The Finance Ministry will take up 42 FDI proposals, including that of BNP Paribas, Tata Steel and PTC India Financial Services, next week.
Indian mobile phone-maker Maxx Mobile plans to launch 500 new phones in the Indian market this financial year.
BJP engaged global information technology firms, including SAP and Oracle for keeping up with real time analysis on social media and partnered InMobi.
IFC, the private investment arm of the World Bank, has invested about Rs 15 crore in the Navi Mumbai-based nonbanking financial company.
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"All we have said is that the market is different. The way the business was done, will be done and is being done is different," Senapaty said.
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The company, the world’s largest telecom equipment maker, is ramping up operations in India hoping to get a large chunk of fourth-generation network rollout contracts
Actress Sridevi passed away on February 24 in Dubai.
Amazon’s India launch is expected to add to the pressure on incumbent online retailers which are cutting costs after a spending spree to win new customers.
Gripped by despair after being handed out pink slips, IT professionals now have help at hand with a group of concerned fellow professionals hosting a website to help them.
A survey by Bangalore based Janaagraha Centre for Citizenship and Democracy has ranked it fifth behind Kolkata, Thiruvananthapuram, Bhopal and Patna.
Temasek has bought 12.5% stake in Intas Pharmaceuticals, one of India's top 10 drug makers by sale, for a little over Rs 1,100 crore, people involved with the development said.
Ramakrishnan believes that the cafe culture is on the rise and this will also lead to in-home consumption of coffee & that coffee is fast becoming the beverage of choice for young India.
The new arrangement for visas to UK will help that country continue to attract the brightest and best students, a top official said.
Murthy also said that Srinivas quitting the company would not lead to any "speeding up of the search process".
Shivanand Mankekar, a self-effacing Mumbai professor known for his big stock market bets, is actively buying into Future Group founder Kishore Biyani's comeback story.
In more trouble for the arrested cricketers and bookies in the IPL spot-fixing scandal, the Income Tax department has begun a probe into alleged hawala and illegal cash transactions and will question them.
Phoenix has had some positive news coming through in terms of its commercial properties again getting commissioned.
To Sreesanth’s friends, the fast bowler’s career has been one of ups and downs but they believe he has never deviated from the path of gentlemanliness.
After IDC's downward revision of global IT spending, the shrinking PC sales signal another cautionary sign for Indian IT, at a time analysts are expecting 2013 to be better than 2012.
Citing "serious fiscal situation", Union Commerce Secretary Rahul Khullar said that no new incentives and sops could be provided to exporters in the next fiscal in view of significant resource crunch faced by Centre.
The company seeks to utilise the small and medium enterprise space in the country to expand its seller base to 12,000 covering 30 cities in less than a year.
While currently there is no age requirement for Twitter, FB requires users to be at least thirteen. Most of the accounts are verified by parents.
Premji had made a pledge in 2013 to give away half his wealth. He has been sending a thousand crore rupees towards the poor and the needy every year.
Nexus Venture Partners has raised $ 275 mn for its third fund, joining a select group of venture firms that have raised capital this yr.
Kings of sting operations Cobrapost, Gulail, Media Sarkar low on credibility, prefer "non-profit" status
Cobrapost, Gulail and Media Sarkar - say being a commercial enterprise is no more an option and hence the move to a non-profit structure.
Most prolific scorers in the IPL like Suresh Raina hail from small towns in Uttar Pradesh where they spent their formative years.
In his last job at Phoenix Ogilvy - Sri Lanka, he set up & headed the Strategic Planning cell along with leading the account management role.
The highest growth in personal income tax collection, among all regions, has been posted by Bihar and Jharkhand followed by Purvanchal .
Cognizant VC Lakshmi Narayanan clarified that the filing was only on management compensation and not necessarily an indicator of growth for next year.
"Bombay and Bangalore have been two markets which have seen modest growth. But elsewhere in the country, we have seen anything between 8% and 15% growth in H2."
InMobi has put a name to its culture, ‘YaWiO’ and given it a formal structure, which includes making it one of several festivals InMobi hosts every year.
The negative sentiment brought on by the barrage of bad news pushed shares of most large-cap IT down during the last two trading sessions.
