LG W10, W30 go on sale with cashback offers from Yes Bank, Jio: Know more. South Korean electronics major LG’s recently launched affordable smartphones, the LG W10 and the LG W30, go on sale on July 10, exclusively on Amazon India.
Part of the company’s India-centric W-series smartphones, the LG W10 and LG W30 are priced at Rs 8,999 and Rs 9,999, respectively. The LG W10 comes in tulip purple and smoky grey colours. The LG W30 comes in thunder blue, platinum grey and aurora green colours. As a part of the launch offers, both devices have a 10 per cent instant cashback on equated monthly instalment (EMI) transaction made through Yes Bank credit cards. ICC CWC 2019: What if match is washed out? India will still make the finals. After the rain interruption on Tuesday, the forecast for Wednesday doesn't look too good either, as there are chances of showers in patches even as India and New Zealand look to resume their battle in the first semi-final of the 2019 World Cup at Old Trafford.
But it is advantage India if play is indeed washed off again on the reserve day. As per the rain rules of the International Cricket Council for the semi-finals and final, if there is no result on the scheduled match day, play will continue on the reserve day, using the same start time and hours of play as the scheduled match day. The reserve day will be a continuation not a restart. Indian Army organises commemorative trek to mark 20 years of Kargil war. The 20th anniversary of the Kargil War was celebrated in a grand manner by the Indian Army with a commemorative trek to Khalubar.
Army said that the year 2019 witnesses the 20th anniversary of the Kargil War and this important milestone was celebrated in a grand manner by the Indian Army with a view to rekindle the pride and valour of all the gallant soldiers who took part in Operation Vijay. One of the severest battles fought during the Kargil War was the Battle of Khalubar in the Batalik Sector. HIV test compulsory before marriage? Goa is considering, says health min. Sony launches RX0 II, the 'world's smallest and lightest' premium camera. Sony has launched RX0 II, the "world's smallest and lightest premium compact camera" with a slew of features for vloggers and travellers, said the company on Monday.
RX0 II is the successor to the Sony RX0 Action Camera that was launched in February, 2018. Virat, Kane's journey from U19 WC to CWC 2019 is inspirational for youth. India skipper Virat Kohli calls Kane Williamson special and the New Zealand skipper says his Indian counterpart is a superstar.
In the modern era of cut throat competition where every inch counts, the mutual admiration that Kohli and Williamson share is indeed a lesson for youngsters looking to play the gentlemans game. Speaking on the eve of the first semi-final of the 2019 World Cup, Kohli was the first one to point out how he always saw talent in Williamson. In fact, even as scribes asked him about playing against Williamson in the U19 World Cup in 2008, the India skipper went back to the 2007 U19 Test match he played against New Zealand to recollect his first memory of the Kiwi skipper.
Another washout? Weather may play spoilsport in IND vs NZ semi-final. A spirited India cricket team would go all guns blazing against and unstable yet dangerous New Zealand cricket team in the first semi-final of the ICC World Cup 2019 at the Old Trafford in Manchester on Tuesday.
As these two sides collide at the Old Trafford, weather could play a spoilsport in first semi-final as chances of some odd light showers are high in Manchester on Tuesday, July 11. The league match between India and New Zealand at Trent Bridge, Nottingham on June 13 was washed out and both teams shared a point each. However, both teams can heave a sigh of relief as reserve day can come into play just in case there is a washout in Manchester. So far cultured meat has been burgers; next challenge is animal-free steaks. The meat you eat, if you’re a carnivore, comes from animal muscles.
But animals are composed of a lot more than just muscle. They have organs and bones that most Americans do not consume. They require food, water, space and social connections. They produce waste. Farmers spend a lot of energy and resources to grow complex organisms, creating waste in the process, only to focus on the profitable cuts of meat they can harvest. Honor 20 review: Consider it for imaging, premium design, sleek performance.
Even as Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei has been in the middle of a crisis because of an ongoing tussle with the US administration, its sub-brand Honor recently introduced the Honor 20-series in India.
