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Nepal reiterates bilateral cooperation under Belt and Road
Kathmandu | Tuesday, 2017 7:15:05 PM IST
Nepal's Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has reiterated that Kathmandu and Beijing will carry out bilateral development cooperation projects under the framework of the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative. ... read..


Caution ahead of macro-data release suppresses equities (Roundup)
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2017 7:15:05 PM IST
Caution ahead of the release of major domestic macro-economic data points, along with heavy selling pressure witnessed in oil and gas, automobile and energy stocks, suppressed the Indian equities markets on Tuesday. ... read..


Rural innovation, startup conclave in Hyderabad next month
Hyderabad | Tuesday, 2017 6:45:05 PM IST
The National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRDPR) on Tuesday announced the launch of India's first Rural Innovation and Startup Conclave' (RISC2017) to be held March 23 and 24. ... read..


Note ban pulls down Q3 GDP growth in India to 7%
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2017 6:45:05 PM IST
Reflecting a marginal impact of the November demonetisation measure, India's GDP for the third quarter ended December, estimated at Rs 30.28 lakh crore, recorded a growth of 7 per cent, compared with 7.3 per cent in the second quarter, official data showe ... read..


Nagaland tops IT, e-Governance sector
Kohima | Tuesday, 2017 6:45:05 PM IST
The Computer Society of India (CSI)-Nihilent Nagaland on Tuesday declared Nagaland as a top performing state from among the northeastern states in Information Technology and e-Governance sector. ... read..


Defence sector to be largest business for RInfra: Anil Ambani
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2017 6:45:05 PM IST
Reliance Infrastructure (RInfra) has said that in the next few years defence will be its largest business sector, where it is targeting opportunities worth Rs 1 lakh crore per annum. ... read..


Wipro's new IoT-based solution to power wind parks
Bengaluru | Tuesday, 2017 6:45:05 PM IST
Software major Wipro on Tuesday offered a new IoT-based solution for wind parks and wind turbine manufacturers that leverages the Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) Windpark Manager 4.0. ... read..


Banking operations disrupted in Bengal as unions go on strike
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2017 6:15:06 PM IST
Banking operations across West Bengal were disrupted on Tuesday as nine unions of workmen and officers of the industry went on strike to protest "anti people banking and labour law reforms". ... read..


India's April-January fiscal deficit at 105.7% of full-year target
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2017 6:15:06 PM IST
India's fiscal deficit in the April-January period of the current fiscal touched Rs 5.64 lakh crore or 105.7 per cent of Budget estimates for fiscal 2016-17 - as against 95.8 per cent of Budget in the same period of last year, government data showed on Tu ... read..


Meizu launches 'Super mCharge' at MWC 2017
Barcelona | Tuesday, 2017 5:45:05 PM IST
Smartphone manufacturer Meizu on Tuesday unveiled its latest fast-charging solution "Super mCharge" at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017 here. ... read..


Sri Lanka moots light railway for Colombo region
Colombo | Tuesday, 2017 5:45:05 PM IST
Sri Lanka on Tuesday said it has begun a feasibility study on building a Light Rail Transit (LRT) system here with expressions of interest and request for proposals to be called by year-end. ... read..


Myanmar warns of cracking down on illegal trade
Nay Pyi Taw | Tuesday, 2017 5:45:04 PM IST
The Myanmar government will crack down on illegal trade from March 1, the Ministry of Planning and Finance warned on Tuesday. ... read..


Netflix to soon support HDR technology on mobiles
Barcelona | Tuesday, 2017 5:15:04 PM IST
With the aim to provide great video quality while using less bandwidth, global video streaming service Netflix will soon support HDR technology on mobile devices. ... read..


Hitachi Consulting unveils IoT experience centre in Pune
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2017 5:15:04 PM IST
To offer customers a real-time experience of initiatives around "Digital Operations", US-based management and technology consulting firm Hitachi Consulting on Tuesday launched its futuristic Internet of Things (IoT) experience centre at Pune. ... read..


