Relianc Jio launch in 'coming months': Ambani

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 18:28

Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Assuring shareholders that significant progress had been made in erecting the infrastructure for Reliance Jio, along with some 1.5 million test users, Chairman Mukesh Ambani has, without specifying a date, said the commercial launch will happen in the "coming months".


Reliance Jio brass not to stand trial for child's death: Court

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 18:02

Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) The Nagpur Bench of the Bombay High Court has ruled that the directors of Reliance Jio need not stand trial for the death of a two-­year-old child, who fell into an unguarded pit of the company in Sitabuldi area of Nagpur in March last year.


Indian passenger carriers cancel flights to Dubai

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 17:58

New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Some of the major Indian passenger carriers on Thursday cancelled their scheduled operations to Dubai due to the unavailability of runway at the Dubai International Airport.


Fully geared to implement GST, says Haryana

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 17:50

Chandigarh, Aug 4 (IANS) The Haryana government on Thursday said it is fully prepared to implement the Goods and Services (GST) bill, which was passed by the Rajya Sabha a day earlier.


IBM, Apple open first global development hub in India

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 17:44

Bengaluru, Aug 4 (IANS) In a bid to accelerate digital transformation in India, IBM in partnership with Apple on Thursday launched a global development hub called Garage for iOS apps in Bengaluru that will work with existing design locations in Atlanta, Chicago, Cupertino in the US and Toronto in Canada.


Photographer sues Getty for falsely claiming copyright

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 17:40

Washington, Aug 4 (IANS) Carol Highsmith, an American photographer, filed a lawsuit against stock photo agencies Getty Images and Alamy for falsely claiming copyright of 18,755 photos she took, and demanded more than $1 billion in reputation damages.


April 1, 2017 target for GST tough, but deadlines better: Jaitley (Roundup)

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 17:32

New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The government on Thursday said April 1 next year will be the target date for the roll-out of a pan-India Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime though Finance Minister Arun Jaitley termed it as a difficult task to achieve, given the future steps involved.


Bata to concentrate on same-store growth

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 17:14

Kolkata, Aug 4 (IANS) Bata India has changed its strategy of opening over 100 stores a year and would start concentrating on same-store growth, a top company official said on Thursday.


CBDT signs advance pricing agreement with Japanese firm

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 16:32

New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has entered into an advance pricing agreement (APA) with an Indian subsidiary of a Japanese trading company to foster a non-adversarial tax regime.


ZTE to launch its crowdsourced smartphone next year

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 16:26

New York, Aug 4 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker ZTE is ready to hear your ideas for its upcoming crowdsourced smartphone which will be unveiled at the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) next year.


Profit booking subdues equity markets

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 16:00

Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Profit booking, along with negative Asian indices and a weak rupee, subdued the Indian equity markets on Thursday.