Coal India gets good response for auction of CPPs

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 20:44

Kolkata, Aug 2 (IANS) In the ongoing coal linkage e-auction for captive power plants (CPPs), the Coal India Ltd (CIL) secured a booking of 12.95 million tonnes of coal against the offered 13.43 million tonnes in the first five days of auction that began on July 26, a company official said on Tuesday.


Le 1s Eco vs Lenovo Vibe K5 Note: Which is better

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 20:40

New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Chinese internet and technology conglomerate LeEco's recently launched Le 1s Eco has taken on the world of budgeted smartphones by offering the best value, breakthrough technology and great features at a disruptive price.


BMW sales soar in second quarter

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 19:24

Munich, Aug 2 (IANS) German automaker BMW Group recorded its best ever quarterly sales volume and net profit figures between April and June, it said on Tuesday.


Himachal's Pong dam faces shortfall of water

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 19:14

Shimla, Aug 2 (IANS) The water level in Himachal Pradesh's Pong Dam - one of the state's major water reservoirs - was still 40 ft short lower on Tuesday compared to the last year due to deficit rainfall in the region, an official said.


Cabin crew strike to cost Air France 90 mn euros

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 19:04

Paris, Aug 2 (IANS) A week-long strike of cabin crew would cost France's flagship carrier Air France 90 million euros ($100.74 million), the airline said on Tuesday.


Indian Bank posts higher net profit

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 18:12

Chennai, Aug 2 (IANS) Public sector Indian Bank on Tuesday said it closed the first quarter of the current fiscal with a net profit of Rs 307.35 crore.


Japan approves $274 billion stimulus package

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 18:06

Tokyo, Aug 2 (IANS) The Japanese cabinet on Tuesday approved an economic stimulus package worth 28.1 trillion yen ($274 billion) to support the country's sluggish economy in the wake of Britain's decision to leave the European Union.


Only 25% Indian teenagers happy with mobile service providers

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 17:10

New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Only a quarter of teenagers in India feel communications service providers understand their lifestyle and offer services to match it while 36 per cent said they were experiencing poor customer service for over a year, a survey revealed on Tuesday.


TVS Motor to launch 310cc bike this fiscal

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 17:06

Chennai, Aug 2 (IANS) Launch of a 310 cc motorcycle before this fiscal, leveraging fast moving products to the fullest extent and introducing new products are strategies planned by TVS Motor Company Ltd to touch 15 per cent market share this year, a gain of around two per cent, said a top company official.


GST bill will be passed if obstacles not posed: Congress

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 16:58

New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) A day ahead of the discussion on the Goods and Services Tax bill in the Rajya Sabha, the Congress on Tuesday said the long-pending legislation will be passed "if there is no obstacle".