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Why Wi-Fi connectivity is still limited in India

New Delhi |Thursday, 2018 9:45:39 PM IST

One of the key reasons for the relatively low Wi-Fi connectivity in India is the limited penetration of home broadband, says an analyst with London-based OpenSignal, which specializes in crowdsourced

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Rajnath assures Centre's assistance for border development programme (Lead)

New Delhi |Thursday, 2018 9:45:59 PM IST

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday emphasised the need to improve social and economic infrastructure for people residing along the international borders so that they continue to live in the

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Sensex ends at record closing level; RIL market-cap hits $100-bn mark(Roundup)

Mumbai |Thursday, 2018 9:45:59 PM IST

The BSE Sensex settled at the highest closing level of 36,548.41 points on Thursday, tracking firm global cues and an appreciation in the Indian rupee.

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India has to build 700-900 mn square metres of urban space each year: Puri

United Nations |Thursday, 2018 9:45:59 PM IST

India has to build between 700 million and 900 million square metres of green urban space every year to meet the needs of a fast-rising rising urban population that will reach 600 million by 2030, acc

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India's retail inflation for June rises to 5%

New Delhi |Thursday, 2018 9:45:54 PM IST

India's retail inflation for June has gone up to 5 per cent compared to 4.87 per cent in May 2018, according to data released by the Central Statistics Office on Monday.

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Modi hails decision to raise monetary limits for tax litigation (Lead)

New Delhi |Thursday, 2018 9:45:54 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday hailed the government's decision to reduce tax dispute litigation by not filing any appeals except in high-value cases.

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Bengal hikes threshold limit for intra-state e-way bill to up to Rs 1 lakh

Kolkata |Thursday, 2018 9:45:54 PM IST

The West Bengal government on Thursday increased, up to Rs 1 lakh, the threshold limit for the electronic-way or e-way bill in case of movement of goods within the state from existing limit of up to R

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Trump, Obama lose followers as Twitter sanitises its platform (Lead)

New Delhi/San Francisco |Thursday, 2018 9:45:18 PM IST

US President Donald Trump lost about 100,000 of his 53.4 million followers and former President Barack Obama lost about 400,000 as Twitter began removing locked accounts -- which are disabled owing to

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New YouTube feature to stop unauthorised content re-uploads

San Francisco |Thursday, 2018 9:45:44 PM IST

Google-owned YouTube is introducing a feature called "Copyright Match Tool" designed for YouTube creators who have problems with unauthorised re-uploads of their content.

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Delhi to get Signature Bridge in October

New Delhi |Thursday, 2018 9:45:18 PM IST

India's first asymmetrical cable-stayed Signature bridge connecting the Outer Ring Road with Wazirabad will open by October end, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Thursday.

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OPPO 'Find X' with AI-driven stealth 3D cameras in India

New Delhi |Thursday, 2018 9:45:39 PM IST

Chinese smartphone maker OPPO on Thursday launched its flagship smartphone "Find X" in India for Rs 59,990. It has the world's first stealth 3D cameras with Artificial Intelligence (AI) infused into i

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Sensex ends at record closing high; Nifty ends over 11,000 mark (Second Lead)

Mumbai |Thursday, 2018 9:45:39 PM IST

The BSE Sensex settled at the highest ever closing level on Thursday at 36,548.41 points after touching an intra-day record high of 36,699.53 points.

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