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Pankaj Oswal seeks transfer of shares of father's companies
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 11:45:05 PM IST
Industrialist Abhey Oswal's eldest son Pankaj Oswal has sent legal notices to his father's companies Oswal Agro Mills Limited (OAML) and Oswal Green Tech Limited (OGL) seeking transfer of his shares, a statement said on Thursday. ... read..


Odisha launches Banayana project for forest management
Bhubaneswar | Thursday, 2017 11:45:05 PM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday launched Banayana, an Odisha Forestry Sector Development Project (OFSDP), for sustainable management of forest and bio-diversity. ... read..


NGT reserves judgment on plea to lift ban on old diesel vehicles
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 11:45:05 PM IST
The National Green Tribunal on Thursday reserved judgement on a plea seeking lifting of its ban on 10-year-old diesel vehicles as the Central government told it that no only diesel but CNG and petrol also causes environmental degradation. ... read..


Rajnath wants speedy work on J&K developmental package
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 11:15:04 PM IST
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday reviewed the status of 2015 developmental package announced for Jammu and Kashmir and directed its expeditious implementation within a definite time frame. ... read..


Kotak Mahindra Bank's stand-alone Q4 net profit up 40% (Lead)
Mumbai | Thursday, 2017 11:15:04 PM IST
Kotak Mahindra Bank on Thursday reported a rise of 40 per cent in its stand-alone net profit for the fourth quarter (Q4) of fiscal 2016-17. ... read..


New notes' stock was ready before demonetisation: RBI
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 11:15:04 PM IST
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has said that it had a reasonable stock of new Rs 500 and Rs 2,000 currency notes in place before the announcement of demonetisation was made on November 8, 2016. ... read..


BMW to be Aditya Birla Group's choice of mobility
Mumbai | Thursday, 2017 10:45:05 PM IST
BMW Group on Thursday said that it has entered into an international alliance with the Aditya Birla Group to be its preferred premium mobility supplier. ... read..


SpiceJet to offer Dubai visa services to passengers
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 10:15:05 PM IST
Budget passenger carrier SpiceJet on Thursday said that it will offer Dubai visa services to Indian passengers. ... read..


Hero MotoCorp to open second global facility in Bangladesh
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 10:15:05 PM IST
Two-wheeler major Hero MotoCorp on Thursday said that it will open its second global manufacturing facility in Bangladesh. ... read..


Why public prosecutors bills not paid, asks HC
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 10:15:05 PM IST
The Delhi High Court on Thursday asked the Central and Delhi government why public prosecutors, who represent governments in courts, were not paid their fees immediately after the bills are raised. ... read..


Sri Lanka MoU aimed at greater economic cooperation: India
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 9:45:05 PM IST
A memorandum of understanding on cooperation in economic projects signed between India and Sri Lanka during Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe's visit here on Wednesday is aimed at achieving "greater economic, investment and development cooper ... read..


Petty corruption on decline, finds study
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 9:15:04 PM IST
Even as around one-third of the households in India experienced corruption at least once in the last one year, yet the level of petty corruption is on a decline, a new study has found. ... read..


Minister allays concerns on NPAs, says solution soon
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 9:15:04 PM IST
The massive accumulated non-performing assets, or bad loans, of state-run banks are not too much of a worry for the government and a solution is on the anvil for unveiling soon, the government said on Thursday. ... read..


Centre's mindset is to make IPR policy more efficient: Sitharaman
New Delhi [India] | April 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Union Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that the Centre's mindset is to make the Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) policy more efficient and speedier . ... read..


Trump agrees not to terminate Nafta for now (Second Lead)
Washington | Thursday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
US President Donald Trump has told the leaders of Canada and Mexico that he was not immediately planning to end the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta), but warned that the US would still pull out if he could not negotiate a better deal, the White ... read..


HIL net up 37.5 per cent in 2016-17
Hyderabad | Thursday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
HIL Ltd of C.K. Birla group has posted Rs 54.6 crore net profit for fiscal 2016-17, registering 37.5 per cent annual growth from Rs.39.7 crore year ago. ... read..


Review petition filed with SC over BS III vehicles' order
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
The Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) on Thursday said that it has approached the Supreme Court to plead for a review of its judgement issued over the BS III vehicles. ... read..


Goa pins hopes on nostalgic Portuguese-era buses to boost tourism
Panaji | Thursday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
In a bid to boost tourist footfalls, tourism authorities in Goa are keen to use 'camaios', typically large, spacious buses used during the Portuguese era for public transport, for sight-seeing tours, an official said on Thursday. ... read..


