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  1. 2016 saw VC deals rise in Indian healthcare-IT sector; amount raised falls

    Business-standard.com - Companies 01.21 / 14:57 business-standard.com
    From 33 deals in 2015 it was 51 deals in 2016; funds fell from $162 mn in 2015 to $71 mn in…
  2. Ola expands 'Play' to Prime users

    Ola Play is currently available in Bengaluru, Mumbai and Delhi and will be extended to over 50,000 Ola Prime vehicles by March…
  3. Tata Communications Netherlands invests in Teleena; holds 35% stake

    Financialexpress.com - Industries 01.21 / 12:37 financialexpress.com
    Tata Communications today said Tata Communications (Netherlands) has made an investment in the Netherlands-headquartered Teleena Holding, becoming the single largest shareholder in the company with 35 per cent stake. The post Tata Communications Netherlands invests in Teleena; holds 35% stake appeared first on The Financial …
  4. Trump’s signal of protectionism raises risks of trade wars, retaliatory tariffs

    However, experts feel India stacks up quite well, and is a safe haven among the emerging markets. But, it will hurt sentiment of the investment…
  5. New Chairman of Bank Alfalah is Sheikh Nahyan

    Ibexmag.com - Finance 01.21 / 12:27 ibexmag.com
    The founder of Bank Alfalah Limited has taken over the bank control as new chairman of Bank Alfalah. Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan has replaced his brother Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan. With Pakistan becoming an emerging markets for foreign investors with the mega project of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC),the business strategy […] The post New Chairman of Bank Alfalah is Sheikh Nahyan appeared first on…
  6. Stocks rise as Trump takes over

    Journal.com.ph - Business 01.21 / 12:03 journal.com.ph
    LONDON (AFP) - Wall Street climbed Friday before Donald Trump’s inauguration, while European indices drifted with markets hoping that the US president’s speech will expand on his planned economic policy. London’s benchmark FTSE 100 was the odd man out, dipping 0.1 percent, while Frankfurt’s DAX 30 index won 0.3 percent…
  7. Apple antitrust suit: Qualcomm overcharged ‘billions’

    Journal.com.ph - Business 01.21 / 12:02 journal.com.ph
    SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) - Apple on Friday sued Qualcomm, accusing the California chipmaker of abusing its market power to demand unfair royalties, echoing charges filed days earlier by US antitrust regulators. Tech giant Apple said in the court filing that it has been overcharged “billions of dollars” by its chi…
  8. WAPDA through to quarter-finals

    Blogs.tribune.com.pk - Business 01.21 / 11:42 blogs.tribune.com.pk
    Down Pakistan Steel 2-0 to make it to last-eight of NBP President’s Cup The post WAPDA through to quarter-finals appeared first on The Express T…
  1. New Chairman of Bank Alfalah is Sheikh Nahyan

    Ibexmag.com - Finance 01.21 / 12:27 ibexmag.com
    The founder of Bank Alfalah Limited has taken over the bank control as new chairman of Bank Alfalah. Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan has replaced his brother Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan. With Pakistan becoming an emerging markets for foreign investors with the mega project of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC),the business strategy […] The post New Chairman of Bank Alfalah is Sheikh Nahyan appeared first on…
  2. Shriram Transport raises Rs 475 crore via masala bonds

    Proceeds from the Masala bonds will be used for various financing activities and for portfolio diversification, the company said in a…
  3. SBI raises Rs 5,681 cr by issuing preference shares to govt

    Business-standard.com - Finance 01.20 / 17:38 business-standard.com
    Shares were issued at a price of Rs 269.59 per unit of face value of Re 1…
  4. How Can China Guide Economic Globalization?

    Thediplomat.com - Money 01.20 / 15:31 thediplomat.com
    A look at President Xi Jinping's speech at the World Economic Forum in…
  5. Bank employees to hold all India strike on February 7

    Business-standard.com - Finance 01.20 / 12:54 business-standard.com
    They allege that the cash crunch is continuing and most of the ATMs are still…
  6. Hanoi: Top 500 Vietnamese enterprises in 2016 honored

    Hanoitimes.com.vn - Economy 01.20 / 04:36 hanoitimes.com.vn
    On January 19, the list of top 500 companies in Vietnam in 2016 was honored at a ceremony in…
  7. Philippine Authorises 'Cash Agents' in Financial Inclusion Drive

    Regulationasia.com - Finance 01.20 / 03:40 regulationasia.com
    The Monetary Board of BSP (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas) approved new guidelines to expand bank service delivery channels and enhancing…
  8. Vietnam and Spain to facilitate business cooperation

    Hanoitimes.com.vn - Economy 01.20 / 01:27 hanoitimes.com.vn
    During the yesterday's political consultation in Hanoi between permanent Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son and Secretary of State of Spanish Foreign Ministry Ignacio Ybanez Rubio, Vietnam and Spain have pledged to facilitate business exchanges and connectivity, especially in the fields of clean and renewable energy, environment, infrastructure and…
  1. 2016 saw VC deals rise in Indian healthcare-IT sector; amount raised falls

