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Brexit delay most likely option: Former UK Chancellor
London | Wednesday, 2019 2:45:04 PM IST
Former UK Chancellor George Osborne has said delaying Britain's exit from the EU is now the "most likely" option and that prospect of no deal means "the gun is held to the British economy's head". ... read..


A marvelous breakthrough in the field of social responsibility by B-School students
| January 23, 2019 2:41:48 PM IST
Universal Business School (UBS), Karjat has announced its euphoric association with Light of Life Trust (LOLT) for social project with a prima facie objective of sustainable development. ... read..


Gem Selections launches exclusive customer centric online services
| January 23, 2019 2:41:39 PM IST
Gem Selections, Indias leading gemstones, and jewellery brand has revolutionised the gemstone industry by providing path-changing, high tech and authentic services to its customers through its multi-level technological advancements in the e-commerce indu ... read..


Kokuyo Camlin launches a revolutionary geometry box
| January 23, 2019 2:41:32 PM IST
New Delhi [India], Jan 23 (NewsVoir): Kokuyo Camlin, the premier stationery brand true to its commitment of creating innovative ways of making learning fun and better for children through its products launched the 2 in 1 Geometry and Pencil box at KidZa ... read..


Now SBI chases Mehul Choksi for Rs 405 crore loan default
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2019 2:15:04 PM IST
In a new development, the State Bank of India (SBI) on Wednesday moved to recover loan outstandings of Rs 405 crore from absconding diamantaire Mehul Choksi, his family and companies. ... read..


Qlik acquires CrunchBot to help users enhance data management
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 1:45:04 PM IST
Data analytics and business intelligence platform Qlik on Wednesday announced it has acquired Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered bot platform CrunchBot, along with its team of professionals, for an undisclosed sum. ... read..


Google created most positive buzz in India in 2018: Report
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 1:45:04 PM IST
Google created the most positive buzz in India last year, follewed by Facebook-owned WhatsApp and Google-owned YouTube, international research firm YouGov said on Wednesday. ... read..


Smart home speakers invade Indian living rooms
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 1:45:04 PM IST
If you have not engaged in a conversation with virtual assistants like Amazon Alexa or Google Home on smart speakers in your living home yet, this is the time to start one. ... read..


JNPT becomes the only Indian port to be listed among worlds top 30 container ports
| January 23, 2019 1:41:43 PM IST
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), Indias premier container port, has got listed among the top 30 container ports globally. ... read..


Google to start retiring hangouts for G Suite users in Oct: Report
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2019 12:15:05 PM IST
Google has announced the timeline of the transition from classic Hangouts to Chat and Meet for its paying G Suite customers. ... read..


Japan closes 2018 with first trade deficit in 3 years
Tokyo | Wednesday, 2019 12:15:05 PM IST
Japan in 2018 had a trade deficit of 1.20 trillion yen ($11 billion), the first negative balance in three years, the government announced on Wednesday. ... read..


Twitter rolls out new interface for web-users
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2019 12:15:05 PM IST
Micro-blogging site Twitter is rolling out a new interface for web-users that comes with some shortcuts, an updated trending section and a newly-designed emoji button. ... read..


Australia's 'Battered Wife' shut shop after backlash
Canberra | Wednesday, 2019 12:15:05 PM IST
The owner of an Australian fish and chip shop called 'The Battered Wife' says she has been forced out of business in less than two years following an "abusive witch hunt" by people, who have been unhappy with its name. ... read..


LG to unveil G8 ThinQ on eve of MWC 2019
Seoul | Wednesday, 2019 12:15:05 PM IST
LG Electronics Inc. said on Wednesday it will unwrap its latest flagship smartphone with a new user interface on the eve of the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Spain. ... read..


Google adds Search, Map support to its 'My Business' app
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2019 12:15:05 PM IST
Google has released an updated version of its "My Business" app to allow users to share the service-areas and information about their business via Maps and Search, increasing their chances to be discovered. ... read..


