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Bonanza for Mumbai ahead of general elections (Lead)
Mumbai | Saturday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
Ahead of the upcoming general elections, the Centre on Saturday offered a bagful of bonanza for the eight million Mumbai daily suburban railway commuters. ... read..


Himachal to hold global investor summit in June
Shimla | Saturday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Saturday said the state is making all-out efforts to attract investment and is holding a global investor summit in Dharamsala on June 10 and 11. ... read..


TN to set up Rs 250 cr fund to assist start-ups
Chennai | Saturday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
The Tamil Nadu government will set up a start-up fund with a corpus of Rs 250 crore for investments in start-up businesses, as per the new Tamil Nadu Startup and Innovation policy 2018-2023 unveiled by Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Saturday. ... read..


HDFC Bank's Q3 net profit up 20%
Mumbai | Saturday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
HDFC Bank on Saturday reported a 20.32 per cent increase in its net profit for the October-December quarter, on a year-on-year basis. ... read..


Equity market gains 1% on easing trade tension, inflation (Market Review)
Mumbai | Saturday, 2019 7:45:04 PM IST
Sensex and Nifty gained over 1 per cent during the week ended Friday over easing trade tension and expectations of a rate cut by the Reserve Bank of India in its policy meet next month. ... read..


Anil Ambani's son Anshul Ambani joins Reliance Group as management trainee
Mumbai | Saturday, 2019 6:45:04 PM IST
Twenty-three-year-old Anshul Ambani, the youngest son of Anil Ambani, joined the Reliance Group last week, a statement said on Saturday. ... read..


Odisha hikes social security pension for 48 lakh people
Bhubaneswar | Saturday, 2019 6:45:04 PM IST
The Odisha government on Saturday announced a hike in the social security pension under Madhu Babu Pension Yojana (MBPY) for 48 lakh beneficiaries. ... read..


Jio added most subscribers in Nov 2018, followed by BSNL: TRAI
New Delhi | Saturday, 2019 6:15:04 PM IST
Reliance Jio led the subscription race in November 2018 adding around 88.01 lakh subscribers across the country, the highest among all the telecom service providers. ... read..


Keeping Kim Davy case aside, India, Denmark rev up ties
New Delhi | Saturday, 2019 4:45:04 PM IST
Keeping aside the 1995 Purulia arms drop case in which Danish national Kim Davy played a key role, India and Denmark have boosted their bilateral relationship and are now planning to forge a strategic partnership, Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmusse ... read..


Meghalaya issues modified coal transportation order
Shillong | Saturday, 2019 4:45:04 PM IST
The Meghalaya government has issued a modified order allowing transportation of coal in transit through the state, before a Supreme Court hearing on the issue, an official said on Saturday. ... read..


BPL 2019 brings latest technology to revolutionize broadcast standards in Bangladesh
New Delhi [India] | January 19, 2019 4:41:32 PM IST
New Delhi [India], Jan 19 (NewsVoir): With an aim to revolutionise the domestic viewership standards and change the way the world perceives Bangladesh Premier League, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) introduced some radical changes to this year's BPL. ... read..


BJP's claim bogus, UPA-1 growth rate best ever: Chidambaram
New Delhi | Saturday, 2019 4:15:04 PM IST
Rubbishing the BJP's claim of higher growth rate as "bogus" and concocted by the Niti Aayog, former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Saturday said economic growth during the UPA-1 tenure was the best India had ever seen. ... read..


Facebook testing 'LOL' app to woo kids, experts wary (Lead)
New Delhi | Saturday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
In a fresh attempt to woo children into joining its network and boost user growth, Facebook is testing a new hub called "LOL" that will let kids share and post humorous meme content. ... read..


Microsoft to officially kill Windows phones
San Francisco | Saturday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
Tech giant Microsoft has asked its users to switch to an Android or iOS device as it announced the end of support for Windows 10 Mobile. ... read..


Mizoram urges Centre to cover 80% people under National Food Security Act
Aizawl | Saturday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
Mizoram has urged the Centre government to raise the coverage from 64.73 per cent to at least 80 per cent of its 12 lakh population under the National Food Security Act (NFSA) in the state, an official said here on Saturday. ... read..


