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Nestle refutes allegation of ash; says Maggi noodles safe

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 15:30

NEW DELHI: Packaged foods maker Nestle said late Wednesday that its instant noodles brand Maggi is ‘safe', following the Uttar Pradesh district administration levying a fine of Rs 62 lakh for alleged ‘ash content' in the instant snack. “Maggi noodles are 100% safe for consumption. We strongly reiterate that ...

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Allahabad Bank cuts MCLR rates by 5 bps

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 14:30

NEW DELHI: Allahabad Bank has cut its reference rate, MCLR, for various tenors by 0.05 per cent, which will be effective from December 1. It said in a regulatory filing that the Asset Liability Management Committee (ALCO) of the bank has revised the existing Marginal Cost of Funds based ...

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Google detects spy app stealing info from social media, phones

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 14:29

NEW DELHI: Google has detected an app 'Tizi', which has been stealing information from call records and also from social media apps like Facebook, WhatsApp, and also take pictures from mobile phones without even displaying them on screen of the device. "Tizi is a fully featured backdoor that installs ...

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Are you using any of these apps? Soldiers just deleted them for fear of Chinese snooping

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 14:00

NEW DELHI: The Indian security establishment has asked troops posted along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), the border with China, to delete a number of mobile applications like WeChat, Truecaller, Weibo, UC Browser and UC News from their smartphones, or reformat the devices altogether, to guard against online espionage ...

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LIC will soon stop selling Jeevan Akshay, one of its top cash cows

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 13:51

MUMBAI: Life Insurance Corporation of India will stop selling the popular annuity product Jeevan Akshay from next month, as falling interest rates have made it impossible to sustain returns at the current level. It may, however, reintroduce the plan by offering a lower rate, a senior executive said. Jeevan ...

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