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Bear run: Fund outflows dents equities, banking stocks sink (Roundup)
Mumbai | Thursday, 2021 1:45:06 AM IST
Continuous fund outflows, along with pre-budget nervousness and profit booking, heavily dented the Indian stock market on Wednesday. ... read..


India signs Strategic Partnership Agreement with IEA
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 1:45:06 AM IST
The government on Wednesday signed the framework for strategic partnership with the International Energy Agency (IEA) members to strengthen mutual trust and cooperation and enhance global energy security, stability and sustainability. ... read..


Petrol, diesel prices on a roll, rise again by 25 paise/litre
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 1:45:06 AM IST
Petrol and diesel prices rose again on Wednesday with oil marketing companies deciding to increase the prices of the two auto fuels by 25 paisa per litre for the second consecutive day. ... read..


Axis Bank's Q3FY21 net profit falls 36%
Mumbai | Thursday, 2021 1:15:07 AM IST
Lending major Axis Bank's net profit for the third quarter of 2020-21 fell 36 per cent due to higher provisioning. ... read..


Cryptocurrency industry hopeful as RBI mulls over digital currency
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 1:15:07 AM IST
With the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) now saying that it is exploring the need for a digital version of fiat currency, cryptocurrency stakeholders have called the move a step in the right direction towards strengthening the fintech ecosystem in the country ... read..


Bank of India raises Rs 750 crore via AT-1 bonds
Mumbai | Thursday, 2021 1:15:07 AM IST
State-owned Bank of India has raised Rs 750 crore via bond issue on Wednesday. ... read..


Hero MotoCorp to enter Mexico; targets rapid expansion
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 1:15:07 AM IST
Two-wheeler major Hero MotoCorp will commence its operations in Mexico. ... read..


Gurugram residents to get electricity bill on mobile phones
Gurugram | Thursday, 2021 1:15:07 AM IST
The district discom department has made elaborate arrangements for updating the consumers about electricity bills through mobile phones, officials said on Wednesday. ... read..


Proposed regulatory norms for NBFIs will enhance stability: Fitch
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2021 11:45:05 PM IST
Proposed changes to India's regulatory framework for non-bank financial institutions (NBFIs) or NBFCs are likely to enhance the sector's stability, Fitch Ratings said on Wednesday. ... read..


Rare Planet achieves new heights under Vijay Kumar
| January 27, 2021 11:43:15 PM IST
New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI/ThePRTree): "Excellence comes with time and experience!" A quote proved on point by the well-renowned co-founder of Rare planet, Vijay Kumar, a man who believes that there is no age limit to learn and begin new endeavors ... read..


Maldives lauds PM Modi's gesture of providing COVID-19 vaccine
| January 27, 2021 11:43:10 PM IST
New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI/BusinessWire India): The President of the Republic of Maldives Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, its Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdulla Shahid and Consul (Mumbai) of the Republic of Maldives Bobby Mohanty have expressed sincere gr ... read..


REVOI a unique, nationalist start-up celebrates two years
| January 27, 2021 11:43:02 PM IST
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], January 27 (ANI/ThePRTree): By all means, 2020 was not a favourable year for many. The pandemic claimed not only human lives but also companies and jobs across the world. ... read..


Govt should eye better collections than raising taxes for funds: Survey
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2021 11:15:06 PM IST
A fund-starved government will be better off looking at increased collections fuelled by an economic recovery and improved technology driven enforcement rather than through the introduction of new taxes, a KPMG survey showed on Wednesday. ... read..


India Shelter bags 'Housing Finance Company Lending for Affordable Housing' award
| January 27, 2021 11:13:27 PM IST
New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI/NewsVoir): India Shelter Finance Corporation Limited was recently awarded 'Housing Finance Company Lending for Affordable Housing' at The Inclusive Finance India Awards. The Secretariat Presentation Award Ceremony was he ... read..


Innovative Learning Programme: Skill-Lync launches live research programs to attract aspiring engineering students
| January 27, 2021 11:13:18 PM IST
Chennai [Tamil Nadu] [India], January 27 (ANI/NewsVoir): YCombinator-backed, India headquartered startup 'Skill-Lync' announces the launch of their live research program to help inculcate the need for practically applicable research on cutting edge techno ... read..


