Indias private air carrier Kingfisher Airlines is likely to begin its operations to Sri Lanka from September this year.
The year also witnessed some big-ticket property deals and increased investors interest in realty portals.
India's Supreme Court cleared the way on Thursday for the former head of Hewlett Packard's Indian outsourcing arm to be prosecuted for negligence in an employee's murder.
Infosys Technologies Limited on Wednesday announced the launch of Finacle 10, the latest version of its universal banking solution, with a new set of offerings including Islamic banking.
Rashtriya Hindu Sena president Pramod Muthalik was arrested in Belgaum.
Even as the government faces Opposition onslaught over 2G spectrum, CPM on Tuesday raised questions about the existence of a Kolkata-based company shortlisted for a franchise for BSNL’s Wi MAX.
HLL’s foods division shifting base to Mumbai, to the proposed state of the art corporate office at Andheri, is not good news for the Bangalore ad fraternity that will suffer a jolt of Rs 50 crore.
MphasiS said revenues for the year-ended October grew by 18% to 5,037 crore and net profit improved by 20% to Rs 909 crore.
Flying out of IGI will soon cost more. Outbound passengers will pay anywhere up to Rs 1,000 as airport development fee (ADF) to partly fund the ongoing Rs 9,000-crore airport development programme that’s hit a revenue crunch in this slowdown.
India successfully launched an Israeli satellite in a mission carried out under a veil of secrecy.
Besides, it will also request the Finance Ministry to permit external commercial borrowing (ECB) for working capital as special dispensation.
On Thursday evening, six executive directors of Infosys will step into the offices of The Economic Times in Bangalore as guest editors for a day.
Impatience fuelled with passion is the thrust behind the decision to embark on this eventful entrepreneurial journey.
Maize prices have continued to show a marked uptrend though the fact remains that acreage has risen and the country is expected to witness a rabi maize crop of three million tonnes.
The division, which recruited 1,000 people in the first six months of the fiscal, expects hiring numbers in the second half of the year to be more than double of that.
On Wednesday, the US President Barack Obama described Steve Jobs as the 'embodiment of the American dream.'
Biovet has launched Asia's first Bio Safety Level-4 (BSL-4) manufacturing facility, specifically designed to enable product development and manufacturing of vaccines like Foot and Mouth Disease vaccine.
BANGALORE: Seems some BPOs had enough of employee pampering.
Chinese telecom equipment vendor Huawei Technologies is eyeing over $3.5 billion in revenues from India this year as new operators launch operations.
Subscription fees range from $25 for a monthly subscription to $93 for an annual subscription on Kirtu.com, the successor to SavitaBhabhi.com, which has comic strips based on other characters too.
The S&P BSE Sensex slips over 100 points in trade on Monday following muted trend seen in other Asian markets.
Essar Group's mobile retail chain MobileStore on Thursday launched its online sales operations.
The IT major, which has most of its facilities in Chennai and Bangalore, is paying employees the full variable pay component this year. Cities that are IT hubs | Nine trends for IT
Congress got the better of an enervated BJP in Karnataka, securing an important prize at a time good news has been hard to come by nationally.
Job outlook is positive in Mumbai, Delhi & Pune while it fell in Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Ahmedabad. Tips to manage your workplace
Yeddyurappa may go out kicking & screaming, but not before ensuring that BJP leadership would appoint successor of his choice.
The court's observations, which came while admitting a PIL by the Bihar Cricket Association, will, however, derail Srinivasan's comeback plans.
Investor George Soros has picked up 1.4 million shares in India's largest floriculture company Karuturi Networks Ltd.
Nifty opened on a positive note, led by gains in Hindustan Unilever, which has over 2.5 per cent weightage on the index.
Confirming the arrests, home minister P Chidambaram said the police were probing their links to terror attacks over the last year.
AI is not new, but its recent reemergence is thanks to the incredible performance of a type of machine learning called deep learning in some of the core problems.
EMC Corporation, a global leader in information infrastructure solutions, today announced it would invest an incremental $1.5 billion in India over a five year period starting from 2010.
