WhatsApp updates privacy policy, terms of use ahead of payments service launch

New Delhi/New York, Jun 23 WhatsApp, which is testing its payments services in India, today said it is updating its terms of service and privacy policy to “reflect the addition of payment interoperability features” ahead of the full-fledged launch of the service. Almost one million people are “testing” WhatsApp’s payments service in India, which is […]

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India, Cuba agree to enhance cooperation in biotechnology, renewable energy

Havana, Jun 23 India and Cuba have agreed to enhance cooperation in biotechnology, renewable energy and traditional medicine as President Ram Nath Kovind held wide-ranging talks with his Cuban counterpart Miguel Diaz-Canel to further cement the strong bilateral ties. Kovind, who arrived here on Thursday on the last leg of his three-nation tour which also […]

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Rupee logs 3rd straight gain, up 14 paise against dollar

Mumbai, Jun 22 The rupee continued its rally for a third straight session today, strengthening by another 14 paise to end at 67.84 against the US dollar amid sustained unwinding of American currency by exporters. Fresh capital inflows and an encouraging rally in domestic equities revived forex market sentiment. Foreign funds and investors turned net […]

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Markets stage strong comeback; log 5th weekly gains

Mumbai, Jun 22 Benchmarks weathered volatility to end sharply higher today, propelled by a late-session surge as investors snapped up healthcare, telecom and financials stocks amid mixed global cues. The BSE Sensex, which was trading flat with a negative bias for the major part of the day, spurted 257.21 points or 0.73 per cent to […]

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Dalmia Bharat Cement advocates use of composite cement to reduce carbon footprint

BHUBANESWAR, JUNE 22 Dalmia Bharat Cement advocated use of composite cement as future of Cement Industry at the recently concluded first summer school on “Low clinker green cement-based composites” organised by Indian Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar at its Argul campus. Composite Cements are cement produced by inter-grinding of clinker, granulated slag, fly ash and gypsum […]

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Tin slips on subdued demand

Mumbai, Jun 22 Tin prices slipped at the non-ferrous metal market today due to stockists’ selling amid subdued demand from alloy industries. Elsewhere, copper armiture, copper utensils, zinc and lead also eased due to sluggish demand from industrial users. While, copper scrap heavy and brass sheet cuttings gained due to good demand from consuming industries. […]

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India seeks fugitive tag for Mallya; ED moves court to confiscate Rs 12,500-cr assets

Mumbai/New Delhi, Jun 22 India today made its first move to clampdown on big bank loan defaulters under a new law as the Enforcement Directorate (ED) moved court against liquor baron Vijay Mallya seeking to declare him a ‘fugitive offender’ and to confiscate his assets worth Rs 12,500 crore. Officials said the central probe agency […]

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PM pitches for double-digit GDP growth, raising India’s share in world trade

New Delhi, Jun 22 Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called for targeting double-digit GDP growth for breaking into the USD 5 trillion economy club and said India’s share in world trade has to more than double to 3.4 per cent. Speaking after laying the foundation stone of Vanijya Bhawan, a new office complex of the […]

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PM seeks double-digit GDP growth, raising India’s share in world trade

New Delhi, Jun 22 Prme Minister Narendra Modi today spoke of targeting double-digit GDP growth for breaking into the USD 5 trillionclub and said India’s share in world trade has to be doubled to 3.4 per cent. Speaking after laying the foundation stone of a new office complex of the Ministry of Commerce here, he […]

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