Written By: Ramarko Sengupta | October 24, 2014 15:02 (IST)
Harvard University with 22 billionaire alumni came in at second spot, followed by Yale University that boasts of 22 billionaires from its list of graduates.
October 24, 2014 14:29 (IST)
Gold sales in India during the festivals of Diwali and Dhanteras celebrated this week rose by about a fifth, a senior official at the country's biggest gold trade group said on Friday.
October 24, 2014 12:57 (IST)
Festive season is generally considered as the most important time for the realty sector as it records the highest number of sales, which is nearly 20-25 per cent more than non-festive period.
October 24, 2014 09:02 (IST)
This 700 per cent growth will change the way organisations allocate internet advertising budgets in India, eTailing India's Jhalani said in a statement here today.
October 23, 2014 11:58 (IST)
The file clearing the proposal of ten mining leases has been moved to state mines secretary, a senior mines department official said.
October 22, 2014 22:24 (IST)
Asian Paints will acquire a 51 per cent stake in Ethiopia-based Kadisco Paint through its Singapore-based subsidiary Berger International for an undisclosed sum.
October 22, 2014 22:07 (IST)
Two-wheeler majors Hero MotoCorp and Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI) raked in massive sales on Dhanteras with the homegrown market leader surpassing the two lakh units mark.
October 22, 2014 20:39 (IST)
The government will by early next year decide on the premium that will be paid for new gas discoveries in deep sea over and above the recently approved rate of $5.61, Oil Secretary Saurabh Chandra said on Wednesday.
October 22, 2014 19:35 (IST)
A majority of the external members in the Reserve Bank of India's monetary policy committee suggested the repo rate be cut by at least 25 basis points (0.25 per cent) at the review on September 30, minutes released by the apex bank on Wednesday showed.
October 22, 2014 19:10 (IST)
The government is considering a series of steps, including drastically reducing the time for registration of business to one day, single registration of all labour laws and a cut in number of taxes to improve ease of doing business in India.
October 22, 2014 18:45 (IST)
All firms which had their coal blocks cancelled by the Supreme Court, barring those convicted for offences related to mines allotment, can bid in the e-auction after paying additional levy, says the Ordinance on coal mines.
October 22, 2014 17:34 (IST)
Commodity exchanges will remain open for 'Muhurat' trading on Thursday from 6 p.m. to 8.30 p.m. for all commodities on account of Diwali festival.
October 22, 2014 12:00 (IST)
Indian domestic carriers have sparked off another round of fare war. Jet Airways has announced all-inclusive fares starting from Rs 899 under 'Diwali Dealites' offer.
October 21, 2014 23:27 (IST)
Jewellery and coin sales sparkled on Dhanteras on Tuesday with sales rising by an estimated 30 per cent from last year as customers went on a buying spree lured by lower gold and silver prices.
October 21, 2014 23:26 (IST)
JSPL, whose coal blocks were among those cancelled by the Supreme Court, on Tuesday exuded confidence that it will be allowed to take part in the proposed auction of mines.
October 21, 2014 21:42 (IST)
Customers who have not complied with KYC (know your customer) requirements despite repeated reminders may face trouble as the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has asked banks to partially freeze and subsequently close such accounts.
October 21, 2014 20:33 (IST)
India's oil consumption rose nearly 3 per cent in September while diesel sales fell for the second time this fiscal year.
October 21, 2014 20:30 (IST)
The diversified Aditya Birla Group has submitted a bid for the Brazilian and the Philippine assets of cement industry leaders Lafarge and Holcim, two persons directly involved in the transaction said.
October 21, 2014 19:37 (IST)
Reliance Industries will get 33 per cent higher gas price of $5.61 per mmBtu for output from MA field in the KG-D6 block, but its main D1&D3 fields will continue to get old rate of $4.2.
October 21, 2014 18:26 (IST)
The e-auction of coal blocks for private companies on Tuesday received the nod from President Pranab Mukherjee who promulgated an Ordinance cleared by the Union Cabinet in the backdrop of a Supreme Court order quashing 214 coal blocks to companies since 1993.