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Kerala women workers on fast against Mani forcefully removed by police
Munnar (Kerala) | Saturday, 2017 6:15:06 PM IST
Two women plantation workers on an indefinite fast demanding an apology and the resignation of State Power Minister M.M. Mani for his disparaging remarks against them were on Saturday forcefully taken by police to the hospital after their health deteriora ... read..


Truth shall prevail, says Robert Vadra
New Delhi | Saturday, 2017 6:15:06 PM IST
Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra on Saturday said that "truth shall prevail" in the allegations against him over a 2008 land deal in Haryana. ... read..


Equities scale new highs, global cues, rupee support rally (Market Review)
Mumbai | Saturday, 2017 5:45:04 PM IST
After two consecutive weeks of losses, the Indian equity markets embraced the bulls as positive global cues and an appreciating rupee gave a fillip to investors' sentiments during the week ended Friday. ... read..


Some nations hide behind technicalities to avoid acting against terror: Ansari
New Delhi | Saturday, 2017 5:45:04 PM IST
Vice President Hamid Ansari on Saturday said that some countries come up with legal technicalities as an excuse to try to avoid committing themselves in the fight against terror. ... read..


Walmart to open 50 new stores in India soon
Hyderabad | Saturday, 2017 5:15:04 PM IST
Global retail giant Walmart will set up 50 new stores across India over the next three to four years, a top company official said on Saturday. ... read..


EVs to be introduced on mass scale within three years: Piyush Goyal
New Delhi | Saturday, 2017 5:15:04 PM IST
Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday said that the central government plans to introduce electric vehicles (EVs) on a mass scale within the next three years. ... read..


Indian foundry industry expects to double its revenue in three years
Chennai | Saturday, 2017 4:45:06 PM IST
The Indian foundry industry is expected to double its revenues over the next three years with the central government's major push in railway infrastructure and defence sectors, said the Indian Institute of Foundrymen (IIF) on Saturday. ... read..


First China-Britain freight train completes round trip
Beijing | Saturday, 2017 4:15:05 PM IST
The first freight train linking Britain directly to China reached its destination in eastern China's Yiwu city on Saturday after a 12,000-kilometre trip. ... read..


NITI Aayog rules out taxing agricultural income
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India] | April 29, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Rubbishing claims of taxes being levied on agricultural income, NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya stated that there has been no such proposal put forth by the chamber. ... read..


Pakistan Foreign Office mum over Jindal meeting Nawaz Sharif
Islamabad | Saturday, 2017 3:45:05 PM IST
The Pakistan Foreign Office has refused to comment on the hush-hush visit of Indian steel magnate Sajjan Jindal to Murree to meet Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz, amid speculation that it was a move to revive the stalled dialogue ... read..


Cyprus backs India-initiated anti-terrorism convention
New Delhi | Saturday, 2017 3:45:05 PM IST
The Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus has backed the India-initiated Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism (CCIT) in the UN, a joint statement issued on Saturday following Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades's visit to India said. ... read..


With U-Dictionary app, you can now tap to translate in WhatsApp
New Delhi [India] | April 29, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
New Delhi [India], Apr 29 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): The latest version of U-Dictionary Android app (v 2.6.1) now allows you to just Copy an English Word in a WhatsApp message and instantly get the meaning in your native language via Tap to Translate featur ... read..


CIO Research: availability gap inhibits digital transformation and costs enterprises Rs. 145 crore each year
New Delhi [India] | April 29, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
New Delhi [India], Apr 29 (ANI-NewsVoir): 96 percent of organizations have Digital Transformation initiatives on their roadmap and more than half of those initiatives are in process now. There is obviously a huge appetite across enterprises to utilize inn ... read..


India to be voluntary tax compliant society: Jaitley
New Delhi | Saturday, 2017 2:45:06 PM IST
Indicating greater compliance measures from government agencies in the days ahead, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said that India will be moving towards becoming a voluntary tax compliant society. ... read..


'Pact on Nepal-China rail project in final stage'
Kathmandu | Saturday, 2017 2:45:06 PM IST
The much-talked about pact on the Kathmandu-Kerung rail project, a cross-border rail network between Nepal and China, is in the final stage of signature, said Nepal's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Krishna Bahadur Mahara. ... read..


