Archive for: April, 2017

World sees record investments in renewables, says report

ArrayNew Delhi, With the cost of clean technology continues to fall, the world added record levels of renewable energy capacity in 2016, at an investment level 23 per cent lower than the previous year, says an international research. The newly commissioned included the Adani Group’s 648-MW solar power plant, the world’s largest solar voltaic project […]

Indians prefer Xiaomi over Samsung, Apple

New Delhi, Xiaomi has become the most preferred smartphone upgrade choice for Indian consumers in 2017, beating popular brands like Samsung and Apple, market research firm Strategy Analytics said on Friday. According to the report, 26 per cent of potential Android buyers looking to upgrade their devices in 2017 list Xiaomi as their preferred brand. […]

Sitharaman urges luxury sector to help Indian artisans

New Delhi, The central government on Friday asked the luxury industry to recognise the work of Indian artisans and help them access markets outside the country. “It pains me to say this. I purposely say this to this audience…the luxury industry will have to identify them (artisans) from various pockets in India and give them […]

Sansui launches ‘Horizon 1’ smartphone on Flipkart

New Delhi, Japanese electronics major Sansui on Friday launched a 4G/VoLTE-enabled smartphone ‘Horizon 1’ which will be available exclusively on e-commerce marketplace Flipkart. Priced at Rs 3,999, the device comes with 5MP rear camera with Dual-LED flash and 3.2MP front camera with ‘Selfie Flash’. “Through our partnership with Flipkart, we aim to impact the exclusive […]

Airtel sacks VP for code of conduct violation

New Delhi, Telecom service provider Bharti Airtel on Thursday said it has sacked Pallab Mitra, Vice President and Head, Alliances for allegedly violating the code of conduct. In a letter to the employees, the company said: “All employees are hereby advised that the company has terminated the services of Pallab Mitra, Vice-President and Head — […]

Note ban will have positive impact in medium term: ADB

New Delhi, India’s note ban will have a positive impact on the economy in the medium term as the banks’ profitability is likely to go up with increased lending capacity and lowering of aggregate deposit costs, an ADB report said on Thursday. “Demonetisation is likely to have a positive impact over the medium term. With […]

Dy CM holds video-conference with District Collectors

 Hyderabad,  Deputy Chief Minister & Minister for Revenue Mohammed Mahmood Ali on Tuesday conducted video-conference with all district collectors and other revenue officials on Sadabainama, Mutation Progress Report Review, Bhoodan Lands, Assigned Lands – Validation reports enabled in TLRMS and heat wave and mitigation of drinking water and other revenue items. Reviewing the progress of various points […]

TS Govt sanctions 108 posts in Health Dept on contract basis

Hyderabad,  The Telangana Government on Tuesday accorded permission to the Commissioner of Health and Family Welfare and Mission Director, National Health Mission, TS, Hyderabad to make recruitment on 50 posts purely on temporary basis for a period of one year on Contract/Outsourcing basis as per NHM guidelines, for better performance of the Government Blood Banks in all […]

Uttam sets ‘Mission 2019’ for Telalngana Congress in motion

Hyderabad,  Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) president Capt. N. Uttam Kumar Reddy said that the Congress party would intensify its preparations to face General Election 2019. Addressing a press conference at Gandhi Bhavan on Tuesday evening, Uttam Kumar Reddy said that the Congress would pursue ‘Mission 2019’ in an organised and aggressive manner. He informed that all […]

Last date for payment of first Haj instalment extended

 Hyderabad,  The last date for payment of first installment of Haj expenses of Rs. 81,000/- per person is  extended from 5th April to 13th April, announced Telangana State Haj Committee Special Officer Prof. S. A. Shukoor. Prof. Shukoor said that the pilgrims who have so far not remitted this amount may utilize the opportunity and make payment […]

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