Monday, March 25, 2019

Sad day for Indian aviation, says SpiceJet on exit of Naresh Goyal from Jet Airways
| March 25, 2019 7:41:46 PM IST
Low-cost airline SpiceJet said on Monday that it was a sad day for Indian aviation as Naresh Goyal and his wife Anita Goyal stepped down from the board of financially-strapped Jet Airways. ... read..

Meet the 'Lord of Anonymity', planet's first and only anonymous International Pop Star
| March 25, 2019 7:11:48 PM IST
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], March 25 (ANI/NewsVoir): In a world where it has become impossible to eat a fancy lunch without posting about it at least on three different social media sites, this anonymous singer, who has earned the title 'Lord J' from a ... read..

Experience short news, videos on the go with AI-powered Shortpedia
| March 25, 2019 6:41:48 PM IST
New Delhi [India], March 25 (ANI/BusinessWireIndia): Shortpedia short news app is the latest entrant in the market where Inshorts is already present. With exclusive features, such as audio news on the go, trending video aggregation and AI-powered interfac ... read..

Academy of Pastry Arts brings a smile to the under-privileged students
| March 25, 2019 6:11:54 PM IST
New Delhi [India], March 25 (ANI/NewsVoir): Academy of Pastry Arts, an esteemed group of professional culinary and pastry schools, conducted 'Baking for Smiles' session at Dream Girl Foundation, Gurugram. The session led by Dinesh Sharma, Director, Academ ... read..

RBI Governor meets Finance Minister Jaitley ahead of monetary policy meeting
| March 25, 2019 6:11:52 PM IST
A week before the financial year 2018-19 comes to a close, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das met Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to get a brief on the overall economy. ... read..

Air India withdraws boarding passes with pictures of PM Modi, Gujarat CM
| March 25, 2019 6:11:45 PM IST
The government-owned Air India on Monday decided to withdraw its boarding passes bearing photographs of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani after they came in for criticism. ... read..

Bajaj Finance fixed deposit have MAAA (stable) rating from ICRA
| March 25, 2019 5:11:44 PM IST
Pune (Maharashtra) [India], March 25 (ANI/ BusinessWireIndia): ICRA, a credit rating agency, offers ratings to fixed deposits of companies that can help guide investors in making the right decisions when it comes to investing money in FDs. These ratings a ... read..

Sensex tumbles 356 points amid fears of weakening global economy
| March 25, 2019 5:11:43 PM IST
Equity benchmark indices traded in red on Monday amid sharp fall in Asian and US markets as fears of weakening global economy resurfaced. ... read..

Air India withdraws boarding passes with ads of Vibrant Gujarat
| March 25, 2019 4:41:43 PM IST
Government-owned Air India on Monday decided to withdraw boarding passes with advertisements of Vibrant Gujarat. ... read..

Naresh Goyal steps down as Jet Airways Chairman, lenders to pump in Rs 1,500 cr
| March 25, 2019 4:41:41 PM IST
Jet Airways Chairman Naresh Goyal stepped down on Monday, paving way for lenders to bail out the financially troubled airline he set up 25 years ago. ... read..

Merck Foundation organized their 'First Health Media Training'
| March 25, 2019 4:11:56 PM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] March 25 (ANI/BusinessWireIndia): Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany organized the first "Merck Foundation Health Media Training" on 20th March 2019 in Bujumbura, Burundi in partnership with Denise N ... read..

Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla present 'Inheritance' in aid of CPAA
| March 25, 2019 4:11:54 PM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] March 25 (ANI/NewsVoir): The weekend brought one of the most awaited events of the fashion with heart calendar as Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla presented a fashion show to celebrate 50 years of The Cancer Patients Aid Association. ... read..

Indian Manufacturing Organizations honoured at India Green Manufacturing Challenge (IGMC)
| March 25, 2019 4:11:53 PM IST
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] March 25 (ANI/BusinessWireIndia): International Research Institute for Manufacturing (IRIM) hosted 5th Edition of its flagship annual award function for the India Green Manufacturing Challenge (IGMC) on 22nd June 2019 at ITC ... read..

