Friday, May 14, 2021

FM hands over first batch of houses under special window project
New Delhi | Friday, 2021 4:15:05 AM IST
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday handed over possession to homebuyers virtually as the Centre's Special Window for Affordable & Mid-Income Housing (SWAMIH) completed its first residential project. ... read..

Satoshi Uchida becomes new head of SMIPL
New Delhi | Friday, 2021 3:15:05 AM IST
In a global management rejig, Satoshi Uchida has become the head of Suzuki Motor Corporation's two-wheeler subsidiary Suzuki Motorcycle India. ... read..

Economic normalcy in India by Aug-Sept, predicts CLSA
New Delhi | Friday, 2021 3:15:05 AM IST
The second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic is expected to peak in India by June, and economic normalisation is likely by August-September, as per foreign brokerage CLSA. ... read..

BSE's Q4FY21 consolidated net profit rises over Rs 31 cr
Mumbai | Friday, 2021 2:45:06 AM IST
Stock market major BSE on Thursday reported a consolidated net profit of Rs 31.75 crore for the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2020-21. ... read..

Airtel Payments Bank's digital platform to invest in gold
New Delhi | Friday, 2021 2:45:05 AM IST
As part of its growing digital services, Airtel Payments Bank on Thursday launched a digital platform -- DigiGold -- for customers to make investments in gold, in partnership with digital gold provider SafeGold. ... read..

Jindal Stainless gets first major credit re-rating uplift
New Delhi | Friday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST
In the first-ever such development, Crisil Ratings has assigned 'CRISIL A+/Stable' rating to the long-term credit facilities of Jindal Stainless Ltd (JSL). ... read..

Gold demand may be subdued this 'Akshaya Tritiya' amid Covid crisis
New Delhi | Friday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST
Demand for gold on the occasion of 'Akshaya Tritiya' on Friday is expected to be somewhat impacted by the raging second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. ... read..

Zoho, Tech Mahindra, LG pledge to support Covid relief efforts in India
New Delhi | Friday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST
Chennai-based technology firm Zoho Corporation on Thursday announced to help hospitals and health care centers across Tamil Nadu with procurement and distribution of essential medical equipment for Covid-19 treatment. ... read..

'Compulsory licensing' to alleviate shortage may be counterproductive: FICCI
New Delhi | Friday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST
The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) has said that the provision of compulsory licensing must be used cautiously and with utmost discretion. ... read..

Gold prices seen above Rs 56,500/10 gm in 12-15 months
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 11:45:06 PM IST
The price of gold is expected to rise above the Rs 56,500-level (per 10 gm) over the next 12-15 months, according to a report by Motilal Oswal Financial Services. ... read..

Covid Resurgence: Monthly output loss widened in mid-April
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 11:15:05 PM IST
Resurgence of Covid-19 has changed India's macroeconomic narrative from being a linear V-shaped recovery in FY22 to being a story of a lost quarter, says Emkay Global in a report. ... read..

Job scenario worsens, unemployment rate shoots up to 8% in April
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 10:15:05 PM IST
As the severe second wave of Covid-19 and the resultant lockdowns bring economic activities to a halt, India's job scenario worsened in April 2021. ... read..

Home Credit initiatives to support employees during Covid-19
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 9:45:05 PM IST
Home Credit India is supporting its employees with a slew of financial and medical assistance measures which ensures safeguarding the life of employees and their families. ... read..

Lilly inks three new pacts to expand availability of baricitinib drug
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 8:15:05 PM IST
Eli Lilly and Company on Thursday announced that it has issued additional royalty-free, non-exclusive voluntary licenses to the Indian pharmaceutical manufacturers of generic medicines, Dr. Reddy's Ltd, MSN Laboratories and Torrent Pharmaceuticals, who wi ... read..

CAIT asks Piyush Goyal to stop delivery of non-essential items by e-commerce cos
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 7:45:06 PM IST
The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) in a communication sent to Union Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal has said that going one step further, various e-commerce entities even in the ongoing COVID-19 induced national emergency are delivering non-esse ... read..

RAI seeks capital support for retail industry amid pandemic
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 7:45:05 PM IST
Retailers Association of India (RAI) has urged the government to take steps for capital infusion into the retail industry with ECLGS benefits and loan moratorium. ... read..

