Articles about Reliance
24 Jun 2021
Reliance AGM: Ambani inducts Saudi Aramco chairman on RIL board
Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) held its 44th annual general meeting (AGM) on Thursday, during which, the company made several key announcements regarding its telecom, retail, and oil-to-chemicals business.
24 Jun 2021
Everything that Ambani announced at Reliance's Annual General Meeting 2021
Today, Mukesh Ambani-led conglomerate Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL) held its 44th Annual General Meeting (AGM), virtually. The event commenced at 2pm and was streamed live on the JioMeet platform.
15 Jun 2021
Jio introduces five prepaid plans without daily data limit
Do you still prefer a wired internet connection just because it doesn't have a daily fair usage policy (FUP) limit?
24 Apr 2021
TV18 Broadcast, Hathway, Den Networks merger into Network18 called off
The merger of Den Networks, TV18 Broadcast, and Hathway Cable & Datacom with Network18 Media has been canceled.
05 Mar 2021
NewsBytes Briefing: Reliance is gunning for low-cost laptops, and more
After upending the telecom space with Jio, Reliance has now got its sights on the laptop segment. Like the JioPhone, the Indian conglomerate is rumored to be working on an Android-based low-cost laptop dubbed the JioBook.
18 Jan 2021
Soon, Reliance may let you order groceries from WhatsApp
Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Retail Ltd. is reportedly working toward embedding JioMart into WhatsApp within the next six months. The move will allow 400-million Indian WhatsApp users to address their grocery needs from neighboring outlets through Ambani's hyperlocal e-commerce platform.
31 Dec 2020
China's Zhong Shanshan replaces Mukesh Ambani as Asia's richest person
Reliance Industries (RIL) Chairperson and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani is no longer the richest person in Asia. That title now belongs to China's Zhong Shanshan, a vaccine magnate and the founder of the bottled water company Nongfu Spring.
29 Dec 2020
Farmers protest: Over 1,500 mobile towers damaged, Captain issues warning
The agitation of farmers took a pernicious turn when protesters started damaging mobile towers to register an objection against Reliance Jio, owned by business tycoon Mukesh Ambani.
23 Dec 2020
Reliance set to relaunch JioPhone next year
The COVID-19 pandemic has given a completely new perspective on the use of smartphones in India. This has prompted Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries to relaunch its 4G feature phone in the next quarter.
15 Nov 2020
Reliance buys 96% stake in Urban Ladder for Rs. 182cr
Reliance Retail Ventures Limited (RRVL), a subsidiary of Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL), has acquired a majority stake in online furniture retailer Urban Ladder, the company announced on Sunday.
26 Oct 2020
Future Group, Reliance ignore ruling to hold $3.4bn deal
The Future Group on Monday said that it was examining an order to stall a Rs. 24,713 crore (approximately $3.4 billion) asset sale to Reliance Industries Limited (RIL).
19 Oct 2020
India's domestic season could start from January 1
The 2020-21 Indian domestic cricket season is expected to commence on January 1.
30 Sep 2020
Reliance Retail scores Rs. 3,675cr from General Atlantic: Details here
The retail venture of Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries is going all guns blazing to take on Amazon and Walmart in India.
29 Sep 2020
NewsBytes Briefing: Microsoft 365 suffered an outage, and more
Last night, Microsoft 365 suffered a major outage due to an internal change and left essential web services down for hours, including Microsoft Office 365, Teams, and Outlook.
28 Sep 2020
Jio appears to be blocking Twitch streams in India
Telecom giant Reliance Jio appears to be blocking Twitch streams in India.
27 Sep 2020
PUBG ban not likely to be revoked anytime soon: Report
The ban on PUBG came as a big blow for PUBG Corporation, the creator of the title, and Tencent Games, the Chinese company behind its mobile version.
30 Aug 2020
What does Reliance and Future Group deal mean for India
In a major move, Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries has announced the decision to buy businesses of Kishore Biyani-promoted Future Group for Rs. 24,713 crore.
25 Aug 2020
NewsBytes Briefing: Epic's Unreal Engine gets legal protection, and more
Since last night, the case between Apple and Epic Games has progressed.
22 Aug 2020
India set to host England in February, Sourav Ganguly confirms
The BCCI President Sourav Ganguly has confirmed that India will fulfill the Future Tours Programme commitments by hosting England in February 2021.
20 Aug 2020
Chemist body opposes Reliance's acquisition of Netmeds: Here's why
Yesterday, Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries had announced the acquisition of online pharmacy Netmeds, along with its subsidiaries and parent company, to scale up its e-commerce play.
