• ELECTRONICS
    8 Bharat Electronics officials in soup over favouring companies

    The vigilance department of Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL), a defence public undertaking, has ordered blacklisting of a design consultant and action against eight of its own senior officials over irregularities in awarding contracts. BEL allegedly allocated a consultancy contract to RD Konsultants for a confidential defence project to a single company without following due process, […]

  • COMPUTERS
    Chinese Embassy hands over 44 computers to Mveso

    Chief Mandla Mandela and Chinese Ambassador to South Africa Lin Songtian Johannesburg – Schools around former President Nelson Mandela’s birthplace are set to have a major boost. On Monday, the Chinese Embassy in South Africa will hand over 44 computers to the community of Mveso in the Eastern Cape. Up to 22 of the computers […]

  • HOME & GARDEN
    Concerns aired over Forest City water supply

    Johor politician warns of water crisis if project does not source for its own supply ISKANDAR PUTERI • A Johor politician told the state assembly yesterday that the Johor government had told the developer of the Forest City project to source for its own water supply. Tengku Putra Haron Aminurrashid Tengku Hamid Jumat, an assemblyman […]

  • COUPONS
    Insurers cutting back on drug coupons amid concerns over consumer costs

    John Ellmann, 59, of Highwood, speaks about his struggle with affording his medicine; his health insurer, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois, has put limits on coupons he uses for his copay. (Alyssa Pointer/Chicago Tribune) With many drug prices rising, consumers often pull out coupons or discount cards from drugmakers to save money when they buy medications […]

  • ALL DEALS
    Foxconn Plans US Display Plant for Over $10 Billion, Scouting for Location

    HIGHLIGHTS Foxconn is currently considering Wisconsin, Ohio, and others The company plans to invest more than $10 billion in a plant in the US Foxconn already has operations in Pennsylvania Foxconn, the world’s largest contract electronics maker and a major Apple supplier, plans to invest more than $10 billion (roughly Rs. 64,588 crores) in a display-making factory […]

  • E-commerce company Myntra gets slammed over ad on ‘Draupadi’

    New Delhi: E-commerce portal Myntra landed in a massive controversy after a picture of Draupadi (one of the most important female characters in the Hindu epic, Mahabharata) was allegedly used in an advertisement; which later went viral on social media.    The advertisement, which Myntra was accused of publishing, is for endorsing sarees. In the […]

  • COUPONS
    Warning over free shopping vouchers and coupons scam on Facebook

    If you see these vouchers on Facebook DO NOT click on the link Free shopping vouchers and gift coupons, which are being shared by thousands of people on Facebook have prompted a warning from the UK’s national fraud and cybercrime reporting centre. The suspicious vouchers prompt users to click on links and open so-called ‘coupons’ […]