RBI Deputy Governor Subir Gokarn today said he was looking at mild recovery in growth despite decline in industrial production to 3.5% in March.
After a drop in the number of nests in 2012, Olive Ridley turtles seem to have made an impressive comeback this year.
The budget to revolve around affordable housing, rural consumption, MSMEs and infra, say market mavens
Ram Madhav clarified that Bhagwat had said that "NaMo is not our issue" and for the RSS "the issues before the nation are important not necessarily the individuals".
Thomson Reuters has reached an agreement with Tata Consultancy Services to outsource a portion of its informationtechnology services.
India now has six senior executives with global roles, up from one a year ago.
Yahoo's reorganization over the past year, particularly the one announced in April by then CEO Scott Thompson, has raised India's strategic position in the company's global operations.
Sunanda Pushkar and Valerie Trierweiler rebelled against what they saw as attempted robbery of their men; but then life is rarely a Mills and Boon story.
GE India CEO ohn Flannery said the ‘retrospective taxes’ proposed in the Union Budget do not provide a stable policy for foreign investors.
Key Team Anna member N Santosh Hegde has said India should make keeping money abroad without permission an offence to force other countries to share information on illegal wealth stashed abroad.
With Ratan Tata commenting that he was not comfortable with the idea of bribing a minister to enter the airline business, former civil aviation minister C M Ibrahim today asked the Tata Group chairman to name the minister.
Industry body Assocham today called for reinstating income tax exemption for infrastructure capital companies and funds in Budget 2012.
Vikas Oberoi, real estate magnate and aviation enthusiast, shares what it was like to fly the French fighter jet Rafale, in a once in-a-lifetime opportunity.
Hyderabad-based digital marketing company Ybrant Digital is close to acquiring a US-based content company in an all-cash deal.
US President Barack Obama's India visit was widely tracked by netizens on Saturday, making his maiden trip to the country as the most searched item on Google.
People searched for results like 'Obama visit to India', 'Obama in Mumbai', 'Obama Biography' as well as 'Air Force One', the aircraft in which Obama arrived.
Iron ore industry hopes to get some respite in the form of duty rationalisation in exports along with freight charges in Budget.
The governnment appears to be in no mood to give in to former ISRO chairman G Madhavan Nair's demand for setting up a new panel to probe the controversial Antrix-Devas deal.
A day after China reacted sharply to Antony's visit to Arunachal, India said it took this matter "seriously", asserting Beijing had "no rights" to interfere in its domestic affairs.
Mallya's penchant for cars, castles, horses, jets, yachts, game lodges & bling is well chronicled & it looks as if islands are his latest passion. Kingfisher Calendar '09
ndian students, especially IITians, started to arrive in ever larger numbers from 1966. They started to stand out among foreign students almost immediately.
Weak consumer sentiment in global markets, notably Europe, continues to dampen hopes of a recovery for India's rose growers.
Union Minister Praful Patel urged Civil Aviation Minister for a thorough probe into the change of aircraft by Air India allegedly to accommodate his family members.
JP Morgan has upgraded GVK Power & Infrastructure from ‘neutral’ rating to ‘overweight’ and increased the target price to 19 from Rs 12 earlier.
The foundation has focused on Delhi and NCR (National Capital Region) in the first year, but has plans to cover more business schools next year.
Analysts and other observers of the company will be expecting some news of the progress of Vishal Sikka’s “new and renew” strategy.
Three BJP ministers in Karnataka resigned on Wednesday, a day after they were caught watching porn clips in the Karnataka assembly
India rubbished as "absurd" and "totally baseless" Pak's allegations.
An Abbottabad cafe owner and technology consultant Sohaib Athar heard a helicopter hovering in his neighbourhood - an unusual incident to happen in the wee hours of Monday.
J Chandrashekar said that the hardest hit by the suspension will be the para-athletes and the national body will request the IPC to reconsider its decision.
Analysts expect Mumbai-based IT major TCS to report over 3.5% sequential growth in sales despite a weak season due to holidays and furloughs.
The Future Group is in talks with Turtle Group to buy a stake in the Kolkata-based apparel maker, Future Group Chief Executive Officer Kishore Biyani said on Monday.
