| Posts created by Rumita Patel

  • Nokia Asha series headed to India

    New Delhi, Dec 4 (): Nokia is pushing into India, the Symbian powered Asha series. Asha series phones run S40 OS and are expected to create an impact in the entry-level phone market. Asha series was launched with much fanfare in London in October. Now it is announced that Nokia’s Asha phones will soon be…

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  • Kanimozhi : I will continue in politics

    Chennai, Dec 4 (): DMK MP Kanimozhi today refuted rumours that she would distance herself from party work to avoid embarrassment to the leadership.”I will continue the political career as my father has brought me to this field. DMK and me will together face the 2G case and will decide about the party posting later,”…

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  • Indian households hold over $950 bn of gold: Report

    New Delhi, Dec 4 (): Global research firm Macquarie says Indian households hold 18,000 tonnes of gold which represents 11 per cent of the global stock and worth more than $950 billion, around 50 per cent of India nominal GDP in dollar terms. Gold consumption is part of India’s culture and tradition and the country…

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  • Dev Anand is dead

    London, Dec 4 (): Legendary Bollywood actor Dev Anand died in London on Saturday night following a cardiac arrest. He was 88. Dev Anand, who had come to London for medical check-up, was not keeping well for the last few days, family sources said. His son Sunil was with him when he breathed last. Dev…

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  • Casteism in uniform triggered Parmakudi firing

    Chennai, Dec 4  () : Castiest outlook in the police triggered the unprovoked firing on the   members of the SC community who were peacefully on their way to pay their respects to SC icon Immanuel Sekaran says a report by Action Committee Against the Paramakudi Firing, an umbrella organisation comprising a number of political and…

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  • Apple’s bid to halt Samsung Galaxy sales – US judge rejects

    California, Dec 4 (): Apple Inc’s request to ban U.S. sales of some Galaxy smartphones and tablet computers made by Samsung Electronics Co. was rejected by a U.S. judge late on Friday. The South Korean company, Samsung said that U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh in San Jose, California, denied Apple’s request for a preliminary injunction…

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  • YouTube website redesigned

    Dec 3 (): YouTube unveiled its new look, which features gray navigation bars, on Thursday. YouTube announced the renovation on its blog: “So, today we’re introducing a new homepage, Channel design and a fresh coat of digital paint.” You Tube, as all internet browsers know, is the Internet’s most popular video site — and the…

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  • YouTube Revamped – Disliked By Many

    California, Dec 3 (): YouTube has made improvements to its website introducing “channels”. A channel is an organised list of video clips chosen by a specific YouTube member or celebrity. Channels are now displayed in a central column on the site’s home page resembling news feeds on social networks such as Facebook or Google+. The…

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  • What does FDI in retail mean?

    December 2 (): The Union Cabinet passed a bill to increase foreign direct investment (FDI) to 51 per cent in multi-brand retail (like Walmart or Carrefour) and 100 per cent in single brand (like Starbucks or Zara). The government says its big step towards progress and bringing inflation down, opposition says it will ruin poor…

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