Markets open flat, more corporate results likely to infuse confidence
| January 23, 2019 12:11:50 PM IST
Equities opened flat on Wednesday with the BSE Sensex down 1.55 points at 36,43042.80. ... read..


CBDT using data analytics to identify people not filing tax returns
| January 23, 2019 12:11:43 PM IST
The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) is identifying people through a non-filers monitoring system by using data analytics and has asked them to assess their tax liability for the assessment year 2018-19, file income tax returns or submit an online res ... read..


Drone sighting briefly disrupts major US airport
Washington | Wednesday, 2019 10:45:05 AM IST
Flights were grounded for almost an hour at the Newark International Airport in the US state of New Jersey after two drones were spotted flying nearby. ... read..


Markets open on positive note
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2019 10:15:04 AM IST
The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) opened on a positive note on Wednesday during the morning trade session. ... read..


Jammu-Srinagar highway remains closed
Jammu | Wednesday, 2019 10:15:04 AM IST
The Jammu-Srinagar highway remained closed on Wednesday for the third consecutive day following an avalanche hitting the Jawahar Tunnel and a number of landslides in Ramban district over the past few days, a traffic official said. ... read..


Zimbabwe troops systematically tortured protesters: Rights Group
Harare | Wednesday, 2019 9:45:04 AM IST
A government-appointed human rights group in Zimbabwe has accused soldiers of using "systematic torture" in a crackdown on protesters after unrest broke out more than a week ago following a sharp rise in fuel prices. ... read..


Taiwan Excellence displays world-class tech innovations at Vibrant Gujarat
| January 23, 2019 9:11:31 AM IST
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) [India], Jan 23 (BusinessWire India): Taiwan Excellence participated in the Vibrant Gujarat Global Trade show held from January 18 to 22 at The Exhibition Centre in Gandhinagar, and showcased a range of innovative and latest technolo ... read..


All households to have electricity by March 31: Singh
| January 22, 2019 10:42:02 PM IST
The government aims to complete electrification of all households across the country well before the March 31 deadline, R K Singh, Minister of State (Independent Charge) and Renewable Energy, said on Tuesday. ... read..


Schott clocks over 32% growth in India
| January 22, 2019 10:42:00 PM IST
German glass conglomerate Schott AG today announced sales of Rs 341 crore in India during 2017-18 (October 1, 2017 to September 30, 2018), marking an increase of 32.6 per cent in the year-on period which converted into 26.2 per cent after currency effects ... read..


Some want IBC not to be implemented: ArcelorMittal
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 9:45:04 PM IST
After years of trying to get a foothold in India through a greenfield project and almost getting it via a brownfield acquisition, the world's largest steelmaker ArcelorMittal on Tuesday castigated corporate rivals for trying to sabotage its takeover bid o ... read..


Pratt and Whitney says working to minimise glitches (Lead)
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2019 9:45:04 PM IST
American aerospace manufacturer, Pratt and Whitney, said that it is working with its customers to minimise any disruption in operations, the company said on Tuesday. ... read..


Audi helps provides a feet of 50 EVs at Davos WEF
Davos | Tuesday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
Leading car manufacturer Audi has provided a fleet of 50 Audi e-tron cars for the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) here. ... read..


Sheroes acquires Bengaluru-based women health app 'Maya'
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
Online community platform for women Sheroes has acquired Bengaluru-based women's health app "Maya" in an all-stock deal. ... read..


CBDT asks non-filers to file ITRs within 21 days
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
The government on Tuesday asked those who have not yet filed their Income Tax Returns (ITRs) for assessment year 2018-19 to file the same within 21 days to avoid proceedings under the Income Tax Act. ... read..


Gadkari inaugurates bridge over Ravi linking J&K, Punjab
Kathua (Jammu and Kashmir) | Tuesday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday inaugurated a 1,210-meter span-bridge over the river Ravi in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district to reduce the distance to Punjab's Pathankot city by 36 km. ... read..


