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Cooperate With Government To Clean Up System, Says Ramdev on Demonitisation

New Delhi: Lauding the demonetisation of high denomination notes, yoga guru Ramdev on Sunday said the Narendra Modi government has dealt a severe blow to corruption, black money and terrorism and urged people to cooperate with the Centre in this endeavour to clean up the system. “By demonetising Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 denomination notes, Prime Minister Narendra Modi ‘ji’ ... Read More »

Big Oil’s Entry To Heat Up India, World’s Fastest Growing Hub Of Demand

  Global oil majors BP Plc and Rosneft PJSC are eyeing a piece of India’s $117 billion retail market for fossil fuels, threatening to shake up government-owned companies that have faced little competition for a decade. BP has already secured licenses to open as many as 3,500 fuel stations in the world’s second most-populous nation. Rosneft gained access to about ... Read More »

Google Pixel, Pixel XL Up for Pre-Orders Open on Flipkart

Flipkart is now taking pre-orders for Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL, which were unveiled at a special event in San Francisco last week. Price in India for the Google Pixel starts at Rs. 57,000 and Flipkart is promising delivery of these smartphones by October 25. While only three SKUs of the Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL smartphones are ... Read More »

BlackBerry DTEK60 Android Smartphone Up for Pre-Orders Ahead of Official Launch

  BlackBerry late last month announced that it won’t make any smartphones and instead focus on its software business. The company said it would completely outsource smartphone design and production marketed under its brand. Now, the BlackBerry DTEK60 Android smartphone, which had leaked on several occasions earlier, has made it to the market via third-party retailers. The BlackBerry DTEK60 Android ... Read More »

iPhone 7 Being Snapped Up in Asia, but Crowds Smaller Despite Sell-Out

Apple fans from Sydney to Tokyo, the first to snap the new iPhone 7 off the shelves, cheered as they left stores on Friday brandishing their purchases, flanked by applauding sales staff. But underneath the usual fanfare, and despite complaints that the larger size of the new phone and the new jet black colour were sold out, crowds were smaller ... Read More »

37 Mobile Manufacturing Plants Set Up in India in Last Year: Prasad

India has attracted investment from 37 mobile manufacturing companies in last one year that have generated 40,000 direct jobs and 1.25 lakh indirect employment, IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said today. “We decided to make India a big hub of electronics manufacturing. In the last one year, 37 new mobile manufacturing units have come,” Prasad said after inaugurating government-funded ‘Electropreneur ... Read More »

Gionee Says Will Set Up Manufacturing Unit in India

Handset maker Gionee will set up a manufacturing unit in northern India, pumping in about Rs. 500 crore, to tap into the demand in India as well as to serve markets like Africa and South East Asia. The Chinese company, which assembles its smartphones in India through third-party players like Foxconn and Dixon, expects the plant to be operational in ... Read More »

Coolpad Says Handsets Prices Could Go Up by 7-8 Percent in GST Regime

Mobile phones could become dearer by 7-8 percent after the GST comes into effect, Chinese handset maker Coolpad said on Wednesday. “Depending on the rate of GST, prices could go up 7-8 percent,” Coolpad India CEO Syed Tajuddin told PTI. While the GST rates are yet to be announced, handset makers are concerned that the regime may result in concessions ... Read More »

Mercedes-Benz Teams Up With Garia to Make Luxury Golf Cart

If you are the uber rich with a penchant for everything luxurious, it is likely you are into a sport called Golf and usually, drive up in your chauffeur driven Mercedes-Benz to your preferred club. Now, the German car maker understands all of this and does not want to leave your Mercedes experience in the parking lot. As a result, ... Read More »

PF Body May Invest Up To 12% In Equities, Says Minister

Hyderabad: Buoyed by strong stock markets, Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya has said the Employees Provident Fund Organisation may invest up to 12 per cent of its investable amount in equities over a period of time. According to the minister, as of June 30, retirement fund body EPFO invested Rs 7,468 crore in two index-linked ETFs (exchange-traded funds) – one to ... Read More »