BUSINESS AND ECONOMY


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Adani Aero Defence ties up with Elbit, Alpha for unmanned aircraft systems
Star India to launch Hotstar service overseas
Dr Reddy’s, Japan firm sign anticancer drug pact
Ola launches free in-cab ‘Auto-Connect Wi-Fi’
Amazon commenced work on its biggest campus in Hyderabad
UltraTech acquires cement wing of JP Associates
Core sector growth at 5.7% in February
Flipkart acquires mobile payment startup PhonePe
Largest ever blue diamond to be auctioned
Nifty launches new index for mid and small cap stocks
FICCI, AIBC sign MoU to strengthen business ties
SAIL’s BSP initiated hot trials of URM
Reliance Industries launches e-fashion portal Ajio
Cigarette production halted over health warnings
HCL Technologies to acquire Geometric’s business
Persistent acquires San Jose-based Genwi
I-T dept launches e-appeal filing system
Sebi bars 1,350 entities for market manipulation
Blackstone to buy majority stake in HP’s Mphasis
Alaska Air to buy Virgin America for $2.6 bn
Xiaomi makes 1st investment in India in Hungama
Reliance AMC named as India’s “Best Employer Brand
Mukesh Bansal invests in fitness startup Cult
India signs $100mn export pact with IDB
Powergrid commissions Rs 30,300 crore transmission projects in FY16
Ola introduce e-rickshaws on its platform
Snapdeal launches donation program ‘Sunshine’
HP unveils world’s thinnest laptop
HAL posts highest yearly turnover at 16.5k cr
MCL emerges top coal producer in FY 2016
Paytm piloting service to deliver goods via Flipkart’s logistics arm Ekart
Jackie Chan gets wax statue in Jaipur
Future Group acquires FabFurnish
India less prone to external shocks: Moody’s
Mercedes-Benz India records highest ever sales
FreeCharge to enable payments for e-rickshaws
BHEL reports highest-ever project commissioning
Kishore Biyani’s Future Group acquires Rocket Internet’s FabFurnish for 20 cr, claim sources
SSG Capital to buy 40% in Future Supply Chain
30% of state public enterprises loss-making: RBI
SIDBI signs MoU with LIC for Fund-of-Fund operations
India’s goods’ exports drop 17%, imports 15%
Global trade falls 13% to $16.5 trillion in 2015
Credit Suisse’s “Emerging Consumers scorecard 2016” topped by India
ITC Limited renewed 40-year partnership with Starwood Hotels
Kansai Nerolac ties up with Gujarat Lions for IPL Season 9
Airtel buys 4G spectrum from Aircel for 3.5k crore
World’s first 3D-printed drug unveiled
Micromax partners Visa, Tran Serv for pushing m-commerce
Food and Drug Administration approves world’s smallest pacemaker
Polaris Ties up with Snapdeal to sell All Terrain Vehicles
Vijay Mallaya bought Barbados CPL side for $100
Greybull Capital to buy Tata Steel’s UK plant
India to notch up to 7.5 pc growth in 2016-17: IMF
Alibaba buys controlling stake in Lazada at $1bn
TCS tops in building toilets under government scheme
AMD ties up with HSMC for chip manufacturing
Airports Authority of India asks GoAir to pay Rs 15 crore of dues
Micromax reboots operations, unveils new logo
GT Spyder Fastest convertible car at 265 mph
Freshdesk buys customer support startup Airwoot
Jaypee offers 2,200-acre land to banks for loan settlement
Infosys net profit up by 16.1% to 3,597 crore
Pepsi-Cola sign got historic landmark designation in New York
Air Pegasus investing Rs 100 crore to expand operations
No service tax on payments for spectrum purchased before April 1
BRICS moves to establish bank institute, rating agency
Apple partners WWF to launch ‘Apps for Earth’

Scientists create world’s strongest material ‘Carbyne’
Amazon’s most expensive Kindle, Oasis, launches in India
Micromax opens manufacturing facility in Hyderabad
Google launches free WiFi at 9 railway stations
HTC to soon launch 4G smartphone HTC 10 in India
17 major oil producing countries to meet in Doha
Tata Steel launches internal carpooling platform
Noble Travels launches online visa assistance portal ‘VisaforSure’
Ratan Tata invests in Eyewear retailer Lenskart
Whole SalePrice Index(WPI) inflation negative for 17th straight month
Panasonic, US-based AES to install India’s first energy storage project in Haryana
Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC )To Form JV With Neyveli Lignite For Raghunathpur Plant
Flipkart ties up with Godrej Interio for Furniture Vertical
JK Tyres acquires Cavendish Industries for Rs 2200 crore
Indian Oil Corporation, Bangladesh Petro ink LPG terminal, pipeline deal
Government relaxes norms for partial PF withdrawal
Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) sticks to auctioning all spectrums in 700MHz band
IBM reports worst quarterly revenue in 14 years
India adds 3,000 MW solar capacity in FY16, beats 2,000 MW target
Punjab CM Parkash Badal approves Rs 750 crore for strengthening link roads
India, Mauritius ink MoU to promote Traditional Medicine
Coal India launches Coal Mine tours
Railways revenue growth in 2015-16 at 5-year low
FreeCharge partners with BookMyShow to offer the fastest and secure digital payments option for movie lovers.
Government plans implementing National Framework for Malaria Elimination with Sun Pharma
India set to sign climate change treaty
SpiceJet to swap wet-lease fleet by June
Railways shows record high capital expenditure of Rs 94,000 crore in ’15-’16
India world’s top FDI destination in ’15: Report
Mahindra & Mahindra becomes first Indian company to join EP100 campaign
Google most influential brand in India, Flipkart 7th
Uber China to use selfies to detect fake drivers
RCom and RJio to share spectrum in 9 circles
World’s fastest SUV launched in India at 3.85crore
‘India to be 2nd largest smartphone market’
Vistara partners with TCS for IT services
Singapore Airlines’ Scoot to launch in India
Gold imports fall 8% in 2015-16 to $31 billion
Uber partners with FICCI, Gujarat Tourism for soft skill training
Sebi plans e-registration of market entities
Reliance buys Iranian oil after six-year hiatus
Tata Trusts signs pact with Odisha for Malaria elimination
IMF expects USD 500 billion revenue loss for Mideast oil exporters
Motorola announces Virat Kohli-themed smartphone
Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited gets green nod for Rs 694 crore LPG project in West Bengal
Uber partners with Election Commission in Tamilnadu
Cadbury inaugurates largest Asia-Pacific facility in India
Videocon d2h Ties Up With Vodafone M-pesa
Natekar first non-cricketer added to CCI’s Legends Club
Finland’s Nokia plans to acquire Withings for $191 million
Isuzu opens 1st manufacturing facility in India
Twitter revenue up 36% to $594 million
BlackBerry launches payments service in India called BBM Money
China’s HNA Group to acquire Carlson Hotels
Facebook profit nearly triples to $1.51 billion
Indra Nooyi, Satya Nadella, Bhavesh Patel among highest paid CEOs in world
Tata Power commissions 44 MW Lahori wind farm project
BookMyShow to let users book tickets on credit
Tata Motors gets auto stop-start system patent.