28 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Sanjay Kapoor has stepped down as Chairman of Micromax, a little over a year after joining India's second-largest handset vendor. Kapoor's next assignment could not be ascertained. The spokesperson also did not disclose the reason for Kapoor's exit from the firm.
28 Aug 2015
Sriharikota (AP): India and US have set a target of 2021 to put their collaborative earth observation satellite NISAR in orbit, ISRO Chairman AS Kiran Kumar said. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) was working with National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) of the US to undertake the launch of NISAR by 2021, he told reporters here after the successful launch of GSAT-6 onboard GSLV-D6.
25 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Former coal secretary Harish Chandra Gupta, who was last week granted bail in four different cases of coal block allocation, told the court that the final decision on making allocation in Jharkhand's Rajhara North mine was taken by then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
24 Aug 2015
Mumbai: Veteran actor-director Amol Palekar has been appointed as chairman of India's Oscar jury, which will select the country's official entry in the best foreign film category of the 88th Academy Awards.
17 Aug 2015
Kolkata: Did Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose die of third-degree burns on August 18, 1945, after his plane crashed in Formosa (now Taiwan) or did he survive and escape to Siberia? Or was the "'crash"'a mere hoax to help him flee to safety? The questions have been haunting, agitating and engaging Indians, in particular Bengalis, for 70 years, but the mystery endures even today.
22 Aug 2015
Mumbai: Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) today said it is working on the final guidelines for reinsurers, which will come out by October.
20 Aug 2015
Pune: The striking students of FTII yesterday ruled out any compromise on their main demand of removal of TV actor and BJP member Gajendra Chauhan as chairman of the institute.
07 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Taiwanese electronics major AsusTek's chairman Jonney Shih on his maiden visit to India on Thursday said the group was shifting its focus from notebooks to smartphones and convertibles.
08 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Foxconn, the world's largest electronics assembly manufacturer, today said India would be the next IT hub for it while expressing a desire to open factories in all states in the spirit of the Make in India initiative.
12 Apr 2011
Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) Chairman Sudhir Chandra said here that the Income Tax department has refunded as much as Rs 72,000 crore to tax payers across the country in 2009-10.