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NEC, Netcracker contribute to NTT's Network Slice Trial
Tokyo [Japan], Marc. 26 : NEC Corporation and Netcracker Technology have announced their participation in a trial with Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT) to realize the "NetroSphere Concept" for developing future communication networks. Read Full Story

All-new KTM Dukes launched in Nizamabad
Nizamabad, Mar 25 : Bajaj Auto Ltd. on Saturday announced the launch of the all-new KTM Duke range comprising the 390 Duke, 250 Duke, and 200 Duke. Read Full Story

Vestas inaugurates blades factory in Gujarat under 'Make in India' initiative
New Delhi , Mar 25 : Vestas Wind Systems, the world's leading wind power solutions provider, today inaugurated a state-of-the-art wind turbine blade manufacturing unit in Gujrat. Read Full Story

India needs innovative modes of funding for healthcare sector, says NATHEALTH-PwC report
New Delhi , Mar 25 : To bridge the huge infrastructure gap, India will need much more participation from the private sector and for these conventional modes of healthcare funding will need to be aided by innovative modes funding to improve healthcare investments in India, reveals a NATHEALTH-PwC Report which was released here today at NATEv2017, an annual seminar organized by the Healthcare Federation of India (NATHEALTH). Read Full Story

Oxigen Services signs MOU with Department of Tourism, Arunachal Pradesh
New Delhi , Mar 25 : Oxigen Services, India's largest payment solutions provider, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Department of Tourism, Arunachal Pradesh for becoming the preferred partner for providing digital payment solution to the residents and tourists visiting the state. Read Full Story

FM approves re-organisation of CBEC for implementation of GST
New Delhi , Mar 25 : Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday approved the re-organization of the field formations of the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) for the implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST). Read Full Story

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas and Co. successfully gets reduction of penalty of more than INR 1200 crore for Coal India
New Delhi , Mar 25 : Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas and Co. (SAM & Co) acted as the legal advisor to Coal India Limited and its subsidiaries, in the matter involving imposition of a fine on CCI of INR 1773. The Competition Appellate Tribunal (COMPAT) had set aside the order of the CCI imposing a fine on CIL, as well as two related orders and has remitted the matters back to the CCI for fresh consideration. Read Full Story

Pernia's Pop-Up Shop launches student label from ISDI Parsons
Mumbai , Mar. 25 : The Indian School of Design and Innovation (ISDI) which is in association with Parsons, The New School of Design, New York, took fashion incubation to a whole new level with the launch of their student's label "Asvaga" on Pernia's Pop-Up Shop. Pernia's Pop-Up Shop is India's first luxury fashion store for men and women. Read Full Story

Setback to RIL as SEBI bars 13 companies from dealing in equity derivatives
New Delhi , Mar. 25 : The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has barred 13 companies, including RIL, from dealing in equity derivatives in the Futures and Options (F&O) segment of stock exchanges, directly or indirectly, for a period of one year. Read Full Story

SBI chairman Arundhati Bhattacharya features in Fortune's 'Greatest Leaders' list
New Delhi , Mar. 25 : Arundhati Bhattacharya, Chairman, State Bank of India (SBI) has been ranked 26th in the fourth edition of Fortune's 'World 50 Greatest Leaders' list. Read Full Story

In two weeks Honda WRV booking crosses 4500: CEO
Kolkata, Mar 25 : Japanese automobile maker Honda, which has recently launched its first subcompact crossover, the W-RV, in India has received 4500 bookings in two weeks, said the CEO Honda Cars India Ltd at the launch in Kolkata. Read Full Story

Paragon partners completes Rs. 100 cr worth of investments
Mumbai, Mar 24 : Paragon Partners Growth Fund - I on Friday announced the successful completion of two new investment transactions aggregating to INR 100 crore (approximately US$ 15 million). Read Full Story

Volvo cars prices set to increase across carlines in April
Kolkata, Mar 24 : Volvo Auto India on Friday announced there will be a revision of prices across its car range. Read Full Story

Using digital technology to accelerate business growth: ASSOCHAM-Deloitte study
New Delhi, Mar 24 : In India, adoption of advanced business digital technologies can lead to increase in revenues by up to 27%, increase in employment by up to 84% and enhanced access to international markets by up to 65% for small and medium business (SMBs), according to ASSOCHAM-Deloitte joint study. Read Full Story

Incentives to promote API Manufacturing; Need for IoT Platforms in Quality Control: study
New Delhi, Mar 24 : Urgent need to foster "Make in India for India" in Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API )manufacturing to capitalize on the lost market share, reduce our dependency on China and establish self-sustainability, reveals the ASSOCHAM-Sathguru joint study. Read Full Story

