Business

  • WhatsApp
    Jul 04, 2015 00:25 IST

    Do you know you are paying for WhatsApp voice calls?

    Are telecom operators taking customers for a ride? They charge data rates for voice calls made using over-the-top (OTT) services such as WhatsApp, Jio Chat, among others.

  • Arun Jaitley
    Jul 04, 2015 00:32 IST

    Four years on, black economy still a grey area

    Even four years after commissioning three think-tanks to estimate the size of the black economy, the government is yet to get an approximate measure about India’s bustling parallel economy that operate between regulatory boundaries.

  • Bombay Stock Exchange
    Jul 03, 2015 10:10 IST

    Sensex rises by 147 points, regains the 28,000 mark

    The BSE Sensex on Friday regained the 28,000 mark and rose by 147 points largely on account of higher government spending and renewed buying by Foreign Institutional Investors(FIIs).

  • Infosys
    Jul 03, 2015 14:06 IST

    Infosys announces $10 million investment in Irish start-ups

    Global software company Infosys Ltd announced on Friday that it had plans to invest $10 million (Rs 64 crore) in start-ups based in Ireland after winning a deal from Allied Irish Banks, plc.

  • One rupee note
    Jul 03, 2015 11:18 IST

    Cost incurred to print a one-rupee note is Rs 1.14

    The cost of printing one rupee note, which was recently re-introduced after a gap of 20 years, is 14 paise more than its value (Rs 1.14), an RTI query has revealed.

  • Greece
    Jul 03, 2015 10:52 IST

    How to get Greece's economy up and on the road to recovery

    Whatever may come of the Greek referendum and solutions to its current crisis, it is clear that fixing problems in Greek tax structures, foreign investment flows and export activity must take place for the economy to start flourishing again.

  • Rajat Gupta
    Jul 03, 2015 10:52 IST

    Rajat Gupta's appeal to void insider trading conviction fails

    Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc director Rajat Gupta lost his bid to overturn his insider trading conviction for passing tips about the bank's financial results and a crucial investment from Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

  • mobile
    Jul 03, 2015 07:30 IST

    One number across India: Portability kicks in, free roaming next?

    A consumer will just have to port the number from a service provider to a new operator or the existing one in the state he/she is moving to.

  • Greece, Alexis Tsipras
    Jul 03, 2015 09:07 IST

    EU and IMF add pressure to Greece days ahead of critical vote

    The European Union (EU) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) added further pressure to Greece's beleaguered leaders on Thursday by issuing a warning about the country's dire financial situation, just days ahead of a controversial referendum that could determine the Mediterranean nation's future in the eurozone.

  • Indian currency notes
    Jul 03, 2015 09:42 IST

    Rupee ends at 2-month high of 63.44 against dollar

    Surging for the fourth straight day, the rupee gained 7 paise to end at 63.44 against the American currency on sustained dollar selling by banks and exporters amidst a soft greenback overseas.

  • Spicejet
    Jul 03, 2015 00:10 IST

    Bid and win SpiceJet tickets at prices cheaper than market rates

    For the first time in India, fliers will now have a chance to bid, and win air tickets to travel at fares much cheaper than standard market rates.

  • Coca-Cola
    Jul 03, 2015 00:00 IST

    Global fast-food chains spice up cola war in India

    The world’s top budger chains — Burger King, Fatburger, Johnny Rockets, Carls Jr and Wendy’s — which recently entered the Indian market, are adding fuel to the great cola war in their search for ‘national beverage partners’.

  • Bombay Stock Exchange
    Jul 02, 2015 23:38 IST

    Greece, monsoon forecasts likely to keep markets range-bound

    Indian stock markets fell marginally on Thursday snapping the strong rally seen on Wednesday and reaffirming the trend that indices will stay range bound for some days in the absence of any major positive triggers.

  • Indian currency notes
    Jul 02, 2015 23:25 IST

    Perform, if you want capital: Government to banks

    Banks may need to rejig structurally to get govt aid; others will have to raise money from markets.

  • Lupin Pharmaceuticals
    Jul 02, 2015 22:35 IST

    Drug major Lupin acquires 100 % equity stake in Biocom

    Drug major Lupin on Thursday announced its foray into the russian market by announcing the acquisition of Russia's Biocom. The company has acquired 100 per cent equity stake in ZAO Biocom in Russia subject to certain closing conditions, Lupin Ltd said in a statement without disclosing the financial details.