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Markets open high on Wednesday
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2018 10:15:04 AM IST
The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) on Wednesday opened on a positive note during the morning session of the trade. ... read..


Amazon invests $10mn to support US recycling infrastructure
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2018 2:45:04 AM IST
Amazon on Tuesday announced a new investment of $10 million in Closed Loop Fund (CLF) to support recycling infrastructure in the US aimed at cutting the amount of waste treated at landfills. ... read..


Weak rupee benefited Infosys in Q2: CFO
Bengaluru | Wednesday, 2018 1:15:06 AM IST
A weakening rupee against a strong US dollar benefited Indian software export major Infosys in the second quarter of fiscal 2018-19, said its Chief Financial Officer (CFO) M.D. Ranganath on Tuesday. ... read..


Nowheera Shaik arrested for allegedly duping investors
Hyderabad | Wednesday, 2018 1:15:05 AM IST
Hyderabad police on Tuesday arrested leading entrepreneur-politician Nowheera Shaik on charges of allegedly cheating the investors. ... read..


Infosys bets on digital growth, to invest more
Bengaluru | Tuesday, 2018 11:45:04 PM IST
Global software major Infosys bets on digital technologies and would invest more on its platform to spur growth, a top official said on Tuesday. ... read..


RBI approves Bakhshi's appointment as ICICI Bank MD&CEO
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2018 11:45:04 PM IST
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has approved the appointment of Sandeep Bakhshi as Managing Director and CEO of ICICI Bank. ... read..


Investment cycle rising since 2016-17, to last till 2022-23: RBI paper
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2018 11:15:04 PM IST
Investment activity, which plays a major role in boosting the country's current and medium-term growth prospects, has seen an upturn since 2016-17 and is likely to last till 2022-23, a working paper by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said on Tuesday. ... read..


India among top 15 in artificial intelligence research: Report
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2018 10:45:04 PM IST
India is among the most advanced countries in terms of development of Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT), according to a survey by Finnish AI-based solutions specialists Zyfra. ... read..


CVC reviews 'top 100 bank frauds' till 2017
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2018 10:15:04 PM IST
The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has reviewed "100 top bank frauds" committed till 2017 and has submitted a report to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), complete with information on how the frauds were executed and counter-measures the banks can emplo ... read..


CBI court in Uttar Pradesh convicts four in fake currency case
Ghaziabad | Tuesday, 2018 10:15:04 PM IST
A CBI court here has held four persons guilty in a 2014 counterfeit currency seizure case and handed them 10-year rigorous imprisonment each, an official said on Tuesday. ... read..


India to be worst hit if global trade falls: Suresh Prabhu
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2018 9:15:05 PM IST
India will be the worst sufferer if international trade declines, Union Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Tuesday, as the US ratchets up tariff war and embarks on protectionism. ... read..


Hero MotoCorp's Q2 dips over 3%
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2018 9:15:05 PM IST
Two-wheeler major Hero MotoCorp on Tuesday reported a decline of over 3 per cent in its net profit for the quarter ending September 30, 2018. ... read..


Modi government failed to generate jobs: CPI-M
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2018 9:15:05 PM IST
The Modi government has failed to general sufficient employment to meet the requirements of new job entrants every year that is estimated to be 1.2 crore, the CPI-M has said. ... read..


Centre working to achieve zero hunger by 2030: Minister
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2018 9:15:05 PM IST
Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Tuesday said that the NDA government was working continuously to achieve the goal of 'zero hunger' by 2030 in the country. ... read..


Infosys net, revenue grow double-digit in Q2 (Second Lead)
Bengaluru | Tuesday, 2018 9:15:04 PM IST
Global software major Infosys on Tuesday reported double-digit annual growth in net profit and revenue for the second quarter of fiscal 2018-19. ... read..


Congress demands probe into ONGC turning debt-ridden
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2018 8:15:04 PM IST
Congress on Tuesday demanded a Supreme Court-monitored probe into allegations of the state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) turning debt-ridden due to government decisions. The party accused the Modi government of "systematically attempting to d ... read..