Inclusive growth, tax reforms remain challenges to India's growth: OECD
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2017 4:45:05 PM IST
Inclusive growth and tax reforms remain key challenges to India's growth, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) said on Tuesday, emphasising that revenue from income taxes needs to be increased. ... read..


Tata Sons agrees to pay $1.18 bn to DoCoMo
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2017 4:45:05 PM IST
Tata Sons on Tuesday said it has agreed to pay $1.18 billion (Rs 7,876 crore) to Japanese mobile operator NTT DoCoMo for transfer of the latter's shares to Tata Teleservices Ltd.. ... read..


Banking operations affected pan-India due to strike (Lead)
Chennai | Tuesday, 2017 4:45:05 PM IST
Banking operations across the country came to a halt on Tuesday as 10 lakh bankers staged a strike against the government's "anti-people banking reforms", said a bank union leader. ... read..


Amazon India sees consumables as growth driver
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2017 4:45:05 PM IST
Online retail giant Amazon India expects the consumables category to be the growth driver in future for the retailer, a top company official said on Tuesday. ... read..


Samsung to restructure top management after heir's indictment (Lead)
Seoul | Tuesday, 2017 3:45:05 PM IST
South Korean technology conglomerate Samsung announced on Tuesday that it will restructure its board of directors, after prosecutors decided to indict the firm's heir Lee Jae-yong in connection with an influence-peddling scandal. ... read..


Ukraine region to use Russian ruble as currency
Kiev | Tuesday, 2017 3:15:04 PM IST
Ukraine's self-proclaimed Luhansk People's Republic will use the Russian ruble as its official currency, according to an official statement. ... read..


Trump meets China's State Councillor, pledges cooperation (Lead)
Washington | Tuesday, 2017 3:15:04 PM IST
US President Donald Trump on Monday met visiting Chinese State Councillor Yang Jiechi at the White House, pledging to enhance bilateral high-level exchanges and cooperation, a media report said. ... read..


Samsung, Jio launch project to up LTE communication pan-India (With Image)
Barcelona | Tuesday, 2017 2:45:05 PM IST
In a bid to upgrade the current long-term evolution (LTE) mobile communication services across India, Samsung on Tuesday announced its innovative "I&G (Infill & Growth) Project" for Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd that will help expand both the current network ... read..


India's first heliport inaugurated in Delhi
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2017 2:45:05 PM IST
Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju here on Tuesday inaugurated the country's first integrated heliport. ... read..


Delhi Metro smart cards to be non-refundable from April 1
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2017 2:45:05 PM IST
The Delhi Metro's smart cards will be non-refundable from April 1, the DMRC announced on Tuesday. ... read..


Caution ahead of macro-data release suppresses equities (Lead)
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2017 2:45:05 PM IST
Caution ahead of the release of major domestic macro-economic data points, coupled with broadly negative Asian indices and a weak rupee, suppressed the Indian equities markets during the mid-afternoon trade session on Tuesday. ... read..


Oracle Exadata Cloud Machine now available
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST
With an aim to help organisations simplify cloud adoption on-premises, Oracle on Tuesday expanded 'Oracle Cloud at Customer' portfolio with the availability of 'Oracle Exadata Cloud Machine'. ... read..


'Nuance Loop' AI platform for mobile operators launched
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST
Voice and language solutions provider nowNuance Communications (formerly mCarbon) on Tuesday launched 'Nuance Loop', an artificial intelligence (AI) and data analytics-powered marketing platform for pre-paid mobile operators that delivers new revenue stre ... read..


GST to come into effect from July 1: Das (Second Lead)
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) will be implemented from July 1 as all states have agreed on the implementation date, Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das said on Tuesday. ... read..


Sanjay Menon is MD of Sapient India
Gurugram | Tuesday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST
Global services company Sapient - a part of Publicis Groupe - on Tuesday appointed Sanjay Menon as Managing Director of its India operations. ... read..


GST to come into effect from July 1: Das (Lead)
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) will be implemented from July 1 as all states have agreed on the implementation date, Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das said on Tuesday. ... read..


