Audible bets on local languages for growth in India

New Delhi: Audible, a part of e-commerce giant Amazon, is working on adding more Indian languages to its ‘Suno’ service, that offers audio stories and podcasts, as the company looks…

Unilever to introduce mouthwash formulation in India, claims to reduce 99.9 pc corona after rinsing

New Delhi: Global FMCG major Unilever on Saturday said it will bring to India its mouthwash formulation, which, it claims, will reduce 99.9 per cent of coronavirus after 30 seconds of…

Harley-Davidson says working with partner Hero to ensure smooth transition for customers in India

New Delhi: American cult-bike maker Harley-Davidson on Saturday said it is working with its new partner Hero MotoCorp to “ensure a smooth transition” for its customers in India, including after-sales…

Bharti Airtel to acquire 5.2 pc stake in Avaada MHBuldhana for Rs 4.55 cr

New Delhi: Bharti Airtel on Friday said it will acquire 5.2 per cent stake in solar power company Avaada MHBuldhana for Rs 4.55 crore in an all-cash deal. Avaada MHBuldhana Private…

Voda Idea shares rise over 3 pc

New Delhi: Shares of Vodafone Idea Ltd (VIL) on Friday jumped over 3 per cent after the company received Rs 3,760 crore cash on completion of the Bharti Infratel and Indus…

Indian talent today touches almost every part of Amazon’s global offerings: Amit Agarwal

Bengaluru: Amazon’s global Senior Vice President and India country head Amit Agarwal on Friday said the company employs almost 1,00,000 workers in the country directly, including tens of thousands of employees…

Rupee rises 12 paise to 74.15 against US dollar in early trade

Mumbai: The rupee appreciated 12 paise to 74.15 against the US dollar in opening trade on Friday, supported by positive opening in domestic equities and weakness in American currency. At the…

Sebi moves SC for payment of Rs 62,000 crore from Sahara firms, wants Subrata Roy in custody if not paid

NEW DELHI: Markets regulator Sebi has moved the Supreme Court seeking direction to two Sahara firms to pay Rs 62,602.90 crore in compliance with the court’s earlier orders, failing which…

Sensex crosses 44,000 mark in opening trade; Nifty tests 12,900

Mumbai: Equity benchmark Sensex crossed the 44,000 mark for the first time in early trade on Wednesday, tracking gains in financial stocks amid largely positive cues from other Asian markets and…

Lakshmi Vilas Bank shares tank 20 pc after getting placed under moratorium

New Delhi: Shares of Lakshmi Vilas Bank on Wednesday tanked as much as 20 per cent to hit its lowest permissible trading limit on Wednesday after the government placed the lender…

Rupee opens on flat note against US dollar

Mumbai: The rupee opened on a flat note and was trading in a narrow range against the US dollar in opening session on Wednesday as rising COVID-19 cases in the US…

Ford to revamp Detroit book warehouse into innovation hub

Detroit: Ford Motor Co. has revealed plans to transform a long-vacant book warehouse into a hub for automobile innovation in Detroit’s oldest neighbourhood. Corktown, long known for its wood-framed houses, restaurants…

Asian shares rise buoyed by news on coronavirus vaccine

Tokyo: Asian shares rose Tuesday, after the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit a record high on optimism that a vaccine may soon control the coronavirus and the economic destruction it’s caused.…

Sensex, Nifty scale record high levels supported by positive vaccine news

Mumbai: Equity benchmark indices Sensex and Nifty opened on a bullish note and hit record high levels in early trade on Tuesday, tracking positive cues from global markets amid improved risk…

Nikkei hits 29-year high as vaccine optimism boosts risk appetite

NEW DELHI: Japan’s Nikkei share average closed at a 29-year high on Tuesday as investors cheered news of another potential coronavirus vaccine that re-ignited hopes of a swift global recovery.…

COVID-19 hits shopping mall launches in the country

KOLKATA: Launching of shopping malls in 2020 was hit badly with only five properties beginning operations so far against a pre COVID-19 estimate of 54, which were likely to be unveiled…

NBCC bags orders worth Rs 1,165 crore in Oct

New Delhi: State-owned construction firm NBCC (India) Ltd on Monday said it has bagged business orders worth Rs 1,165.52 crore last month. “NBCC (India) Limited has secured the total business of…

Diesel sales fall 5 pc in Nov after reaching pre-COVID levels in Oct

New Delhi: India’s diesel sales fell 5 per cent in the first half of November when compared with the previous year, industry data showed on Monday, after rising for the first…

Continued robust demand for diesel trims vindicates company’s stand: Hyundai

NEW DELHI: Hyundai Motor India is witnessing a robust demand for diesel models in its portfolio which vindicates its stand for continuing with the technology even in the BS-VI emission regime,…

GM recalling nearly 69K Bolt electric cars due to fire risk

DETROIT: General Motors is recalling nearly 69,000 Chevrolet Bolt electric cars worldwide because the batteries have caught fire in five of them. The company says it doesn’t know yet what’s causing…