Rural India still poor when it comes to Internet penetration: Deloitte India

New Delhi, Jan 17 : With only 17 per cent Internet penetration, rural India is lagging behind in connectivity owing to challenges in deployment of fixed broadband networks, a Deloitte India report said on Wednesday. Wireless networks will drive Internet adoption for nearly 750 million users in India who still do not use Internet, said […]

Countries that back terror must be tackled: Army chief

New Delhi, Jan 17 : Countries which support terrorism need to be “tackled” and terrorism is here to stay unless the world joins hands to end it, Army chief General Bipin Rawat said on Wednesday. He also said that a country which is victim of terror has to fight on its own war. Speaking at […]

Facebook and YouTube helping MSMEs drive business growth

Bengaluru, Jan 17 : Facebook and YouTube have become the platforms of choice for the Indian Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), accounting for 80 per cent of their total social media traffic, followed by Instagram, Blogger and Quora, a report said on Wednesday. According to Bengaluru-based integrated solutions provider Instamojo, Facebook and Youtube drive […]

Modi, Netanyahu in Ahmedabad; begin roadshow

[Ahmedabad: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu signs the guest book as his wife Sara and Prime Minister Narendra Modi look on during their visit to Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad on Wednesday. /PTI] Ahmedabad, Jan 17 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi received Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Ahmedabad airport on Wednesday morning and the […]

Workers strike affects port activities in Paradip

Bhubaneswar, Jan 17 : Cargo handling activities have been affected at Paradip Port as employees of different stevedore companies started an agitation on Wednesday. The protesting employees said they would only work for eight hours instead of 12 hours. “We are being asked to work for 12 to 16 hours on a day. We could […]