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India hits back at US, hikes import duty on 29 products

PTI   NEW DELHI India has increased customs duty on 29 products, including pulses and iron and steel products, imported from the US as a retaliatory action against the tariff hike by Washington. The duty hike would come into effect immediately for 28 products, while for artemia, a kind of shrimp, the rate hike would be effective from August 4, ... Read More »

5G could improve safety of self-driving cars: Gartner

IANS   NEW DELHI The deployment of 5G networks, which could be as much as 10 times more efficient than 4G networks, has the potential to significantly improve the safety of self-driving cars, according to market research firm Gartner. The reliability and low latency that 5G networks promise could lead to safe execution of human-led remote control of autonomous vehicles, ... Read More »

IBS Software inks multi-million dollar pact with British Airways

IANS   THIRUVANANTHAPURAM Technopark-headquartered IBS Software, a leading provider of new-gen IT solutions to the aviation industry, has signed a multi-million dollar contract with British Airways (BA) to provide solutions for flight and crew operations management. IBS in a statement issued here on Thursday said the multi-year contract will see the implementation of its newly-launched, state-of-the-art digital platform, iFlight Neo, ... Read More »

ECONOMIC SCAN

Canara HSBC OBC Life launches ‘Titanium Plus Plan’ MUMBAI: Canara HSBC Oriental Bank of Commerce Life Insurance has introduced a new unit-linked non-participating life insurance plan ‘Titanium Plus Plan’ offering life protection with flexibility in the payment terms. The plan provides a life insurance cover to protect one’s family in case of demise. With an unmatched combination of portfolio management ... Read More »

‘Farmers’ income increasing’

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the income of farmers in the country increased, and also doubled in many cases, due to various initiatives taken by the Central government. Please like & share: Read More »

‘Farmers’ income increasing’

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the income of farmers in the country increased, and also doubled in many cases, due to various initiatives taken by the Central government. Please like & share: Read More »

QUICK NOTES

Goa Tourism participates at ABP tourist spot event in Kolkata PANAJI: It was a glamour packed 3-day event for Goa Tourism at the ABP in Kolkata held recently with not only travel and trade, but also Bengali Bollywood stars making the big dash to the state’s pavilion. Please like & share: Read More »

‘GenoHomeopathy revolutionises the future of healing’

PANAJI: Dr Batra’s Multi-Specialty Homeopathy Clinics Wednesday launched Dr Batra’s GenoHomeopathy, a revolutionary and path-breaking gene-targeted homeopathic therapy that is scientific, precise, safe and uniquely planned for individuals. Dr Batra’s GenoHomeopathy is a new age customised treatment. Please like & share: Read More »

RBI revises upwards housing loan limits under priority sector

PTI   MUMBAI Housing loans of up to Rs 35 lakh, for dwellings costing less than Rs 45 lakh, will be treated as priority sector lending (PSL) to give a fillip to the low-cost segment, the Reserve Bank said on Tuesday. PSL loans are relatively cheaper than market interest rate. “With a view to bringing convergence of the PSL guidelines ... Read More »