Friday, Oct 31, 2014



Good news from textile sector: exports to US, No. 1 single market, hit record high
Mon, Oct 27, 2014

The turnaround is significant as India has been steadily losing ground to Bangladesh, Vietnam and Indonesia in the US market.

Car safety, design to get priority under new body
Mon, Oct 27, 2014

Bharat New Vehicle Safety Assessment program to roll out in 2015.

Explained: Foreign bank accounts & black money controversy
Thu, Oct 23, 2014

ANIL SASI recalls and explains over making public the list of people with foreign bank accounts and black money controversy.

Eye on economy: Manufacturing a sector to address
Mon, Oct 20, 2014

Reviving agriculture and manufacturing is the new government’s key challenge.

To revive flagging sales, VW speeding two new launches in sedan, SUV space
Sun, Oct 19, 2014

The German car major is pinning its hopes on both these offerings to reinvigorate its flagging fortunes in India.

Before PM visit, govt begins work on Nepal power pacts
Sat, Oct 18, 2014

Power secretary to travel to Nepal early next week to finalise PDA.

NPCIL faces sourcing crunch as vendors drag feet
Wed, Oct 15, 2014

The liability issue was flagged as a concern by a representative of even the state-owned equipment firm Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd.

Three months after RBI eased rules, FPI participation in currency futures muted
Mon, Oct 13, 2014

Participation of FPIs in the OTC currency derivatives also has remained quite low.

RBI may push rate cut till fiscal-end on ‘base effect’ woes
Tue, Oct 07, 2014

Retail inflation may shoot up to 8% by March 2015.

Centre rolls out plan for higher ranking on ease of doing business
Mon, Oct 06, 2014

Ropes ministries and state governments in two-pronged strategy to cut red tape.

Despite inventory build-up, surge in credit flows to realty not a worry: RBI
Sat, Oct 04, 2014

Demand likely to be buoyant as urban housing shortage is estimated at 18.78 mn units.z

Global nuclear vendors’ India plans runs into Japanese hurdle
Thu, Oct 02, 2014

JSW the forgings major supplies 80% of reactor vessels globally. This technology cannot be transferred to India without an India-Japan nuclear pact in place.

Banks get a nudge from RBI to mine social media, know customers better
Mon, Sep 29, 2014

RBI deputy governor in a conference specifically underscored the need to leverage social network updates as an additional know-your-customer tool.

Carmakers revisit metallurgy, chemistry lessons to prune kerb weight
Sun, Sep 28, 2014

A lower weight vehicle has better acceleration, better braking and better handling.

Investor doubts back as Modi heads for US
Thu, Sep 25, 2014

The impact of the verdict is likely to be felt most by the fuel-starved power sector, which is the largest end-user of coal in the country.

Maruti, Hyundai rev up on rural market growth
Tue, Sep 23, 2014

Share of diesel vehicles for industry came down from 58 per cent in FY13 to 53 per cent in FY14.

Norms for setting up tele towers near borders eased
Sat, Sep 20, 2014

According to a DoT official, several instances of the availability of mobile signals of foreign mobile networks inside Indian territories have been reported in the past.

20% spike in apple prices due to crop damage, delay in arrival
Fri, Sep 19, 2014

Generally, by the first week of September, apples from J&K hit the wholesale markets in the northern plains.

Headline inflation pinches, but with a lag
Wed, Sep 17, 2014

Final inflation estimates have been updated till the month of June 2014, data for which was released by the government on Monday alongside the provisional data for August.

Linking meat exports and terrorism, Maneka glosses over a few facts
Tue, Sep 16, 2014

A 2012 UN Food and Agriculture Organisation report places India at the bottom of the list of 177 countries on meat consumption.

First-time buyers drive up car sales
Mon, Sep 08, 2014

Sales of Maruti’s entry level cars saw considerable movement, with the Alto sales picking up sharply since April.

Madhya Pradesh now fastest growing state, Uttarakhand pips Bihar to reach second
Mon, Sep 08, 2014

According to the estimates, the share of these 11 key states would rise to 76 per cent by 2019-20 as against 68.1 per cent during 2009-10.

One in five power units out of service as outages rule
Fri, Sep 05, 2014

Of the total generation capacity of 2,50,257 MW, nearly 54,000 MW was facing outages on September 3.

Maruti bets on Ciaz to cruise back into mid segment
Thu, Sep 04, 2014

Designed largely in Japan, the Ciaz is being pitched as the most fuel-efficient car in India.

Spot power prices hit record highs as generation tanks
Sat, Aug 30, 2014

The worst hit are state discoms that have to shell out additional costs since state-run firms like NTPC are grappling with coal shortages.

Coal shortages: State-owned power plants bear the brunt
Fri, Aug 29, 2014

Buttresses allegations of CIL diverting supplies to private plants.

Among options for axed blocks, Coal India and new mining entity
Wed, Aug 27, 2014

Government to present suggestions on way forward to Supreme Court on September 1.

India widens N-fuel base, signs up Uzbek firm for uranium supplies
Wed, Aug 27, 2014

The $3.5 billion firm from Uzbekistan is a first-time entrant in the Indian atomic fuel market.

Rs 100,000-cr question looms over lender banks
Tue, Aug 26, 2014

After the verdict, on the bourses, the bank stocks that took the biggest hit were Indian Bank, Andhra Bank and Union Bank.

CERC issues show cause notice to PCGIL over delays
Sun, Aug 24, 2014

PGCIL has also been directed to submit the complete associated schemes of the project.

10 days, 11 flag-offs: PM’s infra push in poll-bound states
Thu, Aug 21, 2014

Sources said that union ministers have been put in charge of shepherding central public sector undertakings.

TCS announces Rs 100 crore for PM’s ‘Clean India’ initiative
Mon, Aug 18, 2014

TCS to finance hygienic sanitation facilities for girl students across 10,000 schools in the country.

Gensets add up to under half of installed power capacity
Mon, Aug 18, 2014

According to the country’s power regulator, the DG capacity is growing at a rate of 5,000 MW to 8,000 MW every year.

Despite Companies Act mandate, 34 Central PSUs function without CEOs
Mon, Aug 18, 2014

Decision of the concerned administrative ministry to keep a particular post in abeyance in several of these cases has lead to prolonged delays.

South’s power woes to continue despite new link
Sun, Aug 17, 2014

Raichur circuit Ancillary transmission lines nowhere near completion.

Syndicate Bank bribery scam puts spotlight on middlemen
Thu, Aug 14, 2014

The CBI has charged Bansal of having acted as a middleman between senior-level functionaries of PSU banks and private companies.