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‘Innovation, research must benefit people’

  NEW DELHI, RESEARCH and academic institutions should “break silos” and work towards establishing strong linkages with laboratories and the industry for the benefit of the people, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday urged members

  • Prevailing market conditions tough for traders: Hemant Gandhi

      Business Bureau, NVCC gave lifetime achievement awards to three businessmen Prakash Soni, Prahlad Madangopal Agarwal and Ashok Khanorkar for outstanding work in their respective fields and contributing in the region’s growth Saying that

  • Athavale Classes to conduct test series on Nov 20, 25

      Business Bureau, ATHAVALE Classes Test Series for Standard X (State Board) and Standard XII (State Board) will be commencing from November 20 and Test Series for Standard X (CBSE) will be conducted from November 25. The subjects covered for Sta

  • ‘Students should become icon of themselves, never imitate others’

        Business Bureau, “Don’t fall in trap of material Goddesses of ignorance, illusion, corruption, conspiracy, diplomacy and ignore them completely. Be an icon of yourselves and never imitate others”, said Prof. Ganeshi La

  • MCED starts free residential entrepreneurship devpt programme

      Under the Bharat Ratna Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar (SC/ST) Entrepreneurs Special Group Encouragement Scheme, Maharashtra Centre for Entrepreneurship Development (MCED) has started free residential entrepreneur development programme (EDP) for scheduled

  • General insurance employees’ demonstration today

      As per decision taken by Joint Forum of Unions and Associations of Officers and Eemployees of Public Sector General Insurance (PSGI) companies, public sector general insurance employees all over the country will stage lunch hour demonstration on

  • ‘Electric surge to require flexible power systems’

      Demand for electricity is set to explode in the next two decades, which could be good news for the environment but a challenge for governments and power companies, the IEA said on Tuesday. “The electricity sector is experiencing its most

  • MES contractors on indefinite tools-down strike

      Business Bureau, MES contractors have not received their legitimate dues from long time Nagpur Branch of Military Engineering Services (MES) Builders Association of India (Regd) New Delhi, is on indefinite strike from November 13. Chairman of

  • Hike in MSP of pulses brings cheers to farmers

      Business Bureau, FARMERS have a reason to cheer as pulses prices are looking up. Government is taking various initiatives to help farmers get better prices for their produce by increasing the Minimum Support Price (MSP) by Rs 1,000 to Rs 1,500

  • Tea prices may rise from Dec 20, says Anil Ahirkar

      Business Bureau, In order to improve quality of tea, Tea Board of India has directed tea growers to stop plucking of tea leaves from December 20, said Anil Ahirkar, President of Nag Vidarbha Tea Merchants Association. He was speaking at the Diw

  • Fall in fuel prices gives relief to consumers

      Business Bureau, Date Petrol price Diesel price October 4 Rs 91.83/L Rs 80.63/LOctober 5 Rs 87.45/L Rs 77.97/LOctober 6 Rs 87.63/L Rs 77.28/LOctober 7 Rs 87.77/L Rs 77.58/LOctober 8 Rs 87.98/L Rs 77.89/LOctober 9 Rs 88.21/L Rs 78.20/LOctober 12

  • Kothari alleged that many printing firms lacked required facilities but were favoured by the Balbharti officers

      Business Bureau, A city-based printing firm on Monday alleged the Maharashtra State Bureau of Textbook Production and Curriculum Research, popularly known as Balbharati, of giving it step motherly treatment while shortlisting agencies for issui

  • PE/VC investments jump 50% to $3.1 bn in October: Report

      Business Bureau, Six large deals of over USD 100 million each resulted in a 50 per cent year-on-year jump in the total venture investments in the country in October to USD 3.1 billion, a report said Monday. The total investments by private equ

  • India Inc’s October M&A, PE deal tally at USD 5.5 billion

      Business Bureau, Corporate India’s merger and acquisitions (M&A) and private equity (PE) deal volumes increased by 11 per cent in October, says a Grant Thornton report. The deal value, however, rose marginally to USD 5.5 billion in Oc

  • Delays beyond 270-day deadline at NCLT cost banks Rs 4,000 cr in foregone interest: Icra

      Business Bureau, The inordinate delays beyond the 270-day deadline under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) have cost the lenders to the first ‘dirty list’ of 12 large defaulters a whopping Rs 4,000 crore in interest income fo

  • 19 GW of stressed power assets eligible for SHAKTI-II: Crisil

      Business Bureau, As many as 19 gigawatt (GW) capacity out of the 40 GW identified as stressed power assets can participate in the second phase of the Government’s Scheme for Harnessing and Allocating Koyala (coal) Transparently in India (

  • Chyawanfit sugar-free Chyawanprash for diabetics by Baidyanath

      Business Bureau, BAIDYANATH has introduced Chyawanfit sugar-free rejuvenating formulation for diabetics and for calorie conscious people. Chyawanfit sugar free is a combination of more than 40 select medicinal herbs. Amla which is one of the ma

  • MCED to hold workshop on ‘Setting up industry’

      MAHARASHTRA Centre for Entrepreneurship Development (MCED) will be organising a two-day workshop on the topic ‘Setting up industry, Government schemes and proper guidance’. The workshop is scheduled on November 21 and November 22. Th

  • ‘Oct inflation print questions credibility of RBI forecasting’

      The sharp decline in the headline inflation print to 3.31 per cent for October - a year-year-low - will result in a prolonged pause in the rates, but raises a “big question mark” on the Reserve Bank’s inflation forecasting, say

  • Urgent need to revive MSMEs

      By Sudhakar Atre, THE 12 point MSME support and outreach programme announced by Prime Minister on November 2 is a welcome step as it will boost the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs). But it’s high time to look into the present s