Sony launches two medium-range Xperia smartphones

New Delhi, May 26 (IANS): Sony Electronics on Tuesday launched two medium-range smartphones in the Indian market, the C4 dual and the Aqua M4, to expand its Xperia range in the country. The Xperia Aqua M4 will be available from Tuesday for Rs.24,990 and the C4 Dual will be available from mid-June. Sony didn’t disclose […]

Myntra gets premium brands to India

New Delhi, May 25 (IANS): In an endeavour to catch up with global trends, virtual application Myntra has added ten international brands like Replay, Cole Haan and SELA to its platform.   Consumers can now shop from over 5,000 styles from brands such as Replay, Cole Haan, Scotch & Soda, SELA and Parfois, among others, […]

Farm Machinery Bank for custom hiring inaugurated

Dimapur, May 23 (MExN): With the objective to promote mechanization in areas with low farm power availability, to provide hiring services for various Agricultural Machinery, to expand mechanized activity and to introduce newly develop agricultural implements and machineries in crop production.   Bendangyanger, Director of Agriculture inaugurated the Farm Machinery Bank for custom hiring at […]

India defends using coal for electricity at UN forum

United Nations, May 22 (IANS): Defending its reliance on coal-generated electricity, India has called on developed countries to own up responsibility for 150 years of environmental abuse and provide low-cost funding to developing countries to grow cleaner energy sources.   Piyush Goyal, India’s Minister of State for Power, Coal and New and Renewable Energy, said […]

NABARD Dimapur conducts orientation prog

NABARD Dimapur conducts orientation prog

Dimapur, May 22 (MExN): A one-day orientation programme on ‘Credit, Recovery and NPA Management’ was conducted by the NABARD Nagaland Regional Office, Dimapur for the Board of Directors of the Nagaland State Cooperative Bank in the NABARD Conference Hall on May 21.   Besides the 12 Board of Directors, MD and GMs of the Bank […]

Major tourist places to have Wi-Fi facility

New Delhi, May 22 (IANS): The government would soon provide Wi-Fi facilities at all major tourist places across India, Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said here on Thursday. “Taj Mahal, Sarnath, Bodh Gaya are some of the places that will get a Wi-Fi facility soon. We have already started providing free Wi-Fi service at […]

NStCB Ltd schemes empowering rural poor farmers in Nagaland

Chozuba, May 21 (MExN): The Nagaland State Co-operative Bank Ltd, Chozuba Branch organised financial literacy camp cum banking services programme at Phuhgi Village on May 17 supported under FIF Managed by NABARD.   S. Kevi Hibo ABM acknowledged the significant role of the area leaders and the public in the upliftment of the department and […]

Barclays fined 1.5 bn pounds for forex rigging

London, May 21 (IANS): British bank Barclays announced on Wednesday that it has agreed to pay a total fine of 1.533 billion pounds (or $2.4 billion) to British and American regulators for the manipulation of foreign exchange and currency. Barclays will pay $710 million to the US Department of Justice (DOJ), followed by the New […]

Now on India will grow faster, outpace China: UN

United Nations, May 20 (IANS): India is expected to log a growth of 7.6 percent this year and 7.7 percent, nearly 1.5 percentage points higher than the outlook just four months ago, in a clear sign that it will outpace China quite decisively, as per a UN report released here Tuesday.   In the Mid-Year […]

India ranks highest in global consumer confidence survey

New York, May 20 (IANS): India, with a score of 130, ranked the highest in consumer confidence among 60 markets. The online survey released on Wednesday was measured by American agency Nielsen.   India’s score of 130 was one point higher than the fourth-quarter of 2014, followed by Indonesia (123), the Philippines (115) and the […]

Kwid: Renault unveils its cheapest new car in India

Chennai, May 20 (IANS): Unveiling Renault’s global small on Wednesday, a top company official said the model would mark the French automobile major’s entry into the volume segment in India.   “The Renault Kwid will be priced between Rs.3 to 4 lakh and sales would start happening during this September-November festive season,” Carlos Ghosn, chairman […]

Tata Motors launches GenX Nano

Tata Motors launches GenX Nano

Mumbai, May 19 (IANS): India’s automobile major Tata Motors on Tuesday launched the GenX Nano, a new technologically advanced entry level hatchback car with a starting price of Rs.1.99 lakh. Mayank Pareek, company president for passenger vehicles, said Nano has put India on the world motoring map by demonstrating innovation and frugal engineering.   “It […]