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Xiaomi mobilises more than $1 bn in funding  (21 December 07:47 pm) 
China’s top smartphone seller Xiaomi Corp. is raising more than USD 1 billion in a fresh round of funding, a move which would raise its valuation above $45 billion, a report said Sunday.Dow...
ISL will keep Sept-Dec window: AIFF  (21 December 07:47 pm) 
The Hero Indian Super League football tournament, the inaugural season of which ended yesterday with Athletico de Kolkata crowned as champions, will have September 15-December 15 window kept open...
Defending champion Grandmaster Abhijeet Gupta fought back after an insipid draw to beat compatriot Ankit Rajpara in the third round of the 3rd Al Ain Classic here.On what turned out to be a...
Afridi to quit ODIs after 2015 World Cup  (21 December 07:47 pm) 
In a bid to concentrate on his T20 career, Pakistan all—rounder Shahid Afridi today announced that he will retire from one—day internationals after the 2015 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.
Pet dog saves man from fire in US  (21 December 07:47 pm) 
A ‘hero’ dog in the US has been credited with saving its owner’s life after the canine nudged the man awake when his house was on fire.Buddy, a chocolate Labrador, alerted its owner in Sacr...
The Wadia Group—promoted budget carrier GoAir today said it has put 1.7 million seats up for sale, offering fares as low as Rs 1,469 for travel next year with a five—day booking period startin...
Sonia undergoes breathing exercises  (21 December 06:47 pm) 
The condition of Congress President Sonia Gandhi, undergoing treatment for lower respiratory tract infection, is improving and she went through breathing exercises without any problem today, docto...
Exporters urged to expand their horizon  (21 December 06:47 pm) 
The one-day workshop organised by the Joint Direct General Foreign Trade has called upon exporters to look far beyond their existing horizon. Exporters while complying with the rules of r...
Take note of falling inflation  (21 December 04:47 pm) 
As inflation dips, change the way you save, spend and invest
Truecaller to set up R&D centre in India  (21 December 04:47 pm) 
Phone directory app Truecaller, which has nearly half of its 100 million users in India, will expand its base in the country with a research and development (R&D) centre and more marketing per...
IIFCL Mutual Fund is working towards setting up its second infrastructure debt fund, SB Nayar, Chairman and Managing Director, IIFCL, has said. This fund would be on a much larger scale...
 The last full week of the month and the year is likely to see contrasting weather develop to both sides of the Vindhyas.The biting cold and thick fog in north India will be match...
As Taiwan-based contract manufacturer Foxconn prepares to suspend operations at its facilities here, employee unions have threatened to launch a protest if the company stops production from tomorr...
ICICI Pru Value Discovery Fund: Invest  (21 December 03:47 pm) 
The fund has beaten its benchmark as well as peers
SpiceJet will return to being a \"true low cost airline\" if Ajay Singh and two international private equity investors who are currently doing due diligence finally decide to pick up a sta...
The United States has dismissed a call by North Korea for a joint investigation into the hacking of Sony Pictures and wants China to help block cyber attacks from Pyongyang.Washington blame...
Genpact inks deal with Calcutta varsity  (21 December 03:47 pm) 
BPO major Genpact has inked a pact with the University of Calcutta to jointly develop a research and analytics programme, aimed at generating a steady supply of industry-ready professionals. ...
Indian speedster Ishant Sharma has been fined 15 per cent of his match fees for breaching ICC’s ’Code of Conduct’ during the second cricket Test between India and Australia while Steve Smith was
Simba Toys India, a part of German toy maker Simba Dickie Group, is expanding its sales network in large as well as small cities of the country.“Simba is committed to the India market and w...
NASA plans to send solar-powered airships to explore Venus’ atmosphere and to eventually establish a permanent human colony in a floating cloud city above the Earth’s nearest planetary neighbour.
As the first phase of placements drew to a close, IIT Kharagpur students have got the maximum number of jobs as compared to other IITs, institute officials said today.The first phase of pla...
Actor, former union minister of state for social justice and senior DMK member D Napoleon today ‎joined BJP in the presence of BJP President Amit Shah. ‎The BJP will lead the NDA allianc...
The wholesale inflation may have hit a zero level, but economists feel it is too early to worry about a ‘deflation’ possibility, as a ‘nil’ rate of price rise was just a statistical phenomenon
The Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) is toying with the idea of starting an amphibian bus service at some tourist spots along the Mumbai and Konkan coast. The MTDC has i...
Free software enthusiasts have launched Code Free for India (CoFFI), their latest initiative to leverage the power of free and open source software in nation-building. This is in the bes...