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Thursday, 18 Jan 2018 | Agencies

N Rly organises Women Empowerment Workshop At Jodhpur, Jaisalmer In keeping with its relentless agenda for empowerment of its women workforce, Northern Railway (NR) organised a Women Empowerment Workshop at Jodhpur and Jaisalmer on 9th and 10th January 2018. Renu Yadav, Deputy Chief Personnel Officer, NR presided over the Workshop....

Govt strikes again, plans to deregister 1.20L more cos

Wednesday, 17 Jan 2018 | PNS | New Delhi

In a move to proactively expedite action against tainted firms in the country, the Government on Monday has decided to strike off the names of 1.20 lakh more companies from the official records for various non-compliances as part of its continuing fight against the black money menace. Nearly 2.26 lakh companies...

Merrill Lynch sells Airtel shares worth Rs 1,931 cr

Wednesday, 17 Jan 2018 | PNS | New Delhi

Merrill Lynch on Tuesday offloaded shares worth Rs 1,931 crore in telecom operator Bharti Airtel, through an open market transaction. According to the bulk deal data available with the BSE, Merrill Lynch Markets Singapore Pte Ltd sold 3.87 crore shares, amounting to 0.97 per cent stake, in Bharti Airtel. The shares were...

Mkts slip from record run; IT stocks surge on buying spree

Wednesday, 17 Jan 2018 | PNS | New Delhi

Equities took a breather on Tuesday after a three-session record setting run as investors dialled down fresh bets amid grim macroeconomic data and firm crude prices. The Sensex shed 72 points to end at 34,771.05, while the broader Nifty finished at 10,700.45 points, down 41.10 points. However, IT stocks surged on widespread...

PM lays foundation stone of Rs 43k-cr Barmer refinery proj

Wednesday, 17 Jan 2018 | PNS | Barmer (Rajasthan)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday laid the foundation stone of the Rs 43,129 crore big-ticket refinery project here and said it will change the economic landscape of Rajasthan. “Rajasthan is taking the lead to become the energy power of the country,” Modi said while addressing the event. The refinery, a joint...

After Qatar & Oz, Russia cuts LNG price for India

Wednesday, 17 Jan 2018 | PTI | NEW DELHI

India on Monday got Russia to lower the price of liquefied natural gas (LNG) making the fuel import even cheaper than the recently renegotiated deals with Qatar and Australia. State gas utility GAIL India Ltd has convinced Russia's Gazprom to lower price of gas under a 20-year deal as well...

RIL plans to invest Rs 5,000 cr in West Bengal: Mukesh

Wednesday, 17 Jan 2018 | PTI | KOLKATA

RIL Chairman Mukesh Ambani on Monday announced Rs 5,000 crore investment in expanding telecom and petro-retail businesses in West Bengal and said his company is exploring the possibility of setting up a manufacturing facility for mobile phones and set-top boxes. Speaking at the Bengal Global Business Summit, India's richest man paid...

Shift to B2B biz not easy; to build a $600-m undersea cable: ‚ÄėNew‚Äô RCom

Wednesday, 17 Jan 2018 | PTI | Mumbai

Having decided to limit itself to business-to-business (B2B) segment, the crisis-ridden Reliance Communications said shuttering its flagship wireless business and building the enterprise business is a ‘challenge’. The ‘new RCom’ on Tuesday announced a $600-million investment to build a 68,000-km undersea cable network that will carry data to Europe and Hong...

DGS slaps GST profiteering notice on FMCG firm HUL

Wednesday, 17 Jan 2018 | PTI | New Delhi

The Directorate General of Safeguards has slapped notice for profiteering on FMCG firm HUL for allegedly not passing on price reduction benefit to consumers post GST rollout. This is the sixth notice issued by DGS, the investigative arm of the finance ministry, to entities for not reducing prices post Goods...

HUL m-cap touches Rs 3L cr

Wednesday, 17 Jan 2018 | PTI | NEW DELHI

Shares of Hindustan Unilever surged to its 52-week high level in morning trade ahead of the third quarter results, following which the market capitalisation reached Rs 3 lakh crore. The stock opened at Rs 1,365, then touched a 52-week high of Rs 1,388.45, registering a jump of 1.56 per cent...


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Myanmar Army‚Äôs admission of killings a ‚Äėpositive step‚Äô: Suu

14 Jan 2018 | AFP | Yangon

Myanmar’s civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi has welcomed an unprecedented army admission that security forces carried out extra-judicial killings of Rohingya Muslims as a “positive step”, state-backed media reported on Saturday. After months of staunch denials of abuse, the army on Wednesday said a probe found four members of the security forces helped kill 10 Rohingya militant suspects at Inn Din village on September 2, leaving their bodies in a...

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State in dilemma over SC orders on Padmaavat release

19 Jan 2018 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

With the decision of the Supreme Court setting aside notification issued by the Madhya Pradesh Government banning the release of Hindi movie ‘Padmaavat’, the State Government is in dilemma.The Government does not know what to do in the new scenario...

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