Rythu Bandhu scheme part of national agenda of action: Telangana Governor
Hyderabad | Saturday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
The Telangana government's Rythu Bandhu Scheme to provide investment support to every farmer has become part of national agenda of action, Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan said on Saturday. ... read..


Students from Bihar felicitated for writing excellent essays on Atalji
New Delhi [India] | January 19, 2019 3:11:31 PM IST
New Delhi [India], Jan 19 (NewsVoir): Purnea Lok Sabha Vikas Parishad (PLSVP) conferred the winners of a statewide essay competition for school and college students of Bihar. ... read..


Google's censored China search engine project triggers protests
San Francisco | Saturday, 2019 2:45:05 PM IST
Google's offices in the US, UK, Canada, India, Mexico, Chile, Argentina, Sweden, Switzerland, and Denmark witnessed renewed protests by human rights groups over its plan to re-enter China through a censored search application code-named "Project Dragonfly ... read..


Samsung files new patent application for 3D displays
San Francisco | Saturday, 2019 2:45:05 PM IST
Samsung has filed a new patent application at the US Patent and Trademark Office for 3D displays that users may connect to their smartphones and tablets, media reported. ... read..


US-China trade disputes to impact fashion-retail businesses
Washington | Saturday, 2019 2:45:05 PM IST
The ongoing US-China trade disputes will impact the American fashion-retail businesses in 2019, according to a report. ... read..


Facebook releases Messenger redesign on Android, iOS
San Francisco | Saturday, 2019 2:15:05 PM IST
Facebook has redesigned its messaging app -- Messenger -- with a new interface and the update can be downloaded on both Android and iOS devices via Google Play and App Store. ... read..


India-Africa ties to redefine international order on egalitarian lines: Sushma Swaraj
Gandhinagar | Saturday, 2019 1:45:04 PM IST
Highlighting the Narendra Modi government's focus on Africa as a top priority in its foreign and economic policy, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday said that strong India-Africa relations would redefine the contours of the international ... read..


Media must rebuild trust, credibility in 2019 as fake news, subscription war loom large: Report
New Delhi | Saturday, 2019 1:15:04 PM IST
Media houses taking up arms against fake news, publishers looking towards subscriptions to make up for the losses, which may fuel lay-offs and thus weaken further their ability to hold politicians and tycoons to account, are the key trends in the media se ... read..


Microsoft launches e-commerce portal for Telangana's handloom weavers
Hyderabad | Saturday, 2019 12:45:04 PM IST
In a bid to empower handloom weavers in Telangana, Microsoft India on Saturday announced the launch of a new e-commerce portal that will help the weavers optimise operations and engage better with customers. ... read..


Gahlaut Buildcon ventures into entertainment sector
New Delhi [India] | January 19, 2019 12:41:32 PM IST
New Delhi [India], Jan 19 (NewsVoir): With spanking hold in real estate world, Gahlaut Buildcon is now all set to take up entertainment industry by storm with its venture Gahlaut Entertainment Private Limited. ... read..


Ozone Group launches convertible homes
New Delhi [India] | January 19, 2019 12:41:30 PM IST
New Delhi [India], Jan 19 (NewsVoir): Ozone Group, the pioneer of lifestyle living, is excited to introduce the concept of Convertible Homes to the Chennai Market for its value home buyers. ... read..


'Speed Limit' feature on Google Maps expanding in US
San Francisco | Saturday, 2019 11:45:04 AM IST
The "speed limit" feature on Google Maps that has been confined to only some parts of the US, seems to have expanded to new areas, a media report said. ... read..


New Year bonanza for Mumbai commuters
Mumbai | Saturday, 2019 11:45:04 AM IST
Ahead of the upcoming general elections, the Centre has offered a bagful of bonanza for the eight million Mumbai commuters to be inaugurated here on Saturday, an official said. ... read..


