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Six Indians make cut in Uber's top 50 global list of researchers for bug fixing

Cab aggregator Uber on Tuesday said six researchers from India made the cut in the global list of top 50 researchers who helped it improve security of products and services.

PTI | Mar 27, 2017 07:05 PM

BEML clinches Rs 1,421-crore contract from Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation

Bharat Earth Moving Limited on Tuesday said it has secured a Rs 1,421-crore contract from Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation (BMRCL) for supply of metro cars.

PTI | Mar 27, 2017 05:58 PM

Buffalo meat exports reached Rs 21K cr in 10 mths in FY'17 : Sitharaman

She said as per the existing meat export policy, the shipments of beef (meat of cow, oxen and calf) is prohibited.

PTI | Mar 27, 2017 05:56 PM

Larsen & Toubro's construction arm clinches orders worth Rs 705 crore in Tanzania

Engineering giant Larsen & Toubro on Monday said it has clinched orders worth Rs 705 crore in its water and effluent business in Tanzania.

PTI | Mar 27, 2017 02:03 PM

Insurance premium for car, motorcycle, health set to increase from April 1

Insurance for car, motorcycle and health will cost more from April 1 with regulator Irdai giving go-ahead to insurers for revision in commission for agents.

PTI | Mar 26, 2017 08:37 PM

Spectranet eyes footprints across multiple cities, plans Rs 100 crore investment over the next 18 months

Spectranet, the broadband service provider, plans a capital outlay of about Rs 100 crore over the next 18 months to strengthen its presence in multiple cities it operates in.

PTI | Mar 26, 2017 02:45 PM

TVS overtakes Hero MotoCorp as 2nd highest selling scooter maker in Apr'16-Feb'17 period

Chennai-based TVS Motor has gone past Hero as second largest scooter seller in India during the April-February period this fiscal.

PTI | Mar 26, 2017 01:50 PM

Govt plans imposing 25 per cent import duty on Chana to safeguard farmers

According to sources, the Agriculture Ministry has moved a proposal to impose import duty on chana as it fears that the prices of this rabi crop could fall sharply to the disadvantage of farmers.

PTI | Mar 26, 2017 12:49 PM

Ford India plans 2 per cent price hike across models to partially offset rising input costs

Ford India plans to raise the prices of all its vehicle models by up to 2 per cent from April so as to partially offset rise in input costs.

News Nation Bureau | Mar 26, 2017 12:41 PM

Amul defends ice cream TV commercials; says HUL trying to pressurize it

FMCG major Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) has moved Bombay High Court against Amul over the commercial, which suggests to consumers to buy Amul ice cream and not the 'frozen dessert' as the latter...

PTI | Mar 25, 2017 11:03 PM

Vistara begins non-stop flight from New Delhi to Leh

Vistara, the full-service carrier on Saturday began operating a non-stop flight to Leh from New Delhi. The Tata-SIA joint venture said that the new service will be operated twice a week on Saturdays...

PTI | Mar 25, 2017 06:53 PM

Twitter eyes paid 'premium' service for marketing, journalism other professionals

Twitter has begun surveying members on a paid subscription service that would give frequent users more tools for using the social network for marketing, journalism and other fields.

PTI | Mar 25, 2017 02:27 PM

Big brands continue to pull ads from YouTube in boycott of repugnant videos

An advertising boycott of YouTube is increasing, a sign that big-spending companies doubt Google's ability to prevent marketing campaigns from appearing alongside repugnant videos.

PTI | Mar 25, 2017 01:50 PM

Aadhaar card mandatory to acquire or maintain mobile connection

The department of telecom (DoT) has issued directives to re-verify both prepaid and postpaid subscribers through an Aadhaar-based eKYC process by February 6, 2018.

News Nation Bureau | Mar 25, 2017 10:57 AM

Apple may have to wait for GST rollout, says Commerce minister Nirmala Sitharaman

“GST will be coming soon. So, tax-related incentives demanded by Apple will have to be looked from a different angle,” Sitharaman said on the sidelines of Chemexcil function in Mumbai.

PTI | Mar 25, 2017 12:20 AM