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Noida company's property, assets attached for money laundering
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 11:15:04 PM IST
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday attached various movable and immovable assets and properties worth Rs 55 crore of Noida-based Ablaze Info Solutions under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA). ... read..


Man held for cheating 2,000 by selling fake tour packages
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 10:45:06 PM IST
A 40-year-old director of a hotel has been arrested from Indore for cheating around 2,000 people from all over India to the tune of over Rs 20 crore on the pretext of providing luxurious holiday and tour packages in five-star hotels, police said on Friday ... read..


Tata Steel sells stake in Tata Motors to Tata Sons
Mumbai | Friday, 2017 10:45:06 PM IST
Tata Steel on Friday said it has sold almost all of its stake in Tata Motors to Tata Sons for more than Rs 3,780 crore. ... read..


Will build forward-looking vision with Trump administration: Modi
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 10:45:06 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said he will hold in-depth discussions with President Donald Trump during his visit to the United States and hoped to build a forward-looking vision for partnership with the new administration. ... read..


MP CM urges centre to increase onion procurement
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 10:45:06 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday urged Central government to extend the deadline of ongoing onion procurement to July 15 owing to bumper production in the state. ... read..


GoAir to shift to new passenger service system
Mumbai | Friday, 2017 10:45:06 PM IST
Budget passenger carrier GoAir on Friday said it will be migrating to a new passenger service system from June 25. ... read..


Bengal's 'Kanyashree' initiative given UN recognition
The Hague (Netherlands) | Friday, 2017 10:45:06 PM IST
The West Bengal government's Kanyashree Prakalpa on Friday was awarded the first prize in United Nations Public Service Award for Asia Pacific here. ... read..


'No proof of wrongdoing by Infosys in Panaya deal'
Bengaluru | Friday, 2017 10:15:06 PM IST
An international law firm and a risk consultancy found no evidence of wrongdoing by Infosys in acquiring the US-based Panaya firm for $200 million in February 2015, the global software major said on Friday. ... read..


HC seeks report from north civic body's on rag-picker's death
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 10:15:06 PM IST
Observing there is more garbage than land in the national capital, the Delhi High Court on Friday sought a report from North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) on the death of a rag-picker. ... read..


Bajaj Hindusthan Sugar's loans to be considered under S4A scheme
Mumbai | Friday, 2017 10:15:06 PM IST
Bajaj Hindusthan Sugar on Friday said the Joint Lenders' Forum (JLF) has decided to consider its loan account under the 'Scheme for Sustainable Structuring of Stressed Assets' (S4A Scheme). ... read..


Naveen opposes disinvestment in Nalco
Bhubaneswar | Friday, 2017 10:15:06 PM IST
Protesting the Central government's move for disinvestment of equity holding in Nalco, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to put further disinvestment in the public sector undertaking on hold. ... read..


Thane farmers protests: Congress demands judicial probe
Thane (Maharashtra) | Friday, 2017 9:45:06 PM IST
Maharashtra's opposition Congress on Friday demanded a judicial probe into Thursday's police action against farmers protesting land takeover for a proposed domestic airport near Kalyan. ... read..


Haryana now has a 'Trump' Village
Gurugram | Friday, 2017 9:45:06 PM IST
Though it is Prime Minister Narendra Modi who has been pushing for building toilets under the Swacch Bharat Abhiyan, it is US President Donald Trump who is getting publicity. At least in Haryana. ... read..


Yogi thanks Centre for Smart City slots for three UP cities
Lucknow | Friday, 2017 9:15:05 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday expressed gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu for the inclusion of three more cities from the state under the Smart City Mission. ... read..


Not intimidated by 'poor tactic' like criminal defamation case: Mistry
Mumbai | Friday, 2017 9:15:05 PM IST
The Office of Cyrus Mistry on Friday said it will not be intimidated by a 'poor tactic' like criminal defamation to scotch litigation against Tata Sons. ... read..


Manipur to soon ban shotguns to check poaching
| Friday, 2017 9:15:05 PM IST
The Manipur Cabinet will soon ban all licensed single and double barrelled shotguns to check poaching, state Forest Minister T. Shyamkumar said on Friday. ... read..


AERB's nod for Kudankulam's units 3&4
Chennai | Friday, 2017 8:45:06 PM IST
India's Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) on Friday said it has given its nod to the country's nuclear plant operator, Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) for the first pour of concrete for the third and fourth units at Tamil Nadu's Kudanku ... read..


