A dismayed venture capital industry plans to complain to the finance minister that he has given them a raw deal in the Budget.
The rural DNA of Indian MNCs is their biggest strategic asset that will be hard for any other country to match.
The IT/ITeS industries have added 7.96 lakh jobs in the Indian economy during the one year period ending September 2011, according to the Economic Survey 2011-12.
India condemned the fatal stabbing of an Indian student in Australia and warned that the attack, which was the latest in a series of assaults, could put bilateral ties under strain.
The accounts on most food blogs veer between the plain pedestrian and gushing, to the self-important, notice-me pieces.
Asianet, led by former BPL Mobile owner and venture capitalist Rajeev Chandrasekhar, is being split into four as part of a restructuring exercise that may lead to the entry of new investors in a couple of them.
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.
Indias private air carrier Kingfisher Airlines is likely to begin its operations to Sri Lanka from September this year.
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.
The promoters of GMR Group, one of the fastest growing infrastructure organisations with interests in airports, energy, highways and urban infrastructure , are looking to exit their sugar business.
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.
Infosys chief Gopalakrishnan expressed hope that DTC & GST will be pushed through in Budget 2012, while Genpact feared reforms will be tough going forward.
Online CAT exam in around 50 centres was today rescheduled for repairs at the labs where technical glitches disrupted exam on the first day. 10 useful tips to crack CAT
THE Delhi-based Asian Hotels (AHL), one of the largest players in the hospitality business, has got its shareholders’ approval to demerge the company into three independent entities.
Rashtriya Hindu Sena president Pramod Muthalik was arrested in Belgaum.
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.
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.
But companies don't expect smart TV prices to fall any time soon with the entry of more advanced products or increased competition.
Such deals could go some way to relieve developers of some of their debt burden, but what’s likely to hold investors back from signing on the dotted line?
Hoteliers believe social media will eventually become a key distribution channel that drives bookings and trial and generates revenue.
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.
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.
In the digital enabled on-demand world there are just two classes — the uber-class and the working class.
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.
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.
BANGALORE: Seems some BPOs had enough of employee pampering.
While a rise in labour costs has been widely cited as a driver of higher prices of farm produce, there are other key factors at play as well.
A glut in supply and constricted demand are leading to an army of unhappy mgmt graduates, raising uncomfortable questions about a once coveted degree.
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.
Madan Padaki, whose company HeadHeldHigh Services counts rural India as its main market, is your typical startup entrepreneur.
On Wednesday, the US President Barack Obama described Steve Jobs as the 'embodiment of the American dream.'
Essar Group's mobile retail chain MobileStore on Thursday launched its online sales operations.
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Chinese telecom equipment vendor Huawei Technologies is eyeing over $3.5 billion in revenues from India this year as new operators launch operations.
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Investor George Soros has picked up 1.4 million shares in India's largest floriculture company Karuturi Networks Ltd.
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”.
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.
Yeddyurappa may go out kicking & screaming, but not before ensuring that BJP leadership would appoint successor of his choice.
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.
The year also witnessed some big-ticket property deals and increased investors interest in realty portals.
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.
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.
The move is yet another blow to the Indian IT industry, which is facing higher visa costs.
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.
Confirming the arrests, home minister P Chidambaram said the police were probing their links to terror attacks over the last year.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Besides, it will also request the Finance Ministry to permit external commercial borrowing (ECB) for working capital as special dispensation.
India’s potato output could rise by six per cent to eight per cent in 2009-2010, according to traders and analysts.
Nifty opened on a positive note, led by gains in Hindustan Unilever, which has over 2.5 per cent weightage on the index.
The court's observations, which came while admitting a PIL by the Bihar Cricket Association, will, however, derail Srinivasan's comeback plans.
Leading telecom operator, Reliance Communication has launched "CricGenie," an animated simulation of cricket matches for its subscribers.
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
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.
TK Kurien, CEO of the IT business, tells that early indications are that the strategy is having the desired effect.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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?
Impatience fuelled with passion is the thrust behind the decision to embark on this eventful entrepreneurial journey.
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.
Biotech firm Biovel Life Sciences to produce Human Growth Hormone.
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.
LG Electronics plans to double annual R & D investment in India to Rs 400 crore from the current year.
Amidst a raging controversy, the Congressmen rejected allegations questioning the legitimacy of their trip.
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.
Global talent supply chain management company Summit HR says it will invest $5 million to open eight more delivery centres.
Kingfisher is in talks with a clutch of banks to raise Rs 2,000 crore in debt.
Ravi Ramu, Director, Purvankara Projects spoke with ET Now on demand revival in housing sector and how things are panning out for this company.
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.
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.
The S&P BSE Sensex slips over 100 points in trade on Monday following muted trend seen in other Asian markets.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
"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 ."
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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.
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.
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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.
US chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices said on Thursday microchip prices will remain under pressure.
While GMR and GVK, pulled out of large projects, IVRCL had decided to stay away from BOT (build, operate and transfer) road assets.
Multiple sources familiar with the transaction said that the fund-raising will leave Snapdeal with a valuation of around $2 billion.
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.
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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