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Bihar Skill Development Mission launches 'Recruit, Train, Deploy' model
Gurugram (Haryana) , November 18 : The Bihar Skill Development mission on Saturday, started a Recruit, Train and Deploy (RTD) model, taking a step further in skilling the youth of Bihar. Read Full Story

Our reform process will continue unabated, says Amitabh Kant
New Delhi , November 18 : NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant on Saturday said that the upgrade of India's sovereign rating has got India its recognition of the vast number of structural, institutional and procedural reforms taken so far. Read Full Story

Now planning a wedding is just a click away
New Delhi , Nov 18 : Most people dream of a beautiful wedding and grand wedding with family and friends and now wedding attire to entire gamut of services are just a click away. Read Full Story

Bihar Skill Development Mission skilling youth of state
Gurgaon (Haryana) , Nov.18 : Taking a step further in skilling the youth of Bihar, Bihar Skill Development mission started a Recruit-Train and Deploy model, which would further accentuate in skilling mission and effectively help in skill training of the youth. Read Full Story

Global Entrepreneurship Summit will promote startups and entrepreneurship in India: Amitabh Kant
New Delhi , November 18 : NITI Aayog CEO, Amitabh Kant, on Saturday said that the Global Entrepreneurship Summit which will be held in New Delhi from November 28 - 30, will have a huge impact to promote startups and entrepreneurship in India. Read Full Story

Moody's, CRISIL see NHAI going strong
New Delhi , Nov 18 : National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is likely to have a robust future as indicated by recent ratings of various agencies, the Government today said in a statement. Read Full Story

Cybersecurity company Tortuga Logic raises USD 2 mn in seed funding
New York [USA], November 18 : Software-based cybersecurity company Tortuga Logic on Friday raised USD 2 million in seed funding from Eclipse Ventures to help maintain chip-level system security. Read Full Story

Firefox organises #EverydayAbility Paramotoring event in Delhi NCR for persons with disability
New Delhi , Nov 18 : Today, Firefox Bikes and Adventure Beyond Barriers Foundation organised '#EverydayAbility,' an inclusive event that witnessed able-bodied individuals as well as Persons with Disability (PwDs) participating in 'Paramotoring' activity at the Flyboy Aero Park in Gurugram. Read Full Story

Bitcoin investments new attraction for Indians, say experts
New Delhi , Nov.18 : Experts involved or associated with the Bitcoin industry, maintain that it has emerged as a new attraction for Indians who are keen to augment their wealth, notwithstanding calls issued by the Supreme Court to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to put in place effective regulatory mechanisms to prevent money laundering in any form. Read Full Story

Five popular fintech platforms for hassle-free education loan
New Delhi , Nov 18 : The debt associated with attending a premium B-school or getting a foreign degree is overwhelming. For millions of young Indians, affording this dream is an obstacle and a pressing concern. Read Full Story

Pakistani, Chinese investors to get equal opportunity in CPEC zones
Islamabad [Pakistan], Nov.18 : The Pakistan government has reportedly agreed to allow both Chinese and Pakistani investors equal opportunity to invest in economic zones to be established along the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Read Full Story

Foreign Exchange Earnings (In Rupee and US USD Terms) through tourism in India in October 2017
New Delhi : Ministry of Tourism estimates monthly Foreign Exchange Earnings (FEEs) through tourism in India, both in rupee and dollar terms. Based on the credit data of Travel Head from Balance of Payments of RBI. Read Full Story

International Conference and Exposition of Society of Petroleum Geophysicists
New Delhi : The 12th Biennial International Conference and Exposition of Society of Petroleum Geophysicists (SPG) India was inaugurated by Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship at Jaipur today. Read Full Story

Moody's upgrade Sovereign Credit Rating of India to Baa2 from Baa3
New Delhi : Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has upgraded the Government of India's local and foreign currency issuer ratings to Baa2 from Baa3 and changed the outlook on the rating to stable from positive. Read Full Story

Shri Ram Vilas Paswan grants permission to display revised MRP due to reduction of rates of GST up to 31st December, 2017
New Delhi : On account of implementation of GST w.e.f. 1st July, 2017, there may be instances where the retail sale price of a pre-packaged commodity is required to be changed. Read Full Story

Moody's upgrade is recognition of structural, institutional, procedural reforms: Amitabh Kant
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) , November 17 : Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant on Friday hailed US-based Moody's upgrade of India's sovereign rating and said it is a recognition of the vast number of structural, institutional and procedural reforms that the Government of India has carried out. Read Full Story

