India Business News

Delhi civic officials pulled up for ignoring illegal constructions

by sulekha news on Feb 8 2014 5:12PM IST

New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has pulled up civic authorities for not being vigilant about illegal constructions, saying they are remiss in their duties and ordering an inquiry against such officials.

Former Goa CM, bureaucrats quizzed in mining scam

by sulekha news on Feb 8 2014 5:02PM IST

Panaji, Feb 8 (IANS) Former Goa chief minister Digambar Kamat and senior retired bureaucrats Saturday appeared before a special investigation team, probing the Rs.35,000 crore illegal mining scam.

Punjab gets its first modern fruit and vegetable market

by sulekha news on Feb 8 2014 4:22PM IST

Mohali (Punjab), Feb 8 (IANS) Agrarian state Punjab Saturday got its first ultra modern fruit and vegetable market which will be a one-stop point for farmers for wholesale and retail selling.

Sonata software net zooms in Q3

by sulekha news on Feb 8 2014 3:32PM IST

Bangalore, Feb 8 (IANS) Sonata Software reported a net profit of Rs.21.6 crore for the October-December third quarter of fiscal 2013-14, posting a whopping 150 percent year-on-year (YoY) growth from Rs.8.7 crore in the like period a year ago.

NDMC to tap solar energy for buildings

by sulekha news on Feb 8 2014 1:52PM IST

New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) will be tapping solar energy to generate power for all its major buildings.

India's forex reserves down $1.16 billion

by sulekha news on Feb 8 2014 1:22PM IST

Mumbai, Feb 8 (IANS) India's foreign exchange (forex) reserves decreased by $1.16 billion to $291.07 billion for the week ended Jan 31, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) data showed.

Tata Power posts Q3 net growth of 16 percent

by sulekha news on Feb 7 2014 10:32PM IST

Mumbai, Feb 7 (IANS) Tata Power Friday reported a 16 percent rise in standalone net profit in the third quarter ending December 31 at Rs.251.13 crore as compared to Rs.216.38 crore in the same quarter of the last fiscal.

Thiruvananthapuram declared tobacco ad free

by sulekha news on Feb 7 2014 9:52PM IST

Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 7 (IANS) Marking a significant milestone in Kerala's public health initiatives, the capital district was Friday declared "tobacco advertisement free" and "tobacco free educational district".

Amarnath Yatra services providers, ponies to get insurance cover

by sulekha news on Feb 7 2014 9:52PM IST

Jammu, Feb 7 (IANS) All service providers for this year's Amarnath Yatra would be provided accident insurance cover by the Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB) that manages the Himalayan cave shrine in Jammu and Kashmir, a statement said Friday.

Karunanidhi opposes service tax on rice

by sulekha news on Feb 7 2014 9:32PM IST

Chennai, Feb 7 (IANS) DMK president M.Karunanidhi Friday attacked the central government for levying service tax on rice while exempting wheat.

Raman Singh to present budget Saturday

by sulekha news on Feb 7 2014 9:22PM IST

Raipur, Feb 7 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh will present the 2014-15 budget in the assembly Saturday.

Kejriwal promises autowallahs annual fare revision

by sulekha news on Feb 7 2014 9:22PM IST

New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Friday promised an annual fare revision as well as training on how to behave with commuters to the tens of thousands of auto drivers, considered his vote bank, at a mass meeting on the outskirts of the capital.

Spectrum auction: Bids worth Rs.54,600 crore received on Day 5

by sulekha news on Feb 7 2014 8:42PM IST

New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) A total of 35 rounds of bidding were completed at the end of Day 5 Friday of the second generation (2G) spectrum or airwaves auction, an official statement said here. The government has received cumulative bids worth Rs.54,600 crore so far.

President to inaugurate India's biggest agro fair in Nagpur

by sulekha news on Feb 7 2014 8:42PM IST

Mumbai, Feb 7 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the National Agricultural Expo "Krishi Vasant" in Nagpur Sunday during his two-day visit to Maharashtra, starting Feb 8.

Chhattisgarh to notch over 7 percent growth in 2013-14

by sulekha news on Feb 7 2014 8:22PM IST

Raipur, Feb 7 (IANS) The Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) of Chhattisgarh is likely to grow at 7.05 percent during the 2013-14 fiscal over the previous year, an economic survey of the mineral-rich state said Friday.