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India Mobile Congress to Emerge as a Global Event, Says Telecom Minister

HIGHLIGHTS Manoj Sinha said DoT will organise the India Mobile Congress every year The first ever India Mobile Congress starts on Wednesday About 150 foreign delegates and eight embassies are participating Telecom minister Manoj Sinha on Tuesday said the Department of Telecom will organise the India Mobile Congress every year which would emerge as a global event in coming years. “We want… Read More »

As Doklam standoff ends, China says it will strengthen patrols along the border

China’s defence ministry said on Thursday it will beef up patrols along a disputed stretch of the border in Doklam sector near Sikkim but also “adjust” troop deployments after ending a more than two-month standoff with India. Indian and Chinese troops had confronted each other on Doklam plateau, near the borders of India, its ally Bhutan and China,… Read More »

Eric Trump suggests his father ‘tunes out’ criticism as it can lead to depression, suicide

One of US President Donald Trump’s sons has suggested his father “tunes out” criticism as it would lead to depression and suicidal thoughts. During an interview on The Joe Pags Show, Eric Trump said “politics is the nastiest business I’ve ever seen”. “It’s the media, the mainstream media, who does not want him to succeed. It’s government who… Read More »

Nandan Nilekani back as Infosys chairman, Vishal Sikka resigns from board

A little over 36 years after he co-founded Infosys Ltd with six others and exactly a decade after he stepped down as its chief executive officer, Nandan Nilekani has returned to the company after he was unanimously named by the board as its non-executive chairman in a widely anticipated move. The appointment, a significant victory for co-founder NR Narayana Murthy… Read More »

Tata Sons hires Roopa Purushothaman as chief economist

Tata Sons today announced the appointment of Roopa Purushothaman as its chief economist and head of Policy Advocacy. Purushothaman, who will join Tata Sons with effect from September 1, comes from Everstone Capital, where she was leading the research function. “In her role, Purushothaman will drive macroeconomic research as well as all policy and advocacy initiatives as relevant… Read More »

Toshiba Said to Be Under Pressure to Consider Plan B as Chip Sale Falters

As the $18 billion (roughly Rs. 1,16,325 crores) sale of Toshiba’s memory chip unit to a government-approved consortium falters, some bankers and potential investors are pressing the board to seriously consider alternatives, people with direct knowledge of the sale process said – including picking a new buyer. Those people say Toshiba’s leadership is sticking to Plan A: selling… Read More »

Trump nominates former Texas senator as NATO ambassador

President Donald Trump says he has nominated Kay Bailey Hutchison, a former Republican senator from Texas, to be the US ambassador to NATO. Trump has had a rocky relationship with the 28-nation military alliance. As a candidate, he called NATO “obsolete.” The president has criticised several members of the post-World War II organisation for not spending adequately on… Read More »

Twitter Hires Castleberry Singleton as New VP of Inclusion and Diversity

In line with its goal of having six percent or more under-represented minorities in leadership roles, Twitter has hired Castleberry Singleton to lead its diversity efforts. “Excited to announce I’m joining @Twitter as the new VP of Inclusion and Diversity. Can’t wait to help build on the company’s great progress!” Singleton said in a tweet on Wednesday. She… Read More »

Grab an LG V20 for as low as $355

Just last week, we told you about an LG V20 deal where-in you could grab a unit for $400. And now, you can get the device for an even lower rate. An eBay seller is currently offering the phone (64GB variant) for as low as $355. A quick look at the eBay listing reveals a price tag of… Read More »

Instagram to Make It Easier to Label Posts as Paid Promotions

Photo-sharing app Instagram plans to roll out a feature on Wednesday that will make it easier to label posts as paid promotions, taking what it called a step toward transparency in an area that has drawn attention from US authorities. Product endorsements have become more common on Instagram, owned by Facebook, as celebrities and others with large followings… Read More »