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15 August, 2018 3:48 AM Independence Day: Major Aditya Kumar, rifleman Aurangzeb to get Shaurya Chakra

Rifleman Aurangzeb, who was brutally killed by terrorists in J&K's Pulwama in June when he was on his way home for Eid, will also be conferred the gallantry award. NEW DELHI: Major Aditya Kumar, who was embroiled in a controversy after his unit fired on a stone-pelting mob in South Kashmir's Shopian in January leading to the death of three persons, is among 37

15 August, 2018 3:28 AM India to send manned space mission by 2022: PM Narendra Modi

India's ISRO will launch a manned space mission by 2022, the PM announced in his Independence Day speech from the Red Fort. NEW DELHI: Announcing a major leap in the country's space research and exploration programme, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced a manned mission to space by 2022. "In space technology, we have dreamt something 58

14 August, 2018 12:51 PM Major Aditya, martyred Rifleman Aurangzeb to get Shaurya Chakra for their bravery in Jammu and Kashmir

Rifleman Aurangzeb was on his way back home after completing his duty when he was surrounded by a group of heavily-armed terrorists and kidnapped at gunpoint.  NEW DELHI: Major Aditya Kumar and rifleman Aurangzeb (posthumously) will be given the prestigious Shaurya Chakra gallantry award this year for the bravery that they displayed while being posted 38

14 August, 2018 12:51 PM Samsung Galaxy Note 9, Galaxy S9, Galaxy Note 8, and More Get Cashback, Exchange Offers for Independence Day

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 pre-orders in India opened up late last week, with the base 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage model priced at Rs. 67,900 and the 8GB RAM/ 512GB storage variant priced at Rs. 84,900. The phone manufacturer had detailed pre-order offers for the smartphone on its online retail portal, and now, it has unveiled certain offers on other smartphones 37

14 August, 2018 12:08 PM BSNL Postpaid Add-on Plans Offer Up to 30GB of Data per Month

BSNL is said to be updating its postpaid suite of offerings with new add-on packages that offer users with additional high-speed data even after their monthly limits have ended, albeit at a steeper price point. The pricing of the new unlimited add-on plans is said to range from Rs. 240 to Rs. 1,711 and offer up to 30GB of additional data over and above 39

13 August, 2018 11:09 PM Amazon Invests Rs 2,700 Crore More In India Operations: Report

The US-based world's largest e-tailer Amazon invested an additional $400 million (Rs 2,700 crore) in two of its Indian subsidiaries, said business intelligence platform Paper.vc on Monday. "Our tally of Amazon's total investment in its Indian subsidiaries, including this, is $3.6 billion (Rs 25,241 crore)," Paper.vc founder Vivek Durai told IANS from Chennai 41

13 August, 2018 8:42 PM Incheon Games silver medalist Tintu Luka ruled out of upcoming Asian Games

In a major setback for the Indian athletics contingent, Tintu Luka, 800m silver medalist in the 2014 Asian games, was ruled out of the Jakarta Palembang 2018 Games. Luka, who was on Monday scheduled to appear in a confirmatory trial in Thiruvananthapuram, pulled out of the trials called by the Athletics Federation of India. Her coach and Indian sprint 37

13 August, 2018 1:59 PM CCI approves Teleperformance's $1 bn acquisition of Intelenet

The Competition Commission has approved the billion dollar acquisition of BPO firm Intelenet by French outsourcing firm Teleperformance from private equity major Blackstone. Teleperformance had announced the acquisition of Intelenet from Blackstone in June for USD 1 billion. Euronext-listed Teleperformance, which reported consolidated revenue of about 39

13 August, 2018 1:19 PM Fixed Deposit Accounts: How SBI's Multi Option Account Differs From Regular Account

The maximum tenure for SBI's multi option FD deposit account, unlike regular fixed deposit (FD) account, is 5 years. State Bank of India (SBI) offers a type of fixed deposit scheme, called Multi Option Deposit Scheme (MODS), under its personal banking portfolio. This SBI scheme is a type of fixed deposit (FD) account linked to the savings or current 34

13 August, 2018 1:16 PM Government committed to finding solution for affected home buyers: Hardeep Singh Puri

Puri said the empowered committee under the chairmanship of the housing and urban affairs secretary is expected to finalise its report shortly to resolve the problems of affected home buyers. The government is committed to finding a solution for all the affected home buyers in Noida and Greater Noida, Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep 33