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Jet seeks shareholders' nod for converting debt into equity
Mumbai | Thursday, 2019 11:45:04 PM IST
Beleaguered Jet Airways on Thursday held an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) to seek shareholders' approval for a Bank-led Provisional Resolution Plan (BLPRP) as part of which lenders will become the largest equity owners of the airline. ... read..


Weak growth spurred RBI to cut rate; MPC considered bigger cut (Lead)
Mumbai | Thursday, 2019 11:45:04 PM IST
Weak growth impulses along with expectations of lower food and fuel prices led the Reserve Bank of India to cut its key lending rate earlier this month and change its monetary policy stance to "neutral," showed the minutes of the latest Monetary Policy Co ... read..


Banks raise margin protection, headroom issues on RBI's rate cut transmission call
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 11:15:04 PM IST
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das on Thursday met PSU and private sector banks CEOs and MDs to discuss rate transmission and persuade them to pass on the advantages after taking note of the non-passing of the benefits of lower interest ... read..


After Samsung's big 5G push, Trump demands 6G from US companies
San Francisco | Thursday, 2019 11:15:04 PM IST
A day after South Korean giant Samsung launched Galaxy S10 5G smartphone at a packed event here, US President Donald Trump on Thursday said American companies must step up their efforts or get left behind. ... read..


NIA raids at 10 places in LWE terror funding case
Kolkata/Ranchi | Thursday, 2019 11:15:04 PM IST
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday carried out raids at 10 places in many cities of West Bengal and Jharkhand in connection with probe into the Left wing extremist (LWE) terror funding case, officials said. ... read..


No-deal Brexit to hike food prices, warn UK retailers
London | Thursday, 2019 10:45:04 PM IST
Three leading UK retail bodies have come together to issue a stark warning to the British government that a no-deal Brexit would hit food prices and consumer wallets, according to a media report. ... read..


Ravi river dam project decision taken in December last
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 10:45:04 PM IST
Even as Water Resources Minister Nitin Gadkari announced the decision to stop to Pakistan India's share of waters from eastern rivers, it has emerged that the Union Cabinet had taken a decision in December last on implementation of Shahpurkandi Dam nation ... read..


OnMobile Global Limited renews its contract with Telefonica Espana
| February 21, 2019 10:41:39 PM IST
OnMobile Global Limited, a global leader in mobile entertainment, today announced the renewal of its contract with Telefnica Espaa, S.A.U. (Telefonica) for another five years. ... read..


New petrol pumps to create lakhs of jobs: Pradhan
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 10:15:04 PM IST
Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday said his ministry has provided 13 crore LPG connections in less than 5 years, which is equivalent to the number of connections in the first 60 years since Independence. ... read..


EPF rate hiked to 8.65% for 2018-19 by EPFO board (Lead)
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 10:15:04 PM IST
The Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) board here on Thursday raised the interest rate on Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) by 10 basis points to 8.65 per cent for 2018-19. It will benefit around 5 crore people of the salaried class. ... read..


Country headed for coalition government, but Modi's farm income scheme could spring surprise: Brokerages
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 10:15:04 PM IST
The country may be heading towards a coalition government after the upcoming general election if reports prepared by different foreign brokerage firms are to be believed. ... read..


President gives assent to Stamp Act amendments
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 9:45:04 PM IST
The budget proposal to streamline the collection of stamp duty levied on securities has become operational with President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday giving his assent to the amendments to the Indian Stamp Act, 1899, introduced as part of the Finance Act, ... read..


LCA ready to replace Mig-21 but flies behind new-gen fighters (IANS Special)
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 9:45:04 PM IST
The home-built Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) has finally become what it was aimed to be -- a replacement for Soviet-era Mig-21. ... read..


Lok Sabha election key priority for us: Twitter
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 9:45:04 PM IST
Twitter on Thursday said the 2019 Lok Sabha election is a key priority for the company and it deeply respects the integrity of the election process while being committed to provide a service that fosters and facilitates free and open democratic debate. ... read..


