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PTI
New Delhi, July 18, 2018
So far, 30 state governments/Union Territories have signed MoUs with the Civil Aviation Ministry for participating in UDAN and providing various concessions to the airline operators. 


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, July 13, 2018
Features like train search without login, easy-to-use web interface, alternative accommodation facility, etc, have been incorporated in the new IRCTC portal, whose final version was launched on June 13.


BusinessToday.in
New Delhi, July 11, 2018
Revenues have soared across the World Cup host cities. President Vladimir Putin's govt has banked on an economic boost from infrastructure and other investments made for the tournament. Watch BusinessToday.In video to find out whether Russia can gain financially from the World Cup.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, July 9, 2018
The IRCTC manager would attend to the complaints even when the train is in motion and would report to the train captain at the railway station where the train originates.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, July 9, 2018
The Indian Railways has decided to launch a train service that will cover all locations that are linked to the famous Hindu epic Ramayana - a journey that will start from a visit to Ayodhya, the birthplace of Hindu god Ram, and end at Colombo in Sri Lanka, where Sita was held captive by Ravan.


Niti Kiran
New Delhi, June 27, 2018
In May, foreign tourist arrivals in India fell for the first time since June 2013. Here are some quick trends.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, June 26, 2018
The saloon cars can accommodate two families for up to five days; and contains two spacious air-conditioned bedrooms with an attached bathroom.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, June 22, 2018
IRCTC to launch own payment systemIndian Railways' catering, tourism and online ticketing platfom IRCTC will launch its own payment system 'IRCTC-iPay' by August 18. The system is aimed at alleviating troubles travellers face while booking train tickets online. As of now, IRCTC supports only six banks for online transactions, but this list will be extended greatly with IRCTC-iPay. The platform will also make refunds with IRCTC easier.Google rolls out Continued Conversation featureAs promised at Google I/O, 2018 last month, Google is rolling out Continued Conversations feature for Google Home speakers. It means that you won't have to repeat 'Ok Google' or 'Hey Google' everytime you give a command to ypour Google Assistant via Google Home smart speakers. This will make conversations with your Google Assistant more natural and fluent. The feature is being rolled out for Google Home, Google Home Max and Google Home Mini speakers.Nokia X6 support page goes live on Nokia's India websiteHopes of the Nokia X6 being launched in India were ignited after the device's support page went live on Nokia's India website. This was no mistake, either, as the support page mentioned the SAR value of the Nokia X6. No details about the launch date or the pricing of the device were divulged, though. Recent listings on Bluetooth certification sites have confirmed that HMD Global will launch the Nokia X6 in markets other China soon.Redmi 6 Pro to be launched in China on June 25Xiaomi is all set to launch the Redmi 6 Pro in China on June 25. This device will cost a little more than the Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A, and will come with better specifications. By far, we know that the device will come in three memory configurations - 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage, 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage and 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. The Redmi 6 Pro will likely run Snapdragon 625 under the hood and will come with a 4000mAh battery.WhatsApp group video calling feature launchedWhatsApp has finally rolled out group voice and video calling feature for Android, iOS and Windows Phone. This feature will allow WhatsApp users to chat with multiple group members at once via video or voice calls. On Android, the group call feature is available to WhatsApp Beta/Stable version users, whereas iOS WhatsApp users will only have to uodate their apps to the latest version. WhatsApp will bring this feature to Windows Phone soon.Cradle Fund CEO passes away in smartphone explosionSmartphone exlosions are common, death by smartphone explosions not so much. In an unfortunate incident, Cradle Fund CEO Nazrin Hussain passed away after his mobile phone exploded while charging. Reports suggest that he suffocated due to the smoke. He got a blunt trauma at the back of his head from the explosion, due to which he could not respond to the fire and smoke.


