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

Today the business space remained rocked up with news from a variety of sectors.

05 Jun 2018


IISc team develops LifeBox for storing harvested-organs for longer times

In a revolutionary medical development, a team of Bengaluru's Indian Institute of Science (IISc) has developed an innovative, state-of-the-art organ preservation box.

05 Jun 2018

Rahul Gandhi

Gandhi accuses government of asking soldiers to buy own clothes/shoes

Congress President Rahul Gandhi today hit out at the government for making "empty slogans" and accused it of asking soldiers to buy their own clothes and shoes.

05 Jun 2018

Pakistan News

Sitharaman warns Pakistan of retaliation in face of unprovoked attacks

On Tuesday, Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that India would continue to "honor" the ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir, but security forces would undoubtedly retaliate against unprovoked attacks by Pakistan.

05 Jun 2018

Binny Bansal

Indian company launches electric scooters- Ather 340 and Ather 450

Homegrown start-up Ather Energy has finally launched its electric scooters in India - the Ather 340 and Ather 450.

05 Jun 2018


ASUS ROG Phone could be the ultimate Android gaming smartphone

In the world of mobile devices, manufacturers have started a new trend of high-end gaming smartphones.

05 Jun 2018


Wipro announces 6-7% average increment for 2018

India's third-largest software services exporter, Wipro, has announced a 6-7% average increment for its employees for the year, effective from June 1.

05 Jun 2018

Shashi Tharoor

Marijuana should be legalized in India, Shashi Tharoor writes why

In an opinion piece written for The Print, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor argued why it is important to legalize marijuana in India, the land of bhang.

05 Jun 2018


Controversial 'spill milk' protests divide farmers. What's the solution?

Struggling farmers across India have been demonstrating since days demanding better conditions.

05 Jun 2018

Indian Football Team

Football: Records held by Indian skipper Sunil Chhetri

Indian football team captain Sunil Chhetri is one of the finest footballers the country has produced.

05 Jun 2018

Madhya Pradesh

For one RTI query, this man has gotten 1,170 replies

When Madhya Pradesh based Chandrashekar Gaur filed an online RTI query to learn tax arrears in the country, he obviously didn't expect to be flooded with 1,170 replies.

05 Jun 2018


Not just Shimla, many cities, hill-stations on verge of water-crisis

Scenes from Shimla, where residents have had to line up for hours to get water from tankers since the last two weeks, might soon become rampant across India if preventive measures aren't taken.

05 Jun 2018

Delhi University

#CareerBytes: Taking admission in DU? Here's everything you should know

The University of Delhi, established in 1922, is one of the most renowned educational institutions in India. It attracts lakhs of students from across India and other countries, too.

04 Jun 2018


Moto G6, G6 Play launched in India: Price, Specifications, Availability

The Moto G6 and the Moto G6 Play were finally launched in India on Monday, at an event in New Delhi.

04 Jun 2018

Times of India

94% of graduates not fit for hiring: Tech Mahindra CEO

The skill shortage in India's IT workforce is alarming. The education-sector isn't helping meet this gap, so the burden has shifted to the industries.

04 Jun 2018


UPSC Prelim 2018: Paper tougher than last year's, candidates say

The Prelim for the UPSC 2018 was held across India yesterday. Those who qualify will advance to the next rounds (Main and Interview) for appointment in roughly 780 vacancies.

04 Jun 2018


India slammed by IATA for taxing international tickets, creeping re-regulation

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) today reprimanded India for taxing international tickets in contravention of the resolutions of the UN body International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

04 Jun 2018


NEET 2018 results out: All details here

CBSE has declared the results of NEET 2018 on its official website, a day before the original schedule.

04 Jun 2018

Rohingya Muslims

Center asks states to monitor Rohingyas' activities, confine their movement

Stepping up its clampdown on Rohingya refugees, the Center has asked states to confine them to specified areas and record their biometrics, which'll prevent them from getting Indian documents illegally and help in their repatriation.

04 Jun 2018

Narendra Modi

India, US pledge to continue strong bilateral strategic partnership

India and the United States have pledged to continue their strong bilateral strategic partnership, the Pentagon said after a meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis.

