New Delhi: Driven by positive response, Chinese device-maker OPPO Mobiles has started selling its mobile photography-focused devices F1 and F1 Pl...


Kuala Lumpur: Leading smartphone and consumer electronics manufacturer Samsung Electronics on Thursday launched the new versions of its popular G...


New Delhi: US-based tech giant InFocus on Friday launched its BINGO series of smartphones targeted at young users in India. "BINGO series...


London: Social media giant Facebook's official mobile app is slowing Android smartphones by 15 percent and is consuming excess battery power, a me...



I would have suspended Bassi, had Delhi Police been under our jurisdiction, says Kejriwal

New Delhi (News24 Bureau): Launching a scathing attack on Delhi Police commissioner BS Bassi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said that he would have suspended him if Police were under his government's control. Talking to News24's Editor-in-chief Anurradha Prasad in weekly show 'Aamne Saamne', Kejriwal exclaimed, "Bassi challenges me for a debate. Is he a bure ...

Internet should not be monopoly of few: Ravi Shankar Prasad

New Delhi: Lauding the telecom watchdog's decision on discriminatory pricing, Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday said internet is one of the finest creations of the human mind and it should not become the monopoly of a few. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (T...

Pakistan's ISI provides financial, military support to Lashkar, JeM, reveals David Headley

Mumbai (PTI): Pakistan's intelligence agency ISI provides "financial, military and moral support" to terror outfits LeT, Jaish-e-Mohammad and Hizb-ul-Mujahideen, Pakistan-born terrorist David Coleman Headley said today as he revealed more startling details about 26/11 attacks. ...

Sikh American actor barred from flight in Mexico

Washington: Sikh American actor and designer Waris Ahluwalia says he was barred from boarding a flight home to New York from Mexico because he refused to remove his turban during a security check. Ahluwalia, according to the New York Times, said Monday he checked in at the Aeromé...

Nepal ex-PM Sushil Koirala dead; Modi calls him India's valued friend

Kathmandu: Former prime minister Sushil Koirala, who spent 16 years in exile in India, died here on Tuesday. He was 80. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that India has lost a valued friend. Koirala, who was also president of the Nepal...

Japan to adopt parliamentary resolution to protest North Korea's missile launch

Tokyo: Bipartisan lawmakers in Japan will convene on Tuesday and are widely expected to adopt a resolution protesting the Democratic People's Republic of Korea's (DPRK) launch of a long range rocket on Sunday. Both ruling and oppositi...

18 soldiers injured in Afghan bombing

Kabul: At least 18 army personnel were injured in a bombing targetted at their bus in Afghanistan's Balkh province on Monday, police said. The blast caused a plume of grey smoke to rise. The injured were shifted to an army hospital in Sha...

UN Security Council condemns North Korea's missile launch

United Nations: The UN Security Council on Sunday strongly condemned the launch using ballistic missile technology by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Saturday, said a press statement of the council. "This launch, ...

Ratan Tata invests in two more start-ups

Bengaluru: To encourage entrepreneurship, Tata Sons chairman emeritus Ratan Tata on Monday announced investing an unspecified amount in two more start-ups Moglix and Invictus Onclogy, which are based in New Delhi. As an e-commerce firm, Mogli...

US stocks fall amid declining oil

New York: US stocks dropped on Monday as crude prices extended the loss. By noon, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 347 points, or 2.14 percent, to 15,858. The S&P 500 lost 41 points, or 2.17 percent, to 1,839. The Nasdaq Composite...

RBI's buying activity swells Forex reserves

Mumbai: Buying activity by the country's central bank and the revaluation impact of global currencies swelled India's foreign exchange (Forex) reserves during the week ended January 29, experts said on Saturday. According to the Reserve Ba...

IIT-Delhi alumnus Soumitra Dutta to head Cornell's new business college

Washington: Soumitra Dutta, an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi, will become the dean of a new integrated College of Business being launched by the Cornell University during the 2016-17 academic year. Dutta currently is dea...

India outclass Sri Lanka to reach fifth U-19 World Cup final

Mirpur (Bangladesh): Rahul Dravid-coached India stormed into the final of the ICC Under-19 cricket World Cup with a convincing 97-run win over Sri Lanka in the first semi-final at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium here on Tuesday. Anmolpreet...

Sri Lanka win toss, opt to bowl against India

Pune: Sri Lanka won the toss and chose to bowl against India in the first T20 International of the three-match series at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium here on Tuesday. India have opted to rest vice-captain Virat Kohli. Right-h...

Smith replaces Finch as captain in Australia's World T20 squad

Melbourne: Aaron Finch was replaced with Steve Smith as captain, while Test wicket-keeper Peter Nevill was included in place of Matthew Wade as Cricket Australia (CA) effected critical changes in its 15-member World T20 squad on Tuesday. &quo...

India colts face Sri Lanka in high-voltage semis clash

Mirpur (Bangladesh): India will aim to continue their winning run and seal a place in the final when they take on Sri Lanka in the first semi-final of the Under-19 cricket World Cup at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium here on Tuesday. India...