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Whirlpool set to storm kitchens with a range of built-in gadgets

Meenakshi Verma Ambwani

With more consumers willing to spend big bucks on modular kitchens, Whirlpool India is fo... »

CSR: Health, sanitation to be priority areas for Central PSUs

Shishir Sinha

The Central Public Sector Enterprises as part of their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)... »

India Inc makes a slow start on CSR

Meera Siva, BL Research Bureau

For India Inc, the season of giving has begun. The new Companies Act requires corporates... »

App augments the reality of shopping

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LN Revathy

When Rajkamal Thangavel and Jeelani Subahan pulled out their iPad to capture the image of a p... »

Fiat upbeat with launch of new models

V Rishi Kumar

Italian automotive major Fiat is upbeat on India as it lines up more models and brands and ta... »

Companies

DoT seeks more details on Reliance Jio, Infotel merger move

PTI

The Department of Telecom has sought more details on the proposed merger of Reliance Jio Infocom... »

Companies

CBI to launch enquiry against JSPL, Ministry officials

Our Bureau

The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered a preliminary enquiry against... »

Companies

Wal-Mart India appoints Murali Lanka as Chief Operations Officer

Our Bureau

Wal-Mart India has appointed Murali Lanka as its new Chief Operating Officer effective from Dece... »

Companies

Tata Tea offers green tea variant

Our Bureau

Tata Tea has launched “Acti Green”, a new variant in the green tea category, in a move t... »

Companies

Cognizant bags deal from Germany’s Vorwerk group

PTI

Software services major Cognizant has bagged a six-year deal from Germany’s Vorwerk Group to tra... »

Companies

Ashok Leyland ties up with Bank of Maharashtra for vehicle loans

Our Bureau

Ashok Leyland said it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Bank of Maharashtra under wh... »

CBI to launch enquiry against JSPL, Ministry officials

Our Bureau

The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered a preliminary enquiry against officials of Jindal Steel and Power Ltd and Ministry of Environment and Forests for irregularities... »

Sobha Q2 sales bookings drop 12% to Rs 559 cr

PTI

Real estate firm Sobha Ltd’s sales bookings fell by 12 per cent to Rs 559 crore during the second quarter of this fiscal due to poor demand. The company had posted sales bookings of Rs 632.3 crore... »

Ashok Leyland ties up with Bank of Maharashtra for vehicle loans

Our Bureau

Ashok Leyland said it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Bank of Maharashtra under which the bank will extend retail finance to customers of Ashok Leyland’s commercial vehicles. »

Ericsson's India revenue grows 56% as telcos ramp up data networks

Hans Vestberg

Our Bureau

Swedish telecom equipment maker Ericsson has reported a 56 per cent growth in revenues from India, making it the highest growing region for the company worldwide. Sales in India grew to 2 billion... »

NTPC-SAIL jt venture new CEO

Our Bureau

Manash Sarkar has taken over as Chief Executive Officer of NSPCL. NSPCL is a joint venture between NTPC and SAIL. A mechanical engineer from Jadavpur University, Sarkar has ove... »

Flawed airbags: Honda will continue to do business with Takata, says official

Reuters

Honda Motor Co will continue to do business with Takata Corp, a senior executive at Japan's third largest automaker said on Friday, even as defective Takata airbags threaten to expand a recall alr... »

Erick Haskell quits as Adidas India MD

Strong presence Adidas, with its other brand Reebok, has a major
chunk of the market. BIJOY GHOSH

Our Bureau

On Sunday, October 19, Erick Haskell was spotted at the Bangalore Marathon. A marathoner himself, Haskell was a ‘pacer’ for part of the marathon. A couple of days later, comes the news that... »

Luxury brands prefer to stay away from e-commerce sites

Cutting edge Being a bridge-to-luxury crystal brand, Swarovski cannot risk being a discounted brand.

