Wednesday, January 23, 2019


India up one place on global talent competitiveness ranking at 80th

India has moved up one position to rank 80th on the global talent competitive index, but remains a laggard among the BRICS nations, a new survey show...

Discoms' outstanding dues to power generators rise 24% to Rs 39,498 cr

Amid stress in the power sector, woes of electricity generating firms have increased further as their outstanding dues on state distribution companie...

PNB MetLife, ESAF Bank enter into strategic partnership

PNB MetLife and Kerala-based ESAF Small Finance Bank have entered into a strategic partnership to provide customers an expanded financial services su...

Gita Gopinath joins IMF as its first woman chief economist

Mysore-born Gita Gopinath has joined International Monetary Fund as its chief economist, becoming the first woman to occupy the top IMF post.Gita joi...

India's services sector activity moderates in December

The country's services sector activity slowed slightly in December, as new work orders and business activity moderated from November's recent high, w...

Bengaluru court stays 'KGF' release

With just a few hours left for the release of Kannada film KGF, a Bengaluru civil court on Thursday issued an interim stay against it. The 10th Addit...

Urbanisation process needs to be extremely innovative: Amitabh Kant

India's urbanisation process has to be extremely innovative as well as sustainable, and the country should not repeat mistakes of western world, Niti...

NTPC wins 85 MW solar capacity in UP govt tender

State-run power producer NTPC said it has won 85 mega watt (MW) of solar capacity in a reverse auction held by the UP government. "NTPC participated...

Bahrain woos Indian FinTech firms to set up base

Bahrain is positioning itself as hub for Fintech innovation and wants Indian tech companies to set up their base at FinTech Bay and take advantage of...

Rs 65,000 cr set aside for Mumbai suburban rail revamp: Minister

Up to Rs 65,000 crore has been approved for a host of rail infrastructure projects on the suburban network in Mumbai and its surrounding areas, Railw...

Welspun Enterprises bags Rs 1,460 cr road project in M'shtra

Welspun Enterprises said it has bagged a Rs 1,460 crore road project from PWD in Maharashtra. The company has received the letter of award from PWD, ...

Higher demand, lower clean energy generation push power prices up

After three months of decline, short-term power prices increased in September, mainly driven by higher demand and lower generation from renewables, s...

India may cut oil imports to mitigate pain from high oil prices

India, the world's third-biggest oil importer, is considering cutting oil purchases to soften the blow from high crude oil prices and declining rupee...

OYO to hire over 2,000 tech experts, engineers by 2020

Hospitality firm OYO said it plans to hire over 2,000 technology experts and engineers by 2020. At OYO, 700 technology experts and engineers have dev...

2 billion youth at risk of being left behind in future due to emerging tech

Global workforce is not able to keep up with the current rate of change that emerging technologies are bringing to workplace, and nearly two billion ...

Google ready to comply with RBI norms for payment services

Internet major Google is learnt to have agreed to follow the RBI's local data storage norm for payment services but wants time until December to comp...

Home buyers looking for bigger flats of avg 1,300 sq ft size in top cities

Prospective home buyers are looking for bigger flats at an affordable price as the average unit size demanded across major cities has increased by 4 ...

Railways, IT ministry ink pact to allow bookings via 2.9 lakh CSCs

Ministry of Railways and IT Ministry signed an agreement to allow ticket bookings through 2.9 lakh common service centres (CSCs) in the country in ne...

Rupee spurts 29 paise against US dollar

Rupee rises 5 paise against dollar to 71.23

Sensex jumps 250 pts; Nifty tests 10,950

Govt may hike agri credit target to Rs 12 lakh cr

Maruti drives in new WagonR at Rs 4.19 lakh

Gold extends gains on jewellers' buying

Sensex jumps 250 pts; Nifty tests 10,950

Govt may hike agri credit target to Rs 12 lakh cr

Toyota drives in new Camry Hybrid at Rs 36.95 lakh

ITC clocks 4% rise in Q3 profit at Rs 3,209 cr

Rupee spurts 29 paise against US dollar

Rupee rises 5 paise against dollar to 71.23

Govt may hike agri credit target to Rs 12 lakh cr