Mobile Internet services restored in Kashmir Valley
Srinagar | Thursday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
Mobile Internet services were restored in the Kashmir Valley on Thursday evening, a day after the authorities ordered suspension of online social networking sites. ... read..


Bengal considering proposal to revamp trams
Kolkata | Thursday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
The West Bengal government is considering a proposal to revamp and run Kolkata trams on a public-private-partnership (PPP) mode to attract tourists, state Tourism Minister Gautam Deb said here on Thursday. ... read..


Modi to meet Turkish President on May 1
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 8:15:04 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold bilateral talks on May 1 with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who will arrive here on April 30 on a two-day state visit to India, a senior official said on Thursday. ... read..


Hero Motors partners with Hewland Engineering for JV
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 8:15:04 PM IST
Hero Motors on Thursday entered into a partnership with UK-based motorsports transmission company Hewland Engineering for establishment of a joint venture (JV) firm. ... read..


Leverage CSR to meet development needs, President tells industry
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 8:15:04 PM IST
President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday urged the Indian industry to leverage corporate social responsibility (CSR) for re-imagining transformative solutions to address the large development challenges across the country. ... read..


Date to file service tax return extended to April 30
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 7:45:04 PM IST
In a relief to service tax payers, the government has extended the last date for filing return by five days to April 30, it was announced on Thursday. ... read..


President Mukherjee to be conferred Cyprus's highest civilian award
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 7:45:04 PM IST
President Pranab Mukherjee will be conferred Cyprus's highest order of merit during the course of Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades's ongoing visit to India, a senior official said on Thursday. ... read..


SC asks Roy to deposit Rs 1,500 cr, jails one for contempt (Lead)
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 7:45:04 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Thursday asked Sahara chief Subrata Roy to deposit Rs 1,500 crore, as offered by him, by June 15, failing which he will have to go back to jail even as it sent a proposed buyer of Sahara's assets to jail for contempt. ... read..


Growth in FMCG demand in rural areas to be double digit: Adi Godrej
Mumbai | Thursday, 2017 7:45:04 PM IST
Godrej Group Chairman Adi Godrej on Thursday said that the rural demand for fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) will likely to have a double digit growth with a good monsoon. ... read..


Dream is to see slippers-wearing passengers fly: Modi (Third Lead)
Shimla | Thursday, 2017 7:45:04 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday flagged off the first low-cost Shimla-Delhi flight near here, and said his dream is to see a person wearing slippers fly in an aeroplane in the country. ... read..


Reliance Capital Q4 net at Rs 417 crore
Mumbai | Thursday, 2017 7:15:04 PM IST
Reliance Capital, an Anil Ambani-led Reliance Group company, on Thursday said it closed the fourth quarter of the 2016-17 fiscal with a consolidated net profit of Rs 417 crore as against Rs 415 crore during the corresponding period of the previous year. ... read..


'Hopeful GST slab will be low for tourism sector'
Kolkata | Thursday, 2017 7:15:04 PM IST
The Travel Agents Federation of India (TAFI) on Thursday said it is hopeful that the Union government will keep the GST rate low for the tourism sector. ... read..


Rs 30,000 cr to be spent to revive 4 sick fertiliser units
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 7:15:04 PM IST
State-run units in the energy sector will jointly invest close to Rs 30,000 crore to revive four sick fertiliser plants by 2020-21 in order to make India self-sufficient in urea production and reduce imports, the government said on Thursday. ... read..


Merkel says UK living under 'illusion' over Brexit (Lead)
Berlin | Thursday, 2017 7:15:04 PM IST
British politicians are still living under the "illusion" that Britain will retain most of its rights and privileges once it leaves the European Union (EU), German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said. ... read..


Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas and co. advises in relation to Rs. 1,193 crore OFS of NALCO
New Delhi [India] | April 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
New Delhi [India], Apr 27 (ANI-NewsVoir): Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas and co. (SAM and Co.) acted in relation to the Rs. 1,193 Cr. Offer For Sale (OFS) of National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO). ... read..


Treebo makes business travel easy with 'Treebo for Business'
New Delhi [India] | April 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Largest hotel chain Treebo Hotels has announced the launch of 'Treebo for Business' to offer a seamless booking experience to its corporate clients, which will allow the users to check real-time room availability, make instant bookings, avail the customiz ... read..


