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GSK Consumer Healthcare appoints Filippo Lanzi as Asia Pacific head
Gurugram (Haryana) [India] | January 16, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
GSK Consumer Healthcare on Tuesday announced the appointment of Filippo Lanzi as regional head of Asia Pacific, a geography composed of 23 countries. ... read..


Railway stations in south India cleanest, reveals ixigo
New Delhi [India] | January 16, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
New Delhi [India], Jan 16 (ANI-NewsVoir): Railways is the most popular means of transport in India that carries a daily ridership of 25+ million from across the country. Data from leading travel marketplace ixigo suggests, around 40 percent of the highest ... read..


GST meeting on Jan 18, will discuss real-estate
New Delhi [India] | January 16, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
An important Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council meet ahead of the Union Budget is scheduled on January 18. According to sources, discussion of real estate inclusion in GST is the key agenda of this meeting. ... read..


On first anniversary of HTTPS.IN Adweb Technologies celebrates with Comodo tie-up
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] | January 16, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Jan 16 (ANI-BusinessWire India): HTTPS.IN India's first internet web security marketplace on Tuesday celebrated twelve successful months of enhancing the security of over a thousand new Indian online businesses. ... read..


Patanjali won't enter into partnerships with global firms: Ramdev
New Delhi [India] | January 16, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Yoga guru Ramdev on Tuesday said he has no plans to enter into partnerships with any international company, as he doesn't support the idea of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). ... read..


Schneider Electric appoints Mohan Somasi as VP
New Delhi [India] | January 16, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Global specialist in energy management and automation, Schneider Electric, on Tuesday announced the appointment of Mohan Somasi as vice president of its India Hub Execution Center. ... read..


Paytm Payments Bank appoints Nitin Chauhan as CISO
New Delhi [India] | January 16, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Paytm Payments Bank (PPB) on Tuesday announced the appointment of Nitin Chauhan as its Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). ... read..


Canon India to double last year's growth, unveils 6 new printers
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2018 2:15:04 PM IST
After registering double-digit growth in 2017, Canon India on Tuesday said the company, while expanding its "PIXMA G" ink tank series with six new printers, will double down on the last year's performance this year. ... read..


TCS launches new digital subscription platform on Microsoft Azure
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2018 2:15:04 PM IST
Tata Consultancy Services on Tuesday announced the launch of "HOBS" (Hosted OSS/BSS) -- a new platform for digital enterprises on Microsoft Azure. ... read..


Hackers steal cryptocurrency worth $400,000
London | Tuesday, 2018 2:15:04 PM IST
Hackers broke into the digital wallet provider BlackWallet and stole its "Stellar" cryptocurrency worth $400,000, the media reported. ... read..


Patanjali debuts online, announces partnership with Amazon India, Flipkart
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2018 2:15:04 PM IST
Baba Ramdev promoted FMCG company Patanjali on Tuesday launched its e-commerce platform under the tagline "Haridwar to har dwar" (Haridwar to every door step online). ... read..


Key Indian equity markets trade flat in afternoon session (Lead)
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2018 1:45:05 PM IST
Giving up all the morning gains, the key Indian equity indices on Tuesday were trading flat during afternoon session after touching record highs in the early morning session. ... read..


Farmers body urges government to curb cigarette smuggling
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2018 1:45:05 PM IST
Claiming that seizures of smuggled cigarettes has doubled in the last two years, a pan-India farmers body on Tuesday urged the Central government to curb the growing menace of cigarette smuggling in India to protect the interest of legal Indian tobacco gr ... read..


Microsoft AI technology can read documents, answer questions
San Francisco | Tuesday, 2018 1:45:05 PM IST
Microsoft researchers have created a technology that uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) to read a document and answer questions about it about as well as a human. ... read..


Jio to cover 100% Bengal population by December 2018: Ambani
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2018 1:45:05 PM IST
Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani on Tuesday said the Jio network will cover 100 per cent of West Bengal's population by December 2018 and also committed over Rs 5,000 crore of investments in the state for non-Jio businesses in the next three yea ... read..


Sugar remains sweet as prices dip
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2018 1:15:04 PM IST
There is good news for those with a sweet tooth. Sugar prices have fallen in the last one month and are expected to remain low for the coming months. ... read..


Nordcloud, Microsoft to deploy Azure AI solutions in Europe
London | Tuesday, 2018 12:45:04 PM IST
Europes fastest-growing public cloud provider Nordcloud has collaborated with technology giant Microsoft to deploy Azure-based Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) solutions across Europe. ... read..


