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  • TCS accused of South Asian bias in US lawsuit Yesterday

    New York: Tata Consultancy Services has been sued by a white American information technology worker who accused India's largest software services exporter of overwhelming favouritism toward workers of South Asian descent in the United States. In a complaint filed on Tuesday in San Francisco federal court, Steven Heldt said 95 per...
  • TCS offers record Rs 2,628 crore one-time bonus to employees Yesterday

    Mumbai: In one of the largest-ever employee bonus payouts in the history of India Inc, software exporter Tata Consultancy Services on Thursday announced a Rs 2,628 crore one-time bonus to staff to mark 10 years of its public listing. The city-headquartered TCS said all employees who have completed at least one...
  • Lapsed tenders hurt Narendra Modi's 'Make in India' defence industry push April 8, 2015

    New Delhi: Indian firms have spurned some $15 billion worth of government tenders to make a range of weapons since 2013, Defence Ministry officials say, in a blow to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his drive to wean the country off imported arms. Executives cited unrealistic quality demands from a military...
  • Delhi's iconic Taj Mansingh to go under hammer today March 25, 2015

    New Delhi: The iconic Taj Mansingh Hotel in the heart of the national capital will go under the hammer on Wednesday with New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) initiating proceedings after getting a go-ahead from the Union Home Ministry for its auctioning. The property, owned by the NDMC, was given to Tata-backed...
  • Tata Management Consultancy service to prepare vision document on tourism: J&K CM March 24, 2015

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir government is in the process of preparing a vision document to make a comprehensive assessment of all potential areas for development of tourism in the state through Tata Management Consultancy Service. "The tourism department is in the process of preparing a Vision Document to make a...
  • AirAsia India unveils aircraft with JRD Tata livery March 21, 2015

    Hyderabad: AirAsia India on Saturday unveiled its fourth aircraft with a livery dedicated to JRD Tata as a mark of respect to the pioneer of civil aviation in the Indian sub-continent. The aircraft has been christened as 'The Pioneer'. The livery of AirAsia India's fourth aircraft dons...
  • Ratan Tata to head railway's Kaya Kalp council March 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Noted industrialist Ratan Tata will head a new innovative council of Indian Railways, called 'Kaya Kalp', formed to turn around the ailing state-run rail network. Apart from Tata Group's Chairman Emeritus, the Kaya Kalp council will also have two railway union leaders Shiv Gopal Mishra and M Raghuvaiah. (Ratan) Tata...
  • Delhi's iconic Taj Mansingh Hotel to go under the hammer March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: The iconic Taj Mansingh Hotel in the heart of the national capital will go under the hammer soon with New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) initiating proceedings after getting a go-ahead from the Union Home Ministry for its auctioning. The property, owned by the NDMC, was given to Tata-backed Indian...
  • Sensex at one-month low, down 65 points on profit-booking March 16, 2015

    Mumbai: In a volatile trade, the benchmark Sensex on Monday fell over 65 points to hit an over one-month low of 28,437.71 on profit-booking in metal, FMCG, oil & gas and power stocks ahead of the US Federal Reserve's policy meet. The 30-share Sensex after hitting a session high of...
  • US President Barack Obama's chopper to have India-made cabin February 20, 2015

    Bengaluru: US President Barack Obama will soon fly in a new helicopter whose cabin has been made in India. US helicopter manufacturer Sikorsky had entered into an agreement with TATA Advanced Systems in 2009 for the manufacture of cabins for the company's S-92 helicopters, which is used by a number...
  • Young Indians prefer mobile over TV, radio for news and entertainment February 19, 2015

    Kolkata: Young Indian consumers are preferring mobile devices over traditional media like television and radio for information, current affairs as well as source of entertainment and this trend is poised to surge in the coming years, a private telecom operator said. According to mobile service provider Tata Docomo, which recently conducted...
  • Tatas see Rs 2,500 crore revenue from defence, aerospace in FY'15 February 18, 2015

    Mumbai: The Tata group on Tuesday said it is expecting over Rs 2,500 crore revenue from defence and aerospace sectors in the current financial year. "Defence and Aerospace is a focus area of the Tata group. Their expected revenue from the sector for FY'15 is over Rs 2,500 crore (over $400...
  • Defence Ministry to decide on replacing IAF's 56 Avro aircraft with C-295 February 8, 2015

    New Delhi: The Defence Ministry is likely to soon take a decision on the joint bid of Tata and Airbus to replace Indian Air Force's ageing fleet of 56 Avro aircraft with C-295 military transport carriers. Defence Ministry sources said the next meetings of the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) will deliberate...
  • Maximum phone billing disputes are against Vodafone, Idea, Tata, BSNL: TRAI February 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Customers of Vodafone, Idea Cellular, Tata Teleservices and BSNL in some circles have reported maximum discrepancies in their phone bills, according to a latest report by telecom regulator TRAI. As per the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) guideline, not more than 0.1 per cent of the total bills...
  • Tata Bolt review: The hatchback does have the potential to do well January 25, 2015

