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Infosys Co-Founder Launches App Chronicling Indian IT Journey

Infosys co-founder S Gopalakrishnan Sunday launched a new app itihaasa that chronicles the “fascinating journey” of the Indian IT industry since the 1950s. “I have been a part of the industry for over 37 years and have seen the industry grow, prosper and become an important part of the economy. I am fortunate to have been a part of this ... Read More »

Double-Digit Growth in Indian Smartphone Market to Continue: Gartner

While the global smartphone market is set to see a decline this year, India, buoyed by aggressive smartphone launches and a huge consumer base, is likely to witness double-digit growth in 2016 as well as in the next two years, says a new report. According to information technology research and advisory company Gartner, sales of smartphones in India will reach ... Read More »

Lava KKT Ultra+ Union With Support for 22 Indian Languages Launched at Rs. 1,500

Domestic mobile brand Lava at an event in New Delhi on Tuesday launched a feature phone with support for 22 vernacular languages. Called the Lava KKT Ultra+ Union, the feature phone has been priced at Rs. 1,500. The company claims it’s the first feature phone in India with such a wide range of languages supported, and that it has been ... Read More »

Baidu Adds Support for More Indian Languages to Its Android App Store

Nearly four months after the app store added Hindi language support for its users, leading Chinese language Internet search provider Baidu on Wednesday announced that its new version of MoboMarket will now support Bengali, Marathi, Tamil and Urdu too. “Even though the technology industry in India is dominated by English, that language is just a tiny sliver when you consider ... Read More »

Robin Uthappa and Dhawal Kulkarni Join The League of Married Indian Cricketers

Robin Uhappa with wife Sheethal Goutham. (Image credit: Stories by Joseph Radhik) Mumbai: Indian Pacer Dhawal Kulkarni tied the nuptial knot with Shradha Kharpude, a fashion co-ordinator, in a private ceremony in Mumbai on Thursday. The couple had met four years ago through a common friend. The marriage ceremony was attended by the couple’s family members and close friends. Kulkarni ... Read More »

First Indian Tax Amnesty Since 1997 Seeks To Boost Compliance: Foreign Media

India’s Finance Minister Arun Jaitley offered residents with undisclosed income a one-time amnesty from prosecution as pressure mounted on Prime Minister Narendra Modi to deliver on his poll promise of unearthing black money. The window for declaring assets will open on June 1 for four months, Jaitley said in his budget speech on Monday. Taxpayers can get immunity from prosecution ... Read More »

Indian Passenger Vehicle Sales Expected to Witness Double Digit Growth in FY2016

2015 saw the Indian automobile industry turnaround its fortunes after a dismal 2014, as sales figures soared across most passenger vehicle segments. Despite the tumultuous few months towards the end of last year, most carmakers in India will hope to carry forwards their newfound momentum into the next fiscal. This was confirmed by the numerous records broken at Auto Expo ... Read More »

Make In India Week Is Shaping the Future of the Indian Automobile Industry

The on-going Make In India Week had a sectoral seminar on opportunities in the automobile industry today at the MMRDA Grounds in Mumbai. The event, which began on 13th February, will finish tomorrow.At the automobile seminar, a host of industry leaders and experts from auto giants such as Tata, Mahindra and TVS spoke about how the booming Indian automobile industry ... Read More »

Amazon Acquires Indian Payments Processor Emvantage

Amazon.com Inc said it has acquired Indian payments processor Emvantage Payments Pvt Ltd for an undisclosed sum. Emvantage’s employees will join Amazon’s India unit that will use the company’s technology on its e-commerce website, Amazon said in a statement. Amazon has been rapidly expanding into India’s fast growing e-commerce segment that is likely to grow to $220 billion (roughly Rs. ... Read More »

Indian Company to Launch $7 Smartphone on Wednesday

Once considered a luxury product, a smartphone has grown to become a commodity over the years. But on Wednesday, things will reach a whole new level. As part of its attempt to connect every Indian, local smartphone manufacturer Ringing Bells ‘with immense support from’ the India government will launch an affordable smartphone called the Freedom 251 on Wednesday. The Freedom ... Read More »