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01 Aug 2017Flipkart
Snapdeal 2.0, the story of not giving in to pressure
Snapdeal is ready to bend but it's not ready to snap. There will be no sale.
01 Aug 2017Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)
Largest possible Chinese investment in India stalled by government
Amid the India-China standoff at Doklam, a central panel has stalled a bid by a Chinese pharma group for majority stake in a Hyderabad-based brand.
01 Aug 2017Qatar Airways
US: Flyers will now face stricter checks for electronics
American travelers flying to, from and within the country are set for tougher security measures at airports.
01 Aug 2017iOS
WhatsApp plans to launch another app, will start monetization
WhatsApp, the world's most popular messenger, has over 1.2 billion users; more than 200 million are in India.
01 Aug 2017Boeing
Boeing pegs India's demand at 2,100 aircraft, over 20 years
India is now one of the fastest growing aviation markets, thanks to affordable pricing and preference shift. With domestic passenger traffic witnessing a growth of 20% and more in the recent years, aviation numbers will continue to rise.
01 Aug 2017Smartphones
Voto, Infinix, Comio ready to make smartphone debut in India
India's growing demand for affordable handsets is now attracting relatively unheard names.
01 Aug 2017Uttarakhand
Transgression into Uttarakhand: Is China testing India's nerves?
As Chinese and Indian troops have been engaged in a stand-off at the Sikkim border at the eastern front of the Line of Actual Control (LAC), Chinese troops were reportedly sighted in the Indian side of LAC in Barahoti in Uttarakhand.
01 Aug 2017Iran
Iran: Not obligated to give India Farzad B gas field
Iran said it is under no obligation to award the contract to develop its Farzad B gas field to India.
31 Jul 2017Karnataka
Double-decker buses to ply on Bengaluru's roads again
In order to restore Bengaluru's past glory and boost tourism, double-decker buses will be plying on city's roads again by year-end as Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) is going to buy five double-decker buses.
31 Jul 2017Mumbai
Gas leak reported from CNG pump in Mumbai's Chembur area
A gas leak from a CNG pump in Chembur led to immediate shutdown of power supply in the area. Adjoining roads were also blocked in order to prevent any more crisis that might occur due to leak.
31 Jul 2017Varanasi
Happy Birthday Premchand: Your memories live on!
Some of us may know him from our old Hindi textbooks. Some may even have heard his name mentioned among other stalwarts of Hindi literature.
31 Jul 2017RTI Act
RTI misuse: 'Act cannot be used for commercial gains'
In another case related to misuse of RTI Act, the Central Information Commission ruled that it cannot be used to build pressure for commercial gains.
31 Jul 2017Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
ED attaches properties worth about Rs. 12,000 crore
The Enforcement Directorate (ED), which enforces the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), has provisionally attached properties worth Rs. 11,032.27 crore in the last 15 months which are believed to be the proceeds of laundered money.
31 Jul 2017Moon
Two Indian moon missions may be launched in early 2018!
Attention, Indian space nerds! You may have something big to celebrate as two lunar missions are slated to take off from Indian soil next year.
30 Jul 2017Patanjali
Sadhu Ramdev, Seva Patanjali
If telecom then Jio, if payments then Paytm, if FMCG then Patanjali - Let me clarify. These are the names of the disruptors.
30 Jul 2017Nawaz Sharif
How Sharif's resignation as Pakistan's PM may impact India
The aftermath of Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif's ouster is being closely watched by India.
29 Jul 2017Indian Startups
Multi-million dollar Zoho Corp powered by high school graduates
Zoho Corporation is a Chennai-based software company offering cloud-based products like Zoho Mail, Zoho Docs (like Google Docs), accounting software Zoho Books and several others, some of which are used by giants like Amazon, Suzuki, etc.
29 Jul 2017Trinamool Congress
From corporate to politics: These Indian women are dominating
To achieve success in politics, one has to have grit, confidence, a go-getter attitude and a sharp mind. Much like what success in the corporate world demands.
29 Jul 2017Comptroller and Auditor General
CAG: Akash missiles still not deployed in Northeast
In 2010, the Cabinet Committee on Security approved the induction of six squadrons of the indigenous Akash surface-to-air missile systems for the Indian Air Force to deter China along the Northeast.
29 Jul 2017Supreme Court Of India
SC suggests medical boards to deal with late abortion requests
The SC has taken note of the fact that lately, several expectant mothers at risk and rape survivors have approached it for terminating their pregnancies after the legally-permissible 20 weeks.
29 Jul 2017Murder
Sheena Bora murder: Driver-murderer reveals chilling details in first deposition
Murderer-turned-approver Shyamvar Rai has deposed for the first time in the Sheena Bora case, describing horrific details about a murder that scandalized India.
