22 May 2020
Jio Platforms raises Rs. 11,367 crore from KKR: Details here
Jio Platforms, the company holding the telecom and digital businesses of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), has raised Rs. 11,367 crore ($1.5 billion) from US-based equity firm KKR.
23 Aug 2019
FATF's Asia Pacific arm blacklists Pakistan for not curbing terror-funding
In a big setback for Pakistan, the Asia Pacific division of global terror watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has put the country on its blacklist over its failure to curb terror financing.
22 Apr 2019
Twitter appoints former Network18 Digital CEO as India MD
Twitter has roped in Manish Maheshwari, the former CEO of Network18 Digital group, as the Managing Director (MD) of its India operations.
27 Dec 2018
IIT-Bombay graduate Rajesh Subramaniam named FedEx President, CEO
Rajesh Subramaniam, an Indian-American IIT-Bombay graduate, has been named the President and CEO of US-based multinational courier delivery giant FedEx Express.
23 Nov 2018
Filmmaker Nandita Das to be honored with FIAPF Award
Filmmaker Nandita Das will be honored with the FIAPF (French: Fédération Internationale des Associations de Producteurs de Films) Award at the 12th Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) in Brisbane, Australia.
10 Oct 2018
Pune: 4-year-old gets India's first successful skull implant
In what makes for a medical marvel, doctors in Pune have successfully replaced 60% damaged skull of a 4-year-old girl, making it India's first.
04 Oct 2018
IIT-Kharagpur to set up Academy of Leadership: Director
IIT-Kharagpur is all set to establish an "Academy of Leadership" which intends to develop innovative programs combining the core curricula in science and engineering disciplines with philosophy and liberal arts.
22 Sep 2018
#GamingBytes: New and 'uncapturable' Pokemon appears in Pokemon Go
Pokemon Go gamers are in for a surprise as a new Pokemon has started to appear. However, it does not show up on the Pokedex and cannot be registered.
31 Aug 2018
Android One-based Motorola One smartphones unveiled; India launch in October
In the ongoing IFA 2018 tech show in Berlin, Lenovo-owned Motorola has unveiled its latest Android One-based smartphones - the Motorola One and Motorola One Power.
29 Aug 2018
Seven Indians in Asia Pacific team for IAAF Continental Cup
Seven Indian athletes, including Neeraj Chopra, Hima Das and Muhammed Anas, were named in the Asia Pacific team.
22 Aug 2018
India among 'top 10' destinations for Chinese tourists in Asia
India ranks among the top 10 popular destinations for Chinese travelers in Asia, especially for social media-influenced millennials, according to a report.
17 Aug 2018
Indian banks, insurance companies increasingly embracing digitization: US tech expert
Indian banks and insurance companies are increasingly embracing digitization in line with the government's "Digital India" initiative, according to an American technology expert.
20 Jul 2018
Want to work with WhatsApp India? Here's your chance
For its first full-time hire in India, WhatsApp is looking for a country head, a position that has been vacant since long.
19 Jul 2018
Malaysia: AirAsia announces $30bn deal for 100 Airbus planes
Malaysian budget airline AirAsia today announced an additional order of 34 Airbus A330neo planes, bringing the total value of its expanded 100-plane order to $30 billion.
19 Jul 2018
Jury-member thought Priyanka was 'too-dark' to be crowned Miss India
Priyanka Chopra wasn't the obvious choice for the "Miss India" title 18 years ago as one jury member felt her complexion was "too dark", says a new book on the star who turned 36 yesterday.
11 Jul 2018
Connaught Place, world's 9th most expensive office location: CBRE
New Delhi's Connaught Place moved one notch up to become the world's ninth most expensive office location with an annual prime rent of $153.26/sqft from last year's 10th most expensive office location, property consultant CBRE said.
26 Jun 2018
More women in labor-force can boost India-GDP: McKinsey World Institute
India has one of the largest opportunities worldwide to boost GDP by increasing women's participation in the labor force, which presently stands at "only 25% ", a report by McKinsey World Institute said.
23 Jun 2018
Dubai-Mumbai busiest international route; witnesses 2.5mn passengers in FY 2017-18
The Dubai-Mumbai air sector witnessed the highest flow of passengers at about 2.5 million during the 2017-18 financial year, primarily led by migrant workers, according to data released by the Ministry of Civil Aviation.