Symbiosis to have lecture by Narayana Hrudayalaya Dr Devi Prasad Shetty
Business | January 27, 2021 10:43:45 PM IST
Pune (Maharashtra) [India], January 27 (ANI/SRV Media): The year 2020 was the "Golden Jubilee Year of Symbiosis" and it has been marked by "celebrating 50 years of excellence in education." ... read..


Celebrity-approved platinum engagement rings are latest in thing
Business | January 27, 2021 10:43:43 PM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 27 (ANI/NewsVoir): Platinum Guild International, the marketing association for platinum jewellery, highlights the top 3 engagement ring styles that are timeless, sophisticated, and unique. All over the world, designer ... read..


Chandigarh University becomes the first Indian University to have signed MoUs with 306 foreign varsities
| January 27, 2021 10:43:39 PM IST
Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], January 27 (ANI/PRNewswire): Surging ahead with its commitment to impart quality higher education of international standards, Chandigarh University (CU) has become the first Indian University to have signed Memorandum-of-Under ... read..


UST launches Walk-In, Walk-Out frictionless shopping solution
| January 27, 2021 10:43:36 PM IST
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], January 27 (ANI/PRNewswire): UST, a leading digital transformation solutions company, today announced the launch of the UST Walk-In, Walk-Out frictionless shopping solution. ... read..


SAG Infotech launches Gen GST Software Version 2.0 for hassle-free return
| January 27, 2021 10:43:35 PM IST
New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI/NewsVoir): SAG Infotech has introduced Gen GST Software Version 2.0, the first software in the accounting field that is completely independent of the platform and the Operating System. It is even available for both onlin ... read..


Quess amongst 50 Largest Staffing Firms globally
| January 27, 2021 10:43:30 PM IST
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], January 27 (ANI/NewsVoir): Quess Corp, the "Made in India" business services provider and the nation's largest domestic private sector employer, has been ranked 50th on the Largest Global Staffing Firms 2020 list by Staffing ... read..


Green India Polymers - 4 million USD turn-over - waste management to wealth management
| January 27, 2021 10:43:28 PM IST
Bangalore (Karnataka) [India], January 27 (ANI/NewsVoir): The Global plastics recycling market is expected to develop from an estimated USD 85 billion out of 2020 to USD 110 billion by 2025. ... read..


Lemongrass to super crops, local entrepreneurship in green agriculture
| January 27, 2021 10:43:27 PM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 27 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Quanto Agro, a Mumbai-based AgriTech firm, is empowering local farmers in India by assisting their transition into profitable commercial-scale lemongrass farming, apart from expediting the ... read..


7th International Young Chef Olympiad to be held virtually from January 31
| January 27, 2021 10:43:22 PM IST
New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI/PRNewswire): The world's biggest Olympiad for culinary students - the IIHM International Young Chef Olympiad (YCO) - is back with a bang to celebrate the multicultural diversity of food from across the world. ... read..


Concentrix to provide free COVID-19 vaccinations to employees in India
| January 27, 2021 10:43:13 PM IST
Gurgaon (Haryana) [India], January 27 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Concentrix Corporation, a leading global provider of customer experience (CX) solutions and technology, today announced its plans to reimburse the cost of COVID-19 vaccinations to all Indian ... read..


Syngenta India extends insurance cover to partners of LGBTQ employees
| January 27, 2021 10:43:09 PM IST
New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI/BusinessWire India): In a first of its kind in the agriculture sector, Syngenta, a global science-based agriculture company with 28,000 employees in 90 countries, has decided to extend medical insurance coverage to the p ... read..


Bear Rampage: Fund outflows dent equities; banking stocks drown (2nd Ld)
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2021 10:15:05 PM IST
Pre-budget nervousness along with profit booking and upcoming derivatives expiry heavily dented the Indian stock market on Wednesday. ... read..


Budget21-22 must set aside threat for India becoming dumping ground for global Al scrap
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2021 7:45:06 PM IST
India has been caught in a pincer by a torrent of cheap inflow of aluminum and scrap imports majorly from China as well as the United States. ... read..


