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3 hrs ago | Nerve News
About 2,600 workers at the main production plant of German auto components major Bosch India Ltd here struck work Tuesday, seeking higher wages. In a regulator filing to the Bombay Stock Exchange , the city-based Indian subsidiary claimed that the employees' union of its Bangalore plant had chosen to go on strike from Tuesday to press for their 'unreasonable demands'.
7 hrs ago | India Together
Hailed for his stewardship of Titan Industries where he built a premium brand from scratch and won for it international renown, Xerxes Desai naturally has one of the keenest perspectives on Indian industry. But his equally deep insights into Indian society and development become apparent through this interaction with Christopher Lopaze.
11 hrs ago | Business Wire
Ltd. , the holding company for the GMR Infrastructure Ltd. , one of India's leading infrastructure business groups. The transaction is subject to customary transaction documentation.
Ambassador Vinai Thummalapally, Executive Director of SelectUSA, will partake in a five-city tour of India from September 18-24, 2014, to encourage Indian investment into the United States and raise awareness of U.S. services available to Indian companies. Ambassador Thummalapally will visit New Delhi, Hyderabad, Coimbatore, Mumbai, and Bangalore to meet with business leaders, prospective investors, trade associations, and reporters.
Suhail Maajid and his aging parents spent two nights atop the roof of a three-story building in the Indian region of Kashmir, shuddering each time the swirling floodwaters below shook the structure. An army boat rescued them after they earlier failed to board an Air Force helicopter because his 70-year-old mother had fainted.
India and Vietnam have prioritised enhanced physical, institutional and people-to-people linkages, and both would now like to see intensified exchanges between their universities and institutions, President Pranab Mukherjee Monday said. "I am delighted to note that the Ho Chi Minh National Academy for Politics and Public Administration has already evolved a co-operation framework with the prestigious Indian Institute of Management in Bangalore and with the Indian Institute of Public Administration in Delhi," the president said after inaugurating the India Study Centre here.
India's wholesale price inflation slowed last month to its lowest in nearly five years, data showed Monday, but the country's central bank governor dampened hopes of an interest rate cut. A shopper uses an escalator during a visit to a mall in Bangalore, southern India on July 5, 2014 - by Manjunath Kiran The Wholesale Price Index rose 3.74 percent year on year -- far below market forecasts of 4.40 percent -- and sharply lower than the 5.19 percent rate clocked up the previous month, data released by the commerce ministry showed.
A teenager in India has discovered a major loophole in Amazon-owned audio book retailer Audible that allows anyone to download an unlimited amount of audio books for free. Security flaws in Audible mean the site doesn't wait to authenticate credit card payments before allowing users to purchase books, meaning that anyone can provide the site with fake information and download an unlimited amount of audio books.
'The Ugly Indian' in Bangalore is inspiring people across India to transform the cities they live in, one mile at a time, finds Indulekha Aravind. It is perhaps the best kind of uprising - without banners, newsroom debates or vehement netas.
Taiwanese tea oil producer Mei-shan Tea Oil Production Cooperative is keen to develop business opportunities in India, while National Tsing Hua University President Hong Ho-cheng is in full support and Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association Chairman Wang Chung-yu cautions against rash investments in India, CNA reported. Mei-shan stated the company's hope to promote the planting of camellia in India.
MOM, hurtling at a speed of 82,000kmph, has been idling for about 300 days since it left the Earth's influence on November 30, 2013. CHENNAI: Sleepless Indian space scientists on Sunday began the process of 'waking up' the engine of the Mars Orbiter Mission spacecraft for a four-second test on September 21. Three days later, it will be put to its ultimate test - firing for 24 minutes to slow down the MOM and inject it into the Martial orbit.
New Delhi, Sept. 14: India is rethinking its commitment to recognise the one-year master's degrees awarded in Britain because British universities do not universally accept Indian Class XII certificates, sources told The Telegraph.
Bangalore, from the last few years has been on the list of the top job creators in the country. This year too, the city has marked an year-on-year growth in terms of the employment creation.
As Xi's visit to India scheduled for September 17 draws close, Chinese officials are becoming increasingly vocal about Beijing's decision to scale up investments in India regarded widely as the most safe investment destination, especially after Japan made a splash with commitment to invest $35 billion during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Tokyo. With growing Outbound Direct Investment which last year crossed $90 billion, China's investments in India, which so far remained a paltry $400 million, mostly in Gujarat, are now expected to surpass Japan.
After a successful campaign in Europe, the UAE emirate Sharjah will launch an India Road Show Sep 15-22 to woo tourists. The 2014 road show in India is being hosted by the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority in cooperation with Air Arabia airline and Sharjah's hotel and tourism industry.
Though Indians consume more whiskey than rest of the world, local whiskey has always played second fiddle to the Scottish variety. A few years ago, at a convention in Glasgow, the mecca of whiskey, India's liquor baron Vijay Mallya silenced critics with his roaring speech.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 12:52 pm
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