Intel, Dell join to strengthen cloud, e-commerce in India

Tue, 05/17/2016 - 14:14

New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The chip-making giant Intel on Tuesday unveiled new processors with "Intel Resource Director Technology", allowing customers to move to fully automated Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI)-based modern clouds with greater visibility, control capability and enhanced security features.


Wipro to offer cloud-based solutions with Xactly

Tue, 05/17/2016 - 13:12

Bengaluru, May 17 (IANS) Global software major Wipro Ltd. on Tuesday announced partnership with US-based IT firm Xactly Corporation to offer cloud-based solutions to its clients for improving their sales and drive growth.


US stocks jump on rising oil prices

Tue, 05/17/2016 - 05:26

New York, May 17 (IANS) US stocks posted solid gains on Monday as investors cheered over a strong rebound in oil prices.


Diesel hiked Rs.1.26 a litre, petrol by 83 paise

Tue, 05/17/2016 - 00:46

New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) State-run Indian Oil Corp (IOC) on Tuesday raised transport fuel prices, with petrol becoming costlier by 83 paise a litre and diesel by Rs.1.26, both at Delhi and inclusive of local levies, with corresponding increase in other states.


AirAsia offers 50 percent off on return fares

Mon, 05/16/2016 - 23:02

Bengaluru, May 16 (IANS) Budget carrier AirAsia India on Monday announced 50 percent discount in fare on return flights till May 18, for travel from August 1 to November 30, to mark the airline flying 2.5 million passengers since launching its operations in June 2014.


Government mulling plan to protect grazing lands for cows

Mon, 05/16/2016 - 21:52

New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday said the government is mulling a plan to ensure the protection of grazing land for cows and provide cow fodder "free of cost" to people for their livestock.


NTPC partners Coal India to foray into fertilizer sector

Mon, 05/16/2016 - 20:58

New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) State-run power producer NTPC said it had on Monday signed a joint venture agreement (JVA) with state-run miner Coal India to revive plants of the Fertilizer Corporation of India Limited (FCIL).


Jat violence: Haryana gives Rs.65 crore compensation

Mon, 05/16/2016 - 20:50

Chandigarh, May 16 (IANS) The Haryana government has released Rs.65.38 crore in compensation, including interim and final payment, to those whose properties were damaged in the violence during the Jat agitation for job quotas in the state.


To bring in a system of performance audit: Gadkari

Mon, 05/16/2016 - 20:42

New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday said that he intends to bring in a strong system of performance audit and accountability for the road construction industry.