Rangu Salgame, CEO who created ripples by leaving the multi-billion dollar networking giant Cisco to move into less than $100 mn networking equipment maker Tejas Networks, has quit in less than four months of joining the company.
India on Saturday inducted the first batch of British-made Hawk jets to groom rookie pilots and replace its ageing Russian-built MiG 21 fleet, nicknamed "Flying Coffins" due to their high crash record.
Some IIMs will go ahead with plans to increase their intake for the '08-10 session despite the quota regime not kicking in. B-school grads become fund managers
Dale Carnegie Training, which has taught business skills to more than 8 million professionals worldwide, will open its first school in India to make graduates “employable”.
The move is yet another blow to the Indian IT industry, which is facing higher visa costs.
The company, which has four business divisions - biopharmaceuticals, bionutrition, bioagriculture and R&D - is planning to raise approximately Rs 600-700 crore through an issue in the first half of 2010.
West Indian all-rounder Kieron Pollard & Kiwi paceman Shane Bond turn out to be the most expensive players.
After 3 decades and several crises, Indian IT industry continues to be a big attraction for young people from small towns seeking to enter middle class.
The UAE-based, ETA-Ascon, is in talks with jet manufacturers Embrayer, Bombardier and ATR for acquiring jets to start its new airline in India, a leading newspaper here has reported.
20 yrs after the Brand Equity quiz started in Bangalore, the grand finale of Brand Equity’s 20th year finals was witnessed by 1,000-strong audience
Even as Wall Street struggles to cope with the Lehman Brothers-Merrill Lynch double whammy, the aftershocks are reverberating across the Indian Institutes of Managements in India.
India’s potato output could rise by six per cent to eight per cent in 2009-2010, according to traders and analysts.
TK Kurien, CEO of the IT business, tells that early indications are that the strategy is having the desired effect.
Amidst a raging controversy, the Congressmen rejected allegations questioning the legitimacy of their trip.
Oracle and HP today announced that they have teamed up to deliver complete software, hardware and service solutions, tailored to the needs of mid-size companies in the country.
Suvidha Infoserve Pvt Ltd launched "Suvidha", S-Commerce (Service Commerce) in South India, enabling consumers to avail services across any sector at single-window access points.
If rupee goes to 54-55, this could lead to some amount of panic in the market and some amount of knee-jerk reaction to some of the developments.
HAL expects the order book for its LCH to swell to about 250, even as the country’s armed forces look to desperately add teeth to its largely-obsolete attack chopper fleet.
In the wake of the Kingfisher crisis, the real question is: will the King of Good Times be able to find a new set of willing lenders to bankroll his new ventures?
The royal treatment began even before BSY entered the jail premises - with jailers making way for him through a side door so that he could avoid news cameras.
The group was formed in early-May in the aftermath of the Anna Hazare anti-corruption agitation, when the UPA government maintained a stony silence to civil society's fever pitch.
Leading telecom operator, Reliance Communication has launched "CricGenie," an animated simulation of cricket matches for its subscribers.
Multiple sources familiar with the transaction said that the fund-raising will leave Snapdeal with a valuation of around $2 billion.
Bangalore-headquartered Hindustan Aeronautics has climbed 11 notches up to reach the 34th position in the list of top 100 defence companies in the world.
MasterCard's India-origin chief Ajay Banga today said India's growing young population offers exciting business opportunities and asserted the company will bring faster and easier e-payment solutions to the country.
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Around 30 killed & 90 injured in serial blasts in weekend’s busiest markets; three bombs defused; Indian Mujahideen claims responsibility via e-mail to the media.
"In addition, the domestic market for India is starting an opportunity. In the next 3-5 years there will be more direct domestic investments in Indian startups ."
LG Electronics plans to double annual R & D investment in India to Rs 400 crore from the current year.
The vultures in South Asia have been under threat for over a decade now. But the silver lining is that India has acted quickly to conserve this species, as compared to many western countries in the past in the case of other environmental pollutants.
Tur prices in Karnataka have declined by 16.3% since the beginning of June. On June 19, the wholesale price of tur at the Gulbarga APMC touched Rs 3,450 per quintal against Rs 4,125 per quintal on June 1.
Kingfisher is in talks with a clutch of banks to raise Rs 2,000 crore in debt.
