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Mahindra First Choice Wheels sees big potential in Punjab market

It is targeting adding 100 outlets this fiscal across the country

Bajaj to manufacture motorcycles at Bangladesh plant

The factory will initially manufacture four models with an annual production capacity of 1.5 lakh units

Refund Rs 49,000 cr to investors: Sebi to PACL

Amount more than twice the size of Sahara's; collective investment scheme operator has 3 months to return money and wind up

Rs 1-lakh-cr market-cap club now has 18 firms

In 2008, the 13 companies on the list accounted for 34% of the overall m-cap

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Coffee with BS: Vivek Gambhir

Godrej Consumer Products' MD revels in his 2-city life between Mumbai and Delhi

Turf wars: Uber's in for a bumpy ride in India

Easycab, Meru and others eye flaws in its trademark credit-card transactions. They allege these transactions by Uber are in violation of the ...

Makeover for Horlicks, again

This is the third time in four years that the country's largest milk food drink is being relaunched

Diversification, new launches to give a boost to Emami's growth

Entry into new and high-growth categories will also help diversify from a seasonal portfolio

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Mahindra First Choice Wheels sees big potential in Punjab market

It is targeting adding 100 outlets this fiscal across the country

Bajaj to manufacture motorcycles at Bangladesh plant

The factory will initially manufacture four models with an annual production capacity of 1.5 lakh units

Maruti may seek shareholder nod for Gujarat project in Oct

R C Bhargava says company's move on the Gujarat plant will be beneficial to its shareholders


Prohibition in Kerala to hit liquor players hard

Alcohol & beverage players not given a price hike for the past 5 years, the result of which many are bleeding heavily

Coffee with BS: Vivek Gambhir

Godrej Consumer Products' MD revels in his 2-city life between Mumbai and Delhi

NSE, BSE to exclude USL from F&O segment

Says the company has failed to submit financial results


ICICI Bank plans to add more than 1.5 million accounts in FY15

At the start of this year, the bank has also launched Tab banking for its rural customers

Religare part-purchases Prime's portfolio business

Anantakrishnan and team move over with clients

Karur Vysya Bank raises Rs 625 crore through QIP

The Bank had earlier received approval to raise up to Rs 1,000 crore


Airtel partners with Tigo, introduces cross-network money transfer service

Service will be available in Tanzania, company is poised to help deepen financial inclusion in the country

RCom to expand retail reach, revamp 100 outlets

Eyes more than 1,000 retail outlets by end of current fiscal, mostly franchisee owned

Seven of the top 10 brands come from services sector

HDFC Bank, Airtel, State Bank of India top BrandZ's 50 most valuable brand study


Infosys gives 22,794 restricted stock units to CEO Sikka

He will receive a salary of $5.08 million, including a base salary of $900,000 and a variable pay of $4.18 million

IT stocks gain on firm US economic data

TCS, Infosys, Tech Mahindra, Mindtree and Wipro are up between 1-3.5% on BSE IT share index.

Today's picks- 21 August 2014

Nifty, Tech Mahindra, NTPC, DLF and Mahindra & Mahindra


Another big blow for Ranbaxy

Slapped with Rs 242-cr fine by US authorities for rule violations at Toansa unit, say sources; 2nd such hefty rap in the recent past from US ...

Marck Biosciences gets warning letter from US FDA

FDA issues an import alert for products manufactured at the firm's Kheda unit into the US

Claris Lifesciences gains on MHRA nod for new plant

This will help in enhancing capacities to grow in the regulated markets, especially the European region, Claris said.


Mahindra First Choice Wheels sees big potential in Punjab market

It is targeting adding 100 outlets this fiscal across the country

Bajaj to manufacture motorcycles at Bangladesh plant

The factory will initially manufacture four models with an annual production capacity of 1.5 lakh units

Maruti may seek shareholder nod for Gujarat project in Oct

R C Bhargava says company's move on the Gujarat plant will be beneficial to its shareholders


Krishnapatnam UMPP: States to study rate hike request of RPower

According to government sources, RPower has been seeking a similar revision in tariff that was extended to Mundra and Tilaiya UMPPs by CERC

Today's picks- 21 August 2014

Nifty, Tech Mahindra, NTPC, DLF and Mahindra & Mahindra

Shipping stocks rally as Baltic Dry Index hits 4-month high

Shipping Corporation, Mercator, G E Shipping,Chowgule Steamships, ABG Shipyard and Bharati Shipyard are up 1-10% on BSE.