Government mulls merging four more state-run banks to reduce losses

The government is mulling a major merger of at least four state-run banks - Bank of Baroda, IDBI Bank Ltd, Central Bank of India and Oriental Bank of Commerce - to give a boost to India's struggling banking sector, HT reports.

04 Jun 2018


Indians are consuming data like never before: Details here

Indians are consuming a lot of data at the moment, and trends indicate further increase in the near future.

03 Jun 2018

Virat Kohli

Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli backs Sunil Chhetri's plea

The captain of the Indian cricket team Virat Kohli has come out in support of his football counterpart Sunil Chhetri.

03 Jun 2018

Narendra Modi

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi: Minorities in India are the safest worldwide

Union Minister for Minority Affairs, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, while speaking at the BJP's 'Transforming India' initiative in Goa, said that minorities in India are safer here than in any other democratic country.

03 Jun 2018


Dalits are adding 'Sinh' to their names to reclaim dignity

The 2016 Una uprising lit a fire in India's Dalit community that shows no signs of stopping. After the viral moustache social media campaign, it is now about the name 'Sinh.'

03 Jun 2018


#FinancialBytes: 5 popular Life Insurance policies available in India

Almost everyone has heard of "Life Insurance". It is one of the safest and best ways to protect one's family and their future in case of the policyholder's untimely demise.

Government mulls new price index to regulate prices of drugs

The government is considering a new method to regulate prices of all medicines sold in India. Currently, only about 17% of the market and 24% of medicines sold in the country is under direct government control.

03 Jun 2018

Narendra Modi

Indian armed forces building partnerships in Indo-Pacific region: PM Modi

Describing the Indo-Pacific as a "natural region", PM Narendra Modi said India's armed forces, especially the Navy, are building and expanding partnerships in the strategically vital region for peace, security, and humanitarian assistance.

Government plans to make companies responsible for drug regulation violations

To ensure the quality of drugs, Health Ministry is planning to make companies, which market and promote medicines, responsible for any violation of drug regulations like manufacturers.

03 Jun 2018

Pakistan News

'Why India, why not here?': Zayn Malik's Pakistani fans heartbroken

When it was reported that former One Direction singer Zayn Malik, hailed as the next global pop-sensation, is touring India this year, his fans here were absolutely thrilled.

03 Jun 2018


Mumbaikars working harder than most others, but earning abysmally low

India has consistently fared among the world's worst countries in terms of work-life balance. A recent study shows there's been no improvement.

03 Jun 2018


WATCH: Milestone man Sunil Chhetri's message to fans

Indian football team skipper Sunil Chhetri is set to script another milestone.

03 Jun 2018

Deepak Kumar

Indians mostly prefer children aged below 2 years for adoption

Over 80% of children adopted in India in 2017-18 were below the age of two but there were not many kids of this age group legally free for adoption, official data showed.

03 Jun 2018


J&K: Two BSF personnel martyred as Pakistan violates ceasefire again

Nearly a week after the Director Generals of Military Operations (DGMOs) of India and Pakistan agreed to implement the ceasefire pact of 2003 in "letter and spirit", Pakistani Rangers resorted to unprovoked and indiscriminate firing along the International Border (IB) in J&K's Pragwal area this morning.

03 Jun 2018


#SmartphonesFaceoff: OPPO Realme 1 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 5

With the launch of its Realme 1 smartphone, OPPO has upped the ante to displace the reigning budget king, Xiaomi's Redmi Note 5.

#StayInLove: 5 websites where you can find couple-friendly hotels

All the moral and actual policing might make you think that staying in a hotel room in India is illegal, if you are unmarried.

03 Jun 2018

Bharti Airtel

India's mobile subscriber base reaches a whopping 1.049 billion

According to the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI), the total mobile subscriber base in India has hit a record 1.049 billion for the month ending in April 2018.

02 Jun 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.

02 Jun 2018

Jyotiraditya Scindia

5 highly educated politicians you wouldn't know about

If you want a government job in India, you should at least be a graduate. But if you're going to become a politician, people's support is more than enough.

How is betting different from match-fixing?

Betting and match-fixing are two different attributes related to sports.