UAE signs $3 billion support package for Pakistan
Abu Dhabi | Tuesday, 2019 8:45:06 PM IST
Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) signed a $3 billion support package on Tuesday as pledged by Abu Dhabi to boost the liquidity and foreign exchange reserves of the cash-strapped country. ... read..


Operations at Haldia Dock resume as strike ends
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2019 8:45:06 PM IST
After operations came to a standstill following a strike by a section of the employees on Sunday evening at Haldia Dock Complex, activities resumed on Tuesday, an official said. ... read..


Sebi gives notice to Raymond on market rule violations (Lead)
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2019 8:45:06 PM IST
Capital markets regulator Sebi has issued a show cause notice to textiles major Raymond citing several violations of the securities market. ... read..


Maharashtra ration shops to offer basic banking services
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2019 8:45:06 PM IST
In a unique initiative, the Maharashtra government has collaborated with the private sector Yes Bank to enable Fair Price Shops to offer limited banking services to the far flung rural populations, an official said on Tuesday. ... read..


Dholera gets 21k crore investment from Chinese Firm during Vibrant Gujrant Summit
| January 22, 2019 8:42:13 PM IST
Dholera stunned India by showcasing the biggest 3D Projection Mapping in the exhibition that showcased Dholera as a smart city during the Vibrant Gujrat Summit. ... read..


Toyota, Panasonic form JV to make automotive prismatic batteries
| January 22, 2019 8:42:08 PM IST
Osaka (Japan), Jan 22 (ANI) Toyota Motor Corporation and Panasonic Corporation concluded a business integration contract and a joint venture contract on Tuesday for establishing a new company related to the automotive prismatic battery business. ... read..


ICRA places ratings of six MF schemes under watch list
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 8:15:06 PM IST
Credit rating agency ICRA Ltd on Tuesday placed the ratings of six mutual fund schemes under watch with negative implications for their exposure to special purpose vehicles (SPV) of IL&FS Ltd. ... read..


Swedish companies eyeing Gujarat for huge expansion
Gandhinagar | Tuesday, 2019 8:15:06 PM IST
Swedish companies claim they see a huge opportunity for expansion in Gujarat and are planning an investment to the tune of Rs 800 crore in the state in near future. ... read..


HDFC Life posts Rs 913 cr profit, to focus on protection products
Chennai | Tuesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
Private life insurer HDFC Life Insurance Co Ltd closed the nine month period with a net profit of about Rs 913 crore, said a top company official. ... read..


India, Mauritius review ties, cooperation in Blue Economy
Varanasi | Tuesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
India and Mauritius reviewed the entire gamut of their bilateral ties and discussed ways to further expand cooperation in areas like Blue Economy during a meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Mauritian counterpart Pravind Jugnauth on the ... read..


Sensex, Nifty end 0.30% lower over IMF's growth revision (Roundup)
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2019 7:45:06 PM IST
The Sensex and Nifty ended lower on Tuesday in line with global markets over concerns about the world economy as the International Monetary Fund (IMF)revised down its estimates of global GDP growth over the next two years. ... read..


EU fines Mastercard 570mn euros for cross-border obstruction
Madrid | Tuesday, 2019 7:45:06 PM IST
European anti-trust authorities fined Mastercard 570 million euros ($648 million) for obstructing merchants' access to cross-border card-payment services, the European Commission said on Tuesday. ... read..


Uday Kotak, team meet Finance Ministry brass over IL&FS (Lead) (IANS Special)
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 7:45:06 PM IST
On a day when CRISIL downgraded two IL&FS special purpose vehicles and ICRA put six mutual funds on its watch list with negative implications, the government met Uday Kotak and his team and senior officials of Punjab National Bank, Bank of Baroda, Union ... read..


Indian envoy assures India's support to UK post-Brexit
London | Tuesday, 2019 7:45:06 PM IST
India will contnue to extend continued support to the UK following Britain's exit from the European Union, Indian High Commissioner to the UK Ruchi Ghanashyam has said. ... read..


