Polaris, through investment bankers, has also sent feelers to at least one multinational information technology services firm.
Food product companies like Britannia, Parle, ITC Foods, Nestle and Dabur aresuretobenefitfromthis monsoon.
Last-minute fares for passengers flying economy on routes such as Delhi-Chennai, which have gone up to Rs 40,000, can fall by 20-25%.
For the Congress, it would be an uphill task to retain either Assam or Kerala, and avoid being left with Karnataka as the lone major state under its control.
The BJP’s lack of interest in Mamata Banerjee’s no-confidence motion against the UPA has many sub-plots.
Dragged rather reluctantly into politics, little would Kanimozhi have imagined that in just four years, she would plunge headlong into the biggest scam rocking the nation.
The finance ministry is keen to start disinvestment early in the next financial year to raise the budgeted Rs 30,000 crore.
Pravat Tripathi indicated that BJD, an erstwhile ally of BJP and a constituent of an earlier NDA, may not have reservations in rekindling the relationship.
The corollary, according to observers, is that the hard-bargaining outfit will now be a defensive force in UPA and will be wary of issuing threats of quitting.
Dinesh Trivedi is likely to spell out a blue print for upgrading signalling and telecommunication system to prevent accidents in Rail Budget 2012
Here is a roundup of politicians who regardless of how their personal fortunes pan out are likely to leave a mark on their parties, states and the nation itself this year.
The acquisition of Chennai-based SDB Cisco, India’s third-largest security firm, by Denmark-based ISS, the world’s leading facility services provider, has materialised.
Gold sales surged 10-20% thanks to the Akshaya Tritiya festival, which has been providing a boost to the precious metal trade since 2005.
IT and BPO services provider Hexaware Technologies announced a deal with its US-based financial services client that would help it generate $10-15 mn in annual revenue.
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
Chances are you won't easily find the world's favourite condom Durex on retail shelves across the world.
A section of filmmakers believes that it is their job to react quickly and capture people’s emotions instead of waiting for time to blur things.
M Karunanidhi said he was open to forming a coalition government, and reiterated that his son MK Stalin was his political heir.
The ‘pink wave’ maybe keeping employees in tenterhooks, but here is a hiring news from an auto MNC that is bound to bring some cheer. Toyota, the world’s second largest carmaker, has kick-started a recruitment exercise nationally to support its India expansion plans.
As a follow-up to executive order issued by Obama announcing a major initiative to woo tourists from India, China and Brazil.
Handset maker Spice Mobile today said it will start a manufacturing unit for mobile devices in the country by next year with an initial investment of Rs 100 crore.
Cognizant's former employee Debashis had led its banking & financial services sector for over 7 yrs. After joining iGate, he may lead all verticals of the company.
Online platforms such as AngelList, BankerBay, Lets Venture, Angels Den, Ah! Ventures, Companisto have emerged in various parts of the world to make fundraising easier.
Jayalalithaa announced a 13-point action plan to ensure women's safety and prevent incidents of sexual harassment.
If you are reading this, chances are Sensex and Nifty are part of your daily life, and actions on Dalal Street can make or mar your day.
HCL Tech has lost two senior executives with responsibility for at least a third of the company’s $4.3-bn (about Rs23,650 cr) business.
Here is a list of new Express Trains, Passenger Trains, MEMU, DEMU, Extension of run and increase in frequency of trains:
If you are reading this, chances are Sensex and Nifty are part of your daily life, and actions on Dalal Street can make or mar your day.
UAEs national carrier, Etihad Airways, plans to add new routes to four cities in India - Kozhikode, Chennai, Jaipur and Kolkata by 2009.
AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa has lashed out at Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal and the Centre for running down the CAG report and for delaying the arrest of A Raja.
Most of the hotel stocks hit their 52-week high on the back of news that hotels have hiked or mulling an increase in room tariffs for the busy season from October to March.
Don’t feel left out just because you don’t have a smartphone. Here are some free and high-quality, Java-based applications that are available for feature phones.
