ENS Economic Bureau

PM Narendra Modi promises Rs 100 lakh crore worth infra investment in next five years

He also appealed people to participate in creating cities of the 21st century and asked them to make a resolve not to pollute water sources.

08 Sep 2019

Home and auto loans in '59-minutes'? Not really

The government has initiated 59-minute loan portal last year but small business owners are yet not very enthused with the Micro Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) 59-minute loan scheme.

21 Aug 2019

Reliance Jio’s First Day First Show plans spooks multiplex stocks

Reliance Jio has come a long way from just being the bugbear of telecom sector incumbents.

19 Aug 2019

With slowdown hitting domestic market hard, automakers take expansion plans overseas

Commercial vehicles major Ashok Leyland too, in April this year, said that it is looking to set up more assembly plants overseas, including the Commonwealth (CIS) region and African countries.

18 Aug 2019

TRAI pulls up broadcasters, distributors for misusing new tariff mechanism

Regulator’s analysis finds that huge discounts were being given on bouquets which were preventing market discovery of individual channel rates.

18 Aug 2019

Snapchat opens first India office as users soar

Rapidly growing photo-sharing platform Snapchat’s parent firm — Snap Inc — has finally opened its first office in India at Mumbai.

18 Aug 2019

Mobile number portability firms stand to gain over Rs 100 crore in arrears

MNP is a facility that allows a user to switch telecom carriers without changing their mobile number.

18 Aug 2019

Nestle ties up with media for branding initiative

Nestle was looking for inspiring media narratives for its brands that go far beyond the 30-seconder.

11 Aug 2019

Intel’s India warranty policy faces CCI probe

The watchdog has found prima facie that Intel’s India-specific warranty policy for its Micro-Processors is unfair and discriminatory; CCI Director General told to submit report within 150 days

11 Aug 2019

Tata Starbucks on store opening spree

Starbucks now has 157 outlets across 10 cities major cities, including Mumbai, Delhi NCR, Hyderabad, Chennai and Bengaluru.

11 Aug 2019

Despite slowdown, Britannia to embark on aggressive expansion abroad

Britannia is setting up a new facility in Bihar and is planning to set up a new facility in West Bengal or expand its older facility in Assam.

11 Aug 2019

Plan to make biodiesel from used cooking oil

India currently consumes around 850 crore litres of diesel every month, with the government planning to blend in 5 per cent of biodiesel in diesel by 2030.

11 Aug 2019

Jet Airways bidding: Three throw their hats in the ring

SBI Capital Markets, which is advising the lenders, had contacted some 20 potential investors, but sources said most had shown little interest.

11 Aug 2019

Sony Music and talent management firm KWAN launch new JV label Big Bang Music

BBM will be an Artists and Repertoire unit, the division of a record label responsible for talent scouting and artistic and commercial development of the recording artist.

05 Aug 2019

Video content investments soar in India, hit USD 3.6 billion in 2018

Going forward, MPA sees growth in TV entertainment likely to soften in 2019, due to new regulations on channel pricing and bundling introduced earlier this year although underlying trends remain stron

04 Aug 2019