    We got to drive the production ready version in Udaipur recently and here's what we think of Tata's latest. Styling While the overall silhouette and stance of the Bolt look familiar, Tata designers have done a good job by working extensively on the existing X11 platform. Every panel is new - this...
  • Mass lay-off at TCS: Should the government step in? January 23, 2015

    Young Information Technology major Tata Consultancy Service (TCS) professionals took to the streets in protest demanding government intervention in stopping the lay offs on Thursday. ...
  • Tata Motors gears up to revive the Nano January 23, 2015

    Kolkata: Tata Motors is gearing up to revive the country's cheapest car Nano which is still on bumpy roads. "We are doing 2,000-2,500 units per month. It is below expectation and there is 'some product intervention (on Nano)' which is going to happen," Tata Motors sales head (south & east) Ashesh...
  • Tata Motors launches the Bolt hatchback in India at Rs 4.45 lakh onwards January 22, 2015

    Tata Motors have launched their latest resurrection weapon in the Indian market, the Bolt. After having tasted success with their mid-size sedan, the Zest, Tata Motors are now gunning for a sizeable share of the lucrative hatchback market. The Bolt is available from a starting price of Rs 4.45 lakh...
  • Bengaluru: TCS staff protest demanding government intervention in stopping mass layoffs January 22, 2015

    Bengaluru: Young Information Technology major Tata Consultancy Service (TCS) professionals took to the streets in protest demanding government intervention in stopping the lay offs on Thursday. The fear of termination seems to be the question in the minds of young techies who formed a human chain in Whitefield in Bengaluru wanting...
  • Jet Airways not to charge fee for ticket cancellation within 24 hours January 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Jet Airways on Saturday said that it has decided not to charge any fee for cancellation and date change requests within 24 hours from passengers who book their tickets through the airline's website. The waiver can be availed only within 24 hours of booking a ticket, the airline...
  • Air India offers limited period, reduces fares by upto 50 per cent for domestic flights January 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Air India on Monday reduced its fares by upto 50 per cent for all its domestic flights, three days after Tata-Singapore Airlines joint venture Vistara commenced its flight services in the country and hinted that it was ready to take on the competition from the peers. The state-run...
  • Amidst troublesome phase of Indian aviation space, Vistara takes first flight January 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Entering the Indian aviation space at a time when existing players are going through a turbulent phase, Tata-Singapore Airlines venture Vistara on Friday said its aim will be to 'do it right' rather than being lavish or over-the-top. "We must do it right instead of making a big splash...
  • Tata Kite sedan to Ford Figo sedan: Sedan cars coming to India in 2015 January 8, 2015

    2015 promises to bring in quite a few choices for prospective sedan owners in India. Though most of them are updates to existing models, there are some exciting all-new models headed here too. Read on to know what is in store.Audi A6 and A7 (facelifts)Audi have updated the A6 and...
  • Tata Bolt to Hyundai Elite i20 Cross: Hatchbacks coming to India in 2015 January 7, 2015

    Besides being slotted as popular choices for first time car buyers, hatchbacks are a huge hit because of their compact dimensions and ease of driving. Not to mention the abundance of features that manufacturers are now offering with their cars. Key players as well as new ones in the market...
  • In a first, PM Modi releases coin in honour of Jamsetji Tata January 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi released a commemorative coin in honour of Jamsetji Tata, popularly known as father of modern Indian industry, on his 175th birth anniversary. Paying tributes to Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata, Modi said "those who create history, without seeking or holding power, are truly great". He also praised...
  • Government to issue commemorative coins in honour of Jamsetji Tata January 5, 2015

    New Delhi: The government will soon issue commemorative coins in honour of Tata Group founder Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata to mark his 175th birth anniversary. "The Prime Minister's Office will release coins in honour of Jamsetji Nussserwanji Tata on January 6 or 7," a senior government official said. Jamsetji Tata, considered as the...
  • Bihar: 15 men loot four compartments of Tata-Chhapra Express in Jamui January 5, 2015

    Jamui: Four sleeper compartments of the Tata-Chhapra Express in Bihar's Jamui district was robbed by fifteen armed men around Sunday midnight. The robbers took away cash, jewellery and other valuables from the passengers. Passengers alleged that the guards on duty inside the train chose to hide instead of apprehending the...
  • Tata Bolt to be launched in India on January 20 December 29, 2014

    Tata Motors will launch the highly anticipated Bolt hatchback in India on January 20, 2015. The Indian marque has already started accepting bookings online for the Bolt. The Bolt has been built on the same platform as the Indica Vista X11. However, unlike the Vista which looked very much like...
  • Upcoming launches: Bikes and cars coming to India in 2015 December 29, 2014

    The Indian auto industry that is looking ahead for a smoother ride in 2015 is expected be more aggressive next year. And a couple of them have already decided the models they will be rolling out next year. Here is a list of the cars and bikes scheduled for the...
  • Tata Motors starts online booking for the upcoming Bolt hatchback December 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Tata Motors has launched online bookings for its soon to be launched hatchback 'Bolt'. Customers can book the Bolt online by making a payment of Rs 11,000, Tata Motors said in a statement today. Bolt, which will be available in petrol and diesel variants, is the second brand new vehicle...