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

May 18, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

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
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

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.

PepsiCo India forays into Dairy Products with Oats-Based Milk Beverage

May 6, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Besides Quaker Oats, PepsiCo is considering launching dairy-based beverages under other brands, including Tropicana.

Real Estate Act comes into effect, 13 states notify rules

May 2, 2017
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

Real Estate act finally came into effect on 1 May 2016, ending a nine-year-long wait. The act will usher in more transparency and accountability in the real estate sector.

Paytm launches Digital Gold; Consumers now buy gold on Paytm

Apr 28, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Using Paytm mobile wallets, consumers can purchase 24K 999.9 purity gold online and store it in MMTC—PAMP’s secure vaults free of charge.

Google to introduce 'Copyless Paste' feature

Apr 24, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The Copyless Paste feature will take data from Chrome usage and use that to improve the experience in other apps.

SBI becomes India's most-valued Public Sector Company

Apr 19, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

On the other hand, in Private Sector, IT major Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) became the most-valued Indian company with a market cap of Rs 454902.85 crore.

Indian billionaire Anil Agarwal buys 11.4% of miner Anglo American

Apr 15, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The Volcan Holdings investment company owned by Agarwal’s family is now the second largest shareholder behind South Africa’s Public Investment Corp, which owns more than 13 per cent.

Cairn India merged with Vedanta Ltd

Apr 12, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The merged company will have a larger market cap of USD 15.6 billion.

Supreme Court rejects Compensatory Power Tariff for Adani Power, Tata Power

Apr 12, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Following this ruling, both the companies witnessed a dip in their share prices by up to 18 per cent on BSE.

Nokia partners with Airtel and BSNL to bring 5G Services in India

Apr 11, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The MoU will help BSNL to draw a framework for transition from the current network to a futuristic 5G network.

Flipkart acquires eBay India business to fight Amazon

Apr 11, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

This new funding round valued Flipkart at  USD 11.6 billion now. This is about 24 per cent lower than the USD 15.2 billion valuation it got in 2015.

BHEL commissioned 800 MW Supercritical Thermal Power Plant in Karnataka

Mar 31, 2017
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

It is the second unit of the 2x800 MW Yeramarus Thermal Power Station, which is located in Raichur District of Karnataka.

Facebook adds new camera and Snapchat-like features

Mar 29, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Its new camera will give users more options to share and enhance photos and videos.

HDFC Bank MD Aditya Puri features in World's Best CEOs list by Barron's

Mar 27, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The top three positions in the list were secured by Mary Barra of General Motors, Gary Dickerson of Applied Materials and Stephen Hemsley respectively.

Ram Vilas Paswan: Strict punishment for misleading advertisements

Mar 21, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Consumer Affairs minister Ram Vilas Paswan announced that the centre would be taking strict action against the entities who put out misleading advertisements.

IDFC Bank launches Aadhaar Payment App

Mar 9, 2017
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

To get the app, the merchants are required to visit the nearest branch of IDFC bank.

BBC banned for five years from filming in Tiger reserves

Mar 1, 2017
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

Justin Rowlatt’s documentary, ‘One World: Killing for Conservation’ shot in Kaziranga led to banning of BBC from filming in Tiger reserves.

Civil Aviation Minister inaugurated India’s first Integrated Heliport

Feb 28, 2017
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

Civil Aviation minister Ashok Gajapathi has inaugurated India’s first integrated heliport in Delhi. The facility is expected to reduce the congestion at the Delhi airport.

Air India inducts A320 neo plane, to add 13 more in 2017

Feb 18, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

With this, Air India became the third airline to induct the A320 neo aircraft, the other two airlines with A320 neo planes are after IndiGo and Go Air.

Hindustan Motors sells Ambassador Car brand to Peugeot

Feb 13, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

In this regard, Hindustan Motors signed an agreement with Peugeot SA for the sale of the Ambassador brand including the trademarks for a consideration of Rs 80 crore.

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick quits Trump’s Economic Advisory Council

Feb 5, 2017
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

This development is a reflection of growing dissatisfaction in the American corporate world with Trump’s policies.

PVR Pictures launched Vkaao theatre-on-demand service

Jan 22, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

PVR Pictures is the film production and distribution arm of PVR Group. The PVR group owns PVR Cinemas, one of the largest multiplex companies in India.

SBI declares Silchar as its 5th zone in North East India

Oct 21, 2016
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The 5th zone will cater to the banking needs of the people of Mizoram, Tripura and Manipur along with the Barak Valley. The other four zones are located in after Guwahati, Shillong, Dibrugarh and Jorhat.

SBI becomes first domestic bank to open branch in Yangon

Oct 4, 2016
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The Yangon branch is the 54th foreign branch of the SBI, nation's largest lender. This branch extends the global presence of SBI in 37 countries through 198 offices.

Infosys launches e-commerce platform Skava Commerce

Sep 29, 2016
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The platform can help brick-and-mortar retailers to quickly launch new offerings, improve conversion rates of traffic coming from digital channels without making large investments upfront.

HAL gets APAQG membership with voting rights

Sep 20, 2016
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

With this, India became the seventh nation to join the APAQG under TRHE International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG). The other nations of APAQG are China, South Korea, Taiwan, Indonesia, Singapore and Japan.

Virat Kohli appointed as Brand Ambassador of Punjab National Bank

Sep 19, 2016
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

Since its inception in 1895, PNB has been people's bank serving millions of customers throughout India. Over the years, the Bank has established itself as a major player in Indian banking space.

Microsoft, Google and Salesforce adopt EU-US Privacy Shield framework

Sep 6, 2016
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The European Commission adopted the EU-US Privacy Shield framework in July 2016 to facilitate the transfer of personal data from the EU to the United States (US).

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