Telegram Update: Auto-delete, Home Widget, flexible invite links and many more new features now available
In its new updates, Telegram allows only Admins to send messages whereas all the participants can join the live voice chat for discussions via audio. The app also allows member addition in a group to go up to two lakh. An option for a broadcast group is also available where large communities can talk.
Business in the Week Ahead (March 1-5, 2021)
While the Indian economy ended a technical recession, the NSO has pared its estimate for FY21 GDP. More clarity will emerge from data due next week such as automobile sales and PMI readings for February
RailTel Corporation makes a stellar debut despite bloodbath on Dalal Street, climbs 29% to close at Rs 121
RailTel Corporation traded with volumes of more than 12.81 crore shares on the NSE and 1.59 crore shares on the BSE.
JioPhone 2021 offer: Free JioPhone, unlimited data and voice calls for two years starting at Rs 1,499
The new offers aim to eradicate the nearly three decade-old 2G network technology and provide high speed internet services to the 300 million feature phone subscribers.
EC announces dates for five assembly polls, counting of votes on May 2
In all, 18.68 crore electorates will cast their votes at 2.7 lakh polling states in these elections to 824 assembly constituencies across four states and the Union Territory.
Co-WIN 2.0 app to launch on March 1, walk-ins at vaccine sites allowed
People who are 60 plus will be registered automatically and for those between the age of 45 and 60, Co-Win 2.0 will ask for comorbidities clarification.
Oppo Reno5 K 5G with Snapdragon 750G SoC, 90Hz AMOLED Display, 65W Charging Launched
The price of the Reno5 K is yet to be unveiled, but its specs have been revealed in all their glory.
While Sensex crashed over 1,900 points, more than 200 stocks hit fresh 52-week high today
The March series started off with deep correction on the Street weighed down largely by rising bond yields and weak global cues, but some stocks withstood the storm
Yusuf Pathan announces retirement from all forms of cricket
The former India all-rounder has played 57 ODIs and 22 T20Is for India since making his international debut in 2007. He played an important role in leading India to lift the ICC T20 World Cup 2007 and ICC Cricket World Cup 2011.
Taking Stock | Sensex, Nifty tank 4%; investors lose Rs 5 lakh crore in a single day
The overall market capitalisation of BSE-listed firms fell to Rs 206.18 lakh crore on February 26 from Rs 200.81 lakh crore in the previous session.
India Toy Fair 2021 begins virtually to promote ‘Vocal for Local’
India Toy Fair 2021: Multinational toy retailer Hamleys is the fair's title sponsor and set up its virtual booth on the platform.
Sony to unlock PlayStation 5 for internal storage upgrades in summer
Sony is also working to enable support for additional drives with a firmware update which would help unlock higher cooling-fan speeds, ensuring the console doesn’t overheat.
Spotify new feature update: You can now sort your favourite songs with new Genre and Mood Filters
The new Spotify filters will roll out over the coming weeks to Free and Premium subscribers on Spotify Android and iOS devices
Fuel prices will come down as winter ends, says Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan
On February 26, the minister said that the increase in petroleum price in international market has affected consumers too.
RBI extends dates to apply for NUE licence to March 31
This comes after the central bank received several requests from various stakeholders including Indian Banks’ Association to extend the timeline.
Nirav Modi extradition: Here's a timeline of events
The Westminster Magistrates' Court said there is prima facie evidence of fraud against Nirav Modi, who is the main accused in the estimated $2 billion Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam case.
Budget provided clear roadmap to expand private sector participation: PM Narendra Modi
“The government's vision of the country's financial sector is very clear – with place for ifs and buts. Our top priority is to ensure that depositors and investors experience trust and transparency. The old ways and old systems of banking and non-banking sectors are being changed,” PM Modi said.
Experts say market correction along expected lines; Laurence Balanco of CLSA sees support for Nifty at 14,300 & 13,500
The correction was overdue as the market was trading at higher valuations and most of the positives had been factored in, say experts.
COVID-19 claim settlements have been swift after our intervention, says IRDAI chairman
There were a number of complaints by health insurance customers in 2020 about the delay in claim payments and also about the dropping of many components from settlement in the final hospital bill.
SpiceJet, HAL among six companies to set up aircraft leasing units in GIFT City
This follows the government announcing tax breaks for leasing companies in the Union Budget
Domestic flight passengers with no check-in baggage to get concession on ticket; DGCA issues notification
According to the current rules, passengers are permitted to carry up to 7 kilograms of cabin baggage and 15 kilograms of check-in baggage.
Mumbai Metropolitan Region sees 33% YoY growth in housing sales in January: Report
In the central suburbs, the value of sales in January 2021 which stood at Rs 1,069 crore was a substantial 71 percent more than the monthly average of value of units sold in previous 3 years, with an average ticket size of Rs 2.1 crore.
Samsung Galaxy A52 and Galaxy A72 could arrive in India alongside Galaxy A32 4G: Report
Samsung has a;ready confirmed the launch of the Galaxy A32 in India.
Kotak Mahindra Bank, HDFC Bank to acquire 9.99% each in Ferbine
Ferbine was incorporated on January 18, 2021, for setting up a pan-India umbrella entity (PUE) for retail payments.