Bharat Electronics to make night vision products for defence forces

Bharat Electronics Ltd will set up a factory at Nimmaluru in Andhra Pradesh to make advanced night-vision products for the defence forces, the company said. Factory will enable BEL to expand its electro-optics business and carry out manufacturing and integration for the ongoing and upcoming projects, it added. Factory will be built in stages and the […]

Myntra distances itself from controversial Krishna poster

Online shopping site distanced itself from a controversial poster of Lord Krishna showing him ordering clothes from the retailer as Draupadi was being disrobed. Taking off from the Mahabharata epic, the poster depcits Krishna searching for ‘extra long sarees’ as Dushasana peels off Draupadi’s clothes. According to the epic, Draupadi was pawned by her husbands […]

New York-based researcher offers ‘friend in need’ app for emotional distress

Has your girlfriend or boyfriend dumped you? Has your dog died? Do you feel there’s nobody there for you? Worry not, wayForward may be the answer to all your problems. wayForward is a smartphone app helps to solve problems caused by stress, anxiety and other emotional or mental health issues in the comfort of their […]

SpiceJet starts flights to Aizawl, Silchar, Gorakhpur and other cities

SpiceJet introduced new flights with focus on the north-eastern states. SpiceJet will deploy its propeller-driven Q400 small aircraft for the newly devised schedule. Starting 4th October, it will add new markets like – Silchar, Gorakhpur and Aizawl. The airline will operate new flights on sectors like Kolkata-Silchar-Guwahati; Kolkata-Aizawl-Guwahati and Kolkata-Gorakhpur-Delhi. Kolkata-Visakhapatnam-Kolkata flights are effective from […]

UP Legislature starts digitization of records and proceedings

Uttar Pradesh Vidhaan Sabha, India’s largest state assembly, is to become the first state legislature in the country to embrace digitization of the proceedings of the State Legislature. SemanticBits, a Hyderabad-based company, partnered with Persistent as part of a consortium for implementing the initiative, Persistent said. The companies will scan, annotate and index books of […]

Maharashtra tops in investments in hotels & tourism industry: ASSOCHAM study

With a share of almost 17%, Maharashtra has emerged as the top state in terms of attracting investments in the hotels and tourism industry across India, noted a just-concluded study by apex industry body ASSOCHAM. Maharashtra has attracted investments worth over Rs 15,500 Cr of the total outstanding investments worth over Rs 93,400 Cr attracted […]

Lupin gets approval for new indigestion tablets in India

Lupin Ltd announced today that it has received approval to launch Acotiamide 100 mg indigestion tablets in India from the Central Drugs Standard Control Organization. Acotiamide is a drug to be introduced into the Indian Pharmaceutical Market which could benefit millions of patients suffering from Dyspepsia or Indigestion, most common stomach complaints encountered in clinical […]

Thomas Cook to provide free toilets at tourist spots across India

Thomas Cook said it is planning to install pre-fabricated toilets at tourist spots, starting with Ooty. This Pre-fabricated toilet units can be used free of cost and the units will be maintained by Thomas Cook India’s subsidiary, Sterling Resorts. These toilets will include an exhaust fans, hand-wash and air freshener. They will be cleaned every […]

Freaky Ali inspired by Hollywood flick Happy Gilmore, confirms distributor

Freaky Ali, the romantic Comedy film starring Arbaaz Khan, is inspired from Adam Sandler’s Hollywood film Happy Gilmore, distributor Pooja Entertainment and Films Ltd said. The film will be released on the 9th of next month. Freaky ali is directed and written by Salman Khan’s brother Sohail and the movie’s shooting was completed by 38 […]

Religare completes exit of Landmark Partnership

Religare Enterprises Ltd, a diversified financial services group, said its wholly owned subsidiary Religare Global Asset Managment Inc USA completed its exit from Landmark Partners LLC and its subsidiaries. Landmark is a private equity and real estate investment company specializing in secondary funds. It had assets under management of $15.1 billion with about 16,000 underlying […]

Online transaction time to be cut down by 60% with flash Checkout: Razorpay

Razorpay, an online payments platform, today, announced the launch of “Flash Checkout”, which will cut down transaction times by 60% when the card is saved with Razorpay, further simplifying online payments. The card saving feature in Flash Checkout will help merchants increase customer retention and improve transaction speeds earlier merchants had to write complex integration’s […]

Munger becomes first fully electrified district in Bihar

Munger in South Bihar has become the first fully electrified district in the state. A total of 27 districts are being electrified under “Deen Dayal Upadhyay Rural Electrification Scheme.” “The deadline for completion i.e. 20 August 2016 was extremely challenging, yet the company was able to complete the task well before deadline,” said Ashoka Buildcon, […]

Middle East Under Operation Ghoul Cyber Attacks, finds Kaspersky Lab

New waves of Cyber attacks called Operation Ghoul that started on the 8th and the 27th of June 2016 threatens the Middle East region, Kaspersky Lab said. “The attackers try to lure targets through spear phishing emails that include compressed executables. In the majority of cases, CEOs, COOs, managers, supervisors and engineers recieve the email […]

National Panthers Party demands president’s rule in J&K

National Panthers Party activists held a protest demonstration at Jantar Mantar,New Delhi demanding Governor Rule in Jammu and Kashmir State “to save the state from devastation.” Valley was in unrestrained death toll has reached 65 since the July 8 killing of Hizbul Mujahideen militant Burhan Wani. The state is currently under the rule of a […]