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BSEC calls for closer cooperation to promote growth, peace
Athens | Saturday, 2019 7:15:05 AM IST
The 41st Meeting of the Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC) Council of Ministers of Foreign Affairs was held here on Friday, ending with a call for closer cooperation within the group, with the EU and other organizations to promote e ... read..


7th Economic Census expected to be complete by March 2020
New Delhi | Saturday, 2019 6:15:05 AM IST
The 7th Economic Census, which is being conducted nationwide through common services centres (CSCs), is expected to be completed by March 2020, Central Statistics Office Director General (Social Statistics) A.K. Sadhu said on Friday. The Ministry of Stati ... read..


RBI central board discusses policy structure for coop banks, NBFCs
Bhubaneswar | Saturday, 2019 6:15:05 AM IST
The RBI central board on Friday discussed policy framework for cooperative banks, NBFCs, current economic situation and domestic and global challenges. ... read..


RBI to provide liquidity facility to make NEFT system 24x7
Mumbai | Saturday, 2019 6:15:05 AM IST
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided to provide an additional collateralised intra-day liquidity facility for smooth operation of payment system National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) on a round-the-clock basis from December 16, the central bank ... read..


63 Moons lawsuit: HC gives PC, others 4 weeks to respond (Lead)
Mumbai | Saturday, 2019 5:15:05 AM IST
The Bombay High Court on Friday asked senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram, former Forward Market Commission (FMC) Chairman Ramesh Abhishek and serving bureaucrat K.P. Krishnan to file their statements in the the Rs 10,000 crore damage suit filed by 63 M ... read..


Income tax, input tax credit refunds up: Revenue Secy
New Delhi | Saturday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
The Income Tax Department is now conducting complete faceless assessment and the refunds so far in this fiscal stood at Rs 1.57 lakh crore as compared to Rs 1.23 lakh crore in the previous fiscal, Revenue Secretary Ajay Bhushan Pandey said on Friday. ... read..


CG Power investors should ask for new directors: InGovern
New Delhi | Saturday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST
Ahead of CG Power's annual general meeting (AGM), proxy advisory firm InGovern Research has said that investors of the company should seek appointment of a new set of directors on board. ... read..


Record High: India's forex reserves rise to over $453 bn
Mumbai | Saturday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST
India's foreign exchange reserves continued their upward trajectory during the week ended December 6 and touched new record highs. ... read..


Slowdown: Nov YoY exports slips, imports fall over 12% (Lead)
New Delhi | Saturday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST
Domestic and global slowdown along with lower crude oil prices heavily dented India's merchandise external trade as both export and import for November showed a downtrend. ... read..


More formal jobs created in FY 18: CEA
New Delhi | Saturday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST
Chief economic advisor Krishnamurthy Subramanian on Friday said there has been a major change in the nature of employment in the country in 2017-18 compared to 2011-12. ... read..


Govt steps to boost consumption showing impact: CEA
New Delhi | Saturday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
The government on Friday presented its own report card on the steps taken by it to tackle the slowdown with Chief Economic Advisor Krishnamurthy Subramanian saying the measures taken by the government are showing impact and that there has been a record FD ... read..


Policy intervention in economy to continue when needed: FM
New Delhi | Saturday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday dismissed questions on a time period on the uptick probability of the economy amidst rising inflation and contracted factory output and second quarter GDP growth falling to 4.5% saying she would continue to in ... read..


Sensex adds 428 pts over US-China trade deal (2nd Lead)
Mumbai | Saturday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
Benchmark index Sensex closed near its life-time high on Friday after signs of easing US and China trade tension ignoring weak macroeconomic situation in the country. ... read..


Onion prices: Centre keeping close vigil, says FM
New Delhi | Saturday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said that the Central government is closely monitoring onion prices which have exponentially shot up recently. ... read..


Govt says committed to doubling farmers' income by 2022
New Delhi | Saturday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Amid slow pace of economic growth, it might be a challenging task for the government to achieve the target of doubling farmers' income in the next three years, but the government says it is moving in the right direction to achieve the goal within the time ... read..


