INDUSTRIAL

  • IT sector employees earn highest salary of Rs 341.8/hour: Report 5 days ago

    New Delhi: With a median gross salary of Rs 341.8 per hour, the IT sector in India has emerged as the most lucrative sector in India, followed by finance where employees get Rs 291 per hour, a report says. According to leading online career and recruitment solutions provider, Monster India, those...
  • 8 Indian companies in Fortune 500 spend $81 million a year on CSR: report 1 week ago

    New Delhi: As many as eight Indian companies in Fortune Global 500 list including Reliance Industries and ONGC spend as much as $81 million a year on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities, a report says. According to a report published by the Varkey Foundation in partnership with UNESCO, while, the eight...
  • Raveena Tandon shoots for Onir's 'Shab' in Delhi January 13, 2015

    Mumbai: Actress Raveena Tandon is beating the winter chill in the capital to shoot Onir's intense love story 'Shab'. "Shooting in Delhi for Onir's SHAB," she tweeted Monday along with her photograph, in which she is looking glamorous in a black ensemble. The actress also shared a selfie. 'Shab', about people and fashion...
  • 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. ...
  • Sensex up 85 points in early trade on encouraging IIP data January 13, 2015

    Mumbai: Rising for the fourth consecutive session, the benchmark BSE Sensex rose nearly 85 points in early trade on Tuesday, tracking improved industrial production figure at 3.8 per cent for November amid mixed global cues. However, the retail inflation moved up marginally to 5 per cent in December. The 30-share...
  • Industrial output recovers in November, up 3.8 per cent January 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Industrial output recovered at a much faster-than-expected pace in November, posting an annual growth of 3.8 per cent year-on-year, helped by a rebound in capital goods sector, government data showed on Monday. Analysts were expecting output growth to come in at 2.2 per cent compared with a 4.2 per...
  • Over 18,000 MoUs worth Rs 10 lakh crore signed on day one of Vibrant Gujarat Summit January 12, 2015

    Gandhinagar: As the second day of Vibrant Gujarat Summit is underway in Gandhinagar on Monday, over 18,000 Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) worth Rs 10 lakh crore were signed on day one of the summit itself. Another 5000-odd MoUs are likely to be signed today. The three-day summit kicked off on Sunday...
  • RIL Chairman Mukesh Ambani announces Rs 100,000 crore investment in Gujarat January 11, 2015

    Gandhinagar: Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani on January 11 announced Rs 100,000 crore investment across businesses in the next 12-18 months and said India was on the path to become the world's fastest growing economy. The investments will be in expanding petrochemical production capacity as well as in launch the much-awaited...
  • Watch: RIL Chairman Mukesh Ambani addresses the gathering at Vibrant Gujarat Summit January 11, 2015

    Addressing the seventh edition of Vibrant Gujarat Summit, Reliance Industries Limited Chairman Mukesh Ambani said that Reliance will invest Rs 100,000 crore in the state in next five years. He said, "Each Vibrant Gujarat Summit has been bigger than the earlier one. I urge companies to invest in India. Reliance...
  • PM Modi calls for action against industrial units polluting Ganga January 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Pushing for time-bound effort to stop pollution of the Ganga, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said legal actions should be taken against polluting industrial units and suggested setting up of environment-friendly crematoria along the river in achieving the goal. Chairing a meeting on Ganga-cleaning process called the 'Namaami Gange', he...
  • Universities must have greater academic freedom, autonomy: PM Modi January 3, 2015

    Mumbai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi batted for giving universities more academic freedom and autonomy and promised to cut excessive regulation and cumbersome procedures to encourage research. "We want our scientists to explore the mysteries of science and not of government procedure," Modi said, while inaugurating the 102nd Indian Science Congress...
  • Higher excise duty to hit demand, industrial growth: Assocham December 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Industry body Assocham on Wednesday said that the withdrawal of excise duty concessions for cars and durable goods will spell a death knell for the industrial growth and the decision was not in the spirit of Make in India. "At a time when manufacturing output has been declining...
  • Women form 94 per cent of pickpockets held in Delhi Metro this year December 28, 2014

    New Delhi: An overwhelming majority of the pickpockets 94 per cent caught in the Delhi Metro network this year are women, an official data has revealed. Figures compiled by the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) for 11 months, from January to November, show that a total of 293 women pickpockets...
  • Bangladeshi film industry seeks India's support December 17, 2014

    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 December 16, 2014

    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...