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  • Airlines advised precautionary measures over Iran airspace (Lead)
    New Delhi, January 8 (IANS): Civil aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation has asked Indian airlines to remain vigilant and take all precautionary measures when flying over Iranian and Iraqi airspace. The development comes after…
  • Jio launches voice & video Wifi calling
    Jio launches voice & video Wifi calling
    New Delhi, JANUARY 8 (IANS): Taking on Airtel, Reliance Jio on Wednesday announced the availability of nation-wide Voice and Video over Wi-Fi service which will work on any Wi-Fi, anywhere in India and supports over 150 handset models. The service…
  • India on alert as oil, gold touch new highs, stocks fall
    New Delhi, January 8 (IANS): India is keeping a close watch on the developing US-Iran geopolitical tensions and its consequential impact on the oil prices and inflationary pressure.   According to Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, India as a…
  • Banking services hit as employees join all-India strike
    Banking services hit as employees join all-India strike
    New Delhi, January 8 (IANS): The Bharat Bandh countrywide general strike on Wednesday called by trade unions has impacted front-end banking services like cheque clearing and deposits in varying degrees.   Services like deposits and withdrawals,…
  • Expensive metals, crude boom; gold touches new high
    Mumbai, January 8 (IANS): Prices of gold, silver and crude oil surged on Wednesday on the Indian futures market MCX, following the rise in bullion and crude prices in the international market due to deepening military tensions between the US and…
  • Post 5% GDP growth estimate, India Inc seeks fiscal stimulus
    New Delhi, January 8 (IANS): With the 2019-2020 GDP growth rate projected to fall to 5 per cent, industry body Ficci on Wednesday suggested relaxing the fiscal deficit target as a measure to boost demand, saying infusion of capital into the economy…
  • Falling investment, flat exports challenge for Budget: Report
    New Delhi, January 7 (IANS): Declining investment, stagnant exports and rising unemployment on the eve of the Union budget presentation pose formidable challenges to the Finance Minister in its formulation, Brickwork Ratings said on Tuesday.  …
  • Lenovo heralds era of foldable PCs with 'X1 Fold'
    Las Vegas, January 7 (IANS): As foldable smartphones begin to gain popularity, global PC major Lenovo has gone a step further with unveiling the world's first foldable PC 'ThinkPad X1 Fold' at the 'CES 2020' here, "the first fully functional PC with…
  • Petrol, diesel prices continue to rise on Tuesday
    New Delhi, January 7 (IANS): Fuel prices continued to surge as the price of petrol rose by 5 paise and that of diesel by 12 paise across all major cities on Tuesday.   According to information on the Indian Oil Corporation website, petrol now…
  • Indian economy may grow at 6% in 2020: Report
    New Delhi, January 7 (IANS): Fears of an economic crisis in India are likely to decrease and the country may recover from decelerating growth in 2020, a new report said on Tuesday.   According to US-based private equity firm Blackstone, this year…
  • Draft EoI for privatisation of Air India finalised
    New Delhi, January 7 (IANS): Centre has finalised the draft Expression of Interest for privatisation of Air India, a senior government official said on Tuesday.   According to the official, the EoI inviting bids for the national carrier will be…
  • Banking services may be affected as employees strike
    New Delhi, January 7 (IANS): Bank customers may face hardships with services as several bank branches and ATMs could be affected on Wednesday as bank employees have threatened to go on a day-long strike.   The strike call of five bank employee…
  • Tata Nano ends 2019 with zero production, sales of 1 unit
    New Delhi, January 6 (PTI): Tata Motors did not produce a single unit of its entry-level car Nano in 2019 although it sold just one unit in February even as the company is yet to officially retire Ratan Tata's "people's car". According to a…
  • Gold surges to 7-year high over US-Iran tensions
    Mumbai, January 6 (IANS): Spot gold prices on Monday jumped over 2 per cent to $1,587 an ounce, their highest level since April 2013 owing to the escalating US-Iran tensions.   Other safe haven assets also edged higher owing to the war-like…
  • Samsung to launch new Galaxy smartphones on Feb 11
    San Francisco, January 6 (IANS): South Korean tech giant Samsung has officially confirmed that date of its next Galaxy Unpacked event - February 11, 2020.   The reveal will take place in San Francisco at 11 a.m. PST. Livestreaming of the event…
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