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New Delhi: Mercedes-Benz cars will become costlier in India next month when the prices will be raised due to the rising input costs and a...more>>
Friday, 16 January 2009, 15:03 IST
Hyderabad: Market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), probing the Rs.70-billion ($1.43 billion) fraud in Satyam Computer...more>>
Friday, 16 January 2009, 15:00 IST
Prague: The European Union's plan for a new database to monitor the fingerprints and photographs of people entering the bloc is so far behind...more>>
Friday, 16 January 2009, 14:55 IST
Ahmedabad: Global software giant Microsoft will invest in training teachers in Gujarat and enhance the use of IT in the education sector....more>>
Friday, 16 January 2009, 14:52 IST
New Delhi: India will have one of the most modernised meteorological departments in the world by 2014, a central minister said here Thursday....more>>
Friday, 16 January 2009, 14:50 IST
New Delhi: After eight successive cuts in aviation turbine fuel (ATF) price since last September, state-run oil companies Thursday raised it by at...more>>
Friday, 16 January 2009, 14:35 IST
Mumbai: The auditor's role in a company has lost its prominence with the PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) resorting to an inadequate statement about...more>>
Friday, 16 January 2009, 02:58 IST
New Delhi: Providers of value-added telecom services (VAS) do not require separate licences, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) said...more>>
Friday, 16 January 2009, 01:40 IST
New Delhi: The Indian telecom sector continued its robust growth with the wireless market growing at 9.91 percent and churning revenues worth...more>>
Friday, 16 January 2009, 01:39 IST
Bangalore: Infosys Technologies said it will hire around 27,000 professionals by March this year, up from around 25,000 annual hiring the firm had...more>>
Friday, 16 January 2009, 00:30 IST
Bangalore: Visionaries across India converged for a discussion on leadership and technology at 'India's Great Technology Leaders Conference' held...more>>
Thursday, 15 January 2009, 23:54 IST
New Delhi: Oil India (OIL), a state-owned upstream oil company, Thursday said it has received the market regulator's approval for its proposed...more>>
Thursday, 15 January 2009, 23:35 IST
Toronto: No fiscal stimulus by governments in the U.S. and Canada will stop their economies from recession in 2009, said an independent Canadian...more>>
Thursday, 15 January 2009, 23:32 IST
Mumbai: The Indian equities markets shut shop lower Thursday, reversing gains of Wednesday's trade. A key index ended trade about 3.26 percent...more>>
Thursday, 15 January 2009, 23:30 IST
New Delhi: The Mumbai terror attacks did not just dent people's confidence and the economy but has made the hydrocarbon sector vulnerable as well,...more>>
Thursday, 15 January 2009, 23:29 IST
Mumbai: Investments in India by Spanish companies have increased five-fold to $158 million in 2008. Companies such as Navantia, Dragados, Grupo...more>>
Thursday, 15 January 2009, 23:26 IST
New Delhi: India's annual rate of inflation fell further to 5.24 percent for the week ended January 3 from 5.91 percent the week before, official...more>>
Thursday, 15 January 2009, 23:24 IST
Hyderabad: Ernst & Young (E&Y) may snap ties with Maytas Properties and Maytas Infra, the two firms run by sons of B Ramalinga Raju, the disgraced...more>>
Thursday, 15 January 2009, 23:20 IST
New Delhi: The much-awaited radio frequency auction for third generation (3G) telecom services is likely to be delayed further and a new timeframe...more>>
Thursday, 15 January 2009, 23:18 IST
Mumbai: Indian IT firms received another jolt Thursday when Canada-based Nortel Networks, one of North America's largest telecom equipment firm and...more>>
Thursday, 15 January 2009, 23:16 IST
Bangalore: Customers in offshoring industry are now desperately wanting for more control in their outsourced activities, thanks to the Satyam...more>>
Thursday, 15 January 2009, 23:15 IST
Mumbai: Netz capital, a fund and advisory focused towards nurturing start-ups has committed Rs 10 crores ($2 million) in technology infrastructure...more>>
Thursday, 15 January 2009, 23:13 IST
New York: Now it seems that the companies planning to lay off employees are quite afraid of divulging the number of the hapless employees they have...more>>
Thursday, 15 January 2009, 20:19 IST
Bangalore: Ex-MphasiS' CEO Jeya Kumar, has taken charge of Mumbai based Patni Computer Systems replacing Narendra K. Patni, CEO, Patni. Kumar will...more>>
Thursday, 15 January 2009, 19:54 IST
New Delhi: The drop in oil prices will help the global economy to recover, said Saudi Arabian petroleum minister Ali Al-Naimi here Wednesday....more>>
Thursday, 15 January 2009, 17:49 IST
Toronto: Shares of telephone maker Nortel Networks sank 68.8 percent here after it was granted bankruptcy protection in Canada and the US...more>>
Thursday, 15 January 2009, 17:44 IST
Mumbai:State-owned engineering and manufacturing major Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has signed a deal with Karnataka to set up three thermal...more>>
Thursday, 15 January 2009, 17:32 IST
Boston: Trimming work force is becoming a day-to-day affair for technology companies, as they are reeling under the recession. Now, it is reported...more>>
Thursday, 15 January 2009, 16:17 IST
New Delhi: In a move that will pave the way for facsimile editions of leading global media brands like The Wall Street Journal, the government...more>>
Thursday, 15 January 2009, 15:43 IST
New Delhi: Czech carmaker Skoda's sales in India went up by 31.9 percent in 2008, the company said in a statement Wednesday. Skoda's global...more>>
Thursday, 15 January 2009, 15:15 IST
Beijing: China has started taking help of special drug-sniffing dogs in airplanes to nab passengers smuggling banned narcotics into the country....more>>
Thursday, 15 January 2009, 15:15 IST
New Delhi: Terming "Vibrant Gujarat" a "myth", the Congress party Wednesday asked captains of industry to desist from praising Chief Minister...more>>
Thursday, 15 January 2009, 15:14 IST
London: Ailing British luxury carmaker Jaguar Land Rover is to axe 450 jobs, including those of 300 managers, as part of a cost-cutting scheme...more>>
Thursday, 15 January 2009, 15:13 IST
Stockholm: The new Volvo S60 concept unveiled ahead of the Detroit Auto Show later this month features a revolutionary new driver safety system...more>>
Thursday, 15 January 2009, 15:11 IST
Washington: Researchers have discounted the possibility of a link between the use of mobile phones and the risk of eye cancer or melanoma....more>>
Thursday, 15 January 2009, 15:08 IST
New Delhi: IT solutions provider NIIT Technologies Wednesday said its net profit dipped 52 percent to Rs.16.8 crore (Rs.168 million/$3.36 million)...more>>
Thursday, 15 January 2009, 15:04 IST
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Wednesday warned broadcaster ESPN that it would face criminal proceedings if it failed to comply with Telecom...more>>
Thursday, 15 January 2009, 15:02 IST
London: Socialite heiress Paris Hilton has been targeted by cyber thieves trying to steal personal information of her fans through her website....more>>
Thursday, 15 January 2009, 14:58 IST
New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday inaugurated an anti-corruption branch at Port Blair to speed up crime investigation...more>>
Thursday, 15 January 2009, 14:52 IST
Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has decided to "stay away" from a lavish birthday bash as she turns 53 Thursday, but she will shower...more>>
Thursday, 15 January 2009, 14:47 IST
Bangalore: Penalized by the recession, telecom firm Tata Communications is speculating over raising funds for expansion. The company has written to...more>>
Wednesday, 14 January 2009, 20:55 IST
Washington: Both India and China have been ranked as "mostly unfree" economies by an annual "Index of Economic Freedom" that also suggests the two...more>>
Wednesday, 14 January 2009, 20:42 IST
Washington: Network administrators might soon be able to mount effective, low-cost defences against self-propagating infectious programmes known as...more>>
Wednesday, 14 January 2009, 20:42 IST
San Francisco: Stanford University is launching a $100 million energy institute to fund research into batteries, solar cells and other aspects of...more>>
Wednesday, 14 January 2009, 20:41 IST
New Delhi: Singapore-based Universal Success Enterprises Ltd (USEL) Monday said it has signed three pacts with the Gujarat government to invest...more>>
Wednesday, 14 January 2009, 19:44 IST
Washington: A new software will convert ordinary laptops into powerful supercomputers to extract features and patterns from enormously complex data...more>>
Wednesday, 14 January 2009, 18:59 IST
Washington: The Washington Post Tuesday named two managing editors, one of them a person of Indian origin and the other the first woman to hold...more>>
Wednesday, 14 January 2009, 18:55 IST
San Francisco: Struggling web pioneer Yahoo has named Carol Bartz, the former head of software company Autodesk, as its new chief executive. The...more>>
Wednesday, 14 January 2009, 18:52 IST
Mumbai: IT bellwether Infosys Technologies reported 14.5 percent rise in net profit during the October-December quarter. Infosys' third quarter...more>>
Wednesday, 14 January 2009, 18:50 IST