'Smartphone shipments in India grew 15% in Q1 2017'
New Delhi | Saturday, 2017 2:15:05 PM IST
Smartphone shipments in India registered a growth of 15 per cent annually in the first quarter of 2017, reaching 29 million units, a report said on Saturday. ... read..


Samsung regains top spot in Q1 smartphone market
Seoul | Saturday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST
South Korean giant Samsung Electronics regained the top status in the global smartphone market in the first quarter of the year, even before the release of its flagship Galaxy S8, a report said on Saturday. ... read..


Time for India to be tax-compliant: Jaitley
New Delhi [India] | April 29, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Introspecting the non-compliance of tax havens with currency and fiscal reforms, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday asserted that it is important for the Indian economy to move from a non-compliant to a highly-compliant state. ... read..


Two lakh companies under MCA's radar for non-compliance of taxation laws
New Delhi [India] | April 29, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) on Saturday sent notices to around two lakh inoperative companies ordering them to terminate operations and de-register themselves from the MCA. ... read..


UP STF busts petrol pump racket, arrests 23
Lucknow | Saturday, 2017 1:15:04 PM IST
The Special Task Force (STF) of the Uttar Pradesh Police has arrested 23 persons for using chips in petrol pumps to dupe people buying fuel, an official said on Saturday. ... read..


Apple stops paying royalties to Qualcomm
New York | Saturday, 2017 12:15:04 PM IST
Apple has stopped paying royalties to contract manufacturers for phone patents owned by Qualcomm over an "unresolved issue" -- a move that will hit the US-chip maker's financial results. ... read..


Arch Academy of Design takes initiative for hosting workshop on international cultural governance in India
New Delhi [India] | April 29, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
New Delhi [India], Apr 29 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): Arch Academy of Design as a host partner institution in India with support of the Government of Rajasthan hosted an International Cultural Governance Workshop at Zorba, The Buddha, Ghitorni Delhi with col ... read..


Join the Breathefree movement and #SAVEYOURLUNGS
New Delhi [India] | April 29, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
New Delhi [India], Apr 29 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): Our choice of living has made us vulnerable to many lifestyle diseases. Smoking, no physical activity, food preferences and environmental factors like dust storm and pollution are making our lungs weak. ... read..


OnePlus collaborates with TEDxBangalore to bring the first TEDxBangaloreSalon 2017
New Delhi [India] | April 29, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
New Delhi [India], Apr 29 (ANI-NewsVoir): OnePlus, a global mobile technology startup on Friday hosted the first edition of TEDxBangaloreSalon for 2017 - an initiative aimed at inspiring innovation, sparking discussion and promoting knowledge sharing. ... read..


CEO Jack Dorsey buys $9.5 mn in Twitter stock
San Francisco | Saturday, 2017 10:45:04 AM IST
After purchasing seven million dollars worth of Twitter stock in February, CEO Jack Dorsey said he has bought another $9.5 million of the company's stock. ... read..


Canada changes entry rules for citizens of three nations
Ottawa | Saturday, 2017 9:45:04 AM IST
Canada will allow Brazil, Bulgaria and Romania's citizens to apply for an Electronic Travel Authorisation (eTA) to fly to or transit through a Canadian airport, a ministry statement has said. ... read..


Amazon, Rocking Deals collaborate to sell refurbished phones
New Delhi [India] | April 29, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
E-commerce platform Amazon on Friday announced its partnership with Rocking Deals for the sale of refurbished phones within its 'seller warranty.' ... read..


Direct Create looking to expand its employee base
New Delhi [India] | April 29, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Direct Create, a collaboration-based community platform built to rapidly scale the handmade sector on Friday announced its plans to bring in an additional 1000 makers along with a count of over 200 designers in the coming quarter. ... read..


AppsDiscover forays into Indonesia, appoints Muhammad Jumhari as Country Head
New Delhi [India] | April 29, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Mobile and desktop advertising network AppsDiscover Technologies Pvt. Ltd on Friday announced the appointment of Muhammad Jumhari as the Country Head-Indonesia. ... read..