Entrepreneur India awards Deepu Sebin as emerging CEO
Business | January 27, 2021 7:13:08 PM IST
New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI/Media Dekho): Entrepreneur Dr Deepu Sebin is an emerging CEO in the field of education, who received Education Innovation Award last year for his contribution in the fileld of the healthcare system and doctor community t ... read..


Hero MotoCorp rides into Mexico in partnership with Grupo Salinas
New Delhi | January 27, 2021 6:43:11 PM IST
Hero MotoCorp said on Wednesday it has entered into a distribution agreement with Grupo Salinas founded by Mexican entrepreneur Ricardo Salinas. ... read..


Aadhar Housing Finance files for Rs 7,300 cr IPO
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST
Blackstone-backed Aadhar Housing Finance Ltd has filed for an initial public offering worth up to Rs 7,300 crore. ... read..


Budget FY22 to provide clear roadmap for economic growth: KPMG
New Delhi | January 27, 2021 6:13:32 PM IST
The Union Budget for 2021-22 due to be presented on February 1 is expected to introduce more relief measures as well as an economic stimulus package to support the economy in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic, professional services firm KPMG said on Wednesday ... read..


VMLY&R India, Reseau kick-off 'Meet the Makers' for bright entrepreneurs
Business | January 27, 2021 6:13:28 PM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 27 (ANI/NewsVoir): Global brand and customer experience agency VMLY&R, and Startup Reseau, a start-up ecosystem facilitator, announced the launch of a virtual 30-day Bootcamp program for emerging tech startups wor ... read..


FMCG major HUL posts 19 pc jump in Q3 net profit at Rs 1,921 crore
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | January 27, 2021 5:43:24 PM IST
Fast-moving consumer goods major Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL) on Wednesday reported 19 per cent jump in its net profit for the October to December quarter to Rs 1,921 crore. ... read..


Soneva Jani welcomes new era with the launch of Chapter Two
Business | January 27, 2021 5:43:22 PM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 27 (ANI/NewsVoir): Soneva, the luxury resort operator with sustainability at its core, has announced the launch of Soneva Jani, Chapter Two. The award-winning Maldives resort is synonymous with overwater luxury, super ... read..


FD schemes of Shriram City insulate depositors against risk on investment along with offering best interest rate
Business | January 27, 2021 5:43:20 PM IST
New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI/NewsVoir): In a tumultuous market scenario, Fixed Deposits (FDs) have emerged as the best products to grow one's investment in a risk-free and secure way. While FDs are guaranteed investments, they also offer sure shot r ... read..


Saya Homes flags off possession at Saya Gold Avenue
Business | January 27, 2021 5:43:19 PM IST
New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Saya Homes, prominent real estate player in Delhi NCR, organised a key handover ceremony for its marquee project - Saya Gold Avenue, Indirapuram. The project comprises 2/3/4 BHK semi-furnished flats ... read..


Satish Sadasivan was glorified with the title The Most Admired Global Indians 2020
| January 27, 2021 5:43:17 PM IST
New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI/Digpu): For some people, a job chooses them. Qualifications, education, and everything else needed a step in the working world to make no difference in such scenarios. ... read..


iSchoolConnect launches CSR initiative for education
Business | January 27, 2021 5:43:14 PM IST
Boston (United States) Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 27 (ANI/BusinessWire India): With COVID-19 digitizing schools and colleges all over the world, the education sector has taken an inevitable hit. In an effort to help students tackle the financia ... read..


Varun Budhijara made his way amongst The Global Indians 2020
| January 27, 2021 5:43:13 PM IST
New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI/Digpu): "The Most Admired Global Indians 2020" was launched virtually on 9th January 2021 by Unified Brainz as a gesture to celebrate 2nd anniversary of its international magazine - Passion Vista. ... read..


S Ravi Varman makes to the top list of The Global Indians 2020
| January 27, 2021 5:43:11 PM IST
New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI/Digpu): "The Most Admired Global Indians 2020" was launched virtually on 9th January 2021 by Unified Brainz as a gesture to celebrate 2nd anniversary of its international magazine - Passion Vista. ... read..


