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TCS becomes first Indian company to achieve USD 100 billion Market Capitalisation

25 mins ago
The increase in the TCS capital came after it reported a net profit of Rs 6925 crore, a 4.5 percent increase in its net profit in the fourth quarter (January-March).

Facebook to roll out new privacy choices

3 days ago
Social media giant Facebook has announced that it would be rolling out new privacy experiences in compliance with EU rules. The users will be asked to review and choose what to share from the political, religious, and relationship information on their profiles.

Indian Consortium, Saudi Aramco sign MoU for Maharashtra refinery

Apr 11, 2018
An Indian consortium comprising IOCL, BPCL and HPCL has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Saudi Aramco, the world’s largest oil producer to jointly develop and build Ratnagiri Refinery in Maharashtra.

India replaces Vietnam to become world’s second largest mobile phone producer

Apr 2, 2018
India has replaced Vietnam to become the second-largest producer of mobile phones in the world, only after China. According to data shared by ICA, India accounted for 11 per cent of global mobile production in 2017 compared to 3 per cent in 2014.

Competition Commission of India fines Google Rs 136 crore for 'search bias'

Feb 9, 2018
The Competition Commission of India has imposed a fine worth Rs 136 crore on internet search giant Google for unfair business practices in the Indian market for online search. The ruling has come on complaints filed by Matrimony.com and Consumer Unity & Trust Society (CUTS) back in 2012.

Finance Minister launches National CSR Data Portal & Corporate Data Portal

Jan 20, 2018
The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Arun Jaitley has launched the National CSR Data Portal & Corporate Data Portal to enable greater transparency in corporate governance and promote accountability to the public at large.

Union Government launches Cyber Surakshit Bharat initiative

Jan 20, 2018
The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has launched Cyber Surakshit Bharat initiative in association with National e-Governance Division and industry partners to strengthen the cybersecurity ecosystem in India.

Five Indian tech companies feature in ‘Top 100 Global Tech Leaders List’

Jan 17, 2018
Thomson Reuters Corp has published its debut Top 100 Global Technology Leaders list, which was topped by Microsoft, followed by Intel Corp and Cisco Systems at the 2nd and 3rd position respectively. The list aims to identify the industry's top financially successful and organisationally sound organisations.

Reliance Jio plans to launch its own cryptocurrency 'JioCoin'

Jan 13, 2018
Reliance Jio also aspires to get into Internet of Things (IoT). IoT is a network of devices such as smartphones, wearable devices, home appliances and vehicles that are connected to the internet, which enables these objects to connect and exchange data.

Facebook asks new Indian users to enter names as per Aadhaar Card while signing up

Dec 28, 2017
Social Media giant Facebook started testing the use of Aadhaar by asking new Indian users to enter their names as per Aadhaar Card while signing up. The move is aimed at cutting the number of fake accounts on the social media platform.

Skill Development Ministry, Maruti Suzuki sign MoU to impart skill training to youth

Dec 19, 2017
The Skill Development Ministry has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoU) with Maruti Suzuki to impart training to youth and enhance their employment potential. The agreement will provide an opportunity to the youth to acquire skills related to automobile and manufacturing industry through specially designed training.

SBI launches integrated digital platform YONO

Nov 26, 2017
All the financial services product from SBI and its subsidiaries SBI Life, SBI General, SBI Mutual Fund, SBI Caps and SBI Cards will be integrated on the app. YONO will offer customised products and offers from over 60 e-commerce sites, besides a range of banking and financial services.

Paytm introduces BHIM UPI payments on its platform

Nov 8, 2017
BHIM UPI is a mobile payment mode that allows one to create a UPI address linked to a bank account and then send or receive money using it. Moreover, one can also make payments to online merchants and outlets who accept BHIM UPI as a payment mode for transactions.

Haryana government signs Rs 20,000 Cr worth MoU to set up trading hub

Nov 3, 2017
The state government Haryana on 2 November 2017 signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with an integrated trade facilitation services organisation - Verbind - to set up a logistics and trading hub in the state.

D Shivakumar quits as CEO of PepsiCo India

Oct 10, 2017
D Shivakumar resigns as CEO and Chairman of PepsiCo India and is expected to join Aditya Birla Group as Head of Corporate Strategy and Business Development. Shivakumar will be succeeded by Ahmed El Sheikh.

Commerce Ministry organised state startup conference to help budding entrepreneurs

Sep 12, 2017
The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Government of India organised the second State Startup Conference in New Delhi to deliberate on issues including incubation facilities and making regulations easier for budding entrepreneurs.

Johnson & Johnson India introduces paternity leave

Sep 8, 2017
Mothers are allowed up to 26 weeks of maternity leave since the past six years as per the company's Global Parental Leave approach.

China’s TCL to launch waterproof BlackBerry phone

Aug 31, 2017
China's TCL, which manufactures phones for BlackBerry, will be unveiling a new water and dust proof full touchscreen phone in October.

India grants Pfizer patent for pneumonia vaccine

Aug 23, 2017
Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine is used for the prevention of pneumococcal pneumonia and invasive diseases caused by 13 Streptococcis pneumoniae strains.

Odisha government launches Facebook programme ‘SheMeansBusiness’

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

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