Mech Mocha raises USD five million from Accel Partners and others
New Delhi [India] | April 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
New Delhi [India], Apr 27 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): Mech Mocha, an India-focused Bangalore-based mobile gaming start-up, today announced that it has raised USD five million Series A funding led by Accel Partners and Shunwei Capital and with participation f ... read..


12th World Congress of Cosmetic Dermatology to be held in Bengaluru
New Delhi [India] | April 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
New Delhi [India], Apr 27 (ANI-NewsVoir): Bengaluru is set to play host to national and international cosmetic dermatologists at the 12th Edition of World Congress of Cosmetic Dermatology (WCOCD) from May 4th to 6th 2017 at Dr. Babu Rajendra Prasad Intern ... read..


MuveAcoustics's new over-ear wireless Bluetooth headphone in India
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 5:45:04 PM IST
MuveAcoustics, a brand by Hong Kong-based consumer electronics company Zeeva, on Thursday launched a new over-ear wireless Bluetooth headphone -- Evoke MA-1999FB -- in India. ... read..


Jharkhand assembly ratifies GST bill
Ranchi | Thursday, 2017 5:45:04 PM IST
The Jharkhand assembly unanimously passed the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill, 2017, at a specially convened session on Thursday. ... read..


US steel probe violates principles of fair trade: China group
Beijing | Thursday, 2017 5:45:04 PM IST
China's steel industry group has voiced concern over the US launching a probe into its steel imports, saying the move sends a signal of protectionism and is against the principles of fair trade, a media report said on Thursday. ... read..


India-Italy ties on recovery path via trade (Lead)
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 5:45:04 PM IST
Relations between India and Italy are set on the path to recovery, after strains that developed over the past years, with the Joint Economic Commission slated to meet in Rome in May after a gap of eight years, it was announced here on Thursday. ... read..


SC sends one to jail for contempt in Sahara case
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 4:45:06 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Thursday sent one Prakash Swamy -- the power of attorney holder for a US-based company that had shown interest in buying Sahara's New York-located Hotel Plaza -- to jail for one month for not depositing Rs 10 crore fine ordered by the ... read..


Maruti Suzuki's Q4 net profit up 16% (Lead)
Mumbai | Thursday, 2017 4:45:06 PM IST
Automobile major Maruti Suzuki on Thursday reported a rise of 15.8 per cent in its standalone net profit for the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2016-17. ... read..


India, Poland ink agriculture agreement
Warsaw | Thursday, 2017 4:45:06 PM IST
India and Poland on Thursday signed an agreement on the exchange of information and technology in the agriculture sector. ... read..


Markets scale new highs, but fail to sustain (Second Lead)
Mumbai | Thursday, 2017 4:45:06 PM IST
The Indian equity markets on Thursday made fresh record highs but selling pressure, triggered by profit bookings, dragged them to close in the red. ... read..


OYO launches its first hotel in Kathmandu
New Delhi [India] | April 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Aiming to venture into the market in Nepal, budget-hotels network OYO announced the launch of its debut hotel in Kathmandu, following its successful venture into Malaysia in January 2016, where it has now grown to 200 hotels. ... read..


ExportersIndia.com highlights increase in demand for cooling products
New Delhi [India] | April 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
ExportersIndia.com, a B2B marketplace and exporters directory that connects manufacturers, exporters, suppliers and buyers to generate value from unlimited online trade opportunities and buyer enquiries on Thursday announced that, apart from India, countr ... read..


Need to urgently create ecosystem to make new IPR Policy successful, says Suresh Prabhu
New Delhi [India] | April 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Though the government has come out with a National Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Policy to promote a robust intellectual property (IP) environment across India, we need an ecosystem to take a good idea to a logical end even before it is commercialise ... read..


Missouri State University announces scholarships, tailor-made courses for Indian students
New Delhi [India] | April 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Missouri State University has announced special scholarships for Indian students. During his visit to India Colonel Stephen Robinette Associate Vice President, International Studies, MSU, USA, made a number of important announcements for Indian Students. ... read..


Banks need more practical testing to stop cyber attacks: Report
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 3:15:06 PM IST
Though most of the bank executives are confident of their cybersecurity strategy and preparedness, lack of practical testing makes the defence vulnerable, a new report said on Thursday. ... read..


New Tripura Lokayukta assumes office
Agartala | Thursday, 2017 3:15:06 PM IST
Former judge of Kolkata and Andhra Pradesh high courts Justice Subal Vaidya on Thursday assumed office as Lokayukta of Tripura to probe cases of corruption. ... read..


