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Tech Mahindra to hire over 2,000 people in US this year

Tech Mahindra to hire over 2,000 people in US this year

IT major Tech Mahindra plans to hire around 2,200 people in the US this year, same as last year, amid the American government’s call for creation of jobs in the country. The Mumbai-based company, which has over 6,000 people working for over 400 clients in the US, has been recruiting resources out of colleges in […]

Mahindra group plans to invest $1 billion in US over five years

Mahindra group plans to invest $1 billion in US over five years

NEW YORK: Diversified Mahindra group plans to invest $1 billion across business verticals in the US over the next five years as it aims to double revenues from the American market to $5 billion. The Mumbai-headquartered group, which currently employs around 3,000 people in the country, also plans to double the headcount over the next five […]

No GST on sale of old gold jewellery, vehicles by individuals

No GST on sale of old gold jewellery, vehicles by individuals

A day after the government said that sale of old gold jewellery will attract 3 per cent Goods and Services Tax (GST) via the reverse charge mechanism, it clarified that sale of old gold jewellery as well as old vehicles by ‘individuals’ will not attract any GST. However, if an unregistered supplier of gold ornaments […]

Infosys reports net profit of Rs 3483 crore in Q1, revenue from operations rises 1.8 per cent

Infosys reports net profit of Rs 3483 crore in Q1, revenue from operations rises 1.8 per cent

India’s second-biggest software services exporter Infosys Ltd reported a 1.4 per cent increase in first-quarter profit on Friday, reported Reuters. Assisted by key client wins, it also managed to slightly beat street estimates. The company also said it added eight clients in its $100 million category. On Friday morning, Infosys posted a consolidated net profit of […]

Southwestern National Bank Presents 2017 Scholarship Awards

Southwestern National Bank Presents 2017 Scholarship Awards

HOUSTON: Southwestern National Bank (SNB) presented its 12th annual scholarship awards on July 6, to assist in facilitating the education of deserving high school graduates in our community.     SNB CEO Gary Owens congratulated the scholars and wished them all a bright and successful future. Bank officials hope that the scholarships will help young […]

Google acquires Bengaluru AI start-up Halli Labs

Google acquires Bengaluru AI start-up Halli Labs

Google Inc. has acquired Halli Labs, a four-month old start-up out of Bengaluru that is developing artificial intelligence and machine learning solutions. Halli Labs announced the acquisition late Wednesday. “We will be joining Google’s Next Billion Users team to help get more technology and information into more people’s hands around the world,” the company said […]

The first Indian cruise to Antarctica

The first Indian cruise to Antarctica

As it happens, about 750 million years ago, India and Antarctica were joined at the hip. Covered in ice, thick and inseparable. Cut to the present: They are at least three flights and one spectacular voyage apart. A distance that few—fewer than 200 out of 20 million—outbound Indian tourists cover every year. A poor showing […]

Group of ministers to decide fate of Air India’s huge art collection

Group of ministers to decide fate of Air India’s huge art collection

NEW Delhi: The fate of the priceless artwork collection of Air India, acquired over the past 60 years, will be decided by a group of ministers which is looking into the proposal for the air carrier’s disinvestment, officials said. The inventory of the thousands of artefacts, comprising works by stalwarts such as M.F. Husain, SH […]

Air India links Hyderabad to US, direct flight three times a week

Air India links Hyderabad to US, direct flight three times a week

HYDERABAD: Hyderabadis residing in the United States now have a reason to cheer as the Air India has announced its first direct flight from Hyderabad to Washington. Starting on July 8, Air India’s new flight Air India 104 will connect Washington with Hyderabad via Delhi with three services every week. Washington will be the second city in the US […]

Reliance exits Peru oil block

Reliance exits Peru oil block

Reliance Industries has pulled out of the last oil block it held in Peru, trimming its overseas assets to just two properties in Myanmar. The billionaire Mukesh Ambani-led firm had in 2007 set up Reliance Exploration and Production (REP) DMCC primarily for acquiring overseas assets. It had steadily acquired 16 conventional oil and gas assets, […]