08 Jun 2018
Netflix team meets Fadnavis to discuss promotion of Marathi films
Now you might find Marathi movies like 'Sairat' on America's favourite entertainment company Netflix as a delegation of the company today called on Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis in Mumbai and expressed willingness to work for the promotion and branding of Marathi films.
31 May 2018
IISc-Bengaluru India's only institution among top-100 in THE Reputation Rankings
Regaining its lost position after a lull of seven years, the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, has made it to the top-100 in the Times Higher Education (THE) World Reputation Rankings 2018.
31 May 2018
US Pacific Command is now US Indo-Pacific Command: Trump admin
The Trump administration today renamed the US Pacific Command to US Indo-Pacific Command in recognition of the increasing connectivity between the Indian and Pacific Oceans.
25 Apr 2018
Indian street dancers can participate in Asia-Pacific Street Dance Championship
The United Dance Organization is going to start the inaugural Asia Pacific Street Dance Championships in China this November 3-4.
12 Apr 2018
Economic Freedom Index: India ranks 130; up by 13 spots
With an economic freedom score of 54.5, India was ranked 130 in the 2018 annual index of Economic Freedom released by The Heritage Foundation, an American conservative public policy think-tank based in Washington.
09 Mar 2018
Uber signs Virat Kohli as India brand ambassador
Uber has signed on celebrity cricketer Virat Kohli as its brand ambassador in India, the first time it has appointed one in Asia Pacific.
22 Feb 2018
India ranks 81st in 2017's Global Corruption Perception index
According to an index released by Berlin-based non-government organization Transparency International (TI) recently, India has been ranked 81st in the global corruption perception index for 2017.
11 Jan 2018
Mumbai-Delhi third busiest air route, but with poor punctuality
The Mumbai-Delhi air route was the third busiest last year with about 130 flights daily, an air travel intelligence company has found.
31 Dec 2017
#ThatWas2017: Top sporting achievements by India in 2017
India did fairly well in sports in the year gone by, with major victories ranging from PV Sindhu's World Championships silver medal to Indian blind cricket team winning the T20 World Cup.
18 Nov 2017
India wins Miss World title after 17 years!
It's been a long wait, but India has finally broken the dry spell.
01 Sep 2017
India the most corrupt nation in Asia, study finds
The Narendra Modi government has launched several schemes to combat corruption, but if findings by anti-corruption body Transparency International are anything to go by, they don't seem to have had much practical effect.
04 Aug 2017
JioPhone wants a tailored version of WhatsApp
According to reports, JioPhone, i.e. the 4G enabled feature phone launched by the Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio, will run a customized version of WhatsApp, the world's largest instant messaging service.
01 Aug 2017
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.
21 Jul 2017
LinkedIn launches 'Made in India' Lite app for Android users
LinkedIn has announced the launch of the LinkedIn Lite app, a data-light version of its Android app which takes up less than 1 MB of storage.
07 Jul 2017
Bengaluru: Namma Metro workers call off their strike
Bengalureans heaved a sigh of relief after Namma metro workers withdrew their strike and normal metro services were restored.
22 Jun 2017
The world now has over 5 billion mobile subscriptions
GSMA Intelligence, the research division of the trade organization representing mobile networks across the world, released a report stating that the world has over 5 billion mobile subscribers now.
16 Jun 2017
Rape victim sues Uber for obtaining her medical records
A woman, raped by an Uber driver in Delhi in December 2014, has sued the ride-hailing company for accessing her medical records.
15 Jun 2017
Neeru Chadha first Indian woman in UN's ITLOS
International law expert Neeru Chadha has become the first Indian woman to be elected as judge to the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) for 2017-2026.
13 Jun 2017
Government wants to know all about your online shopping spree
Every day more Indian consumers are moving from brick-and-mortar stores to e-commerce sites for their needs due to the ease of use, availability of options, larger inventory etc.
19 May 2017
Ola partners with Google, launches extremely lightweight app
At the Google I/O developer conference in San Francisco, Ola announced a partnership with Google to launch what is called a Progressive Web App (PWA), or a lightweight website version of their app.
10 Apr 2017
Online clothing rental market set to boom: says report
An Alliance Market Research survey predicted that online clothing rental market would register compound annual growth rate of 10.6%, reaching $1856 million by 2023.
20 Feb 2017
India looks to the moon to solve energy problems
According to Sivathanu Pillai, a distinguished scientist from ISRO, all of India's energy requirements are likely to be met by extracting resources from the moon by 2030.