New Delhi: Domestic handset maker Intex Technologies has launched a new smartphone that comes with a faster processor to help users with multi-ta...


New Delhi: Chinese smartphone-maker Gionee on Monday launched a new smartphone S6s in India that will help enhance the selfie experience of its c...


New Delhi: Taiwan-based technology major ASUS on Wednesday launched ZenFone 3 Series in India that comprises ZenFone 3, ZenFone 3 Deluxe, ZenFone...


New York: A group of Ph.D. students from the MIT Media Lab and researchers from Microsoft Research have come up with a temporary tattoo...



Madhya Pradesh releases water from 9 dams

Bhopal:As monsoon has continued to be active in Madhya Pradesh, sluice gates of nine of the 16 dams in the state have been opened to release water, officials said on Sunday. They said continuing rains have swollen the reservoirs of the nine dams and so excess water needed to be released. Four sluice gates of Kolar dam, one each of Kerwa, Krishnagopal and Mahi, 10 of Indira Sagar, five each o ...

Himachal to showcase apples in Delhi, Chandigarh

Shimla: Himachal Pradesh, known worldwide for its juicy apples, is going showcase them for the first time in Delhi and Chandigarh in an initiative to link tourism with its over Rs 3,000 crore apple industry, officials said on Sunday. "We are going to organise for the first time apple fe...

Tanker scam: ACB gives questionnaire to Dikshit

New Delhi: Former Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit was today handed over a set of at least 15 questions by Delhi's Anti Corruption Branch (ACB) probing the multi-crore tanker scam, and has been asked to reply to the queries within the next few days. &n...

World population set to reach nearly 10 bn by 2050

New York: By 2050, the world population is projected to reach 9.9 billion, increasing 33 per cent from an estimated 7.4 billion now, according to the Population Reference Bureau, a private, US based non-profit organisation. The latest 'World Population Data Sheet' released by the org...

Turkey-backed rebels, Kurdish fighters clash in Syria

Damascus: Kurdish fighters said they had confronted an attack by the Turkey-backed rebels in northern Syria on Saturday, marking the first clash between the groups, following Ankara's military intervention in northern Syria last Wednesday. ...

Turkish bombardment kills 20 civilians in Syria: monitor

Beirut, Aug 28 (AFP) Turkish shelling and air strikes killed at least 20 civilians in Syria today, the fifth day of an incursion against Islamic State group jihadists and Kurdish militia, a monitor said. "At least 20 civilians ...

13 Pak TV channels fined for airing Imran's false wedding news

Islamabad, Aug 28 (PTI) Pakistan's media watchdog has imposed Rs 5,00,000 fine each on 13 TV channels for airing "false" news about the third marriage of former cricketer and leading politician Imran Khan, an official sai...

New UK Trade Minister Fox to meet Sitharaman tomorrow

New Delhi, Aug 28 (PTI) Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will meet her UK counterpart Liam Fox tomorrow to discuss ways to strengthen trade and economic ties between the two countries post Brexit. The meeting assume...

New premia in life insurance maintain 22.5% growth

Kolkata: India's life insurance business saw a 22.66-per cent jump in new premia in the first four months of this fiscal, thanks to better distribution channels, low returns from bank deposits, innovative policies and better expectations fro...

Trading likely to remain choppy in Indian stock markets

Mumbai: Volatility in Indian stock markets is expected to continue during the sessions ahead, after two weeks of bearish trends, with some fresh directions also expected from the release of domestic macro data, notably the GDP numbers, analysts ...

What are the challenges that Urjit Patel faces as the new CenBank Chief?

Urjit R. Patel (born 28 October 1963) is an Indian economist, an accomplished banker, former employee of International Monetary Fund and has recently been appointed as Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). Patel, unlike Ra...

Global cues, F&O expiry dent equity markets

Mumbai:Indian equity markets were dragged lower during the week ended Friday by weak global cues and derivatives expiry. The key Indian indices mostly traded around the flat line with a negative bias -- losing more than a percentage each -- due ...

Bitter Manoj appeals for PM's intervention in boxing mess

New Delhi: Bitter about the administrative mess which he feels cost him a medal at the Rio Olympics, pugilist Manoj Kumar says Indian boxing is on death bed right now and desperately needs intervention from P...

Gopichand an example of excellent teacher: Modi

New Delhi:Badminton coach Pullela Gopichand is an example of an "excellent teacher", Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday. "I salute Gopichand's hard work and dedication towards the games," Modi said in his 23rd '...

Serena shoulders burden of history at US Open

New York, Aug 28 (AFP) Serena Williams once again arrives at Flushing Meadows poised to rewrite the tennis record books -- if her own troublesome right shoulder and increasingly emboldened rivals allow. The 34-year-old US supe...

Sachin presents BMWs to Olympic medallists

Hyderabad: India's Rio Olympics medallists P.V. Sindhu and Sakshi Malik, gymnast Dipa Karmakar and badminton coach Pullela Gopichand on Sunday received BMW cars for their achievements. India's goodwill ambassador at the Rio Olympics, ...