Centre dismisses two PNB Executive Directors
Chennai | Saturday, 2019 11:15:04 AM IST
The Central government has removed two Punjab National Bank (PNB) Executive Directors -- Sanjiv Sharan and K.Veera Brahmaji Rao -- for the lapses in the Rs 13,500 crore fraud allegedly perpetrated by absconding diamantaire Nirav Modi. ... read..


US stocks rally amid trade optimism, economic data (Lead)
New York | Saturday, 2019 8:15:04 AM IST
US stocks rose as Wall Street became more optimistic about potential progress in trade negotiations between Washington and its key trading partners while digesting some key economic data. ... read..


Senior Fed official warns of emerging 'headwinds' from US government shutdown
Washington | Saturday, 2019 8:15:04 AM IST
The partial US government shutdown is an emerging headwind to the economic growth, the New York Federal Reserve President John Williams has said, reaffirming the central bank's willingness to take a patient and prudent approach to monetary policy. ... read..


US dollar rises on China-US trade optimism
New York | Saturday, 2019 6:15:04 AM IST
The US dollar rose as optimism on China-US trade relations lifted the investor sentiment. ... read..


US stocks trade higher amid trade prospects
New York | Saturday, 2019 2:15:04 AM IST
US stocks traded on an upbeat note on Friday amid growing expectations on potential progress in trade talks between the United States and its trading partners. ... read..


Telangana to spend Rs 1.17 lakh crore on irrigation projects
Hyderabad | Friday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
Telangana will spend about Rs 1.17 lakh crore during the next five years to complete all projects to irrigate 1.25 crore acres, Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao said on Friday. ... read..


Naveen writes to Modi for special status to Odisha
Bhubaneswar | Friday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday once again wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi demanding Special Category Status (SCS) for the coastal state. ... read..


P&W says engine meets safety standards, but backs DGCA order
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 10:45:04 PM IST
A day after the aviation regulator restricted the Airbus A320 Neo aircraft powered by Pratt & Whitney (P&W) engines from flying to Port Blair, among other directives, P&W said it "fully supports" the order and emphasised that its engine meets all safety s ... read..


Centre likely to miss divestment target by Rs 20,000 cr: Care Ratings
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 10:45:04 PM IST
The Centre is unlikely to meet its disinvestment target of Rs 80,000 crore this year, resulting in overshooting the fiscal deficit target, Care Ratings said on Friday. ... read..


Meghalaya CM seeks exemption from coal mining Act
Shillong | Friday, 2019 10:45:04 PM IST
Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Friday sought Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh's intervention in getting exemption from the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act and Coal Mines Nationalisation Act to restore mining in the northeas ... read..


Wipro net profit grows robust; offers bonus shares (Second Lead)
Bengaluru | Friday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
Reviving its fortunes, global software major Wipro on Friday reported Rs 2,544 crore net profit for the third quarter of fiscal 2018-19, registering 29.6 per cent yearly and 34.9 per cent quarterly growth. ... read..


India's debt up 50% to Rs 82 lakh crore in Modi era
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 10:15:04 PM IST
Total liabilities of the government has increased 49 per cent to Rs 82 lakh crore in the last four-and-half years during the Narendra Modi government, as per the 8th Edition of the Status Paper on Government Debt released Friday. ... read..


RBI will take steps to enable robust growth: Shaktikanta Das
Gandhinagar | Friday, 2019 10:15:04 PM IST
Giving an indication of his likely approach ahead of the RBI's final monetary policy review of the fiscal next month, new central bank Governor Shaktikanta Das on Friday said the RBI will make all efforts to maintain financial stability and "to facilitate ... read..


Quake-resistant buildings in rural Himachal stressed
Shimla | Friday, 2019 9:45:04 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh Chief Secretary B.K. Agarwal on Friday stressed the need for proper designing and earthquake-resistant construction of community halls in gram panchayats and setting up of a task force to handle exigencies. ... read..


CCI approves Amazon subsidiary acquiring Aditya Birla Retail
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
The Competition Commission of India (CCI) on Friday approved the acquisition of India's fourth largest supermarket chain -- Aditya Birla Retail Ltd (ABRL) -- by Witzig Advisory Services Private Ltd (WASPL) and also the acquisition of 49 per cent of its st ... read..


