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TRAI signs deal with Malaysian Communications & Multimedia Commission

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 14:30

New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Tuesday signed a letter of intent (LoI) with the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) to jointly conduct capacity building exercises in the fields of broadcasting and telecommunications regulation.

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India's economic fundamentals stable, says Council chaired by Jaitley

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 14:22

New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) India has macro-economic stability on the back of structural reforms like GST and the long term positive impact of demonetisation, with the financial markets expressing confidence through high-stock valuations, the Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC) noted in its meeting held on Tuesday.

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IGI airport to get new integrated terminal

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 14:22

New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) National capital's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport will get a new integrated terminal like T3, under the facility's expansion plans.

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Google makes 'Oreo' operating system tastier than 'Nougat'

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 13:52

San Francisco, Aug 22 (IANS) The next version of Google's mobile operating system 'Android Oreo' that has been rolled out in the US is packed with never-before-seen features and improvements in its various tools.

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Global cues, value buying lift equity indices

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 13:26

Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Positive global cues and value buying lifted the key Indian equity indices -- the NSE Nifty 50 and the BSE Sensex - higher during the mid-afternoon trade on Tuesday.

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WhatsApp adds colours to 'Status' feature

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 13:02

New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Making its "Status" feature more interesting, Facebook-owned WhatsApp on Tuesday rolled out an update that lets its 250 million monthly users share creative text-based "Status" updates.

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Cisco acquires hyperconvergence firm Springpath for $320 mn

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 12:52

San Francisco, Aug 22 (IANS) In a bid to deliver next-generation data centre innovation to its customers, global networking company Cisco has acquired California-based hyperconvergence software leader Springpath in an all-cash deal of $320 million.

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'Safety Check' to be permanent feature on Facebook

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 12:14

San Francisco, Aug 22 (IANS) Keeping its word to make 'Safety Check' a permanent feature, Facebook is rolling out a 'Safety Check' page that would help users find emergency information and potentially help others in need.

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Banking strike: Commercial operations in Maharashtra paralysed

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 11:42

Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Over 150,000 bank employees in Maharashtra joined the nationwide banking strike, paralysing all financial operations in the country's commercial capital, to demand redressal of various pending demands, a union official said here on Tuesday.

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Strike hits bank services in NCR

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 11:42

New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Banking services in the national capital region (NCR) were affected on Tuesday as lakhs of bank staff began their one-day pan-India strike against reforms in the banking sector, an official said.

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Snapchat may overtake Facebook in the US

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 11:42

New York, Aug 22 (IANS) Photo-sharing app Snapchat is expected to overtake Facebook for the first time in the US, as the user growth of Facebook will slow among teens and adults, market research firm eMarketer has said.

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Bank employees strike work in Himachal

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 11:34

Shimla, Aug 22 (IANS) Nationalised banks were closed in almost all towns of Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday as employees joined the nationwide day-long strike to protest against the proposed reforms in the banking sector.

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Ola, Google bring 'Outstation' cabs to Maps

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 10:24

Bengaluru, Aug 22 (IANS) Ride-hailing app Ola on Tuesday announced an inter-city travel partnership with Google that would help long-distance commuters discover Ola's "Outstation" category on Google Maps.

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Global cues, value buying lift equity indices

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 10:00

Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Positive global cues pushed the key Indian equity indices -- the NSE Nifty50 and the BSE Sensex -- higher during the early morning trade session on Tuesday.

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