Modi to launch work commencement of Rajasthan refinery (Lead)
Jaipur | Tuesday, 2018 11:45:04 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the commencement of work of an oil refinery in Rajasthan's Barmer district on Tuesday. ... read..


Explain battery slow-down, Shanghai consumer council asks Apple
Beijing | Tuesday, 2018 10:15:05 AM IST
The Shanghai Consumer Council has sent an inquiry letter to Apple over the slow-down of older iPhones after an iOS update, demanding a reply before Friday. ... read..


Key Indian equity indices open at fresh highs
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2018 10:15:05 AM IST
Key Indian equity indices opened at fresh highs during the early morning trade session on Tuesday. ... read..


BlackBerry 'Jarvis' to secure self-driving cars
Detroit | Tuesday, 2018 10:15:05 AM IST
Software major BlackBerry has unveiled a new cyber security tool called "BlackBerry Jarvis" for automakers that will scan in real-time all software components in an autonomous vehicle to predict and fix vulnerabilities. ... read..


Modi to inaugurate project commencement of Barmer refinery
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2018 9:45:04 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the commencement of the work of an oil refinery in Rajasthan's Barmer district on Tuesday and also address a public rally there. ... read..


Libya's Afriqiyah Airways suspends flights following airport attack
Tripoli | Tuesday, 2018 6:45:04 AM IST
Libya's state-owned Afriqiyah Airways on Monday suspended all flights after heavy clashes damaged a number of its airplanes. ... read..


TechnipFMC India sponsors Jaipur foot camps in partnership with Rotary Club
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] | January 16, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Jan 16 (ANI-BusinessWire India): Technip India collaborated with the Rotary Club of Mumbai Sion Dist. 3141 to organise on-the-spot limb/caliper fitment camps in Mumbai to distribute prosthetics or artificial limbs, calipers a ... read..


CBI lodges case against official, others in agricultural import case
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 11:45:04 PM IST
The CBI on Monday said it has registered a case against an Agriculture Ministry official and private individuals on charge of importing agricultural produce without proper tests and using fake papers. ... read..


Lexus India launches LS500h
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 11:45:04 PM IST
Luxury autobile major Lexus India on Monday launched its LS500h, priced from Rs 1.77 crore to Rs 1.93 crore (ex-showroom). ... read..


IMF wants China to review trade restrictions for global economy
Hong Kong | Monday, 2018 11:15:04 PM IST
As a key growth driver, China should review its trade and investment restrictions for improving the global economy, a senior International Monetary Fund (IMF) official said on Monday. ... read..


Exports rise in December, so does trade deficit (Roundup)
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 11:15:04 PM IST
India's exports grew to $27.03 billion in December 2017 from $26.19 billion in November 2017 and $24.05 billion during the corresponding month of the previous year, official data showed on Monday. ... read..


Polish companies may explore commercial mining in India
Kolkata | Monday, 2018 11:15:04 PM IST
Polish companies may explore opportunities at commercial coal mining in India if conditions are right, said a minister from the eastern European country here on Monday. ... read..


More than 70 injured as Stock Exchange floor collapses in Jakarta (Lead)
Jakarta | Monday, 2018 11:15:04 PM IST
Over 70 people were injured on Monday when part of the first floor of in one of the two towers that house Indonesia's stock exchange building collapsed, police said. ... read..


New rare earth deposits found in China's Jiangxi
Nanchang (China) | Monday, 2018 10:45:04 PM IST
New rare earth deposits have been discovered in east China's Jiangxi Province, authorities said. ... read..


Tata Motors launches hatchback Tiago AMT in Bangladesh
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 10:45:04 PM IST
Automobile major Tata Motors on Monday launched hatchback Tiago AMT in Bangladesh priced at Rs 11.95 lakh (ex-showroom Dhaka). ... read..


16 killed as gunmen attack Libya international airport
Tripoli | Monday, 2018 10:45:04 PM IST
At least 16 persons were killed and 48 others injured on Monday as an outlawed militia group attacked Libya's Tripoli International Airport with heavy weapons, a medical source said. ... read..


Gunmen attack Libya international airport, kill 3
Tripoli | Monday, 2018 10:15:04 PM IST
A group on Monday attacked Libya's Tripoli International Airport with heavy weapons, killing three people and injuring several others. ... read..


Freight train service to link China's Yanbian with Europe
Changchun (China) | Monday, 2018 9:45:04 PM IST
A new China-Europe freight train route is to open linking up northeast China's Korean Autonomous Prefecture of Yanbian with Europe this year, the prefectural government said on Monday. ... read..


