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The much-awaited appointment of members of the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) is finally on the anvil.   The Government of India has notifi...
Close on the heels of the plush Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC) in Mumbai, the Maharashtra Government has decided to set up a Central Business District (CBD) in Thane. In an official release h...
World oil prices tumbled close to six-year lows this week, as record-high US crude inventories deepened worries over the global supply glut. In another blow, official data showed on Frid...
An American federal trade regulator today imposed conditions on Sun Pharmaceuticals’ acquisition of Ranbaxy on the grounds that the $4-billion proposed deal would likely be anti-competitive. ...
French judge to probe AirAsia crash  (31 January 11:47 am) 
France has opened a formal criminal investigation into the crash of an AirAsia plane in the Java Sea last month while a French co-pilot was at the controls, a judicial source said today. A...
Agni-5 successfully test-fired  (31 January 10:47 am) 
India today successfully test-fired its indigenously developed, intercontinental surface-to-surface nuclear capable ballistic missile ‘Agni-5’, which has a strike range of over 5,000 km and can
State Bank of Hyderabad (SBH)  is offering loan defaulters concessions under its special mega bank adalat scheme till February 4.   The scheme, which has bee...
India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) has assigned Karnataka Water and Sanitation Pooled Fund Trust’s (KWSPFT) ₹3.5-crore bank term-loan facility a final rating of ‘IND AA-(SO)’.KWSPFT...
Most firms that have to fulfil mandate are not big enough to spend that much, says IICA
Jayanthi Natarajan says she was forced to attack Modi on the snoopgate scandal
The convenience of ordering your favourite book, bag, garment, and electronic gadget from the comfort of your home (or even office!) on e-retail platforms such as Flipkart,...
Revision in base year will help govt meet fiscal deficit target
Valeo opens ₹100-cr facility at Sanand  (30 January 11:48 pm) 
Valeo India Pvt Ltd formally inaugurated a Rs 100 crore factory to make temperature control products for passenger cars. The subsidiary of Euro 12 billion Valeo of France, a multi...
Retailers opting to stock apparel, lifestyle products
Franchise India to start biz in Coimbatore  (30 January 11:48 pm) 
Franchising, licensing and retailing solutions company - Franchise India is set to commence operations in this textile hub from February 1. At the pre-launch event at ‘Sar...
The Government’s disinvestment drive got a major boost on Friday with the stake sale in Coal India being oversubscribed by 1.069 times. The offer-for-sale (OFS) through stock exchanges fetched...
If ever there was a case of concerns overdone, it has to be the case of expectations of currency playing havoc on HCL Technologies’(HCL) December quarter numbers. For, the...
IT solutions company Tech Mahindra has reported a 20 per cent fall in net profit for the third quarter ended December 31, 2014. This decline must be seen in the context of exceptional gain...
'3-pronged strategy is working for HCL'  (30 January 11:48 pm) 
In the second quarter of the 2015 fiscal year, HCL tech has outperformed all its peers such as TCS, Infosys and Wipro in terms of revenue growth of 4 per cent when compared to the previous quarter...
Cargill opens mega Bengaluru centre  (30 January 11:48 pm) 
Cargill Inc, one of the world’s biggest privately held organizations that clocked revenues of $134.9 billion in 2014, opened its largest captive business services centre with 650 seats in...
Murugappa quiz on Feb 7  (30 January 11:48 pm) 
The third edition of Murugappa Kovai Quotient Quiz on history, heritage and culture of Coimbatore is slated for February 7 at the PSG Auditorium. This quiz is open to students fro...
Justice Ramesh Ranganathan of Hyderabad High Court made it clear the Court is not inclined to interfere with the policy of the Union Government regarding the order of prior...
Budhiraja is Amway India GM  (30 January 11:48 pm) 
Global direct selling major Amway has elevated Anshu Budhraja (44) as General Manager, Amway India. Budhraja joined Amway in 1998 and served the company in various capacities across departments, i...
The Central government’s fiscal deficit has exceeded the Budget estimate for the full financial year in the first nine months (April-December) of the current fiscal year. The fiscal deficit is...
Whirlpool India profit up 49%  (30 January 11:48 pm) 
Whirlpool of India posted a net profit of ₹31.5 crore — up 48.6 per cent for the quarter ended December 31, 2014, compared with the corresponding quarter the previous year. Total income gr...