MA in Ecosophical Aesthetics: 'First-of-its-kind' course from MAHE
| March 25, 2019 4:11:52 PM IST
Manipal (Karnataka) [India] March 25 (ANI/NewsVoir): First-of-its-kind anywhere, a new Master of Arts (MA) programme in Ecosophical Aesthetics is being launched by Gandhian Centre for Philosophical Arts and Sciences (GCPAS), a constituent department of Ma ... read..

Anil Kapoor inaugurates "Qutone Experience Center" in Ahmedabad
| March 25, 2019 4:11:50 PM IST
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India] March 25 (ANI/NewsVoir): Qutone - The pioneer in Tile Innovations creates a magnum showcase for a luxury experience in the world heritage city of India. Qutone Experience Center offers a robust and overwhelming experience of a ... read..

Online voting technology of Right2Vote is now certified by Government of India
| March 25, 2019 4:11:49 PM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] March 25 (ANI/BusinessWireIndia): The world's biggest democracy - India is going to polls in few days and lack of an online voting option is frustrating for a lot of citizens. The 20 million plus NRI community, which has been ... read..

Naresh Goyal steps down as Jet Airways Chairman
| March 25, 2019 4:11:47 PM IST
Jet Airways Chairman Naresh Goyal stepped down on Monday, paving way for lenders to bail out the financially troubled airline he set up 25 years ago. ... read..

Thomas Cook to launch campaign encouraging voters to go home and vote
| March 25, 2019 4:11:41 PM IST
Travel major Thomas Cook is launching a campaign from Tuesday that seeks to encourage citizens to vote and simultaneously reward them -- both on their flight to hometown pre-election as well as holiday discounts post-elections. ... read..

Ola to collaborate with Karnataka government in evolving tech policies
| March 25, 2019 2:41:41 PM IST
Cab-hailing aggregator Ola said on Monday it will continue to address the challenges of mobility, a day after the Karnataka state government announced that it had revoked suspension of its operations. ... read..

RBI working on regulatory guidelines for Fin-Tech companies
| March 25, 2019 1:11:39 PM IST
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will set up a regulatory sandbox to benefit financial technology (Fin-Tech) companies by way of reduced time to launch innovative products at a lower cost, Governor Shaktikanta Das said on Monday. ... read..

Sensex tumbles 382 points in morning trading, Nifty levels around 11,350
| March 25, 2019 11:41:40 AM IST
Equity benchmark indices tumbled sharply in the opening hours on Monday following weakness in global markets. ... read..

Apple set to launch Netflix-style streaming service
San Francisco | Monday, 2019 10:15:04 AM IST
Apple is expected to launch a slew of new products at its Cupertino headquarters in California on Monday, including a Netflix competitor, a revamped news service and a subscription-based gaming offering. ... read..

Markets in red: Sensex tanks 330 points, Nifty 100
Mumbai | Monday, 2019 10:15:04 AM IST
Key equity indices opened lower on Monday and fell steeply. The benchmark declined over 330 points while the Nifty was trading 103 points lower. ... read..

Boeing testing software changes to 737 MAX planes
Washington | Monday, 2019 9:45:04 AM IST
Pilots from the three American carriers that fly the Boeing 737 MAX planes tested software changes developed by the company to a key stabilisation system, a media report said on Monday. ... read..

Brexit: Ministers tipped to replace May rally round
London | Monday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
Two ministers touted as a potential caretaker PM in reports of a cabinet coup say they fully back Theresa May. ... read..

Only 39% of 79 lakh PMAY homes built so far: Report
New Delhi | Sunday, 2019 9:45:04 PM IST
With only 39 per cent of the homes sanctioned under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana built so far, completion of affordable housing projects under the PMAY has been slow, according to an Anarock report on Sunday. ... read..

CAIT to come up with National Charter of Traders
New Delhi | Sunday, 2019 7:45:04 PM IST
The Confederation of All Indian Traders (CAIT) on Sunday said it would shortly release a National Charter of Traders which would include the core issues of the trading community. ... read..

Karnataka revokes ban on Ola cab service in Bengaluru
Bengaluru | Sunday, 2019 7:45:04 PM IST
The Karnataka government has revoked the six-month ban its Transport Department slapped on cab ride hailing firm Ola on Friday, state Social Welfare Minister Priyank Kharge said on Sunday. ... read..

