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Robbie Williams hits number one and equals Elvis Presley’s UK chart record

Robbie Williams hits number one and equals Elvis Presley’s UK chart record

Entertainment
Robbie Williams has become the joint most successful solo act in UK album chart history after scoring his 13th number one, level with Elvis Presley.Robbie's The Christmas Present has moved to the top spot after entering at number two behind Coldplay last week.The Beatles hold the overall record with 15 UK number one albums.Meanwhile, Dance Monkey by Australian singer Tones & I equalled the record for the longest-running number one single by a female artist, on 10 weeks.That matched the stints at the singles summit achieved by Whitney Houston's I Will Always Love You in 1992 and Rihanna's Umbrella in 2007. UK top five singles 1. Tones & I Dance Monkey 2. Lewis Capaldi Before You Go 3...
Technical snag hits HDFC website and mobile application

Technical snag hits HDFC website and mobile application

Finance
Mumbai: HDFC Bank’s netbanking website and mobile application remained inaccessible to thousands of customers on Monday due to a ‘technical glitch’ which kept them locked out of their accounts throughout the day. Incidentally, the bank’s mobile application had witnessed a similar crash around the same time last year when a new version of the application couldn’t take the end of the month payday traffic. Both, the website and the application, remained down till the time of going to press with customers attempting to login to their accounts being shown a ‘server down due to heavy traffic’ message. The bank said in a statement said that it is working to bring the servers back up. “Due to a technical glitch, some of our customers have been having trouble logging into our NetBanking and MobileB
Was Taylor Swift really banned from playing her hits?

Was Taylor Swift really banned from playing her hits?

Entertainment
"I don't know what else to do," declared Taylor Swift in a lengthy Twitter post last week. "I just want to be able to perform my own music."The star was distressed and upset. She wanted to play a medley of her hits at Sunday's American Music Awards but her old record label had forbidden it.Or so she claimed. The label hit back with a statement of its own, saying it hadn't tried to stop the show and that Swift's narrative "does not exist".Insults were traded, politicians weighed in and, eventually, a settlement was reached.Big Machine Records issued a statement on Monday night saying it had agreed "to grant all licences of their artists' performances" for "the upcoming American Music Awards".It didn't mention Swift by name but the...
Mutual fund industry folio influx hits 3-month high in Oct; over 6 lakh accounts added

Mutual fund industry folio influx hits 3-month high in Oct; over 6 lakh accounts added

Finance
Amid an uptick in the equity market, the mutual fund industry has added more than 6 lakh investors' account in October, making it the highest addition in the last three months. In comparison, the industry had added 3.45 lakh new folios in September, 4.8 lakh in August and more than 10 lakh in July. Folios are numbers designated to individual investor accounts. An investor can have multiple folios. According to data from Association of Mutual Funds in India, the number of folios with 44 fund houses rose to 8,62,56,880 at the end of October, from 8,56,26,244 in the end of September, registering a gain of 6.3 lakh folios. This is in line with the BSE's benchmark Sensex gaining nearly 4 per cent last month. Industry experts said the addition of folios indicates investors' understanding abo...
Taylor Swift ‘not allowed’ to sing hits at awards amid music feud

Taylor Swift ‘not allowed’ to sing hits at awards amid music feud

Entertainment
Taylor Swift has said her performance at the upcoming American Music Awards (AMAs) is in doubt because she is being barred from performing her own songs.In a message to fans on social media, the singer said music managers Scooter Braun and Scott Borchetta would not let her perform songs from her past albums, which they own the rights to. She said a Netflix documentary about her life had also been put in jeopardy.The BBC has contacted Braun and Borchetta for comment. Swift v Braun: Personal or strictly business? Taylor Swift 'bullied' by man who now owns her music Swift made the allegations in a statement posted to Twitter with the caption: "Don't know what else to do"."Right now my performance at the AMAs, the Netflix documentar...