    Business-standard.com - Companies 01.21 / 14:57 business-standard.com
    From 33 deals in 2015 it was 51 deals in 2016; funds fell from $162 mn in 2015 to $71 mn in…
  2. Stocks rise as Trump takes over

    Journal.com.ph - Business 01.21 / 12:03 journal.com.ph
    LONDON (AFP) - Wall Street climbed Friday before Donald Trump’s inauguration, while European indices drifted with markets hoping that the US president’s speech will expand on his planned economic policy. London’s benchmark FTSE 100 was the odd man out, dipping 0.1 percent, while Frankfurt’s DAX 30 index won 0.3 percent…
  3. Apple antitrust suit: Qualcomm overcharged ‘billions’

    Journal.com.ph - Business 01.21 / 12:02 journal.com.ph
    SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) - Apple on Friday sued Qualcomm, accusing the California chipmaker of abusing its market power to demand unfair royalties, echoing charges filed days earlier by US antitrust regulators. Tech giant Apple said in the court filing that it has been overcharged “billions of dollars” by its chi…
  4. WAPDA through to quarter-finals

    Blogs.tribune.com.pk - Business 01.21 / 11:42 blogs.tribune.com.pk
    Down Pakistan Steel 2-0 to make it to last-eight of NBP President’s Cup The post WAPDA through to quarter-finals appeared first on The Express T…
  5. ‘Auring’ damage to agro-fishery in Negros Occidental reaches P7.14M

    Sunstar.com.ph - Business 01.21 / 11:38 sunstar.com.ph
    FLOODS brought by Tropical Depression Auring the other week caused P7.141 million in damage and losses to agriculture and fisheries in Negros Occidental, the report released by the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist (OPA) Thursday afternoon showed. Negros Occidental was placed under Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal Number 1 when “Auring” entered the country between January 8 and 9. Of the P7.141 million reported damage and losses, a total of P6.816 million included rice plantations whi…
  6. PVO: Strengthen implementation of Feeds Act

    Sunstar.com.ph - Business 01.21 / 11:38 sunstar.com.ph
    THE move to amend the Livestock and Poultry Feeds Act should include stronger implementation of the law mainly in terms of regulation, establishment of laboratories, deputation of personnel, and provision of capability trainings for them. This was the concern raised on Friday by Negros Occidental Provincial Veterinarian Renante Decena on the proposed Animal Feeds Act of 2016, which is pending before the House committee on agriculture and food.…
  7. Trump advised Pattison to dump Stewart in 2012; 'he was obsessed', she said

    Business-standard.com - Business 01.21 / 11:33 business-standard.com
    Trump was mad at me a couple years ago, really obsessed with me a couple years ago: Kristen…
  8. Former Man United striker Dwight Yorke named in FIFA committee

    Thesportscampus.com - Business 01.21 / 11:16 thesportscampus.com
    Former Manchester United star Dwight Yorke has been named in global football governing body FIFAs development committee. Trinidad Football Association chief David John-Williams has been included in FIFA Players' Status Committee and is expected to serve until 2021. The 45-year-old Yorke, who played over 70 times for Trinidad and Tobago, will serve on FIFA's Development Committee and will be the only member from the Caribbean. Asian Football Confederation President Sheikh Salman Bin…
  1. Fears of economic 'race to bottom', strong dollar in Davos

    Business-standard.com - Markets 01.21 / 09:51 business-standard.com
    The IMF projects global growth from 3.1% in 2016 to 3.4% in 2017 and 3.6% in…
  2. Blast in Pakistan's Eidgah market left 18 dead, over 50 injured

    Business-standard.com - Markets 01.21 / 09:50 business-standard.com
    The political administration in Kurram tribal agency confirmed the death…
  3. Did Trump's inauguration speech take cue from D.C's The Dark Knight Rises?

    Business-standard.com - Markets 01.21 / 06:48 business-standard.com
    According to Jezebel, Trump's speech bore similarities to lines of the dialogue spoken by…
  4. Feminism is my Trump card: Thousands protest as 'sister marches' begin

    Business-standard.com - Markets 01.21 / 06:28 business-standard.com
    'Feminism is my Trump card' and 'Fight like a girl' were among the placards held aloft by…
  5. WATCH: President Trump, Melania's inaugural ball dance at Liberty Ball

    Business-standard.com - Markets 01.21 / 06:08 business-standard.com
    Trump was sworn-in on Friday as the 45th US President succeeding Barack…
  6. Trump era: What lies ahead for NATO when America comes first

    Business-standard.com - Markets 01.21 / 05:28 business-standard.com
    So is Trump fair in challenging NATO's relevance today? The short answer is…
  7. Indiabulls Housing Finance net leaps 25%