Ahmedabad: The Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG) Tuesday signed three accords worth Rs.105 billion (Rs.10,500 crore/$2.13 billion) with...more>>
Wednesday, 14 January 2009, 18:48 IST
Washington: In the first step of an expected overhaul of Citigroup by its Indian American chief executive Vikram Pandit, the bruised bank has...more>>
Wednesday, 14 January 2009, 18:46 IST
Bangalore: "A lack of institutionalization of deals is delaying VC investments in India," said Varsha Tagare, Director, Intel Capital, India, while...more>>
Wednesday, 14 January 2009, 18:44 IST
New Delhi: India's GSM mobile phone operators maintained their fast paced network expansion, adding 8.12 million new subscribers in December, a...more>>
Wednesday, 14 January 2009, 17:34 IST
London: U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke Tuesday said the bank has other powerful tools to fight the economic downturn besides short-term...more>>
Wednesday, 14 January 2009, 16:58 IST
New York: Many U.S. newspapers are planning special commemorative issues to mark the Jan 20 inauguration of Barack Obama as president, the trade...more>>
Wednesday, 14 January 2009, 16:57 IST
New York: Major U.S. stock indices have turned in mixed results. Rising energy prices pushed oil stocks higher, and banks rose amid signs of easing...more>>
Wednesday, 14 January 2009, 16:56 IST
Beijing: Eleven billion yuan ($1.6 billion) would be spent on public transport subsidies this year in Beijing to ensure continued low prices for...more>>
Wednesday, 14 January 2009, 16:54 IST
San Francisco: Global purchases of information technology goods and services may decline by three percent in 2009, ending seven years of growth, US...more>>
Wednesday, 14 January 2009, 16:36 IST
New Delhi: Air and rail traffic may be affected once again Wednesday morning with the weather office forecasting "mist or shallow fog". The...more>>
Wednesday, 14 January 2009, 16:31 IST
Toronto: Bank of Montreal (BMO) Tuesday announced it is buying Canadian business of the troubled global insurance giant American International...more>>
Wednesday, 14 January 2009, 16:25 IST
Bangalore: Adding insult to injury, Satyam founder and chairman B Ramalinga Raju has admitted that the company had been misappropriating its...more>>
Wednesday, 14 January 2009, 02:20 IST
Bangalore: Satyam Computer Services founder chairman B Ramalinga Raju and Managing Director B Rama Raju resigned from the board Wednesday, the...more>>
Wednesday, 14 January 2009, 02:19 IST
Bangalore: Employees in the troubled Satyam computers have lost trust in their company. Now many are experiencing the same feeling of a current...more>>
Wednesday, 14 January 2009, 02:19 IST
Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy Wednesday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to constitute a management team to...more>>
Wednesday, 14 January 2009, 02:17 IST
New Delhi: World football body FIFA, which had signed up troubled Indian software giant Satyam as its information technology partner for the 2010...more>>
Wednesday, 14 January 2009, 02:15 IST
Washington: A U.S. law firm has filed class action law suit against Satyam Computer Services in a New York court on behalf of those who purchased...more>>
Wednesday, 14 January 2009, 02:14 IST
Hyderabad: Global clients of the beleaguered Satyam Computer Services will engage the scam-tainted IT bellwether for its software services, the...more>>
Wednesday, 14 January 2009, 02:10 IST
Hyderabad: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Vadlamani Srinivas of the tainted Satyam Computer Services Ltd resigned from the IT bellwether a day after...more>>
Wednesday, 14 January 2009, 01:34 IST
Mumbai: Scam-tainted Satyam Computer has been de-listed by the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) with effect from Jan 12, the BSE said in a statement...more>>
Wednesday, 14 January 2009, 01:34 IST
Hyderabad: As corporate India, particularly the IT industry, Thursday assessed the damage to Brand India caused by the Rs.70-billion financial...more>>
Wednesday, 14 January 2009, 01:34 IST
Chennai: Perhaps for the first time in the Indian corporate history, an audit firm - and a foreign one at that - is being dumped midway by a...more>>
Wednesday, 14 January 2009, 01:34 IST
New Delhi: Satyam Computer Services' wound is getting more septic by the day. In a latest development, the company's major clients such as General...more>>
Wednesday, 14 January 2009, 01:33 IST
Mumbai: The misfortune of the IT bellwether Satyam will enable top-notch IT leaders to touch high grounds, with Infosys keeping a firm stand among...more>>
Wednesday, 14 January 2009, 01:31 IST
Singapore/Manila: With a billion dollar revenue fraud dealing the Indian IT sector a body blow, BPO firms in the Philippines are hoping to make...more>>
Wednesday, 14 January 2009, 01:31 IST
Hyderabad: A battalion of 25 lawyers will defend disgraced former chairman of Satyam Computer Services B. Ramalinga Raju and two other accused in...more>>
Wednesday, 14 January 2009, 01:31 IST
Hyderabad: The members of the new board of the fraud-hit Satyam Computer Services have started getting pesky calls - from mediapersons, forcing...more>>
Wednesday, 14 January 2009, 01:30 IST
New Delhi: The Indian government Tuesday ordered a probe into the affairs of beleaguered Satyam Computer Systems by the Serious Fraud Investigation...more>>
Wednesday, 14 January 2009, 01:25 IST
Bangalore: After the emergence of the three-member board for Satyam Computer Services, the company will be scouting for a $120 million worth bridge...more>>
Wednesday, 14 January 2009, 01:25 IST
Bangalore: After patiently waiting for months, dreaming a secure position in one of the largest IT companies in India, over 6,000 fresh graduates...more>>
Wednesday, 14 January 2009, 01:25 IST
New Delhi: State-run Bharat Petroleum (BPCL) Tuesday said it was negotiating with Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries for allocation of gas from...more>>
Wednesday, 14 January 2009, 00:17 IST
New Delhi: Hindustan Petroleum (HPCL) Tuesday said it is opposed to further cut in fuel prices by the government as it will lead to a reduction in...more>>
Wednesday, 14 January 2009, 00:15 IST
Hyderabad: Police Tuesday conducted a raid on the Hyderabad office of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), the former auditor of Satyam Computer Services,...more>>
Wednesday, 14 January 2009, 00:13 IST
Wellington: Business activity and confidence in New Zealand, which has been in recession since the start of 2008, is at its lowest since 1970,...more>>
Wednesday, 14 January 2009, 00:11 IST
New Delhi: Railways Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav, who is on a seven-day visit to Japan, Tuesday took a ride on the Bullet Train in Tokyo to get a...more>>
Wednesday, 14 January 2009, 00:08 IST
London: Tayside Flow Technologies has raised $1.82 million in a funding round which involves investors Quayle Munro Holdings, Sir Tom Farmer,...more>>
Wednesday, 14 January 2009, 00:08 IST
Kolkata: Finally, some sort of relief measures comes to the employees who were layed off. Insurance companies are coming forward to offer insurance...more>>
Wednesday, 14 January 2009, 00:07 IST
Bangalore: In the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) the number of attendees plummeted by 22 percent, yet the organizers have put a happy face without...more>>
Wednesday, 14 January 2009, 00:06 IST
New York: Yodle, a player in local online advertising and lead generation, has completed a $10 million Series C funding. The round was led by JAFCO...more>>
Tuesday, 13 January 2009, 22:55 IST
Bangalore: At a time when real estate is witnessing the most dubious days, Infosys CEO S Gopalakrishnan's property deal may come as a treat for the...more>>
Tuesday, 13 January 2009, 22:48 IST
Hyderabad: Almost all the top names including former president of India A.P.J. Abdul Kalam have resigned from the board of Emergency Management and...more>>
Tuesday, 13 January 2009, 22:47 IST
Bangalore: The Tata Power Company, India's largest integrated private power company, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with...more>>
Tuesday, 13 January 2009, 21:50 IST
Bangalore: IBM has announced new IBM DB2 client agreements in India for SAP implementations in the mid-market. Since its launch last year,...more>>
Tuesday, 13 January 2009, 21:27 IST
New Delhi: Reliance Industries (RIL) is keen to re-open its retail fuel stations but is waiting for the government to end its intervention in...more>>
Tuesday, 13 January 2009, 20:59 IST
Chennai: Private equity (PE) investment in India witnessed a decline of 23.28 percent in the year 2008, a drop after six years. During the period,...more>>
Tuesday, 13 January 2009, 20:48 IST
Washington: Citigroup's board isn't losing faith in its Indian-American Chief Executive Vikram Pandit even as it is expected to report fourth...more>>
Tuesday, 13 January 2009, 20:00 IST
New Delhi: Deposits flow to the city branches of the commercial banks, while branches in rural areas manage to get small deposits only. As per the...more>>
Tuesday, 13 January 2009, 19:52 IST
Bangalore: Ex-employees expecting prospects of re-employment in the country's largest power producer, National Thermal Power (NTPC) will face...more>>
Tuesday, 13 January 2009, 19:50 IST
Ahmedabad: The special economic zones (SEZs) are expected to miss their export target by Rs 20,000 crore from its expected projection of Rs.120,000...more>>