Passion Vista's 2nd bicentenary honours Vinay Lamba
| January 27, 2021 5:43:08 PM IST
New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI/Digpu): An entrepreneur with over 30 years of experience, Vinay Lamba is proficient in numerous industry sectors worldwide including, Education, IT Services and Management Consulting. ... read..


Bears ruin market mood, banking and metal stocks crack
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | January 27, 2021 4:43:15 PM IST
Equity benchmark indices dipped sharply on Wednesday with broad-based selling across the counters as investors turned cautious after some corporates reported lower-than-expected numbers. ... read..


Bharti Axa launches app to optimise farming practices
New Delhi | January 27, 2021 4:13:21 PM IST
Bharti Axa General Insurance on Wednesday launched a new app to guide farmers in adopting best farming practices and enhancing productivity. ... read..


Sachin Industries' Sachin Patel amongst The Most Admired Global Indians 2020
| January 27, 2021 4:13:18 PM IST
New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI/Digpu): Multi-skilled, valiant, and inventive Sachin Patel, the Managing Director of Sachin Industries Limited, is a hardworking and proactive personality. He belongs to the group of warriors who see the opportunities an ... read..


VMavericks' Digital Marketing Services helped QuizTarget make USD 126,154 in Just 7 days
Business | January 27, 2021 4:13:16 PM IST
Pune (Maharashtra) [India], January 27(ANI/BusinessWire India): VMavericks, one of the top digital marketing services company in India, recently helped QuizTarget, a SaaS lead generation product by Rack Infotech Pvt. Ltd; in scaling incredible success dur ... read..


Reliance rebrands sports, lifestyle and entertainment business
Business | January 27, 2021 3:13:26 PM IST
Reliance Industries on Wednesday announced the rebranding of its sports and lifestyle business to RISE Worldwide Ltd as it independently ventures into the burgeoning industry in India and globally. ... read..


Yantra Pictures joins hands with Shukul Showbiz for Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati films, web series
Business | January 27, 2021 3:13:19 PM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 27 (ANI/NewsVoir): Yantra Pictures has collaborated with Shukul Showbiz to produce Hindi, Marathi and Gujarati feature films and web series this year. Owned by producer Maansi, Yantra Pictures had earlier produced Pun ... read..


Wellbeing Nutrition launches plant-based 'Probiotic + Prebiotic' tablets
Business | January 27, 2021 3:13:17 PM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 27 (ANI/PNN): Wellbeing Nutrition (WBN), India's leading organic plant-based nutrition company has launched the plant-based and clinically-studied Probiotic + Prebiotic, the answer to all gut problems. ... read..


Real estate sentiment scores at a year-high in Q4
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | January 27, 2021 3:13:11 PM IST
The 27th edition of Knight Frank-FICCI-NAREDCO real estate sentiment index Q4 2020 (October to December) survey released on Wednesday shows the current sentiment score entering optimistic zone at 54 points, marking a significant jump of 14 points over the ... read..


99 percent of businesses in India implement digital online strategy to recognise customers; highest in APAC: Experian Report
| January 27, 2021 2:43:37 PM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India[, January 27 (ANI/NewsVoir): The second wave of Experian's Global Insights Report highlights that 99 per cent of Indian businesses have implemented strategies related to recognising their customers across various platforms. ... read..


Kuberan's House announces Anirudh A Damani as its first Kubera of startup showcase
| January 27, 2021 2:13:16 PM IST
New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI/NewsVoir): Kuberan's House, a first and one of its kind platform dedicated to the start-up industry, has announced getting Anirudh Ashok Damani on board as the first investor for their show. ... read..


Uniphore appoints industry veterans to board of directors to accelerate innovation and global expansion
| January 27, 2021 1:43:25 PM IST
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India]/Palo Alto (California) [USA], January 27 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Uniphore, an early leader in Conversational Service Automation (CSA), today announced three new appointments to its board of directors - John Chambers, Andrea ... read..


Sri Ramakrishna Hospital's holistic approach to childcare, including dealing with fever
| January 27, 2021 1:43:15 PM IST
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) [India], January 27 (ANI/PRNewswire): The only hospital in the Coimbatore city accredited by the National Neonatology Forum, Sri Ramakrishna Hospital, provides paediatric multispeciality care catering to all childhood disorders. ... read..