United Airlines to offer up to $10,000 for forfeiting seat
Washington | Thursday, 2017 3:15:06 PM IST
United Airlines has said it will offer up to $10,000 to passengers who give up seats on overbooked flights. ... read..


'Honor 8 Lite' may hit Indian market on May 10 (With Image)
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 3:15:06 PM IST
Chinese smartphone-maker Huawei, under its Honor brand, is rumoured to launch "Honor 8 Lite" for the Indian consumers on May 10 which may also be available at retail stores. ... read..


Paytm launches Digital Gold, enables long-term wealth creation
New Delhi [India] | April 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
On the occasion of Akshaya Tritiya, online payment platform Paytm on Thursday announced its collaboration with India's only Internationally Accredited Refinery MMTC-PAMP to launch Digital Gold, enabling Indians to buy, store and sell pure gold instantly. ... read..


Cash Suvidha strengthens financial access to Indian students
New Delhi [India] | April 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
New Delhi [India], Apr 27 (ANI-Businesswire India): Cash Suvidha, one of India's fastest growing Fintech company has recently announced its partnership with KrazyBee, a Bengaluru based micro-lending platform, with an aim of facilitating easy and quick fin ... read..


Most Indian firms want improved employee experience: Study
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 2:45:06 PM IST
Almost 43 per cent of business and IT leaders in India -- higher than the average 38 per cent for Asia-Pacific and Japan -- see employee experience as a critical aspect of achieving their business objectives, a new study said on Thursday. ... read..


Maruti Suzuki's Q4 net profit up 16%
Mumbai | Thursday, 2017 2:45:06 PM IST
Automobile major Maruti Suzuki on Thursday reported a rise of 15.8 per cent in its net profit for the fourth quarter of 2016-17. ... read..


Instagram adds 100 mn users in four months to hit 700 mn
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 2:45:06 PM IST
Facebook-owned photo and video sharing app Instagram now has more than 700 million users, with the last 100 million joining the platform in just four months. ... read..


Indian equities trade flat ahead of derivatives expiry (Lead)
Mumbai | Thursday, 2017 2:45:06 PM IST
A day after closing at a record high, the Indian equity markets traded on a flat note on Thursday as caution prevailed ahead of the derivatives' expiry. ... read..


Vivo V5s with 20MP front camera launched in India
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 2:45:06 PM IST
Taking its selfie revolution a notch higher, Chinese smartphone maker Vivo on Thursday launched V5s smartphone in India that comes with a 20MP front and 13MP rear camera. ... read..


Improving communication essential to enhance customer satisfaction, study reveals
New Delhi [India] | April 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
According to the J.D Power 2017 India Two-Wheeler Customer Service Index (2WCSI) Study released on Thursday, when service dealers effectively communicate with customers at key junctures while servicing a two-wheeler at original equipment (OE)-authorised s ... read..


Turn to India, China for trade, Australia urged
Canberra | Thursday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST
Australia needs to shift its trade focus from traditional partners in favour of emerging economies like India and China, according to an economic report released on Thursday. ... read..


Tamil Nadu CM urges Centre not to privatise Salem Steel Plant
Chennai | Thursday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami has urged the Centre to reconsider its plan to privatise Salem Steel Plant, citing the package of incentives given by the state government to the plant. ... read..


Tata Safari Storme to replace Maruti Gypsy in Indian Armed Forces
New Delhi [India] | April 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Tata Motors on Thursday signed a contract for the supply of 3192 units of the Tata Safari Storme 4x4 to the Indian Armed Forces, under a new category of vehicles - GS800 (General Service 800). ... read..


My dream is to see slipper-wearing passengers fly: Modi (Second Lead)
Shimla | Thursday, 2017 1:45:06 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday flagged off the first Rs 2,500-an-hour flight from Shimla as part of an UDAN scheme that makes air travel accessible to lower middle class families. It also plans to enhance connectivity with more airports in the c ... read..


Kia Motors' car plant to come up in Andhra
Amaravati | Thursday, 2017 1:45:06 PM IST
South Korean auto major Kia Motors will set up a car manufacturing plant in Andhra Pradesh with an investment of $1.1 billion. ... read..


Vihaan Networks bags North East connectivity project of BSNL
New Delhi [India] | April 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Indigenous telecom equipment manufacturer Vihaan Network Limited (VNL) bagged Rs. 1648 crore telecom infrastructure project of state-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd for providing connectivity in over 4000 villages in remote areas of Arunachal Pradesh and A ... read..


