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May 17, 2021

Amazon launches new video streaming service

Amazon on Saturday announced the launch of a free video streaming, in-app feature called miniTV. The adsupported streaming service is its first such initiative globally and the e-tailer is targeting users outside its Prime subscription base, which…

Power demand dips during first fortnight of May

Pan-India power consumption data for the first fortnight of May (May 1-15) indicates that the expansion of Covid-19 lockdowns across the country has begun having an impact on electricity demand. While the month of April 2021 had recorded lower…

Petrol, diesel prices reach record highs

Oil marketing companies hiked petrol and diesel prices yet again on Friday, this time by a steep 29 paise per litre for petrol and 34 paise per litre for diesel. This latest hike, the fourth such increase this week, brings the total increase in…