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Samsung India launches 2 smartphones in Galaxy J series
Gurugram | Saturday, 2018 2:15:04 PM IST
Refreshing its budget J series, Samsung India on Saturday launched Galaxy J4+ and J6+ for Rs 10,990 and Rs 15,990, respectively. ... read..


Bajaj Finserv RBL Bank SuperCard allows to convert cash limit into a personal loan
New Delhi [India] | September 22, 2018 1:41:36 PM IST
New Delhi [India], Sep 22 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): Bajaj Finance Ltd., the lending arm of Bajaj Finserv has announced offering multi-feature credit cards in collaboration with one of the leading banks in India, RBL Bank Ltd. ... read..


Platforms helping NRIs with property management solutions
New Delhi [India] | September 22, 2018 1:41:36 PM IST
Non Resident Indians (NRI's) prefer to invest their money on property to gain constant return. ... read..


Aye Finance to double its employee strength by end of 2018
New Delhi [India] | September 22, 2018 1:41:33 PM IST
Aye Finance, the fintech leader in the MSME lending space will be doubling its team size in the current financial year, taking its number of employees to 1800. ... read..


Android Pie 9.0 comes to OnePlus 6
Bengaluru | Saturday, 2018 1:15:05 PM IST
Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus has announced rolling out the Android Pie 9.0 -- the ninth major update and the 16th version of the Android operating system (OS) -- for its OnePlus 6. ... read..


'Surgical strike' on defence forces, says Rahul as France, Dassault contradict Hollande on Rafale partner (Second Lead)
New Delhi | Saturday, 2018 1:15:04 PM IST
Even as the French government and Dassault Aviation contradicted former President Francois Hollande's claim on choosing of Indian industrial partners in the multi-million dollar Rafale jet deal, the Congress party on Saturday said the French government "c ... read..


Modi launches revival of Talcher fertiliser plant
Bhubaneswar | Saturday, 2018 12:45:04 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the revival of the Talcher fertiliser plant in Odisha will create huge job opportunities while making the country self-sufficient in fertiliser production. ... read..


'Z' series full-frame mirrorless cameras to drive 30% sales in India: Nikon
New Delhi | Saturday, 2018 12:45:04 PM IST
For Tokyo-headquartered Nikon, there is immense potential in the full-frame mirrorless camera segment and the newly-launched "Z-series" line-up will be among its key growth drivers in India. ... read..


Satya MicroCapital raises Rs. 40Cr to scale operational base
New Delhi [India] | September 22, 2018 12:41:27 PM IST
Satya MicroCapital, the fastest growing Indian micro-finance institutions, has issued Non-Convertible Debentures (NCDs) worth Rs. 40 crore from Microfinance Enhancement Facility S.A. (MEF). ... read..


Qbera raises USD 3Mn by E-City Ventures
New Delhi [India] | September 22, 2018 12:41:25 PM IST
Qbera, India's leading digital lending platforms, has raised funds worth USD 3 million in a round led by E-City Ventures. ... read..


Google asks employees to delete China search engine memo: Report
San Francisco | Saturday, 2018 12:15:04 PM IST
In its bid to suppress a memo revealing information about a plan to launch a censored search engine in China, Google has sent an email to employees asking them to delete the sensitive document, The Intercept reported. ... read..


Rafale controversy: France, Dassault Aviation contradict Hollande on Indian partners (Lead)
New Delhi | Saturday, 2018 11:15:09 AM IST
The French government and Dassault Aviation have contradicted former President Francois Hollande's claim in choosing Indian industrial partners in the multi-million dollar Rafale jet deal. ... read..


Infosys to offer cloud solutions on Google platform
Bengaluru | Saturday, 2018 11:15:04 AM IST
Software major Infosys would offer scalable services and solutions on demand to global enterprises on search engine's Google cloud platform, the IT major said on Saturday. ... read..


Facebook likely to launch 'Portal' video chat device
San Francisco | Saturday, 2018 11:15:04 AM IST
Taking on Amazon smart home devices, Facebook is reportedly set to announce its own video chat device called Portal next week. ... read..