Lockheed Martin pitches F-16 Falcon fighter in new avatar for Indian order
Bengaluru | Thursday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
With the competition for an IAF order of 110 combat jets hotting up, US aerospace major Lockheed Martin has presented its single-engine supersonic multirole F-16 Falcon in the new avatar of what it says "tailored" for India F-21 fighter. ... read..


SC to consider plea for recall of Rafale verdict
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 8:45:04 PM IST
The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday agreed to consider a petition seeking a recall of its verdict that gave a clean chit to the government's acquisition of 36 Rafale fighter jets and initiation of perjury proceedings against officials, who allegedly misled ... read..


Boeing to partner with HAL, Mahindra for manufacturing F/A-18 Super Hornet fighters
| February 21, 2019 8:41:48 PM IST
Aerospace major Boeing on Thursday announced a public-private partnership with government-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) and diversified Indian multinational Mahindra to produce next-generation F/A-18 Super Hornet fighters in a new factory-of- ... read..


Telangana cabinet approves Vote-on-Account budget
Hyderabad | Thursday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
The Telangana cabinet on Thursday approved the Vote-on-Account budget for 2019-20, which will be presented in the state Assembly on Friday. ... read..


Cement workers' pay to rise by Rs 5,000 as CMA, unions sign wage pact
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
The Cement Manufacturers' Association (CMA) has signed with major trade unions a new wage settlement pact, which would increase the gross monthly pay of cement employees by Rs 5,000. ... read..


Week growth pointers spurred MPC to cut key rate
Mumbai | Thursday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
Weak growth impulses along with expectations of lower food and fuel prices led to change in the country's monetary policy stance to "neutral", according to the minutes of the latest Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting released here on Thursday. ... read..


Findings of studies on black money to be made public
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 7:45:04 PM IST
The findings of three studies on the quantum of black money in India as well as that stashed abroad may soon be made public. ... read..


Jharkhand CM launches Rs 100-crore Sweet Revolution scheme
Ranchi | Thursday, 2019 7:45:04 PM IST
Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Thursday launched the first phase of the Rs 100-crore Sweet Revolution Scheme under which 1,207 farmers will be given Rs 1 lakh for bee keeping. ... read..


Airtel tops in download speed during December-January: Report
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 7:45:04 PM IST
Airtel ranked top among the telecom operators in the country in terms of 4G download speed with an average speed of 8.6 megabits per second (Mbps) during the December 2018-January 2019 period, according to a report. ... read..


India decides to stop water to Pakistan
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
India on Thursday decided to stop its share of water from the eastern rivers to Pakistan. ... read..


Digital panel approves moentisation of BharatNet assets through lease, auction
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
The Digital Communications Commission, the inter-ministerial panel of DoT, has given in-principle nod for monetisation of fibre assets of the Pan India broadband connectivity project, BharatNet, so that these can be offered to private telcos through aucti ... read..


Odisha government to implement PM-KISAN scheme
Bhubaneswar | Thursday, 2019 7:15:04 PM IST
The Odisha government on Thursday said it will implement the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme and cooperate with the Central government to extend benefits to the farmers. ... read..


Plan to monetise BharatNet assets approved
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 6:45:04 PM IST
The Digital Communications Commission (DCC), the inter-ministerial panel of the Department of Telecommunications (DoT), has given in-principle nod for monetisation of fibre assets of BharatNet. ... read..


EPFO hikes interest rate on provident fund to 8.65 pc for 2018-19
| February 21, 2019 6:41:34 PM IST
The Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) on Thursday recommended increasing interest rate for 2018-19 to 8.65 per cent as compared to 8.55 per cent in the previous year. ... read..


Sensex gains 142 points, Nifty 54 (Lead)
Mumbai | Thursday, 2019 6:15:06 PM IST
Major indices Sensex and Nifty advanced for the second day on Thursday, after it broke the nine-session-long losing streak earlier in the week over easing US-China trade tension and government's recapitalisation of PSU banks. ... read..


