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Set up BPO sector specific CERTs: ASSOCH

New Delhi, Mar 31 (IBNS): While the government and BPO industry are taking variety of initiatives in the cyber security domain, apex industry body ASSOCHAM has suggested the government to establish BPO (business process outsourcing) sector specific computer emergency response team (CERT) to minimise cyber attacks in the BPO landscape.

Lax implementation of security measures

New Delhi, Mar 30 (IBNS): Most cyber frauds in India’s booming business process outsourcing (BPO) sector occur due to lack of strict implementation of existing information security protocols together with poor employee awareness, noted a recent survey jointly conducted by apex industry body ASSOCHAM and global software giant Microsoft.

IT department freezes bank accounts of C

Chennai, Mar 30 (IBNS): Cognizant has assured its employees that the tax dispute between its Indian subsidiary and the Indian Income Tax department  will not affect them, according to media reports.

Karbi Anglong: V&AC arrests police offic

Guwahati, Mar 29 (IBNS): The Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (V&AC) of Assam police on Wednesday night arrested a Sub Inspector of  Bokuliaghat police station in Karbi Anglong district for allegedly taking bribe from a person.

Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal inau

Ajmer, Mar 29 (IBNS): Union Minister for Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal  inaugurated the Greentech Mega Food Park Private Ltd - the first mega food park in Rajasthan - at Roopangarh Village in Ajmer.

MG Motor further reinforces strong India

Mumbai, Mar 28 (IBNS): MG Motor India on Wednesday further reiterated its commitment to the Indian market through the first-ever dealership experience event in the country.

Emirates celebrates Easter with special

Kolkata, Mar 28 (IBNS): Airlines major Emirates said is celebrating the Easter holiday with a range of treats available to customers across all classes on board and in the airport lounges from Mar 30 to Apr 2.

Audi announces price increase across all

Mumbai, Mar 28 (IBNS): Audi, the German luxury car manufacturer, recently announced that the company will be increasing the price across the entire model range up to 4 per cent owing to the increase in the Customs duty announced in the Union Budget.

Waymo, Jaguar Land Rover announce long t

Whitley, Coventry, UK and Mountain View, CA, Mar 27 (IBNS): Jaguar Land Rover and Waymo on Tuesday announced a long-term strategic partnership. 

Key Indian benchmarks close higher on Tu

Mumbai, Mar 27 (IBNS): Key Indian benchmark indices closed higher on Tuesday largely due to positive global cues, with BSE Sensex up 107.98 points at 33,174.39 and NSE Nifty up 51.30 points at 10,182.

Income Tax offices to remain open on Mar

New Delhi, Mar 27 (IBNS): The Union Ministry of Finance announced on Tuesday that all Income Tax Offices throughout India shall remain open on March 29, 30 and 31, 2018.

Jet Airways strengthens North East prese

Guwahati, Mar 26 (IBNS): Jet Airways, India’s premier full-service international airline, on Monday announced its plans to expand its presence in the North East and make Guwahati its regional gateway to/ from the region. 

HP partners with Royal Challengers Banga

Mumbai, Mar 26 (IBNS):  HP Inc. India on Monday announced its partnership with Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) for the upcoming T20 season.

Mercedes-Benz Luxe drive live to enthral 26-Mar-2018
The Indian market closes on higher note

Mumbai, Mar 26 (IBNS): Key Indian benchmarks closed higher on Monday with BSE Sensex up 469.87 points at 33,066.41 while NSE Nifty was up 132.65 points at 10,130.70.

2018-2019 expected to be period of conso

Laxman Jaiswal, Chairman & Managing Director,  Ascon Infrastructure (India) Ltd, in an interaction with IBNS spoke about the prospects of the real estate market in the coming years. Here are the excerpts.

Trade war can lead to collateral damage

New Delhi, Mar 25 (IBNS): If the tariff war escalates into a full-scale global trade war, it would have a collateral damage for the Indian economy as well, with the country's exports taking a hit, current account deficit facing pressure and the GDP taking a setback, the ASSOCHAM has said.

Cambridge Analytica gaffe costs Facebook

Menlo Park, Mar 24 (IBNS): Social networking giant Facebook has endured a tough week, losing USD 58 billion following the company's admission that it failed to properly handle a data breach, allowing Cambridge Analytica to siphon personal data of over 50 million users.

