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Nissan launches new version of SUV Terrano for Rs 13.6 lakh

Nissan Terrano. Photo @Nissan_India

Latest News – Japanese auto major Nissan on Monday launched an all new version of its SUV Terrano priced between Rs 9.99 lakh and Rs 13.6 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).

The company will also launch hybrid version of its top-end SUV XTrail by the end of this year as it looks to enhance portfolio in the fast growing SUV segment in India.

Besides, the company is targeting sports hatchback and executive sedans segment as part of its plans to launch eight new vehicles in India by 2021.

“We have interesting products lined up for India as per our plans announced earlier. This year apart from the new Terrano we will have the hybrid XTrail by the end of 2017,” Nissan India Operations President Guillaume Sigurd told PTI.

He said India will be among the very few global markets where the hybrid XTrail will be launched as the company’s “top management decided to (Read More)

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Early-stage support for social enterprises lacking in India: PwC Foundation

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Latest News – While there may be many institutions currently present for funding as later-stage support, startups in the social enterprise space sorely lack early stage hand-holding.
“Support in the early stage is missing and that is part of our interest in terms of getting the School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE) to India,” says Jaivir Singh, vice-chairman of PwC India Foundation. The foundation is the corporate social responsibility (Read More)

SC to supervise Amrapali projects; wants info on 47 towers, buyers’ money

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Latest News – The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the embattled real estate firm Amrapali Group to furnish by Thursday details of 47 residential towers, which are nearing completion, and how much money it had taken from flat buyers as well the amount invested.
A bench of justices Arun Mishra and Amitava Roy said that the company should also give details about the funds which have been frozen after the start of insolvency proceedings.
“Our ultimate concern is that home buyers should get their flats as early as possible. You (Amrapali) should give the details by tomorrow of how much money of yours has been frozen.

How much money you have taken from home buyers and how much money you have (Read More)

Qualcomm, Microsoft offer ‘always connected’ PCs with smartphone features

Qualcomm, Microsoft offer 'always connected' PCs with smartphone features

Latest News – Global chip-maker Qualcomm Technologies and Microsoft have collaborated with leading retailers from across the world to offer new “always connected” Windows 10 PCs powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon Mobile PC Platform.

Retailers in the US, Australia, China, Italy, France and the UK will offer a range of new Windows 10 PCs from Asus, HP and Lenovo, the companies announced on Thursday.

“Windows 10 PCs powered by the Snapdragon Mobile PC platform are optimised to deliver new and innovative mobile computing features including up to Gigabit speeds, always on connectivity (Read More)

UP Investors’ Summit: Jio to invest Rs 100 bn in 3 yrs, create 100,000 jobs

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Latest News – Reliance Industries Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani on Wednesday committed to investing Rs. 100 billion in Uttar Pradesh over the next three years.

“Jio has invested Rs. 200 billion already in the state, and plans to invest another Rs. 100 billion over the next three years.
We aim to bring Jio to every village in (Read More)

Xiaomi Mi LED Smart TV 4 sale starts on Flipkart, Mi Home at 2 PM today

Xiaomi Mi LED Smart TV 4

Latest News – Chinese smartphone major Xiaomi is venturing into India’s consumer electronics market with the Mi Smart LED TV 4, unveiled in India on February 4. The smart LED television, priced at Rs 39,999, would go on sale today on Flipkart and Mi Store, starting 2 PM.
The first LED Smart television in India from the stable of China-based electronics manufacturer Xiaomi sports an ultra-thin design, 55-inch ultra-high-definition screen, domestic curated (Read More)