Rafale controversy: France, Dassault Aviation denies involvement in choosing Indian partners
New Delhi | Saturday, 2018 9:45:05 AM IST
The French government and Dassault Aviation have denied their involvement in the choice of Indian industrial partners in the multi-million dollar Rafale jet deal. ... read..


US dollar ticks up on weaker pound
New York | Saturday, 2018 9:15:05 AM IST
The US dollar rose on Friday due to the drop of British pound from continuous difficulties in Brexit negotiations. ... read..


US stocks close mixed amid data
New York | Saturday, 2018 3:45:04 AM IST
US stocks ended mixed on Friday after a robust session as investors digested a slew of economic data. ... read..


Surge in FPIs will positively impact rupee: DEA Secy
New Delhi [India] | September 22, 2018 3:41:27 AM IST
In the wake of a revision in the Know Your Client (KYC) norms and eligibility conditions for Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPIs), Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg said an increase in FPIs would take place, which would hav ... read..


NSE ties up with London Stock Exchange for dual listing of masala bonds
Mumbai | Friday, 2018 10:45:05 PM IST
The National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) on Friday said it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) to create a dual listing route for masala bonds and foreign currency bonds of Indian issuers. ... read..


PNB fraud: Mehul Choksi seeks cancellation of NBW over threat to life on TV
Mumbai | Friday, 2018 10:45:05 PM IST
Gitanjali Group owner Mehul Choksi, wanted in Rs 13,500 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case, on Friday moved a special CBI court claiming danger to his life after his return to India and sought cancellation of a non-bailable warrant issued against ... read..


GMR's JV with Terna of Greece receives LoA for Crete airport
Mumbai | Friday, 2018 10:45:05 PM IST
Infrastructure conglomerate GMR Group announced on Friday that its joint venture with the Terna Group of Greece has won a Greek government contract to build a new airport on the island of Crete. ... read..


Fitch raises India's FY19 GDP growth forecast to 7.8%
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 9:45:04 PM IST
US multinational Fitch Ratings on Friday raised India's GDP growth forecast for the current fiscal to 7.8 per cent, up from their earlier estimate of 7.4 per cent, indicating, however, that tightening of financial conditions, global oil prices and accumul ... read..


SEBI releases revised KYC norms for FPIs
Mumbai | Friday, 2018 9:15:04 PM IST
The markets regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on Friday published revised know-your-client (KYC) norms for foreign portfolio investors (FPI) providing relief to the foreign entities. ... read..


Amid volatility equity indices end in red; banking, financial stocks bleed (Roundup)
Mumbai | Friday, 2018 8:15:04 PM IST
High volatility, following a likely credit crisis in the infrastructure lending and development sector, dragged the market in the red, with the S&P BSE Sensex swinging in around 1,500-point range on Friday. ... read..


US sanctions Chinese military for buying Russian weapons (Second Lead)
Washington/Beijing/Moscow | Friday, 2018 8:15:04 PM IST
The US has imposed sanctions against China's military for its purchases of Russian military equipment in a move US officials said is meant to punish Moscow for its "malign activities", prompting stern warnings from Beijing and Moscow on Friday. ... read..


Petrol continues to climb, diesel prices unchanged
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 7:45:05 PM IST
Petrol prices in Mumbai inched up to the psychological Rs 90 a litre-mark and sold at Rs 89.69 in the country's financial capital on Friday, even as the fuel climbed to fresh highs across the four metros, while diesel rates were unchanged for the third co ... read..


Omaxe Group promoter moves NCLT against CMD
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 7:15:04 PM IST
Sunil Goel, second largest promoter of Omaxe Group, has filed a legal petition against elder brother and Omaxe CMD Rohtas Goel alleging mal-practices and financial mismanagement at the real estate company. ... read..


Square Yards facilitates Rs 550 crore investment in Yamuna Expressway projects
Gurugram (Haryana) [India] | September 21, 2018 6:41:26 PM IST
Gurugram (Haryana) [India], Sep 21 (NewsVoir): India's largest real estate transaction player Square Yards has facilitated an investment of Rs. 550 crore in the real estate projects across Yamuna Expressway, over the past 12 months, with 40 percent of the ... read..