Andhra start-up accuses BJP of stealing web template
New Delhi | Sunday, 2019 7:15:04 PM IST
An Andhra Pradesh-based technology start-up has accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of using its web template to get its own hacked website up without giving them credit. ... read..

NITI Aayog to hold FinTech Conclave on Monday
New Delhi | Sunday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
The NITI Aayog will organise the FinTech Conclave 2019 on financial technologies in the national capital on Monday, according to an official announcement here. ... read..

PNB sets recovery target of Rs 10K cr for Q4: MD (IANS Interview)
New Delhi | Sunday, 2019 5:15:04 PM IST
After returning to black in the last quarter, lending major Punjab National Bank (PNB) has set a recovery target of Rs 10,000 crore for the concluding Q4, said the company's Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Sunil Mehta. ... read..

One-stop-service centre opens in Sri Lankan port
Colombo | Sunday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
Sri Lanka's state owned Board of Investments (BOI) opened up a one-stop-service centre at the Hambantota International Port to attract global investors. ... read..

Petrol prices rise, diesel remains unchanged
New Delhi | Sunday, 2019 3:15:04 PM IST
Petrol prices rose around 5 paise across the four metropolitan cities on Sunday while the cost of diesel remained unchanged, data on the Indian Oil Corp's website showed. ... read..

India may step up oil imports from Brazil, Mexico
New Delhi | Sunday, 2019 3:15:04 PM IST
India may increase oil imports from Brazil and Mexico to offset the loss of Venezuelan oil in the wake of US sanctions on that country. ... read..

Fiscal deficit in revised target due to cut in non-essential expenditure
New Delhi | Sunday, 2019 2:45:04 PM IST
As the 2019 fiscal nears its end, the Finance Ministry's fiscal managers say the revised deficit target of 3.4 per cent is under control even as the government is braving to bear shortfalls in both direct and indirect taxes by lowering 'non essential' exp ... read..

ADB readies for face-off with AIIB, NDB in India
New Delhi | Sunday, 2019 2:45:04 PM IST
As fledgling multilateral development banks AIIB and NDB are making inroads in Asia and beyond, the 52-year-old Asian Development Bank (ADB) took the offensive with a massive recruitment outreach in India, a major client in the region. ... read..

Expect government to seek our inputs on NDCP implementation: TRAI
New Delhi | Sunday, 2019 2:15:04 PM IST
The Telecom regulator expects the government to seek its inputs for speedy and effective implementation of the National Digital Communication Policy (NDCP), TRAI Chairman R.S. Sharma has said. ... read..

Luxury real estate demand set to rise: Developers
New Delhi | Sunday, 2019 1:45:05 PM IST
The luxury real estate segment with a customer base of its own did not witness a slowdown as significant as in the mid-level properties in the last few years and with the latest cut in GST rate, developers say, demand will pick up from here on. ... read..

REITs bring hopes to cash-strapped Indian real estate
New Delhi | Sunday, 2019 12:45:05 PM IST
The launch of India's first Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) and its initial public offering last week has come as a positive move for the cash-starved Indian real estate sector. ... read..

Working class employees left in the lurch at IL&FS resolution (IANS EXCLUSIVE)
New Delhi | Sunday, 2019 12:15:05 PM IST
The NCLAT has received intervening petitions from nearly 100 creditors, seeking redress in the proposed IL&FS Resolution Plan that was submitted by the government. The petitions are from both secured and unsecured creditors, including a wide array of corp ... read..

Need to integrate film production and tourism: FICCI-EY report
| March 24, 2019 12:11:46 PM IST
The Indian film industry is estimated to generate revenues of Rs 23,000 crore by 2021 and can contribute significantly to the growth of tourism in the country, according to a report by industry body FICCI and consulting major Ernst & Young. ... read..

Separatist shutdown affects life in Kashmir
Srinagar | Sunday, 2019 11:45:05 AM IST
Life across the Kashmir Valley was affected by the separatist-called shutdown on Sunday against the Centre's decision to ban the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) led by Muhammad Yasin Malik. ... read..

