Saturday, August 18, 2018

Oil prices rises after sharp declines
New York | Saturday, 2018 3:15:04 AM IST
Oil prices continued to rise slightly on Friday after slumping over 2 per cent earlier this week. ... read..

US sanctions Myanmar military personnel, units over human rights abuse
Washington | Saturday, 2018 2:45:04 AM IST
The US Treasury Department on Friday announced to sanction four commanders and two military units in Myanmar, accusing them of being related with human rights abuse cases in the country. ... read..

HAL becomes first PSU to transact on TReDS: RXIL
Mumbai | Friday, 2018 10:45:06 PM IST
The Receivables Exchange of India (RXIL) on Friday said Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) has become the first public sector enterprise to make a transaction on the "TReDS platform". ... read..

Airlines asked to mount additional flights to Kerala, cap maximum air fares
New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram | Friday, 2018 10:45:06 PM IST
The civil aviation regulator DGCA (Directorate General of Civil Aviation) has asked domestic airlines to mount additional flights to and from Kerala with a cap on the maximum fare. ... read..

Ashok Leyland bags order for 300 double decker buses from Bangladesh
New Delhi/Chennai | Friday, 2018 10:15:05 PM IST
Commercial vehicle major Ashok Leyland on Friday said that it has bagged an order for 300 double decker buses from the Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation (BRTC). ... read..

Working on rescheduling Mamata's visit to China: Envoy
Kolkata | Friday, 2018 9:45:05 PM IST
Chinese Consul General in Kolkata Ma Zhanwu on Friday said West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's trip to that counrty earlier this year got cancelled due to "technical problems" from the Chinese side and revealed that they are working on rescheduli ... read..

RBI's efforts to stabilise rupee hit country's forex reserves: Experts (Lead)
Mumbai | Friday, 2018 9:45:04 PM IST
A strong US dollar and subsequent interventions by the country's central bank to stabilise the rupee drained over $1.80 billion from India's foreign exchange (forex) reserves, analysts said on Friday. ... read..

Air Deccan to commence Nashik-Ahmedabad flight from September
Mumbai | Friday, 2018 9:15:05 PM IST
Passenger carrier Air Deccan on Friday said that it will commence a new flight service between Nashik and Ahmedabad under the regional air connectivity UDAN scheme from next month. ... read..

Vedanta lauds SC asking NGT to decide on Sterlite plant
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 9:15:05 PM IST
Mining major Vedanta on Friday welcomed the Supreme Court's decision not to entertain the Tamil Nadu government's plea against the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order allowing the company access to the administrative unit inside its subsidiary Sterlite Co ... read..

Railways sends drinking water wagons to flood-hit Kerala
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 8:45:07 PM IST
With Kerala reeling under one of the worst floods, Indian Railways on Friday sent over 2.8 lakh liter of drinking water to the state through wagons and also bottled water. ... read..

Tuticorin plant: Sc asks NGT to decide matter on merit
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 8:15:06 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain the Tamil Nadu government's plea against an NGT order to permit mining major Vedanta to access the company's administrative office inside its Sterlite copper smelting plant at Tuticorin. ... read..

Bengal to add over 2000 mw of power capacity in next 5 years
Kolkata | Friday, 2018 7:45:04 PM IST
West Bengal, which has been incorporating the latest technologies to reduce transmission and distribution losses, is expecting to add over 2,000 megawatt (mw) of power in the next five years including 300 mw of solar power, a state minister said on Friday ... read..

New Mineral Policy in two months: Mines Ministry
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 7:45:04 PM IST
The government is giving final touches to the draft National Mineral Policy and is likely to announce it within two months, a Mines Ministry official said on Friday. ... read..

Indian foundry units use sensors and reclaimed sand in production
Chennai | Friday, 2018 7:45:04 PM IST
One of the emerging trends in the Indian foundry industry is that some players have started using sensors and data analytics to optimise the use of materials and also reclamation of used sand, said an official of industry body, the Institute of Indian Fou ... read..

