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Super-productive Galaxy Note10 smartphones unveiled

New York: Taking productivity and creativity to the next level, Samsung has unveiled its most powerful line-up of Galaxy Note10 smartphones with an enhanced S (Stylus) Pen experience. The 6.3-inch FHD+ Galaxy Note10 houses 8GB RAM with 256GB internal storage (4G model) while 12GB RAM with 256GB internal storage will be 5G-ready. The Galaxy Note 10+ has a mammoth 12GB …

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Hotel Virashree completes two decades

Panaji: Hotel Virashree, which is located in the heart of Panaji caters  mostly to clientele from the corporate world has completed two decades of  ‘affordable and well-acclaimed service’in the hospitality sector.  A press note issued here by the hotel management states that “we are committed to high environmental standards. We have proved ourselves on the parameters of cleanliness, hospitality par …

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Legal opinion says no Companies Act breach: Reliance Capital

Mumbai: Reliance Capital Ltd’s Board of Directors in their special review meeting here on Thursday noted that legal opinion from a reputed law firm confirmed that there was no violation attracting Section 143 (12) of the Companies Act as alleged by audit firm, Price Waterhouse & Co to the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA), a company statement said. Reliance Capital, …

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Now, scan any QR code to pay using Paytm

New Delhi: In a mega-campaign of  200-250 crore, India’s leading digital payment platform Paytm will now allow scanning of any Quick response (QR) code, be it BHIM UPI, Google Pay, from its app to make an insta-payment at offline retail stores. The move is expected to benefit the small kirana stores which have become well-versed with the digital payment system …

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Banking system ‘flush’ with liquidity: RBI Governor

Mumbai: The Reserve Bank Governor Shaktikanta Das on Wednesday said the liquidity crisis situation in the country is easing and that the banking system currently has abundace of liquid money. The statement gains significance as the economy is going through a slowdown, with a major reason being lack of liquidity and the eventual lower demand. The liquidity in the NBFC …

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Air hostesses to give flight-like service on board

New Delhi: After its high-tech interiors and tasty meals, now the superfast Delhi-Varanasi Vande Bharat Express will have smartly-turned out ‘airhostesses’ on board handing out food to passengers. Indian Railways has hired over 34 ‘airhostesses and flight stewards’ to care for passengers on Vande Bharat, which was inaugurated on February 15. The air hostesses, attired in white shirt-black trousers with …

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Govt nod to rly proposal to raise speed to 160 kmph

New Delhi: The government has approved the Railways’ proposal to increase the train speed on Delhi-Mumbai and Delhi-Howrah routes to 160 kmph which will reduce travel time by 3.5 hours and five hours respectively, making them overnight journeys. While the cost of the project for the Delhi-Mumbai route will be Rs 6,806 crore, the cost for the other route will …

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India asks B’desh for land to expand Agartala airport runway

Agartala: The Indian government has sought 52 acres of land from Bangladesh to expand the runway of Agartala’s Maharaja Bir Bikram airport, top officials said on Wednesday. The second busiest airport in the Northeast, the Agartala airport currently operates on 509 acres of land and sits just along the Bangladesh border. Airport Authority of India (AAI) director Bipin Kant Seth …

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Somany Ceramics opens 2nd showroom in state PANAJI: Somany Ceramics Ltd., one of the leading players in the Indian ceramic industry, is increasing its presence in the state. The company on Wednesday opened its second exclusive showroom for Goan buyers. Spread over 2100 sqft, the showroom located at Vissu Virgincar & Sons, St Inez, has the entire range of products …

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Slowdown enters oil track: Oil consumption, imports decline

New Delhi: The oil sector seems to be latest addition to the list of sectors facing stress due to the ongoing economic slowdown. For the first time in many months, both oil demand and imports have witnessed a sharp fall indicating that the poor health of the economy has now begun impacting a sector where the country has to rely …

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