BUSINESS

  • Can CEOs' demands affect Indo-US policies? 3 days ago

    The CEOs' roundtable put forward a number of points that CEOs' from both India and US aspire for good trade opportunities, the question arises will this affect Indo-US policies? ...
  • Is business major issue between India, US? 4 days ago

    With CEOs' roundtable the question that takes centre stage is importance of business between India and US relationship. ...
  • Indian rupee rises to over 2-month high, up 16 paise Vs US dollar at 61.71 January 19, 2015

    Mumbai: The rupee on Monday jumped by 16 paise to end at over two-month high of 61.71 against the greenback on good inflows in local markets and sustained dollar sales by exporters, extending its winning trend to third straight day. A weak dollar overseas also boosted the sentiment in favour of...
  • It's time for flexible hiring January 13, 2015

    Significance of Quality Workforce Doubtlessly, the biggest strength and backbone of any organization are the employees. As an individual, you might think of an excellent idea but in order to implement it, you require serious teamwork. Cohesive teamwork is the decisive factor for a fruitful venture. All the employees need to...
  • Indian industry picks up, inflation under control January 13, 2015

    India's economic outlook got a boost on Monday after data showed industrial output made an impressive recovery and retail prices rose at a slower-than-expected pace, lending credence to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's sales pitch to global investors. ...
  • I am highly impressed by PM Modi's slogan 'sabka saath, sabka vikas': John Kerry January 11, 2015

    Gandhinagar: US Secretary of State John Kerry said no act of terror will ever stop "the march of freedom" and the entire world is with the people of France. In the deadliest terror attack in France in four decades, heavily-armed gunmen stormed a satirical newspaper's office in Paris on January...
  • Perks in India Inc get fancy; top talent gets iPhones, Mercedes cars January 11, 2015

    New Delhi: When it comes to rewarding top performing employees, many large corporates are giving out expensive gifts such as latest iPhones, Mercs, flats and jewellery a trend started by a little-known diamond firm in Gujarat a few months back. Last Diwali, Surat-based Hari Krishna Exports created a flutter by announcing...
  • Infosys beats estimates, Q3 profit up 13 per cent January 9, 2015

    Mumbai: Infosys Ltd, India's second-largest software services exporter, posted a 13 percent rise in quarterly net profit on Friday, beating estimates, as it won more outsourcing contracts from Western clients. Infosys, which provides IT services to clients including Apple Inc, Wal-mart Stores and Volkswagen, said profit in the quarter ended December...
  • West Bengal attracted Rs 83,000 crore investment in our regime: TMC January 7, 2015

    Kolkata: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's government is hosting over 500 Indian and global business leaders as part of the two-day West Bengal Global Business summit that begins on Wednesday. Ahead of the summit, West Bengal Finance Minster Amit Mitra has claimed that the state has already attracted Rs 83,000 crore...
  • Harvard Business School Dean lauds Modi's 'Make in India' campaign, says need to reduce red tapism January 6, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Make In India' campaign continues to get a thumbs up from experts. Dean of Harvard Business School Nitin Nohria has lauded the campaign but said there was a need to reduce red tapism. He added that the Modi government has to fulfill its promise of...
  • Ayesha Takia's sister-in-law Rushda Azmi Shaikh ventures into restaurant business January 1, 2015

    Mumbai: Actress Ayesha Takia's sister-in-law Rushda Azmi Shaikh has joined restaurant business. It seems Ayesha's husband Farhan Azmi, who successfully manages popular restaurants like Koyla, Chai Coffi and Cafe Basilico, is not the only one in the family with hospitality expertise. Her sister-in-law opened a cafe-cum-patisserie called Sugar Rush here Tuesday and...
  • Third-quarter US economic growth strongest in 11 years December 24, 2014

    Washington: The US economy grew at a 5 per cent clip in the third quarter, its quickest pace in 11 years and the strongest sign yet that growth has decisively shifted into higher gear. Some of the strength appears to have been sustained, with other data on Tuesday showing consumer spending...
  • Rajagiri National Business Quiz 2014: Quizzing minds from across India converge December 21, 2014

    In the fifth edition of the Rajagiri National Business Quiz 2014, quizzing minds from across India converge. Corporate and student teams vie for top honours. ...
  • Small businesses to rule e-commerce December 15, 2014

