Low-cost housing may get infra status, ECB cap hike unlikely
Apr 29, 2013 at 13:54 | Source:
A high-level committee comprising officials from the Reserve Bank of India and finance ministry will meet on 14 May to consider relaxation in External Commercial Borrowing (ECB) limits for the infrastructure sector, CNBC-TV18 reported today.Media rep...
Medias credibility rests on journalists, not the owners
Apr 28, 2013 at 17:42 | Source:
While it took the collapse of the Sharadha group to bring the plight of journalism under focus, tainted money and dubious motive have been running scores of news organisations. Such owners and investors make unethical demands of journalists and find ...
Anger on streets as Bangladesh building toll passes 300
Apr 27, 2013 at 02:00 | Source:
DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh textile workers vented their anger on Friday, burning cars and clashing with police, as the death toll passed 300 following the collapse of a building housing factories that made low-cost garments for Western brands.Mirac...
NMDC to invite fresh bid for Chhattisgarh steel project
Apr 19, 2013 at 21:07 | Source:
The Hindu BusinessLine
New Delhi, April 19: After failing to catch the fancy of global biggies with the 49 per cent equity offer in the Rs 15,525 crore steel project in Chhattisgarh, NMDC will soon invite a fresh round of Expression of Interest, dangling the carrot of mor...
Disaster awaits Indian carriers if govt gives in to Etihad's lobby via Jet
Apr 18, 2013 at 21:34 | Source:
New Delhi: If Abu Dhabi is pushing for more flights into India, can Dubai be far behind? Now that the Ministry of Civil Aviation is preparing to revise (and indeed increase) seat entitlements with Abu Dhabi, in the backdrop of the emirate's flagship ...
Will Indian carriers be overshadowed by Etihad, Emirates?
Apr 18, 2013 at 11:29 | Source:
New Delhi: If Abu Dhabi is pushing for more flights into India, can Dubai be far behind? Now that the Ministry of Civil Aviation is preparing to revise (and indeed increase) seat entitlements with Abu Dhabi, in the backdrop of the emirates' flagship ...
After 3 months of upswing, hiring slows in March: Survey
Apr 09, 2013 at 15:55 | Source:
New Delhi: After witnessing an uptick in the past three months, the hiring activity in March saw a minor dip of 1.1 percent owing to the ongoing appraisal season, according to leading job portal Naukri.com. The Naukri Job Speak index -- that indicate...
Asian Paints forays into modular kitchens. Sleek!
Mar 20, 2013 at 03:51 | Source:
Asian Paints, India s largest paint company, has acquired a 51% stake in Sleek Group, a leading player in modular kitchen space, for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition is in line with the company s goal of becoming a complete home solutions provi...
Ankleshwar-Rajpipla railway route in Gujarat to become operational soon
Feb 02, 2013 at 00:21 | Source:
The gauge conversion work on the Ankleshwar-Rajpipla railway route in Gujarat is nearing completion and it will become operational this year. According to Mahesh Kumar, General Manager, Western Railway, passenger trains will begin running on this rou...
Glenmark goes to Forest for novel drugs
Dec 25, 2012 at 07:56 | Source:
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals has signed a collaboration agreement with US-based Forest Laboratories for development of novel compounds to treat chronic inflammatory conditions including pain. The Mumbai-based firm is currently working on some novel compo...
Cement firms set for strong show on demand revival
Dec 18, 2012 at 05:46 | Source:
Indian cement companies are set for a strong revival, driven by visible bottoming out of the industry s capacity utilisation in the current fiscal and lower-than-expected capacity additions in the next two. Analysts said for the first time in five ye...
Good Vibes: F�s the buzzword in Bollywood!
Nov 25, 2012 at 13:10 | Source:
Cat-fights, fall-outs and equally filmi patch-ups have always been part of Bollywood lore and more so in the recent few years. But this year seems to be a tad different as B-Towners seem to prefer going on bonding sprees than taking pangas. First it ...
Brawn Appeal: John gets 'reel�y sexy!
Nov 08, 2012 at 13:01 | Source:
If actor John Abraham needed any affirmation of him having one of the best hot bods in showbiz, then he only needs to take a look at some of the recent releases that have acknowledged that. Two films the Rani Mukerji-starrer Aiyyaa and Karan Johar s ...
Odisha fines Tata Steel Rs5,500 crore
Nov 07, 2012 at 12:21 | Source:
Odisha government has levied a `5,500 crore fine on Tata Steel for failing to adhere to mining norms in the state. The notice is among 40 issued by the state to various companies alleged by the government to be involved in illegal mining of iron ore ...
Hiring activity falls for third straight month in Sept: Naukri.com
Oct 09, 2012 at 20:36 | Source:
Recruitment activities in India fell for the third consecutive month in September, indicating the underlying caution in the business environment, according to a survey by job portal Naukri.com.For the month of September, the Naukri JobSpeak index st...
Hiring activities fall for 3rd straight month in Sept: Survey
Oct 09, 2012 at 15:06 | Source:
The Hindu BusinessLine
New Delhi, Oct 9: Recruitment activities in India fell for the third consecutive month in September, indicating the underlying caution in the business environment, according to a survey by job portal Naukri.com.For the month of September, the Naukri...
At Infy, new verticals set to take off
Sep 26, 2012 at 14:11 | Source:
A slowdown in growth in traditional IT verticals is giving a major fillip to non-linear business of Indian IT companies, which is now poised for a take-off. On the forefront is Infosys, the number two IT company according to market capitalisation, wh...
Urban agriculture for food security
Sep 17, 2012 at 03:17 | Source:
The Hindu BusinessLine
Few of us might be aware that 2008 was the first year in history, when the world’s urban population (more than three billion), exceeded the number of those living in rural areas. According to the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), by 202...
Asia stocks rise on hopes of more stimulus for China
Sep 03, 2012 at 10:46 | Source:
PHOTO: Associated Press Tweet Asian stock markets rose on Monday after a contraction in China's manufacturing boosted expectations of more stimulus for the world's second-biggest economy.Japan's Nikkei 225 index fell 0.4 per cent to 8,807.40. But af...
B-town on a roll
Aug 29, 2012 at 23:11 | Source:
Minting money from movies: Siddharth Roy Kapur, Managing Director, Studios, Disney UTV Photo: Rachit Goswami Tweet Be it to watch a sperm donor's love affair, an athlete-turned-rebel's poignant tale or a pregnant woman's quest for her missing husban...