Indian pacer Jhulan Goswami talks about McGrath as inspiration, importance of World Cup and more

Indian pacer Jhulan Goswami spoke of the immense satisfaction she got from doing “extraordinary stuff” for her country in a conversation with teammate Shikha Pandey for The 34-year-old Goswami recently became the highest wicket-taker in women’s One-Day Internationals when she overtook Australia’s Cathryn Fitzpatrick, during the match against South Africa in May in the […]

Chinese hail Indian TV host who read news of husbands death

Thousands of Chinese have praised the composure of Indian television anchor Supreet Kaur who learnt about her husband’s death in a road accident while talking to a reporter on live television but continued reading the news. The news about Kaur with Chhattisgarh-based IBC-24 channel was widely picked up by Chinese media after China’s official news […]

Paper Boat sails ahead on Indian drinks

Paper Boat uses Doypacks to package ethnic Indian drinks in a convenient, contemporary and youthful fashion. Photos: Hemant Mishra/Mint New Delhi: Neeraj Kakkar and Neeraj Biyani have lots in common besides their first name. The co-founders of Hector Beverages Pvt. Ltd, the company that makes traditional drinks under the Paper Boat brand, studied at Management […]

Indian IT Spending to Reach $72.3 Billion in 2016: Gartner

India’s IT spending is expected to rise by 7.2 percent in 2016 to reach $72.3 billion (roughly Rs. 4,73,886 crores), said leading market research player Gartner on Tuesday. “India will continue to be the fastest growing IT market for the second year in succession and will continue growing to total $87.67 billion (roughly Rs. 5,74,696 […]

Indian IT Infrastructure Market to Reach $1.93 Billion in 2016: Gartner

The Indian IT infrastructure market will increase marginally to $1.93 billion (roughly Rs. 12,807 crores) this year whereas by 2020, it is likely to grow to $2.13 billion (roughly Rs. 14,137 crores), Gartner said Tuesday. The IT infrastructure market includes server, storage and enterprise networking equipment. In 2015, the market stood at $1.90 billion (roughly […]

Foreign investors see Indian equities as defensive bets

BSE’s 30-share Sensex trades at 17.42 times one-year forward earnings. In comparison, the MSCI EM Index trades at 13.49 times one-year forward earnings, according to data from Bloomberg. Photo: HT Mumbai: Indian equities are now being categorized as defensive bets, thanks to their ability to be resilient in tough times, but the gush of flows […]

Indian Games Expo 2016 Dates Announced

Indian Games Expo 2016 Dates Announced HIGHLIGHTS The Indian Games Expo’s second event takes place this year It follows last year’s solid debut The focus remains on making games playable instead of e-sports Last year, IGX or Indian Games Expo was touted to be India’s first game expo. It took place in Mumbai for two […]

Rohit Khandelwal is Mr World 2016, First Indian Winner of the Pageant

Rohit Khandelwal after his win. Image courtesy: Mr World HIGHLIGHTS Rohit Khandelwal won the pageant in Southport, UK He also won the sub-title of Mr Multimedia The first and second runner-up were Mr Puerto Rico and Mr Mexico Model and actor Rohit Khandelwal, 26, has become the first Indian – in fact, the first Asian […]