Govt's stimulus report card says FDI inflow at record level
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
The Finance Ministry on Friday presented a status report on the impact of the recently announced stimulus measures and said that FDI inflows rose exponentially during the first half of the fiscal FY19-20. ... read..


No comment on 'stagflation': Sitharaman
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday denied to comment on 'stagflation', saying "I have heard of the narrative going on and I have no comments to make." ... read..


NSEL: HC directs PC, others to file statement in 4 weeks
Mumbai | Friday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
The Bombay High Court on Friday asked Congress leader P. Chidambaram, former Forward Market Commission (FMC) Chairman Ramesh Abhishek and serving bureaucrat K.P. Krishnan to file their statements in the the Rs 10,000 crore damage suit by 63 Moons Technolo ... read..


US law firm's plaint not uncommon: Infosys (Lead)
Mumbai/Bengaluru | Friday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
Software major Infosys on Friday said it was not uncommon for law firms to solicit plaintiffs in a lawsuit. ... read..


Revise personal I-T slabs upwards: Ficci to govt
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
Indian industry has renewed its demand for income tax benefits to push up consumption in the upcoming 2020-21 General Budget. The government should consider revising upwards the direct income tax slabs for individuals, FICCI has said. ... read..


Sensex nears life-time high despite stagflation fears (Lead)
Mumbai | Friday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
India's benchmark index Sensex traded near its life-time highs on Friday after signs of easing in US and China trade tension. The Sensex hit an intraday high of 41,030.92 -- a little over 100 points away from a record high of 41,163.79. ... read..


Valves for Kudankulam N-power plants ready: Rosatom
Chennai | Friday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
Russia's nuclear power plant maker Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation (Rosatom) on Friday said it has completed the manufacturing of valves for 1,000 MW Units 3 and 4 coming up in Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu. ... read..


Economic census flagged off in the national capital
New Delhi | December 13, 2019 6:41:28 PM IST
The seventh economic census was launched in the national capital territory of Delhi on Friday. ... read..


Economic census flagged off in national capital
New Delhi | December 13, 2019 6:41:25 PM IST
The seventh economic census was launched in the national capital territory of Delhi on Friday. ... read..


Infosys says not aware of any fresh lawsuit
Mumbai | Friday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
A day after a US-based law firm announced filing of a class action lawsuit against Infosys, the IT services major on Friday said it was not aware of any additional complaints, except for the one filed in October. ... read..


Economic reforms showing impact, says govt giving a recap of steps taken
New Delhi | December 13, 2019 5:41:22 PM IST
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Friday the government has taken concrete measures to implement a planned economic strategy for achieving the five trillion dollar GDP goal by 2024. ... read..


IIFL Home Finance Ltd concluded its fifth installment of KUTUMB
| December 13, 2019 5:41:19 PM IST
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India] Dec 13 (ANI/NewsVoir): Continuing with its ongoing mission of encouraging and facilitating the 'Green Affordable Housing in India', IIFL Home Finance Ltd. (IIFL HFL) organized the fifth chapter of KUTUMB - An Initiative Towar ... read..


Sensex reclaims 41,000-mark on upbeat global sentiment, banking and metal stocks jump
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 13, 2019 5:11:32 PM IST
Equity benchmark indices closed nearly one per cent higher on Friday amid fresh hopes of a trade deal between the United States and China along with a decisive victory of Boris Johnson-led Conservative Party in Britain's elections. ... read..


Evidence of measures to boost investment reflects in record FDI inflow of $35 billion: CEA
New Delhi | December 13, 2019 5:11:24 PM IST
Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) KV Subramanian on Friday said the evidence of measures to boost investment was actually seen in the record FDI inflows with US dollar 35 billion in the first half of 2019-20 as against US dollar 32 billion during the last corr ... read..


Sensex jumps 300 pts, Nifty tops 12k in early trade
Mumbai | Friday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
Sensex advanced over 300 points during the early trade on Friday while the Nifty surpassed the 12,000 mark. ... read..


Migsun rooftop to be delivered 2 years before the deadline
| December 13, 2019 4:41:23 PM IST
New Delhi [India] Dec 13 (ANI/NewsVoir): Migsun Group, one of the leading real estate developers in the country is all set to deliver one of its projects - Migsun Roof - at least two years before the scheduled timeline. ... read..


