Delhi's IGI airport receives hoax bomb threat, flight operations affected for over an hour
agencies at Delhi International airport went into a tizzy after a hoax
bomb call was received on Monday, three days ahead of Independence Day,
affecting flight operations at Terminal 2 for around 70 minutes,
officials said. The departure area of the Indira Gandhi International
Airport's (IGIA) Terminal 2 was immediately evacuated and all passengers
were moved at Gate no 4 at the departure level, while arriving
passengers were on hold inside aircraft, the officials said.
Ambani to sell stake to Aramco, BP to make Reliance debt-free by March 2021
a mission to cut debt in Reliance Industries, billionaire Mukesh Ambani
on Monday announced plans to sell stakes in the firm's oil and
chemicals business to Saudi oil giant Aramco and in fuel retail network
to BP plc for Rs 1.15 lakh crore, and said its telecom unit Jio will
begin offering fibre-based broadband services from next month.
India, China ink four agreements to boost cultural, people-to-people ties
and China on Monday signed four agreements to further strengthen the
cultural and people-to-people ties between the two neighbours and
ancient civilisations. The agreements were signed after External Affairs
Minister S Jaishankar and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi attended the
2nd meeting of the India-China High Level Mechanism on Cultural and
Aadhaar-enabled payment system crosses 200 million transactions in July: NPCI
umbrella body for digital transactions, NPCI, on Monday said that
Aadhaar enabled Payment System (AePS) crossed the milestone of over 200
million transactions during July this year. AePS is a bank led model
which allows basic interoperable banking transactions at point of sale
(PoS or MicroATM) through the business correspondent of any bank by
using Aadhaar authentication.
Gold retouches all-time high mark of Rs 38,470 on jewellers' buying
prices on Monday retouched the all-time high mark of Rs 38,470 per 10
gram in the national capital after the precious metal advanced by Rs 50
on fresh buying from jewellers amid positive overseas trend, according
to the All India Sarafa Association. On Thursday, gold had hit a record
high price of Rs 38,470 per 10 gram in the national capital.
Huawei unveils operating system Harmony; decides to not ditch Android for smartphones
Technologies unveiled on Friday its proprietary operating system
Harmony for smartphones and other devices, as U.S. trade restrictions
imposed in May threaten to cut the Chinese firm's access to U.S.
technologies such as Android. Huawei is not the first major tech company
seeking to develop a robust ecosystem around its own software. Its
bigger rival Samsung Electronics has been using its own operating system
called Tizen in smartwatches and televisions.