Metro till 10 on Diwali night

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 15:02

New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Delhiites can board the last Metro at 10 p.m. on Thursday, Diwali night, a Delhi Metro Rail Corporation statement said on Wednesday.


Corporate India cuts gifting budget by 35-40% this Diwali

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 14:30

New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Concerned about slowdown and pressure on balance sheets, corporate India is going slow on Diwali gifts to its associates, networked partners and others, slashing the budget by at least 35-40 per cent, an Assocham survey said on Wednesday.


Festive cheer eludes realty sector (Comment: Special to IANS)

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 14:24

Much against the expectations of the real estate sector, this year's festive season is turning out to be somewhat disappointing for property developers as aspiring home buyers are extra cautious about investments in the backdrop of the slowing economy and unstable realty sector, hit by the short-term impact of the Real Estate Regulation Act (RERA) and the Goods & Services Tax (GST).


Profit bookings pull equity indices lower

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 14:20

Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices traded on a flat-to-negative note during the late afternoon session on Wednesday as low volumes and profit bookings eroded investors' risk-taking appetite.


Microsoft releases Fall Creators Update for over 500mn devices

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 12:12

San Francisco, Oct 18 (IANS) After testing the latest Windows 10 "Fall Creators Update" over the past six months, Microsoft has released the latest edition to secure over 500 million Windows 10 devices globally, starting with new machines first.


Kaspersky Lab names Bhayani new General Manager for South Asia

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 12:10

New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Global cyber security company Kaspersky Lab on Wednesday announced the appointment of Shrenik Bhayani as its new General Manager for the South Asia region, covering India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and the Maldives.


Google introduces physical security key

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 11:18

San Francisco, Oct 18 (IANS) In order to protect journalists, business leaders and member of political campaign teams at higher risk of being targetted by hackers, Google has rolled out an Advanced Protection Programme.


Twitter plans new rules to curb violence, abuse

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 10:12

San Francisco, Oct 18 (IANS) After Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey announced plans to act more aggressively on violence and sexual abuse, the micro-blogging website has now detailed new rules it will implement soon.