Humanitarian step by Lokmat Group: 10 lakh Financial Assistance & Expert team's guidance to every COVID casualty's kin through #LokmatCares Initiative
Business | May 13, 2021 7:44:13 PM IST
New Delhi [India], May 13 (ANI/Lokmat Media Group): The second wave of the COVID19 pandemic has hit India very hard and businesses across the spectrum are suffering setbacks. There has been huge humanitarian toll as well with the loss of loved ones. In su ... read..

Mumbai court slaps notice to attach diamantaire Nirav Modi's assets
Mumbai | Thursday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST
Fresh legal troubles are brewing in Mumbai for the fugitive diamantaire Nirav D. Modi, currently seeking bail and battling extradition proceedings in a UK Court, officials said here on Thursday. ... read..

Fuel prices unchanged on Thursday
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST
Fuel retailers spared consumers of any further increase in fuel prices by keeping retail prices of petrol and diesel unchanged on Thursday. ... read..

Prime office rentals in NCR, Mumbai stable despite Covid crisis
Mumbai | Thursday, 2021 6:15:05 PM IST
The prime office space rentals in the key cities of Delhi-NCR, Mumbai and Bengaluru are expected to remain stable over the next 12-months despite the ongoing Covid crisis, according to a Knight Frank report. ... read..

Ace Group yet again steps forward to uplift medical infrastructure during pandemic
Business | May 13, 2021 6:14:20 PM IST
New Delhi, (Delhi), [India], May 13 (ANI/NewsVoir): As the country faces the world's worst outbreak of COVID-19, Ace Group, a leading real estate developer, has stepped forward in providing timely and critical medical support to those battling with the di ... read..

Piramal Enterprises reports net profit of Rs 748 crore in Q4
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | May 13, 2021 6:14:15 PM IST
Piramal Enterprises Ltd on Thursday reported a net profit of Rs 748 crore on revenue of Rs 3,402 crore in the January to March quarter. ... read..

Being just and fair: IIMA Director at 56th Annual Convocation
Ahmedabad | Thursday, 2021 5:45:05 PM IST
The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA), the country's most premium management institute of global stature, held its 56th annual convocation, which was also its first virtual convocation. ... read..

IFFCO to act against false entities offering dealership
New Delhi | May 13, 2021 5:44:26 PM IST
Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative (IFFCO) said on Thursday it will crack down on entities which fraudulently offer its dealership or franchise to general public. ... read..

KONE India awarded The Economic Times Best Workplace for Women 2021
Business | May 13, 2021 5:44:17 PM IST
New Delhi, (Delhi), [India], May 13 (ANI/NewsVoir): KONE Elevator India, a leading elevator and escalator manufacturer and a wholly owned subsidiary of Finland-based KONE Corporation, bagged the 'ET Best Places to Work for Women 2021' Award, at a virtual ... read..

Anthill Ventures announces Indus X, India's first Global Smart City Scaling Program
Business | May 13, 2021 5:44:16 PM IST
New Delhi [India], May 13 (ANI/NewsVoir): Leading speed scaling venture capital firm Anthill Ventures announces Indus X, India's first UrbanTech Scaling Program that seeks to invest in and scale the next generation of startups focused on solving challenge ... read..

TVS Motor Company signals next phase of Norton Revitalisation with the appointment of new leadership team to take the Famous Marque into new era
Business | May 13, 2021 5:44:14 PM IST
London [United Kingdom] May 13 (ANI/NewsVoir): TVS Motor Company (TVS), owner of The Norton Motorcycle Co. Ltd. (Norton), is announcing the appointment of Dr. Robert Hentschel as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Vittorio Urciuoli as Chief Technical Offic ... read..

India's leading Gate and ESE Preparation Academy - ACE Engineering, goes digital with Deep Learn Platform
Business | May 13, 2021 5:44:11 PM IST
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], May 13 (ANI/NewsVoir): A year ago the world wholly embraced online education as a resort to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic. Today, the format seems to have stuck its roots deeper into the future. ... read..

One of Delhi's biggest testing lab unaffected by building fire
Business | May 13, 2021 5:14:17 PM IST
New Delhi [India], May 13 (ANI/PR Newswire): Multiple reports have followed the fire that broke out yesterday in the Greater Kailash area of Delhi, signalling that the private diagnostic lab, Dr. P Bhasin Pathlabs incurred damage in the fire as well. ... read..

