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Gujarat: Tata Motors to buy Ford's Sanand plant for Rs 726 cr

The acquisition will unlock a state-of-the-art manufacturing capacity of 300,000 units per annum, which is scalable to 420,000 units per annum, says Tata Motors

7 Aug 2022 11:49 pm
More green energy funding, 5G in the spotlight at RIL's August 29 AGM

Company may spell out plans for retail and telecommunication businesses in the meeting

7 Aug 2022 11:33 pm
NITI meet: PM Modi urges states to focus on '3Ts', modernising farm sector

Prime Minister Modi made a strong case for modernising agriculture, animal husbandry and food processing to help the country become self-sufficient and a global leader in the agriculture sector

7 Aug 2022 7:50 pm
Buffett's Berkshire pounces on market slump to buy equities in June qtr

Berkshire stepped in as the S&P 500 shed 16% in the latest quarter. The Omaha, Nebraska-based company also reported an operating profit of $9.2 bn as the insurance and railroad businesses posted gains

7 Aug 2022 5:50 pm
Q1 earnings, global cues to set Indian markets' trend this week: Analysts

Global cues will be important as geopolitical concerns are rising whereas both domestic and global macro numbers will play an important role, says an analyst

7 Aug 2022 3:54 pm
Fun and learning: How technology, tradition is changing Indian toy story

What to keep in mind when you ask your children to pick what they want to play with

5 Aug 2022 5:00 pm
Walmart cuts 200 corporate jobs as weak demand, bloated inventory weigh

Walmart will also add an unspecified number of jobs in areas such as e-commerce, health and wellness, ad sales and supply chain

4 Aug 2022 9:54 am
India at 75: The legislatures have come up a little short on representation

What the legislatures have achieved over 75 years is good but is it good enough for the next 75 years?

3 Aug 2022 9:37 am
Clear your power dues, PM Modi reminds states; here is what they owe

States and UTs, in total, owe over Rs 1 trillion to gencos and about Rs 1.3 trillion to discoms, with Maharashtra owing the maximum

30 Jul 2022 9:47 pm
Mahindra & Mahindra records 100,000 bookings for Scorpio-N within 30 mins

The company said that the bookings translated into an ex-showroom value of $2.3 billion

30 Jul 2022 3:33 pm
Ola and Uber in merger talks; Bhavish meets Uber execs in US: Report

'Absolute rubbish. We're very profitable and growing well. If some other companies want to exit their business from India they are welcome to! We will never merge,' tweets Ola CEO

29 Jul 2022 9:54 pm
5G auction: 71% of spectrum on block sold, Day 4 sale at Rs 232 cr

Seven rounds of bidding took place and incrementally Rs 232 cr came in on Friday. In all, 23 rounds of bidding have been conducted so far

29 Jul 2022 9:43 pm
Ola to let go of 1,000 employees; hiring aggressively for EV biz: Report

As Ola ramps up its hiring for the electric mobility biz, the urban mobility firm is in the process of firing nearly 1,000 employees, a report said

29 Jul 2022 9:33 am
Wuhan locks down 1 mn residents again in an echo of Covid pandemic's start

A district on the outskirts of Wuhan has been locked down, the first time the Chinese city that saw the world's first Covid-19 lockdown has imposed such a measure since 2020

27 Jul 2022 9:45 am
Wall Street falls as Walmart warning rattles retail stocks; GE jumps

Walmart cuts profit forecast, drags retailers; McDonald's up as sales and profit top estimates; GE jumps on higher profit, Coca-Cola up on forecast raise

26 Jul 2022 9:57 pm
Reliance Industries falls 4% on lower than expected June quarter profit

Results were below estimates on account of lower than expected oil-to-chemical (O2C) profitability, analysts said

25 Jul 2022 9:55 am
ICICI Bank Q1FY23: Net profit increases 49.59% to Rs 6,905 crore

ICICI Bank PAT declined from Rs 7,018.71 crore recorded in the preceding quarter

23 Jul 2022 3:36 pm
RIL Q1 net profit rises 46% to Rs 17,955 crore; revenue jumps 57%

RIL's consolidated gross debt stood at Rs 2.63 trillion at the end of Q1

22 Jul 2022 9:51 pm
Will RIL Q1 numbers spring a surprise? | RIL gains 1% ahead of Q1 result today

Shares of Reliance are at crossroads. The govt slashed windfall tax on fuel exports. And Singapore Gross Refining Margins are down to about $4 a barrel. This may fade RILs abnormal profits in Q1FY23

22 Jul 2022 10:04 am
Govt slashes windfall tax on petrol, diesel, ATF as crude oil prices drop

Effective from July 20, Rs 6 a litre tax on petrol export has been completely scrapped

20 Jul 2022 9:53 am
Urban co-operative banks to have four-tiered regulatory framework: RBI

Rule applies to banks with deposits above Rs 100 crore; glide path till March 2026, to meet revised CAR norm in phases for UCBs that do not meet it currently

19 Jul 2022 9:50 pm
SC relief for Nupur Sharma, gets interim protection from arrest till Aug 10

SC protects Nupur Sharma from coercive action in FIRs/complaints which may be registered in future over Prophet remarks row

19 Jul 2022 3:48 pm
Rupee declines to record low of 80.01 to a dollar as foreign funds exit

The currency has been buffeted by nearly $30 billion of foreign outflows from the nation's equities so far this year -- a record sum

19 Jul 2022 9:43 am
Watch BS Views of the week: Population, caste system in jobs, Sri Lanka, and more

Business Standard's opinion pages this week focused on India's population, the Sri Lanka crisis, gender gap, and much more >

