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Caparo plans to expand India footprint  (01 February 02:47 pm) 
Identifying India as one of the biggest growth areas in the group’s global operations, diversified Caparo Group CEO Angad Paul plans to expand footprint in the country and make it the export base...
NMDC slashes iron ore prices by 5-10%  (01 February 02:47 pm) 
State-run NMDC has reduced iron ore prices by Rs 200-300 per tonne for the current month as weak global prices, which nosedived to five-and-a-half-year lows, are putting pressure on domestic rates...
Former Chief Administrative Officer of Indian Railways Organisation for Alternate Fuels, New Delhi and currently General Manager of Integral Coach Factory, Chennai, Ashok K. Agarwal, has taken cha...
The Salem Division of Southern Railways has commissioned its first green power station at Athur. The effort is aimed at harnessing green/ renewable energy. The solar power plan...
Faulkner blitz powers Australia to 278/8  (01 February 02:47 pm) 
Lower-order batsman James Faulkner smashed an unbeaten 24-ball 50 to power Australia to 278 for eight against England in the tri-series cricket final, here today.Reeling at 60 for four,...
The Director of Sugarcane Breeding Institute, Bakshi Ram, has urged the sugar industry to consider trying new varieties of sugarcane to sustain productivity. Ruling varieties such as Co...
India is committed to finding an “early settlement” to the vexed boundary issue, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today said on her maiden visit to China as she proposed a six-point temp...
The Indian nutraceuticals industry is expected to grow at 20 per cent to $6.1 billion by 2019-2020 due to rising awareness about health and fitness and changing lifestyle.At present, the nu...
Modi to visit China in May: Sushma Swaraj  (01 February 02:47 pm) 
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit China in May this year, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said today ahead of her meeting with her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi. “Modiji is go...
State Bank of India (SBI) plans to convert all the agents of its various subsidiaries as composite agents under which they will be able to sell various financial products.Currently, these a...
Lycos Q3 results on Monday  (01 February 01:47 pm) 
Lycos (Ybrant Digital Ltd) will announce results for the third quarter ended December 31, 2014 on February 2. The board of directors of the company would meet on Monday to consider the results and...
Toyota Kirloskar sales up 15% in January  (01 February 01:47 pm) 
Toyota Kirloskar Motor today reported 15 per cent increase in total sales at 14,364 units in January 2015. It had sold 12,440 units during the same month last year. In the domest...
To increase retail participation in PSU stake sale, the Department of Disinvestment is contemplating an aggressive strategy to encourage more people to open demat account and reduce the time taken...
Indian veteran Leander Paes and Swiss ace Martina Hingis turned back the clock to post a sensational win in the Australian Open mixed-doubles final and improve their respective Grand Slam count to...
With mobile operators getting wary about messaging apps eating into their voice call earnings, Hike messenger says such services in fact can open a new ‘fat revenue stream’ for the full-fledged
HCL Tech bets big on digital services  (01 February 01:47 pm) 
A strong demand for digital services in the US and Europe is helping to strengthen the topline of HCL Technologies with mid-sized deals in the range of $10-25 million coming through this quarter f...
32 tested positive for swine flu in AP  (01 February 01:47 pm) 
With the number of swine flu (H1N1 Influenza) spreading to more areas, the Andhra Pradesh Government has alerted all the government hospitals in 13 districts on the measures to be taken. ...
A strong demand for digital services in the US and Europe is helping to strengthen the topline of HCL Technologies with mid-sized deals in the range of $10-25 million coming through this quarter f...
Continuing it emphasis on innovation, biotechnology major Biocon plans to spend 10 per cent of its annual biopharma revenue on research and development in the next fiscal year. The compa...
To fast-track industrial activities, the government has granted environmental clearance to 190 projects worth an estimated Rs 6.31 lakh crore across sectors like mining and steel during the June-D...
Adani Ports, JSW Steel and two other companies are in the race for a Rs 350-crore dredging project at Goa port, the first such scheme on PPP mode at a major port.“The government has decided...
The country’s largest lender, SBI has said that public sector banks should be given an opportunity to tap the best talent from premier institutes like IITs and IIMs. “The public money goe...
Kerala-based NBFC firm Kosamattam Finance Ltd plans to raise up to Rs 200 crore through a public issue of non-convertible debentures (NCDs).The firm, which is into gold loan financing, has...
Coir trade fair begins in Alappuzha  (01 February 12:47 pm) 
The world’s biggest trade fair on coir and natural fibres began here today, with participation of around 170 buyers from 53 countries, including the US, Russia, Africa and many European countries.
State-owned IFCI is likely to sell its 2.5 per cent stake in NSE in the next 15 days which may fetch the financial institution about Rs 500 crore. “NSE sale is very much on the radar...We...