The smartphones in the series – the Honor 20 Pro, Honor 20 and Honor 20i (review) – were lopoked at with some doubt at the time, especially as there were questions over the phones’ future software and security updates from Google. Addressing the concern, Honor issued a statement and assured that the phones would indeed receive Android Q and security updates. Also, the US administration recently softened its position on the matter and allowed Google to license Android to Huawei. Digital privacy: 'Fingerprinting' to track us online is on the rise. If there’s one lesson to learn about digital privacy, it’s that we can never grow complacent.
Even if we secure our data so we are not tracked online, the ad tech industry will find ways to monitor our digital activities. And so it is with the rise of so-called fingerprinting, which security researchers are calling a next-generation tracking technology. What is it exactly? Fingerprinting involves looking at the many characteristics of your mobile device or computer, like the screen resolution, operating system and model, and triangulating this information to pinpoint and follow you as you browse the web and use apps. Once enough device characteristics are known, the theory goes, the data can be assembled into a profile that helps identify you the way a fingerprint would. Indian Navy Sailor recruitment 2019: Jobs open for 2,700 posts! Apply now. The Indian Navy has activated the online application process for recruitment of Sailors for Artificer Apprentice (AA) and Senior Secondary Recruits (SSR) for the batch commencing February 2020.
Interested candidates can apply for the post by visiting the official website of the Indian Navy, or clicking here for the direct link. Budget 2019: India won't become a superpower with these allocations. Traditionally, India’s finance minister carries the annual budget to Parliament in an old-fashioned briefcase; photographs of him holding the briefcase up are usually splashed across the front pages the next day.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, the first woman to hold the post, broke tradition last Friday by carrying her budget in a folded red cloth cover, of the sort used by some trading communities in India to store their accounts. Having provoked the flurry of media attention the gesture was intended to generate, Sitharaman’s deputy was happy to explain: The new finance minister meant to break with a tradition inherited from the British. Full text of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's Union Budget 2019 speech. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Friday announced a slew of measures in her maiden Budget 2019-20 speech in the Parliament today.
Among key announcement, Sitharaman said the government will launch an inter-opearable ATM-like One Nation One Card for pan-India travel, new rental laws for affordable housing, interest subvention scheme for MSMEs and women. Here's what Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said in her Budget 2019 speech: The recent election which brought us to this august House today, was charged with brimming hope and desire for a bright and stable New India. Like never before, India celebrated its democracy by coming out to vote in large numbers, like never before. Economic Survey warns of aging population, says retirement age should rise. Railways seeks private players, plans Rs 50 trillion investments: Budget. Indian Railways will need Rs 50-trillion investments between 2018 and 2030 to improve infrastructure, said Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday, indicating private participation in a sector that’s the largest state employer. "Railways will be encouraged to invest in suburban railways through special purpose vehicles (SPVs) and enhance metro rail network through PPPs," she said in her Budget speech in Parliament.
Public, private participation (PPP) in Railways will include passenger and freight services. Sitharaman indicated the government may use private investment in railway tracks and rolling stock manufacturing. She said the government is looking at private participation because at current pace of capital investment of Rs 1.5-1.6 trillion, it could take decades to achieve the target of Rs 50 trillion. Budget 2019: Sitharaman's sops to push affordable housing, housing sales. The Finance Minister's budget proposals, such as a model tenancy code, making government land available for affordable housing, interest exemption on affordable housing could give a big push to affordable housing and help developers who are hit by credit crunch.
"Lack of land availability and rental housing policy have been big bottlenecks for affordable housing. Both (freeing up land and establishing model tenancy code) will help push affordable housing," said Ramesh Nair, chief executive at JLL, a property consultant. Nair said that government could come out with tax incentives for developers doing rental housing.
"The new model tenancy, which is likely to be re-introduced, is expected to balance the rights and responsibilities of landlords and tenants and will make the rental market more efficient and streamlined across the country," said Megha Maan, senior associate director, research at Colliers International India. In water-stressed India, govt may push farmers towards efficient irrigation. India should provide incentives to farmers to adopt efficient water use to avert a looming crisis, according to the Economic Survey presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in parliament. The South Asian nation should introduce improved irrigation methods, use technologies and change cropping patterns to reduce the use of ground water, of which 89% is extracted for irrigation purposes, the survey said on Thursday. India is one of the world’s biggest users of ground water and its depleting levels are the main reason for the country’s severe shortages.