Maithan Alloys Q4 profit up 32 pc at Rs 85 crore
Kolkata (West Bengal) | May 13, 2021 4:44:27 PM IST
India's largest manganese alloy producer Maithan Alloys Ltd on Thursday reported 32 per cent hike in its profit after tax at Rs 85 crore in the January to March quarter. ... read..

Amity University Mumbai offers opportunities for Astrobiology students in India
Business | May 13, 2021 4:44:18 PM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 13 (ANI/PRNewswire): In keeping with the growing penchant for Astrobiology, Amity has established India's first-ever Centre of Excellence in Astrobiology at Amity University Maharashtra. ... read..

US gas prices rise amid key pipeline shutdown
Washington | Thursday, 2021 3:45:05 PM IST
The national average gas prices in the US have increased above $3 a gallon for the first time since 2014 amid the six-day shutdown of a major fuel pipeline following a cybersecurity attack. ... read..

Global airport traffic rebounds but full recovery years away: Fitch
New York | May 13, 2021 3:44:24 PM IST
Airport traffic is rebounding off of pandemic troughs in most countries though Fitch Ratings' latest quarterly Global Airport Tracker report says the proverbial runway to normal will not be in sight for years. ... read..

How sustainability helped founder Nimit Singhi, to launch his brand Live Linen
Business | May 13, 2021 3:44:29 PM IST
Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], May 13 (ANI/PNN): Our story at Live-linen revolves around comfortability and quality. We wanted to add value to society and touch the world at large. ... read..

Lupin Q4 PAT up 18 pc at Rs 460 crore on lower input costs
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | May 13, 2021 3:14:26 PM IST
Pharma major Lupin Ltd on Thursday reported 18 per cent jump in its consolidated profit after tax to Rs 460 crore. ... read..

Embassy Group makes strategic investment in Pi Labs Fund 3
Business | May 13, 2021 2:44:28 PM IST
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India]/ London [UK], May 13 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Embassy Group, one of India's largest real estate conglomerates, has joined pioneering proptech investor, Pi Labs, as a limited partner (LP) in its current Fund 3. ... read..

HCC-KEC JV wins Rs 1,147 crore Chennai Metro order
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | May 13, 2021 1:44:12 PM IST
Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) in a joint venture with KEC International has been awarded Rs 1,147 crore contract by Chennai Metro Rail Ltd for construction of 7.95 km elevated viaduct section and nine elevated stations on corridor four of phase two ... read..

Fitch projects quick rebound for Bhutan's economy
| May 13, 2021 1:14:38 PM IST
Fitch Solutions has revised its real GDP growth forecasts for Bhutan to minus 2.4 per cent in the calendar year 2020 and 2.9 per cent in 2021 from minus 3.5 per cent and 4.7 per cent previously. ... read..

Why Virtual Reality training matters? And, helping CEOs sleep better!
Business | May 13, 2021 1:14:34 PM IST
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], May 13 (ANI/BusinessWire India): What keeps most CEOs awake at night? ... read..

Tech transfer, voluntary licenses to improve vaccine supply: FICCI
New Delhi | May 13, 2021 12:44:28 PM IST
Industry body FICCI said on Thursday the government should focus on connecting with global pharmaceutical companies to facilitate technology transfer and voluntary licenses to Indian companies which have the capacity and capability for mass production of ... read..

UST accelerates digital transformation for retailers by partnering with Blue Yonder
Business | May 13, 2021 12:44:26 PM IST
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], May 13 (ANI/PRNewswire): UST, a leading digital transformation solutions company, announced that it has expanded its partnership with Blue Yonder, a leader in digital supply chain and omni-channel commerce fulfillment, to of ... read..

New Age production house IdeaRack enters OTT space with Runaway Lugaai for MX Player, stars Sanjay Mishra, Naveen Kasturia
Business | May 13, 2021 12:44:24 PM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 13 (ANI/PNN): After the successful debut in the television space with Tara From Satara, that won the Indian Television Academy Award (2019) for Best Drama Show and Best Story, IdeaRack is all set to venture into the OTT s ... read..

NAV Backoffice donates medical supplies to Covid-19 relief efforts
Business | May 13, 2021 12:14:41 PM IST
Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], May 12 (ANI/BusinessWire India): NAV Backoffice has announced donations to help several local medical facilities address the Covid-19 emergency in India. ... read..

