Imran Khan promises 'real democracy' in Pakistan


After spearheading the demands for investigation and ousting of (now disqualified) PM Nawaz Shareef, the opposition leader and former cricketer Imran Khan has vowed to bring back the 'real democracy' in Pakistan. However,  analysts are divided on whether Khan's charisma and a populist...

US swimmer Caeleb equals Michael Phelps' record


In an unprecedented display of talent, the 20-year-old swimmer Caeleb Dressel clinched seven gold medals in FINA World Championship and equalled compatriot and legendary swimmer Michael Phelps' 'world record of winning seven golds at a single championship'. On being asked about the inevitable...

Jeff Bezos won and lost 'richest person' title within a day


Due to a sudden surge in the stocks, Amazon's CEO Jeff Bezos surpassed Bill gates and became the 'richest person of the world', but for a very brief time period. Later, the Amazon's shares fell down and the Microsoft founder reclaimed the title within few hours. Responding to the abrupt...

Nawaz Sharif disqualified from the post of Prime Minister


In a landmark judgement, Pakistan Supreme Court disqualified Nawaz Sharif as the Prime Minister of the country on Friday. He got into trouble after last year's 'Panama Papers leak', which revealed concealed assets of many world leaders. After Sharif's departure, Pakistan's political...

Snapdeal sold Freecharge at 90% Discount to Axis Bank


After nearly a year of scouting for a buyer, struggling e-commerce firm Snapdeal on Thursday agreed to sell its payment wallet FreeCharge to Axis Bank for Rs 385 crore, almost 90 per cent lower than what it had paid for the firm in 2015. The price paid by the third largest private sector...

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