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Nokia to boost Subisu’s network for high-speed broadband in Nepal

Nokia has announced that it had been selected by Subisu, a leading service provider in Nepal, to modernize the 1500 km long backbone network spread across East and West Nepal

3 in 4 Indian workers keen on hybrid work: Microsoft study

While more than 3 in 4 Indian workers (74 per cent) are keen on flexible remote work options, 57 per cent employees feel overworked as digital intensity increases in the country, a new Microsoft report showed, as the country slowly reopened after the lethal second Covid wave. At the same time, 73 per cent of those surveyed said they are craving more in-person time with their teams

Unilever Pakistan to sponsor repurposing plastic waste into park benches

Unilever Pakistan and Green Earth Recycling Pakistan have joined hands to announce an initiative through which they will collect and repurpose plastic waste into sustainable furniture like park benches

No emergency authorisation for Bharat Biotech's Covaxin yet in the US; more clinical trials sought

India's indigenously manufactured Covid vaccine Covaxin, developed by Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech (BB), will be delayed in its launch in the US market as the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) asked Ocugen Inc, the US partner of BB, to pursue a biological Applications (BLA) path that would require additional clinical trials for the vaccine

Facebook in trouble in Pakistan, may face legal action

Pakistan’s parliamentary committee on Kashmir chairman Shehryar Khan Afridi has directed the chief of Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA) to take legal action against Facebook over its "selective steps" against Pakistani and Kashmiri social media activists

Three Indian enterprises selected for joint R&D and technology transfer with Russia

Three Indian S&T-led small-to-medium enterprises/ start-ups have been selected to undertake joint R&D and technology transfer projects under the India-Russia Joint Technology Assessment and Accelerated Commercialization Program

Russia allows rice imports from Pakistan

Lifting its ban, Russia has allowed the import of rice from four Pakistani enterprises from Friday

Uber hiring about 250 Indian engineers in Bengaluru, Hyderabad

Ride-hailing major Uber has announced to hire nearly 250 engineers for its Bengaluru and Hyderabad-based teams, as the company expands operations for its engineering and product work in the country

Samsung unveils latest 'The Frame TV 2021' in India

Samsung has unveiled its much-anticipated "The Frame TV 2021" with stunning and customisable bezel options starting at Rs 61,990 in India

Xiaomi's Mi 11X series registers record Rs 300 crore sales in 45 days in India

Xiaomi India, the Indian subsidiary of the Chinese internet and smartphone major, has announced that its Mi 11X series of devices has witnessed a record sales worth over Rs 300 crore in just 45 days of its launch

Meril’s self-use Covid 19 rapid antigen test gets approval in India

Global medtech company Meril, based in Vapi, Gujarat, on Thursday announced its self-use Rapid Antigen Test for Covid 19, CoviFind, has received approval from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)

Making 'every effort' to comply: Twitter writes to Indian government on new digital rules

Social media giant Twitter has written to the Indian government that it is making "every effort" to implement the new digital rules and it has appointed Indian officers residing in the country as required and informed that an update on compliance will be provided shortly

Oxfam joins Microsoft to support health services in nine Covid-hit states in India

Oxfam India and Microsoft have joined hands to help strengthen the healthcare ecosystem to address the challenges that have come up with the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in India and also to prepare for a possible third wave

India designed and manufactured high-purity oxygen concentrator being supplied to Indian hospitals

An indigenously designed oxygen concentrator, which ensures high-purity oxygen supply, is now out in the market

Mango export boom: 16 varieties exported to Bahrain from West Bengal, Bihar

In a major boost to mango exports from the eastern region, as many as 16 varieties of mangoes - including three GI certified Khirsapati and Lakshmanbhog (West Bengal), Zardalu (Bihar) - are being exported to Bahrain commencing Wednesday

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