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After Mobile, Reliance Unleashes JioFiber to Disrupt Home Broadband

No industry has ever seen the kind of competition unleashed by Reliance with the country’s richest man steering the wheel to disrupt the future of India’s telecom sector that had robbed consumers indiscriminately since the beginning of this century in 2000. The market leader Airtel swayed the market with free now pay later schemes but other players followed highly indigenous ...

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Missed Diwali

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, who was in Delhi addressing a Townhall in Delhi IIT last month, wished everyone a “Happy Diwali” but said on his Facebook account that he missed being in India at this time. Diwali is India’s largest festival of lights and many Americans are familiar with Diwali, which is held within Indian communities across the nation. Mark ...

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Ahead of Diwali, Apple, Samsung, OnePlus Gear Up Doubling Smartphone Shipments

Moving away from the Dussehra festival discounts, both global smartphone giants Apple and Samsung will be pitched in a heavy discount battle in India with host of Chinese mobile makers gearing up for steep discount and online flash sale strategy including Xiaomi, Lenovo and OnePlus, while Micromax, an indigenous firm, is equally in a combat mood. While Diwali is no ...

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India Records Highest Sale of Tablets in Q3 Due to Festive Season: IDC Report

Owing to robust festive buying for Diwali and Dussehra in Q3, and strengthening commercial demand, India’s tablet market reported its strongest third quarter growth so far during July-September 2014, said a report by International Data Corporation (IDC) on Friday. Tablet market shipments in India witnessed a strong quarter-on-quarter growth of 10 percent making it a 0.94-million-unit market. “The initial phase ...

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‘India Never Violates Ceasefire’, says Rajnath Singh

India has never violated the 2003 ceasefire with Pakistan on the Jammu and Kashmir border, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Friday attacking Pakistan for its repeated violation of ceasefire along the international border and the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir. While responding to the allegations of Pakistan, the minister said, "India never violates the ceasefire. It is ...

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PM Modi Declares 745 Crore Aid for Jammu and Kashmir

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announces 745 crore relief fund for the flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, after celebrating Diwali with the soldiers at Siachen. Modi had begun his celebrations on Diwali by a visit to soldiers on Wednesday. He has tweeted, "After the Siachen visit I will continue with my scheduled visit to Srinagar to spend time with those ...

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Devendra Fadnavis Meets Nitin Gadkari on Diwali

In the midst of discussions and allegations on the chief ministerial race in Maharashtra, BJP President Devendra Fadnavis met Union Minister Nitin Gadkari at his residence on Diwali, on Thursday. Sources have described the visit as a courtesy call by Fadnavis to extend Diwali greetings to the senior BJP leader at his residence. Meanwhile, after the Central BJP leadership sticks ...

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PM Modi to Celebrate Diwali in Srinagar, Meet Soldiers at Siachen

Prime Minister Narendra Modi began his Diwali day celebration with a visit to the soldiers at Siachen Glacier, the world’s highest battlefield, in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday. Wished President Pranab Mukherjee a very Happy Diwali from Siachen! Am sure this would be among the most unique greetings Pranab Da received — Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 23, 2014 Government sources ...

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