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Next generation Vande Bharat trains will be able to attain maximum speed of 200 kmph: Railway Minister

Oct 04, 2022

Talking about the next generation of Vande Bharat Express, Vaishnaw said, "The maximum speed of these trains will be 200 kmph as compared to 180 kmph now. First coach of this version will be rolled out in the next 15 to 16 months.”

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Free trade agreement with India won't be 'free-for-all deal': UK minister

Oct 04, 2022

The minister, who is leading the final round of India-UK FTA negotiations on the British side, pointed out that the intention is to reduce barriers to trade bilaterally and balancing each side's different requirements on product and market access.

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Banks divert gold supply from India to China, Turkey: Sources

Oct 04, 2022

Leading gold suppliers to India - which include ICBC Standard Bank, JP Morgan and Standard Chartered - usually import more gold ahead of festivals and store it in vaults.

Elon Musk

Elon Musk proposes to proceed with Twitter takeover: Report

Oct 04, 2022

Musk offered to buy the San Francisco company at $54.20. Shares jumped nearly 13% to $47.95 before trading stopped.

The farmed shrimp industry is expected to grow by 11 per cent against a global growth rate of 5.6 per cent, as per government estimates.

Indian Immunologicals enters Aquaculture Health Segment to tap farmed shrimp and fish market

Oct 04, 2022

Indian Immunologicals Ltd (IIL), as a health company, produces multiple types of vaccines for multiple species such as humans, cattle, sheep and goats, pigs, and companion animals.

The ambulance also promises to be a boon to patients in rural and remote areas located far away from healthcare facilities.

Medulance Healthcare to use 5G service from Reliance Jio for smart ambulance services

Oct 04, 2022

Medulance Healthcare ambulance connected with high-speed 5G aims to transform the landscape of emergency healthcare in rural India by connecting an ambulance to a hospital, almost anywhere in the country.

India ready to contribute to peace efforts in Ukraine: PM Modi

India ready to contribute to peace efforts in Ukraine: PM Modi

Oct 04, 2022

India is articulating its position against the Ukraine war more robustly to counter criticism that it is soft on Russia, but it still has neither held Moscow responsible for the invasion nor altered its policy on importing cheap Russian oil and coal. Russia invaded Ukraine on Feb. 24.

Indian Railways announce 179 special trains this festive season

Indian Railways announce 179 special trains this festive season

Oct 04, 2022

The ministry has also taken measures for frequent and timely announcement of arrival/departure of trains with platform numbers.

Commenting on India’s plans for self-reliance in semiconductors, Qualcomm CEO said there is an opportunity for the country to work with partners.

Global semiconductor supply crisis no longer a problem: Qualcomm

Oct 04, 2022

“I think we are getting behind the shortage. We no longer see this as a problem. We made a prediction at the beginning of the year that supply and demand will normalise at the end of the calendar year 2022," says Cristiano Amon, President & CEO, Qualcomm.

Madhya Pradesh Minister warns 'Adipurush' director over movie trailer

Madhya Pradesh Minister warns 'Adipurush' director over movie trailer

Oct 04, 2022

This is not the first time the Madhya Pradesh Home Minister has warned of legal action against filmmakers. In July this year, he had directed the state police to register a First Information Report over the controversial poster of Leena Manimekalai's documentary 'Kaali'.

Sony WH-1000XM5

The best wireless noise cancellation headphone around?

Oct 04, 2022

Sony’s WH-1000XM series is pretty famous for the noise cancellation it offers and has been the world's best. With the new XM5, Sony had raised the bar further.

Experts feel besides other smartphone makers, the new rule will affect Apple the most as it will be forced to change the charging port for iPhones and other devices for its users in the EU.

EU passes single charger reform for electronic devices; How will it affect global market

Oct 04, 2022

The European Union has 27 countries in its bloc and is home to 450 million people. Such a big regulatory change can often disrupt global industry norms, which is known as the Brussels Effect.

The MSME sector contributes about 30 per cent to India’s GDP, and 45 per cent to India’s exports.

IDBI Bank forays into ONDC to help MSMEs set up their digital stores

Oct 04, 2022

This announcement came in the wake of a slew of initiatives the bank announced on the occasion of its 59th edition of its Foundation Day.

Jio also revealed that its mission with 5G is “to speed up India’s transformation into a Digital Society.

Jio 5G Plan: How to avail Reliance's 'Welcome Offer' on Dussehra?

Oct 04, 2022

Reliance Jio, which is now all set to give tough competition to its competitors, is also gearing up to lure nearly 5 million Indian enterprises with its 5G services.

CCI approves Sony-Zee merger with certain conditions: Report (Photo: Reuters)

CCI approves Sony-Zee merger with certain conditions: Report

Oct 04, 2022

India's competition regulator has approved a merger between the Indian unit of Japan's Sony and Zee Entertainment if certain conditions are met.

ED attaches properties worth Rs 6 crore in PMLA case against K N Marzook & others

ED attaches properties worth Rs 6 crore in PMLA case against K N Marzook & others

Oct 04, 2022

Investigation revealed that K N Marzook received huge cash amounts from the prospective buyers and had diverted money received from the sale of KTC building space to start a private TV channel namely India Middle East Broadcasting Network (IMBEN).

Cristiano R. Amon, President and CEO of Qualcomm -- Image source: Reuters

Qualcomm upbeat to use supplier fab in India: CEO Cristiano Amon

Oct 04, 2022

Qualcomm, like many governments, wants to have a resilient and global, diversified semiconductor supply chain. Amon says it is not about just manufacturing advanced semiconductors alone as there is an entire ecosystem to go around.

Gulab jamuns not allowed! Indian man offers sweets to Thai airport staff

Gulab jamuns not allowed! Indian man offers sweets to Thai airport staff

Oct 04, 2022

Himanshu Devgan posted the video of him offering Gulab jamuns to airport staff on Instagram on September 24. The video has more than 11,00,000 views and over 61,000 likes so far. Internet users praised the man's kind gestures.

Rupee rises 29 paise to close at 81.53 against US dollar on FII buying (Photo: Reuters)

Rupee rises 29 paise to close at 81.53 against US dollar on FII buying

Oct 04, 2022

In the domestic equity market, the 30-share BSE Sensex jumped 1,276.66 points or 2.25 per cent to close at 58,065.47, and the broader NSE Nifty rose 386.95 points or 2.29 per cent to 17,274.30.

Karnataka govt announces plans for India’s first EV industrial zone

Karnataka govt announces plans for India’s first EV industrial zone

Oct 04, 2022

The state government’s Beyond Bangalore initiative for the Hubballi-Dharwad-Belagavi cluster consists of five mega pillars - India’s first EV zone, Karnataka Start-up Hub, IT Tech Park, Manufacturing Launchpad, and Five Centres of Excellence.

Priyanka Chopra interviews Kamala Harris

‘We’re both daughters of India’: What Priyanka Chopra said to US VP Kamala Harris

Oct 04, 2022

Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Kamala Harris reflected on their Indian connections, marriage equality and climate change during a leadership forum.