Lok Sabha discusses railways' demand for grants

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 19:08

New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The Lok Sabha on Tuesday took up for discussion the demand for grants by the railways for the 2016-17 fiscal, with the Congress demanding more rationalisation in the functioning of the railways.


Panic button, GPS feasible within the deadline: Smartphone makers

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 18:54

New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Hailing the Indian government's decision to include a panic button for the safety of women and satellite-based GPS in all mobile handsets from next year, the country's leading smartphone manufacturers on Tuesday said it is feasible to roll out these features within the proposed timeline.


Patanjali targets over Rs.10,000 cr turnover in 2016-17

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 18:03

New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Patanjali Ayurved is eyeing over Rs.10,000 crore turnover in 2016-17, more than doubling it from the Rs.5,000 crore in the last fiscal, yoga guru Ramdev, its founder, said here on Tuesday.


Maruti Suzuki's Q4 net profit down 12 percent

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 17:44

New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Passenger car major Maruti Suzuki on Tuesday reported a decline of 11.7 percent in its net profit for the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2015-16.


India's telephone subscribers stood at 105 crore in February: TRAI

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 17:24

New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The number of telephone subscribers in India increased from 1,043.29 million at the end of January 2016 to 1,051.88 million at the end of February 2016, showing a monthly growth rate of 0.82 percent, according ti data released by India's telecom regulator on Tuesday.


Hindalco to accept Metal X offer to buyout Australian arm

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 17:22

Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) Aditya Birla-led aluminium manufacturer Hindalco said on Tuesday it will accept the Australian company Metal X's improved takeover offer for its Australian subsidiary Aditya Birla Minerals Ltd.


Boeing awards titanium forging contract to Bharat Forge

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 16:52

New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Global aircraft manufacturing giant Boeing on Tuesday awarded a titanium forging contract for its 777X aircraft to Bharat Forge, recognising the technical expertise of the Indian company.


Sensex provisionally closes 328 points higher

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 16:19

Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) A benchmark index of the Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip BSE Sensitive Index (Sensex), provisionally closed Tuesday's trade 328.37 points or 1.28 percent up.


Tibet among fastest growing Chinese regions

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 16:06

Mexico city, April 26 (IANS) Tibet has maintained double-digit economic growth annually for the past 23 years, becoming one of China's fastest growing areas, said Tibetan legislator Qizhala here.


China faces huge food supply shortfall

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 16:04

Beijing, April 26 (IANS) Despite bumper harvests, China has a 9.9 million tonne shortfall in the amount of grain it produces and consumes annually, a senior official said on Tuesday.


Haryana third in Aadhaar saturation

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 15:50

Chandigarh, April 26 (IANS) Haryana ranks third in the country in Aadhaar saturation and second in covering 98.8 percent of people under the central government's flagship rural employment programme MGNREGA.


India may surpass China in attracting FDI: Nomura

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 15:32

New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) India may surpass China this year in attracting foreign direct investment (FDI), as the gap in inflows between the two has been narrowing with the reforms being implemented by India, according to Japanese financial services firm Nomura.