India-US December dialogue to boost commerce: Prabhu
Mumbai | Friday, 2018 6:15:05 PM IST
Stressing the critical importance of the United States as a strategic trade partner for India, Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Friday a vital India-US Strategic Commercial dialogue will be held in New Delhi in December which will help ... read..


ED to question jailed Dubai-based businessman to probe 26/11 funding
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 6:15:05 PM IST
The Enforcement Directorate is planning to question Dubai-based hawala operator, Naval Kishore Kapoor, who is currently lodged in Tihar Central jail here, to find details of funding which emerged out of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks. ... read..


Reliance Jio, Star India tie up to stream cricket matches on JioTV
Mumbai | Friday, 2018 6:15:05 PM IST
Reliance Jio on Friday announced a five-year partnership with Star India to stream cricket matches featuring India. ... read..


Samsung launches new 'Galaxy Watch' in India
Gurugram | Friday, 2018 6:15:05 PM IST
Samsung India on Friday launched a "Galaxy Watch" with lifestyle functions like stress and sleep-monitoring capabilities. ... read..


Hotel chain OYO plans to hire 2020 tech experts in 2 years
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 5:45:04 PM IST
India's largest hotel chain OYO on Friday announced its plan to hire over 2020 technology experts and engineers by the year 2020. ... read..


World Bank commits $25-30 bn for India's transition to high middle-income country
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 5:15:04 PM IST
The World Bank Group (WBG) on Friday approved its largest country program for India with a likely assistance of $25-30 billion by fiscal 2021-22 to help India's transition to a higher middle-income country. ... read..


Russia: US playing with fire by imposing new sanctions
Moscow | Friday, 2018 5:15:04 PM IST
The US' latest batch of sanctions targeting Russian businesses and China undermine global stability and are akin to playing with fire, officials here said on Friday. ... read..


Pre-order new iPhones on Airtel Online Store
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 5:15:04 PM IST
After Apple announced the availability of its latest iPhones globally on Friday, telecom services provider Bharti Airtel said "iPhone XS" and "XS Max" were available for pre-order on its online store. ... read..


Sensex swings 1,500 points, closes 280 points lower (Second Lead)
Mumbai | Friday, 2018 5:15:04 PM IST
High volatility, following a likely credit crisis in the infrastructure lending and development sector, dragged the market in the red, with the S&P BSE Sensex swinging in around 1,500-point range on Friday. ... read..


Lift sanctions or face consequences: China warns US
Beijing | Friday, 2018 5:15:04 PM IST
China on Friday asked the US to lift the sanctions on the Chinese military for buying Russian fighter jets and weapons or "bear the consequences." ... read..


Half of retail bank customers unhappy with services: Report
Mumbai | Friday, 2018 5:15:04 PM IST
At a time when non-traditional competition is posing a challenge to traditional banking services, a new Capgemini report on Friday showed that globally just half of the customers are satisfied with their banking experiences. ... read..


Prestige Group unveils 3rd edition of KEYS
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India] | September 21, 2018 5:11:27 PM IST
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Sep 21 (Businesswire India): The Prestige Group is back with the 3rd edition of their Annual Solo Expo - KEYS. ... read..


RIL shuts permanently its only oilfield in KG-D6 block
Mumbai | Friday, 2018 4:45:05 PM IST
The Reliance Industries (RIL) on Friday said it has permanently shut down its only oilfield in the eastern offshore Krishna-Godavari (KG) basin D6 block after it stopped producing crude. ... read..


Amazon turns 'Echo' speaker into smart security system
San Francisco | Friday, 2018 4:45:05 PM IST
Amazon has added a new feature called "Alexa Guard" to its smart speakers "Echo" to turn it into a smart security system. ... read..


Bridgespan publishes new study on 'bold philanthropy' in India
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] | September 21, 2018 4:41:35 PM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Sep 21 (NewsVoir): India is experiencing a surge in philanthropic activity, with donors increasingly using their resources to take on some of the country's biggest social challenges. The Bridgespan Group's new report, 'Bold P ... read..


Merck Foundation to organise Merck Health Media Training to break stigma around infertility
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] | September 21, 2018 4:41:27 PM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Sep 21 (BusinessWireIndia): Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany, will organise the Merck Health Media Training on October 31 at Le Centre International de conferences Abdou DIOUF (CICAD) in Dakar, Se ... read..