Woscher: Leading car accessory brand that is making India's driving experience the best one
| May 13, 2021 12:14:35 PM IST
New Delhi [India], May 13 (ANI/SRV Media): Woscher, a part of Datson Group, is the leading innovative Auto Accessory brand in India, specially designed to enhance the pleasure of your car-driving experience. ... read..

Kumari Shibulal transferred shares of Infosys Limited to SD Shibulal
| May 13, 2021 11:44:25 AM IST
Bangalore (Karnataka) [India], May 13 (ANI/NewsVoir): Today, one of the Co-founders of Infosys, SD Shibulal announced that Kumari Shibulal transferred a portion of her holding in Infosys Ltd. to SD Shibulal as a block sale. ... read..

Infra major KEC wins new orders of Rs 1,514 crore
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | May 13, 2021 11:44:22 AM IST
Infrastructure major KEC International has secured new orders of Rs 1,514 crore across various businesses. ... read..

Lyla Blanc: An Indian perfume brand reaching new heights globally
| May 13, 2021 11:14:13 AM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 13 (ANI/NewsVoir): There are only a handful brands that are Indian and have made it out of the country. ... read..

upGrad launches Study Abroad Program to offer online and on-campus experience with international universities
| May 13, 2021 10:44:28 AM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 13 (ANI/BusinessWire India): With its commitment to deliver quality transnational education, upGrad, South Asia's largest higher edtech, in a most recent move, announces 'Study Abroad' program, to enable learners experien ... read..

PrayForEveryone: Prayer by Cycle Pure Agarbathi goes viral
| May 13, 2021 10:44:20 AM IST
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], May 13 (ANI/NewsVoir): Cycle Pure Agarbathi's initiative to #PrayForEveryone, a short video with a universal prayer has gone viral on social media platforms. ... read..

BSE, NSE shut on account of Ramzan Id
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | May 13, 2021 10:44:17 AM IST
The National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) and BSE Ltd were closed on Thursday on account of Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan Id). ... read..

Lilly signs 3 more pacts to accelerate availability of baricitinib for Covid-19 patients
New Delhi | May 13, 2021 10:44:09 AM IST
Eli Lilly and Company said on Thursday it has issued additional royalty-free, non-exclusive voluntary licenses to Dr Reddy's Ltd, MSN Laboratories and Torrent Pharmaceuticals who will collaborate to accelerate and expand the availability of baricitinib in ... read..

Retail inflation eases to 4.29% in April as food prices fall (Lead)
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST
Lower food prices sequentially eased India's retail inflation in April as the Consumer Price Index (CPI) decreased to 4.29 per cent from 5.52 per cent in March. ... read..

Subscription for 1st tranche of Sovereign Gold Bonds 2021-22 from May 17
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 4:15:05 AM IST
The Centre has issued the schedule for the Sovereign Gold Bonds Scheme 2021-22 and the subscription for the first tranche of the scheme will open on May 17. ... read..

Lanxess raises guidance for 2021
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 4:15:05 AM IST
Lanxess has raised its guidance for 2021 following a good first quarter. ... read..

India's March industrial output zooms on low base effect (Lead)
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 3:45:06 AM IST
The low base effect from last year's nationwide lockdown powered the growth of India's industrial output in March. ... read..

Maruti Suzuki extends free service, warranty period for customers
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST
Automoile major Maruti Suzuki India has extended 'free service, warranty' to customers in the light of the second Covid-19 wave. ... read..

Jindal Steel & Power's Q4 net profit surges to Rs 1,900 cr
Mumbai | Thursday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST
Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (JSPL) on Wednesday reported a consolidated net profit of Rs 1,900.51 crore for the quarter ended March, rising multifold times on a year-on-year basis. ... read..

Cabinet nod for MoU between ICAI and Qatar Financial Centre Authority
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2021 11:45:06 PM IST
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and Qatar Financial Centre Authority (QFCA). ... read..

RBI announce Rs 35K cr G-sec Acquisition Programme
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2021 11:45:05 PM IST
The RBI on Wednesday announced the second tranche of Open Market Purchase of Government of India Securities under G-sec Acquisition Programme (G-SAP 1.0). ... read..

7,400 office leases of 90 mn sq ft up for renewal in top 6 cities
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2021 11:15:05 PM IST
Over 7,400 office space leases spanning around 90 million square feet area will come up for renewal in 2021 across the top six cities -- Bengaluru, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Gurugram and Noida, as per the Anarock data. ... read..

