Two lakh Rs 251 phones ready, says Ringing Bells, to launch ‘cheapest’ HD LED TV

By Sourabh Kulesh Noida, June 23 : The world’s cheapest smartphone at Rs 251 (less than $4) is here, finally. Its makers, the Noida-based startup Ringing Bells Pvt Ltd, say they have made it possible despite allegations from various quarters that such a phone would not see the light of the day. Even an FIR […]

Burger King to open first outlet in Kerala

Kochi, June 23 : Popular US fast food chain Burger King will open its first outlet here in Kerala on Saturday. The outlet will open at Lulu Mall. It would be the 59th store in the country. Rajeev Varman, CEO, Burger King, India, said on Thursday that they were extremely excited to strengthen their presence […]

Kochi Smart City will be ready in three years: Pinarayi Vijayan

Kochi, June 23 : Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday said the Kochi Smart City project will be fully ready in three years. Vijayan’s party had boycotted the function when Kochi Smart City’s first phase was inaugurated in February this year, after eleven years. Then leader of opposition V.S. Achuthanandan, who was one of […]

Darjeeling zoo to welcome snow leopard from Britain

Kolkata, June 23 : The Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park (PNHZP) in West Bengal’s Darjeeling will this month welcome a two-year-old male snow leopard named Makalu from Dudley Zoological Gardens (DZG) in Britain, an official said here on Thursday. The leopard will be brought to Darjeeling zoo for a global conservation breeding programme. “We have […]

BIS needs to match global standards: Sitharaman

New Delhi, June 23 : With the government’s emphasis on “zero defect” and matching global standards for ‘Made in India’ products, Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said the country’s standards body, BIS, has “to do lot of catching up” to do. “The Bureau of Indian Standards will have to do a lot of catching […]

No misappropriation in cash credit limit for food grains: Badal

Chandigarh, June 23 : Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday refuted allegations regarding any misappropriation in the Cash Credit Limit (CCL) for food grains in the state. “All accounts regarding it (CCL) were crystal clear as the state government merely purchased the food grains for the union government. There were no irregularities in […]