JLR sure to grow volume and market share in 2018: Suri

Thursday, 12 Jul 2018 | PTI | Mumbai

Jaguar Land Rover India, which has clocked a 66 per cent volume growth in the January-June period, is hopeful of maintaining the momentum through the rest of the year and expects to “close 2018 with a robust double-digit growth that will be much above the industry average.” Buoyed by a strong...

TCS Q1 net jumps 23 pc to Rs 7,340 cr

Wednesday, 11 Jul 2018 | PTI | Mumbai

The country’s largest software exporter TCS on Tuesday posted a 23.4 per cent rise in consolidated net profit to Rs 7,340 crore for the first quarter ended June 30, 2018. The company had reported a net profit of Rs 5,945 crore in the same period previous fiscal, TCS said in a...

WhatsApp shares ‘easy tips’ to spot fake news, hoax

Wednesday, 11 Jul 2018 | PTI | New Delhi

Under fire over fake and provocative messages being circulated on its platform, WhatApp on Tuesday began an awareness campaign to help users identify and prevent the spread of false information, hoax messages and fake news. With rumours on Whatsapp triggering lynching in parts of the country, the Facebook-owned messaging service brought...

Andhra Pradesh best State to do business; Gujarat ranking slips further

Wednesday, 11 Jul 2018 | PTI | New Delhi

Andhra Pradesh continues to be the best State to do business while Gujarat slipped a position to rank fifth in the ease of doing business ranking prepared by the World Bank and the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP). In the last year's ranking, Andhra Pradesh had jointly topped the...

‘There has been a dramatic shift to petrol cars’

Wednesday, 11 Jul 2018 | Kushan Mitra

Rahil Ansari, Head of Audi India, was in Greater Noida recently to meet with customers ahead of the Audi Sportscar Experience. He took some time out to have a chat with Kushan Mitra. Excerpts: Are events like the Audi Sportscar Experience a good way to connect with your customers? Indeed, and not...

Sensex races past 36k-mark as earnings take centrestage

Wednesday, 11 Jul 2018 | PTI | Mumbai

Rising for the third day, the BSE Sensex surged 305 points to recapture the 36,000-level while the NSE Nifty closed well above 10,900 on Tuesday as participants wagered on robust corporate earnings. Indices raced to over five-month highs on the back of unabated buying by domestic institutional investors and a good...

World’s largest mobile phone factory in Noida

Tuesday, 10 Jul 2018 | PTI | Noida

South Korean consumer electronics major Samsung on Monday inaugurated the world’s largest mobile phone factory here which will double its annual handset production capacity to 120 million units by 2020. The facility was inaugurated jointly by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and South Korean President Moon Jae-in. The new plant will help the...

Big step for Samsung; can they take on Chinese rivals

Tuesday, 10 Jul 2018 | Kushan Mitra | New Delhi

When Finnish phone-maker Nokia had their big fall from grade, South Korean Samsung Electronics was sitting pretty. The company was proving to be Apple Computer’s biggest competitor in the high-end smartphone space, Samsung’s series of high-end Galaxy S smartphones have been the iPhone’s biggest rivals for years. In India, Samsung became...

Sensex rises by 277 points on global cues

Tuesday, 10 Jul 2018 | PTI | Mumbai

The benchmark BSE Sensex on Monday surged by around 277 points to close at more than five-month high of 35,934.72 on heavy buying in energy, capital goods, power and banking stocks following positive leads from global markets. A strengthening rupee against the US dollar also bolstered the trading sentiment even...

Business Corner

Tuesday, 10 Jul 2018 | Agencies

CMD, NBCC HONOURED WITH DISTINGUISHED FELLOWSHIP Dr. Anoop Kumar Mittal, CMD, NBCC has been honoured with Distinguished Fellowship 2018 of Institute of Directors (IOD) by Meenakshi Lekhi, Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha) in presence of Justice Dr. Arijit Pasayat, Former Judge of Supreme Court of India; Lt. Gen. JS Ahluwalia, PVSM...


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My father lived, died for India, says Rahul

15 Jul 2018 | PTI | New Delhi

Amid row over alleged use of derogatory language in a web series while referring to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said the BJP and the RSS believe that freedom of expression must be policed, while he regards it as a fundamental democratic right. “My father lived and died in the service of India...

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Two-month-old dies in 108-Amublance

18 Jul 2018 | Staff Reporter | RAIPUR

A two-month-old infant died due to suffocation after the door of the ‘108 Ambulance Service’ that was carrying him to a hospital malfunctioned and failed to open on time at Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar Hospital here on Tuesday. The Ambulance operators tried to open the door for a couple of hours but failed to open it on time...

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