Saturday, Oct 25, 2014
Farm, services fuel states’ GDP growth, not factories

Farm, services fuel states’ GDP growth, not factories

Manufacturing activity has seen a dip in big states

Centre to take up illegal sand mining with states next week
Centre to take up illegal sand mining with states next week

The Union mines ministry is asking states if the Centre should assist states in eliminating illegal mining

Out-of-patience investors sell off Amazon
Out-of-patience investors sell off Amazon

Amazon has long acted like an ideal customer on its own website: a freewheeling big spender with no...

Indian, Chinese firms leading tech billionaire list
Indian, Chinese firms leading tech billionaire list

Indian and Chinese technology entrepreneurs were leading the top 10 Asian tech billionaire list with USD 136 billion net assets...

Lenders against plan to limit appraisals for large loans to big banks

Lenders have rejected a proposal put forth by the department of financial services (DFS) that said credit appraisals...

Cheaper oil actually hits oil PSU margins

All’s not well with India’s PSU oil companies despite the spate of good news that greeted them recently like the diesel price...

Govt forms think tank to draft policy on intellectual property

The move comes as the US Trade Representative has begun a review of India’s IP regime.

EPFO aims  to bring construction workers within fold

The EPFO estimates that a large part of the Rs 27,000 crore lying with it in inoperative accounts belongs to workers from these two sectors.

'Govt aims at 50th position in ease of doing business ranking'

The government is aiming to improve India's ranking in ease of doing business index to 50th position in the next two years from the current 134th.

In Dantewada, Centre opens up another hill for iron ore mining

The mining will be undertaken by a joint venture company between NMDC and Chhattisgarh Mining Development Corporation.

Substitute non-essential imports, make in India: PM

Instructs ministries to monitor imports and give quarterly reports.

India, 20 others set up Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

India along with 20 other countries today signed an agreement to become founding members of the China-backed...

Permanent solution on food security in WTO rules must: India

New Delhi has asked WTO to amend the norms for calculating agriculture subsidies.

Cash-rich PSUs loath to help sick brethren

Puts spanner in govt’s plan for ARC to revive loss-makers

Substitute non-essential imports, make them in India, says Modi

Instructs ministries to monitor all such imports and give quarterly status reports.

Explained: In coal light

Ordinance to facilitate e-auction of coal blocks to private firms for captive use is intended to clean up the mess that has crippled the sector.

With affordable Alto K10, Maruti does a Celerio encore

Maruti Suzuki India (MSIL) has now come up with a compact, powerful and more fuel-efficient Alto K10.

Wipro quarterly profit up 7.9 pct; Oct-Dec sales expected at $1.77-1.81 bn

IT services firm Wipro today reported a 7.9 per cent growth in consolidated net profit...

Hero MotoCorp, Honda register massive sales on Dhanteras, cross 2-lakh mark

Hero MotoCorp and Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI) raked in massive sales on Dhanteras...

Cheerful end to Samvat 2070, BSE Sensex up 211 pts at 1-month high

After gaining 576.31 points in previous three sessions, bluechip index continues its upmove.

DLF seeks interim relief from capital market ban

DLF Ltd on Wednesday appealed for interim relief from the securities regulator order last week barring India's biggest...

Biocon Q2 Net flat at Rs 102 crore

Biotechnology major Biocon today reported a flat growth in its consolidated net profit at Rs 102.05 crore for the quarter...

Indian-origin portfolio manager loses bid to stay out of jail

An Indian-origin portfolio manager, sentenced to nine years for his role in the most lucrative insider trading scheme in US history...

India to take Moscow route to channel oil payments to Tehran

India oil refiners’ payments to Iran, which continue to be stymied by sanctions on Tehran despite interim...

Gulf between Infosys & TCS narrows in September quarter

Infosys, India’s second-largest IT services exporter, has narrowed the gulf with its rival Tata Consultancy Services...

Nokia union asks state to convert Chennai unit into electronic zone

The Nokia workers’ union — the Nokia India Thozhilalar Sangam — fearing loss of further jobs at the Chennai plant...

PM Narendra Modi for revamp of urban governance

PM Modi called for complete synergy between the Digital India Mission, and the urban renewal mission.

SpiceJet, Indigo, others offer festive season discount

The all-in fares, starting at Rs 899, are available for short distance travel.

HDFC Bank Q2 profit up 20 per cent at Rs 2,381.5 crore

HDFC Bank today reported a 20 per cent rise in its September quarter net profit to Rs 2,381.5 crore.

Snapdeal launches The Designer Studio in tie-up with FDCI

To boost its fashion category, online retailer Snapdeal on Monday announced the launch of The Designer Studio...

The curious case of Bodal chemicals

Bodal Chemicals, which saw its revenues surge over 80% in FY14, has seen its share prices crash nearly 50% in a month...

Kerala looks at petro outlets to soften liquor policy blow

Even as Kerala government’s monopoly liquor distribution arm Bevco is busy downsizing its outlets...

Government plays safe on coal auctions

FM Arun Jaitley made clear the Centre’s intent to move towards denationalisation of commercial coal mining.

Gas price hike fruitful if discoms buy costlier power: Arup Roy Choudhury

The company's Ratnagiri plant gets gas from Reliance Industries' KG-D6 oil fields.

United Spirits June quarter net loss at Rs 56 cr

The company had posted a net profit of Rs 118.13 crore during the same period of previous fiscal.

Warburg Pincus invests Rs 1,200 crore in Kalyan Jewellers

Without disclosing the current revenue, the company said it is targeting to touch Rs 25,000 crore in revenues.

Energy reforms, BJP wins in state polls fuel 321 pt Sensex rally

Sensex soars over 321 pts to end at 26,429; Nifty rises about 100 pts to close at 7,879.

Infosys violated SEZ rules at Chandigarh tech park, says revenue department report

An attempt was belatedly made in April 2009 by signing a lease deed, which is improper, the department has said.

Fresh case against Jindal Steel and Power, searches carried out

A CBI spokesperson said that it is the 36th FIR in connection with its probe into the coal blocks scam.

India set to become $2 trillion economy this year: IMF

Latest data from the IMF show that Indian economy is set to be worth USD 2.05 trillion this year, increasing its size from USD 1.88 trillion in 2013.

Govt hikes piped cooking gas, CNG, cuts diesel price: 10 things to know

Diesel price cut first since January 2009. Over the last five years, prices of diesel has significantly gone up.

Great news on diesel, bad news on gas: Sunil Jain

One all! That’s the score on the petroleum ministry’s moves today.

Financial Express

Navy to be biggest gainer with six submarines to be made in India

With one exit already, six more likely this fiscal

Think electronics, clothes or even grocery and vegetables, and you have a dedicated website to buy them online, 24x7.

Shah Rukh Khan-Deepika Padukone starrer 'Happy New Year'...

Describing neonatal and maternal mortality rates as a matter of...

Hrithik Roshan's 'Bang Bang', others revenue not restricted to...

The data migration process had started in early 2014...