Reliance Industries announces strategic

Mumbai, Mar 23 (IBNS): Reliance Industries Limited (“RIL”) on Friday executed definitive agreements for combination of Saavn, a leading global music OTT platform, with its digital music service, JioMusic. 

IRCTC signs up Ola to provide seamless c

Kolkata, Mar 21 (IBNS): Ola, a ride-sharing company, and the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Ltd. (IRCTC), has announced they have signed a LOI (Letter of Intent) to enable commuters to book an Ola on IRCTC platforms viz. website and app. 

Tata Motors appoints Rajendra Petkar as

New Delhi, Mar  23 (IBNS): Automobile giant Tata Motors on Friday announced the appointment of Rajendra Petkar as the 'Chief Technology Officer’ and a member of the Executive Committee (ExCom).

Bengal Chamber and VCAN explore how Bloc

Mumbai, Mar 23 (IBNS): Kolkata-based Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industries (Bengal Chamber)  in collaboration with VCAN (V Citizens’ Action Network), recently organised a programme on the topic “How Blockchain can make the Digital Marketplace Safer”, in Mumbai, as part of its outreach programme.

Videocon D2H limited merges with Dish TV

New Delhi, Mar 22 (IBNS): Dish TV India Limited (Dishtv) on Thursday announced the completion of the merger of Videocon D2h Limited into and with Dish TV India Limited.

Tata Chemicals launches Medikarb – In

Mumbai, Mar 22 (IBNS): Tata Chemicals Ltd, the country’s leading producer of Soda Ash and Sodium Bicarbonate, on Thursday announced the launch of Medikarb – India’s first branded pharmaceutical grade sodium bicarbonate for pharma API and formulation manufacturing.

Tata Sons announces appointment of new G

Mumbai, Mar 22 (IBNS): Tata Sons on Thursday announced the appointment of Tanmoy Chakrabarty as the Group Government Affairs Officer, he will be based out of New Delhi.

Indian market closes lower on Thursday

Mumbai, Mar 22 (IBNS): Key Indian benchmark indices closed lower on Thursday, with BSE Sensex down 129.91 points at 33,006.27 and NSE Nifty down 47.20 points to 10,108.10, largely due to the impact from the US Fed Reserve interest rate hike.

RInfra moves Goa Commercial Court for pa

Mumbai, Mar 22 (IBNS): Reliance Infrastructure Limited, in a press release on Thursday, said that it has filed an application in the Commercial Court, North Goa, at Panaji, Goa seeking the Court’s direction for the payment of the Arbitration Award it has won recently against Goa Government.

Water & Effluent Treatment Business of L

Chennai, Mar 22 (IBNS): L&T Construction, a brand of Larsen & Toubro, announced on Thursday that its Water & Effluent Treatment Business entered the Guinness World Records for conducting the ‘Largest Environmental Sustainability Lesson’ involving 2,289 students.

BHEL signs Technology Collaboration Agre

New Delhi, Mar 22 (IBNS): Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has entered into a Technology Collaboration Agreement (TCA) with Republic of Korea for in-house design and manufacture of specialized components to be used in coal based power plants, the media reported on Thursday.

A simple approach in learning about GST

Normally as soon as, you are done with GSTR-1 and GSTR-2, GSTR-3 asks you to proceed for GST payments. But upto 31-03-2018 GST needs to be paid along with GSTR-3B Return filing. (Amendments: Which has now been extended till June 2018). One can also claim refunds by filing online all the applicable refund forms.

Etihad Airways and SWISS sign codeshare

Abu Dhabi, Mar 21 (IBNS): Etihad Airways and Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) have launched a new codeshare partnership with bookings effective immediately.

Vodafone is first GSM service provider t

New Delhi, Mar 21 (IBNS): Vodafone, a largest telecommunication services provider, on Wednesday announced the roll-out of its Voice over LTE (VoLTE) services in Uttar Pradesh West, starting with key cities like - Meerut, Agra, Dehradun, Bareilly, Saharanpur, Aligarh, Haldwani & Moradabad.

Key Indian benchmark indices closed high

Mumbai, Mar 21 (IBNS): Key Indian benchmark indices closed higher on Wednesday but could not retain their day's high owing to profit booking by investors towards the close of day, media reports said.