Salman, J.J. Valaya attend wedding of billionaire Binod Chaudhary's son
Udaipur | Saturday, 2017 6:45:04 AM IST
Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, superstar Salman Khan, ace fashion designer J.J. Valaya, filmmaker Muzaffar Ali were among the prominent personalities who attended the wedding of Nepalese businessman and industrialist Binod Chaudhary's son ... read..


Amazon evaded $141 million in taxes: Italy
Rome | Saturday, 2017 4:15:05 AM IST
Italian authorities on Friday opened an investigation against US online retailing giant Amazon for allegedly evading 130 million euros ($141 million) in taxes between 2011-2015. ... read..


Second round of bidding for UDAN routes in next three months
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 11:45:04 PM IST
The central government on Friday said that the second round of bidding for air routes under the regional connectivity scheme -- UDAN -- is likely to conclude within the next three months. ... read..


Had a very productive visit to Poland, says Ansari
Warsaw | Friday, 2017 11:15:04 PM IST
Indian Vice President Hamid Ansari, who concluded his three-day state visit to Poland on Thursday, said it was "very productive" and signalled a new stage in bilateral ties. ... read..


SEBI asks MFs to reveal annual remuneration of top executives
Mumbai | Friday, 2017 11:15:04 PM IST
Securities markets regulator SEBI on Friday directed all mutual funds (MFs) and asset management companies (AMCs) to reveal the remuneration packages of their top executives. ... read..


JSW mulling steel plant at Posco site in Odisha
Bhubaneswar | Friday, 2017 11:15:04 PM IST
Sajan Jindal-led JSW, which has expressed interest in investing Rs 50,000 crore to set up a 10 million tonne a year steel plant in Odisha, may set up the plant in the location earlier earmarked for the Posco plant. ... read..


West Bengal to revamp jetties, plans to roll out 'Jaldhara' scheme
Kolkata | Friday, 2017 10:45:04 PM IST
Following the collapse of a temporary jetty over the Hooghly river, the West Bengal government plans to revamp jetties across districts, an official said on Friday. ... read..


India, Cyprus sign four agreements, call for enhanced cooperation (Roundup)
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 10:45:04 PM IST
India and Cyprus on Friday signed four agreements, including on air services and merchant shipping and expressed their willingness to cooperate in areas like climate change, tackling international terrorism and seeking reform of the United Nations. ... read..


Karnataka likely to issue order on capping cinema ticket rates soon
Bengaluru | Friday, 2017 10:15:04 PM IST
The Karnataka government is likely to issue, within three days, an order capping multiplex tickets at Rs 200 within three days as Chief Minister Siddaramaiah had proposed in the state Budget. ... read..


To grow rapidly, India needs to embrace digitisation: NITI CEO
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 10:15:04 PM IST
Digitisation is the future of the manufacturing market and India needs to embrace this change if it wants to grow rapidly, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said on Friday. ... read..


Ambuja Cements net profit jumps 357%
Mumbai | Friday, 2017 10:15:04 PM IST
Ambuja Cements Ltd, a part of the global conglomerate LafargeHolcim, on Friday reported a 357 per cent increase in its standalone net profit to Rs 247 crore for the quarter ended March 31, 2017 as compared to Rs 54 crore in the corresponding period of pre ... read..


US economy grows at slower pace in Q1
Washington | Friday, 2017 10:15:04 PM IST
The US economy grew 0.7 per cent in the first quarter, sharply lower than the 2.1 per cent growth in the previous quarter, the advance estimate released by the Commerce Department said on Friday. ... read..


India's first 'book village' coming up in Maharashtra's strawberry country (With Image)
Mumbai | Friday, 2017 10:15:04 PM IST
The sleepy village of Bhilar, in the heart of Maharashtra's famed 'strawberry country' will soon get another identity as India's first "book village", Education Minister Vinod Tawde said here on Friday. ... read..


Pakistan opposition questions Jindal-Sharif meeting (Lead)
Islamabad | Friday, 2017 9:45:04 PM IST
Pakistani opposition parties on Friday questioned the government's silence over Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's meeting with Indian business tycoon Sajjan Jindal. ... read..