GST will come into effect from July 1: Das
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) will be implemented from July 1 as all states have agreed on the implementation date, Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das said on Tuesday. ... read..


Asia needs $26 trillion in infrastructure investments
Manila | Tuesday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST
Developing economies of Asia and the Pacific region will need infrastructure investments worth $26 trillion from now until 2030, according to an Asian Development Bank (ADB) report issued on Tuesday. ... read..


India will again be a key market for us: Nokia
Barcelona | Tuesday, 2017 1:45:05 PM IST
As it aims to become one of the top three smartphone players globally, India will once again be a key market for Nokia, a top company executive has said. ... read..


SC to hear Gopal Ansal's plea on Friday
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2017 1:45:05 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear on Friday a plea by Uphaar owner Gopal Ansal not to be jailed for a fire that killed 59 persons at the cinema in 1997. ... read..


POS industry wary of Aadhaar-enablement over cost, security issues
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2017 1:15:05 PM IST
The demand for point of sale (POS) devices -- which saw a spurt after demonetisation as people and merchants opted for cashless transactions -- could be dented by the mandate to make them Aadhaar-enabled as this will push up costs and increase security ri ... read..


World Bank CEO commutes 2nd class in Mumbai train (With Image)
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST
World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva on Tuesday travelled by a Western Railway suburban train to inspect Mumbai's lifeline first hand, officials said. ... read..


Cisco, Reliance Jio to build largest all-IP services platform
Barcelona | Tuesday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST
Reliance Jio has announced a collaboration with networking giant Cisco to further expand Jios existing multi-terabit capacity with the first All-IP converged network in India. ... read..


ZeniMax requests injunction against Facebook's Oculus
New York | Tuesday, 2017 12:15:05 PM IST
Weeks after a US court ordered Facebook's virtual reality subsidiary Oculus to pay ZeniMax Media $500 million in damages, the game developer has requested an injunction that could dent sales and usage of Oculus' Rift and Gear VR headsets. ... read..


New Zealand women paying 'motherhood penalty' in wages
Wellington | Tuesday, 2017 12:15:05 PM IST
The New Zealand government and trade unions on Tuesday joined forces to get women the same pay as men, as official figures showed a 17 per cent gap between mothers and fathers. ... read..


F-35 joint strike fighters make Australian debut
Canberra | Tuesday, 2017 12:15:05 PM IST
The Lockheed Martin F-35 joint strike fighters (JSFs) have arrived in Australia for the first time, a media report said on Tuesday. ... read..


Taiwan hopes to share expertise in smart cities, clean energy with India
Taipei | Tuesday, 2017 11:45:04 AM IST
Under its new foreign policy adopted last year, Taiwan hopes to share its expertise with India in areas like smart cities and clean energy, a senior official has said. ... read..


Andhra mulls $1mn prize for best fintech startup
Chennai | Tuesday, 2017 11:15:04 AM IST
The Andhra Pradesh government is planning to offer $1 million as the first prize in a competition for the best business plan submitted by a start-up in the financial technology (fintech) domain, said a senior official here. ... read..


One-day strike hits banking services in Tripura
Agartala | Tuesday, 2017 11:15:04 AM IST
Banking services were badly affected in the Left-ruled Tripura on Tuesday as most of the major banks remained closed due to a nation-wide employees' strike. ... read..


Indian equities indices inch up on buying support
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2017 10:45:04 AM IST
Indian equities markets traded on a flat-to-positive note during the early morning trade session on Tuesday, as healthy buying was witnessed in capital goods, healthcare and consumer durables stocks. ... read..


Nationwide strike brings banking operations to a halt
Chennai | Tuesday, 2017 10:15:04 AM IST
Banking operations across the country came to a halt on Tuesday as 10 lakh bankers staged a strike against the government's "anti-people banking reforms", said a bank union leader. ... read..