19 Aug 2020
NewsBytes Briefing: Reliance buys Netmeds, SpaceX's biggest fund-raise, and more
In the last few hours, renowned tech giants took major strides.
19 Aug 2020
Now, JioPhone users can make UPI payments: Here's how
In the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic, millions of Indians, including small business owners, have started transacting digitally.
17 Aug 2020
Reliance could buy Milkbasket, Urban Ladder in e-commerce push
As Amazon and Flipkart continue to take long strides in the Indian e-commerce segment, Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries is also looking to grow its online footprint.
13 Aug 2020
NewsBytes Briefing: Reliance could back TikTok's business, and more
In the updates since last night, TikTok's parent company ByteDance was reported to have approached Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries for a potential investment in the video service's India business.
19 Jul 2020
BCCI plans to mow down domestic season amid COVID-19 pandemic
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has decided to call-off a number of domestic tournaments in the nation amid coronavirus pandemic.
15 Jul 2020
Is Reliance's new 'Jio Glass' worth the hype?
During Reliance's first 'virtual' Annual General Meeting, Mukesh Ambani, the Chairman of the conglomerate, shared a lot about his oil-to-telecom businesses.
15 Jul 2020
Reliance AGM: Google invests Rs. 33,737cr; Jio Glass; 5G plans
Google will be investing Rs. 33,737 crore ($4.5 billion) in Reliance Industries' telecom-to-digital entity Jio Platforms.
05 Jul 2020
#WeeklyRecap: India bans Chinese apps, JioMeet launches, Gmail suffers outage
This week, a number of developments were noted in the world of tech, but the story that drew the most attention was the ban imposed by India on 59 Chinese apps.
03 Jul 2020
JioMeet, Reliance's free Zoom rival, is now available in India
After a nearly three-month-long fundraising spree, Mukesh Ambani's telecom-to-digital entity Reliance Jio Platforms is expanding its footprint to step into the arena of video-conferencing.
03 Jul 2020
Jio Platforms scores Rs. 1,894 crore investment from Intel
Jio Platforms, the entity that holds the telecom and digital businesses of Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), has scored another big investment.
18 Jun 2020
Jio Platforms scores another investment: $1.5bn from Saudi Arabia's PIF
Mukesh Ambani's Jio Platforms has scored yet another multi-billion-dollar investment.
05 Jun 2020
Ambani's Jio Platforms scores another investment: $1.2 billion from Mubadala
In another multi-billion-dollar deal, Jio Platforms, the company holding the telecom and digital businesses of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), has agreed to raise Rs. 9,093.6 crore from Mubadala, an Abu Dhabi-based sovereign investor.
01 Jun 2020
COVID-19 outbreak: Reliance starts manufacturing 'affordable PPE' for frontline workers
As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to spike in India, Reliance Industries is racing to manufacture protective gear for workers on the frontline.
25 May 2020
Reliance JioMart now live across 200 Indian cities: Details here
The lockdown enforced to contain the outbreak of COVID-19 has surged the demand for home delivery of essentials, giving a significant boost to the business of e-grocers like Bigbasket and Grofers.
22 May 2020
Jio Platforms raises Rs. 11,367 crore from KKR: Details here
Jio Platforms, the company holding the telecom and digital businesses of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), has raised Rs. 11,367 crore ($1.5 billion) from US-based equity firm KKR.
17 May 2020
Jio Platforms raises Rs. 6,598 crore from General Atlantic
Jio Platforms, the entity holding telecom and digital businesses of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), has raised Rs. 6,598 crore ($869.8 million) from US-based private equity firm General Atlantic.
08 May 2020
Jio Platforms raises Rs. 11,367 crore from Vista Equity
Jio Platforms, the entity holding telecom and digital businesses of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), has raised Rs. 11,367 crore from US-based private equity firm Vista Equity Partners.
04 May 2020
Jio Platforms gets Rs. 5,655 crore investment from Silver Lake
Jio Platforms, the entity housing telecom and digital businesses of Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries, has picked up Rs. 5,655 crore ($747 million) in investment from US-based private equity firm Silver Lake.
03 May 2020
#LeakAlert: Data from Jio's COVID-19 symptom checker exposed online
Soon after the COVID-19 outbreak, technology companies around the world began launching triage tools to help their customers check themselves for coronavirus.
27 Apr 2020
Reliance's JioMart goes live on WhatsApp: Details here
In a bid to simplify the process of buying groceries and daily essentials, Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has launched its JioMart service on WhatsApp.