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  • Yahoo set to outline cost-cutting efforts: Report 3 days ago

    Bangalore: Yahoo is expected on Tuesday to outline cost-cutting efforts and give details of how it is evaluating possible acquisitions as it faces pressure from an activist investor, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing a person who was briefed on the plan. Yahoo is considering acquiring one or more large technology...
  • Motorola Moto G (1st Gen) gets a price cut, now available at Rs 9,999 4 days ago

    New Delhi: After cutting down the price of the first-generation Moto X, Motorola has now slashed the price of the original Moto G (16GB) by Rs 4,000. The first-generation Moto G (16GB) that was launched early this year at a price of Rs 13,999, is now available on online retailer...
  • Motorola Moto X (1st Gen) price slashed by Rs 6,000, now available for Rs 17,999 October 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Motorola has slashed the price of its first-generation Moto X smartphone in India by Rs 6,000. The phone, which was earlier available for Rs 23,999, is now available on e-commerce site Flipkart for Rs 17,999. The original Moto X( first-gen) features a 4.7-inch touchscreen, Android KitKat OS, dual-core 1.7...
  • Yahoo lays off hundreds of employees in India October 8, 2014

    San Francisco: Yahoo is reducing the size of its operations in Bangalore, India, the Internet company's largest engineering facility outside its California headquarters. The company said in a statement on Tuesday it was consolidating "certain teams into fewer offices" in Bangalore, but that it would continue to have a presence there. The...
  • Angry Birds maker Rovio to cut up to 130 jobs October 3, 2014

    Helsinki: Finnish mobile games maker Rovio, owner of the Angry Birds brand, plans to cut up to 130 jobs in Finland, or 16 per cent of its workforce, saying growth has not been as strong as expected and it needs a simpler structure. Aiming to become an entertainment brand on a...
  • SpiceJet announces 50 per cent discount on tickets till March 2015 September 25, 2014

    New Delhi: In yet another low-fare offer, SpiceJet on Thursday announced 50 per cent off on base fares on limited tickets for travel till March 2015 on sale till Saturday. The offer would allow customers to avail 50 per cent discount on available fares for travel in two phases -...
  • Don't agree with cutoff age concept, it's one's own ability: Sheila Dikshit September 14, 2014

    New Delhi: As rift within the Congress has been widening and it has almost become a fight between old guard and young generation, former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit did not agree with the cutoff age concept. She said it was one's own capability and ability and there could not...
  • Ukraine warns of painful winter due to Russian gas cut September 13, 2014

    Kiev: Ukraine warned that it will have to adopt deeply unpopular energy savings measures this winter should Russia fail to lift its suspension of natural gas sales to the Westleaning exSoviet neighbour. Russia in June halted gas exports to Ukraine after Kiev balked at paying higher prices that Moscow demanded...
  • Diesel price may be cut for 1st time in 7 years; Petrol by Re 1 per litre September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: With Brent crude oil prices dipping below $100 per barrel, petrol prices may be cut by Re one a litre and there is also a likelihood of first reduction in diesel rates in seven years. Petrol and diesel rates are due for revision on September 15 and there...
  • Government working on power generation projects, says Piyush Goyal September 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The government on Sunday said that there was no low coal supply and dryfuel based power production has increased by about 22 per cent in the three months of Narendra Modiled government. Addressing the media, Power and Coal Minister Piyush Goyal said that coal shortage at power stations was...
  • TWTW: Mumbaikars speak about power crisis in the city September 7, 2014

    A massive power cut in Mumbai last week caused a lot of disruption. Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to convene a meeting of the Chief Ministers to discuss the acute power shortage. ...
  • Arun Jaitley nudges RBI to cut rate to boost growth August 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Nudging the Reserve Bank of India to cut interest rates to boost growth, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said that he had already made his mind clear and hoped the central bank will take decision after taking into account various factors. The RBI had maintained statusquo on interest...
  • BJP Kisan Morcha protests over power cuts August 6, 2014

    Protesting over power cuts,BJPKisan Morcha on Wednesday held a demonstration at sector 21A sub station and gave memorandum. Morcha district president Chandgi Ram said unscheduled power cuts have caused inconvenience to residents. In spite of the assurance for the last several years, the power distribution company was not able to supply 24x7...
  • Heavy rains in Gujarat, Valsad district worst affected July 30, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Heavy rains have hit Gujarat in the last 24 hours resulting into waterlogged roads. East Ahmedabad has been the worst affected. Irregular water supply and frequent power cuts has resulted into harassment. Water logging has been reported from the neighbouring district of Vadodara. The situation in Valsad district is...
  • Memo from Microsoft Executive VP Stephen Elop announcing job cuts July 18, 2014

    Microsoft Executive Vice President Stephen Elop sent employees of the company's devices business a memo detailing its job cut plans. Microsoft said it would cut up to 18,000 jobs over the next year, with about 12,500 related to Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia's phone business in April. Elop was Nokia's CEO...
  • Memo from Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announcing the largest job cuts in the company's history July 18, 2014