BusinessToday.In
June 22, 2018
With the introduction of direct link with banks, the total transaction points will be reduced. This will, in turn, reduce the amount of time it takes to make refunds.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, June 21, 2018
CEA job was the best; leaving due to \"very compelling reasons\", says Arvind SubramanianChief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian has decided to quit the job, with close to a year of his tenure remaining, and return to the US for \"very compelling reasons\" -- the second high profile exit from government in less than a year. He said he would leave the office within the next two months even though his contractual term was co-terminus with the government. Subramanian was appointed as CEA, finance ministry, on October 16, 2014 for a 3-year term and was given an extension last year. PNB's internal probe reveals systemic lapses far beyond a few rogue employees: ReportThe $2 billion fraud perpetuated by diamantaire Nirav Modi led to PNB posting the biggest quarterly loss in India's banking history last month. Making matters worse, the bank's own internal probe has reportedly revealed that the lapses that caused the drawn-out fraud go far beyond a few rogue employees. According to Reuters, a 162-page internal report, produced by four senior PNB officials tasked with probing the fraud, lays out how failings by 54 PNB officials allowed the fraud to be perpetrated. These officials range from clerks to foreign exchange managers, and auditors to heads of regional offices, and eight among them have already been charged by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for the roles they played. Only 25% of Indian adults use Internet, 80% don't use social media: Pew ResearchWith only 25% of adults using Internet, India is one of the countries with the lowest usage in the world. At par with India is Tanzania. Both these countries are way below the global median of 75%, as a new survey by Pew Research Center reveals. South Korea bagged the top spot with whopping 96% adults reportedly using the Internet. The survey conducted across 37 countries show that India as well as sub-Saharan Africa have a lot of catching up to do in terms of Internet usage. The survey also showed that younger generations, between 18 to 36 years of age, are more likely to use Internet than people above 37 years. That's revealed to be a global trend. Moreover, there's a marked difference between the percentages of usage between more and less educated people. In India, that difference is of 42 points. Oppo looks to strengthen position in premium smartphone segment  Chinese smartphone maker Oppo is looking to strengthen its presence in the premium smartphone space globally as it expands its operations in the European market, a top company official has said. The smartphone major unveiled here its flagship device 'FindX', priced at 999 euros (over Rs 78,000).Oppo ranks among the top five players in the Indian smartphone market in terms of shipment. FindX, which will compete with flagship devices from the stables of players like Apple, Samsung and Huawei, will be launched in the Indian market on July 12 and is expected to be available for sale from August.OYO enters Chinese market, starts ops in 26 cities  Hospitality firm OYO today said it has forayed in China as part of its overseas expansion plans. China is the company's third overseas market, after its successful venture into Malaysia and Nepal, where it has grown multi-fold. The country's tourism industry is on the cusp of booming and flourishing wherein it enjoys a strong influx of both domestic and international tourists. The company has started operations in 26 cities in China Baba Ramdev is hiring more than 50,000 people for PatanjaliPatanjali Ayurved Limited, India's fastest growing FMGC company, is all set to hire more than 50,000 youth across the country. The company, founded in 2006, started by selling ayurvedic products. However, since the past few years, the company has infiltrated different segments of the market which include telecom, food and beverages, technology, personal care, etc.The firm is currently hiring 40 to 50 salesmen in each district of the country to support the logistics of their expansion. The candidate will get the opportunity to work in various divisions of the firm including food, personal care, home care, etc. Additionally, they will also hire 50 to 100 youth in each district to act as home delivery representatives


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, June 20, 2018
It is pertinent to note that this is one of the series of actions taken by the Board in order to overhaul the image and services of the Indian Railways.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, June 19, 2018
During weekdays, Railways is planning to create 2-3 hour time blocks to drive maintenance work. The same would be extended to 5-6 hours during the weekends.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, June 19, 2018
The ED also alleged that Mallya and other airline officials \"hatched a criminal conspiracy for obtaining/sanctioning of bank loan to Ms KAL in gross violations of established procedures and the firm had no intention for repayment of the loan\".


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, June 14, 2018
Some of the features of the new IRCTC website include convenient next generation interface, easy search queries, train search without login and probability of ticket confirmation.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, June 13, 2018
Nitin Gadkari also spoke about the Goa-Mumbai waterway and said that it is now open for regular boat service. A private shipping company had also recently announced its service connecting Mumbai to Goa.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, June 12, 2018
Although a provision for GST refund to tourists has been made in the GST law, it is yet to be operational.


Nidhi Singal
New Delhi, June 11, 2018
Augmented reality is set to take the tech world by storm in the wake of new announcements from Apple and Google.


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