Ama Gaon Ama Bikash covers all blocks in Odisha
Bhubaneswar | Tuesday, 2019 7:45:06 PM IST
The Odisha government's flagship programme, 'Ama Gaon Ama Bikash', on Tuesday covered all the Gram Panchayats (GPs) in each of the 314 blocks of the state. ... read..


Tesla to begin Model 3 deliveries in Europe
San Francisco | Tuesday, 2019 7:45:06 PM IST
Electric vehicle maker Tesla has received the go-ahead to begin its Model 3 deliveries in Europe, less than a week after it announced laying off 7 per cent of its full-time employees to reduce costs and increase profits. ... read..


Goa mining ban: Congress says Modi's 'judicial solution' promise is a farce
Panaji | Tuesday, 2019 7:45:06 PM IST
The BJP is keen on dragging the controversy over closure of mining in Goa until the Lok Sabha polls to cash in on people's anxieties, said state Congress president Girish Chodankar on Tuesday. ... read..


Myntra taps 9,000 kirana stores in 50 cities to boost last-mile delivery
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 7:45:06 PM IST
Flipkart-owned ecommerce platform Myntra that saw 80 per cent revenue fall in FY2018 has doubled down on last-mile delivery, tapping into over 9,000 kirana stores across 50 cities to fast deliver packages. ... read..


Honor to launch smartwatch, smart band with View 20 in India
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 7:45:06 PM IST
Chinese handset maker Honor is set to launch its smartwatch called the Honor Watch Magic and Honor Band 4 Running smart band in India along with the View 20 smartphone on January 29. ... read..


Investment support, interest free-loans likely in farm package
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 7:15:06 PM IST
With the BJP losing three Hindi heartland states to the Congress in the recent Assembly elections and general elections around the corner, the Modi government is planning to give a big relief package to distressed farmers, which may include Direct Investm ... read..


India raises trade deficit, discusses RCEP with China
Beijing | Tuesday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST
India on Tuesday raised with China its concerns over the widening trade deficit and doubts over the Beijing-proposed free trade pact, Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP). ... read..


High GDP growth, regulatory reforms will boost Indian insurance sector: Moody's
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST
The Indian insurance industry will grow strongly on the back of robust GDP growth and evolving regulations, US ratings multinational Moodys said on Tuesday. ... read..


Apple to soon release fancy photo-editing app for iPhones
San Francisco | Tuesday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST
A new photography app for iOS called "Fuzion" that would use the "TrueDepth" camera data from new iPhones and create images by blending multiple images with portrait mode shots is expected to reach iOS users this week. ... read..


IRB Infras SPV HAM Project commences soon; NHAI allots appointed date
| January 22, 2019 6:41:38 PM IST
New Delhi [India], Jan 22 (NewsVoir): VK-1 Expressway Private Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary and a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) of IRB Infrastructure Developers Ltd., has received an appointed date from NHAI for 23.740 Kms long Padra (Kim) Vadodara Hy ... read..


Life Skills Non-Profit Dream a Dream announces grant from Omidyar Network India
| January 22, 2019 6:41:33 PM IST
New Delhi [India], Jan 22 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): Dream a Dream, a non-profit organization based in Bangalore that empowers young people from vulnerable backgrounds with critical life skills to thrive in the 21st century, today announced a grant from Omi ... read..


Publishing insiders to talk 'business' at Jaipur BookMark, starting Wednesday (Curtain Raiser)
Jaipur | Tuesday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
The Who's Who of the publishing business, including top editors and CEOs of leading publishing houses, bookstores and book fairs from India and abroad will participate from Wednesday in Jaipur BookMark, the South Asian publishing conclave that runs parall ... read..


Jharkhand CM tables Rs 85,429-crore deficit budget
Ranchi | Tuesday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das, who also holds the finance department, on Tuesday tabled a Rs 85,429-crore deficit budget for the state for 2019-20 in the state assembly. ... read..


