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Facebook adds new camera and Snapchat-like features

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

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

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

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.

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.

BBC banned for five years from filming in Tiger reserves

Mar 1, 2017
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

Justin Rowlatt’s documentary, ‘One World: Killing for Conservation’ shot in Kaziranga led to banning of BBC from filming in Tiger reserves.

Civil Aviation Minister inaugurated India’s first Integrated Heliport

Feb 28, 2017
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

Civil Aviation minister Ashok Gajapathi has inaugurated India’s first integrated heliport in Delhi. The facility is expected to reduce the congestion at the Delhi airport.

Air India inducts A320 neo plane, to add 13 more in 2017

Feb 18, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

With this, Air India became the third airline to induct the A320 neo aircraft, the other two airlines with A320 neo planes are after IndiGo and Go Air.

Hindustan Motors sells Ambassador Car brand to Peugeot

Feb 13, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

In this regard, Hindustan Motors signed an agreement with Peugeot SA for the sale of the Ambassador brand including the trademarks for a consideration of Rs 80 crore.

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick quits Trump’s Economic Advisory Council

Feb 5, 2017
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

This development is a reflection of growing dissatisfaction in the American corporate world with Trump’s policies.

PVR Pictures launched Vkaao theatre-on-demand service

Jan 22, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

PVR Pictures is the film production and distribution arm of PVR Group. The PVR group owns PVR Cinemas, one of the largest multiplex companies in India.

SBI declares Silchar as its 5th zone in North East India

Oct 21, 2016
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The 5th zone will cater to the banking needs of the people of Mizoram, Tripura and Manipur along with the Barak Valley. The other four zones are located in after Guwahati, Shillong, Dibrugarh and Jorhat.

SBI becomes first domestic bank to open branch in Yangon

Oct 4, 2016
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The Yangon branch is the 54th foreign branch of the SBI, nation's largest lender. This branch extends the global presence of SBI in 37 countries through 198 offices.

Infosys launches e-commerce platform Skava Commerce

Sep 29, 2016
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The platform can help brick-and-mortar retailers to quickly launch new offerings, improve conversion rates of traffic coming from digital channels without making large investments upfront.

HAL gets APAQG membership with voting rights

Sep 20, 2016
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

With this, India became the seventh nation to join the APAQG under TRHE International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG). The other nations of APAQG are China, South Korea, Taiwan, Indonesia, Singapore and Japan.

Virat Kohli appointed as Brand Ambassador of Punjab National Bank

Sep 19, 2016
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

Since its inception in 1895, PNB has been people's bank serving millions of customers throughout India. Over the years, the Bank has established itself as a major player in Indian banking space.

Microsoft, Google and Salesforce adopt EU-US Privacy Shield framework

Sep 6, 2016
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The European Commission adopted the EU-US Privacy Shield framework in July 2016 to facilitate the transfer of personal data from the EU to the United States (US).

Reliance Cement becomes subsidiary of Birla Corporation Limited

Aug 24, 2016
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Reliance Cement Company Private Limited (RCCPL) was acquired by the Birla Corporation Limited for 4800 crore rupees.  RCCPL is a subsidiary of the Reliance Infrastructure Ltd (RInfra).

Hindustan Copper Limited inaugurated nickel production facility in Ghatsila

Aug 16, 2016
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

This is the first facility in India to produce Nickel metal of LME grade from primary resource. Currently, Copper is recovered from bleed electrolyte as liberator cathode having only 50-90 percent Copper content, and liberator sludge with 50-60 percent Copper content.

UBI launched USSD based *99# Mobile Application for basic banking needs

Aug 16, 2016
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

It was launched in partnership with National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), the umbrella organisation for all retail payments system in the country.

Vinod Rai steps down from IDFC Bank’s board

Aug 5, 2016
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Rai was on IDFC Bank board since its inception in October 2015. He was appointed as the Chairman of Bank Board Bureau on 28 February 2016.

NASSCOM unveils India’s first Centre of Excellence on Internet of Things

Jul 8, 2016
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The centre is a joint initiative between the Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeITY), Education and Research Network (ERNET) and NASSCOM.

Hero MotoCorp inked 3-year wage agreement with Gurgaon workers

Jul 5, 2016
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The three-year agreement will be implemented with retrospective effect starting from 1 August 2015 till 31 July 2018.

HAL unveils indigenous basic trainer aircraft HTT-40

Jun 21, 2016
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

Hindustan Turbo Trainer-40 (HTT-40) is two-seater aircraft designed and developed indigenously by the HAL.

SBI named in Hall Of Shame list of Banks funding Cluster Bomb Makers

Jun 21, 2016
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

State Bank of India (SBI) is the only Indian entity on the list that includes global giants like JP Morgan, Barclays, Bank of America and Credit Suisse.

Tata-Boeing joint venture establishes aerospace facility in Hyderabad

Jun 21, 2016
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The joint venture has been established to co-produce Boeing AH-64 Apache helicopter fuselages and other aero structures, as well as to pursue integrated systems in aerospace.

State Bank of India floats IT Innovation Start-up Fund to assist start-ups in fintech space

Jun 18, 2016
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

The traditional banks around the world are opening up to work with fintech firms which are disrupting business models by using technology to deliver services at lower cost.

BHEL commissions 195 megawatt unit at Muzaffarpur Thermal Power Plant

Jun 15, 2016
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

It will be the second 195 MW unit to be commissioned by BHEL at the 2x195 MW Muzaffarpur Thermal Power Station Stage-II of Kanti Bijlee Utpadan Nigam Limited (KBUNL).

Strides Shasun receives tentative nod from USFDA for HIV drug Efavirenz

May 27, 2016
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

The final approval will be received after patent expiry in August 2018. The company will manufacture the product at its oral dosage facility in Bengaluru.

Google wins Java copyright case versus Oracle

May 27, 2016
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

The jury of eight women and two men took three days to declare its verdict. The jury found that Android does not infringe Oracle-owned copyrights because its re-implementation of 37 Java APIs is protected by fair use.

Ola signs MoU with Union Government to benefit Safai Karamcharis

May 19, 2016
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

The MoU aims to focus on building a sustainable framework by supporting entrepreneurship, skill development training and self-defence courses for Safai Karamcharis and Scavengers.

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