Taxi drivers bring Melbourne to standstill

Sydney, Feb 27 : Australian taxi drivers caused massive traffic chaos on Monday on Melbourne roads for the second time in a month in protest of proposed industry reform, a media report said. Up to 100 taxi drivers blockaded two key Melbourne motorways by crawling into the city at five km per hours, Xinhua news […]

Bangladesh eyes record $51 bn budget for 2017-18

Dhaka, Feb 27 : Bangladeshi Finance Minister A.M.A. Muhith has said the government will request a record $51 billion national budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year beginning in July, a media report said on Monday. Muhith told journalists on Sunday shortly after emerging from the first pre-budget discussion meeting with leading economists, Xinhua news agency […]

Tokyo stocks drop on falling commodities’ prices

Tokyo, Feb 27 : Tokyo stocks dropped from the bell on Monday as a fall in commodities’ prices coupled with a firm yen against the US dollar dented early investor sentiment. The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average lost 164.99 points, or 0.86 per cent, from Friday to 19,118.55, Xinhua news agency reported. The broader Topix index […]

Samsung launches two new tablets at MWC 2017

By Anuj Sharma Barcelona, Feb 27 : Extending its tablet portfolio, South Korean tech giant Samsung unveiled two new tablets — Galaxy Tab S3 and Galaxy Book — at Mobile World Congress (MWC) here featuring HDR, S Pen and Samsung Flow. On March 29, Samsung Electronics will unveil the newest Galaxy as part of its […]

Lenovo Moto launches new devices Moto G5, Moto G5 Plus

Barcelona, Feb 27 : China’s Lenovo Moto launched its new mobile devices Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus at Mobile World Congress (MWC), the world’s largest mobile industry event being held in Barcelona. Moto G5 has a 2,800 mAh battery offering up to 24 hours of battery life. Moreover, users can be always connected thanks […]

Nokia 3310 comes back to life at MWC

London, Feb 27 : The much-awaited Nokia 3310 has been relaunched at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, featuring a colour screen at $52. According to a report in Independent on Sunday, the new Nokia 3310’s 1,200mAh battery is good for a staggering 22 hours of talk time and has up to a month’s standby […]