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After Reliance Jio, Idea offers 100% cashback on Rs 357 plan

Idea Cellular, reportedly India's third largest 4G operator by volume, has started offering a 100% cash-back scheme even as the Cellular Operators Association has complained against such schemes.Similar cash back schemes have been announced by Reliance Jio in an effort to maintain its subscriber base.Like Jio, Idea too offers

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RCom sends legal notice to rivals for spreading rumors

Anil Ambani Group's Reliance Communication said it has sent 'cease and desist' notices to its rivals trying to win over its enterprise customers by creating fear about the company shutting down.The development comes in the wake of announcements by the company that it was gradually shutting down its GSM

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TCS sets up new delivery center in Hyderabad for US-based Zebra Technologies

Tata Consultancy Services, India's biggest foreign exchange generator, said it has set up a Global Development Center in Hyderabad to cater to Zebra Technologies, a billion-dollar US corporation that specializes in tracking technologies such as bar codes and RFID.The new center will provide "operational efficiencies and an enhanced customer

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Yes Bank signs distribution agreement for Reliance General Insurance products

Reliance Capital said its subsidiary Reliance General Insurance Company signed an agreement with YES BANK to distribute general insurance products to the customers of YES BANK.YES BANK is India’s 5 th largest private sector Bank with a network of 1040 branches across and will act as a corporate agent of the insurance

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Cipla launches ashtha inhaler therapy in the US

Pharma giant Cipla Ltd said it received final approval for launching a generic version of Astrazeneca’s Pulmicort inhalation suspension for pediatric asthma in the US.The product is available for shipping immediately, Cipla said.Pulmicort Respules and generic equivalents had U.S. sales of approximately $825M for the 12- month period ending September 2017,

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PVR acquires stake in US luxury theater chain iPic

PVR Limited, India's largest theater chain, said it agreed to acquire a minority stake in US-based luxury restaurant-and-theater company iPic-Gold Class Entertainment, LLC.The US company operates 16 luxury theaters with 121 screens across 10 States in the United States, PVR said.Ajay Bijli, Chairman and Managing Director of PVR, will join the board

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Tata Power, Israeli partner get sonar contract from Indian Navy

Tata Power said its Strategic Engineering Division, along with partner DSIT Solutions Ltd, received a contract to supply Portable Diver Detection Sonar (PDDS) to the Indian Navy.The deal is one of the the largest in the world for such systems, it said.The detection systems will largely be manufactured in

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Hiranandani offers guaranteed rental for Bangalore project for 2 years

As some consumers stay away from making big ticket investments into real estate, developer House of Hiranandani has come up with a 'guaranteed rental' scheme for those buying property at two of its towers at the Devanahalli township in Bengaluru.The company said that, depending on the size of the

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Google Assistant launches support for third-party apps in India

Google has activated support for third-party apps in its Google Assistant product in India.Before this, it was not possible for third-party apps to be launched or accessed via Google Assistant in India. Google Assistant is the company's artificial intelligence-based mobile phone search and assistance app similar to Siri from

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Ahluwalia Contracts wins orders worth Rs 311 cr

Ahluwalia Contracts said it won new construction orders aggregating to Rs 311 cr."New orders worth of Rs. 170.99 Crores for construction of 300 Beds hospital in existing premises of ESIC Hospital Kolkata and worth Rs.140.00 Crores for other construction work," it said.With this, the total order inflow during the

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As Jio reality sinks, Idea abandons ‘limited aggression’ strategy

Idea Cellular has abandoned its earlier strategy of 'limited aggression' in dealing with the threat from Reliance Jio and Bharti Airtel, and will be more visible in its counter strikes from now, said CEO Himanshu Kapania."From end October, Idea has shifted its earlier stand of limited aggression, which was

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Idea sees half of India remain 2G-only in 2022, to refarm 900 MHz for 4G

About 600-650 mln telecom customers in India will remain 'pure 2G' users even in the year 2022, while 4G users would swell from 175 mln to 750 mln, said Himanshu Kapania, CEO of India's fourth largest telecom operator Idea Cellular.At present, India has around 1.05 bln active telecom users,

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