DSLR leader Canon unveils its first full-frame mirrorless camera in India (Lead)
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 4:15:04 PM IST
Japanese camera maker Canon which has been a leader in the professional-grade DSLR camera segment for years on Friday brought its first full-frame mirrorless camera called EOS R to India. ... read..


Vivo V9 Pro to be launched in India in October
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 3:45:04 PM IST
Chinese handset maker Vivo is all set to launch V9 Pro smartphone with 6GB RAM and FHD+ display in India in October. ... read..


Sensex recovers from day's low, still trades 500 points lower (Lead)
Mumbai | Friday, 2018 3:15:04 PM IST
Amidst highly volatile trade, the key Indian equity indices slumped, with the S&P BSE Sensex losing over 1,000 points on Friday afternoon, only to recover from the day's lows within minutes. ... read..


Emami Paper to invest Rs 2K cr in Gujarat for greenfield plant
Kolkata | Friday, 2018 3:15:04 PM IST
Emami Paper Mills on Friday said it will invest Rs 2,000 crore for setting up its new manufacturing plant at Bharuch in Gujarat and also for adding capacity in the second phase. ... read..


China's CNG, India's SUN Gold to invest in Russia
Moscow [Russia] | September 21, 2018 3:11:32 PM IST
Moscow [Russia], Sept 21 (Sputnik/ANI): Chinese company China National Gold will invest about $420 million in the development of the Klyuchevskoye gold deposit in Russia, while another $65 million will be invested by India's SUN Gold. The annual productio ... read..


Arunachal introduces 'Smart e-Public Distribution System', developed by Madras Security Printers
Chennai, (Tamil Nadu) [India] | September 21, 2018 3:11:30 PM IST
Arunachal Pradesh becomes the first State in North East India to introduce Smart e-Public Distribution System (e-PDS), a solution developed by the Madras Security Printers, a company specializing in system integration and solutions for e-governance projec ... read..


Huawei to bring Kirin 980 chipset to India this festive quarter
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 2:45:04 PM IST
Chinese tech giant Huawei on Friday said that the company's seven nanometre mobile chipset equipped with Artificial Intelligence (AI) capabilities, the Kirin 980, will reach Indian consumers in the fourth quarter of this year. ... read..


Gadkari to visit Shillong; will inaugurate NH-06
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 2:45:04 PM IST
Road and Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari will be on a two-day visit to Shillong for an extensive review of the National Highways projects in the seven northeastern states, a government statement said on Friday. ... read..


Nikon Z7: Worth the wait for a professional shooter (Tech Review)
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 2:45:04 PM IST
The camera game has now shifted to full-frame mirrorless and sensing the global $11 billion opportunity, Japanese camera maker Nikon has launched Z6 and Z7 -- its first full frame mirrorless range of cameras -- in India. ... read..


UN Secretary General to visit India with focus on renewable energy
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 2:45:04 PM IST
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres will embark on a four-day visit to India from October 1 at the invitation of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj during which he will attend a series of events on renewable energy and sanitation, it was announced ... read..


Jet Airways says cooperating with IT department; shares down over 6%
Mumbai | Friday, 2018 2:15:04 PM IST
Jet Airways on Friday said it is cooperating with the authorities concerned and is responding to the questions raised by the Income Tax Department. ... read..


US-based Palo Alto Networks partners Alibaba Cloud
Beijing | Friday, 2018 2:15:04 PM IST
In a significant move, US-based global cybersecurity company Palo Alto Networks and Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of China's Alibaba Group, on Friday announced a technology partnership. ... read..


Infosys hiring 1,000 American techies in US state (Lead)
Bengaluru | Friday, 2018 2:15:04 PM IST
Indian software major Infosys on Friday announced hiring 1,000 Americans in the Arizona state as part of its commitment to employ 10,000 Americans to bridge the IT skill gap in the US by 2023. ... read..


VP ends visit to Serbia, Malta, Romania
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 2:15:04 PM IST
Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Friday ended a week-long visit to Serbia, Malta and Romania during which he garnered support for India's aspiration to be on the UN Security Council. ... read..