China's Didi completes over $5.5 bn financing round
Beijing | Friday, 2017 9:45:04 PM IST
China's leading on-demand mobility platform Didi on Friday said it has completed a new financing round of over $5.5 billion to support global strategy and continued investments in artificial intelligence (AI). ... read..


Krishnakumar Coca Cola's new India president
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 9:45:04 PM IST
Beverages multinational Coca-Cola's Indian arm on Friday announced that T.K.K. Krishnakumar will take over as the President of the company's India and South West Asia business, with effect from May 1. ... read..


14 passengers fly to Delhi after delay
Panaji | Friday, 2017 9:45:04 PM IST
Fourteen SpiceJet passengers, who missed their connecting flight to Delhi due to a delay caused by technical reasons to the Chennai-Goa SpiceJet flight, were accommodated in another airline after considerable delay, officials said on Friday. ... read..


UK Iridium brings best of world to Kandivali
Mumbai [India] | April 28, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Mumbai [India], Apr 28 (ANI-Businesswire India):At a time when homes in Mumbai are getting more and more unaffordable, comes a breath of fresh air. Right in the heart of this bustling city, is an oasis of peace and comfort. Luxurious homes that are grand ... read..


CBDT inks two APAs with taxpayers
New Delhi [India] | April 28, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has signed two Unilateral Advance Pricing Agreements (APAs) with Indian taxpayers, strengthening the government's commitment to fostering a non-adversarial tax regime ... read..


Lavasa panel on central allowances submits report to Jaitley
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 9:15:05 PM IST
The committee headed by Finance Secretary Ashok Lavasa on allowances to be paid to central government employees has submitted its report to Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, an official said on Friday. ... read..


Welcome Delhi High Court's order on arbitral award: Tata Sons
Mumbai | Friday, 2017 9:15:05 PM IST
Tata Sons on Friday welcomed the Delhi High Court order which has allowed the company and NTT Docomo to implement the June 22, 2016, London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) award. ... read..


Delta passenger kicked off flight after bathroom emergency
Washington | Friday, 2017 9:15:05 PM IST
A man was removed from a Delta Airlines flight after he used the bathroom against crew instructions while the plane was preparing for takeoff. ... read..


Five firms work on Expressway; Modi to inaugurate it in August
Palwal (Haryana) | Friday, 2017 9:15:05 PM IST
Five major infrastructure firms have been involved to complete within the targeted 400 days the Eastern Peripheral Expressway, which will be dedicated to the nation by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in August, the government said on Friday. ... read..


France's first-quarter growth at 0.3%
Paris | Friday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
France recorded a slower than expected economic pace of 0.3 per cent GDP growth in first three months of the year due to sluggish household spending and falling exports, a report said on Friday. ... read..


Ujjivan Small Finance Bank aims Rs 2,500 cr deposits in 2017-18
Kolkata | Friday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
Ujjivan Small Finance Bank (SFB), the wholly-owned subsidiary of Ujjivan Financial Services Ltd, on Friday said it is targeting a deposit base of Rs 2,500 crore in 2017-18. ... read..


Discharged IPL spot fixing accused seeks to deposit old currency seized in 2013
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
A discharged accused in the IPL spot-fixing scandal on Friday moved the Supreme Court seeking to deposit Rs. 5.5 lakh in demonetised currency notes which were released by police on February 1 and were not being accepted by the Reserve Bank of India. ... read..


Centre can't, but states can tax farm income, says CEA
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
Restoking the debate on the politically sensitive issue of taxing agriculture income, Chief Economic Adviser (CEA) Arvind Subramanian on Friday said that states have no constitutional restriction on taxing farm incomes. ... read..


BJD forms its own trade union
Bhubaneswar | Friday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
Odisha's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Friday announced the formation of its trade union wing - Biju Shramik Samukhya (BSS). ... read..


Amrapali launches 'Baahubali' jewelry at Hyderabad store
Hyderabad | Friday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
Amrapali Jewels, the official jewellery designers for "Baahubali 2" on Friday launched the "Baahubali" collection at its store here. ... read..