IRDAI bars Sahara India Life from selling life policies
Chennai | Friday, 2017 8:45:06 PM IST
India's insurance sector regulator, IRDAI on Friday barred private insurer Sahara India Life Insurance Company Ltd from accepting new life insurance policies. ... read..


Indian passports to be bilingual: Sushma (Lead)
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 8:45:06 PM IST
Indian passports will henceforth be in both English and Hindi and 10 per cent discount will be given in passport fees to applicants below the age of eight and above 60, the government announced on Friday. ... read..


No restriction on exchange of Qatari riyals in India: RBI
Mumbai | Friday, 2017 8:15:05 PM IST
Acting on reports that some authorised entities were not accepting Qatari riyals, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday clarified that it has not restricted the exchange of the currency. ... read..


Kolkata Metro completes tunnelling under Hooghly
Kolkata | Friday, 2017 8:15:05 PM IST
Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation (KMRC), which is expecting to commission the first phase of the East-West Metro Project in the city in 2018, has completed tunnelling work under the Hooghly river in 66 days, an official said on Friday. ... read..


Shimla to have smart public transport: CM
Shimla | Friday, 2017 7:45:05 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Friday said promoting smart public transport, developing footpaths for pedestrians, eco-tourism and better management of natural springs will be the top priorities for restoring the glory of the state cap ... read..


Now mobile banking complaints under ombudsman, says RBI
Mumbai | Friday, 2017 7:45:05 PM IST
Widening the scope of its Banking Ombudsman Scheme, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has included complaints relating to mis-selling and mobile banking in its purview for which compensation up to Rs 1 lakh can be awarded. ... read..


Sixth farmer commits suicide in MP CM's home district
Sehore (Madhya Pradesh) | Friday, 2017 7:45:05 PM IST
Amid the Madhya Pradesh government's claims of providing all possible relief to peasants, one more farmer was on Thursday reported to have committed suicide in Sehore, the home district of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. ... read..


Thiruvananthapuram tops new list of 30 for Smart City Mission (Second Lead)
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 7:45:05 PM IST
The central government on Friday announced a new list of 30 cities to be developed into 'smart cities', with Kerala capital Thiruvananthapuram topping the list. ... read..


Selling pressure, caution over GST dent equity markets (Roundup)
Mumbai | Friday, 2017 7:15:06 PM IST
The Indian equity markets closed in the red on Friday as broadly negative global cues, coupled with caution ahead of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) implementation and heavy selling pressure subdued investor sentiments. ... read..


GST Network to begin accepting fresh registrations from June 25
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
The Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) portal which has so far only been accepting requests for migration from the current indirect tax regime to the GST system will now start accepting fresh registrations starting June 25. ... read..


Ford India recalls 39,000 units of Fiesta, Figo models
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
Automobile manufacturer Ford India on Friday said it has decided to recall 39,315 units of Ford Fiesta Classic and previous-generation Ford Figo vehicles because of a potential technical concern. ... read..


Nasscom identifies key job roles in big data analytics
Hyderabad | Friday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
The National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom), as part of its reskilling initiative for the IT industry, has identified key job roles in the big data analytics domain. ... read..


TCS hired over 12,500 US employees over five years: Study
New Delhi/New York | Friday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
Global IT services, consulting and business solutions organisation Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) was among the top two job creators, recruiting more than 12,500 US employees from 2012-2016, a recent study by The Cambridge Group said. ... read..


Himachal blames Niti Aayog for decline in funds
Shimla | Friday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
The Niti Aayog on Friday told the Himachal Pradesh government to prepare a plan to double the income of its farmers in five years even as the Virbhadra Singh-led government blamed the think tank for a drastic decline in Central funding to the state. ... read..


Thiruvananthapuram tops new list of 30 for Smart City Mission (Lead)
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
The central government on Friday announced a new list of 30 cities to be developed into 'smart cities', with Kerala capital Thiruvananthapuram topping the list. ... read..


Cyber threat most significant risk to business operations: Ficci
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
A leading business chamber on Friday ranked 'Information and Cyber Insecurity as the most significant threat to business perception and operations in the country. ... read..


Oil, gas refiners set to spend more on digital technologies
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 5:45:04 PM IST
Nearly two-thirds of oil and gas refiners plan to increase their investments in digital technologies over the next three-to-five years, a new study revealed on Friday. ... read..