ADB approves 2020 administrative budget of $727 million
Manila | December 13, 2019 3:41:36 PM IST
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Friday approved a 2020 administrative budget of 726.7 million dollars, marking 5.2 per cent increase over the previous year's net internal administrative expense budget. ... read..


94 percent of Indian business decision-makers are concerned about negative impact of climate change on their business, reports The Weather Company, an IBM business
| December 13, 2019 2:41:29 PM IST
New Delhi [India], Dec 13(ANI/BusinessWire India): IBM and its subsidiary The Weather Company today unveiled a first-of-its-kind Climate Change Perceptions in India study that sheds light on how climate change relates to severe weather. ... read..


Inflow Technologies partners with Checkmarx to help customers deliver secure software faster
| December 13, 2019 2:41:21 PM IST
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India] Dec 13 (ANI/NewsVoir): Inflow Technologies Pvt Ltd today announced that it has partnered as a distributor with Checkmarx, the global leader in software security solutions for DevOps, to deliver Checkmarx's software security p ... read..


Arman financial reports a 100% increase in H1 FY20 profit after tax at Rs 24.2 crore
| December 13, 2019 3:11:28 PM IST
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], Dec 13 (ANI/PRNewswire): Arman Financial Services Ltd (Arman), a Gujarat based non-banking financial company (NBFC), with interests in microfinance, two-wheelers, and micro-enterprise (MSME) loans, announced its financial resu ... read..


Renaissance University's Annual Fest "Indradhanush 2019" concluded successfully
| December 13, 2019 2:11:32 PM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Dec 13 (ANI/NewsVoir): It was a moment of pride, elation and contentment when the winners of the annual fest "Indradhanush 2019", of the prestigious Renaissance University walked away with trophies and certificates and happin ... read..


Dilli Dilwalon ki and Amchi Mumbai celebrate the start of US Cranberries Week
| December 13, 2019 2:11:31 PM IST
New Delhi [India], Dec 13 (ANI/NewsVoir): This December, US Cranberries is hosting its second annual US Cranberries Week in Dili Dilwalo ki and Amchi Mumbai. ... read..


Prince Pipes' IPO to raise Rs 500 crore, IPO opens on Dec 18
New Delhi | December 13, 2019 2:11:19 PM IST
Prince Pipes and Fittings Ltd on Friday announced the launch of its initial public offering (IPO) to raise Rs 500 crore, comprising a Rs 250 crore fresh issue and an equal amount of offer for sale. ... read..


Wipro awarded cloud and infrastructure transformation partnership contract by Olympus
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | December 13, 2019 1:41:34 PM IST
IT consulting and BPO major Wipro has been awarded a strategic multi-year cyber governance, cloud and infrastructure services transformation engagement by Olympus. ... read..


Renowned medical oncologist Dr (Col) R Ranga Rao, VSM joins as Chairman, Paras Cancer Centre, Paras Hospitals, Gurugram
| December 13, 2019 1:11:17 PM IST
Gurugram (Haryana) [India], Dec 13 (ANI/PRNewswire): Dr (Col) R Ranga Rao, VSM, one of the top medical oncologists with speciality in lung, breast, ovarian, cervical cancer, has joined the Paras Hospitals, Gurugram as the Chairman, Paras Cancer Centre, wi ... read..


Payoneer to acquire open payment orchestration platform optile
| December 13, 2019 12:41:25 PM IST
Munich [Germany]/ New York [USA]/ Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Dec 13 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Payoneer, the digital payment platform empowering businesses around the world to grow globally, announced today it has agreed to acquire optile, a Munich-bas ... read..


Top benefits of opting for Key Replacement Insurance from Bajaj Finserv
| December 13, 2019 12:41:22 PM IST
Pune (Maharashtra) [India], Dec 13(ANI/BusinessWire India): Today, you'll find that keys have a unique laser-cut design, with a frequency operated button (FOB) for vehicles, and older cut keys are slowly being weeded out. ... read..


ICRA maintains negative year-end outlook for telecom industry
New Delhi | December 13, 2019 12:41:19 PM IST
Investment information and rating agency ICRA has maintained a negative outlook for the Indian telecom industry which is grappling with adjusted gross revenue (AGR) dues, notwithstanding the green-shoots of recovery. ... read..


