Archive for March 30th, 2018

Huawei posts 28% rise in 2017 net profit, to hike R&D investments

New Delhi, March 30 :  Eyeing the growth-driven Cloud, Internet of Things (IoT) and 5G markets, Shenzhen-based Huawei on Friday reported net profit of 47.5 billion yuan ($7.3 billion) for 2017, an increase of 28.1 per cent year-on-year, and registered revenue of 603.6…

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Gender inequality behind microphone widening in male-dominated Bollywood

National Award-winning singer Sonu Nigam had told IANS last December that he misses a good female solo number in films. Earlier this month, journalist Gurman Bhatia analysed more than 24,000 Bollywood songs from the 50 highest-grossing movies of every year since 1950 and discovered that the share…

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ICICI Bank stands by Chanda Kochhar, urges not to spread rumours

Mumbai, March 30:  Reiterating its stand on the Videocon issue, ICICI Bank Chairman M.K. Sharma on Thursday said reports alleging nepotism by the lender’s MD and CEO Chanda Kochhar were unfounded and malicious in nature.
Saying that ICICI Bank’s exposure to the Videocon Group (Videocon Industries and…

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Security heightened outside Javadekar’s house

New Delhi, March 30 :  Security was heightened around Union Human Resource Development Minister Praksh Javadekar’s residence here on Friday over a possible gathering of demonstrators protesting against the leakage of Class 10 and Class 12 question papers.
The Delhi Police imposed Section 144 outside his residence on Kushak Road…

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TN cabinet must condemn Modi, Central government: Stalin

Chennai, March 30 : DMK leader M.K. Stalin on Friday asked Chief Minister K. Palaniswami to convene a meeting of his cabinet and pass a resolution condemning the Central government and Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Cauvery issue.
In a statement issued here, Stalin also said the state government…

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Sushma Swaraj calls on Japanese PM

Tokyo, March 30 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj called on Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe here on Friday, the third and concluding day of her visit to the country.
According to External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar, Sushma Swaraj conveyed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s greetings to…

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