ICCPL, India's leading PR agency posts 43% YoY rise in Q1
New Delhi [India] | August 17, 2018 7:41:37 PM IST
New Delhi [India], Aug 17 (BusinessWire-India): Integrated Centre for Consultancy Pvt. Ltd. (ICCPL), is a leading PR agency headquartered in Delhi NCR, and with a pan India network, has posted Year-on-Year (YoY) rise of 43 percent in revenue for June quar ... read.. setting benchmark by rendering speedy same day delivery services
New Delhi [India] | August 17, 2018 7:41:33 PM IST
New Delhi [India], Aug 17 (BusinessWire-India): After amazing the people with unique and fabulous varieties of Rakhi for brother and Rakhi gifts collection, is all set to cheer up customers again by enabling them with Rakhi same day deliv ... read..

Global cues lift equity indices; Nifty closes at record level (Roundup)
Mumbai | Friday, 2018 7:15:04 PM IST
Investor sentiments in the Indian equity market firmed up on Friday with the NSE Nifty50 ending at a record closing level, following broadly positive cues in the global markets. ... read..

India's forex reserves deplete by over $1.80 bn
Mumbai | Friday, 2018 7:15:04 PM IST
India's foreign exchange (Forex) reserves plunged by $1.82 billion during the week ended August 10, official data showed on Friday. ... read..

Nalco signs MoU with Hariprasad Chaurasia's trust for industry-culture interface
Bhubaneswar | Friday, 2018 6:45:06 PM IST
National Aluminium Company Limited (Nalco) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Vrindaban Gurukul Trust of flute maestro Padma Vibhushan Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia for the promotion of art and culture. ... read..

Bangladesh looks to increase power import from India
Kolkata | Friday, 2018 6:15:06 PM IST
Bangladesh, which is importing around 700 megawatt (mw) of power from India, is looking to ramp up its electricity import from the country, an official of the neighbouring nation said here on Friday. ... read..

Logitech donates Hindi keyboards to 100 UP schools
Lucknow | Friday, 2018 6:15:05 PM IST
Aiming to bridge the digital divide in the country, Logitech --global mouse and keyboards making firm -- on Friday donated Devanagiri-enabled Hindi keyboards to 100 schools in Uttar Pradesh. ... read..

Innovative startups to look out for in the blockchain space
New Delhi [India] | August 17, 2018 6:11:34 PM IST
Blockchain technology is a virtual ledger which enables developers to record real-time transactions across borders. This possibility allows developers to use this game-changing technology across sectors innovatively. ... read..

DVC plans 1,500mw pumped storage facility, to cost Rs 5,200 cr
Kolkata | Friday, 2018 5:45:04 PM IST
The Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) is planning to set up a 1,500mw pumped storage facility in Jahrkhand's Bokaro at an estimated cost of Rs 5,200 crore, an official said on Friday. ... read..

Will invest in technologies, target small town hotels: MakeMyTrip
Chennai | Friday, 2018 5:45:04 PM IST
Nasdaq-listed India's leading online travel company MakeMyTrip Limited will be investing in technologies such as artificial intelligence, voice, chatbots and others and target hotels in smaller Indian towns to grow its hotel reservations business, said a ... read..

Vahan announces AI-driven assistant on WhatsApp to automate recruitment
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India] | August 17, 2018 5:41:26 PM IST
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Aug 17 (NewsVoir): Vahan, a Bengaluru-based company, has built an AI-driven virtual assistant integrated with WhatsApp that helps businesses automate various aspects of workforce engagement. To apply for a job, a candidate s ... read..

Nifty sets new closing high on firm global cues; Sensex ends near 38,000 (Second Lead)
Mumbai | Friday, 2018 5:15:07 PM IST
Broadly positive global cues lifted the key Indian equity indices on Friday with the NSE Nifty50 ending at a record closing high of 11,470.75 points. ... read..

5 platforms making millenials future ready
New Delhi [India] | August 17, 2018 5:11:38 PM IST
Millennials have been the talk of the business world in recent years. Thousands of articles have been written in an attempt to explore their needs and educate managers on how to properly manage this generation of workers. ... read..

Swear by these apps if you are an unplanned traveler
New Delhi [India] | August 17, 2018 4:41:35 PM IST
Let's face it, there is not a lot of help when it comes spontaneous traveling in the country. ... read..

Samsung tops India premium smartphone market in 2018 first half (Lead)
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 4:15:08 PM IST
South Korean giant Samsung dominated the premium smartphone segment in India in the first half of 2018 grabbing almost half the market share, a new report said on Friday. ... read..

