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  • Bangladeshi film industry seeks India's support 5 days ago

    Kolkata: The Bangladeshi film industry needs India's expertise in digitising the filmmaking process in their country and cooperation to facilitate screening of their films in both the neighbouring countries simultaneously, a film industry official said Wednesday. According to Bangladeshi film exhibition committee joint secretary Sudipta Kumar Das, 'Ma Amar Swarga' ('My...
  • China industrial activity shrinks in December, calls grow for more stimulus 6 days ago

    Beijing: Activity in China's factory sector contracted in December for the first time in seven months, the latest in a string of weak economic indicators that will intensify calls for more stimulus measures to head off a hard landing. The flash HSBC/Markit manufacturing purchasing managers' index(PMI) fell to 49.5 in December...
  • October industrial output contracts unexpectedly to 4.2% December 12, 2014

    India's industrial output unexpectedly contracted 4.2 per cent year-on-year in October, dragged down by a fall in the manufacturing and the capital goods sector, government data showed on Friday. Industrial production was upwardly revised to 2.8 per cent year-on-year in September from 2.50 per cent earlier. November retail inflation is also at...
  • Goa faces prospect of falling tourist arrivals December 11, 2014

    Panaji: The Crimean crisis, Russia's falling rouble and stopping of tourist charter flights from international destinations might prove to be a dampener for the much-hyped New Year party scene in Goa this time, fear tourism industry experts. While the ongoing St Francis Xavier exposition might to a certain extent off-set...
  • Snapshot: Prince William, wife Kate Middleton meet Beyonce Knowles and Jay Z at NBA game December 9, 2014

    New York: Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton met star couple Beyonce Knowles and Jay Z here. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were here Monday for the Cleveland Cavaliers game against the Brooklyn Nets at Barclays Center. Beyonce and Jay Z were seated just across the way, reports eonline.com. Prince...
  • Reliance Industries Ltd, Mexican state owned Pemex sign MoU December 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Reliance Industries Ltd and Mexican state owned oil company Pemex have signed an MoU. The two companies will cooperate for assessment of potential upstream oil and gas business opportunities in Mexico. RIL and PEMEX will also share expertise and skills in deep-water oil and gas exploration, refining and...
  • The 10th Curry Awards honours British curry industry December 4, 2014

    The 10th British Curry Awards event took place on Monday at the Battersea Evolution was hosted by TV personality Chris Tarrant. ...
  • India will exceed China's growth rate; 2014 a landmark year: RIL chief Mukesh Ambani December 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Reliance Industries Limited chairperson Mukesh Ambani in an exclusive interview with Network18 said internal stability will help India increase its growth rate. "I have no doubt in my mind that we will be the fastest growing economy in the next two or three years," said Ambani. The business tycoon referred...
  • Modi government should take up Bhopal gas tragedy issue with Obama: Amnesty International Secretary General November 30, 2014

    Bhopal: Two days before world's worst industrial disaster's 30th anniversary, Amnesty International Secretary General Salil Shetty on Sunday said that the Narendra Modi-led NDA government should raise issues pertaining to the Bhopal Gas tragedy with US President Barack Obama during his visit to India in January next year. "It is time...
  • Jharkhand Assembly elections: We expect better infrastructure in Ranchi, say IIM students November 20, 2014

    Ranchi: Ahead of the Jharkhand Assembly elections, CNN-IBN spoke to some IIM students who voiced the need for a change and talked about the problems prevalent in Ranchi. An IIM Ranchi student lamented the lack of infrastructure in the Jharkhand capital. "When I came to Ranchi, the infrastructure was not like...
  • Technology Sector working professionals to consider business education – Relevance and options November 19, 2014

    The slowing growth rate in the Indian IT industry has had its share of impact on the capability of the current middle management layer in the industry. The late 1990s and early 2000s saw heady 100% quarter and quarter growth for IT companies leading them to hire fresh engineers at...
  • Reliance Jio signs $1.5 billion sydicated term loan facilities November 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited (RJIL) has signed syndicated term loan facilities aggregating to $1.5 billion. The facility is guaranteed by Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) and will be used to refinance the syndicated term loan facilities. The facility was fully underwritten by an initial group of 15 core relationship banks that...
  • Industrial output growth picks up in September to 2.5 per cent November 12, 2014

    New Delhi: India's industrial output grew a faster-than-expected 2.5 per cent year-on-year in September, helped by a rebound in capital goods sector, government data showed on Wednesday. Analysts polled by Reuters had forecast the output to grow a meagre 0.6 per cent. Industrial production was upwardly revised to 0.5 per cent...
  • Madhya Pradesh to have country's first school for children of labourers November 3, 2014

    Bhopal: The foundation stone of the country's first 'Shramodaya School' for the children of labourers was laid by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. The school at Mugalia Chaap village near the state capital will be developed on the lines of the Navodaya Vidyalaya. The medium of instruction in...
  • Centre to constitute 25 special teams to expedite PM Modi's project of cleaning Ganga November 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Expediting Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet project of cleansing the Ganga, the Centre will be constituting 25 special teams to check the source of pollution of the holy river so that further action could be taken accordingly. The teams to be drawn from different wings of the Ministry of...
  • Assam government's aid gives a new lease of life to the state's 130-year-old fireworks industry this Diwali October 20, 2014

