OnePlus 6: Launch in India ‘Soon’ on Amazon Website

The OnePlus 6 upcoming flagship phone is set to be launched in India soon, with Amazon as the official online selling partner. The Chinese smartphone manufacturer, owned by BBK Electronics is expected to launch their flagship, OnePlus 6 in India on 18th May. With a dedicated page for OnePlus 6 going live on Amazon India, users can now sign up for updates regarding the smartphone via the ‘Notify Me’ Button. The upcoming phone is said to be a proper upgrade over the previous OnePlus 5 and is not supposed to…

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We are facing a silent epidemic. ‘Disturbingly high rates of diabetes’ found in India

India is facing an epidemic of diabetes and high blood pressure, often called “silent killers” because they lead to heart disease, said a report today involving more than 1.3 million people. The rate of diabetes in India is over 6%, while around one quarter of people have high blood pressure, said the first nationally representative figures on the topic, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Internal Medicine. While these rates are lower than the United States and China, experts say a combination of widespread tobacco use,…

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Vivo V5s Gets a Price Cut in India, Now Available at Rs. 15,990

HIGHLIGHTS The new price tag is applicable to both offline and online channels Vivo V5s was launched in April at Rs. 18,990 It’s powered by MediaTek MT6750 SoC and has 4GB of RAM The Vivo V5s has received a permanent price cut in India and will now be available for a new price tag of Rs. 15,990. The Vivo V5s, originally launched in April at a price of Rs. 18,990, had received its first official price cut to Rs. 17,990, back in July this year. The revised pricing of Rs. 15,990 seems to be…

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OnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited Edition Set to Launch in India Today

HIGHLIGHTS Launch event to be followed by screening of Star Wars: The Last Jedi OnePlus 5T Star Wars edition to be available from December 15 Sports a white back panel, Star Wars logo, and red Alert Slider Announced earlier this month, the OnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited Edition, will be released at an event in Mumbai on December 14 at 7pm. OnePlus, in collaboration with the Star Wars: The Last Jedi, will showcase the smartphone at a special event at IMAX Wadala in Mumbai. After the launch event, a special screening of…

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Honor 7X India Launch Set for Today, Alongside Honor V10 Global Launch

HIGHLIGHTS Honor 7X was unveiled first in China, back in October The Honor V10’s global launch is also scheduled for Tuesday The Honor 7X will go on sale in India on Thursday Honor 7X, the mid-range smartphone unveiled by the Huawei Terminal brand in October for China, will be launching in India on Tuesday. The smartphone will be announced for India at the Honor V10 global launch event in London, starting at 8pm IST. To recall, the Honor V10 was unveiled last week in China. As for the Honor 7X launch, we already know that the…

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Jabra Elite 25e Bluetooth Headphones With 18-Hour Battery Life Launched in India

HIGHLIGHTS The Elite 25e feature a one-touch button for Siri and Google Assistant They are IP54 rated and have a battery life of up to 18 hours The Jabra Elite 25e is priced at Rs. 3,999 Jabra has launched a new pair of Bluetooth headphones called the Elite 25e, which is priced at Rs. 3,999. The headphones will be available starting Tuesday from offline retail stores like Croma and other Jabra authorised resellers, as well as online through Amazon India. The biggest highlight feature here is the 18-hour battery life,…

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Vivo V7 Set to Launch in India Today: All You Need to Know

HIGHLIGHTS Vivo V7 India launch is scheduled to begin at 1pm IST The smartphone was first unveiled last week It is a smaller version of the Vivo V7+ Vivo V7 is all set to launch in India on Monday, at an event in Gurugram. To recall, Vivo had confirmedthe smartphone’s India launch last week, just before launching it in Indonesia. In the interim, Flipkart has also begun teasing the launch of the Vivo V7, indicating it might to exclusive to the online marketplace. The Vivo V7 India launch event kicks off at 1pm IST, and stay tuned to…

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Parents, keep in mind: Less than 20% urban kids in India eat fruits once a day

Only 18% of urban children in grade six to 10 in India eat fruits every day, show the results of a survey, revealing poor eating habits of a vast majority of kids in the country. At 14%, the proportion of children eating protein once a day is even lower, showed the survey by Podar Education Group which runs over 100 schools spread across the country. The survey involved responses from 1,350 parents of children studying in grade six to 10 in India’s metro cities. The results showed that only 35%…

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Govt seeks asset valuer for Air India stake sale

As the government prepares to peg a price tag to Air India for its stake sale, it has invited applications for an asset valuer for the national carrier as well as its subsidiaries and overseas offices. The Union Cabinet has given its in-principal approval for disinvestment of the debt-laden Air India and has constituted a group of ministers to chart out the future course of action. According to the tender document floated by civil aviation ministry, the asset valuer will have to carry out the valuation of land, buildings, aircraft,…

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United Bank of India slips into red with Rs 211 crore net loss in first quarter

State-owned United Bank of India (UBI) on Saturday reported a net loss of Rs 211.46 crore during the first quarter ended June, on rise in Non-Performing Assets (NPAs) and higher provisioning. The bank had registered a net profit of Rs 38.32 crore in the April-June quarter of previous fiscal. Total income of the bank during the reported quarter was marginally up at Rs 2,852.61 crore as against Rs 2,819.37 crore year ago, the bank said in a regulatory filing. Bank’s bad loan proportion rose substantially as gross NPAs rose to…

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