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Sensex, Nifty touch new highs  (30 October 11:49 pm) 
The BSE Sensex and the NSE Nifty soared to new highs on Thursday as the Narendra Modi Government once again displayed its commitment to reforms. The markets also ignored the US Federal O...
Inadequate spectrum could impact business; offer alternate formula
Japan offers assistance in transport  (30 October 11:49 pm) 
Japan has offered to assist India in developing Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) in urban areas, a statement from the Ministry of Urban Development said on Thursday. “Japan’s Ministry of
Satyam case verdict likely on Dec 23  (30 October 11:49 pm) 
Nearly six years after the Satyam Computer Services scam rocked the nation, the special court trying the case is mostly likely to pronounce the judgment on December 23. The judge has deferred the...
Court upholds ban on liquor in Kerala  (30 October 11:49 pm) 
Shutters bars attached to 2/3 star hotels but allows those at 4/5 star facilities
As per records available with the bankers, the private airport near Durgapur was declared ready for commercial operations in April 2013. But not many have a clue when the airport wi...
LICI inks MoU with UBI  (30 October 11:49 pm) 
The United Bank of India (UBI) has inked a memorandum of understanding with the Life Insurance Corporation of India (LICI) for a banc assurance tie-up. This means that UBI will act as a channel pa...
Govt prunes non-Plan spend by 10%, bans creation of new posts
Limited growth in the segment in India cited as the reason
Eighteen years after it produced its last in-house engine, Jaguar Land Rover opened its first engine manufacturing plant, under Tata ownership, on Thursday. The £500-million project will h...
Sena still dithering on BJP ties  (30 October 10:48 pm) 
Party leaders not to attend Fadnavis’ swearing in
Congress slams Jaitley for remarks on CAG  (30 October 10:48 pm) 
The Opposition Congress on Thursday condemned Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s speech that the Comptroller and Auditor General should not sensationalise audit reports. Addressing the...
Eateries ordered shut for mega event
Ministries, Departments told to adhere to new time-line and procedural guidelines
Cong faces lonely battle in J&K, Jharkhand  (30 October 10:48 pm) 
The Congress fears that the BJP will poach its leaders, particularly from the Jammu region.
Finance Minister urges officials to help achieve tax collection targets
The Kasaragod-based Central Plantation Crops Research Institute (CPCRI) is hopeful of finding a way in two years to tackle yellow leaf disease (YLD) in arecanut plantations.(YLD is s...
To expand capacity of forged aluminium wheels exported to US, Europe
With Centre withdrawing exemption to 1-day forward trading
Levies make grain expensive inflating the Govt\'s food subsidy bill
The National Egg Co-ordination Committee (NECC) has estimated the loss caused by cyclone Hudhud to layer poultry industry in the north-coastal AP districts at ₹100 crore and the NECC has so...
The West Bengal Government today set up a task force to develop tourism across two beaches in the Sagar Islands, a deltaic region some 140 km from Kolkata, in the South 24 Parganas district. A dee...
EIH Ltd reports ₹1.31-cr loss  (30 October 10:48 pm) 
EIH Ltd, has reported a loss of ₹1.31 crore for the period ending September 30, 2014. The company had reported a net profit of ₹7.03 crore at a net margin of 3.89 per cent for the...
Volkmar Denner says new laws should help manufacturing sector stay competitive
Enough of this exchange rate machismo  (30 October 10:48 pm) 
The rupee is overvalued. This can hurt export-oriented industries and widen our current account gap