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Ludhiana, July 13: Union Minister for micro small and medium enterprises (MSME) Kalraj Mishra attended a programme organized by Laghu Udyog Bharti. ...  The Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) has come up with a new idea to make the registration process easier for the small busi...  Kolkata, June 25 : The Ministry of MSME will reimburse for acquiring Research, Development and Standardisation Organisation (RDSO) Certification...
Intending to popularise khadi among the youth, the KVIC on Tuesday launched a new range of khadi denim products from jeans to jackets for both men and...  New Delhi, June 17 : Taking a step forward to boost country’s Khadi sector, Khadi Gramodyog Bhavan has now been made an ISO Certified... New Delhi, June 15 : Union MSME Minister Kalraj Mishra launched the Employment Exchange - an online platform where job seekers can find employers or v...
 New Delhi, March 10 : 15 new Technology Centres are to be established in the country, and the existing Technology Centres are to be upgraded und...  New Delhi, March 3 : To improve access to finance for Indian small and medium enterprises in manufacturing and services sector, World Bank today... Chennai, Dec-31  A pioneering initiative of the National Small Industries Corporation Limited (NSIC), SOUMEX-2014, an International Source and Ma...
New Delhi, Dec 31 The burden of regulations has risen sharply in India during last decade and has reached to a level where manufacturing struggles... New Delhi, Dec-30 The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has sanctioned eight international exhibitions to PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry und... New Delhi, Dec 30 A daylong buyers-sellers meet at Nashik attracted around 100 micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), convened by National S...
Chennai, Dec 29 To promote innovations and technology driven entrepreneurship, Ministry of MSME has planned to set up 10 incubation centres in Ta... New Delhi, Dec 4: More than 200 companies from India and abroad will showcase the best and the latest in LED technology and applications at t... Mumbai, Dec 4)  : In a move that will help micro, small and medium enterprises, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has allowed the setting up of...
Kolkata, Dec 3 :  To identify and recognise initiatives of small and medium enterprises as well as entrepreneurial success in Eastern In... New Delhi, Nov 29 :The Office of the Development Commissioner (MSME) is organising a national expo cum vendor development programme from Dece... New Delhi, Nov 12 :   The government proposes to launch an innovation fund exclusively for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to encoura...
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Tirupur, Sept 22 Industry body Confederation of India Industry (CII) has launched its first cluster for manufacturing excellence in Tirupur kni... New Delhi, Sept 22 To provide a platform for dialogue and exchange of information between Indian and German ministries, SME clusters, industry ... Haridwar, Sept 20 To provide business development opportunities to the micro, small and medium enterprises by linking them with large companies, an ...
New Delhi, Sept 18 India has expressed concern over trade imbalance between India and China and has requested the neighbouring country to ease restr... New Delhi, Sept 12  British High Commissioner to India is keen to explore possibilities of co-operation and collaboration in the MSME sector ... New Delhi, Sept 12  Government is revising the legislation so as to encourage MSME participation for quality apprenticeship, said Minister of...
New Delhi, Sept 12   Delhi Emporium’s Bharti, a showcase of the creations of Indian craftsmen, weavers and folk artists is planning to ... New Delhi, Sept 11  The government will be providing financial assistance to implement the Khadi and Village Industry (KVI) programme in the ... New Delhi, Sept 11  The Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS), a government undertaking voluntary organisation will help generating awareness an...
Chandigarh, Sept 11   In an effort to educate and assist small and medium enterprises on matters pertaining to pricing, costing, financi... Bhubaneswar, Sept 10   A venture capital fund by the name of Odisha MSME Fund for an outlay of Rs 100 crore will be launched soon. ... New Delhi, Sept 9  The MSME Ministry is focusing on job creation, e-Governance for ease of doing business, connectivity through social media,...
New Delhi, Sept 8  The jute industry has raised concern over the government’s proposal to dilute the mandatory jute packaging order und... Jaipur, Sept 6  In a meeting with the Union MSME Minister Kalraj Mishra today, Micro Small and Medium Enterprises of the state has sought for... replica breitling chronomat evolution replica omega seamaster planet ocean cartier replica watches omega replica Kannauj, Sept 4  ...
New Delhi, Sept 4 (KNN)  The Coir Board which provides assistance to micro, small and medium enterprises to participate in international... Online finance facilitation centre for MSMEs launched With an objective to facilitate access to finance and credit for SMEs, an online finance facili... While criticizing  the banks for not extending financial assistance to the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), deputy governor of the Re...
New Delhi, Jun 14 (KNN)  The National Institute for Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development (NIESBUD) and PHD Chamber of Commerce an... Vellore, Jun 13 (KNN)  The Vellore District Small and Tiny Industries Association (VEDSTIA) wants the new government at the Centre to provide a 9... New Delhi, Jun 12 (KNN) Banks continue to insist on collaterals from the MSMEs despite clear provisions for providing collateral-free loans to th...
New Delhi, Jun 12 (KNN) In order to guide the prospective and existing entrepreneurs in establishing their businesses and removing roadblocks, th... Mumbai, Jun 12 (KNN)  In a major milestone for the small and medium enterprises, the number of companies listed on the BSE-SME trading ... Mumbai, Jun 11 (KNN)  In a move that may ease pressure of tougher Basel III banking norms on credit disbursal to SMEs, the RBI has said that the ...
Ahmedabad, Jun 11 (KNN) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has asked Urban Cooperative Banks (UCBs) to help reach unbanked districts and bring artis... New Delhi, Jun 10 (KNN)  Around 350 exhibitors, mainly small and medium enterprises (SMEs) will be showcasing readymade garments in the comi... New Delhi, Jun 10 (KNN) Making cheaper credit to hundred mid-cap exporters and providing interest subsidy for solar power projects along with inc...
Mangalore, Jun 10 (KNN) With the increasing raw material prices, the plastic manufacturers of the state of Karnataka have sought a hike in the ce... Kolkata, Jun 10 (KNN)  MSME Development Institute here is organizing various courses on management standards such an internal auditing, six ... New Delhi, Jun 9 (KNN) The government will set up a task force to review and revive the MSME sector, said President Pranab Mukherjee while listin...
Kolkata, June 7 (KNN) The West Bengal Small Industries Development Corporation (WBSIDC) today said it intends to create an international standard... The Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME), Kalraj Mishra Friday said that the government will adopt a single-window time-bound cleara... Aggressive on tapping the multi-billion dollar opportunity in the Indian SME market, Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg is scheduled to ...
New Delhi, June 7 (KNN) The MSMEs should get some attention from the new Government at the Centre as indicated by the  issues listed by... New Delhi, Jun 6 (KNN) Helping MSMEs adopt energy efficiency measures, Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) has plans to launch of ... New Delhi, Jun 9 (KNN)  The MSME Technology Development Centre that comes under the purview of the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enter...
Noida, Jun 7 (KNN) In an effort to enhance the capacity and effectiveness in management sector with the wide coverage of lean tools and technique... Noida, Jun 5 (KNN) The MSME Technology Development Centre is charging Rs 15,000 for a four-day workshop on Project Management for budding entrepr... New Delhi, Jun 5 (KNN) With an aim to bring together all stakeholders in food processing industry through networking, the National Institute of E...
Tirupur, June 5 (KNN)  Given the increasing unemployment problem in the country, the Planning Commission is conducting a survey in 10 MSME c... Jaipur, Jun 5 (KNN) In order to promote financial inclusion, public sector lender Corporation Bank has opened an SME loan centre at Jaipur which ... Mumbai, Jun 4 (KNN)  The total number of companies listed and traded on the BSE SME platform has increased as the market capitalisation of t...
New Delhi, Jun 4 (KNN) The UP MSMEs, which are already reeling under power crisis, have urged the union MSME Minister Kalraj Mishra to resolve th... New Delhi, Jun 4 (KNN)  Within days of Prime Minister Narendra Modi taking office, over 100 engineering exporters with support fro... New Delhi, Jun 3 (KNN)  In a move that will help the MSME sector significantly,  the new Government will encourage  indigenization of s...
New Delhi, Jun 2 (KNN)  One segment which particularly becomes vulnerable to economic shocks is the SME segment, said RBI adding that they a... Bhubaneswar, Jun 2 (KNN)  In a recent assessment of central organisations and public sector undertakings, it was revealed that they paid sca... Noida, Jun 2 (KNN) With increasing cheap imports from China which is giving the MSME sector, especially the traditional manufacturers a tough tim...
New Delhi, May 31 (KNN) The Union MSME Ministry will give a grant for setting up incubation centres in Delhi University (DU) Colleges to promote ... New Delhi, May 31 (KNN) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has asked banks that they should consider restructuring of loans whenever an MSME unit ap... Jodhpur, May 30 (KNN) With an objective to provide a platform for interaction among industrialists at one place and an opportunity to create new ...
Mumbai, May 30 (KNN) The number of companies traded on BSE SME platform zoomed to 28 today, reflecting renewed interest of investors in the small... Ranchi, May 30 (KNN) A move which will give boost to the small industries in the state, Jharkhand Government is planning to come out with a new p... After assuming charge as the Union Minister of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME) on Wednesday, Kalraj Mishra told media that making common ...
New Delhi, May 28 (KNN)  The Office of the Development Commissioner of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises has invited applications from uni... Mumbai, May 28 (KNN)  Giving rich dividends to investors , the market capitalisation of the companies listed on the BSE- SME platformE today... MSME chamber IIA is holding a meeting in Greater Noida on May 29 to finalise a memorandum for the new dispensation, seeking incentives for the secto...
New Delhi, May 23, 2014: Easy access to organised finance facility at competitive interest rates is up grabs for micro, small and medium ... New Delhi, May 27 (KNN)   Plastic is being increasingly used in the auto industry to make products strong, efficient and at the same time co... Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday allocated portfolios to his ministers, giving charge of Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) t...
New Delhi, May 26 (KNN)  National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC) is offering subsidies to entrepreneurs of micro, small and medium ente... Mumbai, May 26 (KNN) Riding the Modi wave, the companies listed on the BSE SME platform have notched up big gains with their market capitalizatio... The online small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in B2C (business-to-consumers) e-marketplace like Yebhi.com and Fashionandyou.com has urged the new gov...
New Delhi, May 24 (KNN)  A case study book for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) titled 'Entrepreneurial Empowerment through Desig... New Delhi, May 23 (KNN) Days before the Modi government of the BJP led NDA gets sworn in, Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotio... Ludhiana, May 23 (KNN)  When seven Ludhiana based companies got together to form a 'cluster for competitiveness' last July with the objectiv...
New Delhi, May 24 (KNN) IDBI Bank has entered into an agreement with industry body, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI... Mumbai, May 23 (KNN) Almost after a month, the market capitalization of BSE SME has again crossed the Rs 6,800 crore mark, and reached at Rs 6,84... Mumbai, May 23 (KNN)  BCSBI, the board under the RBI for laying down clear norms for customer services in the banks, has developed a separate set...
New Delhi, May 22 (KNN) The National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council (NMCC) has asked the new government to do away with several labour and... New Delhi, May 24 (KNN)  To create an enabling environment for industrial development and to provide a fillip to private investment in these stat... The National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council (NMCC) would propose to new government for creation of public funded equity funds for financial ass...
 Mumbai, May 22 (KNN) In line with the Bombay Stock Exchange, the SME platform of BSE has also closed with 16.05 points up. The market capitali... New Delhi, May 23 (KNN)  The Government is reported to have taken a decision not to insist on barcoding of medicines meant for exports in so ...  New Delhi, May 21 (KNN)  Public sector banks are, if anything, in a worse position than private sector banks, which is why the second ...
 Kolkata, May 21 (KNN)  MSMEs in West Bengal can breathe a sigh of relief now that the state government is likely to lift the ban on mutatio...  New Delhi, May 21 (KNN)  The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) has come up with an advisory which said that energy efficient measu... Mumbai, May 21 (KNN) The public issues garnered by small and medium enterprises on the SME platforms of BSE and NSE was 32.63 per cent more in th...
  Industry body FICCI has suggested major steps for the welfare of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in their 12-point agenda for the ne... Mumbai, May 20 (KNN) The Export Credit Guarantee Corporation of India (ECGC) will offer direct factoring facility for micro, small and mediu... Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan Tuesday said the central bank could give more chance to new players to open only small banks to fu...
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan Tuesday said the central bank could give more chance to new players to open only small banks to fu... New Delhi, May 20 (KNN) Introduce rebated income tax for small start-up businesses, in essence individually owned, said an industry body in its 1... New Delhi, May 20 (KNN)  ITPO, the agency under the Commerce Ministry charged with the responsibility of developing infrastructure for trade exhi...
New Delhi, May 19 (KNN) In order to help entrepreneurs engaged in gold business and jewellery learn techniques of assaying, evaluation of gold or... New Delhi, May 19 (KNN)  To give impulse to the start-up eco-system in the United States, the US Small Business Administration (SBA), is lau... Dehradun, May 19 (KNN)  To enable entrepreneurs to explore new business opportunities, the Forest Research Institute is organising a residen...
Industry lobby Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Monday said reforms in land acquisition, taxation and contract enforcement could lead to better ... Ludhiana, May 16 (KNN)  In an effort to boost the adoption of energy efficient technologies among micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs... Mumbai, May 16 (KNN)  Market regulator, SEBI has identified 5-6 SME clusters from where a list of companies which are willing to raise money...
Kolkata, May 16 (KNN)   Federation of Small and Medium Industries (FOSMI) together with ABP (Anandabazar Patrika) is organizing ‘Infoc... New Delhi, May 16 (KNN) Reeling under a devastating slowdown, the Indian industry particularly the MSME sector today expressed high expectations ... Mumbai, May 16 (KNN) The BSE SME platform which reached market capitalisation of Rs 6,630.44 crore in trading today has listed sixteen companies ...
Ahmedabad, May 17 (KNN) In order to raise a corpus of around Rs 100 crore in the next three months, a private equity fund focused on the SME sect... Manesar, May 17 (KNN)  Manesar Industries Welfare Association (MIWA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), signalling its wil... New Delhi, May 17 (KNN)  Even as industry bodies welcome the landslide victory of the BJP, they have high expectations from the new governme...
New Delhi, May 16 (KNN) MSME industry body FISME has said that the government should study the impact of inventory based e-commerce model on smal... New Delhi, May 17 (KNN)  The Bureau of Energy Efficiency is going ahead with urgency now about its on GEF-UNIDO  funded project for improvin... Mumbai, May 17 (KNN)  Non-banking Finance Company, SPS Finquest has come out with  an initial public offering (IPO) of 33,44,000 equity...
New Delhi, May 15 (KNN)  As per the recommendations of the Inter-Ministerial Committee on promotion of MSMEs, vacant lands in special economic zo... Mumbai, May 15 (KNN) The MSME sector in general and more specifically the small and micro enterprises rely heavily on the banks for finance and a... New Delhi, May 15 (KNN)  In an effort to foster innovation and techno-entrepreneurship, the government is promoting innovative research in s...
New Delhi, May 13 (KNN) The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) has come out with recommendations that the new government should introduce ener... Mumbai, May 13 (KNN) With the view to reducing the rejection rate of MSME loan applications, Canara Bank has launched a credit scoring model for ... tag heuer carrera mikrotourbillons replica replica omega constellation double eagles replica miu miu tote bags audemars piguet royal oak offshor...
New Delhi, May 13 (KNN) There is a need to further propel manufacturing and focus on enhanced marketing, services exports, e-commerce, hi-tech pr... New Delhi, May 12 (KNN) With an objective to strengthen bilateral trade between India and Poland and promote technology products, the Office of M... New Delhi, May 12 (KNN) In his last meeting with the CEOs of Public Sector Banks and Financial Institutions before the UPA II lays down office, F...
Mumbai, May 12 (KNN) Bank of Baroda remained focussed more on stepping up credit to the retail and micro, small and medium enterprise (MSME)... Kohima, May 9 (KNN) Similar to the RBI town hall meeting with the entrepreneurs of the Badli Industrial Area in the national capital, the Rural P... Gurgaon, May 12 (KNN)   In an effort to help small entrepreneurs achieve their  goals while dealing with constraints, the MSME-Technolo...
Bangalore, May 9 (KNN) Showing signs of improved credit deployment in  the MSME sector in the region, Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank (KVG Ban... New Delhi, May 10 (KNN) There is a need to propel manufacturing and focus on enhanced marketing, services exports, e-commerce, hi-tech products a... New Delhi, May 12 (KNN) It is just not domestic factors but also and more importantly the export outlook which seems to be weakening as...
  An apex industry body the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in its proposal to new Government said that immediate measures are requ... Mumbai, May 8 (KNN)  To promote occupational safety and health among micro, small and medium enterprises engaged in the manufacturing sector... High economic growth is the best solution to narrow the differences in interests and prospective between entrepreneurs and bankers when it comes to SM...
Mumbai, May 8 (KNN) Fragrance and Flavour Development Centre (FFDC) is organising an entrepreneurship workshop on essential oils, perfumery and a... Mumbai, May 8 (KNN) The Bank of Maharashtra ATMs (Automatic Teller Machines) are likely to be out of service between May-8 and May-10 due to ongo... The Pharmaceuticals Export Promotion Council (Pharmexcil) has invited small and medium enterprises to participate in the three-day pharma exhibition '...
New Delhi, May 7 (KNN)  About 20,000 visits of dealers to the commercial tax department in Karnataka, were saved per day, long waiting perio... New Delhi, May 6 (KNN)  As many as 25 Indian engineering firms including some companies from the small and medium enterprise (SME) sector will be... New Delhi, May 7 (KNN)  Asia’s largest business angel group has called for applications for a programme to support innovations in farm...
Kolkata, May 6 (KNN) Faced with an RBI embargo not to extend credit above Rs 10 crore in the backdrop of its mounting losses, United Bank of Indi... New Delhi, May 5 (KNN) The MSME Development Institute today announced the starting of specialised journalism courses offering technical knowledge... New Delhi, May 5 (KNN)  Considering that industry associations or business membership organisations (BMOs) play a key role in promotion and ...
New Delhi, May 5 (KNN) The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) is implementing an e-governance project which will enable its real-time... Noida, May 5 (KNN)  The National Institute for Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development (NIESBUD) will be conducting a brain-storming sess... New Delhi, May 3 (KNN) Most of the MSMEs face problems of finance in general and institutional funding in particular while entrepreneurs spend 70...
Trivandrum, May 2 (KNN) The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC)  will be getting evaluation surveys done to carry out physical ve... Mumbai, May 2 (KNN) Delhi based financial and technical consultancy firm Tarini International as well as Chennai based Carewell Industries Ltd ha... New Delhi, May 1 (KNN) NASSCOM President R Chandrashekhar has said that small and medium enterprises (SMEs) will play a leading role in implement...
Mumbai, May 1 (KNN)  Former President of India, A P J Abdul Kalam has come up with a five point vision for the die and mould industry which ... New Delhi, May 1 (KNN) A diverse range of items under indigenisation through small and medium (SME's) were displayed at a seminar on 'Self Relian... New Delhi, May 1 (KNN) Overwhelmed with increasing raw material cost and high inflation, India’s corrugated box industry, which has around ...
In continuation of its effort towards promoting responsible behaviour among MSMEs, the Foundation for MSME Clusters (FMC) has taken the initiative of ... Bengaluru, Apr 30 (KNN)  As the country is in the middle of high pitch electioneering with several political parties making tall promises to... New Delhi, Apr 30 (KNN) In an effort to meet the general requirements for competence in testing and calibration of laboratories, the MSME Technol...
Chennai, Apr 30 (KNN) Small cap firms listed with 76 year old Madras Stock Exchange will be hit after it loses its status as a stock exchange bec... New Delhi, Apr 30 (KNN) The lean manufacturing programme implemented by the Quality Council of India (QCI) and National Accreditation Board for E... Visakhapatnam, Apr 28 (KNN) Micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) in Visakhapatnam have demanded for extension of benefits under the package...
New Delhi, Apr 29 (KNN)  MMTC Limited (Metals and Minerals Trading Corporation) has decided to join hands with micro, small and medium enterprise... Mumbai, April 28 (KNN) There are thousands of SMEs in the country that meet the listing criteria on the SME platform, but only a few hundreds wou... New Delhi, April 28 (KNN) If banks provide loans to SMEs and other industries for financing energy efficient projects, their risks can partially ...
Mumbai, Apr 29 (KNN) The BSE SME platform which offers entrepreneurs an investor friendly environment has listed eight companies as gainers while... Hyderabad, April 28 (KNN) An exclusive industrial park for women entrepreneurs will come up at Sultanpur, Patancheru near here.   The park... New Delhi, Apr 25 (KNN)  E-retailer major Amazon has entered the apparel segment, an area dominated by small and medium enterprises.  A...
New Delhi, Apr 26 (KNN) The trend of labourers migrating to urban areas in search of better employment prospects and fulfilment of their dreams r... New Delhi, Apr 26 (KNN)  The amended patent rules give monetary relief to small entities filing for patents and trademarks online.  How... Kolkata, Apr 26 (KNN) Reeling under tremendous pressure due to rising input costs and the industry's failure to obtain suitable prices, the Rs 15...
New Delhi, Apr 24 (KNN)  The Festival of India in China will be celebrated from May 2014 to March 2015, showcasing the multiple facets of th... New Delhi, Apr 24 (KNN) Country's top banks namely YES Bank, Corporation Bank and Allahabad Bank earned their interest incomes by providing loans... India will push for early conclusion of an economic accord with Indonesia to achieve the bilateral trade target of $25 billion by 2015, with cumulativ...
Indian Angel Network is inviting startups in the food and agriculture sector for a one-on-one session to discuss their concepts and plans. The session... Bhubaneswar, Apr 23 (KNN)  Odisha Agro Industries Corporation Limited (OAIC) is planning to set up a mega food park in Koraput district to p... Chandigarh, Apr 23 (KNN) The Institute for Autoparts and Hand Tools Technology (IAPHT), Ludhiana is modernising its facilities and refurbishing i...
New Delhi, Apr 23 (KNN)  Ircon International, under the Railways Ministry has committed before the  Transparency International India (TII) f... Hyderabad, Apr 23 (KNN)  The industries, traders and small scale suppliers to the government departments in Andhra Pradesh are in for tough times... State-owned Export Credit Guarantee Corporation of India (ECGC) will be offering direct factoring facility for micro, small and medium enterprises (MS...
New Delhi, Apr 22 (KNN) In an effort to equip entrepreneurs with necessary skills to enhance their performance, the Ministry of Micro Small and M... Mumbai, Apr 22 (KNN)  Even as market capitalisation of companies listed on the BSE SME platform reached Rs 6,822.57 crore in trading today, ... New Delhi, Apr 21 (KNN) The air bag manufacturers in the small scale sector can seek business from the India Post which is the country's largest ...
Bengaluru, Apr 21 (KNN) With a view to empowering MSMEs to take advantage of the Competition Laws in India, FISME and Hindustan Unilever Lim... New Delhi, Apr 21 (KNN)  The world has gone digital and technology adoption is driving performance improvement and increase in market reach. Indi... New Delhi, Apr 21 (KNN) The Quality Council of India (QCI) and the National Accreditation Board for Education and Training (NABET) have been...
New Delhi, April 19 (KNN) The National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (NIFTEM) is setting up six pilot plants to be... Mumbai, Apr 21 (KNN) The total number of companies listed and traded on the BSE SME platform has increased as the market capitalisation of the fi... New Delhi, Apr 21 (KNN) In a move with significant impact on the small and medium enterprises, the power generator NTPC has come out with a ...
New Delhi, April 19 (KNN) In order to address the concerns raised by the US on the India's Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) regime partic... New Delhi, April 17 (KNN) Raising and managing finance is one of the trickiest businesses for the industry and particularly for the small entrepr... Member, Planning Commission, Arun Maira Wednesday said that there is need to help small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to create more jobs and help inc...
New Delhi, Apr 16 (KNN)  Considering that India does not have a standard driven culture and its manufacturing sector is accustomed to develo... New Delhi, Apr 16, (KNN)  MSME-Technology Development Centre, Agra is imparting a training programme on solar photo voltaic power technology from... Mumbai, Apr 16 (KNN)  Market capitalization of BSE SME listed companies today reached Rs 7,481.82 crore in trading today with 10 gainers and...
Mumbai, Apr 15 (KNN) While pricing the loans to micro and small enterprise (MSE) borrowers, the RBI has advised banks to take into account the in... Mumbai, Apr 15 (KNN) The equity shares of Gujarat-based textile company R&B Denims Limited are proposed to be listed on April 22 on the SME p... New Delhi, Apr 15 (KNN):  When asked which factors help foster innovation and develop entrepreneurship, 48 per cent of the respondents of a surve...
Corporate America has reaffirmed US companies' commitment to India's growth and focus on reviving investor sentiment and cross-border collaboration in... Bengaluru, Apr 14 (KNN) Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) - Development Institute, Bangalore is organising an entrepreneurship training ... New Delhi, Apr 14 (KNN)  D Gandhikumar, has been re-elected as President of the Federation of Indian Micro and Small & Medium Enterprise...
Mumbai, Apr 14 (KNN) BSE which has 55 companies listed on its SME dedicated platform has crossed the mark of USD 1 million last month within 2 ye... New Delhi, April 12 (KNN) With the view to empowering MSMEs to take advantage of the Competition Laws in India, FISME and Hindustan Unilever... Chennai, April 12 (KNN) Bridging the gap between energy efficiency theory and practice, Centre of Excellence for Training in Energy Efficiency (C...
Vijayawada, Apr 4 (KNN) The state owned Andhra Bank whose earnings for the year 2013-14 stood at Rs 8,156 crore is planning to increase credit to... Mumbai, Apr 4 (KNN)  Conforming to new SEBI guidelines, the BSE SME platform has brought in changes in the market lot of the companies liste... New Delhi, Apr 5 (KNN)  Asia's largest business angel group is organising an online interaction for startups in food and agriculture sector with ...
New Delhi, Apr 4 (KNN)  Asia’s largest business angel group has called for applications for a programme to support innovations in farm... Manesar, Apr 3 (KNN)  Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME), Government of India in collaboration with Manesar Industri... Mumbai, Apr 3 (KNN) Investors trading in the BSE SME platform were rewarded in a handsome way as the market capitalisation of the firms listed an...
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Thursday unveiled for the first time its national vision, saying that their prime objective shlould be job creation and for ...     Special Commissioner of Industries, Government of NCT Delhi, Rajiv Kale Wednesday underlined the need to define and elaborate rule... The government has formed a committee to look into the problems affecting the country's micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs). This has been ...
New Delhi, Apr 2 (KNN) Special Commissioner of Industries, NCT Delhi, Rajiv Kale today said the rules and policies governing micro, small an... Mumbai, Apr 2 (KNN)  BSE SME Platform which offers entrepreneurs an investor friendly environment, enabling the listing of SMEs scattered through... An apex exporters' body for apparel and garments has demanded a separate chapter for exporters in the banking sector. Apparel Export Promotion Coun...