Gangwar re-iterates Jaitley's dismissal of taxing agricultural income
New Delhi [India] | April 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Dismissing the proposal put forth by a member of NITI Aayog, Minister of State for Finance Santosh Kumar Gangwar on Thursday stated that no taxes will be levied on agricultural income. ... read..


Now Northeast set to boost India's global IT business
Agartala | Thursday, 2017 1:15:07 PM IST
The northeastern region, long considered backward in growth and business terms, is poised to add heft to India's dominant position in global software exports and the IT industry, a top official said ... read..


Reliance General Insurance logs Rs 4,007 cr premium in FY17
Mumbai | Thursday, 2017 12:45:06 PM IST
Private non-life insurer Reliance General Insurance Company Ltd closed last fiscal with a total gross written premium of Rs 4,007 crore, the company said on Thursday. ... read..


Modi launches Rs 2,500 an hour air travel scheme (Lead)
Shimla | Thursday, 2017 12:45:06 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday flagged off the first Rs 2,500 an hour flight from here as part of the government's UDAN scheme that makes air travel cheaper and accessible to lower middle class families of India and plans to enhance connectivity ... read..


Now make bus, train reservations on Google Trips
New York | Thursday, 2017 12:15:04 PM IST
Google Trips, an app for iOS and Android that makes it easier to plan and organise trips, now allows users to make bus and train reservations. ... read..


Hitachi India appoints its first Indian MD
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 12:15:04 PM IST
Hitachi India on Thursday appointed Bharat Kaushal as its Managing Director, the first Indian to spearhead the company's operations in the country. ... read..


Apple services revenue expected to reach $7 bn this quarter
San Francisco | Thursday, 2017 12:15:04 PM IST
Focusing on software and services in addition to its flagship hardware, Apple services revenue in the second quarter is expected to reach $7 billion. ... read..


UDAN makes air travel accessible to more people: Modi
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 12:15:04 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday the UDAN regional connectivity scheme will make air travel accessible to greater number of people across the country. ... read..


Infosys launches AI platform Nia for businesses
San Francisco | Thursday, 2017 11:45:04 AM IST
Building on the success of the its first-generation AI platform, Infosys Mana and its Robotic Process Automation (RPA) solution, AssistEdge, Infosys on Thursday launched 'Infosys Nia', the next-generation Artificial Intelligence (AI) Platform for business ... read..


South Korea's Q1 GDP grows 0.9 % on export recovery
Seoul | Thursday, 2017 11:15:04 AM IST
South Korea's first-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) grew 0.9 per cent compared with the previous quarter thanks to export recovery, central bank data showed on Thursday. ... read..


IRDAI approves Edelweiss Tokio Life's POS-Life Product 'Saral Nivesh'
New Delhi [India] | April 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance, the joint venture between the Edelweiss Group and Tokio Marine Holdings of Japan, on Wednesday obtained approval from the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) for 'POS - Saral Nivesh' , which will ... read..


Yogi orders better utilities at religious places in UP
Lucknow | Thursday, 2017 10:45:04 AM IST
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered for better public facilities including approach roads, toilets, rest houses, places to sit and drinking water, an official said on Thursday. ... read..


Trump decides to keep Nafta for now
Washington | Thursday, 2017 10:45:04 AM IST
President Donald Trump has told the leaders of Mexico and Canada that that he would not immediately move to terminate the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta), the White House said. ... read..


UN Global Compact's annual conference commences in New Delhi
New Delhi [India] | April 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The United Nations Global Compact on Wednesday kicked off its two-day event, bringing together over 300 leaders from business, finance, civil society, government and the UN in New Delhi for its regional flagship event 'Making Global Goals Local Business - ... read..


Real estate sector revived after demonetisation: PropTiger Report
New Delhi [India] | April 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
According to the real estate advisory firm PropTiger.com's findings, the real estate sector ... read..


PVR Cinemas signs five-theatre deal with IMAX
New Delhi [India] | April 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Multiplex chain PVR Ltd. on Wednesday signed an agreement with IMAX Corporation to add five more IMAX theatres in the Indian market. Through this rollout, PVR cinemas will reach a count of 10 IMAX screens and retain its position as the largest IMAX partne ... read..


Key Indian equity market indices open flat
Mumbai | Thursday, 2017 10:15:04 AM IST
Taking a cue from global markets, the key Indian equity market indices on Thursday opened flat. ... read..