Cabinet approves transfer of ITBP land to Uttrakhand for Ropeway System
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2021 10:45:05 PM IST
The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved transfer of 1,500 square metres of land belonging to Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) at Mussoorie to the State Government of Uttarakhand for their infrastructure project, namely, 'Ae ... read..

Cabinet approves Rs 18,000 cr PLI scheme for ACC batteries
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2021 10:45:05 PM IST
The Union Cabinet has approved Production Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme, 'National Programme on Advanced Chemistry Cell (ACC) Battery Storage' for achieving manufacturing capacity of 50 Giga Watt Hour (GWh) of ACC and 5 GWh of 'niche' ACC, at an outlay of ... read..

TN-based HLL Biotech facilities not used for vaccine manufacturing
Chennai | Wednesday, 2021 9:15:06 PM IST
HLL Biotech at Chengalpet in Tamil Nadu, a sprawling 100-acre campus located 55 km from Chennai, is equipped with all modern facilities and has state-of-the-art technology to manufacture vaccines but was not used during the first wave of the Covid-19 pand ... read..

TAIPA urges DoT to categorise telecom field personnel as 'frontline workers'
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
The Tower and Infrastructure Providers Association (TAIPA) has written to Anshu Prakash, Secretary, Department of Telecommunications (DoT) seeking the inclusion of telecom field personnel under 'frontline workers' category for priority in Covid-19. ... read..

Rajkant Patil: The guy with the 5 crores win, no money to pay Covid bills just 7 days back
Business | May 12, 2021 8:44:23 PM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 12 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Amid the CoronaVirus Pandemic, in times of despair, a ray of hope strikes into a humble home at Thane district's Diva area in Maharashtra. Rajkant Patil, a trader and small business owner was ... read..

Cairn Oil & Gas starts production from tight oil project in Rajasthan
Barmer | Wednesday, 2021 7:45:05 PM IST
Cairn Oil & Gas, Vedanta Limited, India's largest private oil and gas exploration and production company, has achieved a significant milestone by starting production from its NA #01 facility in Aishwariya Barmer Hills in Rajasthan. ... read..

India's flexible space segment to grow at 10-15% annually for next 3 years
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2021 7:45:05 PM IST
The co-working or flexible space segment in India is likely to grow at the rate of 10-15 per cent annually for the next three years, according to a CBRE report. ... read..

Edible oil, LPG prices go through roof in 2 years
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2021 7:45:05 PM IST
The common man is hurting due to the sharp rise in prices of essential commodities like edible oil and LPG in the last three years. ... read..

Refiners cut output to prevent stock build up in a market with subdued demand
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2021 7:15:07 PM IST
With India's fuel demand slipping again after reimposition of lockdowns across parts of the country to combat a surge in Covid-19 cases, Indian oil refiners have started doing the balancing act to prevent buildup of excess stock of products with squeezing ... read..

Aluminium Industry reiterates urgency for 5% RoDTEP rate for economic sustainability
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST
The Aluminium Association of India (AAI) has pushed for speedy implementation of the RoDTEP Scheme (Remission of Duties or Taxes on Export Products) for the Indian Aluminium industry on priority to survive these challenging times. ... read..

SWIFT, Accenture publish paper on central bank digital currencies in cross-border payments
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST
SWIFT and Accenture on Wednesday published a paper on central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) in cross-border payments as part of broader digital asset innovation to help the financial community prepare for the possibility of moving payments in new forms ... read..

Zydus Cadila to sell its India focused animal health biz for Rs 2,921 cr to Multiples, RARE
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST
Zydus Animal Health and Investments Limited (ZAHL) a wholly owned material subsidiary of Cadila Healthcare Limited, has entered into a Business Transfer Agreement (BTA) and other ancillary agreements to sell and transfer its Animal Healthcare Established ... read..

Retail inflation eases to 4.29 pc, IIP grows 22.4 pc
New Delhi | May 12, 2021 6:44:19 PM IST
Retail inflation measured by the consumer price index (CPI) eased to 4.29 per cent in April due to declining food prices, government data showed on Wednesday. ... read..

Goa B-school floats program for food photographers, bloggers
Panaji | Wednesday, 2021 6:15:05 PM IST
With restaurants and the food and beverage industry floundering in wake of the pandemic, Goa's photographers and bloggers specialising in food, are learning to adapt to the new normal by tweaking their sales pitch and their budgets. ... read..