Purvita Chatterjee

Even as pure play e-commerce sites bend backwards to offer deep discounts, some brands have been keeping away from the action, refusing to mark down their products. Luxury and bridge-to-l... »

LIC, MFs await shareholders meet on Maruti Gujarat plant

PTI

Domestic financial institutions led by state-owned LIC and mutual funds, who together hold around 21.3 percent in Maruti Suzuki, are likely to firm up their stance after the auto major’s sharehold... »

McLeod Russel​ to buy 90% stake in Rwanda's Pfunda Tea for $19.5 mn

Jayanta Mallick

McLeod Russel India Ltd is set to acquire the biggest private Rwandan tea plantation, producing 2.45 million kg CTC tea a year, for $19.5 million. Borelli Tea Holdings Ltd, the wholly-ow... »

Natco Pharma CFO passes away

Nissan launches new premium version Evalia

GFL consolidated net zooms 89% on strong wind turbine biz

Asian Paints Q2 net at Rs 347.30 cr

Apollo Tyres appoints Mathias Heimann to head European operations

NHPC to set up solar power project in UP

ABB Q3 orders beat expectations, outlook uncertain

Maruti Suzuki hikes spend on CSR in 2013-14

Tata Tea offers green tea variant

Our Bureau

Tata Tea has launched “Acti Green”, a new variant in the green tea category, in a move to popularise green tea and make it accessible to more consumers. A company release says the Acti Gre... »

DoT seeks more details on Reliance Jio, Infotel merger move

PTI

The Department of Telecom has sought more details on the proposed merger of Reliance Jio Infocomm and its long distance services arm Infotel.Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd (RJIL) had sought DoT’... »

Cognizant bags deal from Germany’s Vorwerk group

PTI

Software services major Cognizant has bagged a six-year deal from Germany’s Vorwerk Group to transform its IT infrastructure and provide application services. Vorwerk, an international di... »

Tinplate Q2 net profit down at Rs 14.7 cr

Our Bureau

Tinplate Co India Ltd, a Tata Group company, has reported a net profit of Rs 14.66 crore in the second quarter of 2014-15 against Rs 20.67 crore in the corresponding quarter of the last financial... »

Wal-Mart India appoints Murali Lanka as Chief Operations Officer

Our Bureau

Wal-Mart India has appointed Murali Lanka as its new Chief Operating Officer effective from December 1. Lanka will report to Wal-Mart India CEO & President Krish Iyer. The co... »

Kansai Nerolac net up 40% at ₹73 cr

Our Bureau

Kansai Nerolac Paints has posted a 40 per cent rise in net profit at ₹73 crore (₹52 crore) for the quarter ended September 30. Total income rose 17 per cent to ₹923 crore (₹792 crore). HM... »

Toyota sales decline despite upgrades, new features

Steady fall During the last three years, the combined sales of Etios and
Liva slipped sharply.

K Giriprakash

Toyota’s first made-for-India models, Etios sedan and Liva hatchback, which were launched with much fanfare four years ago, are seeing sharp decline in sales even after several upgrades and additi... »

Asian Paints profit up 6%

Our Bureau

Asian Paints, has posted a six per cent rise in net profit at ₹347 crore, on a consolidated basis, for the quarter ended September 30, against ₹327 crore for the same period last year. The... »

Raj Kundra, Shilpa Shetty buy unlisted firm Hindusthan Safety Glass

Our Bureau

Raj Kundra and Shilpa Shetty Kundra have acquired a Kolkata-headquarted, listed but non-operational company Hindusthan Safety Glass Industries Ltd. The celebrity couple disclosed that they intend... »

BASF appoints Sanjeev Gandhi to executive board

Reuters

BASF said it appointed Sanjeev Gandhi, the head of its Intermediates business, to join the chemical group's executive board on Dec. 1. Executive board member Andreas Kreimeyer will retire... »

Hyundai Motor Q3 profit falls on firmer currency, sluggish sales

Hero MotoCorp, Honda record huge sales on Dhanteras

Adecco India appoints Angelo Lo Vecchio as Country Manager, MD

Havells Q2 net up 1% to Rs 113 cr

Biocon Q2 net flat at Rs 102 cr

Fiat launches Avventura in South India

Essar Steel Algoma posts Rs 288.5 cr net profit


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