Google Assistant now support 5,000 devices at home

Google Assistant now support 5,000 devices at home

🕔11:12, 4.May 2018

San Francisco, May 4  The Google Assistant can now connect with more than 5,000 devices for your home — up from 1,500 this January, Google has announced. Google Assistant is now powered with over one million “Actions” to connect with

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Jio launches AI-based JioInteract brand engagement platform

Jio launches AI-based JioInteract brand engagement platform

🕔11:11, 4.May 2018

Mumbai, May 4  Reliance Jio Infocomm on Thursday announced the launch of JioInteract, a unique Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based brand engagement platform. “The first of many services to be launched on this platform is the Live Video Call that features India’s

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India’s March domestic passenger traffic growth rises by 28%: IATA

India’s March domestic passenger traffic growth rises by 28%: IATA

🕔11:10, 4.May 2018

New Delhi, May 4  India’s domestic passenger traffic grew by 27.9 per cent in March, a global airline association said on Thursday. According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), India’s domestic demand — revenue passenger kilometres (RPK) — was

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Vice President to visit Guatemala, Panama, Peru

Vice President to visit Guatemala, Panama, Peru

🕔11:04, 4.May 2018

New Delhi, May 4  Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu will visit the Latin American countries of Guatemala, Panama and Peru from May 6 to 11 in what will be his first overseas official trip after assuming office, it was announced

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PNB Housing Finance’s Q4 net profit rises 44%

PNB Housing Finance’s Q4 net profit rises 44%

🕔11:02, 4.May 2018

Mumbai, May 4  Housing finance company PNB Housing Finance on Thursday reported a rise of 44 per cent in its net profit for the quarter ended March 31, 2018. According to the company, the net profit during the quarter under

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China, Japan, S.Korea call to resist protectionism

China, Japan, S.Korea call to resist protectionism

🕔11:00, 4.May 2018

Manila, May 4  The Finance Ministers and central bank Governors of China, Japan and South Korea on Friday stressed the need to resist “all forms of protectionism”. They agreed to ensure “an open and rule-based multilateral trade and investment system”

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BJP MLA from Bengaluru Assembly seat dies

BJP MLA from Bengaluru Assembly seat dies

🕔10:55, 4.May 2018

Bengaluru, May 4  Bharatiya Janata Party legislator from the Jayanagar assembly segment, B.N. Vijaya Kumar, died here early on Friday, a party official said. He was 60. The two-time lawmaker was in the fray from the same constituency for the

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Singapore-Kuala Lumpur air link busiest in world

Singapore-Kuala Lumpur air link busiest in world

🕔10:35, 4.May 2018

Singapore, May 4  The Singapore-Kuala Lumpur route is the world’s busiest international air link followed by Hong Kong-Taipei, industry report said on Friday. A total of 30,537 flights were recorded between Singapore-Kuala Lumpur over a 12-month period by February end,

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RBI extends Punjab CCL by Rs 3,054 cr

RBI extends Punjab CCL by Rs 3,054 cr

🕔10:30, 4.May 2018

Chandigarh, May 4  The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday extended the Cash Credit Limit (CCL) for the purchase of wheat in Punjab by Rs 3,054.75 crore, a state government spokesman said here. The extension of CCL has been

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NTPC Targets 268 BU Power Generation for the Year 2018-19

NTPC Targets 268 BU Power Generation for the Year 2018-19

🕔19:38, 3.May 2018

New Delhi: May 3, 2018: NTPC, India’s largest power generating company is aiming at generating 268 billion units (BU) of electricity during the fiscal year 2018-19, under a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between NTPC and Ministry of Power today

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Wipro Consumer Care to add two manufacturing units by FY20

Wipro Consumer Care to add two manufacturing units by FY20

🕔15:02, 3.May 2018

Bengaluru, May 3  Fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) major Wipro Consumer Care and Lighting plans to add two manufacturing locations, one in Andhra Pradesh, and the other in Guangzhou, China as the company’s revenue crossed $1 billion-mark in 2017-18, a

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US delegation in China for talks over tariff row

US delegation in China for talks over tariff row

🕔15:01, 3.May 2018

Beijing, May 3  A US delegation arrived here on Thursday on a two-day visit to meet the Chinese Vice-Premier and other officials to defuse a potential trade war between the two countries over import tariffs. The delegation led by US

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45 Afghan schoolgirls hospitalized in ‘gas attack’

45 Afghan schoolgirls hospitalized in ‘gas attack’

🕔14:45, 3.May 2018

Kabul, May 3  At least 45 schoolgirls were poisoned following a suspected gas attack in Afghanistan’s Takhar province on Thursday, police said. “Up to 45 students of Banan Middle School in Khwaja Bahauddin district were mysteriously poisoned in their classrooms

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Google.org expands grant pool to support education in India

Google.org expands grant pool to support education in India

🕔14:43, 3.May 2018

New Delhi, May 3  In an effort to further support education and learning efforts in India, Google.org, the philanthropic arm of Google, on Thursday announced additional grants of $3 million to two non-profit organisations — Central Square Foundation and The

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PM supports media freedom for stronger democracy

PM supports media freedom for stronger democracy

🕔14:09, 3.May 2018

New Delhi, May 3  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed unwavering support to media freedom, saying a free press makes a stronger democracy and makes the society more vibrant. “A free press makes a stronger democracy. Today, on World

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India’s gold demand dropped 12% in January-March quarter: World Gold Council

India’s gold demand dropped 12% in January-March quarter: World Gold Council

🕔14:03, 3.May 2018

Mumbai, May 3 Demand for gold in India for January-March quarter (first quarter) of 2018 was down by 12 per cent at 115.6 tonne compared to overall Q1 demand for 2017 due to rising gold prices, exaggerated by a weakening rupee,

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Karnataka election to decide future of farmers, says Modi

Karnataka election to decide future of farmers, says Modi

🕔14:00, 3.May 2018

Kalaburagi (Karnataka), May 3 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday urged the people of Karnataka to vote for a change in the Assembly elections, saying their mandate would decide the future of farmers and youths. “This election is going to

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Delinking of Aadhaar an interim measure: Centre tells SC

Delinking of Aadhaar an interim measure: Centre tells SC

🕔14:00, 3.May 2018

New Delhi, May 3  The Centre on Thursday told the Supreme Court that delinking of Aadhaar as a sole identity proof for getting a SIM card was an interim measure. It will continue to be in place till the pronouncement

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Storm kills 31 in Rajasthan

Storm kills 31 in Rajasthan

🕔13:40, 3.May 2018

Jaipur, May 3  A powerful dust storm hit Rajasthan’s Alwar, Dholpur and Bharatpur districts, killing 31 people and injuring another 100, officials said. The storm, which lashed at a speed of 100 km per hour on Wednesday night, uprooted trees,

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NBCC securing a Rs 20 billion order to build convention centres in Africa nations

NBCC securing a Rs 20 billion order to build convention centres in Africa nations

🕔12:09, 3.May 2018

State-owned NBCC (India) Ltd has bagged an order worth 20 billion rupees to build high-capacity convention centres in nine different African countries namely Niger, Uganda, Malawi, Zambia, Liberia, Gambia, Burkina Faso, Togo, Gabon and is an initiative of the Ministry

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