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Sebi norms: 291 listed firms need to split CMD post

From April 1, 2020, the top 500 listed cos will have to ensure that the chairperson is a non-executive director.

View: Pumped-up Mukesh Ambani ready to pounce on his corporate rivals

What Ambani has managed to do is to push down per-user revenue for his competitors, which have been forced to cut prices.

JioPhone Monsoon Hungama offer: You can get new JioPhone for Rs 501 from today

Almost one year after its launch, JioPhone has also got some significant feature updates. The feature phone has a voice assistant now.

Telecom players log into the ecommerce space for digital wars

Freebies are precursors to more tie-ups between telecom cos and e-commerce giants to take on Reliance.

Reliance Industries plans to borrow $6 billion in consumer push

The billionaire Mukesh Ambani-led company will raise funds through loans and bonds.

India’s 4G penetration only 21% in Q1: GSMA

The pure-play 4G telco aims to further expand its penetration to achieve 99% population coverage in 2018-19 fiscal.

Jeff Bezos becomes the richest man in modern history, topping $150 billion

Jeff Bezos, 54, crossed the threshold just as Amazon kicked off its 36-hour summer sales event, Prime Day.

In support of CM, PM says Yogi & Modi twin engines of growth

PM will shift gears on July 29 when he visits Lucknow for his sixth public engagement in UP this month and launches 64 projects by corporates worth Rs 55,000 cr in UP.

Reliance Jio says not importing 4G feature phones

Earlier this month, Ambani announced the JioPhone, its basic model of the 4G featurephone, will be sold for `501 in exchange for any feature phone from July 21.

India has a billionaire problem

Growing inequality due to rapid growth may result in social upheaval, which is the last thing India can afford.

When Mukesh Ambani surpassed Bill Gates to become the world’s richest man

All the times that Bill Gates lost the top spot on world’s richest man list.

Ambanis, Bachchans, Jack Ma Catch The World Cup Live In Russia

Suhel Seth was also in the stands for the semi-final between England and Croatia in Moscow. The author and adman added an Indian flavour to the game with the Tricolour painted on his face.

Sensex jumps 282 pts to hit lifetime high; what really drove this rally

Crude prices lost some sting on Wednesday amid escalating tariff tensions.

Dhirubhai Ambani used to start the day only after looking at Isha’s picture

The Reliance Industries AGM is one big family affair with the entire Ambani clan in attendance, and shareholders sharing anecdotes.

Government in Ambani's pocket: Arvind Kejriwal on Jio institute row

The HRD Ministry had yesterday clarified that the tag was conditional and it would get only a letter of intent for now.

JioGigaFiber: The price you pay could be too heavy for your liking

JioGigaFiber will become the biggest repository of users’ private data in the world’s largest democracy. That is as frightening as it is spectacular.

Airtel plans to raise $1 billion in overseas loans

At least five to six banks are expected to arrange the offshore credit for the telco which is involved in a brutal fight for subscribers with Jio.

Reliance zeroes in on last-mile delivery & customer experience to out-do Flipkart, Amazon

The online marketplace will host all of Reliance Retail’s businesses, including grocery, fashion, jewellery and electronics, apart from independent sellers.

American statesman Kissinger to deliver speech on India-US ties

Kissinger is among one of the few individuals who are frequently consulted by President Donald Trump on issues relating to foreign policy and national security.

Reliance Jio may opt for phased launch of fibre-based home broadband

The Mukesh Ambani-owned telecom operator is widely expected to unveil a spate of disruptive price plans in the Rs 500-700 per month range.

Mukesh Ambani lauds demonetisation, to launch JioMoney app

“Digitally enabling transactions will help to create a fair, just, transparent and strong India and Indian economy. It will bring unprecedented accountability at every level,” Ambani said.

Here’re all the bulk deals from Thursday’s session

Here are all the bulk deals on NSE and BSE from Thursday’s trading session.

COAI dubs Jio's fibre-based fixed line broadband a 'gamechanger'

"The announcements made by Mukesh Ambani (RIL Chairman) today have positioned RJio as an extensive technology company rather than just a telecom service provider.

Coca-Cola CEO James Quincey meets PM Narendra Modi, Mukesh Ambani, discusses sourcing, retail plans

At the meeting with the PM, Quincey pledged to step up its agri-business from India, currently the company’s sixth-largest market.

Accumulate Reliance on every dip with a long-term view: Sanjiv Bhasin, India Infoline

FANGs are here to stay. Reliance shows future is in digital & ecommerce, says IIFL EVP

Here’s Ambani’s road map to usher in Golden Decade of value creation at Reliance Industries

RIL aims to bring consumer businesses to a level where it matches revenue of oil business.

