New Delhi, Oct 20 : With the lack of a Totalisation Agreement continuing to hamper movement of Indian professionals and experts to the US, India on Thursday reiterated its call to the US to engage in negotiations for signing such a pact.
New Delhi, Oct 20 : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday hailed Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for the initiatives of his government and creating industry friendly ecosystem.
New Delhi, Oct 20 : New Zealand Prime Minister John Key will be on a state visit to India from October 24 to 27 and his visit will boost business ties with India, said Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Vikas Swarup on Thursday.
Bengaluru, Oct 20 : Biotech major Biocon Ltd on Thursday reported Rs 147 crore consolidated net profit for second quarter (July-September) of fiscal 2016-17, registering 57 per cent annual growth from Rs 97 crore in same period year ago.
Mumbai, Oct 20 : Reliance Industries on Thursday reported a consolidated net profit of Rs 7,206 crore for the quarter ended September 30.
New Delhi [India], Oct. 20 : The Ideaz Factory has announced that the second edition of Startup Jalsa will be held on October 22 and 23 at Manav Rachna International University located on the Delhi-Surajkund Road in Faridabad.
Mumbai, Oct 20 : Leading private sector lender Yes Bank on Thursday reported a 31.3 per cent increase in its net profit to Rs 801.5 crore in the quarter ended September 30, 2016, as compared to Rs 610.4 crore in the year-ago period.
Tokyo, Oct 20 : Automobile major Nissan Motor on Thursday said it has completed the acquisition of a 34 per cent equity stake in Mitsubishi Motors to become its largest shareholder.
Hyderabad, Oct 20 : Leading restaurant chain, KFC India, has joined hands with Hyderabad-based Advait Biofuel Ltd to recycle used cooking oil into bio-diesel.
Mumbai, Oct 20 : Sparking a pre-Diwali panic among consumers, over three million debit cards of various banks are believed to be 'tainted' following a suspected security breach, even as investigations have begun into the reasons behind the security risk, officials said.
New Delhi, Oct 20 : The Retailers Association of India met Finance Minister Arun Jaitley here on Thursday to emphasise that the GST rate should be close to the current effective rate of taxation.
Singur (West Bengal), Oct 20 : "This is 'shonar maati' (soil of gold)," the reverence in Sushant Ghosh's voice was unmistakable. For the 54-year-old farmer, whose family had lost 20 bigha of land ten years back, Thursday heralded a new era, as he proudly stepped into his plot of land holding a banner that announced his ownership of the site.
New Delhi, Oct 20 : The Indian telecom regulator on Thursday said Reliance Jio Infocomm (RJIL) can offer its free services -- voice and data -- till December 3 instead of December 31. The company said the welcome offer benefits will continue as stated earlier.
New Delhi, Oct 20 : The government here on Thursday announced the sixth tranche of Sovereign Gold Bonds, for which applications will be accepted from October 24 till November 2.
New Delhi, Oct 20 : Stressing on the importance of modern technology, President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said its use would enable the government to effectively reach out to the poorest of the poor.
Bengaluru, Oct 20 : Software major Wipro Ltd on Thursday announced that it had acquired Appirio, a US-based cloud services firm, for $500 million (Rs 3,340 crore).
New Delhi, Oct 20 : Union Consumer Affairs and Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Thursday appealed to celebrities to consider consumer interests before endorsing products.
New Delhi, Oct 20 : Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari on Thursday said his just-concluded visits to Hungary and Algeria were aimed at reconnecting India's old ties with the two countries.
New Delhi, Oct 20 : Sahara Group on Thursday informed the Supreme Court that it would deposit Rs 200 crore on Friday as the apex court is likely to hear the matter involving the return of money to three crore investors.
Gurgaon, Oct 20 : Facebook deeply cares about India as the company focuses on building for the next billion people coming online, a top Facebook executive said here on Thursday.
Kanpur, Oct 20 : The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Central Board met here on Thursday to take stock of the global and domestic challenges faced by the Indian economy, an official statement said.
New Delhi, Oct 20 : Underlining the need to improve the business environment in India in order to ensure greater investment inflow, US Trade Representative Michael Froman on Thursday said certain areas in the Indian economy like retail and financial services needed further opening up.