Tuesday, 13 January 2009, 19:50 IST
Bangalore: Daunted by the recent trends in the economy, the employees see more opportunity in spearheading a firm than being under the commands of...more>>
Tuesday, 13 January 2009, 19:32 IST
New Delhi: In a development that would bring relief to households and the corporate sector alike, Indian transporters called off their eight-day...more>>
Tuesday, 13 January 2009, 19:14 IST
New Delhi: The doors of Infosys and Wipro would not be closed for the beleaguered Satyam's clients who approach these companies for future deals....more>>
Tuesday, 13 January 2009, 19:14 IST
Mumbai: Last month, the World Bank banned Satyam Computer Service from receiving any direct contact from it. But an announcement by the World Bank...more>>
Tuesday, 13 January 2009, 19:14 IST
Hyderabad: The three-member board appointed by the central government to bring back financial order to the fraud-hit Satyam Computer Services began...more>>
Tuesday, 13 January 2009, 19:14 IST
Mumbai: The Satyam saga of unethical dealings seems to be affecting the company's partners overseas as many IT companies in the Europe, who...more>>
Tuesday, 13 January 2009, 19:14 IST
Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy Sunday said the institutions and companies having stake in Satyam Computer Services...more>>
Tuesday, 13 January 2009, 19:14 IST
New Delhi/Hyderabad: A three-member new board was named Sunday to bring back financial order to the fraud-hit Satyam Computer Services and restore...more>>
Tuesday, 13 January 2009, 19:14 IST
Hyderabad: The Crime Investigation Department (CID) of Andhra Pradesh police Sunday continued interrogation of Vadlamani Srinivas, the former chief...more>>
Tuesday, 13 January 2009, 19:14 IST
Thiruvananthapuram: It is advantage time for IT companies in Kerala. With Satyam under a cloud, the software companies in the state are busy trying...more>>
Tuesday, 13 January 2009, 19:14 IST
New Delhi/Hyderabad: A new, three-member board was named Sunday to bring back financial order to the fraud-hit Satyam Computer Services and restore...more>>
Tuesday, 13 January 2009, 19:14 IST
Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh police Friday night arrested disgraced former founder-chairman of Satyam Computers B. Ramalinga Raju and his brother...more>>
Tuesday, 13 January 2009, 19:14 IST
Bhubaneswar: The Orissa government will re-examine the application for land that the scam-tainted IT bellwether Satyam Computer wants for setting...more>>
Tuesday, 13 January 2009, 19:14 IST
New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday demanded that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who holds the finance portfolio, should come out...more>>
Tuesday, 13 January 2009, 19:14 IST
Mumbai: Indian equities markets continued their downward slide Friday morning, with a key index falling 0.34 percent over its previous close....more>>
Tuesday, 13 January 2009, 19:14 IST
Trivandrum: To drive the company's next phase of expansion, Kerela based mobile marketing technology company Flytxt has appointed former Senior...more>>
Tuesday, 13 January 2009, 18:53 IST
London: Britain's finance sector would lose about 15,000 jobs in the next two months as sharp fall in income and profit start to take its toll, a...more>>
Tuesday, 13 January 2009, 16:10 IST
New Delhi: After registering a fall in October for the first time in 15 years on account of the global economic slowdown, India's industrial...more>>
Tuesday, 13 January 2009, 15:47 IST
New Delhi: India will have to invest Rs.1.5 trillion in nuclear power plants if it is to meet an ambitious target of generating 63,000 mega watts...more>>
Tuesday, 13 January 2009, 15:46 IST
New Delhi: India's ONGC Videsh may buy a stake of up to 40 percent in an oil block in Kazakhstan, an oil ministry official said Monday. ONGC...more>>
Tuesday, 13 January 2009, 14:39 IST
New Delhi: Buoyed by the "very good response" to its scheme for selling 99.99 percent purity gold, state-owned India Post Monday launched its Makar...more>>
Tuesday, 13 January 2009, 14:34 IST
New York: Crude futures tumbled Monday as investors worried that weak corporate earnings could drag down energy demand. U.S. aluminum producer...more>>
Tuesday, 13 January 2009, 14:32 IST
New Delhi: A man who blew the lid off the Delhi Development Authority's latest housing scam was Monday sent to eight days in police custody, while...more>>
Tuesday, 13 January 2009, 14:23 IST
Bangalore: "Many Indian venture capitalists (VCs) assess a technology company just like blind men assess an elephant. The VCs need to look at the...more>>
Tuesday, 13 January 2009, 04:21 IST
Austin: Texas based internet start-up HomeAway.com has raised $250 million from three venture firms. While it raised $175 million from Technology...more>>
Tuesday, 13 January 2009, 00:29 IST
New Delhi: Unitech Wireless, the telecom arm of real estate major Unitech, Monday said it has received 4.4 megahertz (MHz) of spectrum in the 1,800...more>>
Tuesday, 13 January 2009, 00:00 IST
Mumbai: Another reduction in fuel prices is round the corner. In the next few weeks, petrol will be cheaper by Rs.5 a litre, diesel by Rs.3 a...more>>
Monday, 12 January 2009, 23:35 IST
Bangalore: Though technology has greatly contributed to the advancement of human life, the same badly impacts the environment. The case is not...more>>
Monday, 12 January 2009, 23:35 IST
Bangalore: The current year will bring $4 billion worth outsourcing deals to Indian IT bellwethers. Australian phone firm, Telstra's $250 million...more>>
Monday, 12 January 2009, 23:31 IST
Bangalor: FiREapps, which helps companies manage financial risk by providing up-to-date foreign currency data, has raised $8.75 million in a second...more>>
Monday, 12 January 2009, 23:31 IST
Bangalore: "Indian Map data quality is not upto the mark. I would say it has amazing opportunity for improvement," said Marc Naddel, VP, Partner...more>>
Monday, 12 January 2009, 22:38 IST
Bangalore: "Ideas are amongst the smallest things to build a company, what most important is the right execution," said Ashish Gupta, Managing...more>>
Monday, 12 January 2009, 19:58 IST
Washington: Greed may have plunged the current economy into global crisis, for which both individual and increasingly materialistic culture are to...more>>
Monday, 12 January 2009, 19:30 IST
Beijing: Beijing government's top priority is to maintain a "steady and relatively fast" economic development, Mayor Guo Jinlong said here Monday,...more>>
Monday, 12 January 2009, 19:27 IST
Beijing: Chinese banks granted 740 billion yuan ($108 billion) in loans in December, the biggest monthly figure after 803.6 billion yuan in January...more>>
Monday, 12 January 2009, 19:26 IST
Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh government Sunday denied there were any irregularities in awarding contracts for various infrastructure projects to...more>>
Monday, 12 January 2009, 19:04 IST
Bangalore: The buzz of the clouds does not bear a real impact as firms are yet to incline towards cloud computing in India. "Despite a $1 billion...more>>
Monday, 12 January 2009, 19:00 IST
Bangalore: A country, whose internet subscriber base has reached at about 50 million including 5.25 million users having broadband access, and 350...more>>
Monday, 12 January 2009, 18:31 IST
New Delhi: Indian companies have started to review and document their risk management policies and practices to check corporate fraud in the wake...more>>
Monday, 12 January 2009, 18:26 IST
New Delhi: Hit by the global economic meltdown, lack of funds and falling exports, corporate India's business confidence has sunk to a seven-year...more>>
Monday, 12 January 2009, 18:25 IST
New Delhi: The oil industry will do "introspection" to ensure that there is no recurrence of the strike that paralyzed the economy this week,...more>>
Monday, 12 January 2009, 16:47 IST
Ahmedabad: The lateral process to place experienced students from various programs in IIM-Ahmedabad at non-entry level positions in different...more>>
Monday, 12 January 2009, 16:09 IST
Nairobi: At least five Somali pirates drowned with their share of ransom after their boat capsized off the coast of the Horn of Africa nation,...more>>
Monday, 12 January 2009, 16:08 IST
Chennai: The Satyam Computers Services fraud that has shaken the Indian software services sector will not have any cascading impact on the other...more>>
Monday, 12 January 2009, 16:05 IST
Chandigarh: Craftsmen from India will vie with artisans from nearly a dozen countries as the popular Surajkund fair, beginning on the outskirts of...more>>
Monday, 12 January 2009, 16:03 IST
New Delhi: The nationwide strike by transporters continued for the seventh day Sunday despite several states using provisions of law to term it...more>>
Monday, 12 January 2009, 16:03 IST
Chennai: Tea, vegetables and perishables worth nearly Rs.2.5 billion (Rs.250 crore) were stranded in various parts of Tamil Nadu as the truckers'...more>>
Monday, 12 January 2009, 16:02 IST
Ahmedabad: The two-day fourth Vibrant Gujarat Global Investor Summit starting here Monday is likely to see a record number of investment proposals...more>>
Monday, 12 January 2009, 15:58 IST
Berlin: Around 10 to 20 percent of all computer users report aches and pains related to the use of the mouse and specialists often speak of...more>>
Monday, 12 January 2009, 15:58 IST
