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Mumbai, Oct 22 : A benchmark index of Indian equities markets closed Wednesday's trade up 211.58 points or 0.80 percent on the back of positive global cues and domestic reform process which picked pace with announcements of coal block auctions and diesel deregulations.
Hyderabad, Oct 22 : Japan is keen to develop various projects in Andhra Pradesh, including state capital in Vijayawada-Guntur region as a smart city and three power plants of 10,000 Megawatts.
New Delhi Oct 22 : Oil exploration companies engaged in deep-water and ultra-deep water discoveries, like Reliance Industries, will have to wait till the New Year for the government to spell out the new formula for their gas prices.
Mumbai, Oct 22 : A benchmark index of Indian equities markets closed Wednesday's trade up 211.58 points (provisional) or 0.80 percent as auto stocks surged.
By Aparajita Gupta, New Delhi, Oct 22 : Mobile advertising is steadily gathering steam this festive season and is expected to touch Rs.430 crore ($70 million) in 2014. Experts feel that in the coming days mobile advertising will play an important role in driving growth in the digital advertising space.
By Vishal Gulati, Manali, Oct 22 : Virus-free potatoes grown only in Himachal Pradesh's cold desert, which mainly find a market for plantation, are much sought after these days owing to the shortage of table potatoes in the country, trade representatives said.
Vienna, Oct 22 : The basket of 12 crude oils of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) closed at $82.09 a barrel Tuesday compared to $82.37 Monday, the OPEC Secretariat said.
New Delhi, Oct 22 : IT services provider HCL Technologies Wednesday announced that the company has signed an IT Infrastructure transformation contract with the De Beers Group of Companies.
New Delhi, Oct 22 : Pilot training FSTC (Fight Simulation Technique Centre) Wednesday said that it has signed an agreement to train pilots of the upcoming Tata-Singapore Airlines' venture Vistara.
By Rohit Vaid, New Delhi, Oct 22 : Gazing at the far-away tracks searching for signs of train arrivals might bring in nostalgic memories as a host of e-companies are providing everything from tracking minute-by-minute locomotive locations to details of taxi availability or the best deals at hotels to make rail journey in India a more pleasant and less taxing experience.
By Ranjana Narayan, Manila, Oct 22 : They are known as the "five sixers" in local parlance, are considered virtually indispensable by the locals, but are resented too and, what is more, their numbers are growing. Meet the Indian expatriates from Punjab who have spread out across the hinterland in the Philippines, making a living from "microfinance" - a polite term for money lending.
By Francis Kokutse, Dakar (Senegal), Oct 22 : The Export Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) has offered Senegal $62.95 million through letters of credit (LoCs) to support a rice self-sufficiency programme, deputy managing direct of the bank, David Rasquinha has said.
By Mohit Dubey, Lucknow, Oct 22 : Top-of-the-line liquor bottles, including the prohibitively expensive Johnnie Walker Blue Label, packed together are quite popular as gifts this Diwali in this Uttar Pradesh capital.
Bhubaneswar, Oct 22 : Rice production in Odisha may climb to 97 million tonnes, an all time high in the state in the 2014-15 financial year owing to good rainfall, an official said here Wednesday.
Mumbai, Oct 22 : A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Wednesday was trading 215.28 points or 0.81 percent up as auto stocks gained.
Chennai, Oct 21 : The central government Tuesday decided to amalgamate NSEL with its parent Financial Technologies (India) Ltd. (FTIL) to secure the interests of about 13,000 investors of the Rs.5,600-crore fraud-hit company.
New Delhi, Oct 21 : Oil and gas major Cairn India reported a 33 percent fall in net profit for the second quarter ending September on back of lower oil prices and production in results announced Tuesday within days of the government announcing the new price for natural gas.
New Delhi/ Chennai/ Mumbai, Oct 21 : Gold glittered this Dhanteras as jewellers experienced good sales driven by better prices compared to last year.
Chennai, Oct 21 : US Charge d'Affairs in India Kathleen Stephens Tuesday called on Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam and indicated that companies from her country would be very keen to participate in the Global Investors Meet planned by the state government.
