Category: World

Makemytrip Makes Dream Debut On Nasdaq

MakeMyTrip, one of India’s leading online travel companies, has made a dream debut on the US market with its shares soaring over 90 per cent, hours after its listing on leading American stock exchange, NASDAQ.

“It is fair to say it’s been a fairytale listing for us now,” Deep Kalra, CEO of MakeMyTrip, who rang the NASDAQ opening bell on Thursday to begin trading at the exchange, said. “We are very excited. I don’t think anyone anticipated this.”

Pentagon Slams Wikileaks

U.S. defense officials responded angrily to WikiLeaks’ plan to post additional Afghan war logs, with Defense Secretary Robert Gates suggesting that the move could further endanger the lives of Afghans who helped the U.S. war effort.

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, speaking to a group in London by video link on Thursday, said his group had gone through 7,000 of the 15,000 documents the group has so far withheld from publishing. WikiLeaks had said it was withholding posting those documents until it had time to review them to block out the names of sources contained in the documents.