Saudi oil company to invest $7 bn in Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur | Tuesday, 2017 9:45:04 AM IST
The oil company Saudi Aramco will invest seven billion dollars in a refinery and petrochemical development project in Malaysia following a deal with Malaysia's Petronas, media reports said on Tuesday. ... read..


Landslides close Jammu-Srinagar highway
Jammu | Tuesday, 2017 9:15:05 AM IST
Landslides on Tuesday forced closure of the Jammu-Srinagar national highway yet again stranding scores of vehicles carrying passengers and goods, a traffic department official said. ... read..


ZTE, Sony launch new devices at Mobile World Congress
Barcelona | Tuesday, 2017 1:15:04 AM IST
Chinese smartphone maker ZTE and Sony on Monday launched their devices at on-going Mobile World Congress (MWC), being held in Spain's northeastern city of Barcelona. ... read..


State Budget 2017-18 fiscal presented in Orissa Legislative Assembly
New Delhi [India] | February 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Finance Minister Pradeep Kumar Amat on Monday presented the State Budget for 2017-18 fiscal in the session of Orissa Legislative Assembly to review several new features after changes made in line with the Union Budget such as merger of non-plan and plan e ... read..


'Digital India' assigned to Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology
New Delhi [India] | February 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEITY) has been assigned the responsibility of implementation and expansion of the Government's 'Digital India' initiative. ... read..


ED arrests 'International Rising' owner Kritika Dahal for money-laundering
New Delhi [India] | February 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Kritika Dahal, Director of Hongkong-based International Rising Limited was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate on charges of money laundering. ... read..


Samsung Group to abolish all groupwide tasks
Seoul | Monday, 2017 8:15:33 PM IST
South Korean electronics giant Samsung is planning to abolish its groupwide tasks and let affiliates independently make business decisions, an official said on Monday. ... read..


Kolkata hospital death: Kin refuse to accept refund, to approach CM
Kolkata | Monday, 2017 8:15:33 PM IST
Refusing to accept the refund from a private hospital for allegedly having refused to release a patient over money, the family of the deceased patient on Monday cleared the bill dues calling for "revenge". ... read..


LIC posts 12.43% growth in total premium income in Apr-Dec
Mumbai | Monday, 2017 8:15:27 PM IST
State-run Life Insurance Corporation of India on Monday said its total premium income grew by 12.43 percent to Rs 1,45,031 crore during the April-December period of the current fiscal as compared to Rs 1,29,001 crore in the same period last year. ... read..


Himachal signs deal with Singapore for developing smart town
Shimla | Monday, 2017 8:15:27 PM IST
The Himachal Pradesh Housing and Urban Development Authority (HIMUDA) on Monday signed a deal with the Singapore government for developing a smart integrated township on the outskirts of Shimla town to decongest the state capital. ... read..


Global cues, outflow of foreign funds pull Indian equities lower (Roundup)
Mumbai | Monday, 2017 8:15:27 PM IST
Broadly negative global cues, outflow of foreign funds and heavy selling pressure witnessed in banking, automobile and capital goods stocks, subdued investors' sentiments and pulled the Indian equities markets lower on Monday. ... read..


Nine bank unions to go on strike on Tuesday (Lead)
Chennai | Monday, 2017 8:15:27 PM IST
An umbrella body of nine bank unions has called a day-long strike on Tuesday to protest the government's "anti-people banking reforms" and to press for compensation to employees for extra work done on account of demonetisation and booking loan defaulters. ... read..


'Made in China' toys to have complete track record
Beijing | Monday, 2017 8:15:27 PM IST
China, the world's largest toy producer and exporter, is building a nationwide traceability system that will verify the safety and quality of products, Xinhua reported on Monday. ... read..


PIA captain, staff get notice for passenger-overloading
Islamabad | Monday, 2017 8:15:27 PM IST
The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has issued notice to a pilot and two other staff members for loading seven extra passengers on a Karachi-Madina flight, officials said on Monday. ... read..


'Banks need to climate-proof $400bn shipping debt'
New Delhi | Monday, 2017 8:15:27 PM IST
A report by two global organisations on Monday said leading banks holding $400 billion of shipping debt are unaware how ill-prepared the maritime industry is in the face of oncoming climate regulations. ... read..