Kotak Mahindra to buy out Old Mutual stake in Kotak Life
Mumbai | Friday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
Kotak Mahindra Bank on Friday said it has entered into an agreement to purchase the entire 26 per cent equity held by Old Mutual plc, UK, in Kotak Mahindra Old Mutual Life Insurance Ltd (Kotak Life) for Rs 1,292.7 crore. ... read..


Online demand for 8.97 lakh houses received in Haryana: Naidu
Chandigarh | Friday, 2017 8:15:05 PM IST
Union Urban Development and Housing Minister Venkaiah Naidu said on Friday that online demand for 8.97 lakh houses had so far been received under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) in Haryana. ... read..


GM India ceases production at its Halol facility
Mumbai | Friday, 2017 8:15:05 PM IST
Automobile major General Motors India on Friday said that it has ceased production at its Halol facility located in Gujarat. ... read..


BookMyShow sold 12 tickets a second for 'Baahubali 2'
Hyderabad | Friday, 2017 8:15:05 PM IST
Online entertainment ticketing platform BookMyShow said it has so far sold over 3.3 million tickets for "Baahubali 2", which was released across the country on Friday, or 12 tickets every second a day before the release of filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli's magnu ... read..


UDAN scheme to create 100 airports over the next 2-3 years: Jayant Sinha
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 8:15:05 PM IST
Union Minister Jayant Sinha on Friday said that central government's regional air connectivity scheme -- UDAN -- which was launched on April 27 is slated to create additional 100 airports over the next 2-3 years. ... read..


Akshaya Tritiya overcomes note-ban shadow, sees jump in gold sales (Second Lead)
New Delhi/Mumbai/Kolkata/Bengaluru/Chennai | Friday, 2017 8:15:05 PM IST
With cash flow almost normalising after demonetisation, customers on Friday thronged jewellery shops across the country to celebrate Akshaya Tritiya. ... read..


India can lead globally by improving manufacture: Jaitley (Lead)
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 7:45:04 PM IST
At a time of protectionist trends in the developed world, India can become the leading proponent of globalisation if it improves on its manufacturing, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday. ... read..


IDFC's Q4 net profit up 4%
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 7:45:04 PM IST
IDFC on Friday reported a rise of 3.84 per cent in its consolidated net profit for the fourth quarter of 2016-17. ... read..


Amazon top site in India, will keep investing in tech and infra: Jeff Bezos
New Delhi/ Seattle | Friday, 2017 7:45:04 PM IST
Banking on the e-commerce proliferation in India, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos assured people that the company will keep investing in technology and infrastructure in the country. ... read..


Amsterdam-born creative office brand 'Spaces' launches in India
New Delhi [India] | April 28, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
New Delhi [India], Apr 28 (ANI-NewsVoir): Spaces, Amsterdam-born creative workspace pioneer, has launched its first location in Gurugram. Located in Cyber City, the newly launched facility marks the company's first Indian entry. ... read..


India's Forex reserves surge by $1.25 bn
Mumbai | Friday, 2017 7:15:04 PM IST
India's foreign exchange (Forex) reserves rose by $1.25 billion as on April 21, 2017, official data showed on Friday. ... read..


Four gold biscuits seized by BSF on Bangladesh border
Kolkata | Friday, 2017 7:15:04 PM IST
Four gold biscuits weighing about 430 gm and worth Rs 12.49 lakh were seized by the Border Security Force (BSF) in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district on Friday, an official said. ... read..


Developers raise concern on registering existing projects under RERA
Kolkata | Friday, 2017 7:15:04 PM IST
Welcoming the RERA (Real Estate Regulation and Development Act, 2016), which will come into full effect from May 1, developers on Friday, however, raised concerns over the registration of "existing projects" under the act. ... read..


Delhi residents get jail, Rs 30 lakh fine for power thefts
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 7:15:04 PM IST
Listing the heavy punishments handed out by special electricity courts in Delhi for power thefts, BSES, one of the capital's two distribution companies (discoms), on Friday said two offenders have been sent to jail and fines imposed totalling over Rs 30 l ... read..


