Advertisement

  • News
  • Columns
  • Interviews
  • BW Communities
  • BW TV
  • Subscribe to Print
BW Businessworld

News In Pictures: 16 May

Photo Credit :





DISASTER STRUCK: Soldiers evacuate the victims at Jiguan Village of Huairen Township in earthquake-hit Chongzhou of southwest China's Sichuan province, Thursday. The death toll from the 12 May quake may reach 50,000 with more than 100,000 injured, Xinhua has reported. (AP)
{mospagebreak}

NEWS IN PICTURES




SUPPORTING RESEARCH: Citi India CEO Sanjay Nayar ISB Dean Rammohan Rao. Citi announced a grant of USD 1.5 million (around Rs 6 crore) to ISB. The grant will be given to the Centre for Analytical Finance (CAF) at ISB over a period of three years and will help CAF to undertake projects on a range of subjects in the financial domain (PTI)
{mospagebreak}

NEWS IN PICTURES




AFTER EFFECT: Riot police stand guard outside the Hawa Mahal, heritage monument, after lifting a seven hour curfew in the old city in Jaipur on Thursday. Seven bombs ripped through crowded parts of an ancient city in western India on Tuesday, killing at least 61 people and wounding 100 others, police and hospital officials said (AP)
{mospagebreak}

NEWS IN PICTURES




GENDER SENSITIVE: Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit at the 'UNFPA-Laadli Media Awards '07" function in New Delhi on Thursday. (PTI)
{mospagebreak}

NEWS IN PICTURES




UNDELIVERED PROMISES: Microsoft and the One Laptop Per Child project announced on Thursday that the nonprofit's green-and-white "XO" computers now can run Windows in addition to their homegrown interface, which is built on the open Linux operating system. That had been anticipated for months, but it amounts to a major shift (AP)
{mospagebreak}

NEWS IN PICTURES




IN THE RACE: A giant billboard of a Qatari female sportswoman advertises the Olympic bid of Doha for 2016 is displayed on a tower in Doha, Qatar. It is part of Qatar's efforts to present a moderate image as it bids for the 2016 summer Olympic Games (AP)