Chennai: If justice has to prevail, the government should establish a prima facie case against Satyam Computer's former chairman B. Ramalinga Raju...more>>
Monday, 12 January 2009, 15:58 IST
San Francisco/Las Vegas: Cash-strapped consumers may not be able to afford much in the way of new tech toys these days. But who says they can't...more>>
Monday, 12 January 2009, 15:57 IST
New Delhi: Royal Rajasthan on Wheels, a regal train chugging across the land of maharajas in western India, Sunday started its maiden journey, with...more>>
Monday, 12 January 2009, 15:49 IST
Agra: All six units of the Indian Oil Corporation's Mathura refinery have been shut down due to the strike by public sector oil company officials,...more>>
Saturday, 10 January 2009, 00:59 IST
Kathmandu: Private television stations in Nepal have announced several hours of cuts to regular broadcasts, citing growing power outages....more>>
Saturday, 10 January 2009, 00:58 IST
Mumbai: A majority of fuel-starved autorickshaws, taxis, schoolbuses and private vehicles in India's financial capital remained off the roads...more>>
Saturday, 10 January 2009, 00:58 IST
Bhopal: With most petrol pumps running out of stock across India due to the ongoing strike by employees of public sector oil companies, Madhya...more>>
Saturday, 10 January 2009, 00:51 IST
Chennai: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekara Reddy Friday said the government may take a re-look at projects awarded to Maytas Infra, run...more>>
Saturday, 10 January 2009, 00:51 IST
New Delhi: The government Friday released $4 billion (Rs.20,000 crore/Rs.200 billion) to meet the liquidity requirements of non-financial banking...more>>
Saturday, 10 January 2009, 00:50 IST
Las Vegas: As an offset to the recent disappointments in the Macworld trade show, the Consumer Electronic Show opened in a great gusto with around...more>>
Saturday, 10 January 2009, 00:48 IST
Kolkata: The West Bengal government may start rationing petrol and diesel, a senior official said here Friday on day-three of the crippling oil...more>>
Saturday, 10 January 2009, 00:43 IST
Bangalore: Leading automotive and industrial major Bosch will suspend production from Saturday to avoid building inventory, the company said...more>>
Saturday, 10 January 2009, 00:18 IST
Brussels: Russia and Ukraine have agreed on the details of a monitoring mission designed to ensure that Russian gas destined for the European Union...more>>
Saturday, 10 January 2009, 00:14 IST
New Delhi: Arunachal Pradesh is all set to become more accessible with the government granting Rs.125 billion for constructing a 1,412 km...more>>
Saturday, 10 January 2009, 00:02 IST
Chandigarh: Following widespread protests by the trader community for the last one week, barricades and police checkpoints put up at the entry...more>>
Saturday, 10 January 2009, 00:00 IST
New Delhi: Essar Oil's entire production will be for the domestic market, a senior company official said here Friday, the third day of an...more>>
Friday, 09 January 2009, 23:57 IST
Chennai: In an announcement that took everybody by surprise, Tamil Nadu Electricity Minister Arcot N. Veeraswamy said here Friday that the state...more>>
Friday, 09 January 2009, 23:54 IST
New Delhi: The Indian Air Force (IAF) has readied its squadron of IL-78 midair refuellers to supply aviation fuel in case the strike by employees...more>>
Friday, 09 January 2009, 23:53 IST
Mumbai: Indian equities markets ended in the red Friday as investor mood turned negative, with a key index closing almost 2.05 percent lower than...more>>
Friday, 09 January 2009, 23:53 IST
New Delhi: India's annual rate of inflation fell further to 5.91 percent for the week ended Dec 27, from 6.38 percent the week before, official...more>>
Friday, 09 January 2009, 23:52 IST
Chennai: Global liquidity crisis has evidently affected to the flow of venture capitalist (VC) funds also as in the quarter ended in December,...more>>
Friday, 09 January 2009, 23:52 IST
Mumbai: It's hard luck for management aspirant students in India as IIMs and major Business schools in the country are looking to increase the...more>>
Friday, 09 January 2009, 23:51 IST
Needham: RatePoint, a provider of customer feedback and online reputation management services, has closed a $10 million series B round of funding...more>>
Friday, 09 January 2009, 23:50 IST
New Delhi: Taking a tough stance against the striking officers of public sector oil companies, the government Friday said the army could be called...more>>
Friday, 09 January 2009, 23:46 IST
New Delhi: Chaos took over the capital's roads Friday morning, with serpentine queues outside the few petrol pumps that had not run dry spilling...more>>
Friday, 09 January 2009, 18:37 IST
New Delhi: Are you being harassed by lewd or objectionable phone calls, SMSes and e-mails? Don't bear this silently because help is at hand at the...more>>
Friday, 09 January 2009, 18:32 IST
Hyderabad: Satyam Computer founder-chairman B. Ramalinga Raju, whose whereabouts are not known after his shocking admission of massive financial...more>>
Friday, 09 January 2009, 17:55 IST
Bangalore: A virtually uncontested judgment was delivered at a panel discussion on "Mobile Social Networking: Opportunities and Challenges" at...more>>
Friday, 09 January 2009, 17:53 IST
Kolkata: Realty sector in the country is presently at its worst time as the IT and BPO companies are taking a break from finding new spaces due to...more>>
Friday, 09 January 2009, 17:48 IST
Bangalore: The global warming prodigy that shackles the very existence of the world may soon find its answers in the oceans, if an Indian...more>>
Friday, 09 January 2009, 17:29 IST
New Delhi: Design, style, luxury and trends about interior decor will now be available at your fingertips as Italy's interior and design magazine...more>>
Friday, 09 January 2009, 16:37 IST
New Delhi: The Star Alliance Common IT Platform (CITP) has taken a significant step forward with the successful migration of additional member...more>>
Friday, 09 January 2009, 16:01 IST
New Delhi: Serpentine queues were seen outside petrol pumps across the country as alarmed vehicle owners tried to stock up on fuel as petrol vends...more>>
Friday, 09 January 2009, 15:52 IST
Mumbai: Reliance Communications (R-Com), the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG) company that recently launched a GSM mobile service to complement...more>>
Friday, 09 January 2009, 15:51 IST
London: The Bank of England Thursday cut the base rate of interest by half a percentage point to an all-time low of 1.5 percent in an effort to...more>>
Friday, 09 January 2009, 15:51 IST
Chennai: Following the announcement of two stimulus packages, the Indian government is all set to kickstart massive infrastructure projects worth...more>>
Friday, 09 January 2009, 15:49 IST
Chandigarh: The PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry, a leading business and industry lobby in north India, Thursday asked the central government...more>>
Friday, 09 January 2009, 15:11 IST
Shimla: The Himachal Pradesh High Court Thursday gave four weeks to Brakel Corp NV to file its reply on a petition filed by Reliance Energy,...more>>
Friday, 09 January 2009, 15:08 IST
Agartala: The Left Front government in Tripura would not use the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) against the striking employees of public...more>>
Friday, 09 January 2009, 15:07 IST
Paris: French President Nicolas Sarkozy Thursday opened an economic symposium in Paris by calling for the "moralization" of the capitalist system....more>>
Friday, 09 January 2009, 15:04 IST
Moscow: Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said Thursday Russia would reopen gas flow to Europe only after European monitors are in place in Ukraine to...more>>
Friday, 09 January 2009, 14:57 IST
Chennai: Satyam Computer founder-chairman B. Ramalinga Raju's admission to committing a Rs.70-billion ($1.4 billion) financial fraud will raise...more>>
Friday, 09 January 2009, 14:50 IST
Singapore: As the Satyam revenue fraud story unraveled, the computer services company's offices in Singapore were Thursday scrambling to restore...more>>
Friday, 09 January 2009, 14:45 IST
New York: U.S. stocks rebounded from the day's lows and ended mostly higher Thursday after a deal to prevent more foreclosures offset concerns over...more>>
Friday, 09 January 2009, 14:40 IST
Bangalore: Internet security provider, Check Point has been positioned in the Leaders quadrant in Gartner's recent Magic Quadrant for Enterprise...more>>
Friday, 09 January 2009, 01:54 IST
Bangalore: The laptop charger goes green with automatic shutoff that reduces vampire power. Igo, a developer of multi-device chargers for laptop...more>>
Friday, 09 January 2009, 00:58 IST
New Delhi: Most petrol pumps went "dry" Thursday in the national capital, the second day of the strike by oil sector employees, with new supplies...more>>
Friday, 09 January 2009, 00:32 IST
Bangalore: SundaySky, a digital video generation solution provider, has completed an $8 million series A round of funding led by Carmel Ventures...more>>
Friday, 09 January 2009, 00:16 IST
Beijing: Chinese-owned computer maker Lenovo Thursday said it plans to lose about 2,500 staff, or 10 percent of its global workforce, in the next...more>>
Friday, 09 January 2009, 00:06 IST
Chennai: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday said the Indian economy will expand by seven percent this fiscal and remain among the fastest...more>>