Reliance Capital invites Nippon Life to acquire 43 pc stake
| February 21, 2019 6:11:48 PM IST
Anil Ambani-owned Reliance Capital has invited Nippon Life Insurance to acquire up to 42.88 per cent stake that it holds in Reliance Nippon Life Asset Management (RNAM). ... read..


In multi-generation workplace employee happiness quotient is as important as compensation, say experts
| February 21, 2019 6:11:44 PM IST
"Perceived notion is very important when it comes to compensation. Especially, at the time when multiple generations are working in the organizations and each of these generations has a different set of priorities and preferences. While someone may become ... read..


National Womens Party unveils election symbol in alliance with All Indian Womens United Party to start campaigning for Lok Sabha Election 2019
| February 21, 2019 6:11:40 PM IST
Reiterating its commitment to eliminate gender disparity in Indian politics and promising to bolster womens participation across the political spectrum, the National Womens Party (NWP) unveiled its election symbol, a gas stove allotted to it by the Elec ... read..


DoT for 10-year bond to fund BSNL, MTNL VRS, land leasing to trim debt
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
The Digital Communications Commission, an inter-ministerial panel of DoT, on Thursday discussed the revival proposals of two of its struggling PSUs - BSNL and MTNL - where the department proposed issue of 10-year bonds to fund their VRS plans and that the ... read..


Modi invites more South Korean investment in India (Lead)
Seoul | Thursday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
Making a call to intensify the India-Korea economic relations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Thursday urged more Korean businesses to turn their attention towards India. ... read..


Excellent campus placement for CEQS at RICS School of Built Environment
| February 21, 2019 6:11:43 PM IST
RICS School of Built Environment (RICS SBE), Amity University, had an incredible boost in their placement session for the students of MBA in CEQS (Construction Economics & Quantity Surveying). ... read..


Ask Insights unveils the Future Fluent Global Summit 2019
| February 21, 2019 6:11:46 PM IST
Ask Insights in association with UNDP unveils the Future Fluent Global Summit 2019 to be held on 3rd and 4th April 2019 at the Lalit, New Delhi. With an aim to help organizations foster all-round development, achieve business objectives, and create gl ... read..


EPFO Board recommends 8.65% interest rate for 2018-19
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 5:15:04 PM IST
The Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) board has recommended an interest rate of 8.65 per cent for 2018-19, 10 basis points higher over the previous fiscal. ... read..


Indian equities on a positive note for second day, Sensex closes at 35,898
| February 21, 2019 5:11:47 PM IST
Benchmark indices ended higher on Thursday with financials such as ICICI Bank and Indiabulls Housing Finance Ltd taking the lead for the second consecutive session. ... read..


Rs 48,200 crore infusion into banks will not resolve legacy problem loans: Moody's
| February 21, 2019 5:11:45 PM IST
The latest move of India government of capital infusions will improve the solvency of banks and significantly boost their provisions for non-performing loans but large volumes of legacy problem loans are yet to be resolved, Moodys Investors Service said ... read..


In multi generation workplace employee happiness quotient is as important as compensation, says experts
| February 21, 2019 5:11:37 PM IST
"Perceived notion is very important when it comes to compensation. Specially, at the time when multiple generations are working in the organizations and each of these generations have different set of priorities and preferences. While some one may become ... read..


EPFO increases interest rate to 8.55 pc for 2018-19
| February 21, 2019 5:11:36 PM IST
The Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) on Thursday hiked interest rate from 8.55 per cent to 8.65 per cent for fiscal 2018-19. ... read..


Apple slips to 17th spot in '50 Most Innovative Companies' list: Report
San Francisco | Thursday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
In the wake of dwindling iPhone sales amid overall sluggish global smartphone growth, Apple fell from the first position in 2018 to the 17th spot in the annual "50 Most Innovative Companies list for 2019" by US-based business publication Fast Company. ... read..


Nifty PSU Bank Index outperforms after Rs 48,239 cr fund infusion
Mumbai | Thursday, 2019 4:15:04 PM IST
A day after the Finance Ministry announced capital infusion of Rs 48,239 crore in the 12 public sectors banks, PSU Bank Nifty index gained up to 1.6 per cent, outperforming the Nifty50 index. ... read..