    Microsoft announced on Thursday that it will cut up to 18,000 jobs, or about 14 per cent of its staff. CEO Satya Nadella, who took the job in February, delivered the news to staff in a memo that Microsoft released publicly. Here's the text of that memo: From: Satya Nadella To: All...
  • Microsoft to cut up to 18,000 jobs, to half the size of its recent Nokia acquisition July 17, 2014

    Seattle: Microsoft Corp said on Thursday it would cut up to 18,000 jobs, or about 14 per cent of its workforce, as it halves the size of its recent Nokia acquisition and trims down other operations. The company said it will take pretax charges of $1.1 billion to $1.6 billion for...
  • Mumbai hotels, commercial set ups to have 50 per cent water cut July 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Sparing residents from further water cuts, the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) has raised the water cut of hotels and commercial set ups in the city to 50 per cent from Thursday. "To provide relief to small consumers, we have decided to contain the water cuts of the residents...
  • Microsoft expected to announce thousands of job cuts on Thursday July 17, 2014

    Seattle: Microsoft Corp is set to cut more than 6,000 jobs in an announcement expected early Thursday, according to sources familiar with the matter, as it trims its newly acquired Nokia phone business and reshapes itself as a cloudcomputing and mobilefriendly software company. What could be the deepest job cuts in...
  • Poor rainfall, technical glitches worsen UP's power crisis July 16, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh continued to face power outages on Wednesday due to technical glitches in some of the state's power plants, an official said. Major cities like Varanasi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's parliamentary constituency, Ghaziabad and Noida, besides others, had power cuts for a long time. Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) officials...
  • Power demand in Delhi touches alltime high of 5,925 mega watts July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The power demand in the national capital on Tuesday touched an alltime high of 5,925 mega watts even as areas across the city faced electricity cuts for upto four hours. The previous highest power consumption in the city was recorded on July 11 when it had gone upto 5810...
  • Microsoft expected to announce its biggest ever job cuts July 15, 2014

    Microsoft is planning its biggest round of job cuts in five years as the software maker looks to integrate Nokia Oyj's handset unit, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the company's plans. The reductions, expected to be announced as soon as this week, could be in the Nokia unit and...
  • Ben Cutting, Chadd Sayers push India A on the backfoot July 14, 2014

    Brisbane: After a brave show on Day 1, India 'A' were pushed on the backfoot courtesy a fine fifty by Australia 'A' bastman Ben Cutting and a threewicket haul by pacer Chadd Sayers on the second day of the final unofficial Test at Allan Border Field. Responding to 423 by Australia...
  • Congress protests against rising prices, power cuts in Delhi July 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Alleging that the BJP government has "failed on all fronts", scores of Congress workers led by Delhi Pradesh Congress Commitee (DPCC) chief Arvinder Singh held a protest near Jama Masjid area on Saturday. Shouting slogans against the government, the demonstrators voiced their ire against the rising prices of essential...
  • Power demand in Delhi breaks all previous records July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Power demand in the national capital again broke all records on Friday touching an alltime high of 5810 MW, a day after registering the highest demand. on Thursday, the power demand soared to 5789 MW. "The maximum power demand in the city was recorded at 5,810 MW at...
  • Gold swaps to cut imports, ease payment pressure July 4, 2014

    Mumbai: A plan by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to swap old gold in its vaults for purer metal abroad that it could pledge or sell would have the added benefits of reducing gold imports and easing pressure on the balance of payments. The RBI would sell relatively impure gold...
  • Slight decrease in second cutoff list: Delhi University July 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The second cutoff list for admissions to Delhi University undergraduate programme was released on Thursday, with only a slight decrease in percentages and some colleges even declaring admissions closed. Besides honours course in geography, Kirori Mal College closed admissions for all other courses. The cutoff for geography only seen...
  • DU's high cutoffs will force Delhi students to migrate: BJP July 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Expressing concern over the "sky rocketing" cutoffs declared by Delhi University, BJP leader Vijay Goel on Thursday said that average students of the national capital will have no option but to migrate to other cities for higher studies if not given any advantage over outstation aspirants. "It's the average...
  • Excited to have gotten through to SRCC: CBSE topper Sarthak Aggarwal July 1, 2014

    The first cutoff lists of the Delhi University were released on Monday and believe it or not, it has hit a 100 per cent in three colleges. SRCC announced a cutoff of 98.2 per cent. ...
  • Delhi University starts admission process, cutoffs touch 100 per cent July 1, 2014

    Delhi University finally started its admission procedure on Monday after a week long protest and rallying around the controversial Four Year Undergraduate Programme which has been finally been put to rest. The first cutoff list has again touched the 100 per cent mark with three rank outsider colleges this time...