Mumbai, Apr 1 (KNN)  Even as the RBI Governor, Raghuram Rajan kept the rate unchanged while announcing the first bi-monthly monetary policy, the ... Mumbai, Apr 1 (KNN)  Retaining the policy interest rates unchanged and disappointing the industry, the RBI has advised the commercial banks ... Dehradun, Apr 1 (KNN) In a major boost to the state's small industry, the Uttarakhand Government has come out with a new purchase preference poli...
New Delhi, Apr 1 (KNN) The employment-intensity is highest in enterprises involved in the leather and pharmaceutical industries, said a... Over 100 Indian companies are taking part in the Tripoli International Fair beginning Wednesday, looking for business in health, education, IT, traini... India can achieve a growth rate over 6 percent in the 2014-15 financial year, provided systemic reforms are carried out quickly by the new government,...
New Delhi, Mar 31 (KNN) Amidst very strong demand from the industry, particularly the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), for a cut in t... New Delhi, Mar 28 (KNN)  The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) has come out with a discussion paper that has emphasised the ne... Micro Enterprises: Investment in Plant and Machinery upto Rs 25 Lakhs (Manufacturing sector) Investment in Plant and Machinery upto Rs 1...
The Virtual Clusters concept consists of a dedicated Web portal to be hosted by the Ministry of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME).  Link... New Delhi, Mar 27 (KNN) India and Qatar have held detailed discussions on bilateral trade cooperation in a number of areas including sectors like... New Delhi, Mar 27 (KNN) The nationalized banks will distribute a sum of Rs 2,389 crore in the form of loans to Kangra district of Himachal Prades...
Mumbai, Mar 27 (KNN)  The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) today extended the timeline for implementation of international banking norms – ... Kolkata, Mar 26 (KNN)  The West Bengal Government will provide capital investment subsidy ranging between 25 per cent and 40 per cent of fixed ca... Bengaluru, Mar 26 (KNN)  The Nepalese government is offering several incentives to investors in the hydro power sector with special sops to small...
New Delhi, Mar 25 (KNN) With an objective to improve customer value proposition and overall competitiveness in the SME sector, the Ministry of Mi... New Delhi, Mar 25 (KNN) Batting for MSME exporters, apex body FIEO said that the banks could consider providing export credit in foreign currency... New Delhi, Mar 25 (KNN) Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has bagged orders worth Rs 3,000 crore from NTPC, a development which will also help ...
New Delhi, Mar 25 (KNN) The Department of Science and Industrial Research (DSIR) will be financing the small and micro enterprises (SMEs) in carr... Mumbai, Mar 25 (KNN) Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) has issued a set of additional eligibility criteria for firms looking to list on its platform fo... Bengaluru, Mar 24 (KNN)  India and Pakistan need to make trade agreements, similar to those between other neighbouring countries such as Banglade...
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) may consider LIBOR plus lending to the micro small and medium enterprise (MSME) export sector besides a rate cut for r... Hyderabad, Mar 24 (KNN)  An industry body of the small scale sector in Andhra Pradesh, FSME-AP has approached the election commission seeking sus... Mumbai, Mar 24 (KNN)  With at least two of the companies listed on it gaining almost 20 per cent in a single day, the market capitalisation of th...
Quality of products made by Indian Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) is much better than that of Chinese goods, National Small Industries Cor... Chennai, March 22 (KNN) Andhra Bank has announced a new initiative, SME Express, for facilitating speedy flow of credit to the sector and stating... Hyderabad, March 22 (KNN) Ninety Eight per cent of  engineering graduates are open to taking up jobs in Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs),...
New Delhi, March 22 (KNN) In order to increase competitiveness of the five sectoral clusters in the country, Small Industries Development Bank of... New Delhi, Mar 22 (KNN)  In order to get more business opportunities from SMEs there, printers associations from Punjab and Tamil Nadu are showca... Mumbai, March 22 (KNN) Amidst expectations of cutting interest rates by the industries particularly SMEs, the RBI will unveil its first bi-monthl...
With an aim to study non-development issues in five micro, small and medium enterprise (MSME) clusters, the Small Industries Development Bank of India... Indian exporters should focus more on promising non-traditional export markets such as Africa and   China, said Union Commerce Secretary Raj... Lucknow, Mar 6 (KNN) With a view to reducing human interference in the process of issuance of clearances to industries and providing a single win...
Chennai, Mar 6 (KNN)   The MSME Development Institute (MSME DI) today launched a national web portal here which will act as an interact... Mumbai, Mar 6 (KNN) In a major milestone for the small and medium enterprises, the number of companies listed on the BSE-SME trading platform has... Coimbatore, Mar 6 (KNN)  Several public sector undertakings are currently participating in the two day vendor development programme organise...
New Delhi, Mar 5 (KNN)  Indian Patents (Amendment) Rules, 2014 made effective from February-28 has provided concessions to MSMEs in various categ... Manesar, Mar 5 (KNN)  Industrial units here  will be strongly protesting  the toll rates by more than 100 per cent on the NH-8 con... Kolkata, Mar 5 (KNN)  To mark the International Women’s Day, Federation of Small and Medium Industries (FOSMI) and Eastern Chamber of ...
Visakhapatnam, Mar 2 (KNN)  As many as 45 units from all over Visakhapatnam participated in the NTPC vendor development programme conducted ... New Delhi, Mar 3 (KNN)  Virtual Clusters, a dedicated web-portal which will enable small businesses, their associates, industry experts, banks, c... Ranchi, Mar 3 (KNN)  While the Union Government has framed a procurement policy for the MSME sector, particularly for the PSUs, the Jharkhand Urj...
India Monday outlined five focus areas for the seven-nation BIMSTEC to realize the full potential of the regional grouping of 2.5 billion people with ... China has become India's top trading partner followed by USA and UAE, said an analysis conducted by Research Bureau of PHD Chamber of Commerce and Ind... Mukesh Ambani again emerged as the richest among ten Indians in the Forbes annual list of a record 1,645 billionaires with an aggregate net worth of U...
New Delhi, Mar 1 (KNN)  With an objective to recognize the efforts and contribution of MSMEs, the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterp... Surat, Mar 1 (KNN)  Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL) will participate in a state level vendor development programme organised by indust... India needs at least 25 percent contribution from the manufacturing sector for sustained growth and it must focus on innovation and research and devel...
The Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises has given a set of important suggestions for the Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) 2014-19, to address ... New Delhi, Feb 26 (KNN)  As the government is making efforts to increase the business turnover of Khadi Bhavan from Rs 32 crore to Rs 100 cr... The world's most-used web search engine Google plans to help half a million Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in India to go online by the end of ne...
New Delhi, Feb 26 (KNN)  As the government is making efforts to increase the business turnover of Khadi Bhavan from Rs 32 crore to Rs 100 cr... Hyderabad, Feb 26 (KNN)  FSME- AP, the apex body of small and medium enterprises in Andhra Pradesh has lodged a strong protest with the AP E... New Delhi, Feb 26 (KNN)  In an effort to encourage socially backward classes into the business of export, the MSME-Development Institute will be ...
New Delhi, Feb 26 (KNN)  A state-of-the-art Aakaash tablet supporting 3G and 4G internet speed at a price of Rs 3,500 a piece will be rolled out ... New Delhi, Feb 25 (KNN)  In an effort to improve the energy efficiency of manufacturing processes, the Ministry of Micro Small and Medium Enterpr... Kochi, Feb 25 (KNN)   In a bid to expand market and popularise its products across the country, the Coir Board is seeking franchisees to sel...
New Delhi, Feb 25 (KNN)  The Gems and Jewellery sector is one of the fastest growing industries, contributing to considerable foreign exchange. &... Kochi, Feb 25 (KNN)  The Spices Board is planning to establish a Spices Exporters Entrepreneurship Facility  at Bengaluru with an outla... President Pranab Mukherjee has said Indian public sector companies are "interested in opportunities in oil and natural gas in Canada" as wel...
New Delhi, Feb 24 (KNN)  A meeting of RBI Standing Advisory Committee has been convened next month to review the flow of institutional credi... President Pranab Mukherjee Monday said faster, more inclusive and sustainable growth is an "impending reality for India". "As the nu... New Delhi, Feb 22 (KNN)  In a bid to improve the economy of the region, the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) wants to deve...
Chennai, Feb 22 (KNN)  The Tamil Nadu government will set up an 'Auto City' in over 1,000 hectare industrial park where global auto giants a... Hyderabad, Feb 22 (KNN)  The Federation of Small and Medium Enterprises of Andhra Pradesh (FSME-AP) has come up strongly with its views on t... India will showcase its technology capabilities in Israel in May as relations between the two countries are getting redefined with enhanced cooperatio...
The government is promoting organic farming in a big way as a result of which India exported agri-organic products of total volume of 160276.95 MT and... Promoting virtual clusters is an important stepping stone towards the changing paradigm of cluster development, said Mr Madhav Lal, Secretary MSME, wh... New Delhi, Feb 20 (KNN)  After putting in place a comprehensive MSME cluster development programme, Union Ministry of MSME aims to promote v...
New Delhi, Feb 20 (KNN)  The Ministry of micro small and medium enterprises (MSME) will be hosting a virtual cluster, a dedicated web portal... Nashik, Feb 20 (KNN)  Nashik Engineering Cluster (NEC) together with the National Institute of Design (NID) is facilitating a ‘Design Clini... Chennai, Feb 20 (KNN)  With an objective to bridge the gap between energy efficiency theory and practice, the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) i...
Kolkata, Feb 20 (KNN)  Federation of small and medium industries (FOSMI) is organizing an interactive session on all aspects of exports to h... Kolkata, Feb 20 (KNN)  The Department of MSME and Textiles in West Bengal is planning to develop a project that while promoting community-led han... Kolkata, Feb 18 (KNN)  Providing Rs 536 crore to the Department of micro, small and medium enterprises, West Bengal Finance Minister, Amit M...
Kolkata, Feb 18 (KNN)  Federation of Small and Medium Industries (FOSMI) is happy that the West Bengal budget for 2014-15 will help general ... New Delhi, Feb 18 (KNN) A week-long recent visit by delegation of Indian MSME delegation to Lahore and Karachi received overwhelming attention in... Mumbai, Feb 18 (KNN) In order to make Khadi industry more productive and competitive, under the Khadi Reform and Development Programme (KRDP) and...
New Delhi, Feb 18 (KNN) Metals and Minerals Trading Corporation (MMTC) of India is keen to enrol MSME engineering exporters of products such as a... Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa has arrived in New Delhi on Tuesday on a three-day state visit at the head of a high-level official delegation... With the Lok Sabha polls only months away, the government Monday announced a Rs.200 crore venture capital fund to promote Dalit entrepreneurs and has ...
New Delhi, Feb 17 (KNN)  Delivering his Interim Budget Speech for 2014-15 the Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram said that Ministry of MSM... Bengaluru, Feb 17 (KNN)  Industries in the micro, small and medium sector today welcomed announcements in the interim budget to provide money for... Jammu, Feb 17 (KNN)  Jammu and Kashmir will soon have multi crore food and textiles parks that will promote industry and at the same time generat...
Bonn: German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)   In low and middle-income countries micro, small an... Bangalore, Feb 14 (KNN) The Karnataka Governmnet today announced a slew of measures for the MSME sector which includes mandating the District Ind... Vadodara, Feb 15 (KNN) A sum of Rs 8,050 crore has been earmarked to set up around 5 lakh small industrial enterprises with an aim to create empl...
New Delhi, Feb 15 (KNN) Those wanting to set up small businesses in  essential oils, fragrance and aromatherapy can get professional trainin... Dehradun, Feb 15 (KNN) MSME Ministry today said it will conduct evaluation studies for carrying out physical verification of the units which got benef... Mumbai, Feb 14 (KNN) The Reserve Bank will examine the viability of setting up of 'Payments Banks' or specialised banks to provide services to sm...
New Delhi, Feb 15 (KNN) The small and medium enterprises (SMEs) accounted for a large stress on assets and bad loans of the public sector lender ... Highlighting the exponential growth in the India-US trade relationship, an Indian industry group has told a US commission that American and other fore... India's support to some West African countries - as part of its overall outreach to the growing potential of Africa - continue to grow despite some hi...
The four-day-long 37th edition of Indian Handicrafts & Gifts Fair (IHGF) Spring, 2014, being organized by the Export Promotion Council for Handicr... The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) Sunday said it would advocate grant of industry status to the publishing sector. ... Kolkata, Feb 12 (KNN) Giving a major boost to the small sector in the state, as many as 93 MSME entrepreneurs are willing to invest Rs 300 crore ...
New Delhi, Feb 12 (KNN) In order to meet the credit requirement of MSMEs in the region, the Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI), h... Mumbai, Feb 12 (KNN) Batting for the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan today said "MSMEs get squeezed... New Delhi, Feb 12 (KNN) Industries outside Odisha depending on minerals from the state have been facing hurdles since the last seven years as the...
The scheme of "Support for Entrepreneurial and Managerial development of SMEs through Incubators", operational since April 2008, is one of... New Delhi, Feb 11 (KNN)  Reversing the policy of the previous government of phasing out of industry from the national capital, Chief Minister Arv... Lahore, Feb 11 (KNN)   The slow economic growth in India and Pakistan notwithstanding, the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) are upbe...
New Delhi, Feb 11 (KNN)  The National Institute for Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development (NIESBUD) has announced a three day prog... Mumbai, Feb 11 (KNN)  As an important initiative to help the start-ups access financial markets, the BSE SME today launched Institution... Surat,  Feb 11 (KNN)  With a view to identifying emerging demands of buyer organizations while simultaneously providing an opportunity ...
New Delhi, Feb 11 (KNN) There will be marginal improvement in the outlook for manufacturing sector in the third quarter of 2013-14, according to ... Bangalore, Feb 10 (KNN) With an objective to give the natural stone industry in India a significant growth opportunity with higher visibility, a ... Bengaluru, Feb 10 (KNN)  National Research Development Corporation (NRDC) is organising an industry meet to promote industry-centric technol...
In the guidelines and dispensations issued for Clusters outside National Investment and Manufacturing Zones (NIMZs) under the National Manufacturing P... India and the US are in talks to create an "institutional mechanism" to address issues related to trade and investments in healthcare and ph... Bonn: German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) Within the private sectors of low- and middle-income count...
Kolkata, Feb 8 (KNN) The UK Government’s Department for International Development (DFID) would provide an assistance of 230 million pound (... Kolkata, Feb 7 (KNN)  The Federation of Small and Medium Industries (FOSMI) is in the process of gathering inputs from its members to formulate a... Hyderabad, Feb 8 (KNN) The Federation of Small and Medium Enterprises- AP (FSME- AP) has filed its objections on the power tariff hike proposals ...
Hyderabad, Feb 8 (KNN) The Government will soon announce a Rs 125 crore scheme under which the pharmaceutical units in different clusters will be...   Mumbai, Feb 8 (KNN) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has come out with a detailed write up on explaining the broad parameters gove... The PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry has projected that national GDP by March 2015 is expected to accelerate at 5.5 percent with inflation cooling...
There is a common saying about the Indian retail consumers' "can't touch, won't buy" mentality. However, this is gradually changingwith the ... India looks forward to the participation of the small and medium enterprises (SMEs) of Germany in India's growing consumer market, President of India,... Bhubaneswar, Feb 6 (KNN)  The Odisha Government is in the process of formulating an Export Policy that would include the setting up of expor...
Bonn: German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) Many low- and middle-income countries suffer from a lack o... Hyderabad, Feb 6 (KNN)  Issuing an SOS call, the Federation of small and medium enterprises of Andhra Pradesh (FSME-AP) has sent a memorandum to ... Mumbai, Feb 6 (KNN)  Leading private sector lender, Yes Bank is working on a plan to increase its SME portfolio, taking share of the busines...
Noida, Feb 5 (KNN) The World Bank group International Finance Corporation (IFC) has been roped in for help in the training capabilities of the MS... New Delhi, Feb 5 (KNN) With a view to creating an efficient intellectual property management system in the country, the Intellectual Property Fac... New Delhi, Feb 5 (KNN)  UK Minister for Business Engagement with India, Greg Barker will be in the country from tomorrow and he will partici...
Hyderabad, Feb 5 (KNN)  Chairman and Managing Director of Andhra Bank, CVR Rajendran, has called upon the small and medium entrepreneurs to ... Mumbai, Feb 5 (KNN) In an effort to strengthen the Khadi sector, the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) plans to improve its institut... India and Zimbabwe have decided to further enhance their cooperation in the priority sectors of cooperation namely, pharmaceuticals, infrastructure, h...
New Delhi, Feb 4 (KNN)  The government today said its defence production policy is seeking to create conditions for tapping the potential of smal... New Delhi, Feb 4 (KNN) India’s manufacturing activity recovered to a 10-month high in January on the HSBC Purchasing Managers’ Index ... Raipur, Feb 4 (KNN)  The Chhattisgarh Government is promoting three mega industrial areas in Bilaspur, Raigarh and Raipur Districts with a v...
India and Sudan have decided to hold bilateral meetings at the level of ministers and business councils to strengthen ties, External Affairs Minister ... Canada is keen to boost trade and investments with India, Canadian High Commission to India Stewart Beck has said. "Increasing bilateral trade... The search is finally over. Software giant Microsoft has named Hyderabad-born Satya Nadella as its new CEO to replace Steve Ballmer, making him perhap...
A China-based solar-powered scooter and car maker is eyeing the Indian market by showcasing its products at an auto exhibition in New Delhi this week,... The buyer-seller meet held as part of the Coir Kerala 2014 Monday saw business deals close to the expected Rs.150 crore target being sealed, said stat... Belgaum, Feb 3 (KNN) In order to facilitate self-employment, the Union government has set aside Rs1,400 crore for providing assistance of up to R...
New Delhi, Feb 3 (KNN) In a bid to become a preferred business partner of India, the UK India Business Council (UKIBC) and UK Trade and Investmen... Hyderabad, Feb 3 (KNN)  In an effort to reduce sickness of small industries and nurse others back to health, the Association of Incipient Sick Sm... The need for a greater engagement between India and countries in southern Africa was stressed on the first day of a two-day international conference o...
The apex nodal agency of leather exports, Council for Leather Exports (CLE), has said that country's leather exports are likely to grow 20 percent at ... About 250 owners of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) have attended an exclusive business workshop on acquiring Business Strategies - "How to r... About 250 owners of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) have attended an exclusive business workshop on acquiring Business Strategies - "How to r...
New Delhi, Feb 1 (KNN)  TERI has installed 650 gasifiers in different parts of the country to help the MSMEs generate clean energy using bio-mass... Indore, Feb 1 (KNN) In a bid to address oft repeated grievances of enterprises in the area, the Madhya Pradesh government is planning to build an... Mumbai, Jan 31 (KNN) Agrimony Commodities has come out with its public issue of 30.20 lakh equity shares of a face value of Rs 10 each aggregatin...
India's economy is likely to grow 4.5-5 percent in the second half of the current fiscal, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Sunday said. R... India and Morocco have identified pharmaceuticals, agriculture, automobiles and renewable energy as new areas of collaboration to boost their economic... The Government said Wednesday that Indian small industries will benefit from the safeguard pertaining to a minimum of 30 percent procurement from them...
Mumbai, Jan 30 (KNN)  Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) that promotes the development of khadi and other village industries in ... Chennai, Jan 30 (KNN) Giving a boost to small scale industries in the state, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has announced a threefold i... Vellore, Jan 30 (KNN)  Vellore Energy Technologies Company Private Limited has organised a buyer seller meet for engineering products on January-...
Hyderabad, Jan 30 (KNN) With an aim to develop fisheries in the country, the National Fisheries Development Board (NFDB) is conducting skill and ... The Indian automobile industry Thursday said it expects next week's Auto Expo to help revive the sector. "With 26 global unveilings and a host... New Delhi, Jan 29 (KNN)  Leading paramilitary organisations including BSF, CRPF, ITBP and CISF will line up here on February 20-21 offering ...
Visakhapatnam, Jan 29 (KNN) Indian Bank has recorded a growth of 21.3 per cent in MSME portfolio, and priority sector advances grew by 12.1 per c... Kolkata, Jan 29 (KNN)  One of the country’s leading shipyards Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited (GRSE) participated in a stat... New Delhi, Jan 29 (KNN) India and Saudi Arabia have agreed to step up cooperation in the small and medium enterprises (SME) sector for which a jo...
Nagpur, Jan 29 (KNN)  Environment friendly jute bags are catching up with organisers of business conferences and seminars throwing opportuni... Bengaluru, Jan 28: In order to address varied needs of industry, investors and entrepreneurs and promote Karnataka brand on international platform... Ludhiana, Jan 28 (KNN) The production of small scale sector in Punjab has registered an increase of Rs 2,971.24 crore year on year basis and stoo...
New Delhi, Jan 28 (KNN)  The Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (HSIIDC) is planning to establish a... New Delhi, Jan 27 (KNN) The National Innovation Council (NInC) and the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) jointly announced t... Kolkata, Jan 27 (KNN)  With a view to identifying emerging demands of buyers and to provide a platform for vendors to interact with buyers, ...
New Delhi, Jan 27 (KNN) With the primary objective of reducing energy intensity of the Indian economy, the Ministry of Power has received financi... New Delhi, Jan 27 (KNN)  Dinesh Kumar has been appointed as the Development Commissioner (Handloom) in the Ministry of Textiles in the rank ... Bengaluru, Jan 27 (KNN)  Over 1000 delegates from 45 countries are here today to attend the CII Partnership Summit which while highlighting ...
Pervasive technology, bilateral, multilateral and regional trade pacts and domain expertise have made global sourcing and manufacturing irreversible, ... India's spices exports jumped by 32 percent to USD 1.39 billion in the April-November period of the current financial year, according to data released... India Saturday extended a package of incentives to Japan in a bid to encourage investment in Electronic System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) in the ...
Over 600 delegates and 300 exhibitors from 30 countries will take part in a four-day mega mining conference to be held here from Feb 13. The fifth ... Mysore, Jan 25 (KNN)  Considering that access to credit has always been an issue with small units, the Mysore District Micro Small and Medium Ent... New Delhi, Jan 25 (KNN)  The scheme of "Support for Entrepreneurial and Managerial development of SMEs through Incubators," operat...
In respect of MSMEs, Non-Banking Finance Companies (NBFCs) can become game changers by providing factoring and bill payment services which are of cruc... New Delhi, Jan 25 (KNN)  The Minister for Business Engagement with India and Minister of State for Climate Change, Gregory Barker will be vi... New Delhi, Jan 25 (KNN)  The Delhi Institute of Tool Engineering (DITE) has asked its customers and firms who have left behind their tools in the...
New Delhi, Jan 25 (KNN)  The Delhi Institute of Tool Engineering (DITE) has asked its customers and firms who have left behind their tools in the... New Delhi, Jan 25 (KNN) In order to boost copper shipments and make domestic producers globally competitive, additional export incentives are nee... New Delhi, Jan 25 (KNN) In an effort to set trends, generate sales, create business opportunities and ensure success in the country, the Export P...
Hyderabad, Jan 25 (KNN) A leather park with world class infrastructure for tanning and processing will soon come up in Andhra Pradesh, promoted b... Pune, Jan 23 (KNN)  To explore new approaches, strategies as well as innovative ideas in providing access to MSMEs, the Reserve Bank of India (RB... Mumbai, Jan 23 (KNN)  Suyog Telematics Limited yesterday became the 45th company to get listed on the BSE SME trading platform. “&h...
Surat, Jan 23 (KNN)  To provide a platform for exhibitors of various industrial segments from across the world to showcase their products and ser... Apex industry chamber, Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) has recommended that there is an urgent need to leverage India... In order to facilitate more credit to the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), the National Small and Medium Enterprise (NSIC) has sign a Memo...
Chandigarh, Jan 22 (KNN) The MSME sector in Punjab needs funding of Rs 18,187 crore in 2014-15 including term credit and working capital, accordi... Bhopal, Jan 22 (KNN)  The MSME Development Institute of Indore is organising its annual Industrial exhibition and national vendor development pro... (KNN)  To enhance the competitiveness of less sustainable MSME clusters with reduced environmental and social impact, organisations working in th...
Indore, Jan 21 (KNN)  With reverse osmosis (RO) water filter plant that can ensure hygiene and quality, products from the Namkeen cluster th... New Delhi, Jan 21 (KNN)  Micro and small scale industries (SSIs) can avail of business opportunities from Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC)... New Delhi, Jan 20 (KNN)  With an objective of making life easier for entrepreneurs , particularly in the SME sector, the Department of Industrial...
New Delhi, Jan 20 (KNN)  In an effort to improve the skills of testing personnel in the MSME sector and other industries, the MSME-Testing C... New Delhi, Jan 20 (KNN)  The Foundation for MSME Clusters (FMC) has organised a conference here next month to highlight learning from global... Bengaluru, Jan 20 (KNN) Mysore District Micro Small and Medium Enterprises Association (MDMSME) which serves as bridge between the government and...
New Delhi, Jan 20 (KNN) Raising concern over the dimensions of sliding domestic growth, rising input cost and slowdown in manufacturing and e... State govt has unveiled a Rs 1600 crore investment plan aimed at creation of 32,000 new units in the MSME sector in the 12th Plan period Bhubaneswa... Jammu, Jan 16 (KNN)  The Federation of Industries (FOI) of Jammu have welcomed J&K government move that provides Central Excise benefits...
Raipur, Jan 16 (KNN) In an effort to enhance activities related to nature grown tasar cocoon production and reared variety, the sericulture secto... New Delhi, Jan 16 (KNN)  As many as 9.20 lakh companies are active in the country as on November 30, 2013, according to data released by the Mini... Barriers to bilateral trade have to be removed: Pakistan Pakistan's Commerce Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan said other impediments to boosting India...
India Thursday proposed to more than double SAARC sticker business visa to 500, with a view to enhance economic engagements among the South Asian coun... The USD 12 billion Posco steel plant in Odisha, the largest FDI in India, Thursday finally got the go-ahead when visiting South Korean President Park ... India's current account deficit (CAD) this fiscal will be contained to around USD 50 billion, Finance Minister P.Chidambaram said Wednesday. "...
Kolkata, Jan 15 (KNN)  The State Bank of India has opened its first specialised branch for micro, small and medium exporters and importers, ... Chandigarh, Jan 16 (KNN) The Chandigarh Administration will be organising an industrial fair in the Union Territory from February 14 to 18 where ... New Delhi, Jan 15 (KNN) Rajiv Kher has been appointed as new  Commerce Secretary with the Cabinet Committee on Appointments clearing appoint...
New Delhi, Jan 15 (KNN)  To create an enabling environment for industrial development and to provide a fillip to private investment in these stat... Mumbai, Jan 15 (KNN)  Top global firms including Swiss  giant ABB, US powerhouse Cummins, Denmark based Danfossand Toshiba of Japan are amon... New Delhi, Jan 15 (KNN)  The Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council which promotes and nurtures innovative research in the sector has...
Indian and Pakistani commerce secretaries met in New Delhi on  Wednesday in an attempt to smoothen trade relations ahead of a meeting of their co... India and Mozambique Wednesday agreed to sign a Memorandum of Understanding to accelerate cooperation in the hydrocarbon sector. This was decided a... New Delhi, Jan 14 (KNN)  In a move to facilitate more credit flows to the micro, small and  medium enterprises, the Reserve Bank o...
