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  • Big ticket strategic sale of BPCL, CONCOR, SCI, among others
    New Delhi, November 21 (IANS): Pushing the pedal on its disinvestment programme, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Wednesday approved strategic disinvestment in five large public sector undertakings (PSU) -- BPCL, CONCOR, SCI, THDC…
  • Cabinet gives Rs 42,000 cr cash flow to telcos in two-year moratorium
    New Delhi, November 21 (IANS): In a big relief to the telcos --Airtel, Vodafone and Jio, the Union Cabinet has approved the recommendation of the Committee of Secretaries (CoS) and allowed telcos a two-year moratorium on spectrum-related dues which…
  • Forget Pegasus, camera on your Android phone can spy on you
    New Delhi, November 21 (IANS): WhatsApp snooping via Israeli spyware Pegasus has shown smartphones have become new-age surveillance tools and now, security researchers have identified that selfie camera in your smartphone can easily spy on you.  …
  • Sony Corp in talks to buy stake in Network 18
    New Delhi, November 21 (IANS): Sony Corp is said to be in talks to buy stake in Reliance Industries (RIL) promoted Network18 Media and Investments Ltd.   According to a Bloomberg report, the Japanese major is in talks to acquire a stake in the…
  • Xiaomi to launch 10 5G smartphones in 2020: Report
    Beijing, November 21 (IANS): Chinese handset maker Xiaomi is aiming to introduce at least 10 5G smartphones in 2020 as it mulls quickly making 5G devices just as common as 4G phones.   According to the handset maker's founder Lei Jun, Xiaomi aims…
  • $800 bn investment needed for Asia's food security: Report
    Singapore, November 20 (IANS): $800 billion additional investment in the next 10 years will be needed to grow Asia's food and agriculture industry to a sustainable size and to help Asia feed itself, according to a new report. The report, 'The…
  • Tomato price hits Rs 400 per kilo mark in Pakistan
    Tomato price hits Rs 400 per kilo mark in Pakistan
    Karachi, November 20 (IANS): The price of tomatoes hit a record high in Pakistan on Tuesday and reached Rs 400 per kilogram from Rs 300-Rs 320 per kg on Monday, as the Iranian tomatoes didn't reach the market. But the local administration, like…
  • Mallya's Kingfisher House to go under the hammer again
    Mumbai, November 20 (IANS): The Kingfisher House -- the erstwhile headquarters of the defunct Kingfisher Airlines Ltd. (KAL) - owned by absconding liquor baron Vijay Mallya, will be up for auction again. The 8th time in barely three years. The…
  • SpiceJet signs MoU with Gulf Air to expand reach
    New Delhi, November 20 (IANS): To expand its international portfolio, low-cost carrier SpiceJet has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Bahrain-based Gulf Air "to explore greater cooperation", including an interline and codeshare…
  • Listed firms asked to report defaults beyond 30 days
    Mumbai, November 20 (IANS): Listed companies will have to disclose loan defaults beyond 30 days to the stock exchanges, Securities and Exchange Board of India Chairman Ajay Tyagi said after the SEBI board meeting, here on Wednesday. According to…
  • Indian outsourcing market to gain as geopolitical risks grow
    New Delhi, November 20 (IANS): As recent events like the US-China trade war and political tensions in Hong Kong raise fears of delivery disruptions, the stable Indian outsourcing market can benefit from the growing geopolitical instability, a new…
  • RBI supersedes DHFL board, to initiate insolvency proceedings
    Mumbai, Novembmer 20 (IANS): Citing governance concerns, the Reserve Bank of India on Wednesday superseded the Board of Directors of Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Limited (DHFL) and said it intends to shortly initiate the process of resolution…
  • GSIS Ooty aims to be Asia’s top school soon
    GSIS Ooty aims to be Asia’s top school soon
    DIMAPUR, NOVEMBER 19 (MExN): Founder of Good Shepherd International School, Ooty, Dr PC Thomas has expressed his desire and vision to make the school Asia’s top ranked school and one among the world’s top-10 schools. In an interview to Seasonal…
  • Scrap deposit insurance: AIBEA tells FM
    Chennai, November 19 (IANS): Even as the government is mulling increasing the insurance cover for bank deposits, the All India Bank Employees' Association (AIBEA) has demanded scrapping of such insurance cover for public sector bank deposits.   In…
  • NBFCs can go for insolvency resolution post MCA notification
    New Delhi, November 19 (IANS): The Reserve Bank can now direct resolution of non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) for with assets worth at least Rs 500 crore under the insolvency law to help in addressing defaulting cases in the Non-Banking…
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