Pakistan urges US to advance bilateral ties
Islamabad | Monday, 2018 9:45:04 PM IST
Pakistan on Monday urged the US to take their bilateral relationship forward during the first visit by a US delegation since the suspension of security aid to the South Asian country over its perceived inaction against terror groups. ... read..


Exports rise to $27 bn in December (Lead)
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 9:45:04 PM IST
India's exports grew to $27.03 billion in December 2017 from $26.19 billion in November 2017 and $24.05 billion during the corresponding month of the previous year, official data showed on Monday. ... read..


Bengal signs MoU for more KFC, Pizza Hut outlets
Kolkata | Monday, 2018 9:15:06 PM IST
The West Bengal government on Monday said its Food Processing Industries and Horticulture Department has signed an MoU with Devyani International Ltd for setting up more KFC and Pizza Hut restaurants in the state. ... read..


New FDI norms to raise organised retailers' market share to 10% by 2020
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 8:45:05 PM IST
The governments recent move to allow 100 per cent foreign direct investment (FDI) in single-brand retail under the automatic route is expected to increase the market share of organised retail in India to 10 per cent by fiscal 2020, rating agency Crisil sa ... read..


AAP-BJP blame game in Delhi Assembly over sealing drive (Roundup)
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 8:15:05 PM IST
The three-day Delhi Assembly session started on a stormy note on Monday as the ruling AAP and opposition BJP members blamed each other for the sealing drive, forcing the Speaker to order four adjournments and marshalling out of two BJP MLAs. ... read..


ONGC chopper crash: Seventh body found, police lodge accident case
Mumbai | Monday, 2018 8:15:05 PM IST
Police on Monday registered an Accidental Death Report (ADR) in the Pawan Hans helicopter crash of Saturday which killed five senior ONGC personnel besides two pilots, a police official said here. ... read..


Ex-Andhra Bank official sent to ED custody
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 7:45:06 PM IST
A court here on Monday sent a former Director of Andhra Bank to seven-day custody with the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in a Rs 5,000 crore bank fraud case involving Gujarat-based pharmaceutical company Sterling Biotech. ... read..


Soon, doorstep services for Delhiites as LG approves scheme
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 7:45:06 PM IST
Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on Monday approved 'Door Step Delivery of Public Services', which offers over 40 government services ranging from grant of water connection to marriage certificate at the people's doorstep. ... read..


US TIN reporting rules relaxed for Indian RFIs
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 7:45:06 PM IST
The government on Monday said a rule regarding the reporting of US TIN (Tax Identity Number) by Indian Reporting Financial Institutions (RFIs) has been relaxed in the India-US Inter-Governmental Agreement (IGA) under FATCA (Foreign Account Tax Compliance ... read..


Gurugram guzzles over 4 lakh beer cans, 1.24 lakh liquor bottles daily
Gurugram | Monday, 2018 7:45:05 PM IST
Gurugram - the Millennium City, on an average, consumes over four lakh beer cans and nearly 1.24 lakh bottles of Indian-made foreign liquor (IMFL) and country liquor (CL) daily through authorised vends, according to Haryana government data. ... read..


Global economy on strong cyclical recovery: IMF (Lead)
Hong Kong | Monday, 2018 7:45:05 PM IST
The global economy is getting stronger from cyclical recovery pointing to faster growth across regions, said a senior IMF official here on Monday. ... read..


TCS to transform Mark & Spencer into digital first
Mumbai | Monday, 2018 7:15:04 PM IST
Indian IT major Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) on Monday said it would transform British retail major Mark & Spencer (M&S) into a digital first business. ... read..


Exports rise to $27 bn in December
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 7:15:04 PM IST
India's exports grew to $27.03 billion in December 2017 from $26.19 billion in November 2017 and $24.05 billion during the corresponding month of previous year, official data showed on Monday. ... read..


Now backup, restore Truecaller contacts to Google Drive
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 7:15:04 PM IST
Popular communication app Truecaller on Monday launched "Truecaller Backup" feature for Android devices which allows users to backup and restore their contacts, call history, block list and settings to Google Drive. ... read..


Face recognition to enhance Aadhaar security (Second Lead)
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 6:45:06 PM IST
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Monday said it was going to roll out face authentication as an additional security feature for Aadhaar verification from July 1. ... read..


