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Reliance Industries becomes world#39;s 3rd largest energy firm


State-owned Indian Oil Corp (IOC) broke into the top 10 club, climbing to 7th position in the 2017 ranking, up from 14th rank in 2016. IOC has been steadily climbing the rankings -- it was placed at No. 66 in 2015.

Govt sees 24% jump in sugar output to 25 mn tonnes in 2017-18


This is an initial projection based on the inputs of the state governments. The estimate, however, is in line with the industry body ISMA#39;s projection.

Novartis board approves Rs 231 cr share buyback plan


The company#39;s board has approved a buyback proposal for purchase by the company of up to 34.5 lakh equity shares of Rs 5 each at a price of Rs 670 per share aggregating to Rs 231.15 crore, Novartis India said in a regulatory filing.

Govt pegs 2.77% fall in kharif foodgrain output at 134.67 mt


According to the first advance estimate released today by the agriculture ministry, production of all kharif foodgrains -- rice, pulses and coarse cereals -- is projected to decline from the record 138.52 mt last kharif.

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Mukul Roy resigns from TMC in a blow to Mamata Banerjee


Media reports of a strained relationship between Mukul Roy and the TMC were doing the rounds. Roy was also said to be in talks with the BJP.

Unilever says agreed to acquire Carver Korea for $2.7 billion from Goldman and Bain


"It will significantly strengthen our position in North Asia, the largest skincare market in the world; and will complement our existing portfolio, enabling us to offer luxury skincare products at attainable price points," Alan Jope,…


PV Sindhu nominated for Padma Bhushan by Sports Ministry


The Hyderabad native had won the silver medal in women#39;s badminton singles category at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, among many other accolades.

Market wants rally, it has no interest in what happens to India in long-term: Udayan


It is very-very simplistic of the market to believe that the government can do something which will change things around, said Udayan Mukherjee in an interview to CNBC-TV18.

The iPhone 8 goes through scratch, burn and bend test, here#39;s how it fared


Despite being subjected to an extreme torture test, the Apple iPhone 8 has emerged victorious and lived up to its "toughest glass surface" tag

ABB buys GE unit for $2.6 billion to boost North American business


Zurich-based ABB sees a potential for cost synergies of $200 million yearly with the deal, which includes terms for long-term use of GE#39;s brand. In 2016, Industrial Solutions had sales of about $2.7 billion, with an operating margin of…

Nawaz Sharif returns to Pakistan to face charges in Panama Papers scandal


Sharif, 67, decided to return after consultations with senior party leaders including his younger brother and Punjab province Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif in London, party officials said.


PM Modi to launch Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana today


The scheme aims at providing #39;last mile electricity connectivity to all rural and urban households#39;.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Amit Shah to address BJP National Executive today, economy on agenda


With the opposition parties attacking the government#39;s poor handling of the economy, in lieu of the falling GDP and demonetisation figures, Prime Minister Modi is expected to address these issues head on. He is also expected to…


Rahul Gandhi to begin 3-day Gujarat tour from today


Gandhi will visit the Lord Krishna temple after he lands at the Mithapur airstrip in the Devbhumi Dwarka district on Monday morning, senior Congress leader Shaktisinh Gohil said.

Change in fiscal consolidation roadmap to hurt investor sentiment: UBS report


According to the global financial services major, global investors view India favourably not just for its growth outlook, but also because of its robust/stable macro story reflected in falling inflation and stable currency.


Amid mounting losses, e-tailers giving discounts worth Rs 2,600 crore


Amazon reported a fourteen-fold growth in traffic during the first day of the Great Indian Festival on Thursday

Essar invests Rs 830 cr to double Vizag Port iron ore capacity


After completion of the project, the loading capacity will increase to 120,000 tonnes per day (TPD) from 70,000 TPD, the company said in a statement.


Essar Ports to set up 2 LNG ports in 18 months, invest $500 mn


"Total investment in the first phase could be in the region of about USD 500 million," Rajiv Agarwal, managing director and chief executive of Essar Ports, told PTI at a company-run facility here.

Deepak Fertilisers to set up brownfield IPA plant at Taloja


The expansion at Taloja in neighbouring Raigad district will share synergies in various storages and utilities with the existing isopropyl alcohol (IPA) plant, the company said in a release.


Skechers eyes up to 500 stores in India in 5 yrs


It operates 100 exclusive outlets in the country that are company-owned as well as franchises.

Saturday, Sep 23

CBI takes custody of three arrested in Ryan school student killing case


The CBI had sought custody of school bus conductor Ashok Kumar, regional head of the group Francis Thomas and Human Resources (HR) head Jeyus Thomas

Threats endangering South Asia#39;s peace on rise: Sushma Swaraj


The number of threats and incidents endangering South Asia#39;s peace and stability are on the rise, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday said, in an apparent reference to Pakistan.

I-T searches continue on premises of S M Krishna#39;s son-in-law


Income Tax officials continued their search for the second day at the properties belonging to former Union minister S M Krishna#39;s son-in-law V G Siddhartha.

China imposes limit on oil supply to North Korea


China accounts for some 90 percent of the North#39;s trade, making its cooperation critical to any efforts to derail Pyongyang#39;s development of nuclear weapons and long-range missiles.

Friday, Sep 22

Lookout notice issued as Karti Chidambaram was closing foreign bank accounts, CBI tells SC


The CBI claimed that a lookout notice was issued against Karti Chidambaram to prevent him from travelling abroad

INS Kalvari, navy#39;s first Make in India submarine, all set to take the plunge


The Kalvari class is a class of diesel-electric attack submarines based on the Scorpène-class submarine being built for the Indian Navy.

Many banks find sharing convenience fee inconvenient, IRCTC bars them from debit card gateway


The bankers told The Financial Express that IRCTC asked them to stop the business on their the website.

News Live: US orders new sanctions against North Korea, Kim calls him deranged


Pyongyang defiantly vowed to persist with its nuclear and missile programs and said it would consider measures against the United States.

Thursday, Sep 21

20 years on, Women#39;s Reservation Bill hangs in the balance


First conceived in 1996, The Women#39;s Reservation Bill still awaits Lok Sabha approval to become a law.

Unitech case: SC denies interim bail to promoters; asks buyers to register claims on new portal


Supreme Court denies interim bail to Unitech promoter; asks buyers to register claims or refund on new portal

With an eye on Maruti#39;s Brezza, Tata finally launches Nexon at Rs 5.85 lakh


With a spunky urban design, raring-to-go stance and a feature-rich list of offerings, this new Tata car reflects the face of a changed organisation.

Google, HTC sign $1.1 billion cooperation agreement


Under the agreement, Google will acquire a team of HTC employees, many of whom have worked with the company on its Pixel smartphone, as well as non-exclusive licenses to some of the Taiwanese company#39;s intellectual property to help…

Wednesday, Sep 20

Cabinet approves 78 days productivity-linked bonus for rail employees


The decision was taken up at a Cabinet meeting which was chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Ratan Tata says confident PM Modi will create a #39;new India#39;


In a wide-ranging interview with Network18, Tata Sons Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata, the venerable industrialist talked about a host of issues.

AIADMK crisis LIVE: Not looking to jump ship, say disqualified MLAs


Live updates as cracks in Tamil Nadu#39;s ruling party continues to create uncertainty over the future of the state government.

News Live: Rahul Gandhi says anger building up against Modi govt


Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi said anger was building up in India against Prime Minister Narendra Modi#39;s government over its failure in creating jobs, reports IANS.