New Delhi, Jan 13 (KNN) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has expressed concern over the public sector banks not doing enough to restructure the mi... New Delhi, Jan 13 (KNN)  The MSME Development Institute, is organising a specialised management development programme on marketing and export... Bengaluru, Jan 14 (KNN)  With a view to addressing challenges faced by several MSMEs in Karnataka, an awareness programme will be held here ...
Firozabad, Jan 14 (KNN)  The Centre for the Development of Glass Industry (CDGI) plans to improve its infrastructure with the setting up of a pot... New Delhi, Jan 14 (KNN)  To provide a platform to manufacturers, exporters and retailers to showcase and sell an array of intricate silk designs ... New Delhi, Jan 14 (KNN)  In an effort to foster cooperation between India and Canada in the mining and steel sector, Union Minister of Steel, Ben...
Asia's two economic giants, India and China, have been rated "unfree" and ranked 120th and 137th respectively, in the 2014 Index of Economic... Industrial automation multinational Rockwell Automation Tuesday announced it will provide wireless solutions in the oil and gas industry globally. ... Nodal agency for handicraft exports, EPCH (Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts) has organized an awareness seminar on "How To Safeguard Your...
New Delhi, Jan 10 (KNN) In order to improve customer value proposition and overall Competitiveness, the MSME Technology Development Centre (TDC),... New Delhi, Jan 11 (KNN) Inflow of Japanese MSME sector is very much needed to boost Indo-Japan relationship and their co-operation in technology ... New Delhi, Jan 11 (KNN) With a view to addressing the liquidity problems faced by exporters, Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) has...
  About 525 Indian companies engaged in a range of activities from manufacture to tourism have created 58,161 jobs in the Himalayan nation... Promoters of USD 5 billion conglomerate Hero Group has tied up with Imperial College of London to open an university Near Manesar in Haryana by the mi... New Delhi, Jan 9 (KNN) In an innovative way to financially punish those large firms which hold payments of small units, a high level government c...
New Delhi, Jan 9 (KNN) Enhancing the trade relation between India and South Korea, both sides agreed to make efforts to promote SME cooperation b... Mumbai, Jan 9 (KNN) Delhi based biomass briquette manufacturer Ekdant India is planning for its IPO by issuing 40.3 lakh shares of Rs 10 each rai... The apex exporters body Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) Thursday urged the Government to incorporate all export-import agencies with ...
Indian diaspora can play an important role in innovation and skill development with their fresh ideas and know-how, National Skill Development Agency ... Karnataka is developing a new industrial hub at Chamarajanagar in the old Mysore region to attract investments from neighbouring Tamil Nadu, an offici... South Korean steel major Posco has received conditional revalidation of environment clearance from the environment ministry for its USD 12-billion ste...
Emerald Maritime LLC, a Dubai based fast track dry bulk cargo movement enterprise, plans to grow its bulk cargo export-import market share in India. ... BHUBANESWAR: Business to the tune of Rs 4.51 crore was generated during the week-long Odisha MSME International Trade Fair 2014 here, w... German luxury automobile major Mercedes-Benz Wednesday launched its new S-Class luxury sedan priced at Rs.1.57 crore ex-Showroom Delhi. According t...
Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has won an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract from a Saudi Arabian firm, Saudi Aramco, the company... State-run hydrocarbon explorer ONGC's foreign arm, ONGC Videsh Ltd (OVL), and Oil India (OIL) have completed the purchase of Videocon Group's 10 perce... To shore-up its market share in the sedan segment, Honda Tuesday launched the fourth generation of its Honda City with both diesel and petrol variants...
A panel set up by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has called for establishing differentiated lenders, including one for small and medium enterprises (... Issues like reduction in customs clearances, cooperation in promoting small medium enterprises (SME) between Korea and India will also be taken up on ... Mumbai, Jan 7 (KNN)  SMERA Ratings Ltd (SMERA), an accredited rating agency by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and Securities and Exchange Board...
New Delhi, Jan 7 (KNN)  Small and medium enterprises raised as much as Rs 335 crore from the initial public offering (IPO) in the stock mark... Aligarh, Jan 4 (KNN)  In order to promote procurement of goods produced by small enterprises by the public sector units, the MSME Development Ins... New Delhi, Jan 3 (KNN) To enhance the capacity of MSMEs to deliver effective training in the areas of entrepreneurship and business skill, the Na...
Jammu, Jan 4 (KNN) MSME Secretary Madhav Lal has assured industries in Jammu and Kashmir that the World Bank-funded Technological Centre for vari... New Delhi, Jan 6 (KNN)  In its agenda for economic growth FICCI has called for a more focussed procurement policy of MSME Ministry  and emph... Bangalore, Jan 6 (KNN) The Bank of Maharashtra has set a target of extending 20 per cent of its advances to the MSME sector in the next fiscal (2...
New Delhi, Jan 6 (KNN)  In an effort to improve operational efficiency of SMEs, the MSME Technology Development Centre (TDC), Agra is organising ... Former union telecom secretary R. Chandrashekhar Sunday took over as president of the National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom... Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is a shining example of the success of Indian private enterprises, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Saturday. &qu...
Indian IT bellwether Infosys Ltd Friday appointed its directors B.G. Srinivas and U.B. Pravin Rao as presidents of the company and realigned their bus... Health Insurance TPA of India, the common health insurance claims processing company floated by public sector insurers, is expected to be functional i... With global economic growth in 2014 projected to increase to 3.5 per cent from 2.9 per cent in 2013, world oil demand is forecast to rise by one milli...
New Delhi, Dec 31 (KNN) With a view to saving the precious foreign exchange, Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Minister KH Muniyappa has ... Jammu, Dec 31 (KNN) Owing to the decreasing investment, especially in the MSME sector, in J&K due to locational and geographical disadvantage... Mumbai, Jan 1 (KNN) In a move which will help the small and medium jewellery makers, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has eased restrictions on im...
New Delhi, Jan 1 (KNN) A move which will create employability and develop skill repository and standards in apparel, made-ups and home furnishing... Mumbai, Dec 31 (KNN) Uttar Pradesh based winding wire manufacturer Tentiwal Wire Products and Gujarat based Captain Polyplast Limited have l... New Delhi, Jan 1 (KNN) Government today allowed export of stone aggregates to Maldives. “Export of Stone Aggregates to the Republic of M...
New Delhi, Dec 31 (KNN) The eight core industries including coal, fertilizers, steel, cement grew by a mere 1.7 per cent in November reflecting c... Jaipur, Dec 30 (KNN) The Jaipur Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises-Development Institute (MSME-DI) and Kota Association of Small Scale Industry ... Bengaluru, Dec 30 (KNN) The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has estimated 26 per cent increase in credit flow, which...
Coimbatore, Dec 30 (KNN) The banks should consider to restructure the loans for both big as well as small enterprises, according to the RBI Deput... Chennai, Dec 30 (KNN) For Salem in Tamil Nadu, Rs 331.96 crore has been allocated in the Credit Plan for the district for the financial year 2014... New Delhi, Dec 30 (KNN) Unorganized and small enterprises come handy when the economy is in difficult times since these sectors have inherent str...
New Delhi, Dec 30 (KNN) The government will focus on employability of the students coming out of the institutions of higher education and new emp... It's that time when everyone is saying good bye to 2013. Here are the key cabinet decisions taken by the government in the year 2013. Dec 26: ... Indian shipments logged double-digit growth in the second half of 2013, lowering substantially the current account deficit, a big worry for the Indian...
The new president of Maldives Abdulla Yameen would be visiting India Jan 1-4 on his first official visit abroad after assuming office in November this... Online shopping has risen by a whopping 85 percent in 2013 as compared to last year's figure of $8.5 billion on increasing Internet penetration, risin... Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH) has organized a seminar on Exploring New Markets and Identifying New Products for promotion of exports...
The Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) Monday approved a proposal of British telecom major Vodafone Group Plc to increase its stake to 100 perc... Telecom service provider Aircel has tied up with telecommunications equipment and network solutions provider ZTE for deploying 4G long term evolution ... Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that the country has set a goal to consistently increase trade with China. "This is one ...
The government of Nepal is all set to start operating its first special economic zone (SEZ) at Bhairahawa by February, 2014, officials said on Monday.... New Delhi, Dec 28 (KNN) MSME sector is less prone to cyclicality as it  has good collateral with usually promoters protecting  their bu... Chandigarh, Dec 28 (KNN) The Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) is reported to have given its nod for the Haryana Government&...
Mumbai, Dec 27 (KNN) The non-banking finance company, Mannapuram Finance is planning to start lending to the small and medium enterprises and hou... New Delhi, Dec 28 (KNN)  With the objective to provide better and improved technological skills of production, the Ministry of Micro, Small and M... Chennai, Dec 27 (KNN)  As an effort to modernise its handlooms and textiles industry, the Tamil Nadu government proposes to build and improve man...
Kochi, Dec 27 (KNN) With a view to producing and popularising coir-based products, the Coir Board wants to set up new manufacturing units for pro... President Pranab Mukherjee Friday called for increasing the research and development expenditure of the country's chemical sector to bring it on par w... The food processing sector has witnessed fast growth, employment generation and export earnings in the recent past. In major indicators, the growth in...
The government Friday said that the Public Private Partnership Appraisal Committee (PPPAC-a high level committee of the Government of India) has appra... The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Saturday congratulated Arvind Kejriwal for becoming Delhi's chief minister and said it was sure his governm... Information technology (IT), pharmaceutical, agri-based industries and banking sectors will remain the largest employment generation sectors in 2014, ...
In a sign of economic revival, the business confidence index (BCI) of industry lobby Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) rose during the October-De... China will continue to shore up growth and improve people's livelihood, Premier Li Keqiang said Sunday. During an inspection tour to the Tianjin ci... German carmaker Audi announced Friday that it would invest an additional 22 billion euros (about USD 30 billion) in next five years for new models and...
The Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector is a vibrant sector, which nurtures entrepreneurial talent besides providing employment to milli... Kolkata, Dec 26 (KNN) The small and medium enterprises (SMEs), which are borrowers of Punjab National Bank (PNB) will be rated by the credit rati... New Delhi, Dec 26 (KNN) Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) – Technology Development Institute will organise a two-week ...
Aizawl, Dec 26 (KNN) The Reserve Bank has emphasised the need for facilitating access to markets and formal credit to the industries in the north... Karnal, Dec 26 (KNN) The Haryana government has started the legal process for acquiring the left out pockets of land required for development of ... Jaipur, Dec 26 (KNN)  Being one of the top destination for domestic and foreign and foreign tourism, Rajasthan is celebrating its annual Win...
After the meeting of the India and Pakistan director generals of military operations after 14 years, the commerce secretaries of both countries are se... The government Thursday said it will provide financial aid in the form of interest subsidy to cash-strapped sugar mills to enable them make payments t... The telecommunication arm of the USD 4-billion Videocon Group, Videocon Telecom will bid for additional 2 Megahertz (Mhz) spectrum at the upcoming auc...
The government Thursday approved a proposal to increase foreign holding in Axis Bank to 62 percent from the current 49 percent, which may result in ov... New Delhi, Dec 24 (KNN) The private sector lender, YES Bank, will use USD 150 million it raised from International Finance Corporation (IFC), Was... Tiruchi, Dec 24 (KNN) For increasing credit access to the small and medium enterprises, the Canara Bank will focus on strengthening its portfolio...
New Delhi, Dec 24 (KNN) High level inter-ministerial committee has suggested doing away with the practice of labour inspectors visiting micro and... New Delhi, Dec 24 (KNN) In order to help Indian textile exhibitors conduct business with offshore manufacturers from across the globe, the Appare... New Delhi, Dec 24 (KNN) In an effort to promote authentic handicrafts, the Tamil Nadu government is exhibiting its exclusive hand- crafted p...
Chandigarh, Dec 24 (KNN) The Punjab State Cooperative Supply and Marketing Federation Limited (Markfed) is keen to improve food processing unit, ... New Delhi, Dec 24 (KNN) Relaxing the policy, the Indian government has lifted the restriction on exporting wood charcoal to Bhutan.  &quo... New Delhi, Dec 24 (KNN) Citizens can now directly interact with Central Government Departments through short messaging service (SMS) via ‘M...
  A three-day expo of Indian products and services in neighbouring Nigeria next month hopes to return bilateral trade to its peak of USD 1... The resilient USD 270-billion plus Indian IT industry returned to the higher growth trajectory in 2013 and is hoping to gain momentum in the ensuing y... The Kaladan multi-purpose transportation project, jointly implemented by Myanmar and India, is expected to be completed by mid 2014, media reports sai...
The central government cleared Karnataka's proposals to set up two more National Investment & Manufacturing Zones (NIMZ) in the northern region of... The Bharatiya Mahila Bank (BMB) will open four more branches in four capital cities of the northeastern states, officials said in Agartala on Tuesday.... Syria's Ministry of Petroleum has signed a contract with a Russian oil company on oil exploration, development and production in the Syrian territoria...
Hyderabad, Dec 23 (KNN) Special consideration will be given to the small and medium enterprises (SMEs) for inclusion in the IT investment regions... New Delhi, Dec 23 (KNN) For the sake of protecting the interest of farmers, Government has hiked the import duty on natural rubber to up to Rs 30... New Delhi, Dec 23 (KNN)  With the Aam Admi Party (AAP) vowing to fulfil its election promises, the industrial units in the national capital are e...
Bangaluru, Dec 23 (KNN) In order to promote trade, the Visvesvaraya Trade Promotion Centre (VTPC), the Karnataka Government here wants to rope in... New Delhi, Dec 23 (KNN)  With the objective to showcase the latest developments in packaging for food and pharmaceuticals, the Indian Institute o... Mumbai, Dec 23 (KNN)  The Ninth Plastivision India 2013,  the mega plastics exhibition held here, generated a business of Rs 1500 ...
Nagpur, Dec 23 (KNN)  In an initiative to highlight contribution of Maharashtra in the growth of national agricultural economy, the central gover... Conceding a long-standing Nepali demand, India has allowed the land-locked Himalayan nation to import bulk cargo from third countries through two more... nternational tourist arrival in India grew by 13 percent during the first nine months of 2013, United Nation World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) data s...
Hyderabad, Dec 21 (KNN)  The government is planning to convert the National Institute for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (Ni-MSME) here... New Delhi, Dec 21 (KNN) Schemes can be initiated to incentivize the growth of MSMEs and an ecosystem needs to be created, which celebrates the su... Kolkata, Dec 21 (KNN) With a view to having better customer relationship management, West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd ...
New Delhi, Dec 21 (KNN) Industry body Assocham has urged the government to impose 30 per cent export duty on overseas shipments of iron ore pelle... New Delhi, Dec 21 (KNN)  The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee said that innovation is a key strategy for growth and called upon the Indian in... Bangalore, Dec 21 (KNN) Karnataka which has been ranked as the fifth most popular state in the country for tourism has plans to further scale up ...
The Commerce Ministry has asked its Finance counterpart to ease restrictions on import of gold, a move, which, if implemented, would come as a relief ... With plans to invest $20 billion by 2020, Coca Cola India is hoping to achieve a double-digit growth, a top company official said on Sunday. "... The corporate world cannot ignore social and political happenings in the larger society because the considerations that govern the rest of society wil...
GMR Energy Limited, the energy arm of Indian infrastructure major GMR Group, has signed a Joint Development Agreement (JDA) with the International Fin... The IT services market in India witnessed a year on year growth of around 7.6 percent to reach a value of USD 4.4 billion, said a report by IDC India.... The Dubai municipality Saturday said it will host the second edition of the outdoor design build and supply trade show 2014, the only such show in the...
New Delhi, Dec 19 (KNN)  As many as 14,11,010 persons were trained by various training institutions of the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium En... New Delhi, Dec 19, (KNN)  The government has taken up many initiatives to promote and showcase khadi products in the international market through... New Delhi, Dec 19 (KNN)  Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) is planning to set up a well-equipped agri business incubator to supp...
Jaipur, Dec 19 (KNN) In a bid to check inflationary trends, the Ministry of CAF & PD, under its Open Market Sale Scheme (OMSS) domestic, want... New Delhi, Dec 19 (KNN) In an effort to strengthen financial cooperation between Japan and India, a bilateral currency swap agreement has been si... New Delhi, Dec 18 (KNN)  The leather industry occupies a place of prominence in the Indian economy in view of its massive potential for empl...
Inflation indexed bonds to protect small investors Swati Dayal | 19 12 2013 04:44:21 PM IST   New Delhi, Dec 19 (KNN) The Reserve Ban... The central bank's status quo on the policy interest rates would give some relief to the Indian industry, but the country's exporters feel that the RB...   The Indian economy is likely to witness an economic growth rate of 5.3 percent in 2014, while the global economic growth is estimated at...
The government Thursday said that it will allow sugar exports, as there was surplus in the domestic market. The decision was taken by the cabinet c... The cabinet Thursday approved the stand taken by India at the ninth ministerial conference of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) held in Bali in Indon... Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday said the country is better prepared now to deal with any situation arising out of the US Federal Reserv...
The B.K. Birla-led Kesoram Industries Thursday launched a new brand aimed at extending uniformity to the identities to its key businesses - tyres and ... The nodal agency for the textiles exports, Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC), Wednesday  expressed its concern over the central bank's stat... India is one of the largest export after-sales market for auto components but trade with the country was still poor owing to more demand of cheaper va...
India's ambassador to Nepal Ranjit Rae has said India will take steps to make Indo-Nepal relations more dynamic once the new government is formed in K...   Bhubaneswar, Dec 18 (KNN): In an effort to facilitate, promote and enhance competitiveness of MSMEs in the state, the Odisha govern... New Delhi, Dec 18 (KNN)  The government has allocated Rs 24,124 crore to the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) for various ...
New Delhi, Dec 18 (KNN) MSME Minister has called for the active participation of small units in the procurement process related to CPSUs and ... Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises K.H.Muniyappa Wednesday said that the government will set-up a ded... New Delhi, Dec 18 (KNN)  The government has put in place various measures to identify non-operational  textile factories and revive them.&nb...
New Delhi, Dec 18 (KNN)  Ministry of Food Processing Industries and 'Invest India' have entered into an agreement for the setting up of an I... New Delhi, Dec 18 (KNN) In order to showcase its potential and strength in organic products and market the brand Organic India, the Agricultural ... Mumbai, Dec 18 (KNN) Harsh Kumar Bhanwala has taken charge as chairman of the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) with e...
Despite global economic slowdown, India's exports to the US and Europe have grown in the first seven months of the current fiscal year, government dat... The coal ministry has said it has cancelled allotment of a coal block in Madhya Pradesh to Jindal Steel and Power (JSPL) and Monnet Ispat and Energy f... India's electrical equipment industry recorded a six percent growth in the first six months of 2013-14, on the back of rising domestic demand. &quo...
Kolkata, Dec 17 (KNN) With a view to identifying emerging demands of buyers and to provide a platform for vendors to interact with buyers, a stat... Make ready the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) for action to actively participate in the Procurement process related to central public sec... Minister of State (Independent Charge), Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME), K. H. Muniyappa has emphasized that in the selection of Prime Mini...
Make ready the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) for action to actively participate in the Procurement process related to central public sec... New Delhi, Dec 17 (KNN)  Global retail chain, Tesco has applied for picking up 50 per cent FDI in Tata owned Trent Hypermarket Limited that will ... New Delhi, Dec 17 (KNN)  In a bid to market Indian handicraft products globally, Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH) is particip...
New Delhi, Dec 17 (KNN)  Over 5000 products and new technologies are currently being showcased at the world’s leading industrial trade... New Delhi, Dec 17 (KNN)  To create business opportunities between the two continents of Asia and Africa, the Ministry of Agriculture will be host... Hyderabad, Dec 17 (KNN) The Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has proposed to expand its vendor base so that it can regularly receive quali...
Trent, the retail arm of the Tata Group, and UK-based retail major Tesco have been in talks regarding an investment by the latter in Trent Hypermarket... India Inc. Tuesday welcomed the passage of the Lokpal and Lokayukta Bill in the upper house of parliament, which seeks the creation of an anti-corrupt... Indian IT bellwether Infosys Ltd. won a deal from Foreign Enterprise Service Corporation (Fesco) to develop an innovative human resources services pla...
New Delhi, Dec 16 (KNN)  Minister of MSME today released a book featuring course contents of different training programmes being organised by dif... New Delhi, Dec 16 (KNN) In an effort to provide basic knowledge of six sigma methodology along with concepts, tools and techniques, the governmen... New Delhi, Dec 16 (KNN)  Industries in Uttar Pradesh can now avail of an online application system for grievance redressal, a transparent pl...
New Delhi, 16 (KNN)  In an effort to promote tourists destinations of the country, the Ministry of Tourism will exhibit its products in the Inter... President Pranab Mukherjee Monday called for improved energy efficiency to tackle the demand for power which has increased significantly because of in... Full service carrier Jet Airways Monday said it has launched two additional daily flights from Kochi and Chennai to Dammam in Saudi Arabia. "J...
Full service carrier Jet Airways Monday said it has launched two additional daily flights from Kochi and Chennai to Dammam in Saudi Arabia. "J...   Leading retail chain Titan Industries Ltd Monday opened its 1,000 store here, becoming the first Indian firm to have a thousand outlets acro... Hyderabad, Dec 14 (KNN) The Central Institute of Tool Design (CITD) here seeks large manufacturers for procurement of instruments, machines and s...
New Delhi, Dec 13 (KNN) In order to modernize the facilities at Central Sliver Plants (CSP) at Chitradurga in Karnataka and Rae Bareli in Uttar P... New Delhi, Dec 13 (KNN)  In an effort to generate self-employment opportunities in dairy industry, the government will provide Rs 1400 crore for ... Ranchi, Dec 14, (KNN)  The government of Jharkhand is keen to develop the textile sector by ensuring steady supply of raw material and improving ...
New Delhi, Dec 14 (KNN)  In order to enhance the quality of life of citizens through industrialization and modern infrastructure following t... New Delhi, Dec 14 (KNN) Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has plans to set up 28,672 kiosks by 2014 under the Rural Wireline Broadband Scheme a... India's foreign exchange (forex) reserves jumped by $4.40 billion to $295.70 billion for the week ended Dec 6, helped by a sharp increase in foreign c...
Industry bodies have exuded confidence that country's export target of USD 325 billion for financial year 2013-14 would be met even as growth in overs... Promising to take relations between east and west Punjab, located in India and Pakistan respectively, to a new high, the chief ministers of both state... The stage is set for the 6th summit among doctors, drug makers and regulators here later this month that will not only discuss issues concerning the U...
National carrier Air India is gearing up to join the inter-line pact Star Alliance by early next year to capture the ever increasing outbound traf... New Delhi, Dec 12 (KNN) Expressing satisfaction over the growth of exports during November, Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) said that SME... New Delhi, Dec 12 (KNN)  The government has taken up various schemes and programmes to create employment in manufacturing units, an initiative to...
New Delhi, Dec 12 (KNN)  In order to provide loans to economically weaker sections  (EWS), the Ministry of micro, small and medium enterpris... Kolkata, Dec 12 (KNN)  In an initiative to boost agricultural units, the West Bengal government has proposed to build and improve agricultural in... New Delhi, Dec 12 (KNN)  Living up to its name and offering a unique solution for meeting its energy requirements, the Unique Identification Auth...
Chennai, Dec 12 (KNN)  Preparations have started for the India International Leather Fairs to be held in Chennai in 2014 and 2015. Organi... Despite the compulsions to curb inflation, it is important that the Reserve Bank of India reverts to easing monetary control to revive demand in view ...   India and the UAE Thursday inked a crucial investment promotion and protection agreement that holds the promise of boosting investments ...
Finnish mobile handset maker Nokia got relief Thursday as the Delhi High Court defreezed its assets in India, paving the way for the sale of the compa... Over 50 venture capitalists, private equities and angel investors will participate in The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) Entrepreneurial Summit, scheduled ... The government has received revenue of Rs.13,214.50 crore in various forms - licence fee, spectrum charges and others - from different telecom compani...
Sony Music Entertainment India and Warner Music Group Wednesday announced a deal for the former to represent the latter's legendary recording artists'... New Delhi, Dec 11 (KNN) Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan today said that technology must be leveraged to improve access of the... New Delhi, Dec 11 (KNN) In an effort to enhance capabilities and competitiveness of micro and small enterprises (MSEs), the Consultancy Developme...
New Delhi, Dec 11 (KNN) While emphasizing job creation as a critical success parameter of policies, Governor of Reserve Bank of India, Raghuram G... New Delhi, Dec 11 (KNN)  To encourage the arts and craftsmen in particular, the Office of the Development Commissioner of Handicrafts will hold c... New Delhi, Dec 11 (KNN)  The apparel sector has earned Rs 49,200 crore in foreign exchange during April-October, 2013, showing a growth of 26 per...
New Delhi, Dec 11 (KNN)  Services sector in India has emerged as a prominent sector in terms of its contribution to national and states inco... Reacting to the trade data for the month of November, M.Rafeeque Ahmed, President, Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) said that one mont... Expressing his satisfaction over the exports growth for the month of November, the Chairman of Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) Wednesday infor...
Country's trade deficit shrunk to $9.21 billion in November, as import of gold and silver declined sharply, government data showed Wednesday. The i... New Delhi, Dec 10 (KNN)  Micro, small and medium enterprises play a major role in employment generation in the country, having provided empl... New Delhi, Dec 10 (KNN) In the wake of increase in imports from most of the countries with which India has entered into Free Trade Agreement (FTA...
New Delhi, Dec 10 (KNN) Members of the five working groups of the India-Africa Business Council (IABC) from both the sides have recommended a con... New Delhi, Dec 10 (KNN) In order to develop small and micro hydro projects, financial assistance is being provided to the states by the governmen... New Delhi, Dec 10 (KNN)  The government has taken up various policy initiatives and interventions through schemes in an effort to overcome the pr...
Apparel exports has earned USD 8.2 billion during April-October, 2013, registering growth of 15.5 percent, informed Dr. K S Rao, Union Textiles Minist... Air India and US aircraft major Boeing have started to upgrade software and components on the national carriers' fleet of 787 Boeing Dreamliner aircra... As part of its drive to further improve passenger convenience and online experience, Air Arabia, the first and largest low-cost carrier in the Middle ...
General Motors Tuesday announced that 33-year company veteran Mary Barra will replace Dan Akerman as CEO starting Jan 15. Barra, a 51-year-old engi... New Delhi, Dec 9 (KNN)  UK’s Secretary of State (Minister) for business, innovation and skills, Vince Cable is currently on a four day... New Delhi, Dec 9 (KNN) The sectors such as transport equipment, pharmaceutical products, machinery, plastic and linoleum products, and textiles h...
Shimla, Dec 9 (KNN)  The Himachal Pradesh Horticultural Produce Marketing and Processing Corporation Limited (HPMC) has planned to upgrade its ap... Lucknow, Dec 9 (KNN)  To provide round the clock access to electricity to everyone in the state, the UP Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) intends... Aiming to increase bilateral trade with Africa, the government has identified certain sectors of India's exports to African countries that are present...
