- Judge us on merit, Huawei tells India ahead of Pompeo visit(18:56)
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) With its participation in the 5G rollout in India still in doubt as US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo likely to raise security concerns during his visit to India this week, a top Huawei executive on Monday said New Delhi should offer the company a level-playing field.
- After Dubai, UrbanClap arrives in Abu Dhabi(18:18)
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Services platform UrbanClap on Monday launched its one-demand home services in Abu Dhabi -- the second city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) after entering Dubai last year.
- Jio adds most subscribers in April; Airtel, VIL lose(18:04)
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Continuing its growth trend, Reliance Jio added around 80.82 lakh subscribers in April, showed data released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Monday. Jio's subscriber base stood at around 31.48 crore at the end of April, it said.
- Lack of fiberisation to hit 5G roll-out: CRISIL(16:34)
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Switching to 5G will need massive investment in fiberisation by telecom companies and such investments in fiberised backhaul infrastructure which provides unlimited capacity and higher speeds has to gain further traction if 5G has to become reality, a report by CRISIL has said.
- Credit crunch hits common investors: Congress(16:10)
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Ahead of the Union Budget on July 5, the Congress here on Monday said common investors were suffering due to the lack of investment in the economy.
- Tech Mahindra introduces AI-based Humanoid in Noida(15:54)
Lucknow, June 24 (IANS) Tech Mahindra Ltd on Monday introduced K2, the first Human Resource (HR) Humanoid, for its Noida Special Economic Zone Campus in Uttar Pradesh, after unveiling it in its Hyderabad campus earlier this month.
- Not regulation but Facebook's dream to become WeChat may kill it(15:42)
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Facebook which accounts for 75 per cent of global ad spend that is likely to hit $110 billion by 2020 is nowhere near an immediate demise and government regulations would only strengthen the social networking giant in the short term, a new Forrester research has forecast.
- Budget unlikely to up Rs 2.5 lakh income tax exemption limit(15:36)
By Anjana Das
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The current basic income tax exemption limit of Rs 2.5 lakh is unlikely to be raised in the forthcoming full Budget 2019-20, according to informed sources, as the Finance Ministry has already announced a provision whereby individuals earning up to Rs 5 lakh can get full tax rebate under Section 87A.
- Ajmer Dargah joins 'Save Girl Child' campaign(14:50)
By Quaid Najmi
Pune, June 24 (IANS) The globally-revered Ajmer Dargah in Rajasthan has decided to join a Pune gynaecologist's eight-year old 'Save Girl Child' initiative and will strive to make it an international movement, a top shrine official said on Monday.
- Microsoft taking bold steps to empower startups: Anant Maheshwari(14:48)
Bengaluru, June 24 (IANS) Armed with a cutting-edge technology platform, a well-established partner organisation and an expansion of M12 venture fund, Microsoft is ready to help Indian startups across the spectrum embrace the next phase of growth, Anant Maheshwari, President, Microsoft India, said here on Monday.
- Samsung launches 2 new tablets in India(14:28)
Gurugram, June 24 (IANS) Strengthening its product portfolio in the stagnant tablet segment in India, Samsung on Monday launched Galaxy Tab S5e and Galaxy Tab A 10.1 which start at Rs 35,999 and Rs 14,999, respectively.
- Less than 10% South Asian homes have an IoT device(14:14)
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Just 8.7 per cent of homes in South Asia have Internet of Things (IoT) or "connected" devices such as Internet-enabled TVs or surveillance camera against a global average of 40 per cent, new research said on Monday.
- Acharya differed with government on key issues(14:00)
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya's resignation on Monday did not surprise many. Market sources said it was expected, given his views on the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) position in the economy.
- Metro Man resigns as Advisor to Lucknow metro(10:20)
Lucknow, June 24 (IANS) The Principal Advisor to Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) Padma Vibhushan E. Sreedharan has submitted his resignation citing health issues, an official said on Monday.
- Flipkart co-founder sells part stake to Walmart for 531 cr (Lead)(09:58)
Bengaluru, June 24 (IANS) Binny Bansal, the co-founder of India's leading e-tailer Flipkart, sold around 54 lakh of his equity shares valued at $76.4 million (Rs 531 crore) to world's retail giant Walmart's Luxembourg entity FIT Holdings SARL, business intelligence platform Paper.vc said on Monday.
- Railways plans to run Delhi-Mumbai, Delhi-Howrah trains at 160 kmh(07:36)
By Anand Singh
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) In a bid to reduce travel time, the Indian Railways, under its 100-day action plan, envisages increasing the speeds of trains on the Delhi-Mumbai and Delhi-Howrah routes at an investment of over Rs 13,500 crore, officials said.
- Himachal CM in Dubai to woo investors(21:54)
Shimla, June 23 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Sunday reached Dubai, aiming to attract investments for the hill state, an official said here.
- Distressed Jaypee home buyers seek government's intervention(21:24)
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Home buyers of the bankrupt Jaypee Infratech Ltd (JIL) on Sunday wrote to Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, seeking the government's intervention in the realty company's ongoing resolution process to resolve the matter at the earliest.