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22 Apr 2018Airtel Plans
Airtel brings 3GB data at Rs.49! But there's a catch
Airtel has a new Rs. 49 pack on offer for its prepaid customers, which gives a whopping 3GB data for one day.
Thales looking at role in India's nuclear submarine project
French defense company Thales has said it is working on doubling its footprint in India by expanding its overall product portfolios with a major focus on India's ambitious project to build a fleet of nuclear-powered attack submarines.
India's GDP expected to reach $5 trillion by 2025
India is poised to remain the fastest growing large economy in the world and its GDP is expected to reach $5 trillion by 2025 as the economic reforms adopted in last few years have started to bear fruit, a top Indian official said.
22 Apr 2018World Bank
Jan Dhan accounts' deposits reached Rs. 80,545.70cr on April 11
Total deposits in Jan Dhan accounts, which have been steadily rising since March 2017, were at Rs. 80,545.70cr on April 11, according to Finance Ministry data.
India's pace of growth to accelerate in 2018-19: RBI Governor
Asserting that the Indian economy turned in a resilient performance in 2017-18, RBI Governor Urjit Patel has said the country's growth is expected to accelerate in 2018-19.
22 Apr 2018Startups
This Indian start-up is hiring interns aged 60 and above
In what seems like a direct inspiration from Oscar-winning actor Robert De Niro's 2015 comedy, "The Intern", an Indian start-up called Truebil is now hiring 60-year-old interns.
22 Apr 2018International Monetary Fund
World debt hits record $164 trillion: Should we be worried?
The global economy has been in its strongest upswing since 2011, but there's a monster under the bed.
21 Apr 2018Tamil Nadu
SBI to save Rs. 30cr through wind/solar power investments annually
On the eve of World Earth Day, State Bank of India said it saved Rs. 125cr in the last eight years by installing 10 windmills, and expects to save Rs. 30cr annually through its renewable energy investments.
21 Apr 2018YouTube
Where are the first 20 employees of Google now?
It's been 20 years since Google was founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin in 1998.
21 Apr 2018Apple
Free battery replacement of faulty MacBooks manufactured between October 2016-2017
Apple has announced that the built-in battery of a limited number of its 13-inch MacBook Pros without Touch Bars may expand due to a component failure.
20 Apr 2018Netflix
Airtel might offer free Netflix subscription via Airtel TV app
According to reports, Airtel might soon offer a free Netflix subscription to users of its Airtel TV app.
20 Apr 2018Narendra Modi
Indian banks received highest fake currency post demonetization: Report
The country's banks received an all-time high amount of fake currency and also detected an over 480 percent jump in suspicious transactions post demonetization, the first-ever report on dubious deposits made in the wake of the 2016 notes ban has revealed.
20 Apr 2018Arun Jaitley
Petrol,diesel prices touch new-highs. Will bringing them under GST help?
Petrol price in Delhi touched a new high today at Rs. 74.08 per liter, the highest in almost five years.
20 Apr 2018London
RBI approves overseas offices for Yes Bank in London, Singapore
Mid-size private sector lender Yes Bank today said it has received approval from the Reserve Bank of India to have presence in London and Singapore to support the diaspora business and also international trade.
20 Apr 2018India
#FinancialBytes: Going to US for higher-studies? Here're best education-loan options
Many Indian students aspire to pursue higher studies, especially MS (Master of Science), in the US as it's home to many top universities.
20 Apr 2018Travis Kalanick
Former Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer setting up new start-up incubator
Former CEO of Yahoo! Marissa Mayer is setting up a new start-up incubator called Lumi Labs.
UBER eats launches in Kolkata
UBER eats, the food delivery arm of ride-hailing giant Uber, has launched in Kolkata.
19 Apr 2018Business
Chai Point raises $20mn in Series C funding
Bengaluru-based tea retailer Chai Point has confirmed that it has raised $20mn in Series C funding round led by Paragon Partners.
19 Apr 2018Amazon
Amazon Prime hits 100 million paid members
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has released his latest annual shareholders letter, revealing that over 100 million people now avail the company's Prime Membership.
Looking at Mukesh Ambani's life journey on his 61st birthday
Mukesh Ambani is one name that demands respect and envy at the same time. As India's richest businessman, thousands want to live his extra-ordinary life, and an equal number aspire to become as successful as he is.