Budget Session of Delhi Assembly from Friday
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 4:15:04 PM IST
The Budget Session of the Delhi Assembly will begin from Friday with an address by Lt Governor Anil Baijal. ... read..


Reliance Capital invites Nippon Life for its 42.88% stake in Reliance MF
Mumbai | Thursday, 2019 4:15:04 PM IST
The Anil Ambani-led Reliance Group's financial services flagship company Reliance Capital on Thursday said it has invited its partner Nippon Life Insurance Company to make an open offer for its 42.88 per cent stake in Reliance Nippon Life Asset Management ... read..


RCom seeks lenders' approval to release Rs 260 crore directly to Ericsson
| February 21, 2019 4:11:41 PM IST
Debt-ridden Reliance Communications (R-Com) on Thursday sought an urgent approval from its lenders to allow release of Rs 260 crore directly to telecom equipment maker Ericsson, a day after the Supreme Court threatened to send its chairman Anil Ambani to ... read..


Kesoram expects to complete tyre business demerger by July
Kolkata | Thursday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
B.K. Birla Group's flagship Kesoram Industries is expecting that the proposed demerger of its tyre business will likely be completed by July, sources said on Thursday. ... read..


Cross-LoC trade resumes after suspension in J&K
Jammu | Thursday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
Trade across the Line of Control (LoC) between the divided Kashmir resumed on Thursday after two days of suspension. ... read..


Comba Telecom partners with Parallel Wireless to deliver 4G and 5G Open vRAN solutions
| February 21, 2019 3:41:44 PM IST
Parallel Wireless, Inc., the leading provider of the worlds first end-to-end software-based unified network solution across all Gs (2G, 3G, 4G, and 5G) and Comba Telecom Systems Holdings Limited (Comba Telecom or the Group, HKSE stock code: 2342), ... read..


MobiKwik offers instant life insurance for Rs 20 on its App
| February 21, 2019 3:41:40 PM IST
MobiKwik, Indias largest digital financial services platform, today announced the launch of digital life insurance on its app to its users. MobiKwik in association with ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company has rolled out first-of-its-kind group micro ... read..


HAL admits to delays receivables from IAF, Army
Bengaluru | Thursday, 2019 3:15:04 PM IST
Claiming that its financial condition was stable and robust, state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) on Thursday admitted that receivables amounting to Rs 9,500 crore were delayed from customers including the Indian Air Force (IAF) and Indian Army. ... read..


I-T searches at 31 premises of 4 businessmen in Tamil Nadu
Chennai | Thursday, 2019 3:15:04 PM IST
Income Tax Department officials on Thursday searched 31 premises of four businessmen in Tamil Nadu for suspected tax evasion, said a senior official. ... read..


Kesoram arm expects to cross Rs 400 cr revenue by FY20
Kolkata | Thursday, 2019 3:15:04 PM IST
Betting big on food wrapping solutions with the launch of biodegradable cellulose transparent films, Cygnet Industries, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kesoram Industries, is expecting to cross Rs 400 crore revenue by the next fiscal (FY 2019-20). ... read..


Mixed response to Odisha bandh by farmers' body
Bhubaneswar | Thursday, 2019 3:15:04 PM IST
A 12-hour bandh called by the Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan (NNKS) demanding price, prestige and pension for farmers in Odisha evoked a mixed response in several parts of the state on Thursday. ... read..


ExpanGlobal hosted International Global Franchise Show 2019
| February 21, 2019 3:11:50 PM IST
ExpanGlobal hosted Indias largest International Global Franchise Show at Le Meridien Hotel, New Delhi on 17th and 18th February. Over 100 leading brands from around the world participated. This event brings together key delegates from around the region ... read..


NIIT Technologies collaborates with Microsoft to drive cloud-led transformation
| February 21, 2019 3:11:36 PM IST
NIIT Technologies on Thursday announced a global collaboration with Microsoft to accelerate the cloudification of its enterprise clients. ... read..


