Category: Business

21st Century Fox makes takeover bid for Sky

Shares in Sky rise as the independent directors of the two companies reach an agreement on an offer price of £10.75 per share. 17:48, UK,Friday 09 December 2016 Image Caption:Sky has nearly 30,000 employees By Ian King, Sky News Business Presenter 21st Century Fox, the international film and television giant behind hit shows like The Simpsons and Modern Family, has tabled a takeover bid for Sky, the owner of Sky News. The cash offer values Sky shares at 1075p each – less the value of any dividends paid subsequently by Sky – putting a valuation on the company of £18.48bn....

Zaheer Khan and Sagarika Ghatge at Yuvraj and Hazel’s wedding

Zaheer Khan and Sagarika Ghatge at Yuvraj and Hazel’s wedding

Written By: Shruti Shiksha   | December 06, 2016 12:55 IST (New Delhi) Yuvraj Singh And Hazel Keech Zaheer Khan and Sagarika Ghatge at Yuvraj and Hazel’s wedding (Image courtesy: sagarikaghatge) HIGHLIGHTS Zaheer and Sagarika attended Yuvraj and Hazel’s wedding in Goa Zaheer, 38, was earlier rumoured to be dating Isha Sharvani Sagarika rose to fame after Chak De! India Cricketer Yuvraj Singh and model-turned actress Hazel Keech’s wedding has been the talk of the town for quite some time now. Amidst this, a new relationship seems to be budding between cricketer Zaheer Khan and actress Sagarika Ghatge. Both of them are...

Michael J. Abramowitz Named President of Freedom House

Michael J. Abramowitz Named President of Freedom House

Washington  –  December 9, 2016 —   Michael J. Abramowitz, director of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Levine Institute for Holocaust Education and a distinguished former journalist at the Washington Post, will become president of Freedom House on February 6, 2017, the organization’s Board of Trustees announced today. “Mike brings a unique set of talents through a career that has blended journalism, human rights, and museum education,” said Kenneth I. Juster, chairman of the Board. “He has demonstrated exceptional leadership, vision, and creativity, especially in his efforts to expand the Holocaust Museum’s global reach and its work on genocide prevention. We are confident...

Behind Notes Ban, Team Of 6 Worked Secretly At PM Narendra Modi’s Home: Report

Behind Notes Ban, Team Of 6 Worked Secretly At PM Narendra Modi’s Home: Report

Behind Notes Ban, Team Of 6 Worked Secretly At PM Narendra Modi’s Home: Report PM Narendra Modi had handpicked a trusted bureaucrat and a small team to strategise demonetisation NEW DELHI: HIGHLIGHTS PM Modi handpicked trusted bureaucrat Hasmukh Adhia to spearhead move Mr Adhia, five others privy to the plan were sworn to utmost secrecy A young team of researchers worked in 2 rooms at PM Modi’s residence Prime Minister Narendra Modi handpicked a trusted bureaucrat, little known outside India’s financial circles, to spearhead a radical move to abolish 86 percent of the country’s cash overnight and take aim at...

10 Most Outrageously Expensive Private Jets

10 Most Outrageously Expensive Private Jets

You’ve read stories on the internet about the horrors of riding airplanes with some co-passengers taking off their shoes, even if they have stinky feet, babies crying throughout a long-haul flight, and inconsiderate people taking too much space on the plane’s seat. I’m sure these scenarios will make you wish that you had the money to buy your own private jet. While that’s still a dream, you might want to check out these most luxurious and expensive private jets in the world so you could have something to choose from once you’ve become an ultra billionaire. 10. CHALLENGER 600 (WORTH: $5...

A look at Zambia

A look at Zambia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia This article is about the African nation. For the 18th-century BC king of Isin, see Zambiya. Coordinates: 15°S 30°E Republic of Zambia Flag Coat of arms Motto:  “One Zambia, One Nation” Anthem: National Anthem of Zambia MENU 0:00 Capital and largest city Lusaka 15°25′S 28°17′E Official languages English Recognised regional languages > 0.5%[show] Ethnic groups (2010[1]) > 0.5%[show] Religion Christianity Demonym Zambian Government UnitaryPresidentialrepublic  • President Edgar Lungu  • Vice President Inonge Wina Legislature National Assembly Independence from the United Kingdom  • North-Western Rhodesia 27 June 1890  • Barotziland-North-Western Rhodesia 28 November 1899  • North-Eastern Rhodesia 29 January 1900...

Michelle Obama Biography

Michelle Obama Biography

U.S. First Lady, Lawyer (1964–) QUICK FACTS NAME Michelle Obama OCCUPATION U.S. First Lady, Lawyer BIRTH DATE January 17, 1964 (age 52) EDUCATION Harvard Law School, Whitney M. Young Magnet High School, Princeton University PLACE OF BIRTH Chicago, Illinois ORIGINALLY Michelle LaVaughn Robinson AKA Michelle Obama FULL NAME Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama ZODIAC SIGN Capricorn SYNOPSIS BACKGROUND AND EARLY LIFE GIFTED STUDENT MARRIAGE TO BARACK OBAMA HIGH-PROFILE WORK IN CHICAGO ON THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL ISSUES AND CAUSES FIRST FAMILY VIDEOS RELATED VIDEOS CITE THIS PAGE Michelle Obama is the 44th first lady of the United States and wife of U.S....

People Who Have Visited the White House the Most

People Who Have Visited the White House the Most

By Alex Greer on February 5, 2016 In an effort to increase government transparency, President Barack Obama publicly released the White House visitor records in September 2009 — an unprecedented decision in U.S. history. At the very least, the access records provide the name and appointment time of visitors to the White House. While such information should shed more light on the business conducted in the White House, there are some important caveats to keep in mind. For example, the White House can choose not to disclose the names of visitors due to national security or privacy concerns. Moreover, records...

25 Facts About Barack Obama

25 Facts About Barack Obama

By Kelsey Warner on March 4, 2016 As the final remaining year of the Obama administration is well underway, the legacy that President Barack Obama will forge in history remains hotly contested. Conservatives argueObama is the “worst president ever” while liberals have claimed he has “done more good for this country than any president before him.” He likely will not play the role of a “lame-duck” president, as the administration has yet to slow down. Obama currently finds himself in the middle of a heated standoff with the Republican-led Senate to fill a Supreme Court vacancy. He still pursues a...

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