Adani Ports, SEZ to set up air cargo complex, logistics park in Gujarat
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) | January 27, 2021 1:43:12 PM IST
Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (APSEZ) has signed an agreement with the Gujarat state government to explore possibilities of developing a dedicated air cargo complex and multi-modal logistics park. ... read..


Mintel announces global consumer trends for 2021
| January 27, 2021 1:13:12 PM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 27 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Mintel, the experts in what consumers want and why, has announced seven trends set to impact global consumer markets in 2021, including analysis, insights, and recommendations centred arou ... read..


Nova IVF Fertility, Southend IVF enter into a strategic partnership
| January 27, 2021 1:13:08 PM IST
New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI/PRNewswire): Asia Healthcare Holdings-owned Nova IVF Fertility, which is India's leading fertility chain, has announced the expansion of their network in Delhi NCR through a strategic partnership with Southend Fertility ... read..


S&P revises Vedanta Resources outlook to stable from negative
| January 27, 2021 12:43:15 PM IST
S&P Global Ratings has said Vedanta Resources' increased ownership in Vedanta Ltd will support the company's ability to meet its debt maturities over the next 12 to 18 months. ... read..


TCS clocks highest brand value growth in IT services
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | January 27, 2021 12:13:22 PM IST
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has consolidated its position among the top three most valuable brands in IT services sector, according to global valuation firm Brand Finance. ... read..


India's NBFI regulatory changes to strengthen sector stability: Fitch
| January 27, 2021 11:43:18 AM IST
The proposed changes to regulatory framework for non-bank financial institutions (NBFIs) unveiled in the Reserve Bank of India's recent discussion paper are likely to enhance the sector's stability, according to Fitch Ratings. ... read..


IMF projects 11.5 pc GDP growth, experts say India to achieve USD 5 trillion economy
New Delhi | January 27, 2021 11:43:14 AM IST
With International Monetary Fund (IMF) projecting that India will reclaim the status of world's fastest-growing economy and projected its growth at 11.5 per cent in 2021, experts on Wednesday said that India is rebounding to achieve the target of a USD 5 ... read..


Global economy to grow by 5.5 pc in 2021: IMF
Washington DC | January 27, 2021 11:13:11 AM IST
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said that global economy is projected to grow by 5.5 per cent in 2021 and 4.2 per cent in 2022. ... read..


Equities edge lower, metal and auto stocks plunge
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | January 27, 2021 10:43:09 AM IST
Equity benchmark indices dipped during early hours on Wednesday with metal and auto stocks witnessing profit booking by traders. ... read..


IMF says India will reclaim status of world's fastest-growing economy, projects 11.5 pc growth
New Delhi | January 27, 2021 10:43:04 AM IST
India will reclaim the status of world's fastest-growing economy and will be the only economy that will grow in double-digit, projected International Monetary Fund (IMF). ... read..


Israel's largest port sets record for container traffic in 2020
Jerusalem | Wednesday, 2021 7:45:06 AM IST
Haifa Port, the largest and busiest port in Israel, on Tuesday reported an all-time record high in container handling despite the Covid-19 outbreak in the country. ... read..


450 infra projects report cost overrun of Rs 4.28 lakh cr
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2021 4:45:06 AM IST
As many as 450 infrastructure projects have reported a cost overrun of over Rs 4.28 lakh crore as of January 1, 2021, data from the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation showed. ... read..


Global LNG demand will be driven by Asia-Pacific: ICRA
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2021 4:15:06 AM IST
The global demand for LNG will be driven by the Asia-Pacific and particularly China, ratings agency ICRA said in a report. ... read..


'Higher allocation needed for power distribution infra in Budget FY22'
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2021 2:45:06 AM IST
The Centre needs to come up with higher budgetary allocation for power distribution infrastructure in the upcoming Union Budget, sector stakeholders and experts said. ... read..


Missed train from Delhi, get full ticket refund: Northern Railway
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST
In view of the violent clashes across several parts of the national capital during the farmers' tractor rally on Tuesday, the Northern Railway said that the passengers who cannot reach stations are requested to apply for full refund of all trains departin ... read..


