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Toshiba's Westinghouse files for bankruptcy as charges jump

Toshiba's Westinghouse files for bankruptcy as charges jump

Toshiba Corp's U.S. nuclear unit Westinghouse filed for Chapter 11 protection from creditors on Wednesday, as its Japanese parent seeks to l
29 Mar 2017, 03:33 PM IST
Stocks seen hitting record high by end-June on economic optimism: Reuters poll

Stocks seen hitting record high by end-June on economic optimism: Reuters poll

India's benchmark BSE Sensex share index will scale a new record high by mid-year, according to strategists and brokers in a Reuters poll,
29 Mar 2017, 03:29 PM IST
Vedanta's Agarwal not eying Anglo American assets in South Africa

Vedanta's Agarwal not eying Anglo American assets in South Africa

The chairman of Indian miner Vedanta Resources said on Wednesday he had no plans to buy assets in South Africa from Anglo American or push f
29 Mar 2017, 03:26 PM IST
India becomes net exporter of power for the first time - government

India becomes net exporter of power for the first time - government

India has become a net exporter of electricity for the first time, the power ministry said on Wednesday, adding that upcoming cross-border t
29 Mar 2017, 03:21 PM IST
Rupee appreciates, breaks 65-level against US dollar

Rupee appreciates, breaks 65-level against US dollar

The Indian rupee during early morning trade on Wednesday broke the 65-mark and touched a 17-month high since October 2015.At around 2.00 p.m
29 Mar 2017, 03:18 PM IST

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Nitesh Estates to grow their Commercial and Rental Portfolio

Bangalore based luxury property developer Nitesh Estates announced today, the growth of their Commercial & Rental assets to more than 5 million sq. ft. of space in the near future
28 Mar 2017, 06:05 PM IST

Pearson Partners With Talview, Adds A New Feature Toversant - Proctoring

The latest feature helps you reach out to remote talent, without having to worry on authentication. Reducing changes of candidate impersonation and fraud.
28 Mar 2017, 02:43 PM IST

Anil Ambani gets a seat on Atlantic Council advisory board

Reliance Group Chairman Anil Ambani has been inducted into the international advisory board of global think-tank The Atlantic Council. He joins News Corp Chairman Rupert Murdoch, f
28 Mar 2017, 01:32 PM IST

Bharti Airtel Sells 10% Stake In Tower Unit to KKR, Canada Pension

 Telecom operator Bharti Airtel has sold 10.3 per cent stake in its mobile tower arm Bharti Infratel to a consortium of KKR and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board for Rs. 6,193.
28 Mar 2017, 12:34 PM IST

Arun Jaitley gives briefing on GST bill in Lok Sabha

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today briefed lawmakers about the four GST bills introduced in Lok Sabha which will be taken up for consideration tomorrow.
28 Mar 2017, 12:24 PM IST

GST to result in price reduction and transperancy

The Centre and states have concurrent powers to levy GST and the new indirect tax regime will result in reduction of prices for consumers and broaden the tax base, Revenue Secretar
28 Mar 2017, 11:03 AM IST

Indian Oil to supply fuels to Nepal for five years

Indian Oil Corp has agreed to supply refined products to Nepal for the next five years to meet all the fuel needs of the landlocked Himalayan nation, officials said on Monday.
28 Mar 2017, 10:29 AM IST

Gold steady, investors focus on Trump agenda

Gold prices held steady on Tuesday as investors looked to see if U.S. President Donald Trump would be able to enact promised tax cuts and infrastructure spending, with the dollar d
28 Mar 2017, 10:25 AM IST

Indian equities open on a higher note

Indian equity markets opened on a higher note during the early morning trade session on Tuesday as broadly positive global cues and healthy buying in banking, automobile and health
28 Mar 2017, 10:18 AM IST

PM Modi's Modernisation Drive Forces Railways To Get Tough

The Indian Railways is considering ending state-owned Steel Authority of India Ltd's (SAIL) virtual monopoly on supplying steel for standard rail tracks, opening up annual purchase
28 Mar 2017, 09:14 AM IST

Cooperative Bank Seeks To Exchange 371 Crores In Old Notes, Supreme Court Says No

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the plea of Nashik District Central Cooperative Bank Ltd seeking quashing of the RBI letter barring it from exchanging Rs. 371 crore it had de
28 Mar 2017, 09:12 AM IST

Asia Stocks, Dollar Recover As Markets Try To Move Past Trump's Policy Stumble

Asian stocks pulled ahead on Tuesday after Wall Street steadied and the dollar bounced from a four-month-low, as concern over Donald Trump's setback on his healthcare reform bill g
28 Mar 2017, 09:10 AM IST

Government, RBI To Finalise First Half Borrowing Calendar Today

The government and the Reserve Bank are scheduled to finalise first half borrowing calendar today. The government has decided to borrow Rs. 3.5 lakh crore from the market in 2017-1
28 Mar 2017, 08:34 AM IST

Sujoy Ghosh to direct short-film on a story by Satyajit Ray

Filmmaker Sujoy Ghosh has announced that he is all set to make a short-film on a story penned by legendary auteur Satyajit Ray. The 50-year-old director took to Twitter to make the
27 Mar 2017, 09:53 PM IST

Tata AIA ties-up with Tata Teleservices to launch m-Insurance

Tata AIA Life Insurance (Tata AIA Life) today said it has joined hands with TTSL (Tata Teleservices) to launch m-Insurance, which will also bring the economically weaker sections u
27 Mar 2017, 09:30 PM IST

Xiaomi aims to create 20,000 jobs in India

Chinese technology major Xiaomi's founder Lei Jun on Monday said India was one of the important markets for the company and it aims to create 20,000 jobs in the next three years.
27 Mar 2017, 08:35 PM IST

Coal India down over 2 per cent as CCI slaps Rs 591 crore penalty

 Shares of Coal India fell by over 2 per cent today after the Competition Commission imposed a fine of Rs 591 crore on the state-owned firm for having discriminatory conditions in
27 Mar 2017, 07:02 PM IST

Dr Reddy's to market Integra LifeSciences products in India

Pharma firm Dr Reddy's Laboratories Limited and Nasdaq-listed Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation today announced an exclusive distribution agreement to market and distribute
27 Mar 2017, 04:25 PM IST

Luxury housing averts slowdown in realty sector

Has the slowdown in real estate sector, the Modi government’s focus on affordable housing and demonetization of big currency notes weakened the demand for luxury housing? Recent
27 Mar 2017, 04:03 PM IST

President Donald Trump gives Presidential Permit to Welspun-partnered KeyStone XL pipeline

Welspun Global Trade LLC., part of the $2.3 billion Welspun Group, announced that the U.S Department of State has signed and issued aPresidential Permit to construct the Keystone X
27 Mar 2017, 03:23 PM IST