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  • Farmers form co-operative committee for milk production, dairy business 2 days ago

    Farmers and livestock-men of Chhattisgarh's naxal-hit Dantewada district have formed a cooperative committee to take up a project for milk production and dairy business. "In retaliation to the so-called 'red revolution' of naxalites, farmers and stockmen of the tribal district have introduced a unique model 'Kshirsagar Project', which will enhance the...
  • Watch: What women really want 3 days ago

    In an interactive session with empowered women CNBC-TV18 brings out the essence of what women in India really aspire for. ...
  • Jan Dhan Yojna next stage of social, economic development: USIBC 6 days ago

    Washington: Hailing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Jan Dhan Yojna', the US-India Business Council (USIBC) on Friday described it as an "important step" toward the next stage of India's social and economic development. In a statement, USIBC said Modi's announcement of "a new pan-India comprehensive financial inclusion plan that expands access...
  • Muslim business chamber demands ban on beef export July 31, 2014

    The Muslim Chamber of Industries and Commerce here on Thursday demanded that beef export should be stopped immediately while buffalo meat export must be contained. The demand was made in a resolution unanimously passed at its meeting here. In another resolution, the MCCI suggested steps be taken to increase production and...
  • Mumbai: Hoax call could have led to fireman's death, says official July 19, 2014

    Mumbai: A hoax distress call might have led to the death of a fireman in Friday's fire that broke out in a 22-storeyed building in Mumbai, a top fire official said on Saturday. The fireman, Nitin Ivalekar, had gone to check out a distress call of a woman that she was...
  • Mumbai: Won't take his body till government assures compensation, says fireman's wife July 19, 2014

    Mumbai: The family of the fireman who lost his life in the massive fire that engulfed a high rise commercial building in Mumbai on Friday, has refused to take his body. They are demanding a written assurance from the government that the compensation that has been promised will be given...
  • Mumbai: Faulty fire safety equipments in building left several firemen trapped July 19, 2014

    Mumbai: Mumbai: Hours after a massive fire gutted a high rise commercial building in Mumbai, on Friday fire officials claim that safety norms were flouted in the building which led to several firemen being trapped in the building. "It was a difficult task as 33 of my men got stuck when...
  • Massive fire in commercial building in Mumbai, one fireman dead, 6 seriously injured July 18, 2014

    Mumbai: A massive fire broke out in a 22-storey commercial building in a western suburb of Mumbai on Friday morning. Over 40 fire tenders were pressed into service who, after toiling for hours, managed to douse off the flames. One fireman lost his life and six others were left seriously...
  • Sensex ends flat despite fall in June inflation; metals up July 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Equity benchmarks started off the week on a sluggish note with the indices falling marginally on Monday despite better inflation data, weighed down by FMCG and select banks & technology stocks. However, rally in metals and capital goods capped the downside. The 30-share BSE Sensex managed to hold the...
  • Tamil Nadu, Gujarat favourites for starting a business: Survey July 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Tamil Nadu and Gujarat have emerged as the most preferred destinations for those looking to start a business as these states offer the best incentives and most conducive investment policies, a survey has found. The survey is the first-ever nationwide poll of micro, small and medium industries which...
  • TV18 launches Gujarati business channel CNBC Bajar July 1, 2014

    July 1 marks the launch of TV18's latest venture, CNBC Bajar, which is the first Gujarati language business channel. It is partnered by Infibeam.Com in association with Adani and Ganesh Housing. The channel offers a mix of live markets coverage and feature shows. ...
  • Inox in talks to buy Satyam Cineplexes June 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Multiplex operator Inox Leisure is in talks with Satyam Cineplexes to buy the Gurgaon-based rival, a move which would expand its foothold further in the film exhibition market in the northern region. According to the sources, Inox is in talks with Satyam Cineplexes to acquire its movie exhibition business. "We...
  • Iron ore scam: Nine business houses under CBI scanner June 23, 2014

    New Delhi: CBI has initiated 11 preliminary enquiries against nine Chhattisgarh business groups for allegedly exporting iron ore worth Rs 72 crore meant for consumption in domestic market. CBI sources said the agency has started these inquiries for alleged duty evasion in the exports of 7.28 lakh metric tonnes of iron...
  • ITC shares drag down Sensex to nearly 3-week lows June 23, 2014

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex on Monday fell for the fourth straight session and ended about 74 points down at nearly three-week low levels as tobacco shares led by index heavyweight ITC slumped on fears of excise duty hike, amid concerns over rising crude on continued violence in Iraq. Stock markets...
  • Chefs should be business savvy June 20, 2014

