Archive for January, 2018

Infinix to launch ‘India first’ smartphone on February 6

New Delhi, Jan 31 :  Infinix, an online smartphone brand from China-based Transsion Holdings, is set to launch a selfie-centric, ‘India first’ smartphone in India on February 6.
According to industry sources, the mid-price segment device in the selfie-centric “S series” will be launched globally after its…

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Takes courage to helm a film of magnitude of ‘Padmaavat’: Ranveer

Mumbai, Jan 31 : Actor Ranveer Singh, who is currently riding high on the success of his latest release “Padmaavat”, says it takes immense courage to direct a film of such a magnitude.

Ranveer on Tuesday treated his fans to a question and answer session, where one user asked him if…

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Qatar ratifies international deals amid blockade

Doha, Jan 31 (IANS) Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani ratified a number of international cooperation agreements in various fields, the media reported on Wednesday.

On the economic front, the agreements involve cooperation and assistance in customs-related matters between the governments of Qatar and India, as well…

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No doubt that we will form government in Tripura, says BJP

Agartala, Jan 31:  There is no doubt that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would form government in Tripura after the February 18 assembly polls, its state chief Biplab Kumar Deb said here on Wednesday.

“BJP would come to power in Tripura ousting the CPI-M-led Left Front government in…

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Youth succumbs to injuries, toll in Shopian firing climbs to 3

Srinagar, Jan 31 (PTI) The death toll in the alleged Army firing on a mob in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir today rose to three after a critically injured youth succumbed to injuries.

Rayees Ahmad, who was among the nine persons injured in the Army firing last week, succumbed…

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Amitabh Kant, CEO NITI Aayog inaugurates RAOTM 2018

Gurugram / Delhi NCR: January 31, 2018. Amitabh Kant, CEO – NITI Aayog today inaugurated Rockwell Automation On the Move (RAOTM 2018), the largest automation industry exposition in India. Amitabh Kant in his message, sent for the occasion, focused on how automation is driving the growth for manufacturing industry on advanced automation…

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Tremors rock Delhi, north India

New Delhi, Jan 31  Delhi and several parts of northern India experienced tremors on Wednesday following an earthquake on the Afghanistan-Tajikistan border.
According to the India Meteorological Department, the earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter Scale struck at a depth of 190 km in the Hindu Kush region…

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BJP getting ready for Lok Sabha poll in 2018

A trial baloon is being hoisted by BJP to achieve its objective of holding simultaneous poll for State Assemblies and Lok Sabha by going for early poll for Lok Sabha along with eight States who will be going to poll in 2018 instead of  2019 when the poll for Lok…

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Breakthrough leads to sequencing of a human genome using a pocket-sized device

London, Jan 30 A new nanopore technology for direct sequencing of long strands of DNA has resulted in the most complete human genome ever assembled with a single technology, scientists have revealed.

The research, published today in Nature Biotechnology, involved scientists the Universities of Birmingham, Nottingham, East Anglia, California, Salt…

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University of Birmingham launches India Institute

London ,Jan 30 The University of Birmingham today launched its India Institute in the presence of His Excellency Mr Yashvardhan Kumar Sinha, High Commissioner of India.

Creating the University of Birmingham India Institute (UBII) reflects the University’s extensive links with India, which span over 100 years, as Birmingham researchers…

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