DataWind launches MoreGMax 3G6; offers free internet for 12 months
New Delhi , Mar 24 : DataWind on Friday announced expansion in its product portfolio with the introduction of the largest smartphone in its lineup, the new MoreGMax 3G6 smartphone, with a six-inch screen priced at Rs. 5999 (approximately USD 90 USD). Read Full Story

Get doorstep repair services for your smart phones, courtesy Yaantra
New Delhi , Mar. 24 : Yaantra, a start-up that offers doorstep repair services and sells refurbished and pre owned smart-phones with warranty has now launched its first ever branded retail store in the city. Read Full Story

India Expo Shop, Indian Exhibitions, IESA to host second India Expo Shop 2017
New Delhi , Mar 24 : With the immense success of the first edition of India Expo Shop Summit, The Indian Exhibitions, Conferences and Events Services Association (IESA), an apex organization working towards the development of the exhibitions, conferences and events services sector in India, in collaboration with key industry bodies, government organizations including Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), and Services Export Promotion Council (SEPC), is organizing the second edition of the India Expo Summit 2017 (IES 2017) at India Expo Centre and Mart, in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh on 17th April 2017. Read Full Story

JobsForHer celebrates two years of bringing women back to work post sabbatical
New Delhi , Mar 24 : Online connecting portal for women looking to restart their careers JobsForHer marks the end of its successful two years and the beginning of its buoyant third year operations this month. Read Full Story

Honda Cars India to increase prices of its models from April 2017
New Delhi, Mar 24 : Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL) on Friday announced a proposed price increase on its models by upto Rs 10,000. Read Full Story

LIBA , TCS launch focused PGDM program on Business Analytics to build next-gen Digital Talent
Mumbai, Mar 24 : Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA), Chennai and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, on Friday announced its partnership to design a first-of-its-kind management programme with a specialization focused on Business Analytics. LIBA will offer this course from the next academic year (2017-18). Read Full Story

Indian benchmark indices end Friday on positive note
Mumbai, Mar 24 : The Indian market closed higher on Friday, the second consecutive day in the week, with BSE Sensex up 89.24 points at 29,421.40 and NSE Nifty up 21.70 points at 9,108. Read Full Story

Fertiliser sales volumes to see moderate growth in H1 FY2018, says ICRA
New Delhi , Mar 24 : In ICRA's view, the demand for fertilizers in H1 FY2018 will witness moderate growth, given the lower base for H1 FY2017 and improved spending power of the farmer community with higher MSPs for rabi crops and strong sowing witnessed during the season. Read Full Story

Rubber Industry Body opens new chapter in Gujarat
New Delhi , Mar 24 : Marking its presence in Gujarat, All India Rubber Industries Association (AIRIA), the august body of Rs. 85,000 crore rubber industries in India has opened its Gujarat chapter in Ahmedabad. As representative body of over 5,000 rubber products manufacturers in the country (largely MSMEs), AIRIA already has offices in Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai and Kolkata with a chapter office in Pune. Read Full Story

Tata Capital's One-of- a-kind Mobile App invites you to check your myScore and avail easy finance
New Delhi, Mar 24 : Tata Capital, the financial services arm of the Tata Group, today, announced the launch of 'myLoan' - a first-of-its kind Mobile App by the company to extend its existing personal loan offering to the emerging younger and mobile savvy audience. Read Full Story

FreeCharge, Arvind Lifestyle Brands tie-up to increase focus on offline stores
New Delhi , Mar 24 : FreeCharge on Friday announced that it will now enable e-wallet payments across leading outlets with Arvind Lifestyle Brands, one of India's largest and leading lifestyle brands. Read Full Story

CUMI inaugurates Composite Electro-minerals facilities at Cochin
Kolkata/Chennai, Mar 23 : Carborundum Universal (CUMI), one of the leading players in the world in the area of Material Sciences and a part of the Murugappa Group, opened three new fusion plants at its Electromineral Complex at Cochin, on Thursday. Read Full Story

RBI Deputy Governor Mundra inaugurates Bandhan Bank's Nariman Point branch in Mumbai
Mumbai, Mar 23 : Bandhan Bank Ltd on Thursday opened a new branch at Nariman Point in Mumbai taking its branch network to 831. Read Full Story

Cisco completes acquisition of AppDynamics
California, Mar 23 : Cisco on Thursday announced that it has completed the acquisition of AppDynamics, a leader in application and business monitoring. Read Full Story

Indian benchmark indices close on positive note on Thursday
Mumbai, Mar 23 : The Indian market ended positive on Thursday with BSE Sensex up 164.48 points at 29332.16 and NSE Nifty up 49.80 points at 9080.25. Read Full Story

