Redmi 10 Prime India launch set for September 3: Expected price, specs and everything to know

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Redmi 10 Prime: Chinese smartphone giant Xiaomi has teased the launch of the new Redmi 10 Prime in India on Twitter and the smartphone is set to be launched in the country on September 3. Reports have suggested that the soon-to-be-launched Redmi 10 Prime could be a rebranded version of Redmi 10, Xiaomis budget smartphone that was launched by the company globally last week. The phone is set to succeed the Redmi 9 that was released in India last year in August starting from Rs 8,999. Redmi 10 Prime: Launch time and date Xiaomi has said that Redmi 10 Prime would be released in India on September 3 at 12 noon. A website has also been created to tease some of the key features of the upcoming phone. Also read | Realme C21Y with triple-rear camera setup, reverse charging capability launched in India, price starts at Rs 8,999 Redmi 10 Prime expected price The Redmi 10 has been offered in three variants – 4GB RAM + 64GB internal storage, 4GB RAM + 128GB internal storage, and 6GB RAM + 128GB internal storage. The first variant is priced at $179, translating to about Rs 13,200, while the second variant is priced at $199 or about Rs 14,700. The third variant is priced at $219, translating to about Rs 16,200. If Redmi 10 Prime is indeed a rebranded version of the Redmi 10, the prices in India could be along similar lines for the upcoming phone. Expected specifications of Redmi 10 Prime Going by the specifications of the Redmi 10, it seems like Redmi 10 Prime could run on Android 11-based MIUI 12.5 OS, having a 6.5-inch screen with a full HD+ display having a 90Hz refresh rate and 1080x2400p resolution. Moreover, it could also have the MediaTek Helio G88 octa-core processor offering a RAM of up to 6GB, with internal storage up to 128GB. It could also have a quad camera setup on the back consisting of a 50MP main camera, an 8MP ultra-wide sensor and two 2MP sensors. It could also have an 8MP front camera. It is expected to sport a 5000mAH battery with fast charging support.

Flights connecting Jamnagar to Bengaluru, Hyderabad to be inaugurated on Thursday

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Flights connecting Jamnagar in Gujarat to Bengaluru and Hyderabad will be inaugurated on Thursday, Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia said. The flights on the Jamnagar-Bengaluru route and the Jamnagar-Hyderabad route will be operated under the UDAN scheme by Star Air. Under the regional connectivity scheme, UDAN, financial incentives from the Centre, state governments and airport operators are extended to selected airlines to encourage operations from unserved and underserved airports, and keep airfares affordable. The minister said on Twitter on Wednesday that The virtual inauguration of new flights – which will operate under UDAN – from Jamnagar to Bangalore and Hyderabad will be held on August 26. This will not only increase the convenience of transportation but will also accelerate the economic development of Jamnagar and the surrounding areas, he mentioned.

Petrol and diesel price today August 27: Petrol, Diesel rates steady; check price in Delhi, Mumbai here

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Petrol and Diesel Rate Today in Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai, Hyderabad: The prices of petrol and diesel were left unchanged by oil market companies on Friday, for the third day straight. Today, petrol in the national capital costs Rs 101.49 per litre, while Diesel in the capital city is retailing at Rs 88.92 per litre. So far this week prices have been cut twice. The price of petrol was cut for the first time in 35 days on Sunday. Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL), Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL) revise the fuel prices daily in line with benchmark international price and foreign exchange rates. Mumbai52 per litre. Diesel in the country48 per litre. The divergence in prices between Delhi and Mumbai is due to various local VAT factors in different cities. Petrol and Diesel prices are fixed on the basis of freight charges, local taxes, and VAT. Petrol has crossed the Rs 100-a-litre mark in Delhi, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Jammu and Kashmir, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Ladakh, and some cities of Bihar and Punjab. Petrol, diesel prices in Chennai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, UP, Punjab, Haryana, Pune -Chennai: Petrol prices 20 per litre; Diesel prices 52 per litre -Kolkata: Petrol prices 82 per litre; Diesel prices 98 per litre -Pune: Petrol prices 08 per litre; Diesel prices 59 per litre -Bengaluru: Petrol prices 98 per litre; Diesel prices 34 per litre -Hyderabad: Petrol prices 54 per litre; Diesel prices 99 per litre -Noida (UP): Petrol prices 79 per litre; Diesel prices 49 per litre -Mohali (Punjab): Petrol prices 65 per litre; Diesel prices 98 per litre -Chandigarh: Petrol prices Rs 97.66 per litre; Diesel prices 62 per litre -Gurugram (Haryana): Petrol prices 21 per litre; Diesel prices 60 per litre Crude Oil price Crude oil prices climbed higher on Friday morning, continuing the upward march seen earlier this week. According to Reuters, Brent crude futures were trading at $71.23 per barrel while the U.S. West Texas Intermediate futures were at $67.58 a barrel. Brent Crude is up almost 9% this week while WTI Crude has surged 8%.