Large business team to accompany Ramaphosa to India
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, who will be the Chief Guest at the Republic Day celebrations, will be accompanied by a high-level delegation, including a 50-member business team, when he travels to India on January 25-26. ... read..


Indigo flight returns to Lucknow after engine trouble
Lucknow | Tuesday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
Budget airline IndiGo on Tuesday said its flight from Lucknow to Jaipur returned after take-off after the pilot noticed high vibration in the engine. ... read..


China's support for coal erodes clean energy leadership: IEEFA
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
China's continued support for coal power across Asia erodes its clean energy leadership, US-based Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) said on Tuesday. ... read..


Google restricts apps from using access permission via SMS, calls
San Francisco | Tuesday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
Google has now restricted the use of high-risk and sensitive permissions via SMS and phone calls for apps on PlayStore as part of its recent policy change that now requires apps to be verified manually by the search engine giant. ... read..


IL&FS time bomb ticks (IANS Special)
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST
With rating agency CRISIL cutting the creditworthiness of two special purpose vehicles (SPV) of IL&FS citing "heightened risk" of defaults and as the company management takes a new stance on repayments, the multiplicity of a dubious web of SPVs within the ... read..


China announces anti-dumping duties on chemical from India, Japan
Beijing | Tuesday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST
China's Ministry of Commerce said on Tuesday that it has decided to impose anti-dumping duties on ortho dichlorobenzene (ODCB) imported from India and Japan from Wednesday. ... read..


Meenakshi Group launches $10-million startup fund
Hyderabad | Tuesday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST
Meenakshi Group, one of India's leading IT Park developers, Tuesday announced the creation of $10-million startup fund called "Meenakshi Multiples" to invest in promising startups. ... read..


Sensex ends 136 points down over growth concerns (Second Lead)
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
Sensex and Nifty ended lower on Tuesday in line with global markets over concerns of global growth as the International Monetary Fund (IMF) cut its GDP growth forecasts citing concerns over Sino-US trade tensions. ... read..


Passport, visa processes being eased for diaspora Indians (Lead)
Varanasi | Tuesday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday told overseas Indians that his government is making efforts to ease the processes concerning their social security, passport, visa and PIO and OCI cards and that work is on to issue chip-based e-passports. ... read..


Nissan launches 'Kicks' in India starting at Rs 9.55 lakh
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
Automobile major Nissan on Tuesday launched its new SUV "Kicks" in India at an introductory price of Rs 9.55 lakh. ... read..


Court nod for Doval defamation suit against Jairam, Caravan
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
A Delhi court on Tuesday took cognizance of a defamation complaint filed by National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval's son Vivek Doval against Congress leader Jairam Ramesh, The Caravan magazine and an author for publishing a defamatory article against ... read..


Reliance Nippon Life Asset posts Rs.110 crore net for Q3
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
Reliance Nippon Life Asset Management (RNAM), asset manager of Reliance Mutual Fund, on Tuesday said it closed the third quarter of the current fiscal with a net profit of about Rs 110 crore. ... read..


Working to resolve issues raised in Sebi show cause notice: Raymond
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
Textiles major Raymond on Tuesday said it is working with its legal advisors to resolve the issues raised in the show cause notice to the company served by market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi). ... read..


Google to verify political ads in India ahead of 2019 polls (Lead)
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
As India gears up for the Lok Sabha elections, Google on Tuesday announced an updated election ads that will provide comprehensive information about who is purchasing these on Google platforms and how much money is being spent. ... read..


Allot land for Indian Oil's textile project: Pradhan to Odisha CM
Bhubaneswar | Tuesday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has urged Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to order the allocation of 75 acres of land to Indian Oil for its textile project in Bhadrak for manufacturing polyester yarn. ... read..


India's insurance sector set to mark strong growth: Moody's
| January 22, 2019 4:41:38 PM IST
New Delhi, Jan 22 (ANI) India's strong economy and evolving regulatory regime continue to support growth for its insurance and re-insurance sectors, Moody's Investors Service said on Tuesday. ... read..