Friday, 09 January 2009, 00:02 IST
Chennai: To have better economic relations and also increase the bilateral trade from the current $4 billion, India and Canada should work towards...more>>
Thursday, 08 January 2009, 22:42 IST
Bangalore: AMD has announced the availability of the AMD platform for ultrathin notebooks, enabling exceedingly thin and light OEM designs with...more>>
Thursday, 08 January 2009, 22:33 IST
San Francisco: Xobni, the popular Outlook plug-in, has closed a $7 million B Round that includes participation from new investor Cisco Systems, as...more>>
Thursday, 08 January 2009, 21:42 IST
Hyderabad: B. Ramalinga Raju, who Wednesday morning shocked the corporate India by confessing to a Rs.65.92-billion ($1.3 billion) fraud in Satyam...more>>
Thursday, 08 January 2009, 20:52 IST
New Delhi: SingTel, which is holding more than 30 percent of the country's largest telecom operator Bharti Airtel, retained its position as the...more>>
Thursday, 08 January 2009, 20:47 IST
Bangalore: Experts and industry leaders feel that the 'Satyam scandal' will put India's reputation as one of the much sought after investment...more>>
Thursday, 08 January 2009, 20:45 IST
Singapore: French bank BNP Paribas has predicted a faster Asian economic recovery next year, citing aggressive government spending and region-wide...more>>
Thursday, 08 January 2009, 19:25 IST
Mumbai: Indian IT and BPO firms continue to reduce their labor cost as they find it difficult to go ahead due to U.S. recession. Now Hexaware...more>>
Thursday, 08 January 2009, 19:14 IST
Shillong: Class 5 student from Dehradun Jewellery Mitra and Japanese scientist Taisei Nomura are amongst the many for whom the five-day 96th Indian...more>>
Thursday, 08 January 2009, 18:03 IST
New York: U.S. stocks saw a big sell-off Wednesday as disappointing job losses and gloomy profit outlook of big companies exacerbated investors'...more>>
Thursday, 08 January 2009, 17:55 IST
Hyderabad: The New York Stock Exchange Wednesday halted trading in the stock of beleaguered Satyam Computer Services prior to the opening of the...more>>
Thursday, 08 January 2009, 17:53 IST
Los Angeles: After ailing banks and automakers received loans under government stimulus plans, the U.S. porn industry is set to demanded for a...more>>
Thursday, 08 January 2009, 16:59 IST
Hyderabad: The Hyderabad police are not likely to take any action on their own against B. Ramalinga Raju, who Wednesday admitted to a...more>>
Thursday, 08 January 2009, 16:57 IST
Chennai: Security was tightened for the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas here Wednesday amid reports of a threat to top leaders attending the annual...more>>
Thursday, 08 January 2009, 16:00 IST
New Delhi: Foreign airlines may soon be allowed to buy equity stake in domestic carriers, a senior government official said here Wednesday. "We...more>>
Thursday, 08 January 2009, 15:31 IST
Chennai: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will Thursday launch three major initiatives to bring India closer with its 25 million diaspora in 130...more>>
Thursday, 08 January 2009, 15:30 IST
Chennai: Commercial vehicle manufacturer Ashok Leyland Wednesday reported a 63 percent fall in its December sales over the corresponding month...more>>
Thursday, 08 January 2009, 15:30 IST
Bangalore: As 'next generation Internet' is going to be the next big thing in the digital world, many countries are gearing up to take part in...more>>
Thursday, 08 January 2009, 15:29 IST
New Delhi: The apparel sector will lose about one million (10 lakh) jobs by March because of slackening demand in the U.S. and Europe and...more>>
Thursday, 08 January 2009, 15:29 IST
New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee Wednesday launched the Hindi website of the lower house. Addressing the launching ceremony at...more>>
Thursday, 08 January 2009, 15:29 IST
Chennai: With tanker owners' unions joining the strike by over 55,000 employees of 14 public sector oil companies, panic set in Tamil Nadu since...more>>
Thursday, 08 January 2009, 15:03 IST
New Delhi: After nearly two years of tender submissions and bidding, the ministry for development of northeastern region-DoNER has tied up with...more>>
Thursday, 08 January 2009, 15:02 IST
Kolkata: There will be around 15 percent rise in bilateral trade between India and Denmark in 2008-09, the Danish envoy said here Wednesday. "We...more>>
Thursday, 08 January 2009, 14:57 IST
Washington: General Motors has adequate funds from government loans to cover the worst-case scenario it described in December and won't need...more>>
Thursday, 08 January 2009, 14:55 IST
Hyderabad: Satyam was the brand image of Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad was identified with this company, and its founder-chairman B. Ramalinga Raju was...more>>
Thursday, 08 January 2009, 14:51 IST
New York: U.S. stocks saw a big sell-off Wednesday as disappointing job losses and gloomy profit outlook of big companies exacerbated investors'...more>>
Thursday, 08 January 2009, 14:44 IST
New Delhi: Several refineries, processing plants and installations remained closed Wednesday, the first day of the indefinite strike called by...more>>
Thursday, 08 January 2009, 14:37 IST
Cambridge:Broadcom, a supplier of integrated circuits (ICs) for broadband communications has chosen the ARM's Cortex-R4 processor for use in its...more>>
Thursday, 08 January 2009, 02:23 IST
Bangalore: CDC-CRM Solutions India, a provider of enterprise CRM and related solutions, has unveiled the CDC Collection Management solution for the...more>>
Thursday, 08 January 2009, 01:43 IST
Bangalore : Verbatim, a group company of Mitsubishi Chemicals has announced the world's first LightScribe 8X DVD+R Double Layer (DL) discs. At 8X...more>>
Thursday, 08 January 2009, 01:32 IST
New Delhi: To partly finance its $2.1 billion acquisition deal with UK based oil exploration and production firm Imperial Energy, ONGC Videsh...more>>
Thursday, 08 January 2009, 00:47 IST
Lucknow: The ongoing nationwide strike of transporters has jacked up prices of essential commodities in Lucknow even as the Uttar Pradesh Truck...more>>
Thursday, 08 January 2009, 00:32 IST
London: The government has lifted the ban on use of mobile phones in hospitals in England, though they will continue to be restricted in intensive...more>>
Thursday, 08 January 2009, 00:24 IST
New Delhi: With the telephone subscriber base rising to 374.13 million in November, the congestion levels between one network to another has risen...more>>
Thursday, 08 January 2009, 00:21 IST
Bangalore: As consumers opt for hi-tech television to surf the web, chat with friends and shop online, Intel plans to introduce chips for the cable...more>>
Thursday, 08 January 2009, 00:02 IST
New Delhi: India stands far behind in terms of innovation. A study by industry body CII and B-School INSEAD, ranks India at the 41st position, down...more>>
Wednesday, 07 January 2009, 23:57 IST
Mumbai: As the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has amended the norms for close-ended schemes, mutual fund industry in the country is...more>>
Wednesday, 07 January 2009, 23:51 IST
Ahmadabad: The emerging business hub of India Gujarat is attracting entrepreneurs to invest huge capital to set up businesses. Entreprenuership and...more>>
Wednesday, 07 January 2009, 23:48 IST
Hyderabad: Ramesh Loganathan, Managing Director, Progress Software and Dr. Rajeev Sangal, Director, Indian Institute of Information Technology,...more>>
Wednesday, 07 January 2009, 21:10 IST
Kolkata: The United Bank of India (UBI) has reduced its prime lending rate by 50 basis points to 13 percent effective from Jan 12, it said here...more>>
Wednesday, 07 January 2009, 19:21 IST
Ahmedabad: Engineering firm Electrotherm, which manufactures the electric bike YO Byke, Tuesday launched another battery-operated two-wheeler, the...more>>
Wednesday, 07 January 2009, 19:20 IST
Berlin: European inflation plunged to its lowest level in more than two years in December, data released Tuesday showed, adding to the pressure on...more>>
Wednesday, 07 January 2009, 19:19 IST
Stuttgart (Germany): Volkswagen (VW) shares rose sharply Tuesday, a day after sports carmaker Porsche announced it had acquired a majority stake in...more>>
Wednesday, 07 January 2009, 19:17 IST
New York: The largest U.S. aluminium maker, Alcoa, announced Tuesday that it would cut its global workforce by 13,500 jobs, or 13 percent, by the...more>>
Wednesday, 07 January 2009, 19:16 IST
Bhubaneswar: National Aluminium (NALCO), Asia's largest integrated aluminium producer based here, said its Rs.400-billion expansion plan is on...more>>
Wednesday, 07 January 2009, 19:15 IST
New York: U.S. stocks rallied Tuesday over speculation that president-elect Barack Obama's stimulus package will jump start the ailing US economy....more>>
Wednesday, 07 January 2009, 19:08 IST
Shimla: Farmers and horticulture experts are hoping that the light to moderate snowfall in the mid hills of Himachal Pradesh during the past few...more>>
Wednesday, 07 January 2009, 19:06 IST
Chandigarh: Controversial mega projects in Chandigarh worth billions of rupees under prevailing market prices are under the scanner of the Central...more>>
Wednesday, 07 January 2009, 18:59 IST
Washington: President-elect Barack Obama has warned Americans about the unparalleled prospect of "trillion-dollar deficits for years to come",...more>>
Wednesday, 07 January 2009, 18:47 IST
