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US's India Outreach Policy for Asia Pacific should be leveraged: IACC
New Delhi | October 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The recent unequivocal India outreach stand of the United States to maintain balance in the geo-politics should have more economic thrust and content to ensure sustained positive policy architecture in the Asia Pacific, according to Indo-American Chamber ... read..


TAB Capital strengthens senior management across categories
New Delhi [India] | October 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
India's fastest growing and award-winning Non-Banking Financial Company (NBFC) TAB Capital has announced appointment of three key leadership positions. ... read..


Adarsh Credit partners with Oxigen Services to provide financial inclusion to 1L villages
New Delhi [India] | October 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
New Delhi [India], Oct. 23 (ANI-NewsVoir): Adarsh Credit, India's largest credit co-operative society signed an agreement with Oxigen Services, India's leading payment solutions provider. Adarsh Credit decided to use Oxigen's existing retail network of 20 ... read..


'I am Helpless' - How GST is breaking backbone of Indian Handloom Weavers
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India] | October 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Oct 23 (ANI-BusinessWire India): The Goods and Services Tax or GST rolled out on July 1 is considered by the government as an achievement, with several taxes being replaced by a single tax with few slabs, its implementation ... read..


US threats over n-deal has no impact on oil market: Iran
Tehran | Monday, 2017 3:45:04 AM IST
Iran's Petroleum Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said that global oil markets have remained unfazed by the recent remarks of US President Donald Trump against Iran's international 2015 nuclear deal, internationally known as JCPOA, Press TV reported on Sund ... read..


Iran eyes more market share through gas exports to Europe
Tehran | Monday, 2017 1:45:04 AM IST
Iran continues to weigh options to transport its profuse natural gas resources to Europe and emerge from a marginal exporter merely in the region, Financial Tribune daily reported on Sunday. ... read..


Manipur rivers flow above danger mark after heavy rain
Imphal | Sunday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
Most major rivers in Manipur were flowing above the danger level on Sunday following two days of heavy rain. Locals rued the lack of action by officials to redress the situation. ... read..


2 Italian regions voting in non-binding referendum on autonomy
Milan | Sunday, 2017 7:15:04 PM IST
Amidst the Catalan crisis in Spain, two other rich regions in southern Europe - Lombardy and Veneto of Italy - are voting on Sunday in a referendum for greater autonomy from the central government in Rome. ... read..


Toll collectors flee after BJP MLA confronts them (Lead)
Ghaziabad | Sunday, 2017 7:15:04 PM IST
Collectors at a toll plaza here fled after BJP MLA Dalbeer Singh raised questions about their legality on Sunday, allowing hundreds of vehicles to pass through for two hours without paying any money. Officials later said the toll bridge was legal. ... read..


Economy strong, in right direction: PM
Dahej (Gujarat) | Sunday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
The Indian economy's fundamentals are strong and the economy is headed in the right direction, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday. ... read..


14 companies to invest Rs 3,000 cr in Telangana's textile park
Hyderabad | Sunday, 2017 5:45:04 PM IST
Fourteen companies have so far come forward to set up units with a total investment of over Rs 3,000 crore in the proposed Kakatiya Mega Textile Park in Telangana's Warangal district, an official statement said. ... read..


Toll collectors flee after BJP MLA confronts them
Ghaziabad | Sunday, 2017 4:45:04 PM IST
Collectors at a seemingly illegal toll plaza at Dasna here in Uttar Pradesh fled after BJP MLA Dalbeer Singh confronted them on Sunday, allowing hundreds of vehicles to pass through for two hours without paying any money. ... read..


In poll-bound Gujarat, Modi opens Rs 650 cr ferry service (Second Lead)
Bhavnagar (Gujarat) | Sunday, 2017 4:15:04 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated a Rs 650-crore roll on-roll off (Ro-Ro) ferry service that reduces travel time by six hours between Saurashtra and South Gujarat in the election-bound state. ... read..