Magma Fincorp plans to sell non-performing assets up to Rs 600 cr
Kolkata | Monday, 2017 8:15:21 PM IST
Asset finance company Magma Fincorp on Monday said it has approved the sale of non-performing assets (NPAs) of the company up to Rs 600 crore in one or more tranches. ... read..


Airtel introduces changes to roaming plans
New Delhi | Monday, 2017 8:15:21 PM IST
Bharti Airtel on Monday announced changes in its domestic and international roaming plans after Reliance Jio offered free voice calls on its domestic network with no local or roaming charges. ... read..


CLMV countries invited to partner in Make in India: Minister
Jaipur | Monday, 2017 8:15:16 PM IST
Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday invited both governments and business communities of CLMV countries -- Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Vietnam -- to actively partner in India's 'Make in India' programme. ... read..


Ferro alloy producers seek protection from cheap Malaysian imports (Lead)
Kolkata | Monday, 2017 8:15:10 PM IST
Amid concerns over cheap imports of ferro alloys from Malaysia, Indian ferro alloy producers on Monday called the Steel Ministry to undertake protective measures. ... read..


Paytm E-commerce launches 'Paytm Mall' online marketplace app
New Delhi | Monday, 2017 8:15:10 PM IST
Paytm E-commerce has announced the launch of its online marketplace app "Paytm Mall" that will enable consumers to shop from 1.4 lakh sellers for millions of products across all categories. ... read..


ICC India recruits new President and Vice President
New Delhi [India] | February 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Subhrakant Panda, Managing Director, Indian Metals and Ferro Alloys Ltd and Jawahar Vadivelu, Chairman, Cameo Corporate Services Limited, have taken over as the President and Vice President of ICC India, respectively, at the conclusion of 86th Annual Gen ... read..


Jaitley opens trading on London Stock Exchange
London [United Kingdom] | February 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Visiting Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley opened trading on the London Stock Exchange on Monday in the presence of British Member of Parliament and UK Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox, India's High Commissioner to the United Kingdom ... read..


Euro Fashion Inners celebrates inner fire and passion with Euro Blaze
New Delhi [India] | February 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
New Delhi [India], Feb. 27 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): Premium inner wear brand, Euro Fashion Inners, announced the launch of Euro Blaze, a new collection of men's brief that celebrates the Inner Fire and Passion of men that drives them towards higher goals ... read..


Factors affecting gold prices in 2017 - Prithviraj Kothari, MD, RSBL
New Delhi [India] | February 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
New Delhi [India], Feb. 27 (ANI-BusinessWire India): Going past the revolutionary Indian Budget 2017, where I did find that some key government initiatives like capping the maximum cash donation to Rs. 2, 000, steps to avoid money laundering and so on are ... read..


Pak government releases over Rs.430 billion for development schemes
Islamabad [Pakistan] | February 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Pakistan government has released over 430 billion rupees for different social sector development projects against a total allocation of 800 billion rupees, the Ministry of Planning release said Monday. ... read..


Paytm launches new online marketplace app - Paytm Mall
New Delhi [India] | February 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
E-commerce major Paytm announced the launch of its Paytm Mall app on Android on Monday. ... read..


Intex Technologies appoints S P Subramanian as AVP - Sales (Mobile)
New Delhi [India] | February 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
In line with the company's continued effort to strengthen and professionalize its management for achieving accelerated growth and business excellence, Intex Technologies, one of the leading consumer electronics major, has appointed S P Subramanian as Assi ... read..


Droom's Orange Book Value crosses 100 million queries within 14 months of launch
New Delhi [India] | February 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Droom, India's pioneering online automobile transactional marketplace, is riding high on the success of its Orange Book Value (OBV), an algorithm-based benchmark pricing engine, which has received over 100 million queries in 14 months. ... read..


