Unbundled BlackBerry in India soon

Rashmi Pratap Economic Times 15.10.2008
Unbundled BlackBerry in India soon

MUMBAI: Canada-based Research In Motion (RIM), the maker of BlackBerry devices, is planning to sell unbundled handsets through retail chains and some exclusive stores in India, the world’s fastest-growing wireless market.

Jet Airways to lay off 850 employees - reports

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Jet Airways, India's top private airline, has decided to lay off about 800 to 850 employees due to falling air travel and soaring costs, Indian papers said on Wednesday, citing unnamed officials.

Politics fuels Nano protest in Gujarat, agitation intensifies

Trouble just seems to be following the Tata's prestigious Nano project. After protesting farmers led by the Trinamool Congress drove the project out of West Bengal, now in its new home in Gujarat, it is almost like a repeat all over again.

Corporate raid on ICICI Bank just not possible: Montek

New Delhi, Oct 14 (PTI) Ruling out the possibility of a corporate raid on ICICI Bank through hammering down of its share price, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia today said it is not possible for just anyone to take over t...

Mayavati pulls land rug from under Sonia’s feet

TAPAS CHAKRABORTY Calcutta Telegraph 13.10.2008
Mayavati pulls land rug from under Sonia’s feet

Mayavati has scrapped the land allotment for a railway coach factory in Rae Bareli just a day before Sonia Gandhi was to flag off construction.

India's small e-car to hit the road soon

The Economic Times 13.10.2008
India's small e-car to hit the road soon

RAJKOT: Makers of electric scooters and bikes under the Oreva brand, Ajanta group of India is all set to roll out its first e-car.

Infosys not to hike offer price for Axon

India 10.10.2008
Infosys not to hike offer price for Axon

After careful consideration, the Board of Infosys has concluded that it will not increase the price of its original offer dated August 25, 2008.

India advocates Asian alternative for market regulation

Singapore, Oct 10 (PTI) India today advocated the need for an "Asian imprint" for governance and regulation of markets as an alternative to capitalism and socialism to tackle the crisis arising out of the global financial turmoil.

India PM to open Kashmir projects

The Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is due in Indian-administered Kashmir to inaugurate a dam opposed by Pakistan and a key rail project. Mr Singh will inaugurate the first phase of the Baglihar hydro-electric project on the Chenab river on F...

RBI cuts reserve ratio, scraps bond as markets tank

V. Ramakrishnan, Swati Bhat Reuters India 10.10.2008
RBI cuts reserve ratio, scraps bond as markets tank

MUMBAI (Reuters) – The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) slashed its cash reserve requirement on Friday to free up some $12 billion in funds and ease a cash squeeze that drove overnight rates to an 19-month high and forced the government to cancel a bon...

People of Haryana and Punjab spend 40-45% on Health

According to the survey released on Tuesday, on an average, families in Punjab spend 44.9% of their income on health problems and the families in Haryana spend 40% of their income on health expences.

P Chidambaram: Country maintains good financial health

The finance minister, P Chidambaram said that India’s economy maintains a sound health and the investors need not to afraid. He was addressing the media persons after the meeting of union cabinet on Wednesday. The government would provide more liq...

Economy can still post 8% growth, says Chidambaram

The Finance Minister, Mr P. Chidambaram, has said that India can still end the current year with a growth rate of 8 per cent despite the financial turmoil across the world.

Airtel to enter direct-to-home television market

NEW DELHI: Telecom operator Airtel on Tuesday announced the launch of its direct-to-home (DTH) satellite television service. The service will be available in 62 cities from October 9, a senior company official said here.

India seen taking more steps on cash, but not rates

Saikat Chatterjee, V. Ramakrishnan Reuters India 07.10.2008

MUMBAI (Reuters) – The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is expected to follow an easing of reserve requirements with more steps to add cash to money markets, but analysts say double-digit inflation means it cannot take part in any global round of rate ...

Tatas drive Nano project to Gujarat

Ahmedabad (PTI): Within days of exiting from West Bengal, Tatas have decided to relocate their Rs one lakh-Nano car project in Gujarat, after scouting many sites including that Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.

Nokia's 1st touch screen phone in India by November

KOLKATA: Nokia has decided to launch its first touch screen phone in India in the third week of November. The Finnish handset major will position the phone, ‘Nokia 5800’, under its music platform ‘XpressMusic’ series and likely to price it at sub-...

Tata Motors conducts site inspection for Nano project in Karna

Hubli, Oct 5 (PTI) Senior Tata Motors officials today conducted a site inspection at three places in and around the twin cities of Hubli and Dharwad in Karnataka which is trying to woo the automobile major to set up its Nano car project in the state.

Govt adds more cream to quota's creamy layer

Sumit Pande 03.10.2008
Govt adds more cream to quota's creamy layer

New Delhi: India is gearing up for the election season with Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chattisgarh and Jammu and Kashmir going to polls at the end of this year. Lok Sabha elections are scheduled to be held early next year.

WB Chief Minister to meet Ratan Tata today

The West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee will meet Tata Motors Chairman Ratan Tata today in Kolkata in a last ditch attempt to stop the Nano from leaving Singur and the state. There may be a new turn in Ratan Tata's meeting with West...

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