DoT writes to states not to disconnect power to BSNL installations
New Delhi | Sunday, 2019 11:15:04 AM IST
In a grim situation underlining the hard financial pressure on state operators, the Department of Telecom (DoT) has requested the state governments not to disconnect electric connections of BSNL/MTNL telecom installations and more so during the coming gen ... read..

Derivative expiry, macro-data to drive equity indices (Market Outlook)
Mumbai | Sunday, 2019 11:15:04 AM IST
Derivative expiry coupled with key macro-economic data points and direction of foreign fund flow will affect the Indian equity market's trajectory during the upcoming week. ... read..

Pilots of crashed Ethiopian jet used flight simulator
Addis Ababa | Sunday, 2019 9:45:04 AM IST
The pilots of the Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 that crashed on March 10, killing all 189 people on board, used a flight simulator to learn how to fly the Boeing 737 Max 8 plane, the flag carrier told CNN. ... read..

Israel's PM Netanyahu to meet Trump on Monday
Jerusalem | Sunday, 2019 4:45:04 AM IST
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will leave on Saturday night for Washington to meet with US President Donald Trump. ... read..

India not the sixth largest economy, says Swamy
Kolkata | Saturday, 2019 11:15:04 PM IST
Senior BJP MP Subramanian Swamy on Saturday said India is the third largest economy, not the sixth, as mentioned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi hinting that he and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley do not know economics. ... read..

Hyderabad Airport commissions interim domestic terminal
Hyderabad | Saturday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
The GMR-led Hyderabad International Airport on Saturday commissioned the Interim Domestic Arrivals Terminal (IDAT) as part of the ongoing expansion works. ... read..

Tata Motors to hike car prices by up to Rs 25,000
Mumbai | Saturday, 2019 8:45:04 PM IST
Automobile major Tata Motors will increase prices of its passenger vehicles range by up to Rs 25,000 starting April 2019. ... read..

Thousands join London Brexit referendum march
London | Saturday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
Thousands gathered on Saturday to march through London calling for a second European Union (EU) referendum, as MPs search for a way out of the Brexit impasse. ... read..

Work on water solvent extraction unit to start soon
Chennai | Saturday, 2019 7:45:04 PM IST
Construction of the Rs 150 crore solvent extraction plant of the Heavy Water Board's (HWB) in Thoothukudi will begin soon after regulatory approvals, said a top official. ... read..

Higher taxes for foreign investors from April 1
Mumbai | Saturday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
Changes in the SEBI listing and prevention of insider-trading regulations, revisions in the double-taxation avoidance agreements (DTAAs) with Mauritius and Singapore are set to come into effect from April 1. ... read..

Divine Miss India 2019: A gateway to represent India at Miss Intercontinental
| March 23, 2019 4:41:49 PM IST
New Delhi [India] March 23 (ANI/ NewsVoir): India will witness one of the most elite women's competition of the beauty industry - The "Divine Miss India" 2019. Promising to be one of the revolutionary Indian beauty pageants, Divine Miss India shall incorp ... read..

Edelweiss AMC on the look out for acquisitions
Chennai | Saturday, 2019 4:15:04 PM IST
Edelweiss Asset Management Ltd is open to acquire good retail assets and would certainly look at IDBI Mutual Fund if it comes up for sale, said a top official. ... read..

Vivaana bags the prestigious "Best Heritage Hotel" award at SATTE 2019
| March 23, 2019 3:11:51 PM IST
New Delhi [India] March 23 (ANI/NewsVoir): Rajasthan is one of the most vibrant states in the country drawing huge number of domestic and international tourists. ... read..

BJP's vow of jobless growth creating havoc: Mayawati
Lucknow | Saturday, 2019 2:45:04 PM IST
Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Saturday attacked the BJP-led Central government over unemployment in the country, saying that the government's vow of jobless growth is causing havoc. ... read..

Tour operators woo foreigners as they gear up for poll tourism
Kolkata | Saturday, 2019 1:15:04 PM IST
Bolstered by an encouraging trend in the last general elections and subsequent state assembly polls, many tour operators and travel companies are gearing up for poll tourism, mainly targeting foreign tourists as political parties gear up for the April-May ... read..