As fossil fuel loses lustre, RIL shifts focus to oil-to-chemicals conversion

Ambani said the RIL-BP JV was seeking new opportunities to market gas in India.

Augmented reality, holographic tech, immersive shopping: How Reliance Retail will ride on Jio

Ambani said that the company is constantly focusing on improving its retail networks and was trying to redefine it with the help of Jio.

RIL unveils unique hybrid model to grab a share of e-commerce

Reliance Retail opened 3,500 stores last year and aims to add 4,000 more this year.

JioPhone 2 announced, comes with these features

The company also announced JioPhone 2, a high-end model of JioPhone. It is powered by horizontal screen viewing experience and a full keypad.

JioGigaFiber: Ambani kids launch biggest game-changer in telecom, rollout on August 15

JioGigaFiber broadband, which could revolutionise Indian telecom, will come with a set-top box for TV. It will have enabled voice command feature on TV.

What changed your markets while you were sleeping

Let's check out what all might matter to Dalal Street during the day.

Jio ready for next battle over WiFi calling

The service can tackle calls in rural areas, old buildings with thick walls, underground garages, metro stations and other places where signals are weak.

We are Dravid this year, we do not want to be Sehwag or Kohli: Amit Jeswani, Stallion Asset

Could Reliance replicate the success of FANGs in India as big money can be made in digital space?

CXO salary of Nifty companies up by 31%

Of the Nifty 50 companies that have released fiscal 2018 annual reports so far, the salaries, bonuses and other perks of CXOs rose 31.02%.

TDSAT asks DoT to return Rs 2000 crore bank guarantee to Reliance Communications

The OTSC dues are towards payment of market-linked prices for excess spectrum held by a telco. Accordingly, DoT had asked RCom to furnish Rs 2,000 crore in bank guarantees towards OTSC in late 2015.

NDTV promoters Roys hold 61.45% stake in firm

NTDV's shares have shot up by 74 per cent since stock closing price of June 26.

Tender norms for govt-funded telecom projects biased, alleges Jio

Jio said the government’s call to use 2G technology for voice services in its tender for the Andaman and Nicobar Islands was extremely unfair.

Mukesh Ambani sells stake in Epic TV to Anand Mahindra

The channel did not perform well since launch and Mahindra will relaunch the channel as India's first Hindi infotainment channel, according to sources.

TRAI fines telcos for not meeting service quality norms

Around Rs 31 lakh fine has been imposed on Reliance Jio, the newest entrant in the telecom sector whose aggressive offerings have led to a bruising tariff war in the market.

Nita, Isha Ambani Dazzle At Akash-Shloka's Engagement; Tendulkar, B-Town In Attendance

RIL Chairman Mukesh and wife Nita Ambani hosted a dazzling engagement party for son Akash and Shloka at their residence, Antilia. Nita, Isha and Shloka all opted for Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla ensembles for the function. The star-studded guest list included master blaster Sachin Tendulkar who came with wife Anjali, bollywood stars, and political honchos. The family had earlier hosted a mehendi function on Wednesday, followed by a pre-engagement bash on Thursday for the couple.

Akash-Shloka give major couple goals; Nita, Isha Ambani are twinning in floral ensembles

Nita and Isha Ambani both opted for Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla creations for the function.

All eyes on much-awaited Ambani engagement, and the new power-couple Akash-Shloka

Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta are all set to get engaged today evening in a gala ceremony.

Reliance Industries to acquire telecom solutions provider Radisys Corporation

RIL will fund the acquisition through its internal accruals. The deal is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2018, subject to regulatory approvals.

Akash-Shloka's Pre-Engagement Bash: Isha Ambani's A Stunner, Priyanka-Nick Walk Hand-In-Hand

Akash's twin sister Isha Ambani looked gorgeous in a bespoke creation by Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla. She completed her look with exquisite, diamond jewellery. Also read: Ambanis throw party for Akash-Shloka: SRK-Gauri, Priyanka-Nick in attendance (Image: Instagram/@vardannayak & @abujanisandeepkhosla)

India's telecom war could soon boil down to Airtel vs Jio

Industry watchers feel Indian telecom will soon be an effective two-private player market, with Vodafone-Idea combine expected to be a laggard.

Ambanis throw party for Akash-Shloka: SRK-Gauri, Priyanka-Nick in attendance

Bride-to-be Shloka Mehta and sister-in-law both opted for Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla creations.

