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  • Rains to continue in Odisha September 7, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: Rains are likely to continue in many areas of Odisha with heavy rainfall at some places in southern districts under the impact of a well marked low pressure area in the region. Rain and thunder shower would occur at many places over the state during next 24 hours, the...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 4, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey September 4, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Over 70 dead in flood related accidents in J&K September 4, 2014

    Torrential downpour in Jammu and Kashmir has destroyed all low lying areas. Residents are complaining of blocked roads. Over 70 are dead in flood related accidents in J&K. ...
  • After SpiceJet, IndiGo enters fare war, lowers fares to Rs 999 September 2, 2014

    Budget carrier IndiGo on Tuesday started promotional air fares by offering discounted one-way fares starting at a low of Rs 999 (all inclusive one-way fare), a day after SpiceJet started its offer of Rs.499 one-way charge. According to IndiGo, its Delhi-Japiur flight is priced at Rs.999 one-way, follwoed by Rs.1,399 Srinagar-Chandigarh....
  • India moving to low-cost devices faster than other markets: Lenovo September 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The Indian market may be flooded with affordable smartphones with indications of prices declining further, but Chinese tech giant Lenovo believes that providing a good device at a low price point has become a major challenge. According to Lenovo India Managing Director Amar Babu, the transition to low-cost devices...
  • DTC may sign deal to procure 1,380 semi-low-floor buses August 31, 2014

    New Delhi: After two failed bids, Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) may soon sign a deal with an Indian automotive manufacturing company to procure a total of 1,380 semi-low-floor buses to replace its fleet of standard-floor ones (yellow buses). "We invited global players for procurement of 1,380 semi-low-floor buses... Tata Motors has...
  • 'Low castes still forced to clean human excreta' August 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Hundreds of thousands of impoverished "low caste" Indians are being forced to clean human excreta from dry toilets and open drains, despite a ban on the discriminatory and undignified practice, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Monday. India has since Independence in 1947 enacted laws aimed at ending the...
  • Maharashtra: Low-intensity blast in Kolhapur, 1 injured August 24, 2014

    Kolhapur/Mumbai: A roadside vendor suffered minor injuries in a low-intensity blast on the outskirts of Kolhapur town in western Maharashtra on Saturday night, police said. The explosion occurred near a food cart close to Shahu toll plaza, a senior police officer said in Mumbai. As per preliminary information, the bomb-like device...
  • Low-cost smartphones boost Android: Survey August 17, 2014

    Washington: A surge in low-cost smartphone sales, notably in emerging markets, helped the Google Android platform extend its dominance in the second quarter, a survey showed. The report by market tracker IDC said Android phone sales were up 33 per cent over the past year to 255 million units, and accounted...
  • Jet to stop low-cost services, to merge them with parent carrier August 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Jet Airways, which reported Rs 217 crore net loss in the June quarter, on Monday said that it will be exiting low-cost services and will merge its two no-frills brands with parent full service carrier. "By the end of this year, there will be no JetLite and Jet Konnect brands...
  • Flynas to operate Jeddah-Hyderabad flights from August July 25, 2014

    Hyderabad: Flynas, a low-cost airline from Saudi Arabia, has announced it will operate its first services to India beginning next month with two weekly flights each from Jeddah to Hyderabad and Jeddah to Kozhikode. The flights to Hyderabad will be operated Saturdays and Wednesdays starting Aug 16 and to Kozhikode (Calicut)...
  • Spice to soon launch Firefox, Android One phones in India; Firefox phones to cost Rs 1,500, Android One phones Rs 6,000 July 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Homegrown handset maker Spice today said it will bring the much-awaited Rs 1,500-Firefox and Rs 6,000-Android One smartphones to India before Diwali. Earlier this year, Mozilla (developer of Firefox web browser) had tied up with Indian firms - Intex and Spice - to bring smartphones priced at USD...
  • Aadhar Housing Finance forays into Rajasthan, opens branches in 7 cities July 17, 2014

    Aadhar Housing Finance Limited, a segment-focused housing finance company, said it has entered Rajasthan with the simultaneous launch of branches at seven cities in the state. The branches were opened in Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Kota, Alwar, Bikaner and Bhilwada. The company provides housing finance to lower income consumer segments -- both...
  • World Cup 2014: Final will see galaxy of stars, says Low July 11, 2014

    Rio de Janeiro: Germany coach Joachim Low said that he is looking forward to the World Cup final which will see a galaxy of the football stars. Low's team will meet Argentina in the final at the Maracana Stadium here on Sunday, reports EFE. "It's Latin America versus Europe and great galaxy...
  • SpiceJet offers 10 lakh tickets for travel in 2015 starting Rs 999 July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Low-fare airline SpiceJet has come up with another offer with ticket prices as low as Rs 999. The offer is open from July to July 10 for air travel between January 6, 2015 and October 24, 2015. Ten lakh tickets are up for grabs under the offer. While...
  • Not everyone wants cheering up: study June 28, 2014

