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Slowdown in agriculture, manufacturing may pull GDP down to 6.6 pc: Fitch

NEW DELHI: Global rating agency Fitch Ratings has cut forecast for India's gross domestic product (GDP) growth to 6.6 per…

Top officials told to travel on trains frequently

NEW DELHI: In a bid to get first-hand information from railway passengers, Railway Board Chairman Vinod Kumar Yadav has asked…

Farmer gulps poison before minister for power connection

Buldhana (Maharashtra): Upset over being denied an agricultural power connection in his fields since 1980, a farmer recently attempted to…

Vistara, GoAir launch summer offer

NEW DELHI: Local carriers Vistara and GoAir on Monday launched sale of tickets offering an attractive deal for flyers. Many…

Sensex, Nifty flat ahead of Fed policy meet

Mumbai: The Sensex on Tuesday opened marginally higher ahead of the US Federal Reserve policy meet. The two-day US Federal…

Equities trade volatile, Jet stocks slide further by 10 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra): Equity benchmark indices opened with a positive bias on Tuesday but see-sawed during early hours in the absence…

Asian markets mostly rise as Fed meeting looms

China: Asian markets mostly rose Tuesday but gains were limited with investors treading uneasily as they await the conclusion of…

Tokyo’s Nikkei index opens marginally lower

Tokyo: Tokyo's key Nikkei stocks index opened slightly lower on Tuesday, as investors took to the sidelines ahead of results…

Hong Kong stocks extend gains in morning session

China: Hong Kong shares climbed Tuesday morning to extend the previous day's gains as investors await a key Federal Reserve…

Lenders to take Jet Airways to NCLT, revival hope gets bleaker

NEW DELHI: The future of the grounded Jet Airways just got a shade bleaker on Monday with the lenders, led…

Pfizer acquires Array Biopharma, valued at $11.4 billion

NEW YORK: US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer on Monday announced the acquisition of Array BioPharma, a biotechnology firm that specializes in…

From apples to almonds, India hikes tariffs on US goods

NEW DELHI: India on Sunday imposed higher tariffs on 28 items imported from the US, in retaliation to Washington's recent…

IndiGo prefers CFM over Pratt & Whitney for $20 bn engine order

NEW DELHI: India's largest carrier IndiGo on Monday said it had placed an order worth $20 billion with CFM International…

Airbnb doubles marketing spend in India as Singapore imposes restrictions

Singapore: Airbnb is looking to double its marketing investments in India to increase its visibility in the market. This while…

Week ahead to be choppy, trade cautiously

Markets continued to remain choppy and gained on two trading days, lost on two days and were flat on the…

Petrol price down 6 paise across metros

New Delhi: Petrol price declined by 6 paise across the four metropolitan cities in the country on Sunday, data from…

Sensex in red, Reliance Industries down 1.57%

Mumbai: Indian equities traded in red during the morning trade session on Monday after opening slightly higher. Index heavyweight Reliance…

Equities extend declines, Nifty hovers around 11,750

Mumbai: Equity benchmark indices extended declines in the morning trade on Monday amid rising global crude oil prices and simmering…

Now, US-India trade tension hangs over Indian capital markets

New Delhi: Indian equity markets could come under pressure over the fresh tension between the US and India over trade…

Narayana Academy is clear leader in JEE (Advanced) rankings

New Delhi: The Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, declared the results of JEE (Advanced) 2019 in which Narayana Academy has…

NDA regime’s continuity augers well for industry: ICRA

New Delhi: Though macro fundamentals of the economy">Indian economy have taken an unfavourable turn in the past few quarters, the…

Now, US-India trade tension hangs over Indian capital markets

New Delhi: Indian equity markets could come under pressure over the fresh tension between the US and India over trade…

Banks to attract penalty if ATMs run dry: RBI

New Delhi: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) shall now impose a penalty on banks if they run out of…

Biocon facilities receive European regulatory nod

Bengaluru: The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has certified the Biocon drug product and substance facilities in the city's southern suburb…

AI, machine learning help shrimp, vegetable farmers reap good harvest

CHENNAI: Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning have entered aquaculture and agriculture farms in some states benefitting the farmers in…

ThyssenKrupp appoints Premal Desai as CEO to head steel business restructuring

New Delhi: German multinational conglomerate ThyssenKrupp AG has appointed Premal Desai as the new Chief Executive Officer for its steel…

Government should frame tax-friendly SEZ policy: Nasscom

New Delhi: Recommending measures to be taken for the IT industry in the upcoming general budget, IT industry's apex body…

US stocks end lower on tech sector weakness

New York: US stocks suffered losses, pressured by the weakness in the tech sector. The Dow Jones Industrial Average decreased…

Cisco, Accenture partner with DGT to skill youth for digital economy

New Delhi: The Directorate General of Training (DGT) on Friday joined hands with IT networking major Cisco and global consulting…

ACTICO signs DMI finance as its first Indian customer for their machine learning offering

New Delhi: ACTICO, a global leader in providing software for intelligent automation, today announced DMI Finance as its first Indian…