Cryptocurrency industry collaborates to create awareness on Bitcoin trade
New Delhi [India] | February 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Bitcoin start-ups Zebpay, Unocoin, Coinsecure and Searchtrade jointly launched Digital Asset and Blockchain Foundation of India (DABFI) for the orderly and transparent growth of virtual currency market. ... read..


Airtel declares war on roaming; announces zero data roaming charges
New Delhi [India] | February 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
India's largest telecommunications services provider Bharti Airtel on Monday announced radical changes in its value proposition for domestic and international roaming as the customers will now be able to carry their numbers across India and the world and ... read..


'Bad bank a bad idea, bankers to strike work on Tuesday'
Chennai | Monday, 2017 4:45:04 PM IST
The All India Bank Employees' Association (AIBEA) has called a country-side strike on Tuesday to demand the recovery of bad loans and criminal action against wilful defaulters -- rather than creating a separate enetity to handle this. ... read..


Alternative trade accord talks begin in Japan
Tokyo | Monday, 2017 4:45:04 PM IST
The 16 Asia-Pacific countries of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) on Monday began a new round of meetings in Japan with an aim to build a free trade area to substitute the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). ... read..


Samsung announces commercial 5G products portfolio
Barcelona | Monday, 2017 4:45:04 PM IST
Samsung Electronics unveiled its end-to-end portfolio of 5G mobile network products and solutions for 2017 that will provide foundation for the first commercial 5G network launches expected in 2018. ... read..


SIDBI approves request from 9 funds for Rs 300 crore
New Delhi | Monday, 2017 4:45:04 PM IST
The Small Industries Development Bank of India's (SIDBI) Venture Capital Investment Committee (VCIC) has approved requests from nine funds aggregating Rs 300 crore, an official here said. ... read..


China to add 30,000 km to railway network
Beijing | Monday, 2017 4:45:04 PM IST
China on Monday said its domestic railway railway system is expected to grow by 30,000 kilometres before 2020. ... read..


Ferro alloy producers seek protection from cheap Malaysian imports
Kolkata | Monday, 2017 4:45:04 PM IST
Amid concerns over cheap imports of ferro alloys from Malaysia, Indian ferro alloy producers on Monday called for protective measures from the Steel Ministry. ... read..


Apollo Munich Health Insurance expands its bancassurance channel with Dena Bank
New Delhi [India] | February 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
New Delhi [India], Feb 27 (ANI-NewsVoir): Leading stand alone health insurer, Apollo Munich Health Insurance is expanding its footprint across the country with its latest bancassurance tie up with state-owned Dena Bank, to distribute customized health ins ... read..


Negative global cues pull Indian equities lower (Second Lead)
Mumbai | Monday, 2017 4:15:05 PM IST
Broadly negative global cues, coupled with a weak rupee and heavy selling pressure witnessed in banking, automobile and capital goods stocks, subdued investors' sentiments and pulled the Indian equities markets lower on Monday. ... read..


Seoul to speed up THAAD deployment process
Seoul | Monday, 2017 4:15:04 PM IST
South Korea will speed up the process of deploying the US missile shield on its soil after the Lotte Group on Monday gave the green light to a land swap contract with the Defence Ministry. ... read..


Saavn launches Artist Originals, sets tone for Indian Hip-Hop
New Delhi [India] | February 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Music streaming service Saavn, today announced its expansion into original music with the worldwide release of 'Azaad Hu Mai,' a genre-defining track from underground hip-hop artist, Naezy. ... read..


Vivek Chaand Sehgal awarded EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2016
New Delhi [India] | February 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
New Delhi [India], Feb. 27 (ANI-BusinessWire India): Vivek Chaand Sehgal of the Motherson Sumi Systems Limited (MSSL), the flagship company of Samvardhana Motherson Group (SMG), was today named the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2016. ... read..


London Stock Exchange merger under threat
London | Monday, 2017 3:15:05 PM IST
The 24.5-billion-pound ($30 billion) merger of the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and its German counterpart Deutsche Boerse could collapse after the LSE said the deal was unlikely to be approved by the European Commission (EC), the media reported on Monday. ... read..


