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Yoshiyki Matsumoto, Managing Officer, Honda Motors Co, Japan, and Hironori Kanayama, President and CEO, Honda Cars India, during the launch of MPV Honda Mobilio car, in the Capital ,on Wednesday. Photo: Kamal Narang
Yoshiyki Matsumoto, Managing Officer, Honda Motors Co, Japan, and Hironori Kanayama, President and CEO, Honda Cars India, during the launch of MPV Honda Mobilio car, in the Capital ,on Wednesday. Photo: Kamal Narang

Honda launches Mobilio, price starts Rs 6.49 lakh

Honda Cars India on Wednesday launched its multiutility vehicle Mobilio at Rs 6.49 lakh onwards.... »  

BMW rolls out ActiveHybrid 7 at Rs 1.35 cr

BMW Group India on Wednesday launched the all-new ActiveHybrid 7 priced at Rs 1.35 crore (ex-sho... »

Honda Motorcycle introduces refreshed version of CB Shine

Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) has introduced a refreshed version of its 125cc motorc... »

Jet Air eyes non-stop flights to Europe, Australia, China

Naresh Goyal, Jet Airways Chairman, flanked by James Hogan (right), President and CEO, Etihad Airways, and Cramer Ball, CEO-Designate, Jet Airways, at a press conference in the Capital on Wednesday. Photo: Ramesh Sharma
Airline will fly into profit zone 'in three years'
Jet Ai... »

Strides Arcolab gets USFDA nod for Tacrolimus capsules

Strides Arcolab Ltd (Strides) has said that it has received the US Food & Drug Administratio... »

Companies

B. Prasada Rao, Chairman and Managing Director, BHEL (file photo)

BHEL to foray into solar in big way

Power utility major BHEL has firmed up renewed plans for a big presence in renewable energy, esp... »

Companies

JSW Energy net profit jumps 51%

JSW Energy, on a consolidated basis, has posted a 51 per cent rise in net profit at Rs 325 crore... »

Companies

Joe Tesfai, Senior Vice-President, IT, Kerzner International, and Virender Aggarwal, CEO, Ramco Systems, at a press conference in Dubai to announce the deal.

Kerzner to implement Ramco's cloud-based software

Kerzner International, developer of destination resorts and luxury hotels, including Atlantis in... »

Companies

Small is saviour: The smaller offerings are expected to increase penetration and encourage consumers to keep buying, especially in rural areas. - BIJOY GHOSH
Monsoon Matters

Consumer goods firms arm themselves with small packs to meet the rain challenge

Players expect a lag effect of weak rains, but are positive about long-term sales
Praveen Kulkarni, Marketing Manager of Parle Products, is worried that mass brands ca... »

National

Time to act S Anand Reddy, Joint Managing Director, Sagar Cements, with
a consortium of cement manufacturers in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh
addressing a press conference in Hyderabad on Tuesday. PV SIVAKUMAR

Cement makers reject builders’ call for price cuts

say prices below ₹335 a bag will push them into losses
Cement manufacturers have refused to cut prices in Andhra Pradesh-Telangana States even as build... »

Logistics

Sahara chief Subrata Roy. File Photo.

Apex court refuses to release Sahara chief on bail

The Apex court today refused to release Sahara chief Subrata Roy on bail or parole. Ho... »

NBCC surpasses Q1 MoU order book target

State owned construction major National Buildings Construction Corporation Ltd (NBCC) said on Wednesday that it has secured work order of ₹2,067 crore in first quarter of this fisca... »

Tata Power records 24% rise in power generation

Tata Power said it has recorded a 24 per cent rise in generation at 45,210 mu (million units) collectively from all its power plants in 2013- 2014, as against 34,683 mu in the previous fiscal.<... »

BGR Energy bags contracts worth ₹303 crore

BGR Energy Systems Ltd has bagged contracts worth ₹303 crore spread across a range of sectors, including power, water, and oil and gas. BGR Energy, a construction contract company in powe... »

Big B to resume Shakti Pumps TV ad shoot in Sept

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is currently endorsing Shakti Pumps, will resume shooting for the next advertisement in this series in September. “We are also considering to con... »

Porsche drives in SUV Macan, priced up to ₹1.11 cr

German luxury car maker Porsche today launched its compact sports utility vehicle Macan in India priced at ₹1 crore and ₹1.11 crore (ex-showroom Delhi). The new SUV will be available in... »

JSW Energy net profit jumps 51%

JSW Energy, on a consolidated basis, has posted a 51 per cent rise in net profit at Rs 325 crore for the quarter ended June 30, 2014, compared with Rs 214 crore logged in the same period last year... »

