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JAMMU: After years of waiting, cellular phones will become operational in Jammu and Kashmir from August 27, when Prime Minister Atal Bihari...more>>
Monday, 18 August 2003, 19:30 IST
India plans to invest Rs.1 trillion to develop the maritime sector. The project "Sagar mala (garland of ports)" envisages investment through a mix...more>>
Monday, 18 August 2003, 19:30 IST
KOLKATA: There is good news for IT students here as software companies are again looking to hire. After months of a job meltdown, firms like...more>>
Monday, 18 August 2003, 19:30 IST
AHMEDABAD: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will embark on a foreign trip Sunday to attract overseas investment in a wide spectrum of...more>>
Monday, 18 August 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: India's foreign exchanges reserves have climbed back to a high of $84.99 billion during the week ending August 8, after a $204 million...more>>
Monday, 18 August 2003, 19:30 IST
Linux, a low-cost and lesser-known operating system with growing corporate use and backing by cash-strapped state governments, has caught on in...more>>
Monday, 18 August 2003, 19:30 IST
BANGALORE: MindTree Consulting, an international IT services company, on Thursday announced that KPMG has assessed the company at Level 5 for the...more>>
Friday, 15 August 2003, 19:30 IST
Global Internet firm Yahoo! on Thursday said it plans to ride on India's mobile explosion to drive growth for its products and services in the...more>>
Friday, 15 August 2003, 19:30 IST
SUNNYVALE: eGain Communications Corporation, a provider of eService software for the Global 2000, today announced financial results for the fourth...more>>
Friday, 15 August 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: Call centres require a focused HR policy, which would take into account the peculiar needs of this budding industry. Erratic working...more>>
Friday, 15 August 2003, 19:30 IST
BANGALORE: Nirvana Business Solutions has opened office in Pittsburgh, reports the American City Business Journal. This is part of the iPort...more>>
Friday, 15 August 2003, 19:30 IST
BALTIMORE: Toyota Motor Corporation has lost its effort to overturn a $16 million judgment that was won by a Bowie man who lost his legs in a car...more>>
Friday, 15 August 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: Leading car maker Maruti Udyog on Saturday said it would set up a Maruti Service Masters (MSA) unit, its after sales service arm, at...more>>
Friday, 15 August 2003, 19:30 IST
A two-day summit to be held here next week will focus on changing patterns in the consumer goods marketing world and the use of latest techniques...more>>
Friday, 15 August 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW YORK: Satnam Overseas, one of India's largest exporters of basmati rice under the flagship Kohinoor brand, has introduced heat-and-eat curries...more>>
Friday, 15 August 2003, 19:30 IST
AHMEDABAD: The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the Gujarat government have decided to bury the hatchet caused by a public spat over the...more>>
Friday, 15 August 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: India is planning to set up a national gas grid over the next five to seven years with an initial investment of Rs.180 billion,...more>>
Thursday, 14 August 2003, 19:30 IST
BANGALORE: IT infrastructure management and technical support services outsourcing company Microland on Wednesday announced the appointment of...more>>
Thursday, 14 August 2003, 19:30 IST
BANGALORE: Hinduja TMT announced the appointment of S Subramanian as the senior vice president and Head of IT services operations. Subramanian’s...more>>
Thursday, 14 August 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: Global communications major Motorola on Wednesday said it was "excited" about opportunities in the Indian market and was looking at...more>>
Thursday, 14 August 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: MTNL plans to invest Rs 2,284 crore this fiscal for developing telecom infrastructure, including CDMA network in the country, Rajya...more>>
Thursday, 14 August 2003, 19:30 IST
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A Coca-Cola bottling plant in Kerala has got a reprieve, with a preliminary report saying lead and cadmium levels in soft...more>>
Thursday, 14 August 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: State-owned engineering major Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has won a Rs.17 billion contract to set up a 500-MW Korba (East)...more>>
Thursday, 14 August 2003, 19:30 IST
ABN Amro Bank's proposal to set up an asset management company in India were among 21 foreign direct investment proposals worth Rs.394.67 million...more>>
Thursday, 14 August 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: India's pharmaceutical major Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd (RLL) has got approval from the U.S. to market a generic form of amoxicillin...more>>