Karnataka can attract 15 cr domestic tourists by 2019: Assocham
Bengaluru | Monday, 2017 3:15:05 PM IST
Industry body Assocham on Monday said Karnataka must promote more inclusive tourism policies to attract over 15 crore domestic tourists and about 10 lakh foreign travellers by 2019. ... read..


Debjani Ghosh to quit Intel India
New Delhi | Monday, 2017 3:15:05 PM IST
Debjani Ghosh, Managing Director and Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Intel South Asia, will leave Intel by March-end and Prakash Mallya -- currently Director for Intel's Datacentre Group in Asia -- will take over, the company announced on Monday. ... read..


Seclore's enterprise rights management solution adds usability innovations
New Delhi [India] | February 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
New Delhi [India], Feb 27 (ANI-NewsVoir): Seclore, the leader in Enterprise Rights Management (ERM), today announced the latest release of its flagship data-centric security Solution. New capabilities offered provide a more seamless experience for both th ... read..


American Express launches 'Buyer Initiated Payments' to eliminate cheque, draft payments
New Delhi [India] | February 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Global leader in payment solutions American Express on Monday announced the launch of Buyer Initiated Payments (BIP), an electronic payment platform linked to corporate card that reduces processing costs and offers extended payment terms compared to tradi ... read..


Edible oil imports likely to continue despite higher oilseeds production
New Delhi | Monday, 2017 2:45:05 PM IST
Even as the Union Agriculture Ministry has reported a record 25 percent hike in the production of oilseeds, the country's goal of attain self sufficiency in edible oil will remain a far cry from reality -- for at least half-a-decade. ... read..


China aims at cooperation in gaming along Belt and Road
Shanghai | Monday, 2017 2:45:05 PM IST
China will push international cooperation in the cartoon and game industry in countries along the Belt and Road Initiative, the media reported. ... read..


Nokia's Snake game available on Messenger
Barcelona | Monday, 2017 2:45:05 PM IST
Finnish company HMD Global, which will produce Nokia-branded mobile phones and tablets, announced on Monday that a new version of its iconic game Snake was now available for Messenger as part of Facebook's Instant Games cross-platform experience. ... read..


SHEROES, Simplilearn tie-up to help women up-skill through online certification courses
New Delhi [India] | February 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
SHEROES, the world's largest community of women, today announced that it has entered into an alliance with Simplilearn, one of the world's leading certification training providers. ... read..


Grab the latest Gillette Venue Breeze now only at Purplle.com
New Delhi [India] | February 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
New Delhi [India], Feb 27 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): Purplle.com launched in 2012, grew to becoming India's largest beauty product and service destination in under five years. Founded by IITians Manish Taneja and Rahul Dash, it was created to make beauty pr ... read..


Equities trade flat on global cues, selling pressure (Lead)
Mumbai | Monday, 2017 2:15:05 PM IST
Indian equities markets traded on a flat note during the mid-afternoon trade session on Monday as negative global cues and heavy selling pressure witnessed in banking, automobile and capital goods stocks subdued investors' sentiments. ... read..


BenQ unveils new video post-production monitors
New Delhi | Monday, 2017 2:15:05 PM IST
Taipei-based technology major BenQ on Monday launched PV3200PT and PV270 high-end PV series monitors for advanced cinematic and video post-production for Rs 140,000 and Rs 125,000 respectively. ... read..


HPE, Tata to build largest IoT network in India
Barcelona | Monday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST
At the ongoing Mobile World Congress here, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) on Monday announced that it was working with Tata Communications to support the rollout of India's first LoRaWAN (LoRa)-based network. ... read..


Yamuna Expressway becomes death highway with 548 fatalties in 5 years
Agra | Monday, 2017 1:15:04 PM IST
With an alarming rise in fatal accidents on the Rs 13,000 crore ($2 billion), 165-km long Yamuna Expressway -- 548 in 5 years -- questions are again being raised on its flawed design and the suitability of concrete roads to Indian environmental conditions ... read..


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