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  Technology   Mobiles & Tabs  21 Oct 2017

Technology, Mobiles tabs, 21 Oct 2017

Kin of 39 Indians missing in Iraq asked to undergo DNA tests

In 2014, 39 Indian labourers, mostly from Punjab, were reportedly taken hostage by ISIS when it overran Iraq's Mosul.

21 Oct 2017 9:49 PM

Trump to allow opening of JFK assassination files amid concerns

Kennedy was 46 when he died and remains one of the most admired US presidents.

21 Oct 2017 9:25 PM

Bank associations call for a mandatory hold on Aadhaar-bank a/c linkage

Earlier in the day, Reserve Bank of India said linkage of biometric identity number Aadhaar with bank accounts is mandatory.

21 Oct 2017 8:52 PM

'How Cyrus Mistry was Fired as Tata Chairman'

Former Group Executive Council member, Nirmalya Kumar on Saturday posted a blog recalling events that led to the Cyrus Mistry's ouster.

21 Oct 2017 8:46 PM

Govt fixes Sovereign Gold Bond rate at Rs 2,971 per gram

For the subscription period from October 23-25, the issue price will be Rs 2,971 per gram with Settlement on October 30

21 Oct 2017 7:38 PM


US policy of using Chinese influence to thaw N Korean ambitions may be flawed: experts

The complicated relationship between China and N Korea is less friendship and more a mutually uneasy dependency.

21 Oct 2017 6:30 PM

Sitharaman to attend South Asian defence ministers' meet in Philippines

Meet likley to review regional security architecture including China's growing assertiveness in South China Sea.

21 Oct 2017 6:29 PM

New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson under 'no illusions' about Team India

Williamson urged his teammates to avenge last year's narrow ODI series defeat to India.

21 Oct 2017 6:19 PM

India vs New Zealand: Virat Kohli hails spin duo Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal

The India skipper said giving younger and more inexperienced players a go was crucial ahead of the the 2019 World Cup.

21 Oct 2017 6:15 PM

Corporate India sees 35-40 per cent drop in budget for gifts in Diwali

There has been certainly a downward impact on the bonus payments with several corporates reeling under debt and cutting costs.

21 Oct 2017 6:11 PM


Key programme allowing family to join refugees already settled in US maybe paused

The administration is also considering expanding the categories of refugees required to be fingerprinted.

21 Oct 2017 5:44 PM

People who have psychopathic traits earn less, finds study

Researchers say that this is because they are often overconfident and reckless which makes them stick with bad investment decisions longer.

21 Oct 2017 5:39 PM

PayPal ties up with Facebook Messenger to launch in-chat payments

In India, messenger app Hike already allows the same with its peer-to-peer (P2P) payments system.

21 Oct 2017 5:30 PM

Over 1 lakh MSRTC employees resume work after HC says strike illegal

Court also asks panel hearing grievances of MSRTC staff to submit final report on Dec 21.

21 Oct 2017 5:29 PM

Railway Board to review rail bridges needing repair; 252 in dilapidated state

The Railway Board had sought details of the bridges and it was observed that a large number of bridges needed rehabilitation.

21 Oct 2017 5:22 PM


Extremist group Hasm attacks Egyptian troops, 28 killed, 32 injured

Since the army removed President Morsi extremist groups have increased attacks on military and police.

21 Oct 2017 5:21 PM

Woman who lost 18 babies due to 'killer cells' finally gives birth

Louise Warneford's condition causes her body to destroy unborn embryos.

21 Oct 2017 5:12 PM

Joy ride: J'khand CM, friends on bikes without helmets in Ranchi

Not only Das but all his friends who are driving along with him are seen driving their two wheelers without helmets.

21 Oct 2017 5:10 PM

Police offers exorbitant bounty of 1 mil. AUS $ for mystery serial killer

Investigators are seeking public assistance to help solve six murders over an 18-month period in 1980-1981.

21 Oct 2017 5:08 PM

Facebook messenger users can now send money to friends, family with PayPal

Facebook and PayPal have announced a new partnership that allows users to send money to each other via Messenger.

21 Oct 2017 5:03 PM