Indian travel tourism industry to grow by 2.5%: ASSOCHAM
New Delhi [India] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Indian travel and tourism industry is expected to grow by 2.5 per cent, according to a study by the ASSOCHAM and Yes Bank. ... read..


PM opens Ro-Ro ferry, calls it landmark in South-East Asia (Lead)
Bhavnagar (Gujarat) | Sunday, 2017 3:15:04 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated the first phase of a 31-km Ghogha-Dahej 'roll-on, roll-off' (Ro-Ro) ferry service, a first-of-its-kind in India, saying it was "a landmark project for entire South-East Asia". ... read..


We will make Kerala one of the best states in the country: Chief Minister (IANS Interview)
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST
Kerala will soon formulate an industrial policy under which a single-window system will be put in place to clear investment applications while making it easy to do business in the state, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has said. ... read..


PM inaugurates ferry service
Bhavnagar (Gujarat) | Sunday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated the first phase of the Ghogha-Dahej Ro-Ro ferry service, a first-of-its-kind project in India, calling it "a landmark occasion for entire South-East Asia". ... read..


Quarterly results to drive equity markets (Market Outlook)
Mumbai | Sunday, 2017 1:15:04 PM IST
The ongoing quarterly results season, along with cues from global markets and direction of foreign funds, are expected to set the tone for the key Indian equity indices, analysts feel. ... read..


Corporate sector going through a survival phase: ASSOCHAM Secretary General
New Delhi [India] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The corporate sector in the country is going through a survival phase, the ASSOCHAM Secretary General, D.S. Rawat, has said. ... read..


Modi to arrive in Gujarat to inaugurate Ro-Ro ferry service (Curtain-raiser)
Ahmedabad | Sunday, 2017 9:45:04 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is slated to arrive here on Sunday, his third visit to the poll-bound state, to inaugurate the first phase of the the Ghogha-Dahej Ro-Ro ferry service between Saurashtra and the South Gujarat region. ... read..


Susan Sarandon finds red carpets a 'chore'
Los Angeles | Sunday, 2017 3:15:04 AM IST
Actress Susan Sarandon finds red carpet events a chore because she never knows what to wear or what suits her. ... read..


Two 400KV power stations commissioned in Ghaziabad
Ghaziabad | Saturday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
Minister of State for External Affairs and Ghaziabad MP General V.K. Singh (retd), along with Uttar Pradesh Minister of Power Shrikant Sharma, commissioned two 400KV power stations here on Saturday. ... read..


PM Modi praises IFFCO's efforts in farmers upliftment
New Delhi [India] | October 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative (IFFCO), world's largest processed fertilizer cooperative, has been praised by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for their efforts and initiatives to train the farming community on the right use of fertilizers, advance ... read..


Apple, Foxconn to meet as iPhone X faces production issues: Report
San Francisco | Saturday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
Apple Chief Operating Officer (COO) Jeff Williams is scheduled to meet Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou during his visit to Taiwan later this month to discuss issues affecting the production of the "super premium" iPhone X, reports said on Saturday. ... read..


Linking bank accounts to Aadhaar mandatory, confirms RBI
New Delhi [India] | October 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Saturday confirmed that it is mandatory to link bank accounts to Aadhaar. ... read..


Govt incentivises online purchase, payment of Gold Bonds
New Delhi [India] | October 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
In a bid to fuel the ongoing digitisation drive, the Government of India in consultation with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced a discount on the purchase of Sovereign Gold Bonds, if made online and paid digitally. ... read..


Macro-data led positive momentum lifts equity indices (Market Review)
Mumbai | Saturday, 2017 5:45:04 PM IST
The key Indian equity indices -- the S&P BSE Sensex and the NSE Nifty 50 -- rose for the third straight week as a healthy macro-data led positive momentum enhanced the risk-taking appetite of investors. ... read..


Responsibility of clean air lies with all: Assocham
New Delhi | Saturday, 2017 5:45:04 PM IST
Expressing concern over poor implementation of the Supreme Court ban on the sale of fire crackers in the Delhi-National Capital Region (NCR), industry chamber Assocham on Saturday said ensuring a clean environment should be a combined responsibility of t ... read..