Sensex ends flat amid Sun Pharma woes, easing trade concerns (Roundup)
Mumbai | Friday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
Heavy sell-off in the healthcare stocks led by Sun Pharmaceuticals kept the key equity indices subdued for most part of the Friday's trading session, before positive global markets helped them recover and close on a flat note. ... read..


Delhi government can't shirk its responsibility of contributing to RRTS: SC
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Friday told the Arvind Kejriwal government that it could not shirk its statutory responsibility of contributing its share of funds to Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) project linking Delhi with Meerut. ... read..


Japan to lend Rs 3,420 cr to India
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
Japan will be giving a loan of Rs 3,420 crore to India to assist in constructing the Chennai Peripheral Ring Road and for joint efforts towards meeting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). ... read..


Imran Khan seeks expedition of CPEC projects
Islamabad | Friday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday stressed on expediting projects under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in the country. ... read..


EC proposes eliminating tariffs on industrial goods with US
Brussels | Friday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
The European Commission proposed on Friday the elimination of tariffs for industrial goods with the US in future trade talks. The proposal will need approval from the EU member states. ... read..


Tesla to lay-off 7% full-time staff amid China dreams
San Francisco | Friday, 2019 7:45:04 PM IST
Electric car maker Tesla on Friday announced it is laying off seven per cent of its full-time staffers in an attempt to reduce costs and increase profits. ... read..


Wipro net up 29.6% in Q3 (Lead)
Bengaluru | Friday, 2019 7:45:04 PM IST
Global software major Wipro on Friday reported Rs 2,544 crore consolidated net profit for the third quarter of fiscal 2018-19, registering 29.6 per cent annual growth from Rs 1,936 crore in the same period a year ago. ... read..


Sun Pharma stocks plunge on revelation of whistleblower's complaint (Lead)
Mumbai | Friday, 2019 7:45:04 PM IST
The stock of pharmaceutical major Sun Pharma ended up as the top loser on the BSE Sensex on Friday following reports of a complaint by a whistleblower to the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) against the company, raising issues of corporate go ... read..


Wipro net up 29.6% in Q3
Bengaluru | Friday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
Global software major Wipro on Friday reported Rs 2,544 crore net profit for the third quarter of fiscal 2018-19, registering 29.6 per cent annual growth, up from Rs 1,936 crore in the same period a year ago. ... read..


Merck Foundation calls for applications for media recognition awards 2018 to eliminate infertility stigma
New Delhi [India] | January 18, 2019 7:11:37 PM IST
New Delhi [India], Jan 18 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany in partnership with H.E. REBECCA NAA OKAIKOR AKUFO-ADDO, The First Lady of Ghana and Ambassador of Merck More Than a Mother announces the open ... read..


China's energy giant inks deal with UK firm for Bangladesh power plant
Dhaka | Friday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST
China's energy giant PowerChina has signed an agreement and a contract with GCM Resources, a leading British resource exploration company, for development of a coal-fired power plant in Bangladesh. ... read..


Mukesh Ambani calls for movement against 'data colonisation'
Gandhinagar | Friday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST
Invoking Mahatma Gandhi's movement against colonisation, Reliance Industries Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani on Friday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to lead a fight against "data colonisation", saying that Indian data must be "owned and ... read..


33 Bhutanese coal trucks stopped from heading to Bangladesh
Shillong | Friday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST
Indian Customs law disallowed 33 Bhutanese coal-laden trucks at Dawki integrated check post (ICP) in Meghalaya to transit to Bangladesh following a Supreme Court order banning the transportation of extracted coal in Meghalaya, an official said on Friday. ... read..


Tickets of new Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Express sold out in 5 hours
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 6:15:04 PM IST
A day after the Indian Railways announced a new bi-weekly Mumbai-Hazrat Nizamuddin Rajdhani Express starting Saturday, all its tickets for the next maiden journey were sold out within five hours, officials said. ... read..


