IIM-Ahmedabad receives fresh wave of Rs 15.5 crore restoration fund

The Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIM-A) on Monday announced that it has received a fresh wave of Rs 15.5 crore as funds, for conservation and restoration of its heritage campus in the city. The institute said it has so far received Rs 47.5 crore that will help restore almost one-third of the campus that have traditional red-brick structures designed by legendary American architect Louis I Kahn. The fresh wave of funding is largely from the institute’s alumni. “We have so far received Rs 47.5 crore as funds towards restoring our…

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Jio Effect: Aircel Offers 168GB Data, Unlimited Calls for 84 Days at Rs. 419 in Northeast, at Rs. 449 in J&K

With the Reliance Jio juggernaut continuing to make headways in the telecom industry, rival operator Aircel has launched two new plans that offer 2GB data per day and unlimited calls with 84-day validity. These plans have the same validity as the Rs. 399 Jio Dhan Dhana Dhan Offer, which provides half the data (at high speeds), unlimited calls, free SMSs, and access to the Jio apps suite. The Aircel prepaid plans are priced at Rs. 419 in the Northeast, and at Rs. 449 in J&K. Apart from this, the operator has launched another plan at…

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Best Phones Under Rs. 15,000: Which is the Best Mobile in Under-15000 Segment?

. Looking to buy a new phone? We have another list if you’re interested in the under Rs. 10,000 segmentwith plenty of great picks, but if you’re willing to open up your budget a little, then there are a bunch of other phones that we think are totally worth buying in the sub-Rs. 15,000 price segment. By spending a little extra, you get smartphones that may not be perfect, but they make fewer compromises, which means you can buy some really good phones in the under Rs. 15,000 price segment today,…

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Sony India launches new walkman at Rs 8,990

New Delhi: Sony India on Monday launched its new “WS623 Walkman” with Bluetooth wireless technology at Rs 8,990. The wearable device comes with IP65/68 rating and functions even in sea water. It can function underwater up to a depth of two metres and continue working for up to 30 minutes, the company claimed in a statement. “WS623 Walkman” can endure extreme temperatures from -5°C to 45°C — making it ideal during a hike or climb. By enabling `Ambient Sound Mode`, one can stay in touch with the surroundings and utilise…

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Moto E4 With Android 7.1 Nougat Reportedly Launched at Rs. 8,999; Moto E4 Plus Coming Soon

Lenovo has reportedly quietly launched the Moto E4 in India. The smartphone is now available to buy in India, as per an established offline retailer, and the Moto E4 price in India is said to be Rs. 8,999 (MRP). While this is said to be the retail price of the smartphone currently, official Moto E4 launch and price details have not been shared by Lenovo yet. This comes amid Moto’s confirmation that the company will soon launch the Moto E4 Plus with 5000mAh battery in the Indian market. Mumbai-based retailerr Mahesh Telecom has published a video showing…

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Sennheiser Momentum In-Ear Wireless Headphones Launched in India at Rs. 14,990

Popular audio manufacturer Sennheiser has launched a wireless version of its premium Momentum in-ear headphones with NFC and a 10-hour battery life. The headphones are priced at Rs. 14,990 and will be available in black and ivory trims. Sennheiser’s Momentum series is known for the premium materials used and this one is no exception. The neckband of the Sennheiser Momentum In-Ear Wireless use soft sheepskin nappa leather for better comfort and the earbuds are built from milled stainless steel for durability. The drivers have a frequency range of 15Hz-22,000Hz and…

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Reliance Jio Effect: BSNL Halves Unlimited Calls Rental for Landlines to Rs. 49 a Month for New Subscribers

State-run telecom operator BSNL on Monday halved the monthly rental for unlimited calling from landline to any network on Sundays and night hours to Rs. 49 from Rs. 99. “To attract new customers to experience wireline services, BSNL launched a very cost effective and affordable promotional landline voice plan ‘Experience LL 49’,” BSNL said in a statement. Under this plan, a fixed monthly charge of Rs. 49 is applicable for the first six months and after that, the customer shall be charged as per the general plan of the respective…

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BSNL Rs. 149 Plan for New Customers Offers 30 Minutes of Free Calls Per Day and 300MB Data

State-owned telecom operator BSNL on Monday came out with a prepaid scheme under which new subscribers can make 30 minutes of free voice calls – local and STD – daily to any other network for a month, for Rs. 149. BSNL customers will also have an option to get similar free unlimited calls for three months by paying lumpsum amount of Rs. 439, BSNL said in a statement. In addition to the free calls, customers will get 300MB of mobile data as part of the BSNL Rs. 439 offer and Rs. 149…

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Vodafone’s Challenge to Reliance Jio, Airtel: 1GB of 4G Data at Rs. 150, 4GB at Rs. 250

To give rivals Reliance Jio and Airtel tough competition in the ongoing telecom war, Vodafone has launched a new offer that provides prepaid 4G users with four times the data benefits without raising the prices of the data recharge packs. This means the Vodafone Rs. 150 data pack will offer 1GB of data a month, Rs. 250 pack will provide 4GB data, and Rs. 1,500 data pack will give 35GB of data a month. Vodafone’s move is just one more amongst the numerous reactions by established telecom operators to compete with…

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Apollo Health & Lifestyle raises Rs 450 crore from IFC to fund expansion

Apollo Health and Lifestyle, a wholly owned subsidiary of Apollo Hospitals Enterprise, on Thursday, December 1, announced  it had raised Rs 450 crore from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the IFC Asset Management Company. Sharing the details in Hyderabad, Sangita Reddy, Joint Managing Director, Apollo Hospitals Enterprise said Apollo Health, which operates in the retail healthcare segment, would be using the funds for its growth and expansion over the next 24 months. It operates a range of formats including multi-specialty clinics (Apollo Clinics), Diabetes Clinics (Apollo Sugar), Diagnostics (Apollo…

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