UNYDE - Internet of Places - technology innovation in offline retail
| January 22, 2019 4:41:34 PM IST
UNYDE is a business intelligence organization that started operations in June 2018. Within a short span of six months for this early age start-up, UNYDE raised an undisclosed investment from marquee HNI & Angel investors. ... read..


Sensex drops 134 points, Nifty below 10,950 mark
| January 22, 2019 4:41:31 PM IST
New Delhi, Jan 22 (ANI)Equity benchmarks ended their five-day march on Tuesday as the Nifty finished below 10,950 while Sensex ended 134 points lower as concerns loomed large over the global economic growth. ... read..


TVS Motor logs Rs 178 cr PAT in Q3
Chennai | Tuesday, 2019 3:45:14 PM IST
Two- and three-wheeler maker TVS Motor Co on Tuesday said it closed the third quarter of the current fiscal with 15.5 per cent growth in its net profit at Rs 178.4 crore. ... read..


Farm loan waivers to raise states' fiscal deficit: India Ratings
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 3:45:14 PM IST
Farm loan waivers and other schemes declared by states will raise their aggregate fiscal deficit next year but will not pose a major risk to their total debt burden, India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) said in a report. ... read..


Indian companies take bold emission reduction targets: CDP report
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 3:45:14 PM IST
Top Indian companies have reaffirmed their commitment to fighting climate change by taking bold emission reduction targets and promoting renewable energy that has put the country on the path to achieving its global commitment well ahead of the Paris Agree ... read..


Puravankara, leading the realty space with vision and innovation
| January 22, 2019 3:41:33 PM IST
New Delhi [India], Jan 22 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): In 1975, the promise of Mumbai, Indias business epicenter lured a young man to its glitzy shores. In a quintessential narrative, he came to the city with big dreams, bolstered by little more than grit an ... read..


Indian equities open lower despite good GDP forecast
| January 22, 2019 3:12:19 PM IST
New Delhi, Jan 22 (ANI) Equity benchmarks opened lower on Tuesday with market breadth leaning in favour of sellers. ... read..


Bigo Live annual Awards honour 37 of Indias best-performing live streamers
| January 22, 2019 3:11:59 PM IST
Some of India's most popular live-streamers, including singers, dancers, hosts and lip-syncing artists, emerged winners at the 2018 edition of Bigo LIVE Annual Awards. As many as 37 winners were announced in nine categories from among thousands of partici ... read..


OLX strengthens presence in Indias real estate, doubles its business seller base in 2018
| January 22, 2019 3:11:47 PM IST
OLX, Indias largest online classifieds marketplace for Auto, Real Estate and Goods and Services with 40 million monthly active users, has strengthened its position in the real estate category with strong business growth witnessed in 2018. ... read..


Amid global slowdown, India's economy continues to clock fastest growth
| January 22, 2019 3:11:43 PM IST
New Delhi, Jan 22 (ANI) The Indian economy is expected to grow by 7.5 per cent in the 2019-20 financial year while the global growth is estimated at 3.7 per cent, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said. ... read..


Industrial Automation and Artificial Intelligence must to transform India into a USD1 trillion manufacturing economy by 2025: RAOTM
| January 22, 2019 3:11:34 PM IST
New Delhi [India], Jan 22 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): Industry leaders gathered at Indias largest industrial automation event Rockwell Automation on the Move 2019 (RAOTM) conference emphasized on the need for a major shift towards Industry 4.0 technologie ... read..


DLF5 hosts the book launch of Chitra Banerjee`s latest book at The Crest Clubhouse
| January 22, 2019 3:11:31 PM IST
New Delhi [India], Jan 22 (NewsVoir): DLF5 hosted the book launch of the HarperCollins book The Forest of Enchantment authored by the renowned author Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni at the premises of The Crest Club House on 20th January, Sunday evening. ... read..


Sensex down 200 points, Auto stocks shed 1% (Lead)
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2019 2:45:04 PM IST
The Sensex shed over 200 points during the afternoon trade session on Tuesday over negative global cues. ... read..