Sun Pharma stocks plunge on revelation of whistleblower's complaint
Mumbai | Friday, 2019 6:15:04 PM IST
The stock of pharmaceutical major Sun Pharma ended up as the top loser on the BSE Sensex on Friday following reports of a complaint by a whistleblower to the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) against the company. ... read..


Government will again miss fiscal deficit target: Chidambaram
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 5:45:04 PM IST
Claiming that the Narendra Modi government's efforts during its remaining tenure cannot revive the "perilous condition" of the Indian economy, former Union Minister and Congress veteran P. Chidambaram on Friday said the Centre might not able to achieve it ... read..


BJP promises Budget 2019 will bring relief to farmers
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 5:45:04 PM IST
Rejecting the farm loan waiver as a permanent solution, the BJP on Friday said that the Centre will announce relief measures in Budget 2019 that will boost farmers economically. ... read..


US Freedom Capital co-hosted a panel discussion with Phillip Capital on global investments
New Delhi [India] | January 18, 2019 5:41:36 PM IST
New Delhi [India], Jan 18 (NewsVoir): US Freedom Capital, a global investment firm partnered with Phillip Capital, a financial house headquartered in Singapore, to host a panel discussion on global investments. ... read..


UnDiscover Australia with Parineeti Chopra
New Delhi [India] | January 18, 2019 5:41:37 PM IST
New Delhi [India], Jan 18 (NewsVoir): Cricket is a shared passion between India and Australia and with India's cricket tour of Australia taking centre stage for the past three months, the spotlight has firmly shone on the land down under. ... read..


NBFC firm IIFL Finance to raise Rs 2,000 cr via bonds
Mumbai | Friday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST
Non-banking finance company (NBFC) India Infoline Finance Ltd (IIFL Finance) will shortly open a bond's public issue on January 22 to raise up to Rs 2,000 crore for funding business growth and expansion, its parent firm IIFL Holdings said on Friday. ... read..


Sensex, Nifty ends flat; healthcare stocks fall 2% (Second Lead)
Mumbai | Friday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
Mixed global cues, weakness in the Indian currency and heavy selling in the healthcare and finance stocks dragged the key equity indices on Friday, with Sensex and Nifty ending flat with a positive bias. ... read..


Doing business in India now easier, cheaper, faster, smarter: Modi
Gandhinagar | Friday, 2019 4:15:04 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that his government had made doing business in India easier, cheaper, faster and smarter with his term accounting for almost 45 per cent of the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) that the country received in the la ... read..


Amazon's AWS launches service to automate data backups
San Francisco | Friday, 2019 4:15:04 PM IST
Retail giant Amazon's Cloud arm Amazon Web Services (AWS) has launched "Backup" -- a new feature which makes it easier for companies to backup their data using its Cloud computing platform. ... read..


Amid shutdown drama, Trump retaliates by blocking Pelosi's Afghan trip (Second Lead)
Washington | Friday, 2019 3:45:04 PM IST
US President Donald Trump has barred Speaker Nancy Pelosi from flying on a Pentagon plane to Afghanistan in a tit-for-tat for her blocking his State of the Union Address as a new act unfolded in the farcical drama of egos playing on the sidelines of the g ... read..


Hero Cycles to invest Rs 400 cr in hi-tech cycle valley
Chandigarh | Friday, 2019 3:45:04 PM IST
Leading brand in cycles, Hero Cycles, will invest around Rs 400 crore in the Hi-Tech Cycle Valley project in Punjab, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said here on Friday. ... read..


Himachal CM asks banks to help increase farmers' income
Shimla | Friday, 2019 3:45:04 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Friday said the banks should focus more to improve the investment credit by funding those schemes that helped in increasing the income of the farmers. ... read..


Sensex, Nifty trade flat as index heavyweights lose (Lead)
Mumbai | Friday, 2019 3:15:04 PM IST
Amid broadly positive global cues and selling in index heavyweights, major Indian equity indices traded flat during Friday's afternoon trade session. ... read..


