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Ahead of Modi visit, U.S. sees no threat to Pakistan from arms deal with India

Ahead of Modi visit, U.S. sees no threat to Pakistan from arms deal with India

With the United States expected to authorise India's purchase of naval drones, a senior White House official cautioned on Friday that any U
24 Jun 2017, 02:53 PM IST
Even with Whole Foods, Amazon would need many more warehouses to reshape grocery delivery

Even with Whole Foods, Amazon would need many more warehouses to reshape grocery delivery

If Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) hopes to revolutionise grocery delivery, then its bid to buy Whole Foods Market Inc (WFM.O) for $13.7 billion wil
24 Jun 2017, 02:50 PM IST
No restriction on Qatari riyals in India:  Reserve Bank of India

No restriction on Qatari riyals in India: Reserve Bank of India

Acting on reports that some authorised entities were not accepting Qatari riyals, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday clarified that
24 Jun 2017, 03:32 AM IST
Data analytics to churn new jobs

Data analytics to churn new jobs

The domestic IT industry body Nasscom , as part of its reskilling initiative for the IT industry, has identified key job roles in the big da
24 Jun 2017, 03:27 AM IST
Markets in consolidation mode

Markets in consolidation mode

The domestic stock markets took to consolidation mode as the benchmark BSE Sensex gave up early gains to end 153 points lower at 31,138.21
24 Jun 2017, 03:23 AM IST

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Telecom Minister Meets Sunil Mittal, Anil Ambani; Assures 'Corrective Steps'

Communications Minister Manoj Sinha today assured industry bigwigs Sunil Mittal and Anil Ambani as well as other telecom players that "corrective steps" will be taken to ensure gro
23 Jun 2017, 08:49 AM IST

Asian Shares Flat, Still On Track For Winning Week

Asian shares baulked at the starting gate on Friday but remained on track for a weekly gain, while crude oil prices pulled away from this week's 10-month lows.
23 Jun 2017, 08:48 AM IST

Think3D to set up facility in Andhra Pradesh

Think3D, a city-based 3D printing solutions company, has bagged the contract to set up and operate a world-class 3D printing facility at the Andhra Pradesh Medtech Zone Limited (AM
22 Jun 2017, 11:50 PM IST

Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) measures bolster Sensex to new peak

The stock market flagship Sensex on Tuesday rallied 239 points to hit an all-time high of of 31,522.87, lapping up a series of market-friendly measures taken by the Securities and
22 Jun 2017, 11:47 PM IST

No power tariff hike after GST rollout: Piyush Goyal

Power Minister Piyush Goyal sees no possibility of increase in power tariff across the country post GST, saying industry associations have not sought its deferment. The Goods and S
22 Jun 2017, 11:41 PM IST

Indian IT not H-1B dependent, says Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka

Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka has refuted the general impression that the Indian IT industry is overly dependent on H-1B visas for its business mode, amid the Trump administration’s
22 Jun 2017, 11:36 PM IST

Air India’s debt unsustainable; action in 6 months: NITI Aayog

Air India (AI) should be privatised as its debt level is ‘simply not sustainable’ and government action on the airline’s future course is likely within six months, NITI Aayo
22 Jun 2017, 11:34 PM IST

Reserve Bank of India expands oversight committee

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has expanded the oversight committee by appointing three more members to the high-level panel that will vet the process to resolve mounting bad loans bo
22 Jun 2017, 11:27 PM IST

Telecom Minister meets Mittal, Ambani; assures corrective steps

Communications Minister Manoj Sinha on Thursday assured industry bigwigs Sunil Mittal and Anil Ambani as well as other telecom players that ‘corrective steps’ will be taken to
22 Jun 2017, 11:23 PM IST

HTC Global targets $1 billion business

HTC Global Services, a software and BPO company founded in the US by a Telugu NRI over two decades ago, has set eyes on billion dollar business by the year 2020. The company which
22 Jun 2017, 11:19 PM IST

Nasscom pegs lower growth in IT exports

The $154-bn domestic IT industry’s software exports are projected to grow at 7-8 percent for 2017-18 fiscal as against 8-10 percent in FY17, while the domestic market is expected
22 Jun 2017, 10:41 PM IST

GST to lower overall tax burden over time, says RBI Governor Urjit Patel

Reserve Bank governor Urjit Patel today said the soon-to-be implemented goods and services tax (GST) will not only create a national market but will also broaden the tax base which
22 Jun 2017, 08:13 PM IST

Telecom companies meet minister on stressed health of industry

The much-awaited meeting between the government and the telecom companies to evolve a resolution to the stressed health of the sector was held here on Thursday afternoon
22 Jun 2017, 05:04 PM IST

Nasscom lowers IT export growth to 7-8 per cent in 2017-18

Hit by global political and economic uncertainties, the Indian IT industry's software exports are projected to grow at 7-8 per cent this fiscal (2017-18), which is lower than 8-10
22 Jun 2017, 04:51 PM IST

Equity markets close on a flat note

After two days of corrections, the Indian equity markets closed on a flat note during Thursday's trade session.
22 Jun 2017, 04:41 PM IST

China's top regulator pledges reforms after MSCI decision

China's top regulator will work to improve the systems and rules for foreigners investing in the country's "A" shares, after 222 Chinese blue-chip
22 Jun 2017, 03:23 PM IST

Global stock markets stumble as oil languishes near lows

European stock markets fell for a third straight day on Thursday, as battered oil prices hovered near seven-month lows hit overnight on worries about a supply glut and falling dema
22 Jun 2017, 03:14 PM IST

Sensex hits record high; banks, auto stocks up

The BSE Sensex hit a record high on Thursday as steps taken by the capital markets regulator to attract more investments and tackle massive bad loans of banks boosted sentiment.
22 Jun 2017, 03:11 PM IST

India farm protests push for rise in edible oils import tax

India's government is facing mounting pressure to raise import duties on edible oils after farmers staged mass protests in key farm states amid a slump in oilseed prices to below g
22 Jun 2017, 02:59 PM IST

India eyes breakthrough on U.S. surveillance drones ahead of Modi trip

India is pushing for U.S. approval of its request to buy a naval variant of the Predator drone, officials said, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi tries to revitalise relations with W
22 Jun 2017, 02:54 PM IST