When Kumar Mangalam Birla and Ajay Piramal clashed on bankruptcy code in front of PM Modi

Piramal said the NCLT process was being vitiated by some who had lost the race at bidding stage but were trying to get back through other means.

Jio-led data price reduction fuels smartphone adoption in India: Cisco

The smartphone penetration rate in India is likely to go up to 39% in 2019, as per Statista.

Ambani Mehendi: Isha, Shloka Go Traditional With Floral Jewellery; Priyanka Chopra Stuns In A Saree

Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani and wife Nita threw a mehendi party at Antilia to kickstart the celebrations for their son Akash Ambani's engagement to Shloka Mehta. In pic: Sisters-in-law, friends, and brides-to-be Isha Ambani and Shloka gave floral jewellery a new definition, going all out with a flower-studded dupatta at the ceremony. Also Read: Priyanka Chopra attends Akash Ambani & Shloka Mehta's mehendi ceremony, posts loving message (Image: Instagram/PriyankaChopra)

Priyanka Chopra attends Akash Ambani & Shloka Mehta's mehendi ceremony, posts loving message

The actress looked ravishing in a white sari by designer Tarun Tahiliani.

Bharti Airtel, Reliance Jio set for home broadband war

The Mukesh Ambani-controlled Jio is set to foray in the home broadband services front with attractive combo of fast broadband, videos and unlimited voice calls.

'Chai pe Charcha' with tycoons: Modi listens to 'Mann Ki Baat' of Corporate India

Narendra Modi gave an hour-long presentation and tried to promote India as the world’s next manufacturing hub aimed at creating millions of jobs.

Sebi orders open offer for NDTV

Sebi is also understood to have issued show-cause notices in this case to NDTV's promoters.

RIL shares flat amid buzz of Jio IPO

Reliance Industries reported a 17 per cent year-on-year rise in profit for March quarter at Rs 9,435 crore.

You may be able to make free voice calls over public WiFi networks

Besides allowing customers to remain connected in areas where mobile coverage is weak, the facility will also help telcos free up airwaves for meeting surging data demand.

RIL scales new high; chartists say more steam left in the stock

The stock has been rangebound over the past couple of months.

After Hours: Insider trade, Call writing trends & buzzing stocks

Heavy buying in Mukesh Ambani-led RIL and HDFC twins helped BSE Sensex gain 261 points.

Mukesh Ambani may have just found the killer feature that would make JioPhone irresistible

JP Morgan had, in a report, said that the absence of a killer feature may prevent JioPhone from weaning away Indian consumers from smartphones.

Billionaire Ajit Gulabchand's folly Lavasa turns into a nightmare for Indian bankers

Lavasa is a symbol of the excesses gripping the world’s second most-populous nation. It now faces what may be its final reckoning.

Lower customer acquisition & network costs boost Jio opex

CLSA said Jio’s acquisition cost per new subscriber added is a modest Rs 129, while No 3 carrier, Idea’s is as much as 40% higher at Rs 216.

Graduation day! Isha Ambani completes MBA, receives degree from Stanford

During the duration of her course, the Ambani heiress had also taken up a teaching job at the Stanford nursery.

For Amazon sellers, road to Europe is via Estonia

Estonia launched e-Residency — a government issued digital identity that allows entrepreneurs from anywhere in the world to set up and run location-independent business — in 2014.

Reliance Industries scales fresh all-time high

The company reported a net profit of Rs 9,435 crore for the fourth quarter ended March.

Reliance Jio intensifies data war with 'Double Dhamaka' offer; telecom stocks drop

Shares of top telecom operator Bharti Airtel drop as much as 1.9 per cent to Rs 373.3 while Idea Cellular falls more than 5 per cent to Rs 61.95 as Reliance Jio responds to Airtel's latest plan by offering more data to users. Jio says it will now provide additional 1.5GB data per day to all users who recharge with any daily-recurring data pack, countering Airtel's offer of additional data of 1.5 GB on certain price points for limited users. (Text: Reuters)Reliance Jio intensifies data war with 'Double Dhamaka' offer; telecom stocks drop

Dear Mukesh Ambani, here is why you must not stop spending now

Reliance Industries announced operating profit before exceptional items of Rs 107.95 billion ($1.62 billion), a 36% jump from the year-earlier quarter.

Mukesh Ambani's wealth at $22.7 billion equals Estonia's GDP: Forbes

Similarly, Wipro's Azim Premji, the 4th richest Indian on the Forbes list, has a networth of USD 15 billion -- more than Mozambique's GDP of USD 14.7 billion.

