Five flights delayed due to poor visibility at Kolkata airport

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 17:30

Kolkata, March 15 (IANS) Departure of five domestic flights was delayed while three more flights were diverted from Kolkata's Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport on Thursday due to poor visibility conditions caused by non-seasonal fog, an airport official said.


PSBs to link SWIFT with Core Banking Solution by April 30

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 17:10

New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) All public sector banks (PSBs) will have to link their SWIFT systems with their respective Core Banking Solution (CBS) systems by April 30 as a measure to prevent frauds like the recent one perpetrated on Punjab National Bank (PNB), it was announced on Thursday.


Sennheiser headset with 3D-recording feature in India

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 16:58

New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Targeting millennials, content creators and Virtual Reality (VR) enthusiasts, German audio brand Sennheiser on Thursday launched "AMBEO SMART HEADSET" -- a mobile 3D sound recording headset in India for Rs 19,990.


Hong Kong taxi drivers stage anti-Uber protest

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 16:58

Hong Kong, March 15 (IANS) The streets near Hong Kong's Legislative Council building were on Thursday lined with red, green and blue vehicles as dozens of taxi drivers staged an anti-Uber protest.


Sony expands 'full-frame mirrorless' camera line-up

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 16:12

New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Expanding its entry-level "full-frame mirrorless' line-up, Sony India on Thursday launched the "A7 III" versatile camera with a newly-developed 24.2MP back-illuminated "Exmor R CMOS" image sensor.


Blame game over PNB fraud would take us nowhere, says Venkaiah Naidu

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 16:08

New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said, the government and the opposition should stop playing blame game over major issues such as the Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case and have a constructive discussion to find where the fault lies.


Motorola to open 50 'Moto Hubs' in Mumbai

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 16:04

Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) With the aim to strengthen its retail presence in the western region, Motorola India on Thursday announced that it will open 50 new "Moto Hubs" in Mumbai where customers could experience the entire range of Motorola devices, including the newly-launched "Moto Z2 Force" and "Moto X4" smartphones.


'Chennai's flood management plan awaits Centre's support'

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 15:52

Chennai, March 15 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Thursday said that a comprehensive flood management plan drawn up for north and south Chennai has been submitted to the Central government for support.


Equities close in red, Sensex sheds almost 200 pts intra-day (Third Lead)

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 15:48

Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) Key Indian equity indices on Thursday provisionally closed in the negative territory -- with the Sensex dropping almost 200 points intra-day -- as heavy selling pressure in oil and gas, banking, metals, FMCG and energy stocks subdued investor sentiments.


90% bottled water brands contaminated globally

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 15:46

Washington, March 15 (IANS) With a market value of nearly $150 billion per year, bottled water from leading brands, including from India, have been found to be 90 per cent contaminated by microplastics, posing potential harm to humans, a report has said.


Telangana presents Rs.1.74 lakh crore budget

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 15:22

Hyderabad, March 15 (IANS) Telangana on Thursday presented a tax-free, revenue surplus budget for 2018-19, proposing an expenditure of Rs 174,453 crore, an increase of 16.57 percent over the previous year.


Blockchain can improve India's trade finance system: Report

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 14:32

New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Blockchain along with other digital technologies including artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and robotic process automation could resolve inefficiencies in the country's current trade finance system and make the process efficient, a recent study said.


With 'Omen', HP one of the leading PC gaming players in India

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 14:22

New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) At a time when PC manufacturers are pushing boundaries in launching Next-Gen gaming products, HP Inc with its 'Omen' series has become one of the leading PC gaming brands in India in a short span of time, a top company executive said here on Thursday.


Equities trade flat on negative global cues

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 13:48

Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) Key Indian equity indices on Thursday traded on a flat note with marginal losses during the mid-afternoon trade session following broadly negative Asian markets, coupled with selling pressure in oil and gas, metal and energy stocks.