Singapore-based Nalanda Capital has picked up a 1.8% stake in Sun Network for a little over Rs 100 crore through an open market bulk deal transaction on the Bombay Stock Exchange.
SpiceJet has appointed Kishore Gupta, a director since 2000, as acting CEO.
Indian shares are expected to trade lower. Here is a list of eleven stocks that are likely to be in action in morning trade today.
Quarter 3 and 4 are peak periods and depending upon the location, we would expect the industry to do about 70 pc, says Vivek Nair, Leela Group
Most experts are of the view that the real action will be in individual stocks, while benchmark indices might remain rangebound.
As the news flashed on TV channels that Kanimozhi will be arrested and sent to Tihar Jail, the DMK patriarch broke down, sobbing.
The Indian Newspaper Society, an umbrella association of the Indian newspaper industry, has rejected the Indian Readership Survey (IRS) 2013.
The CBI had sought the files from Department of Telecom related to spectrum allocation made to direct-to-home (DTH) broadcasters by seeking details of sanction of bandwidth.
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.
"Jai Ho, MJ! We love you for your music, regardless of all the controversies!", was how double Oscar Winner A R Rahman paid his tributes to the pop legend Michael Jackson.
TimesCity.com, an interactive portal providing hyperlocal information combined with user reviews and ratings, was soft-launched recently by Times Internet Limited.
Market is agog with names of almost every tier II software services co laying off people. However, some HR heads denied any such move. Handling employee exit
These telcos, whose woes include low awareness about VAS in India, place their bets on events loaded with information and excitement like the elections or cricket, to up their VAS usage.
The drug is showing up for sale alongside illegal goods and narcotics on the dark web, which can be accessed through identity-hiding software.
Flying out of Delhi and Mumbai may get cheaper from January 1, 2013, with aviation minister Ajit Singh ordering abolition of airport development fee.
Debates and free speech enrich college education. To control this freedom is to allow the manufacture of young minds conditioned by majoritarianism.
A strong cash position and robust order book will be positive catalysts for VA Tech Wabag, country's largest builder of water treatment plants.
We are positive on the market. There are legs to it. The first leg is the global liquidity, says Suresh Mahadevan.
BJP chief spokesman Ravi Shankar Prasad maintained that any person who seeks to break India's sovereignty and integrity or kills a former prime minister and is given a death sentence should be executed.
It is always a pleasant surprise when we occasionally witness a polite, functioning and efficient segment of government employees.
At least 19 people were killed and around 45 injured in an explosion at an illegal gambling den in Pakistan's commercial capital.
Last weekend's Rs 2.50 hike was the sixth in this financial year, with the last two mark-ups adding 4% even in the most motorist friendly city in the country - Delhi.
"Both equity and debt look promising because interest rates will come down and equity will do well."
As Mamata Banerjee gets ready to take command of Writers Building, there could some impact on the delicate distribution of ministerial berths at the Centre.
Shivakumar will oversee all aspects of PepsiCo's India Region, which includes beverage brands such as Pepsi, Lay's, Tropicana and others.
Instead of bandh, M Karunanidhi and other alliance leaders of the ruling DMK-front will observe fast on Monday.
The good news for the hotel sector is that the performance over October and November was encouraging. The not-so-good part is that the average room rate (ARR) has dropped.
Cognizant's chief financial and operating officer Gordon Coburn is categorical that it would not look for “scale” — but look to deepen domain and consulting skills — in its acquisitions even as it scans for future buyouts.
A hot-bed for financial institutions, Mumbai has registered a 170% growth in uptake of office spaces in the second quarter of the calender year 2011.
Fearing a pandemic, punters tripped the aviation and hotel stocks, sectors linked to the travel industry.
Thousands of grieving supporters and family today bade a tearful adieu to Union minister Vilasrao Deshmukh.
In a fast-changing world, the thrust on domain expertise is weakening as demand for MBAs is rising vis-à-vis engineers.
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.
The promoters of GMR Group are looking to exit their sugar business.
With this transaction, Kal has pledged a total of 9.09 crore shares, out of the 15.65 crore shares it holds in SpiceJet.