Three policemen announce resignation on social media
Srinagar | Friday, 2018 1:45:04 PM IST
Three Jammu and Kashmir policemen in Shopian district on Friday announced their resignation on social media after the abduction and killing of three of their colleagues by militants. ... read..


Sensex sheds over 1,000 points, recovers around 700
Mumbai | Friday, 2018 1:45:04 PM IST
Reversing all the gains made earlier in the day, key Indian equity indices slumped on Friday afternoon, with the BSE Sensex losing over 1,000 points. ... read..


DSLR leader Canon brings its first mirrorless camera to India
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 1:45:04 PM IST
Japanese camera maker Canon which has been a leader in the professional-grade DSLR camera segment for years on Friday brought its first full-frame mirrorless camera called EOS R to India. ... read..


Adobe to acquire Marketo for $4.75 billion
San Francisco | Friday, 2018 1:45:04 PM IST
Software major Adobe has struck a deal to acquire Marketo, a leading Cloud platform for business-to-business marketing engagement, for $4.75 billion. ... read..


Centre exploring options to extend support to PCPIR projects
Kolkata | Friday, 2018 1:15:04 PM IST
The Centre is exploring possibilities and options to extend its support in terms of strengthening infrastructure and ensuring availability of feedstock in the Petroleum, Chemical and Petrochemical Investment Regions (PCPIRs) projects, an official said. ... read..


Cyclone Daye weakens, dumps heavy rain in Odisha
Bhubaneswar | Friday, 2018 1:15:04 PM IST
Several parts of Odisha have been experiencing heavy to very heavy rainfall accompanied by thunderstorms under the impact of cyclonic storm Daye. ... read..


Apple's new iPhones, Watch Series 4 now on sale
San Francisco | Friday, 2018 12:45:04 PM IST
Apple has announced that its newly-launched iPhone "XR" , "XS", "XS Max" and "Watch Series 4" are going on sale globally from Friday. ... read..


Export credit falling due to heavy-handed approach to NPAs: Chidambaram
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 12:45:04 PM IST
The BJP-Congress spat over bad loans of banks continued on Friday with former Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram blaming the government's "heavy-handed" approach to the NPA problem for the sharp decline in export credit. ... read..


Another key Tesla executive resigns
San Francisco | Friday, 2018 12:45:04 PM IST
Electric car maker Tesla's Vice President of Global Supply Management Liam O' Connor has resigned from the company. ... read..


6ft long agarbattis donated to popular Ganesh Mandals by Zed Black
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] | September 21, 2018 12:41:29 PM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Sep 21 (NewsVoir): On the auspicious occasion of Ganeshotsav, Maharashtra's favourite festival, Madhya Pradesh based agarbatti company Zed Black has reached out to lakhs of devotees by donating 6ft long mega agarbattis to var ... read..


Samsung multi-camera phones set to spoil Chinese players' Diwali
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 12:15:04 PM IST
In February, DJ Koh, President and CEO of IT and Mobile Communications Division, Samsung Electronics, changed his strategy for the Indian market once he saw Chinese players getting the upper hand on innovations in some smartphone components -- and camera ... read..


Infosys hiring 1,000 American techies in US state
Bengaluru | Friday, 2018 11:15:04 AM IST
Indian software major Infosys on Friday announced hiring 1,000 Americans in Arizona state, as part of its commitment to employ 10,000 natives to bridge the IT skills gap in the US by 2023. ... read..


US sanctions Chinese military for buying Russian weapons (Lead)
Washington | Friday, 2018 11:15:04 AM IST
The US has imposed sanctions against China's military for its purchases of Russian military equipment in a move US officials said is meant to punish Moscow for its "malign activities", including attacks on American elections. ... read..


New line-up of Amazon Echo smart speakers now in India
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 10:45:04 AM IST
Amazon on Friday launched a new line-up of Echo devices and an Echo companion device in India. ... read..


Equity indices open in green; Sensex gains 280 points
Mumbai | Friday, 2018 10:15:04 AM IST
The key Indian equity indices opened on a positive note on Friday tracking firm global cues, with the S&P BSE Sensex gaining around 280 points so far. ... read..


