Major News and Events of 08 February 2016
What Happened on 08 February 2016
Govt. land details to go online by June
Lenovo Yoga 900 Convertible laptop now in India
Sensex expected to open lower today
David Headley, key suspect in 26/11 Mumbai attack to testify today
LeEco eyes to be among top 3 smartphone companies in India
Unlike the falling prices for imports on Friday, the NSE Nifty has deterred countries like China from undercutting local mills. Lenders such as State Bank of India have played a huge role in sky-rocketing NSE Nifty trades. With the overall sentiment remaining fragile, a majority of investors are pointing out global factors to put an impact on local shares until the government unveils its 2016/17 budget on 29 February 2016.
Come June and the elaborate details of government land will be available online. A special GIS based government land information system has been developed to aid the creation of a complete land inventory across India, particularly those owned by the central government departments and their affiliate firms.
Science and Technology
Today, Lenovo announced the launch of its Yoga 900 convertible laptop and the Yoga Tab 3 Pro in India. The Lenovo Yoga 900 Convertible laptop runs on Intel 6th generation Skylake processor and is available at a price of Rs. 1,22,090. On the contrary, the Yoga 900 tablet will cost you Rs. 39,990. Other impressive specifications of the Lenovo Yoga 900 Convertible laptop include 16GB of RAM and 512 GB SSD.
With the Nifty futures trading on the Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX) lower to 32 points or 0.43 percent, today the domestic markets are expected to open at a lower price. A greater focus on the steel stocks will lead to its gain with a minimum import price being set for over 173 steel products. Also, this would help the domestic producers from cheap Chinese imports.
For the first time in the Indian history, foreign terrorist David Coleman Headley would depose before a special Mumbai Court via video conference. Today, he would be revealing the sequence of events and planning behind the 26/11 terror attacks. Headley, aged 55, was earlier pardoned and made an approver by additional sessions judge G.A. Sanap.
Science and Technology
Formerly known as LeTv, the Chinese Internet company LeEco is watching out for achieving its niche among the top three smartphone companies in India by the end of 2016. Launched last year in China, LeEco has already sold over four million smartphones and three million televisions in its home market. Already the number one online brand in China, LeEco is exclusively available on Flipkart.