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  • J&K floods: IAF deploys world's biggest chopper MI26 for rescue operations September 10, 2014

    Srinagar: While the flood waters recede from some of the affected areas of Jammu and Kashmir, there is no let up in the efforts of defence forces and rescue teams to bring people to safer places. The Indian Air Force on Wednesday brought in MI26, the world's biggest chopper, to...
  • Spice Fire One MiFX 1: Spice's first Firefox smartphone launched in India at Rs 2,299 August 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Spice has launched its first Firefox OSpowered smartphone, Spice Fire One MiFX 1, in India. Priced at Rs 2,299, the new Spice device aims to tap the vast majority of feature phone users who wish to switch to affordable smartphones. Spice's dualSIM 2G handset features a 3.5inch touchscreen, 1...
  • Spice Fire One MiFX 1: Spice's first Firefox smartphone coming to India today at Rs 2,299 August 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Spice is all set to launch its first Firefox OSpowered smartphone, Spice Fire One MiFX 1, in India on Friday. Priced at Rs 2,299, the new Spice device aims to tap the vast majority of feature phone users who wish to switch to affordable smartphones. Spice's dualSIM 2G handset...
  • Xiaomi Mi 4: Xiaomi's new flagship phone coming to India yearend August 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Chinese handset manufacturer Xiaomi, often referred as the "Apple of China", plans to launch its flagship Mi 4 phone by the yearend in India and also plans to set up its Mi Home experience zone in Bangalore within four to six months, a top company official said. "The next...
  • Xiaomi Redmi 1S launched in India at Rs 5,999; to go on sale from September 2 August 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Xiaomi has announced the launch of its second smartphone for the Indian market. Named the Redmi 1S, the phone will come at a price of Rs 5,999 and will go on sale starting September 2. The Redmi 1S, which was priced at Rs 6,999 at the time of...
  • Xiaomi Mi Power Banks up for preorder on Flipkart; to go on sale next week August 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The muchawaited Mi Power Banks are now up for preorder on Flipkart.com. The powerbanks will come in two models 10400mAh for Rs 999 and 5200mAh for Rs 799. The website lists 5th week of August as the estimated release date. Clearing the confusion whether the Xiaomi power banks...
  • Spice Fire One MiFX 1: Spice launches its first Firefox smartphone at Rs 2,299; to be available from August 29 August 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Spice has launched its first Firefox OSpowered smartphone, Spice Fire One MiFX 1. Priced at Rs 2,299, the Spice device to be launched on August 29 aims to tap the vast majority of feature phone users who wish to switch to affordable smartphones. ...
  • Xiaomi Mi Power Banks to officially go on sale on Flipkart next week; no preregistration necessary August 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The muchawaited Mi Power Banks will go on sale in India via Flipkart next week, said Manu Jain, Xiaomi's India head, during a conversation with IBNLive. Two variants of Xiaomi Mi Power Bank, are currently listed on Flipkart as "coming soon." Update: The products are now available for...
  • Will defective units, poor service put the brakes on India's Xiaomi Mi 3 excitement? August 21, 2014

    New Delhi: The flash sales that has earned Xiaomi fame and fortune in its home country China is also apparently working wonders for the fouryearold company in another of the world's largest mobile phone markets India. But beneath the craze is a lingering rage that of dissatisfied customers...
  • Flipkart confuses buyers, lists Xiaomi's 10400mAh Mi powerbank at both Rs 999 and Rs 2,390 August 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The muchawaited Mi power bank from Xiaomi, which was expected to come to India for under Rs 1,000, is now available for purchase on Flipkart, the exclusive seller for Xiaomi devices in India, at Rs 2,390. The whooping price seems to be creating a wave of confusion among...
  • Xiaomi's Mi 3 smartphone sold out in 5 seconds, says Flipkart July 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Chinese handset maker Xiaomi, which debuted in the Indian smartphone market earlier this month, today said it sold out its stock of its Mi3 smartphone within 5 seconds of going on sale. This was the second lot that was put on sale on Tuesday at 2 pm in the...
  • Xiaomi Mi 3 stock sold out within first 30 minutes of sale; registration window now open for the next sale starting July 29 July 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Ecommerce portal Flipkart slowed down after online shoppers logged on the site to check out Xiaomi's Mi 3 smartphone that went out of stock within first 30 minutes of sale at the homegrown online marketplace. The registration window is now open from 22nd July to 28th July midnight. The...
  • Mi Band: Xiaomi launches a fitness tracking band July 22, 2014

    Xiaomi, alongside the Mi 4 launch, also introduced a fitness tracking wristband. Named the Mi Band, this band monitors your fitness and tracks your sleep. It features a Bluetooth chip and accelerometer.The Mi Band can be powered for 30 days on one charge, claims the company. It can also double...
  • Xiaomi unveils new flagship Mi 4 smartphone July 22, 2014