Easing inflation, Q3 earnings optimism lift Nifty50 to 10,700-mark (Roundup)
Mumbai | Monday, 2018 6:45:06 PM IST
Domestic macro-economic data indicating easing inflation, coupled with an optimism surrounding quarterly corporate earnings, pushed the key Indian equity indices to record high levels, with the NSE Nifty50 index crossing the 10,700-mark for the first time ... read..


Indonesia's stock exchange building floor collapses
Jakarta | Monday, 2018 6:15:05 PM IST
Several people were injured on Monday when part of the first floor of Indonesia's stock exchange building collapsed. ... read..


Mamata urges people to extend cooperation to businessmen
Kolkata | Monday, 2018 6:15:05 PM IST
Inaugurating the Rs 800 crore cement plant of JSW Group in West Bengal's West Midnapore district, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday appealed to people to "extend cooperation" to industries and treat businessmen as their "family members" so that ind ... read..


Global economy on strong cyclical recovery: IMF
Hong Kong | Monday, 2018 6:15:05 PM IST
The global economy is getting stronger from cyclical recovery pointing to faster growth across regions, said a senior IMF official here on Monday. ... read..


Vivo opens online store in India
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 6:15:05 PM IST
In a bid to expand its online presence, Chinese smartphone maker Vivo on Monday launched its E-store in India that will deliver products and services across the country. ... read..


India gives Asian Financial Forum a miss, for Davos
Hong Kong | Monday, 2018 5:45:04 PM IST
India is missing at the Asian Financial Forum (AFF) event here, ostensibly because its ministers and officials have opted for the World Economic Forum (WEF) at Davos in Switzerland later this month, an official said. ... read..


Lower food prices pull December WPI inflation to a three-month low (Roundup)
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 5:45:04 PM IST
Lower food prices pulled India's annual rate of inflation based on wholesale prices to a three-month low of 3.58 per cent in December, official data showed on Monday. ... read..


'Suspicious transaction reports up due to demonetisation, tax surveillance'
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 5:45:04 PM IST
Global market intelligence, research, and advisory company BIS Research on Monday said policy measures of the Indian government like demonetisation have led to large scale increase in Suspicious Transaction Reports (STR). ... read..


Face recognition to enhance Aadhaar security (Lead)
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 5:15:04 PM IST
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Monday said it was soon going to roll out face authentication as an additional security feature for Aadhaar verification. ... read..


da Vinci Surgical Robot to be a star attraction for AICOG 2018 attendees
Bhubaneswar [India] | January 15, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Bhubaneswar [India], Jan 15 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): A da Vinci Surgical Robot promises to be a star attraction for hundreds of experienced gynaecologists attending the annual conference in the city starting January 17, 2018. ... read..


mycity4kids re-brands to 'Momspresso', plans to grow revenue to Rs. 150 Crores by 2021
New Delhi [India] | January 15, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
New Delhi [India], Jan 15 (ANI-NewsVoir): mycity4kids, India's largest multi-lingual content platform for mothers in India today announced the re-branding of its platform to 'Momspresso'. ... read..


Tech Mahindra helping clients migrate workload to IBM 'POWER9' chips
Bengaluru | Monday, 2018 4:45:05 PM IST
Tech Mahindra is helping its clients migrate deep-learning workloads to new IBM 'POWER9' chips that are capable of empowering new-age businesses with high-performance computing, the company announced on Monday. ... read..


L&T Construction bags orders worth Rs 1,310 crore
Mumbai | Monday, 2018 4:45:04 PM IST
Indian multinational Larsen & Toubro's (L&T) construction arm has bagged orders worth Rs 1,310 crore across various business segments, the company said in a regulatory filing here on Monday. ... read..


Key indices scale record highs, Nifty50 closes above 10,700-mark (Second Lead)
Mumbai | Monday, 2018 4:45:04 PM IST
Key Indian equity indices on Monday provisionally closed at fresh high levels as investors sentiments were lifted by healthy macro-economic data and positive quarterly results. ... read..


UIDAI introduces face authentication to further strengthen Aadhaar security
New Delhi [India] | January 15, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Monday decided to enable 'Face Authentication' in fusion mode on registered devices by July 1, so that people facing difficulty in other existing modes of verification such as fingerprints, iris, and ... read..


Closing Bell: Sensex inches closer to 35K
New Delhi [India] | January 15, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Sensex on Monday closed up 251.12 points at 34843.51, while the Nifty closed up 60.20 points at 10741.50, hitting a fresh record high. ... read..