Thursday, 14 August 2003, 19:30 IST
According to a recent report by Merrill Lynch, IBM, the global giant plans to increase its manpower in India from 4,500 to 10,000 over the next two...more>>
Wednesday, 13 August 2003, 19:30 IST
MUMBAI: Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, a Mumbai-based pharma company, is poised to enter the US market and is expected to file four to five drug master...more>>
Wednesday, 13 August 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW YORK: Indian American Kartik Sridharan, co-founder of Ashvattha Semiconductor, has stepped down from his post as CEO to become vice president...more>>
Wednesday, 13 August 2003, 19:30 IST
CALF: Mirror Image Internet, a leading global e-Business provider of content delivery, streaming media, e-Commerce and Web computing services, and...more>>
Wednesday, 13 August 2003, 19:30 IST
IdeaSpace set to merge with Quintant BANGALORE: The Rs 1,400-crore Hyderabad-based GMR Group is all set to exit from all its IT businesses....more>>
Wednesday, 13 August 2003, 19:30 IST
Seven days after the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) alleged the presence of pesticides in 12 top soft drink brands, the sales of...more>>
Wednesday, 13 August 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW YORK: IMlogic Inc., a provider of enterprise infrastructure software solutions for the instant messaging (IM) market, has appointed Sanjiv...more>>
Wednesday, 13 August 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: India may be the world's IT superpower but it still swears by the wireless as the "only dependable communication arrangement". And...more>>
Wednesday, 13 August 2003, 19:30 IST
MUMBAI: India's blue-chip share market index finished in the negative zone Tuesday, reversing a three-day losing streak, as institutional investors...more>>
Wednesday, 13 August 2003, 19:30 IST
LUCKNOW: In Uttar Pradesh, a state perpetually battling the red in its slothful public enterprises, a reformed state-run agency receiving...more>>
Wednesday, 13 August 2003, 19:30 IST
India's high-profile IT industry, which has acquired a global reputation banking on quality professionals, must focus on reining in the spiralling...more>>
Wednesday, 13 August 2003, 19:30 IST
Iraq's interim government has revalidated contracts worth over Rs.3 billion with India, including 300,000 tonnes of a wheat export order under the...more>>
Tuesday, 12 August 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: Government on Tuesday cleared 26 proposals envisaging foreign direct investment (FDI) worth Rs. 16.08 crore plan by CitiCorp...more>>
Tuesday, 12 August 2003, 19:30 IST
BANGALORE: The results of tests on Coca-Cola and Pepsi's beverages are expected this week, the director of the institute conducting the tests said....more>>
Tuesday, 12 August 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: The cellular sector has added 11.5 lakh users in July, taking the overall subscriber base to 1.63 crore. As per the latest subscriber...more>>
Tuesday, 12 August 2003, 19:30 IST
MUMBAI: Videocon International has entered into a tie-up with French telecom major Alcatel to distribute the latter's mobile handsets in the...more>>
Tuesday, 12 August 2003, 19:30 IST
BANGALORE: Global equipment telecom vendor, Nortel Networks, which so far outsourced R&D worth Rs 1000 crore from India over the past 5 years, is...more>>
Tuesday, 12 August 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: Within two months of quitting, Cisco Systems India head Manoj Chugh has joined EMC, the leader in worldwide network storage market....more>>
Tuesday, 12 August 2003, 19:30 IST
Chip giant Intel sector is eyeing the Indian small and medium business (SMB) segment, encouraged by its 26 per cent year-on-year growth and...more>>
Tuesday, 12 August 2003, 19:30 IST
CHANDIGARH: In its bid to attract IT companies, Haryana is promising them a slew of sops including preference in land allotment at industrial...more>>
Tuesday, 12 August 2003, 19:30 IST
WASHINGTON: Yet another state lawmaker in the U.S. has introduced a bill aimed at preventing outsourcing of tech jobs to India and other foreign...more>>
Tuesday, 12 August 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: Software giant Infosys Technologies on Monday announced its plans to ramp up operations in Pune with an investment of Rs 250 crore in...more>>
Monday, 11 August 2003, 19:30 IST
BOMBAY: U.S.-based specialty chemical maker Rohm and Haas Co said on Monday it had invested $20 million in its first unit in India that will make...more>>
Monday, 11 August 2003, 19:30 IST
ANDOVER: Enterasys Networks Inc., a global provider of Business Driven Networks for enterprise customers, today announced a partnership with InMon...more>>
