Business
Post-note ban 12.54 lakh PoS terminals added in Q4
May 25, 2017 04:29 PM

New Delhi,  Post the November 8 demonetisation measure, 12.54 lakh Point of Sale (PoS) terminals have been added during the fourth quarter of the last fiscal ended March to facilitate more digital transactions, the government has said.

Equity markets surge to new highs, banking stocks soar
May 25, 2017 04:29 PM

Mumbai,  The Indian equity markets on Thursday soared to new high levels as positive global cues, a strong rupee and healthy buying in banking, capital goods and automobile stocks lifted investors' sentiments.

China Light and Power offers to invest Rs 500 crore in Haryana
May 24, 2017 07:05 PM

Chandigarh, China Light & Power has offered to join hands with the Haryana government in setting up a Rs 500-crore renewable energy project in the state's Jhajjar district.

IFFCO and Bank of Baroda launches co-branded debit card for farmers
May 24, 2017 06:20 PM

Chandigarh: IFFCO, the world’s largest fertiliser cooperative, in collaboration with Bank of Baroda launched its co-branded debit cardfor farmers at a card distribution ceremony organized at their corporate office in New Delhi. IFFCO and Bank of Baroda had signed an MoU in February, 2017 to create co-branded debit cards for farmers. This is aimedat enabling them to buy agri-inputs through a convenient cashless transaction mechanism, thus providing further thrust to PM Narendra Modi’s Digital India programme. The IFFCO-BOB co-branded debit cards were distributed to 51 farmers from Meerut district by Mr. R.P Singh, Director (HR &Legal), IFFCO and Mr. P.S. Jayakumar, Managing Director, Bank of Baroda at the ceremony

Ravindra Jadeja launches Castrol Super Mechanic contest with exciting TVC
May 24, 2017 06:13 PM

ChandigarhCastrol India today announced an innovative and pioneering Castrol Super Mechanic contest for two-wheeler mechanics. India’s star cricketer Ravindra Jadeja has been roped in to promote this contest which has been created with the objective of recognizing and rewarding mechanics working in independent workshops.

Announcing the new Surface Pro
May 24, 2017 06:09 PM

Chandigarh— Microsoft Corp. on Tuesdayunveiled the new Surface Pro, the next generation of the iconic product line and the most versatile laptop on the planet. The new Surface Pro delivers the most performance and battery life in a laptop that is this thin, light and quiet. Surface took the category it created and pushed it a step further with the new Surface Pro by bringingup to 13.5 hours of battery life,1making it more than 2.5 times faster than Surface Pro 3, and providing unmatched versatility and mobilityin alighter, more refined design.

Ericsson introduces customised network solutions for Indian market
May 23, 2017 05:07 PM

New Delhi,  Swedish communication technology firm Ericsson on Tuesday launched new dual band radio products designed to provide enhanced customer experience while enabling telecom operators to boost capacity and be energy and cost-efficient.

Key Indian equity market indices open in red
May 23, 2017 10:59 AM

Mumbai,  The key Indian equity market indices on Tuesday opened lower despite Wall Street ending higher for the third session.

Highest-ever food grain production this year: Agriculture Minister
May 22, 2017 06:29 PM

New Delhi,  Good monsoon for consecutive two years, coupled with farmer-friendly policies and decisions of the Modi government, is going to result into highest-ever production of foodgrain in the country this year, said Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Monday.

Multiplex cinema stocks slip after being put in 28% GST bracket
May 22, 2017 04:14 PM

Mumbai,  Stocks of multiplex cinema halls slipped on Monday following the government's decision to put cinema tickets in the 28 per cent tax bracket under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime.

Bank of India narrows net loss to Rs 1,045.54 cr
May 22, 2017 04:14 PM

Mumbai, The state run lender Bank of India on Monday reported a standalone net loss of Rs 1,045.54 crore in the quarter ended March 31, 2017 as compared to Rs 3,587.11 crore of net loss incurred in the year-ago period.

Suresh Prabhu flags off high-speed Tejas Express
May 22, 2017 04:14 PM

Mumbai,  Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Monday flagged off the country's first high-speed and feature rich train Tejas Express from Chatrapati Shivaji Station here.

IT industry sees 24% fall in hiring in April: Survey
May 22, 2017 03:28 PM

New Delhi, With top IT firms laying off professionals, the IT-software industry was hit the most with a 24 per cent fall in hiring in April this year as compared to April 2016, according to a survey by job site Naukri.com.

Exim Bank to raise $3.5 bn from overseas, Rs 8,000 cr from domestic market
May 21, 2017 01:18 PM

Kolkata, Exim Bank (Export Import Bank of India) plans to borrow $3.5 billion from overseas markets and Rs 8,000 crore from domestic market in the current financial year, a top official said.

EESL to invest Rs 1,000 cr by 2020 under buildings programme
May 20, 2017 07:09 PM

Mumbai,  The Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL, on Saturday said it would bring investment to the tune of Rs 1,000 crore covering more than 10,000 large government or private buildings in next 2-3 years as part of the Energy Efficient Buildings programme.

BMW opens third intelligent assembly plant in China
May 20, 2017 04:06 PM

Beijing, German luxury automaker BMW opened its third intelligent assembly plant in China where the firm operates one of its major global production centres.

'India should actively get involved in Sri Lankan power sector growth'
May 20, 2017 03:35 PM

Colombo,  India should actively participate in Sri Lanka's growing power sector, both traditional and renewable, a top government official has said.

New air route to help Odisha export mangoes to Southeast Asia
May 19, 2017 03:25 PM

Bhubaneswar,  Put this down to connectivity. After Bangladesh, Odisha's mangoes are soon expected to find a market in Southeast Asia -- thanks to a new flight from Biju Patnaik International Airport here.

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