New water-proof Kindle Paperwhite in India for Rs 12,999
Bengaluru | Tuesday, 2018 7:45:05 PM IST
Amazon on Tuesday introduced the all-new Kindle Paperwhite with a lighter design and water-proofing for Rs 12,999. ... read..


Infosys net up 10.3 per cent in second quarter (Lead)
Bengaluru | Tuesday, 2018 7:45:04 PM IST
Software major Infosys on Tuesday reported Rs 4,110 crore consolidated net profit for the second quarter of fiscal 2018-19, registering 10.3 per cent annual growth from Rs 3,726 crore in the same period a year ago and 13.8 per cent sequential growth from ... read..


A blogger, an ex-techie and a banker to vie for TLC's new show 'The Calling'
New Delhi [India] | October 16, 2018 7:41:46 PM IST
New Delhi [India], Oct 16 (NewsVoir): A blogger, ex-techie and a banker will vie for India's best job - a one-year travel scholarship from India's leading lifestyle channel TLC. ... read..


Lenovo introduces 2 budget smartphones in India
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2018 7:15:05 PM IST
After a hiatus of more than a year, Chinese technology company Lenovo on Tuesday launched its K9 smartphone in India for Rs 8,999 and A5 at a starting price of Rs 5,999. ... read..


Infosys Q2 net profit rises 10.3 per cent
Bengaluru | Tuesday, 2018 7:15:05 PM IST
Software major Infosys on Tuesday reported a consolidated net profit of Rs 4,110 crore, a 10.3 per cent on-year rise for the quarter ended September 30. ... read..


Paul Allen: Microsoft Co-founder and philanthropist with penchant for Bollywood
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2018 7:15:05 PM IST
Earlier this month, Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Paul Allen announced that cancer he was last treated nine years ago had returned and he would aggressively fight it again. ... read..


50,000 posts in data science, Machine Learning vacant in India: Report
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2018 7:15:04 PM IST
As India pushes its boundaries towards achieving digital growth, a new report said on Tuesday that over 50,000 positions in the fields of data science and Machine Learning (ML) are vacant in the country owing to a lack of skilled workforce. ... read..


Healthy Q2 results, rupee push indices higher; banking stocks rise (Roundup)
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2018 7:15:04 PM IST
A positive start to the second quarter results season, along with a stable rupee and low crude oil prices, pushed both the key equity indices -- S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty50 -- higher for the third consecutive session on Tuesday. ... read..


Punjab for tie-up with Israel on agriculture, dairying
Chandigarh | Tuesday, 2018 6:15:04 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday said his government is keen to make use of Israel's technological advancements in various fiels, including agriculture and internal security. ... read..


HP launches premium convertible ENVY x360 in India (Lead)
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2018 5:45:05 PM IST
Expanding its premium portfolio, HP Inc. on Tuesday launched the HP ENVY x360 convertible powered by AMD Ryzen processor for the millennials in India. ... read..


New smartwatch app can spot how many times you roll as you sleep
London | Tuesday, 2018 5:45:05 PM IST
Researchers from Lancaster University in the UK and Northwest University in China have developed an app for Smartwatches that can efficiently estimate sleep quality and provides users with practical advice to help them get a better night's snooze. ... read..


Tomas Saraceno to collaborate with Rolls-Royce Art Programme
New Delhi [India] | October 16, 2018 5:41:29 PM IST
New Delhi [India], Oct 16 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): Tomas Saraceno is the latest in a host of eminent artists to join the Rolls-Royce Art Programme. The relationship between Rolls-Royce and Saraceno will adopt a double-aspect approach, with the marque beco ... read..


Hyderabad Airport launches Airport Radio
Hyderabad | Tuesday, 2018 4:45:05 PM IST
GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd. (GHIAL), the operator of the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport here, has launched Airport Radio in collaboration with Radio Mirchi. ... read..


Sensex gains nearly 300 points; banking, energy stocks rise (Second Lead)
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2018 4:45:05 PM IST
A positive start to the second quarter results season along with a stable rupee and low crude oil prices pushed both the key equity indices -- S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty50 -- higher for the third consecutive session on Tuesday. ... read..


