Apple fires 190 employees from self-driving car project

San Francisco, Feb 28 (IANS) Apple has reportedly confirmed it is firing 190 employees from its ambitious self-driving car project called Titan. According to a report in San Francisco Chronicle late Wednesday, the... Read more »

Pakistani airspace closed till Thursday midnight: CAA

Islamabad, Feb 28 (IANS) The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) here has clarified that the Pakistani airspace will continue to remain closed for commercial aviation until midnight on Thursday. “Since the existing NOTAM is... Read more »

New air passenger charter gives more rights to flyers

(IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu on Wednesday released a “passenger charter” that lays out the rights of air travellers in the country. The new charter amended the norms for charges incurred by... Read more »

Several actors, celebrities asked to appear before police in QNet scam

 (IANS) Bollywood actors Shah Rukh Khan, Anil Kapoor and Jackie Shroff and cricketer Yuvaraj Singh were among several celebrities who have been served notice by the Cyberabad Police in its investigation of the... Read more »

Jet Airways grounds several aircraft, services hit

New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Beleaguered airline Jet Airways has grounded a “significant number” of aircraft, a senior Civil Aviation Ministry official said here on Wednesday. According to the official, the airline did... Read more »

Sensex ends 68 points lower as Indo-Pak tensions escalate

umbai, Feb 27 (IANS) The Sensex and the Nifty finished in the red after rising during the early trading on Wednesday. The S&P BSE Sensex ended the day 68.28 points (0.19 per cent)... Read more »

Maharashtra presents interim budget for 2019-20 with Rs 19,784 cr estimated revenue deficit

Mumbai, Feb 27 (IANS) Maharashtra Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar presented the interim budget for the fiscal 2019-20 with an estimated deficit of Rs 19,784 crore, here on Wednesday. With an eye on the... Read more »

Farmers to get Rs 105 subsidy per KW/month on electricity

New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) The Delhi government on Wednesday announced that it will provide Rs 105 subsidy per KiloWatt/month on fixed charges under agriculture electricity connections. Speaking in the Assembly, Cabinet Minister... Read more »

Over 150 Delhi guest houses shut for violating fire safety norms

New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) The Delhi government has cancelled the Fire Safety Certificates of over 150 guest houses in the Karol Bagh area, after 17 people were killed in a hotel fire... Read more »

Several flights cancelled at Amritsar, Chandigarh airports

Amritsar, Feb 27 (IANS) Commercial flight services were affected at the Amritsar and Chandigarh airports on Wednesday but authorities said that normal flight operations had been resumed and will continue normally on Thursday.... Read more »

Emirates flight to Delhi diverted due to closure of Karachi airspace

New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) An Emirates flight from Dubai to Delhi was diverted on Wednesday after Karachi airspace was closed amid escalating tensions between India and Pakistan. The Boeing 777 300 aircraft,... Read more »

No decision yet on allowing Chinese firms in 5G trial

New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan said here on Wednesday the government will carefully study before taking any decision on allowing Chinese equipment companies to participate in 5G field trials.... Read more »

Punjab demands Rs 412 cr to build dam on Ravi-Ujj rivers

Chandigarh, Feb 27 (IANS) The Punjab government on Wednesday demanded Rs 412 crore from the Centre to construct a dam to stop flowing of India’s river water share to Pakistan. The state government... Read more »

Canon launches its lightest full-frame mirrorless camera in India

New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Japanese camera maker Canon on Wednesday launched its lightest and smallest full-frame mirrorless camera EOS RP in India starting at Rs 110,495. The Canon EOS RP is the... Read more »

Markets open on positive note on Wednesday

Mumbai, Feb 27 (IANS) The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) on Wednesday opened on a positive note during the morning session of the trade. The Sensex of the BSE opened at 36,138.83 points and... Read more »

US stocks slip on mixed economic data

New York, Feb 27 (IANS) US stocks ended lower, as market sentiment was dented by weakening economic data and corporate earnings, and investors digested latest remarks of US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell.... Read more »

DoT seeks liberal import norms for products in licence-exempt bands

(IANS) The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) on Tuesday said it has issued instructions to liberalise import norms for prototypes, sample products and test and measurement equipment in licence-exempt bands wihout the need of... Read more »

Mukesh Ambani first Indian to join top 10 richest list: Hurun Research

(IANS) Reliance Industries Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani has became the first Indian to enter the global top 10 richest billionaire list complied by Hurun Research. According to the Hurun Global Rich... Read more »

Kerala hopes to increase tourists to state by 2020

Chennai, Feb 26 (IANS) The Kerala Tourism Department is hoping to increase arrival of both domestic and foreign tourists to the state by 2020 under its new policy, a senior official said on... Read more »

India 47th in ‘Inclusive’ Internet list: Facebook

San Francisco, Feb 26 (IANS) India ranked 47th in the overall “Inclusive Internet Index 2019” score while Sweden topped the chart, followed by Singapore and the US, a Facebook-led study has revealed. Men... Read more »