France: IndiGo takes delivery of its first ATR 72-600 aircraft in Toulouse
New Delhi , November 17 : IndiGo Airlines on Friday took delivery of its first ATR (aircraft manufacturer) 72-600 aircraft (VT-IYA) during a ceremony held at ATR headquarters in Toulouse, France. Read Full Story

'Housing for All by 2022' gets a Boost with Hike in Unit Size of MIG Houses under Credit Linked Subsidy Scheme: Dr Niranjan Hiranandani
Mumbai : The Indian Cabinet has approved an increase in carpet area of houses eligible for interest subsidy under the Credit Linked Subsidy Scheme (CLSS) for the Middle Income Group (MIG) under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY). Read Full Story

Kuwait's Jazeera Airways Connects to India with Daily Flights to Hyderabad
New Delhi : Jazeera Airways, Kuwait's leading low cost airline, operating regionally and internationally, inaugurated today its daily flights to Hyderabad. Read Full Story

Rotary World Fest all Set for Another Smashing Festival!
Mumbai : Like every year, this year too, the Rotary International District is organizing its "Rotary World Fest". The main aim of this fest is to get Charity through Fun and Entertainment. Read Full Story

Blenders Pride Fashion Tour 2017 Arrives in Gurugram
Gurugram : Blenders Pride Fashion Tour, the most definitive expression of style, in its 13th edition dazzled the millennium city. Read Full Story

Kellogg India Pvt Ltd amongst Top 100 Best Companies for Women in India
Mumbai : Kellogg India Pvt Ltd has been selected amongst the '2017 Working Mother and AVTAR 100 Best Companies for Women in India'. Read Full Story

CA Technologies Raises the Bar on Digital Trust with A.I. Powered Software and Intelligent Automation
Mumbai : CA Technologies (NASDAQ:CA) today announced new, modern mainframe solutions that help organizations gain insights to predict and remediate performance issues automatically, protect customer privacy, drive agility and decrease costs. Read Full Story

CA Technologies Introduces Expanded Portfolio to Support DevSecOps with Velocity and Scale
Mumbai : CA WORLD '17 - CA Technologies (NASDAQ:CA) today announced an expanded portfolio that allows companies to integrate security into the earliest stages of development and assure security in deployment - an emerging practice known as DevSecOps. Read Full Story

CA Technologies Delivers Intelligence across its Portfolio to Bring the Modern Software Factory to Life
Mumbai : CA Technologies (NASDAQ:CA) today announced the most extensive list of products in recent company history. Read Full Story

India-Canada Joint Venture in Medical Electronics to Ensure Affordable Healthcare
New Delhi : Unique Broadband Systems Ltd, UBS, of Toronto, Ontario, Canada and Kaynes Technology of Mysore, India, have been awarded funding by the Global Innovation and Technology Alliance, GITA, of India and Global Affairs Canada, for the co-development and co-marketing of High Power RF Amplifiers for Low Field Magnetic Resonance Imaging, MRI, Applications. Read Full Story

Customer benefit is the core of Policybazaar.com's new ad campaign
New Delhi , Nov 17 : Policybazaar.com (twitter handle: @policybazaar_in), India's largest insurance website and comparison portal, has launched a new advertising campaign to reinforce the company's tagline 'Compare, Buy, Save.' Read Full Story

India's tier II and III cities hold key for female intimate care market,says PeeSafe
New Delhi , Nov 17 : India's tier II and III cities hold the key business opportunities for the female intimate care market, said PeeSafe, a leading personal hygiene brand on the sidelines of the World Toilet Day. Read Full Story

Threat actors backdoor third-party software for enterprise targeting - Kaspersky predictions for 2018
New Delhi , Nov 17 : In the coming year, the world will see more legitimate software being poisoned by groups targeting wider victim profiles and geographies, with the added advantage that such attacks are extremely hard to spot and mitigate, according to Kaspersky Lab's Targeted Threat Predictions for 2018. Read Full Story

Develop road safety culture among corporate employees, says FICCI-EY report
New Delhi , Nov 17 : Indian companies need to promote and get serious about road safety culture among their employees, a recent report by FICCI-EY has said. Read Full Story

IFFCO retains global seat in International Cooperative Alliance
New Delhi, Nov.17 : IFFCO, the world's largest fertiliser cooperative, helped India retain the prestigious seat of the Director on Global Board of International Co-operative Alliance (ICA) for the record second time in row. Read Full Story

