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  • Tata Steel ferro chrome plant to start by March 2015 Yesterday

    Mumbai: Tata Steel is setting up a 55,000 tonne per annum (TPA) ferro chrome plant at Gopalpur in Ganjam district of Odisha and its first unit is expected to start operations by March 2015. "With Gopalpur project being a top priority for the company, we are currently setting up a 55,000...
  • Mamata's decline: It's now Ma, Mati, Mafia Yesterday

    Mamata Banerjee belongs to the dwindling tribe of regional politicians who look upon their profession through a partisan lens, which means that their focus is almost entirely on advancing the prospects of their parties. They have neither the ability nor the inclination to do anything for their states. Some are also...
  • Vistara launch may get delayed by couple of months 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The launch of Vistara, the Tata-Singapore Airlines joint venture airline, may get delayed by a couple of months due to regulatory approvals, officials said on Wednesday. The airline, which is slated to get its first Airbus A-320 soon, had earlier announced plans to start operations in October. The proposed...
  • Avani Davda, the only Indian in Fortune's list of groundbreaking women in food world September 4, 2014

    New York: Tata Starbucks CEO Avani Davda is the only Indian featured in Fortune and Food & Wine's list of 25 "most groundbreaking" women who are changing the way people eat and think about food. Davda, ranked 13 on the 'The Most Innovative Women in Food and Drink' list, leads the...
  • TCS re-appoints N Chandrasekaran as CEO September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: India's largest software services firm Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) on Wednesday said that the tenure of its Chief Executive Officer and MD N Chandrasekaran has been extended by five years to October 2019. Chandrasekaran, who was appointed CEO and MD for five years on October 6, 2009, has been...
  • DTC may sign deal to procure 1,380 semi-low-floor buses August 31, 2014

    New Delhi: After two failed bids, Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) may soon sign a deal with an Indian automotive manufacturing company to procure a total of 1,380 semi-low-floor buses to replace its fleet of standard-floor ones (yellow buses). "We invited global players for procurement of 1,380 semi-low-floor buses... Tata Motors has...
  • Forbes names TCS among world's most innovative companies August 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Forbes has named Tata Consultancy Services as "one of the World's Most Innovative Companies", and positioned it 57th as the highest-ranking global IT services provider on this year's top-100 list, a statement said on Wednesday. The World's Most Innovative Companies List is developed annually by Forbes Magazine, recognising corporate excellence...
  • Tata partners Snapdeal to sell houses online August 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Tata Value Homes, a real estate firm focussed on affordable housing, has partnered with e-commerce major Snapdeal to sell houses through the online marketplace model. As part of the partnership, about 1,000 homes across projects in cities like Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad, Bangalore and Chennai will be put up for...
  • CCI imposes Rs 2,545 crore penalty on 14 car makers August 25, 2014

    New Delhi: In the first major order against auto players, the Competition Commission on Monday slapped a penalty of Rs 2,545 crore on 14 car makers, including Maruti Suzuki and Tata Motors, for violating trade norms in the spare parts and after services market. Honda Siel Cars India, Volkswagen India, Fiat...
  • Tata Motors to launch two car models every year till 2020 August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Tata Motors plans to launch two vehicles every year till 2020 as the company looks to ramp up its product portfolio in the competitive Indian car market. The company, which today launched its compact sedan Zest in the NCR, priced between Rs 4.64 lakh and Rs 6.99 lakh (ex-showroom...
  • Industrialisation in Bengal: Government pats its back, India Inc unsatisfied August 19, 2014

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is just days away from making her maiden and much-hyped foreign trip to Singapore to attract investments to her state. Her trip comes just days after a war of words ensued between industrialist Ratan Tata and the Trinamool Congress (TMC) over economic development...
  • Civil Aviation Ministry issues series of instructions to Air India August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The Civil Aviation Ministry has issued a series of instructions to Air India, including redeployment of its "surplus" staff, to tighten its belts to face heightened competition, particularly from the proposed Tata-SIA backed Vistara airline. In order to turn it into a 'lean and mean' airline to face growing...
  • Tata Steel sees pickup in European steel demand August 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Tata Steel Ltd looked to reviving European demand and infrastructure investment by the Indian government to boost sales in coming quarters after posting higher sales but a drop in net profit for April-June on Wednesday. Net sales rose 11 percent to 361.43 billion rupees in the quarter to end-June, helped...
  • 2G scam: CBI institutes inquiry against Tata over alleged illegal bidding August 12, 2014

