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  • India gold demand muted, eyes cut in import duty 3 hours 47 minutes ago

    Mumbai: India's demand for gold was muted this week as buyers in the world's top consumer of the metal held off purchases ahead of an expected cut in import duty and a likely drop in local prices. But dealers hope to step up purchases, if the import duty is lowered from...
  • Google tests live chat service for businesses in search results 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Google is reportedly testing a service that lets businesses listed in its search results to have live chat with users. The feature shows whether a business is currently available and immediately launches the chat via Google Hangouts. The service resembles Path Talk's direct messaging platform with local businesses that...
  • HDFC Chairman questions PM Modi, says its time to deliver February 19, 2015

    HDFC Chairman Deepak Parekh questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said nothing has changed on ground in first nine months of his government. He said, "After nine months, there is a little bit of impatience creeping in as to why no changes are happening and why this is taking so...
  • Campus calling: What does young India want from Budget 2015? February 16, 2015

    Ahead of Budget 2015, CNN-IBN's Kajori Sen visits Indian School of Business in Hyderabad and asks students, how this Modi Budget will impact a common man. ...
  • Tamil Nadu Assembly session begins tomorrow February 16, 2015

    Chennai: The Tamil Nadu Assembly session will begin in Chennai on Tuesday amid jubilation among the ruling AIADMK members over the party's impressive win in the bypoll to the Srirangam Assembly seat. AIADMK nominee S Valarmathi trounced her DMK rival N Anand in the by-election held to fill up the vacancy...
  • Watch: What ISB Hyderabad students demand from 2015-16 Budget February 16, 2015

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will table the 2015-16 Budget on February 28, Saturday. Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, students demand focus on health care. Another student demands clarity on Goods and Service Tax even if it is not implemented immediately so that MNCs that are waiting and watching to invest...
  • Modi government needs to take proactive steps as IIP dips, inflation rises February 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Reflecting sluggishness in the economy, the industrial production growth has slipped to 1.7 per cent in December month-on-month, while inflation rose to 5.11 per cent in January, raising demands for proactive steps in the forthcoming Budget to boost economic expansion. The growth in factory output, as measured by...
  • Facebook rolls out new features to improve buying and selling in Groups February 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Facebook has introduced new features to its For Sale Groups which will help improve buying and selling experience of the users. For Sale Group members can now choose the Sell feature when creating a post. They can add a description to what they're selling, include a price and set...
  • India pegs 2014/15 growth at 7.4%; GDP grows 7.5 % y/y in December-quarter February 9, 2015

    New Delhi: The Central government on Monday forecast annual economic growth to accelerate to 7.4 per cent in the fiscal year ending in March 2015 after Asia's third-largest economy grew 7.5 per cent in the quarter to end-December. The latest estimate compares with a revised 6.9 per cent growth a year...
  • Indian of the year 2014: Business nominees February 4, 2015

    Year 2014 brought a new zeal in corporate India with new govt setting in and Prime Minister Narendra Modi pushing for long impending economic reforms but there were Indian entrepreneurs who excelled despite tough economic environment. Nominees for the Businessman of the year are - IndiGo President Aditya Ghosh...
  • Nominees in the business category of CNN-IBN's annual Indian of the year award February 4, 2015

    Here is a look at the nominees in the business category in CNN-IBN's annual Indian of the year award. ...
  • RBI disappoints markets; Sensex drops 122 points to end at 29,000 February 3, 2015

    Mumbai: Extending losses for the third straight day, benchmark BSE Sensex on Tuesday slipped by 122 points to close at 29,000.14 as RBI keeping interest rate unchanged disappointed investors. Interest rate sensitive realty and baking stocks bore the brunt of selling after the Reserve Bank of India left repo rate...
  • Can CEOs' demands affect Indo-US policies? January 27, 2015

    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? January 27, 2015

    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...