Goa India’s most preferred travel destination; Manali, Shimla in top 10: Report

Be it winter or summer, Indians do not seem to get enough of Goa. A new Google India report released on Wednesday shows that Goa remains the most preferred destination within the country. The Andaman and Nicobar Islands witnessed a boom in popularity with 39.8% year-on-year growth. Hill stations like Manali, Shimla and Ooty also made it to the top 10 destinations list, according to the report based on searches conducted by Indians between February and April 2017. Hill stations like Manali, Shimla and Ooty also made it to the…

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Technology must amplify the best of humanity Microsoft Indias former chairman

Bhaskar Pramanik, 65, capped a corporate career spanning 45 years with six years at Microsoft India, from where he retired last month as chairman. A science fiction fan and lover of awkward acronyms for action plans, Pramanik remains optimistic about technology for the good of all. He tells Forbes India that disruption is taking place at the bottom of the pyramid, and that our values must evolve with advancements in technology. Edited excerpts: Q. It is often thought that some great technologies have had very long gestation periods at Microsoft….

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India’s Bharti offers free data, deepening price war with rivals

  Bharti Airtel Ltd, India’s top wireless carrier, said on Tuesday it would offer free data to woo new and existing 4G customers, intensifying a price war in the sector and sending share prices tumbling. The package is Bharti’s latest response to the entry last year of new operator Reliance Jio, backed by billionaire Mukesh Ambani, which shook India’s telecom sector by offering free data services until March 31. Bharti said it would offer three gigabytes of free 4G data per month until the end of the year for customers…

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Rio 2016: India’s PV Sindhu in Olympic upset

A 21-year-old badminton player has become India’s latest hope for an Olympic medal at the Rio 2016 games, after a shock win against the world number two. PV Sindhu upset China’s Wang Yihan in the women’s singles quarter final on Tuesday. Wang, 28, was favoured to win having won silver at the 2012 London Olympics. Many on social media praised her achievement and voiced their hope for her to win a medal. Sindhu beat Wang 22-20, 21-19 in a 54-minute match. The Indian athlete will go up against Japanese player…

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Thousands of jobs at risk as India’s Tata Steel seeks British exit

India’s Tata Steel is seeking to sell Britain’s biggest steelmaking business, putting thousands of jobs at risk in an industry that once dominated Britain but has been brought low by falling prices, high costs and Chinese competition. After a marathon board meeting in Mumbai, Tata said it would draw a line under its almost decade-long foray into Britain’s steel industry, exiting the country entirely. The move could have an impact on Britain’s closely fought vote in three months over whether to stay in the European Union. Britain’s traditionally anti-EU media…

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Why Hosting Raja is considered as India’s Best Web Hosting Provider

If you are looking to host a website over the internet then you should buy web space from a web hosting provider. Web hosting term refers to the web space that your website needs in order to go live over the internet. There are a large number of web hosting providers across the country, but you need to look for the best one in order to make your website run smoothly. Before you choose a suitable web hosting provider for your website, make sure that you have done a proper…

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