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30 May 2018


Business Roundup: Here are today's top 5 business news

Today the business space remained rocked up with a lot of happenings.

Marks-based evaluation failing Indian education system; lacks innovative thinking: Experts

Top-scoring students may be basking in glory in this exam results season but noted personalities say the marks-based evaluation is failing India's education system.

30 May 2018

Narendra Modi

Modi government plans to track social media to promote 'nationalism'

In a bid to boost 'nationalism,' the Narendra Modi-led Center is hiring a team to analyze social media and neutralize "media blitzkriegs by India's adversaries."

Jio to now offer first-of-its-kind interactive entertainment: Here's how

Reliance Jio has partnered with Israel-based startup Screenz to create a platform called "Jio Screenz" that will allow real-time, two-way conversations between broadcasters and audiences.

Aircel-Maxis case: Chidambaram moves Delhi court, seeking protection from arrest

Former Finance Minister of India, P Chidambaram, today moved a Delhi court seeking protection from arrest in the Aircel-Maxis money laundering case.

30 May 2018

United Nations (UN)

India lost highest number of UN peacekeepers in 70 years

In the last 70 years, India lost the highest number of its peacekeepers in various United Nations peacekeeping operations with many military, police, and civilian personnel from the country laying down their lives in the line of duty.

30 May 2018


You may get WhatsApp payment feature next week

Earlier in February, WhatsApp did an initial roll-out of its payment feature in India which allows users to send and receive money through the chat app.

30 May 2018

Section 2

#FinancialBytes: How to register a company in India?

A corporation must be registered under Section 2(20) of The Companies Act, 2013 to function legally as a company in India.

Hotstar creates world record during IPL 2018 Final

Indian digital and mobile entertainment platform Hotstar set a global live-streaming record during Indian Premier League (IPL) Season 11's final match which was broadcast on May 27, 2018.

29 May 2018

Porsche India

Porsche's Cayenne Turbo SUV to launch in India in June

Porsche India has announced that the bookings for its third-generation Cayenne Turbo, which will launch in June, are open in the country.

29 May 2018


Mercedes-Benz crosses important production milestone, rolls out 100,000th locally-assembled car

In a major milestone, Mercedes-Benz has produced its 1,00,000th car in India.

Yuvraj Singh gets 'Most Inspiring Icon for Social Welfare' award

After a disappointing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018, Yuvraj Singh finally has something to cheer about.

Vivo X21 with under-display fingerprint sensor launched for Rs. 35,990

The Vivo X21 smartphone has been launched in India at Rs. 35,990.

29 May 2018


Planning to get Patanjali's 'swadeshi' SIM-cards? Don't bother, it's fake-news

Yesterday, reputed media houses announced Patanjali's newest product- 'swadeshi' SIM cards- marking Baba Ramdev's foray into the telecom sector.

After 2018 IPL, what next for Indian cricket team?

With the 2018 Indian Premier League coming to its conclusion, national team players will now be gearing up for a busy season ahead.

29 May 2018

Saina Nehwal

Check out the unbelievable fitness video of Kajol's son Yug

Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore's fitness challenge, #HumFitTohIndiaFit, has gotten its youngest entry - Ajay Devgn and Kajol's 7-year-old son Yug.

Bank-services to be hit as 10L employees launch 48-hour strike

Banking services are likely to be affected on May 30-31 after as over 10L employees of state-run banks go on a 48-hour strike.

29 May 2018

Suresh Prabhu

Center to finalize 'vision 2035' document, address aviation sector issues

The Center is concluding a strategic vision document for the fast-growing aviation sector in the country to address issues such as infrastructure constraints at airports, boosting air connectivity to smaller towns, and developing the local human resource.

29 May 2018


OnePlus 6 Marvel Avengers Limited Edition goes on sale today

Weeks after the regular OnePlus 6 variants went on sale in India, the OnePlus 6 Marvel Avengers Limited Edition is set to go on sale tomorrow starting 12 pm via Amazon and OnePlus India online store (offline sales start from June 3).

28 May 2018


Patanjali enters telecom sector with Swadeshi Samriddhi SIM card

Foraying into the telecom sector, Patanjali has announced the launch of Swadeshi Samriddhi SIM card in India.

28 May 2018

OYO Rooms

Unmarried couple denied entry in Mumbai hotel: RIP progressive mindset

Though there is no law against unmarried couples sharing a hotel room in India, a recent incident speaks an opposite tale.