Samsung India set to launch new Galaxy A premium smartphone
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 4:15:08 PM IST
Samsung India is set to refresh its popular Galaxy A series with a new dual rear camera smartphone this month which will be a premium device in the Rs 30,000 and above price segment. ... read..

Conduent appoints Nikhil Nayab as Global Head of Blockchain
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 4:15:08 PM IST
US-based business process services company Conduent Incorporated has appointed Nikhil Nayab as the company's Global Head of Blockchain. ... read..

Russian engine oil bags American Petroleum Institute license
Moscow | Friday, 2018 3:45:06 PM IST
Russia's state-owned gas major Gazprom's oil business subsidiary Gazpromneft-Lubricants announced on Friday that it has become the first Russian company to get the American Petroleum Institute's "API SN Plus" license for its motor oil product. ... read..

Global information security spending to exceed $124 bn in 2019
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 3:15:06 PM IST
Global spending on information security products and services is forecast to grow 8.7 per cent to reach $124 billion in 2019, a new report has said. ... read..

Epson sold 30 mn InkTank Inkjet printers globally
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 3:15:06 PM IST
The cumulative global sales of Japanese electronics company Epson's high-capacity InkTank inkjet printers have crossed 30 million units, the company announced on Friday. ... read..

Global cues lift equity indices; ITC hits 52-week high (Lead)
Mumbai | Friday, 2018 2:45:06 PM IST
Firm global cues lifted the key Indian equity indices on Friday with the benchmark S&P BSE Sensex rising around 300 points. ... read..

164 dead in Kerala floods, massive rescue underway (Lead)
Thiruvananthapuram | Friday, 2018 2:45:06 PM IST
More than a dozen helicopters, hundreds of defence personnel, NDRF teams and ordinary fishermen with their motor boats on Friday launched a massive rescue operation in Kerala as rains subsided but the death toll touched 164 in 10 days. ... read..

Google search engine in China at exploratory stage: Sundar Pichai
San Francisco | Friday, 2018 2:45:06 PM IST
Facing backlash from employees for its reported plan to enter China with a censored version of its search engine, Google CEO Sundar Pichai addressed them in an internal meeting and informed that the project, called Dragonfly, was at an exploratory stage, ... read..

Samsung dominates India's premium smartphone segment in H1 2018
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 2:15:06 PM IST
Samsung dominated the premium smartphone segment in India in the first half of 2018 with almost half the market share, a new report from CyberMedia Research (CMR) said on Friday. ... read..

Rupee weakens in forward trade to Rs 70.10 per dollar (Lead correcting earlier story)
Mumbai | Friday, 2018 2:15:06 PM IST
Rupee weakened marginally in the Non-Deliverable Forward or the overseas markets on Friday. ... read..

Paytm Mall targets USD 10 Bn annual gross sales by March 2019
New Delhi [India] | August 17, 2018 2:11:35 PM IST
Paytm Mall, owned by Paytm E-commerce Pvt Ltd., has ramped-up its efforts to expand their business with a three-fold rise in the annual gross sales, with a target to achieve USD 10 billion mark by March 2019. ... read.. obtains High Court injunction against websites misrepresenting its brands
New Delhi [India] | August 17, 2018 2:11:26 PM IST
The Madras High Court granted injunction in favor of against matrimony websites namely, and for violation of the trademark "tamilmatrimony" and its domain name. ... read..

Indian women- trump card to double-digit GDP: Rajiv Ranjan Singh
New Delhi [India] | August 17, 2018 1:41:46 PM IST
New Delhi [India], Aug 17 (Businesswire-India): Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently quoted at an event that 'financially empowered women are a bulwark against societal evils.' Rajiv Ranjan Singh, CEO, Karvy Stock Broking Ltd seconds his opinion and so d ... read..

Railways' glass-top coach in Kashmir - all dressed up and nowhere to go
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 1:15:06 PM IST
Awaiting the return of normalcy -- as well as tourists -- in the Kashmir Valley, an indigenously-built vistadome (glass-top) railway coach, though ready to run, has been docked at Badgam station for months. ... read..