ED attaches Nava Bharat Ventures' directors assets

The Directorate of Enforcement has attached properties worth Rs 186.11 crore belonging to two promoters and directors of Nava Bharat Power Projects in the coal scam related case and has alleged th... »

‎Philips Lighting teams up with Disney India

‎Philips Lighting India has teamed up with Disney India to create lighting products designed especially for kids. These products will be sold exclusively through Amazon India's e-commerce platform... »

Cairn India to spend $3 bn on capex

The Chairman of Cairn India, Navin Agarwal, has announced an investment of $3 billion towards the company's three-year capex programme. He made the announcement at »

FMCG's operating profit takes a hit

The last time rainfall turned scanty, in 2009, fast-moving consumer goods companies did keep up sales growth. Rural demand didn’t buckle completely; Hindustan Unilever, Dabur, and Godrej Co... »

Finance Minister should avoid springing tax surprises: Piramal CFO

Ceat consolidated net down 22%

Texmaco Rail to raise ₹300 cr

Gokulam group to enter gold loan biz

iClinic Healthcare looks to raise Rs 25 cr to fund expansion

ECBs decline by over 3% to $1.89 b: RBI

Apex court refuses to release Sahara chief on bail

Tata Coffee Q1 net dips 34% on lower output

‘Slump in commercial vehicle sales seems to have bottomed out’

S.Viji, Chairman, Sundaram Finance, leading financier of commercial and passenger vehicles, said that improvement in sales of commercial vehicles, is still some time away.  He was addressing... »

Kirloskar Bros plant certified as Green

Kirloskar Brothers Limited’s Dewas plant has been recognised as a ‘Green Company’ by the Green Business Centre (GBC) of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in compliance with its Green Comp... »

Karvy Finance offers loans for small commercial vehicles

Karvy Finance has introduced vehicle loans of up to Rs 10 lakh for small commercial vehicles. The loans with tenure of 1 to 5 years will be offered to small-size vendors, distributors &a... »

BHEL to foray into solar in big way

B. Prasada Rao, Chairman and Managing Director, BHEL (file photo) Power utility major BHEL has firmed up renewed plans for a big presence in renewable energy, especially solar energy. It wants to play a significant role in establishing ultra mega solar photovolt... »

McLeod looking for new growth avenues

McLeod Russel, the world's largest tea planter, is looking for new avenue for growth. Currently it is growing in volumes through partnership with out-growers in Assam. Aditya Khaitan, MD... »

BMW i8 to be launched in India by year-end

BMW i8 The BMW today said the M3 sedan, M4 coupe, M5, M6, New X3 and the i8 are to be launched here this year. ... »

Kerzner to implement Ramco's cloud-based software

Joe Tesfai, Senior Vice-President, IT, Kerzner International, and Virender Aggarwal, CEO, Ramco Systems, at a press conference in Dubai to announce the deal. Kerzner International, developer of destination resorts and luxury hotels, including Atlantis in Dubai, has chosen the HR & Talent Management software of Ramco Systems. This system on the clou... »

Daimler Q2 profit jump 12% on strong Mercedes-Benz car demand

The German carmaker Daimler reported on Wednesday a 12-per-cent rise in second-quarter profit thanks to strong demand for its luxury Mercedes-Benz cars. Earnings before interest and taxes... »
Monsoon Matters

Consumer goods firms arm themselves with small packs to meet the rain challenge

Small is saviour: The smaller offerings are expected to increase penetration and encourage consumers to keep buying, especially in rural areas. - BIJOY GHOSH

Praveen Kulkarni, Marketing Manager of Parle Products, is worried that mass brands catering to the rural market such as Parle G, Marie and 20-20 may feel the impact of deficient rains t... »

Mozambique to fuel BPCL’s gas plans

S. Varadarajan, Chairman and Managing Director, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd.

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) is betting big on its overseas exploration business where Mozambique and Brazil, in particular, have been happy hunting grounds.“We have had g... »

Citymax to bring more global brands to India

Asian Paints Q1 net up 23%

Brazil’s Gerdau upbeat on India steel market

Max India to sell stake in arm to S African partner for ₹794 cr

J Kumar Infraprojects raises ₹137 cr through QIP issue

Satyug Gold, Snapdeal ink exclusive deal

Ceat net down 21.58%

Catalyst

Making an impression Your website can show you at your best (Scenes from Big Rock's TV commercials)

Training their web sight

Nearly 1.6 million domain names get registered in India every year and web-hosting companies believe there is room for more
Sanjeeta KK, a Chennai-based food stylist, has been writing a food blog for over five years n... »

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