BSNL-Nokia sign MoU for Industry 4.0 (Lead)
Chennai | Tuesday, 2018 4:45:04 PM IST
Public sector telecom operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has signed a MoU with telecom equipment maker Nokia Solutions and Networks India Pvt Ltd for Industry 4.0, an official said on Tuesday. ... read..


MICA records 100 percent summer placements
Ahmedabad [India] | October 16, 2018 4:41:34 PM IST
Ahmedabad [India], Oct 16 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): India's premier institute for strategic marketing and communication registered 100 percent summer placements for the 25th batch of its flagship PGDM-Communications programme. ... read..


Indian companies to buy Iranian oil in November: Minister
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2018 4:15:05 PM IST
State-run oil marketing companies (OMCs) have placed orders for importing crude oil from Iran next month when US sanctions on Tehran are due to take effect, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Tuesday. ... read..


Global software firm WANdisco set to expand India operations
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2018 4:15:05 PM IST
At a time when India is going through a deep digital transformation, riding on a mobile-first population, global public software company WANdisco is all set to expand its operations and increase the headcount in the country. ... read..


68% people in India faced tech support scams in past year: Microsoft survey
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2018 4:15:04 PM IST
Keeping with the global trend, 68 per cent people in India have experienced tech support scams in the past year and some of them (14 per cent) have even lost money, a Microsoft survey said on Tuesday. ... read..


Princess Eugenie wears platinum tiara on her wedding day
New Delhi [India] | October 16, 2018 3:41:28 PM IST
New Delhi [India], Oct 16 (NewsVoir): Princess Eugenie wore a platinum tiara for her walk down the aisle at St. George's Chapel to marry Jack Brooksbank on her wedding day. ... read..


Web applications top security risk for IT professionals in Asia: Survey
Singapore | Tuesday, 2018 3:15:04 PM IST
Web and mobile applications aimed at customers are the top security challenges for businesses and IT professionals in the Asia-Pacific region, a survey said on Tuesday. ... read..


Secretary MSME, Dr. A. K. Panda visits NSIC
New Delhi [India] | October 16, 2018 3:11:34 PM IST
New Delhi [India], Oct 16 (NewsVoir): Dr. A. K. Panda, Secretary MSME during his visit to NSIC reviewed the performance of NSIC and motivated the employees to give outstanding results during the year 2018-19 for the growth of MSME sector in the country. ... read..


At IMC 2018, Rosenberger all set to showcase its 5G Solutions
New Delhi [India] | October 16, 2018 3:11:31 PM IST
New Delhi [India], Oct 16 (NewsVoir): Rosenberger, a leading German technology company announced that it will be participating in the India Mobile Congress (IMC) 2018. At this event Rosenberger will be showcasing its leading-edge mobile technology in line ... read..


India Japan Partnership Group held The Second India Japan AI Forum in Central Tokyo
New Delhi [India] | October 16, 2018 3:11:29 PM IST
New Delhi [India], Oct 16 (NewsVoir): India Japan Partnership Group held the second India Japan AI Forum in central Tokyo district of Marunouchi led by IIT Kanpur Graduate and Founding President of IIT Alumni Association in Japan Sanjeev Sinha. ... read..


'Honor 8X' smartphone now in India
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2018 2:45:05 PM IST
Expanding its "X" series of smartphones, Honor, a sub-brand of Chinese electronics player Huawei, on Tuesday launched "Honor 8X" in the Indian market. ... read..


HP launches premium convertible ENVY x360 in India
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2018 2:45:05 PM IST
Expanding its premium portfolio, HP Inc. on Tuesday launched the HP ENVY x360 convertible powered by AMD Ryzen processor for the millennials in India. ... read..


Nokia, BSNL partner to create 5G ecosystem in India
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2018 2:45:05 PM IST
Nokia and the government-owned telecom operator BSNL on Tuesday announced to work together to leverage 4G LTE technology for enabling greater operational efficiency at Nokia's Chennai plant and prepare it for the 5G era with smart manufacturing. ... read..