Infosys board to face investors' heat at AGM
Bengaluru | Friday, 2017 5:45:04 PM IST
The 36th Annual General Meeting of troubled software major Infosys Ltd on Saturday is likely to be stormy, as retail investors brace for a showdown with its board on corporate governance and performance issues. ... read..


Kerala investment promotion agency, Cornell varsity tie up
Thiruvananthapuram | Friday, 2017 5:45:04 PM IST
The KSIDC, the nodal investment promotion agency of the Kerala government, has tied up with Cornell University, US, to set up a Life Sciences Park in Thiruvananthapuram. ... read..


Kerala to gain through GST: Finance Minister
Thiruvananthapuram | Friday, 2017 5:45:04 PM IST
Kerala will gain from the imposition of GST from July 1, said state Finance Minister Thomas Issac on Friday. ... read..


Karnataka urged to open tourism office in Tokyo
Bengaluru | Friday, 2017 5:15:05 PM IST
Consul General of Japan Takayuki Kitagawa on Friday urged the Karnataka government to open a full-fledged Tourism Information Office in Tokyo. ... read..


Desire for safe location drives home purchase for millennials
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 4:45:04 PM IST
Millennials in the age group of 30-34 years are increasingly giving more importance to safety and security of homes rather than on return on investment, fancy amenities and proximity to work which the older age-groups preferred, a recent survey has reveal ... read..


Selling pressure, caution over GST dent equity markets (Second Lead)
Mumbai | Friday, 2017 4:45:04 PM IST
The Indian equity markets provisionally closed in the red on Friday as broadly negative global cues, coupled with caution ahead of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) implementation and heavy selling pressure subdued investor sentiments. ... read..


'Pegasus' spyware may hit iPhones too
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 4:15:05 PM IST
Do you think your Apple iPhone and iPad devices are safe from spyware? Wait. There actually is a malware in the wild that targets Apple iOS users too, a study warned on Friday. ... read..


Thiruvananthapuram tops new list of 30 for Smart City Mission
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 3:45:04 PM IST
The central government on Friday announced a new list of 30 cities to be developed into 'smart cities', with Thiruvananthapuram topping the list. ... read..


Selling pressure, caution over GST dent equity markets (Lead)
Mumbai | Friday, 2017 2:45:04 PM IST
The Indian equity markets traded in the red during the mid-afternoon session on Friday as broadly negative global cues, coupled with caution ahead of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) implementation and heavy selling pressure in automobile, capital goods, ... read..


6GB 'Honor 8 Pro' slated for July launch in India
Pune | Friday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST
Chinese smartphone major Huawei's much-awaited "Honor 8 Pro" with 6GB RAM and 128GB ROM is slated to be launched in India in the first week of July at an affordable price, a top company executive said here on Friday. ... read..


Anger over liquor shops in Himachal residential areas
Shimla | Friday, 2017 12:45:05 PM IST
Circumventing an apex court ban on liquor vends along the highways, Himachal Pradesh has allowed liquor shops to operate in residential areas, aggrieved residents said on Friday. ... read..


Tesla considers opening plant in China
Washington | Friday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST
American luxury electric carmaker Tesla has confirmed that it is considering opening its first plant in Shanghai to cater to the growing Chinese market. ... read..


'Xavier' malware infected 800 apps in Google Play Store
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST
Global cybersecurity firm Trend Micro on Friday announced it has detected more than 800 applications in Google Play Store embedded with a trojan Android malware "Xavier" that have been downloaded millions of times till date. ... read..


Reliance Jio beats Huawei in Indian data card market
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST
With a surge in 4G adoption in the country, Reliance Jio has replaced Huawei as the most favoured 4G/LTE data card vendor (in terms of market share/unit shipments) in the second half of financial year 2016-2017. ... read..


Protesting Jats block roads in Bharatpur
Jaipur | Friday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST
Jat community protesters demanding job quotas blocked road and train services on Friday in Rajasthan's Bharatpur district, police said. ... read..


Imagination Technologies up for sale amid dispute with Apple
San Francisco | Friday, 2017 12:15:06 PM IST
Britain-based Imagination Technologies, former chip designer for Apple and currently in a legal dispute with the iPhone maker, has put itself up for sale. ... read..


Mark Zuckerberg unveils Facebook's new mission
San Francisco | Friday, 2017 11:45:06 AM IST
Facebook's new mission is to give the people the power to build community and bring the world closer together, the social network's CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said. ... read..


