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Rajasthan gets first woman Qazis

Afroz Begum (right) and Jahan Aara who became the first women Qazis in Rajasthan after completing a two-year training course from Mumbai-based Darul Uloom-i-Nisawa, in Jaipur on Monday. (PTI) JAIPUR, Feb 8 (PTI) BREAKING down stereotypes, Afroz ..

  • Ratan Tata invests in Moglix

    NEW DELHI, Feb 8 (PTI) LEADING industrialist Ratan Tata has invested in Moglix, an e-commerce company specialising in B2B procurement of industrial products, continuing his slew of investments in startups across the world.This is Tata’s sixth ..

  • Oil prices dip as supply fears offset Saudi and Venezuela talks

    TOKYO, Feb 8 (AFP) CRUDE prices edged down in Asia on Monday as worries about the ongoing supply glut offset news that the oil ministers of Saudi Arabia and Venezuela had held talks on stabilising the beleaguered market. A pick-up in the dollar ..

  • Sensex takes 330 point hit ahead of GDP data

    MUMBAI, Feb 8 (PTI) EQUITIES snapped a two-day rally as the market benchmark Sensex plunged by 330 points to 24,287.42 ahead of the release of GDP numbers for the third quarter as selling pressure intensified in the second half of the session on ..

  • 27 banks write off Rs 1.14 lakh cr bad debts during FY 2012-15

    NEW DELHI, Feb 8 (PTI) A WHOPPING Rs 1.14 lakh crore of bad loans have been written off by 27 public sector banks (PSBs) during FY 2012-15, with the last fiscal alone witnessing a steep 53 per cent rise in write-offs as part of the balance sheet ..

  • Car sales get off to a slow start in 2016

    Graph     NEW DELHI, Feb 1 (PTI) DOMESTIC car sales in 2016 began on a subdued note, with market leader Maruti Suzuki posting a marginal increase in January and the likes of Hyundai, Ford and Mahindra & Mahindra reporting ..

  • Bajaj Auto unveils new bike ‘V’; price upto Rs 70K likely

    Bajaj   NEW DELHI, Feb 1 (PTI) BAJAJ Auto on Monday unveiled a 150cc bike ‘V’, which contains metal from India’s first aircraft carrier INS Vikrant. The commuter segment bike is expected to be priced between Rs ..

  • Organised grocery sector has opportunity of Rs 3.4 lakh crore

    Business Bureau GROCERY accounts for about half of the country’s retail consumption, but is the least organised, a report said, pegging the size of the market for organised players at Rs 3.4 lakh crore.“We peg the size of opportunity ..

  • Acquire skills to reach higher level for success: Hardikar

    n Business Bureau MOST people think that without higher education they cannot be successful in their lives but with relevant skills, hard work and sheer practice could help a person walk on the road to success. This conception needs to change. ..

  • Plan to avoid traffic chaos near Jaistambh Square, demands VTA

    n Business Bureau Vidarbha Taxpayers Association (VTA) has suggested authorities to immediately undertake planning to avoid traffic chaos near Jaistambh Square as this will be point of congestion once both phases of Ram Jhula are completed. In ..

  • Tap potential in mining industry: Tiwari

    Diwakar Gokhale speaking at the summit while also seen are Ganesh Manekar and Prof Manoj Tiwari.   Business Bureau Although, the region has 70 mines managed by WCL having annual income of Rs 9,000 crore which generates requirement ..

  • Engineering exports dip to $5.8 bn in December

      NEW DELHI, Jan 22 (PTI) ENGINEERING exports, a major chunk of total out-bound shipments, slipped 16 per cent to USD 5.8 billion in December due to slowing global demand.The figure for December 2014 was USD 6.9 billion, according to a Commerce ..

  • Sensex rallies most since Oct on stimulus hopes, oil rebound

    MUMBAI, Jan 22 (PTI) MARKET benchmark Sensex made a strong comeback on Friday by logging its biggest single-day gain since October and in process recovered from over 20-month lows, tracking a relief-rally in global shares on hopes of a fresh stimulus ..

  • Honda cars India launches new variant of City Sedan

    Honda City     NEW DELHI, Jan 22 (PTI) HONDA Cars India on Friday launched a new variant of its mid-sized sedan City with all-new black leather interiors. The new grade was positioned alongside City’s existing top end ..

  • Crude oil prices dip again as oversupply weighs on mkt

    SINGAPORE, Jan 21 (Reuters) OIL prices succumbed to concerns of a supply overhang on Thursday, erasing modest early gains as analysts said a persistent global surplus of crude would keep pressuring the market. US oil futures plunged below $27 dollars ..