IIT student gets Rs 70 lakh job offer from Facebook Facebook on Friday recruited one of its addicts from India. The website, which recently logged its 500 millionth active citizen, made an offer of about Rs 70 lakh for a posting in the United States, which has created a buzz on all IIT campuses where annual placements are on. While Facebook is still interviewing more IITians, the student in question, who gives his name as DKS — he is to graduate from the school of computer science and engineering at IIT-Kharagpur in 2011
4000 corrupt govt officials suspended: Uttrakhand CM Claiming that his government had a zero-tolerence policy towards corruption, Uttarakhand Chief Minister RameshPokhriyalNishank on said that the state administration had taken action against nearly 4000 officials. As many as 4000 officials have been suspended, 13 sent to jail and graft cases are going on against many others", Nishank told reporters
BSNL's 3G service now on Apple's iPod Bharat Sanchar Nigam 's 3G service is now available on Apple company's iPod in Rajasthan circle. The BSNL is beginning the new scheme in collaboration with apple for which both prepaid and postpaid data plans have been introduced. Tariff for the unlimited data plan is Rs 999 monthly. He said that the rates were applicable from December 1, 2010.
Toyota Etios sedan launched! Japanese carmaker's first mass market car for India makes entry at a great price point between Rs 4.96-6.86 lakh, ex showroom Delhi. Toyota Kirloskar Motor has launched the Etios sedan in India, with the base version starting at Rs 4.96 lakh. The mid-level G-variant will cost Rs 5.46 lakh and the same version with the safety pack including airbags will cost Rs 5.96 lakh. The higher end V-variant will retail for Rs 6.41 lakh, while the fully loaded VX version will go for Rs 6.86 lakh.
Air-fares to stabilise within 7 days: Praful Patel In a firm message to airlines insisting on massive fare hikes, the government promised "corrective action" within a week even as DGCA met representatives of low cost airlines and asked them to show some reasonableness in ticket pricing.
Golden Peacock Environment Management' award for Nokia Finnish handset maker Nokia has bagged the 'Golden Peacock Environment Management' award for the year 2010. Nokia has bagged the title after competing with more than 380 organisations and selection was on key factors, including environmental governance, legal compliance, training and awareness on environment protection, monitoring of environmental performance and clean technologies
ET adds 45,000 readers, becomes 6th largest English daily With a readership of close to 800,000, ET has also moved up from number 8 to number 6 in the list of the Top Ten English newspapers in the country. It is now India’s sixthlargest English newspaper, rubbing shoulders and masthead with the biggest general-interest news dailies. ET is four-and-a-half times larger than its nearest rival; and 70% bigger than the readership of the other four business dailies put together.
Nicolas Sarkozy arrives in India French President Nicolas Sarkozy arrived here morning on a four-day official visit to India for expanding cooperation in defence, nuclear power, sustainable development and culture.