SpiceJet under lens for alleged I-T breaches

The company declined to reveal the amount due by the airline to the I-T Department

Hotel Leela Venture climbs 6% on news clarification

Hotel Leela Venture has surged 6% to Rs 25 on BSE after the company issued a clarification on the media news item.

SpiceJet promoters to infuse funds

The airline's board decides to issue warrants to promoters on a preferential basis


L&T to consolidate foreign business

The company has been looking abroad for orders

L&T wins orders worth Rs 1,283 crore in July, August

Orders were bagged by Water and Renewable Energy business segment of L&T Construction

Changi Airports out of race for GVK's airports stake

Stake sale could not proceed as planned due to the lower valuation and currently due diligence is undertaken by one of the investors, says ...


Iconic US brand GAP comes to India through Arvind franchise

Arvind is looking to open 40 stores in the next five years and looking at a business opportunity of Rs 1,000 crore from the venture

Astral Poly Technik hits new high ahead of board meet

The board will meet on August 25 to fix the record date for the purpose of sub-division of face value of equity shares from Rs 2 each to Rs 1 ...

Arvind Brands forays into kidswear retail

Signs franchisee agreement with US-based The Children's Place


Raw material security must for industrial growth: Tata Steel MD

Says country has an advantage of raw material and needs to leverage on it

CBI to close coal block allocation case against Kumar Mangalam

Case against the two was registered in Oct last year by the agency which had alleged that Parakh had reversed his decision to reject coal block ...

Metal shares decline on hike in mineral royalty rates, weak Chinese data

Tata Steel, Sesa Sterlite, JSW Steel, SAIL and NMDC are down 1-2% on the National Stock Exchange.


Sugar shares in demand

Balrampur Chini, Bajaj Hindustan, Shree Renuka Sugars, Dhampur Sugar and Mawana Sugars are up 4-8% on BSE.

Mallya-Poddar bid for MCF hits UBI hurdle

Sebi asked to reconsider open offer nod as KFA was identified as wilful defaulter

Vadilal Industries founder Ramchandra Gandhi no more

Transformed a single location ice cream outlet into one of India's biggest ice cream players


Huffington Post inks pact with Times Group for India edition

The website, HuffPost India, is likely to be launched later this year and the editorial team will operate from New Delhi.

Zee Entertainment gains 4% on Nifty inclusion

Zee Entertainment Enterprises will replace United Spirits in Nifty 50 stocks with effect from September 19, 2014.

Zee Entertainment to replace United Spirits in Nifty

Company will be moved up to main index, effective from Sept 19, 2014


Boards of top state-run firms' wait to be filled

Besides, a host of public sector companies are awaiting appointment letters for full-time directors

Reliance Industries fighting to revoke patent of Italian firm Cobarr in India

IPAB to consider miscellaneous petitition by Cobarr filed against Reliance's revocation application

PM dedicates IOC terminal at Jharkhand

The Jasidih terminal, built at a cost of Rs 109 crore, is the first pipeline fed terminal of the state


Prohibition in Kerala to hit liquor players hard

Alcohol & beverage players not given a price hike for the past 5 years, the result of which many are bleeding heavily

FTIL & MCX agree to terms of new tech deal

FTIL has agreed to reduce its annual maintenance charge by 40%

Govt orders Gail to cut gas from non-priority areas for retail needs

The ministry in an order has authorised the company to meet full requirement of CNG retailers like Indraprastha Gas Ltd


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Vanita Kohli-Khandekar: Trai's take on media ownership
Vanita Kohli-Khandekar

Its recent paper is a call for the media to fix the sorry state of the news industry in India

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Retailers need to offer a seamless experience for the modern consumer

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For a medium that is now almost two decades old and completely mainstream, why has online media not got its act together on metrics?

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Why Jet failed to 'Konnect'

The no-frills brand scored poorly on perception, performance, popularity and profit

TVS adds Zest to Scooty

Venu Srinivasan said that the new model was all about the aspirations of the young woman

Seven of the top 10 brands come from services sector

HDFC Bank, Airtel, State Bank of India top BrandZ's 50 most valuable brand study

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Eicher Motors: Dream run set to continue

Analysts expect Royal Enfield to become a million-unit franchise; earnings estimate for 2015 upgraded

Brighter days ahead for paint companies

Asian Paints, Berger Paints, Kansai Nerolac set to gain from industrial pick-up, softening crude oil prices

RIL Jio's 4G launch may not be a big risk to incumbent telcos

Experience of entrants with new LTE technology in other markets shows the road is not smooth

Royalty rise near-term dampener for metal stocks

Estimated impact on earnings 1-8%, depending on companies' ability to pass on costs to customers