About 600 million Indians are facing high-to-extreme water stress and the situation is set to worsen as water requirements rise, according to a 2018 report by NITI Aayog, the government’s policy making body. About 75% of the households in the country do not have drinking water, it said. Budget wishlist: Scrap recycling sector seeks cut in import duty, GST. The metal recycling industry has urged the government pare the import duty on metallic scrap, its sole raw material, to nil from the existing 2.5-5 per cent. It also wants a reduction in goods and services tax (GST) to five per cent from the existing 18 per cent, in order to provide a level playing field with domestic primary metal producers who enjoy duty-free import of finished products under the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with various countries.
In a pre-Budget submission to Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, the apex industry body, Metal Recycling Association of India (MRAI) president Sanjay Mehta, said, "Since India doesn't generate enough metal scrap, the demand for the same has to be met through import. Most countries in the world Sri Lanka, Nepal, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Japan etc. have reduced import duty on imported scrap to nil. Budget 2019: The toughest balancing act for India's new finance minister. India’s first female finance minister in almost five decades, Nirmala Sitharaman, has held a wide range of jobs: She rode aboard a fighter jet as defense minister. As head of the trade department she grappled with falling exports. Budget likely to raise military spending slightly, delaying modernisation. The government is likely to stick to a modest rise in defence spending in the 2019/2020 budget due on Friday because of government finances, officials said, further delaying a long-planned military modernisation programme.
India's air force desperately needs hundreds of combat planes and helicopters to replace its Soviet-era aircraft while the navy has long planned for a dozen submarines to counter the expanding presence of the Chinese navy in the Indian Ocean. Budget 2019: Govt may cut taxes on biz, hike spending for economic growth. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government on Friday will unveil a budget that is expected to cut taxes on business and raise spending in a bid to shore up consumption and faltering economic growth.
Analysts say Modi, boosted by a sweeping election victory, hopes to use the budget to restart reforms and deal with a series of economic woes. Budget 2019: After election, it's Modi's key chance to spur waning economy. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has his first chance since a decisive election win to spur an economy that’s quickly lost its status as the world’s fastest-growing major one. Shakib scripts history; first player to score 500 runs,bag 10 wickets in WC. 29-minute grocery delivery: Hot money is flooding fresh-food operators. Nobody likes a big grocery bill. How total solar eclipses reveal the dark side of the sun we never see.
Vivo Z1Pro is a power-packed proposition in midrange segment: Price, specs. Chinese smartphone manufacturer Vivo on Wednesday introduced in India the Z-series smartphone with the launch of the Vivo Z1Pro. Omitted from WC squad, Ambati Rayudu retires from all forms of cricket. Ignored for the ongoing World Cup, Indian middle-order batsman Ambati Rayudu has decided to retire from all forms of cricket, a BCCI official has revealed.
Vijay Shankar out of ICC WC due to injury, Mayank Agarwal may replace him. ICC CWC 19 SL vs WI preview: Sri Lanka face uphill task in must-win match. Inside Apple's long goodbye to Jony Ive, the man who designed the iPhone. Govt's new move to revive discoms: Install 300 mn smart meters in 3 years. Money Indians have in Swiss banks down 6% in 2018, record low in 20 yrs. More transparency? Facebook will soon tell you how it makes money. ICC CWC 19 SL vs SA Preview: Lanka look to keep semi-final hope alive. MSI GS65 Stealth 8SF laptop review: Beauty and the beast meets portability. Budget 2019: Sitharaman urged to bring cigarette taxation to pre-GST level.
Samsung launches Galaxy Active, Galaxy Fit, Galaxy Fit-e wearable in India. Coolpad unveils budget smartphone Cool 3 Plus at starting price of Rs 5,999. ICC CWC 2019, Ind vs WI preview: Windies present a stiff challenge to India. Oppo unveils under-screen camera, MeshTalk tech at MWC Shanghai 2019. Stay safer: How Google Maps will alert you when your cab goes off route. Robots on track to wipe out a tenth of manufacturing jobs by 2030: Report. Amazon plans to launch around 1,000 new products on Prime Day sale.
