India News

India News

CPPIB, General Atlantic & others back Byju's in mega funding round

Posted on December 12 2018

Bengaluru-based Think and Learn Pvt. Ltd, which operates ed-tech venture Byju’s, has raised $400 million (Rs 2,900 crore.Think and Learn Pvt. Ltd, which operates ed-tech venture Byjus, has raised $322.64 million (around Rs 2,300 crore at current exchange rates) in a fresh round of funding led by N...

India News

Countdown of Modi govt's fall has begun: Kejriwal

Posted on December 12 2018

India News: NEW DELHI: The countdown of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government's fall has begun, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Tuesday as ..

India News

Arctic posts second warmest year on record in 2018 – U.S. NOAA

Posted on December 12 2018

Sami reindeer herder Nils Mathis Sara, 60, drives his ATV as he follows a herd of reindeer on the Finnmark Plateau, Norway on June 16, 2018. (REUTERS File Photo)     Washington, December 11 (Reuters): The Arctic had its second-hottest year on record in 2018, ….Washington, December 11 (Reuters):...

India News

Assembly elections results: PM Modi taught me what not to do, Rahul Gandhi says

Posted on December 12 2018

India News: "I was speaking to my mother yesterday and I was telling her that the absolute best thing for me was the 2014 election. I've learnt a lot from that el.NEW DELHI: Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi taught him "what not to do" and he also "learnt a lot...

India News

"Rahul Gandhi, Blamed For Defeats, Now Deserves Bouquets": Milind Deora

Posted on December 12 2018

Reacting to the trends in Assembly election results, Congress leader Milind Deora said on Tuesday that party Chief Rahul Gandhi, who was blamed for past defeats, now deserves accolades in equal measure..Rahul Gandhi became the face of Congress campaign this election season. (File) Mumbai: Reacting t...

India News

Shaktikanta Das's appointment as RBI Governor already priced in, earnings to be next trigger: Experts

Posted on December 12 2018

VK Vijayakumar, Chief Investment Strategist at Geojit Financial Services, said now it is upto Das to prove his credentials..After the resignation of Urjit Patel from the governor post on December 10, the government appointed Shaktikanta Das as the new RBI governor for a period of three years. The ti...

India News

UK Court May Decide On Vijay Mallya's Extradition Today: 10 Points

Posted on December 10 2018

A court in UK is expected to decide today whether fugitive tycoon Vijay Mallya will be extradited to face trial in India. The 62-year-old chief of the defunct Kingfisher Airlines is wanted for alleged fraud and money laundering amounting to Rs 9,000 crore. Vi….If the verdict goes against Vijay Mal...

India News

"People Full Of Joy": Twitter CEO Steps On Landmine With Myanmar Tweets

Posted on December 10 2018

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is under fire after posting tweets Saturday encouraging his followers to visit Myanmar, without mentioning allegations of genocide and gang rape by its military against of Rohingya Muslims - nearly a million of whom have been forced ou….Jack Dorsey encouraged his 4.12 milli...

India News

India’s growth under PM Narendra Modi ‘very solid’, says IMF chief economist

Posted on December 10 2018

Noting that there has long been a legacy of corporate debt associated with bad infrastructure projects in India, Obstfeld said it has been very concentrated in banking system..India’s growth has been “very solid” over the past four years, IMF’s chief economist Maurice Obstfeld on Sunday said...

India News

RBI mulls live video authentication for customer verification

Posted on December 10 2018

RBI proposed a method of using XML internet format to extract limited information Aadhaar database..The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) may introduce new modes of electronic verification of customers for financial institutions, including live video, according to two payment company executives privy to t...

India News

Nokia 8.1 India launch: Price, full specifications and features

Posted on December 10 2018

Nokia 8.1 is expected to launch in India today. The smartphone comes with Full HD+ 6.18-inch PureDisplay and HDR 10. Check out full specifications and features of the phone..HMD Global is set to launch its new smartphone in India on Monday. The company is expected to launch Nokia 8.1, its latest pre...

India News

Reliance Jio may become No 1; Airtel, Vodafone Idea have no stomach to take on Mukesh Ambani telco: Analysts

Posted on December 10 2018

Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea lack the “stomach” to battle Reliance Industries' Jio, which is luring away users with free voice services and inexpensive phones, Lane and Chen wrote in a report published Dec 10..Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd., the mobile operator backed by Indias richest man Mukesh...

India News

Assembly elections could halt Prime Minister Narendra Modi's winning streak

Posted on December 10 2018

India counts votes on Tuesday from five states that chose new assemblies over the past month, but exit polls show Modi's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) could lose the three most important races, while it has little presence in two smaller states dominate….Prime Minister Narendra Modi is stari...

India News

Samsung Galaxy S10 Screen Sizes Leak; Galaxy S10 Lite Emerges With Flat Screen Design

Posted on December 10 2018

.Samsung Galaxy S10 screen sizes have now been leaked. The new Galaxy-series flagship was already rumoured to debut in three different screen sizes. But now, it is said that the smallest in the series that could be the Galaxy S10 Lite will come with a 5.8-inch…

India News

Market Live: D-Street slips again as Sensex down 650 points, Nifty below 10,500

Posted on December 10 2018

Selling was visible across all sectors, with metals, infrastructure, automobiles, banks and pharmaceuticals being the top losers..Market Update: Benchmark indices are trading lower but off day's low with Nifty trading above 10,500 level, while Sensex is down by 540 points. All the sectoral indices a...

India News

Rahul Gandhi Asks Congress Chief Ministers To Support Women's Bill

Posted on December 10 2018

Congress president Rahul Gandhi has written to the chief ministers of states where the party is in power or in an alliance to have a resolution passed in their assemblies seeking one-third reservation for women in the Lok Sabha and state elections..New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi has writ...

India News

INLD splits; Dushyant Chautala announces launch of Jannayak Janata Party

Posted on December 10 2018

India News: JIND: Former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala's grandson and Hisar MP Dushyant Chautala on Sunday launched a new outfit 'Jannayak Janata Par..JIND: Former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala's grandson and Hisar MP Dushyant Chautala on Sunday launched a new outfit 'Janna...

India News

14-year-old Militant Among 3 Killed in Night-long Encounter in Srinagar, Seven Houses Damaged

Posted on December 10 2018

Police sources said that a major attack in the Srinagar was thwarted by the killing of these militants..Srinagar: Three militants were gunned down by the forces in Mujgund, on the outskirts of Srinagar, after an 18-hour long gun battle on Sunday. Among the slain militants was 14-year-old Mudasir Ras...

India News

Therapy apps may help beat stress

Posted on December 10 2018

Internet-based platform reduce depression in people suffering from depression.Scientists have found that a series of self-guided, internet-based therapy platforms effectively reduce depression. Researchers from Indiana University (IU) in the U.S. reviewed 21 pre-existing studies with a total of 4,78...

India News

Bulandshahr violence: Army jawan, arrested for SHO’s murder, sent to 14-day judicial custody

Posted on December 10 2018

The Army man's role in the mob violence in Siyana village of Bulandshahr last Monday, which claimed two lives, surfaced after a purported video showed him allegedly opening fire..Army jawan Jeetendra Malik was sent to judicial custody for 14 days on Sunday. (ANI) Army jawan Jeetendra Malik, who was ...