L&T arm opens IoT excellence centre in Bengaluru
Bengaluru | Tuesday, 2018 2:15:04 PM IST
Larsen and Toubro's (L&T) IT arm opened a centre of excellence for Internet of Things (IoT) innovations in manufacturing, oil and gas sectors here, the infrastructure major said on Tuesday. ... read..


BJP accuses Kejriwal of not approving Phase-4 Metro construction
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2018 2:15:04 PM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday slammed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for not permitting construction work for the fourth phase of the Metro rail project. ... read..


Sensex rises 270 points on expectations of robust corporate earnings (Lead)
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2018 2:15:04 PM IST
Key equity indices rose in the afternoon session on Tuesday, amid expectations companies will report robust earnings for the second quarter ended September 30. ... read..


Amazon adds 5 Indian languages to Kindle Direct Publishing
Bengaluru | Tuesday, 2018 1:45:04 PM IST
Amazon on Tuesday announced that it has added five Indian languages to Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) -- which is the e-commerce giant's eBook publishing unit. ... read..


'Chefs no more back-of-the-house worker but hotel's face'
Amritsar | Tuesday, 2018 1:45:04 PM IST
Celebrated chefs grew out of the concept of traditional "bawarchis" and became front-of-the-house stars when India's hospitality industry was conjured up in the 1980s, says Chef Rakesh Sethi, one of the earliest television chefs and current corporate exec ... read..


Samsung India set to launch Galaxy Tab S4 this week for Rs 60,000
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2018 12:45:04 PM IST
Samsung India is geared up to launch its flagship Galaxy Tab S4 this week for nearly Rs 60,000 that comes with Samsung "DeX" docking station and S Pen. ... read..


Sundar Pichai publicly addresses Google's China-centric plans
San Francisco | Tuesday, 2018 12:15:04 PM IST
Google CEO Sundar Pichai has for the first time gone public about his company's China-centric plans and has stressed on its need to re-enter the Asian nation that has the world's largest population, a media report said. ... read..


Seagram's Royal Stag gets modern new look
New Delhi [India] | October 16, 2018 12:11:35 PM IST
New Delhi [India], Oct 16 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): Seagram's Royal Stag unveils a contemporary new packaging reinforcing the craftsmanship and heritage of the iconic Deluxe Whisky. ... read..


ICCPL posts 100 percent YoY growth in Q2
New Delhi [India] | October 16, 2018 12:11:33 PM IST
New Delhi [India], Oct 16 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): Integrated Centre for consultancy Pvt. Ltd (ICCPL), India's top public relation and digital marketing agency has posted a whopping 100% YOY growth in Q2 of FY 18-19. ... read..


Westin Hotels & Resorts debuts in Maldives
Mumbai [India] | October 16, 2018 12:11:28 PM IST
Mumbai [India], Oct 16 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): Westin Hotels & Resorts has announced the opening of its first hotel in the Republic of Maldives with The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort. ... read..


Google joins many in shunning Saudi summit after Khashoggi's fate
San Francisco | Tuesday, 2018 11:15:04 AM IST
US internet giant Google Inc. has said its Cloud CEO Diane Greene will not attend an upcoming international business conference to be held in Saudi Arabia. ... read..


Bengal ensures food security for over 8.5 cr people: Mamata
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2018 11:15:04 AM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said the state ensured food security for more than 8.5 crore people through its "Khadya Sathi" scheme. ... read..


Apple's cheaper iPhone XR to generate more revenue: Analyst
San Francisco | Tuesday, 2018 10:45:04 AM IST
Apple is likely to sell its new and cheaper iPhone XR faster than the luxury iPhone XS and XS Max, an Apple analyst has claimed. ... read..


Maoists blow up railway tracks in Jharkhand (Lead)
Dhanbad | Tuesday, 2018 10:15:05 AM IST
The Maoists blew up railway tracks in Jharkhand's Giridih district affecting train services on the busy Grand Chord Dhanbad division for seven hours, an official said on Tuesday. ... read..


