The Google-HTC deal is good for Google, bad news for Apple and Samsung: Analysts

Google’s announcement that it would acquire the bulk of HTC’s smartphone research and design division came as a surprise, but it wasn’t entirely unexpected. HTC has been struggling massively in the smartphone space and reports of HTC selling off various divisions had been flowing in for a while. Since the last

Fast-track GST refund, else Rs 65,000 cr may be stuck: Exporters

  New Delhi: Fearing that a staggering Rs 65,000 crore could get stuck in GST refunds, exporters on Tuesday asked the government to fast-track the refund process and avoid further deterioration in their "liquidity situation". The Committee on Exports, chaired by Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia, on Tuesday met 8 export promotion associations

Rohingya Muslims flee to Bangladesh, recount horrors; allege civilians collaborating with Myanmar Army

Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh: Rohingya Muslims fleeing a Myanmar military offensive arrived in Bangladesh on Monday with fresh accounts of violence and arson as a rights group called for sanctions and an arms embargo to stop what the United Nations has branded ethnic cleansing. The latest wave of violence in western Myanmar’s

Weeks after Doka La standoff, China opens highway to Nepal through Tibet; admits move might irk India

Beijing has opened a strategically-located highway in Tibet that will link the region to the Nepal border. It could be used for both civilian and military purposes, Chinese state media reports said. The move comes just weeks after a military disengagement in Doka La and could irk India. The reports

Google Tez is out on Android and iOS: Here’s all you need to know about the latest mobile payments app

Google has officially released its mobile payments app for the Indian market — GOOGLETEZ.The name of the app, translating to fast, is available on the Play Store as well as the Apple App Store. This is Google's first big foray into mobile payments in India. Tez will work with all banks

54 years on, Modi opens Sardar Sarovar Dam, alleges conspiracy to stop it: Congress calls it poll gimmick

After a 54-year-long delay, the Sardar Sarovar Dam was finally inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday. However, the prime minister's comment that the dam faced numerous hurdles, did not go down well with the Congress, which called the inauguration an "election gimmick. While addressing a rally at the Dam

Google faces lawsuit based on gender discrimination in pay practices from former female employees

Three female former employees of Alphabet Inc’s Google filed a lawsuit on Thursday accusing the tech company of discriminating against women in pay and promotions. The proposed class action lawsuit, filed in California state court in San Francisco, comes as Google faces an investigation by the US Department of Labor into

Jai Lava Kusa movie Completes his Censor board and ready to release on september 21st

Young Tiger Jr NTR’s much awaited film Jai Lava Kusa movie has completed its censor formalities and ready to release the movie got U/A certificate from the board. Now, the movie is all set for a grand release worldwide on 21st of this month. Nivedha Thomas, Rashi Khanna and Hamsa

Army Chief Rawat’s ‘Salami Slicing’ Remark Contrary to Views Expressed by Modi, Xi | China

Beijing: A day after Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat's said that Beijing was employing 'salami slicing' and silently taking over territory and testing India's threshold, China on Thursday said the General's remarks were contrary to the views expressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping during their meeting