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Indian sugar industry officials met with reporters here on Friday to present suggestions as to how arrears owed to sugarcane farmers, which have already touched a record-high of over Rs 15,000 cro...
Leading conglomerate ITC will soon increase prices of cigarette brands like Classic and Gold Flake Kings by up to 15 per cent per pack following the hike in excise duty on cigarettes in the Bud...
Microsoft is working on an advanced version of its competitor to Apple\'s Siri, using research from an artificial intelligence project called \"Einstein.\"Microsoft has been running its \"perso...
The government has proposed setting up of an All India Institute of Yoga, Lok Sabha was informed today. Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy Minister Shripad Naik said a scheme has also been fo...
Concerned over the severe shortfall of professionals working in the disability sector, a parliamentary panel has urged the Finance Ministry to revise the ceiling on non-Plan expenditure and make a...
Government today suffered yet another embarrassment in Parliament with a united opposition forcing deferment of discussion on Budget in Lok Sabha till Monday over the absence of Finance Minister A...
The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has detected cases in which around Rs 485 crore were laundered outside India through undervaluation of exported goods. Minister of State for...
Take off to Varanasi may be delayed on thunderstorm forecast
The low inflation environment is giving the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) room to cut interest rates and this should encourage investment and push up economic growth, according to Moody’s Analytics.
DLF builds gains of over 5% on NSE  (13 March 04:48 pm) 
DLF made rapid strides to post gains of 5.32 per cent at Rs 157.40 on the NSE at the close on Friday. It had ended yesterday’s session at Rs 149.45. Bharti Airtel edged up 0.62 per cent...
Mobile commerce firm Paytm today said Tata Group Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata has invested an undisclosed amount in the company. His investment in Paytm is in his personal capacity, the m...
ONGC edges up on BSE  (13 March 04:48 pm) 
There were just a few shares trading in the green following a huge slump in the markets on higher inflation numbers. At 3.45 pm ONGC was the top gainer on the BSE on Friday, quoting at Rs 314.75....
PNB MetLife India Insurance Company Ltd (PNB MetLife) and Karnataka Bank Ltd donated a school bus to Prajna Counselling Center in Mangaluru on Friday as part of the corporate social responsibility...
Walking in Sathyu’s shoes?  (13 March 04:48 pm) 
Four decades after Garm Hava comes a lively documentary on the Agra shoe trade. But In Their Shoes steers clear of any reference to actual leather production
The Supreme Court today granted one more chance to the Sahara group to negotiate its proposed deal for arranging money for release of its chief Subrata Roy from jail. The apex court said...
The MPID Court in Mumbai has extended the judicial custody of the three commodity brokers arrested in connection with the NSEL case to March 20.   Last week, the city p...
Sweden offers to question Assange in UK  (13 March 04:48 pm) 
Swedish prosecutors have offered to travel to the UK to question Wikileaks founder Julian Assange at Ecuador’s embassy here over sex assault allegations in a possible breakthrough in the case t...
The Tenth Budget presented by Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Friday envisages a revenue surplus of Rs 911 crore and focuses on rural areas and development. Siddaramaiah said in...
Employers as well as formal sector workers may have to shell out more towards Employees’ Provident Fund with the government proposing to include all allowances in the wages for deducting PF
Sugar mills will be unable to sign any major export deals despite recent Government incentives if prices do not rise about 10 per cent to 14.4 cents per pound, a top industry official said.
Britain’s top share index edged lower on Friday and looked headed for its biggest weekly fall so far this year after a drop in utility stocks compounded weakness in commodity-related shares. ...
US oil output continues to defy expectations and stocks may soon test storage limits
Government today said foreign companies investing in the construction sector will have to bring in a minimum of US$ 5 million within six months of the date of approval of the building plan.
The euro slipped in early trade in Europe on Friday after a rebound the day before lifted it 1 cent above this week’s 12-year lows against the dollar.Dealers and analysts said the recovery...
Scrambled eggs  (13 March 03:48 pm) 
Third-party reproduction, as it plays itself out in the market, is a violation of the fundamental premise of caste — endogamy