Sought lenders' approval to release Rs 260 cr to Ericsson: RCOM
Mumbai | Thursday, 2019 2:45:05 PM IST
Reliance Communications (RCom) on Thursday said it has requested for an 'urgent approval' from the company's lenders to directly release around Rs 260 crore from its bank account to Ericsson. ... read..


Don't plead for contracts, look at global market: Sitharaman to defence shipyards
Panaji | Thursday, 2019 2:45:05 PM IST
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday cautioned Indian defence shipyards against constantly pleading with the government for equipment manufacturing contracts while urging them to look abroad for selling maritime battle ware. ... read..


MTNL shares jump 19% on likely revival measures
Mumbai | Thursday, 2019 2:15:04 PM IST
State-owned telecom service provider MTNL stocks surged up to 19 per cent on Thursday on expectations that the Digital Communications Commission (DCC), previously Telecom Commission, will approve a revival plan for the cash-strapped company. ... read..


Indian firm COLLABTRIBE partners with George Clooneys Casamigos
| February 21, 2019 2:11:36 PM IST
As part of its pre-launch campaign, newly launched live events and experiential marketing organisation, COLLABTRIBE hosted its debut showcase in Los Angeles today. The event was headlined by @Almost Famous in partnership with Casamigos, a tequila company ... read..


BHEL commissions 250 MW thermal power plant in Bihar
| February 21, 2019 1:41:37 PM IST
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) on Thursday announced the successful commissioning of a 250 MW coal-based thermal power plant in Bihar. ... read..


Blockchain Summit India 2019 to bring together experts and stakeholders
| February 21, 2019 1:11:36 PM IST
The Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India, is all set to organise the Blockchain Summit India on 22nd and 23rd February 2019, to channel Indias potential around blockchain and crypto economy. An initiative by Auxesis group, ... read..


RevStart to organise 54 hrs Techstars Start-up Weekend Noida
| February 21, 2019 12:41:44 PM IST
RevStart, a leading co-working and incubation centre based out of Noida will be organizing Techstars Start-up Weekend Noida - a 54 hours Start-up weekend, from March 8 to 10, where participants will learn from mentors how to take an idea to a business and ... read..


R-Com approaches lenders to pay Ericsson after Supreme Court order
| February 21, 2019 12:41:40 PM IST
Reliance Communications on Thursday sought urgent approval from its lenders to release about Rs 260 crore received from income tax refunds and lying in its bank account directly to Ericsson. ... read..


Indices open flat in morning session, banking stocks gain marginally
| February 21, 2019 11:41:38 AM IST
Equity benchmark indices jumped between gains and losses in the morning session on Thursday with banking stocks showing some gains. ... read..


Key Indian equity market indices open in green
Mumbai | Thursday, 2019 10:15:04 AM IST
Taking a cue from global markets, the key Indian equity market indices on Thursday opened higher. ... read..


Fresh snowfall, landslides shut Jammu-Srinagar highway
Jammu | Thursday, 2019 9:45:04 AM IST
Fresh snowfall in the Bannihal sector and multiple landslides in the Ramsoo-Ramban sector blocked the Jammu-Srinagar highway, prompting halt of all traffic on Thursday on the strategic route. ... read..


Committed to 'free, open Indo-Pacific region', democracy: Maldives
New York | Thursday, 2019 9:15:05 AM IST
Maldives Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid has reiterated his nation's commitment to a "free and open" Indo-Pacific region and to democracy. ... read..


Iraqi PM, Saudi king discuss boosting ties over phone
Baghdad | Thursday, 2019 6:15:04 AM IST
Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi on Wednesday held a phone call with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud over means to promote bilateral ties and cooperation in various fields, Abdul Mahdi's office said. ... read..


Trump, Abe hold phone talks over upcoming US-N. Korea summit
Washington | Thursday, 2019 2:45:04 AM IST
President Donald Trump on Wednesday had a phone conversation with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe about the upcoming summit between the US and the North Korea, the White House said. ... read..


