EPFO to invest Rs 20,000 cr in equities in 2017-18: Bandaru Dattatreya

EPFO to invest Rs 20,000 cr in equities in 2017-18: Bandaru Dattatreya

Retirement fund body EPFO will invest Rs 20,000 crore in exchange traded funds this fiscal as it has decided to raise the investment limit in ETFs, Union Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said today.

IT industry layoffs: AIITEA mulls united front; set to approach Karnataka government
IT industry layoffs: AIITEA mulls united front; set to approach Karnataka government

Members of All India IT Employees Association is planning to organise a united front of IT employees associations to hold talks with Karnataka government to resolve various problems, including layoffs soon.

Dialogue only after stone-pelting ends in Kashmir: Amit Shah
Dialogue only after stone-pelting ends in Kashmir: Amit Shah

BJP president Amit Shah has ruled out dialogue on the Kashmir issue until stone-pelting ends, but insisted that the government will talk to everyone once violence ends.

Indian Waterways plans to table restructured Indian Vessels Act in Parliament
Indian Waterways plans to table restructured Indian Vessels Act in Parliament

Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) plans to table a restructured Indian Vessels Act of 1917 in the next session of the parliament to settle with the rules of sailing on the river that has been declared as national waterways.

Pakistan nuclear tests created balance of power in region: PM Nawaz Sharif
Pakistan nuclear tests created balance of power in region: PM Nawaz Sharif

Nuclear tests conducted by Pakistan in 1998 created balance of power in South Asia and gave a strong message to the "enemies" that aggressors would meet an exemplary fate, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said today.

TCS and Infosys likely to lead in digital business, but battle with IBM and Accenture for marketshare set to be tough
TCS and Infosys likely to lead in digital business, but battle with IBM and Accenture for marketshare set to be tough

Amid fears that Indian IT has not kept pace with rapidly evolving technologies, executive search firm Head Hunters today expressed optimism that top firms like TCS and Infosys will lead the digital segment.

Dirty war has to be fought with innovative ways: Army Chief General Bipin Rawat
Dirty war has to be fought with innovative ways: Army Chief General Bipin Rawat

The Indian Army is facing a "dirty war" in Jammu and Kashmir which has to be fought through "innovative" ways, Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat has said, stoutly defending the use of a Kashmiri as a 'human shield' by a young officer.

TECHNOLOGY

Apple opens first official store in South East Asia
Apple opens first official store in South East Asia

Merchandise such as the iPhone and MacBook were strategically placed on display across the spacious first floor, while the upper level acted as a classroom for customers to participate in hands-on sessions. Hundreds of shoppers camped out in anticipation of the launch, while more than a thousand thronged the store soon after the doors opened.

Horoscope: By Peter Vidal

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SAGITTARIUS Your creative energy should now be at a peak, but not perhaps because the stars are all on your side. On the contrary, challenging romantic stars remind us of the cliché that all great art stems from… read more