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  • India Inc debt raising hits near record at $57 billion in '14:Report

    Primary bond offerings by domestic issuers rose by 2.7 per cent to USD 56.9 billion in 2014 from USD 55.4 billion a year ago, clocking the second best performance since the record USD 63.6 billion mop-up in 2012. The year saw domestic companies tapping the offshore US dollar-denominated bond...

    Wednesday, 7 January 2015 - 7:32pm
  • Coimbatore powerloom observe strike over power tariff hike

    Nearly 1.4 lakh powerlooms in Coimbatore and nearby Tirupur districts today remained silent, following strike by the owners, protesting against the 15 per cent increase in the power tariff. The districts have over two lakh power looms, out of which 1.4 lakh were operated by Job Workers, who wanted...

    Wednesday, 7 January 2015 - 5:38pm
  • Euro hits 9-year low as Brent oil goes below $50

    The euro hit a nine-year trough on Wednesday as collapsing oil prices and worries about the world economy drove skittish investors into the arms of safe-haven sovereign debt. From Japan to Germany to Australia, government borrowing costs fell to all-time lows as oil fell 10 percent in just two days...

    Wednesday, 7 January 2015 - 3:16pm
  • Oil price to fall until major Asian manufacturers feel the benefit

    Oil prices will continue to drop as high production meets weak demand and a strong U.S. dollar pressures crude, and markets will only pick up once major manufacturing economies particularly in Asia feel the benefit of cheaper energy. Oil prices have halved since last June to near 6-year lows as...

    Wednesday, 7 January 2015 - 3:08pm
  • Kerry to attend ‘Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors Summit’

    US Secretary of State John Kerry will be travelling to Ahmedabad on January 10 to attend the ‘Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors Summit’. State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki, who gave this information, said that Kerry will join his country’s leading business executives and innovators at the...

    Wednesday, 7 January 2015 - 2:39pm
  • Mars Orbiter Mission: 13 events in its journey till today

    India today successfully placed its Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) in the Red Planet's orbit. Here are 13 most important events in it's journey so far , which lasted over 300 days: Nov 5, 2013: ISRO's PSLV C25 launches India's Mars Orbiter Mission from Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh. Nov 7: First Earth-...

    Wednesday, 24 September 2014 - 10:44am
  • Two chain snatchers with 22 cases in Mumbai held

    Two notorious chain snatchers, who allegedly committed over 22 offences over the past few months and targeted women in city suburbs, have been arrested from Sion, police said on Friday. Acting on a tip off, a trap was laid near Sion railway station yesterday when the duo – Jameel Siddique, 30 and...

    Saturday, 19 July 2014 - 6:45am
  • Raj Kapoor Memorial inaugurated at MIT campus in Loni Kalbhor

    I feel my father is still alive: Randhir Kapoor

    Sunday, 18 May 2014 - 11:42am
  • Sanjay Dutt seeks further parole to nurse wife

    Mumbai, Feb 9: Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt has once again sought an extension of his parole to nurse his wife Maanyata, who is recovering after a surgery. The actor who is currently out on parole since Dec 21, 2013, was due to return to jail on January 21, but sought a month's extension which was...

    Monday, 10 February 2014 - 6:00am
  • Govt retains 100% FDI limit in pharma

    The government on Wednesday decided to retain 100% foreign direct investments (FDI) for existing pharmaceutical companies setting aside the speculation that the limit, if not curbed could eventually encourage a hike in cost of medicines. “The government has reviewed the position in this regard...

    Thursday, 9 January 2014 - 11:21am