03 Dec 2020
Dharampal Gulati, face and owner of MDH Spices, passes away
In a tragic piece of news, Dharampal Gulati, the owner of MDH Spices, passed away this morning at the age of 97.
25 Jun 2020
Skin cream "Fair & Lovely" to drop "Fair" from name
Joining the bandwagon of brands that are making their products socially inclusive, the Indian unit of Unilever, Hindustan Unilever, has decided to drop "Fair" from the name of the skincare cream "Fair & Lovely," multiple reports said on Thursday.
27 Mar 2020
Mukesh Ambani to Anand Mahindra, corporates join fight against coronavirus
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to sweep across countries, the Government of India is doing everything possible to control the spread of the disease, while combating the wide-range of problems stemming from it.
08 Nov 2019
Star's Sanjay Gupta to lead Google India: Details here
In a major development, Google India has appointed Sanjay Gupta, the former head of Star and Disney India, as its Country Manager and Vice President of Sales and Operations.
07 Aug 2019
Dantewada ASP Suraj Parihar's journey from call-center worker to IPS-officer
Cracking the UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE) isn't easy. Many candidates give up on their CSE dream after one or two unsuccessful attempts.
29 Jun 2019
See inside pics of Isha Ambani-Anand Piramal's house, Gulita
When business giant Mukesh Ambani's only daughter Isha got married to Anand Piramal, the Piramal Group scion, in her house, Antilia, the world's most expensive home, everyone saw the extravaganza.
01 Feb 2019
Sensex jumps over 100 points ahead of Budget 2019
The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) benchmark Sensex today jumped over 100 points ahead of the Budget presentation by acting Finance Minister Piyush Goyal amid heavy buying by foreign portfolio investors.
13 Dec 2018
Sensex rises over 200 points, Nifty reclaims 10,800 mark
The equity benchmark BSE Sensex today rose 263.70 points, or 0.74%, to 36,042.77 in early trade, a day after Shaktikanta Das took charge as the new Governor of RBI and promised to take all stakeholders along on key policy issues to maintain growth while keeping inflation under check.
23 Nov 2018
BJP is top advertiser on TV, beats Amazon, Netflix, Trivago
The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party has surpassed streaming giants Amazon and Netflix in advertising on television, ahead of crucial assembly elections in five states, ET reports.
05 Nov 2018
IIM-Ahmedabad placements: BCG, Microsoft, Amazon top recruiters
Boston Consulting Group (BCG) has emerged as the top recruiter, followed by Amazon and Microsoft in premier B-school IIM-Ahmedabad's summer placement for the PGP class of 2020.
29 Oct 2018
UP: Gang of highway robbers busted, Rs. 5L cash seized
Eight persons were arrested as police busted a gang of highway robbers in Muzaffarnagar, UP.
04 Oct 2018
Sensex plummets over 800-points on sinking rupee, weak global cues
The BSE benchmark Sensex plummeted over 800-points in the afternoon session today as rupee sank to another low amid boiling crude prices, weak global cues.
23 Aug 2018
Reliance becomes 1st Indian company to hit Rs. 8trillion market-cap
Despite hitting the $100bn market capitalization mark a month earlier, Mukesh Ambani-owned Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL) has showed no signs of slowing down.
02 Aug 2018
Delhi: Bogus company heads arrested for duping over 100 people
Two well-educated people were arrested for allegedly duping over 100 people by posing as representatives of a renowned job portal, police said today.
18 Jul 2018
Gurugram vs. Noida: A battle of being the best
The residents of Gurugram and Noida - touted as the next-gen cities - have always been at loggerheads on which city has the best job opportunities, civic amenities, housing, social life, and safety to offer.
25 Jun 2018
Reliance Jio enters e-commerce space with app for offline merchants
Making its first big foray into the Indian e-commerce space, Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio is set to launch a dedicated app for kirana or neighborhood general stores.
13 Jun 2018
Patanjali: The journey of India's fastest-growing FMCG company
Twelve years ago, Baba Ramdev-led Patanjali Ayurved Limited started its journey as a small-sized pharmacy, which sold ayurvedic medicines.
05 Jun 2018
Business Roundup: Here are today's top 5 Business news
Today the business space remained rocked up with news from a variety of sectors.
25 May 2018
Facebook is looking at media, FMCG honchos as India MD
Facebook is looking for a new India head, and its hunting ground is at high-profile media and FMCG companies.
