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Railways start work under MGNREGA scheme

Thursday, 13 December 2018 17:06
The Railways, for the first time, have started utilising the government’s rural job flagship scheme – MGNREGA – to undertake railway work, a senior official said on Thursday.

1.3 mn HLL female condoms to Africa, Caribbean

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 17:36
Thiruvananthapuram: Leading condom manufacturers HLL Lifecare Ltd, headquartered here, will export 1.3 million female condoms to African countries Gambia and Burkina Faso and Dominican Republic in the Caribbean, a company statement said on Wednesday.This new order is part of supporting…

India rises in rank to 35 on World Bank Logistics Index 2016

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 17:35
New Delhi: Rising 19 places over its previous ranking, India has been ranked 35 among 160 countries in World Bank's recently-released Logistics Performance Index (LPI) for 2016, the government said on Wednesday.The Logistics Performance Index Report is published by World…

Genpact, Amrita University join hands to prepare data scientists

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 17:16
New Delhi: The global business process management company Genpact on Wednesday announced a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Coimbatore-based Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (Amrita University) for preparing data scientists.Aimed to develop industry-oriented knowledge and skills in analytics through guest lectures and…

Supreme Court quashes Singur land acquisition for Tata Nano

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 17:03
New Delhi: In a set back to the Tatas, the Supreme Court on Wednesday set aside the land acquired by the previous Left Front government in West Bengal for the Nano car plant, saying due processes and procedures were not…

HMSI records highest two-wheeler sales in August

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 13:40
New Delhi: Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt Ltd (HMSI) has had a record sales of 4.5 lakh units in August, the company said on Wednesday."We had 4.5 lakh record sales in August including exports. It is the highest ever…

Sony Pictures to acquire sports channels of Zee for $385 mn

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 13:28
New Delhi: Sony Pictures Networks India on Wednesday announced it is acquiring the sports broadcasting business of Zee Entertainment for $385 million in an all-cash deal."Zee's TEN Sports channels being acquired include TEN 1, TEN 1 HD, TEN 2, TEN…

Indian-origin Ajei Gopal named CEO of US-based software firm

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 12:56
New York: Indian American Ajei Gopal has been named CEO of US-based software firm ANSYS that produces engineering simulation software used for testing product designs across a wide spectrum of industries, including rockets and wearable technology.Gopal, 54, is an IIT-Bombay…

India's GDP numbers for first quarter later on Wednesday

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 09:11
New Delhi: The Central Statistics Office (CSO) will release the national income numbers for the first quarter of this fiscal later on Wednesday amid hope that the economy has picked up further for a GDP growth of beyond 7.6 per…

SC to rule on legality of Singur land acquisition for Nano project

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 08:57
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday will pronounce its verdict on a batch of petitions challenging the acquisition of land in West Bengal's Singur for Tata Motors for its ambitious Nano small car project.The bench of…