New York: Organic light-emitting diode (OLED) displays will replace liquid crystal display (LCD) screens as the leading smartphone display techno...


Tokyo: Authorities in Japan's Hiroshima city on Thursday urged the creators of the highly popular augmented reality game Pokemon Go...


Seoul: Riding on the strong sales of its Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge smartphones, Samsung Electronics on Thursday declared 8.14 trillion won ($7...


New Delhi: Chinese internet and technology conglomerate LeEco has announced partnership with Flipkart to provide exchange offers on mobile device...



UP claims increase in state GDP

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh (UP) government has claimed a steady increase in the state's GDP and per capita income. UP Minister for Economics and Statistics Mehboob Ali has informed that owing to the various schemes run by the state government, there has been an increase in the per capita income. He said that the per capita income of the state was Rs 35,358 in 2012-13, which went up ...

Unidentified gunmen kill civilian in Kashmir

Srinagar:Unidentified gunmen killed a civilian in Sopore town of Kashmir region, police said on Saturday. Police said the gunmen barged into the house of a civilian identified as Fayaz Ahmad Rather in Saidpora area of Sopore town late Friday and resorted to indiscriminate firing. A case has be...

5 members of a family end life in Hyderabad

Hyderabad: Five members of a family committed suicide on Saturday in Ranga Reddy district near Hyderabad, police said. A woman along with her two daughters and a son ended their lives by jumping before a train early Saturday, a few hours after her husband committed suicide. The shocking incide...

Protect citizens amid 'rising intolerance': US to Indian govt

Washington: Expressing concern over reports of "rising intolerance and violence" in India, the US has asked the Indian government to do "everything in its power" to protect citizens and to bring to justice the perpetrators. Responding to questions on reports of alleged vi...

Hindu doctor found dead under mysterious circumstances in Pakistan

Karachi: A 32-year-old Hindu doctor in Pakistan has been found dead under mysterious circumstances inside the Intensive Care Unit of a hospital here. Anil Kumar was found dead sitting in a chair yesterday after he had gone inside surgical ICU...

Hillary Clinton campaign 'hacked'

Washington: Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign along with other Democratic Party organisations has been hacked as part of a larger cyber attack, law enforcement officials said on Friday night. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI...

Afghan President to battle corruption

Kabul: Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has vowed to keep up pressure on corruption as the country prepares for the Brussels conference in October, the Presidential Palace said on Friday. On Thursday, Ghani chaired the first meeting of ...

2 dozen Chinese relatives of MH370 passengers stage protest

Beijing About two dozen Chinese relatives of passengers aboard the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 today staged a small protest outside China's Foreign Ministry calling on governments to continue searching for the plane. ...

UP claims increase in state GDP

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh (UP) government has claimed a steady increase in the state's GDP and per capita income. UP Minister for Economics and Statistics Mehboob Ali has informed that owing to the various schemes run by the state govern...

Bank strike paralyses operations across country

New Delhi/Chennai/Agartala/Guwahati: Banking operations across the country were hit on Friday as around 10 lakh employees in around 40 private and nationalised banks struck work for a day to protest against the central government's policies ...

Petrol, diesel excise hikes fetched Rs 70k cr in FY16: Govt

New Delhi: Nine excise duty hikes over a span of few months helped the government nearly treble its excise mop up from petrol and diesel to about Rs 70,000 crore in 2015-16, Parliament was informed today. In a written reply to a question in the Lo...

Unclaimed amount with insurance firms at Rs 11,668 cr

New Delhi: Unclaimed amount of policyholders with insurance companies (both life and non-life) has reached around Rs 11,668 crore as on March 31, 2016, Parliament was informed today. There are unclaimed amounts of policyholders...

Spinner Holland to replace injured O'Keefe for Lanka Test series

Kandy: Australia's left-arm spinner Jon Holland will replace injured Steve O'Keefe, who picked up an injury during the first Test against Sri Lanka in Pallakele and will miss the rest of the series, Cricket Australia said. Team physio...

Arsenal coach Wenger describes recent EPL transfer fee as scary

California: Arsenal head coach Arsene Wenger said that the recent transfer fee spend by some of the other English football clubs makes him “scary”. Jose Mourinho's Manchester United is seemingly close to sealing a deal for Juv...

'Excited' Dwyer wants Kookaburras to reproduce 2004 magic

Rio de Janeiro: Five-time world player of the year Jamie Dwyer believes that the Australian men's hockey team must play to its full potential if it is to replicate the gold medal success of the Athens 2004 Olympic Games. At 37, Dwyer will...

No plan to return sports hostel, says Budhia

Bhubaneswar: Wonder marathon boy Budhia Singh on Friday informed the Child Welfare Committee (CWC) at Khurdha that he would not return the state-run sports hostel in Bhubaneswar. In a written communication to the CWC, Budhia said he doesn'...