A look at the headlines in this sector right now:

  1. Zomato hacked, data of 17 million users stolen, confirms company: The management assured users that no payment information or credit card data has been leaked.
  2. Maharashtra now has the country’s most expensive petrol: The state government increased fuel prices for the second time within a month.
  3. General Motors to stop sales in India by end of the year: The company said it will focus on export manufacturing operations.
  4. Weak global cues make markets sluggish after reports on call for Trump’s impeachment: The Sensex tumbled 223.98 points to end the day at 30,434.79 while the broader Nifty50 fell closed at 9,429.45.
  5. Google announces digital assistant for iPhone, job search tool and upgrades for speaker: The artificial intelligence-driven voice-controlled digital assistant is expected to compete with Apple’s Siri.
  6. The Goods and Services Tax council clears final set of rules for new tax regime: GST is all set to be rolled out from July.
  7. Delhi tax defaulters, owing more than RS 10 crore, have their names published by the Income Tax department: They were shamed in an advertisement brought out in all national dailies.