Japanese cryptocurrency operator hacked, $60 mn stolen
Tokyo | Friday, 2018 9:50:54 AM IST
A Japanese cryptocurrency operator revealed on Thursday that hackers had accessed its systems last week and stole about 6 billion yen ($60 million). ... read..


Trade should be propeller of peace: Jack Ma
Hangzhou | Friday, 2018 9:50:53 AM IST
Alibaba chairman Jack Ma said efforts should be made to promote the healthy development of China-US trade even though it is hard to fulfill his previous promise of creating 1 million jobs for the United States under current circumstances. ... read..


ICICI Bank, Kochhar have not filed for any settlement application, says SEBI
Mumbai | Friday, 2018 9:50:53 AM IST
Securities market regulator SEBI on Wednesday said that ICICI Bank and its MD and CEO Chanda Kochhar have not filed for any settlement application under the consent mechanism. ... read..


Government appoints MD & CEO in 10 PSU banks
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 9:50:53 AM IST
The government has appointed Managing Directors and Chief Executives of 10 public sector banks (PSBs) including the Indian Bank and the Syndicate Bank, said an official on Wednesday. ... read..


Intensify international fight against tax evasion, money laundering: Guterres
United Nations | Friday, 2018 9:45:04 AM IST
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for intensifying the war on illegal financial transfers, money laundering and tax evasion as one of the ways to ensure countries had adequate funds for development. ... read..


Ecogreen set to make Gurugram and Faridabad garbage-free
Gurgaon/New Delhi [India] | September 21, 2018 7:11:32 AM IST
Gurgaon/New Delhi [India], September 21 (NewsVoir): Ecogreen Energy, the company responsible for the integrated solid waste management, has achieved significant progress towards making Gurugram and Faridabad garbage-free. Taking its commitment to a new he ... read..


Pop Night with Alisha Chinai ft Anupam Amod at The Junkyard Cafe today
New Delhi [India] | September 21, 2018 7:11:32 AM IST
New Delhi [India], September 21 (NewsVoir): The Queen of 90's Indian Pop is ready to sing off at The Junkyard Cafe. Join the crowd with us and let's make it a night to remember. Get set to enjoy your weekend at The Junkyard Cafe, where we are set to welco ... read..


Mousumi Khatua - First Bengali woman to summit Mt. Damavand
New Delhi [India] | September 21, 2018 7:11:30 AM IST
New Delhi [India], September 21 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): Legendary India mountaineer Bachendri Pal, who summited Mt. Everest in 1984, once said, "Adventure should be part of everyone's life. It is the whole difference between being fully alive and just ex ... read..


5 benefits of Bajaj Finserv Personal Loan for doctors
Pune (Maharashtra) [India] | September 21, 2018 7:11:30 AM IST
Pune (Maharashtra) [India], September 21 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): While most doctors are pressed for time, the process of being financed for various life goals should be quick and convenient. Whether it's planning for wedding or a dream vacation that requ ... read..


May's Brexit trade plan won't work: Donald Tusk
London | Friday, 2018 3:15:04 AM IST
British Prime Minister Theresa May's proposed new economic partnership with the EU "will not work", the head of the European Council has said. ... read..


Mumbai Metro One to add 44 off-peak services on weekdays
Mumbai | Thursday, 2018 11:15:04 PM IST
In view of the ongoing festival season, the Reliance Infrastructure Ltd.'s Mumbai Metro One will augment services by 44 daily on weekdays, an official spokesperson said here on Thursday. ... read..


Titan's arm Tanishq to sell branded silver jewellery
Bengalaru | Thursday, 2018 11:15:04 PM IST
Titan's arm Tanishq on Thursday said it would sell branded silver jewellery along with gold jewellery for the discerning young women in the Indian market ... read..


FTA signing between India, Australia may slow down due to elections: Envoy
Kolkata | Thursday, 2018 11:15:04 PM IST
With India and Australia both slated to hold general elections next year, the process of signing a bilateral free-trade agreement could see a slowdown, a senior Australian envoy said here on Thursday. ... read..