Modi leaves for South Korea
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 1:45:04 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for Seoul on Wednesday on a two-day visit to South Korea during which he will be conferred upon the 2018 Seoul Peace Prize. ... read..


Delhi-Raipur Vistara flight from March 31
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 11:45:04 PM IST
Full-service carrier Vistara on Wednesday announced addition of Raipur as its 23rd destination, effective March 31. ... read..


Saudi Aramco, RIL in talks for India projects
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 11:45:04 PM IST
Saudi Aramco, national petroleum and natural gas company of Saudi Arabia, said on Wednesday it was looking to expand footprint in India and was discussing partnerships with Indian companies, including Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL). ... read..


DoT panel may decide on penalty on 3 telcos, MTNL's VRS on Feb 21
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
The Digital Communications Commission, an inter-ministerial panel of the Department of Telecom, will examine the TRAI recommendations of a penalty of Rs 3,000 crore on the allegation of breach of quality of service licensing condition against Airtel, Voda ... read..


Corporation Bank, Allahabad Bank next in line for PCA exit
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
Corporation Bank and Allahabad Bank, who have received the maximum recap funds in Wednesday's infusion, are the most likely candidates to get out of the PCA (prompt corrective action) in the next round. ... read..


IL&FS probe: ED files case, raids 6 places, seizes foreign cash worth Rs 6 lakh (Second Lead)
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
The Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday seized foreign currency worth Rs 6 lakh after it carried out searches at six places in different cities in connection with a case of money laundering it registered against the former Chairman and directors of the I ... read..


Flight cancellations affect Jan air passenger growth (Lead)
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 9:45:04 PM IST
India's domestic air passenger traffic growth slowed in January as airlines cancelled flights due to reasons like weather related events. ... read..


Modi popular but will be tough for BJP to replicate 2014 in UP: Survey
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 9:15:04 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi still remains popular with the masses but it would be difficult for the BJP to replicate its 2014 success in Uttar Pradesh, says a survey on the evolving political scenario in the state ahead of the upcoming elections. ... read..


Modi may inaugurate PM Kisan scheme on Sunday
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 9:15:04 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to inaugurate the direct income support scheme - PM KISAN - on Sunday by releasing the first instalment to the beneficiary farmers, an official said. ... read..


Jio adds 85 lakh subscribers in December; Airtel, Vodafone Idea lose users
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 9:15:04 PM IST
Reliance Jio continued to increase its subscriber base in December as other major telecom operators Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel lost users during the period, data released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) showed on Wednesday. ... read..


Nasscom sees economic uncertainties ahead, stops forecasting
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
Industry body Nasscom on Wednesday released the findings of a survey of 100 Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of information technology companies showcasing "cautious optimism" due to global economic uncertainties like trade wars, Brexit and currency fluctu ... read..


IL&FS probe: ED registers case, carries out raids at 6 places (Lead)
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday carried out searches at six places in different cities in connection with a case of money laundering it registered against the former Chairman and directors of the IL&FS, officials said. ... read..


Vodafone Idea to complete network integration by June 2020
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
The network integration process of Vodafone Idea is on track and expected to complete by June 2020, said the company's Chief Technology Officer Vishant Vora on Wednesday. ... read..


India to emerge a key player in global defence arena: Sitharaman
Bengaluru | Wednesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
India is set to emerge as a key player in the global defence arena, said Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday. ... read..


States, Centre should work together as Team India: Venkaiah Naidu
Tirupati | Wednesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday said that state governments and the Centre should work together to develop the country, keeping aside politics. ... read..


Kochi footwear warehouse fire doused (Lead)
Kochi | Wednesday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
It took 20 fire tenders over five hours to douse a fire that engulfed a showroom-cum-warehouse of a premier footwear company, here on Wednesday. There were no casualties. ... read..


How much do Sunburn promoters owe Goa exchequer, asks HC
Panaji | Wednesday, 2019 7:15:06 PM IST
The Panaji bench of the Bombay High Court on Wednesday issued a notice to the Goa Chief Secretary seeking to know the due amount owed to the state government by Percept Limit, an event management agency which hosts 'Sunburn', a popular electronic dance fe ... read..