Sensex opens 140 points up, Nifty at 11,550
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2018 10:15:05 AM IST
The 30-scrip S&P BSE Sensex on Tuesday opened in the positive territory tracking similar cues from its Asian peers. ... read..


Naxals blow up railway tracks in Jharkhand
Dhanbad | Tuesday, 2018 9:45:05 AM IST
The Naxals blew up railway tracks in Jharkhand's Giridih district affecting train services on the busy Grand Chord Dhanbad division, an official said on Tuesday. ... read..


Oil prices rise amid political uncertainties
New York | Tuesday, 2018 7:15:04 AM IST
Oil prices rallied on Monday amid tensions over the disappearance of a Saudi Arabian journalist, which stoked crude supply worries. ... read..


China, Pakistan vow to build closer ties, jointly construct CPEC
Islamabad | Tuesday, 2018 2:15:04 AM IST
China and Pakistan agreed on Monday to build closer ties and facilitate the construction of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). ... read..


India's export declines by 2.15%, trade deficit hits 5-month low
New Delhi [India] | October 16, 2018 2:11:28 AM IST
India's export figures for the month of September witnessed negative growth of 2.15 per cent compared to the corresponding month last year, clocking figures of USD 27.95 billion. ... read..


Over 30% of agri funds to empower women farmers: Minister
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 11:45:04 PM IST
Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Monday said the government has allocated over 30 per cent of the farm-related funds to women to empower them and bring them to the agriculture mainstream, and sought appointment of more women in the extensio ... read..


India won't relax data localisation deadline, digital payment firms in a bind (Second Lead)
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 11:15:04 PM IST
With the government on Monday refusing to relax the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)'s October 15 deadline for data localisation, the road ahead has become tough for global digital payment providers who have sought more time to comply with the guidelines. ... read..


Modi urges partnership with oil producers, Saudi output to rise (Lead)
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 10:45:04 PM IST
Blaming current marketing practice for the current high oil prices, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday made a strong case for partnership between producers and consumers at a meeting here with global company heads, following which Saudi Arabia said it ... read..


RIIL Q2 net profit down 21.9%
Mumbai | Monday, 2018 10:45:04 PM IST
Reliance Industrial Infrastructure Ltd (RIIL) on Monday reported a 21.9 per cent decline in net profit for the second quarter which ended on September 30. ... read..


Signals to ease Bengaluru traffic congestion
Bengaluru | Monday, 2018 10:45:04 PM IST
Adoptive signals will soon be installed across Bengaluru to ease traffic congestion by regulating vehicular movement at road inter-sections, said a police official on Monday. ... read..


Plane that grazed Trichy airport wall not overloaded
Chennai | Monday, 2018 10:15:04 PM IST
The Dubai-bound Air India Express flight that hit the upper portion of the five feet tall boundary wall of the Trichy airport in Tamil Nadu was not overloaded, an airline official said on Monday. ... read..


Higher food prices jack up India's September wholesale inflation (Roundup)
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 9:45:04 PM IST
India's inflation rate based on wholesale prices accelerated 5.13 per cent on year in September, from a 4.53 per cent increase in August, as prices of primary articles and food items rose, official data showed here on Monday. ... read..


India's September exports down 2.15%, deficit at 5-month low (Lead)
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 9:15:05 PM IST
India's merchandise exports declined by 2.15 per cent in September on a year-on-year basis, even as the country's merchandise trade deficit registered its lowest in last 5 months despite the currently high global crude oil prices, official data showed on ... read..


Pink Line's Trilokpuri-Shiv Vihar section to open
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 9:15:05 PM IST
Delhi Metro's Pink Line section connecting Shiv Vihar and Trilokpuri in east Delhi is likely to open soon. ... read..


Ship rams into Mumbai jetty
Mumbai | Monday, 2018 8:45:04 PM IST
The Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust on Monday launched a probe to know how a cargo ship rammed into a jetty on Saturday afternoon, an official said. ... read..


Passengers of cancelled AI Express flight to Singapore leave
Chennai | Monday, 2018 8:15:05 PM IST
After a 24 hour delay due to a technical snag, 64 passengers of a Singapore-bound Air India Express flight out of Trichy were airborne on Monday evening, said an airline official. ... read..