Chennai, Oct 21 : Sundaram BNP Paribas Home Finance plans to buy loan portfolio of smaller home financiers to the tune of Rs.50 crore this year while looking at raising Rs.1,500 crore for business purposes, said a top company official here Wednesday.
New Delhi, Oct 21 : India favours democratisation and broad-basing of the global affairs of telecommunications and internet governance, Information Technology and Telecommunications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has said.
New Delhi/ Chennai/ Mumbai, Oct 21 : Gold is glittering this Dhanteras as jewellers are experiencing good sales driven by better prices compared to last year.
Patna, Oct 21 : Craze for two- and four-wheelers in Bihar is such that many people have made booking for their new cars and bikes to be delivered Tuesday on the occasion of Dhanteras, an auspicious day for purchase.
Gurgaon, Oct 21 : Budget passenger carrier SpiceJet Tuesday launched its "Diwali Dhamaka" sale, with one-way fares starting as low as Rs.899 (including taxes).
New Delhi, Oct 21 : Automobile manufacturer Fiat Group Automobiles India Tuesday launched its 'contemporary urban vehicle' (CUV) Avventura priced between Rs.5.99 lakh to Rs.8.17 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).
Mumbai, Oct 21 : A benchmark index of Indian equities markets closed Tuesday's trade up 146 points or 0.55 percent as banks, capital goods and metals stocks gained.
Mumbai, Oct 21 : The lower prices of gold have not lured buyers in Mumbai to loosen their purse strings and buy the precious metal on the occasion of Dhanteras, market players said Tuesday evening.
Mumbai, Oct 21 : JSW Steel Tuesday reported that its stand-alone net profit zoomed by 652.28 percent at Rs.761.69 crore from Rs.101.25 crore for the quarter ended Sep 30, 2014.
New Delhi, Oct 21 : Airtel digital TV and Samsung Tuesday announced their partnership to launch integrated digital TV (iDTV) in India.
By Rohit Vaid, New Delhi, Oct 21 : Gazing at the far-away tracks searching for signs of train arrivals might bring in nostalgic memories as a host of e-companies are providing everything from tracking minute-by-minute locomotive locations to details of taxi availability or the best deals at hotels to make rail journey in India a more pleasant and less taxing experience.
Mumbai, Oct 21 : A benchmark index of Indian equities markets closed Tuesday's trade up 146 points (provisional) or 0.55 percent as banks, capital goods and metals stocks gained.
Vienna, Oct 21 : The basket of 12 crude oils of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) closed at $82.37 a barrel Monday compared to $83.19 last Friday, the OPEC Secretariat said.
New Delhi, Oct 21 : International ratings agency Fitch Tuesday said that deregulation of diesel prices will have a positive effect on the country's three oil marketing companies (OMCs) that are the principal retailers of petroleum products in India.
New Delhi/ Chennai/ Mumbai, Oct 21 : It is Dhanteras time again and Indians are ready to splurge on gold. The jewellers expect sales to be 15-20 percent higher Tuesday compared to last year due to better price of the yellow metal.
New Delhi, Oct 21 : eTailing India, the well-known eCommerce knowledge platform, and Internet Retailer, a global publisher of strategic e-commerce business information, Tuesday announced a partnership to jointly produce the India 100, the first ranking of the largest online retailers in India.
By Somrita Ghosh, New Delhi, Oct 21 : For 22-year-old student Ridhima Shukla, taking pictures like a professional in the run-up to Diwali is pure fun - for she cannot resist capturing the colourful lanterns, diyas and lights that fill the air.
Mumbai, Oct 21 : A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Tuesday was trading 55.77 points or 0.21 percent up as metal stocks gained.
Washington, Oct 21 : Microsoft's Indian-American CEO Satya Nadella, who stirred a controversy by his remarks that women should trust their karma for pay raises, himself earned $11.6 million in fiscal 2014, not counting $79.78 million in stock awards.
Bangalore, Oct 20 : Union Minister for Commerce and Industry Nirmala Sitharaman Monday assured stakeholders in the coffee plantation sector of addressing their concerns on priority.
New Delhi, Oct 20 : Ahead of the India-Mexico joint commission meeting, visiting Mexican Foreign Minister Jose A. Meade Kuribrena said Monday that bilateral trade has the potential to increase to $10 billion by 2015.