PIA suffers over Rs 340 bn in liabilities
Islamabad | Friday, 2017 7:15:04 PM IST
The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has incurred more than Rs 340 billion liabilities, a media report said on Friday. ... read..


H1B Visa issue might trouble India, says Arvind Subramanian
New Delhi [India] | April 28, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian on Friday expressed his concern over the H1B Visa issue, saying that if we start getting restrictions on the visa then it is going to be a problem for India. ... read..


PHDCCI and DPE to host three days CSR fair and conference at Pragati Maidan
New Delhi [India] | April 28, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
New Delhi [India], Apr 28 (ANI-NewsVoir): Department of Public Enterprises, Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, Government of India, in collaboration with PHD Chamber and ONGC is organising a mega CSR Fair and Thematic Conferences from 4t ... read..


Defence manufacturing policy coming soon: Jaitley
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
The Indian government will soon unveil a policy to encourage domestic defence manufacturing and reduce imports of military equipment, Union Finance and Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday. ... read..


Akshaya Tritiya overcomes note-ban shadow, sees jump in gold sales (Lead)
New Delhi/Mumbai/Kolkata/Bengaluru/Chennai | Friday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
With cash flow almost normalising after demonetisation, customers on Friday thronged jewellery shops across the country to celebrate Akshaya Tritiya. ... read..


Internet clamp-downs no key to stop criminal activities: IAMAI
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
Objecting to the Jammu and Kashmir government order to clamp down on social media and instant messaging apps, the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) on Friday said internet clamp-down is not the key solution to criminal activities. ... read..


India to launch GSAT-9 communication satellite on May 5
Chennai | Friday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
India will launch communication satellite GSAT-9 using its heavy rocket Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-F09) on May 5, the ISRO said on Friday. ... read..


Towards a Digital Economy: ITC's initiates to promote cashless transactions
New Delhi [India] | April 28, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
New Delhi [India], Apr 28 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India, spearheaded a number of initiatives to promote digital payment solutions and cashless transactions in line with the Prime Minis ... read..


Assembled luxury vehicles command superior residual values compared to fully imported ones
New Delhi [India] | April 28, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
New Delhi [India], Apr 28 (ANI-NewsVoir): IndianBlueBook (IBB), the industry-first 'pricing and analytics' platform for new and pre-owned vehicles in India, today released its study "Residual Value Analysis of the Luxury Car Segment in India - 2017." ... read..


OTTOEDGE assigned as official creative, digital and media agency by MAN Trucks India
New Delhi [India] | April 28, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
New Delhi [India], Apr 28 (ANI-NewsVoir): OTTOEDGE, a full service automotive marketing agency based in India has been assigned as the official Creative, Digital and Media agency by MAN Trucks India which is a 100 percent subsidiary of MAN Truck and Bus A ... read..


Funds' outflows, weak global cues subdue equities, Sensex below 30k mark (Roundup)
Mumbai | Friday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
Huge outflow of foreign funds, coupled with weak global cues and heavy selling pressure in FMCG, IT and consumer durables stocks, subdued the Indian equity markets on Friday. ... read..


Cloud helps Microsoft log strong Q3 growth
New York | Friday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
Riding on its Cloud services, Microsoft has announced that its commercial Cloud annualised revenue run rate exceeded $15.2 billion in the third quarter of 2017. ... read..


NITI Aayog to hand-hold states on infrastructure projects
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
The NITI Aayog has decided to offer support services to states in projects where they find it difficult to attract private investment. ... read..


ED registers money laundering case against Trinamool leaders (Lead)
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
The Enforcement Directorate on Friday said it has registered a money laundering case against some Trinamool Congress leaders over their alleged involvement in the Narada sting case in which they were seen receiving money in exchange of favours to a fictit ... read..


Modern Food relaunches brand, targets Rs 1,000 cr revenue by 2020-21
Chennai | Friday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
Targeting a revenue of Rs 1,000 crore by FY2021, bread major Modern Food Enterprises will soon be launching an entirely new range of bread and bakery items while looking at new food segments, said a top company official. ... read..


