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Jio effect: Mobile data prices fell 48% in 2016, says report

Meeker pointed that Indians spend 28 hours on an average per week browsing the web on their mobile phones out of which around 12.5 hours is spent accessing entertainment content India’s wireless consumer data prices have fallen 48 percent since

Indian SMEs more bullish on growth prospects than firms in China: Study

In spite of doubts over uncertain business rules following the goods and services tax (GST) rollout in July 1, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are more bullish on growth prospects as compared to their global counterparts, according to a survey

Real estate, retail, logistics to create maximum jobs in India

Sectors such as construction and real estate, beauty and wellness, organised retail, transport and logistics hold the maximum job potential in India in the near future, according to a report. The Assocham-Thought Arbitrage Research Institute Paper noted that the country’s

GDP disappointed, will GST be a surprise for Indian economy?

Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation on Wednesday released India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) numbers for the quarter January-March 12017. It said that India’s GDP for the fourth quarter stood at 6.1%. And, for the full financial year, GDP stood

Google’s Sundar Pichai announces digital training, dedicated cloud services for Indian SMEs

Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Wednesday announced that the company is opening a dedicated cloud region for India this year. He further announced that this dedicated cloud region for India is coming later this year. Pichai speaking at a Small

Sensex, Nifty fall in early trade on profit booking

The benchmark BSE Sensex fell by 85 points while NSE Nifty slumped below the 9,400-mark in early trade today due to profit booking by investors. The 30-share barometer declined by 85.17 points, or 0.28 per cent, to 30,485.80 points. Shares

Naveen Jindal, others summoned as accused in coal scam case

Industrialist Naveen Jindal and others were on Tuesday summoned by a special court here as accused in a case related to the allocation of a coal block in Madhya Pradesh after it took cognisance of a CBI charge sheet. Besides

Donald Trump proposes to convert military aid to Pakistan into loan

  US President Donald Trump has proposed in his annual budget to the Congress to convert US’ grant to Pakistan for purchase of military hardware into a loan, the White House said. However, the Trump administration has left it for

Wipro denies reports of plans to weed out 10% staff over low performance

Wipro has denied the reports stating that the tech giant asked its managers to identify the bottom 10 per cent of the workforce. Earlier reports said the company had taken the decision after the recently concluded quarterly appraisals in April.

IT employees to form union in times of rampant layoffs

A forum of IT workers is all set to get itself registered as the first union of techies in the country, amid reports of large scale layoffs by IT companies. “The Forum for Information Technology Employees (FITE) will be getting