Number of journalists killed in 2018 up by 57%: PEC

Number of journalists killed in 2018 up by 57%: PEC

🕔10:54, 3.May 2018

Geneva, May 3  The number of journalists killed this year has soared to 44 in 18 countries during the first four months of 2018, up from 28 in the same period last year, the Geneva-based Press Emblem Campaign (PEC) said

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Google invests in startups to make its Assistant smarter

Google invests in startups to make its Assistant smarter

🕔10:52, 3.May 2018

San Francisco, May 3  To make Google Assistant better, the company has announced a new investment programme for early-stage startups to build an enhanced digital assistant ecosystem. The new initiative will include investment capital from Google to provide additional financial

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IndiGo’s Q4 net profit plunges over 73%

IndiGo’s Q4 net profit plunges over 73%

🕔10:50, 3.May 2018

Mumbai, May 3  Budget passenger carrier IndiGo on Wednesday reported a decline of 73.3 per cent in its net profit for the quarter ended March 31, 2018. According to the airline, the net profit during the quarter under review fell

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COAI welcomes draft telecom policy 2018

COAI welcomes draft telecom policy 2018

🕔10:49, 3.May 2018

New Delhi, May 3  The Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) welcomed the draft National Digital Communications Policy 2018 by stating that it will propel India “as a key player in the global knowledge revolution” and “help create 40 lakh

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HCL net down 4.3% quarterly, up 3.8% yearly

HCL net down 4.3% quarterly, up 3.8% yearly

🕔10:46, 3.May 2018

New Delhi, May 3  Software major HCL Technologies on Wednesday reported a Rs 2,227 crore consolidated net profit for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2017-18, posting a 4.3 per cent annual decline from Rs 2,325 crore in the same period

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BIGGEST AIRPORT, AFTER MUMBAI, TO BE DEVELOPED IN MOPA, GOA

BIGGEST AIRPORT, AFTER MUMBAI, TO BE DEVELOPED IN MOPA, GOA

🕔19:23, 2.May 2018

A joint team of the Airports Authority of India (AAI) and Commerce Logistics Department will visit Goa on 7th-8thMay 2018 to facilitate the development of cargo hubs at the new airport to be constructed at Mopa inGoa. The team will

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ONGC drills 503 wells in FY’18 – Highest in 27 years

ONGC drills 503 wells in FY’18 – Highest in 27 years

🕔19:21, 2.May 2018

Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd (ONGC) has drilled 503 wells in 2017-18, which is the highest number of wells drilled in last 27 years. Among the 503 wells, 119 exploratory and 384 development wells were drilled. In order to

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‘Government has Made Serious Efforts to Deal with Air Pollution’: Environment Ministry

‘Government has Made Serious Efforts to Deal with Air Pollution’: Environment Ministry

🕔19:15, 2.May 2018

A section of the media has carried reports today, quoting a World Health Organisation study that has highlighted the problem of air pollution till 2016 and has inferred that 14 most polluted cities in the world are located in India. 

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In Uzbekistan, feels like being at home in Kashmir – with exceptions

In Uzbekistan, feels like being at home in Kashmir – with exceptions

🕔13:29, 2.May 2018

Fergana (Uzbekistan), May 2  Uzbekistan and Kashmir appear like separated siblings living thousands of miles apart and still bearing striking similarities in more ways than one — cultural, linguistic, architectural, culinary, music. And, yes, there is a chance that a

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Chhota Rajan found guilty of journalist J. Dey’s murder

Chhota Rajan found guilty of journalist J. Dey’s murder

🕔13:25, 2.May 2018

Mumbai, May 2  A Special Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (Mcoca) Court on Wednesday found mafia don Rajendra S. Nikhalje, alias Chhota Rajan, guilty of the sensational murder case of journalist J. Dey in June 2011. Co-accused journalist Jigna

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Now book Google domain name in .app

Now book Google domain name in .app

🕔13:12, 2.May 2018

San Francisco, May 2  Just like .com or .org, Google has now rolled out “.app” top-level domain (TLD) for app developers who can book the domain name from Google Registry. A TLD is the last part of a domain name,

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REC to Support Rural Development in North-East India under CSR

REC to Support Rural Development in North-East India under CSR

🕔12:16, 2.May 2018

REC Foundation, the CSR arm of the Navratna Central PSU REC Limited, signed a memorandum with the North East Slow Food and Agrobiodiversity Society (NESFAS) promising a support of Rs. 9.41 crore with a view to partner in the rural

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With $61.1bn in revenue, Apple bullish on Indian market

With $61.1bn in revenue, Apple bullish on Indian market

🕔10:20, 2.May 2018

San Francisco, May 2  As Apple posted a healthy revenue of $61.1 billion for its fiscal 2018 second quarter — defying global reports of a weakened demand for its iPhones — the company’s CEO Tim Cook said he will now

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Modi-Jinping Meet: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING!…

Modi-Jinping Meet: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING!…

🕔10:18, 2.May 2018

Modi-Jinping Meet MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING! By Dr D.K. Giri (Prof. International Politics, JMI) Let us recall a famous quote on concept of time in politics, attributed to Harold Wilson, the two-time Prime Minister of Britain. After a debate in

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Bank will bounce back from fraud hit in 6 months: PNB Chief

Bank will bounce back from fraud hit in 6 months: PNB Chief

🕔10:16, 2.May 2018

New Delhi, May 2  State-run Punjab National Bank (PNB) said on Tuesday that it will recover from the impact of the recent fraud in six months’ time and is actively working to improve its internal systems by incorporating analytics and

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SpiceJet begins New Delhi-Adampur flight services

SpiceJet begins New Delhi-Adampur flight services

🕔10:15, 2.May 2018

New Delhi, May 2  Budget passenger carrier SpiceJet on Tuesday launched daily direct flight services between Delhi and Punjab’s Adampur. According to the company, SpiceJet was awarded Adampur under the first round of the regional connectivity scheme UDAN and the

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Telangana to distribute Rs 6,000 cr investment support among farmers

Telangana to distribute Rs 6,000 cr investment support among farmers

🕔10:12, 2.May 2018

Hyderabad, May 2  Under a new scheme to be launched on May 10, Telangana government plans to distribute Rs 6,000 crore among farmers as investment support. Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Tuesday said that the required funds and cash

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Sitanshu Kar takes over as DG, PIB

Sitanshu Kar takes over as DG, PIB

🕔10:11, 2.May 2018

New Delhi, May 2  Sitanshu Ranjan Kar, a 1983-batch officer of the Indian Information Service, has taken over as the 27th Principal Spokesperson of the Government of India and the Director General of Press Information Bureau (PIB), an official release

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Odia language mandatory on signboards of shops, commercial establishments

Odia language mandatory on signboards of shops, commercial establishments

🕔10:08, 2.May 2018

Bhubaneswar, May 2 The Odisha Assembly on Tuesday passed a bill making Odia language mandatory on signboards of all shops and commercial establishments. The Odisha Shops and Commercial Establishments (Amendment) Bill, 2018 and its rule provides for all shops and establishments

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British PM faces Brexit challenges from her party

British PM faces Brexit challenges from her party

🕔10:07, 2.May 2018

London, May 2  Confidence in Britain’s Brexit negotiations ending successfully have hit a new low, according to a new opinion poll. A poll published on Tuesday by the Guardian newspaper and ICM revealed that only 28 per cent think the

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