India assures Israeli firms on resolving business issues
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 4:15:04 PM IST
With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on an official visit here, India on Monday assured Israeli companies of resolving their concerns on doing business in the country, saying it would further ease the process in this regard. ... read..


Israel-India Technology Group launches trilateral fund of $50 mn
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 4:15:04 PM IST
Aiming to promote trilateral business opportunities among the US, India, and Israel for advance projects and enterprising ideas, Israel-India Technology Group on Monday has launched a trilateral fund of $50 million. ... read..


Easing of inflation a positive sign: FICCI President
New Delhi [India] | January 15, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Rashesh Shah, President, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), on Monday said the easing of inflation is a positive sign of growth and shows a continued effort by the government to strengthen the economy. ... read..


CBDT notifies India, US signing of IGA under Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act
New Delhi [India] | January 15, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on Monday announced that India and USA had signed the Inter-Governmental Agreement (IGA) under Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) in 2015. ... read..


Pramod Agarwal is President of GJEPC
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 3:45:05 PM IST
The Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) on Monday said Pramod Kumar Agarwal has been elected its Chairman for 2018-20. ... read..


Several peaks to scale, not just Everest: HMI
Chennai | Monday, 2018 3:15:06 PM IST
There are several mountain peaks in the world to scale and not just Mount Everest, said a senior official of Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (HMI) in West Bengal's Darjeeling district. ... read..


Fourth edition of Bengal Global Business summit to begin on Tuesday
Kolkata | Monday, 2018 3:15:06 PM IST
In the shadow of slower economic growth in the country after the implementation of new indirect tax regime and a renewed anti-land acquisition protest at Bhangar in the state, the Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government is to inaugurate the fourth edit ... read..


Micromax to bring first Android Oreo Go-packed smartphone to India
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 2:45:05 PM IST
Domestic handset maker Micromax is set to launch the first smartphone in India with Google's Android Oreo (Go Edition) by the end of this month, the company announced on Monday. ... read..


Indian job market grew 10% in December: Naukri.com report
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 2:45:05 PM IST
India's job market grew 10 per cent in December 2017 compared to the corresponding month in 2016, a report by Naukri.com said here on Monday. ... read..


mycity4kids re-brands to 'Momspresso'; aims revenue growth to Rs. 150 cr
New Delhi [India] | January 15, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Multi-lingual content platform for mothers in India mycity4kids on Monday announced the re-branding of its platform to 'Momspresso'. ... read..


Karbonn launches 4G-VoLTE smartphone for Rs 6,999
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 2:15:05 PM IST
Domestic handset maker Karbonn Mobiles on Monday launched its "Titanium Frames S7" budget Android smartphone in India for Rs 6,999. ... read..


Key Indian equity indices trade higher in afternoon session (Lead)
Mumbai | Monday, 2018 2:15:04 PM IST
Aided by good positive macro-economic data and encouraging corporate earnings the key Indian equity indices on Monday afternoon was trading higher after touching record highs in early morning session. ... read..


India's wholesale inflation soars 3.58 pct in Dec
New Delhi [India] | January 15, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
The annual rate of inflation, based on monthly Wholesale Price Inflation (WPI), stood at 3.58 percent (provisional) for the month of December, 2017 as compared to 3.93 percent for the previous month. ... read..


India's wholesale price inflation eases to 3.58% in December (Lead)
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 1:45:05 PM IST
India's annual rate of inflation based on wholesale prices eased to 3.58 per cent in December, official data showed on Monday. ... read..


Alibaba-owned DingTalk enterprise chat app enters India
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 1:15:06 PM IST
In a bid to disrupt the growing enterprise chat and collaboration app market in India, Alibaba-owned platform DingTalk on Monday unveiled an English version that caters to the small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). ... read..


New Google app feature to match selfies with artwork
San Francisco | Monday, 2018 1:15:06 PM IST
Google's Arts and Culture App has rolled out a new feature that allows users to take a selfie, upload it and then match it with a doppelgnger in one of several art museums worldwide. ... read..


India's wholesale price inflation eases to 3.58% in December
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 12:45:05 PM IST
India's annual rate of inflation based on wholesale prices eased to 3.58 per cent in December 2017, official data showed here on Monday. ... read..


Ford to unveil 40 hybrid, electric vehicles by 2022
New York | Monday, 2018 12:15:06 PM IST
US auto giant Ford will massively increase investments in electric vehicles and roll out 40 hybrid and electric models by 2022, Executive Chairman Bill Ford said. ... read..