Mumbai: Airtel and Research In Motion (RIM) announced the launch of the BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 smartphone in India. The smartphone is now...more>>
Wednesday, 07 January 2009, 18:35 IST
London: The Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University, Alison Richard, will sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for future collaboration with IT...more>>
Wednesday, 07 January 2009, 18:35 IST
Bangalore: Amidst drooping shares and absence of the master pitchman Steve Jobs, Apple rolled out some upgrades to the home movie and photo...more>>
Wednesday, 07 January 2009, 18:23 IST
Bangalore: Lending a helping hand, Venture capital firms in India come forward to assist their portfolio companies who are struggling amidst of...more>>
Wednesday, 07 January 2009, 17:35 IST
Bangalore: IT employees may have to cope with strategies being adopted by the companies to counter the economic downturn. Now, it's regarding their...more>>
Wednesday, 07 January 2009, 17:32 IST
San Francisco: Apple chief executive Steve Jobs, who did not turn up to deliver the keynote address at the Mac World Expo 2009 Tuesday for the...more>>
Wednesday, 07 January 2009, 17:28 IST
New Delhi: The global economic turmoil poses a grave threat to developing nations even though their contribution to the cause of the crisis is...more>>
Wednesday, 07 January 2009, 17:27 IST
New Delhi: In the latest twist to the Satyam saga, Tech Mahindra is said to have approached IT services giant Satyam Computer Services for a...more>>
Wednesday, 07 January 2009, 16:52 IST
Mumbai: The personal computer (PC) market to grow more as 22 percent or over half a million non-PC small business (SB) firms are expected to invest...more>>
Wednesday, 07 January 2009, 16:32 IST
Bangalore: Brocade announced the appointment of Ashis Guha as its country manager for its India operations. Guha will be entrusted with the...more>>
Wednesday, 07 January 2009, 15:58 IST
Bangalore: Though the recession has impacted on technology firms worse than other sectors, in terms of patent applications they are dominating....more>>
Wednesday, 07 January 2009, 15:57 IST
New Delhi: Adding more to the gloomy syndrome for the small and medium sized companies (SMEs), the large manufacturing outsourcers are asked to...more>>
Wednesday, 07 January 2009, 15:40 IST
New Delhi: Amid allegations of irregularities in the Delhi Development Authority's (DDA) draw of lots for allotment of flats in the capital, an...more>>
Wednesday, 07 January 2009, 15:39 IST
Chandigarh: A well-known bubble-gum company has been directed by a consumer court here to pay a compensation of Rs.300,000 to a customer who was...more>>
Wednesday, 07 January 2009, 15:39 IST
Raipur: The country's largest steel maker Tata Steel Tuesday reported a 14 percent fall in sales in the October-December quarter over the...more>>
Wednesday, 07 January 2009, 15:38 IST
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Tuesday restrained employees of oil companies from going on an indefinite strike from Wednesday for higher wages....more>>
Wednesday, 07 January 2009, 15:38 IST
Jaipur: Reliance Communications (R-Com), India's only telecom service provider to offer GSM and CDMA services nationwide, has launched mobile GSM...more>>
Wednesday, 07 January 2009, 15:36 IST
New York: The largest U.S. aluminium maker, Alcoa, announced Tuesday that it would cut its global workforce by 13,500 jobs, or 13 percent, by the...more>>
Wednesday, 07 January 2009, 15:30 IST
New Delhi: International Finance (IFC), a World Bank member organization, Tuesday anounced it will spend $6 billion to support the private sector...more>>
Wednesday, 07 January 2009, 15:27 IST
New Delhi: The government Tuesday constituted the Prime Minister's Global Advisory Council to facilitate a dynamic two-way engagement between...more>>
Wednesday, 07 January 2009, 14:53 IST
Bangalore: The sale of mortgaged shares of Satyam promoters by Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services (IL&FS) has further reduced their...more>>
Wednesday, 07 January 2009, 14:31 IST
New Delhi: Nearly 10 million workers across management levels in the export sector may lose their jobs by March this year due to the global...more>>
Wednesday, 07 January 2009, 02:13 IST
New Delhi: Infrastructure development company Maytas Infra, which was embroiled in a major controversy last month over its acquisition by Satyam...more>>
Wednesday, 07 January 2009, 01:20 IST
New Delhi: Augmenting sales of notebooks will trigger a surge in the personal computer market in the country, which is expected to grow by 13.7...more>>
Wednesday, 07 January 2009, 00:02 IST
New Delhi: The Indian economy could lose Rs.10 billion (Rs.1,000 crore) daily on account of the indefinite nationwide truckers' strike, a premier...more>>
Tuesday, 06 January 2009, 23:53 IST
Bangalore: The December quarter may not at all be good for India's top IT companies as lower volumes and cross currency movement may cause to miss...more>>
Tuesday, 06 January 2009, 23:48 IST
Bangalore: Fabless semiconductor firm Mirics Semiconductor has secured $7 million financing from its existing investors including Acacia Capital...more>>
Tuesday, 06 January 2009, 23:47 IST
Bangalore: Transcoding company RipCode has raised $12.5 million in its third round of funding, bringing the total raised money to $32 million since...more>>
Tuesday, 06 January 2009, 23:47 IST
New Delhi: ON Semiconductor has named M.K. Mak as regional Vice-President of Sales for Korea and South Asia and Oceania regions. Mak will be...more>>
Tuesday, 06 January 2009, 23:45 IST
Mumbai: Indian equities markets recovered from a mid-afternoon fall Tuesday, with a key index closing almost a percent higher than its previous...more>>
Tuesday, 06 January 2009, 23:07 IST
Mumbai: Manufacturing sector will witness a slump in the growth of the net sales from 37 percent to 26 percent in the December ended quarter. The...more>>
Tuesday, 06 January 2009, 22:29 IST
Mumbai: Satyam Computer Service is expected to report the highest revenue growth in rupee terms for the December quarter among its peer group and...more>>
Tuesday, 06 January 2009, 22:04 IST
Singapore: Governments should not abandon women and children who need their help most as tax revenues shrink because of the global financial...more>>
Tuesday, 06 January 2009, 20:25 IST
Four years ago, Google had embarked on a project to scan every printed book, paving the way for Google books. A settlement last October with the...more>>
Tuesday, 06 January 2009, 20:13 IST
New Delhi: The 22nd international conference on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) design and the 8th international conference on embedded systems...more>>
Tuesday, 06 January 2009, 19:39 IST
Mumbai: Many Indian corporate are likely to mark a decline in their profit during the December quarter. The profit of the corporate may witness a...more>>
Tuesday, 06 January 2009, 19:18 IST
Washington: Ahead of his inauguration, U.S. president-elect Barack Obama has launched a campaign on Capitol Hill for a massive package of tax cuts...more>>
Tuesday, 06 January 2009, 19:04 IST
New York: The explosion of text messaging, usually in English, threatens the survival of many languages. But with the right technology, the humble...more>>
Tuesday, 06 January 2009, 18:55 IST
Bangalore: Scouting the bookshops for syllabus will soon end for the students of the Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU). The university...more>>
Tuesday, 06 January 2009, 18:25 IST
Bharti Airtel has surpassed Tata Group in market capitalization to become the second largest business group in India at Rs.13,3786.6 crore. The...more>>
Tuesday, 06 January 2009, 18:00 IST
Beijing: No websites can spread sex and 'vulgarity' in China any more. That country's government started a crackdown against major websites that...more>>
Tuesday, 06 January 2009, 17:14 IST
Shillong: PARAM Sheersh, a supercomputing facility for bio-informatics and computational biology, was formally inaugurated at the North Eastern...more>>
Tuesday, 06 January 2009, 16:55 IST
New Delhi: The Congress party Monday said the government has decided to inject Rs.1 trillion (Rs.100,000 crore) in association with the private...more>>
Tuesday, 06 January 2009, 16:51 IST
New Delhi: The global economic meltdown will not have any impact on rural development projects or budgetary allocations for the ministry of rural...more>>
Tuesday, 06 January 2009, 16:50 IST
Bangalore: The flurry of e-mails threatening to blow up glitzy buildings of IT bellwethers like Infosys and Wipro in the tech hub of India may be a...more>>
Tuesday, 06 January 2009, 16:49 IST
Bangalore: Venture firms have developed a cautious approach in their investments, with many of them of them turning away from websites which are...more>>
Tuesday, 06 January 2009, 16:42 IST
Madurai: Small and Medium enterprises need to adopt a customer friendly approach if they are to overcome the present economic turmoil, said Dr Bala...more>>
Tuesday, 06 January 2009, 16:41 IST
California: At a time when the cash strapped economy is leaving many entrepreneurs without means for funding their ventures, many college students...more>>
Tuesday, 06 January 2009, 16:02 IST
New Delhi: The sound economic foundation drives India to rank among the top four countries, who would emerge stronger from the global financial...more>>
Tuesday, 06 January 2009, 16:01 IST
