India Business News

Distraught Maharashtra farmer attempts suicide in collector's office

by sulekha news on Mar 25 2014 3:13PM IST

Nagpur (Maharashtra), March 25 (IANS) Distraught over not getting compensation for losses suffered in the recent hailstorm in Maharashtra, a farmer consumed poison in the Yavatmal collectorate office, officials said Tuesday.

General Motors launches new variant of Cruze

by sulekha news on Mar 25 2014 3:13PM IST

New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Automobile manufacturer General Motors India Tuesday launched updated sedan Chevrolet Cruze priced between Rs.13.70 lakh and Rs.16.19 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).

Women bank now in Meghalaya

by sulekha news on Mar 25 2014 3:10PM IST

Shillong, March 25 (IANS) Bharatiya Mahila Bank (BMB) Tuesday unveiled its 21st branch in the matrilineal state of Meghalaya.

Toyota India hires contract labourers to resume production

by sulekha news on Mar 25 2014 3:10PM IST

Bangalore, March 25 (IANS) Toyota India has hired about 1,000 people on contract to resume production as a stand-off with its trade union continued Tuesday over its employees not signing an undertaking for good conduct before resuming duty.

Rajiv Takru appointed revenue secretary

by sulekha news on Mar 25 2014 3:10PM IST

New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Rajiv Takru, a 1979 batch IAS officer of the Gujarat cadre, will be the new revenue secretary in the finance ministry, it was announed here Tuesday.

Jubilant Life to develop new drugs to combat TB

by sulekha news on Mar 25 2014 1:32AM IST

Bangalore, March 24 (IANS) Indian pharma major Jubilant Life Sciences Ltd's subsidiary Chemsys will develop new drugs in collaboration with a US-based research institute to combat tuberculosis in the Indian subcontinent.

Indian economy has withstood many crises: President

by sulekha news on Mar 25 2014 1:32AM IST

New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) The Indian economy has withstood many crises due to the contribution of farmers, industrial workers and policy makers, President Pranab Mukherjee said here Monday.

TCS brand value zooms 58 percent to $8.2 billion

by sulekha news on Mar 25 2014 1:32AM IST

Bangalore, March 24 (IANS) Brand value of Indian IT bellwether Tata Consulting Services (TCS) zoomed 58 percent this fiscal (2013-14) to $8.2 billion from $5.2 billion the last fiscal with recognition as the world's fastest growing global IT services brand.

Withdraw notification making Aadhaar card mandatory, SC tells government

by sulekha news on Mar 25 2014 1:32AM IST

New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Directing that the biometric data of Aadhaar card holders not be shared with any investigating agency or government department, the Supreme Court Monday frowned at the central government for not implementing its order that non-possession of Aadhaar vard would not handicap a person from availing services from the government.

Max Life Insurance launches unit-linked child plan

by sulekha news on Mar 25 2014 1:32AM IST

New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Max Life Insurance Monday said it has launched a unit-linked child plan called "Shiksha Plus Super" focused on children education and career.

BHEL bags Rs.3,000 crore order from NTPC

by sulekha news on Mar 25 2014 1:32AM IST

New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) State-run engineering company Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) Monday announced it has won an order worth Rs.3,000 crore for supply of steam generators for an upcoming power project in Odisha.

Tata Communications installs 1,000th 'indicash' ATM in NCR

by sulekha news on Mar 25 2014 1:32AM IST

New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Tata Communications Payment Solutions Limited (TCPSL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Communications, Monday said it has set up its 1,000th Indicash ATM, the country's first white label ATM network, in the national capital region.

Engineers India bags $40 mn Oman contract

by sulekha news on Mar 24 2014 6:42PM IST

New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) State-run infrastructure company Engineers India Ltd (EIL) Monday said it has bagged a $40 million contract for the Liwa Plastics project of Oman Refineries and Petroleum Industries Co (Orpic).

Sensex touches new high, up 300 points (Roundup)

by sulekha news on Mar 24 2014 6:42PM IST

Mumbai, March 24 (IANS) A benchmark index of the Indian equities markets Monday touched a new high of 22,074.34 points, and closed 300 points up at 22,055.48 points.

Sensex up 314 points, touches new high

by sulekha news on Mar 24 2014 6:42PM IST

Mumbai, March 24 (IANS) A benchmark index of the Indian equities markets Monday touched a new high of 22,074.34 points, and closed 313.52 points up at 22,068.84 points.