Diwali sales fail to bring cheer back to markets in Agra, Mathura
Mathura/Agra | Saturday, 2017 5:15:04 PM IST
A spurt in sales of consumer products, including cars and two-wheelers, during the five-day long Diwali festivities brought temporary cheer to markets in Agra, Mathura, Firozabad, after a prolonged subdued business environment in the post-demonetisation a ... read..


64% Chrome traffic on Android devices protected: Google
San Francisco | Saturday, 2017 4:45:04 PM IST
Google's efforts to enhance security by extending "not secure" warning to websites not encrypted with "HTTPS in Chrome" has yielded desired results as 64 per cent of Chrome traffic on Android devices is now protected -- up from 42 per cent a year ago. ... read..


Linking bank accounts with Aadhaar mandatory, it is government's decision: RBI
New Delhi | Saturday, 2017 4:45:04 PM IST
At a time when customers are rushing to link all their bank accounts with Aadhaar, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has clarified that it never issued any such directions, it was the decision of the Indian government. ... read..


These six platforms empower SMEs in India
New Delhi [India] | October 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) sector is considered to be the backbone of the Indian economy. It is said to be the desired growth engine which helps India achieve an ambitious two-digit gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate. ... read..


35-40pct plunge witnessed in Diwali gifts this year: Survey
New Delhi [India] | October 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
In sync with the low-key festivities due to economic slowdown and pressure on their balance-sheets, corporate India saw lukewarm response in Diwali gifts this year to its associates, networked partners, employees and other key personalities, slashing the ... read..


PayPal users in US can now transfer funds via Facebook Messenger!
New York [USA] | October 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Conventionally, social media is known to be a platform to help one walk down memory lane and look for their friends, family and acquaintances. But with the recent trend of fast money transfers, there is much to rejoice. ... read..


WhatsApp to soon give more powers to group administrators
San Francisco | Saturday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST
The administrators on WhatsApp groups will soon be able to choose if other participants can modify the subject of the group, its icon and its description. ... read..


Microsoft smart speaker 'Invoke' to be available from Oct 22
San Francisco | Saturday, 2017 1:15:04 PM IST
Powered by Microsoft's digital assistant Cortana,the "Invoke" smart speaker will be available starting October 22, the software giant and Samsung subsidiary Harman Kardon have announced. ... read..


Snap lays off people, to slow down hiring next year: Report
San Francisco | Saturday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST
Snap Inc -- the parent company of popular photo-sharing platform Snapchat -- has fired 18 people in a fresh round of layoffs as the management is evaluating trimming headcount across different teams. ... read..


Indian techies driving Next-Gen cyber security architecture: McAfee CEO
Las Vegas | Saturday, 2017 12:15:04 PM IST
As enterprises the world over scout for next-generation cyber security architecture to mitigate attacks, the Indian systems integrator (SI) community is helping major companies embrace state-of-the-art security structures, Chris Young, Chief Executive Off ... read..


Japanese firm sues Apple over 'Animoji' feature in iPhone X
San Francisco | Saturday, 2017 9:45:04 AM IST
Tokyo-based firm Emonster that owns the trademark for "Animoji" in the US, has filed a lawsuit against Apple for using the same word for a feature in the iPhone X. ... read..


Send money via Facebook Messenger using PayPal
San Francisco | Saturday, 2017 9:45:04 AM IST
Online payment gateway PayPal has allowed American people to send and request money via Facebook Messenger using PayPal accounts. ... read..


Laptops may be banned from checked bags on planes
Ottawa | Saturday, 2017 8:45:04 AM IST
The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) might consider a ban on laptops from checked baggage on planes due to a fire risk under a proposal being recommended by a global air safety panel, a media report said. ... read..