Monday, 11 August 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: Silverline Technologies Ltd on Monday announced the closure of its subsidiaries in the United States -- Silverline Technologies Inc...more>>
Monday, 11 August 2003, 19:30 IST
IT training major NIIT on Monday said it would triple the number of centres offering training on Oracle Technologies, and now offer Oracle9i...more>>
Monday, 11 August 2003, 19:30 IST
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Airtel, India's largest cellular provider, has entered the UAE market with its prepaid 'Magic' SIM cards. Press Centre,...more>>
Monday, 11 August 2003, 19:30 IST
British gas major BG Group and its Indian partners in the Panna-Mukta and Tapti offshore fields are planning to invest $490 million to...more>>
Monday, 11 August 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: An Indian telecom court ruled Friday that fixed-line phone operators are qualified to provide limited mobility services, ending a...more>>
Monday, 11 August 2003, 19:30 IST
MUMBAI: India's blue-chip equities are expected to derive strength in the week ahead from projections that the country's economy would post a...more>>
Monday, 11 August 2003, 19:30 IST
India's booming services sector continued its steady growth in the April-June quarter of the current fiscal year, boosting the overall economy,...more>>
Monday, 11 August 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: International style shopping has finally come to India -- and with a splash. The decade-old economic reforms have engendered a new,...more>>
Monday, 11 August 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: A court here Monday directed the government to lift samples of soft drinks made by PepsiCo India Holdings and have them tested for...more>>
Monday, 11 August 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: Exlservice Inc., a third party Business Process Outsourcing Company, today announced that it has secured a three-year BPO contract with...more>>
Friday, 08 August 2003, 19:30 IST
SAN FRANCISCO: Providian Bancorp Services, a subsidiary of Providian Financial Corporation and Accenture have signed an agreement under which...more>>
Friday, 08 August 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: Microsoft India on Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding with the Uttaranchal government for the roll-out of project 'Shiksha.'...more>>
Friday, 08 August 2003, 19:30 IST
In a strategic move aligned with the company's commitment to the global services delivery model, iGATE Corporation's co-founder, Pittsburgh-based...more>>
Friday, 08 August 2003, 19:30 IST
ELMWOOD PARK: WebMD Corp. has reported a wider second-quarter net loss on charges for the sale of parts of its plastic-products division. The...more>>
Friday, 08 August 2003, 19:30 IST
India's state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has signed an agreement with global aviation major Eurocopter for the joint development of...more>>
Friday, 08 August 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: The Group Apollo Thursday announced the launch of its online lottery business with an investment of Rs.2.5 billion over the next three...more>>
Friday, 08 August 2003, 19:30 IST
CHANDIGARH: Punjab will formulate a commercial policy to attract investments from non-resident Indians (NRIs) and float NRI bonds. A Punjab...more>>
Friday, 08 August 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: India needs to be vigilant against unfair trade practices, including dumping, while liberalising its economy, Commerce Minister Arun...more>>
Friday, 08 August 2003, 19:30 IST
MUMBAI: India's blue-chip share market index bounced back from lower levels Thursday, as investors rushed to pick up stocks of traditional...more>>
Friday, 08 August 2003, 19:30 IST
India's economy will achieve robust growth in the current financial year following normal monsoon rains across the country, Finance Minister...more>>
Friday, 08 August 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: An environmental NGO that claimed Coca-Cola and Pepsi products contained unusually high levels of toxins Thursday sharpened its attack...more>>
Friday, 08 August 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: Government on Thursday informed Rajya Sabha that Oil India Ltd is not to be disinvested and Government's equity will not be reduced...more>>
Thursday, 07 August 2003, 19:30 IST
Government on Thursday admitted there were "pressure points" in the economy due to mounting food and petroleum subsidies, but said the growth would...more>>
Thursday, 07 August 2003, 19:30 IST
BANGALORE: The US-based Shiva group, a Rs 60-crore materials research, development, application and testing company, is planning an additional...more>>
Thursday, 07 August 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: Power plant equipment maker Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) said on Thursday it had won an order to set up a 120 megawatt power...more>>