1 lakh deregistered companies to face more heat

1 lakh deregistered companies to face more heat

NEW DELHI: The government is launching a multi-pronged offensive against one lakhcompanies that have been de-registered+ , including action against those for violating taxation and money-laundering laws as well as choking their access to banking. A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement that the ministry of corporate affairs (MCA) had struck off names of these companies, […]

GST rollout in India: Biggest tax reform formally launched by PM Modi, President Mukherjee

GST rollout in India: Biggest tax reform formally launched by PM Modi, President Mukherjee

Goods and Services Tax (GST), the biggest fiscal reform India has seen since Independence, was formally launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and President Mukherjee on Saturday. Speaking at the launch ceremony at the Central Hall in Parliament, President Mukherjee said, “It is remarkable that 18 meetings held so far, all decisions have been taken by […]

ISRO’s PSLV-C38 successfully vaults Cartosat-2 Series, 30 other satellites into orbit

ISRO’s PSLV-C38 successfully vaults Cartosat-2 Series, 30 other satellites into orbit

In yet another masterful demonstration of its space prowess, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Friday successfully launched its workhorse rocket PSLV-C38 from Sriharikota carrying the Cartosat-2 series satellite for earth observation along with 30 co-passenger satellites. Weighing 712 kg, Cartosat-2 series satellite has been specifically designed for the benefit of the defence forces. The latest […]

Trump approves $2B sale of drones to India ahead of meeting

Trump approves $2B sale of drones to India ahead of meeting

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has authorized the sale of unarmed surveillance drones to India, the manufacturer said Friday, as the two nations’ leaders prepare for their first face-to-face meeting. India initiated its request to buy 22 Guardian MQ-9B unmanned aircraft for maritime surveillance last year. The deal is estimated to be worth about […]

Air India sale offers tickets starting at Rs 706

Air India sale offers tickets starting at Rs 706

Jumping on to the monsoon sale bandwagon, national carrier Air India is offering fares starting Rs 706 (all inclusive). The sale called “Saavan Special 2017 Sale” is on till Wednesday June 21. The promotional offer is applicable for travel between July 1, 2017 to September 20. As is the norm with these sales, limited seats […]

From 11% to 2.2%, five factors explain vanishing India inflation

From 11% to 2.2%, five factors explain vanishing India inflation

Four years ago Indian inflation was running at more than 11%. Now it’s melted to a record low 2.2%, below Mexico, Turkey and the UK, as the central bank’s battle against price pressures gains traction. The slide has prompted the Reserve Bank of India, led by Urjit Patel, to slash its inflation forecasts and led […]

GST set for June 30 midnight launch at special Parliament session

GST set for June 30 midnight launch at special Parliament session

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) is set for a big launch on the midnight of June 30 at a function inside the Parliament’s Central Hall. President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice-President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and former prime ministers Manmohan Singh and H D Deve Gowda will be among those present […]

Govt said to be planning policy revamp for $19 billion gold jewellery industry

Govt said to be planning policy revamp for $19 billion gold jewellery industry

India, which vies with China as the top consumer of bullion, is working on new policies to improve transparency and help expand its $19 billion gold jewellery industry, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The plans being worked out by the finance and commerce ministries along with industry groups should be finalized by […]

Indians have ‘rather few’ deposits: Swiss banks

Indians have ‘rather few’ deposits: Swiss banks

NEW DELHI: Indians have “few deposits” in Swiss banks compared to other global financial hubs like Singapore and Hong Kong, says a grouping of private bankers in Switzerland amid stepped-up efforts to check the black money+ menace. Money held by Indians in Swiss banks declined to a record low of 1.2 billion franc (about Rs […]

RIL, BP to infuse Rs 40,000 crore in Krishna-Godavari D6 block

RIL, BP to infuse Rs 40,000 crore in Krishna-Godavari D6 block

After a gap of seven years, Reliance Industries and its partner BP on Thursday pledged to infuse Rs 40,000 crore in the deepwater gas fields of the Krishna-Godavari (KG) D6 block on the country’s east coast. The investments will be over the next three to five years. The renewed agreement between the two companies will […]

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