Key Indian equity indices trade flat during early session
Mumbai | Friday, 2017 10:15:04 AM IST
Key Indian equity market indices opened flat on Friday following global cues. ... read..


Zydus Wellness announces national launch of Sugar Free Green
New Delhi [India] | June 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
New Delhi [India], June 23 (ANI-BusinessWire India): Sugar Free, the market leader in the sugar substitute category in India with a market share of over 94 percent, announced the national launch of its new variant - Sugar Free Green. ... read..


Uttarakhand exploring direct bus service to Nepal
Dehradun | Friday, 2017 9:15:06 AM IST
The Uttarakhand government is working in the direction of starting a direct bus service from the hill state to Nepal, an official said on Friday. ... read..


US dollar wavers narrowly amid economic data
New York | Friday, 2017 6:45:04 AM IST
The US dollar traded mixed against other major currencies as investors digested a batch of economic reports. ... read..


Higher education to play pivotal role in bridging India's skill gap: IBM study
New Delhi [India] | June 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
IBM has announced a study conducted by the IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV) in cooperation with the Economist Intelligence Unit, to evaluate India's growing skills challenge and proposed recommendations to bridge the gap. ... read..


EU to extend economic sanctions against Russia
Brussels | Friday, 2017 5:45:04 AM IST
The European Union (EU) leaders have decided to extend economic sanctions against Russia, European Council President Donald Tusk said. ... read..


US stocks close mixed on rising oil prices
New York | Friday, 2017 4:45:04 AM IST
US stocks closed mixed as oil prices recovered from previous sessions' sharp declines. ... read..


Cabinet approves changes in bilateral agreement with Netherlands
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 11:45:05 PM IST
The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved amendment to a bilateral Social Security Agreement (SSA) with Netherlands by incorporating the "country of residence" principle in the said agreement. ... read..


Naidu dubs loan waiver 'fashion'; clarifies after opposition hits out
Mumbai/New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 11:45:05 PM IST
Union Information and Broadcasting Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said loan waiver these days had become a "fashion", but later clarified his remarks were "misinterpreted" after attack from opposition parties. ... read..


Jet to expand codesharing with three international airlines
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 11:45:05 PM IST
Jet Airways on Thursday said that it will expand its codeshare agreements with Air France, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Delta Air Lines. ... read..


Global body nod to India's LMLC configuration
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 11:15:06 PM IST
The Indian proposal for inclusion of mandatory evaluation of Low Mobility Large Cell (LMLC) configuration for 5G technology has been approved by a global telecom organisation, COAI said on Thursday. ... read..


Crystal to market crop protection pesticides in Karnataka
Bengaluru | Thursday, 2017 11:15:06 PM IST
Leading agrochemical firm Crystal Crop Protection Ltd is foraying into Karnataka to hardsell five types of pesticides, including insecticides and fungicides, to protect crops and boost productivity, said a company official on Thursday. ... read..


Bring software industries to Bengal: Mamata to Bengali diaspora
The Hague (Netherlands) | Thursday, 2017 11:15:06 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday appealed to the Bengali community here to bring software industries. ... read..


GoAir flight suffers bird hit, matter under investigation
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 11:15:06 PM IST
Budget passenger carrier GoAir on Thursday reported that its Delhi-Mumbai flight on June 21 suffered a bird hit and that the matter was under investigation. ... read..


RBI tells banks to provide adequate transaction details in passbooks
Mumbai | Thursday, 2017 11:15:05 PM IST
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday advised commercial banks to provide adequate transaction details in the passbooks of account holders. ... read..


RBI reconstitutes Overseeing Committee on stressed assets (Lead)
Mumbai | Thursday, 2017 10:45:06 PM IST
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday said it has reconstituted the "Overseeing Committee (OC)" formed to look at the stressed assets of the banking sector. ... read..


Approach road to IGI airport's terminal 1D diverted: DIAL
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 10:45:06 PM IST
The approach road leading up to terminal 1D of the IGI airport here has been temporarily diverted due to ongoing construction work, an airport official said on Thursday. ... read..


Gujarat realty market may see 80% slump owing to GST, RERA
Ahmedabad | Thursday, 2017 10:45:06 PM IST
The Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) and the Goods and Services Tax (GST) will together have a sledgehammer impact on the realty sector in Gujarat, forcing up to 80 per cent slump, say market experts. ... read..