Centre preparing perspective plan for chemicals, petrochemicals
Kolkata | Thursday, 2018 10:45:05 PM IST
The centre is in the process of preparing a perspective plan for the chemicals and petrochemicals industry in order project the demand-supply scenario in the future, an official said on Thursday. ... read..


CCI clears ArcelorMittal, JSW Steel's bids for steel assets
New Delhi | Thursday, 2018 10:45:04 PM IST
The Competition Commission of India (CCI) on Thursday said it has no objection to ArcelorMittal's and JSW Steel's proposed bids to acquire debt-ridden Essar Steel and Bhushan Power, respectively. ... read..


Modi lays stone for world-class convention centre in Delhi
New Delhi | Thursday, 2018 10:45:04 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday laid the foundation stone for the India International Convention and Expo Centre (IICC) proposed to be built on the periphery of the national capital over an area spread over 221 acres. ... read..


Government appoints 14 EDs in 10 state-run banks
New Delhi | Thursday, 2018 10:45:04 PM IST
A day after appointing Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) in 10 public sector banks (PSBs), the government on Thursday appointed 14 Executive Directors (ED), ending the week that began with the announcement of merger of three state-run banks. ... read..


Petrol price touches new highs, diesel unchanged
New Delhi | Thursday, 2018 10:15:05 PM IST
Petrol prices climbed fresh highs on Thursday across the four metros, while diesel prices were unchanged for the second consecutive day. ... read..


Aavas Financiers Ltd to open IPO to raise Rs 1734 crore
Jaipur | Thursday, 2018 10:15:05 PM IST
Housing finance company Aavas Financiers Limited will open the Initial Public Offer on September 25 and will close it on September 27 to raise Rs 1,734 crore, said Sushil Kumar Agarwal, founder and CEO, addressing a press conference on Thursday. ... read..


Gujarat doubles farmer accident insurance cover
Gandhinagar | Thursday, 2018 10:15:04 PM IST
The Gujarat Government on Thursday doubled the personal accident insurance cover of farmers to Rs 2 lakh in case of death and from Rs 50,000 to Rs 1 lakh for physical impairment. ... read..


Infosys, Trinity College to blend liberal arts with digital technology
Bengaluru | Thursday, 2018 10:15:04 PM IST
Infosys is partnering with the US-based Trinity College to create educational programmes that prepare liberal arts students and its techies for the digital workplace, said the software major on Thursday. ... read..


Need to innovate marketing, design and packaging in crafts industry: Irani
Jaipur | Thursday, 2018 9:15:04 PM IST
Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani on Thursday emphasised on the need to propagate new means of marketing, design and packaging in the crafts industry. ... read..


Iran sanctions: India in touch with all stakeholders
New Delhi | Thursday, 2018 9:15:04 PM IST
Following fresh US sanctions on Iran over its nuclear programme that puts the strategic Chabahar port in jeopardy and calls for a complete stop to all Iranian oil exports, India is in touch with all stakeholders in the matter, the External Affairs Ministr ... read..


Preventive vigilance more effective than punitive one: RBI Governor
New Delhi | Thursday, 2018 9:15:04 PM IST
RBI Governor Urjit Patel on Thursday said that preventive vigilance is the most effective governance mechanism at public sector institutions as opposed to punitive and detective vigilance. ... read..


Dubai court order favours extradition of Michel in chopper bribery case
New Delhi | Thursday, 2018 9:15:04 PM IST
A United Arab Emirates (UAE) court has favoured extradition of British national, Christian Michel James, one of the key middlemen wanted by the Indian investigative agencies in connection with its probe into Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal ... read..


Infosys launches next-gen learning solution for enterprises
San Francisco | Thursday, 2018 8:45:05 PM IST
Global software major Infosys on Thursday launched "Infosys Wingspan" -- its next-generation learning solution to help organisations accelerate their talent transformation journey. ... read..


Indian start-up SigTuple awarded at Google's Demo Day Asia
Shanghai | Thursday, 2018 8:15:04 PM IST
For their work in using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to support the healthcare system in India, Bengaluru-based SigTuple was given the "Judges' Choice" award at the Google's first Demo Day Asia programme held in Shanghai, Google said on Thursday. ... read..


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