Sensex rises over 130 points, Nifty regains 10,500-mark (Roundup)
Mumbai | Monday, 2018 8:15:05 PM IST
Key equity indices rose on Monday, wiping off initial losses, as wholesale inflation grew at a slower pace and amid bets of robust corporate earnings in the second quarter ended September 30. ... read..


Busy ITO intersection gets Skywalk, Delhi ministers ignored
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 8:15:04 PM IST
Ignoring the representatives from Delhi's elected government, Union Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri on Monday inaugurated the Skywalk at ITO here. ... read..


India's exports down 2.15% in September
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 7:45:04 PM IST
India's merchandise exports declined by 2.15 per cent in September on a year-on-year basis, official data showed on Monday. ... read..


Syria reopens 2 crossings with Jordan, Golan Heights
Quneitra (Syria) | Monday, 2018 7:45:04 PM IST
Syria opened two key border crossings on Monday after years of closure due to the ongoing civil war ravaging the country, re-establishing links with Jordan and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, officials said. ... read..


Modi calls for partnership with oil producing nations
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 7:45:04 PM IST
Blaming the current marketing practice for high oil prices, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday made a strong case for partnership between producers and consumers in the oil market to cut energy cost and provide stability to global economy. ... read..


India refuses to relax data localisation deadline, digital payment firms in a bind (Lead)
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 6:45:05 PM IST
With the government on Monday refusing to relax the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) October 15 deadline for data localisation, the road ahead has become tough for global digital payment providers who have sought more time to comply with the guidelines. ... read..


Apple acquires music analytics start-up 'Asaii'
San Francisco | Monday, 2018 6:45:05 PM IST
In a bid to further cement its position in the global music space, Apple has acquired "Asaii," a start-up developed music analytics engine for music labels and artist managers, the media reported on Monday. ... read..


RoboManiax ignites 20,000+ young minds through robotics and stem education
New Delhi [India] | October 15, 2018 6:41:41 PM IST
New Delhi [India], Oct 15 (NewsVoir): The Brainchild of Engineering student turned Eduprenuer Mayank Rajput, RoboManiax Edutech Pvt. Ltd. (REPL) grew out of the necessity to make students and guardians realise the importance of Technologically Aided Life ... read..


Neeman's to introduce Merino wool shoe
New Delhi [India] | October 15, 2018 6:41:41 PM IST
New Delhi [India], Oct 15 (NewsVoir): Neeman's, an innovative Indian start-up based in Hyderabad, Telangana is introducing India's first range of men's shoes made with natural Merino Wool fiber that are conceptualized in America, designed in London, and m ... read..


Delhi NCR hosted the biggest sports event for senior citizens: Jashn 5
New Delhi [India] | October 15, 2018 6:41:37 PM IST
New Delhi [India], Oct 15 (NewsVoir): A two-day extravaganza was organized by Ashiana based on the theme "Essence of Seasons" at Nirmay and Utsav Bhiwadi. This year Shubham (Chennai), Nirmay (Bhiwadi), Utsav (Lavasa), Utsav (Jaipur) and Utsav (Bhiwadi) to ... read..


The French Ambassador Alexandre Ziegler to inaugurate 4th World Living Heritage Festival
New Delhi [India] | October 15, 2018 6:41:37 PM IST
New Delhi [India], Oct 15 (NewsVoir): The French Ambassador to India, Alexandre Ziegler will inaugurate the 4th World Living Heritage Festival here at the Sabhagaar Conference Hall, The Durbar Hall, Fateh Prakash Palace Convention Centre, on October 18th, ... read..


Arogya World announces Sumathi Rao as Country Head
Bengaluru [India] | October 15, 2018 6:41:34 PM IST
Bengaluru [India], Oct 15 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): Arogya World, the leading global healthcare, not-for-profit advocacy organisation, has announced the appointment of Sumathi Rao as Country Head, India. ... read..


