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Mitsubishi Motors says it’s expected to post a net loss for fiscal 2016 of 1.4 billion dollars. It will be the first such plunge in 8 years.Executives with the company delayed the release of the group’s earnings forecast following revelations that it rigged fuel-efficiency data.They say the company is likely to log a special loss of more than 1.4 billion dollars. That’s to compensate owners of the 9 affected models, including mini-vehicles, parts manufacturers and dealerships.Nissan Motor would also receive compensation, as 2 of the models were produced for theRead More
“Success has become a way of life for Isro. But we never get carried away by success.” This remark by a senior scientist of the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) summed up the mood in the control room at India’s spaceport in Sriharikota after the hugely successful PSLV- C34 mission on Wednesday morning. This was the 36th flight of the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) and the 34th successful launch in a row. The rocket has launched over 110 satellites, including 57 from international customers and space agencies. Wednesday’s wasRead More
Ringing Bells, a little-known company that ran into controversy after announcing the Freedom 251 – a Rs. 251 smartphone, now claims it will start deliveries of the handset to customers from June 28. Deliveries will start to customers who have registered for buying the phone, Noida-based company’s Managing Director Mohit Goel said. “We will start shipment of Freedom 251 from June 28 to customers who paid for it earlier on COD (cash-on-delivery) basis,” he told Press Trust of India. Ringing Bells began selling the handset, Freedom 251, via its websiteRead More
Google’s plan to collect images for its ‘Street View’ service in India has been rejected by the Defence Ministry on Friday, even though the government could yet approve it. It is a feature that can aid the tourism industry. The company applied several months ago to bring in the street-mapping feature showing 360-degree panoramic images of streets, monuments, mountains and rivers—a service it first introduced in the U.S. in 2007. Street View is the search giant’s virtual mapping tool that lets users view 360-degree, panoramic and street-level images across moreRead More
The launching ceremony of the first advanced offshore patrol vessel built in house by the Goa Shipyard Ltd for the Sri Lanka was held in an impressive ceremony at Goa Shipyard Ltd yard in Vasco on Friday at the hands of M A W P Gunawardana, the wife of Eng. Karunasena Hettiarachchi, the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Sri Lanka. While talking to media he said we have understand the important of maintaining peace and security in the Indian ocean for the sea line communication and trade. So thatRead More
Government of India has allotted 1 Seat each to Goa State for admission of candidate for 3 years Diploma Course in Handloom and Textile Technology (DHTT) at Indian Institute of Handloom Technology, Kannur in Kerala and Karnataka Handloom Technology Institute, Gadag, Betageri in Karnataka. The duly filled applications in prescribed Proforma are invited from the interested candidates for admission for DHTT, commencing from July 16, 2016. The candidate should have passed 10th standard or equivalent with English as a subject of study. The age of the candidate should be betweenRead More
OnePlus, the Chinese technology startup has announced its next flagship, OnePlus 3 will go on auction even before it hits the market. OnePlus 3 is set to launch in India on June 15 exclusively on Amazon India. OnePlus has partnered with Droom, for this particular auction process. OnePlus 3 auction ahead of launch is a first-of-its-kind smartphone auction. OnePlus is giving away just five OnePlus 3 devices ahead of launch. OnePlus says entire proceeds from the auction will go to the charity chosen by the OnePlus community. “We are excitedRead More
Datsun India on Tuesday launched its entry-level hatchback redi-GO priced between Rs 2.38 lakh and Rs 3.34 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi), raising the competition in the entry-level segment, ruled by Maruti Suzuki Alto and its latest challenger, the Renault Kwid. The redi-GO is based on the Renault-Nissan’s Common Module Family Architecture (CMF-A), which also underpins the Kwid. Bookings for the redi-GO began on April 29 and the company said the deliveries have started immediately with the launch. Engine Powered by a three-cylinder, 800cc i-SAT petrol engine, which also does the dutyRead More
China has begun establishing quantum communications networks in several cities, and is currently building a 1,000-km quantum communications line connecting Beijing and Shanghai. Based on the principles of quantum physics, quantum communication provides a new way to process information, including encoding, storage, transmission and logic operations, as well as the precise manipulation of photons, atoms and other microscopic particles, the People’s Daily reported on Tuesday. “Traditionally, secure encryption and transmission of information is dependent on complex algorithms,” said Pan Jianwei, a Chinese quantum scientist and professor at the University ofRead More
Facebook, Twitter, Google’s YouTube and Microsoft pledged on Tuesday to review requests for the removal of hateful content posted on their platforms within 24 hours as part of a code of conduct agreed with EU regulators. Authorities across Europe have been trying in recent months to get social platforms to crack down on rising online racism following the refugee crisis, with some even threatening action against the companies. European Justice Commissioner Vera Jourova said tackling illegal online hate speech has taken on added urgency because of the increasing use ofRead More
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