World’s costliest smartphone unveiled at $14,000

Bringing speculations to an end, Israeli start-up Sirin Labs has officially unveiled its high-end $14,000 (over Rs 9 lakh) Android smartphone that promises chip-to-chip 256-bit encryption similar to what the military...

Demonetisation effect: Hospital refuses to accept coins, delays patient’s release

Kolkata, Nov 11. There was commotion in a city private hospital on Thursday after its management refused to release a patient, whose relatives had paid the entire bill amount of Rs 40,000...
elecom regulator to ask operators

Telecom regulator to ask operators for call masking details

New Delhi, June 7 - The Indian telecom regulator will soon ask service providers to give details of radio link timeout (RLT) or call masking technology used by them.“Before setting up any...

Banking operations paralysed due to nationwide strike 

New Delhi/Chennai, July 29  Banking operations across the country were hit on Friday as around 10 lakh employees in around 40 private and nationalised banks struck work for a day to...

Good quality textiles a rarity in Indian markets, says Madhu Jain 

New Delhi, Sep 14. Craft revivalist and textile conservationist Madhu Jain, known for promoting indigenous forms of textile weaving and design in her almost 30 year-long career, says it's difficult to find...
youth become entrepreneurs at Cafe Toto

Underprivileged youth become entrepreneurs at Cafe Toto

Kolkata, June 2 - Donning crisp aprons and trained by French volunteers, young adults from underprivileged backgrounds here are turning into entrepreneurs and taking charge of their life by serving up delectable...
India, US ink eight agreements

India, US ink eight agreements, to boost defence, counter-terror cooperation

Washington, June 8 - India and the US inked eight agreements, including in the sphere of defence and energy cooperation and counter-terrorism after talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President...

No plans to introduce Rs 1,000 notes: Economic Affairs Secretary

New Delhi, Feb 22 . The central government has no plans to re-introduce Rs 1,000 currency notes and will focus on lower denominations, Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das said on Wednesday."(There are)...
Panasonic launches new detachable 'Toughbook' in India

Panasonic launches new detachable ‘Toughbook’ in India

New Delhi, June 23 - Panasonic India on Thursday launched a new fully-rugged, 2-in-1 lightweight Toughbook CF-20 that detaches easily to become a 10.1-inch tablet.The Rs 2,25,000 (estimated price plus taxes) Toughbook...

Currency press capacity: Around 6 months needed to replenish Rs 500 notes

New Delhi, Nov 17. Will new notes which replace the demonetised currency find itself in circulation soon? Unlikely, if the capacity of all the currency printing presses in the country is...

Entertainment

My intentions are to entertain with dignity: Sunil Grover

Mumbai, April 5 - Following a spat with comedian-actor Kapil Sharma, Sunil Grover says that his intentions are to act and entertain people with dignity.Sunil...

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History

Ancient Roman villa uncovered near Florence

Florence, Oct 21.  Archaeologists have unearthed a luxurious ancient Roman villa complete with thermal baths and stunning mosaics near the central Italian city of Florence...