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213 urban local bodies to launch ‘Akrama-Sakrama’ on March 23
Podcast: Rolta (Tam) by Srirengarajan A  (04 March 07:49 pm) 
E-commerce firm Flipkart has appointed former Google product management executive and former vice president of product management at Motorola, Punit Soni, as its Chief Product Officer.Punit...
Seventytwo new cases of swine flu surfaced on Wednesday taking the total number of people affected by H1N1 virus to 720 in Uttar Pradesh, where 16 persons have died so far due to the disease. ...
Realty player Housing Development Infrastructure Ltd (HDIL) today said it will sell its 113—acre land parcel in Gujarat to pare debt. “HDIL has put on block 113.47 acre industrial plot in...
Industry body CII’s Andhra Pradesh council elected Suresh Chitturi, Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Srinivasa Hatcheries as its new chairman for 2015-16. G S Shiv Kumar, Chief...
Public sector IDBI Bank today said it proposes to raise Rs 20,000 crore through bond issuance from domestic market next fiscal. The board has approved “the proposal for Rupee bond issuanc...
The government on Wednesday said as per an understanding reached with the Chinese side, five batches of 50 pilgrims each are expected to travel through Nathu La for the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra th...
After sacking over 400 employees, Cairn India Ltd today said it has more than halved its capital expenditure in 2015—16 because of drop in oil price. “In continuation of our communication...
CREDAI welcomes repo rate cut  (04 March 07:49 pm) 
Expects home loans to get attractive
The controversy surrounding Virat Kohli’s abusive behaviour with an Indian journalist refused to subside today despite the team management’s efforts to play it down with complaints being made to
Jaiprakash Power Ventures (JPVL) has rescheduled the date for settlement of payments or the standstill agreement with its bondholders to April 30.Jaiprakash Power Ventures has informed its b...
Cairn India Ltd has cut its capital expenditure guidance for the fiscal 2015-16 by over half to $500 million as it seeks to protect themselves in a falling crude oil price environment. “...
Buoyed by 21 per cent growth in its SME portfolio and retail assets touching Rs 6,000 cr (Rs 60 billion) in Odisha, Axis Bank today announced plan for major expansion by opening around 20 new bran...
It was in January 2012 when Bajaj Auto first showcased its RE60 at the Delhi Auto Expo. The intent was to offer a better mobility solution than the traditional three-wheeled autorickshaw. H...
Insurance Bill passed by Lok Sabha  (04 March 06:49 pm) 
The long-pending Insurance bill, a key economic reform legislation providing for raising foreign investment cap to 49 per cent, was today passed by Lok Sabha with the government insisting that the...
Bank of Baroda (BOB) has donated ₹ 5.31 crore towards Prime Minister National Relief Fund to help the victims of floods in Jammu & Kashmir. This donation represents encashed value of one day
Turkish jet skids off runway in Nepal  (04 March 06:49 pm) 
Nearly 240 people on board a Turkish Airlines jet had a lucky escape when the plane missed the runway while landing in dense fog and skidded onto nearby grassland at Nepal’s only international
Microsoft Ventures in India has launched two new accelerator programs.Unveiling these plans at the Summer 2015 batch, the Redmond-based technology giant said that the two new programs– Acce...
Real estate sector, which has been seeing an inventory pile up, negative investor sentiment and continuous raw material price rise cheered RBI’s repo rate cut saying consumers could benefit if
According to a Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI)-KMPG report titled ‘Labour in Indian Agriculture: A Growing Challenge’ released here on Wednesday, schemes like
A Delhi court today said that the order restraining airing or broadcasting the interview of a December 16 gangrape convict, which was conducted inside Tihar jail, will continue till further orders...
New AERA Chief to be appointed soon  (04 March 05:50 pm) 
S Machendranathan is set to be appointed the next Chief of Airport Economic Regulatory Authority (AERA). He is 1979 batch Tamil Nadu cadre Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer. He...
The Delhi High Court today allowed recall of 13 prosecution witnesses, including the victim in Uber cab rape case, on the plea of the accused driver and said their cross examination will be carrie...