Kolkata: Aegon Religare Life Insurance, a joint venture between financial services institutions Religare Enterprises and the Netherlands-based...more>>
Tuesday, 06 January 2009, 15:57 IST
Gandhinagar: Beating the slowdown trend, over 20 companies are participating in this year's campus recruitment programme of the Institute of...more>>
Tuesday, 06 January 2009, 15:54 IST
Mumbai: Reliance Communications, an Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group company, crossed 100,000 subscribers on the first day of the launch of its service...more>>
Tuesday, 06 January 2009, 15:52 IST
Kolkata: The capacity expansion work of Tata Steel's Jamshedpur plant in Jharkhand from five million tonnes per annum (mtpa) to seven mtpa is...more>>
Tuesday, 06 January 2009, 15:03 IST
Kolkata: The $17-billion healthcare equipment maker GE Healthcare Monday announced here the launch of India's first fully digital X-Ray system....more>>
Tuesday, 06 January 2009, 15:02 IST
New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a case against a former chairman and two officials of the Kandla Port Trust...more>>
Tuesday, 06 January 2009, 14:57 IST
New Delhi: Unable to convince oil sector employees to cancel their indefinite strike, starting from Wednesday, the petroleum ministry Monday asked...more>>
Tuesday, 06 January 2009, 14:56 IST
Moscow: Russia has said it will further cut gas to Ukraine by 65 million cubic metres per day, the amount Moscow says Kiev is stealing from...more>>
Tuesday, 06 January 2009, 14:54 IST
Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh government Monday decided to allot 210 acres of land here for the second campus of the Mumbai-based premier...more>>
Tuesday, 06 January 2009, 14:50 IST
Kolkata: He is the eldest son of illustrious Indian magician P.C. Sorcar. But unlike his father, Manick Sorcar chose to weave magic with animation...more>>
Tuesday, 06 January 2009, 14:49 IST
Bhubaneswar: Making use of the opportunities in regional locations for future growth, India's largest IT exporter Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)...more>>
Monday, 05 January 2009, 22:43 IST
New Delhi: Eying at expanding operations across various verticals of film and video business, Indian production and distribution company Shemaroo...more>>
Monday, 05 January 2009, 22:41 IST
Washington: U.S. president-elect Barack Obama's plan to jump-start the U.S. economy will include $300 billion in tax cuts, the New York Times...more>>
Monday, 05 January 2009, 22:33 IST
New Delhi: Over six million trucks went off the roads across India at midnight as transport operators started an indefinite strike to press their...more>>
Monday, 05 January 2009, 22:31 IST
Dusseldorf: German business circles were startled when a small NRI-owned textile importing company took over the financially troubled German...more>>
Monday, 05 January 2009, 22:28 IST
New Delhi: Quippo Telecom Infrastructure(QTIL) has picked up a 49 percent stake in Wireless Tata Telecom Infrastructure (WTTL), Tata Teleservices'...more>>
Monday, 05 January 2009, 22:19 IST
Santa Clara: XenoPort, a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing a portfolio of internally discovered product candidates that utilize the...more>>
Monday, 05 January 2009, 22:17 IST
Sydney: Inspired by the 'all seeing eyes' of insects, scientists have built an artificial one with an unobstructed all-round view. It has...more>>
Monday, 05 January 2009, 22:17 IST
Bangalore: Indian IT firms are now in a transition stage as they are seeking to adopt outcome-based price contracts rather than headcount-based...more>>
Monday, 05 January 2009, 22:17 IST
Bangalore: The corporates have become the next target of terrorism with six prominent IT companies in the city receiving mail threats, including...more>>
Monday, 05 January 2009, 21:57 IST
Bangalore: Despite uncertain outlook lingering over the IT industry, the Indian IT-BPO sector will emerge strong in 2009. Amidst the lowered growth...more>>
Monday, 05 January 2009, 20:48 IST
New Delhi: Construction industry in the country is presently going through a tough time as a result of the decline in demand from ITeS, BPOs and...more>>
Monday, 05 January 2009, 19:33 IST
Bangalore: TANDBERG, a provider of tele-presence, high definition videoconferencing and mobile video solutions, has opened a research and...more>>
Monday, 05 January 2009, 19:02 IST
New Delhi: After nearly two years in negotiation, India and Malaysia finally signed an agreement Saturday for the "orderly" recruitment and...more>>
Monday, 05 January 2009, 18:03 IST
Washington: U.S. car maker Chrysler confirmed Saturday that it had received an initial infusion of $4 billion from the US government. In...more>>
Monday, 05 January 2009, 18:02 IST
Bangkok: Delta Electronics (Thailand) will suspend its $50 million investment in a new factory in Chennai, India, and downsize operations in...more>>
Monday, 05 January 2009, 17:58 IST
Shillong: While announcing a doubling of the investment in science from one to two percent of the national income, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh...more>>
Monday, 05 January 2009, 17:32 IST
New Delhi: India Friday pledged $1 million to a UN agency for providing relief to civilians in the Gaza Strip who have been badly affected by the...more>>
Monday, 05 January 2009, 15:58 IST
New Delhi: A 46 percent decline in offshore funding activity of corporate India to $19.41 billion, has seen a widespread revision in investment...more>>
Monday, 05 January 2009, 15:57 IST
Ghaziabad: Ghaziabad has become Uttar Pradesh's first electronically governed e-district, officials said Friday. The chairman of board of...more>>
Monday, 05 January 2009, 15:55 IST
Shillong: Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam is set to formally inaugurate the state-of-the-art PARAM Sheersh, a supercomputing facility for...more>>
Monday, 05 January 2009, 15:55 IST
New Delhi: Vijay Mallya-led Kingfisher Airlines will launch its daily non-stop Mumbai-London flight from Monday. "We will launch our first...more>>
Monday, 05 January 2009, 15:54 IST
New Delhi: Fog continued to play havoc with the air traffic in the capital Sunday, with 18 flights delayed, 17 cancelled and 10 diverted at the...more>>
Monday, 05 January 2009, 15:54 IST
New Delhi: Aggressive pricing by Chinese exporters, coupled with lack of credit flow and cancellation of orders, is crippling India's exports,...more>>
Monday, 05 January 2009, 15:54 IST
Mumbai: Telecom operator Reliance Communications (R-Com), belonging to the Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (R-ADAG), Sunday launched its...more>>
Monday, 05 January 2009, 15:53 IST
Moscow: Ukraine illegally tapped 50 million cubic metres of Russian natural gas bound for European consumers, a spokesman for Russian energy giant...more>>
Monday, 05 January 2009, 15:01 IST
Thiruvananthapuram: Technopark officials here are finalising the master plan for the first district level IT park in Kerala, to come up at Kundara...more>>
Monday, 05 January 2009, 14:52 IST
New Delhi: When the Commonwealth Games 2010 kick off in the Indian capital, sportspersons as well as spectators will find the going easy. The Delhi...more>>
Monday, 05 January 2009, 14:51 IST
Shillong: India is planning to hoist the tricolour on the moon by 2020, a space agency official said here Sunday, adding that the country's first...more>>
Monday, 05 January 2009, 14:49 IST
New Delhi: The Indian government Friday announced its much-awaited second fiscal stimulus package with sector-specific steps to counter the impact...more>>
Monday, 05 January 2009, 14:44 IST
New Delhi: The new year do not bring new rays of hope for the corporate world as the companies will witness worse profit impact over the next six...more>>
Saturday, 03 January 2009, 01:24 IST
Bangalore: Blown by the recessionary trends, the universities in U.S. are scouting for revenue building opportunities by selling the executive...more>>
Saturday, 03 January 2009, 01:23 IST
Chennai: JP Morgan Asset Management has launched an NFO- a three-year, close-ended equity linked saving scheme, with a difference. In its first...more>>
Saturday, 03 January 2009, 01:19 IST
NEW DELHI: The Indian telecom sector will need up to 150,000 additional hands in 2009,according to job consultants, as new players are launching...more>>
Saturday, 03 January 2009, 01:06 IST
Bangalore: Wipro Infotech, a provider of IT and business transformation services has announced that it has developed an integrated police...more>>
Saturday, 03 January 2009, 00:43 IST
Mumbai: Neyveli Lignite's board has approved raising of up to $370 million (Rs 1850 crore) worth capital through various means. It has given an...more>>
Friday, 02 January 2009, 23:53 IST
Bangalore: Hungryzone.com, Bangalore's online food ordering interface, is adding new features in 2009. With the new features, the interface will...more>>
Friday, 02 January 2009, 23:40 IST
Bangalore: Investors are trying to shrug off the annoying memories of 2008, a year when the Sensex registered its worst performance ever, shedding...more>>
Friday, 02 January 2009, 23:28 IST
Bangalore: JumpStart, the Northeast Ohio venture development organization that accelerates the growth of innovative early-stage businesses and...more>>
Friday, 02 January 2009, 23:26 IST
New Delhi: Foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows into India's manufacturing sector could triple to $12 billion annually, if the government eases...more>>
