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Lenovo Z2 Plus: Smartphone that packs quite a punch (Tech Review)

Tue, 10/11/2016 - 10:20

New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Touted as one of its premium yet affordable flagship devices, the positioning of Chinese smartphone maker Lenovo's new Z2 Plus in the sub-Rs 20,000 market makes it lucrative for a simple reason: It packs so much that it will make players like Xiaomi, which has a strong presence in India, run for cover.

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Chinese shares open mixed

Tue, 10/11/2016 - 07:52

Beijing, Oct 11 (IANS) Chinese stocks opened mixed on Tuesday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index up 0.11 per cent, at 3,051.62 points.

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US dollar rises after second presidential debate

Tue, 10/11/2016 - 02:32

New York, Oct 11 (IANS) The US dollar rose against most major currencies on Monday as investors were digesting the latest information from Sunday's second US presidential debate.

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US stocks waver after second presidential debate

Tue, 10/11/2016 - 00:38

New York, Oct 11 (IANS) US stocks traded higher in the morning session on Monday as Wall Street digested the latest information from Sunday's second US presidential debate amid rising oil prices.

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India's factory output remains subdued in August

Mon, 10/10/2016 - 22:52

New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) India's factory output remained subdued for the second consecutive month - decelerating by (-) 0.7 per cent in August from a decline of (-) 2.49 per cent in July and a 6.3 per cent rise in the same month last year, official data showed on Monday, while India Inc called for efforts to address structural bottlenecks in a context where private investment remains sluggish.

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Union government to partly fund gas pipeline project in east

Mon, 10/10/2016 - 22:32

New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) The Union government has agreed to partly fund the Rs 12,940-crore natural gas pipeline project of state-run Gas Authority of India Ltd (Gail) from Uttar Pradesh's Jagdishpur in Uttar Pradesh to West Bengal's Haldia.

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India has raised market access issues with China: Sitharaman

Mon, 10/10/2016 - 22:08

New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) India has again raised the issue of greater market access for its goods and services in China with a view to increase exports and reduce the widening trade deficit against it, Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Monday.

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India's factory output remains subdued in August

Mon, 10/10/2016 - 20:32

New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) India's factory output remained subdued for the second consecutive month -- decelerating by (-) 0.7 per cent in August from a decline of (-)2.49 per cent in July and a 6.3 per cent rise in the corresponding month of last year, official data showed on Monday.

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Indian growth makes it natural recipient of higher FDI: Jaitley

Mon, 10/10/2016 - 20:32

Washington, Oct 10 (IANS) India, since it is growing much faster as compared to the rest of the world, has become natural recipient of a higher level of foreign direct investment (FDI), Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said.

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Railways sign MoU with Odisha government

Mon, 10/10/2016 - 20:02

New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Indian Railways on Monday said it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Odisha government for setting up two railway projects in the state.

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Offer still on: Airtel on Apple iPhone 7 scheme

Mon, 10/10/2016 - 19:32

New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Soon after reports emerged that Bharti Airtel website page -- where an offer "Apple iPhone 7 at Rs 19,990 on Airtel" was highlighted -- returned a 404 error message, the telecom company confirmed that "the offer is still on".

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Equity markets inch up on global cues (Roundup)

Mon, 10/10/2016 - 19:20

Mumbai, Oct 10 (IANS) The Indian equity markets on Monday closed on a flat-to-positive note on the back of reduced chances of a US rate hike and a strengthened rupee.

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Samsung adjusting Note 7 production schedule to ensure quality, safety

Mon, 10/10/2016 - 19:02

New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Following reports of Samsung temporarily suspending the production of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, the South Korean giant on Monday issued a statement saying the company is "adjusting the device's production schedule to ensure quality and safety".

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Offer still on: Airtel on Apple iPhone 7 scheme

Mon, 10/10/2016 - 18:24

New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Soon after reports emerged that Bharti Airtel website page -- where an offer "Apple iPhone 7 at Rs 19,990 on Airtel" was highlighted -- returned a 404 error message, the telecom company confirmed that "the offer is still on".

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