COAI rules out truce with Jio, to counter its allegations in court

“COAI will not apologise because nothing that was said was defamatory. We are studying all the documents and will counter each of their points in court,” said COAI director general Rajan Mathews.

Reliance Jio third-largest telecom by revenue market share

Just 19 months since starting services, Mukesh Ambani-controlled Jio’s revenue market share widened to almost 20% as of March end, according to financial data put out by the Trai.

Cash-rich Reliance looks to raise $3 billion as $13 billion debt matures

The retail-to-refining conglomerate’s debt has tripled over five years.

Reliance Retail to 'leverage' Jio's strength to consolidate position

Reliance Retail, which crossed USD 10 billion sales and became the first Indian company to enter the world's top 200 retail chains, is getting future ready.

RIL plans to raise up to Rs 20,000 crore via NCDs in FY19

RIL did not give specific details of the Rs 20,000-crore NCD issue and its utilisation plan.

Reliance Jio again backs TRAI move to slash IUC

TRAI lashed IUC — a charge paid to the telco on whose network a call terminates — by about 57% to 6 paise a minute starting from October 2017 and decided to scrap the charge from January 1, 2020.

Reliance Jio aims to cover 99% population by end of FY18

Parent company Reliance Industries, in its annual report, said that as of March-end, Jio reportedly added some 83 million subscribers on a year-on-year basis.

Reliance Industries aims to raise consumer businesses' profits

Reliance is set to become one of the largest non-conventional gas producers in India through the production of coalbed methane, Mukesh Ambani said.

Reliance Jio says had ‘no option but to file defamation suit against COAI’

COAI had also levelled “baseless” allegations against the operator and the Trai, besides criticising decisions made by the regulator in the interest of consumers, the official said.

Akash Ambani, Shloka Mehta to get engaged on June 30; here's the invite

The couple will exchange rings at a ceremony at the Ambani residence.

What took West 300 years, China 30 years, India will achieve in just 10 years: Mukesh Ambani

Ambani said India should aspire to become one of the three largest economies in the world.

RIL adds Rs 17,000 crore to investor wealth as Mukesh Ambani launches JioPhone

Shares of Reliance Industries shot up over 3 per cent to hit a high Rs 1,887.70 crore.

RIL doubled shareholders’ money every 2.5 years for last 40 years: Mukesh Ambani

Ambani said the company’s profit jumped 10,000x from 3 crore to Rs 30,000 crore in 40 years.

Mukesh Ambani's RIL picks up 25% in Balaji Telefilms for Rs 413 crore

As per the plan, Balaji Telefilm will issue 2.52 crore shares to RIL at Rs 164 per share.

RCom exits insolvency after Rs 550 cr Ericsson settlement; Rs 18K cr asset sale to Jio, Brookfield shortly

RCom and Ericsson have settled their eight-month dispute over unpaid dues for Rs 550 crore, bringing a huge relief to the Anil Ambani firm.

Telangana attracts Cyrus Mistry, Mukesh Ambani for investments

To attract investments into the state, Telangana IT Minister K T Rama Rao today called on Tata Group Chairman Cyrus Mistry and RIL's Mukesh Ambani in Mumbai.

Mukesh Ambani again tops Forbes list of richest Indians

New entrants include Acharya Balkrishna at No. 48.The primary stakeholder and managing director of Patanjali Ayurvedahas a net worth of $2.5 billion.

How to lose $23 bn in a market that's surged 61,436%

The market that has a billion potential customers seems more like a nightmare with losses for overseas companies rising to at least $23 billion.

I wish I were 30 years old today: Mukesh Ambani

Mukesh Ambani takes on his rivals, saying their 'tactics' don't work anymore, adding that customers will soon start questioning if the incumbents are anti-consumer.

I can assure that we are not going to lose money: Mukesh Ambani on Jio

Jio would collaborate on infrastructure with Anil Ambani-owned Reliance Communications as it did with any other operator.

I see sustainability for at least 4-5 operators in this market: Mukesh Ambani

When we started capital cycle in 2010-11, contrary to every business house in India, we put 100% of our money in India. This will yield us sensible returns.

Did you ever think of an Ambani company running out of money?

RCom's fall is part of a long decline. Personal fortunes of Anil Ambani have shrunk ever since he and Mukesh Ambani split the family business in 2006.

A day after Jio, Mukesh Ambani offers prayers at Tirupati

Ambani was accompanied by his son Anant and daughter Isha.

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