Airtel's new plans start: Here's what's in it for users03 Dec, 2019 12:04 PM ISTThe users of Rs 1,699 plan would have to pay Rs 2,398, which is an increase of 41%. It would continue to offer unlimited calling, 100 SMS and 1.5GB data per day. Bharti Airtel had merged Rs 169 and Rs 199 plans for 28 days to offer a Rs 248 plan with same benefits.
The tear-jerker: Onion prices cross Rs 200/kg07 Dec, 2019 08:11 AM ISTTraders said they had not foreseen such an acute scarcity of onion, which happened mainly because of heavy rain. They said farmers were harvesting pre-mature onion to benefit from present high rates. Though onion prices are at their historic highs, it has barely helped many farmers recover past year's losses and get decent returns this year.
India, US may sign a pact on defence technology sharing at 2+2 Washington meet07 Dec, 2019 12:06 AM ISTIt is expected that the two sides will sign the Industrial Security Annex (ISA) that will enable transfer of technology by a US firm to its Indian partners in the private sector. While several US companies, including Lockheed Martin and Boeing, are already working on defence products with Indian partners — mostly to meet offset obligations.
NEFT transactions to be made 24x7 from December 1606 Dec, 2019 08:53 PM ISTBank customers will be able to transfer funds through NEFT around the clock on all days including weekends and holidays from December 16, the Reserve Bank of India announced on Friday.
Apple iPhone 2021 to be 'completely wireless': Analyst06 Dec, 2019 09:25 PM ISTAccording to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo , the purported iPhone will be launched in the second half of 2021 and offers a completely wireless experience, without any USB-C port either. The wireless version is likely to be the highest-end model, MacRumours reports. Kuo also predicted that Apple will also launch a possible 'iPhone SE 2 Plus'.
Noida Airport will complement IGI: Daniel Bircher, CEO, Zurich Airport Asia07 Dec, 2019 06:47 AM ISTThe chief executive says Zurich Airport International is bullish on Uttar Pradesh as a investor and developer and is not ruling out a partnership with a strategic investor at a later stage. We consider four factors important — offering peak hour slots; Noida’s proximity to eastern, north-eastern areas of NCR as well as Uttar Pradesh, says Daniel Bircher.