McDonald's ends franchise pact with Connaught Plaza Restaurants

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 13:52

New Delhi, Aug 21, McDonalds India on Monday announced it had terminated its franchise agreement with Vikram Bakshi's Connaught Plaza Restaurants. The 169 restaurants operated by the latter will have to stop using the McDonlad's brand name within 15 days.


TCS' arm to deploy digital learning platform for ICSI

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 13:40

New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) TCS iON, a business unit of IT major Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), on Monday announced its partnership with the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) to help foster digital learning opportunities for students.


Daunting task for Infosys Board finding new CEO: Jefferies

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 13:00

Bengaluru, Aug 21 (IANS) The embattled Board of software major Infosys faces a daunting task in finding a suitable Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to succeed technocrat Vishal Sikka who resigned on August 18, US-based global investment bank Jefferies LLC has said.


China to launch world's fastest train in September

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 11:38

Beijing, Aug 21 (IANS) China will launch the world's fastest train in September which will shorten the travel time between Beijing and Shanghai by more than an hour, authorities said on Monday.


Three injured after rocks fall on Hubli Express

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 10:10

Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) At least three passengers of the Hubli Express were injured near the Khandala Ghat in Maharashtra when rocks from a mountain fell on the train following a landslide, officials said on Monday.


Odisha utility scripts major fall in power losses in rural areas

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 08:40

Bhubaneswar, Aug 21 (IANS) A private electricity distribution company (discom) is scripting a remarkable story of cutting its aggregate technical and commercial (AT&C) losses in rural Odisha, which remains one of only two states not to have joined the Centre's Uday debt restructuring scheme for the hugely indebted Indian state discoms.


Tata Motors launches AMT-equipped Tiago at Rs 4.79 lakh

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 19:00

New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Tata Motors on Sunday launched the mid-end variant of its hatchback Tiago model priced at Rs 4.79 lakh incorporating the new automated manual transmission (AMT) technology, the introduction of which earlier in the high-end variant has been well received, the company said.