Connecting with right business connection is now a click away- 'Just Businesses' app launched
New Delhi , Nov 17 : Just Businesses, a digital platform that connects business owners around the world launches mobile application for Android and iOS. It is the first B2B global portal that is dedicated to business owners who are looking to reach out to other business for growth and profit purposes. Read Full Story

Aksh Optifibre reports improved Q2FY18 results
New Delhi , Nov 17 : Aksh Optifibre Limited, the leading Indian manufacturer of Optical Fibre, Optical Fibre Cables, Fibre Reinforced Plastic rod and a major e-Governance and Turnkey service provider reported its Q2 FY18 financial results. Read Full Story

IREDA pushes for cheaper finances in renewable energy
New Delhi , Nov 17 : Cheaper finance is the need of the hour in the renewable energy sector, said K.S. Popli, Chairman and Managing Director, Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited (IREDA) on Thursday. Read Full Story

Moody's upgrade positive signal for economy: Shaktikanta Das
New Delhi , Nov 17 : Former Economic affairs secretary Shaktikanta Das on Friday hailed Moody's upgrade of India's sovereign rating as an extremely positive signal for Indian economy. Read Full Story

5G to generate USD 27.3 bn revenue potential by 2026
New Delhi , Nov 17 : 5G network is estimated to create a USD 27 billion worth revenue opportunity for Indian telecom operators by 2026, as per Ericsson 5G Business Potential Report. Read Full Story

Moody upgrade to push FDI inflow: FICCI
New Delhi , Nov 17 : In the wake of India's upgradation by global credit rating agency Moody, the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) opined that the move will not only give a further push to foreign investment inflows into the country, but will also enhance our prospects of borrowing money abroad at better rates. Read Full Story

Matrimony.com registers 13.7 pct growth
New Delhi , Nov 17 : Online matrimonial platform Matrimony.com registered consolidated revenue of Rs. 83.7 Crores for the quarter, thus achieving a growth of 13.7 percent against the corresponding quarter of the previous year. Read Full Story

ivape.in presents at the USA FDA in Washington DC and Asia's First Harm Reduction Meet in Indonesia
New Delhi , Nov 17 : Recently, FDLI organised a Tobacco Products Regulation and Policy conference in Washington DC, USA and Nilesh Jain, the founder of India's leading vaping brand ivape.in was invited as the only Indian speaker at the event. Read Full Story

Phonup offers the best care of your smartphone and tablet
New Delhi , Nov 17 : Phonup, which is a joint venture between Francorp and Phonup Italy. Phonup offers the widest range of new and certified Pre-owned smartphones and tablets under one roof. Read Full Story

RTB House unveils deep learning backed digital marketing technology for brands globally
New Delhi , Nov 17 : RTB House, a global company providing state-of-the-art retargeting technology for top advertisers worldwide, has recently implemented new algorithms for ultra-precise estimation of CTR. Read Full Story

Moody's upgrade well deserved for India's fiscal path: Chanda Kochhar
New Delhi , Nov 17 : Hailing the upgrade made by US-based Moody's over India's sovereign credit rating, ICICI Bank CEO and MD Chanda Kochhar on Friday said that the decision will help in cementing the stability and sustainability of Indian economy's fiscal path. Read Full Story

Keventers to launch 32 outlets in Hyderabad by 2019 end
New Delhi , Nov 17 : After the launch of its first outlet in Hyderabad, popular beverage chain Keventers has now announced its plans to launch over 15 new stores in the city for the next few months. Read Full Story

Shri R.K. Singh launches Saubhagya Web-Portal - a Platform for Monitoring Universal Household Electrification
New Delhi : Shri R.K. Singh, Minister of State (IC) for Power and New and Renewable Energy, launched the Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana - 'Saubhagya' Web Portal here today. The portal can be accessed at http://saubhagya.gov.in. Read Full Story

Two-day 12th North East Business Summit inaugurated in New Delhi
New Delhi : The Two-day "12th North-East Business Summit" was inaugurated here today. The summit aims to explore the scope for business opportunities in the North-Eastern region of India. Read Full Story

Moody's India rating upgrade long overdue: CEA Arvind Subramanian
New Delhi , November 17 : Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian on Friday said while the enhancement of India's rating by Moody was a welcome move; it was long overdue. Read Full Story

