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Thomas Cook India Partners with Allpoint Network

Travel firm Thomas Cook India has partnered with US-headquartered Allpoint Network to provide Indian travellers…

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Markets at record high; Nifty crosses 8,000-mark

A benchmark index of Indian equities markets on Monday hits record high of 26,807.90 points surpassing its previous high of 26,674.38 points hit Aug 28. All the sectors were trading in green and the rally was…

01 Sep 2014

Corporates Find Marked Difference in Govt Functioning in 100 Days: Assocham

In a thumbs up for the Narendra Modi-led NDA government ahead of completion of 100 days in office, most corporate leaders are finding a marked difference in style of functioning of the government with a…

31 Aug 2014

Understanding the Insurance Sector Scenario in India

Whether it’s Life or General Insurance, the insurance sector in India has surely revived over the past few decades due to privatization. Since the introduction of The Indian Insurance Companies Act in 1928, the major…

31 Aug 2014

AirAsia India Safety Head Resigns

AirAsia India's head of safety Sumant Mishra has resigned, three months after the domestic arm of the Malaysian budget airline AriAsia got off the ground, sources said. The airline, however, has found the replacement, who will…

31 Aug 2014

Counterfeiters lapping up Rs 100, 1,000 bills: RBI

Currency counterfeiters appear to have started focusing more on the Rs 100 and Rs 1,000 denominations, even though the traditional favourite Rs 500 bills continue to be the most to be faked by numbers, the…

31 Aug 2014

I call America as our emerging market: Anand Mahindra

With an aim to be one of the most admired corporations by 2020-21, the Mahindra group is looking at its successful tractors business, where it is synergising automotive technology with farm equipment, to take the…

31 Aug 2014

Essar Sells Kenya Telecom Business for $120 Million

Essar Capital on Saturday announced the signing of binding agreements with Safaricom and Airtel for the sale of its telecom business in Kenya for $120 million. The firm, through its portfolio company Essar Telecom Kenya Limited…

30 Aug 2014

Sensex Makes Weekly Gains Amidst Strong Investor Sentiments

Expectations of stable GDP growth figures coupled with an overall expectation of further reform and quick notifications for the hike in foreign capital limits in defense and railways led to positive investor sentiments in the…

30 Aug 2014

AirAsia launches free user trial of on board WiFi service

Malaysia's budget airline AirAsia has launched a two month-long free user trial of its on board WiFi service designed to provide affordable, low-cost Internet connectivity to passengers. The trial will be available for free for up…

30 Aug 2014

Malaysia Airlines To Sack 6000 People; Aim For Profits By 2017

The ill-fated Malaysia Airlines, which was the victim of two major airplane mishaps within six months, has been on a brand-revival procedure, after the loss in reputation due to these two heavy losses. As a…

29 Aug 2014

Aircel-Maxis deal: CBI may file Chargesheet against Maran Today

CBI is likely to file its chargesheet in Aircel Maxis case on Friday after Supreme Court on Thursday rejected the plea of former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran asking it to restrain the agency from moving…

29 Aug 2014

Foreign Transaction Norms for Purchase of Government Bonds Relaxed by RBI

The Reserve Bank of India has said on Thursday that foreign investors will now be able to purchase government bonds in the secondary markets from banks, mutual funds, as well as other dealers. The Reserve Bank…

28 Aug 2014

Coal blocks allocation cancellation may disrupt investor trust: Ficci

The Supreme Court judgment that coal blocks allocated since 1993 onwards were illegal may disrupt restoration of investors' trust in the country, Sidharth Birla, president, Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Ficci) said…

28 Aug 2014

Mahindra to Invest Another Rs.4,000 Crore at Chakan Plant

Mahindra & Mahindra, the automobile manufacturers, have on Thursday announced plans for investing Rs.4,000 crore more in its plant in Chakan in Maharashtra. The Executive Director of Mahindra & Mahindra Pawan Goenka has expressed confidence that…

28 Aug 2014

Sensex Hits Record High; Posts Seventh Consecutive Monthly Gain

A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Thursday hit a record high of 26,674.38 points before closing the day's trade at 26,638.11 points -- in yet another record. It surpassed the previous high of 26,630.74 points…

28 Aug 2014

HC dismisses Kingfisher Airlines appeal

Calcutta High Court today dismissed an appeal by Kingfisher Airlines against a trial court order that its chairman Vijay Mallya and board of directors may be represented by its law officers or company secretary on…

28 Aug 2014

BMW launches new X3 priced up to Rs 49.9 lakh

German luxury carmaker BMW today launched the updated version of its sports utility vehicle X3 priced up to Rs 49.9 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The new X3 is available only in diesel option and is being locally…

28 Aug 2014

Saradha scam: CBI Conducts Raids; Questions Businessmen In Kolkata

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today raided several places in relation to its investigation of the multi-crore rupee Saradha scam. Among the places where raid was conducted was the offices of businessman Sandhir Agarwal in…

28 Aug 2014

Secrets for Effective Visual Merchandising using Technology

The visual presentation in the store has always been the major customer motivation accounting for majority of retail purchase. Let's see some effective techniques to establish an interesting visual display and understand how technology can…

28 Aug 2014

RBI eases norms to refinance external commercial borrowings

The Reserve Bank today eased norms to refinance external commercial borrowings (ECB) and allowed banks to approve even those cases where the average maturity period (AMP) of fresh borrowings exceeds residual maturity of existing loan. However,…

27 Aug 2014