Apex exporter's body, Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) Monday applauded Anand Sharma, the Union Minister of Commerce & Industry for histori... State miner Coal India (CIL) has signed 157 fuel supply agreements (FSAs) so far for a generation capacity of 71,145 MW, the coal ministry said Monday... In order to expand and contribute towards the digital inclusion drive in Punjab, Bharti Airtel will invest over Rs.4,000 crore in the next five years,...
Hyderabad, Dec 7 (KNN) The business and industrial organizations which use IT service skill fully are working more efficiently by 25 per cent more tha... New Delhi, Dec 6 (KNN)  Faced with the challenge of meeting rising aspirations of people and of ensuring political sustainability of high growth,... Kolkata, Dec 7 (KNN) The proposed information technology parks in West Bengal is likely to be completed by the end 2014, a report said. The work fo...
New Delhi, Dec 7 (KNN) In a development which will be music to the ears of exporters and importers, WTO has reached an agreement on trade facilitation... Kanpur, Dec 7 (KNN)  A theme park will soon come up in the Agra district of Uttar Pradesh in an initiative to promote tourism in the state. Th... Hyderabad, Dec 7 (KNN) GMR Hyderabad International Airport Limited (GHIAL), which manages the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport received “Airpo...
New Delhi, Dec 6 (KNN)  In an effort to enhance food supply to its consumers, the Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MOFPI) has proposed to ... Mumbai, Dec 6 (KNN)  The 9th Plastivision India 2013 will have a special pavilion for solar energy, demonstrating its energy saving adv... Despite some recent concerns on both sides, representatives of US business and industry are agreed that there is enormous potential for growth in Indi...
India Friday approved the draft of a multilateral trade reforms package, clearing the way for the first global trade deal in almost two decades. &q... Industry body, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) welcomes the decision by WTO member countries to safeguard the development perspective in the Do... The Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH), the nodal agency for the promotion and development of handicrafts exports from the Country, is se...
Tata Projects Ltd., an engineering procurement construction service provider, Friday won the Industrial Infrastructure Project of the Year Award at th... A memorandum of understanding (MoU) signing ceremony of esteemed project 'IT Maha Abhiyaan' for transforming replica handbags micro, small and medium ... Mumbai, Dec 5 (KNN) Reserve Bank's special Rs 5,000- crore refinance grant will cumulatively help in the flow of up to Rs 20,000 crore to the cas...
Ranchi, Dec 5 (KNN)  The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has plans to exhibit its products, indigenous to the region, at the natio... New Delhi, Dec 5 (KNN)  Gems and jewellery exports have increased by 21.8 per cent in October 2013 to USD 3.37 billion compared to the correspond... The US-India Business Council (USIBC) has welcomed the Indian government's decision to reject a proposal limiting pharmaceutical investment caps to 49...
GMR Hyderabad International Airport Limited (GHIAL) has bagged the prestigious Center for Asia Pacific Aviation's airport marketing award 2013. The... New Delhi, Dec 3 (KNN)   The International Society for Small and Medium Enterprises (ISSME) in collaboration with the Institute of Small Ent... New Delhi, Dec 3 (KNN) In a bid to help MSMEs explore new marketing avenues, the MSME-Development Institute along with Engineers India Limited (E...
New Delhi, Dec 3 (KNN)  In an effort to depict the capabilities of the Indian coir sector to the global floor covering community, the Coir Board ... Chennai, Dec 3 (KNN)  The 19th edition of India International Seafood Show (IISS) which is the largest and oldest seafood event in Asia will... Automobile major Hero MotoCorp Tuesday said it has entered a joint venture (JV) agreement with Magneti Marelli of Milan, Italy, to produce engine syst...
Intense Technologies, a software product development company, has posted 48 percent growth in the topline during the second quarter ended Sep 30. T... India's third largest telecom operator Idea Cellular has received a grant of over $1 million from the US Trade & Development Agency (USTDA) to fun... State-run gas distributor GAIL India said Tuesday that it is in talks to acquire Ophir Energy's 10 percent stake in gas blocks in Tanzania. "W...
Agra, Dec 2 (KNN)  In an effort to show the strength and competitiveness of small industries, the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises... India and Mauritius Monday sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for developing an appropriate policy and institutional framework in the Micro, Sma... Gurgaon, Dec 2 (KNN)  In an effort to fill the existing skill gap and impart training to achieve specific goals, the MSME Development Centre is o...
Guwahati, Dec 2 (KNN)  The North Eastern Small Scale Industries Association (NESSIA) has submitted a memorandum to the Finance Commission seeking... Surat, Dec 2 (KNN)  Gujarat industrial bodes are organising a state level vendor development programme to educate the micro and small enterprises... New Delhi, Dec 2 (KNN)  The Directorate General of Foreign Trade’s electronic Bank Realization Certificate (e-BRC) project has won the...
  New Delhi, Dec 2 (KNN):  The Ministry of Textiles has proposed to build the textile industry in the north eastern region of the c... New Delhi, Dec 2 (KNN)  As a part of the EU-India Cooperation on Renewable Energy, the EU has signed a contract for € 8 mn (INR 66 crs ... India's manufacturing sector activity witnessed an expansion in November for the first time since July, driven by rising new domestic orders, an HSBC ...
The Indian economy is on the path of recovery. Growth will accelerate in the coming quarter and is expected to be around five percent for the current ... Addressing the G-20 Ministerial Meeting in Bali Monday on the eve of the 9th Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) which opens ... On account of overwhelming response in garment exports from the country, the Union Textiles Minister, Dr. K S Rao Monday said that the country will be...
Bharti Airtel, a leading global telecommunications services provider, Sunday announced that it will offer Shopify, end-to-end e-commerce solution to S... New Delhi, Nov 29 (KNN)  To enhance the competitiveness of the MSME sector, the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOC... New Delhi, Nov 28 (KNN)  Considering that the internet has become such a commonplace resource, E-business provides numerous avenues for Indi...
  Chandigarh, Nov 30 (KNN): The annual craft mela, over the years has provided a platform for indigenous artisans to showcase their rural cr...   The wind energy division of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is keen to develop small wind energy and wind solar hybrid... To promote the benefits and applications of LED technology, an international expo will be held, featuring leading LED companies and products f...
  Northeast India has a huge strategic importance for the country and can turn itself into a major centre for trade and business, Presiden...   India Sunday gave a hermes replica handbags clear signal that it will be firm on the core agenda of food security while pursuing a constru... The Indian industry Sunday called for a WTO agreement on mandatory global funding to meet extra costs luxury replica handbags incurred by poor and d...
  Country's foreign replica bags exchange (forex) reserves rose by USD 2.69 billion to USD 286.26 billion for the week ended Nov 22, helped ... India Inc. Friday welcomed the better-than-expected gross domestic product (GDP) data for the second quarter, but cautioned that high inflation an... New Delhi: 2012, whereby Indian oil importers deposit rupees into an Indian bank and rice and other goods exporters withdraw funds from the same...
State-run equipment major BHEL Sunday commissioned its first 660-MW supercritical thermal unit at NTPC's Barh power plant in Bihar. Bharat He... "Those who invest in South Africa never go wrong, they double their investments. I give people the example of the Tatas," South Africa... Australia has welcomed Dubai being selected the host city for World Expo 2020. Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and Trade and Inves...
 NEW DELHI: The Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises will soon convene a meeting of chiefs of banks to persuade them to improve flow o...    The small and medium enterprises (SMEs) have not enjoyed the benefits of defence offsets and government support, Director, Centre for Ai... Revision of reserved items for govt procurement from MSMEs on the cards 31 10 2013 Revision of reserved items for govt procurement from MSMEs on t...
SBH hopeful about MSMEs 20% contribution to its advances by FY15 31 10 2013  SBH hopeful about MSMEs 20% contribution to its advances by FY15... Mfg units in SEZs can outsource work for up to three years now 31 10 2013  Mfg units in SEZs can outsource work for up to three years nowNew ... UP to get world class Spices Park Kochi, Oct 31 (KNN) Uttar Pradesh will soon have a world class spices park which will offer processing facilities ...
New Delhi, Oct 30 (KNN)  As many as three Indian firms in the MSME sector will receive 4.2 million pounds sterling (Rs 42.38 crore) from the... Hyderabad, Oct 30 (KNN)  In a bid to enhance awareness among the micro, small and medium units about government schemes offered by banks, the Sta... New Delhi, Oct 31 (KNN) With less than a week to go for Diwali, the traders and gift manufacturers are still waiting for the Diwali rush. Though ...
New Delhi, Oct 30 (KNN)  To facilitate British and Indian small and medium units to connect and to promote business opportunities amongst them, t... New Delhi, Oct 30 (KNN)  In an effort to fulfil the huge requirement of IT services for citizens, the Government of India has chosen cloud based ... New Delhi, Oct 31 (KNN)  The government has approved the launching of a new Integrated Processing Development Scheme (IPDS) at a total cost ...
Chandigarh, Oct 30 (KNN)  The Punjab State Cooperative Supply and Marketing Federation Limited (Markfed) which represents the interests of over a... New Delhi, Oct 30 (KNN)  Batting for exporters, the Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) has once again demanded for exports to ... The union cabinet Wednesday approved the launch of a new integrated processing development scheme for the textiles sector that will cost Rs.500 crore ...
Cuban First Vice President of the Council of State Miguel Diaz-Canel and visiting Indian Vice President Hamid Ansari pledged to expand economic, trade... The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Wednesday announced three partnerships with Indian organisations to share low-cost agri... MUMBAI: Banks borrowed Rs 89.09 billion from the Reserve Bank of India's marginal standing facility (MSF) window on October 30, lower than the Rs 115....
KOLKATA: Rising gold prices are fast forcing change in women's jewellery buying habits also aided by the changing fashion trends from the ... THIMPHU: India has provided Rs 100 crores as a grant to Bhutan for the new government's Economic Stimulus Plan (ESP).  Indian Ambass... NEW DELHI: State-run STC will import six tonnes of gold to boost supply of the precious metal in the domestic market during the festival sea...
NEW DELHI: TUI Travel India, part of leading leisure travel group TUI Travel PLC, today said it has appointed Vishal Sinha as its new C... CHANDIGARH: Chandigarh-born software engineer Gurdeep Singh Pall has been named as the corporate vice president ofSkype, a popular and free internatio... WASHINGTON: Top US companies are eager to invest in India's booming aviation sector's various fields, from security to building new airports, with r...
KOLKATA: The Tatas may not have got permission to open a bank yet, but they are taking big strides in financial inclusion, a condition that helps a co... NEW DELHI: Italian luxury furniture and home decor maker Poltrona Frau is looking at India for ideas and raw materials even as it expands retail ope... MUMBAI | HYDERABAD: Global private equity giant TPG group and French dairy giant Danone are in advance talks with promoters and ...
NEW DELHI: State-owned Power Grid Corptoday said its board has investments worth Rs 2,820.04 crore for four projects.  The powe... NEW DELHI: Leading construction equipment manufacturer, JCB India Ltd today said it has now forayed into hand andpower tools segment.&n... According to a study, there is an urgent need to provide low-cost finance to micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) that have limited working cap...
Mumbai, Oct 29 (KNN) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) today increased the benchmark lending rate by 0.25 percentage points but its governor, Raghu... New Delhi, Oct 29 (KNN) MSMEs in the service sector have done better than their counter parts in the manufacturing sector in terms of profitabili... New Delhi, Oct 30 (KNN)  The SME Chamber of India has invited small and medium units to participate in the Qatar SME Expo that would provide...
Beijing, Oct 29 (KNN)  In an effort to enhance small and medium enterprises (SMEs), the Chinese government has simplified its corporate registrat... Unsettled global economic outlook and tight monetary stance by RBI will hit investments and growth revival process in the country, President, PHD Cham... MUMBAI: Indian banks borrowed Rs 115.45 billion from the Reserve Bank of India's marginal standing facility (MSF) window on October 29, much lower tha...
NEW DELHI: Trade between India and the 10- nation Asean bloc should be enhanced to USD 125 billion by 2015, with greater flow of invest... LIMA: India has signed four agreements with Peru, including one on defence cooperation, to boost its ties with the fastest growing and resource-rich L... NEW DELHI: India has allowed Bangladesh to importmotorcycles through the land customs stations, a move that is expected to give a big l...
NEW YORK: With a networth of $ 21 billion,Mukesh Ambani has retained his title as India's wealthiest for sixth year in a row, while the country's... MUMBAI: Birla Sun Life Insurance (BSLI) has appointed Pankaj Razdan as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of the company.  ... MUMBAI: Arvind Sharma, one of the longest-serving CEOs of an Indian ad agency, will step down as chairman & CEO, Indian subcontinent at Leo...
NAGPUR: Maharashtra government is planning to set up an integrated textile park, a common facility centre for handlooms and powerlooms, which would op... NEW DELHI: Reflecting increased use of energy efficient equipment, the market for LED lights is projected to be worth Rs 350 crore in the coming years... NEW DELHI: Leading Australian bathroom and sanitary ware brand Caroma today launched its range of ultra modern and water efficients toilets ...
SINGAPORE: Reliance IndustriesBSE 0.17 %has toppled state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) to become the top Indian firm in a glob... MUMBAI: JSW SteelBSE -0.95 % is planning to raise around $600 million through external commercial borrowing (ECB) route, part of which wil... KABUL: A consortium of Indian companies led by Steel Authority of IndiaBSE -1.13 % are seeking to renegotiate the terms of an iron ore deal ...
Hyderabad, Oct 28 (KNN)  With a view to addressing concerns facing the small and medium industry, particularly with regard to power outages ... Srinagar, Oct 25 (KNN)  In an initiative to overcome the problems faced by small and medium enterprise (SMEs) in accessing bank finance, the... Bhubaneswar, Oct 25, (KNN)  A Rs 40-crore plastic park will soon come up in Odisha’s Jagatsinghpur district, an initiative which would...
Mumbai, Oct 26 (KNN) Small and medium sized companies are facing more vulnerability in terms of quality of assets in the backdrop of economic slo... Mumbai, Oct 26 (KNN) The BSE-SME Platform which was launched in March this year would soon have 50 companies listed on the exchange for the small... Gandhinagar (Ahmedabad), Oct 25 (KNN) Global “Buyer-Seller” meets are taking place under the aegis of the 'Chemexcil' event where 40 ...
New Delhi, Oct 26 (KNN)  In an effort to promote Indian carpets in global market, the Carpet Export Promotion Council (CEPC) will exhibit handmad... New Delhi, Oct 26 (KNN) The Coir Board which is organising an international fair from November 14 to 13 will also be hosting a number of seminars... New Delhi, Oct 25 (KNN)  Days after New Delhi agreed to permit Chinese power equipment firms to set up service centres in India, indust...
The Sensex, a benchmark index of Indian equities markets, is poised to hit new highs in the next few weeks on hopes of revival in economic growth help... The multi-billion 1,632-km India-Myanmar-Thailand trilateral highway, to be completed by 2015, would boost trade and business between the two Asian co... Indian mining firm May Flower Mining Enterprise Ltd is to invest $116 million in the Delbi Mining S.C.'s coal mine in south-western Ethiopia, 400 km f...
The restaurant business is booming in India, thanks to the changing eating habits of the growing ranks of its middle class, and this makes the nearly ... First half Turnover up 19 %  GAIL (India) Limited registered a turnover (net of Excise Duty) of Rs 13,945 crore in the second quarte... MUMBAI: Banks borrowed 270.29 billion rupees ($4.4 billion) from the Reserve Bank of India's marginal standing facility (MSF) window on Oct. 25, highe...
CHANDIGARH: The Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) today asked exporters to tap other than US and Europe markets to boost ex... India's largest private lender ICICI BankBSE 1.54 % continued its impressive performance in the quarter to September. For the 12th straight ... MUMBAI: Engineering major Siemens on Friday made Sunil Mathur its new India chief executive officer (CEO) as part of its larger exercise o...
BANGALORE: Hindustan Aeronautics Limited today said it has bagged 'Best Engineering Marvel Award' for project innovativeness from Engineering Watch.&n... CHENNAI: It's a gold rush of a different kind.Tamil Nadu government has invited bid for supply of one lakh gold coins embosse... NEW DELHI: Beverages giant Coca-Cola says it will go ahead with a planned $5 billion investment to make India its fifth-biggest market globally, not...
MUMBAI: Indian speciality chemicals market has the potential to reach $ 60-70 billion by 2020 from the present value of $ 23 billion, a re... Bengaluru, Oct 24 (KNN)  Private sector bank YES Bank and SEBI registered credit rating agency – Brickwork Ratings have entered into a... Chandigarh, Oct 24 (KNN)  The Canara Bank today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with industry body Confederation of Indian Indust...
Mumbai, Oct 25 (KNN) A corporate entity in the small and medium segment will be eligible for listing on the SME exchanges without IPO i... The general finance market today has explored a vast scope in funding the small and medium enterprises. Unlike the previous decade, banks have expande... New Delhi, Oct 24 (KNN)   Noida and Greater Noida in the National Capital Region are on the priority list of  Swedish furniture re...
The government Thursday approved the setting up of a joint venture (JV) airline between industrial conglomerate Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines with ... Returning home Thursday after a five-day trip to Russia and China, where he inked a slew of agreements, including a key pact with Beijing to reduce te... Automotive tyre major JK Tyre & Industries Ltd has decided to expand its plant near here at an outlay of Rs.1,430 crore, said a top company offici...
BlackBerry Thursday introduced a new smartphone called Z30 in India priced at Rs.39,990. The all-touch device is targeted at the urban youth and will ... The total wealth of India's top 100 rich people rose to USD 250 billion this year as compared to USD 221 billion in the previous year, a research repo... POONCH: Goods worth over Rs 1 crore were traded from Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) to Jammu and Kashmir alongLine of Control (LoC) ...
NEW DELHI: Taiwan today said it is looking at enhancing trade and investment ties with India, especially through collaboration in sectors su... It is official now. Ronnie Screwvala is stepping down from his post as Managing Director, The Walt Disney Company (TWDC) of its India operat... MUMBAI: Private sector lender Kotak Mahindra BankBSE 1.07 % on Thursday reported a 16% year-on-year rise in its consolidated net profit fo...
NEW DELHI: Burger King, one of the world's top fast-food companies, will soon enter India through a franchising partnership with a company that wi... CHATTA: In line with its investment plans of USD 5 billion in India by 2020, beverage major Coca Cola today inaugurated its 58th plant in the country,... NEW DELHI: The Inter-Ministerial panel on coal blocks today reviewed the performance of 16 mines alloted to firms including JSPL,NTPCBSE 0.52 %...
New Delhi, Oct 24 (KNN)  The MSME Technology Centre that is coming up in Rohtak, Haryana at a cost of Rs 125 crore will benefit more than 45... Bengaluru, Oct 23 (KNN) Inuit Cloud Technologies is set to launch I-nu-It, an affordable software on the cloud that will provide an affordable, e... New Delhi, Oct 23 (KNN)  Despite being known for not being good at professional sports, youth coaching is among top three business areas in the c...
New Delhi, Oct 23 (KNN) The Handicraft and Handloom Exports Corporation (HHEC) of India proposes to expand its merchandise in domestic and intern... New Delhi, Oct 23 (KNN)  India and China have agreed to facilitate setting up of a Chinese industrial park in India for promoting mutual inv... India and China Wednesday laid stress on boosting economic cooperation -- by setting up industrial clusters and through a possible bilateral trading a...
Young entrepreneurs from India and Pakistan will explore business opportunities, visit world class institutions in Lahore and Islamabad and engage in ... MUMBAI: Banks borrowed Rs 31,506 crore ($5.1 billion) from the Reserve Bank of India's marginal standing facility (MSF) window on October 23, lower th... NEW DELHI: India and France today signed a host of agreements for cooperation in the fields of science and technology, h...
NEW DELHI: Worried over the possibility of India imposing restrictions on import of goldjewellery, Thailand today mooted a proposal under which i... NEW DELHI: The Australian Trade Commission (Austrade), the Australian government’s trade, investment and education promotion agency, a... MUMBAI: Wadia group promoted no-frills carrier GoAir today said it has appointedGirish Nair as its Chief Commercial Officer (CCO).&nb...
MUMBAI: Consumer products maker Dabur will soon enter the packaged milkshakemarket by extending its juice brand Real into the Rs 500-crore flav... Venkatramani deployed his team to spend “a lot of time” explaining to trade what Sensodyne was. “This category was confined to che... New Delhi, Oct 22 (KNN)  The India International Trade Fair to be held here next month will have a special representation of MSME products. ...
Hyderabad, Oct 22 (KNN)  Human resource services provider TMI Group has signed an agreement with industry bodies here, offering recruitment ... New Delhi, Oct 22, (KNN)  The proposed highway covering India, Myanmar and Thailand will enhance trade of pulses and timber among these coun... Varanasi, Oct 22 (KNN)  The 26th India Carpet Expo which showcased work from different parts of the country concluded here yesterday, genera...
Hyderabad, Oct 22 (KNN) The proposal to set up Andhra Pradesh Information Technology Investment Region (ITIR) around Hyderabad is being actively ... New Delhi, Oct 22 (KNN)  Suburban growth is happening faster in India than the rest of the developing world.  If focus is given to developin... Bengaluru, Oct 23 (KNN)  The 8th National Conference on Krishi Vigyan Kendra - 2013 that begins here today will hold several technical ...
India and China Wednesday inked a key border agreement for peace on the border as well as managing trans-border rivers as Prime Minister Manmohan Sing... Wipro Ltd Tuesday projected higher revenue for third quarter on posting robust revenue from its flagship IT services business in the second quarter of... Google is India's most attractive Internet brand, says new research by Trust Research Advisory (TRA). With a growth of 31 percent over last year, I...
Oil exploration company Cairn India Tuesday reported a consolidated net profit of Rs.3,385.08 crore (USD 545 million) for the second-quarter, register... MUMBAI: Indian banks borrowed Rs 33,829 crore ($5.5 billion) from the Reserve Bank of India's marginal standing facility (MSF) window on October 22,... NEW DELHI: Exporters will be able to mask their shipments to Iran as the government has asked state-run trading agencies MMTC and STC to act...
SAO PAULO: India, the world's second-biggest producer of sugar and a swing exporter that can impact global prices, will export 2.59 million tonne... NEW DELHI: The free trade agreement in services and investments between India and the 10-nation ASEAN are expected to be signed ... CHANDIGARH: Several exhibitors from Pakistan, Afghanistan, Thailand will showcase their products in four-day CII exhibition starting from Oc...
NEW DELHI: Hero MotoCorpBSE -1.06 % is scheduled to declare its results for the quarter ended September 30 on Wednesday. The two-wheele... KOLKATA/AHMEDABAD: Indian professionals are growing in stature for their global leadership quality, and the latest industry chasing them seems c... BANGALORE: Reliance IndustriesBSE -0.02 % is likely to snag Prabir Jha, senior vice-president and chief HR officer at Tata Motors, as i...
NEW DELHI: Gireesh B Pradhan has taken over the charge of chairperson of the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission.  "Minister of s... MUMBAI: Mukesh Ambani-controlledReliance IndustriesBSE -0.03 % plans to run an exclusive chicken restaurant chain in India ... MUMBAI: Reiterating its commitment to theIndian market, HenkelBSE 1.20 % Adhesive Technologies India, a subsidiary of Henkel AG & Co KGa...
PUNE: Tata Chemicals Limited, crop nutrition and agri solution manufacturer and marketer announced the pan India launch of FarmGro (foliar spra... State-run Syndicate Bank has rolled out five new products to meet the credit requirements of micro, small and medium enterprises sector (MSMEs). &q... Bareilly, Oct 21 (KNN)  More than 150 weavers and artisans from across the country are currently displaying their products such as pottery, ceram...
New Delhi, Oct 21 (KNN)  The Reserve Bank of India has advised banks to provide collateral free loans to micro and small enterprises with cr... New Delhi, Oct 21 (KNN)  Any business or venture requires capital to fund its initial fixed asset acquisition, for funding its operating expenses... Mumbai, Oct 22 (KNN) The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has asked the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to open a separate department for small...
Chennai, Oct 21 (KNN)  In a bid to increase productivity, the MSME Ministry has organised consultants and technical experts to offer advice to wo... New Delhi, Oct 21 (KNN)  In an effort to fill skill gaps, the government is planning to conduct various training programmes on entrepreneurship i... Srinagar, Oct 21 (KNN)  In order to modernise training institutions, the government of Jammu and Kashmir proposes to upgrade the Industrial Train...
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (KNN)  Syndicate Bank observed its 88thfoundation day today by offering tailor-made products including credit to weavers a... Cooperation with Russia is a "special and privileged strategic partnership" for India, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Monday. "T... The government has set up a panel headed by finance minister's advisor Parthasarthy Shome to review the country's tax policies and laws. The panel ...
On account of increase in global demand, apparel exports from country has shown a positive growth of almost 13 percent in last six months, C... The adoption of modern practices and technologies is essential for the survival and growth of traditional industries such as coir, Kerala Chief Minist... Mahindra Aerospace Monday entered into a strategic technology partnership with the Spanish Aernnova group to design and manufacture aero-structures fo...
NHPC Limited (NHPC), a Mini Ratna Category-I Company, engaged in hydroelectric power generation in the country, plans to launch its public issue of ta... MOSCOW: India and Russia today noted the enhanced role played by BRICS nations as part of global efforts for a strong, sustainable and growing world... HYDERABAD: The bilateral trade between India and European Union may touch $ 200 billion over the next 4-5 years and it is likely t...
MUMBAI/BANGALORE: WiproBSE 1.34 % is expected to lag larger peers in sales growth when it announces September quarter results on Tuesday, co... NEW DELHI: Up until early this month, Yugandhar Prasad Jasti was heading ICICI Bank's South African operations. After working for the bank for nine ... NEW DELHI: US-based insurance major Metlife today announced the appointment of Tarun Chugh as the Managing Director of its Indian JV partn...
KOLKATA: This festive season you can a win a trip to Dubai or get a brand new Skoda with the jewellery you buy. Jewellers are offering a host of freeb... NEW DELHI: Petronas Lubricants International, the lubricants manufacturing and marketing arm of Malaysia's national oil and gas company PE... NEW DELHI: Tata Steel, one of the world's biggest steelmakers, announced Monday it has won a contract to supply rail track to Britain's railway infras...
NEW DELHI: Steel production growth in India fell short of the world average in September with the country clocking 4.7 per cent growth com... New Delhi, Oct 18 (KNN)  Maharatna  public sector enterprise, BHEL, is seeking more micro, small and medium enterprises  to become... New Delhi, Oct 18 (KNN) Micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) will get an opportunity to showcase their achievement in the forthcoming India...
Mumbai, Oct 19 (KNN) The  Reserve Bank of India, today launched the new Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) system  which will ... New Delhi, Oct 18, (KNN) The Haryana government propose to computerize the department of industries and commerce as a part of its e-governance in... New Delhi, Oct 18 (KNN)  SME Rating Agency of India Limited which grants accredited ratings to small and medium enterprises has changed its ...