NZ vs PAK Preview ICC CWC 2019: Upbeat Pakistan face formidable New Zealand. Apple releases iOS 13, iPadOS public beta for iPhone, iPad: Know features. I wanted to commit suicide after loss to India: Pak coach Mickey Arthur. 'My greatest mistake': Bill Gates regrets Microsoft losing on Android. Love it or return it: Honor 20 available on Flipkart with 90% buyback offer. ENG vs AUS Preview ICC CWC 2019: Australia's might to test England's guts. Apple likely to launch MacBook Pro with a 16-inch screen later this year. Mumbai and Howrah Rajdhani trains to travel at 160 kmph, reduce travel time. Zara's Indian partner Tata is building its own apparel empire at half price.
20 years of Kargil war: IAF recreates Tiger Hill attack at Gwalior air base. BAN vs AFG Preview ICC CWC 2019: Can Shakib lead Bangladesh to victory? Are auto ancillary stocks worth your money? Here's what experts say. A boring World Cup highlights deeper issues in cricket. Donald Trump approved air strikes on Iran, then pulled back: Report. International Yoga day: PM Modi says yoga integral part of our culture. ENG vs SL Preview ICC CWC 2019: England look to continue victory march. Himalayan glaciers melting doubled since 2000, show spy satellites. KTM launches RC 125 ABS model at Rs 1.47 lakh. Modi's '$5 trillion economy' ambition far more challenging than achievable.
Why 5G is the next headache for some of India's richest businessmen. ICC CWC 2019 Aus vs BAN Preview: Aussies may face stiff Bangla challenge. Excess or deficit hydration can be fatal for marathon runners, says expert. Two planets that could support life discovered. Why Facebook's cryptocurrency project faces pushback from US lawmakers. OnePlus 7 rival Asus 6z India launch at 12 noon: Livestream, specifications. NZ vs SA Preview ICC CWC 2019: Revenge, do or die for Faf du Plessis & co. Scientists create speech from brain signals. Airbus unveils new midsize long-range plane, to be ready for sale by 2023. $40 billion in just 7 yrs! India's exotic funds, a time-bomb for investors.
ENG vs AFG Preview, ICC CWC 19: Jason Roy ruled out, Morgan may miss clash. Pregnant women taking epilepsy drugs more likely to deliver babies with birth defects. Pakistan didn't have a game plan, lacked unconventional thinking: Tendulkar. Food nutrition facts matter, but don't tell you much about gut microbes. ICC CWC 19 WI vs BAN preview: Can Shakib lead Bangladesh to victory? Business Standard. Mitsubishi Aircraft launches redesigned version of SpaceJet MR70. US cautions India over buying S-400 missile defence system from Russia. A drug that can cure cancer without chemotherapy and side effects! A drug that can cure cancer without chemotherapy and side effects! ICC CWC 19 Eng vs WI preview: Jos Buttler fit but suspense on Andre Russell.
Delhiites dine out most in India, people in Bengaluru spend more: Survey. Hydrogen is the next game changer, says China's electric cars visionary Wan. Assam's world-famous tea gardens are deadly for pregnant women. India's second moon mission Chandrayaan-2 to take off on July 15: Isro. ICC CWC 2019 Ind vs NZ preview: Will Vijay Shankar make it to playing 11? More people die of diabetes, suicides in India than terrorism: Report. Samsung Galaxy M40 with punch-hole screen launched: Know price, specs. Exams for company directors: Modi govt finds a way to stop corporate frauds.
Bigo Live starts education channel to reach tier-II & III audience. ICC CWC 2019 Aus vs Pak preview: Washout looms as Aussies take on Pakistan. Sleeping with lights on linked to weight gain in women. Can driverless cars disrupt airline industry? Here's what researchers say. Kim Jong-un's half-brother killed in Malaysia was a CIA informant: Report. Honor 20i first impressions: Impressive design, versatile cameras, and more. ICC CWC 2019 BAN vs SL Preview: Can Lanka attack Bangladesh without Nuwan? 2011 CWC hero Yuvraj Singh announces retirement from International cricket.
In a first, Starbucks to begin trial of reusable cups at London Airport.