The Indian rupee hit an all-time low of Rs 72.54 against the US dollar on September 6 — a fall from less than Rs 65 per dollar six months ago. Students headed abroad, or already enrolled overseas, are bearing the brunt of this sharp devaluation. read more
Activists Vara Vara Rao, Arun Ferreira, Vernon Gonsalves, Sudha Bharadwaj and Gautam Navalakha were arrested from different cities during simultaneous raids by the Maharashtra police on August 28. read more
Jesus Luis Remiro (C), picks up charcoal with his brother, Salvador (R), and Jose Mari Nieva (L), as part of a process to produce traditional charcoal in Viloria, northern Spain. Only a handful of professional “charcoal cookers,” which is how locals call the back-breaking and patience exhausting process of turning firewood into lightweight pieces of carbon, remain active in Spain's northern Basque valleys.
Pietersen reasoned that in the past, Broad has been unable to replicate his home form on overseas tours while southpaw Jennings ‘cannot bat’ and therefore, the duo should not travel with the squad to the island nation. read more
Three new iPhones are hitting the market, including the biggest and most expensive model yet, as Apple seeks to widen the smartphone’s appeal amid slowing sales. The Apple XS Max has a bigger screen than the iPhone 8 Plus and costs Rs 1,09,900. CEO Tim Cook showed off the new iPhone XS, which has a larger screen than the one on last year’s dramatically designed model, the iPhone X. It’ll cost about $1,000. It’s bigger sibling, the iPhone XS Max, looks to be about the size of the iPhone 8 Plus, though the screen size is much larger. (JHT Correspondent)read more