Oppo to set up Rs 2,200-cr smartphone manufacturing unit in Greater Noida

Smartphone maker Oppo Mobiles is planning to invest around Rs 2,200 crore in India for a mobile phone manufacturing facility. The proposed investment will be at Greater Noida. The company has submitted documents related to the proposed project to the Environment Ministry and said that the net amount required for the establishment of the second… Continue reading Oppo to set up Rs 2,200-cr smartphone manufacturing unit in Greater Noida

October is very special month for me: Nagarjuna

Actor Akkineni Nagarjuna says the month of October is special for two reasons — his son Naga Chaitanya is getting married and the his forthcoming Telugu horror-thriller “Raju Gari Gadhi 2”, in which he plays a mentalist, is set for release. Chaitanya is marrying actress Samantha Ruth Prabhu on Friday in Goa. “This is a… Continue reading October is very special month for me: Nagarjuna

‘Baahubali’ steered its way through many problems: Producer Shobu

Producer Shobu Yarlagadda must be buoyed by the phenomenal success of S.S. Rajamouli’s “Baahubali” franchise. But he says the film steered its way through many problems to emerge successful. Speaking at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne which concludes on Tuesday, Yarlagadda spoke about the problems he faced while making his movies. Rajamouli and Yarlagadda… Continue reading ‘Baahubali’ steered its way through many problems: Producer Shobu

Thousands transferred at SBI, many branches closed, yet no protest

India’s largest lender, State Bank of India (SBI), has rationalised 716 offices (594 branches and 122 administrative offices) and several thousands of employees have been transferred beginning this fiscal, but, strangely, there have been no major protests, top officials said. Several hundreds of offices would be closed and thousands of staff would be moved in… Continue reading Thousands transferred at SBI, many branches closed, yet no protest

City Union Bank Q1 net up 14% at Rs 140 cr

City Union Bank (CUB) has reported a net profit of Rs 140.32 crore during the quarter ended June 30, 2017, as compared to Rs 123.52 crore, a year ago, an increase of 14%. The bank is planning to seek shareholders approval for a Rs 500-crore Qualified Institutional Placement (QIP). N Kamakodi, managing director and chief… Continue reading City Union Bank Q1 net up 14% at Rs 140 cr

Dual-camera Lenovo K8 Note launched in India, priced at Rs 12,999

Chinese smartphone maker Lenovo on Wednesday launched the much-awaited ‘K8 Note’ in India at Rs 12,999 (3GB RAM and 32GB storage version) that comes with a dual-camera setup (13MP+5MP sensor with flash). The 4GB RAM and 64GB ROM variant will cost Rs 13,999. The device with first stock Android (7.1.1) has 13MP selfie camera that… Continue reading Dual-camera Lenovo K8 Note launched in India, priced at Rs 12,999

YouTube looks to double user base in India, take it to 400 mn from 200 mn

YouTube, the video platform of Google, said on Tuesday it expects its user base in India to double to over 400 million as more consumers, particularly in smaller towns and rural areas, get access to affordable internet that would help them access videos on their mobile phones. India has a base of more than 930… Continue reading YouTube looks to double user base in India, take it to 400 mn from 200 mn