Flaming petrol prices to fuel CNG vehicles adoption: Report
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2021 11:45:05 PM IST
Elevated prices of petrol due to a steep increase in taxes in the recent past is set to increase the adoption of compressed natural gas (CNG)-driven vehicles, Crisil Research said. ... read..


Oil and Gas sector leads profit pool, says MOFSL report
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2021 11:15:06 PM IST
The oil and gas sector has emerged as one of the largest contributor to the overall profit or dividend pool, said Motilal Oswal Financial Services in a report. ... read..


GDP growth for FY21 seen at minus 8%: FICCI Survey
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST
India's GDP is likely to contract by 8 per cent in the current financial year, according to the FICCI's Economic Outlook Survey. ... read..


India's 2020 GDP contraction estimated at 9.6% (Ld)
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2021 9:15:05 PM IST
India's economy is estimated to have contracted by 9.6 per cent in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. ... read..


HAM-based models better suited for growth of water sector: Ind-Ra
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
Concession model framework for water sectors are better at addressing project risks and will lead to higher investments in this field, India Ratings and Research said in a report. ... read..


Agri-NBFCs seek parity with banks, want inclusion in govt subsidy schemes
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
In a bid to strengthen Agri-NBFCs and help it become a significant contributor in financing the entire value chain of agriculture, the government may consider including these financial institutions in all state supported subsidy schemes and programmes. ... read..


Budget: Tough balancing act for govt, says Report
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
The Budget 2021-22 may see the trade-off to become more acute between stimulating growth, and maintaining fiscal rectitude, Kotak Institutional Equities said in a pre-budget note. ... read..


RBI's proposed NBFC norms ignore key credit issues: Moody's
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
The Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) proposed stricter norms for non-banking financial companies (NBFC) support strong balance sheets but do not address the issues of funding and liquidity, the key credit weaknesses of the sector, said a report by Moody's In ... read..


RBI proposals to restrict land financing by NBFCs: Report
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2021 8:15:05 PM IST
The Reserve Bank's proposals on restricting specific real estate funding by NBFCs will significantly affect land financing by them, India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) said in a report. ... read..


Make in India boost, oil cess may be halved
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2021 7:45:06 PM IST
The government may give a 'Make in India' push to oil and gas explorers, as it is considering a proposal to almost halve cess on domestic crude oil to encourage exploration activity and allow Covid-hit oil producers to protect their margins. ... read..


Budget FY22: Realtors expect subvention scheme, wider definition of affordable housing
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2021 7:15:05 PM IST
As the housing market revives from the lows hit last year, developers expect more measures in the upcoming budget to boost demand in the real estate sector. ... read..


NIEM's Event Management course under Dr Hoshi Bhiwandiwalla going strength to strength
| January 26, 2021 2:13:31 PM IST
New Delhi [India], January 26 (ANI/Digpu): Dr Hoshi Bhiwandiwalla, the founder dean of NIEM, an institute of event management, is often called the father of event management in India. He is a multi-faceted personality, whose love for teaching led to a cou ... read..


UN expects India's economy to recover by 7.3% this calendar year
United Nations | Tuesday, 2021 12:45:05 PM IST
The United Nations sees the Indian economy recovering by 7.3 per cent this calendar year after a coronavirus-driven fall of 9.6 per cent last year. ... read..


On Republic Day, Gautam Khaitan remembers great-grandfather, an architect of Indian Constitution
| January 26, 2021 11:13:33 AM IST
New Delhi, [India] January 26 (ANI/PNN): While lauding the stalwarts of the Indian Constitution-making process, managing partner of OP Khaitan & Co, Gautam Khaitan remembers one of his great-grandfathers Devi Prasad Khaitan as the vanguard of the Indi ... read..


Savills launches global flexi workspace platform Workthere in India
| January 26, 2021 11:13:31 AM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 26 (ANI/PRNewswire): International real estate advisor and property consultants Savills India have announced the launch of Workthere in India. ... read..