A self imposed Lokpal: Political parties should announce a code of ethics for their members as a first step against graft
Political parties should publicly announce and enforce a sound code of conduct and ethics policy for their members as a first step against graft.
Every breath of air you inhale, every morsel of food you chew could be injurious to your health unless adequate precautions are taken.
A new wave of start-up companies is building technology enabled services aimed at bridging the communication gap between borrowers and lenders in the embattled microfinance industry.
Nationwide regularised production, sales and profit data on the popcorn business is tougher to find than a Bollywood movie with a tragic ending.
A huge section of depositors in urban India are not aware of the interest rate they earn on their saving rate deposits.
The navigational services and systems at most Indian airports are outdated by over decades when compared to other airports worldwide. World's Top 10 airports
Globally, demand for knowledge services is expected to grow to $7.5 billion by 2015, with India-based companies expected to deliver 3/4th of these services.
Why government's push to make Aadhaar mandatory could erode public faith in Aadhaar-enabled payments
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In 2015, some 140 startups folded up. A year later, over 200 shut shop, and this year more and more founders are discovering that starting a business is no walk in the park.
The Delhi police have estimated the scale of the fraud at over Rs 1,100 cr. They have frozen 94 bank accounts belonging to Stock Guru's office bearers.
OK Balraj, Chief Financial Officer of Escorts Limited, was conferred the 'Best CFO in Engineering & Capital Goods Sector' by ICAI.
Talent, quality and good grades never go out of fashion, even in recessionary times. Just look at the summer placement scenario across the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs).
The acquisition marks the first time a US-based e-commerce company has bought an Indian technology startup.
If the last three rounds of the Idea Brand Equity Quiz are anything to go by, this looks to be an exceptional year both in terms of teams and the questions they find themselves up against.
Widespread consumer complaints over the ongoing customer verification - KYC or know-your-customer - drive as well as pressure from within the Congress and opposition parties appear to have prompted a relook
With less than 24 hours to go for the first phase of polls in Karnataka, the Congress’ hopes of staging a comeback in the southern state received a severe jolt on Friday as the rate of inflation continued with its upward climb, touching 7.61% for the week ending April 26.
The report also reveals that Meiyappan bet Rs 1.1 crore on the Super Kings to lose against Rajasthan Royals on May 12, 2013.
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Embarking on cost-cutting measures, the Nasdaq-listed entity would also be ending 13 older games besides reducing investment in 'The Ville'.
BS Yeddyurappa appeared to be a tamed man on Monday as his February 27 deadline for BJP ended without any signs of revolt.
The satellite channel, Kasturi, managed by H D Kumaraswamy's wife Anita offers a bouquet of entertainment programmes and news.
The myriad parts of the Internet space are shifting gears in the non-English language space.
Bangalore-based Real Estate Television (RETV) is planning to expand its footprint into south-east Asia, the Middle-East and parts of Europe, a top company official said.
Also, with prices of mobile handsets coming down and disposable incomes going up, people are changing handsets too often.
After the news of postponement was announced, disappointed fans tried to sabotage the venue. They broke barriers, climbed on stage and tore posters.
Ex-Infosys employee Jack Palmer brought the whistle-blower lawsuit in 2011, saying that he had been punished by the company after he reported witnessing visa fraud.
Bhardwaj, who came close to suggesting that judicial probe was part of a cover-up effort, said the police alone can investigate the offence.
TommyJams, a 10-month-old Bangalore-based startup has built an online networking forum that connects musicians and bands across the country.
Prices likely to dip 15-20% Across Major Mandis.
Nexus Venture Partners has raised $270 mn for its third fund, joining a select group of VC firms that have raised capital this year.
For hundreds of Indian engineers, Nokia's alliance with Microsoft means uncertainty about future roles and immediate anxiety on job prospects.
Most of the services pushed by financial firms online have opened avenues for fraudsters to exploit vulnerabilities across transaction types, Wong said.
Newly-wed star couple Sania Mirza and Shoaib Malik on Friday met Indian High Commissioner Sharat Sabharwal, following which the Pakistani cricketer was granted one year visa extension.
Rohan's term as executive assistant is co-terminus with that of Narayana Murthy and he had requested a token compensation of one rupee a year.