Micromax launches world’s ‘slimmest’ phone

New Delhi, June 18 (IANS): Micromax, a home-bred phone manufacturer, on Thursday launched its flagship smartphone Canvas Sliver 5 priced at Rs.17,999 here. The company says the device is the slimmest and lightest in the world. The 97-gram device ships in a 5.1 mm thick body and has LTE support and a Sony Exmos CMOS […]

Microsoft revamps top management, 4 key executives leave

New York, June 18 (IANS): Four top executives are leaving tech giant Microsoft, including former Clinton advisor Mark Penn and ex-director of Nokia Stephen Elop, in a leadership shuffle announced by the firm’s CEO Satya Nadella, Efe news agency reported.   The leadership changes constitute the biggest switch so far during Nadella’s tenure at the […]

Idea cellular Ltd launched Idea point

Idea cellular Ltd launched Idea point

Kohima, June 17 (MExN): With the main purpose to provide the best and prompt service to their customers, Idea Cellular Limited, a new idea point was launched at AA complex, near High School Junction, Kohima on June 15 with Rev. Zhotuo Kiewheuo, senior Pastor, Kononia Baptist Church Kohima as the guest of honour.   The […]

WB arm invests $35 mn in PFS India for clean energy

New Delhi, June 17 (IANS): The International Finance Corp (IFC), the private financing arm of the World Bank, on Wednesday said it has subscribed to $35 million worth of 10-year non-convertible debentures issued by PTC India Financial Services (PFS) to boost long-term financing for renewable energy projects in India. “The investment will help generate an […]

Mobile app launched to curb misleading ads

Kolkata, June 17 (IANS): Lodging and tracking complaints against misleading advertisements has become easier courtesy a mobile app launched by the Advertising Standard Council of India (ASCI), a statement said on Wednesday. Pegged as India’s first consumer complaint mobile app, the ‘ASCIonline’ app is currently available on Android and iOS platforms.   Narendra Ambwani, ASCI […]

India, other emerging markets to drive $5 trn aircraft demand

India, other emerging markets  to drive $5 trn aircraft demand

  PARIS, June 16 (PTI): Growing passenger traffic in India and other emerging markets would help generate aircraft demand worth about US $ 5 trillion in 20 years and the fleet across aviation industry would more than double by 2034, Airbus said on Tuesday.   The domestic traffic flow in India alone is estimated to […]

India is home to 4th largest ultra-high-networth households: Report

NEW YORK, JUNE 16 (PTI): India is home to the fourth largest number of ultra-high-networth households that have more than 100 million dollars in private wealth, according to a new report topped by the US.   The Boston Consulting Group’s ‘Global Wealth 2015: Winning the Growth Game’ report said continued economic expansion of China and […]

States’ views on GST submitted to RS panel

NEW Delhi, June 16 (PTI): Chairman of the Empowered Committee of state FMs on Goods and Services Tax (GST) K M Mani today submitted views of the states to the Rajya Sabha Select Committee which is scrutinising the Bill.   Mani was optimistic that the GST Bill “will go through”, though he did not share […]

‘Mobile subscriptions in India likely to touch 1.4 bn by 2020’

MUMBAI, June 16 (PTI): The number of mobile subscriptions in the country is expected to increase to 1.4 billion by 2020, against 970 million in 2014, driven by rise in affordable devices and services, according to a report by telecom equipment maker Ericsson. [google_ad_728_90_text] The India appendix of the Ericsson Mobility Report, released today, shows […]

Most admired companies found to have minimal social media presence

Washington, June 13 (ANI): A new study has revealed that most admired companies have room for social media improvement. According to Penn State researchers, not all of America’s most admired companies are killing it on social media, in fact, some are almost flat lining.   Several firms on Fortune Magazine’s list of America’s most admired […]

Philips India, IBA join hands to make cancer treatment better

New Delhi, June 12 (IANS): Aiming to reduce cost and increase precision of cancer treatment in India, Philips India and Belgian healthcare solutions company IBA have joined hands to offer proton therapy treatment.   “Proton therapy is the ultimate therapy in cancer treatment now. We have got into sales, marketing and research and development alliance […]