March 18, 2009 1:55 pm

In September,Reliance announced forming of the trading firm to market fuel from its refineries.

March 18, 2009 1:53 pm

Vehicle maker Ashok Leyland expects to launch a captive finance arm by the middle of 2009/10.

March 18, 2009 1:25 pm

The government on Wednesday allowed over Rs 2,000 cr foreign investment in Orange Realty.

March 18, 2009 1:06 pm

Auto maker Tata Motors on Wednesday said it has tied up with public-sector lender Andhra Bank for providing retail finance facilities to its passenger vehicle customers.

March 18, 2009 11:33 am

A global 3G spectrum auction planned by India is unlikely to happen before month-long general elections.

March 18, 2009 11:29 am

The BSE Bankex surged 131.22 points,or 3.19 per cent,to 4,136.98 points,providing a major support to the benchmark BSE Sensex.

March 17, 2009 4:23 pm

India is confident of meeting its revised direct tax collection target of $67 bn for the current fiscal.

March 17, 2009 2:38 pm

Reliance Industries and Essar Oil are keen on buying crude oil from Cairn India's Rajasthan fields.

March 17, 2009 2:27 pm

Despite the slowdown,luxury car maker Mercedes-Benz is optimistic of maintaining growth in the Indian market during the 2009 fiscal.

March 17, 2009 2:13 pm

India's combined fiscal deficit is likely to narrow slightly to 10.3 per cent of GDP,from 10.8 per cent in 2008/09,Nomura said in research note.

March 17, 2009 12:38 pm

Haryana Gramin Bank,sponsored by state-run lender PNB,has introduced Centralised Banking Solution.

March 17, 2009 12:06 pm

IDBI Bank,Federal Bank and Fortis Insurance International have together invested 2.5 billion rupees in its life insurance venture to expand business.

March 16, 2009 4:06 pm

India's real GDP is projected to grow by 7% in FY 10,Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy said.

March 16, 2009 3:33 pm

The country's biggest insurance service provider,LIC,has hiked its stake in Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) to 9.96 per cent

March 16, 2009 3:32 pm

At a time when the world economy is facing credit freeze,India attracted $2.7-bn FDI in January.

March 16, 2009 3:32 pm

TCS said its promoter company Tata Sons has pledged additional 1.17 cr shares with lenders.

March 16, 2009 3:24 pm

If the statistical details available with the Mumbai police have any indications,cyber crime rate has risen significantly in the last few years in the metropolis.

March 15, 2009 4:48 pm

Breaking the string of reductions,the state-owned oil firms raised jet fuel or ATF prices marginally by Rs 158 per kilolitre on an average.

March 15, 2009 4:18 pm

India may go into deflation by the beginning of April this year due to weak consumption demand.

March 15, 2009 4:15 pm

The UN is likely to terminate its contract awarded on a talent management project with the IT company.

March 15, 2009 4:12 pm

The country's 10 most valued firms witnessed an addition of Rs 20,000 cr in their mkt valuation.

March 15, 2009 4:08 pm

World Bank,which has decided to step up its exposure to India to USD 14 billion in the next three years.

March 14, 2009 3:47 pm

Saudi Arabia should guarantee that domestic workers are given the same rights as other workers,Human Rights Watch said,as the kingdom's legislative body prepares to discuss a draft labour law.

March 14, 2009 1:39 pm

The BSE benchmark Sensex recovered sharply by 5.17 per cent during the truncated week under review.

March 13, 2009 5:50 pm

The crisis in the global economy has taken its toll on the Indian airline industry.

March 13, 2009 5:44 pm

The board of Satyam Computer has received adequate response from Indian and global bidders.

March 13, 2009 4:56 pm

With the global crisis the richie-rich of the world are out to dispose of all their costly belongings.

March 13, 2009 12:32 pm

Bernard Madoff pleaded guilty to orchestrating the biggest investment fraud in Wall Street history.

March 13, 2009 9:19 am

The Indian rupee appreciated by 16 paise against the US currency in opening trade following selling of dollars by banks.

March 10, 2009 4:31 pm

UN is to snap a direct contract with Satyam Computer Services,a media report has said.

March 9, 2009 2:53 pm

Women comprise a miniscule 7.53 per cent of the working force in the Central Government.

March 8, 2009 2:03 pm

Global financial meltdown has restored the glamour of the public sector undertakings.

March 8, 2009 1:55 pm

A majority of Indian corporates have lowered their revenue forecasts for this year.

March 7, 2009 6:02 pm

The stock markets displayed a distinctly weak trend during the week under review.

March 7, 2009 5:53 pm

Tata Group-owned Indian Hotels Company (IHCL) said that occupancy rate in the tower wing of its flagship Taj Mahal Palace and Tower Hotel is picking up now.

March 7, 2009 4:11 pm

Microsoft said that a control panel in its next-generation computer operating system will let users shut off Internet Explorer 8 and other built-in programmes.