Senior scribes discuss freedom of press in India
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 10:45:06 PM IST
Prominent journalists gathered here on Thursday to discuss freedom of the press in India in the wake of CBI raids on NDTV's Prannoy Roy and his wife Radhika in a bank fraud case and said many loan defaulters are roaming free. ... read..


GoAir to launch third Bengaluru-New Delhi daily flight
Mumbai | Thursday, 2017 9:45:06 PM IST
Budget passenger carrier GoAir on Thursday said it will launch its third daily direct flight between Bengaluru and New Delhi, with effect from June 24. ... read..


Free power connections for UP's urban poor
Lucknow | Thursday, 2017 9:45:05 PM IST
Below Poverty Line (BPL) card holders living in urban areas of Uttar Pradesh will be given free electricity connections, a Cabinet meeting presided over by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath decided on Thursday. ... read..


Violence as farmers oppose land takeover for airport in Thane (Roundup)
Thane (Maharashtra) | Thursday, 2017 9:15:05 PM IST
At least 12 policemen and 12 protesters were injured and three police vehicles set ablaze as farmers' opposition to the takeover of land for a new domestic airport turned violent in Maharashtra on Thursday, police said. ... read..


Think3D to set up facility at Andhra Medtech Zone
Hyderabad | Thursday, 2017 9:15:05 PM IST
Think3D, a Hyderabad-based 3D printing solutions company, has bagged the contract to set up and operate a world-class 3D printing facility at the Andhra Pradesh Medtech Zone Limited (AMTZ). ... read..


World Bank, AIIB co-financing for Andhra power project
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 9:15:05 PM IST
The Indian government on Thursday signed an agreement with the World Bank and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) for co-financing loans worth $570 million for the 'Power for All' project in Andhra Pradesh. ... read..


Three more farmers commit suicide in MP, toll 18 (Lead)
Bhopal | Thursday, 2017 8:45:05 PM IST
Three more farmers have committed suicide in Madhya Pradesh, taking the number of deaths of distressed farmers in the state in the last 11 days to 18. ... read..


Tatas better candidate if Air India is privatised: Sunil Mittal
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 8:45:05 PM IST
Founder Chairman of Bharti Entreprises Sunil Mittal on Thursday said the Tata Group will be a better choice to take over the debt-ridden national passenger carrier Air India if the airline is privatised. ... read..


Trial run on eventually driverless Pink Line
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 8:15:04 PM IST
Delhi Metro on Thursday began trial runs on the upcoming Pink Line (Shiv Vihar-Majlis Park) which will eventually run without drivers. ... read..


Cabinet passes resolution, thanks CMs for GST cooperation
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 8:15:04 PM IST
The Union Cabinet, at a meeting here chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Thursday passed a resolution to express gratitude to Chief Ministers and others for cooperation on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) issue. ... read..


FSSAI committed to robust and unambiguous standards for food supplements
New Delhi [India] | June 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Pawan Kumar Agarwal, Chief Executive Officer of the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) said Thursday that the FSSAI is committed to ensuring robust and unambiguous standards for food supplements with the help of industry. ... read..


IT export growth to be lower in 2017-18 at 7-8%: Nasscom (Fourth Lead)
Hyderabad | Thursday, 2017 7:45:04 PM IST
Hit by global political and economic uncertainties, the Indian IT industry's software exports are projected to grow at 7-8 per cent only during this fiscal (2017-18) -- lower than the 8-10 per cent during the 2016-17 fiscal, Nasscom said on Thursday. ... read..


Government will take 'corrective steps' on telecom stress: Sinha (Lead)
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 7:15:07 PM IST
Communications Minister Manoj Sinha said "corrective steps" would be taken by the government to ensure orderly growth of the telecom sector, after he met representatives of telcom companies here on Thursday. ... read..


Assocham urges DoT not to make telecom devices testing a must
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 6:45:06 PM IST
Industry lobby Assocham on Thursday said it has urged the Department of Telecommunication (DoT) to drop the proposal for mandatory testing of telecom equipment which are used in India after certification from well-known third party global bodies. ... read..


Tamil Nadu against privatisation of Tiruchi gun factory
Chennai | Thursday, 2017 6:45:06 PM IST
The Tamil Nadu government on Thursday expressed its opposition to the central government's plans to induct a private investor for Tiruchirappalli gun factory which comes under the Ordnance Factory Board. ... read..


Equity markets trim gains as investors book profits (Roundup)
Mumbai | Thursday, 2017 6:15:06 PM IST
After trading at a fresh high for most of the day, the Indian equity markets on Thursday closed on a flat note as investors booked profits. ... read..


