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Hero MotoCorp's Q1 net profit up 18%

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 17:06

Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Two-wheeler major Hero MotoCorp on Monday reported an increase of 18.13 per cent in its standalone net profit for the first quarter (Q1) of the current fiscal.

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'HDFC, NTPC bonds to facilitate broader opening of Indian market'

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 16:48

Singapore/Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) The recent issuance of the first offshore masala bonds by two Indian companies recently should pave the way for a broader opening of the market as the inaugural issuance is likely to mitigate initial concerns about liquidity, a global rating agency has said.

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Casio India unveils power-saving projectors

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 16:24

New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Casio India on Monday introduced three new projector models that promise to reduce the power consumption by up to 50 per cent and feature a dust-resistance design to ease the maintenance.

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Lok Sabha debates GST Bill approved by upper house

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 16:16

New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) As the Lok Sabha on Monday debated the GST Bill passed by the Rajya Sabha, the Congress accused the government of treating the lower house of parliament as a "junior partner" and ignoring its wisdom.

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Microsoft India inaugurates conference on machine learning, AI

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 16:08

Bengaluru, Aug 8 (IANS) Aimed at exploring the possibilities with machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) to develop apps and services, Microsoft India on Monday inaugurated the first edition of its two-day "Machine Learning and Data Sciences (ML&DS) Conference" here.

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Taxation rate to be worked out by GST Council: Jaitley

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 16:06

New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Without delving into specifics on the taxation rate under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley here on Monday said it will be worked out by the GST Council.

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Positive global cues lift equity markets

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 15:48

Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Positive global cues, along with hopes of parliamentary approval for a major economic legislation and higher crude oil prices, buoyed the Indian equity markets on Monday.

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Britannia Industries net profit up 13% in Q1

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 15:26

Kolkata, Aug 8 (IANS) FMCG major Britannia Industries Ltd. on Monday reported a 13 per cent rise in its consolidated net profit to Rs 219.13 crore in the quarter ended June 30, 2016, as compared to Rs 193.66 crore in the corresponding period in 2015.

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Positive global cues lift equity markets

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 14:54

Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Positive global markets, along with hopes of parliamentary approval for a major economic legislation and higher crude oil prices, buoyed the Indian equity markets during the late-afternoon trade session on Monday.

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Sterlite Technologies to create smart network professionals in India

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 14:14

Pune, Aug 8 (IANS) Sterlite Technologies, which designs, builds and manages data networks for telecoms globally, on Monday launched the Sterlite Tech Academy to create a talented pool of network professionals who can handle smart data networks for 'Digital India', 'Smart Cities' and 4G rollout.

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More people now prefer businesses they can message: Facebook

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 14:06

New York, Aug 8 (IANS) With an increase in business-consumer interaction on mobile messaging platforms, 53 per cent of consumers today prefer shopping with a business they can message, a survey by social media giant Facebook has revealed.

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