Nalini, a graduate before she was sentenced to death in the case, brought the human bomb Dhanu and her back-up Subha to the Rajiv meeting at Sriperumbudur.
Shares of Sun lost as much as 31% to touch a low of Rs 260.10. However, it pared some of the losses to close at Rs 272.10.
Property developers hope that the new real estate law will see the light of day in 2016 and bring in the much-needed efficiency, transparency and accountability into this sector.
The S&P BSE Sensex surged over 150 points on Monday, led by gains seen in ICICI Bank, RIL, Sun Pharma, Tata Motors and L&T.
Zylog Systems has been witnessing sustained accumulation by institutional investors, some of which include Sundaram BNP Paribas, Carlson Fund and Argonaut Ventures.
Radio listeners in the Kerala capital will be treated with chartbuster Malayalam music and wacky RJ talk with the imminent launch of Radio Mirchi 98.3 FM.
Radio listeners in the Kerala capital will be treated with chartbuster Malayalam music and wacky RJ talk with the imminent launch of Radio Mirchi 98.3 FM,the first radio station to go on air from here.
It is the Board of Chaos for Cricket in India!
For the Chennai-based software product and services firm, it meant that the IT services agreement that it had inked with the insurance giant would still go through.
Despite the poor Q4 numbers, the firm’s low valuation makes it a good pick now.
The CBI has summoned India Cements MD N. Srinivasan in connection with its probe into alleged disproportionate assets of the jailed YS Jagan Mohan Reddy
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi strongly condemned the alleged statement made by the Sri Lankan Army Chief about the political leaders of Tamil Nadu.
ICICI Bank is knocking on the doors of the debt recovery tribunal in an attempt to recover dues from Subhiksha, which owes the bank over Rs150 crore.
DnB Nor Markets, Norway's largest Investment Bank has come out with a report which says, worldwide iron ore and coal trade flows are expected to increase substantially within the next five years.
The company is conducting feasibility studies to open malls throughout the country, especially the southern metro cities of Chennai, Bangalore and Hyderabad.
Congress has been left out of the new bonhomie between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka as DMK and BJP engaged in statue diplomacy to get over years of rancour generated by the long-standing river water dispute between the two neighbouring states.
Air India (AI) has tasted success with its direct New Delhi-Chicago flights, which were launched on October 31 last year.
In the digital enabled on-demand world there are just two classes — the uber-class and the working class.
Forty-year-old Vellayan Subbiah, only son of the group's former chairman MV Subbiah, has been appointed as the new MD of Cholamandalam Investment & Finance company.
Satyam Computer Services has entered into an agreement with Fujitsu Services for providing IT services to news agency Reuters as part of a 10-year, $1 billion internal information systems transformation programme.
The overseas rights of the Vikram-Shriya Saran starrer, Kanthaswamy, have been sold for about Rs 5 crore to London-based Ayngaran International, a person close to the development said.
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.
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.
You will no longer be able to get cashless facilities at Apollo, Fortis or in Delhi, NCR & other metros.
State Bank of India (SBI) has swiftly acted and taken possession of prime properties in Chennai, owned by Hindustan Teleprinters (HTL) by enforcing the SARFAESI Act, stating the company and its guarantor, Mahendra Nahata failed to pay up debt of over Rs 103 crore in time.
While MRF was the front-runner for the asset Apollo has recently entered the fray said multiple sources aware of the ongoing negotiations.
NDMC has decided to defer effecting the hike as no private entity participated in the tender process for operating the parking lots with revised rates.
I am not denying that there can be two points of view on this matter (on close integration should have waited till after de-listing).
The FM explained that the move would not only enhance vaccine security, but also insulate vaccine prices from arbitrary escalation.
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.
It is in this inhospitable terrain that Badri Seshadri and his company New Horizon Media pitched a tent with the mission of slaking ordinary Indians' thirst for knowledge.
With the railways hiking freight rates by 19% to 33% on the eve of the budget , companies are also not wasting time in passing on the burden to customers.
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