    Financialexpress.com - Markets 01.20 / 23:06 financialexpress.com
    Indiabulls Housing Finance on Friday reported a 24.7% increase in its net profit during the quarter ended December 31, benefiting from a rise in interest income and increased demand for home loans. The post Indiabulls Housing Finance net leaps 25% appeared first on The Financial …
  8. Cement stocks slip as CCI slaps R206-crore penalty

    Financialexpress.com - Markets 01.20 / 22:46 financialexpress.com
    The stock prices of five out of seven cement companies took a hit on Friday after Competition Commission of India (CCI) on Thursday imposed nearly R206-crore fine for bid-rigging and capitalisation. The post Cement stocks slip as CCI slaps R206-crore penalty appeared first on The Financial …
  1. HDFC gives SBI, ICICI Bank competition on home loan rate

    Financialexpress.com - Personal Finance 01.19 / 23:00 financialexpress.com
    HDFC will offer women borrowers home loans at 8.65% and others at 8.70% for loans up to Rs 75 lakh. The post HDFC gives SBI, ICICI Bank competition on home loan rate appeared first on The Financial …
  1. MSU objects to Vadodara civic body’s proposal of housing scheme on university land

    A row has been sparked regarding the proposed housing project at Karelibaug.The VMC had prepared a proposal in 2014 to construct a medium income group (MIG) housing scheme…
  2. More FSI but amenities a concern in Pune

    PMC faces a challenge in developing civic amenities and the infrastructure to meet the needs of the population that with a rise in number of houses in the core…
  3. Indiabulls Housing Finance net jumps 25% to Rs 751 crore

    The leading standalone mortgage player also crossed the Rs 1 trillion balancesheet milestone during the quarter on the back of a healthy loan book growth of 30 per…
  4. Kolkata civic body offers 50% penalty waiver for property tax defaulters

    The waiver scheme will be applicable for two months — from February 1 up to March 31, 2017 — for all types of pro…
  5. HDFC cuts home loan rate for existing borrowers

    HDFC had cut the loan rate for new customers by upto 45 basis points earlier this…
  6. House designs Filipinos like

    Filipino homes are becoming more refined with globalization. Yet despite the modern edge, there’s an underlying element of being truly F…
  7. Vizag to adopt Kolkata vertical housing model

    District collector Pravin Kumar told TOI, "We will visit Kolkata in the first week of February to study a similar project in the metro city where it has produced successful…
  8. New development control rules for Pune give more FSI, boost to realty

    Some localities, like the transit-oriented development (TOD) zones along the Pune metro corridor and the Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS), that are high population density areas will now have an FSI of…
  1. Ola expands 'Play' to Prime users

    Ola Play is currently available in Bengaluru, Mumbai and Delhi and will be extended to over 50,000 Ola Prime vehicles by March…
  2. Tata Communications Netherlands invests in Teleena; holds 35% stake

    Financialexpress.com - Industries 01.21 / 12:37 financialexpress.com
    Tata Communications today said Tata Communications (Netherlands) has made an investment in the Netherlands-headquartered Teleena Holding, becoming the single largest shareholder in the company with 35 per cent stake. The post Tata Communications Netherlands invests in Teleena; holds 35% stake appeared first on The Financial …
  3. Trump’s signal of protectionism raises risks of trade wars, retaliatory tariffs

    However, experts feel India stacks up quite well, and is a safe haven among the emerging markets. But, it will hurt sentiment of the investment…
  4. Startups cash in on video streaming

    As video streaming becomes popular in India, not only are big players like Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Hotstar investing in it, so also are a host of…
  5. Tata JLR fined GBP 900,000 after worker loses leg in UK factory

    A trial at Birmingham Crown Court was told that the delivery driver lost control of his vehicle and crashed into another car at JLR's Solihull…
  6. Microsoft may cut 700 jobs this month: Report

    Financialexpress.com - Industries 01.21 / 08:14 financialexpress.com
    As part of its previous announcement regarding offloading 2,850 employees by June 2017, Microsoft may soon cut 700 jobs during its earnings call on January 26, media reports said on Friday. The post Microsoft may cut 700 jobs this month: Report appeared first on The Financial …
  7. Digital governance will brighten Arunachal Pradesh’s future, says CM Pema Khandu

    Financialexpress.com - Industries 01.21 / 08:13 financialexpress.com
    Describing the Centre’s ongoing promotion of “Digidhan Melas” as a national movement of epic proportions, Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu has said that digital governance has the potential to brighten the future prospects of the state. The post Digital governance will brighten Arunachal Pradesh’s future, says CM Pema Khandu appeared first on The Financial Express…
  8. Quick action Trump could take on energy, environment and climate

    Here are some of the executive actions and other maneuvers that could come quickly, related to energy, the environment, and climate…