New Delhi, Oct 20 : The government on Thursday extended till October 31 the deadline for stakeholders to file suggestions on the draft Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance (FRDI) Bill, an official said.
Mumbai, Oct 20 : Reliance Industries on Thursday reported a consolidated net profit of Rs 7,206 crore for the quarter ended September 30, which was higher by 1.3 percent over the first quarter of this financial year, but down 22.9 percent over the like quarter of last year.
Mumbai, Oct 20 : Key Indian equity market indices ended higher on Thursday following strong Asian markets cues.
New Delhi, Oct 20 : A major UK business delegation to Global Investors Summit in Madhya Pradesh will be led by a British Minister of Indian origin, Alok Sharma, an official statement said on Thursday.
New Delhi [India], Oct.20 : At a time when millennials are calling the shots for many brands, YuppTV the largest OTT player of South-Asian content, has partnered with 101India.com one of India's premier youth entertainment portals to bring you 101India.com's catalogue of fresh and youth centric content now available at YuppTV Bazaar, the online marketplace for curated content by YuppTV.
By Khyati Sharma, San Francisco [United States], Oct.20 : Chinese company LeEco launched a slew of upcoming products and services today here in San Francisco.
Mumbai [India], Oct.20 : Forbes India, the most influential business magazine, will release the India Rich list in its latest issue that hits the stands on October 21, 2016.
Noida (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Oct.20 : Betaout? , a customer intelligence and marketing automation? platform for e-commerce companies, has been selected for Microsoft's Startup Accelerator Programme.
New Delhi [India], Oct 20 : Government-owned infrastructure consultancy RITES Ltd will provide its services to the Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) for projects to upgrade railway stations and allied facilities.
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh)[India], Oct. 20 : Idea Cellular, has announced the launch of its 4G data services in Himachal Pradesh.
New Delhi [India], Oct.20 : MobiKwik, India's largest independent mobile payments network with over 35 million users, today announced partnerships with Croma, Pantaloons, Star Bazaar and ZopNow.
Mumbai, Oct 20 : In a pre-Diwali panic among customers, over three million debit cards of various banks are believed to be 'tainted' following a suspected security breach, and investigations have begun into the causes behind the security risks.
Mumbai, Oct 20 : In pre-Diwali panic among consumers, over three million debit cards of various banks are believed to be 'tainted' following a suspected security breach, even as investigations have begun into the causes behind the security risks.
Kolkata, Oct 20 : Samsung India Electronics will make all future launches, including entry-level smart phones, with 4G facility and it expects to gain a bigger market share on the back of the new launches, a top company official said on Thursday.
New Delhi [India], Oct.20 (ANI-Newsvoir): MeetCareer.com, India's first edu-job portal is all set to organize All India MeetCareer Quiz Contest in association with Kelvin Foundation. The Quiz is expected to cover 2 million students across the nation. The Contest will begin through a preliminary test which is scheduled to be conducted on 6th Nov-16 in Chandigarh, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Bangalore; on 7th Nov-2016 for other cities (other than Bihar and Jharkhand) and on 10th Nov-16 in Bihar and Jharkhand . According to the company, the quiz will be beneficial for the students as well as the schools.
New Delhi [India], Oct.20 (ANI): The public and private enterprises in India's manufacturing sector must provide quality products at an affordable cost thereby obtaining economies of scale to face challenges posed by China together with latest technologies of automation and robotics, Union Minister for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, Mr Anant Geete said at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi today.
Mumbai, Oct 20 : Bargain hunting and positive global indices lifted the Indian equity markets on Thursday.
New Delhi, Oct 20 : Indian manufacturers -- both public and private -- must provide quality products at affordable costs to face the challenges from China, Union Minister Anant Geete said here on Thursday.
Kolkata, Oct 20 : Samsung India Electronics will make all the future launches, including entry level smart phones, with 4G facilities and it expects to gain the market share in the current year on the back of new launches, a top company official said on Thursday.
For the first time in five years, the profits of Indias state-owned companies shrank, by about 20 per cent in 2015, with 77 public-sector units (PSUs) reporting losses and contribution to the exchequer dropping Rs 20,000 crore (USD3 billion) over the previous year, according to the latest government data available.