Thai court issues arrest warrant for Red Bull heir
Bangkok | Friday, 2017 5:45:04 PM IST
A Thai court has issued an arrest warrant for Red Bull heir Vorayuth Yoovidhaya over a deadly 2012 hit-and-run, the police said on Friday. ... read..


Government nod to 8.65% interest on EPF for 2016-17
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 5:15:04 PM IST
The Central government has approved 8.65 per cent interest rate on the Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) deposits for 2016-17, officials said on Friday. ... read..


India appreciates Cyprus support for UNSC membership: Modi (Lead)
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 5:15:04 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said India appreciates Cyprus's support for its permanent membership in the UN Security Council as the two sides signed four agreements, including on air services and merchant shipping. ... read..


UN Global Compact calls on business to shift from incremental change to breakthrough innovation on the SDGs
New Delhi [India] | April 28, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
New Delhi [India], Apr 28 (ANI-BusinessWire India): "Time is of the essence," urged Lise Kingo, CEO and Executive Director of the United Nations Global Compact, to an audience of more than 300 local and global leaders from business, finance, civil society ... read..


Microfinance organisation Grameen Koota receives ISC-FICCI 2017 Sanitation Award
New Delhi [India] | April 28, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
New Delhi [India], Apr 28 (ANI-BusinessWire India): Grameen Koota, a Bengaluru-based microfinance organisation on Thursday received the ISC-FICCI 2017 award for Best Financial Accessibility for Sanitation for its efforts in providing access to affordable ... read..


Hero MotoCorp adjudged 'Indian MNC of the Year' by All India Management Association
New Delhi [India] | April 28, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
New Delhi [India], Apr 28 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): Pawan Munjal, Chairman, MD and CEO, Hero MotoCorp Ltd., was today felicitated by the All India Management Association (AIMA) for the rapid global expansion of Brand Hero. ... read..


Fintech conference 2017 will reflect on India's fintech revolution
New Delhi [India] | April 28, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
New Delhi [India], Apr 28 (ANI-NewsVoir): The Fintech Conference 2017 with the theme - Financial Inclusion 2.0 - The Tipping Point - organized by Digital Lenders Association of India (DLAI) in Mumbai on April 26 will offer a forum for financial and profes ... read..


Tamil Nadu industry captains made aware of tourism opportunities in Kazakhstan
Chennai [Tamil Nadu] | April 28, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
In Chennai this week, representatives of 15 companies based in Tamil Nadu were given an overview of the tourism opportunities available in Kazakhstan. ... read..


NSE IPO to get delayed for few months: SEBI Chairman
New Delhi [India] | April 28, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) Chairman Ajay Tyagi on Friday said that the initial public offering (IPO) of National Stock Exchange of India's (NSE) shares are likely to be delayed, till the allegations of providing unfair access to certain ... read..


Department of School Education, Govt. of Chhattisgarh, Wadhwani Operating Foundation sign MoU to enhance employability
New Delhi [India] | April 28, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
New Delhi [India], Apr 28 (ANI-NewsVoir): Govt. of Chhattisgarh's Department of School Education and Wadhwani Operating Foundation recently announced a strategic partnership which aims at enhancing employability through the skills-based training program. ... read..


Keywa eyes India; plans to set up IT center for technology research and development
New Delhi [India] | April 28, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
New Delhi [India], Apr 28 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): Keywa, China's leader in online chemical trading and the pioneer of the Business-to-Platform (B2P) model for resource integration in the global chemical market, today announced plans to establish an IT ce ... read..


Weather extremes, trade policies were main drivers of wheat price peaks
Washington [United States] | April 28, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Price peaks of wheat on the world market are mainly caused by production shocks such as induced for example by droughts, researchers found. These shocks get exacerbated by low storage levels as well as protective trade policies, the analysis of global dat ... read..


OPPLE launches its revolutionary T5 batten
New Delhi [India] | April 28, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
New Delhi [India], Apr 28 (ANI-NewsVoir): OPPLE, a global integrated lighting solutions company and one of World's Leading LED Lighting brand today unveiled their another revolutionary product, the LED T5 Plastic Batten. ... read..


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