New Delhi, Oct 20 : Following the key announcements of diesel deregulation and gas price hike to over $6 per unit plus more for deep water exploration, ratings agencies Monday retained their positive outlook on the oil and gas sector, maintaining the "Buy" on stocks of state-run upstream and downstream companies.
Chennai, Oct 20 : The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) Monday rejected the appeal of SBI Life Insurance Company Ltd and ordered it to pay Rs.84.31 crore to its group insurance members/beneficiaries.
Shimla, Oct 20 : The Himachal Pradesh State Cooperative Bank will open four more branches and nine extension counters this fiscal, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said Monday.
Chennai, Oct 20 : Fast moving diversified consumer goods major CavinKare Monday announced setting up of 50 captive retail outlets, badged Cavin's Parlour, across Tamil Nadu, to vend dairy products, beverages, snacks and food items.
New Delhi, Oct 20 : Aditya Birla group company Idea Cellular posted a 69 percent jump in consolidated net profit for the second quarter (July-September) of the current fiscal (2014-15), the company said in a Bombay Stock Exchange filing Monday.
Washington, Oct 20 : A new research from Forrester has revealed that companies that encourage creativity accomplish exceptional revenue growth than other peers.
New Delhi, Oct 20 : Digital marketplace Snapdeal.com has announced the launch of The Designer Studio in association with Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI). It promises to offer the best of fashion from some of the biggest names in the industry.
New Delhi, Oct 20 : Philips Mobile Monday launched Philips Xenium X2566, a feature phone exclusively designed for senior citizens, and said it was available for sale priced at Rs.3,800.
Mumbai, Oct 20 : After losing 0.71 percent in the last weekly trade session, a benchmark index of Indian equities markets Monday closed the day's trade 321.32 points or 1.23 percent up as bullish sentiments prevailed after the government last week announced a slew of oil and gas reforms.
New Delhi, Oct 20 : The government is likely to sell 5 percent stake in state-run explorer Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) next month, finance ministry sources said following a meeting of the disinvestment secretary with merchant bankers Monday.
New Delhi, Oct 20 : The India Electronics and Semiconductor Association (IESA) is expecting to garner Rs.10,000 crore investment in the electronic system design and manufacturing (ESDM) sector in the next two years, IESA chairman Ashok Chandak said here Monday.
Mumbai, Oct 20 : After losing 0.71 percent in the last weekly trade session, a benchmark index of Indian equities markets Monday provisionally closed the day's trade 321.32 points or 1.23 percent up as automobile, banks, capital goods, oil and gas and metal stocks gained.
New Delhi, Oct 20 : Two-wheeler manufacturer Hero MotoCorp Monday said that its new plant in Neemrana, Rajasthan, on which its has invested Rs.1,050 crore ($175 million) has gone on stream.
Vienna, Oct 20 : The basket of 12 crude oils of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) closed at $83.19 a barrel Friday compared to $81.17 last Thursday, the OPEC Secretariat said.
Mumbai, Oct 20 : The State Bank of India announced here Monday that it has restored normal operations in almost all the 225 branches hit by the cyclone Hudhud in Andhra Pradesh.
By Saroj Mohanty : One single international development that has not received the kind of play it deserves in the Indian media but is keenly watched in policy-making and strategic circles is the falling prices of oil - despite the geopolitical uncertainties in the Middle East and Nigeria - whose impact could be felt in government finances, business, trade and consumer spending, if the trend continues.
Mumbai, Oct 20 : A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Monday surged up 404.03 points or 1.55 percent as auto stocks gained.
Mumbai, Oct 20 : A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Monday surged 358.80 points or 1.37 percent up as banking stocks gain.
By Aparajita Gupta, New Delhi, Oct 19 : IT and telecommunications players have rolled out out-of-the-box offers to catch the fancy of the customers this Diwali. While some are offering free festive apps, others are offering rebates on talk time and some others are offering freebies.
By Rohit Vaid, New Delhi, Oct 19 : Be it inflation or the risk of consuming pesticide-laden vegetables, urbanites are majorly taking to farming in their apartments and the kitchen gardens are sprouting not only peace of mind but also e-businesses.