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Dharampal Gulati, face and owner of MDH Spices, passes away

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.

Skin cream "Fair & Lovely" to drop "Fair" from name

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.

Mukesh Ambani to Anand Mahindra, corporates join fight against coronavirus

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.

Star's Sanjay Gupta to lead Google India: Details here

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.

Dantewada ASP Suraj Parihar's journey from call-center worker to IPS-officer

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.

See inside pics of Isha Ambani-Anand Piramal's house, Gulita

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.

Sensex jumps over 100 points ahead of Budget 2019

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.

Sensex rises over 200 points, Nifty reclaims 10,800 mark

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.

BJP is top advertiser on TV, beats Amazon, Netflix, Trivago

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.

IIM-Ahmedabad placements: BCG, Microsoft, Amazon top recruiters

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.

UP: Gang of highway robbers busted, Rs. 5L cash seized

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.

Sensex plummets over 800-points on sinking rupee, weak global cues

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.

Reliance becomes 1st Indian company to hit Rs. 8trillion market-cap

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.

Delhi: Bogus company heads arrested for duping over 100 people

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.

Gurugram vs. Noida: A battle of being the best

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.

Reliance Jio enters e-commerce space with app for offline merchants

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.

Patanjali: The journey of India's fastest-growing FMCG company

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.

Business Roundup: Here are today's top 5 Business news

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.

Facebook is looking at media, FMCG honchos as India MD

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.

Sensex rises over 128 points on firm global cues

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.

Ahead of 2019, Modi government worries about jobs created

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.

Sensex begins FY19 on firm note, rises over 100 points

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.

This Mumbai banker became a billionaire by serving India's richest

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.

Sensex rebounds 274 points, Nifty above 10,200-mark, seeing opening gains

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.

Will the 'swadeshi' Patanjali go global with Louis Vuitton's help?

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 Mo√ęt Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE, aka Louis Vuitton/LVMH.

Despite GST-cut, why are detergents like Surf, Vim still costly?

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.

GST: Most businesses will be allowed to file monthly returns

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.

The popular defence canteens to undergo major makeover

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.

Govt likely to ration consumer goods in Army Canteens

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.

Nifty50 reaches 10,000 for the first time ever

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.

Baba Ramdev enters private security space with 'Parakram Suraksha'

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.

As GST kicks in, you should invest in these stocks

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.

What rural India does for entertainment?

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.

Coca-Cola enters India's frozen desserts segment, launch in 3 months

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.

HUL vs Amul, new wine in old bottle

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.

Govt reduces stakes in ITC by 2%

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).

Court fines Patanjali Rs.11 lakh for misbranding and misrepresentation

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."

BSE-Twitter tie up to provide investors live stock notifications

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.

Patanjali moves HC against ASCI notices

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.

Army canteens are the most profitable retail chains in India

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.