Mumbai, Oct 18 (KNN)  Focusing more on the small sector, private sector lender Yes Bank and credit rating company Care Ratings have joined h... New Delhi, Oct 18 (KNN)  In order to give a fillip to export products from the SME sector, an Inter-Ministerial Committee has suggested that the ... It is self-defeating and futile to put China always in a framework of a foe. If we want China to change for India, we too must change our perspective ...
India's motorbike manufacturer Bajaj Auto has been ranked sixth out of the ten top motorbike sellers in Africa, the company has said. The company s... Bhilai Steel Plant said Sunday that it grew 1.5 percent, 0.6 percent and 2.9 percent in hot metal, crude steel and saleable steel production respectiv... IT bellwether Infosys Ltd Friday announced it has won the 'Corporate Sustainability Stewardship' award for efficient management of energy, waste and w...
Shareholders of Oil India Limited (OIL) in their 54th Annual General Meeting held on 21st September, 2013 declared Final Dividend of 70% i. ... MUMBAI: Indian banks borrowed Rs 43,418 crore ($7.1 billion) from the Reserve Bank of India's marginal standing facility (MSF) window on October 18, m... NEW DELHI: The government has identified three states for Chinese companies to set up industrial parks ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visi...
NEW DELHI: The India China Trade Centre (ICTC) has decided to set up eight committees to help promote bilateral trade in areas includin... MUMBAI: Exports of gold jewellery from India rose 16.5 per cent in value terms to $653.90 million in September, an industry body said on Fri... WASHINGTON: A boost in export ofLiquefied Natural Gas (LNG) from the United States to India would have many positive impacts on the economies o...
NEW YORK: Four Indians led by ICICI BankBSE 1.26 % CEO Chanda Kochhar have made to Fortune magazine's global list of top-50 women ... NEW DELHI: Indian companies signed as many as 113 private equity deals totalling USD 2.10 billion during the July-September quarter, taking ... NEW DELHI: The chair left vacant by former PepsiCo India head Manu Anand around four months ago will soon get a new occupant as Sanjeev Chadha, t...
KOLKATA: Philips IndiaBSE 1.24 % CEO and MD Rajeev Chopra has been elevated into a global role as the chief of the Dutch firm's ... MUMBAI: The size of Indian dairy industry in both organised and unorganised sectors is expected to double to $ 140 billion by 2020, on the back of g... Mudajaya Group Bhd has set its sights on building and operating two ultra mega power plant (UMPP) projects with a capacity of 4,000 megawatt...
Chennai, Oct 14 (KNN)  In its effort to boost the small scale industry in the state, the Jayalalithaa Government has broadened the capital b... Mumbai, Oct 14 (KNN) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will make the new Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) system functional from October-19 t... New Delhi, Oct 14 (KNN) There has been a nine per cent growth in job creation in India with as many as 1.36 lakh new jobs generated during the se...
New Delhi, Oct 14 (KNN)  Standards are strategic tools that reduce costs by minimizing waste and errors while increase productivity.  A conf... MUMBAI: Banks borrowed Rs 311 billion ($5.1 billion) from the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) marginal standing facility (MSF) window on Oct. 14, lower ... NEW DELHI: Finland is looking towards strengthening trade and investments with India in clean technology, healthcare and design an...
WASHINGTON: With India among the fastest growing sources of investment into the US, the two countries have agreed to further strengthen bi... The earnings of Reliance IndustriesBSE 0.20 % in the quarter to September were in line with analyst expectations and devoid of any... PUNE: French wine and spirits maker Moet-Hennessy will launch its first 'made in India'sparkling wine in the next few days, p...
KOLKATA: Onida, a domestic television and home appliances brand, is reviving part of its once-famous tagline, 'neighbour's envy, owner's pride,' as it... NEW DELHI: Infrastructure firm Pratibha IndustriesBSE -3.85 % today said it has won two contracts worth Rs 516 crore in Rajasthan for water ... Bangalore, Oct 11 (KNN)  Extending an opportunity for MSMEs to showcase their capabilities in defence sector production and find new buyers,...
Kolhapur, Oct 11 (KNN)  As many as 30 energy-efficient technology providers showcased their equipment at an exhibition on energy efficient t... By: Saikat Das  MUMBAI: The 3.6-crore micro, small and medium enterprises, which account for nearly 10 per cent of the country's gross do... New Delhi, Oct 12 (KNN)  Following growing demands from the west, India's handicraft exports are likely to meet the USD 4-billion ...
Mumbai, Oct 12 (KNN)  Textile Ministry will help upgradation of textile clusters in Malegaon and Nagpur in Maharashtra under the Technology ... Bangalore, Oct 12 (KNN)  The Coir Board will open a chain of sub-centres across Karnataka to disseminate various technological advancements ... The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will soon come out with new rules for the entry of foreign banks that may even allow them to take over Indian banks, R...
Foreign exchange (forex) reserves gained by USD 1.46 billion to touch USD 277.72 billion for the week ended October 4, official data showed. Forex ... The Kyndal Group will set up new malt distillery and bonded warehouse in Scotland with an estimated investment of 6.7 million pounds ($10.7 million), ... India recorded a more than 50 percent growth in net FDI inflows during April-July 2013 as against a 40 percent negative growth noted during the corres...
Continuing with the inter-company cooperation between ONGC Videsh Limited (OVL), a 100% subsidiary of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited, and Ven... ON BOARD PM'S SPECIAL AIRCRAFT: Having invested close to $ 15 billion in Indonesia, Indian firms have lined up further $ 15-16 billion investme... NEW DELHI: Support extended by the Scottish government's International Development Fund (IDF) for projects in India was having a "stron...
SINGAPORE: India has overtaken Thailand as Singapore's biggest rice supplier for the first time, exporting 92,865 tonnes or 32.9 per cent of the total... NEW DELHI: Agricultural GDP is likely to grow by over 5% this year thanks to the most abundant rain in nearly two decades, a government thin... NEW DELHI: Several of the world's most prominent young entrepreneurs are all set to come together in India this month to share their ideas, expertise ...
NEW DELHI: The government has givenGAIL IndiaBSE -0.85 % Chairman and Managing Director B C Tripathi an additional five-year term as head of the ... Although InfosysBSE 1.32 % has begun the quarterly results season with a bang, the next most-keenly awaited result of Reliance Indu... MUMBAI: The biggest bullion-importing bank in India plans to team up with jewellers for the first time to offer a gold deposit scheme, hoping eas...
MUMBAI: Jean-Claude Biguine's first memory of a parlour is when his mother took him for a haircut, when he was around 14 and his hair had reached shou... MUMBAI: Pennar IndustriesBSE -0.46 % has set a target of netting 10 per cent of income from exports over the next five years when it plans... NEW DELHI: Chief of the trauma center of AIIMS, Dr M C Misra, today officially took charge as the institute's director.  He succeeds Dr R...
Kanpur, Oct 10 (KNN)  The MSME sector is considered the engine of economic growth, playing a significant role in promoting equitable develop... New Delhi, Oct 10 (KNN)  Timely and easy access to credit has always posed a problem to SMEs.  To address the issue, MSME Minister, K H... New Delhi, Oct 10 (KNN)  To provide an overview of technological and commercial aspects of aromatherapy and natural perfumery, the Fragrance...
New Delhi, Oct 10 (KNN) The government has made it clear that it would not dilute any further the provision of 30 per cent mandatory sourcing of ... MUMBAI: Public sector banks are offering attractive combo offers to capture a large share of customers purse. Bank like Union Bank of India, ... Apparel exports from country has reported a growth of 14.95 percent in September, with USD 1.1 billion of export due to good demand from the US and eu...
German luxury automobile manufacturer BMW Thursday launched the new model of its sedan -- 5 Series priced between Rs.46.90 lakh and Rs.57.90 lakh. ... Two-wheeler manufacturer Hero MotoCorp Thursday unveiled 15 new models of its motorcycles and scooters which will be launched during the current fisca... Reliance Industries (RIL) and Venezuelan state oil company Petroleos de Venezuela (PdVSA) have signed a joint study agreement for a development plan f...
Bangalore has again emerged as the top destination for venture capital dollars, according to a study done by Startup Catalyst, a networ... BRUNEI: Eyeing greater cooperation with South East Asian countries on economic and security issues, India on Thursday announced a separate Mission f... MUMBAI: Banks borrowed Rs 662.53 billion from the Reserve Bank of India's marginal standing facility (MSF) window on October 10, l...
MUMBAI: The Reserve Bank of India on Thursday allowed banks to raise funds from global multilateral institutions until Nov. 30 as long as th... CHANDIGARH: Punjab government today said with the computerisation of all treasury offices, the disbursement of more than Rs 12,574 crore to ... JAKARTA: India has made significant progress on its proposed plan of action for expanding partnership with the 10-nationASEAN grouping in areas o...
JAKARTA: India is looking for stronger ties with Indonesia in economic and other areas of cooperation, with some key agreements likely to ... NEW DELHI: Finland's Foreign Trade MinisterAlexander Stubb will lead a 30-member business delegation to India from October 14 to enhance trade be... BEIJING: China and the European Uniontoday signed a 350 billion yuan (45 billion euro) currency swap agreement, a major step in pushing...
MUMBAI: Indian companies invested $ 1.29 billion in overseas units and joint ventures in September, data from the Reserve Bank showed today.  ... NEW DELHI: The total corporate funding in the solar sector globally in the third quarter of this year amounted to $2.18 billion ... KOLKATA: Higher gold prices and less awareness among Indians about customs clearance norms have worked in favour of costume jewellers in t...
MUMBAI: Allen Solly, a clothing brand from the Madura Fashion and Lifestyle stable, today said it aims to clock Rs 650 crore revenue this fi... BANGALORE: United Breweries Limited on Thursday said its beer brand Kingfisher Strong has been recognised as 'Asia's Best Strong L... MUMBAI: Catch them young. That's the mantra for Tata PowerBSE -0.30 % Company (TPC) and Reliance Infrastructure (R-Infra), the private power...
BRUNEI: Indian engineering export houses, led by EEPC India, are seeking new markets in South East Asia amid prolonged slowdown in... MUMBAI: After revising steel prices upwards last month, steel firms are now offering discounts as customers are keeping off the market, sa... NEW DELHI: The Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises will soon convene a meeting of chiefs of banks to persuade them to improve flow of cred...
Gurgaon, Oct 9 (KNN)  The logistics and supply chain sector has witnessed a double digit growth during the last decade and the growth patter... Mysore, Oct 9 (KNN)  The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) is holding a zonal exhibition here to extend support to the beneficiaries... New Delhi, Oct 9 (KNN)  Under the revised RBI guidelines, of the total advances by banks to the micro and small enterprises, 40 per cent sho...
New BCG research finds that if more SMEs adopted the latest IT tools in India, they could boost revenues by $56 billion and create more than 1.1... Increase in adoption of IT by SMEs can add $56 bn to economic output and create over a million jobs, says a Microsoft-BCG study Nearly 90% of SMEs ... Bangalore, Oct 9 (IANS) Increasing use of information technology (IT) tools has enabled small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in diverse sectors to crea...
VMW), the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, unveiled new VMware vSphere® 5.1 solutions to help small and midsize... FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. and the world's largest express transportation company, recently announced the launch of its Ship Site ... Market regulator, Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), has notified new norms for listing of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) on SME stoc...
The third consecutive double digit growth in exports in September is a good sign for Indian economy and will further give a fillip to export growth in... India will explore new initiatives to take its strategic partnership with the 10-nation ASEAN to a new level, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Wedne... India needs to remove barriers to investment, maintain the credibility of its monetary and fiscal policies and keep the budget deficit reined in to re...
Cloud computing is often touted as the future business model that is bringing paradigm change in the ICT adoption pattern of small and medium enterpri... The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) has announced that TES 2013 (TiE Entrepreneurial Summit), Asia's largest and premier annual conference of the entreprene... US-based hospitality leader Marriott International Wednesday opened its Fairfield brand hotel in this tech hub for business and leisure travellers in ...
Leading e-commerce platform Flipkart.com raised an additional $160 million (Rs.992 crore) in the second round of funding from venture partners and ins... Mobile phone retail chain UniverCell Telecommunications India plans to increase its number of outlets by 100 to 550 stores this fiscal, and targets a ... MUMBAI: IT-ITeS industry body NASSCOMhas shortlisted 332 start-ups out of 4,000 applications that it received under a programme to support buddin...
NEW DELHI: India's exports are unlikely to be hit on account of the US shutdown which has been going on for more than a week now, Commerce Secretary S... NEW DELHI: Jewellery exports from Indiaare likely to revive going ahead, Trade Secretary S.R. Rao said on Wednesday, adding... More than 7,000 new companies, including central and state level enterprises, got registered in August, with the government.  Nearly nine lakh c...
MUMBAI: A global rejig in the top management at Unilever has seen a number of Indian executives getting plum postings, with some of them being named... NEW DELHI: B Ashok, Executive Director (Retail Sales) at Indian Oil Corp, was today chosen to head the company from June next year.  ... NEW DELHI: S R Bansal has taken over as Chairman and Managing Director of Mangalore-based Corporation Bank.  Prior to assuming the p...
MUMBAI: The Indian mobile data services market may grow to $10 billion (Rs 61,884 crore) by 2022-23, estimates the equitiesarm of HSBC&nbs... MUMBAI: Reckitt Benckiser has toppedGodrej Consumer and Marico to clinch the third spot in the Indian home and personal care market, ev... NEW DELHI: The Textiles Ministry today said it will soon ask the Commerce Ministry to restore the export incentives under theFocus Market Sc...
DEHRADUN: Uttarakhand today constituted a Special Mining Vigilance Force to tackle illegal mining in ecologically sensitive zone... NEW DELHI: Tata SteelBSE 1.95 % has achieved sales of 2.03 million tonnes (mt) in the quarter ended September 2013, up 17% compared to 1.73 ... NEW DELHI: Healthcare chain Apollo HospitalsBSE 0.94 % Enterprise and global medical technology major Medtronic Inc to...
New Delhi, Oct 8 (KNN) The MSME-Development Institute (MSME-DI) promoted by the government is organising a national level vendor programme not on... NEW DELHI: Tech-savvy small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) created more newjobs and drove more revenue gains over the past three y... Noida-based start-up, workXmate Technologies has announced the launch of workXmate, a cloud ERP product, designed for hermes replica Small and Medium&...
The Uttar Pradesh (UP) government has decided to speed up the Sandila Mega Leather Cluster project that will add world-class facilities and advance te... Manufacturers and retailers are betting on freebies and special offers to boost sales this festive season, even though the central bank has poured col... Hyderabad International Airport Limited (GHIAL) has signed its second client for the airport-based Free Trade Zone (FTZ) at Rajiv Gandhi International...
Officials of Jammu and Kashmir and Pakistan-administered Kashmir Tuesday discussed issues of trade and travel across the Line of Control (LoC) in Poon... 36th Edition of four-day Indian Handicrafts & Gifts Fair (IHGF) to open on 15th october at India Expo Centre & Mart, Greater Noida, the nodal ... NEW DELHI: Online retailers who aggregate products from vendors are turning to startups for support at the backend, as they shed inventory in favour o...
MUMBAI: Reserve Bank of India GovernorRaghuram Rajan aims to build sophisticated financial infrastructure in three years that will faci... NEW DELHI: Days after Supreme Court's ruling that said Aadhaar cannot be made mandatory for availing government benefits, the Union Cab... NEW DELHI: Israel today said it wants progress on Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with India and a meeting to discuss various aspects of the prop...
MUMBAI: Industry lobby All-India Association of Industries (AIAI) today said it has entered into an agreement with the Federation of Pakista... NEW DELHI: India will topple the United States as the world's biggest importer ofinfrastructure goods by 2020 and is expected... NEW DELHI: US-based liquor maker Beam Inc today said it has appointed Vidyut Arteas the Managing Director (MD) of its India oper...
VADODARA: Leading global water technology company Xylem Inc on Tuesday announced the appointment of H Balasubramaniam as its new managing di... NEW DELHI: Luxury carmaker BMW plans to launch an array of car models to take on its sprightlier rivals like Audi and Mercedes Benz and al... NEW DELHI: Godrej Appliances today said it is targeting 20 per cent growth in the ongoing festival season with a turnover of Rs 700 crore.&n...
NEW DELHI: State-owned oil marketing companies Indian Oil CorporationBSE -0.55 %,Bharat Petroleum CorporationBSE 0.94 % andHindustan Pe... NEW DELHI: The government plans to invite global bids for a dozen interstate transmission projects worth over Rs 20,000 crore in... SAO PAULO: Global steel use is expected to grow 3.1 per cent this year, up from two per cent last year and to expand 3.3 per cent in 2014,...
New Delhi, October 8 (KNN) The Micro,  Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs)  can claim up 75 per cent of expenditure incurred in getting Pro... Dehradun, Oct 7 (KNN): Promoting more job oriented courses in the state, Industries Association of Uttarakhand (IAU) and National Institute of Design ... Vellore, Oct 7 (KNN)  In order to boost the MSME sector, the district administration wants the Micro, Small and Medium enterprises (MSMEs) i...
New Delhi, Oct 7 (KNN)  Only 33 per cent of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) have access to banks and institutional financing cha... New Delhi, Oct 7 (KNN)  Amidst ambitious plans for large scale industrial development in the country with the trend of setting up industrial park... Bangalore, Oct 7 (KNN)  Banks are meant not only for corporates and rich people, but also for the common man, said Union finance minister P Chida...
New Delhi, Oct 7 (KNN)  The Mega Food Park, soon to be set up in Jagdishpur in UP will be a modern food processing facility to help small and med... The second meeting of the India-Pakistan business council will be held in Delhi next week, Pakistan High Commissioner to India Salman Bashir said here... Making resource allocation as efficient in India and China as it is in the US would increase their productivity by as much as 60 percent in India and ...
India and the 10-nation ASEAN are set to formally sign a free trade agreement on services and investments by the end of 2013 and implement the ambitio... Engineering major Larsen & Toubro (L&T) Monday said it has secured two EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) projects worth Rs.1,100... CII-Sohrabji Godrej Green Business Centre (GBC) has offered to help Pakistan in establishing a similar centre, which can act as a catalyst in green bu...
Leading Indian industrialist Ratan N. Tata has been inducted into the prestigious US National Academy of Engineering in the US for his "outstandi... Hinduja group's Ashok Leyland Monday launched its multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) STILE, priced between Rs.7.49 lakh and Rs.9.29 lakh (ex-showroom New Del... In the last decade or so, the mobile device has essayed a journey of massive transformation due to an increase in their processing...
NEW DELHI: India may secure South Africa's approval for setting up a mechanism to settle bilateral trade in local currencies, a move aimed... Sri Lanka and India Monday announced a finalised $512-million joint venture coal-powered electricity plant in the island's former warzo... MUMBAI: The government on Monday cleared the elevation of Arundhati Bhattacharya as the chairperson of the State Bank of IndiaBSE 1.6...
NEW DELHI: Bharti Airtel's wholly owned subsidiary Nxtra Data Limited today appointed Neil Pollock as its CEO.  In his n... NEW DELHI: Thums Up, which ruled India's fizzy drinks market for three decades, has been toppled from its perch by Sprite — both of them bev... MUMBAI: SABMiller, the world's second largest brewer, has moved within striking distance of market leader United Breweries in the Indian beer mark...
BANGALORE/MUMBAI/KOLKATA: Shanti Bala, who works as an HR manager for a Mumbai-based export house, got a familiar, yet unusual email last Sunday. ... KOLKATA: JSW SteelBSE 1.20 % has acquired Heidelberg Cement India's 0.6 million tonne per annum (mtpa) cement grinding facility in Raigad,... New Delhi, Oct 7 (KNN)  Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) may soon get to choose their power suppliers, irrespective of where their m...
Bengaluru, Oct 5 (KNN)  Karnataka small industries have approached the Finance Ministry seeking interest subvention for loans and other measures ... Bengaluru, Oct 4 (KNN)  The Federation of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FKCCI) seeks relief from the Chief Minister Siddarama... New Delhi, Oct 5 (KNN)  India has signed a credit agreement with International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) for a tribal empower...
Mohali, Oct 5 (KNN)  In an effort to connect with more businesses in Punjab, the American Business Corner (ABC), was launched here recently,... Tirupur, Oct 4 (KNN)  India is likely to emerge as the top choice over Bangladesh and China for sourcing of apparel and knitwear garmen... Mumbai, Oct 4 (KNN) Tata Teleservices Ltd which provides services under the Tata DoCoMo brand, is betting big on the small and medium size enterp...
India and Japan have decided to set up a working group to identify specific areas in information and communication technology (ICT) where they can col... Recent reforms undertaken by the Government of India in terms of fast track project approvals and enactment of the Land Acquisition Bill will help in ... The proposed new private banks, awaiting license from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to commence business, should not become clones of existing banks...
Rajasthan's textiles have garnered interest from new markets like Latin American and Africa through the state's annual textile fair, a state governmen... Come Saturday, electricity will commence flowing from India to Bangladesh through a new transmission line that will be South Asia’s... The new director general of the World Trade Organization Roberto Azevedo is rushing from capital to capital to build some consensus bef...
MUMBAI: The country's gold import, which is at a "standstill" now, are expected to pick up and may touch 725 tonnes this fiscal,... JOHANNESBURG: Faced with currency volatility, BRICS, a grouping of major developing economies, including India, can work out a mechanism to settle tra... BANGALORE: Announcing the appointment of Raj Mamodia as its CEO, Collabera, the US-based IT solutions and service provider, today sai...
MUMBAI: The Tatas and the UK Trade & Investment (UKTI), a British trade and investment body, have launched the first edition of 'Doing Business ... MUMBAI: Kishore Chhabria-promoted Allied Blenders & Distillers (ABD) is in advanced talks to buy the blending and bottling unit of A... MUMBAI: Premium apparel menswear brandBlackberrys is looking to enter international markets, even as it plans a big-ticket acquisition in India...
VADODARA: The Baroda Dairy has launched an online service portal to bring in transparency in governance and to connect the cooperative wit... NEW DELHI: India and Sri Lanka will tomorrow sign agreements for a 500 MW thermal power project to be jointly developed by state-o... MUMBAI: The ongoing diplomatic efforts to normalise the frozen ties between the USand Iran are being watched keenly by the state-run general in...
KOLKATA: Upgradation and modernisation of steel major SAIL's Burnpur-based IISCO steel plant at a cost of Rs 16,000 crore would be completed... NEW DELHI: State-run Steel Authority of IndiaBSE 0.91 % (SAIL) today said modernisation of its IISCO Steel Plant (ISP) at Burnpu... New Delhi, Oct 3 (KNN)  The Africa-India Business Council (AIBC) met in Johannesburg on Tuesday to explore mutually beneficial economic enga...
New Delhi, Oct 3 (KNN)  Cow dung which is used for the production of biogas, electricity and fertilizer, if integrated into a 'Dairy Dung-En... Hyderabad, Oct 3 (KNN)  The government is drafting a new textile policy which will incentivize investment in the industry, Minister of Texti... Aurangabad, Oct 3 (KNN)  In an effort to boost manufacturing units of Maharashtra and Gujarat, Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Development ...
New Delhi, Oct 1 (KNN)  Wage gap between emerging and advanced economies will shrink significantly by 2030, suggests a report by PwC, implyi... The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved continuation of the scheme for Integrated Textile Parks ( SITP) in the 12th Five Year Plan and ... With the inauguration of the international textile and apparel fair in Rajasthan, the textiles industry of the state is expecting fresh investment of ...
India and Japan Thursday launched the first information and communication technology (ICT) public-private-partnership dialogue to strengthen colla... Indian business may have their reasons to despair about the state of the Indian economy, but the view from the 'capital of Europe' is decidedly differ... The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs Thursday approved the agreement between Jet Airways and Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways for a proposed 24 per...
Technology giant Google Thursday tied up with the government and the Archaeological Survey of India to bring online the country's major heritage sites... JOHANNESBURG: India has pitched for early conclusion of the preferential trade pact with African nations, which is expected to help enhance business t... KOCHI: The Indian seafood sector appears to be well on course to achieve $4.3 billion worth export targeted for the current year, spurred by high ...
NEW DELHI: Made In India tag has become trendy and visitors from abroad prefer to buy Indian things, said experts Thursday at Pride&... MUMBAI: India's technical textile industry is expected to grow at a rate of 20 per cent annually to touch $ 36 billion by 2016-1... GUWAHATI: Mother Dairy today entered the North Eastern region with the launch of its ice creams in Guwahati and plans to expand its reach to...
NEW DELHI: State-owned steelmaker RINLis looking to invest Rs 60,000 crore on tripling capacity to 20 million tonne by 2027, a top company offici... New Delhi, Oct 1 (KNN)  The Khadi Mark which ensures the purity and genuineness of  hand spun and hand woven textiles containing fibers... Hyderabad, Sept 30 (KNN)  Over 40 representatives from micro, small and medium enterprises across the city attended a workshop on Financial ...
Greater Noida, Oct 1 (KNN)  In an effort to build awareness about the environment and at the same  time increase tourism, Greater Noida Indu... New Delhi, Oct 1 (KNN)  Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Development Corporation Limited (DMICDC) is planning to develop an integrated towns... NEW DELHI: A government-panel looking into issues faced by MSMEs has submitted its final report to Cabinet Secretary Ajit Kumar Seth, s...
KOLKATA: New EEPC India chairmanAnupam Shah expressed doubt whether theministry of finance is committed to helpingengineering expo... India is quietly firming up its relations with ASEAN, which could see formal signing of the India-ASEAN free trade agreement on services and investmen... India can expect some pruning of the massive trade deficit it has run up with China as the world's largest exporter is looking to boost its imports, i...
Former McKinsey partner and strategic consultant on emerging markets Ireena Vittal has joined the board of Wipro Ltd as a director, it was announced W... A senior official of Reliance Capital Sunil Singhania has been elected to the board of governors of the CFA Institute, the global association of inves... The US government shutdown has not impacted the resilient Indian IT sector as the majority of its business is with the private sector, industry lobby ...
Maruti Suzuki Tuesday reported an 11.7 percent rise in its September sales which rose to at 104,964 units from 93,988 units sold in last year's corres... Africa is seeking India's technical support and experience as it moves towards building a contemporary continent, a top African Union (AU) official ha... S Varadarajan, Director (Finance) has taken over as CMD of BPCLBSE 1.46 % from Oct 1. Varadarajan, is a member of the Institu...
NEW DELHI: Government will soon set up a Rs 100 crore venture capital fund to provide equity support to start-ups in the textile sector, h... NEW DELHI: Infrastructure sector output rose 3.7 per cent year-on-year in August, mainly driven by coal, cement and electricityproduc... NEW DELHI/ KOLKATA: Today's bhog is sponsored by —, well, you can fill in the blanks with the sponsor of your choice. As the whiff of ...
NEW DELHI: Tata Motors-owned Jaguar Land Rover said it has appointed John Edwards as the Managing Director of the newl... NEW DELHI: GAIL Chairman and Managing Director BC Tripathi is leading the race to become the next Chairman of Indian O... JOHANNESBURG: Indian FMGC major Godrej Consumer Products is expanding its manufacturing footprints in Africa and is gearing up t...
