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Last updated: Wednesday, March 04, 2015 11:52:18 PM

Smartphone shoppers rise significantly in India
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Online purchases made through mobile phones in India have grown by more than 100 percent over the past two years, indicating a steep upward trend in e-commerce propelled by expediency, reveals the MasterCard Online Shopping Survey 2014 released here on Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 04, 2015 6:14:03 PM

HC to hear plea to control Delhi air pollution
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Wednesday said it would hear on March 11 a PIL seeking directions to the government to take immediate steps to control increasing air pollution in Delhi.

Wednesday, March 04, 2015 6:12:14 PM

Volvo sells 4.7 percent stake in Eicher Motors
Chennai, March 4 (IANS) European truck maker AB Volvo on Wednesday sold 4.7 percent stake in Eicher Motors Ltd for around $310 million, an Eicher Motors official said.

Wednesday, March 04, 2015 6:04:06 PM

Telecom operators have Rs.2.42 lakh crore debt
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Telecom operators had a total debt of Rs.242,896 crore in the financial year 2013-14.

Wednesday, March 04, 2015 6:04:04 PM

Jamia gets A grade from NAAC
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Jamia Millia Islamia has been assessed and accredited by NAAC for the first cycle with an "A" Grade, the Delhi-based central university said in a statement on Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 04, 2015 5:56:17 PM

Muslim chamber welcomes cow slaughter ban
Aligarh, March 4 (IANS) The Muslim Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) here has welcomed the ban on cow slaughter in Maharashtra and urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to clamp a nationwide ban.

Wednesday, March 04, 2015 5:56:16 PM

Man held for rape in Gurgaon
Gurgaon, March 4 (IANS) A 33-year-old man, working as a supervisor at a car showroom, has been arrested on charges of raping a 19-year-old woman working in the same place, police said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 04, 2015 5:52:14 PM

Peer pressure, availability of narcotics leading women to drug abuse
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Peer pressure and the easy availability of all sorts of narcotics are some of the reasons that have made women fall prey to drug abuse in the north eastern parts of the country, experts said Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 04, 2015 5:52:13 PM

American woman assaulted, in hospital
Vrindavan, March 4 (IANS) An American woman missing here since February 27 has been hospitalized after she was found lying on a road in a state of shock with bruises all over the body, police said Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 04, 2015 5:40:10 PM

Parliament passes citizenship amendment bill
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Parliament on Wednesday passed the Citizenship Amendment Bill which seeks to merge the Person of Indian Origin (PIO) and Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) schemes.

Wednesday, March 04, 2015 5:40:09 PM

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