Domestic air passenger traffic up 9% in January
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 7:15:06 PM IST
India's domestic air passenger traffic increased 9.10 per cent on a year-on-year basis in January 2019, official data showed on Wednesday. ... read..


Tata Motors betting big on electric buses (Lead)
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2019 7:15:06 PM IST
After bagging 255 e-buses' orders from six state transport undertakings (STUs) under the first phase of incentive scheme for electric vehicles in public transport, Tata Motors is betting big on the segment, said an official here on Wednesday. ... read..


GST Council on Sunday may consider relief for housing sector (Lead)
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 7:15:06 PM IST
The GST Council, which met briefly through video-conference on Wednesday extended the deadline for filing of 3B returns by two days, will meet again on Sunday to take up issues related to the real estate sector. ... read..


Government to infuse Rs 48,239 crore into 12 PSBs to help them avoid PCA
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 7:15:06 PM IST
The government has approved a Rs 48,239 crore recapitalisation plan for 12 public sector banks (PSBs), including the fraud-hit Punjab National Bank (PNB), to help them avoid and come out of the prompt corrective action (PCA) framework. ... read..


Saudi Arabia sees global oil market rebalancing by April
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST
Both OPEC and non-OPEC oil producers hope that the global crude market will get balanced by coming April following the latest production cuts being implemented since last month, Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih said on Wednesday. ... read..


ABB chief meets Fadnavis to forge AI partnership
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2019 6:45:04 PM IST
ABB Chief Executive Officer Ulrich Spiesshofer met Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis here on Wednesday to discuss how a partnership could be created to deploy Artificial Intelligence (AI) and digitalisation technologies for the state. ... read..


Sensex ends losing streak, ends 403 points higher (Lead)
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2019 6:45:04 PM IST
A slight ease in crude oil prices along with value buying and a strong rupee aided the benchmark Sensex to snap its longest consecutive sessions fall in the last eight years on Wednesday. ... read..


ANJ Group wins prestigious titles of Emerging company of the year and Young Leader of the Year Award
| February 20, 2019 6:41:50 PM IST
ANJ Group, one of Indias leading Architectural Design and Turnkey Contracts firm added two more titles amidst its growing list of accolades and awards. At a glittering ceremony held in Mumbai, the group was honored with the Emerging Company of the year ... read..


Corvi launches LED Bulb with lifetime warranty* at Rs. 99
| February 20, 2019 6:41:48 PM IST
Corvi LED launches LED Bulb with Lifetime Warranty* for Rs. 99. Packed with innovative features, including dimming functionality, broadened illumination area and 150 Lumens Per Watt*, Corvi bulb delivers more brightness compared to others. ... read..


Crown Princes visit sees Misk bring entrepreneurship World Cup to India
| February 20, 2019 6:41:47 PM IST
The Misk Global Forum and the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) brought the new Entrepreneurship World Cup to India today, as part of the Saudi Forum in New Delhi. ... read..


Duracell Ultra provides increased power to you and your devices
| February 20, 2019 6:41:42 PM IST
Today, Duracell, the worlds #1 alkaline battery company and the power behind many of the nations favourite household devices, introduces a new alkaline battery that provides up to 100% more power* - Duracell Ultra. ... read..


Dancing Shadows Productions launches poster for its forthcoming music video Neel Samandar
| February 20, 2019 6:41:41 PM IST
The first look of the forthcoming music video Neel Samandar was unveiled in Mumbai. Inspired from a true story, the video is inspired by events that took place between the protected tribes of Andaman and Nicobar Islands and a tourist. ... read..


Kumbh Mela 2019, a step ahead in the 5th Dham Journey
| February 20, 2019 6:41:38 PM IST
One epitome congregation, celebrated every twelve years, six important bathing days, 32 Sq. Km area, forty plus bathing ghats, forty-nine special trains and two thousand plus buses are buzzing with activity from devotees ferrying themselves to the makeshi ... read..


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