HYDERABAD: State-owned National Textile Corporation (NTC) has announced its entry into the readymade garments business where the union textiles m... NEW DELHI: The Steel Ministry has asked states to come up with land and ore availability plans for setting up ultra mega projects, amidst ... NEW DELHI: Godawari Power and Ispat LtdBSE 2.47 %, a Chhattisgarh-based iron orepellets and steel producer, plans to set up a 1 ...
MUMBAI: The Indian medical device and equipment market is expected to grow to around $ 5.8 billion by 2014 and $ 7.8 billion by ... BHUBANESWAR: Salt producers have urged the state government to include salt industry in the agriculture sector and provide them all necessar... New Delhi, Sept 26 (KNN)  In an effort to improve tourism all year-round, the government is launching a new tourism campaign tomorrow on World To...
Ranchi, Sep 26 (KNN) For the purpose of upgradation, maintenance and management of Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) in Jharkhand which provi... Mobile communications major Nokia Thursday unveiled its 41 megapixel camera phone Lumia 1020 which will be launched on Oct 11. "The Nokia Lumi... NEW DELHI: ONGC Videsh Ltd, the overseas arm of state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp, has expressed interest in bidding in the next round of...
MUMBAI: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday reduced the requirement of minimum maturity of overseas bank borrowing to one year from three yea... MUMBAI: Indian banks borrowed Rs 61,300 crore from the Reserve Bank of India's marginal standing facility (MSF) window on Sept. 26, down from Rs 68,59... FRANKFURT: Reserve Bank of Indiagovernor Raghuram G Rajan has been awarded the Fifth Deutsche Bank Prize for Financial Econ...
MUMBAI: Personal computer maker Lenovo said here today that it had appointedBhaskar Choudhuri as head of marketing for its Indian operations.&nbs... MUMBAI: IndusInd BankBSE -0.29 %, the fourth biggest private sector lender, may raise as much as $300 million from overseas investors, exploiting... NEW DELHI: The Indian subsidiary of German furniture fittings and hardware company Hettich plans to invest 500 crore in five years to capitalise on th...
MUMBAI: Lakme Lever, the specialized skin and hair care services from the consumer goods giant Hindustan Lever, today said it will add over 300 stor... KOLKATA: Confederation of Indian Textile Industry (CITI) has requested government to restore export benefits under Focus Market Scheme and... NEW DELHI: In a bid to diversify business interest, tobacco company Gopal Corpco Ltdtoday announced its pan-India foray into theFMCG sector ...
MUMBAI: Larsen & Toubro has baggedconstruction orders worth Rs 2,683 crore, the engineering major said in a statement Thursday. These orde... Bhubaneswar, Sept 25 (KNN)  In order to promote micro, small and medium enterprise (MSME) sector, the state government of Odisha has propose... Kolkata, Sept 25 (KNN)   United Bank of India, which is the convenor of the state level bankers’ committees (SLBC) offered solutions c...
New Delhi, Sept 25 (KNN)  In an effort to enhance business profitability, the MSME-Development Institute is organising a management developm... New Delhi, Sept 25 (KNN)  PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI) and the South African High Commission are jointly organizing a semin... Bhopal, Sept 25 (KNN)  The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) is keen to buy cotton bales of different varieties and seasons for...
Indian IT representative body Nasscom and Fujitsu Research Institute (FRI) of Japan have signed a pact to promote cooperation in the IT-BPM (informati... To protect customer interest, the Reserve Bank of India Wednesday asked banks to stop the zero per cent interest rate scheme for purchase of consumer ... Philips Healthcare of the Dutch electronics major would deploy a portable medical device in key Indian metros for early diagnosis and treatment of sud...
A rose is a rose but it has been elbowed out by exotic flower varieties like chrysanthemums, cymbidiums and anthuriums because people are into an expe... India's Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) in partnership with GE and Saudi Aramco Tuesday launched first all-female business process outsourcing (BPO) c... NEW DELHI: Demand for quality healthcare and easier access to capital have led to the launch of many startups working in such areas as n...
NEW DELHI: The Reserve Bank of India may be open to relaxing the initial equity capital requirement of Rs 500 crore for sett... NEW DELHI: The government today approved two highways projects in Maharashtra, including JNPT Port road project under its flagship road building progr... NEW DELHI: No-frill carrier IndiGo today announced a whopping 1,454 per cent rise in gross profit at Rs 993 crore during 2012-13 compared ...
CHENNAI: Boiler and turbine maker BGR Energy Systems, which has been headless since the death of its founder and managing director BG Raghupathy two m... MUMBAI: Hindustan UnileverBSE -0.62 % has initiated a project each for urban areas and rural markets to double its direct reach an... NEW DELHI: Omron India, a part of Japanese conglomerate Omron Corporation, today expanded its product range to strengthen its focus in electronic comp...
KOLKATA: Unique OrganicsBSE -0.37 %, aspices and feed ingredients company, is planning to set up an integrated herbal tea processing&nb... NEW DELHI: The government will offer four big coal blocks in Odisha with collective reserves of 2,000 million tonnes to power companies by January... NEW DELHI: Shriram EPCBSE 4.23 %(SEPC) today said it has received orders valued at Rs 389 crore from Tamil Nadu and Rajasthan in the mu...
Bhilwara, Sept 24 (KNN) Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise-Development Institute (MSME-DI) Jaipur has been campaigning among the youth to turn th... New Delhi, Sep 24 (KNN) The Indian Bank has operationalized 73 special small and medium enterprise (SME) branches across various zones for enhanc... Mumbai, Sept 25 (KNN)  The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has relaxed the norms to raise funds from abroad and said that all types of companies...
New Delhi, Sept 25 (KNN) Government has approved the constitution of the seventh Central Pay Commission today, recommendations are likely to be i... Itanagar, Sept 24 (KNN)  Arunachal Pradesh Government is considering to enhance the minimum wage of labourers in the state soon. This was... Measures to increase Indian exports to China in order to address trade imbalance between the two countries got a fillip during the India-China Busines...
Beleaguered Kingfisher Airlines chairman Vijay Mallya is betting on reviving his defunct carrier in the next three months as talks were on for an equi... AHMEDABAD: Look beyond banks; this was the message given out to the Small & Medium Enterprise (SMEs) at a one day SMEs Finance conference held in ... GUWAHATI: Bankers and entrepreneurs today emphasised the need for facilitating active dialogue with policy makers and help create conducive environmen...
NEW DELHI: Units in the special economic zones (SEZs) importing used clothes for certain activities will have to ensure with pro... DUBAI: The Oman-India trade ties are set to grow further with the two sides willing to add figures on the ever high export-import trade last year, a m...   NEW DELHI: State Bank of IndiaBSE 0.66 %, the country's largest bank, may soon get its first woman chairman with Arundhati Bhatt...
NEW DELHI: United Spirits LtdBSE -1.10 %(USL) today said its board has appointedAnand Kripalu as CEO-Designate of USL with effect from 1 O... MUMBAI: Gold jewellery exports climbed in August from the previous month on improving U.S. demand even though exporters faced tight supplies... MUMBAI: Two decades after it hived off its carbonated soft drinks portfolio, Parle Agrotoday announced its re-entry into the Rs 15,000-crore co...
MUMBAI: American engineering giantEmerson Group will purchase Pune-based unlisted Virgo Valves and Controls, which makes valves for oil... BANGALORE: UB Group Chairman Vijay Mallya today said he is ready to buy stakes from Zuari and Deepak Fertilisers in Mangalore Chem... Hyderabad, Sep 22 (KNN) In a bid to develop an industrial park here, the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) has sanctioned In...
NEW DELHI: The Rs 5,500-crore India Inclusive Innovation Fund, proposed under the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME), may fac... JAIPUR: To bring innovative steps in governance, industries, education and health, the state innovation council under planning department is holding a... Mumbai, Sept 23 (KNN)  The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) today announced the appointment of a committee which will frame a clear vision for im...
New Delhi, Sept 23 (KNN)  Companies from India and China, including small and medium enterprises (SMEs) today signed 15 MoUs in different sectors... Amid German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative party triumphing at the polls, Germany Monday pushed for India to conclude the long-pending Free T... The Indian government by this year-end will set up an "infrastructure investment trust" to stimulate investments in infrastructure sector, E...
  Pharmaceutical major Lupin has signed an agreement with US-based Onset Dermatologics under which it will market the latter's skin diseas... BANGALORE: The Karnataka government will launch two new venture funds to back young companies and set up a network of incubators in smaller cities as ... NEW DELHI: The government is pushing the UK arm of infrastructure financing firm India Infrastructure Finance Corporation to expand its port...
NEW DELHI: India's crude oil import bill has jumped 9.5 per cent to Rs 3,47,432 crore in the first five months of the current fiscal on acco... MUMBAI: At a time when the auto industry, like the rest of the economy, is going through a churn, the country's largest carmakerMaruti ... NEW DELHI: PepsiCo has promoted company veteran Sanjeev Chadha as its chief executive officer for the Asia, Middle East and A...
KOCHI: RBI has approved a three-year extension for the Managing Director & CEOof Kerala- headquartered Federal BankBSE 1.62 %,... Banks borrowed Rs 598.08 billion from the Reserve Bank of India's marginal standing facility (MSF) window on Sept. 23, below the Rs 756.78 billion on ... KOLKATA: Leading domestic fan manufacturers are betting big on the potential of overseas markets to drive their businesses.  "We are lo...
KOCHI: Rubber industry in India has urged the Government for formulating a national policy on rubber on the lines of national policies for... NEW DELHI: Tata SteelBSE 0.61 % today said 'respecting traditions of the company' it has made a provision for Rs 180.5 crore bonus payout to... Hyderabad, Sept 21 (KNN)  Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) particularly in the engineering sector will get an opportunity to link...
New Delhi, Sept 20 (KNN) As much as Rs 1250 crore is lying unused under the National Mission of Food Processing (NMFP) and the government is look... Bengaluru, Sept 21 (KNN)  Karnataka Small Scale Industries Association (KASSIA) is organizing the second edition of the SME CEO Knowledge Fo... New Delhi, Sept 20 (KNN)  In an effort to boost the SME ecosystem, Google India plans to make 50,000 small and medium businesses in Gujarat ...
New Delhi, Sept 20 (KNN) The Centre has approved a mega Rs 2.19 lakh crore Information Technology Investment Region (ITIR) for Hyderabad where sp... An exhibition of Indian technology and products aimed at boosting India-Tanzania bilateral trade and investment will commence Wednesday in the Tanzani... India's Exim Bank, the largest provider of lines of credit to Africa, is set to join a regional bank that will not only ensure greater capital but als...
Country's foreign exchange (forex) reserves increased by USD 544.7 million to USD 275.35 billion, led by healthy rise in core currency assets, the Res... Industry captains in Goa want to promote the state as a top logistics destination in western India, saying its inland and coastal waterways can be tap... NEW DELHI: The Ministry of Home Affairs has pitched for extending benefits of Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) pay scales and allowances to o...
NEW DELHI: The intrinsic value of the rupeeis between 58 and 60 against the dollar, a senior finance ministry official said on Mond... NEW DELHI: The non-oil trade deficit in the current financial year is likely to be much lower at $65-72 billion as against the $81.8 billion... MUMBAI: There is a consensus in theGerman Parliament that India and Germanyare ideal partners for each other, German envoy ...
NEW DELHI: India-Russia Trade and Investment Forum has selected 15 high value, high tech projects for special attention in its seventh&nbs... MUMBAI: Edible oil imports are likely to surge by 54 per cent to 16 million tonnes in 2020/21 as demand rises at a much higher rate than loc... BHUBANESWAR: It would be wise to be bullish on the Indian economy as the country has huge potential in its human capital, Chief Executive Of...
MUMBAI: GroupM, WPP's media investment management operation, has announced thatAjit Varghese, MD, Maxus South Asia, will move to ... NEW DELHI: Hitachi Home & Life Solutions (India) Ltd, a subsidiary of Japan's Hitachi Appliances Inc, today said it has appointedShoji Tsubok... MUMBAI: The domestic fast food market is estimated to double from the current Rs 3,400 crore in the next three years, largely driven by dema...
KOLKATA: Hindustan Copper Limited (HCL) has lined up a capex of Rs 688.37 crore in 2013-14 up from a planned expenditure of Rs. 260.28crore ... New Delhi, Sept 19 (KNN)  eBay India has sought an 'exporter' status from the government for its retailers selling their products globall... Mumbai, Sept 19 (KNN) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has advised banks to improve credit flow to micro, small and medium Enterprises (MS...
Chennai, Sept 19 (KNN)  eTailing India is organising a conclave here to focus on the needs of retailers and ecommerce companies to expand th... Karnataka govt sets up task force to boost manufacturing Swati Dayal | 19 09 2013 05:40:10 PM IST   Bengaluru, Sept 19 (KNN)  Th... Special package for Pashmina wool production in 12th Plan Gunja | 19 09 2013 05:29:18 PM IST   New Delhi, Sept 19 (KNN) In order to i...
The first UK India Business Centre opened Thursday in Gurgaon to help British companies, especially small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), to ente... Google India has announced its plan to get 50,000 small medium enterprises (SMEs) in Gujarat online by end of 2014, informed Google in a press stateme... The US central Bank's surprise decision to keep its economic stimulus in place came as a great relief to India as it's the most vulnerable of emerging...
Accelerating collaboration, innovation in managing costs, developing capabilities to capture after-market opportunities and developing tailored value ... After waiting in the wings for nearly two decades, Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines Thursday revived their joint venture to set up a full-service airl... NTPC achieved highest ever capacity addition of 4,170 MW, including 1,000 MW through its joint venture projects, to provide further push to the growth...
KOLKATA/MUMBAI: Reserve Bank of Indiagovernor Raghuram Rajan may keep interest rates intact in his first monetary policy announcement a... NEW YORK: The Indian apparel industry is witnessing an upswing and the exports are likely to go up from $13 billion last year to... WASHINGTON: India's leading industrialistRatan Tata has been nominated as a member of the board of trustees of theCarnegie Endowment for&nbs...
KOLKATA: A much awaited succession atTata SteelBSE -1.18 % finally took shape on Thursday after its board announced the appointment of TV Na... MUMBAI: Ascendas, a Singapore-based property group, said it has appointed Lee Fu Nyap as Chief Executive Officer for its India ope... PATNA: Direct selling FMGC major Amway India Enterprises today launched a new brand men's grooming product 'Dynamite' and a new line of fest...
NEW DELHI: Drug maker Panacea BiotecBSE -0.47 % said it is hopeful of resuming supplies of its pentavalent vaccine 'Easyfive TT', which amon... LUDHIANA: The newly elected team of the office bearers of United Cycle and Parts Manufacturers Association held a seminar with National Small Industri... New Delhi, Sept 18 (KNN)  Ahead of the credit policy review, micro, small and medium enterprises have asked the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to pr...
NEW DELHI: Industry body Ficci has suggested a 12-point action plan to stimulate growth and create jobs in the country'smanufacturing sector... Noida, Sep 18 (KNN)  The Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) is organising a two day programme for small businesses on ex... New Delhi, Sept 18 (KNN)  eBay India, today highlighted its e-commerce adoption trends by small and medium enterprises while unveiling its o...
Bengaluru, Sept 18 (KNN)  To offer employment opportunities to unemployed youth and housewives, the Khadi and Village Industries Commission ... Food processing sector set to receive boost Esther Suhasini | 18 09 2013 11:46:16 AM IST   New Delhi, Sept 18 (KNN)  To seek sol... Most of online entrepreneurs and small & medium enterprises (SMEs) seek tax benefits for eCommerce transactions and also want that the government ...
India and the US are destined to be partners on the world stage because of shared values and outlooks, a top US official told Indian officials ahead o... The Inter-Ministerial Group (IMG) on the Amritsar-Delhi-Kolkata Industrial Corridor (ADKIC) has recommended connecting the project with 20 cities in s... German automotive major Bosch is setting up a new manufacturing facility at Bidadi, nere Bangalore, to relocate its plant from the city's southern sub...
MUMBAI: A new breed of Indian software companies is profiting from the hunger of smaller enterprises for cutting-edge technologies, unlike their bigge... NEW DELHI: India today signed Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) withLatvia to prevent income tax evasion by entities... POONCH: Goods worth over Rs 1 crore were traded from Pakistan occupiedKashmir (PoK) to Jammu and Kashmir along Line of Control ( L...
NEW DELHI: MMTC LtdBSE 0.97 % will import 21,000 tonnes of refined, bleached and deodorised (RBD) palmolein for shipment by Oct. 5 on the ea... MUMBAI: IDBIBSE 4.19 % Asset Management today said it has appointed Ganti Murthy as the head of its fixed income vertica... NEW DELHI: A 'French' revolution is steaming in the Indian snacks business. French fries, or fried potato slices, is now perhaps the fastest-gr...
KOLKATA: State-owned Coal India LtdBSE 1.18 % has sanctioned Rs 2,294.79 crore for four new mining projects with an estimated ca... Kolkata, Sept 17 (KNN) The state government of West Bengal has planned to generate one crore jobs for each of the small, medium and textile indus... Kolkata, Sept 18 (KNN)  The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) entered into a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) wit...
New Delhi, Sept 17 (KNN)  Global research company, CRISIL has revealed that the sales of micro, small and medium enterprises in non-metropol... NEW DELHI: A mega four-day North East Design Festival (NEDF) comprising of music, fashion, cultural programme, handicrafts and textiles of the northea... New Delhi, Sept 17 (KNN)   Although the Indian handicraft tradition is as diverse as the cultural diversity of the country and has a large p...
President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday said technology innovation was needed in rural areas to cater to the majority of Indians who live in villages. A... Country's largest power generator state-run NTPC Tuesday said it has planned capital expenditure of over Rs.20,000 crore during the current fiscal til... India and China have agreed to initiate steps to include Media cooperation as part of 2014 celebrations being observed to commemorate "Friendly E...
BANGALORE: IGateBSE 0.00 % Corporation, will pay its new CEO Ashok Vemuri, a salary of $ 1.3 million (Rs 8.2 crore) and a performance... MUMBAI: Security software firm Quick Heal Technologies today said it has appointedRajesh Ghonasgi as its Chief Financial Officer.&... KOLKATA: Gifts and freebies are staging a comeback this festive season in consumer electronics and white goods markets where top brands have set aggre...
NEW DELHI: The movement of food grainsby the Food Corporation of India (FCI) across the country has gone up by 30% in the last quarter ... NEW DELHI: Packed snacks and food chainBikanervala will invest up to Rs 250 crore over three years to open more restaurants and incre... NEW DELHI: The recent hike in duty drawback rates by the government would help boost the garment sector's exports, exporters body AEP...
MUMBAI: Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd (RINL) may see its export revenue more than doubling to around Rs 1,200 crore in the near future on the&nb... With a view to develop the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector, the West Bengal government will soon launch a procurement policy to incr... Bengaluru, Sept 16 (KNN) Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) can encourage Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to manufacture products in N...
Kolkata, Sept 16 (KNN)  As part of Synergy MSME 2013, FOSMI (Federation of Small and Medium Industries) West Bengal has organised cours... New Delhi, Sept 16 (KNN)  The overall debt finance demand of the micro, small and medium enterprises is currently estimated at Rs 32.50 lakh cror... Indian firms including small and medium enterprises can forge collaboration with Japanese companies in the area of power, taking advantage of the Japa...
Udumalpet, Sept 16 (KNN) In order to encourage people to start micro and small enterprises, the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) De... Exporters have welcomed the duty drawback rate rationalized for the year 2013-14, which brought more items under the scheme for tax refund to exporter... The apex exporters body, Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) has welcomed the government's move to rationalise duty drawback rates to boo...
The Indian fashion industry is booming because of awareness and the purchasing power of the middle class, says designer Vikram Phadnis who has been pa... CHANDIGARH: Micro & small scale industryin Haryana is opting for common facilities under the Centre-sponsored cluster development prog... NEW DELHI: The government is finalising plans to fund and incubate technology startups that specialise in electronics as it seeks to encourage local...
NEW DELHI: In a move that aims to replicate the success of India's IT entrepreneurs, the government is planning to fund and provide workspace to start... SINGAPORE: Foreign banks are pushing to raise billions of dollars from expatriate Indians in response to New Delhi's drive to defend its wea... NEW DELHI: India may export 1 million to 3 million tonnes of sugar in the new season beginning in October to ease excess supply and tap rising demand ...
NEW DELHI: The next round of negotiations for the FTA between India and Israel will be held here in November and the pact would be a "s... NEW DELHI: Cable television services firmDEN Networks LtdBSE -0.72 % announced appointment of Yugal Kishore Sharma aspresident, broadba... MUMBAI: After watches and jewellery, Titan Company Ltd announced its foray into the Rs 2,000-crore Indian fragrances market and sa...
NEW DELHI: After declining for four months in a row, India's engineering exports turned positive in August and registered a marginal growth ... NEW DELHI: Pharmaceutical entity Zydus group on Monday said it has launched Lipaglyn, its patented new drug for treatment of diabetes.&nbs... MUMBAI: TPG Growth, a unit of U.S. private equity firm TPG Capital has invested Rs 145 crore ($22.9 million) in Sutures India Pvt ...
President Pranab Mukherjee Friday said that the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) are the backbone of country's industrial development and e... Bangladesh Saturday pressed India for the dissolution of para-tariff and non-tariff barriers to facilitate increase of its exports. A top Banglades... New Delhi, Sep 13 (KNN) The Companies Act 2013 is investment-friendly and would allow freedom to small investors like craftsman and villagers to get c...
Lucknow, Sep 14 (KNN) In order to purchase goods manufactured from micro and small enterprises (MSEs), the Ministry of Railways’ Research Design... Shimla, Sep 13 (KNN) State government of Himachal Pradesh would provide suitable land for setting up regional centre of Indian Institute of Foreign Tr... Delhi will host for the first time a Design festival that will showcase and strong history of traditional textiles and handicrafts from states of Assa...
MANGALORE: Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank is organizing MSME credit campaign at all 525 branches of the bank during the week from September 15 to 21 by... MUMBAI: Indian banks borrowed Rs 1.17 trillion ($18.72 billion) from the Reserve Bank of India's marginal standing facility (MSF) window on September ... The component of foreign inputs in exports of goods and services has gone up over the years, providing a clear evidence of the increasing internationa...
"Seventy percent of the projection is only based on the order books of the exporters till December. Measures announced in the revised FTP (foreig... MAURITIUS: To tap Africa's vast growth potential, the island nation of Mauritius could provide a good platform for making investments in the... MUMBAI/NEW DELHI: The $3.8 billion Japanese foods and instant noodles giant,Nissin Foods - popular around the world for its Top Ramen brand of cu...
With summer beating a grudging retreat, it's time to call an end to the beer-guzzling season too, right? Perhaps not. Not at least in urban India, whe... KOLKATA: Coal IndiaBSE -0.80 % will this week invite companies from around the world to develop seven coal blocks that can produce an esti... WASHINGTON: Drugmakers from India, the biggest overseas source of medicines sold in the US, have got more than 100 generic drug approvals fr...
New Delhi, Sept 12 (KNN) Chalking out the roadmap to boost investment between India and Japan, the Japanese side will support its small and mediu... Country's industrial output rose by 2.6 percent in July, against a deceleration of 0.1 percent in the corresponding month of 2012. The rise in indu... Government Thursday said that it will enter into a arrangement with International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) for investing in spec...
Government Thursday approved infusion of Rs.700 crore to the Export-Import bank of India (Exim Bank) to support the future growth of the bank. The ... IL&FS Engineering and Construction Company Limited (IL&FS Engineering Services) has received a letter of award (LoA) from Emaar MGF Land Limit... India and Japan Thursday agreed to expand co-operation in the films sector, particularly in co-production of animation films. Both countries also a...
DUBAI: The Confederation of Indian Industry(CII) has put forward a proposal to train young Omani entrepreneurs for promoting small and medium ent... NEW DELHI: The government has cleared a raft of projects worth Rs 1.2 lakh crore under the much-hyped Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) project ... NEW DELHI: India will talk to Iran about paying for its oil imports fully in rupees after the Middle Eastern nation ended a brief trial of t...
DUBAI: Many Qatar firms are waiting for some policy reforms in India before they make huge investments in different sectors, a senior memb... MUMBAI: Debnarayan 'Debu' Bhattacharya, who turns 66 on Friday, works seven days a week. Clearly, this is not a man who believes in the concept of a l... NEW DELHI: An American wit had once described cheese as milk's leap towards immortality. For a lot of entrepreneurs in India now cheese is milk's leap...
NEW DELHI: McDonald's offered to buy out estranged Indian partner Vikram Bakshibefore the Company Law Board on Thursday. Bakshi's lawye... NEW DELHI: To promote silk industry, the government today approved the continuation of Catalytic Development Programme (CDP) with an outlay ... NEW DELHI: State-run Steel Authority of IndiaBSE 1.32 % has launched a cost optimisation initiative that it hopes will help it save about ...
MUMBAI: The Engineering Export Promotion Council has sought setting up of a technology upgrade fund scheme (TUFS) to the tune of Rs 3,500 to... NEW DELHI: India's largest realty firm DLFBSE 2.55 % today said it has given Rs 1,450 crore contract to Australian construction firm Leigh... MUMBAI: St Jude Medical Inc, a global medical device company, today announced the launch of next generation pacemaker in India.  ...
Noida, Sept 12 (KNN) Raising finance is one of the most difficult and tricky jobs for the self-promoted entrepreneurs. There are a whole lot of i... New Delhi, Sept 11 (KNN)  A proposal has been made in the government for setting up an electronics manufacturing township, equipped with wor... India is developing border infrastructure with Bangladesh to boost two-way trade and Indian companies are showing keen interest to invest in various s...
India and Japan Wednesday agreed to set up a joint working group to facilitate investments and enhance cooperation in information technology (IT) and ... India's merchandise exports grew 5.9 percent while imports declined marginally by 1 percent in the fourth quarter of 2012-13 fiscal year, leading to a... PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry (PHDCCI) expects the rupee to recover further from its current level and consolidate at around 60 per US dollar...
Global chip maker Intel has developed a new processor to enable Indian enterprises meet demand for new services with greater efficiency and flexibilit... The ministry of communications and information technology, along with the Confederation of All India Traders, will sensitise traders and encourage the... KOCHI: Aiming to infuse new life into Kerala's ailing handloom sector, where over 50,000 traditional weavers are struggling to survive, a company in t...
NEW DELHI: Odisha emerged as the hottestinvestment destination for new projects as investor interest in "prosperous" states s... NEW DELHI: India is considering investing $ 4.3 billion in World Bank bonds with a view to secure additional funding from the mu... NEW DELHI: Liberia, a West African nation, today invited Indian companies to invest in various sectors including infrastructure, agriculture and miner...
NEW DELHI: India today extended $144 million Line of Credit to Liberia to fund a power transmission and distribution project and inked a key energy pa... NEW DELHI: Jubilant FoodWorks LtdBSE -1.39 %, which operates Dominos Pizzachain and Dunkin' Donuts, today said it has appointed Prashan... BANGALORE: The world's largest spirits maker Diageo is set to unveil a dual business structure in India. The drinks giant's fully-owned su...