    Beijing: China's Xiaomi unveiled on Tuesday its new flagship Mi 4 smartphone, aimed squarely at the premium handset market dominated by Apple and Samsung Electronics. The Mi 4 will feature a Qualcomm Inc Snapdragon 801 2.5Ghz processor and 5inch 1080p screen, said Lei Jun, Xiaomi's chief executive, at a launch event...
  • Xiaomi Mi 3 goes on sale in India; available online for Rs 13,999 July 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Xiaomi Mi3 that made its India debut last week is now available to purchase online at Rs 13,999. The phone is exclusively available on ecommerce site Flipkart.com, and is currently available for only registered users. "The registration window is now closed and registrations for next sale will open...
  • Xiaomi Mi 3: First impressions review of the 'Chinese Apple's' Rs 13,999 flagship phone July 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Making its India debut, the fastrising Chinese handset maker Xiaomi which is often referred to as Apple of China announced the launch of its three new handsets, including its flagship smartphone Mi 3, at its event in New Delhi. The Xiaomi Mi 3 is priced at...
  • Xiaomi Mi 3: The Chinese electronics giant comes to India with its flagship phone priced at Rs 13,999 July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Xiaomi may be little known outside China, but the fastgrowing smartphone maker challenging the dominance of Apple and Samsung with highspec, lowprice phones has announced its entry into the burgeoning Indian smartphone market with its flagship phone, the Xiaomi Mi 3 priced at Rs 13,999. The Xiaomi Mi 3...
  • 'China's Apple' Xiaomi to enter Indian smartphone market today; likely to launch Mi3 and two other smartphones July 15, 2014

    Update: Xiaomi Mi 3 The Chinese electronics giant comes to India with its flagship phone priced at Rs 13,999 New Delhi: Xiaomi, which is often referred to as 'Apple of China', is all set to enter the highly competitive Indian smartphone market today. The company, which will announce the launch...
  • IAF scrambles fighter jets as Turkish plane sparks alert July 13, 2014

    The Indian Air Force on Sunday scrambled fighter planes from air base here after twocommercial passenger aircraft sought to enter Indian territoryfrom Pakistan side using similar identification codes,sparking a security alert. Two MiG21 fighter aircraft were sent from Jodhpur airbase to investigate a Turkish Airlines plane over Jaisalmeron Sunday morning when...
  • Xiaomi Mi3 coming to India at Rs 14,999; prebookings start on July 15 July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Xiaomi, often called the 'Apple' of China, is all set to launch its first smartphone in India on July 15. Named the Xiaomi Mi3, it will be the first smartphone from Xiaomi to go on sale in India. The phone is listed on the company's Indian website with...
  • OMG! Tom Cruise to shoot inside Britain's Houses of Parliament for 'Mission: Impossible 5'? June 21, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Tom Cruise will reportedly shoot scenes for the next installment of 'Mission: Impossible' inside Britain's Houses of Parliament. The actor has reportedly been granted permission to shoot the fifth installment of the action franchise inside the home of British politics, the House of Commons, reports contactmusic.com. A source tells...
  • Defence Minister Jaitley briefed on IAF's operational preparedness June 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Defence Minister Arun Jaitley was on Friday briefed by the Air Force on its operational preparedness and its immediate requirements such as 126 Rafale combat aircraft for carrying out its assigned tasks. The presentation was made by the top IAF brass to the Defence Minister at the Air...
  • 16 feared dead after helicopter crashes in Russia June 1, 2014

    Moscow: A helicopter carrying 18 people crashed into a lake in northwestern Russia and only two of them were believed to have survived, officials said on Sunday. The two passengers, who floated to the surface still strapped into their seats, were rescued by fishermen and hospitalized for treatment of broken...
  • IPL 7: Mumbai Indians up against RCB's batting might April 19, 2014

    The ease with which Royal Challengers Bangalore won their previous encounter against Delhi Daredevils has surely sent a statement of intent to the rest of the Indian Premier League sides, and in their second game of IPL 7, the Virat Kohli-led RCB will face defending champions Mumbai Indians in the...
  • 'The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly' is a story of hope, determination April 18, 2014

    Sun-Mi Hwang is writer based in South Korea. She has written over 40 books which cover a variety of genres and themes. She has written books for children as well as adults, and has also won numerous accolades for her prolific writing. "The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly" is...
  • Kallis, Narine power KKR to thumping win over Mumbai in IPL-7 opener April 17, 2014

    It was another match-winning performance from Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) trump card and mystery spinner Sunil Narine, who scalped four wickets giving away just 20 runs to rattle Mumbai Indians's (MI) chase after Jacques Kallis and Manish Pandey set them a target of 164 in the opening game of Indian...