Fanmojo shines a light on Shaw talent
| March 23, 2019 1:11:39 PM IST
New Delhi [India] March 23 (ANI/ NewsVoir): Keeping an eye on the rising popularity of fantasy sports in India, Fanmojo (, a part of U2opia Global, announced their association with the young prodigy of Indian cricket - Prithvi Shaw. Known f ... read..

Martha Farrell Award ceremony to honour "Most Promising Individual" and "Best Organisation for Gender Equality"
| March 23, 2019 12:41:40 PM IST
New Delhi [India] March 23 (ANI/ NewsVoir): As a part of celebrating women's month, Martha Farrell Foundation in association with Rizwan Adatia Foundation and Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA) is organising the 3rd Martha Farrell Award ceremony on Mar ... read..

British Airways to launch its shortest flight
London | Saturday, 2019 9:15:05 AM IST
British Airways is launching its shortest flight till date, a 54-mile, 50-minute flight from Bahrain International Airport to Dammam, Saudi Arabia, the media reported on Saturday. ... read..

Trump cancels new North Korea sanctions
Washington | Saturday, 2019 3:15:04 AM IST
US President Donald Trump says he has ordered the withdrawal of recently imposed sanctions against North Korea. ... read..

Trump offers Fed board seat to Stephen Moore
Washington | Saturday, 2019 1:45:04 AM IST
US President Donald Trump on Friday said he would nominate his former campaign adviser Stephen Moore to serve on the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors. ... read..

ED arrests Zakir Naik's financier Sathak (Lead)
Mumbai | Friday, 2019 11:15:04 PM IST
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday arrested jeweller Abdul Kadir Najmudin Sathak here for assisting fugitive Islamic preacher Zakir Naik by transferring funds of dubious origins from the UAE to him. ... read..

Nearly 2 crore men lost jobs between FY 2012-18: NSSO
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 10:45:04 PM IST
The number of men employed in the country has fallen down by nearly two crore in the five years between 2011-12 and 2017-18, as per the National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) report which was recently buried by the government. ... read..

RIL denies sidestepping US sanctions on Venezuela
Mumbai | Friday, 2019 10:45:04 PM IST
Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) on Friday denied any suggestion that it ever sidestepped US sanctions in supplying products to Venezuela. ... read..

CPSE ETF may rise over Rs 20,000 crore
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
The fifth tranche of the Central Public Sector Enterprises Exchange Traded Fund (CPSE ETF) has raised more than Rs 20,000 crore over the base issue size of Rs 3,500 crore, and the government may exercise the entire Greenshoe option of Rs 10,000 crore in t ... read..

PNB fraud: Choksi cites risk to life, moves court
Mumbai | Friday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
One of the key accused in the PNB fraud case, Mehul Choksi, on Friday moved a fresh application in a special Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) court in Mumbai seeking cancellation of a non-bailable warrant against him. ... read..

SpiceJet gains 26% in 4 days as Jet struggles
Mumbai | Friday, 2019 9:45:04 PM IST
As problems in cash strapped Jet Airways deepens, investors are favouring stocks of its competitors -- SpiceJet and IndiGo -- betting that they will have a larger market share. ... read..

Jet pilots say mortgaging jewellery to stay afloat
New Delhi/Mumbai | Friday, 2019 8:45:04 PM IST
Beleaguered Jet Airways' pilots said on Friday they are suffering from massive financial stress caused by non-payment of salaries for the last three months, which has even forced some to mortgage jewellery and take short-term loans. ... read..

Ola cabs banned in Bengaluru for licence violation
Bengaluru | Friday, 2019 8:45:04 PM IST
The Karnataka Transport Department on Friday suspended the licence of online cab aggregator Ola for six months in Bengaluru for running its bike taxis while possessing a licence for only four-wheelers, an official statement said. ... read..

Lenders to take over Jet Airways: Ministry sources
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
Lenders of cash-strapped Jet Airways are in the process of securing "substantial stake" in the ailing airline to try and revive it to a manageable state before selling it to new promoters, a senior Finance Ministry source said on Friday. ... read..

Government exceeds disinvestment target in FY19
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said the government has achieved disinvestment of Rs 85,000 crore in the current fiscal, which is Rs 5,000 crore more than the set target for 2018-19, belying widespread expectations of a shortfall. ... read..