NEW DELHI: South Korean electronic giantSamsung is targeting sales of around Rs 3,500 crore this festive season in India, an increase of 40 per... NEW DELHI: Government today said it will explore all options to increase import of crude oil from Iran within the framework of UN sanctions.  ... MUMBAI: UltraTech, India's largest cement company, has agreed to buy the Gujarat cementBSE 3.51 % plants of Delhi-basedJaiprakash Associates...
NEW DELHI: Liberia today said Vedanta Group firm Sesa GoaBSE -1.54 % is likely to commence operations in its iron ore mi... New Delhi, Sep 10 (KNN)  India's merchandise exports which have large contribution from micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) went up by a h... Kolkata, Sept 10 (KNN)  In order to boost the MSME sector in the state, the West Bengal government has decided to set up a Brand Bengal Mark...
New Delhi, Sept 10 (KNN) Industry body Assocham has suggested that the Commerce Ministry re-engineer the trade policy by incentivising exist... Leading manufacturers showcase their exquisite fabrics in Colombo Published On : 10 Sep 13 17:37   Chennai, Sept 10 (KNN)  In a bid t... With 11 percent growth rate in apparel sector, the apex body of apparel exports has urged the government to keep the momentum of growth rolling it is ...
Enthusiastic about the country's strong export growth for the month of August, exporters' association FIEO Tuesday expressed hope that the growth woul... Africa is seeking India's technical support and experience as it moves towards building a contemporary continent, a top African Union (AU) official ha... Country's trade deficit narrowed to USD 10.9 billion in August from USD 12.27 billion in the previous month on the back of higher exports and lower im...
Leading IT bellwether Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) bagged a multi-year, multi-million contract from Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) to improve the carr... With a robust 18 percent annual growth, India's entertainment and media industry is set to log a turnover of Rs.2,245 billion (USD 34 billion) by 2017... Belgian watch brand Ice-Watch has announced its launch in the Indian market. It will be available in cities like Mumbai, New Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderab...
KOCHI: Aiming to infuse new life into Kerala's ailing handloom sector, where over 50,000 traditional weavers are struggling to survive, a company in t... NEW DELHI: India expects significant rise in export of non-basmati rice following Russia's lifting the ban on the commodity, a top governmen... BERLIN: Seeking to expand the bilateral ties, India and Germany today discussed ways to strengthen trade in high technology and issues related to expo...
BEIJING: India has told Chinese investors that conditions are right for them to make India, already the largest market for project exports from Chin... NEW DELHI: K N Shanth Kumar andMahendra Mohan Gupta, two eminent media personalities, were today elected Chairman and Vice Chairman respec... MUMBAI: Japanese electrical major Toshiba Corporation will buy electrical transformersand switch-gear maker Vijai Electrica...
CHENNAI: KUBS Safes and Locks, promoted by Non-Resident Indians, is setting up a manufacturing facility at Oragadam near here for manufacturing safes ... NEW DELHI: India has become an attractiveinvestment destination for gas explorationbecause it has decided to raise gas prices from... MUMBAI: Cummins, a top manufacturer of engines, generator sets and related technologies and components, today inaugurated its seventh plant in the c...
KOLKATA: Cement major ACC Ltd aims to regain its lost marketshare over the next few years in West Bengal with capacity building and fresh retail foc... NEW DELHI: Piramal HealthcareBSE 0.29 %today said it will invest $11 million (over Rs 70 crore) at its Morpeth facility in UK to triple the produ... The West Bengal government said Monday it would set up a holding company to bring all state corporations marketing different products under the MSME s...
  West Bengal's Durga puja industry is growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of about 35 percent and is expected to touch Rs. 40... Commerce Secretary S R Rao Monday expressed his hope that the exports are expected to continue with double digit growth in August on account of im... The Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Report Monday said that the small and medium enterprises (SMEs) have played a crucial role in the growth st...
NEW DELHI: A pension scheme for un-organised and informal sector workers was today cleared by Delhi government.  A meeting of&n... MUMBAI: Banks borrowed Rs 55278 crore($8.6 billion) from the Reserve Bank of India's marginal standing facility (MSF) window on Sept. 6 for four day... NEW DELHI: Dell Services announced the appointment of Ashutosh Vaidya as vice president and global head of its applications & Business...
KOLKATA: Consumer electronic giants such as Samsung, LG, Sony and Panasonic plan to focus heavily on the business-to-busine... BANGALORE: Since selling his 26 per cent stake in Dentsu India in 2011, formerchairman of the company and admanSandeep Goyal wrote the CAT e... NEW DELHI: There is good news for oil sector executives who are losing bonuses because of state controls on fuel prices. The government is preparing...
NEW DELHI: Impacted by slowdown in domestic economy, the country's steel consumption grew by just 0.3 per cent in the first five months of c... AHMEDABAD: India and Mauritius have taken their bilateral relations a step further with the latter choosing to enhance its entrepreneurial capacity th... New Delhi, Sept 7 (KNN)  The recent judgement of the Madras High Court upholding award of the Facilitation Council in favour of Nortan Intec...
New Delhi, Sep 6 (KNN) Small and medium manufacturers of metal, plastic, coir etc have an opportunity to participate in the SME Machinery and... New Delhi, Sep 6 (KNN)  Amidst global slowdown casting its shadow on employment, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today told world leaders that Indi... Textile and handloom corps join hands to market their products 06 Sep 13 14:40   New Delhi, Sept 6 (KNN)  In an effort to upli...
The fundamentals of our economy remain strong though growth has slowed down in recent times, President Pranab Mukherjee said here Saturday before wind... Buoyed by the growing market for Korean products in India, the two countries are now trying to identify products and services that would be imported b... NEW DELHI: Thailand has indicated softening of stance on some of the issues in the freetrade agreement it is negotiating with In...
MUMBAI: India and Japan have decided to more than triple their bilateral currency swap arrangement to USD 50 billion, a developm... NEW DELHI: India and the UK have formed a green energy forum to enhance and acclerate activities in clean energy.  "The launc... NEW DELHI: Government should promote special economic zones (SEZs) and make them attractive for investors in order to give a boost to country's expo...
PUDUCHERRY: Puducherry government has rolled out new industrial policy to promote pollution free, less water intensive and employm... CHENNAI: Hinduja Group flagship companyAshok LeylandBSE 0.08 % has appointedGopal Mahadevan as its Chief Financial Officer.  Mahadev... KOLKATA: Reliance CommunicationsBSE 2.61 % has appointed Deepak Khanna as chief executive officer of its domestic enterprise business, which...
NEW DELHI: FieldFresh Foods is expanding its Del Monte product offerings in India as part of a plan to become a top 10 company in the food and beverag... NEW DELHI: Cairn IndiaBSE -0.87 % has told oil minister Veerappa Moily that quick approvals for projects in its Rajasthan blo... MUMBAI: Despite the economic slowdown,SomanyBSE -0.28 % Ceramics has set an ambitious target to increase its topline growth by 20 per cent this f...
PANAJI: Mineral exporters from Goa feel they will not have to scout for new buyers ifSupreme court lifts the ban on mining exports, "due to ... MUMBAI: Drug major Ranbaxy LaboratoriesBSE 1.11 % Ltd, which has completed two decades of operations in Russia, is mulling to expand its pro... JAMSHEDPUR: The Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in the Adityapur industrial area, which are looking for early revival, received a shot in t...
For Rajan, SMEs are additional tools to generate growth 05 Sep 13 17:30   From Prakash Chawla  Mumbai, Sept 5 (KNN)  When ... Textile units to get support under TUFS 05 Sep 13 17:10   New Delhi, Sept 5 (KNN) The textile industry which is in need of urgent mod... Mumbai, Sept 5 (KNN)  When the going is tough for the large corporates, small and medium enterprises are seen as a vital cushion.  Like...
MUMBAI: The Reserve Bank today allowed cash withdrawals of up to Rs 1,000 a day through prepaid cards, including gift cards, issued by banks from poin... BANGALORE: Commerce and Finance Ministry are engaged with the Reserve Bank to include export sector under the priority sector lending of b... MUMBAI: India Inc prefers to park its surplus cash in safe investment avenues rather than equities, expecting a reversal in the interest rate cycle, a...
CHANDIGARH: Public sector Central Bank of IndiaBSE 0.19 % (CBOI) today said it has raised interest rates on high value deposits by... MUMBAI: As part of its financial inclusion initiative, ICICI Bank today claimed to have become the first private sector lender to launch a 'branch-o... KOCHI: What if hens lay low-cholesterol and therefore, healthier eggs, cows produce 30% more milk with cheaper cattle feed and butter chicken become...
Consumer electronics major Samsung today unveiled seven new products across verticals, including two models of ultra high definition, that a... NEW DELHI: The consortium of Rashtriya ChemicalsBSE -0.82 % Fertilisers (RCF), GAIL, CIL and FCIL will invest Rs 8,000 crore for t... MUMBAI: State-run Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd (RINL) plans to increase its steel exports to around 25 per cent of overall sales in...
New Delhi, Sept 5 (KNN) The Ministry of micro, small and medium enterprises has recently taken many initiatives to enhance the effectiveness of the im... A slew of measures recently taken by the Ministry for improved implementation of its flagship scheme are expected to fight economic slowdown by faster... New Delhi, Sept 4 (KNN)  Small and medium enterprises who wish to expand international operations and are seeking global business opportunit...
New Delhi, Sept 4 (KNN)  In the Global Competitiveness Report 2013-2014 India has slipped one rank to the 60th position, owing to inadequate... Good Evening. I took charge this afternoon as the 23rd governor of the Reserve Bank of India. These are not easy times, and the economy faces challeng... Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan Wednesday promised bold reforms and predictability in policy, saying the medium-term fundamentals ...
Warning that competing for energy resources between the European Union (EU) and emerging economies would only push up prices, an European energy exper... COIMBATORE: To overcome the prevailing power crisis, Coimbatore SIDCO Industrial Estate Manufacturers' Welfare Association (COSIEMA) has decided to jo... MUMBAI: Earlier this year buddies Nikunj Agarwal and Veer Mishra launched mYwindow.me, a social networking website. The duo came together on a campus,...
CHENNAI: Negotiations are on to sign Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) between India and South Africa as a part of efforts to boost bilater... KOLKATA: The West Bengal governmenttoday offered 278.5 acres of land to 10 companies both in the private and public sector that has the potenti... PUNE: Maharashtra sugar co-operatives have demanded export subsidy of Rs 300/tonne each from the central government and the state government. T...
MUMBAI: CA Media Digital today said it has appointed Ashish Joshi as its Vice President Digital and Business Head (Fluence).&nbs... MUMBAI: Private sector insurer Bajaj Allianztoday said it has appointed Anuj Agarwal as the Managing Director and officiating Chief Exe... KOLKATA: Two years into his role as the global CEO of Philips' domestic appliances division, which is part of the company's consumer lifestyle busin...
MUMBAI: With smaller rivals gnawing away at their market share, India's leading fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) companies are increasingly seeking c... KOLKATA: Domestic steel companies are increasingly targeting a substantial chunk of their production for exports to reap the benefits of a falling rup... MUMBAI: The Indian construction industry is expected to see investments of over USD 906 billion during the current five-year plan period (...
India is considering joining a global forum that prescribes standards for medicine manufacturing to safeguard its drug exports to the member countri... New Delhi, Sep 2 (KNN) The National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC), under the Ministry of MSME, paid a dividend for Rs. 12.47 crore, equival... National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC), under the Ministry of MSME, achieved a record business performance during the financial year 2012-13. Th...
NEW DELHI: The National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC) has signed a pact withState Bank of IndiaBSE 0.59 % for providing affordable and easy...   To counter current account deficit (CAD), manufacturing sector needs to be supported and so the Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) on manufac... ALLAHABAD: A meeting of village development advisory committee was organised by NTPC, Rihand CSR group at Conference Hall of ...
MUMBAI: Following the Prime Minister's intervention in Parliament and the developments on the economic front, the Confederation of Indian Industry sai... Raghuram Govind Rajan, chief economic advisor in the finance ministry, is scheduled to take over as governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Wednes... German luxury automobile manufacturer BMW Tuesday launched its entry-level BMW 1-Series hatchback with petrol and diesel variants priced between Rs.20...
A K Purwaha, CMD, Engineers India Limited(EIL) presented a dividend cheque of Rs 81.27 crores as final dividend for the FY 2012-13 to M Veer... COLOMBO: India and Sri Lanka should retain "meaningful and close" bilateral ties despite occasional hiccups, including the issue o... NEW DELHI: India has a "very good agreement on table" for the European Union on bilateral free trade pact but data security status...
NEW DELHI: The country's largest sugar firmBajaj HindusthanBSE -0.21 % today appointedAnand Kumar Kanodia as the new Chief Financial Offic... MUMBAI: State-run IDBI BankBSE 1.04 %today said it has elevated Melwyn Rego as the deputy managing director. Rego, who was serving... MUMBAI: Kainaz Gazder, marketing director of consumer products company P&G India is relocating to China to head its baby-care business in mar...
MUMBAI: Tata BlueScope Steel today said it has appointed Riten Choudhury asManaging Director with effect from September 1.&nb... Under the auspicious guidance of Minister of State (Independent Charge), Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, K. H. Muniyappa, the National Small Indu... Indian Industry is seeking to attract large doses of capital and boost the prospects of cooperation with Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and deepe...
Eight key infrastructure sectors that include coal, power, crude oil, gas, cement and steel, posted a sluggish 3.1 percent growth in July, government ... Praising India for its emergence as an economic super-power in the region, Bhutan Prime Minister Monday stressed upon the need to forge mutually benef... Parliamentary approval was Monday accorded to the landmark Food Security Bill, which gives right to subsidised grains to two-thirds of India's 1.2 bil...
To boost bilateral trade with India, Britain will hold a trade road show with multiple events this month in this tech hub, which is home to major Brit... The Union Minister for Culture Chandresh Kumari Katoch has inaugurated an exclusive exhibition on Indian embroideries 'Resurgence' in the national cap... The Oberoi Group Monday announced the opening of Trident hotel in Oberoi Group opens Trident hotel in Hyderabad. Located at Hitec City, the informa...
Ford India, the Indian subsidiary of the US auto major Ford Motor Company, Monday said it sold 11,065 units last month, up 7 percent over the same per... National Small Scale Industries Corporation in association with Association of Women Entreprenuers in Karnataka will have an interaction with the ... Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Thursday assured to provide incentives to MSMEs stating that the food processing sector has high potential for growth....
The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Tamil Nadu is organizing the first edition of TN MSME Summit on January 24 at Hotel Residenc... MANGALORE: City based private sector bank - Karnataka Bank Ltd has promoted its general manager M S Mahabaleshwara Bhat, 54, as its chief general... The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs Thursday approved continuing the Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme (TUFS) during the 12th Plan period with ...
The government Thursday defended the landmark food security bill and the land acquisition and rehabilitation bill saying the markets couldn't be "... The Lok Sabha Thursday passed the much-awaited land acquisition and rehabilitation bill that aims to provide fair compensation to those whose land is ... Facing an attack over the economic situation amid a sliding rupee, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Thursday, informed the Lok Sabha, that he wil...
Wipro, in partnership with Qatar Airways, Thursday launched a range of information technology solutions for the aviation industry. The aviation por... Country's leading watch, jewellery and eyewear maker Titan is set to make helmets in its new avatar as a Company instead of Industry with the star log... Mumbai-based Electronic Payments and Services (EPS) has raised $6 million (about Rs 40 crore) in second round of funding from impact investm...
WASHINGTON: The unprecedented slide of rupees poses both challenges and opportunities for India, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has s... DUBAI: India-Australian research academyIITB-Monash and one of Saudi Arabia's largest companies, SABIC, has signed a multi-year strategic partn... NEW DELHI: The Commerce Ministry has asked the Finance Ministry to include export credit in priority sector lending of all banks...
NEW DELHI: Coca-Cola, the world's largest beverages firm, is betting on three men in their early forties, with experience in multiple functions in dif... NEW DELHI: Real Innerspring Technologies Ltd (RITL) -- the Indian licensee for global mattress brand King Koil -- plans to invest&nbs... NEW DELHI: Readymade Steel IndiaBSE -2.11 % on Thursday said its Singapore subsidiary has received an $22 million (Rs 149 crore)...
NEW DELHI: Pipavav Defence and Offshore EngineeringBSE -4.99 % Company on Thursday said its consortium with Larsen and ToubroBSE 1.00 %... According to a report by CentrumBSE -3.42 %Broking, Indian pharma companies bagged around 40% of all Abbreviated New Drug Approvals (ANDA) approv... Bharti Airtel Wednesday named a new chief executive for its Africa operations. Christian de Faria, who has been with South African telecom firm MTN...
  Devising measure to boost exports from country, the apex apparel exports body Tuesday urged Anand Sharma, the Union Minister for Commerc... As part of its efforts at creating more jobs, the West Bengal government has decided to sanction licenses for setting up new distilleries and bottling... The ninth edition of the Nutra India Summit, the flagship event of the nutrition, nutraceuticals, functional foods and dietary supplements industry, w...
The healthcare sector could be the next frontier for Indian companies keen on investing in Africa after manufacturing and telecom, if a recent trend i... NEW DELHI: Among public and private sector companies, Maharatna engineering and manufacturing enterprise, Bharat Heavy ElectricalsBSE 0.96 % ... KATHMANDU: Energy-starved Nepal needs to further strengthen cooperation with India for harnessing its abundant hydro-powerpotential that would be...
KOLKATA: EEPC India, representing one of the largest contributors to the country's exports basket, has said the Indian government should i... BANGALORE: Assuring that the rupee's devaluation would have a short-term effect on trade with Thailand, a senior official of the South-east Asian coun... NEW DELHI: Korean electronics majorSamsung has been ranked at the top in IT research firm Gartner's list of 25 major performing supply chain orga...
BANGALORE: Titan IndustriesBSE 3.11 % on Wednesday unveiled its new corporate identity by rechristening itself as Titan Company Li... Essar Energy Plc named Sushil Maroo as its chief executive, replacing Naresh Nayyarwho has decided to step down after more than three y... MUMBAI: BPO major WNS on Wednesday said it has appointed Sanjay Puria as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO).  Pur...
NEW DELHI: International propertyconsultancy Jones Lang LaSalle India on Wednesday announced the appointment ofJuggy Marwaha as ma... KOLKATA: PepsiCo's chairperson and CEOIndra Nooyi, who is of Indian origin, would be honoured by a charitable body, run by a group of Indian-American&... NEW DELHI: Tata group's trading and distribution arm, Tata International Ltd on Wednesday said it has tied up with Mumbai-based Baron L...
NEW DELHI: Parag Milk Products Ltd, which sells products under 'Gowardhan' and 'Go' brands, is looking to more than double exports to Rs 300 crore thi... HYDERABAD: Several clean technology startups offering innovative ways to conserve electricity are signing marquee clients who are eager to trim their ... NEW DELHI: Congress President Sonia Gandhi would lay the foundation stone of the 9-million tonne capacity oil refinery at Pachpadr...
HYDERABAD: With billions of dollars worth agrochemical patents expiring by 2020, global players keen to make the most of the situation are looking to ... NEW DELHI: State-owned Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd will soon enter into a technological collaboration with Russia'sNovolipetsk Steel Company&n... CHENNAI: State Bank of Hyderabad (SBH), the largest among the five associate banks of SBI, would probably be the last bank to be merged with the ...
Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma is scheduled to chair a high-level Board of Trade (BoT) meeting in the national capital today to discuss t... The Lok Sabha Monday night passed an ambitious National Food Security Bill which aims to provide heavily subsidized food to two-thirds of India's 1.2 ... The government Monday set up a commission under the chairmanship of Parthasarathy Shome, advisor to finance minister, to suggest reforms in tax admini...
With increase of capital flows in to the country once again, C Rangarajan Chairman of the Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council (PMEAC) feels tha... Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Monday asserted that the double-digit economic growth of the national capital would be maintained and emphasised t... Taking advantage of the Rajasthan government's industry-friendly policy, leading firms like Honda, Eicher-Polaris and Ambuja Cements have made huge in...
The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) signed two MoUs to promote energy efficiency, conservation and management of demand... UAE Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan Monday met Minister of Education in the Australian state ... BANGALORE: Indian startups makingmedical devices have innovated to slash costs and spawn demand in Tier-1 and Tier-2 cities. This has d...
KOLKATA: Mr Liu Zhijie, Deputy Consul General of China, Consulate General of China in Kolkata, said Indian companies need to understand China from a d... MUMBAI: India has sold 350,000 to 400,000 tonnes of new-crop soymeal for shipment between October and December on prospects of higher soybean producti... MUMBAI: Mercer Consulting has appointed Pradeep Mukerjee as country head and chief executive officer for India. Mukerjee, who will formally take ove...
NEW DELHI: IT services firm NIIT Technologies today said it has appointed former Infosys Senior Vice President Sudhir Chaturvedi as it ... NEW DELHI: National Housing Bank (NHB) today posted 16 per cent jump in net profit at Rs 450 crore for 2012-13.  The bank has earned highest... NEW DELHI/ BANGALORE: Abulging import bill and the near absence of electronics manufacturing in the country has forced the government to seek help fro...
KOLKATA: The National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council (NMCC) has warmed up to the cause of the domesticsteel industry by arguing ... MUMBAI: Tata ChemicalsBSE -0.08 %, whose under- construction nutraceuticals plant in Chennai is expected to go on-stream in December, expects fut... To enhance income and sustained business in the falling rupee scenario, the micro and small units based in Gurgaon have started approachin...
Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Saturday discussed the volatility of the rupee and the macro-economic situation with top bankers and foreign investors... South Sudan is looking to India to improve its agricultural and food security practices and hopes the New Delhi visit of Salva Kiir Mayardit, the pres... Country's foreign exchange (forex) reserves increased by USD 205.8 million to USD 278.80 billion for the week ended Aug 16, according to data released...
The Food Security Bill is likely to be taken up for discussion in Lok Sabha on Monday, even as AIADMK said it will oppose the bill in its present form... Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Sunday inaugurated Nature Bazar, a cultural and retail hub of natural and organic produce, aimed at creating a lin... The Expo Centre Sharjah will play host to the fifth International Conference for Plastics Conversion, the high-profile industry gathering of plastic c...
SEATTLE: The next CEO of Microsoft Corp has one big decision to make: press on with retiring chief executive Steve Ballmer's ambitious plan to transfo... Till recently, if you wanted to set up a private company, you needed at least one other person because the law mandated a minimum of two shareholders.... NEW DELHI: State-run trader MMTC Ltd has floated a tender to export 15,000 tonnes of white sugar to neighbouring Nepal for Septemb...
MUMBAI: Making a strong pitch for investments to rebuild his war-ravaged country, visiting Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Kamil al-Maliki toda... COIMBATORE: Export Credit Guarantee Corporation is awaiting approval fromInsurance Regulatory and Development Authority for its three n... NEW DELHI: Daikin India will invest Rs 330 crore in the current financial year to double its production capacity for room air cond...
NASHIK: Traders flooded markets across the country with 5 lakh quintals of hoardedonions from August 12 to 15 raking in Rs 150 crore. They had he... NEW DELHI: Diversified conglomerate ITC today said its board will consider demerger of the non-engineering business of subsidiary Wimco Ltd ... NEW DELHI: Beverages major Coca-Cola India today announced key changes in organisational structure as part of plans to emerge among the top five mar...
NEW YORK: Anadarko Petroleum Corp said it agreed to sell a 10 per cent stake in a gas field offshore Mozambique to a unit of India's Oil &... MUMBAI: Gail IndiaBSE -1.67 % is negotiating with gasrich Qatar to secure 3 million tonnes of LNG at a price lower than the offered $14 per ... NEW DELHI: SAIL-led consortium AFISCO will initially invest only up to Rs 7,000 crore in Afghanistan for setting up a steel plant with an an...
KOLKATA: The Tata Medical Center here is raising around Rs 200 crore as donation from corporate houses, industrialists and with help of ... The resilient Indian IT industry is building next generation enterprises to leverage the emerging opportunities in cloud computing and mobility space ... Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday called for calm in the currency markets, saying stability will soon return, even as the rupee slipped below t...
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday intervened and cleared a key amendment to the Food Security Bill to protect the present grain allocation of sta... India Wednesday asked the US to participate in the manufacturing and research and development (R&D) sectors of its economy. Commerce and Indust... Finnish handset maker Nokia added two new variety - Lumia 925 and Lumia 625 - in Lumia portfolio Thursday targetting at the young age group of 18-25 y...
Indian Green Building Council has awarded Infosys Ltd with the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) India platinum rating for eco-frie... NEW DELHI: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Thursday cleared an amendment to National Food Security Ordinance, Food ... BANGALORE: Arizona Governor Janice Brewer today said the purpose of her visit here is to foster opportunities to strengthen bilateral relati...
NEW DELHI: AdityaBirla Group firmHindalco Industries Ltd has sought more time from the government to set up aluminium andalum... MUMBAI: After hiving off its hydrocarbon division, the engineering major Larsen & Toubro (L&T) today said it is planning to form a new subsi... MUMBAI: Sundeep Sikka, Reliance MFpresident and chief executive, is likely to be appointed as the chairman of theAssociation of Mutual Funds in I...
NEW DELHI: United Breweries (Holdings) today said it appointed V Shashikanth as its Managing Director following the resignation of Ha... NEW DELHI: Coca Cola, the world's largest softdrink maker, today said it won't slow down its USD 5 billion investment plans in India despite the cur... NEW DELHI: Bajaj Corp, consumer goods firm of the Shishir Bajaj group, has acquired Nomarks, the country's second largest anti-marks brand, from Del...
Manoj Gaur's JP Associates is expected to announce the sale of it's Gujarat-based cement unit to UltraTech in the next few days, sources with direct... KOKATA: National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO), a navratna PSU under the ministry of mines, has signed a long term fuel supply agreement&nb... KOLKATA: Caparo Group has entered into a joint venture agreement with a supply chain management company Procam Logistics ...
NEW DELHI: UK-based premium health club chain Fitness First today said it will invest up to Rs 160 crore over five years to open 30 hea... HYDERABAD: Tata Projects Ltd, a Tata Group company, would like to transform itself into a public-private -partnership project developer... Power backup provider CyberPower Systems Inc of Taiwan plans to invest Rs.50 crore in the burgeoning Indian energy market to hardsell its products, in...
India Wednesday asked the US to participate in the manufacturing and research and development (R&D) sectors of its economy. Commerce and Indust... The Indian Minister Wednesday raised the issue of temporary suspension of Indian rice export to Russia and sought market access for Indian bovine meat... The government is ready to move fresh amendments to the Food Security Bill to address some concerns of the opposition parties who have proposed 265 ch...
Singapore will host the second South Asian Diaspora Convention (SADC) this November on the theme of "Connecting Global South Asians". To ... Accept challenges to become a complete power professional , with work experience at power projects and coal mines as NTPCBSE -1.65 % lives i... SAN FRANCISCO: Hewlett-Packard Co posted an 8 percent slide in quarterly revenue as PC sales continued to slide and its enterprise...