User finds KFC only follows 11 'Herbs and Spices' on Twitter
Washington | Saturday, 2017 7:15:04 AM IST
A Twitter user has noticed that US fast food restaurant chain KFC has a highly selective list of accounts it follows on the micro-blogging service. ... read..


Pakistan CA deficit surges in September
Islamabad | Saturday, 2017 2:45:14 AM IST
Pakistan's Current Account (CA) deficit was recorded at $956 million in September this year when compared with $550 million reported in August. ... read..


Over 41.25 lakh tonnes paddy arrives in Haryana
Chandigarh | Friday, 2017 10:15:04 PM IST
Over 41.25 lakh tonnes of paddy has arrived so far in grain markets in Haryana, food and supplies officials said on Friday. ... read..


Silver and Bronze for India in Worldskills competition
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 10:15:04 PM IST
As the country plunged in festivity here, a team of individuals found a different brilliance at the shores in Abu Dhabi with the winning of a Silver and a Bronze medal at the 44th WorldSkills Competition, Ministry of Skill Development said in a statement ... read..


Government may change price approval method for new drugs
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 9:15:04 PM IST
The government on Friday said that it is considering a change in the price approval method for new medicines. ... read..


Lohani reviews arrangements at New Delhi station ahead of Chatt Puja
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 7:45:04 PM IST
Keeping in view rush ahead of Chatt Puja, Railway Board Chairman Ashwani Lohani on Friday reviewed the arrangements at New Delhi railway station and gave directives to the officers for crowd regulation. ... read..


Govt notifies rules to mandate registration of valuers
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 7:45:04 PM IST
The government on Friday said that it has notified new rules which mandate valuers under the Companies Act, 2013 to get registered with a specified authority. ... read..


Punjab restores pension for widows of employees killed by extremists
Chandigarh | Friday, 2017 7:45:04 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday announced restoration of the special family pension for widows of government employees killed by extremists. ... read..


Traffic banned on Agra-Lucknow e-way from Friday midnight
Lucknow | Friday, 2017 7:15:04 PM IST
A major section of the 302 km Agra-Lucknow Expressway, which cuts down travel time considerably between the city of the Taj and the state capital, will be closed for vehicular traffic from Friday midnight, an official said. ... read..


Odisha gets piped natural gas supply
Bhubaneswar | Friday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday launched the Piped Natural Gas (PNG) supply system in Odisha by rolling out the first phase of the project here -- almost six months before the deadline. ... read..


India's Forex reserves up $1.5 bn, reclaim $400 bn mark
Mumbai | Friday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
India's foreign exchange (Forex) reserves kitty increased by $1.50 billion as on October 13, 2017, official data showed on Friday. ... read..


EU leaders pave way for future UK trade talks
Brussels | Friday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
EU leaders on Friday agreed to start preparing for trade talks with the UK as British Prime Minister Theresa May admitted there was "some way to go" in negotiations. ... read..


CBI must probe illegal pesticide-resistant seeds, demands Maharashtra farm panel (Lead)
Nagpur (Maharashtra) | Friday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
A Maharashtra government Special Task Force on Friday urged the Centre to institute a CBI enquiry into reports that around 3.50 million packets of illegal Herbicide Tolerant genetically modified cotton seeds are sold during the current season in several c ... read..


Odisha orders relief measures in rain-affected areas
Bhubaneswar | Friday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
The Odisha government on Friday directed the District Collectors to take measures to provide relief to people as at least 25 blocks in the state recorded heavy rainfall. ... read..


Indians are turning into impulsive pilgrims: OYO survey
New Delhi [India] | October 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
A survey conducted by OYO, India's largest hospitality company has revealed that travel aspirations and technology adoption have turned Indians into impulsive pilgrims. ... read..


Apple shares down over poor iPhone 8 sales report
San Francisco | Friday, 2017 5:15:04 PM IST
A report in a Taipei-based newspaper stating that Apple had cut orders for iPhone8 by more than 50 per cent owing to poor sales led to Apple shares plunging up to 2.8 per cent on Thursday. ... read..