Thursday, 07 August 2003, 19:30 IST
Indian IT industry's export revenues from product and technology services registered a 29.4 per cent growth at Rs 6,600 crore in 2002-03 compared...more>>
Thursday, 07 August 2003, 19:30 IST
MUMBAI: Zensar Technologies has bagged offshore contracts valued at $14 million for projects involving application on Oracle’s software products....more>>
Thursday, 07 August 2003, 19:30 IST
Cutting across party lines, angry Indian Members of Parliament Wednesday sought a ban on Coca-Cola and Pepsi following allegations that the...more>>
Thursday, 07 August 2003, 19:30 IST
MUMBAI: Mumbai's mobile phone users are poised to reap yet another windfall by way of falling tariffs, with a seventh player entering the market....more>>
Thursday, 07 August 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: Seagate Technology, the world's leading hard disc drive supplier, has entered into a collaboration with state-owned National Insurance...more>>
Thursday, 07 August 2003, 19:30 IST
HYDERABAD: Sierra Atlantic expanded its alliance with PeopleSoft by launching a development hub to provide services for PeopleSoft applications....more>>
Wednesday, 06 August 2003, 19:30 IST
OAKLAND: Closely held Zhone Technologies Inc. agreed to acquire 60% of telecommunications company Tellium Inc. in a stock-for-stock transaction....more>>
Wednesday, 06 August 2003, 19:30 IST
SANTA ANA: GeoLogistics Corporation, one of the world's largest global third-party logistics companies, today announced a strategic alliance with...more>>
Wednesday, 06 August 2003, 19:30 IST
CALIFE: netGuru Inc., an integrated information technology and services company, on Wednesday reported that its net revenues for the first quarter...more>>
Wednesday, 06 August 2003, 19:30 IST
The Indian Telephone Industries (ITI) has consolidated its relationship with China's ZTE corporation to manufacture CDMA technology in a bid to...more>>
Wednesday, 06 August 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: JK Industries Limited, the flagship company of the HS Singhania Group, has exited the bulk drug business by selling a wholly owned...more>>
Wednesday, 06 August 2003, 19:30 IST
LONDON: The rush among Western business houses to move work to India to save costs continues with news and information provider Reuters planning to...more>>
Wednesday, 06 August 2003, 19:30 IST
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A 40-year-old distillery in Kerala's Alappuzha district is polluting both water and air, a state assembly committee on...more>>
Wednesday, 06 August 2003, 19:30 IST
Even before reaching an agreement on restoring trade ties with India, Pakistan has permitted Afghanistan transit facilities for exporting $15...more>>
Wednesday, 06 August 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: India is planning to open tourism promotion offices in China, Malaysia and Thailand and participate in marketing activities in the Gulf...more>>
Wednesday, 06 August 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: The Indian unit of German auto giant DaimlerChrysler Monday said it was exploring the possibility of launching its most expensive car in...more>>
Wednesday, 06 August 2003, 19:30 IST
netGuru Inc on Monday announced changes to its board of directors. Effective July 25, 2003, netGuru added Ben Eazzetta and Dean McCormick to its...more>>
Tuesday, 05 August 2003, 19:30 IST
SAN JOSE: LogicVision, Inc., a leading provider of embedded test for integrated circuits and systems, has announced the appointment of Ronald H....more>>
Tuesday, 05 August 2003, 19:30 IST
India's steel exports to China, the world's biggest producer and consumer, has jumped from $262 million in 2002 to $621 million in the six months...more>>
Tuesday, 05 August 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: The government is expected to finalise the foreign direct investment (FDI) policy for the telecommunications sector within a month....more>>
Tuesday, 05 August 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: The Gulf based subsidiary of India's engineering major Larsen and Toubro (L&T) has bagged a Rs. 420 million order to build a flyover in...more>>
Tuesday, 05 August 2003, 19:30 IST
MUMBAI: Reliance Infocomm ad Qualcomm, the global leader in Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) digital wireless technology, on Monday announced...more>>
Tuesday, 05 August 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: A two-day convention will be held in India's financial capital of Mumbai from Wednesday to explore ways to improve the functioning of...more>>
Tuesday, 05 August 2003, 19:30 IST
HYDERABAD: Pramati Technologies, a J2EE products company, has announced the availability of Pramati Server 3.5, an enhanced release of its...more>>
Tuesday, 05 August 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: Luxury car maker DaimlerChrysler on Monday joined hands with the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) to produce...more>>
