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Consumers enjoy online shopping via AR/VR, 3D content: Report

New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) As millions of people stay home in the pandemic, immersive technologies such as augmented and virtual reality and 3D content can enhance consumer purchasing confidence and increase online sales, according to a new Accenture report.Consumers are...

Delhi air to worsen in next 3 days, thanks to stubble burning

New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) It's that time of the year in Punjab-Haryana-NCR.Amid the protests over farm Bills, Punjab farmers are back at burning stubble. Satellite images released by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)show that stubble burning has started...

Will Govt have 80,000 crores available over the next one year?, saks Adar Poonawalla

New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Rs 80,000 crore will be the cost of vaccinating everyone in India with the Covid-19 vaccine whenever it is available.Adar Poonawalla, the CEO of the Serum Institute of India (SII) on Saturday asked the Indian government...

NCB quizzes Deepika, Sara, Shraddha in drug case related to SSR death

Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Saturday questioned Bollywood divas Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Khan, Shraddha Kapoor for several hours in a drugs case in connection with the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.Besides the three actors,...

Centre puts price caps on medical oxygen after shortage reports

New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) In order to deal with shortage of medical oxygen and the resultant increase in prices in the country, the National Pharmaceuticals Pricing Authority (NPPA) has put a cap on the ex-factory price of liquid medical oxygen...

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Nation And Politics

Will Govt have 80,000 crores available over the next one year?, saks Adar Poonawalla

New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Rs 80,000 crore will be the cost of vaccinating everyone in India with the Covid-19 vaccine whenever it is...

Centre puts price caps on medical oxygen after shortage reports

New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) In order to deal with shortage of medical oxygen and the resultant increase in prices in the country, the...

NDA will form government in Bihar again: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Patna, Sep 26 (IANS) Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday said the NDA will win the Bihar Assembly elections in a convincing...

LG Manoj Sinha meets Rajnath, discusses law and order in Valley

New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Manoj Sinha on Saturday appraised Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh about the prevailing...

Rahul dubs agri Bills ‘big blunders’, demands withdrawal

New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Amid protests by farmers across the country over the three agriculture-related Bills passed by Parliament, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi...

Delhi air to worsen in next 3 days, thanks to stubble burning

New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) It's that time of the year in Punjab-Haryana-NCR.Amid the protests over farm Bills, Punjab farmers are back at burning...

Nation And Politics

Centre puts price caps on medical oxygen after shortage reports

New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) In order to deal with shortage of medical oxygen and the resultant increase in prices in the country, the...

Huge infrastructure build-up helped India recovery rate: Dr Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi, September 26 (ANI): Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Friday said that huge infrastructure build-up to counter the COVID -19 situation...

Aarogya Setu loses sheen as downloads drop

New Delhi/Noida, Sep 25 (IANS) Prashant Kumar who lives in Noida sector 143 often goes to a nearby mall-cum-office complex with his family for...

PM Modi asks states to focus on micro-containment zones

New Delhi, Sep 23 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday asked states to reassess if lockdowns of one or two days are effective...

People with ‘silent’ Covid-19 may have key role in spread

Seoul, Sep 23 (IANS) People with 'silent' or asymptomatic Covid-19 infection have as much coronavirus in their noses and throats as those with symptoms,...

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Business News

Online grocery to become $18bn industry in India by 2024: Report

Bengaluru, Sep 26 (IANS) As companies from Reliance to Amazon put their top dollar in serving daily grocery at your doorstep, a new report said on Friday...

Jio partners with AeroMobile for in-flight mobile connectivity

Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Reliance Jio has partnered with Panasonic Avionics Corporation's subsidiary, AeroMobile, to launch India's first in-flight services for 'JioPostpaid Plus' users.In a statement, Jio...

S&P affirms India’s sovereign ratings to ‘BBB-‘ with stable long-term outlook

New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Global ratings agency S&P affirmed India's unsolicited foreign and local currency sovereign ratings with a stable long-term outlook.Consequently, the...

CBDT launches faceless income tax appeals

New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on Friday launched the Centre's much-publicised reform measure of faceless income tax...

Sensex ends 6-day losing streak with 835-point surge

Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Bargain hunting and positive cues from the Asian markets lifted the Indian stock market on Friday as it ended its...