India-Canada joint venture in medical electronics to ensure affordable healthcare
New Delhi , Nov 17 (ANI-BusinessWire India): Unique Broadband Systems Ltd, UBS, of Toronto, Ontario, Canada and Kaynes Technology of Mysore, India, was awarded funding by the Global Innovation and Technology Alliance, GITA, of India and Global Affairs Canada, for the co-development and co-marketing of high power RF amplifiers for low field magnetic resonance imaging, MRI , applications. Read Full Story

D-Street welcomes Moody upgrade with 400-point surge of Sensex
New Delhi , November 17 : In the wake of Moody upgrading India's rating to Baa2 from Baa3, Bombay Stock Exchange's (BSE) Sensex registered nearly a 400-point increase in Friday morning trade. Read Full Story

Keventers to double retail footprint, eyeing 300pc overall growth rate
New Delhi , November 17 : Popular beverage chain Keventers announced it was working towards doubling its retail footprint by the end of this fiscal to set-up over 300 outlets, globally. In addition to this, the next two years will witness expansion of its operations across India as well as the Middle East, the US and Africa. Read Full Story

Interactive platforms creating USD 98 bn consumer surplus in India
New Delhi , November 17 : Rich Interaction Applications (RIAs) such as Google Hangouts, iMessage, and WhatsApp, as well as India-based applications such as Hike Messenger, JioChat Messenger, and Nimbuzz create a consumer surplus of USD 98 billion in India, equivalent to 4.3 per cent of India's GDP as of 2016, a report published by WIK, a German Research and Advisory Institute for Communications Services, and Broadband India Forum stated. Read Full Story

Dell introduces additions to Inspiron gaming portfolio
New Delhi , November 17 : Dell in India announced the launch of Dell Inspiron 15 7000 (7577) gaming notebook and Dell Inspiron 27 All-in-one, in a bid to ramp up its gaming portfolio with these VR ready products. Read Full Story

OnePlus 5T, the 'all-screen' experience at Rs 37999
New Delhi , Nov 17 : The latest Android smartphone from Chinese upstart OnePlus offers the new all-screen experience, but at less than half the price of an iPhone X. Read Full Story

Here's report on economic, societal value of RIAs in India
New Delhi , Nov 16 : WIK, Germany's leading research and advisory institute for communications services and broadband India forum, a policy forum working towards the proliferation of broadband services in India on Thursday, unveiled a report on, The Economic and Societal Value of Rich Interaction Applications (RIAs) in India. Read Full Story

Mastercard collaborates with London and Partners to deliver personalised experiences for travelers
New Delhi , Nov.16 : Global payments and technology company, Mastercard, on Thursday announced a new strategic partnership with the Mayor of London's official promotional agency, London and Partners. Read Full Story

SaleBhai garners 53,000 new customers in four months
New Delhi , Nov.16 : E-commerce platform, SaleBhai.com, has registered an increase in the number of users, number of orders, cross-platform traction, and also a doubling of revenue in the last four months. Read Full Story

Shilpi Khanna Awarded Most Promising Leader of the Year, International Housekeepers' Summit 2017
Mumbai : Shilpi Khanna, Assistant Director of Rooms, JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar has been recently recognized with the laurel of the Most Promising Leader of the Year - Western Region at the second edition of the International Housekeepers' Summit, 2017. Read Full Story

Frost and Sullivan and TERI to Honor Sustainable Development Practices at the Sustainability 4.0 Awards 2018
Mumbai : Frost and Sullivan and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) have come together once again to recognize enterprises and emerging innovators leading the change in the sustainability space. Read Full Story

Wipro Launches Industry-Specific Solutions as Extensions to SAP Leonardo
Cupertino, California, United States and Bangalore : Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, today announced the launch of industry-specific solutions on SAP Leonardo. Read Full Story

Pacific Mall Awarded for its Contribution to the Growth of Dehradun
Dehradun : On the occasion of the 17th foundation day or Uttarakhand Diwas, Pacific Mall in Dehradun was awarded as the best contributor towards the development of the city. Read Full Story

Mindteck Appoints Chief People Officer
Bengaluru : Mindteck (India) Limited (BSE: 517344 and NSE: MINDTECK), a global technology company, has named Mr. Mahendra Bala Gangadharan as Chief People Officer, reporting to Mr. Sanjeev Kathpalia, Managing Director and CEO. In his new role, he will also join the company's Leadership Team. Read Full Story


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