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Foreign funds, rupee push equities markets marginally higher

By   /  February 23, 2017  /  Business  /  Comments Off on Foreign funds, rupee push equities markets marginally higher

Mumbai, Feb. 23: Indian equities markets closed on Thursday on a flat-to-positive note as inflow of foreign funds and rupee appreciation buoyed investors’ sentiments. Besides, healthy buying in the telecom sector after Bharti Airtel announced a Telenor India buy out enhanced investors’ risk-taking appetite. The benchmark indices touched their new closing highs of 2017, even […]

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Bharti Airtel to buy out Telenor India

By   /  February 23, 2017  /  Business  /  Comments Off on Bharti Airtel to buy out Telenor India

New Delhi/Mumbai, Feb 23 : India’s largest telecom service provider Bharti Airtel on Thursday announced that it has inked a definitive agreement to acquire Telenor India. According to the telecom major, it has entered into a definitive agreement with Telenor South Asia Investments to acquire Telenor (India) Communications Private Limited. The acquisition is subject to […]

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CBEC launches GST mobile application

By   /  February 23, 2017  /  Business  /  Comments Off on CBEC launches GST mobile application

New Delhi, Feb. 23: In step with the governments Digital India initiative, the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) on Thursday launched a Goods and Services Tax (GST) mobile application for taxpayers to readily access a host of information related to the new indirect tax regime. “Taxpayers can readily access a host of information […]

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Coal India union to launch protest, production may be hit

By   /  February 23, 2017  /  Business  /  Comments Off on Coal India union to launch protest, production may be hit

Kolkata, Feb. 23: Protesting against the Coal Ministry’s decision to exclude its representatives from any committee of Coal India and its subsidiaries, the Intuc-affiliated union is planning to launch fresh agitation from March, which could hit production in the last month of the current fiscal. “We have planned to launch agitation, including blockade despatch of […]

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HP launches ‘OMEN’ gaming portfolio in India

By   /  February 22, 2017  /  Business  /  Comments Off on HP launches ‘OMEN’ gaming portfolio in India

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New Delhi, Feb 22: Emphasising on building a gaming ecosystem in India, printing and personal computer major HP Inc. on Wednesday launched its “OMEN” gaming portfolio in the country, featuring an array of products that combines latest in PC innovation to deliver the best experience for gamers. “Gaming industry in India is almost Rs 3,000 […]

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Reliance Jio to charge for data from April

By   /  February 22, 2017  /  Business  /  Comments Off on Reliance Jio to charge for data from April

Mumbai, Feb 22: Billionaire Mukesh Ambani’s telecom unit Reliance Jio will begin charging for data services from April but will give steep discounts for a year to over 100 million customers who have come on board within six months of its launch. While local voice calls, STD and roaming will continue to be free, he […]

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LG launches India’s first smartphone with panic button ‘112’

By   /  February 22, 2017  /  Business  /  Comments Off on LG launches India’s first smartphone with panic button ‘112’

LG launches India's first smartphone with panic button '112'

New Delhi, Feb 22: In line with the government’s initiative to make the “Panic Button” service on mobile phones mandatory from March 2017, South Korean electronics conglomerate LG on Wednesday launched “K10 2017” smartphone that comes with the panic button service “112”. With this, LG Electronics has become the first company to adhere to the […]

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SBI ATM dispenses fake notes, culprits identified

By   /  February 22, 2017  /  Business  /  Comments Off on SBI ATM dispenses fake notes, culprits identified

New Delhi, Feb 22: An SBI ATM here dispensed fake 2,000 rupee notes, and police said on Wednesday that they had identified the culprits. The incident was reported in south Delhi where a State Bank of India ATM dispensed the fake notes on February 6, with “Children Bank of India” printed in place of Reserve […]

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Facebook deletes accounts posting fake child-cancer posts

By   /  February 22, 2017  /  Business  /  Comments Off on Facebook deletes accounts posting fake child-cancer posts

London, Feb 22: Facebook has deleted two accounts following a complaint from a mother of a three-year-old, whose stolen photos were being falsely used to claim he had cancer. According to a report in the BBC on Tuesday, the photographs of Jasper Allen were taken a year back when he had a bad case of […]

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Reliance Jio crosses 100 million customer mark: Mukesh Ambani

By   /  February 22, 2017  /  Business  /  Comments Off on Reliance Jio crosses 100 million customer mark: Mukesh Ambani

Mumbai, Feb. 21: Reliance Industries (RIL) Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani on Tuesday said Reliance Jio has crossed the 100 million customer mark since its launch on September 5. “Jio was launched on September 5 last year. In only 170 days we have crossed the 100 million customer mark. This achievement is of India […]

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