S. Korean lawmakers call on Google to reduce app store fees too

    Seoul, Nov 20 (IANS) A group of South Korean lawmakers on Thursday called on Google to follow Apple's move to lower its commission for app market purchases amid concerns of local app developers over high fees.

    India catches only 2 of 72 fugitive scamsters in 5 years: RTI (IANS Exclusive)

    Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) In a candid admission, the Centre has stated that of the 72 absconding economic offenders, the government has managed to bring only two in the past nearly six years, as per a reply under the Right To Information (RTI).

    Relish, rejoice & regale big cricket bonanza in Oz (Column: Close-in)

    The glamour and excitement of the Indian Premier League (IPL) has been the ideal appetiser for millions of Indian cricket fans for the main course to follow. India's cricket tour to Australia will have three ODIs, three T20Is and, finally, a four-Test match series. The arduous itinerary will bring forth challenges not only on the physical fitness of each player but also on their mental strength.

    Jharkhand bans Chhath puja in public places

    Ranchi, Nov 16 (IANS) The Jharkhand government has banned Chhath puja festivities in public places due to fear of coronavirus pandemic.

    After life time highs achieved expect consolidation (Market Watch)

    Markets continued to gain ground and make new life-time highs on the benchmark indices. BSESENSEX gained 1,549.94 points or 3.70% to close at 43,443.00 points while NIFTY gained 454.40 points or 3.72% to close at 12,719.95 points. The broader market saw BSE100, BSE200 and BSE500 gain 3.74%, 3.60% and 3.53% respectively. BSEMIDCAP was up 3.06% while BSESMALLCAP was up 2.77%. Markets gained on four of the five trading sessions.

    Realme X7 India launch confirmed for 2021

    New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Madhav Sheth, Vice President, Realme and CEO, Realme India, Europe has confirmed that the company is all set to launch its 5G smartphone 'Realme X7' in India next year.

    Yemen’s rebel-run court sentences 21 to death for spying

    Sanaa, Nov 15 (IANS) A court controlled by Yemen's Houthi rebels has sentenced 21 men to death for allegedly spying for the Saudi-led coalition which backs the war-torn country's government, according to a report.

    Pakistan preps for 2nd wave of Covid-19 pandemic

    Islamabad, Nov 15 (IANS) After successfully flattening the Covid-19 curve earlier this year, Pakistan has recently witnessed a resurgence of confirmed cases and the country is now preparing and galvanizing its efforts to control a second wave of the pandemic.

    Italy adds 2 more regions to Covid-19 ‘red zones’

    Rome, Nov 15 (IANS) Italy has added two more regions to its coronavirus high-risk "red zones" as the daily case count has surged again.

    Ministry eye on OTT-online content (Column: B-Town)

    Since the first talked-about Made in India OTT content, Sacred Games, featured on Netflix in June 2018, there has been hue and cry about the kind of content that was peddled in the name of home entertainment. The feature was everything that the CBFC would have rejected after watching the first few minutes. Just about everybody who watched it found it gory, macabre replete with foul words, violence sans reason with overdose of sex, unnatural at that.

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