    Chennai: A successful chef is one who not only whips out lip-smacking dishes but who is also business savvy, a five-star hotel chef says. "Cooking good food is one part. The other part is that a chef should have good business sense to wow a guest without losing sight of the...
  • Iraq conflict drags Sensex 275 points; Cipla, Kotak Bank shine June 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Equity benchmarks washed out some of previous day's gains on Wednesday, falling one percent each after the tension in Iraq escalated further but the Nifty managed to hold 7500 level. The BSE Sensex fell 274.94 points to close at 25246.25 and the NSE Nifty slipped 73.50 points to 7558.20...
  • Sensex closes flat amid inflation, Iraq woes; IT supports June 16, 2014

    Mumbai: Equity benchmarks closed flat with a negative bias amid volatility as unexpected spike in inflation and unstoppable violence in Iraq made investors cautious. The BSE Sensex fell 37.69 points to close at 25190.48 while the NSE Nifty managed to hold the 7500 level, down 8.55 points to 7533.55 but...
  • Budget 2014: Mumbai expects Finance Minister to reduce subsidy June 16, 2014

    Most of us are waiting for the Budget 2014 which is likely to come out in the first week of July. Mumbai expects the Finance Minister to reduce the subsidy and use this money for creating employment opportunities. ...
  • Indian business tycoon guilty of swindling nearly $20 million June 15, 2014

    London: An Indian-origin business tycoon dubbed 'King Con' has been found guilty by a British court of fleecing wealthy investors of nearly $20 million. Ketan Somaia, 52, a former Kenya resident who moved to the UK, was convicted on Friday by the Old Bailey Court of nine counts of obtaining...
  • India 'watchful' of Iraq crisis; no need to 'panic' over oil imports: Official June 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Amid fears of disruption in global oil supply due to the unrest in Iraq, the government on Saturday said it is "watchful" of the events and there is no need to "panic" as India's long-term crude supplies are stable. Two-thirds of India's crude oil requirements are met through imports....
  • Sensex ends above 25000 for 1st time ever; Sesa, BPCL zoom June 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Benchmark indices ended at new record closing highs on Thursday, the first working day of Narendra Modi-led NDA government in parliament. The rally in metals, oil & gas and FMCG stocks helped the BSE Sensex to close above the 25,000-mark for the first time ever. The index was up...
  • MP registers record agri growth at 24.99% in 2013-14 June 1, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh registered a record growth at 24.99 per cent in FY 2013-14 in the agriculture sector, including animal husbandry. The agriculture growth rate was 20.16 per cent in 2012-13 and 19.85 per cent in 2011-12 in the state, according to an official release issued on Sunday. "Madhya Pradesh has created...
  • Reliance Cement launches in Madhya Pradesh May 30, 2014

    Reliance Cement Company Private Limited on Friday launched its product in Madhya Pradesh. "Madhya Pradesh is one of the largest cement consuming states in India with total consumption of around 13 million tonnes per annum," RCC CEO Arvind Pathak told reporters after launching the product. "The (local) market is expected to grow...
  • Sensex snaps record-setting spree, down 56 points on caution May 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Indian stock markets took a breather on Wednesday with benchmark Sensex losing 56 points to retreat from a record as investors booked profits and ended four straight days of gains sparked by hopes of the BJP-led NDA forming the next government at the Centre. The Sensex, which had gained 1,547...
  • Man held for abduction, rape of business partner's married sister May 3, 2014

    A man was arrested for allegedly kidnapping and raping a married woman to "settle scores" with her brother who was his estranged business partner, police said on Saturday. Aleem Khan was apprehended on Friday on a tip off by the victim's brother, they said. Police said Khan allegedly wanted to take revenge...
  • Adani made huge profits under Modi rule, asserts Surjewala April 28, 2014

    Even as the Adani Group chief Gautam Adani refuted allegations of reaping benefits in land deals under Modi rule in Gujarat, Congress leader Randeep Surjewala asserted that the industrialist and his empire had benefited from the proximity to Modi. ...
  • India education summit: Changing the dynamics of education April 25, 2014

    Leaders from the academic front meet to discuss how to build a better environment for education and also on how to generate more employment opportunities for the youth. ...
  • XLRI announces admission to six-month online programme in Agri-Business Management April 25, 2014

    Xavier School of Management announced admission to a unique six-month online, self-learning Certificate Programme in Agri-Business Management. Constituted in collaboration with iKisan - an Agri Portal promoted by the Nagarjuna Group, the programme would supplement agriculture sector knowledge with skills to enhance business effectiveness, according to a XLRI press release in Jamshedpur...
  • You would want one of these! 30 of the most creative business cards ever April 23, 2014

    These innovative business cards clearly define the brand they are trying to promote. They are funny, quirky and imaginative. You definitely want one of these, believe me. ...
  • Alia Bhatt-Arjun Kapoor's '2 States' collects Rs 38.06 crore in opening weekend April 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Abhishek Varman's debut directorial '2 States' managed to collect Rs.38.06 crore in its opening weekend. The audience is loving it for its slice-of-life portrayal of two lovers from different states of the country. While it made Rs.12.42 crore on its opening day April 18, '2 States' managed a business of...