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400 Chinese investors attend India electronic seminar in Shenzhen


Ministry of Electronics and information technology (MEITY) Secretary Ajay Sawhney and Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of India, Amit Narang, addressed the event.

Ahead of polls, LPG loan repayment deferred


Over 3.6 crore poor women have been given free LPG connections since June 2015. While the Rs 1,600 cost of LPG connection is borne by the government, the cost of buying LPG stove and refill (gas cylinder) was to be borne by the…

Indian diplomats attend Pakistan Day parade for first time: Report


Amid heightened tensions between the two neighbouring countries, the Pakistan Army invited, for the first time, Indian Defence Attache and senior diplomats of the Indian High Commission to join the March 23 celebrations, a senior Pakistani…

Yes Bank re-skills employees, offers students Rs 2 lakh scholarships for professional training


The mid-size private lender is investing in upgrading skills of its employees across the bank in the fields of operations, risk management and marketing

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The Leap Takers: Here are the success stories of Schevaran Labs, Aeon Formulations Concept Medical


CNBC-TV18#39;s special show the Leap Takers, highlights the achievements of innovative companies and their leaders who have fought all odds to leap to new heights. On this episode watch the stories of Schevaran Laboratories, Aeon…


Mutual Fund Day: Financial planning journey of Ajay Sardana


Mutual Fund Day – Family Financial Plan Series is a show that helps you chart out the best path to attaining all your financial goals.


Australian startup launches smartwatch that can translate 9 languages on the go


The watch utilises IBM Watson’s artificial intelligence technology and can make real time translation of nine international languages which include Mandarin, Japanese, French, Italian, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Arabic and…


Trade deficit with China costs 2 mn jobs to US: White House


Trump imposed tariffs on about USD 60 billion worth of Chinese imports to punish the country for its "unfair" seizure of American intellectual property, a move that could escalate the already tense trade relations between the world#39;s…


No response from FinMin, SIAM on CKD kits issue: Vimal Sumbly, MD, Triumph Motorcycles India


Triumph has bee hit by the 5 per cent customs duty hike which it says is a blow to the #39;Make in India#39; initiative


MCX Case: CBI registers case against Jignesh Shah, 4 former FMC chiefs and 6 others


It is alleged that the accused had helped Multi Commodity Exchange of India (MCX) in getting the status of nationwide commodity exchange, even though MCX was not fulfilling the stipulated criteria


Rajya Sabha election LIVE: JD(S) alleges ‘illegal voting’ in Karnataka, BSP MLA cross-votes in UP


Live updates from the Rajya Sabha election, through which the ruling-BJP is seeking a higher tally in the Upper House.


Vivo V9 with AI-backed camera features launched in India


The phone will be available for pre-booking on Amazon India starting at 3 pm from Friday, March 23


Trump trade war: Impact on stock valuations is going to be widespread, says Manishi Raychaudhuri


Manishi Raychaudhuri, Asian Equity Strategist at BNP Paribas discusses with Prashant Nair and Ekta Batra his analysis on the fundamental side of the market as well as specific stocks and sectors. He also spoke about the Trump tariffs and…

Weakness in market may continue but top 10 stocks can give up to 50% return


According to experts, the volatility is here to stay for some more time and another 4-5 per cent correction can#39;t be ruled out.

Totem Infra owed bank Rs 1,400 cr along with interest overdue: Union Bank of India


Reports indicate that after Punjab National Bank (PNB) and State Bank of India (SBI), now Union Bank of India has been hit by a fraud. In an interview to CNBC-TV18, Rajkiran Rai G, Managing Director CEO of Union Bank of India spoke about…


MM to charge up electric vehicles segment with more powerful batteries, 2 new SUVs expected


In the works are a 250km range SUV and a 156km range sedan as well as a electric KUV with a 120kms range


News Live: #39;PNB suffers Rs 14,506cr loss due to fraud in FY18#39;


This blog will keep track of key global and local developments impacting business and markets through the day. Important local and global political developments will also find resonance here.

PODCAST | All you need to know about the Facebook data breach and Zuckerberg’s views


Facebook prohibits data to be passed on, transferred or sold to any advertising network, data network or any monetisation-related services. Listen in to the podcast.


From riches to rags: These billionaires have lost all their money


Here are the world#39;s top 10 billionaires who lost all their risches.

Freaky Friday! Nifty breaches 10K on downside; 5 factors weighing on markets today


There was selling across the board, especially among metals, after news broke that China too had imposed import tariffs on 128 US goods.