Haley, Akbaruddin discuss India-US cooperation (With Images)
United Nations | Thursday, 2017 9:45:04 AM IST
The US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, the first Indian American to hold a cabinet rank, visited India's UN Mission on Thursday for a wide-ranging discussion with Permanent Representative Syed Akbaruddin. ... read..


UTStarcom to expand its footprint in India
New Delhi [India] | April 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
New Delhi [India], Apr 27 (ANI-NewsVoir): UTStarcom India Telecom Pvt. Ltd., a global telecommunications infrastructure provider on Wednesday announced its plan to increase its investment in India at the 'Next Gen Innovation Summit 2017- and Beyond', an e ... read..


Petition to CM seeking Ola, Uber services in Goa goes viral
Panaji | Thursday, 2017 8:15:04 AM IST
An e-petition demanding that Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar facilitate the entry of Ola and Uber cab services in Goa, one of the top tourism destinations in the country, has gone viral. ... read..


White House studying executive order to withdraw from NAFTA
Washington | Thursday, 2017 7:45:04 AM IST
The White House is considering announcing US's unilateral withdrawal from the NAFTA signed with Mexico and Canada, media reports said on Wednesday citing a draft of the executive order, which is under discussion. ... read..


Trump's administration unveils tax cut principles (Lead)
Washington | Thursday, 2017 6:45:04 AM IST
US President Donald Trump's administration unveiled the principles of the long-awaited tax reform plan that will significantly cut income taxes for Americans and corporates, media reports said. ... read..


Indian Railways seeks partnership with industry
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2017 11:45:06 PM IST
The Indian Railways on Wednesday asked the industry to partner with it for the "complete transformation" of the railway network in the country. ... read..


Tata Motors to use two technologies for BS IV norms
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2017 11:15:05 PM IST
Automobile major Tata Motors Ltd. on Wednesday said it is ready with Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) and Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) technologies for BS IV compliant engines for its commercial vehicles. ... read..


RBI to issue new Rs 5 and Rs 10 coins
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2017 10:15:06 PM IST
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday said that it will soon issue new Rs 10 and Rs 5 coins in circulation. ... read..


FII inflows expected to be $5-10 billion in 2017-18: ICRA
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2017 9:45:04 PM IST
FII inflows into Indian debt market in 2017-18 are expected to be limited to $5-10 billion, said a report released on Wednesday. ... read..


Axis Bank's Q4 net profit down 43% (Lead)
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2017 9:45:04 PM IST
Lending major Axis Bank on Wednesday reported a decline of 43.13 per cent in its net profit for the fourth quarter (Q4) of Fiscal 2016-17. ... read..


United Airlines faces another row -- over giant rabbit's death
London | Wednesday, 2017 9:15:04 PM IST
Less than three weeks after a passenger was dragged off a United Airlines flight at the Chicago airport, the airline landed itself in another public relations fiasco on Wednesday after a giant rabbit died on its flight from Britain. ... read..


Sebi's stricter P-Note norms to curb black money in markets
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2017 9:15:04 PM IST
In yet another move in India against black money, markets regulator Sebi on Wednesday barred resident as well as non-resident Indians (NRIs) from making investments through participatory notes (P-Notes). ... read..


RIL partners with Resysta to bring wood alternative in India
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2017 8:45:05 PM IST
Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) on Wednesday said it has entered into a licence agreement with Germany based Resysta International GmbH, which gives RIL the exclusive rights of production and marketing of a natural fibre polymer composite (NFPC) in India. ... read..


Trump weighs steep cuts to corporate tax rates
Washington | Wednesday, 2017 8:45:05 PM IST
US President Donald Trump on Wednesday planned to propose steep cuts in corporate taxes and repatriated offshore corporate profits as the administration seeks to regain momentum on economic policies. ... read..


Axis Bank's Q4 net profit down 43%
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2017 8:15:06 PM IST
Lending major Axis Bank on Wednesday reported a decline of 43.13 per cent in its net profit for the fourth quarter (Q4) of Fiscal 2016-17. ... read..


Women to man Kherki Daula toll plaza on Haryana-Delhi border
Gurugram | Wednesday, 2017 7:45:05 PM IST
It will soon be an all-women affair at the Kherki Daula toll plaza on the Gurugram-Delhi Expressway for the collection of the tax on vehicles, an official said on Wednesday. ... read..


Global cues push Sensex, Nifty to new record highs (Roundup)
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2017 7:45:05 PM IST
Positive global cues and optimism over the upcoming quarterly earning results pushed the Indian equity markets to new closing highs on Wednesday. ... read..


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