CBI must probe illegal pesticides, demands Maharashtra farm panel
Nagpur (Maharashtra) | Friday, 2017 4:15:04 PM IST
A Maharashtra government Special Task Force on Friday urged the Centre to institute a CBI enquiry into reports that around 3.50 million packets of illegal Herbicide Tolerant genetically modified cotton seeds are being sold during the current season in sev ... read..


Pepsi lights up Gurugram roads with solar bulbs
Gurugram | Friday, 2017 4:15:04 PM IST
In a bid to light up Gurugrams darkest streets, Pepsi extended its Liter of Light programme to the area, a company statement said here on Friday. ... read..


Adobe unveils next generation of Creative Cloud
New Delhi [India] | October 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Adobe unveiled the next generation of Creative Cloud, including four brand new applications, Adobe XD CC for experience design, Adobe Dimension CC for 2D to 3D compositing, Character Animator CC for 2D animation, and an all-new cloud-based photography ser ... read..


Adobe introduces new Lightroom CC cloud photography
New Delhi [India] | October 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Adobe announced the all-new Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC cloud-based photography service on Oct. 18. ... read..


CM Adityanath's Taj visit will help in damage control, say tourism players
Agra | Friday, 2017 3:15:04 PM IST
Tourism industry leaders in Agra have welcomed Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's decision to visit the Taj Mahal, which is seen as a damage control exercise after a series of controversial statements by politicians on the 17th century marble ... read..


25 cloth shops gutted in Jalandhar fire
Chandigarh | Friday, 2017 3:15:04 PM IST
Goods worth lakhs of rupees were destroyed in a Diwali night fire that gutted nearly 25 shops in a cloth market in Jalandhar city, police said on Friday. ... read..


Google offers $1000 to find bugs in Android apps
San Francisco | Friday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST
Google has launched a new bug bounty programme for security experts where the company will pay $1,000 for finding security flaws in Android apps and then reporting it to Google researchers. ... read..


JSW Group signs pact with Uttarakhand government to reconstruct Kedarnath
Mumbai | Friday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST
The JSW Group, on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Uttarakhand government to carry out the work of reconstruction and restoration of Kedarnath, which was devastated by flash floods in June 2013, a company statement said here. ... read..


Now, Microsoft spots remote security flaw in Google Chrome
San Francisco | Friday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST
Microsofts Windows security team has discovered a remote security flaw in Google Chrome that can be exploited by hackers. ... read..


Bajaj Finserv slashes personal loan interest rate to 11.99 percent
Pune (Maharashtra) [India] | October 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
To make this festive season brighter, Bajaj Finserv, through its lending arm, Bajaj Finance Ltd., is offering personal loan at a special interest rate of 11.99 percent for a loan value of Rs. 12 lakh and above. ... read..


UAE Exchange India won Indcom Award 2017 for Best Digital Media Campaign
Kochi (Kerala) [India] | October 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
UAE Exchange India showcased its penchant quality and exemplary services trends in all its service verticals especially in the field of Digital media which is reigning large in the contemporary industry. ... read..


Adobe introduces Next-Gen Creative Cloud
Las Vegas | Friday, 2017 12:15:04 PM IST
Adobe has unveiled the next generation of its Creative Cloud with four new applications. ... read..


Huawei WATCH 2: Ditch your phone for this smartwatch (Tech Review)
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 11:45:04 AM IST
As smartwatches slowly gain traction and begin to make an impact globally -- including in India -- Chinese technology firm Huawei has now launched WATCH 2. ... read..


Australia stops producing cars after Holden closes
Canberra | Friday, 2017 11:45:04 AM IST
The factory of General Motors' subsidiary Holden shut down on Friday in Adelaide, leaving Australia without any domestic automotive production. ... read..


Four Ruchi Soya plants honoured with national safety awards
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] | October 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Oct.20 (ANI-Businesswire India): Ruchi Soya has been recognized for its initiatives and implementation of safety measures with four of its plants receiving coveted national safety awards. ... read..


