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Airtel hikes fixed-line internet rates up to 40%

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Airtel’s fixed-line broadband customers will have to shell out more for internet services from next month as the service provider has hiked the charges by up to 40% in certain plans. The operator has informed its customers that the increase ...

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How Apple plans to go ‘local’ in India

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Apple plans to go local with a vengeance, setting up small, neighbourhood shops in big cities and tier II markets, in a bid to get closer to potential buyers as it pushes ahead with an India-specific strategy aimed at trying to ...

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Subrata Roy to seek hearing from Supreme Court on Wednesday

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In civil prison under judicial custody since March 4, Sahara group chief Subrata Roy’s lawyers are likely to mention his case before the Supreme Court on Wednesday and seek urgent hearing in the matter relating to refund of Rs 20,000 crore by two Sahara ...

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70 Indian passports stolen from San Francisco

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About 70 Indian passports have reportedly been stolen from a private company, to which the Indian Consulate in the US city of San Francisco has outsourced various visa and passport related services. The serious breach of security is being investigated ...

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Apple releases iOS 7.1, complete with CarPlay support and UI changes

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Apple has unleashed iOS 7.1 into the wild, bringing a number of changes and additions to iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users. Chief among the features riding along with the update is CarPlay, Apple’s “iOS experience designed for the car”. ...

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Subrata Roy to stay in jail indefinitely till SC’s next hearing

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Sahara group chief Subrata Roy will have to remain in jail for some more time with the Supreme Court deferring hearing of the Rs 20,000 crore refund case that was slated for tomorrow. On the last date of hearing on March 7, the apex ...

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Apple loses bid for US ban on Samsung smartphone sales

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A US judge on Thursday rejected Apple’s request for a permanent sales ban in the United States against some older Samsung smartphones, a key setback for the iPhone maker in its global patent battle. U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh in ...

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Rolls Royce to return to govt Rs 18 crore paid to commission agents

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Facing the heat of a CBI probe in an alleged bribery scandal, British firm Rolls Royce has written to the state-owned HAL that it was ready to return Rs 18 crore paid by it to its commission agents to the government. The ...

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Google faces up to $5 billion fine from Competition Commission of India

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Google, which is facing antitrust investigation in India by fair trade watchdog CCI, can face a penalty of up to about five billion dollars if it is found to have violated competition norms of the country. Google said it is “extending ...

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Boeing reports wing cracks on Dreamliners

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Boeing’s Dreamliner has hit another snag. “Hairline cracks” were found on the wings of some jets still in production, the company said Friday. The aerospace company is inspecting the 40 planes it says may be affected. It will take between ...

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