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Sanjiv Gupta appointed as President and MD of General Motors India

16 hrs ago
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Gupta joined General Motors in 2003 and since then, he has served various critical roles in VSSM, Auto Financing, Business Planning, Corporate Finance and Financial Planning in the US and Canada.

Odisha government launches Facebook programme ‘SheMeansBusiness’

Aug 14, 2017
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Odisha Chief Minister, Naveen Patnaik has launched Facebook's programme 'She Means Business' to assist in the growth of women entrepreneurs in the state.

Facebook launches YouTube competitor called 'Watch'

Aug 10, 2017
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Watch is a platform for all creators and publishers to find an audience, build a community of passionate fans, and earn money for their work.

L&T bags Rs 3375-crore Mauritius metro order

Aug 5, 2017
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Apart from stations, the scope of the project will include the construction of viaducts & bridges, track works, DC electric traction systems, ticketing & passenger information systems among others.

Michael Kors buys Jimmy Choo for USD 1.5 billion

Jul 26, 2017
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Under the terms of the transaction, Jimmy Choo shareholders will receive 230 pence per share, with an enterprise value of approximately USD 1.350 billion.

Eurofins Scientific to acquire Tata's Advinus Therapeutics

Jul 22, 2017
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As per Tata Industries, Advinus’ expertise complements Eurofins contract research, development and manufacturing (CDMO) capabilities.

Google introduces recruiting app 'Hire' for businesses

Jul 20, 2017
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Hire makes it easy to identify talent, build strong candidate relationships and efficiently manage the interview process end-to-end.

SBI launches SBI Realty portal for home buyers

Jul 19, 2017
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BI Realty will help customers to choose their dream home from 3000 SBI-approved projects.

Tata Motors develops country’s first Bio-Methane Bus

Jul 18, 2017
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Rajendra Petkar, Head- Power System, Engineering, Tata Motors said, "Bio-Methane bus is a step towards developing environment friendly vehicles.

Google Maps now tells you best time of day to travel

Jul 17, 2017
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Presently available in the United States and Britain, the new travel time graph has bars for half an hour before and a few hours after the current time.

Aarthi Subramanian appointed as Chief Digital Officer of Tata Sons Group

Jul 14, 2017
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She is currently serving as an Executive Director at Tata Consultancy Services Ltd (TCS) and is responsible for the company’s digital initiatives and delivery governance.

 

Google acquires Bengaluru-based startup Halli Labs

Jul 13, 2017
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Halli Labs becomes the latest AI start up to be acquired by a technology giant after a mass of similar acquisitions by firms such as Microsoft, Facebook, Apple.

Xiaomi to acquire key Nokia patents

Jul 5, 2017
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The multi-year patent agreement includes a cross license to each company's cellular standard essential patents.

Volkswagen returns to Iranian market after 17-year absence

Jul 5, 2017
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European firms have been eyeing opportunities in Iran since a nuclear deal with world powers came into force in January 2016, lifting many sanctions in exchange for tight controls on the country's atomic programme.

Natarajan Chandrasekaran named Chairman of Tata Global Beverages

Jul 4, 2017
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The TGBL board approved the "appointment of N. Chandrasekaran as an additional director and as chairman of the board of the company in place of Harish Bhat who expressed a desire to step down as chairman."

Reliance Jio launches world’s longest submarine cable system

Jul 4, 2017
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Reliance Jio has launched what it claims to be the world’s longest 100Gbps technology-based submarine system, Asia-Africa-Europe (AAE-1).

Now Indian women can protect their profile pictures on Facebook with these new tools

Jun 22, 2017
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By triggering the Photo Guard, one can prevent the downloading, sharing, or sending of the photo in a Facebook message.

India's antitrust watchdog imposes $13.6 mn fine on Hyundai Motor's local unit

Jun 15, 2017
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India's antitrust watchdog has imposed a fine of $13.6 million on South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor Co's local unit, accusing the company of anti-competitive behaviour.

Tata Motors appoints Girish Wagh as Commercial Vehicle Business Head

Jun 14, 2017
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Wagh will take charge of his new responsibilities with immediate effect.

Toyota to develop a new system that could predict heart attack

Jun 13, 2017
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Scientists in collaboration with Toyota are developing a new system that would be able to predict if a car driver is about to have a heart attack.

IRDAI takes over management of Sahara India Life Insurance Company

Jun 13, 2017
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In a notification, IRDAI said, the IRDAI has reasons to believe that M/s Sahara India Life Insurance Co. Ltd. with Registration No. 127 dated 6th February 2004 is acting in a manner likely to be prejudicial to the interests of holders of life insurance policies.

Indo-Russian joint venture unveils world’s first hybrid aeroboat

Jun 7, 2017
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The world's first hybrid aeroboat, which has been built by Indo-Russian joint venture IIAAT Holding, was unveiled at a start-ups event in Moscow. The hybrid boat is capable of travelling on land, water, snow and sand.

RCom-Aircel merged wireless company to be called Aircom

Jun 4, 2017
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

R-Com will demerge its wireless business and transfer it to the new entity Aircom.

Paytm launches Payments Bank

May 23, 2017
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With this launch, there are now three payments bank operational in the country, the other two being Airtel Payments Bank Ltd and India Post Payments Bank Ltd.

Tata Group is India’s most valuable brand: Brand Finance

May 18, 2017
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IT firm Infosys ranked fourth in the list with an estimated value of $6.2 billion, up one rank from 2016, while State Bank of India slipped to the fifth rank in 2017, from third in 2016.

India imposes anti-dumping duty on glasses and Chinese radiators

May 16, 2017
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India has imposed anti-dumping duty on certain glasses imported from Iran and Chinese aluminium radiators to protect the country’s domestic industry.

India and UK to sign MoU to increase efficiency of urban transport system

May 14, 2017
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

Transport For London (TFL) is going to soon sign a MoU with Indian Ministry of Road Transport and Highways.

Twitter elevates Taranjeet Singh as Country Director for India

May 10, 2017
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Social networking and microblogging site Twitter has promoted its India Business head, Taranjeet Singh to the position of Country Director for India.

Discovery to launch its first Hindi general entertainment channel in India

May 10, 2017
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65-episode biopic series on Baba Ramdev will be aired on Discovery’s JEET, an entertainment channel that will be rolled out by the end of 2017.

Bharti Airtel and Ola Cabs tie-up to offer integrated digital services

May 8, 2017
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Airtel Payments Bank will be integrated with Ola app to offer convenient digital payments solutions to customers for their rides.

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