Sensex soars to record high, Nifty eyes 10,742
New Delhi [India] | January 15, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
The stock market opened to a great start on Monday as the BSE Sensex jumped up by 231.86 points to reach a record high of 34,824.25, while the broader NSE Nifty soared to 10,742.50 by a leap of 61.25 points. ... read..


Delhi Duty Free leads the way to Home Currency Pricing - first among all travel retailers in India
New Delhi [India] | January 15, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
New Delhi [India], Jan 15 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): Hailing the directive from Central Board of Customs and Excise (CBEC) for Duty Free Retailers to display prices in Indian Rupees (INR); India's largest Travel retailer - Delhi Duty Free is the first retai ... read..


US to unveil revised guidelines for self-driving cars
Washington | Monday, 2018 11:15:06 AM IST
The Donald Trump administration plans to unveil revised self-driving car guidelines this summer to give carmakers more freedom to develop self-driving car technologies, the US Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao has said. ... read..


Macro-data, results lift equity markets to new highs
Mumbai | Monday, 2018 10:45:05 AM IST
Healthy macro-economic industrial production data and positive quarterly results, along with upbeat Asian cues, lifted the key indices of the Indian equity market to record high levels during the early morning trade session on Monday. ... read..


Tax base, digitization of economy expanding: Jaitley
Chennai | Sunday, 2018 10:45:04 PM IST
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said the tax payer base, tax collections and digitization of the economy are expanding following a series of measures taken by the central government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. ... read..


Just one click is all it takes to get hassle-free online loans
New Delhi [India] | January 14, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
In the contemporary times, it is not a tough task to get through the loan procedure. With new age lending players simplifying the age-old complex process and offering simpler products, one can get his or her credit score online within a few minutes. ... read..


Fly AirAsia at Rs 99 to 7 cities in India
Bengaluru | Sunday, 2018 10:15:04 PM IST
Low-cost airline AirAsia India on Sunday said it would fly passengers from Monday to seven cities across the country at a promotional base fare from Rs 99 upwards. ... read..


Israeli PM arrives to Modi's warm hug on six-day India trip (Roundup)
New Delhi | Sunday, 2018 9:45:04 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday set aside protocol to personally receive his Israeli counterpart and "friend" Benjamin Netanyahu with a warm hug as he arrived here on a six-day visit to step up growing trade as well as military and strategic ties b ... read..


Pradhan urges Odisha to reconsider aspirational districts proposal
Bhubaneswar | Sunday, 2018 9:15:05 PM IST
Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has requested Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to reconsider the state's decision to not include eight backward districts in the Centre's 'aspirational districts' list. ... read..


India is 30th on World Economic Forum manufacturing index
Geneva | Sunday, 2018 7:45:05 PM IST
The World Economic Forum (WEF) on Sunday ranked India at the 30th position on a global manufacturing index, five places below China, but higher than the other BRICS members Brazil, Russia and South Africa. ... read..


Turkish plane skids off runway on Black Sea coast
Ankara | Sunday, 2018 7:45:05 PM IST
A Turkish passenger plane skidded off the runway at an airport and ended up halfway down a steep slope into the Black Sea, Turkish media reported on Sunday. ... read..


Facebook might lose lose $23 bn after announcing changes to News Feed
London | Sunday, 2018 3:15:05 PM IST
Facebook was on course to lose 17 billion pounds ($23 billion) of its value after it announced it was making changes to its News Feed feature that will allow users to see more updates from family and friends than posts from businesses, brands and media. ... read..


'Do Not Disturb' mode ineffective in preventing spam calls
New Delhi [India] | January 14, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Ahead of the release of fresh guidelines by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) regarding prevention of spam callers, a survey conducted reported that registering for the 'Do Not Disturb' (DND) list remains ineffective. ... read..


Modi, Netanyahu embrace at start of India trip (Second Lead)
New Delhi | Sunday, 2018 2:45:04 PM IST
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived here on Sunday to a warm hug from his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi to kickstart a six-day visit that will also take him to Mumbai and Gujarat. ... read..


Modi welcomes Israeli PM at start of India trip (Lead)
New Delhi | Sunday, 2018 2:15:04 PM IST
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived here on Sunday on a six-day visit that will also take him to Mumbai and Gujarat. He was received at the airport by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. ... read..


NCDEX starts first agri-options trading in guar seed
New Delhi | Sunday, 2018 1:45:43 PM IST
The National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange Ltd (NCDEX) on Sunday unveiled India's first agri-commodity options in guar seed designed as a hedge for farmers to safeguard against price risks. ... read..


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