M Rajendran

Cellphones, TVs to cost more as government hikes import duty

Levy on key electronic items to increase by 10-20%, Centre says it is in public interest

16 Dec 2017

LNG Infrastructure needs shot in the arm

A drop in domestic natural gas production has resulted in a rise in liquefied natural gas imports in 2016 and 2017.

12 Nov 2017

OYO’s new firm to refurbish unremunerative realty assets

As part of its expansion, OYO will offer its expertise in infrastructure repair and upgradation, hospitality operations and skilling of staff.

28 Oct 2017

India, US to work on shale gas exploration

A white paper may be released jointly by the US Energy Dept and PetroMin soon

21 Oct 2017

India looks at buying more US oil to reduce West Asia dependence

Competitive prices and cheaper transportation cited for shift; government cautious of importing large quantities

18 Oct 2017

Oil explorations in coastal areas may be linked with Sagarmala project

Union petroleum ministry is planning a special package to promote oil exploration & production (E&P) in coastal areas and link it to the ‘Sagarmala’ project for development of coastal parts of India.“

18 Oct 2017

Tackling glitches for a tech breakthrough

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella talks about the company’s 40-year history and peeps into the future

15 Oct 2017

New segments to make demands to Finance Ministry for Budget 2018: Sources

In the Budget preparation for 2018-19, sources said emphasis would be to assess the need of the sectors that require special economic boost.

03 Oct 2017

Telecom sector eyes bailout package from Centre

The telecom sector has sought financial support from the government to deal with current crisis in the industry, created due to certain policy and regulatory changes.

03 Oct 2017

Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages CEO says the company learns a lot from rural India

As a young girl she wanted to be an astronaut. It remains a dream, but she has travelled all around the world, if not space. Having worked in 55 countries, she claims to have assimilated with Indian c

27 Sep 2017

Will fiscal boost help save the flagging economy in India?

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has reaffirmed the government’s decision to boost the flagging economy with a stimulus package.

22 Sep 2017

Finance Ministry considering stimulus for construction equipment industry: Sources

The government is likely to provide necessary stimulus to the heavy construction equipment market mainly to drive residential, commercial and industrial development.

22 Sep 2017

Cut in inter-connection usage charges: All but one mobile operator upset with TRAI norms

Industry estimates are that the revenues of Airtel, Idea and Vodafone could jointly be impacted to the the tune of Rs 4,800 crore.

21 Sep 2017

3M India to sharpen focus on road safety technology, products

3M India Ltd plans to focus big on road safety products, such as variable traffic signage, which offers live directions to drivers.

18 Sep 2017

New National Telecom Policy to be inclusive; to attract firms to India

India will soon unveil a new NTP that promises to be more ‘inclusive’ and one that will have every stakeholder responsible for each decision and would be accountable to a central authority.

12 Sep 2017

FSSAI to set up two dozen food institutes

The Food Safety Standards Authority of India wants to set up some 24 food safety institutes in India backed by corporates, to ensure that consumers get safe, quality food.

08 Sep 2017

Internet of Things technology set to enhance security along hostile borders

Defence Min is evaluating testing internet of things tech modules and applications which can talk to one another irrespective of distance and time, store data and provide data analysis, real time.

13 Aug 2017

Jindal Steel and Power bullish on global steel demand going up

Jindal Steel & Power Ltd will ramp up its steel plants in Odisha, Chhattisgarh and Oman during the next quarter as the company expects a boost in steel demand in India and globally.

09 Aug 2017

Age of Cobots: Adoption on the fast track among Indian firms

From putting tiles in your house and painting walls to helping film producers shoot dangerous scenes in bollywood - ‘Co-bots’ - human assisted robots, are entering the Indian market.

05 Aug 2017

Disinvestment process is in full swing: Sources

The central government is pressing ahead with its disinvestment strategy and the target for the current financial year, `72,000 crore, is well within reach, say sources.

01 Aug 2017

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