and Craig Lowndes capped off a

Ducati rider Dovizioso fastest in practice for Japan MotoGP

Ducati rider Andrea Dovizioso clocked the fastest time in practice for the MotoGP Grand Prix of Japan

Red Sox sail into World Series, set for ace Sale's return

The Boston Red Sox head to the World Series, looking every bit like the team that led the majors with 108 wins this season

Auction Preview: The Ollivier Collection of Early Chinese Art - A Journey through Time at Bonhams, London, Nov 8

What: The Ollivier Collection of Early Chinese Art - A Journey through TimeWhere: Bonhams, 101 New Bond Street, London, W1S 1SRWhen: Nov 8, 10:30 GMTPublic Viewing: 04 Nov 2018 11:00 - 17:00 GMT, 05 Nov 2018 09:30 - 16:30 GMT, 06 Nov 2018 09:30 - 16:30 GMTTo

Auction Preview: Hiroshi Sugimoto Photographs: The Fossilization of Time at Christie's, Paris, Nov 8

What: Hiroshi Sugimoto Photographs: The Fossilization of TimeWhere: Christie's, 9 Avenue Matignon, ParisWhen: Nov 8, 6:00 PMPublic Viewing: 3 Nov, 10am - 6pm, 5 Nov, 10am - 6pm, 6 Nov, 10am - 6pm, 7 Nov, 10am - 6pm, 8 Nov, 10am - 12pmTop Lots of the Sale:- &l

Auction Preview: Repertorio Sottsass at Artcurial, Paris, Oct 23

What: Repertorio SottsassWhere: Artcurial, 7 roundabout Champs-Elysees, 75008 Paris FranceWhen: Oct 23, 7:00 PMPublic Viewing: 18 October, 11 am-7pm, 19 October, 11 am-7pm, 20 October, 11 am-6pm, 21 October, 2 pm-6pm, 22 October, 11 am-7pmTop Lots of the Sale

Funderbeam CEO to talk about disrupting startup funding at Disrupt Berlin

Startup funding hasn’t changed much in the past decade. Funderbeam is an interesting company trying to turn everything upside down using a marketplace approach, a modern syndication system and a blockchain-based platform. I’m excited to announce that Fund

Expect next market move to be led by banks, not IT sector: Avendus Capital

Another catalyst for the market would be if the US and China were to do some trade deal ahead of the US mid-term election, Holland said

The Heyward Shepherd monument: An overt ode to slavery

Even amidst a glutted field of racist markers, the Harpers Ferry monument stands out
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