Written By: Ramarko Sengupta | October 30, 2014 21:21 (IST)
There is, in fact, a Forbes list of LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) billionaires, which boasts of business leaders at the helm of large corporations.
October 30, 2014 21:15 (IST)
Known as a pioneer of Indian retail chains, Mr Biyani had criticised Flipkart and other e-commerce firms in India for under-cutting the market and selling products at below the cost price, saying that it would hurt other retail channels.
October 30, 2014 21:06 (IST)
The urban co-operative banks are allowed to give gold loan under the bullet repayment scheme.
October 30, 2014 10:52 (IST)
Shah Rukh Khan-starrer Happy New Year continued its strong run at the box office. Happy New Year has so far notched up a gross total of over Rs 250 crore worldwide, says a report.
October 30, 2014 02:00 (IST)
India's real estate industry hailed the government's decision to relax FDI rules in construction sector, saying the move would help cash-starved developers raise significant amount of foreign funds and also complete the stuck projects.
October 29, 2014 23:49 (IST)
The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has revised the price of Dettol antiseptic liquid formulations under the directions of the Delhi High Court.
October 29, 2014 23:46 (IST)
With Mozambique poised to become a top gas exporter, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved signing of an agreement with the African nation to deepen oil and gas cooperation.
October 29, 2014 23:26 (IST)
State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) has edged past Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) to become the highest ranked Indian energy firm on this year's Platts Global 250 Rankings.
October 29, 2014 23:13 (IST)
International Business Machines Corp on Wednesday announced a partnership with Twitter to help shape business decisions using data collected from tweets worldwide.
October 29, 2014 22:22 (IST)
Job generation in the Indian industry dropped by a sharp 19.9 per cent during July-September as compared to the previous quarter due to persisting weaknesses in the economy, the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Assocham) said on Wednesday.
October 29, 2014 21:46 (IST)
Wiser after the Rs 5,600-crore scam at National Spot Exchange Ltd (NSEL), the government on Wednesday withdrew exemption granted to all spot commodity bourses for launching one-day forward contracts in agri and non-agri items with immediate effect.
October 29, 2014 21:46 (IST)
The government on Wednesday relaxed rules for foreign direct investment (FDI) in construction development, aiming to make it easier for overseas capital to invest in building in Asia's third-largest economy.
October 29, 2014 21:34 (IST)
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has allowed all urban cooperative banks (UCBs) to act as PAN service agents.
October 29, 2014 21:03 (IST)
The government has raised the price it will pay to buy new-season wheat from local farmers to Rs 1,450 per 100 kg, up 3.57 per cent, increasing the incentive to plant the crop even though supply has exceeded demand for eight years.
October 29, 2014 21:01 (IST)
Employee stock options are a practice followed world over and the market regulator has outlined certain safeguards to improve the governance and transparency of the schemes and also address concerns regarding potential market abuse.
October 29, 2014 20:33 (IST)
Continuing with its reforms agenda, the Narendra Modi government on Wednesday eased foreign direct investment (FDI) norms in construction, to encourage foreign investment in the real estate sector.
October 29, 2014 19:58 (IST)
Pile foundation solutions provider Kridhan Infra on Wednesday said it has bagged contracts totalling to Rs 150 crore in Singapore.
October 29, 2014 19:22 (IST)
There is no need to panic at the recent drop in oil prices, the secretary general of OPEC said on Wednesday, saying low prices would curb competing supplies and require the group to pump far more by the end of the decade.
October 29, 2014 18:28 (IST)
As many as 11,500 start-ups would come up in the country employing over 2,50,000 people by 2020, key findings of a report by industry body Nasscom showed.
October 29, 2014 18:27 (IST)
Brent crude oil rose to $87 per barrel on Wednesday as traders anticipated that the Federal Reserve would keep US interest rates low, putting pressure on the dollar.