Cryptomining impacted 37% organisations worldwide in 2018
Bangkok | Tuesday, 2019 2:45:04 PM IST
While ransomware attacks declined in 2018, cryptominers dominated the malware landscape and impacted 37 per cent organisations worldwide, Israel-based cybersecurity solutions provider Check Point Software Technologies said in a report here on Tuesday. ... read..


Madhya Pradesh farmers hopeful of being 'debt-free' as loan waiver scheme kicks-off (IANS Special)
Bhopal | Tuesday, 2019 2:45:04 PM IST
A week after the launch of the loan waiver scheme in Madhya Pradesh, the Congress government claims 19.54 lakh farmers have filed their applications in the six days till Sunday. ... read..


Enterprises must be prepared for mega cyber attacks: Check Point CEO
Bangkok | Tuesday, 2019 2:15:05 PM IST
The world is on the brink of facing mega cyber attacks and the enterprises need to be prepared more than ever before, a top executive of Israel-based cybersecurity solution provider Check Point Software Technologies said here on Tuesday. ... read..


Apple employees donated $125 mn in charity in 2018
San Francisco | Tuesday, 2019 2:15:04 PM IST
Keeping up with the ongoing Martin Luther King Day celebrations, Apple announced that as part of its "Giving" programme, the amount donated by its employees in 2018 to help non-profit organisations globally exceeded $125 million with over 250,000 hours of ... read..


Government devises mechanism to check farmers' exploitation by custom hiring centres
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 2:15:04 PM IST
The revelation that many Custom Hiring Centres (CHC) are not transferring to farmers in north India the benefits of the subsidy on renting agricultural machinery to avoid burning of post-harvest stubble has forced the government to devise a mechanism to k ... read..


Centre insists on faster resolution of IL&FS
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 2:15:04 PM IST
The government on Tuesday called for a faster resolution of the Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services (IL&FS) crisis as it took stock of the ground covered so far. ... read..


5G 'innovation park' launched in China
Hangzhou (China) | Tuesday, 2019 1:45:05 PM IST
An "innovation park" centering on fifth-generation (5G) technology has come up in Hangzhou, capital of China's Zhejiang province. ... read..


BenQ launches 4K home cinema projectors in India
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 1:15:05 PM IST
Taiwanese electronics company BenQ on Tuesday launched two new 4K home cinema projectors -- "W2700" and "W5700" -- with CinematicColor technology, projector-optimised HDR-PRO support and individual factory colour calibration in India. ... read..


Tokyo court again rejects Ghosn's bail plea
Tokyo | Tuesday, 2019 1:15:05 PM IST
A court that is hearing the case of ousted Nissan president Carlos Ghosn once again rejected his bail plea on Tuesday. ... read..


US to formally request Huawei CFO's extradition soon: Canada
Ottawa | Tuesday, 2019 12:45:06 PM IST
The US will soon make a formal request for the extradition of Huawei's Chief Financial Officer (CFO), who has been accused of helping the firm dodge US sanctions on Iran, according to the Canadian government. ... read..


New Google policy to reveal political ad-spend in India
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 12:45:06 PM IST
As India gears up for the Lok Sabha elections, Google on Tuesday announced an updated election ads policy that will provide comprehensive information about who is purchasing them on Google platforms and how much money is being spent. ... read..


Sun Phrama stocks jump 5% after clarifications
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2019 12:15:04 PM IST
Drug major Sun Phrama's shares gained over 5 per cent during Tuesday's morning trade session after clarifications by the company on various issues including its dealing with Suraksha Realty. ... read..


Decimated by Xiaomi-led tsunami, Indian smartphone makers toil to survive (Tech Trend)
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 11:45:04 AM IST
Once the darling of Indian smartphone users, desi brands like Micromax, Karbonn, Lava, Intex and few others have nearly been decimated by affordable-yet-powerful devices from the Chinese vendors that have flooded both online and offline channels. ... read..


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