Soon, WhatsApp backups won't eat into your Google Drive space
San Francisco | Friday, 2018 12:45:06 PM IST
Google is making life easy for WhatsApp users as starting this November, 1.5 billion users of this popular instant messaging platform will be able to back up their data on Google Drive without worrying about storage space. ... read..

Reserve Bank of Australia warns of drought impact
Canberra | Friday, 2018 12:15:07 PM IST
The Reserve Bank of Australia on Friday warned of the impact of an ongoing drought, one of the worst in recent decades, on the country's economy. ... read..

Teenager Apple fan hacks into its secure systems
Sydney | Friday, 2018 12:15:07 PM IST
An Australian teenager pleaded guilty to charges of hacking into Apple's secure systems and said that he was a fan of the technology giant and hoped to work there one day, the media reported. ... read..

Hundreds of smart homes in India at risk of leaking data: Avast
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 11:45:06 AM IST
Hundreds of smart homes and businesses in India are at risk of leaking data due to misconfiguration of a protocol used to interconnect and control smart home devices via smart home hubs, warns new research from global cybersecurity company Avast. ... read..

KREO Design & Innovation extends brand identity program of Sterling Holidays
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India] | August 17, 2018 11:41:31 AM IST
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Aug 17 (Businesswire-India): KREO Design, a multi-disciplinary design firm based out of Bengaluru, was entrusted to develop an extended brand identity program for Sterling Holidays. From the brand guideline to graphic and br ... read..

Walmart's share price soars due to strong revenue gains
New York | Friday, 2018 3:15:04 AM IST
Walmart's share price soared on Thursday as investors focused on the retail giant's strong quarterly revenue gains and shrugged off a net loss linked to the sale of a majority stake in its Brazilian unit. ... read..

Trump's military parade estimated to cost $92 mn
Washington | Friday, 2018 2:45:04 AM IST
US President Donald Trump's military parade is estimated to cost 92 million dollars, according to a CNBC report on Thursday, quoting an anonymous US defence official. ... read..

Kerala hikes liquor excise to collect revenue for flood relief
Thiruvananthapuram | Thursday, 2018 11:15:05 PM IST
Even as Kerala grapples with its worst floods in nearly a century, Finance Minister Thomas Issac on Thursday announced a hike in excise duty on liquor to raise additional funds for relief and rehabilitation of the affected. ... read..

Mercedes-Benz India to increase prices by up to 4% across models
Mumbai | Thursday, 2018 11:15:05 PM IST
Luxury automobile manufacturer Mercedes-Benz India on Thursday announced a price rise by up to 4 per cent across models. ... read..

Vajpayee piloted second generation of economic reforms: India Inc
New Delhi | Thursday, 2018 11:15:05 PM IST
Indian industry paid rich tributes to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee following his demise on Thursday, saying the iconic BJP leader ushered in the second generation of economic reforms that promoted India's rapid growth. ... read..

Environment report for redevelopment project copy-pasted, expert tells HC
New Delhi | Thursday, 2018 10:15:05 PM IST
Several portions of the Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) report which cleared the redevelopment of a residential project here was copy-pasted from an EIA report seeking clearance for a Tamil Nadu mine, an expert told the Delhi High Court on Friday. ... read..

NCL Veka commissions uPVC extrusion facility in Telangana
Hyderabad | Thursday, 2018 10:15:05 PM IST
NCL Veka has commissioned its new uPVC extrusion facility in Telangana to cater to the increasing demand for uPVC windows profiles in India and exports. ... read..

Trade deficit depreciates Indian rupee to a fresh low; closes at 70.16 (Roundup)
New Delhi/Mumbai | Thursday, 2018 9:15:05 PM IST
A wider trade deficit, along with outflow of foreign funds pulled the Indian rupee to a fresh record intra-day and closing low on Thursday. ... read..

RBI Governor Urjit Patel launches UPI 2.0
Mumbai | Thursday, 2018 9:15:05 PM IST
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor, Urjit Patel on Thursday launched the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) 2.0 developed by the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI). ... read..

Big C targets Rs 1,500 cr turnover this fiscal
Hyderabad | Thursday, 2018 9:15:05 PM IST
Leading mobile retail chain Big C has set a target of 40 per cent growth during the current financial year to cross a Rs 1,500 crore turnover. ... read..