28 Jul 2017Lok Sabha
Lok Sabha passes IIM Bill seeking to remove Government interference
The Lok Sabha has approved the Indian Institutes of Management (IIM) Bill, 2017 that grants functional autonomy to the institutions and allows them to award degrees.
28 Jul 2017Cricket: News, Stats and more!
Famous brother duos in Indian Cricket
In India cricket is almost treated like a religion and only a few talented players get the chance to represent their home country in the international circuit.
28 Jul 2017Samsung
Xiaomi surpasses Samsung in budget smartphone segment
As the 4G handset base in India crossed the 150 million units mark in the second quarter of 2017, data showed that Xiaomi had toppled Samsung as the top smartphone seller in the under-Rs. 10,000 segment of the smartphone market.
28 Jul 2017Telangana
Prison overcrowding: Telangana to rent jail cells to other states
India's youngest state has come forward to help with the problem of overcrowding in the country's jails.
28 Jul 2017Volkswagen
India-made Volkswagen Vento is Mexico's third-largest selling car!
German automaker Volkswagen's India unit has achieved yet another milestone after starting exports to Mexico in 2013.
28 Jul 2017Supreme Court Of India
Misuse of anti-dowry law: SC directs proper investigation before arrests
The SC has directed the District Legal Services Authorities to ensure dowry complaints are investigated properly before making arrests.
28 Jul 2017Donald Trump
Trump administration urges countries to support India's NSG bid
The Trump administration has reaffirmed the US' support for India's membership bid to the 48-member Nuclear Suppliers group (NSG) in a report submitted to Congress.
28 Jul 2017Zomato
Ola and Zomato partner up to enhance customer experience
India's home-grown cab aggregator Ola is partnering up with another Indian start-up Zomato to bring a range of integrated exclusive offerings to the users.
28 Jul 2017Sikkim
Can Ajit Doval work his magic to resolve Sikkim standoff?
As tensions are boiling between India and China over the military standoff in Doklam, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval met with top Chinese diplomat Yang Jiechi, on the sidelines of a BRICS security summit in Beijing.
28 Jul 2017Enforcement Directorate (ED)
Good times ending? Mallya's vintage cars collection up for sale
After the auctioning of vintage cars from Mallya's Mandwa property, collection of vintage cars in upscale suburbs of central Mumbai is up for sale.
27 Jul 2017Tata Sons
Axis Bank reappoints CEO Shikha Sharma for 3 years
The Axis Bank board has reappointed Shikha Sharma as the bank's CEO and Managing Director, finally putting an end to speculations of her exit.
27 Jul 2017NITI Aayog
Futuristic travel: India could soon have metrinos, hyperloops and more!
Public transportation in India is set for a massive overhaul. If all goes according to plan, citizens can expect to have as many as six new modes of rapid mass transport.
27 Jul 2017Startups
The start-up funding game, in focus now, SAIF Partners
India has seen its fair share of start-up success and failures stories. A start-up begins with a vision but to make it a reality, it often needs funding. One of the ways to go about it is via venture capitals
27 Jul 2017Beijing
#SikkimStandoff: NSA Doval visits Beijing as China demands Indian withdrawal
Indian National Security Adviser Ajit Doval has arrived in Beijing, where he will meet Chinese President Xi Jinping and his counterparts from the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) countries for a multilateral security meet.
27 Jul 2017Andhra Pradesh
Bill passed: 15 IIITs can now award degrees to students
The Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) have been declared "institutions of national importance". As of today, 15 of them can award degrees, including M.Tech and Ph.D.
27 Jul 2017Sikkim
What would the US do if India-China war breaks out?
As the possibility of India-China conflict is looming large over the subcontinent, against the backdrop of the Sikkim standoff, two American experts have stated that the US will not be a silent witness in such a scenario and might even pressurize Beijing.
27 Jul 2017Amazon
Mondelez ties-up with Amazon to indulge India's sweet tooth
In order to bite into the flourishing Indian e-commerce market and to indulge the sweet tooth of more customers, leading chocolate and confectionery maker Mondelez has now partnered with Amazon India.
27 Jul 2017Bharti Airtel
Airtel all set to launch VoLTE service to counter Jio
According to reports, India's leading telecom operator Bharti Airtel plans to roll out its VoLTE service in the entire country by the end of this financial year.
27 Jul 2017India
Thanks to UDAY scheme, limping DISCOMs get back in shape
Until the advent of UDAY, DISCOMs were under heavy burden and their financials were in a mess with a debt of Rs. 4.3 trillion and annual losses of Rs. 600 billion at the end of March'15.