Hong Kong's role in global finance intact despite unrest: Fitch Ratings
| December 13, 2019 12:11:26 PM IST
There is little evidence so far that the social unrest in Hong Kong has adversely affected its role as a global financial centre, even amid severe short-term economic pressures, according to Fitch Ratings. ... read..


Embassy Group's HR practices and workplace culture earns top rank in industry
| December 13, 2019 12:11:23 PM IST
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Dec 13 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Embassy Group, India's leading real estate developer recently won the 'Best Workplace of the Year' award at "The Great Indian Workplace Awards - Established Enterprises from the Real Estate I ... read..


Deposit traction visible in SFBs but improvement in other aspects awaited: Ind-Ra
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 13, 2019 11:41:28 AM IST
Small finance banks (SFBs) will continue to see increased traction in deposits on the back of higher interest rates (1 to 2 per cent higher than most banks), focussed marketing strategies and maturing branches of a fast-growing branch network (40 per cent ... read..


Carbon emissions per passenger decrease more than 50 pc since 1990
Geneva | December 13, 2019 11:41:27 AM IST
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has published information confirming that carbon emissions per passenger have declined by more than 50 per cent since 1990. ... read..


Equity indices on upswing amid trade deal optimism
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 13, 2019 10:41:21 AM IST
Equity benchmark indices ruled higher during early hours on Friday following reports that the United States and China have reached an agreement over the terms of a phase one trade deal. ... read..


Inclement weather: 26 flights diverted from IGI Airport
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 5:15:05 AM IST
Over 25 flights were diverted from the national capital's IGI Airport due to inclement weather, which hampered operations on late Thursday evening. ... read..


SOLV partners with Monetago to digitise invoice financing
Mumbai | Friday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST
SOLV, a B2B commerce marketplace, has announced its partnership with MonetaGo to digitise invoice financing. The partnership will help SOLV leverage MonetaGo's growing anti-fraud network and mitigate potential risks of double invoice financing. ... read..


Wabtec Bengaluru to hire 400 engineers in 2020
Bengaluru | Friday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST
Freight and transit rail equipment and solutions provider Wabtec Corporation will hire 400 engineers in its new technology centre in the city in 2020, the company said on Thursday. ... read..


BPCL privatisation roadshows to begin overseas from Friday
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST
The privatisation process of state-run BPCL will start this week with roadshows for its strategic stake sale scheduled from Friday in London, the US and Dubai led by DIPAM and oil ministry officials. ... read..


Indian data centre sector to reach $3.2 bn by FY24: JLL
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST
The data centre industry in the country is set to register a three-fold growth in revenue to $3.2 billion by 2023-24, according to a JLL report, here on Thursday. ... read..


Rummy body introduces seal for regulation, security
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
To regulate the Indian online rummy industry, The Rummy Federation (TRF) has come up with a seal to ensure players' security and fair play, and responsibility of operators or rummy platforms. ... read..


India's GDP to rise sharply in FY 2021 to 7.1%: Bloomberg Economics
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
India's gross domestic product (GDP) growth is projected to rise sharply in fiscal 2021 to 7.1 per cent from an estimated 5.7 per cent in fiscal 2020, according to Bloomberg Economics. ... read..


100 home buyers needed for insolvency plea against builders
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST
The much hailed accreditation as financial creditors to home buyers now comes with riders. Home buyers, willing to take the developer to an insolvency court, will now have to ensure that a minimum of 100 home buyers or 10 per cent of the total home buyers ... read..


It's bouquets as well as brickbats for RBI Governor Das
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST
The one year of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das has been quite action-oriented with new approach and policies. That's the broadly held view. However, it comes with some riders, particulalry about his decisions. ... read..


India's industrial output contracts by 3.8% in Oct (2nd Lead)
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
Dwindling manufacturing activity on the back of subdued demand conditions contracted India's October factory output by (-)3.8 per cent. ... read..


Rising food prices lift Nov retail inflation to 5.54% (2nd Lead)
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
A massive rise in food prices lifted India's November retail inflation to 5.54 per cent from 4.62 per cent in October, official data showed on Thursday. ... read..


