Electromagnetic field (EMF) emissions from mobile towers in the country are much below the strict norms enforced by the Department of Telecom (DoT), a senior officer said in Chandigarh on Friday. "There is no scientific evidence backing the claim that EMF radiation from mobile towers, which are below the safe limits prescribed by the International Commission on Non-ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP) and recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO), can cause adverse health effects," said DoT Secretary J.S. Deepak.
Worth at $23.1 billion (around Rs 1,54,572 crore) beats the annual GDP of 14 Indian states and union territories, reported Business Today. Following the 59 year-old industrialist is Sun Pharma founder Dilip Shangvi whose net worth of $15.8 billion (around Rs 1,05,724 crore) surpasses that of 13 Indian states which includes Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh. Azim Premji and Laxmi Mittal's net worth too beats a few states like Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim. Forbes India recently named Ambani as the richest Indian for the ninth consecutive time whose fortune is equal to that of Estonia's GDP.
Director Rajamouli, along with actors Prabhas, Tamannaah, Anushka and producer Shobu Yarlagadda, were present at the venue to interact with media and audience about their upcoming movie. The sequel of the Baahubali franchise is said to be in its final stages of shooting with two more songs and a couple of action sequences being wrapped up in a span of two and half months, or by December to be more precise. The film is set to release on April 28, 2017.
With the largest population in the world, there's almost an air of inevitability about China coming to hold some records. Outpacing the United States, China has become the world's largest market for Apple's App Store in terms of revenue. A new report released by App Annie says that China contributed an impressive $1.7 billion (roughly Rs. 11,376 crores) in revenue to the App Store in Q3 2016, which is 15 percent more than the USA.
Huawei is on the verge of announcing of its next flagship smartphone, Mate 9 on November 3. Huawei, the leading smartphone maker in China has already started sending out media invites for its event in Munich, Germany. With Mate 9, Huawei is widely reported to bring some advancements to Mate 8 and add Leica's dual rear camera setup to the mix.
Expanding its "Galaxy On Series" portfolio, Samsung India on Friday launched a mid-segment smartphone " Galaxy On Nxt" for Rs 18,490 in India. The 5.5-inch, full-HD "Galaxy On Nxt" has 2.5D Gorilla Glass, powerful octa-core processor, 3GB RAM and 3,300 mAh battery.
The government is considering bringing down the 10 per cent import duty on gold to 6 per cent, a rate considered adequate to discourage smuggling. All trade and industry bodies have flagged the fact that the high duty was leading to gold smuggling. The first concrete indication of a duty cut is seen in the discount of Rs 50 per gm offered by the government in the sixth sovereign gold bond issue that is opening on Monday.
It came as a delight when Google announced that India will be one of the few countries where its Pixel smartphone duo will be launched. Following that, it was just a week ago when Google's recently launched flagship smartphones Pixel and Pixel XL went up for pre-orders in India via major retailers like Flipkart, Chroma, Reliance Digital, and others.
Paying the price of writing his heart to party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, MLC Udayveer Singh was reportedly expelled from the party for six years on Saturday. But the known supporter of chief minister Akhilesh Yadav told reporters that he was not deterred.
Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan says her on-screen romance with Ranbir Kapoor in Ae Dil Hai Mushkil is not frivolous sensuality but portrayed in a classy manner. Aishwarya and Ranbir's sensuous on-screen chemistry has created quite a stir ever since the trailers have been out.
Using the analogy of surgical strikes, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday wondered what would have happened if the government had adopted similar strategy in the recent campaign against blackmoney, which unearthed Rs 65,000 crores. "We gave some time to those who had generated black money (to declare it).
India beat Iran 38-29 to win their third successive kabaddi world cup.Ajay Thakur was the star performer claiming 12 points in the final. Iran fought valiantly and surprised everybody taking the lead going in to first half break at 18-13, but Thakur changed the momentum in the second half. Nitin Tomar put in a memorable performance and India's fantastic defence ensured an Indian win.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated the new integrated airport terminal here, which is now the country's second green airport after Kochi, and said such projects will encourage people to take up environment-friendly constructions. Modi, who visited the city for the first time after becoming Prime Minister, said the airport will add another bright spot to the city.
According to a new study, there is no link between how hungry we feel and the amount of calories we consume.The research, conducted by scientists from the University of Sheffield, shows that food marketed as having appetite-modifying properties does not alter our calorie intake. The findings highlight a problem with health claims made by the food industry and the way in which many products are advertised, especially those aimed at people trying to lose weight.
The army is not comfortable with being dragged into the politics surrounding the release of Bollywood movie, Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, after the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) demanded that producers of films employing Pakistanis pay Rs 5 core to an army welfare fund as "penance".