India using 'right policies' to lower high debt level: IMF
India has "quite a high" level debt to GDP ratio, but New Delhi is trying to lower it using "the right policies", the International Monetary Fund has said.
Commercial driving licenses not required for driving taxis, autos
Commercial driving licenses will not be required henceforth for driving taxis, three-wheelers, e-rickshaws, and two wheelers (for food delivery, transport services etc.), the government has announced.
19 Apr 2018Bharti Airtel
Airtel has highest 4G download speeds in India: Report
According to a report by London-based wireless coverage mapping agency OpenSignal, Bharti Airtel has the maximum 3G and 4G download speeds in India.
Kala Khatta to Meetha Paan: Durex announces new flavored condoms
In an attempt to disrupt the market of flavored condoms in India, Durex has launched four new varieties of condoms as part of a campaign wittily titled '#IshqKeLakhonRang'.
Samsung most trusted brand in India for second consecutive year
According to the Brand Trust Report 2018 by TRA Research, Samsung is the most trusted brand in India followed by rivals Sony and LG, respectively.
18 Apr 2018Philadelphia
Racial Tolerance: Starbucks to shut 8,000 stores for an afternoon
Starbucks, the world's biggest coffee company, will shut down 8,000 of its stores across the US in the afternoon on May 29 to give lessons on racial tolerance to its 175,000 employees.
#FinancialBytes: Best investment options for those who earn Rs. 1L
Creating wealth by making investments and earning good returns is essential for anyone as earning money isn't always enough these days to fund one's financial goals.
18 Apr 2018Nokia 3310
Amazon India offers feature phones at up to 40% discount
Amazon India has launched 'Feature Phones Fest' to offer feature phones at discounted prices.
Experiencing call drops, slow internet in New Delhi? Here's why
People in New Delhi may experience slow internet, network congestion and a rise in call drops as MCD has sealed 566 mobile towers, industry body Tower and Infrastructure Providers Association (TAIPA) said in a statement.
ASUS ZenFone Max Pro to be Flipkart-exclusive: Details here
The ASUS ZenFone Max Pro smartphone will be launched in India on April 23 and sell exclusively via Flipkart.
17 Apr 2018Business
Entrepreneurship: It is you versus the rest of the world
Entrepreneurship is a lonely job. You may celebrate your successes (which are far too less) with your co-founders and your 'fevicol se bhi majboot' team, but it ends there. Even your closest friends don't understand your highs and lows.
Ola to launch 10,000 e-rickshaws in India within 12 months
Ride hailing service Ola has announced it would add 10,000 e-rickshaws to its platform over the next 12 months.
#FinancialBytes: Planning to buy house? Here are 6 home-loan options
All major banks and house financing companies offer home loans that provide funding for buying or constructing houses and residential properties.
16 Apr 2018South Korea
5G Smartphone shipments to exceed 100 million by 2021
According to a latest research by Counterpoint, the 5G smartphone shipments are estimated to grow 255% by 2021, to reach nearly 110 million units.
16 Apr 2018Apple
Apple's internal memo warning employees against leaks gets leaked
To put a stop on product leaks, Apple has released an internal memo warning its employees against leaking information on confidential future developments.
16 Apr 2018India
Singapore-based NRI businessman plans to implement $2bn project in India
A Singapore-based NRI plans to implement projects worth $2 billion in India, focusing on green initiatives such as electric vehicles (EVs) and healthcare center.
16 Apr 2018India
World Bank: India has recovered from the impact of demonetization
The World Bank has said that the Indian economy has recovered from the adverse effects of the demonetization and implementation of GST.
16 Apr 2018Amazon
Everything about Amazon's 6,000-dog-strong workforce
Amazon employees share their workspace at the company's Seattle-based headquarters with 6,000 dogs, the retail giant announced in a blogpost.
16 Apr 2018Bharti Airtel
5,000 employees to lose jobs as Vodafone-Idea move towards merger
As the Idea and Vodafone merger draws to a close (sources say it is likely to be done by May), the companies will be seeing many changes in the next couple of months.
16 Apr 2018Infosys
Whistleblower asks SEBI to question Infosys board
An anonymous whistleblower has sent a letter to market regulator SEBI demanding accountability about the Infosys board's decision to buy firms Panaya and Skava and sell them three years later at a significantly lower value.