NEW DELHI: Foreign direct investment (FDI) into India increased by about 16 per cent year-on-year to $1.44 billion in June, which is the low... MUMBAI: Kumar Mangalam Birla, the chairman of Aditya Birla Group, will invest Rs 2,165 crore by October to raise his stake by 5% to 37% in&n... NEW DELHI: Documentation solutions major Xerox today said it has appointed Manish Gupta as Vice President, Director of the Xerox Research Ce...
MUMBAI: India's second most valuable company, Reliance IndustriesBSE -0.48 %, on Wednesday finalised terms with a consortium of leading ... NEW DELHI: State-owned NMDC will set up a Rs 3,000 crore thermal power plant with IL&FS Energy Development Company ltd (IEDCL) at Gonda, the Parli... KOLKATA: The West Bengal government today said it would select the final bidder for stake sale in Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd(HPL) by S...
BANGKOK: Tata SteelBSE 3.97 % Thailand, a major steel producer here, today said it foresees a high demand for its products due to the countr... NEW DELHI: Fortis Healthcare today said it has completed the sale of its entire 65 per cent stake in Vietnam-based hospital chain Fortis Hoan My Medic... India has said the formation of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) will enhance flow of trade and investment, create employmen...
Reacting to sharp increase in US Dollar value touching Rs 64 to a dollar, M. Rafeeque Ahmed,President, Federation of Indian Export Organisatio... The next meeting of the India-China Joint Economic Group (JEG) is likely to be held in Beijing in late October. The JEG meeting figure in talks Co... Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's pet welfare measure, the food security programme was Monday launched in three party ruled northern states - Delhi, H...
Japanese auto maker Nissan Tuesday showcased the new Terrano premium compact sports utility vehicle (SUV) all set to go on sale in October across ... Auto component major, Bosch Power Tools India Tuesday unveiled a range of portable washers for cars and new age homes. "Our new range of washe... Leading Gulf carrier Qatar Airways will fly Boeing's Dreamliner to Bangalore and New Delhi from Sep 1 from its capital Doha. "We are introdu...
It was year 2011 when the Companies act 1956 witnessed a major reform. The proposal, still in the form of a draft proposal and has not become a law, a... It was year 2011 when the Companies act 1956 witnessed a major reform. The proposal, still in the form of a draft proposal and has not become a law, a... MUMBAI: Indian banks borrowed Rs 44,140 crore ($6.95 billion) from the Reserve Bank of India's marginal standing facility (MSF) wi...
NEW DELHI: Commerce and industry minister Anand Sharma has raised the issue of trade imbalance with his Chinese counterpart in Brunei... NEW DELHI: South Korea has agreed to consider providing more market access to Indian products in order to bridge the widening trade deficit ... MUMBAI: The bilateral trade betweenThailand and India is expected to double within the next two years from USD 8.6 billion in 2012 as trading v...
KOLKATA: The US is keen on India's inclusion in the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP). Speaking at an interactive session organized by the Indian C... NEW DELHI: Senior IAS officer Amitabh Verma has been appointed Chairman ofInland Waterways Authority of India.  Verma, a 1982 batch ... ATLANTA/MUMBAI: PepsiCo, the world's largest snack-food maker, is among suitors exploring a bid for India's Balaji Wafers as it pushes to se...
KOCHI: Electronics major Canon India today it had no plans to raise the price of its cameras as of now, despite rupeedevaluation impacting its ... NEW DELHI: The rupee's sharp fall will boost earnings from oil and gas sales for ONGC,Cairn IndiaBSE -0.80 %, Reliance IndustriesBSE 0.68 % ... Nandesari Industrial Estate in Vadodara will commission two treatment facilities for highly concentrated industrial effluents for the first time i...
MUMBAI: Lubes major Castrol and Tata MotorsBSE 0.26 % today said their jointly developed new engine oil-- Castrol RX Sup... NEW DELHI: India's steel output outshinedthe world average in July but lagged behind the Chinese rate of growth, according to data compiled by Wo... NEW DELHI: The government is contemplating additional incentives for theMSME sector with a view to boost exports and to help arrest the decline...
India and Bangladesh Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in textiles. The Secretary, Ministry of Textiles, Zohra Chatt... Business leaders from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) are meeting here Monday to identify specific measures to eliminate barrier... VR Iyer, CMD of Bank of India along with senior officials of the Bank Swamynatha Iyer Narasimhan & Charan Singh, GM held discussions with A P Ch...
BANGALORE: InfosysBSE -0.14 % has promoted three senior employees to a key decision-making council, thereby also providing the first glimpse... HYDERABAD: Investments in the Indian food processing sector grew at 20 per cent per annum in five years and total investment at present is e... MUMBAI: Printing solutions provider Canonis eyeing revenue of Rs 100 crore in sales and service revenue this year from itsmanaged document serv...
KOLKATA: Two years after acquiring global rights for the Veedol brand from oil & gasmajor BP, public sector lubricant maker Tide Water O... NEW DELHI: A Bill seeking to empower the government to give directions to the Medical Council of India on key policy matters and reducing th... NEW DELHI: US based medical technology major Medtronic Inc's Indian arm today said it is looking at over 20 per cent growth in the South Asian regio...
RAJKOT: The domestic nutraceutical market could have grown five-fold by 2020 since the beginning of the current decade with possible domination by fun... AHMEDABAD: Zydus Cadila will set up an injectible facility at Vadodara at an investment of Rs 100 crore by 2015, a senior company official said, addin... KOLKATA: After the Mumbai business meet, the Mamata Banerjee government is set to hold a five-day Bengal business conclave - Synergy MSME 20...
India and Bangladesh are likely to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in textiles and jute, during a delegation level meet of the... Despite the gloomy economic situation, particularly in southern Europe, Indian companies have overwhelmingly expressed optimism that the "Worst i... Trade between India and Pakistan, one of the most significant confidence building measures (CBM), has been moving smoothly despite the recent cross-bo...
  Goa needs more high-end hotel rooms to hope for big-ticket tourists, says a draft investment policy prepared by a government-appointed task ... KOLKATA: State-owned Bank of BarodaBSE -7.75 % has sought capital infusion of Rs 1,800 crore from the government, its chairman and managing ... NEW DELHI: Giving formal approval to IKEA for setting up stores in the country, government has informed the Swedish furniture major that its...
NEW DELHI: SAIL's relentless drive to fast-track its modernisation & expansion plan (MEP), resulted in commissioning of projects worth Rs 2700 cro... NEW DELHI: Five lakh new start-ups every year in America generating 4 million new jobs for the US economy. Figures that Indian American venture capi... NEW DELHI: The government will come out with new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) norms by this month-end to realign working of public sector ...
NEW DELHI: A reduction in coal imports by increasing domestic production would help in bridging the current account deficit, according to Plannin... MUMBAI: G S Sundararajan, Group Director of the Rs 600 billion Shriram Group, has been appointed on the board of directors ... NEW DELHI: Ashutosh Karnatak, Executive Director (Projects) at GAILBSE 0.75 % India, was today selected to become the next Director (Project...
MUMBAI: Singapore's DBS Bank today said it has appointed Sheran Mehra as the Head for Group Strategic and Marketing Communications in India.  ... NEW DELHI: Where, everyone is asking, is a business that's got some serious pop and crackle? With double-digit growth rates, new investments, grea... KOLKATA: With the rupee continuing with its free fall against the dollar, steel companiesare redrawing their export strategies to ...
KOLKATA: The Vedanta group's proposedmerger of its subsidiaries Sesa GoaBSE 1.84 % Limited and Sterlite IndustriesBSE 3.... NEW DELHI: A day after Vedanta Groupfirms Sesa Goa and Sterlite IndustriesBSE 2.64 % merged to create Sesa Sterlite, the company toda... MUMBAI: Pharma major Lupin Ltd is looking at strengthening branded portfolio with the launch of additional products developed and filed with the USF...
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday promised a new scheme soon, targeting some one million beneficiaries, under which trained youth will get some f... Prime Minister Manmohan Singh assured the nation Thursday that the Indian economy will again witness rapid growth thanks to the steps taken in recent ... Trade and investment between India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is likely to exceed $75 billion in 2013, India's ambassador to the UAE M.K. Loke...
India's trade deficit with China in the April-June quarter of the current fiscal touched USD 9.6 billion, the commerce ministry said in New Delhi on M... With election talk in the air, President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday asked people to vote in a stable government to ensure economic development even as... In a bid to check the drain on foreign exchange reserves and stabilise the rupee, the Reserve Bank of India has imposed partial capital controls on co...
Slapping a blanket ban on onion exports will be a knee-jerk reaction and the answer to tide over the problem of runaway rise in prices lies in going i... WASHINGTON: An Indian American Silicon Valley entrepreneur has launched a unique initiative designed to get techies to volunteer their time ... KORAMANGALA: Koramangala has given birth to many startups and Mebelkart Technologies, which owns and runs the online furniture shop Mebelkar...
NEW DELHI: The World Bank has signed an agreement with the Indian government to provide a $ 100 million loan to help low-income fa... COLOMBO: India plans to double its bilateral trade with Sri Lanka to $ 10 billion in next three years, Indian High Commissioner ... LONDON: The first UK-India Business Centre to facilitate British business entry and expansion in India is all set for its launch in Gurgaon next m...
LONDON: Describing Britain's ties with India as "a special relationship", Prime MinisterDavid Cameron has said the best is yet to come ... NEW DELHI: Government will kick-start a number of new infrastructure projects including 8 new airports and two new sea-ports in the coming months to b... NEW DELHI: Government will kick-start a number of new infrastructure projects including 8 new airports and two new sea-ports in the coming months to b...
NEW DELHI: In order to tap an increasing number of discerning customers, FMCG firmMaricoBSE -2.65 % is focusing on scaling up its prese... MUMBAI: ONGC Videsh, fresh after buying Videocon's 10% stake in the gas-rich Rovuma basin in Mozambique, has bid for an additional 10% stake in... The state, through its power trading arm CSPTC, signed power purchase agreements (PPAs) with 21 different power companies, including GMR, DB Power, Vi...
NEW DELHI: With BHELBSE -4.38 % not showing willingness to be a partner inRashtriya Ispat Nigam's high-end seamless tube mill project... NEW DELHI: Tata Steel is looking to produce 1 million tonne iron ore from its project in Canada during the current fiscal, a move that wil... DUBAI: UK's development finance institutionCDC and UAE's Abraaj Group, a leading investor in global growth markets, have join...
MUMBAI: With the festive season around the corner, there is a 65 per cent increase from last year in online shopping, according to industry body Assoc... Expressing the government's concerns about the growth of the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) sector, the Minister of State (Independent Char... Mobilizing dollar loans through public sector financial institutions may help industry - both corporate and MSMEs - and CAD at the macro level, but to...
NEW DELHI: The government today said it has approved an outlay of Rs 8,060 crore, under Prime Minister's Employment Generation Programme (PM... The Ministry of Commerce & Industry is conducting outreach programmes in different cities to make Indian business persons aware of commercial oppo... India to make custom made software products and solutions that suit the requirement of the Latin American markets, said the Chairman, Vinod Sharma, th...
SAARC countries Tuesday began discussing visa liberalisation within the member states, a top official said. The discussion was held at the South As... GAIL evaluating Business opportunities in Fertilizer Manufacturing: P. Lakshmi The Minister of State for Petroleum & Natural Gas Smt. Panabaaka L... NEW DELHI: The government today allowed exports of finished and tanned leather only through the sea ports of Chennai, Mumbai and Kolkata.  I...
NEW DELHI: The government is planning to organise awareness programmes in five cities of the country on business opportunities in CIS countries such a... NEW DELHI: Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Tuesday said that he would come out with changes in the import duty of gold, silver and other n... MUMBAI: The Energy and Resource Institute(Teri) has launched an environmental assessment programme for the Mumbai Metropolitan Region &...
NEW DELHI: The government today approved a Rs 588 crore highway project in Karnataka under its flagship road building programme.  &q... MUMBAI: UnileverBSE -0.53 % has elevated Ranjay Radhakrishnan as senior vice-president for Europe, making him the third Indian in the top hu... NEW DELHI: B N Talukdar, director for exploration in Oil India LtdBSE 4.31 %, will be the new director general of hydrocarbons (DGH). He wil...
MUMBAI: Property consultancy firm Jones Lang LaSalle today said it has promoted its managing director-west India Ramesh Nair to the post of ... BANGALORE: Xerox India today said it aims to gather 45 per cent of its revenue from small and medium businesses (SMBs) in the next three y... CHENNAI: FMCG major CavinKare today widened its portfolio in the dairy space, launching its Cavin's 'Curd' in one kg bucket packs. "...
KOCHI: The Consumer Electronics and Appliances Manufacturers Association (CEAMA) today said it plans production of 20 million Set Top Boxes, keep... CHENNAI: Electrical goods manufacturer Arise India today announced its foray into LED television business with the launch of 'Spectra' range of televi... NEW DELHI: Indian Oil Corp will start work on its first liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant at Ennore in the east coast by the end of this y...
NEW DELHI: The government today said 14 global consultancy firms have responded to the expression of interest floated for technology development and m... NEW DELHI: Tata Steel LtdBSE 5.22 % said it expects demand to recover by the end of the year in Europe, where it derives two-thirds of its... NEW DELHI: Global development finance institution CDC Group and Dubai-basedprivate equity investor Abraaj Group have jointly invested R...
Country's industrial output contracted by 2.2 percent in June, as against a deceleration of 2.0 percent in the corresponding month of 2012, owing to a... The government would lower the current account deficit (CAD) to 3.7 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP) in the current financial year by cutti... The drop in car sales for a record eighth month in a row in June hits the component industry badly and so the government may announce some incentives ...
Coal India (CIL) has fulfilled 98 percent of its fuel commitments up to July for the current year and up to 99 percent in 2012-13 as against the Annua... BANGALORE: Intel Capital has invested more than Rs 50 crore in a Bangalore-based startup NxtGen Datacenter and Cloud Technologies that off... BANGALORE: The rising demand for mobile application developers is spawning new opportunities for a number of young ventures in a nascent industry. Sta...
NEW DELHI: India's merchandise exports rose smartly in July on a weaker rupee while imports fell, offering the policymakers a reason to chee... PANAJI: Dismissing allegations that Goa was not attracting much industrial investment,Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today said the state h... KOLKATA: For the first time, steel exports from India have crossed the million tonnes (mt) mark in three months, with domestic producers taking full a...
NEW DELHI: Exports grew by 11.64 per cent to $25.83 billion in July, snapping two consecutive months of decline, on the back of demand from ... PUNE: A sugar cooperative run by a minister in Maharashtra will lease 27,000 hectares in Mozambique to cultivate corn, soyabean and rice, an... Sirohi district in Rajasthan is unkind to girls. Going up the school ranks, the proportion of girls to boys keeps dropping, placing Sirohi among the b...
NEW DELHI: General Atlantic has named former WNS Group chief financial officerAlok Misra as senior vice-president of its Resources Group, ... NEW DELHI: Wellness products and slimming services company VLCC said it has bought 80% stake in Singapore-based high-end personal care, dermatology ... KOLKATA: FMCG major BritanniaBSE 2.23 %Industries would focus mainly on the bakery and dairy businesses to propel growth in the near an...
MUMBAI: State-run electricity distribution company, Mahavitaran is planning to pump in Rs 6,000 crore over the next three years to strengt... The US Food and Drug Administration approved Tivicay, GlaxoSmithKline Plc's drug targeted at HIV-1, the most common strain of the virus that caus... NEW DELHI: Finance Minister P Chidambaram today said the government will soon finalise the foreign investment policy on brownfield ph...
  NEW DELHI: Swedish retail major IKEA Group has identified four states — Haryana,Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra andKarnataka... NEW DELHI: The Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) is expected to send Rs 5,500-crore 'India Inclusive Innovation Fund' proposal ... CHANDIGARH: Determined to inject growth and competitiveness into the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), theHaryana Government has dec...
NEW DELHI: Having roped in US-based hedge fund Capri as a strategic partner, Indian non-banking financial firm Money Matters Financial Services&n... The Electronics and Computer Software Export Promotion Council (ESC), sponsored by the Indian government, will soon evolve a multi-pronged strategy to... In its push for greater connectivity with ASEAN countries, India is focussing its attention on a deep-sea port in southern Myanmar that would provide ...
Indian automakers are making deep inroads into the African markets where the demand for new vehicles is expanding fast. New, dynamic manufacturers hav... The government Monday expressed hope that the food security bill scheduled to be debated in the Lok Sabha Monday would be passed. "Government ... Chinese automaker Chery will open a new plant in Brazil this year, company officials said Sunday. Chery Auto started building the plant in 2011 in ...
BANGALORE: A number of young Indian companies that make specialised software and analytics for global healthcare providers are recording a sharp upswi... InterpretOmics, a big data analytics startup that focuses on life sciences, has received angel funding of around Rs 10 crore from a group ... DUBAI: Hailing the Indian community inKuwait for contributing to the country's development and to bilateral relations, Indian ambassador to the...
By Naveen Mathur An important tool in the global financial markets, hedging is used in every asset class to mitigate losses. This can be utilised b... NEW DELHI: India might be among the first in the world to make social welfare spending by companies part of the law but new norms would be applicable ... MUMBAI: Overseas direct investment by Indian companies rose to USD 3.24 billion in July, up 89.5 per cent from a month ago, the Reserve Bank data show...
NEW DELHI: Power solutions provider ABB India Ltd today said Renu Sud Karnad has been appointed as an independent director on the ... BANGALORE: Sripada Chandrasekhar, vice president and head - human resources, IBMIndia and South Asia for IBM, has resigned. He joined... KOLKATA: Essar Steel has appointed Firdose Vandrevala, a former Tata groupveteran, as its new executive vice chairman.  Vandrevala, ...
NEW DELHI: Pearson, leading learning company today said it has appointed Harish Manwani, Chief Operating Officer of globalFMCG major Unilever, ... MUMBAI: Surya Roshni, the second largest lighting products company in India, is aiming to achieve revenue of Rs 250 crore fromLED segment by 2016... NEW DELHI: With India allowing 100 per cent FDI in single brand retail, French premium cookware company Le Creuset is set to open its own ou...
NEW DELHI: The oil ministry has retracted its move to allow successful explorers such as Reliance IndustriesBSE -1.12 % and Cairn India ... MUMBAI: Ending months of negotiation, Irish building materials giant CRH has agreed to buy Sree Jayajothi Cements (SJJC) from the diversified Shriram ... KOLKATA: The Adventz Group-promoted Rs 4,500-crore integrated diammonium phosphate and complex fertiliser project at Ras Al Khaimah in the U...
NEW DELHI: India imported over 2 million tonnes (MT) of urea in the first four months of this fiscal worth $ 614 million (about Rs 3,700 crore) to mee... India's IT industry representative body Nasscom Tuesday opened its first start-up warehouse in this tech hub for young entrepreneurs to innovate softw... A Parliamentary panel has warned that the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) policy for retail may not have positive impact on micro, small and medium en...
About 270 major infrastructure projects costing Rs. 150 crore and above are running behind schedule, the Lok Sabha was informed Tuesday. Minister o... The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) Tuesday urged the Supreme Court to award maximum punishment to Sahara India's head Subrata Roy and t... AHMEDABAD: Vadodara, the land of government enterprises and a centre for education is also trying to make its mark as a centre for entreprene...
MUMBAI: Iran is set to emerge as the top buyer of soymeal from India for a second straight year, taking nearly a third of supplies... MUMBAI: The Renault-Nissan Alliance today said it has appointed Christophe Dalby as director (human resources) for its India arm from August... MUMBAI: BNP ParibasBSE -0.79 % today announced appointment of Ravinder Singhas new senior director for BNP Paribas Wealth Management....
KOLKATA: RP-Sanjiv Goenka group company Firstsource Solutions LtdBSE 3.26 %, a global provider of customized business process management (BPM... MUMBAI: Standard Chartered Bank India on Tuesday posted a 45% jump in operating profit for the first half of the year at $450 million, compa... MUMBAI: Hyundai Motor India, the country's second-largest carmaker, has set an ambitious target to overtake Maruti SuzukiBSE -1.30 % to lead...
MUMBAI: British bank RBS today said 2013 is set to top previous year records in terms of foreign debt issuance by Indian firms which have raised $ 12.... DUBAI: Personal and healthcare company Dabur International's Dermoviva Soap range continues to maintain steady growth in theMENA bar soap ... AIZAWL: The construction of the 210 MW Tuivai Hydro Electric Project in Mizoram would take off soon with the Centre giving a nod for the Rs 1,750.6 cr...
NEW DELHI: Gujarat-based Adani Group is understood to have firmed up plans to take part in the auction of USD 800 million assets of Stemco... NEW DELHI: State-run Coal India LtdBSE -1.45 % plans to invest Rs 25,400 crore during 2012-17 on its projects in addition to Rs 25... KOLKATA: According to a revised estimate demand for coal during 2013-14 will touch 769 million tonnes. "However, the main factors ...
NEW DELHI: The Centre is planning to set up an incentive fund for healthcare with a likely corpus of more than Rs 10,000 crore to provide additional a... NEW DELHI: Amid concerns over the widening current account deficit, a government panel has suggested fiscal and non-fiscal incentives including enhanc... India had trade deficit with as many as 80 countries, including China, Australia and Iraq, in 2012-13, Commerce and Industry Minister informed Parliam...
Apparel exports from the country have shown an increase of 12.13 percent to the tune of USD 1.24 billion in June against the corresponding month of la... Indicating that getting the food security ordinance approved in parliament was the UPA's top priority, the government tabled the document in the Lok S... Industry lobby CII Monday wanted a cut in the key interest rates of the Reserve Bank of India, saying the rates were too high for long-term economic g...
Carrying forward its project of introducing 4G services in West Bengal, Reliance Jio - the telecom wing of Reliance Industries - will soon launch its ... NEW DELHI: India's export of textiles and clothing remained almost the same year-on-year at $ 7.79 billion in the April-June quarter this fiscal, Parl... NEW DELHI: India and the US have completed three rounds of negotiations for the proposed bilateral investment treaty (BIT), a pact which would help in...
NEW DELHI: Government has set a target to complete Rs 33,688 crore projects under Special Accelerated Road Development Programme by June 2016 to imp... MUMBAI/NEW DELHI: Sameer Suneja, former India head of Perfetti Van Melle, is poised to become the global CEO of the 2,245-million Italian sugar c... Suzlon EnergyBSE -1.61 % has appointed Lars Rytter as the chief operating officer of its German Subsidiary, REpower Systems, the loss m...
Suzlon EnergyBSE -1.61 % has appointed Lars Rytter as the chief operating officer of its German Subsidiary, REpower Systems, the loss m... NEW DELHI: National Textiles Corporation(NTC) has generated Rs 6,154 crore funds from the sale of surplus land, Parliament was informed today.&nb... NEW DELHI: Swiss-based Galderma, a joint venture between Nestle and L'Oreal, today said it is aiming at around five-fold growth in sales to Rs 500 c...
NEW DELHI: India's apparel exports are likely to grow by 24 per cent to USD 16 billion in the current fiscal owing to rising demand in traditional mar... NEW DELHI: Drug firm Sanofi India today said it has inked a pact with Suzlon EnergyBSE -2.93 % for a 2.1 megawatt windmill installation, t... NEW DELHI: The government may check readiness of the pharma industry to manufacture a generic version of Swiss drug major Roche's anti-cancer drug Tra...
JAMSHEDPUR: With the current economic recession pushing the Adityapur-based micro small and medium enterprises (MSME) industry to ... Exports and manufacturing sector growth may pick up pace modestly in the second quarter of the current fiscal, a FICCI survey said. "Recent in... The textile and clothing industry that has been struggling to maintain exports growth and facing tough competition from neighbouring countries will no...
Expecting a bumper crop due to good monsoon this year, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar said the increased production "will give a boost to the ... India's foreign exchange (forex) reserves increased by $960.2 million to $280.16 billion for the week ended July 26, according to data released by the... Most people spend a precious amount of time planning for their weekends, but seldom go beyond the movie-mallmeal routine. Now, you can hope to think d...
NEW DELHI: Digital Media Zone at Ryerson University of Canada and Bombay Stock Exchange have signed an MOU to help start... MUMBAI: Banks borrowed Rs 22 billion ($360 million) from the Reserve Bank of India's marginal standing facility (MSF) window on August 2, higher than ... BANGALORE: Welcoming government's steps to promote FDI in the country, industry body CII today said investments should...
RANCHI: Ashok Kumar Tyagi has taken over as the new Chairman-cum-Managing Director of MECON Limited.  The 57-year-old Tyagi, ... NEW DELHI: Luminous Water Technologiesis looking at strengthening its position in the organised water purifier market with launch ... MUMBAI: Mirah Group, which runs the food chains Rajdhani and Mad Over Donuts, is looking at investing about Rs 200 crore in the next three years to ex...
GUWAHATI: Japanese consumer durables major Panasonic will invest Rs 1,500 crore in India over the next three years as it looks to increase revenues to... KOLKATA: Nitish Kumar's Bihar will engage Anil Ambani's firm to digitise customer service in 71 towns for the notoriously loss-making Bihar State... NEW DELHI: Gujarat State Fertiliser and Chemicals (GSFCL) plans to invest Rs 600 crore in capacity expansion of its DAP plant in t...
NEW DELHI: Drug major Lupin expects to strengthen its US pipeline by launching around 20 products in the next fiscal (2014-15) and aims to sharpen foc... The micro, small and medium enterprise (MSME) sector is the 'nursery of entrepreneurship' and innovation driven entrepreneurship is critical... The government Thursday decided to hike the foreign direct investment limits in a host of sectors, notably telecom, oil refineries, commodity bourses,...
With over 100 Scottish firms forging business partnerships with Indian companies last year, a Scottish governmental agency Thursday said it is expecti... NEW DELHI: On his appointment as Director on the Board of Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), Mr. W.V.K. KrishnaShankar, 57, has assumed c... World over, companies are making products for everyday needs using artificial intelligence. Indian startups are also at the forefront of this tr...
NEW DELHI: Connectivity between Delhi and the towns of Alwar, Meerut and Panipat is set to receive a boost as the NCR states and the Centre entered ... MUMBAI: YVVeena heads a 50-member team for Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions in Bangalore. For her German multinational employ... BANGALORE: When S Murali heard about the $1.2-billion Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT), he immediately saw it as a big opportunity. Mur...
NAGPUR: The Centre is keen to set up an integrated textile park here and has directed authorities to expedite acquisition of land for the purpose, Uni... HYDERABAD: Varanasi Udaya Bhaskartoday assumed charge as the Director (production) of Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL), a 'Miniratna' PSU under the ... LONDON: Britain today appointed Indian-origin economist Kumar Iyer as the Director General for UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) for India, a n...
IT services major Tata Consultancy ServicesBSE 1.53 % today said it has been ranked number one for customer satisfaction in a major survey c... NEW DELHI: Bosch Automotive Electronics India has appointed Panduranga Prabhu as the new Managing Director effective August 1, 201... The 2013 BrandZ Top 100, a ranking of the most valuable global brands compiled by research firm MillwardBrown, found luxury firms struggling wi...