Spending on big data, analytics by Indian enterprises to touch $2bn in 2021: IDC

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Indian enterprises are investing in big data analytics to base decisions on real-time data, and spending on such solutions is poised to grow by 11.5 per cent in 2021 to touch USD 2 billion, according to research firm IDC. IDC estimates big data technology and service-related spending to grow with a five-year CAGR of 14.6 per cent over the forecast period of 2020-25. From an industry standpoint, banking has the largest share of spending in 2021, with an expected CAGR of 13.7 per cent during the forecast period till 2025, IDC said. The banking industry is now making decisions much faster than the traditional ways by leveraging analytics in the Indian market, Telecommunication is the second leading industry in adopting big data analytics solutions to understand customers, business, and overall operations, it noted. The banking and telecom industries are expected to contribute to more than 30 per cent of the BDA (Big Data and Analytics) spend in 2021. Spending by public sector organisations has also grown during as data played a significant role in decision-making to control the spread of the pandemic. The current COVID-19 crisis has further accelerated the demand for intelligence technologies to enable new ways of working, He added that Indian enterprises are expected to increase their investments in analytics applications in the next 12 months to achieve cost optimisation and retain business resiliency.

This hill station in Tamil Nadu achieved 100 per cent covid-19 vaccination; other spiritual towns to follow suit shortly

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Kodaikanal, a quaint hill station in Tamil Nadu has accomplished the milestone of 100 percent vaccinating its population against Covid-19. The Tamil Nadu Minister for Medical and Family Welfare Ma Subramaniam informed the same during the inauguration of The Linear accelerator in the state is the only such equipment that is equipped with the Active Breathing Coordinator feature that protects lungs, hearts, surrounding tissues and move with natural respiration during treatment of lung and breast cancer. Another Tamil Nadu town, Palani is expected to achieve 100 percent vaccination in one or two days. Moreover, 150 villages such as Velankanni, Tiruvannamalai, Nagoor and the Nilgiris will soon achieve 100% vaccination status, at the current pace affirmed Ma Subramanian., reported the Indian Express. The Minister further informed that the state health department is in the process of inoculating teachers, educational institutions, and students as schools and colleges are set to re-open from September 1. The minister informed that 90% of teachers and 89% of non-teaching staff in the states have already received their first jab. The district health officials were asked to take steps to hold vaccination camps for students, teachers, and other staff. On Sunday they were held across the districts. Tamil Nadu witnessed 1,538 fresh Covid-19 infections and 22 deaths on August 29, Sunday out of which 19 were due to co-morbid conditions. The state received 3.11 crore vaccination doses overall to date. On Sunday the state got 5.50 lakh doses while 17 lakh more are in stock. Among these, the capital Chennai witnessed close to 200 positive cases. Close to 1750 patients have discharged after successful treatment for Covid-19 in the state on Sunday. The state has 288 Covid-19 testing facilities in the state, 69 are government, and 219 are run by private entities.

BBNL defers Rs 19,041 cr Bharatnet broadband tender bid date to Sep 14

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State-run Bharat Broadband Network Limited has deferred bid dates for Rs 19,041 crore BharatNet broadband tender to September 14 after potential bidders raised more than 2,000 queries on the project. An official source told PTI that the bid dates are likely to be extended further as the queries need to be vetted by the Department of Telecom as well and the entire process may take a few weeks. According to the information published on BBNL, the bid date has been deferred from August 24 to September 14 as of now. Bharat Broadband Network Limited (BBNL) has invited global bids for the development (creation, upgradation, operation and maintenance and utilisation) of BharatNet through a public-private partnership model in nine separate packages across 16 states for a concession period of 30 years. The government has earmarked Rs 19,041 crore viability gap fund for the project. Under the project, the government plans to cover an estimated 3.61 lakh villages (including gram panchayats) across Kerala, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh. The existing BharatNet was connecting all the gram panchayats (GPs) of the country by laying OFC (primarily) between Block and GPs. The scope of BharatNet has now been enhanced to connect all inhabited villages, approximately 6.43 lakhs, of the country.

