Archive for May 4th, 2017

Rani to lead India in five-match Test rubber vs New Zealand

New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Striker Rani Rampal will skipper a 20-member Indian women’s hockey squad for the five-match upcoming Test series against New Zealand, starting from May 14 at Midlands.

Veteran defender Sushila Chanu Pukhrambam, who is making a comeback after nearly eight months of rehabilitation…

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Local textiles seing a sudden boom: Designer Deepika Govind

New Delhi, May 4 :  Deepika Govind, who has over 15 years of experience in fashion industry, says designers are now going back to their roots and this has become the major source of attraction for Indian clients thereby boosting local textiles.

“Local textiles has seen a sudden boom thanks to…

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Priyanka Chopra promotes UNICEF’s initiative in Zimbabwe

Harare, May 4 :  Actress Priyanka Chopra is in the Zimbabwean capital to promote UNICEF’s initiative ‘End Violence against Children as its Goodwill Ambassador.

“We are here in Harare, Zimbabwe, on a field visit in the first part of my trip to Africa as part of our efforts to ‘End…

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Idea Cellular partners with Adobe to enhance customer experience

Mumbai, May 4 :  Global software major Adobe and Aditya Birla Group-promoted Idea Cellular announced on Thursday a partnership under which Adobe Experience Cloud will empower the telecom giant to deliver personalised customer experiences to its subscribers.

Announcing the alliance at Symposium 2017 — conference for customer experience and business transformation…

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5G to disrupt automotive industry: Report

San Francisco, May 4 :  The 5G technology that is integral to the future of connected cars will enable over $2.4 trillion in total economic output across the automotive sector in 2035, a new study revealed on Thursday.

The study released by US chip manufacturer Qualcomm Technologies noted that 5G…

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Indian CIOs prefer ‘cost-effective’ multi-ecosystem vendors: Dell-EMC

New Delhi, May 4 :  While the debate on the efficiency of multi and single ecosystem vendors for data analytics and security is gaining momentum globally, Indian CIOs prefer to go with multiple service providers for cost-effective outputs, a top executive from Dell-EMC has emphasised.
According to Ben Goodman…

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Indian market should be more deregulated, FDI friendly: ADB

Yokohama (Japan), May 4 (PTI) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) today lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s effort of integrating indirect taxes through the GST, even as it wants the Indian market to be more “deregulated” and FDI friendly to realise the true potential.

Ahead of its 50th annual meeting…

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Army chief hints at action after mutilation of soldiers

New Delhi, May 4 :  Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Thursday indicated Indian forces will retaliate following the mutilation of the bodies of two soldiers by Pakistan but declined to specify details.

“You are asking for a future plan. The Army never gives out future plan. It is said only…

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Bilkis Bano case: Bombay HC rejects CBI’s death plea

Mumbai, May 4 :  The Bombay High Court on Thursday rejected a CBI plea seeking the death sentence for at least three of the 11 convicts in the March 2002 Bilkis Bano gang-rape case in Gujarat.

In its plea before the court in 2016, the CBI had said that this…

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Security forces cordon 20 Kashmir villages in search of militants

Srinagar, May 4 :  Security forces on Thursday launched a massive anti-militancy crackdown and cordoned off at least 20 villages in south Kashmir’s Shopian district in search of militants involved in recent terror attacks and bank robberies, a police officer said.
The officer said scores of security forces were…

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