RBI Governor calls on Odisha CM
Bhubaneswar | Friday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik discussed several issues on Thursday, including financial inclusion programmes. ... read..


Tourist season, cheap fares boost Nov air passenger traffic
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
Onset of the tourist season along with cheaper air fares on the back of extra capacity raised India's domestic air passenger traffic 11.18 per cent in November. ... read..


NCLT to hear Omaxe Hyderabad property case on Jan 9
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
The Jaipur Bench of the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) that ordered status quo on the Hyderabad property of realty firm Omaxe Group will hear the case on January 9. ... read..


Sensex ends 169 points higher, Infosys falls 2.6% (Lead)
Mumbai | Thursday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
The Sensex and Nifty ended higher on Thursday over firm global cues metals and banking scrips outperformed while IT index slid due to strong rupee. Yes Bank jumped 6 per cent on the BSE after heavy selling in last 5 sessions. ... read..


Govt rules out BSNL, MTNL disinvestment
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
The government on Thursday ruled out any plans to sell stake or disinvestment of ailing telecom PSUs -- Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) in the Parliament while fixing a target of Rs 200 crore and Rs 300 cro ... read..


7% drop in telecom revenues in 2018-19: Govt
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
The revenue from the telecom sector to the government has seen a seven per cent drop in fiscal 2019, Rajya Sabha was told on Thursday. ... read..


Telecom sector outlook negative on AGR dues: ICRA
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
Rating agency ICRA has maintained a negative outlook for the Indian telecom industry, which is grappling with AGR dues, notwithstanding the green-shoots of recovery. ... read..


Aster DM Healthcare celebrates 33rd foundation day by announcing launch of 5 New Aster volunteers mobile medical services in Ethiopia, Oman and India
| December 12, 2019 7:11:26 PM IST
Bengaluru/Dubai [India/UAE], Dec 12 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Aster DM Healthcare, one of the largest private, integrated healthcare service providers across the GCC and emerging healthcare player in India, celebrated its 33rd Foundation Day yesterday. ... read..


SUEZ to handle water distribution service in Mangalore
| December 12, 2019 7:11:24 PM IST
New Delhi [India], Dec 12 (ANI/NewsVoir): A global leader in water management and environmental services, 'SUEZ' has won the contract for worth EUR72 million for 24/7 water supply to the entire city of Mangalore. ... read..


Equisoft partners with Refinitiv to deliver a powerful solution for wealth managers
| December 12, 2019 7:11:21 PM IST
New Delhi [India], Dec 12 (ANI/NewsVoir): Global digital solutions provider Equisoft announced the launch of a web-based fund sales acceleration platform solution powered by Refinitiv. ... read..


Retail inflation up at 5.54 pc in Nov, industrial production in Oct down by 3.8 pc
New Delhi | December 12, 2019 6:41:28 PM IST
The retail inflation in November accelerated to 5.54 per cent due to higher prices of food items, government data showed on Thursday. ... read..


Domestic air traffic in Jan to Nov grows by 3.86 pc year-on-year
New Delhi | December 12, 2019 6:11:26 PM IST
Domestic airlines carried 13.1 crore passengers during January to November this year as against 12.6 crore during the corresponding period of the previous year, marking a growth of 3.86 per cent. ... read..


Poonawalla Finance crosses INR 1000 crore AUM
| December 12, 2019 5:41:31 PM IST
Pune (Maharashtra) [India] Dec 12 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Poonawalla Finance Private Limited, a fastest-growing Non-Banking Finance Company (NBFC), headquartered in Pune, has achieved a major milestone by crossing INR 1000 Crore AUM in November 2019; wi ... read..


Tech Mahindra bags INR 500 crore Smart City project from Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation
| December 12, 2019 5:41:25 PM IST
New Delhi [India], Dec 12 (ANI/NewsVoir): Tech Mahindra Ltd, a leading provider of digital transformation, consulting and business reengineering services and solutions, announced today its largest smart city project worth INR 500 crore from Pimpri Chinchw ... read..


Hotelbeds selects RateGain to lead the sector in rate integrity
| December 12, 2019 5:41:24 PM IST
New Delhi/ Palma de Mallorca [India/ Spain], Dec 12 (ANI/PRNewswire): Hotelbeds, one of the world's leading bedbanks, has today reported the launch of a partnership with RateGain, the market leader in hospitality and travel technology solutions. ... read..


