Articles about Reliance

Gautam Adani joins $100 billion club, surpasses Mukesh Ambani

03 Apr 2022

Business
Gautam Adani joins $100 billion club, surpasses Mukesh Ambani

Gautam Adani, chairman of Adani Group, is the latest member of the $100 billion club, surpassing Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani to become India's wealthiest man, according to Bloomberg's Billionaires Index.

Amazon succeeded in 'destroying' us: Future Retail tells Supreme Court

01 Apr 2022

Business
Amazon succeeded in 'destroying' us: Future Retail tells Supreme Court

The Future Group on Friday stated in the Supreme Court that American e-commerce giant "Amazon wanted to destroy us, and it succeeded" amid a bitter, protracted legal battle between the two companies.

Why did Anil Ambani resign? What is his net worth?

26 Mar 2022

Business
Why did Anil Ambani resign? What is his net worth?

Reliance Group chairperson Anil Ambani resigned as the director of Reliance Power and Reliance Infrastructure on Friday, following the Securities and Exchange Board of India's order (SEBI) prohibiting him from associating with any listed company.

At $49 billion, Adani's wealth jumped the most in 2021

17 Mar 2022

Business
At $49 billion, Adani's wealth jumped the most in 2021

Gautam Adani, the second-richest person in India and Asia, increased his wealth by $49 billion last year, according to the 2022 M3M Hurun Global Rich List.

JioPhone Next's specifications leaked. Can it disrupt entry-level smartphone market?

20 Oct 2021

Technology
JioPhone Next's specifications leaked. Can it disrupt entry-level smartphone market?

Reliance Jio's latest affordable handset, the JioPhone Next, is likely to be launched around Diwali.

Jio compensates users affected by yesterday's service outage: Details here

07 Oct 2021

Technology
Jio compensates users affected by yesterday's service outage: Details here

Reliance Jio users in some parts of India faced an outage where they had absolutely no cellular connectivity for a few hours Wednesday morning. Frustrated users took to Twitter to share how the issue affected them.

Future-Reliance deal: SC stays Delhi HC proceedings on Amazon's plea

09 Sep 2021

Business
Future-Reliance deal: SC stays Delhi HC proceedings on Amazon's plea

The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed all proceedings before the Delhi High Court in the Amazon-Future Group-Reliance dispute.

Reliance Life Sciences gets approval for COVID-19 vaccine trial

27 Aug 2021

India
Reliance Life Sciences gets approval for COVID-19 vaccine trial

Reliance Life Sciences, part of Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Limited, on Thursday received regulatory approval to carry out clinical trials of its coronavirus vaccine candidate, reported The Economic Times.

JioPhone Next's pre-booking in India will start next week

26 Aug 2021

Technology
JioPhone Next's pre-booking in India will start next week

Reliance, in collaboration with Google, is all set to launch the JioPhone Next smartphone in India on September 10.

Prior to launch, price and specifications of JioPhone Next leaked

18 Aug 2021

Technology
Prior to launch, price and specifications of JioPhone Next leaked

Reliance's JioPhone Next smartphone, which was announced in June, will be up for grabs in India starting September 10.

Sensex ends 215 points lower as Reliance tumbles

06 Aug 2021

Business
Sensex ends 215 points lower as Reliance tumbles

Equity benchmark Sensex dropped 215 points on Friday, tracking losses in index heavyweights Reliance Industries, HDFC, and SBI after the Reserve Bank kept interest rates unchanged and maintained its accommodative stance.

Make JioFiber video calls on TV using phones: Here's how

06 Aug 2021

Technology
Make JioFiber video calls on TV using phones: Here's how

Indian telecom major Reliance Jio has pulled off another smartly implemented feature, this time for enabling Jio Fiber users to participate in video calls using their TVs without the need for a dedicated webcam.

Reliance AGM: Ambani inducts Saudi Aramco chairman on RIL board

24 Jun 2021

Business
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.

Everything that Ambani announced at Reliance's Annual General Meeting 2021

24 Jun 2021

Business
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.

Jio introduces five prepaid plans without daily data limit

15 Jun 2021

Business
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?

TV18 Broadcast, Hathway, Den Networks merger into Network18 called off

24 Apr 2021

Entertainment
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.

NewsBytes Briefing: Reliance is gunning for low-cost laptops, and more

05 Mar 2021

Technology
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.

Soon, Reliance may let you order groceries from WhatsApp

18 Jan 2021

Business
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.

China's Zhong Shanshan replaces Mukesh Ambani as Asia's richest person

31 Dec 2020

Business
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.

Farmers protest: Over 1,500 mobile towers damaged, Captain issues warning

29 Dec 2020

India
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.

Reliance set to relaunch JioPhone next year

23 Dec 2020

Business
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.

Reliance buys 96% stake in Urban Ladder for Rs. 182cr

15 Nov 2020

Business
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.

Future Group, Reliance ignore ruling to hold $3.4bn deal

26 Oct 2020

Business
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).

India's domestic season could start from January 1

19 Oct 2020

Sports
India's domestic season could start from January 1

The 2020-21 Indian domestic cricket season is expected to commence on January 1.

Reliance Retail scores Rs. 3,675cr from General Atlantic: Details here

30 Sep 2020

Business
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.

NewsBytes Briefing: Microsoft 365 suffered an outage, and more

29 Sep 2020

Technology
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.

Jio appears to be blocking Twitch streams in India

28 Sep 2020

Business
Jio appears to be blocking Twitch streams in India

Telecom giant Reliance Jio appears to be blocking Twitch streams in India.

PUBG ban not likely to be revoked anytime soon: Report

27 Sep 2020

Technology
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.

What does Reliance and Future Group deal mean for India

30 Aug 2020

Business
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.

NewsBytes Briefing: Epic's Unreal Engine gets legal protection, and more

25 Aug 2020

Technology
NewsBytes Briefing: Epic's Unreal Engine gets legal protection, and more

Since last night, the case between Apple and Epic Games has progressed.

India set to host England in February, Sourav Ganguly confirms

22 Aug 2020

Sports
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.

Chemist body opposes Reliance's acquisition of Netmeds: Here's why

20 Aug 2020

Business
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.

NewsBytes Briefing: Reliance buys Netmeds, SpaceX's biggest fund-raise, and more

19 Aug 2020

Technology
NewsBytes Briefing: Reliance buys Netmeds, SpaceX's biggest fund-raise, and more

In the last few hours, renowned tech giants took major strides.

Now, JioPhone users can make UPI payments: Here's how

19 Aug 2020

Business
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.

Reliance could buy Milkbasket, Urban Ladder in e-commerce push

17 Aug 2020

Business
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.

NewsBytes Briefing: Reliance could back TikTok's business, and more

13 Aug 2020

Technology
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.

BCCI plans to mow down domestic season amid COVID-19 pandemic

19 Jul 2020

Sports
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.

Is Reliance's new 'Jio Glass' worth the hype?

15 Jul 2020

Technology
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.

Reliance AGM: Google invests Rs. 33,737cr; Jio Glass; 5G plans

15 Jul 2020

Business
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.

#WeeklyRecap: India bans Chinese apps, JioMeet launches, Gmail suffers outage

05 Jul 2020

Technology
#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.

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