    Barpeta: As India prepares to celebrate Diwali, the 130-year-old firework industry in Assam is getting a new lease of life this festive season. The state government's aid of almost Rs 7 crore is trying to fire-up the industry once again. The Barpeta fireworks industry in lower Assam was started way...
  • Narendra Modi seeks to revive India's 'zombie factories', not abandon them October 13, 2014

    Kanpur: At British India Corporation's textile factory in Kanpur, four men sit in a control room watching computerised gauges eight hours a day. When they are done, another group takes over, and then another, for 24 hours a day - much as they might at any major industrial plant. The problem...
  • We can once again become bellwether of IT industry: Vishal Sikka October 10, 2014

    Bangalore: Leveraging next generation technologies like artificial intelligence, software services major Infosys is confident of returning to industry-leading growth and regaining its position as the bellwether of the over US dollar 100 billion Indian IT industry. Vishal Sikka, who took over as CEO of the Bangalore-based firm in August, has been...
  • Indian chemical industry to touch $190 billion in next 3 years: TATA October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian chemical industry is likely to touch $190 billion by the financial year 2017-18 on account of increase in demand of the chemicals from industries of various sectors, a Tata group firm said in its report. At the end of last fiscal, the domestic market size of industry...
  • Palghar: Explosion kills two workers; three others injured seriously October 8, 2014

    Palghar: Two industrial workers were killed and three others received serious injuries in an explosion at an industrial unit located at Boisar industrial estate on Wednesday afternoon, the Palghar district rural police said. Boisar police station sub-inspector S K Pote told PTI that a reactor in the premises of JPN Pharma...
  • Amitabh Bachchan take to Twitter to express his pride on being part of film industry October 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who has starred in more than 180 movies in a career spanning more than four decades, says he is proud to be a part of the film industry which integrates people. "Cinema in today's times is perhaps the only integrator left, in this fast disintegrating world......
  • OTC drug market to reach $6.6 billion by 2016 October 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The over the counter (OTC) drug market in India is expected to grow to $6.6 billion by 2016 with pharma companies and chemists increasing their presence in the rural market. India's OTC drug market stood at $3 billion in 2011 and a "rise...
  • Tamil Nadu film industry not to showcase any movie today to protest Jayalalithaa's sentencing September 30, 2014

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu continues to be on edge after the arrest of former Chief minister J Jayalalithaa in 18-year-old disproportionate assets case on September 27. The Tamil Nadu film industry will not showcase any movie on Tuesday across theatres in the state to protest Jayalalithaa's sentencing. In order to show their...
  • Theatres cancel shows on Tuesday as Tamil Nadu film industry plans hunger strike in solidarity with Jayalalithaa September 29, 2014

    Chennai: The Tamil Nadu film industry will not showcase any movie on Tuesday across theatres in the state in solidarity with Jayalalithaa, the ex-Chief Minister and former actress, who was convicted in a disproportionate assets case on Saturday, September 27, by a Bangalore court and sentenced to four years in...
  • PM's make in India pitch: Is this what India needs? September 25, 2014

    Exhorting Indian Inc to join his 'Make in India' mission, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday not only launched the ambitious campaign but also urged industrialists to set up establishments in their homeland instead of eyeing foreign lands and 'First Develop India' (FDI). CNN-IBN asks whether the PM's make in...
  • Reliance Industries will create 1,25,000 jobs in the next 12-15 months, assures Mukesh Ambani September 25, 2014

    The India Inc on Thursday praised and backed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision at the launch of the ambitious 'Make in India' project. Reliance Industries also pledged 1.25 lakh jobs over the next 12-15 months. ...
  • PM Narendra Modi launches 'Make in India' campaign as industrialists laud his initiative September 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Exhorting Indian Inc to join his 'Make in India' mission, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday not only launched the ambitious campaign but also urged industrialists to set up establishments in their homeland instead of eyeing foreign lands and 'First Develop India' (FDI). India Inc bigwigs including Mukesh Ambani,...
  • Mega industrial exhibition to be held in Vadodara in November September 24, 2014

    Vadodara: Aiming at offering an opportunity to small and medium-scale manufacturers, industrial body Vadodara Chamber of Commerce and Industries will hold the 9th edition of the exhibition of industrial and allied products from November 27. "The premier exhibition of industrial products and the service will be held at Vavlakhi compound...
  • Manohar Parrikar questions 75 per cent attendance rule for exams September 21, 2014

    Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said that he will take up with the Goa University (GU) officials the issue of 75 per cent compulsory attendance to qualify for appearing in examinations. Parrikar, who was speaking at the Confederation of Indian Industries' (CII) 'Knowledge Connect' project, said current systems...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 19, 2014

    Bullet News is CNNIBN's nonstop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...