JSPL reports net profit at Rs 3,426 crore for March quarter
New Delhi | May 12, 2021 6:14:08 PM IST
Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) said on Wednesday its profit after tax moved up to Rs 3,426 crore in the quarter ended March versus Rs 282 crore in the same period of previous fiscal. ... read..

A beacon of hope for Entrepreneurs via Taxation help: Neha Nagar, leading financial content creator
Business | May 12, 2021 6:14:06 PM IST
New Delhi [India], May 12 (ANI/PNN): Neha Nagar, the founder & CEO of Taxation help, is a name to be reckoned with among top Indian women entrepreneurs. Although there are very few women in financial content creation, yet Neha is one among them. ... read..

Woscher: Leading car accessory brand that is making India' driving experience the best one
Business | May 12, 2021 6:14:04 PM IST
New Delhi [India], May 12 (ANI/SRV Media): Woscher, a part of Datson Group, is the leading innovative Auto Accessory brand in India, specially designed to enhance the pleasure of your car-driving experience. ... read..

Covid-19 impact on placement industry
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2021 5:45:06 PM IST
Last February, with the onset of Covid-19 pandemic, educational institutions across the country had to comply by government regulations and shut down operations to uphold the safety of the students and curb the spread of the virus. ... read..

UPL posts 72 pc hike in Q4 profit at Rs 1,065 crore
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | May 12, 2021 5:44:23 PM IST
Agrochemicals manufacturer UPL on Wednesday reported 72 per cent hike in its Q4 FY21 net profit at Rs 1,065 crore from Rs 617 crore in Q4 FY20. ... read..

India and Estonia together can do a lot in digital sector: Ambassador of Estonia to India Katrin Kivi
Business | May 12, 2021 5:44:18 PM IST
New Delhi [India], May 12 (ANI/NewsVoir): In a recent virtual event 'PHDCCI International Week' organised by The International Affairs and Trade Fairs Committee, Ambassador of Estonia to India Katrin Kivi, and Chairman of the Board Enterprise Estonia Peet ... read..

UN forecasts India's economy to grow 7.5% in 2021, but warns situation 'fragile'
United Nations | Wednesday, 2021 5:15:05 PM IST
The UN forecasts India's economy to grow by 7.5 per cent this calendar year and rebound to 10.5 per cent next year with the caveat that the outlook is "highly fragile" because of the brutal Covid-19 second wave. ... read..

Fuel prices rise for third day, closing on Rs 100/lt in Mumbai
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2021 4:45:05 PM IST
Maintaining its rising trend, fuel prices increased for the third day in a row on Wednesday as state-owned fuel retailers hiked rates of petrol and diesel by 25 paise per litre each in the national capital. ... read..

Sensex down 400 points; banking, oil & gas stocks fall
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2021 4:45:05 PM IST
The key Indian equity indices declined on Wednesday morning with the BSE Sensex losing over 400 points. ... read..

Thermo Fisher Scientific commits USD 10 million to support India's fight against COVID-19
Business | May 12, 2021 4:44:38 PM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 12 (ANI/PNN): Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, has pledged USD 10 million as its contribution to India's fight against COVID-19. As COVID-19 cases continue to escalate, this support aims to o ... read..

Asian Paints Q4 net profit up 84 pc at Rs 852 crore
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | May 12, 2021 4:44:36 PM IST
Asian Paints on Wednesday reported over 84 per cent jump in its consolidated net profit at Rs 852 crore for the January to March quarter as compared to Rs 462 crore in the previous corresponding period. ... read..

Latest OnePlus 9 now available on Bajaj Finserv EMI store on EMIs starting Rs 2,778
Business | May 12, 2021 4:44:28 PM IST
Pune (Maharashtra) [India], May 12 (ANI/NewsVoir): Whether you are a performance seeker, or someone looking for a smartphone with the best camera - the latest OnePlus 9 is here to cater to all your demands. Get your hands on the premium smartphone on No C ... read..

Sensex dives 471 points, metal stocks drag
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | May 12, 2021 4:44:21 PM IST
Equity benchmark indices ended nearly one per cent lower on Wednesday tracking weak trends in Asian markets amid inflation fears globally. ... read..

