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Indian equity market hits $4 trillion-mark for first time ever


Mumbai: The combined market valuation of all listed companies on the leading stock exchange BSE reached the USD 4-trillion milestone for the first time ever this week. Thanks to the optimism in equities, the market capitalisation of BSE-listed companies reached Rs 3,33,26,881.49 crore in morning trade on Wednesday, translating into USD 4 trillion at the...

Charlie Munger, who helped Warren Buffett build empire, dies at 99


New York: Charlie Munger, who helped Warren Buffett build Berkshire Hathaway into an investment powerhouse, has died at a California hospital. He was 99. Berkshire Hathaway said in a statement that Munger’s family told the company that he died Tuesday morning at the hospital just over a month before his 100th birthday, reports AP. “Berkshire Hathaway...

T20Is: Maxwell leads Australia to thrilling victory


Guwahati: Glenn Maxwell slammed an unbeaten 47-ball hundred to lead Australia to a win in a run-chase of 223 in the third T20I against India, here. Maxwell walked in to bat in the final over of the Powerplay with Travis Head giving the side a good start in the run-chase, but with Marcus Stoinis struggling...

California Cricket Academy celebrates 20 years in Cupertino


About 350 people crowded the cricket pitch adjacent to the Cupertino Library Nov. 5 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the California Cricket Academy (CCA).  The event was hosted by CCA founders Hemant and Kinjal Buch, who launched the academy because they wanted their sons to enjoy the game of their childhood in India within the Silicon...

Falling inflation not enough to cut stress about the US economy


Washington: Inflation has reached its lowest point in more than two years. The unemployment rate has stayed below 4 percent for the longest stretch since the 1960s. And the U.S. economy has repeatedly defied predictions of a coming recession. Yet according to a raft of polls and surveys, most Americans hold a glum view...

Satya Nadella hires OpenAI’s Sam Altman for Microsoft’s AI research


San Francisco: Microsoft Chairman and CEO Satya Nadella has announced the company is hiring former OpenAI CEO Sam Altman and co-founder Greg Brockman to pursue its advanced AI research. Altman, who was fired by OpenAI last week, was in discussions with the company’s board for a re-entry but the deal fell apart and the ChatGPT...

PM Modi consoles Men in Blue in dressing room


Ahmedabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi consoled the Indian players, including captain Rohit Sharma and star batter Virat Kohli, lifting the morale in the camp by visiting the dressing room in Ahmedabad after the World Cup 2023 final.  PM Modi was seen comforting skipper Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli, patting their backs in the dressing room....

Batting, fielding woes on D-Day cost India a World Cup final


Ahmedabad: India missed out on a golden opportunity to become the only country to win two men's ODI World Cup titles at home at Narendra Modi Stadium. Australia lifted their sixth men's ODI World Cup title after defeating the hosts India in the finals of the showpiece event following a scintillating display of batting by...

India to face Australia in ICC World Cup final


Kolkata: India will face Australia in the final of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 after the latter beat South Africa by three wickets in the second semifinal at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Thursday. India and Australia had last clashed in the final of a World Cup back in 2003. Australia won that...