Bengal's Left to launch movement against 'anti-people policies'
Kolkata | Thursday, 2018 9:15:05 PM IST
Protesting against the anti-people policies of the state and the centre, the left wing mass organisations in West Bengal will hold a 24-day march across the state in September, pushing for an eight-point charter of demands including remunerative prices fo ... read..

Risks to inflation remain, trade war can impact exports: RBI's MPC
Mumbai | Thursday, 2018 9:15:04 PM IST
The RBI hiked its key lending rate by 25 basis points for the second time in a row saying upside risks to inflation remain elevated in view of factors such as minimum support price (MSP) for farmers, oil price, monsoon, and GST, minutes of the August Mo ... read..

Turkish firms cancel iPhone orders amid US products boycott
Istanbul | Thursday, 2018 8:45:04 PM IST
Turkey's biggest mobile phone importing companies have cancelled their iPhone orders as Turkish citizens join a move to boycott US products. ... read..

Record low rupee subdues equity indices; banking stocks fall (Roundup)
Mumbai | Thursday, 2018 8:15:04 PM IST
Sentiments in the Indian equity market weakened on Thursday with the rupee hitting fresh lows. ... read..

Cochin Naval air base gets nod for commercial operations
Kochi | Thursday, 2018 7:45:04 PM IST
The Central government on Thursday agreed to open the Cochin Naval air base for commercial operations following a request by the Kerala government, officials said. ... read..

GAIL awards contract for 108 km of Barauni-Guwahati gas pipeline
Guwahati | Thursday, 2018 7:15:05 PM IST
GAIL (India) Limited has awarded the first contract for purchase of 108 km 24-inch diameter line pipes under the Barauni-Guwahati segment of the Jagdishpur-Haldia and Bokaro-Dhamra Natural Gas Pipeline (JHBDPL) project. ... read..

Turkish lira on track for third straight gain against dollar
New York | Thursday, 2018 6:45:12 PM IST
Turkish lira rose for a third straight session against the US dollar on Thursday, suggesting further stabilization in the currency just days after it tumbled to a record low. ... read..

Anand Stanley appointed to head Airbus India from October
New Delhi | Thursday, 2018 6:45:12 PM IST
Global aerospace major Airbus has appointed Anand E. Stanley as President and Managing Director of the company's India subsidiary. ... read..

N. Korea sanctions: Russia ponders retaliatory measures against US
Moscow | Thursday, 2018 6:45:12 PM IST
Russia was considering its response on Thursday to the US' expansion of sanctions against Moscow companies over their links to North Korea, the country's deputy Foreign Minister said. ... read..

Maruti Suzuki increases price across models
New Delhi | Thursday, 2018 6:45:12 PM IST
Automobile major Maruti Suzuki India on Thursday increased prices by up to Rs 6,100 across all models (ex-showroom - Delhi). ... read..

Policybazaar Group appoints CEO, COO for its HealthTech Venture
New Delhi [India] | August 16, 2018 6:41:36 PM IST
New Delhi [India], Aug 16 (NewsVoir): ETechAces Marketing & Consulting Pvt. Ltd. (PolicyBazaar Group), which owns India's leading insurtech brand, and India's leading lending marketplace,, has named Ashish Gupta, as th ... read..

TikTok celebrates India's 72nd #independenceday
New Delhi [India] | August 16, 2018 6:41:33 PM IST
New Delhi [India], Aug 16 (NewsVoir): TikTok (previously known as along with a vibrant base of users worldwide, marked India's 72nd Independence Day. TikTok users, in India showed their patriotism by posting videos with filters and trending ha ... read..

ATMA celebrates Independence Day with Freedom from Worn-out Tyres campaign
New Delhi [India] | August 16, 2018 6:41:28 PM IST
New Delhi [India], Aug 16 (NewsVoir): Automotive Tyre Manufacturers Association (ATMA), premier industry body of 11 large tyre companies, connected with motorists on Independence Day through a specially designed campaign #FreedomFromWornOutTyres. ... read..

Max Life Insurance leads the industry with most loyal customer base
New Delhi [India] | August 16, 2018 6:41:28 PM IST
New Delhi [India], Aug 16 (NewsVoir): Max Life Insurance, one of the leading life insurance companies in India, has been ranked one in the independent survey on customer loyalty conducted by Kantar IMRB. ... read..