Value buying lifts stock markets, telecom shares rise

Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) A day after witnessing a massive downslide, the Indian equity markets traded in the green during Friday's post-noon session.Accordingly, value...

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Entertainment

NCB quizzes Deepika, Sara, Shraddha in drug case related to SSR death

Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Saturday questioned Bollywood divas Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Khan, Shraddha Kapoor for several hours...

‘CBI delay in converting abetment to suicide to murder frustrating’

Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Vikas Singh, family lawyer of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput, on Friday stated that the delay being by Central Bureau...

NCB questions Rakul, Deepika’s ex-manager, Dharma Productions honcho

Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Friday is questioning Bollywood actor Rakul Preet Singh, Dharma Productions executive producer Kshitij Ravi...

Famed singer S.P. Balasubrahmanyam succumbs to Covid-19

Chennai, Sep 25 (IANS) Famed playback singer and Padma awardee S.P. Balasubrahmanyam, or popularly SPB or Balu in the movie world and who has...

WhatsApp clarifies after probe agencies retrieve chats

New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) cloned the mobile phones of Rhea Chakraborty and others, which gave them access to the WhatsApp chats...

Sports News

Shaw and Rabada propel Delhi to big win over Dhoni’s CSK

Dubai, Sep 26 (IANS/GloFans) In yet another dismal show, three-time IPL champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) suffered a 44-run defeat against a charged-up Delhi Capitals (DC) here on...

KL Rahul’s record-breaking ton blows RCB away

Dubai, Sep 25 (IANS/GloFans) Captain K.L. Rahul on Thursday shattered a few IPL records with a blistering 69-ball 132 not out -- the highest individual...

Sat on bench for hours after losing in 1992 Oly quarters, reveals Paes

New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Eighteen-time Grand Slam champion Leander Paes made history in 1996 when he became the first Indian tennis player to...

Ex-Australian cricketer Dean Jones dies of cardiac arrest in Mumbai

New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Former Australian cricketer Dean Jones passed away in Mumbai on Thursday after suffering a cardiac arrest. The 59-year-old was...

Mumbai hammer Kolkata by 49 runs in one-sided affair

Abu Dhabi, Sep 24 (IANS/GloFans) Four-time champions Mumbai Indians rode on a quality knock from captain Rohit Sharma (80) and some decent show by their...

Technology and Science

Consumers enjoy online shopping via AR/VR, 3D content: Report

New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) As millions of people stay home in the pandemic, immersive technologies such as augmented and virtual reality and 3D...

Samsung launches new charging devices for mobile gadgets

Seoul, Sep 26 (IANS) Samsung Electronics has launched two new charging accessories for mobile devices in South Korea.Samsung's new Wireless Charger Trio can charge...

Google Pay doesn’t share customer transaction data with 3rd party: Google

New Delhi, Sep 25 (PTI) Google on Friday said Google Pay does not share customer transaction data with any third party outside the payments...

To reduce fake content, Twitter to launch ‘read before you retweet’ prompt

New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) To help promote informed discussion and reduce spread of fake, harmful content, Twitter will very soon launch a new prompt...

New Amazon Echo Show 10 moves screen directly to face you

New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Amazon on Thursday introduced Echo Show 10 that will make video calling more enjoyable as the screen moves as you...

New malware Alien can steal credentials from 226 Android apps

New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Cyber security researchers have found a new Trojan malware named Alien that can steal credentials from 226 Android apps...

Lifestyle

Indian origin writer Anvi Doshi shortlisted for 2020 Man Booker Prize

London, Sep 16 (IANS) Indian origin author Avni Doshi has made the cut for the 2020 Man Booker Prize for Literarture with her book...

Mobile addiction amid Covid, leading to behavioural changes in kids

(IANS) With schools closed for more than five months now and online classes becoming the new normal, more and more children are now showing...

India ranks among 10 worst countries for working people: ITUC

Brussels, July 20 (ANI): India is among the 10 worst countries for working people, according to the seventh edition of the International Trade Union...

Almost half of India can’t survive more than a month sans income

New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Almost half of India''s population will not be able to survive more than a month without any job or...

29% male, 25% female started working from home for first time

New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) With most offices across the country asking their employees to work from home amid the nationwide lockdown to combat...

Caring for your workforce more essential than ever: Report

New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) With COVID-19 dramatically changing the way people live and work, it is now more important for managers to lead...