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Modi, Oli discuss bilateral issues


The two leaders met on the sidelines of the 4th Bimstec Summit that concluded on Friday. It was their third meeting in six months. They directed officials of their respective countries to resolve outstanding issues at the earliest. The Memorandum of Understanding on a survey for a broad gauge railway line between Raxaul in...

Modi to inaugurate Jharsuguda airport


Talcher fertilizer plant, being revived with an investment of about Rs 13,000 crore, will be powered by coal gasification technology and will produce fertilizer from coal. Ammonia, Urea and Methanol will also be produced, said Pradhan. Pradhan said the Prime Minister will inaugurate the second major airport of Odisha at Jharsuguda. The new airport...

Bimstec aims for seamless connectivity, free trade zone


A joint declaration issued at the conclusion of the Fourth Bimstec Summit here stated that the member states resolved to establish seamless multi-modal transportation linkages and smooth, synchronised and simplified transit facilities. This would be done through the development, expansion and modernisation of highways, railways, waterways, sea routes, airways in the region. It said...

Micromax launches affordable smartphone ‘YU ACE’


New Delhi, Aug 30: Micromax Informatics' sub-brand YU on Thursday launched a new smartphone YU ACE for Rs 5,999.The smartphone will be available on Flipkart in an open sale starting September 6, the company said in a statement. We are extremely excited to launch a phone that we strongly believe is a game...

redBus now on Google Maps


New Delhi, Aug 30: Online bus ticket booking platform redBus on Thursday announced that it has joined hands with Google Maps to provide users all the necessary transport information required to travel between two cities.With this partnership, Google Maps would now be able to assist travellers with inter-city bus transport information along...

Updated Google ‘Wear’ OS coming with easy swipe feature


San Francisco, Aug 30: Google has announced the third major update of its Wear operating system (OS) that is set to debut with tweaked user interface (UI), quicker access to notifications, smarter health coaching and more proactive help from Assistant.We're making it easier to browse, dismiss or take action on your notifications...

Honor 7S to be launched in India in September


New Delhi, Aug 30: Huawei's sub-brand Honor is set to launch Honor 7S budget smartphone in the first week of September that would be available on Flipkart.The smartphone will feature a 13MP primary camera and a 5MP front snapper with selfie toning flash, industry sources told IANS on Thursday. Honor 7S will house...

Hackers now executing low-profile attacks to steal money: Trend Micro


Bengaluru, Aug 30: Cybercriminals are moving away from attention-grabbing ransomware attacks to more covert methods intended to steal money and valuable computing resources globally including in India, cyber security leader Trend Micro said on Thursday.Crypto-jacking -- where a hacker steals cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin from digital wallets -- attempts are making the biggest...

‘LG Candy’ budget smartphone in India


New Delhi, Aug 30: LG India on Thursday launched LG Candy smartphone with changeable back cover for Rs 6,999.The smartphone is equipped with 8MP rear camera and a 5MP front camera. 'LG Candy' smartphone is focused on delivering even more value to consumers looking for the right device that fits their lifestyle and...