94 pc of Indian business decision-makers concerned over negative impact of climate change: IBM
New Delhi | December 12, 2019 5:11:38 PM IST
Nearly 72 per cent of Indians believe that the local economy has been disrupted by a severe weather event in the past year, according to a new study by IBM and its subsidiary The Weather Company released on Thursday. ... read..


Sensex, Nifty close on positive note led by metals and banks
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 12, 2019 5:11:36 PM IST
Equity benchmark indices mirrored global sentiment and extended gains after making a positive start on Thursday. ... read..


Philips India organizes knowledge sharing and learning workshop TechnoConnect in Delhi
| December 12, 2019 5:11:32 PM IST
New Delhi [India] Dec 12 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology today conducted its knowledge sharing and learning workshop 'TechnoConnect' in New Delhi. ... read..


Gaurav Agarwal appointed to lead VMware's commercial and government sales in India
| December 12, 2019 5:11:30 PM IST
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India] Dec 12 (ANI/BusinessWire India): VMware Inc (VMW), a leading innovator in enterprise software, today announced the appointment of Gaurav Agarwal to lead the Commercial and Government Sales business in India. ... read..


'Low-cost housing, office spaces: Green shoots in subdued 2019'
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
The Indian economy has been through a severe and a prolonged slowdown in 2019 and real estate remained a key element in it. However, according to an Anarock report affordable housing and commercial office spaces remained in demand compared to the other re ... read..


Sensex up 173 pts ahead of IIP, CPI
Mumbai | Thursday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
Sensex and Nifty opened higher on Thursday ahead of the release of key macro figures -- CPI and IIP -- later in the day. ... read..


Tech Mahindra bags Rs 500 crore smart city project in Pune
New Delhi | December 12, 2019 4:11:17 PM IST
Digital transformation provider Tech Mahindra on Thursday announced its largest smart city project worth Rs 500 crore from Pune's Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC), Asia's richest municipal corporation. ... read..


India's leading Expo on premium Chinese products, China Homelife and Machinex India 2019 launches its 7th edition in Mumbai
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 12, 2019 3:41:47 PM IST
China Homelife/ Machinex', the much-awaited three days (December 11th-13th, 2019) trade show organized by Meorient International - Shanghai, commenced today at the Bombay Convention and Exhibition Centre, Mumbai. ... read..


Skillbox announces the second edition of its Eclectic Music Festival in Goa - Lemonade 2019
| December 12, 2019 3:41:44 PM IST
Panaji (Goa) [India], Dec 12 (ANI/NewsVoir): After the smashing success of the maiden edition of its Lemonade Music Festival held in Goa last year, Skillbox, the art social network and discovery platform, has announced the second edition of Lemonade in Go ... read..


IBM India calls for balance between protecting privacy, harnessing data and technology
New Delhi | December 12, 2019 3:41:40 PM IST
IBM India on Thursday welcomed the move to refer the Personal Data Protection Bill 2019 to a joint committee of both houses of Parliament for evaluating its ramifications before it is enacted. ... read..


OK Life Care launches a new product 'Better U' cold cream
| December 12, 2019 3:41:31 PM IST
Rohtak (Haryana) [India], Dec 12 (ANI/NewsVoir): Winters in India are not just chill and extreme but are dry and harsh on our skin as well. ... read..


POSH lawyer Shivangi Prasad on the need for change post passing of new transgender law
| December 12, 2019 3:41:25 PM IST
New Delhi [India] Dec 12 (ANI/NewsVoir): The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019 was passed by Lok Sabha on 5 August 2019 and Rajya Sabha on 26 November 2019. ... read..


"Summit on Sustainability" in Delhi on 18th December
| December 12, 2019 3:41:23 PM IST
New Delhi [India] Dec 12 (ANI/NewsVoir): The capital is all set to witness a day-long summit on sustainability on December 18, 2019, at Hotel Lalit, New Delhi. ... read..


