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Investors to pump in $7 billion investments into real estate in 2017

A favourable regulatory environment coupled with attractive asset valuations has enhanced investor confidence by changing the perception of Indian realty in the global arena. Interest from offshore equity investors, large Indian corporates and high net worth individuals (HNIs) are likely to bring in investments worth USD 7 billion into the sector this year, says a report. While office and residential ... Read More »

2017 Honda Civic Si

Overall Rating: The Civic is a well-liked and respected member of the compact-car class, but its tuned-up sibling, the Civic Si, has inspired a completely different level of fandom over the years. (Except for the last generation, which was a dud.) But in this newest Si, Honda has reprised the magic that once made the model a favorite among car enthusiasts—ourselves ... Read More »

The Quiet Rise of Killer Technology

The tech visionaries have redoubled their warnings about how we could destroy ourselves with technology. But they’re not talking about deliberately pushing buttons to trigger annihilation—Kennedy and Khrushchev could have done that back in ’62. They mean accidentally killing ourselves with something that we invent for our own benefit, that later acquires a mind of its own and a shirty attitude. But there’s ... Read More »

Police launch mobile app to check burglaries

The facility will be provided initially in Anakapalle, Narsipatnam areas Owing to increasing number of house breaking incidents in towns of Anakapalle, Chodavaram and Narsipatnam, the Visakhpatnam rural police have launched the mobile app called Locked House Monitoring System (LHMS) to prevent burglaries at locked houses. Superintendent of Police (Visakha Rural) Rahul Dev Sharma said initially people in Anakapalle and ... Read More »

How Education Can Solve The Global Youth Unemployment Crisis

For much of the last decade, global leaders in business, government and the non-profit world have been sounding a loud alarm about a mounting youth employment crisis. With good reason. According to the International Labour Organization (ILO), there are about 71 million unemployed 15-to-24-year-olds around the globe, many of them facing long-term unemployment. This is close to an historic peak of ... Read More »

Hike Acquires Creo, a Bengaluru-Based Smartphone and Streaming Media Dongle Maker

HIGHLIGHTS Hike acquired Creo for an undisclosed sum Creo has launched products that include media dongles and smartphones Creo will work on a platform for third-party developers to build services Hike on Friday announced it had acquired Bengaluru-based technology startup firm Creo for an undisclosed sum. Creo was founded in December 2013 by Sai Srinivas Kiran G and Shubham Malhotra. Both ... Read More »

Coolpad Cool Play 6 India Launch Set for August 20

HIGHLIGHTS Coolpad Cool Play 6 confirmed to launch in Indian market on August 20 It was launched in China on August 20 It packs a massive 4060mAh battery Coolpad has started teasing the launch of its next smartphone, the Cool Play 6 in India. The Chinese company teased the new Coolpad Cool Play 6 on its Facebook page confirming that it will ... Read More »

Delhi University announces 10th cut-off list for merit-based UG courses

In the tenth list, though there are no such restrictions, many colleges have closed admissions to various courses with a few exemptions. Photo: HT New Delhi: The Delhi University on Thursday announced its tenth cut-off list for merit-based undergraduate courses, with the highest being 97% at Hindu College for B.A (Hons) Economics. The second highest cut-off has been announced by the ... Read More »

New Hyundai Verna First Drive Preview

The mid size sedan segment ‘was’ pretty much one of the most popular segment in the Indian automotive scene, however of late the limelight has been stolen by compact SUV’s and hatchbacks that pretend to look like SUV’s. In a bid to bring the excitement back into the sedan segment, manufacturers are loading their cars to the gills with high ... Read More »

New Hyundai Verna vs rivals: Specifications comparison

Hyundai is gearing up to launch its all-new Verna in India on August 22, 2017. The new Verna will replace the previous-gen car (Codename: RB) that was launched in India way back in 2011. As the upcoming 2017 Verna goes up against the Maruti Ciaz, Honda City and Volkswagen Vento in the mid-size sedan segment, we’ve done an on-paper comparison ... Read More »