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Union Minister for Road Transport Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari. (File | PTI)
National Highways Authority of India working on five expressways to decongest Delhi

Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said proposals have been received for preparing the project report for the 600-km Delhi-Katra Expressway.

23 Mar 2017

New York Stock Exchange allows 15 companies including Reliance Defence in Futures and Options segment

Equity derivative is a class of derivatives whose value is at least partly derived from one or more underlying equity securities.

23 Mar 2017

Indian Railways consumed over 18.25 billion units of electrical energy for its traction and non-traction application during 2014-2015. | EPS
India Railways to buy power from Dabhol project for five years: Power Minister

The gas supply to RGPPL at a firm price for a five year period has been agreed by the GAIL, the minister said.

23 Mar 2017

Auto component aftermarket size to touch Rs 75,705 crore by 2020

The Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India, the apex body of the auto component industry, said the segment stood at Rs 56,098 crore (USD 8.4 billion) in 2016-17.

23 Mar 2017

Mobile water ATM start-up gets Rs 50 lakh seed fund from IIT Kanpur

Vineet Vats and his team in Decentrik Technologies have developed a mobile water ATM known as 'Waah' which will give 250mL of clean drinking water at just Rs 2.

23 Mar 2017

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Sebi makes annual accounts public; income surplus up 75 percent in financial year 2016

The surplus rose from Rs 203.50 crore in the financial year ended March 31, 2015 to Rs 356.19 crore in 2015-16.

23 Mar 2017

A girl checks her mobile phone as she walks past the Bharti Airtel office building in Gurugram. (File Photo | Reuters)
Bharti Airtel to buy Tikona 4G business for $244 million

Telecommunications company Bharti Airtel said it would buy internet services provider Tikona Digital Networks' 4G business in a deal worth 16 billion rupees.

23 Mar 2017

Milk price hike: Agriculture Minister says move to benefit farmers

Early this month, Mother Dairy and Amul raised milk price by up to Rs 3 per litre in NCR-Delhi region and other cities, citing rise in procurement price.

23 Mar 2017

File Photo of RBI building. | Reuters
Farm loan waiver affects credit discipline, says Reserve Bank of India

Shiva Sena, Maharashtra opposition parties, and Karnataka government have demanded farm loan waiver while assurances to this effect have been made in Punjab and UP.

23 Mar 2017

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IBM Cloud helps Pace Automation transform local Kirana stores into e-tailers

Powered by IBM Cloud, the solution allows Kirana stores to deliver a convenient online shopping experience to consumers and pay safely.

23 Mar 2017

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Amazon to invest USD 500 million in food e-retail: Harsimrat Kaur Badal

US-based retail giant Amazon has proposed to invest about USD 500 million for e-retail of food products in India, Food Processing Minister said.

23 Mar 2017

Osmania University, Hyderabad. (File Photo/EPS)
Telangana requests President Pranab Mukherjee to launch startup incubator T-Works

T-Works will act as a prototyping centre for electronics, semiconductors and hardware start-ups

23 Mar 2017

Karnataka-Goa Income Tax office become fastest to reach revenue targets

While the tax-collection target was Rs 85,478 crore, which included Tax Deduction at Source, the office had collected Rs 86,299 crore by March 20.

23 Mar 2017

Bombay Stock Exchange (File photo)
Sensex rebounds 164 points on global cues; ends three day losing run

Brokers said the sentiment got a lift largely in tandem with a rebound in global markets ahead of a crucial congressional vote on US healthcare reform later in the day.

23 Mar 2017

The Reserve Bank of India Governor Urjit Patel (File | Reuters)
Parliament panel to summon Urjit Patel again on April 20

The meeting of the Standing Committees on Finance, headed by former cabinet minister M Veerappa Moily, has been tentatively scheduled for April 20.

23 Mar 2017

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4G major driver of data traffic in 2016: Report

In metros alone, where the majority of 4G deployments have taken place, the contribution of 4G to data traffic was 26 per cent.

23 Mar 2017

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Gold tumbles Rs 350 on weak global cues, fall in demand

Gold prices plunged by Rs 350 to Rs 29,000 per 10 grams at the bullion market today, tracking a weak trend overseas and drop in demand from local jewellers.

23 Mar 2017

Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. | PTI
Taking steps to reduce dependence on Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients imports: Commerce Minister

Responding to the concerns during the Zero Hour, Nirmala Sitharaman said huge imports of pharmaceutical raw materials was a matter of serious concern.

23 Mar 2017

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited commissions 250 MW unit at Bongaigaon plant in Assam

The first unit of the power plant was commissioned earlier by BHEL and is presently operational, while the third and final unit is in advanced stage of commissioning.

23 Mar 2017

A sign is seen on a Starbucks outlet in Golden, Colorado in this September 29, 2009 (File photo/Reuters)
Starbucks plans to add 240,000 jobs worldwide by 2021

Starbucks also stands firm behind commitment to hire 10,000 refugees around the globe, a move it announced the day after Trump implemented his initial travel ban.

23 Mar 2017

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu
Railways to implement Enterprise Resource Planning solution in next few months

Indian Railways will move to technology-enabled enterprise resource planning solution in the next few months.

23 Mar 2017