Drip Capital partners with BAA to bring alternative financing solutions for exporters
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 12, 2019 2:41:18 PM IST
US-based fintech company Drip Capital has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Buying Agents Association (BAA), a non-profit organisation representing buying houses and liaison offices from all sectors including accessories, apparel, carpets, han ... read..


Tata Power ranks among top 10 companies with highest corporate governance score
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 12, 2019 2:11:37 PM IST
Tata Power has been ranked among top 10 companies in this year's Indian Corporate Governance Scorecard which is developed jointly by BSE Ltd, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Institutional Investor Advisory Services India Ltd (IiAS) with th ... read..


Autointelli wins Aditya Birla Bizlabs' Award 2019 for IT infrastructure automation solution
| December 12, 2019 2:11:27 PM IST
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] Dec 12 (ANI/NewsVoir): The Chennai-based Autointelli Systems, a fast-growing IT infrastructure Automation Company, has won the coveted Aditya Birla Bizlabs Award for 2019 for its artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learni ... read..


RPG Blizzard reinvents B-School competitions; goes digital this year
| December 12, 2019 2:11:24 PM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Dec 12 (ANI/NewsVoir): RPG Blizzard, one of India's most sought-after business school contests backed by RPG Group, has set a new record with 2,790 participants from 11 select schools across India for the 2019 edition. ... read..


TiE Mumbai and IIM Ahmedabad Alumni organise IIMPACT Health Conference
| December 12, 2019 2:11:22 PM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] Dec 12 (ANI/NewsVoir): TiE Mumbai and IIM Ahmedabad Alumni Healthcare SIG organised a marquee healthcare conclave to promote, connect and foster the healthcare start-up community among their peer large healthcare companies. ... read..


Finance your wedding with a Flexi personal loan from Bajaj Finserv
| December 12, 2019 1:41:28 PM IST
Pune (Maharashtra) [India], Dec 12 (ANI/BusinessWire India): A recent survey suggests that approximately one-fifth of all loans taken in 2018-2019 by young Indians were to finance weddings. ... read..


Technology that will change the vision of the tractor industry
| December 12, 2019 1:41:25 PM IST
New Delhi [India] Dec 12 (ANI/BusinessWire India): India is a crucial agrarian economy that employs around 50 per cent of its workforce, but unfortunately, it is one of the most neglected sectors. ... read..


Nomura to acquire Greentech Capital Advisors
Tokyo | December 12, 2019 1:11:37 PM IST
Asia's global investment bank Nomura on Thursday announced the proposed acquisition of Greentech Capital Advisors, a leading boutique investment banking firm focused on supporting clients across sustainable technology and infrastructure. ... read..


GenY Labs closes seed round funding
| December 12, 2019 1:11:35 PM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Dec 12 (ANI/BusinessWire India): GenY Labs has announced today that it has raised seed round funding totalling approximately 700,000 dollars. ... read..


IIT Gold-Medalist's innovation wins the "Oscars" of education in London
| December 12, 2019 1:11:26 PM IST
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India] Dec 12 (ANI/NewsVoir): "International Changemaker Olympiad", a global program founded by Rahul Adhikari, an IIT Gold-Medalist, has won the Wharton-QS Stars Reimagine Education Award, popularly known as the "Oscars" of educati ... read..


Good, but not good enough: Solar energy growth in light of the Paris Agreement
| December 12, 2019 1:11:24 PM IST
Munich [Germany] Dec 12 (ANI/NewsVoir): From December 2-13, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is hosting the UN Climate Change Conference (COP25) in Madrid, where global leaders are discussing their environmental agendas and specifying their nationall ... read..


TCS, Elisa Smart Factory to deliver advanced analytics solutions for manufacturing sector
Helsinki | December 12, 2019 1:11:20 PM IST
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) announced a new partnership on Thursday with Elisa Smart Factory, part of the Finnish telecommunications company Elisa, to market and deploy the latter's industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and advanced analytics solutions ... read..


Shell India, VisionSpring win global award for improving road safety
New Delhi | December 12, 2019 12:11:27 PM IST
Shell India and social enterprise VisionSpring said on Thursday that #DriveSafeIndia, a programme to provide screening and eyeglasses to more than 3.5 lakh commercial drivers and allied transportation workers across India, has been awarded the Prince Mich ... read..


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