Dabur's Q4 net up 16.6 percent

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 17:42

New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Helped by good growth across key categories like oral care, home care, foods and hair oils, Dabur India posted net profit of 16.6 percent for the fourth quarter (January-March) of 2015-16, a company statement said here on Thursday.


India can gain from China's waning grip on apparel world: World Bank

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 17:34

New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) With China losing sheen as the global leader in the apparel market, India needs to take specific steps like lowering input duties and extending market access to fill that space, otherwise be cornered by southeast Asian countries, the World Bank has said.


UN body expresses optimism on Bangladeshi economy

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 17:30

Dhaka, April 28 (IANS) A UN body on Thursday expressed its optimism about Bangladesh's potential though it trimmed its growth forecast for 2015-16 fiscal (July 2015-June 2016) at 6.8 percent.


HCL Technologies standalone net up 7 percent

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 16:38

Mumbai, April 28 (IANS) IT services company HCL Technologies on Thursday said it posted a rise of 7.07 percent in its standalone net profit for the quarter ending March 31, 2016, at Rs.1,675.45 crore against Rs.1,564.74 crore in the same period of 2015.


'All nook and corner to come under Road network by 2019'

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 16:06

New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The government is serious about bringing radical changes in road conditions in the country and, by 2019, it will ensure no nook and corner of the country remains uncovered under the road network, the Lok Sabha was told on Thursday.


Fight Modi authoritarianism: CPI-M

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 16:00

New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The CPI-M has accused the government of taking "anti-working class measures" and called for a "struggle against the increasing authoritarianism of the Modi government".


Tata's Nano remains the central issue in Singur (Constituency Survey)

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 15:56

Singur (West Bengal), April 28 (IANS) Seven-and-a-half-years after Tata Motors relocated its Nano small car factory out of this rural belt, the abandoned plant, with its corroded metal gate and deserted sheds, stands like a haunted house besides National Highway 2.


Committed to help firms deliver connected customer experiences: Adobe

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 14:52

Mumbai, April 28 (IANS) The world is witnessing the arrival of enterprise software wave that is making fundamental changes to how businesses deliver customer experiences, and software giant Adobe says it is helping companies deliver that connected customer experiences globally, including in India.


'Cow worship more to do with rural economy than religion'

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 14:50

New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The Indian trait of worshiping cows should not be strictly linked to religiosity as this had more to do with creating a strong rural economy, union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh has said.


'Banking loopholes being studied to curb money laundering'

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 14:48

New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The government has asked its agencies dealing with economic offences to study the loopholes in the country's banking laws to prevent ill-gotten money from leaving the country's shores and facilitate the return of black money stashed away abroad, well informed sources said.


Morocco can be India's window to Africa, EU, North America

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 14:00

New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Morocco, which has free trade agreements with countries in North America and Europe, can be a window for Indian businesses to market in these regions, according to a Moroccan business delegation currently on a visit to India.


Samsung's Q1 profit posts double-digit growth

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 13:32

Seoul, April 28 (IANS) Samsung Electronics' first-quarter operating profit posted a double-digit growth on the back of robust sales of Galaxy S7 smartphones, launched earlier than forecast, the company said on Thursday.