Author Archives: Loknath Das

Real estate: GST, RERA compliance issues continue

The BSE Realty Index that raced past benchmark indices since January 2017 lost steam in the last fortnight. Results for the September quarter were a mixed bag, even as sales performance across listed entities belied expectations of a revival in home sales. No doubt, the invalidation of high-value banknotes and the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016, or RERA, Read More

Tata Housing, MoneyControl to launch online real estate portal Moneytize India

Tata Housing and MoneyControl are set to join hands to launch Moneytize India, a real estate platform to inform and educate potential property buyers to help them make informed real estate choices. ‘Moneytize India’ will guide potential real estate buyers on the right time to invest, make smart property investment choices and more, a media statement said on Friday. Top Read More

Google Pixel 2 Now Available in India: Price, Specifications, and Everything Else You Need to Know

HIGHLIGHTS Pixel 2 price in India starts at Rs. 61,000 Pixel 2 XL price in India starts at Rs. 73,000 For now, the Pixel 2 is available to buy in India Google Pixel 2 is now available to buy in India starting Wednesday. The new Pixel smartphone will be going on sale online exclusively on Flipkart while will be also Read More

Coolpad Cool Play 6C With Dual Selfie Cameras Launched: Price, Specifications

HIGHLIGHTS Cool Play 6C comes with a price tag of CNY 849 It will be available in China It sports dual selfie cameras Chinese handset maker Coolpad has unveiled the all-new Cool Play 6C smartphone in its home country. The Cool Play 6C is being seen as an upgrade to the Coolpad Cool Play 6 which was launched earlier this year. The Coolpad Cool Play Read More

Imagination Technologies Investors Approve Sale to China-Backed Fund

Imagination Technologies shareholders approved a GBP 550 million (roughly $730 million or Rs. 4.715 crores) cash takeover by China-backed Canyon Bridge on Tuesday, a day after the buyout firm’s founder was charged by US authorities with insider trading.   Canyon Bridge’s offer to buy the British chip designer was announced on September 22, a week after its bid to buy Lattice Semiconductor was blocked by Read More

Xiaomi Launches ‘Made in India’ Mi Power Bank 2i Range, Unveils Third Manufacturing Facility

HIGHLIGHTS Mi Power Bank 2i range comes in 10000mAh and 20000mAh capacities Prices of Mi Power Bank 2i start at Rs. 799 Xiaomi’s third Indian facility has over 500 workers Days after teasing a new “i” product, Xiaomi on Tuesday launched the Mi Power Bank 2i lineup as its very first ‘Made in India’ power banks in the country. The Chinese company has Read More

OnePlus 5T Launched in India via; Price Starts at Rs. 32,999

OnePlus 5T price in India starts at Rs. 32,999 for the 6GB RAM variant HIGHLIGHTS OnePlus 5T price starts at Rs. 32,999 It goes on sale today at 4:30pm IST on Amazon India The open sales start from November 28 The OnePlus 5T has been launched in India, going on sale at 4:30pm IST via Amazon India only for Prime Read More

Gionee F6, F205 Bezel-Less Smartphones Teased Ahead of November 26 Launch

HIGHLIGHTS The teasers confirm bezel-less display panels of Gionee F6 and F205 One of the teasers reveals upcoming smartphone range A TENAA listing showcases Gionee F205 While the official launch is just a few days away, Gionee has teased the F6 and F205 bezel-less smartphones through its official Weibo account. The smartphone are expected to be two out of eight that will be Read More

Encouraging Lifestyle Changes After Treatment for Prostate Cancer

In a preliminary study, researchers looked at options for encouraging lifestyle changes after treatment for prostate cancer. The prostate is a walnut-sized gland that sits just below the bladder in men and encases the urethra (outflow tube from the bladder). Its function is to make the fluid contained in semen. As men age, there is an increased risk of developing Read More

National Day round-up: celebrations span arts, culture and lifestyle experiences in the UAE

In addition to commemorating the UAE’s unification – and rejoicing over the long weekend – National Day celebrations typically involve a host of deals, discounts, activities and events. Here are some you can experience this year. ART Syrian artist Ghiath Lahham has created Emirates Falcon, limited-edition artworks mounted on silkscreens, which capture the glory of the UAE’s national bird. The digital prints Read More