16 Jul 2022 4:04 pm
Rishi Sunak tops first round of voting in UK leadership contest

Sunak scored 88 votes, ahead of junior trade minister Penny Mordaunt on 67 and foreign Secretary Liz Truss on 50

13 Jul 2022 9:56 pm
Windfall tax: $12 margin hit for Reliance; govt to rake in Rs 1.3 trn

However, the earnings impact for RIL is likely to be less material given offsets from marking-to-market for current GRM strength, says a brokerage

4 Jul 2022 3:34 pm
BJP's Narvekar elected new Maha speaker, stage set for floor test tomorrow

Narvekar is the youngest ever Assembly Speaker in the country, Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said

3 Jul 2022 3:48 pm
Govt imposes windfall tax on oil producers, raises import duty on gold

Additional cess on crude oil may fetch govt Rs 67,400 crore per annum

1 Jul 2022 10:01 pm
WATCH 5 years of GST: Hits, misses and the road ahead for India's tax regime

The Goods and Service Tax regime is now five years old in India. Over the years, it has changed drastically. Understand the hits, misses and challenges ahead for India's most ambitious tax regime >

1 Jul 2022 10:05 am
Rupee tanks 46 paise to close at record low of 78.83 against US dollar

Persistent foreign capital outflows and a surge in crude oil prices led to the slump

28 Jun 2022 3:57 pm
Gaming platform JetSynthesys in talks to merge with BurTech SPAC: Report

The two companies have signed a non-binding letter of intent regarding a transaction that values the combined entity at more than $700 mn, according to people with knowledge of the matter

27 Jun 2022 9:49 pm
Future Enterprises defaults on Rs 4.10 cr interest payment for NCDs

Earlier this week, FEL defaulted twice on interest payments of Rs 85.71 lakh and Rs 6.07 crore for its non-convertible debentures.

25 Jun 2022 6:14 pm
RBI may have boosted forwards intervention to slow rupee fall, save reserve

The Reserve Bank of India has run down its forward-dollar book by $12 billion to $15 billion from about $64 billion at the end of April

23 Jun 2022 9:53 am
Skincare start-up Mamaearth eyes $3 bn valuation in 2023 IPO: Report

Company, popular in India with its range of 'toxin-free' products last valued at $1.2 bn.

21 Jun 2022 3:46 pm
Reliance considers buying out cosmetic firm Revlon in US: Report

The report comes as Revlon filed for bankruptcy earlier this week after global supply chain disruptions drove up raw material costs and prompted vendors to demand upfront payments

17 Jun 2022 3:43 pm
EV prices to be at par with cost of petrol vehicles within a year: Gadkari

The prices of all electric vehicles (EVs) will be equal to the cost of petrol vehicles in the country within one year, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Friday.

17 Jun 2022 3:42 pm
Rupee slips 13 paise to close at all-time low of 78.17 against US dollar

Lacklustre trend in domestic equities and persistent foreign fund outflows weighs on investor sentiments

15 Jun 2022 4:02 pm
Sensex bleeds over 1,400 points: Top 5 reasons behind Monday's crash

Analysts believe that the persistent FII selloff, fear of aggressive rate hikes by the US Federal Reserve (US Fed) and weaker rupee was dampening investors' sentiment.

13 Jun 2022 9:51 am
Watch 160 million child labourers in the world; time for a change, says Satyarthi

World Day Against Child Labour 2022: Watch the video to know what Kailash Satyarthi has to say >

12 Jun 2022 10:07 am
Loan demand is bouncing back after 2 yrs of credit contraction: SBI chief

Companies are steadily drawing down from a $71 billion loan pipeline, said Dinesh Kumar Khara

12 Jun 2022 10:04 am
Watch BS Views of the week: Rate hike, Prophet Muhammad, stagflation, and more

Business Standard's opinion pages this week focused on RBIs rate hike, the Prophet Muhammad controversy, stagflation, and much more. >

11 Jun 2022 4:05 pm
Presidential election: Polling on July 18, counting and result on July 21

So far, no political party has named its choice for the top constitutional post

9 Jun 2022 3:45 pm
Centre working on mechanism to resolve GST disputes with states: Report

The finance ministry is working on the procedures of the GST dispute resolution mechanism as some of the states have been demanding

7 Jun 2022 9:50 am
Karnataka CM Bommai indicates decision likely on Covid control measures

The Chief Minister, however, said that there is no need for any unnecessary panic or worry, as the government has already put in place certain regulatory measures.

6 Jun 2022 3:39 pm
Watch BS Views of the week: GDP data, power crisis, cyber security, and more

Business Standard's opinion pages this week focused on GDP data, power crisis, army's arsenal, and much more. >

4 Jun 2022 4:05 pm
DGCA urges doctor's advice before denying boarding to special-needs flyers

The regulator's move comes shortly after an incident at Ranchi Airport where India's largest airline IndiGo refused to let a disabled teenager board its aircraft

3 Jun 2022 9:36 pm
Korean users file police complaint against Googles Pichai over billing

A coalition of consumers on Friday filed a police case against Google's top executives, including CEO Sundar Pichai, for the tech giant's in-app billing system

3 Jun 2022 3:41 pm
Services activity at 11-year high in May on post-Covid business growth

The S&P Global India PMI rose to 58.9 in May from 57.9 in April, the highest since April 2011

3 Jun 2022 3:37 pm
Xiaomi names new head for India unit after dispute over business practices

Tse, a British national who was also the former general manager of Xiaomi Indonesia, has helped the company expand into many global markets, Xiaomi India said in a tweet

3 Jun 2022 3:35 pm
Petrol pump dealers not to buy from OMCs today to demand higher commission

Petrol Pump Dealers Association said its members in 22 states will join the protest

31 May 2022 9:54 am