Yeddyurappa paid Rs 1,800 cr to BJP leaders: Report
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
Former Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa made payouts of Rs 1,800 crore to senior leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party, judges and lawyers, reported The Caravan on Friday. ... read..

Govt exceeds divestment target, mops up Rs 85,000 crore
| March 22, 2019 6:41:46 PM IST
The government said on Friday that it has exceeded the disinvestment target for the current fiscal year by Rs 5,000 crore and total proceeds so far have reached Rs 85,000 crore. ... read..

Farmers in Kenya rear insects on waste for animal proteins (Environment Feature)
Nairobi | Friday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
Farmers in Kenya are rearing insects commercially on human and food waste and other organic remains. The reared insects are utilised as protein-rich insect-based products for animal feed. ... read..

Domestic air passenger growth slows down in February: DGCA
| March 22, 2019 6:11:50 PM IST
The number of passengers flying domestic airlines dropped to 113.49 lakh in February compared to 125.08 lakh in the previous month, according to data released by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA). ... read..

Sterling Biotech case: Hitesh Patel held in Albania
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
Fugitive businessman Hitesh Narender Bhai Patel, an accused in the Rs 8,100 crore alleged bank loan fraud by the Gujarat-based Sterling Biotech group, has been detained in Albania and is expected to be extradited to India soon, the Enforcement Directorate ... read..

HC seeks EaseMyTrip response on MakeMyTrip plea
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
The Delhi High Court has asked EaseMyTrip (EMT) to file a response to a MakeMyTrip (MMT) plea alleging that EaseMyTrip has bought ad-word from Google for a keyword 'makemytrip' on its search engine. ... read..

Sensex down 222 points, breaks 8-day winning streak
Mumbai | Friday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
The Sensex reversed early gains and closed lower on Friday, as investors took to booking profit after gaining for eight straight sessions. ... read..

Of a modernised Gita, Tibetan spies, executive success (IANS Books This Weekend)
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST
Flick through a modern guide on the Bhagavad Gita that tailors ancient wisdom for modern life; journey with British spies in Tibet; and finally, learn why many young executives fail to be effective and how to thwart this. ... read..

Christel House celebrates, new international CEO, Bart Peterson's visit to India
| March 22, 2019 5:11:51 PM IST
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], March 22 (ANI/NewsVoir): India is a huge country and social issues need to be addressed on a large scale to make an impact. Christel House India - an initiative which strives to help children from impoverished backgrounds br ... read..

Sensex slips 222 points to 38,165, Nifty below 11,500 mark
| March 22, 2019 5:11:48 PM IST
Equity benchmark indices edged lower on Friday as traders booked profits from recent gains. ... read..

BoB-Dena-Vijaya Bank to be injected with Rs 5K cr
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
The Bank of Baroda may get Rs 5,000 capital infusion from the Finance Ministry ahead of its united operations as a merged entity along with the Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank from April 1. ... read..

Garuda Indonesia axes Boeing 737 Max 8 order (Lead)
Jakarta | Friday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
Garuda Indonesia, the country's flag carrier, announced on Friday that it was cancelling an order for 49 Boeing 737 Max 8 passenger jets after two planes of the same model crashed in a span of five months. ... read..

PMO advises DoT to help BSNL with wage bill till June
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
The Prime Ministers' Office on Friday took stock of the telecom sector's financial position, including two ailing PSUS, and is learnt to have asked Department of Telecom to support BSNL, currently going through a huge financial crisis leading to salary de ... read..

Virendra Sehwag and Irfan Pathan to be UC Cricket Captains during IPL 2019
| March 22, 2019 4:41:56 PM IST
New Delhi [India] March 22 (ANI/NewsVoir): UC Browser, World's no.1 third-party mobile browser and a content platform, has announced multiple in-app activities in a bid to meet rising demand for cricket content during the latest edition of Indian Premier ... read..

Technology elevating financing for travel
| March 22, 2019 4:41:51 PM IST
Pune (Maharashtra) [India], March 22 (ANI/BusinessWireIndia): Given how mobile-centric the world has become, it comes as no real surprise that people are increasingly turning to technology to browse, analyse and purchase conveniently from wherever they ar ... read..