Biotech firm Biovel Life Sciences to produce Human Growth Hormone.
Ravi Ramu, Director, Purvankara Projects spoke with ET Now on demand revival in housing sector and how things are panning out for this company.
Global talent supply chain management company Summit HR says it will invest $5 million to open eight more delivery centres.
It’s good news for job-seekers. All major sectors in India are expected to step up hiring in the October-December quarter, according to the TeamLease Employment Outlook Survey.
With students getting increasing access to technology and Indian universities introducing more writing assignments at higher education level to be completed at home, there is greater threat than ever of plagiarism.
While GMR and GVK, pulled out of large projects, IVRCL had decided to stay away from BOT (build, operate and transfer) road assets.
Art of Living (AOL) founder and spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar narrowly escaped a bid on his life when a gunman opened fire on his car at his ashram on Kanakapura Road on Sunday evening.
The Indian IT market is expected to grow by 18% in 2008 to reach $38 billion, clocking second-highest growth rate after China which is expected touch $138 billion with a growth rate of 20%, according to a report by Forrester.
Parts of Tamil Nadu, for the first time, will be voting on machines that come with an in-built timer to detect the time of polling.
Jason Mathew and his wife are excited about their forthcoming trip to Europe. A gift from their son, it is the sexagenarian couple's first jaunt to Europe and the two-week holiday.
India's coffee output for the crop year ending September 2009 stands at 2.6 lakh tonnes, down 5% from the earlier estimate of 2.8 lakh tonnes.
"Brand-building requires a lot of investment, but we have the staying power and the resources,” Deveshwar said on the sidelines of WEF.
There is a distortion where some of the mid-caps in the FMCG and pharmaceutical space maybe expensive, says Dhiraj Sachdev.
Recruitment agencies and experts tracking IT sector warned that these companies are already going slow on hiring experienced professionals.
Though the present problem with US economy is around sovereign debt, the worry is that this will affect US pvt sector growth, and hence their IT spends.
IT industry is heaving a collective sigh of relief with the rupee depreciating against the US greenback. Say goodbye to mid-career crisis I Managing workplace
Rules were flouted and government officials bribed, often indiscriminately; private companies and banks too participated in this loot.
For many web retailers, the technology that makes this possible comes from Vizury Interactive, a technology co founded by three young engineers in 2009.
Wipro today said it may take 2-3 quarters to catch up with the growth rate of rivals on the back of a strong deal pipeline and organisational restructuring.
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US chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices said on Thursday microchip prices will remain under pressure.
Marking the "most significant" redesign of its home page, Yahoo! India unveiled a preview of the new look for its flagship destination, yahoo.co.in.
Most passengers would want nothing more than airlines to be on time and offer a hassle-free trip. The expectations of frequent travellers are markedly higher.
STAR is expected to acquire a majority stake in Asianet’s general entertainment channels across three southern languages-Malayalam, Telugu and Kannada.
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The clubs have been polished, and the golf outfits have been cleaned to the last crease as the summit clash looms large.
The global economic slowdown has impacted India’s oilmeal exports, according to data from the Solvent Extractors Association of India.
Yamaha plans to double it's market share in next two years. The Japanese two wheeler maker is following an unusual way by focusing on the urban market with deluxe motorcycles (150cc) and scooters contrary to rival manufacturers who are beefing up presence in commuter segment to boost their volume.
The latest Residex released on Friday shows that property prices rose only in six of the 15 cities covered by the residential price index.
Figures for FY08 suggests that Blender's Pride closed the year with 1.10 million cases in volume depletion just ahead of Royal Challenge's 1.08 million. Invest in wine
There are enough hints that jaw-dropping salaries are pouring into the campuses like never before.
Flush with cash, online retailers are pursuing a single-minded strategy of acquiring as many customers as they can as soon as they can.
Thousands of Indian airport maintenance employees failed to show up at work on Wednesday to protest against the opening of two private airports but the move put only a slight dent in operations.
Air Deccan founder Captain Gopinath’s cargo airline grounded after losing three planes
India has been blacklisted for the third consecutive year by the US government for engaging child labour in its garment export industry.
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