RBI to launch first pilot for digital Rupee on Dec 1, to be tested in 4 cities initially

The digital rupee is finally becoming a reality as the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has announced the launch of it. The RBI says the e-Rupee would be in the form of a digital token that will represent legal tender. It will first be launched on a pilot basis for retail. However, it won’t be available to all retail…

Vodafone Idea launches new roaming plans for football fans: price, benefits and more

It’s time for football and Vodafone Idea (Vi) is joining the FIFA World Cup 2023 fever with its fans. The telecom operator has announced special international roaming packs for its customers who are travelling to Qatar to witness live-action football. Vi, backed up by the global telecom operator Vodafone, has…

Telugu film industry to remain closed on November 16 as a mark of respect for Superstar Krishna

Superstar Krishna breathed his last on November 15 at a private hospital in Hyderabad. He suffered cardiac arrest on November 14 and was put on a ventilator. He was 79 years old. Krishna was one of the most celebrated actors in the Telugu film industry. As a mark of respect to the legend, the Telugu film industry will…

Excitel festive offer announced, 300mbps broadband plans discounted: here are the details

Excitel has introduced a new festive season offer. The internet service provider is offering discounts on plans with 300mbps speed. The company has basically waived the onboarding fees for new users under the new offer. These plans start at Rs 530 and go up to Rs 667. Excitel offers services in 29 cities in the…

Amazon Great Indian Festival 2022: Tips and tricks to shop efficiently this festive season

Amazon has announced its next major sale event, the Great Indian Festive sale will begin in India soon. Although the date is yet to be revealed, the company has already created a micro-site that highlights discounts and offers across a slew of product categories. For instance, the dedicated site notes that the…

Motorola confirms India launch date for Moto G82 5G: Check out expected specs and price

Moto G82 is coming to India on June 7. Motorola has announced the India launch of its new 5G smartphone via its official Twitter handle. The company has also teased a few key features of the phone ahead of the launch. It is worth pointing out that the device is already available in the European market, so there isn’t…

Japan to donate $2 million to IAEA for Ukraine nuke safety

Japan announced that it will donate 2 million euros ($2.1 million) to the International Atomic Energy Agency for its efforts to ensure the safety of Ukrainian nuclear facilities that have come under Russian attack. Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi unveiled the pledge after meeting with IAEA Director General Rafael…

Kamal Haasan’s Vikram shoot progressing in Mumbai

The shooting of Kamal Haasan starrer ‘Vikram’ directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj has been progressing at a brisk pace ever since the project was announced. While we had earlier reported that the fourth and final schedule of shooting had begun already in Coimbatore, the latest is that the team is currently…

Airtel Rs 99 prepaid plan cheapest prepaid plan to give bundled SMS benefits, check details

Telecom operators announced tariff hikes of their prepaid plans last month. With the increase in tariffs, these plans also reduced benefits that came with the entry-level plans. Vodafone Idea or Vi was initially not giving SMS benefits with its basic prepaid plans. The Telecom regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) then…

Vivo V23 5G India launch likely soon as phone receives BIS certification

Vivo launched the Vivo V21 series in India back in April this year. Vivo also announced a new Vivo V23 smartphone device in Vietnam. Soon, the brand is expected to launch the Vivo V23 series phones like Vivo V23 5G and Vivo V23 Pro globally. As per the latest findings, the Vivo V23 5G device has been spotted on BIS and…