Friday, 02 January 2009, 23:26 IST
St. Louis: Stereotaxis has entered into definitive agreements with new and existing institutional investors to raise gross proceeds of $20 million...more>>
Friday, 02 January 2009, 23:25 IST
Toronto: Defying market trends, ICICI Bank posted 50 per cent growth in Canada in 2008, crossing $ 6 billion in assets. Rated as one of the best...more>>
Friday, 02 January 2009, 23:25 IST
Prague: The European Commission, the executive branch of the European Union (EU) and its Czech presidency Thursday urged both Russia and Ukraine to...more>>
Friday, 02 January 2009, 22:51 IST
Dhaka: Captains of Bangladesh's trade and industry have hailed Sheikh Hasina's poll victory this week and want her to promote private sector for...more>>
Friday, 02 January 2009, 22:47 IST
New Delhi: The Indian government is likely to announce its much-awaited second fiscal stimulus package later Friday with sector-specific measures...more>>
Friday, 02 January 2009, 22:46 IST
Chandigarh: ICICI Lombard general insurance company here has been asked by a consumer forum to pay Rs.263,750 to a customer who had taken a policy...more>>
Friday, 02 January 2009, 22:44 IST
Raipur: Bhilai Steel Plant concluded April-December with the best-ever performance as its production touched 4.04 million tonnes (MT) of hot metal,...more>>
Friday, 02 January 2009, 22:41 IST
New Delhi: Renewable energy major Suzlon has offloaded 10 percent of the equity it holds in a Belgian transmission company to a London-based...more>>
Friday, 02 January 2009, 22:39 IST
Kolkata: Around 50,000 officers in public sector oil companies across the country are going on an indefinite strike from Jan 7 demanding a wage...more>>
Friday, 02 January 2009, 22:36 IST
New Delhi: Auto manufacturer Skoda India sold 16,188 vehicles in the 2008 calendar year as compared to 12,596 units in 2007, clocking a 28.5...more>>
Friday, 02 January 2009, 22:34 IST
New Delhi: In a significant concession to PepsiCo, the Indian government Friday exempted the U.S. based food and beverages from divesting 49...more>>
Friday, 02 January 2009, 22:32 IST
London: Use of SMSes could help TB patients stick to treatment, in the world's remotest locations, according to a new report. Treatment for...more>>
Friday, 02 January 2009, 22:27 IST
New Delhi: The organizations that have recorded the highest profit growth in the first half of fiscal 2008-09 (H1) are TTK Healthcare, NIIT,...more>>
Friday, 02 January 2009, 21:50 IST
Boston: In a major shake up in the two years since Michael Dell returned as CEO, two top executives recruited to help turn around Dell are leaving...more>>
Friday, 02 January 2009, 21:46 IST
New Delhi: The finance ministry has asked the telecom department to double the floor price for 3G and wireless broadband spectrum that is being...more>>
Friday, 02 January 2009, 19:41 IST
Toronto: A new study has found that sleeplessness is taking a heavy economic toll on Canada where the public health bill has outpaced the economic...more>>
Friday, 02 January 2009, 19:23 IST
Dhaka: Captains of Bangladesh's trade and industry have hailed Sheikh Hasina's poll victory this week and want her to promote private sector for...more>>
Friday, 02 January 2009, 19:21 IST
New Delhi: Bajaj Auto Thursday reported 33 percent dip in its last month's two-wheeler sales. The company sold 119,215 two-wheelers in December...more>>
Friday, 02 January 2009, 19:06 IST
New Delhi: India's annual rate of inflation dipped further to 6.38 percent for the week ended Dec 20 from 6.61 percent the week before, official...more>>
Friday, 02 January 2009, 17:40 IST
Bangalore: Global telecom major Nokia India will plant a sapling for every old mobile handset or accessory deposited with its dealers or customer...more>>
Friday, 02 January 2009, 17:31 IST
New Delhi: Indian companies are now gearing up to present job seekers with a New Year gift. Though gone is a year of lay-offs, the 2009 could see a...more>>
Friday, 02 January 2009, 16:41 IST
Washington: Citigroup's Indian American chief executive Vikram Pandit and chairman Win Bischoff would forgo bonuses for 2008, the ailing banking...more>>
Friday, 02 January 2009, 16:23 IST
Bangalore: The e-book reading revolution triggered off by Amazon and Sony through much celebrated gadgets like Kindle and Reader Digital Book seem...more>>
Friday, 02 January 2009, 16:22 IST
Kalpakkam: Major civil works relating to the Rs.35 billion 500 MW prototype fast breeder reactor (PFBR) at Kalpakkam is nearly over, a top official...more>>
Friday, 02 January 2009, 16:01 IST
London: British Prime Minister Gordon Brown Thursday hailed with apparent relief the end of "free market dogma," saying he would now work to build...more>>
Friday, 02 January 2009, 16:00 IST
New Delhi: The six-year-old Bajaj family dispute over the division of group companies and assets came to an end Thursday with brothers Rahul Bajaj...more>>
Friday, 02 January 2009, 15:58 IST
New Delhi: The government's move to reduce the Cenvat duty as part of the stimulus package announced early December does not seem to have brought...more>>
Friday, 02 January 2009, 15:57 IST
New Delhi: State-run telecom operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam (BSNL) Wednesday announced the launch of its Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) in the...more>>
Friday, 02 January 2009, 15:57 IST
Washington: From a fuzzy beginning nearly 20 years ago, Hubble Space Telescope has now revolutionised astronomy, its stunning images stirring...more>>
Friday, 02 January 2009, 15:56 IST
Kolkata: Low demand for plastic products due to global economic meltdown, coupled with scarcity of raw materials, has hit the plastic industry...more>>
Friday, 02 January 2009, 15:08 IST
Mumbai: Indian equities markets turned bullish on the first day of the New Year, with a key index gaining 2.66 percent over its previous close....more>>
Friday, 02 January 2009, 15:06 IST
Moscow: Russia's gas export monopoly Gazprom said Thursday that it has fully cut gas supplies to Ukraine but increased deliveries to Europe after...more>>
Friday, 02 January 2009, 15:05 IST
Kolkata: Undeterred by the recent strained relationship with Pakistan, the Tea Board of India expects to export 11,000 tonnes of tea to that...more>>
Friday, 02 January 2009, 15:00 IST
New Delhi: The country's largest two-wheeler maker Hero Honda Motors (HHML) reported a 10.2 percent dip in its sales for December, selling 215,931...more>>
Friday, 02 January 2009, 14:59 IST
Mumbai: Students of Masters of Technology (M Tech) at the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) have been hit hard by the IT firms' decision to...more>>
Thursday, 01 January 2009, 18:32 IST
Chennai: The restructuring initiatives at the city based non-life major United India Insurance Company Ltd are progressing at a good pace, said a...more>>
Thursday, 01 January 2009, 17:17 IST
Kathmandu: India-aided projects have been moving at a snail's pace in Nepal with only about one-fourth of the schemes being completed in three...more>>
Thursday, 01 January 2009, 17:16 IST
Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government Wednesday approved a draft memorandum to be submitted to the 13th Finance Commission with demands...more>>
Thursday, 01 January 2009, 17:15 IST
New Delhi: The overseas arm of state-run Indian upstream oil major, Oil and Natural Gas Corp, Wednesday announced that more than 96 percent of...more>>
Thursday, 01 January 2009, 17:15 IST
Agartala: Tripura Wednesday announced a Rs.150 million package for the minority Muslims to bring about an all-round development of the community....more>>
Thursday, 01 January 2009, 17:13 IST
Kolkata: Riverbank Developers will invest Rs.30 billion (Rs.3,000 crore) to develop the Calcutta Riverside project at Batanagar in West Bengal, a...more>>
Thursday, 01 January 2009, 17:11 IST
Kolkata: Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee, who has been expelled from the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), Wednesday supported the...more>>
Thursday, 01 January 2009, 17:08 IST
Shimla: Thousands of tourists, mainly from northern states, thronged popular tourist spots across Himachal Pradesh to celebrate the New Year, and...more>>
Thursday, 01 January 2009, 17:06 IST
New Delhi: India's telecom regulator Wednesday sought the industry's views on reducing the interconnect usage charges (IUC), a move that may lead...more>>
Thursday, 01 January 2009, 17:04 IST
Mumbai: Two more lending institutions - ICICI Bank and LIC Housing - Wednesday cut their interest rates on home loans by up to 75 basis points...more>>
Thursday, 01 January 2009, 17:02 IST
New Delhi: The government has postponed by at least six months the implementation of the new ground-handling policy at airports, expected to come...more>>
Thursday, 01 January 2009, 17:01 IST
Washington: Mortgage rates for 30-year-fixed home loans in the U.S. fell for the ninth straight week and to their lowest level in 37 years,...more>>
Thursday, 01 January 2009, 16:59 IST
Moscow/Kiev: Russian export monopoly Gazprom has accused its Ukrainian counterpart of negotiating in bad faith as talks on preventing a gas embargo...more>>
Thursday, 01 January 2009, 16:57 IST
New York: U.S. stocks gained Wednesday as weekly unemployment figures dropped, but Wall Street still saw its steepest yearly slide since the Great...more>>
Thursday, 01 January 2009, 16:48 IST