Ridesharing App OBHAI on WhatsApp launched in Bangladesh
| January 26, 2021 11:13:28 AM IST
Dhaka (Bangladesh) January 26 (ANI/PRNewswire): OBHAI, the home-grown ride-sharing company of Bangladesh, is first among its peers to recognise the potential benefits of WhatsApp and its ease of access, which would benefit the user base from all walks of ... read..


MS Dhoni Cricket Academy launched by Aarka Sports and Shri Enterprise in Ahmedabad
| January 26, 2021 11:13:22 AM IST
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], January, 26 (ANI/PRSpot): Ahmedabad-based Shri Enterprise, engaged in providing training to emerging talents in the field of sports, in association with Aarka Sports, on Monday announced grand launch of MS Dhoni Cricket Academ ... read..


Ajmera introduces FamilyFirst- A campaign that's an IndustryFirst
| January 26, 2021 11:13:21 AM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 26 (ANI/PRNewswire): It took a pandemic for people to realise the value of something that they had always taken for granted. Families. And so, in a world where social distancing became the norm, people did something t ... read..


Director Chandrakant Singh to release debut music video
| January 26, 2021 10:43:21 AM IST
New Delhi [India], January, 26 (ANI/PRSpot): Director Chandrakant Singh, who made a buzz with his last release Main Zaroor Aunga starring Arbaaz Khan, is all set to bring a special 2021 treat for the audience. ... read..


Hair donation for cancer patients organised by RCC Diva Foundation
| January 26, 2021 10:13:03 AM IST
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], January 26 (ANI/NewsVoir): RCC Diva Foundation, in association with Terapanth Yuvak Parishad, is organising a hair donation drive for the benefit of cancer patients. ... read..


Kia Motors India sold 1 lakh units since July (Ld)
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2021 5:15:06 AM IST
Automobile manufacturer Kia Motors India has sold 1 lakh units since July 2020 in the domestic wholesale market. ... read..


Blueprint to be prepared for dispersing IT growth in Hyderabad
Hyderabad | Tuesday, 2021 4:45:06 AM IST
Telangana Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar on Monday directed officials to prepare a blueprint for the development of information technology in all areas around Hyderabad under the IT Grid policy. ... read..


UPL Chief Shroff, 4 others get Padma awards for trade and industry
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2021 4:45:06 AM IST
Five persons from the field of trade and industry have been conferred the prestigious Padma awards for their contributions. ... read..


Foreign fund outflows, profit booking pull equity markets lower (Intro Roundup)
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2021 3:45:05 AM IST
Foreign fund outflows, along with profit booking, pulled the Indian benchmark equity indices lower for the third straight session on Monday. ... read..


L&T's Q3 consolidated net profit up 4.9%
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2021 3:45:05 AM IST
Infrastructure and engineering conglomerate Larsen & Toubro (L&T) on Monday reported a 4.9 per cent increase in its consolidated net profit for the quarter ended December 31, 2020. ... read..


Kia Motors India sells 1 lakh units since July
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST
Automobile manufacturer Kia Motors India has sold 1 lakh units since July 2020 in the domestic wholesale market. ... read..


Centre set to permanently ban 59 Chinese apps
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST
The Union Government has decided to permanently ban 59 Chinese mobile applications including TikTok. ... read..


Over 310 UDAN air routes operatilonalised till date
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2021 2:45:06 AM IST
India has till date operationalised 311 air routes under the regional connectivity scheme 'Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik' or RCS-UDAN. ... read..


FDI flow into India grows 13% in 2020
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2021 2:45:06 AM IST
Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) into India rose 13 per cent in 2020, backed by investments into the digital sector, said a report by the United Nations Conference of Trade and Development (UNCTAD). ... read..


Franklin Templeton case: SC says objection to e-voting contentious, will deal first
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday said it will first deal with the "contentious" issue of the objection to the e-voting process for winding up Franklin Templeton's six mutual fund schemes, and of distribution of money to the unitholders. ... read..


Bullet train project: L&T-IHI Infrastructure systems wins contract for 28 steel bridges
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST
The National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) has awarded a contract for procurement and fabrication of 28 steel bridges to L&T-IHI Infrastructure Systems consortium worth Rs 1,390 crore for crossing over railway lines, rivers, highways, roads ... read..


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