Tuesday, 05 August 2003, 19:30 IST
Goa has unveiled a new industrial policy that promises sustainable employment for locals and an investor-friendly path for sectors like tourism, IT...more>>
Tuesday, 05 August 2003, 19:30 IST
Public sector telecom major Mahanagar Telephone Nigam is all set to shed some flab. In the last board meeting, a voluntary retirement scheme has...more>>
Tuesday, 05 August 2003, 19:30 IST
BANGALORE: BPO Companies seem to have caught the fancy of VC funds. While 24/7 Customer on Thursday said it has closed a first round of $22 million...more>>
Monday, 04 August 2003, 19:30 IST
CHENNAI: The Centre at present has no plans for disinvestment of public sector telecom PSUs BSNL and MTNL as the two were performing well in the...more>>
Monday, 04 August 2003, 19:30 IST
MUMBAI: Reliance Infocomm plans to have 6,500 people on the rolls of its IT-enabled services business in a year from now. Reliance’s call...more>>
Monday, 04 August 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: One in every four medicines is said to be a spurious drug, 35 per cent of the world’s spurious drugs are produced in India (according to...more>>
Monday, 04 August 2003, 19:30 IST
HYDERABAD: Motorola has announced the opening of a new software development centre in Hyderabad, which is part of Motorola computer group and will...more>>
Monday, 04 August 2003, 19:30 IST
AHMEDABAD: JB Pharmaceuticals and Chemicals Limited is investing Rs 40 crore in setting up a new dedicated research and development facility in...more>>
Monday, 04 August 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: The state-run Telecommunications Consultants India Ltd (TCIL) plans to raise at least Rs 300 crore through an initial public offering...more>>
Monday, 04 August 2003, 19:30 IST
SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir will soon get a much awaited mobile phone service. Senior officials of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) told IANS...more>>
Monday, 04 August 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: India's foreign exchange reserves nudged close to the $85 billion mark with inflows of $803 million during the week ending July 26....more>>
Monday, 04 August 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: There are enough indications that India will post an above six percent growth not only in 2003-04 fiscal but also in the following year...more>>
Monday, 04 August 2003, 19:30 IST
Proliferation of small players in the burgeoning business process outsourcing (BPO) sector is likely to bring down margins of Indian firms, a study...more>>
Monday, 04 August 2003, 19:30 IST
The chief of one of India's leading business lobby groups is upbeat about the prospects of the economy that, he says, will register a sharply...more>>
Monday, 04 August 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: State-owned engineering major Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has bagged a Rs.4 billion order to set up a captive power plant in...more>>
Monday, 04 August 2003, 19:30 IST
Muthoot Pappachan Group, a leading, well-diversified corporate group from the state, has tied up with Jurong Infrastructure (India) to set up a...more>>
Friday, 01 August 2003, 19:30 IST
BANGALORE: Ness Technologies, an IT services provider said it is looking at an initial public offering (IPO) in 18 to 24 months. It also announced...more>>
Friday, 01 August 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: An Indian subsidiary of a German company in partnership with Jaiprakash Industries Ltd. has bagged a 280-million-euro deal for a...more>>
Friday, 01 August 2003, 19:30 IST
CHANDIGARH: Like other states, Haryana too will open up its power sector to private investors for setting up renewable energy power projects....more>>
Friday, 01 August 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: Indian consumer goods giant Hindustan Lever Ltd said Thursday its net profit in the quarter ended June 30 rose a better-than-expected...more>>
Friday, 01 August 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: A leading business chamber has urged the government to reconsider some of the provisions of a proposed law that would bring far-reaching...more>>
Friday, 01 August 2003, 19:30 IST
After years of concern of domestic retail as well as foreign institutional investors over casino-like trading practices in Indian share markets,...more>>
Friday, 01 August 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW YORK: Infosys Technologies, India's largest listed software exporter, has priced its sponsored secondary issue of American depositary shares...more>>
Friday, 01 August 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: Lifetree Convergence Limited, one of India's leading mid-size software development and services companies, Friday said it has bagged a...more>>
Friday, 01 August 2003, 19:30 IST