Good news: TRAI takes big step! Dream of using Wi-Fi, making calls inside flight may become reality soon

Good news: TRAI takes big step! Dream of using Wi-Fi, making calls inside flight may become reality soon

30 Sep 2017

​The demand for In-Flight connectivity (IFC) is rising day-by-day. Keeping in view the same, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Frida

Central Industrial Security Force to conduct survey at eight major airports across country

Central Industrial Security Force to conduct survey at eight major airports across country

30 Sep 2017

​NEW DELHI: The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) is set to conduct a ‘Passenger Feedback Survey’ at eight major airports across the country to

Suzuki Launches Ecstar Engine Oil Brand in India

Suzuki Launches Ecstar Engine Oil Brand in India

30 Sep 2017

​Suzuki Motor Corporation, Japan, has announced the foray of ECSTAR – a high-performance engine oil and chemical brand developed by Suzuki, into the I

Festival travel: flight or train?

Festival travel: flight or train?

30 Sep 2017

The Thiruvananthapuram Division of the Southern Railway has introduced a Suvidha Express (a special train with dynamic fare) between Chennai and Ernak

Food tech startup Yumist shuts down, blames ‘dead end’ to high burn business model

Food tech startup Yumist shuts down, blames ‘dead end’ to high burn business model

30 Sep 2017

​Food tech startup Yumist on Friday announced it was ceasing its operations in Delhi-NCR. The Gurgaon-based company, which competed against Foodpanda

GST: small firms may get time to file returns

GST: small firms may get time to file returns

30 Sep 2017

The Centre is considering a proposal from the industry to allow small firms to file quarterly returns even as they pay taxes on a monthly basis under

Gold, silver to trade sideways on Friday; here’s why

Gold, silver to trade sideways on Friday; here’s why

29 Sep 2017

​NEW DELHI: Gold and silver were trading in a narrow range in morning trade on Friday on account of subdued demand in precious metals from jewellers,

Aeris Communications partners BSNL for IOT solutions

Aeris Communications partners BSNL for IOT solutions

29 Sep 2017

​New Delhi, Aeris Communications on Friday entered into a partnership with Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) to give packaged Internet of Things (I

IBM now has more employees in India than the US

IBM now has more employees in India than the US

29 Sep 2017

​It is no surprise that IBM, among the world’s top ten valuable brands, is a company that has been a part of several pioneering inventions in technolo

Oriental Bank of Commerce lowers base rate by 0.05% to 9.45%

Oriental Bank of Commerce lowers base rate by 0.05% to 9.45%

29 Sep 2017

​New Delhi: Public lender Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC) on Friday declared a reduction of 0.05 percent in its base rate, or minimum lending rate, t

GST: Govt issues clarification to address service tax issues, misses key concerns

GST: Govt issues clarification to address service tax issues, misses key concerns

29 Sep 2017

​Much focus under GST has been given the goods, but the government has realised that the transition provisions are insufficient , especially for the s

Facebook is making it easier to find blood donors in India

Facebook is making it easier to find blood donors in India

29 Sep 2017

​Facebook will roll out a new feature next month to connect blood donors and blood banks with those seeking them. The feature, said Facebook CEO and c

Market Now: IT stocks gain as Accenture results beat estimates

Market Now: IT stocks gain as Accenture results beat estimates

29 Sep 2017

​Shares of IT companies were trading higher in early trade after Accenture's quarterly revenue beat estimates and their forecast for growth in fiscal

Takeoff within 5 minutes of ATC clearance or go to end of queue, says DGCA to airlines

Takeoff within 5 minutes of ATC clearance or go to end of queue, says DGCA to airlines

29 Sep 2017

​Aviation watchdog DGCA has ordered that if a flight does not initiate takeoff within five minutes of air traffic control (ATC) clearance, it will be

Govt plans Rs 2.08 lakh cr borrowing in Oct-March, sticks to 3.2% fiscal deficit despite pressure to spend

Govt plans Rs 2.08 lakh cr borrowing in Oct-March, sticks to 3.2% fiscal deficit despite pressure to spend

29 Sep 2017

​New Delhi: The Centre plans to borrow Rs 2.08 lakh crore from the market in the second half of 2017-18, a top official said on Thursday, reiterating

Railways to engage with Isro for rail safety, says Piyush Goyal

Railways to engage with Isro for rail safety, says Piyush Goyal

29 Sep 2017

​New Delhi: Indian Railways is working with the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) to devise safety mechanisms to make travel by trains more sa

World Heart Day 2017: Nearly Half of Indian Female Population at Risk of Heart Ailments

World Heart Day 2017: Nearly Half of Indian Female Population at Risk of Heart Ailments

29 Sep 2017

​According to a survey conducted by a leading diagnostic chain, close to 50% women in India have alarming cholesterol levels. "Forty eight percent of

Niti Aayog vice chairman says economic downturn is over, GDP growth to improve in next two quarters

Niti Aayog vice chairman says economic downturn is over, GDP growth to improve in next two quarters

28 Sep 2017

​Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar on Wednesday said the economic downturn, which start during the last two years of the Congress-led United Progr

Soon, pay for parking outside your home

Soon, pay for parking outside your home

28 Sep 2017

​NEW DELHI: Parking your vehicle in Delhi, even near your home, is soon going to be an expensive proposition. According to new rules that are set to b

July GST payment: Just Rs 12,000 cr transitional credit admitted

July GST payment: Just Rs 12,000 cr transitional credit admitted

28 Sep 2017

​Just Rs 12,000 crore, or less than a fifth of the Rs 65,000 crore transitional credit claims received in respect of the central excise and service ta