Twitter rolls out new safety calendar
San Francisco | Friday, 2017 10:45:04 AM IST
In a bid to make its platform a safer place, Twitter has rolled out a new safety calendar that describes upcoming changes to the company's rules towards hate speech and abuse. ... read..


Facebook testing paid news model in Instant Articles
San Francisco | Friday, 2017 10:45:04 AM IST
Facebook is finally testing a paywall in its Instant Articles feature -- beginning with Android and not iOS devices -- in partnership with a small group of publishers across the US and Europe. ... read..


Nearly 58% Rohingya refugees are kids at risk (Lead, changing headline)
Geneva | Friday, 2017 10:15:04 AM IST
Nearly fifty-eight per cent of the about 600,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh are children who suffer from severe malnutrition, a UN report released said. ... read..


US Senate passes $4tn budget blueprint
Washington | Friday, 2017 10:15:04 AM IST
The US Senate has approved a multi-trillion dollar budget that President Donald Trump has called a "first step towards massive tax cuts". ... read..


Brazil Olympic Committee's ex-chief charged with graft
Brasilia | Friday, 2017 9:15:05 AM IST
The former president of Brazil's Olympic Committee (COB) Carlos Arthur Nuzman has been charged with corruption. ... read..


'Muhurat' trading: Global cues, profit booking subdue markets (Roundup)
Mumbai | Thursday, 2017 10:15:37 PM IST
Samvat 2074, marking the start of the Hindu New Year on Thursday, saw both key indices of the Indian equities markets recede as rise in geo-political tensions in the Korean peninsula along with fears of higher non-performing asset (NPA) levels of the dome ... read..


'Muhurat' trading: Global cues, profit booking subdue markets (Lead)
Mumbai | Thursday, 2017 10:15:23 PM IST
Geo-political tensions in the Korean peninsula along with fears of rising non-performing asset (NPA) levels of the domestic banking sector pulled the key Indian equity markets in the red during the special "Muhurat" trading session on Thursday. ... read..


A tale of two Danish cities: Towards zero carbon emissions
Sonderborg/Copenhagen (Denmark) | Thursday, 2017 10:15:19 PM IST
"I am a big zero", proclaims the badge worn by Peter Rathje, Managing Director of Project Zero A/s, that is working on the mission to make this Danish city carbon neutral by 2029. ... read..


Samvat 2074 begins on dull note for key equity indices
Mumbai | Thursday, 2017 10:15:19 PM IST
Samvat 2074, marking the start of the Hindu New Year, began on a dullA note for the key Indian equity indices at a special trading session held on Thursday. ... read..


Snap, Discovery Eurosport collaborate for 2018 Winter Olympics content
Cannes | Thursday, 2017 10:15:04 PM IST
Snap Inc -- the parent company of photo-sharing platform Snapchat -- has signed a strategic advertising and content deal with Discovery Communications' Eurosport to develop and deliver mobile content for Snapchat platform for 2018 Winter Olympics. ... read..


D-Street Diwali: Muhurat Trading kick-starts with market in red
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] | October 19, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Ringing in the auspicious occasion of Diwali, the special trading session of Mahurat Trading flagged off at the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), with the market indices opening lower. ... read..


McAfee, Cisco tie up for faster threats detection solutions
Las Vegas | Thursday, 2017 3:45:04 PM IST
Realising the wide adoption of open security platform, global cybersecurity firm McAfee and networking and security major Cisco on Thursday collaborated to provide comprehensive visibility and real-time security orchestration. ... read..


India sales volume growth improved after GST: Unilever
Mumbai | Thursday, 2017 3:45:04 PM IST
Anglo-Dutch consumer goods multinational Unilever on Thursday said emerging markets sales drove the company's growth in the third quarter of 2017, while it sees signs of improvement in India with higher demand-led growth helped by price cuts resulting fro ... read..