Look your best this Navratri with these 5 trendy looks
New Delhi [India] | October 15, 2018 6:41:32 PM IST
New Delhi [India], Oct 15 (NewsVoir): The festival of Navratri has finally begun. When we think of Navratri, the first few things that come to our mind are loud beats, colorful swirls, folk music, and blingy lights. Associated with nights of crazy dancing ... read..


Dr. Shashi Tharoor opens up to EO Gurgaon about 'An Era of Darkness'
New Delhi [India] | October 15, 2018 6:41:30 PM IST
New Delhi [India], Oct 15 (NewsVoir): EO Gurgaon organised a colonial India-themed learning event about "An Era of Darkness" with Dr. Shashi Tharoor, in which he talked about the many dark facets of British rule in India. ... read..


Saudi Arabia to raise oil output in November
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 6:15:04 PM IST
Saudi Arabia said on Monday that it expects its oil production to rise next month from the current 10.7 million barrels per day (mbpd) and it has the required capacity in place to do so. ... read..


Punjab CM lays stones for five projects in Amritsar
Amritsar | Monday, 2018 6:15:04 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday laid the foundation stones for five infrastructure projects worth Rs 127.86 crore in Amritsar, and announced an additional Rs 50 crore for tubewells to ensure supply of water in the holy city. ... read..


India's data localisation decision leaves global digital payment firms in a bind
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 6:15:04 PM IST
With the government on Monday saying it will not relax the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) October 15 deadline for data localisation, the road ahead has become tough for global digital payment providers who have sought more time to comply with the guideline ... read..


Sensex rises 130 points, Nifty settles above 10,450-mark (Second Lead)
Mumbai | Monday, 2018 5:45:04 PM IST
Key equity indices reversed initial losses to end higher, as global crude oil prices eased and as investors cheered lower-than-expected gains in wholesale prices. ... read..


Ensure adequate coal supplies to power plants: Goyal
Bhubaneswar | Monday, 2018 5:45:04 PM IST
Union Coal Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday ensured full supply of coal to power plants across the country. ... read..


Government, RBI don't favour extending data localization deadline
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 5:15:04 PM IST
The Centre and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will not extend the deadline for payment firms to implement the mandate to localise data, government sources said on Monday. ... read..


Microsoft unveils blush coloured 'Surface Laptop 2' in China
Beijing | Monday, 2018 4:45:05 PM IST
Microsoft on Monday unveiled a blush coloured "Surface Laptop 2" only for the Chinese market. ... read..


Alia Bhatt face of Nokia phones in India
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 4:15:04 PM IST
Finnish company HMD Global that manufactures and markets Nokia smartphones on Monday roped in Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt as the face of Nokia devices in India. ... read..


Odisha hikes DA for employees
Bhubaneswar | Monday, 2018 4:15:04 PM IST
The Odisha government on Monday hiked the dearness allowance (DA) for government employees by an additional 2 per cent. ... read..


City witnesses a mega attempt to enter Guinness Records by children of Brainobrain Kids Academy
New Delhi [India] | October 15, 2018 4:11:36 PM IST
New Delhi [India], Oct 15 (NewsVoir): Over 4000 children from all over India from Brainobrain Kids Academy were trained in Mental Arithmetic at a time - an attempt to break the previous Guinness record of over 1073 participants set by China. The event too ... read..


Railways to go for black boxes
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 3:45:05 PM IST
Indian trains will soon have voice recorders or black boxes in a bid to facilitate investigators trying to identify the cause of accidents and assess crew performances, an official said on Monday. ... read..


WPI up 5.13% in September as fuel prices continue to rise
New Delhi [India] | October 15, 2018 2:11:37 PM IST
The Wholesale Prices Index (WPI) in India grew 5.13 percent in September, driven by a rise in prices of fuel, noted the Commerce and Industry Ministry data. ... read..


Tetra Pak launches total-plant management service boosting customer profitability
New Delhi [India] | October 15, 2018 2:11:37 PM IST
New Delhi [India], Oct 15 (NewsVoir): Tetra Pak has launched Tetra Pak Plant Secure, a game-changing plant management service that delivers profitability improvements for customers. ... read..


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