Credit Bank of Moscow only Russian company in Forbes list
Moscow | Thursday, 2018 5:45:05 PM IST
Private sector Credit Bank of Moscow on Thursday announced that it has become the only Russian company to feature in the US magazine Forbes Growth Champions List this year. ... read..

Airtel Payments Bank, Bharti Axa tie up to offer insurance under PMJJBY
New Delhi | Thursday, 2018 5:45:04 PM IST
Airtel Payments Bank on Thursday said it has tied up with Bharti Axa Life Insurance to offer the bank's customers insurance cover under the Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY). ... read..

Idea Cellular hopes to improve services with Nokia's Cloud tech
New Delhi | Thursday, 2018 5:45:04 PM IST
As part of its digitalisation strategy to meet increasing data demand and mobile broadband growth, telecom major Idea Cellular has entered into an agreement with Nokia to deploy the Finnish information technology company's Cloud-native core technology in ... read..

Nitstone Finserv appoints 3 new independent directors to board
New Delhi [India] | August 16, 2018 5:41:32 PM IST
New Delhi [India], Aug 16 (NewsVoir): Nitstone Finserv, a digital lending platform which facilitates quick and hassle-free loans has obtained approval to start operations of NBFC Business in India. ... read..

Senior Chinese delegation to visit US over trade row
Beijing | Thursday, 2018 5:15:04 PM IST
A senior Chinese delegation led by Vice Minister of Commerce Wang Shouwen will visit the US for trade talks later this month, it was announced here on Thursday. ... read..

Rupee moving towards its natural value: NITI Aayog
New Delhi | Thursday, 2018 5:15:04 PM IST
As rupee continued to fall to new record lows on Thursday, NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar said the Indian currency was overvalued and is moving towards its real value, and that it will not hurt the Indian economy. ... read..

Equity indices end in red as rupee tests new low (Second Lead)
Mumbai | Thursday, 2018 4:45:05 PM IST
The key Indian equity indices closed in the red on Thursday as investor sentiments weakened following broadly negative global cues and a weak Indian rupee. ... read..

PhonePe to facilitate convenient payments on IRCTC app
New Delhi [India] | August 16, 2018 4:11:31 PM IST
India's fastest growing payments platform, PhonePe on Thursday announced entering into a partnership with Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) to facilitate convenient, fast and secure payments through PhonePe on the IRCTC Rail connect ... read..

5 digital platforms providing unbelievable loan products
New Delhi [India] | August 16, 2018 4:11:26 PM IST
Loans, a dull segment is flashed up with the uniqueness of the new online trending platforms making it convenient process for customers to meet their daily financial requirements. ... read..

AIAMA conducts business sustenance workshop for Small Raw Bathi Manufacturers
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India] | August 16, 2018 4:11:24 PM IST
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Aug 16 (NewsVoir): All India Agarbathi Manufacturers Association (AIAMA) conducted a workshop "Indian Raw Bathi - How to Survive and Thrive in a competitive World" to provide training to raw bathi manufacturers in Bengaluru. ... read..

Square Yards targets USD 100 mn sales at Independence Day mega carnival across 16 cities
Gurugram (Haryana) [India] | August 16, 2018 3:11:33 PM IST
Gurugram (Haryana) [India], Aug 16 (Businesswire-India): In what can be called the biggest property buying extravaganza, India's largest PropTech player, Square Yards will be helping potential home buyers in 16 cities chose their dream home this Independe ... read..

IMG Reliance expands fashion business with launch of 'The Voice of Fashion'
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] | August 16, 2018 3:11:33 PM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 16 (NewsVoir): IMG Reliance announced its foray into new media with the launch of fashion digital destination 'The Voice of Fashion'. ... read..

Max Bupa generates 41% higher prospects with Zapr's innovative TV-to-Mobile technology
Bengaluru (Karnatakaa) [India] | August 16, 2018 3:11:33 PM IST
Bengaluru (Karnatakaa) [India], Aug 16 (Businesswire-India): Max Bupa, India's premium health insurance brand, launched a new product 'GoActive' earlier this year. ... read..