China third quarter growth meets expectations at 6.8%
Beijing | Thursday, 2017 3:15:04 PM IST
China's economy grew 6.8 per cent between July and September, according to official data released on Thursday, slowing slightly from the prior quarter. ... read..


Solar Scam: Kerala Assembly special session on Nov 9
Thiruvananthapuram | Thursday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday headed a cabinet meeting that decided to call a special one-day Assembly session on November 9 to table the Solar Scam probe report. ... read..


XLRI highest summer internship stipend hits Rs 5 lakh
Kolkata | Thursday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST
XLRI - Xavier School of Management, Jamshedpur, has completed its summer internship placement process (SIP) for 2017 in just two days, with top companies like PricewaterhouseCoopers, Coca Cola and Microsoft, roping in the students and the highest stipend ... read..


Google serves fake news ads on fact-checking sites
San Francisco | Thursday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST
The fake news advertising problem has now spread to fact-checking websites as Google put fake news advertisements on pages such as Snopes and PolitiFact, the New York Times reported. ... read..


Vizag may soon emerge as hub of new age technologies
Visakhapatnam | Thursday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST
Visakhapatnam or Vizag, as it is popularly known, may emerge as the hub of new age technologies as top financial technology firms are looking at this coastal city to start operations. ... read..


McAfee unveils solutions for endpoints, cloud protection
Las Vegas | Thursday, 2017 11:45:04 AM IST
As the need to defend data against cyber threats increased the demand for open and efficient security operations, global cybersecurity firm McAfee on Thursday launched new endpoint and cloud solutions. ... read..


Paytm reports Mega-Dhanteras sale
New Delhi [India] | October 19, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Mobile wallet company Paytm on Wednesday said it witnessed a significant increase in business during Dhanteras. ... read..


SpiceJet to provide electricity to Assam village
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2017 11:45:04 PM IST
Budget carrier SpiceJet on Wednedsay said it will provide electricity to un-electrified remote village of Baruahchuck, in Majuli district of Assam. ... read..


US expects Pakistan to take decisive action against terrorism: Tillerson
Washington | Wednesday, 2017 10:45:04 PM IST
Ahead of his India visit, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Wednesday that the US expects Pakistan to take decisive action against terrorist groups, and warned that countries that use terror as an instrument of policy will only see their interna ... read..


CBDT launches online chat to answer taxpayers' queries
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2017 10:45:04 PM IST
The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has launched an online chat service for income taxpayers to enable them to seek answers to their queries relating to direct tax issues. ... read..


Hero MotoCorp sells over 3 lakh units on Dhanteras
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2017 10:15:04 PM IST
Two-wheeler major Hero MotoCorp on Wednesday reported a single day retail sale of more than 3-lakh motorcycles and scooters on Dhanteras, which is the highest-ever by any company across the globe. ... read..


Inflation, fiscal uncertainty induced RBI to hold rates
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2017 9:45:04 PM IST
RBI Governor Urjit Patel had recommended keeping the central bank's key interest rate unchanged at 6 per cent citing risks to inflation and uncertainties on the external and fiscal fronts, the minutes of October's monetary policy committee (MPC) meetin ... read..


Fresh attempt to auction mafia don Dawood properties
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2017 9:45:04 PM IST
The Centre has issued advertisements inviting bids for six properties belonging to absconder mafia don Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar in south Mumbai and Aurangabad, to be auctioned publicly on e-auction on November 14. ... read..


NIIT Technologies net up 14% in Q2
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2017 9:15:04 PM IST
Global IT solutions provider NIIT Technologies Ltd on Wednesday reported Rs 67-crore net profit for the second quarter (Q2) of fiscal 2017-18, posting 14 per cent growth from Rs 59 crore in the same period year ago. ... read..


After 5-month wait, farm loans waiver begins in Maharashtra (Lead)
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
Nearly five months after announcing waiver of farm loans, the Maharashtra government kickstarted the process on Wednesday as "Diwali gift" to the state's farmers. Rs 4,000 crore will be distributed among 840,000 beneficiaries in the first phase of the mas ... read..


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