28 May 2018

Narendra Modi

India to make a strong bid for NSG membership

India will make another strong bid to enter the elite Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) - a club of 48 countries that deal with nuclear technology and fissile material.

28 May 2018


Audi announces upto Rs. 10 lakh discount on these cars

In a bid to boost sales, Audi India has announced its "You Blink, You Lose" offer which will be valid until the end of June 2018.

28 May 2018


Consumer data company MobileWalla secures $12.5mn in Series B funding

US-based next-gen consumer data company MobileWalla has raised $12.5mn in its Series B funding round led by New York-based GCP Capital, with participation for existing investor Madrona Venture Group, and a new investor, ATW Partners.

28 May 2018


Twitter launches a special emoji for Rajinikanth's upcoming film 'Kaala'

Twitter today launched first ever "emoji" for superstar Rajinikanth's upcoming film "Kaala", which is produced by his son-in-law Dhanush's production banner Wunderbar Films.

28 May 2018

Virat Kohli

Twitterati's reactions after candidate brings duplicate 'Virat Kohli' for campaign

In the wondrous land of India, life is often hard and unpredictable. So, all that is left is to seek humor relief.

28 May 2018


Vivo X21 to launch on May 29; pre-bookings on Flipkart

Just days ahead of becoming official in India, the Vivo X21, with an in-display fingerprint scanner is now available for pre-bookings.

28 May 2018


Bengaluru-based start-up to build India's first electric superbike

Mankame Automotive, a Bengaluru-based tech start-up, comprising a team of Indian engineers, has started a crowdfunding program to develop India's first electric superbike, the Mankame EP-1.

28 May 2018


SchoolGuru: The mobile app offering certified higher education courses

While India has tried its hand at distance education models like massive open online courses (MOOCs), they haven't really worked out well enough.

27 May 2018


#BusinessBytes: All about the top 7 debit cards in India

Debit cards are payment cards linked to one's savings account. Customers can conveniently withdraw money at ATMs, deposit cash, shop offline/online, etc.

27 May 2018

Make in India

IIT-Kanpur signs Rs. 15cr MoU to develop VTOL aircraft prototypes

The Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur has signed a Rs. 15 crore-Memorandum of Understanding to develop prototypes for self-piloted vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft.

Hockey: 48 senior players selected for Women's National Camp

Hockey India will be conducting a national camp from May 28 to June 9 for 48 senior women hockey players at the Sports Authority of India centre in Bengaluru.

27 May 2018

Nitin Gadkari

Did BJP deliver 'Acche Din'? Amit Shah answers the million-dollar-question

Bharatiya Janata Party's President Amit Shah said in the past four years the Narendra Modi led government has worked relentlessly to improve the conditions of Indians.

Three Tests involving India were fixed, claims a report

In a shocking revelation by Al Jazeera's documentary 'Cricket's Match-Fixers', it has been learnt that three Test matches involving India in the past two years were fixed.

27 May 2018

Jet Airways

IndiGo, Air India Express among world's 5 cheapest airlines

India's low-cost carriers Air India Express and IndiGo have been ranked second and fifth respectively in a Global Flight Pricing Report prepared by Melbourne-based Rome2rio, a multimodal travel planning site.

27 May 2018

Indian Air Force

India, Russia seal Rs. 40,000cr deal for S-400 Triumf missiles

India has concluded price negotiations with Russia for a nearly Rs. 40,000 crore deal to acquire S-400 Triumf air defense missile systems for the Indian Air Force, officials said.

27 May 2018


Here are 7 hot gadgets to buy under Rs. 20,000

Technology is getting better by the day and tech companies are striving to bring the best products with the latest technology, but devices with high-end specs are often expensive and don't find many buyers.

27 May 2018


#FinancialBytes: 7 apps you can use to invest in gold

Indians just love gold and share a special bond with it. Apart from buying gold, it's common for Indians to invest in the yellow metal.

#CareerBytes: Government scholarships for Engineering students- Details here

To promote quality education in the field of engineering, the government awards various scholarships to students who want to pursue engineering based on various criteria, including their merit, community, and family's annual income.

27 May 2018


India's liberty-craving young travelers taking to self-drive holidays

The trend of self-drive travel is gaining popularity and is expected to grow 35% annually, FCM Travel Solutions - Indian subsidiary of Flight Centre Travel Group, Australia, Managing Director Rakshit Desai said.