Goa Tourism Development Corporation, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India host Honda NAVi Goa Hunt 2017
Panjim, Mar 23 : Goa Tourism Development Corporation in association with Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. announced the first edition of Honda NAVi Goa Hunt 2017. Read Full Story

Nokia 100G optical portfolio supports massive growth for Jio's pan-India 4G network
New Delhi/Gurgaon, Mar 23 : Mobile phone manufacturer Nokia has provided its state-of-the-art optical core and metro solution for Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited's (Jio) pan-India 4G LTE network to handle the massive traffic growth fueled by the operator's initiative to build broadband connectivity for all of India. Read Full Story

Tata Capital's one-of-a-kind Mobile App invites you to check your 'myScore' and avail easy finance!
Mumbai, Mar 23 : Tata Capital, the financial services arm of the Tata Group, today, announced the launch of 'myLoan' - a first-of-its kind Mobile App by the company to extend its existing personal loan offering to the emerging younger and mobile savvy audience. Read Full Story

ELITE Max smartphone launched
New Delhi, Mar 23 : ELITE Max, the most-affordable smartphone with 4GB RAM, has just become even more affordable. Swipe's most powerful smartphone is now available at a killer price of Rs 8,999 exclusively on Flipkart during Mar 22, 23 and 24. Read Full Story

Reinvent concept of fine dining with Terrazzo at The Grand Venice
New Delhi , Mar. 23 : The Grand Venice, largest mall in Greater Noida and India's only mall built on the lines of Italian city of Venice, has recently launched its Ultimate Food Hub Terrazzo. Read Full Story

RBI Deputy Governor Mundra inaugurates Bandhan Bank's Nariman Point branch in Mumbai
Mumbai, Mar 23 : Bandhan Bank Ltd on Thursday opened a new branch at Nariman Point in Mumbai taking its branch network to 831. Read Full Story

Yogi's slaughterhouse ban hits Lucknow's 'Tunday Kababi'
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) Mar. 23 : After Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath ordered a crackdown on illegal slaughterhouses across Uttar Pradesh, famous 'Tunday Kababi' shop owner Abu Bakr today expresses grief as his business is severely affected. Read Full Story

Siemens wins order from Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board
New Delhi , Mar 23 : Siemens on Thursday announced receiving of an order worth approximately Rs. 187.4 crore from Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board (BREB), Dhaka. Read Full Story

Paytm, Booking.com partner to expand accommodation choices for customers
New Delhi , Mar 23 : Paytm has partnered with Booking.com to facilitate accommodation bookings on its online travel marketplace. Under this partnership, all domestic and international accommodations available on Booking.com will now be available on Paytm with unique promotions and offers. Read Full Story

Nokia announces completion of first pre-standard 600MHz LTE call
New Delhi , Mar 23 : Nokia on Thursday announced the completion of the first pre-standard testing of 600MHz on commercially-available hardware, creating a test bed for terminal ecosystem development and availability. Read Full Story

Indian benchmark indices close on positive note on Thursday
Mumbai, Mar 23 : The Indian market ended positive on Thursday with BSE Sensex up 164.48 points at 29332.16 and NSE Nifty up 49.80 points at 9080.25. Read Full Story

Goa Tourism Development Corporation, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India host Honda NAVi Goa Hunt 2017
Panjim, Mar 23 : Goa Tourism Development Corporation in association with Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. announced the first edition of Honda NAVi Goa Hunt 2017. Read Full Story

Nokia 100G optical portfolio supports massive growth for Jio's pan-India 4G network
New Delhi/Gurgaon, Mar 23 : Mobile phone manufacturer Nokia has provided its state-of-the-art optical core and metro solution for Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited's (Jio) pan-India 4G LTE network to handle the massive traffic growth fueled by the operator's initiative to build broadband connectivity for all of India. Read Full Story

Tata Capital's one-of-a-kind Mobile App invites you to check your 'myScore' and avail easy finance!
Mumbai, Mar 23 : Tata Capital, the financial services arm of the Tata Group, today, announced the launch of 'myLoan' - a first-of-its kind Mobile App by the company to extend its existing personal loan offering to the emerging younger and mobile savvy audience. Read Full Story

Google India, Ministry of IT launch initiatives for PM Modi's 'New India'
New Delhi , Mar. 23 : In keeping with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision of a 'New India', Google India and the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEITY) announced a set of initiatives aimed at empowering citizens and creating abundant opportunities for all. Read Full Story

