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LeTV expected to launch its first smartphone in India on January 5

While we already know that LeTV is planning to enter the Indian market, it now looks like that’s gonna happen in less than a couple of weeks. The Chinese company has sent out invites for a press event scheduled for January 5 in the country’s capital city of New Delhi. While the invite contains little information other than the event’s ... Read More »

Bill Gates meets PM Narendra Modi; offers support for financial inclusion

Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates on Friday offered support for strengthening of efforts of the Indian government towards financial inclusion and pitched for the need to lower the cost of clean energy to the level of hydrocarbons. This was articulated by Gates when he met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi and discussed various issues which included clean ... Read More »

Alleged Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Plus cases leak online

Just over a couple of weeks after we brought you exclusive Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Plus renders, images showing protective covers for the yet-to-be announced flagship smartphones have leaked online. The images reveal things like a rectangular home button, a bulging out rear camera unit, volume buttons on the left, and power button on the right. A quick ... Read More »

Unfair to target India for coal-based power, says CSE

Even as India is being targeted for expanding coal usage for energy production, a Delhi-based green NGO today said that focusing only on coal and India is an “unnecessary distraction” and creating “bad blood” at the climate conference here and is a “well planned campaign”. The Centre for Science and Environment said that despite the ambitious plans of the Indian ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi 5 is portrayed in a new set of leaked renders, specs outed too

A couple of newly leaked renders out of China claim to portray the upcoming Xiaomi Mi 5. These are said to be unofficial, but based on the design of the real thing – which was briefly used by the creator of the pictures. As you can see, the image of the front of the device shows an incredibly small Home ... Read More »

India’s farm sector imports on a rise: Key facts

India’s farm sector imports are on a rise pushed by two back to back droughts and untimely rainfall. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been trying to revive rural India but agricultural imports are seeing an upward trend. Last week Modi held a late night meet with the farm officials to address the concerns. Here are some key facts about the ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy A9 is official with a 6-inch screen and 4,000mAh battery

The Samsung Galaxy A9 has been officially announced in China. Hardly anything about it is a surprise by now, as the smartphone has starred in more than its fair share of leaks. The Galaxy A9 sits on top Samsung’s premium-built A-series and is positioned right where midrange meets flagship. The design is the newly adopted glass and metal affair, and ... Read More »

FM Arun Jaitley says 7th Pay Commission outgo not to affect fiscal deficit target

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday he was not worried about fiscal deficit and government would be able to meet its target despite additional outgo towards the implementation of the 7th Pay Commission. He admitted however that the impact of implementing the pay commission’s recommendations, which will result in an additional annual burden of Rs 1.02 lakh crore on ... Read More »

Android 6.0 beta seeding to Galaxy S6 and S6 edge in the UK

What do you know – the Marshmallow beta for the Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 edge that was supposed to be exclusive to South Korea, has started rolling out in the UK as well. The TouchWiz-zed Android 6.0 firmware comes in the form of a 1.2GB download and brings quite a few changes. The RAW image capture, which was rumored for previous ... Read More »

Central government’s total expenditure up by 6% to Rs 10,21,620 crore

The Central Government ‘s total expenditure grew around 6 per cent to Rs 10,21,619.7 crore during the first seven months of 2015/16. Plan expenditure saw a meagre growth of 1.4 per cent compared to fairly decent growth of around 8 per cent in the no-plan spending during the same period. In the current fiscal , plan and non-plan spending have ... Read More »