PM Modi’s Gatishakti programme to ensure timely implementation of NIP projects; minimal cost overruns

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The ambitious Gatishakti programme worth Rs 100 lakh crore will provide the framework for the National Infrastructure Pipeline (NIP) initiatives timely implementation with minimal cost overruns, said Road Transport Secretary Giridhar Aramane. On August 15, PM Narendra Modi announced Gatishakti, an infrastructure development programme which is expected to boost employment opportunities as well as productivity of industries. According to a PTI report, the initiative is set to be launched in the month of September. The National Infrastructure Pipeline was launched with as many as 6,835 projects and since then the numbers have expanded. During FY 2020-25 period, the projects identified under this programme are estimated to need Rs 111 lakh crore investment. Both these initiatives will play a major role in giving a boost to infra development activities amid the nation striving to become a USD 5 trillion economy in the coming future. So NIP implementation will be a huge problem without Gatishakti. Thus, it is essential that Gatishakti is implemented along with the NIP so that full efficiency is harvested, the Road Transport Secretary said. Aramane, while replying to a question, said the entire procedure of launching the InvIT has been completed, the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has also discussed with various investors and there is a very good response. He further said that Canadian pension funds have shown interest in NHAI InvIT. Besides, some other investors from abroad are also interested, he mentioned. Domestic FIIs as well as other firms who are involved in the tolling contracts will be interested in taking the stake as well, Aramane, who is also NHAIs Chairman, stated. In terms of the investments, there shall not be any problems, according to him. As per a recent Niti Aayog document, the issue of NHAI InvIT is envisaged to be privately placed and the fundraisings indicative value from the current tranche underway is approximately Rs 5,000 crore. It is expected that the fundraise as well as issue listing will be completed during FY22, subject to market conditions and toll revenues stabilisation in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the document had said. The InvITs first tranche is likely to consist of 586 kilometres of National Highway assets in the states of Gujarat, Rajasthan, West Bengal, and Bihar. The NHAI is also exploring the second tranche of follow-on-issue of the InvIT, it noted. On the award of new projects by NHAI in the year 2021-22, the achievement of this year has been better than the previous year, Aramane said.

Petrol demand continues to rise in August, diesel lags

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Indias fuel demand recovery remained patchy in August as petrol consumption continued to rise but diesel sales fell, preliminary data from state fuel retailers showed on Wednesday. While petrol sales are already above pre-COVID levels, diesel continues to lag. State-owned fuel retailers sold 2.43 million tonne of petrol in August, up 13.6 per cent from the year-ago period. It was 4.1 per cent higher than pre-COVID petrol sales of 2.33 million tonne in August 2019. Sales of diesel – the most used fuel in the country – rose 15.9 per cent to 4.94 million tonne during August 2021 over the previous year, but was down 9.8 per cent from August 2019. August diesel sale was also 9.3 per cent lower than the previous month, mostly because of lower mobility due to monsoon. Diesel consumption was 8 per cent lower than pre-COVID levels in first half of August. Fuel demand had recovered to near-normal levels in March before the onset of the second wave of COVID-19 infections led to the reimposition of lockdown in different states, stalling mobility and muting economic activity. Consumption in May slumped to its lowest since August last year amid lockdowns and restrictions in several states. Fuel demand showed signs of resurgence in June after restrictions began to be eased and the economy gathered pace. On July 30, S M Vaidya, Chairman of Indias largest oil firm IOC, had stated that petrol consumption has risen over pre-COVID levels as people prefer personal transport over public transport. Diesel sales, he said, were likely to return to pre-pandemic levels by Diwali in November if a third wave of COVID infections does not lead to the reimposition of lockdown. ATF consumption, which had seen the most severe fall as air travel was restricted beginning March 2020, is likely to return to normal by the end of the current fiscal year in March, he had said. Consumption of LPG, the only fuel which showed growth even during the first lockdown because of free supplies by the government to the poor, rose 1.85 per cent year-on-year to 2.32 million tonne in August. It was however 2.4 per cent lower than August 2019. With airlines yet to resume full-scale operations because of travel restrictions around the globe, jet fuel sales at 350,000 tonne were up 41.7 per cent year-on-year but 44.5 per cent lower than August of 2019. Indias oil demand had dropped by 0.5 million barrels per day in 2020, led by a steep weakening in transportation fuel, mainly in April-June 2020. Extended lockdown measures, coupled with limitations on mobility, diminished oil product requirements. Petrol and jet fuel recorded historical declines compared with the same period in 2019. Diesel was down, in line with weakness in industrial activity, as well as in road construction and agriculture.