Big Bazaar - India Ke Asli Dukaan, comes to your homes, across India, with Store2Door services in Just 2 hours
Business | May 12, 2021 4:44:16 PM IST
New Delhi [India] May 12 (ANI/NewsVoir): India's leading hypermarket chain, Big Bazaar announced the launch of its Store2Door, within 2 hours, services across the country. The customer's nearest Big Bazaar store will be now accessible to them online on sh ... read..

Your one destination to Anthology Publishing
Business | May 12, 2021 4:14:08 PM IST
New Delhi [India], May 12 (ANI/India PR Distribution): Spectrum of Thought Publication is an Odisha based Anthology publishing platform in India. Established in 2019, the firm has achieved a milestone by listing more than 500 books till now. ... read..

Jimmy Asija showed his presence at Decode Air Bar - Owned by Narendra Pahuja for the promotions of MeraFauji Calling
Business | May 12, 2021 3:44:26 PM IST
New Delhi [India], May 12 (ANI/PNN): Delhi & NCR surely would have heard of the famous restro-bar, Decode Air Bar, situated in sector 29, Gurugram. The air bar is owned by none other than the renowned businessmen Narendra Pahuja, who has set up this p ... read..

Go Vocal for Local with Mobile Salon services
Business | May 12, 2021 3:44:24 PM IST
New Delhi [India], May 12 (ANI/Heylin Spark): Mobile Salon (A Venture of Think Better Services & Entertainment Private Limited) aims for the betterment and empowerment of salon and beauty professionals, as well as their beloved customers, making their ... read..

Meet the man who envisioned 'on being in Clouds' - Vinod Chacko's Journey as an Entrepreneur
Business | May 12, 2021 3:44:21 PM IST
Kochi (Kerala) [India], May 12 (ANI/PNN): A dedicated and skilled engineer, with several years of experience, Vinod Chacko decided to enter into entrepreneurship after the idle life of a system administrator appeared futile for him and served his purpose ... read..

CSS Corp honored as Gold Stevie Award Winner for Company of the Year in 2021 American Business Awards
Business | May 12, 2021 3:44:20 PM IST
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], May 12 (ANI/BusinessWire India): CSS Corp, a global customer experience and technology services provider, announced that it has won the Gold Stevie Award in the "Company of the Year-Computer Services" category at the 19th A ... read..

Mid-sized EPC segment revenue to grow 15 pc in FY21: Crisil
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | May 12, 2021 3:44:10 PM IST
Strong order books and better operational preparedness in the second year of Covid-19 pandemic will swell the top-lines of mid-sized engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) companies by 15 per cent this fiscal compared with a 10 per cent fall last ... read..

Pharmaceutical market reports strong growth in April: Ind-Ra
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | May 12, 2021 3:14:19 PM IST
India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) has said the 51.5 per cent year-on-year growth in India's pharmaceutical market during April was led by a low base effect as the market declined by 10.2 per cent in April 2020 due to Covid-19 lockdown. ... read..

PayPal introduces digital foreign inward remittance advice
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | May 12, 2021 2:14:16 PM IST
Digital payments provider PayPal has introduced an automated process to obtain monthly foreign inward remittance advice (FIRA), allowing Indian merchants to download their monthly digital FIRA issued by banks. ... read..

India's prime office rentals expected to remain stable: Knight Frank
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | May 12, 2021 2:14:14 PM IST
Despite uncertainty around India's office sector, Bengaluru, NCR and Mumbai markets are expected to remain stable in rental values over the next 12 months, international property consultancy Knight Frank said on Wednesday. ... read..

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas advises Groww on acquisition of Indiabulls Mutual Fund
Business | May 12, 2021 1:44:15 PM IST
New Delhi/ Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 12 (ANI/NewsVoir): Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas advised Nextbillion Technology Private Limited (Groww Group), India's leading investment tech-platform, on its acquisition of Indiabulls Asset Management Company Lim ... read..

Director-Producer Aman Prajapat entertains the audience with his music videos
Business | May 12, 2021 1:44:14 PM IST
New Delhi [India], May 12 (ANI/ThePRTree): Founder of 'Mindblowing' productions, Aman Prajapati garnered more than 29 million views on YouTube on his latest Punjabi hit, 'Miss You Enna Sara 2'. ... read..

Visionet is supporting employees during COVID-19
Business | May 12, 2021 1:14:24 PM IST
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], May 12 (ANI/NewsVoir): Visionet, an IT and BPM firm, would be covering 100 percent vaccination costs for all its staff (full-time, contract, and intern). The company is already in advanced discussion with private service pro ... read..

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