India, Uzbekistan sign agreement on uranium import
Ahmedabad | Friday, 2019 3:15:04 PM IST
India and Uzbekistan signed an agreement on importing uranium from the Central Asian nation following a bilateral meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev on the sidelines of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 201 ... read..


Huawei to roll out 'EMUI 9.0' in India from next week
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 2:45:04 PM IST
Chinese electronics giant Huawei on Friday announced that its Android Pie-based custom operating system (OS) -- EMUI 9.0 is rolling out on the "P20 Pro" and "Nova 3" smartphones with new user interface (UI) and full-screen gestures as an over-the-air (OTA ... read..


Samsung to launch Galaxy M10 for Rs 7,990, M20 for Rs 10,990
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 2:45:04 PM IST
Samsung will launch two industry-first Galaxy 'M' smartphones in the under Rs 10,000 price segment in India on January 28 that will be available on Amazon.in from March 5. ... read..


China lowers 2017 GDP growth
Beijing | Friday, 2019 2:15:05 PM IST
China has lowered its final 2017 GDP growth from 6.9 per cent, announced initially, to 6.8 per cent, the National Bureau of Statistics of China said on Friday. ... read..


UK PM to skip Davos over Brexit uncertainty
London | Friday, 2019 2:15:05 PM IST
British Prime Minister Theresa May will not attend this year's World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, to focus on resolving the Brexit crisis following the House of Commons' overwhelming rejection of her plan earlier this week. ... read..


Mitsubishi alleges Ghosn received $8.9 mn in illegal payments
Tokyo | Friday, 2019 2:15:05 PM IST
Japanese automaker Mitsubishi on Friday alleged that ousted Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn received $8.9 million in illegal payments from a Netherlands-based joint venture between April-November 2018. ... read..


Agriculture agreement with EU confirms Sahara status: Morocco
Rabat | Friday, 2019 2:15:04 PM IST
The adoption by the European Parliament by an overwhelming majority of the Moroccan-EU Agriculture Agreement confirms that "any agreement covering the Moroccan Sahara can only be negotiated and signed by the Kingdom in the exercise of its full sovereignty ... read..


redBus, goibibo partner with Acko to offer customized insurance products
New Delhi [India] | January 18, 2019 2:11:32 PM IST
New age insurance company, Acko General Insurance Limited has announced a strategic tie-up with Ibibo Group to offer customized travel insurance products to users of redBus and GoCabs. ... read..


'Google Photos' to get new features including suggested sharing
San Francisco | Friday, 2019 1:15:05 PM IST
The latest version of Google's photo sharing and storage service "Google Photos 4.8" that reached Android smartphones recently is expected to get more features like automatically suggested sharing among others, media reported. ... read..


Toyota launches Camry Hybrid at Rs 36.95 lakh in India
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 1:15:05 PM IST
Automobile major Toyota Kirloskar Motor on Friday announced the India launch of Camry Hybrid Electric Vehicle (EV) here at an ex-showroom price of Rs 36.95 lakh. ... read..


Sophos appoints new Regional Vice President for Asia Pacific, Japan
Mumbai | Friday, 2019 1:15:05 PM IST
Global cybersecurity major Sophos on Friday announced to appoint McAfee veteran Gavin Struthers as Regional Vice President for Asia Pacific and Japan. ... read..


Trains, flights hit as visibility drops in Delhi (Lead)
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 11:45:04 AM IST
At least 10 trains were delayed and several flights diverted due to a dense fog cover over the national capital causing visibility to remain at zero for a few hours on Friday morning. ... read..


Tesla's customer referral programme ending in February
San Francisco | Friday, 2019 11:15:04 AM IST
Electric car maker Tesla is putting an end to its customer referral programme in February that allowed owners to give their friends a referral code to get six months of free charging via the company's "Supercharger" network. ... read..


Key Indian equity market indices quoting in red
Mumbai | Friday, 2019 10:45:05 AM IST
Taking a cue from global markets, the key Indian equity market indices on Friday opened higher but minutes into trading, both the indices -- Sensex of the BSE and Nifty 50 of the NSE -- were quoting in red. ... read..