10 May 2018
Sensex rises over 128 points on firm global cues
The BSE Sensex rallied over 128 points to 35,447.43 in early session today, maintaining its positive form for the fourth straight day on positive cues from global markets.
08 May 2018
Ahead of 2019, Modi government worries about jobs created
The 2019-battle is just a year away, and the NDA is worried. PM Narendra Modi has reportedly asked ministries to calculate how many jobs have been created since 2014, a key poll promise.
02 Apr 2018
Sensex begins FY19 on firm note, rises over 100 points
Domestic equities opened on a firm note on the first trading day of the new financial year 2018-19 today, with Sensex reclaiming the 33,000-mark by rising over 100 points amid positive global cues.
16 Mar 2018
This Mumbai banker became a billionaire by serving India's richest
In 1995, IIM-Ahmedabad alumnus Nirmal Jain set up Probity Research, one of India's first equity-research firms.
09 Mar 2018
Sensex rebounds 274 points, Nifty above 10,200-mark, seeing opening gains
Snapping their six-day losing streak, stocks staged a strong comeback in early trade today, with BSE Sensex rebounding by 274 points and Nifty recapturing the 10,200-mark on fresh buying by domestic institutional investors.
11 Jan 2018
Will the 'swadeshi' Patanjali go global with Louis Vuitton's help?
The steep growth of Patanjali has grabbed major eyeballs. Its latest admirer is French luxury group LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE, aka Louis Vuitton/LVMH.
29 Nov 2017
Despite GST-cut, why are detergents like Surf, Vim still costly?
Earlier in November, the GST Council cut tax rates of more than 200 items in an attempt to make common-use items more affordable for the people.
30 Sep 2017
GST: Most businesses will be allowed to file monthly returns
In a bid to smooth out the creases in the new GST regime, the government is now looking to allow most businesses to file quarterly returns as opposed to the earlier requirement of monthly filings.
16 Aug 2017
The popular defence canteens to undergo major makeover
The defence's popular Canteen Stores Department (CSD) is undergoing a major makeover with an aim to enhance consumer experience.
12 Aug 2017
Govt likely to ration consumer goods in Army Canteens
At a time when most FMCG players have just started recovering from the tepid sales growth after the GST rollout, they are likely to witness a fall in their high-volume Canteen Stores Department (CSD) business.
25 Jul 2017
Nifty50 reaches 10,000 for the first time ever
Nifty50 has finally hit the coveted 10,000 in the opening trade on Tuesday.
14 Jul 2017
Baba Ramdev enters private security space with 'Parakram Suraksha'
Looks like Baba Ramdev is trying to shift focus from Yoga and Ayurveda.
03 Jul 2017
As GST kicks in, you should invest in these stocks
With India's latest tax reform, GST kicking in this month, many industries are faced with uncertainty and confusion.
11 Jun 2017
What rural India does for entertainment?
While urban Indian film buffs have ditched single-screen theatres for multiplexes years ago, those in villages now have their "own version of upward mobility"- DigiPlexes.
08 Jun 2017
Coca-Cola enters India's frozen desserts segment, launch in 3 months
Summer and aerated drinks used to go almost hand in hand a few years ago but as more people are getting health conscious, companies like Coca-Cola are changing their tone to make things healthier than the calorie packing beverages they are predominantly associated with.
26 Apr 2017
HUL vs Amul, new wine in old bottle
Amul and Hindustan Unilever Ltd are currently embroiled in a legal battle over the charges of 'disparaging others' products in an ad, initiated by HUL.
07 Feb 2017
Govt reduces stakes in ITC by 2%
The government divested 2 percent of its stake held in FMCG giant ITC through the Specified Undertaking of the Unit Trust of India (SUUTI).
15 Dec 2016
Court fines Patanjali Rs.11 lakh for misbranding and misrepresentation
A fine of Rs.11 lakh was levied on Patanjali Ayurved Ltd, by a Haridwar court for "misbranding and misrepresentation of its products."
19 Sep 2016
BSE-Twitter tie up to provide investors live stock notifications
Bombay Stock Exchange has tied up with social media platform Twitter to enable its investors to obtain live stock information and updates.
16 Sep 2016
Patanjali moves HC against ASCI notices
Patanjali Ayurved has petitioned the High Court accusing the ASCI of defamation and seeking interim relief against the ASCI's notices.
22 Aug 2016
Army canteens are the most profitable retail chains in India
According to a report published in the Economic Times, India's most profitable retail chain is run by the Indian defence services.