India Business News

'Know Your Metro' campaign launched in Delhi

by sulekha news on Mar 8 2014 5:22PM IST

New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) A 'Know Your Metro' campaign has been launched here to make commuters aware of the internal functioning of the system.

Kerala 'Great Backwaters' campaign wins tourism 'Oscar'

by sulekha news on Mar 8 2014 4:32PM IST

Thiruvananthapuram, March 8 (IANS) Kerala Tourism has won the top prize, the ITB-Berlin's Golden City Gate Gold Award, dubbed the "Oscar of Tourism Communications", at the world's largest tourism trade show held in Germany.

Kerala branch of women's bank to open on Monday

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

Thiruvananthapuram, March 8 (IANS) The Bharatiya Mahila Bank's Kerala branch would open here Monday, an official said Saturday.

Samajwadi pension scheme in UP stalled for now

by sulekha news on Mar 8 2014 12:02PM IST

Lucknow, March 8 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government's ambitious 'Samajwadi Pension' scheme has run into rough weather.

Sreedharan in Lucknow to take stock of metro

by sulekha news on Mar 8 2014 8:52AM IST

Lucknow, March 8 (IANS) A week after he accepted Uttar Pradesh government's offer to be the chief advisor of the Lucknow Metro project, E. Sreedharan will be visiting the state capital Saturday, officials said.

State, market should work for people's welfare: Khurshid

by sulekha news on Mar 7 2014 10:02PM IST

New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid Friday said India is a land of opportunities, offering a huge, transparent market to the world but stressed the state and the market should work together for the welfare of the people.

Delhi HC seeks status report on bus depot relocation

by sulekha news on Mar 7 2014 9:42PM IST

New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday directed the DDA to give a status report, within four weeks, on the progress in allotment of land to relocate DTC's Millennium Bus Depot.

SC moved to stay decision doubling gas prices

by sulekha news on Mar 7 2014 8:32PM IST

New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) NGO Common Cause Friday moved the Supreme Court seeking a stay on the government decision doubling the price of gas produced from Reliance Industries Limited-operated KG D-6 field that would become effective April 1.

Notice to 3 states over debt bondage of workers

by sulekha news on Mar 7 2014 7:12PM IST

New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Friday issued notice to the governments of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu over the debt bondage of more than three lakh workers in the three states.

Infotech acquires US-based Softential

by sulekha news on Mar 7 2014 7:02PM IST

Hyderabad, March 7 (IANS) Infotech Enterprises Limited, an engineering solutions provider, Friday announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Infotech Enterprises America, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Softential, Inc. headquartered in US' Virginia.

Wipro honoured for empowering women staff

by sulekha news on Mar 7 2014 6:02PM IST

Bangalore, March 7 (IANS) India's IT bellwether Wipro Ltd. was honoured with the Women's Empowerment Principles (WEP) leadership award in New York for its commitment to gender equality and responding to women's multiple responsibilities through innovative programmes.

Sensex on new record high; bank, capital goods rise

by sulekha news on Mar 7 2014 6:02PM IST

Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) A benchmark index of the Indian equities markets soared to a new high of 21,960.89 points Friday, led by strong buying support from foreign funds.

New government will need to make radical changes: Arun Shourie

by sulekha news on Mar 7 2014 5:42PM IST

New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The new government that assumes power after the general elections in May will be required to make radical changes in the Indian system, former union minister for disinvestment Arun Shourie said Friday.

Waiting for new government, Punjab opts for vote on account

by sulekha news on Mar 7 2014 5:32PM IST

Chandigarh, March 7 (IANS) Putting its bet on seeing a new NDA government at the centre after the April-May general election, the Punjab government Friday opted for a vote on account instead of a regular budget for four months (April 1 to July 31) this year.

Sahara India Life officials to meet insurance regulator

by sulekha news on Mar 7 2014 5:02PM IST

Chennai, March 7 (IANS) India's insurance regulator has informally called a meeting of senior officials of Sahara India Life Insurance Company for discussions, said an official Friday.