R S Kalsi has been appointed head of Domestic Marketing and Sales, Maruti Suzuki
R S Kalsi has been appointed head of Domestic Marketing and Sales, Maruti Suzuki

Maruti names R.S. Kalsi as head of domestic marketing and sales

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Car market leader Maruti Suzuki India (MSIL) on Thursday said it has appointed R S Kal... »

Cogent Glass inaugurates Rs 200-cr unit in Telangana

K V Kurmanath

Cogent Glass today inaugurated its Rs 200-crore manufacturing facility in Addakal mandal of Mahb... »

Consumer durable firms expect better sales this Diwali

Moving on from the poor sales in the festive season last year, consumer durable firms are targeting strong
double digit growth.

Meenakshi Verma Ambwani

After facing one of the worst festive seasons in 2013, consumer durable firms are bullish... »

Bhargava: Maruti vote on Suzuki ownership of Gujarat plant in Nov

Maruti Suzuki India Chairman R C Bhargava


Maruti Suzuki India today said voting by minority shareholders over its move to let parent Suzuk... »

Innovation, only source of competitive advantage, says PepsiCo’s Shivakumar

D. Shivakumar, Chairman & CEO, PepsiCo India. (file photo)

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Why do companies need to constantly innovate? For the good reason that it’s the only competitive... »

Toonz woos makers of children’s films

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Toonz Animation India will team up with Disney India to host ‘Kahaani Masters,’ a national story-writing contest for kids to coincide with the animation house’s 15th anniversary. »

Columbia Asia launches first hospital in Gujarat

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  International hospitals chain, Columbia Asia today announced commissioning of its first hospital in Gujarat and eleventh in the country. The 110-bed hospital will b... »

Hero MotoCorp shares surge 6% on plans to set up new facility


Shares of Hero MotoCorp surged 6 per cent on Thursday, adding over Rs 3,100 crore to its investor wealth, after the company entered into a pact with Andhra Pradesh government for setting up a two-... »

Procter&Gamble commissions Rs 900 cr mfg unit in Telangana

The Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhara Rao inaugurating the Procter and Gamble facility at Kothur in Mahbubnagar District on Thursday. - Photo: P V SIVAKUMAR

V Rishi Kumar

The Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Thursday inaugurated the Procter&Gamble Home Products India's manufacturing unit located in Kottur in Mahabubnagar district about 36 km from... »

L&T wins contract to build Adam Airbase in Oman


Larsen & Toubro’s overseas subsidiary L&T Oman LLC has bagged a contract from the Sultanate of Oman for construction of the Adam Airbase in Al Dakhiliya Governorate, the company said today... »

Corporate activism lacks true accountability

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Around 35 per cent British and Indian companies operating in India have a CSR strategy but no policy in place yet, says an online survey by UK-based CSR consultancy firm Good Values, in par... »

Perks for exporters to Nigeria

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Pharma exporters to Nigeria will have a new facility of marketing cooperatives from next year. Under the scheme, exporters would be provided subsidised warehousing facility by the... »

Doughnuts: The new snack option for urban youth

Doughnuts, the popular breakfast snacks in the West

Sangeetha Chengappa

Doughnuts, the popular breakfast snacks in the West are now finding their way into all-day snacking habits of the Indian consumer. First introduced to the urban palate by Global Franchise... »

Sun-Merck tie-up on psorasis drug

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Drugmaker Sun Pharma has entered into an exclusive licensing agreement with multinational Merck on its experimental psorasis drug tildrakizumab. Sun Pharma will fork out an upfront payme... »

Bosch strike goes into Day 2

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The workers’ union of the auto parts’ giant, Bosch Ltd continued their strike for the second day on Wednesday demanding better wages. A Bosch spokesperson told Business Line that on Septe... »

Cash-rich Jasubhai Engineering scouts for acquisition in Germany

Goa mining: Sesa-Bhushan legal face-off builds up

Chemco expanding into W Asia

Hindalco sees no immediate impact of suspension of mining in Jharkhand

SmartTrak to popularise tracking system for solar installations

‘Indian tea market robust, consumption growing at 3%’

Gilead Sciences team meets Commerce Minister

Bajaj Auto donates Rs 20 cr for J&K flood relief

NMDC seeks exploration licence

Narendra Kothari, CMD, NMDC Ltd

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NMDC Limited has taken the initiative to intensify mineral exploration in its mines and to open new ones on its own or in joint venture with State governments or State government undertakings.<... »

Konecranes launches `CXT Uno’ crane for emerging markets

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Konecranes has launched a new overhead crane aimed at serving the needs of emerging markets. To be built at the Finnish company’s facility at Jejuri near Pune, the new crane, CXT Uno is p... »

Johnson & Johnson to invest Rs 400 cr in new mfg unit in Telangana

Vikas Srivastava, Managing Director, Johnson & Johnson Consumer (India)

V Rishi Kumar

The Telangana Chief K Chandrasekhar Rao today laid the foundation stone for the new manufacturing facility for Johnson & Johnson India near Kothur in Mahabubnagar district.  The company... »

GVK Hancock advances development of Galilee Basin rail line

V Rishi Kumar

GVK Hancock has commenced a ‘Material Change of Use’ application for the approximate 310 kilometers of its rail corridor in the initial phase, following years of extensive planning and hydrologica... »

Triumph Motorcycles launches Thunderbird LT priced at Rs 15.75 lakh

S Ronendra Singh

Triumph Motorcycles India on Thursday launched its premium classic cruiser bike Thunderbird LT priced at Rs 15.75 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The new bike will further strengthen... »

Pharma exports to cross ₹1 lakh cr

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Pharmaceutical exports are expected to cross ₹1-lakh-crore mark this year. “The growth would be around 15 per cent and is driven by formulation exports,” PV Appaji, Director-General, Pharmaceutica... »

Can Mayank Pareek bring Maruti magic to Tata Motors?

Mayank Pareek

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Mayank Pareek, who has resigned as Chief Operating Officer of Maruti Suzuki (Marketing & Sales), is tipped to take up a leadership role at Tata Motors.This could either be as Managin... »

IKEA first store in India by 2017

An IKEA outlet in Germany.

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Swedish furniture retailer IKEA plans to open its first store in India by 2016-17. The company plans to set up about 25 stores in the country over the next 10 years at an investment of appr... »

Apollo Tyres heads to Hungary

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Leading tyre manufacturer, Apollo Tyres has announced setting up its first Greenfield plant outside India in Hungary at the cost of €475 million. A Greenfield plant means setting up plant from scr... »
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Policy, infra issues hold up growth in India: Raymond Weil

Olivier Bernheim, President and CEO, Raymond Weil. Photo : Bijoy Ghosh

Bindu D Menon

Swiss luxury watch brand Raymond Weil says its business growth in the India is slower compared with that in China due to policy and infrastructure bottlenecks. Raymond Weil watches are priced b... »

Fitness boom will spur Adidas sales, says MD

US demands pricing data from Ranbaxy

Volvo to bring all India units under one umbrella

Basic oxygen furnace begins operation at SAIL’s Burnpur plant

Emami declares interim dividend

Suzuki Motorcycle plans more models

'L&T committed to implementing Hyderabad Metro project on schedule'


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