Central government removes customs duty

New Delhi, Mar 21 (IBNS): Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, in a release on Wednesday, said that the Central government has decided to remove customs duty on export of sugar from its current level of 20 per cent to zero per cent.

mobileLIVE recognized as one of Canadaâ€

Toronto, Mar 21 (IBNS): Canadian firm mobileLIVE is once again recognized for its overall business performance and sustained growth with the prestigious Canada’s Best Managed Companies designation, the company said in a release.

The Indian market ends slightly higher o

Mumbai, Mar 20 (IBNS): Key Indian benchmark indices closed slightly higher on Tuesday with BSE Sensex up 73.64 points at 32,996.76 and NSE Nifty up 30.10 points at 10,124.40.

Tata Motors to increase prices of its Pa

Kolkata / Mumbai, Mar 20 (IBNS): Automobile giant Tata Motors on Tuesday announced that the Company would be increasing prices of its entire passenger vehicles range by up to INR 60,000 (depending on the model).

Nissan India expands network in Delhi

New Delhi/ Kolkata, Mar 19 (IBNS):   Nissan India on Monday inaugurated its new dealership ‘Sparsh Nissan’ in Delhi. 

In possible global trade war; India does

New Delhi, Mar 18 (IBNS): India may be running an annual trade deficit of about USD 150 billion , but a much higher level of imports than exports would not provide the country handle to retaliate , should the world witnesses an escalation in trade war, since most of the Indian imports are unavoidable, said ASSOCHAM.

Volvo Cars opens a new dealership in Rai

Kolkata, Mar 16 (IBNS): Swedish luxury car company Volvo Car India inaugurates a new dealership KNS Volvo in Raipur on Friday.

Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Amba

Mumbai / London, Mar 16 (IBNS): Recognized for their innovation and bringing transformational change to India, Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), a leading provider of energy, petrochemicals, textiles, retail, telecommunications and digital services, was presented with the ‘Drivers of Change’ award at the Financial Times ArcelorMittal Boldness in Business Awards, in a ceremony that took place in London last night.

Mahindra adventure unveils an action-pac

Mumbai, Mar 16 (IBNS): Automobile giant Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., part of the $19 billion Mahindra Group, has unveiled an action-packed Mahindra Adventure Calendar for Season 8.

Drop in diamond demand, more so in unorg

New Delhi, Mar 16 (IBNS): The alleged PNB fraud involving diamantaire Nirav Modi seems to have shaken confidence of the diamond jewellery buyers, especially from the unorganised jewellers, on concerns of the purity of the precious jewellery, resulting in drop in business in the trade, according to an ASSOCHAM survey.

Key Indian benchmark indices end lower o

Mumbai, Mar 16 (IBNS): Key Indian benchmark indices posted a heavy decline on Friday with BSE Sensex down 509.54 points at 33,176 and NSE Nifty down 165 points at 10,195.20, largely due to poor performance by index heavy weights, according to reports.

Four countries on track to graduate from

New York, Mar 16 (JEN): Four countries could soon “graduate” from the ranks of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable nations, a United Nations expert committee announced on Thursday

Disasters cost billions in agricultural

New York, May 16 (JEN): A crowded field of threats that includes drought, floods, animal disease outbreaks and chemical spills are among the disasters costing farmers in the developing world billions of dollars each year, according to a new report from the United Nations agriculture agency.

Telekom Malaysia implements AssistEdge t

Bengaluru, Mar 15 (IBNS): EdgeVerve Systems, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Infosys, has announced the implementation of AssistEdge at Telekom Malaysia (TM), under the OVAL (One View Application Layout) program. 

Volvo Cars widens network presence by op

Kolkata, Mar 15 (IBNS): Volvo Cars, the Swedish luxury car company, has opened a new facility in Kozhikode on Thursday.

Key Indian benchmark indices close nega

Mumbai, Mar 15 (IBNS): Key Indian benchmark indices ended lower on Thursday with  BSE Sensex down 150.20 points at 33,685.54 and NSE Nifty down 50.70 points at 10,360.20.

Blockchain tech can resolve inefficienci

New Delhi, Mar 15 (IBNS): Implementing digital technologies such as blockchain, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and robotic process automation can resolve inefficiencies in our current trade finance system, and make the process efficient at the bank’s, buyer’s, seller’s, as well as the SME’s/MSME’s end, noted a recent ASSOCHAM-Deloitte joint study.

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