    New Delhi: In a recent development in 2G scam, the CBI has instituted an inquiry against Tata for alleged illegal bidding by Tata-Unitech in the licence auctions. The Supreme Court of India had asked for CBI records of 2G Swan Telecom probe which is allegedly a front for Anil Ambani...
  • Vistara airline promises seamless, personalised experience of domestic travel August 12, 2014

    The Tata Sons-Singapore Airlines joint venture unveiled the brand name of its new airline 'Vistara', and said it is expected to launch operations by October with the first aircraft coming in by September. The new airline promises a "seamless and personalised" experience of domestic travel. ...
  • Tata launches the Zest sedan in India; prices start at Rs 4.64 lakh August 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Tata Motors has launched its new sedan car - Zest - in India at Rs 4.64 lakhs onwards (ex-showroom Delhi). The prices for the new Zest start at Rs 4.64 lakh for petrol and Rs 5.64 lakh for diesel. The new Tata Zest comes in five variants -...
  • Tata Zest review: A highly competent car that can match the Xcent, Amaze or Dzire August 12, 2014

    The Zest has been drawn from the ground up, keeping all of Tata Motors' baggage from the past aside. Work on this car began nearly three years ago involving over 6,000 engineers and technicians spread across 11 technical centers in five countries. That might seem like a lot of manpower...
  • Tata Zest to be launched in India today August 12, 2014

    Update 2: Tata Zest review: A highly competent car that can match the Xcent, Amaze or Dzire Update 1: Tata launches the Zest sedan in India; prices start at Rs 4.64 lakh The Tata Zest hits showrooms today. Although, the buzz around the new sedan from Tata Motors was enough to...
  • Was hurt that Ratan Tata painted a grim picture of Bengal without knowing facts, says Amit Mitra August 12, 2014

    West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra has spoken out about his war of words with Tata Group Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Mitra said that he was hurt that the industrialist painted a grim picture about the state without having full information. Following is the transcript of an...
  • Tata Sons-Singapore Airlines joint venture 'Vistara' set for October launch August 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The Tata Sons-Singapore Airlines joint venture on Monday unveiled the brand name of its new airline 'Vistara', and said it is expected to launch operations by October with the first aircraft coming in by September. "We are in the last lap of the process of securing the Air Operator...
  • Labour Ministry appoints Tata Sons as knowledge partner August 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Tata Sons, the promoter of the major operating companies of the Tata group, on Friday said it has been appointed by the Ministry of Labour and Employment as knowledge partner for work in employability and entrepreneurship. The partnership was formalised in the form of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)...
  • TATA Steel official killed after slipping into red hot molten iron bucket August 8, 2014

    An employee of Tata Steel was killed when he fell down to a red hot molten iron bucket in the factory in Jamshedpur on Friday. The incident took place when the victim was on night shift duty in LD-2 department in the wee hours, Senior Superintendent of Police Amol V Homkar...
  • Ratan Tata must stop delivering sermons like a demi-god: Bengal minister August 8, 2014

    Kolkata: West Bengal ministers continue to attack Tata Group Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata for his remarks that he hadn't noticed any industrial development in the state. After Finance Minister Amit Mitra said that Tata had lost his mind, Urban Development Minister Firhad Hakim has hit out at him saying West...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey August 7, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Ratan Tata clarifies his remarks on lack of industrial development in West Bengal August 7, 2014

    Tata Sons Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata on Thursday clarified his remarks on the lack of industrial development in West Bengal and said that he never spoke of it in state-only view while reacting to West Bengal Industries Minister Amit Mitra's statement criticising him. ...
  • Ratan Tata hits back at Amit Mitra, asks him to show industrial development in West Bengal August 7, 2014

    Kolkata: Tata Sons Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata on Thursday clarified his remarks on the lack of industrial development in West Bengal and said that he never spoke of it in state-only view while reacting to West Bengal Industries Minister Amit Mitra's statement criticising him. "My comments yesterday referred to my drive...
  • Ratan Tata has lost his mind: Bengal minister Amit Mitra August 7, 2014

    Kolkata: Bengal Indutsries Minister Amit Mitra on Thursday hit back at top industrialist Ratan Tata for his comment that there is no sign of development in Kolkata. "Ratan Tata must have lost his mind. His own companies are adding 20,000 jobs in Bengal, I'm surprised his own companies don't brief...
  • I'm not cut out for politics: Ratan Tata August 6, 2014

    Kolkata: Chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons Ratan Tata on Wednesday said he never considered politics in his life like his mentor JRD Tata and added that he was not cut-out for that. "Like my mentor JRD Tata, I had never considered politics. I am not cut-out to be political person...