Khan Academy unveils LearnStorm India, a nationwide inter-school challenge
New Delhi [India] | August 16, 2018 3:11:33 PM IST
New Delhi [India], Aug 16 (NewsVoir): Khan Academy launches LearnStorm India (, a free, six-week online learning challenge for grades 3-12. ... read..

The Farm at San Benito, Philippines - a new wellness destination for Indians
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] | August 16, 2018 1:41:28 PM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 16 (NewsVoir): In a world of increasing concern over living healthy and being fit, Indians are opting for wellness holidays that will address their combined goals for travel, experience and wellbeing. ... read..

CSS Corp wins Gold Stevie & Silver Stevie at 2018 International Business Awards
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India] | August 16, 2018 1:41:28 PM IST
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Aug 16 (Businesswire-India): CSS Corp, a new-age IT services and technology support company, today announced that it has won a Gold Stevie and a Silver Stevie at 2018 International Business Awards. ... read..

Facebook birthday fundraisers raise $300 mn in 1st year
San Francisco | Thursday, 2018 12:15:05 PM IST
Facebook birthday fundraisers, a feature that allows users to raise funds for the causes they care about and donate it to nonprofit organisations, raked in more than $300 million in the first year, the company has said. ... read..

Depreciating rupee will kill small businesses: Mamata
Kolkata | Thursday, 2018 12:15:05 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said the devalued rupee will lead to increase of oil import bills and small businesses will be killed further post the demonetisation. ... read..

Apple faces antitrust action in Japan: Report
Tokyo | Thursday, 2018 12:15:05 PM IST
Apple allegedly pressured Yahoo Japan to quash a game platform that offered competition to the App Store, prompting regulators in Japan to initiate an investigation, Nikkei Asian Review reported on Thursday. ... read..

When the daughter becomes an author before the mother
Mumbai [India] | August 16, 2018 12:11:28 PM IST
Mother daughter collaborations in literature occupy a very special place. There are mothers and daughters who have co-authored books. There are mothers who wrote first, and their daughters followed in their footsteps. ... read..

Rupee hits fresh record low of 70.22 against US Dollar
New Delhi [India] | August 16, 2018 12:11:28 PM IST
Hitting a fresh record low, the Indian Rupee on Thursday fell 29 opened at 70.22 versus the US dollar. ... read..

India's first Humboldt Penguin born in Mumbai Zoo
Mumbai | Thursday, 2018 11:45:04 AM IST
Nature lovers were thrilled as India's first Humboldt Penguin chick was hatched at the Mumbai Zoo, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) officially announced here on Thursday. ... read..

Trade deficit, global cues reduce rupee to record low; slight recovery (Second Lead)
Mumbai | Thursday, 2018 11:45:04 AM IST
A wider trade deficit, along with outflow of foreign funds and global cues weakened the Indian rupee to a fresh record low during the morning session on Thursday. ... read..

Rupee devalues to record low near 70.20 (Lead)
Mumbai | Thursday, 2018 11:15:04 AM IST
Wider trade deficit, along with recent outflow of foreign funds, weakened the Indian rupee to a fresh record low during the early morning trade session on Thursday. ... read..

Indian start-up SigTuple selected for Google Demo Day Asia final
New Delhi | Thursday, 2018 10:45:04 AM IST
Bengaluru-based health technology start-up SigTuple has been selected among the top 10 finalists to participate in Google's Demo Day Asia, scheduled to take place in Shanghai in September. ... read..

Alexa, Cortana integration now available for public preview
San Francisco | Thursday, 2018 10:45:04 AM IST
Taking on Apple Siri and Google Assistant, Microsoft has started rolling out public preview of an integration between its virtual assistant Cortana and Amazon Alexa. ... read..

Rupee devalues to record low beyond 70.20
Mumbai | Thursday, 2018 10:15:05 AM IST
The rupee devalued further on Thursday falling to new record low beyond Rs 70.20 against the dollar. ... read..

'Too slow' in preventing hate speech in Myanmar: Facebook
San Francisco | Thursday, 2018 10:15:05 AM IST
The ethnic violence in Myanmar is horrific and we have been "too slow" to prevent the spread of misinformation and hate speech on our platform, Facebook acknowledged on Thursday. ... read..

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