J&K airports' audit report to get BCAS endorsement favouring CISF
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 10:45:05 AM IST
The audit report of the highly sensitive Jammu, Srinagar and Leh airports is under final scrutiny of the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) that will send its endorsement "very soon" to the Union Home Ministry, to hand over the security responsibili ... read..


Fossil Group sells smartwatch technology to Google for $40mn
San Francisco | Friday, 2019 10:15:04 AM IST
Global watch and accessories maker Fossil Group has announced to sell its smartphone technology to Google for $40 million. ... read..


Chinese shares open higher; yuan weakens
Beijing | Friday, 2019 8:45:04 AM IST
Chinese stocks opened higher on Friday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index up 0.32 per cent to open at 2,567.74 points. ... read..


US stocks advance amid earnings, economic data (Lead)
New York | Friday, 2019 7:45:04 AM IST
US stocks rose as Wall Street awaited the latest quarterly results from online streaming giant Netflix while digesting a slew of economic data. ... read..


US dollar edges up amid economic data
New York | Friday, 2019 6:45:05 AM IST
The US dollar rose slightly amid strong economic data. ... read..


DGCA restricts P&W powered Airbus A320 Neo aircraft from flying to Port Blair
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 3:15:10 AM IST
Civil aviation regulator DGCA has restricted budget airlines IndiGo and GoAir's flight services operated on Airbus A320 Neo aircraft powered by Pratt & Whitney (P&W) engines to Port Blair. ... read..


US stocks trade mixed amid corporate earnings, economic data
New York | Friday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
US stocks traded mixed on Thursday as investors were digesting a slew of corporate earnings and key economic data. ... read..


Startups, investors get angel tax relief
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 7:15:41 PM IST
In a big boost to startups and their investors, the government has liberalised the norms including doing away with the need for an inter-ministerial committee's approval for availing angel tax exemption. ... read..


China urges US not to politicise business dispute by probing Huawei
Beijing | Thursday, 2019 7:15:41 PM IST
China on Thursday urged the US not to politicise a business case amid reports that the US Department of Justice was investigating Chinese company Huawei for allegedly stealing trade secrets from its American partner. ... read..


Volkswagen to pay NGT-slapped Rs 100-cr fine (Lead)
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 7:15:36 PM IST
Despite the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order asking Volkswagen group to pay Rs 100 crore for violating vehicular emission norms lying pending with the Supreme Court, the company on Thursday said it will comply with the green court's order. ... read..


Volkswagen to pay Rs 100 cr fine for violating emission norms
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 7:15:31 PM IST
In response to the NGT's direction to deposit Rs 100 crore within 24 hours for violating vehicular emission norms, the Volkswagen group on Thursday said although the green court's order is still pending with the Supreme Court, it will comply with the orde ... read..


Accelerate resources to fortify fiscal position, NE states told (Lead)
Agartala | Thursday, 2019 7:15:26 PM IST
The 15th Finance Commission Chairman N.K. Singh on Thursday suggested the northeastern states to accelerate resources and revenue to strengthen fiscal position. ... read..


AI-driven Cloud only can protect Indian firms from hackers: Microsoft
Bengaluru | Thursday, 2019 7:15:26 PM IST
With Indian firms losing millions annually owing to cyber attacks, key leadership across industries are now in a huddle and discussions over securing data is now a critical part of boardroom settings, Keshav Dhakad, Group Head and Assistant General Counse ... read..


Lenders considering restructuring plan for Jet Airways: SBI
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 7:15:21 PM IST
The State Bank of India (SBI) on Thursday said that lenders to the financially stressed Jet Airways are in talks for a restructuring plan to ensure long term viability of the airline. ... read..


Steel production rises 4.5%, consumption up 8.4% during April-Dec in FY19
Kolkata | Thursday, 2019 7:15:21 PM IST
India's finished steel production during April to December period of the current financial year (FY19) rose by 4.5 per cent to 97.358 million tonnes (mt) while the country's consumption grew by 8.4 per cent to 71.862 mt in the same period, a Steel Ministr ... read..


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