Game Theory raises 2.5 crores to bring sports facilities to the masses
| March 22, 2019 4:41:42 PM IST
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India] March 22 (ANI/NewsVoir): Bangalore-based entrepreneur Sudeep Kulkarni raised 2.5 Cr for Game Theory, his latest sports start-up. ... read..

Jet needs around Rs 10,000 cr worth of infusion: Industry insiders
New Delhi/Mumbai | Friday, 2019 4:15:04 PM IST
A proposed infusion of Rs 1,000 crore into Jet Airways may prove to be "too little too late" to save the airline as it might require at least Rs 10,000 crore to stay afloat, industry observers said on Friday. ... read..

Sowparnika, first real estate firm to support arm wrestlers
| March 22, 2019 4:11:41 PM IST
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], March 22 (ANI/NewsVoir): Sowparnika Projects, a Bengaluru-based real estate firm, has taken up an initiative to stand by a sport which is less-recognised, but holds immense potential and becomes a popular one in the near fut ... read..

Fitch cuts India's 2019-20 GDP forecast to 6.8%
Mumbai | Friday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
Fitch Ratings on Friday cut India's GDP growth rate projection for the next financial year to 6.8 per cent, from its previous estimate of 7 per cent, on account of weaker-than-expected growth momentum. ... read..

March GST collection may touch Rs 1 lakh crore
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
With nine more days to go, the GST collection trends look good and could slightly exceed Rs 1 lakh crore, informed sources said. ... read..

GVK unit to hold 74 pc stake in MIAL after share purchase
| March 22, 2019 3:11:40 PM IST
Diversified conglomerate GVK Group said on Friday it is increasing its stake in Mumbai International Airport Limited (MIAL) to 74 per cent from just above 50 per cent at present. ... read..

Professional Beauty India launches India's first Make-Up Week
| March 22, 2019 3:11:39 PM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] March 22 (ANI/BusinessWireIndia): The make-up industry in India has two aspects - colour cosmetics and talent. With brands like Make-Up Studio, Kryolan, NYX Professional, MUD, M.A.C, Bobbi Brown and many more ruling the top ch ... read..

Merck Foundation meets the President and the First Lady of Burundi
| March 22, 2019 2:41:40 PM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] March 22 (ANI/BusinessWireIndia): Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany underscored their commitment to building health care capacity in Burundi during their high-level meeting with the President of Bur ... read..

Extramarks disrupts the coaching segment, sets new paradigms of success
| March 22, 2019 2:12:08 PM IST
Noida (Uttar Pradesh) [India] March 22(ANI/BusinessWireIndia): India is among the youngest nations in the world today with more than 50% of its population under 25 years of age. It is this population which is driving aspirations in the country. The youth ... read..

Fitch slashes India growth forecast from 7 pc to 6.8 pc
| March 22, 2019 2:11:58 PM IST
Global rating agency Fitch has cut its India's economic growth forecast to 6.8 per cent for 2019-20 from the earlier estimate of 7 per cent due to weak momentum in manufacturing and agriculture. ... read..

DK Films to launch 10 Indian Superheroes by 2020
| March 22, 2019 2:11:40 PM IST
New Delhi [India] March 22 (ANI/NewsVoir): With Superhero craze amongst youngsters increasing, it won't be wrong to expect an Indian-inspired Superhero soon. And DK Films, a Delhi based production house has already started working on it. The production ho ... read..

Lounging - The most preferable service at the airport - Bhavya Kukreja
| March 22, 2019 1:41:48 PM IST
New Delhi [India] March 22 (ANI/NewsVoir): Airports are beyond travel now as they have turned into retail destinations with more and more luxury brands coming up with their stores. Travellers usually use their lag time to explore and shop at these stores, ... read..

Tata Power SED bags Rs 1,200 crore contract from Defence Ministry
| March 22, 2019 12:41:39 PM IST
Tata Power Strategic Engineering Division (Tata Power SED) on Friday announced the signing of a Rs 1,200 crore deal with the Ministry of Defence for supply of 23 ship-borne 3D air surveillance radars to Indian Navy over the next 10 years. ... read..

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