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India, which witnessed substantial financial volatility last year over talk of the US Fed’s plan to taper its bond-buying programme to boost the American economy, has improved is external balance...
The total capacity of solar power plants has crossed the 3,000-MW mark, with 734 MW added so far this year, says a report of Mercom Capital Group, a clean energy consultancy. Mercom expe...
Warner Bros. Consumer Products India, has signed a deal with Exelixi Management Ltd to roll out Kids WB stores across the country over the next five years. Kids WB – Warner Bros. Consumer...
Given the crisis being faced by the plantation sector, the Association of Planters of Kerala has sought immediate ban on imports of tea, rubber and cardamom till the domestic prices reach the cost...
Black money can destabilise world peace: PM  (21 November 04:49 pm) 
Warning that black money can destabilise world peace and harmony, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asserted that democratic nations have an obligation of collectively fighting this evil as it do...
Japanese printing and digital imaging solutions major, Brother International, is targeting a 10 per cent market share in the laser and multi-function printer segment in the country by the end of t...
Falling oil prices could settle the debate over liquefied natural gas (LNG) pricing, as long-term contracts linked to the value of oil begin to look more attractive.With no liquid futures c...
StanChart opens 100th branch in India  (21 November 04:49 pm) 
The largest foreign bank in the country, Standard Chartered Bank, has opened its 100th branch in the country. The milestone branch was opened by the bank in Bareilly District of Uttar Pr...
Bharti Airtel today appointed Titus Naikuni, who has a wide range of experience across a number of sectors, as the Chairman of Airtel Kenya’s board of directors. “We are pleased to have N...
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said that credit offtake is not taking place as expected and it is a cause for worry. “We are on the verge of opening up insurance sector to fore...
Additional-Director R K Dutta will now head the CBI probe in the 2G spectrum scam after the Supreme Court directed the agency chief Ranjit Sinha to recuse from the investigation. A 1981-b...
World shares headed for a second week of gains on Friday after more reassuring US data, while the yen pulled out of its dive as Japan’s finance minister warned its recent weakening had been “too
Alibaba Group Holding sold the largest bond by an Asian company last night via a $8 billion six-tranche offering. The tight pricing achieved on the deal led many to believe the US-listed C...
India’s steel production grew at the fastest pace among the top producing nations in October at 8.5 per cent even as world’s average growth remained stagnant.India produced 7.080 million to...
Medha Patkar, social activist who contested parliamentary elections on Aam Admi Party (AAP) ticket, has said that the party should focus more on people’s issues. In an informal chat with...
In 1905, Muthuswami Mudaliar, a mail runner, used to carry butter and dairy products from the foothills of the Nilgiris, from Mettupalayam, to the Engish living in the hill stations of Ooty and Co...
Online home furnishing firm Urban Ladder today said it has “acqui-hired” a team of city-based BuynBrag as it looks to expand the home decor range. Prithvi Raj Tejavath, co-founder of Buyn...
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The mahila metal gang  (21 November 03:50 pm) 
They have been caught on CCTV, stealing metal and machinery from industrial units in Ghaziabad. But the cops are nowhere near nabbing this fleet-footed all-woman crew
Festival of short films opens in Hyderabad  (21 November 03:50 pm) 
The fdZONE and the International Association of Women in Radio and Television (IAWRT) are conducting a two-day film festival from today. The short films are themed around courage, protest and hope...
Cash cows come home  (21 November 03:50 pm) 
A cow shelter set up by members of a women’s self-help group has pioneered an eco-friendly development model in Madhya Pradesh
Let’s hear it from Arsh  (21 November 02:50 pm) 
This Panipat teen’s invention allows people with speech impairments to communicate using their breath. The handy, affordable device can prove life-changing for 1.4 million Indians
Indian companies have raised close to Rs 6,000 crore via retail issuance of non-convertible debentures (NCDs) in the first seven months of the current fiscal, primarily to meet their working capit...
Do the cha cha cha  (21 November 02:50 pm) 
In a country where chai is everyday stuff, there’s new business brewing at trendy tea bars, which are determined to take the competition to the doorstep of coffee-shops
SAIL is likely to fire up the blast furnace of its Burnpur plant in West Bengal in the next 10 days. As it takes a few weeks to heat up and stabilise, SAIL expects to begin sychronisatio...