Nextbit banking on Robin's design, free Cloud storage

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 13:44

New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) We are banking upon the unique design and 100GB Cloud storage that comes free with our smartphone Robin in India, a top executive of San Francisco-based NextBit has said.


Toyota launches new model to mark 50th year

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 12:38

Tokyo, Aug 5 (IANS) Japanese automobile giant Toyota Motor Corp on Friday introduced a new Corolla Axio Hybrid G "50 Limited" model, a special edition of its global best-seller to commemorate the 50th anniversary of its launch.


Another top communications head quits Twitter

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 09:56

New York, Aug 5 (IANS) After the departure of former Apple executive Natalie Kerris earlier this week who joined micro-blogging website Twitter in February as Vice President (communications), Jim Prosser, Twitter's head of corporate, revenue and policy communications, has quit the company.


Apple unveils first-ever bug bounty programme

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 09:52

New York, Aug 5 (IANS) In a much-awaited move, tech giant Apple on Friday announced its first-ever bug bounty programme in which cash up to $200,000 will be handed over to researchers who discover vulnerabilities in Apple products.


Key Indian equity market indices open in green

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 09:34

Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) As the government remains firm on April 1 deadline for rolling out of Goods and Services Tax (GST), the key Indian equity market indices opened in Green on Friday.


Tobacco farmers seek participation in Global Tobacco control summit

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 23:24

New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The Federation of All India Farmer Association (FAIFA) on Thursday urged the government to have representation of tobacco farmers in the upcoming WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), whose failure will lead to further deterioration of their economic condition.


Separate feeders for farmers under central scheme: Minister

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 20:20

New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The Centre on Thursday said the scope of rural electrification under its Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana has been expanded, which will include separate electricity feeders for supply to farmers.


Lok Sabha approves Rs 1.03 lakh cr additional spending for government

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 20:10

New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The Lok Sabha on Thursday approved an additional spending of Rs 1.03 lakh crore by the central government during the current fiscal, including a cash outgo of Rs 20,948.26 crore based on the Supplementary Demand for Grants moved by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.


Phd Chamber launches UP chapter for young business leaders

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 20:04

Lucknow, Aug 4 (IANS) The PHD Chamber of Commerce on Thursday launched its Uttar Pradesh chapter for young business leaders in the state capital and inducted city entrepreneur Gaurav Prakash as its chairperson.


Late hour buying support buoys equity markets (Roundup)

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 19:06

Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) A fresh bout of buying support and short covering during the last hour of the day's trade on Thursday aided the Indian equities markets to pare intra-day losses and close on a flat note.