    Toronto: People with low self-esteem may not really want you to try to boost their spirits, a new study suggests. Those with low self-esteem have overly negative views of themselves, and often interpret critical feedback, romantic rejections, or unsuccessful job applications as evidence of their general unworthiness, researchers said. Researchers at the...
  • Manipur: One injured in a low intensity blast in Imphal June 14, 2014

    Imphal: A low intensity blast rocked Imphal on Saturday afternoon injuring one person. The blast took place in Moirangkhom Sougaijam Leikai in the capital city. (More details awaited) ...
  • AirAsia India set to begin operations from tomorrow with Bangalore-Goa flight June 11, 2014

    Mumbai: The domestic aviation space is all set to witness severe competition with the entry of AirAsia India, which starts operation from Thursday, June 12. AirAsia India, the Indian arm of the Malaysian no-frills airline headed by Tony Fernandes, will become the fourth budget carrier in the country - after...
  • SpiceJet launches another low-fare plan, targets Tier 2 cities June 3, 2014

    Budget carrier SpiceJet, which triggered a low-fare war in the market early this year, came out with another promotional all-inclusive ticket offer on Tuesday starting from Rs 2,999 for a one-way journey on domestic routes, primarily from Tier-II cities. The three-day offer, for which bookings started on Tuesday, is valid for...
  • Low-cost Android handsets drive smartphone sales: Report May 29, 2014

    Washington: Global smartphone sales will jump 23 per cent this year to more than 1.2 billion units, fuelled by growth of low-cost handsets in emerging markets, a research firm said Wednesday. An IDC survey said smartphone sales will maintain an annual growth rate of 12.3 per cent through 2018. Much of the...
  • April WPI inflation at two-month low of 5.2 per cent May 15, 2014

    India's wholesale prices-based inflation in April slowed to a two-month low of 5.2 per cent, helped by a moderation in food and fuel costs, government data showed on Thursday. The rise in the wholesale price index (WPI) compared with a 5.73 per cent year-on-year jump forecast by economists in a Reuters...
  • Gujarat: Low intensity earthquake hits Jamnagar May 12, 2014

    A low intensity earthquake hit areas near Lalpur taluka of Gujarat's Jamnagar district this morning, state disaster management officials said. The epicentre of the earthquake, measured at 3.4 on Richter scale, was registered 16 kms north-east of Lalpur town, which is close to some of India's largest petroleum refinery complexes. The tremors...
  • Low-cost devices, 4G networks drive smartphone sales May 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Smartphone shipments rose in Q1 of 2014, driven by strong demand in emerging markets, availability of low-cost devices and the proliferation of 4G networks, even as reduced consumer spending after the holiday season affected handset sales, according to research firm IDC. Global smartphone sales grew 28.6 per cent...
  • SpiceJet launches another limited-period low fare scheme April 30, 2014

    No-frills airline SpiceJet on Wednesday launched yet another round of limited-period low fare offers to fill its seats for travel between July and September when air travel generally slumps. The all-inclusive fares start from as low as Rs 1,899 and Rs 1,999 targeted for travel to some Tier-II destinations and eastern...
  • Videocon A29 with 4-inch display, 3.2MP camera launched in India at Rs 5,799 April 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Videocon has launched a new smartphone in India. Named Videocon A29, the phone has a 4-inch display (480x800) and runs Android Jelly Bean 4.2. It is a dual-SIM phone and is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core processor along with 512MB of RAM. The Videocon A29 has a 3.2 megapixel...
  • SpiceJet offers lowest fare of Re 1 April 1, 2014

    Low-cost carrier SpiceJet, which lowered its fares by up to 75 per cent last quarter, on Tuesday offered fares as low as Re 1 across its domestic network with limited period bookings, putting its rivals on the mat. Besides, the Gurgaon-based airline also announced two more special schemes, offering travellers tickets...
  • India to build 200 low cost airports March 10, 2014

    Hyderabad: India plans to build 200 low cost airports in the next 20 years to connect tier-II and tier-III cities, said a civil aviation ministry official. This will be one of the focus areas of India Aviation 2014, the country's largest civil aviation exhibition and conference beginning from Wednesday. The...
  • Aakash 4 tablet to be available in India in the next 45 days for Rs 3,999: Kapil Sibal February 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal said low-cost tablet PC Aakash 4 will be available in the market in around one and a half months for Rs 3,999. "Aakash 4 will be available in the market in one or one and a half months. Its a...