Third Protocol amending India-Singapore DTAA comes into force
New Delhi , Mar 23 : The Central Board of Direct taxation on Thursday notified that the Third Protocol amending India-Singapore Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) which was signed on 30th December, 2016 entered into force on February 27th, 2017 with notifications released to the Official Gazette here today. Read Full Story

Qbera launches operations in Bengaluru
New Delhi , Mar 23 : Fintech start-up offering quick and hassle-free personal loans Qbera has launched its operations in Bengaluru. Read Full Story

Curofy launches Curofy for web
New Delhi , Mar 23 : Curofy, a networking platform that allows case discussions between doctors and provides them with latest medical news, with continuous feedback from the community and gauging the need for their audience, has launched it's web platform to give their users a complete and richer experience. Read Full Story

Maneeza Ahuja appointed as Branch Head of Percept, Delhi
New Delhi , Mar 23 : Maneeza Ahuja has been appointed Branch Head for the Delhi branch of Percept/H with the additional responsibility of leading the North India portfolio of Percept One. Read Full Story

Gemalto's HSM enables Microsoft Azure Information Protection customers to maintain full control of encryption keys
New Delhi , Mar 23 : World leader in digital security Gemalto on Thursday announced that Microsoft Azure Information Protection customers can now take advantage of the new "Hold Your Own Key" (HYOK) functionality using Gemalto's SafeNet Luna Hardware Security Modules (HSMs). Read Full Story

IBM Cloud helps Pace Automation transform local 'Kirana' stores into e-tailers
New Delhi , Mar 23 : IBM on Thursday announced a strategic partnership to offer 'RetailSmart', an end-to-end fully integrated solution that will enable local 'Kirana' (unorganized) stores to become ecommerce ready. Read Full Story

ELITE Max smartphone launched
New Delhi, Mar 23 : ELITE Max, the most-affordable smartphone with 4GB RAM, has just become even more affordable. Swipe's most powerful smartphone is now available at a killer price of Rs 8,999 exclusively on Flipkart during Mar 22, 23 and 24. Read Full Story

Square Yards launches international property portal for cross border real estate investments
New Delhi , Mar 23 : Real estate startup Square Yards on Thursday announced the launch of an International property portal (global.squareyards.com) for enabling global cross border real estate investments. Read Full Story

ExportersIndia.com witnesses 56 pct boost in business via mobile app
New Delhi , Mar 23 : ExportersIndia on Thursday announced 56 percent boost in its business exclusively via its mobile app. Read Full Story

Droom crosses 500 cities, becoming India's largest hyper local marketplace
New Delhi , Mar 23 : In a feat of sorts, Droom, India's pioneering online automobile transactional marketplace today became India's largest hyper local marketplace by bringing a whopping number of 500 cities, under its aegis. The watershed moment came soon after the company announced that it has achieved 1 lakh auto dealers on its online platform. Read Full Story

L and T Technology services unveils new delivery center for leading German original equipment manufacturer (OEM) in Germany
New Delhi , Mar 23 : L and T Technology Services Limited, a leading global pure play engineering services company inaugurated its new center of excellence dedicated for a leading German Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) in Munich Germany, its fourth delivery center for the customer following R&D hubs in Mumbai, Bangalore and Mysore in India. Read Full Story

India's leading participative sports firm hosts Swift Devils Circuit in Delhi NCR
New Delhi , Mar 23 : Volano Entertainment Pvt. Ltd., India's leading participative sports firm hosted an adrenaline-pumping event, the 'Swift Devils Circuit' in Delhi NCR which saw participation from over 8000 individuals. The event took place on Sunday - 19th March 2017 at Sector 98, Noida. Read Full Story

Indians are big dreamers, but poor financial planners, reveals Aviva Life Insurance 'Plan India Plan' Survey 2017
New Delhi , Mar 23 : Indian's are big dreamers, but when it comes to financial planning they lag behind by a distance reveals Aviva Plan India Plan survey 2017, a one of its kind survey conducted by Aviva Life insurance. However, millennial are better financial planners, while women are catching up fast with men on financial awareness and planning. Read Full Story

Preethi Kitchen appliances kick starts '500KG Grinding Marathon'
New Delhi , Mar 23 : Today, Preethi Kitchen Appliances, an inseparable brand of any kitchen of the Indian women, walks the talk by launching the '500 kg Grinding Marathon'. Preethi is known for industry leading innovation, incomparable quality and life-long free service. Read Full Story

Give a tappa to your taste-buds with a boho appeal!
By Somdatta Saha, New Delhi , Mar. 23 : Have you ever imagined of a chat in between watermelon sliders? Or Jalebi in form of churros with cinnamon sugar sprinkled on it? Read Full Story


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