    New Delhi: E-commerce has changed a lot of the ways that companies do business. E-commerce with all new eras, advances in technology have forced businesses to evolve, creating new ways of doing business and new rules for conducting business. The internet revolution has come a long way as far as promoting...
  • Rupee crashes 65 paise Vs dollar to near 11-month low of 62.94 December 15, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee on Monday weakened by 65 paise to close at nearly 11-month low of 62.94 against the US dollar due to heavy dollar demand from importers amid falling crude oil prices. A stronger US dollar in global markets ahead of the US Fed's meeting...
  • Outlook business catalist 2014: Showcasing power of social enterprises December 14, 2014

    Outlook business catalist 2014 applauds people who have transformed India with good business. ...
  • Sensex drops 251 points as oil stocks slip; logs worst week in 3 years December 12, 2014

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex on Friday slumped by 251.33 points to end at 27,350.68 and logged its worst weekly drop in three years on hefty losses in oil&gas, realty and metal shares, amid continued tumble in oil prices raising concern over the strength of the global economy. As many as 11...
  • Russia 'a pillar of strength', says Modi as the two countries sign seven agreements, 13 MoUs December 11, 2014

    New Delhi: India's strategic partnership with Russia is 'incomparable in content', said Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Russia has been "a pillar of strength" for India, said Modi after holding the annual summit talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin who is on a day-long visit to New Delhi. Modi said that "we...
  • Watch: Outlook Business Catalist 2014 December 8, 2014

    Catalist, powered by ICICI and Outlook Business, is an initiative for social transformation. ...
  • Great Lakes: 10 years of shaping future leaders December 7, 2014

    On the 10th anniversary celebration of Great Lakes - Institute of Management, eminent leaders share their thoughts on business education. ...
  • Aam aadmi should also be able to fly business class: Arvind Kejriwal December 7, 2014

    Dubai/New Delhi: Under opposition fire, Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal defended travelling in business class to Dubai, saying it was his dream that an 'aam aadmi' should also be able to travel the same way. Kejriwal, who has drawn flak for flying business class, said his party wanted all round...
  • Kejriwal flies in business class to Dubai, faces flak from opposition parties December 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal has come under severe criticism for travelling in the business class of an airplane to Dubai for an event. Opposition parties are up in the arms saying that Kejriwal's 'real face has been exposed' with this incident. However, his party came to his defence...
  • Watch: CEO Of Life November 30, 2014

    'CEO Of Life' is a show that celebrates India's young business leaders who not just believe in driving growth but also lead a life of passion. In this episode, CNN-IBN speaks to Umang Bedi, Managing Director, India and South Asia for Adobe. ...
  • Watch: Young Turks Book launch- chronicling stories of some of India's brightest minds November 26, 2014

    Watch the book launch of India's young entrepreneurs and their inspirational biographies. ...
  • Air India expresses inability to seat upgrade, more free baggage for MPs November 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Cash-strapped Air India has expressed inability to upgrade seats of MPs to business class or carry their extra baggage for free, especially in flights which have all upper class seats booked by paid passengers. Noting that it gets a large number of requests from MPs regarding upgrades, the national...
  • Indian-origin South Carolina Governor all praise for Modi's 'pro-business' attitude November 20, 2014

    Mumbai: Indian-origin US Republican leader Nikki Haley is all praise for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his approach to the country's economy. In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, the South Carolina Governor said that she had adopted a similar project like PM's 'Make in India' campaign in her state. "I...
  • Local businessman gains momentum through online initiatives November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: In this Internet revolution, a majority of consumers look online for local products or services. Why to go out and explore your requirement when you can 'get online'. With local businesses flourishing in India in every state, city or even small towns, more and more people are connecting...
  • Railways earnings up by over 12 per cent during April 2014-October 2014 November 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Railways have earned Rs 865,95.04 crore during April-October 2014 as compared to Rs 772,73.88 crore during the same period last year, registering an increase of 12.06 per cent. The total earnings from goods during April-October period were Rs 576,46.68 crore as against Rs 518,77.98 crore...
  • Government to revive 23 district co-operative banks, to infuse Rs 2,375 crore November 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Government on Wednesday decided to infuse Rs 2,375.42 crore to revive 23 District Central Cooperative Banks (DCCBs) in four states which were on the verge of closure. Of the total amount, state government would contribute Rs 1,464.59 crore, Centre Rs 673.29 crore and NABARD Rs 237.54 crore, said a...
  • Sensex tops 28,000 mark for first time on hopes of reforms, rate cut November 5, 2014

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex on Wednesday conquered the 28,000 mark for the first time as markets hit new highs of the fourth day on expectations of more reforms by the Modi government and a rate cut by the RBI. The BSE barometer, however, settled a tad lower but still a...