Mumbai, Oct 20 : Bargain hunting and positive global indices lifted the Indian equity markets during the late-afternoon session on Thursday.
New Delhi, Oct 20 : The government will on Friday issue the final guidelines of the Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) which intends to provide air connectivity to unserved and remote routes, Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha said.
Chandigarh [India], Oct.20 (ANI): A British infrastructure delegation will visit Chandigarh on 20-21 October. It comprises representatives of eleven UK companies along with officials from the UK Department for International Trade and the British High Commission.
New Delhi [India], Oct.20 (ANI-Newsvoir): MakeMyWishes.com, a one of its kind gift registry platform has tied up with FreeCharge, India's fastest growing digital payments platform to make sure that your wishes are fulfilled smoothly. The loggers of MakeMyWishes.com can use the platform in five effortless steps Sign up - Create an Event - Add a Wish - share it - get your wish gifted or fulfilled it through group contribution. Through FreeCharge wallet, friends and family can contribute to the wishes.
New Delhi[India], Oct.20 (ANI-Newsvoir): Help India Learn (www.helpindialearn.org), an online platform committed to bringing elementary education to all children regardless of their background and financial standing by connecting volunteer teachers with Non Profit Schools has expanded its reach to over 120 schools with over 50 volunteer teachers on-board.
New Delhi [India], Oct.20 (ANI): A major UK business delegation to the Global Investors Summit in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh will be led by Alok Sharma, FCO Minister for Asia and the Pacific.
San Francisco, Oct 20 : With the aim to take on giants like Apple, Netflix, Google and others, Chinese internet and technology conglomerate LeEco has entered the US with a slew of products that include smartphones, TVs, smart bikes, a video streaming service, concepts for virtual reality headsets and self-driving cars.
New Delhi, Oct 20 : Panasonic India on Thursday launched a new range of 4K televisions for a seamless viewing experience.
San Francisco, Oct 20 : Claiming that genuine Apple accessories like Lightning-to-USB cables and USB power adapters sold on Amazon and Groupon are 90 per cent fake, the Cupertino-based tech giant has filed a lawsuit against US-based Mobile Star LLC, accusing it of selling counterfeit accessories online.
New Delhi, Oct 20 : New and Renewable Energy Minister Piyush Goyal said on Wednesday that his ministry will seek cabinet approval to reclassify large hydro power plants in the renewable category to help India achieve renewable power capacity of 230 gigawatt (GW) by 2022.
New Delhi, Oct 20 : In a fresh move to disrupt the A3 copier market in India, HP Inc on Thursday unveiled a new portfolio of LaserJet and A3 multifunctional printers (MFPs) that will ensure cost-effective and mobile-enabled printing for small and medium businesses (SMBs) in the country.
Mumbai, Oct 20 : The Russian makers of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) in Tamil Nadu, on Thursday opened their regional centre here with an aim to boost the company's market presence in India.
New Delhi, Oct 20 : Earlier part of Chinese multinational telecommunications company ZTE Corporation, nubia has now gone stand-alone with its first mid-budget phone, Z11 Mini, which will be exclusively available for Indian customers on Amazon at Rs 12,999 from October 21.
New Delhi, Oct 20 : The South Korean giant Samsung, which is recuperating from the aftermath of the premium Galaxy Note 7 failure, recently launched a mid-range device that offers better security and longer battery life to woo new customers in India.
New Delhi, Oct 20 : Moody's Investors Service here on Thursday said that enhancing India's public-private partnership (PPP) model can attract more private sector investments for infrastructure projects and address the country's large needs in the sector.
Mumbai, Oct 20 : Taking cues from global markets the key Indian equity market indices opened in positive note on Thursday.
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir), [India], Oct. 21 (ANI): Despite the ongoing unrest in the Kashmir Valley, the state government has organised a cocoon auction for the benefit of the growers at the sericulture headquarters in Srinagar.
New Delhi, Oct 19 : Myanmar will soon notify a new investment law according the same treatment to foreign companies as is being given to domestic companies, that will make doing business easier in that country also for Indian firms, Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi said on Wednesday.