iPhones in 2022 to feature 48MP camera, no mini: Report

San Francisco, April 14 Apple is reportedly planning a major camera upgrade for its 2022 iPhone lineup as the devices may sport a 48MP lens and the mini models are likely to be axed, a media report said on Wednesday. According to AppleInsider, citing famed analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple’s top-tier…

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There is need for positive regulatory framework for internet cos: Facebook India head

New Delhi, April 14 Facebook India Head Ajit Mohan said there is a need for a “forward-looking and positive regulatory framework” for internet companies, and that organisations also need to be more transparent about how they use customer data. The executive noted that India has seen an “explosive shift” in…

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Gold jewellery hallmarking must from June 1: Government

New Delhi: The government has said it is prepared to implement hallmarking of gold jewellery and artifacts from June 1. Such an announcement was made in November 2019, giving jewellers more than a year to begin following the process. TNS Mumbai Sensex rallies over 660 points as bulls return Stock…

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Indirect tax revenue up 12.3% at Rs10.71 lakh cr

New Delhi, April 13 The net indirect tax collection in 2020-21 grew 12.3% to Rs 10.71 lakh crore as compared to the previous fiscal year, thereby exceeding the target set in revised estimates, the Finance Ministry said on Tuesday. The mop-up through indirect taxes, which include GST, customs and excise…

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Wheat harvesting to pick up pace in Amritsar next week: Experts

Tribune News ServiceAmritsar, April 13 Though procurement of wheat had officially started on April 10, the Agriculture Department and mandi board officials said harvesting would pick up pace next week in the district. This year, the government had advanced procurement date by five days. Last year, the procurement began on…

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Demand for holiday homes gains traction

Vijay C Roy Tribune News Service Chandigarh, April 13 Amid the Covid pandemic, demand for holiday homes is gaining traction in the northern region. To cash in on the growing demand, especially from the metros and NRIs, the developers have lined up various projects. After launching ‘Axis Yog Villas’ at…

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Facebook, Instagram users can now appeal to Oversight Board for removal of harmful content

New Delhi, April 13 An independent board set up by Facebook to look into hate speech and other undesirable content on the platform on Tuesday said it will now accept cases from Facebook and Instagram users who believe the company wrongfully allowed such content to remain on these social media…

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SP index to remove Adani Ports for links with Myanmar military

New Delhi, April 13 Samp;P Dow Jones Indices on Tuesday said it will remove Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone from its sustainability index following reports of its business ties with Myanmar’s military that has been accused of human rights violations after a coup. The Adani Group firm is building…

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Decision on excise duty cut on petrol, diesel when time comes: CBIC chairman

New Delhi, April 13 The government will look to reduce prices of petrol and diesel through a cut in taxes when the time comes, the head of the agency responsible for excise and other indirect tax collections said on Tuesday. Record excise duty on petrol and diesel helped indirect tax…

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Bitcoin hits record high before Coinbase listing

London, April 13 Bitcoin hit a record of $62,741 on Tuesday, extending its 2021 rally to new heights a day before Coinbase’s share listing in the United States. The largest U.S. cryptocurrency exchange’s listing on the Nasdaq on Wednesday is considered a landmark victory for cryptocurrency advocates. The world’s biggest…

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