BenQ's flagship photographer monitor now in India
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 6:15:05 PM IST
Taiwanese electronics giant BenQ on Thursday launched a new 31.5-inch photographer monitor with 4K display, good colour performance and HDR capability for Rs 125,000 in India. ... read..


Japan using traditional techniques to make products of global standards
Tochigi/Tokyo [Japan] | June 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Come spring and the worlds' most beautiful wisteria can be found blooming in Japan's Tochigi Prefecture. ... read..


Yeh Hai India slated to release on August 4, new poster out
New Delhi [India] | June 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
New Delhi [India], June 22 (ANI-NewsVoir): The patriotic film, Yeh Hai India on Thursday launched a brand new poster and also announced that the movie will be releasing on August 4, 2017. The release date for the movie was announced by General V. K. Singh ... read..


UCWeb registers user traffic of 0.75 billion during IPL, ICC Champions Trophy 2017
New Delhi [India] | June 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
New Delhi [India], June 22 (ANI-NewsVoir): Consumption of cricket-related content exceeded 0.75 billion on UCWeb Platforms - UC News and UC Browser, for the latest edition of IPL 2017 and the recently-concluded ICC Champions Trophy 2017, according to a da ... read..


Jaago Re 2.0 drives pre-activism in India
New Delhi [India] | June 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Tata Tea launched its iconic campaign Jaago Re 2.0 - 'Alarm Bajne se Pehle Jaago Re' - earlier this year urging people to pre-act before tragedies hit. ... read..


Parry Nutraceuticals, Synthite industries forge partnership for extraction of Phycocyanin
New Delhi [India] | June 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
New Delhi [India], June 22 (ANI-NewsVoir): Parry Nutraceuticals, a division of EID Parry and part of the Murugappa Group has forged a partnership with Synthite Industries to apply proprietary patented technologies for extraction of Phycocyanin, a natural ... read..


Reliance Defence to partner with DAHER for aerospace components
Paris [France]/Mumbai [India] | June 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Reliance Defence Limited, a fully owned subsidiary of Reliance Infrastructure Limited signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at the Paris Air Show with Daher Aerospace, France, a leading supplier of integrated systems for Aerospace and Advanced Techno ... read..


MSMEs all set to embrace GST challenges
New Delhi [India] | June 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The CII MSME Summit titled, 'Breaking Barriers to Excellence: Unlocking Hidden Potential,' echoed the preparedness of MSMEs to adopt the GST regime. ... read..


Sikkim CM backs Gorkhaland demand (Lead)
Gangtok | Thursday, 2017 5:45:04 PM IST
Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling has come out in support of the demand for a separate Gorkhaland, to be carved out of hill areas in West Bengal. ... read..


Starting at Rs 32,999, much-awaited OnePlus 5 now in India (Lead)
Mumbai | Thursday, 2017 5:15:06 PM IST
Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus on Thursday unveiled its most powerful device 'OnePlus 5' here that comes in a 8GB variant featuring duel-lens camera system. ... read..


RBI reconstitutes Overseeing Committee on stressed assets
Mumbai | Thursday, 2017 5:15:06 PM IST
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday said it has reconstituted the "Overseeing Committee (OC)" formed to look at the stressed assets of the banking sector. ... read..


Telecom companies meet minister on stressed health of industry
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 5:15:06 PM IST
The much-awaited meeting between the government and the telecom companies to evolve a resolution to the stressed health of the sector was held here on Thursday afternoon ... read..


Nasscom lowers IT export growth to 7-8% in 2017-18 (Third Lead)
Hyderabad | Thursday, 2017 5:15:06 PM IST
Hit by global political and economic uncertainties, the Indian IT industry's software exports are projected to grow at 7-8 per cent this fiscal (2017-18), which is lower than 8-10 per cent in the 2016-17 fiscal, the apex Nasscom said on Thursday. ... read..


Odisha seeks new express trains from Nayagarh town
Bhubaneswar | Thursday, 2017 5:15:06 PM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday urged Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu to introduce new express trains from Nayagarh town. ... read..


Darjeeling shutdown hits tea industry's production, revenue (Lead)
Kolkata | Thursday, 2017 5:15:06 PM IST
The Darjeeling tea industry is expected to lose 20 per cent of its premium quality annual production and 40 per cent of its revenue due to the ongoing indefinite shutdown called by the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha, say tea planters. ... read..


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