Thursday, Mar 22

Bengaluru and Pune at risk of a Cape Townesque #39;Day Zero#39;, says report


The concept of ‘Day Zero’ in Cape Town was to hammer in the reality of having no water in the city anytime soon. This caused a major change in water consumption patterns in the city.

ICICI Securities IPO subscribed 29% on Day 1


The IPO of the brokerage firm, part of ICICI group, received bids for 1,30,00,792 shares against the total issue size of 4,42,25,343 shares, NSE data showed.

In process of unlocking more value via more sales, says Cox Kings


Cox Kings in focus as the company#39;s arm sells 11.58 percent stake in Prometheon Holdings UK to SSG Capital. In an interview to CNBC-TV18, Peter Kerkar, Group CEO of the company discussed this in detail.

Citizen rights: Little to no legal recourse if your online data is misused


The Cambridge Analytica-Facebook controversy brings back the limelight on individual privacy

Wednesday, Mar 21

Cabinet clears Ayushman Bharat -National Health Protection Mission


This scheme will offer health cover of Rs 5 lakh per family per year to 10 crore families.

PM Modi led govt will not win the 2019 Lok Sabha polls: Rahul Gandhi


Addressing a public meeting here, Gandhi continued to keep Modi as the focal point of his attack during the second day of his latest tour of poll-bound Karnataka, asserting Congress would win the assembly polls. Attacking Modi, Gandhi said…

NHAI hints at no tweaks in future TOT bundles, plans to bring out second tranche by March-end


Sources indicated that the next bidding process would not involve any changes in the model even as DPR for 1,700 km of highways are being studied to finalise the tranches

News Live: PE investments in Jan-Feb touch $2.3bn, says Grant Thornton


This blog will keep track of key global and local developments impacting business and markets through the day. Important local and global political developments will also find resonance here.

Tuesday, Mar 20

Mark Zuckerberg summoned over data breach scandal


The summons letter to 33-year-old Zuckerberg was sent by Damian Collins, the chair of the House of Commons Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (DCMS), which is investigating the issue of fake news.

Accumulate Jain Irrigation Systems; target of Rs 139: Centrum


Centrum Wealth has recommended accumulate rating on Jain Irrigation Systems with a target price of Rs 139 in its research report dated March 01, 2018.

Apple may launch cheaper MacBook, iPad at March 27 event


The tech giant could also announce wireless charging mat called ‘Airpower’, upgrade for Apple Pencil and may roll out iOS 11.3.

Students block railway tracks in Mumbai, demand jobs


Scores of agitated students demanding jobs in railways today blocked rail traffic, including suburban services between Matunga and Dadar stations, causing difficulties to lakhs of commuters, a Central Railway official said.

Monday, Mar 19

WTO chief Roberto Azevêdo calls on PM Modi


"Had a wonderful meeting with Mr. Roberto Azevêdo, Director-General of the WTO" the PM tweeted and posted a picture with him.

Ownership of banks should not matter, its all about ethics, says SBI chief


Talking on privatisation of PSBs at the News18 Network#39;s Rising India Summit, the SBI chairman said that ownership of a bank should not matter and that it is all about ethics.

Maruti Dzire retains top sales spot in February; Baleno demand accelerates


The Dzire clocked a 26% volumes growth at 20,941 units last month while Alto volumes rose by just 1% to 19,760 units

Manmohan#39;s silence did what BJP#39;s uproar could not: Sidhu


Punjab minister, Navjot Singh Sidhu, was full of praise for a reticent Manmohan Singh today and said the former prime minister#39;s “silence” did what the ruling BJP#39;s “uproar” could not.

Sunday, Mar 18

Axis Bank announces new representative office in Sharjah


The third largest private sector lender said the representative office in Sharjah, its third in the UAE, will focus on remittances business.

Delhi bound flight cancelled after smoke billows out of plane#39;s engine


An Indigo flight was about to take off when smoke started billowing out of one of its engines, officials said.

NDA leaders ought to be more tactful while making statements during polls: Ram Vilas Paswan


He expressed concern over some leaders of the ruling NDA at the Centre occasionally making remarks that created an impression of the alliance being against certain sections of the society.

#39;Economy should be top agenda for Saarc countries despite political challenges#39;


Shobana Kamineni, President CII (India), said the Saarc region will continue to grow for another 25 years with 30-35 percent of its population as young with India alone nearly 60 percent of the people under the age of 35 years.