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Wikipedia founder to launch new site to tackle fake news

1 day ago
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Wikipedia’s founder Jimmy Wales is going to launch a new crowd-funded website that aims to curb the spread of false information by providing verified news.

Etihad appoints Robin Kamark as CEO of Airline Equity Partners

2 days ago
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

Kamark will be responsible for leading and developing the Group’s minority equity investment strategy, which includes stakes in airberlin, Alitalia, Jet Airways, Air Serbia, Air Seychelles, Etihad Regional and Virgin Australia.

Google to introduce 'Copyless Paste' feature

3 days ago
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The Copyless Paste feature will take data from Chrome usage and use that to improve the experience in other apps.

Myntra acqui-hired logistics start-up for an undisclosed amount

Apr 21, 2017
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Fashion e-tailer Myntra has acquired a technology start-up to reduce its delivery time and smooth customer experience.

Amazon launches Fire TV Stick with Voice Remote in India

Apr 20, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Fire TV Stick comes with a quad-core processor and fast Wi-Fi for great picture quality.

SBI becomes India's most-valued Public Sector Company

Apr 19, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

On the other hand, in Private Sector, IT major Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) became the most-valued Indian company with a market cap of Rs 454902.85 crore.

Indian billionaire Anil Agarwal buys 11.4% of miner Anglo American

Apr 15, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The Volcan Holdings investment company owned by Agarwal’s family is now the second largest shareholder behind South Africa’s Public Investment Corp, which owns more than 13 per cent.

Aditya Birla Nuvo to be merged with Grasim Industries

Apr 12, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Aditya Birla Nuvo Ltd and the Grasim Industries Ltd are the subsidiaries of the Aditya Birla Group.

Reliance Jio launches Dhan Dhana Dhan offer

Apr 12, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The firm withdrew its Summer Surprise offer of free services owing to a directive from the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India.

BHEL and Indian Railways tie-up for Rooftop SPV Systems

Apr 12, 2017
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The contract agreement was signed between the Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) and the Indian Railways Organisation for Alternate Fuels (IROAF).

Cairn India merged with Vedanta Ltd

Apr 12, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The merged company will have a larger market cap of USD 15.6 billion.

Supreme Court rejects Compensatory Power Tariff for Adani Power, Tata Power

Apr 12, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Following this ruling, both the companies witnessed a dip in their share prices by up to 18 per cent on BSE.

Nokia partners with Airtel and BSNL to bring 5G Services in India

Apr 11, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The MoU will help BSNL to draw a framework for transition from the current network to a futuristic 5G network.

Flipkart acquires eBay India business to fight Amazon

Apr 11, 2017
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This new funding round valued Flipkart at  USD 11.6 billion now. This is about 24 per cent lower than the USD 15.2 billion valuation it got in 2015.

Paytm Mall launches QR code feature

Apr 10, 2017
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Paytm has launched its QR code in partnership with Samsung, which will be extended to almost all FMCG brands.

Aliza Knox, Twitter's head of Asia-Pacific, quits

Apr 5, 2017
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Knox’s exit from the micro-blogging site comes on the back of the loss of a number of high-profile Asia-based executives in 2016, including Managing Director for Southeast Asia, India, Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region Parminder Singh, India head Rishi Jaitly, China head Kathy Chen and Australia country boss Karen Stocks.

BHEL commissioned 800 MW Supercritical Thermal Power Plant in Karnataka

Mar 31, 2017
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

It is the second unit of the 2x800 MW Yeramarus Thermal Power Station, which is located in Raichur District of Karnataka.

Amazon acquires Souq.com, the Middle East's biggest online retailer

Mar 31, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Ronaldo Mouchawar, the Chief Executive and Co-founder of the Souq.com, called the agreement “a critical next step in growing e-commerce presence on behalf of customers across the region.”

Truecaller ties-up with Bharti Airtel, ICICI Bank and Google in India

Mar 29, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

The ‘Airtel Truecaller ID’ feature will identify a caller and send his information via a flash message in advance.

Facebook adds new camera and Snapchat-like features

Mar 29, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Its new camera will give users more options to share and enhance photos and videos.

SBI launched Unnati Credit Card to spread credit inclusion

Mar 29, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The SBI Unnati would enable those who do not have a credit history to build one so that they could avail themselves of other loan products in the future.

HDFC Bank MD Aditya Puri features in World's Best CEOs list by Barron's

Mar 27, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The top three positions in the list were secured by Mary Barra of General Motors, Gary Dickerson of Applied Materials and Stephen Hemsley respectively.

ICICI launched Mera iMobile application for rural customers

Mar 24, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The launch of the Mera iMobile is expected to boost the reach of the ICICI in rural areas.

Bharti Airtel acquires 4G business of Tikona Networks

Mar 24, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Currently, Tikona has 20 MHz spectrum in the 2300 MHz band in Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh (East), Uttar Pradesh (West), Rajasthan and Himachal Pradesh circles.

Ram Vilas Paswan: Strict punishment for misleading advertisements

Mar 21, 2017
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Consumer Affairs minister Ram Vilas Paswan announced that the centre would be taking strict action against the entities who put out misleading advertisements.

Idea approves merger with Vodafone India

Mar 20, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

A statement said, Vodafone India's business barring its investments in Indus Towers will vest in the new entity, which will be renamed at a later stage.

Bandhan Bank signs pact with Avenues India to enhance customer support

Mar 17, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

The pact was signed to provide the merchants with seamless access to the Point of Sale (POS) and the payment gateway products.

SBI announces Rs 6000-cr tractor loan settlement scheme

Mar 15, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Farmers can avail the benefits of the One Time Settlement by contacting to their SBI branch. The settlement scheme will last until 31 March 2017.

Tata Motors, Volkswagen Group signed MoU for exploring joint development projects

Mar 15, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) will help Tata Motors become "FutuReady" by embracing new technologies.

IDFC Bank launches Aadhaar Payment App

Mar 9, 2017
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

To get the app, the merchants are required to visit the nearest branch of IDFC bank.

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