Everything you need to know about G.g Industries: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about G.g Industries: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) Entrepreneurs wanting to invest in Bihar should acquire land directly from farmers as land acquisition by the government would cost more, a top government official said Friday.
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Sonu Sood confesses that he was so eager to work with filmmaker Ramesh Taurani that he gave his nod for "Ramaiya Vasta Vaiya" without even having read the script.
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Prabhudheva, whose action directorials "Wanted" and "Rowdy Rathore" turned out to be box office successes, says he was happy when he was offered to helm a love story like "Ramaiya Vasta Vaiya".
Panaji, May 15 (IANS) Officials of the anti-graft wing of Goa Police are in Kerala to probe the assets of Congress legislator Chandrakant Kavlekar who allegedly bought properties worth over Rs.5 crore in that state, an official said Wednesday.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 14 (IANS) Telmoco Development Labs Pvt. Ltd., Kerala's first incubated consumer electronics start-up based in Technopark here, has forayed into the retail segment with Attitude Next 6339 -- a seven-inch Android tablet phone.
Bhubaneswar, May 13 (IANS) The Utkal Alumina International Limited (UAIL), a unit of Hindalco Industries, plans to start trial production at its 1.5 million tonnes per annum alumina refinery in Odisha by the end of May, an official said Monday.
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) A month after gold slumped to its lowest in over 15 months, jewellers are expecting a rise of 15 to 30 percent in sales during the auspicious occasion of Akshaya Tritiya May 13 - given the plethora of offers to woo customers.
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) The Reliance Industries (RIL)-led consortium operating the offshore KG-D6 gas fields plans to serially invest $5 billion to reverse falling output.
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) A benchmark index of the Indian equities markets Thursday closed 0.26 percent down, breaking a three days of consecutive gains to close below the 20,000-level mark, as traders booked profits ahead of the crucial industrial production and inflation data expected soon.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 9 (IANS) Industries Minister P.K. Kunhalikutty Thursday said 40 projects have materialised out of the Emerging Kerala meet held in Kochi last September.
Washington, May 9 (ANI): The National Rifle Association convention has asked a vendor to remove a controversial zombie doll that bleeds fake blood when shot, at the request of the organizers.
Washington, May 8 (IANS) India's ambassador Nirupama Rao has asked the US to start exporting liquefied natural gas (LNG) to India and other energy scarce countries, calling it a 'win-win' opportunity.
Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) Jay Shree Tea and Industries, a B.K. Birla Group company, Monday posted a net loss of Rs.36.45 crore for the quarter ended March 31, 2013, against a net loss of Rs 34.07 crore during the same period previous year.
Shimla, May 5 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh would soon have three new industrial estates to promote industrialisation, an official said here Sunday
Kolkata, May 4 (IANS) India's largest jewellery retail chain Tanishq, part of Titan Industries, Saturday said it will invest more than Rs.1,000 crore this fiscal in opening new stores across the country.
Kolkata, May 2 (IANS) DPSC Limited, a power utility arm of Srei Infra Finance Group, Thursday got listed on the MCX Stock Exchange (MCX-SX), the country's latest exchange to start equity trading.
Ankara, May 2 (Xinhua-ANI): An alliance of Japanese Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and France's Areva has won a bid to build Turkey' s second nuclear power plant, Turkish Daily News reported Thursday.
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Tata Industries and Ramot at Tel Aviv University (TAU), the university's technology transfer company, have entered into a strategic memorandum of understanding (MoU) to fund and generate leading-edge "commercialisation ready technologies".
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) Exide Industries, the country's biggest storage battery producing company, Monday reported a meagre 2.76 percent rise in its net profit to Rs.146.46 crore for the quarter ended March 31, 2013 compared to Rs.142.52 crore for the same period a year ago.
Hyderabad, April 26 (IANS) Technology and consulting were the largest recruiters at the Indian School of Business (ISB), which Friday announced that its 741 students of class of 2013 participated in the first integrated placements at Hyderabad and Mohali campuses.
Chennai, April 26 (IANS) An expert panel set up by the National Green Tribunal to inspect the controversial copper smelter plant of Sterlite Industries (India) Ltd at Tuticorin is expected to carry out its second round of inspection Saturday, said an official.
Thiruvananthapuram, April 25 (IANS) Ernst & Young Global Services (EYGS) Thursday opened its third Kerala facility at the KINFRA Film and Video Park here.
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Investment (CCI) Monday cleared 25 oil and gas blocks for exploration out of the 31 where work had been stopped due to security restrictions by the defence ministry.
Kaushambi/ Mumbai, Apr. 22 (ANI): Aam Admi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal on Monday lashed out at the Congress-led UPA Government for giving 'Z' plus security to Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani, and said that the Centre is not worried about the common man's safety.
New Delhi, April 22 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday condemned the government's move of to provide 'Z' category security to Reliance Industries Limited Chairman, Mukesh Ambani.
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) Videocon Industries Monday announced a significant natural gas discovery in its offshore Rovumal block in Mozambique.
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) With movie merchandising on a new high, now jackets of forthcoming film "Aashiqui 2" will be rolled out in the markets soon.
Shillong, April 18 (IANS) The Meghalaya government Thursday promised to take action against cement companies violating forest conservations laws.
Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) A benchmark index of the Indian equities markets closed in red Wednesday, after a smart rally the previous day, as losses in oil and gas and information technology (IT) stocks offset gains in auto, bank and metal stocks.
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) said Tuesday its profit increased 32 percent to Rs.5,589 crore for the quarter ended March 31 owing to strong margins in the oil refinery business.
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) British oil major BP plc and Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) Monday sought a clear roadmap from the government on natural gas pricing.
Dushanbe (Tajikistan), Apr 15 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari, who is on a goodwill visit to Tajikistan, would discuss militancy stemming from Pakistan and Afghanistan and ways to boost bilateral trade with the resource-rich central Asian country.
Moscow, April 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Iranian military has successfully test-fired three new domestically produced missiles, the Fars News Agency has reported.
Israel, Apr. 14 (ANI): The Iranian Army has announced the successful testing of three new missiles, on Saturday, but did not reveal details about the weapons.
New Delhi, Apr. 13 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari will be paying a four-day official visit to Tajikistan beginning on Sunday.
Chennai, April 12 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal Friday said an expert panel will be formed to inspect the systems of the Sterlite Industries (India) Ltd's copper smelter plant that was ordered closed by the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) last month, a lawyer said.
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The union power ministry is seeking priority status to power projects for gas allocation, on par with fertiliser units, Power Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia said Wednesday.
Kathmandu, April 10 (IANS) Top leaders of Nepal's major political parties Wednesday signed a commitment paper prepared by the private sector pledging to support overall development of hydro power projects.
New York, April 9 (IANS/EFE) General Electric Co. announced Monday that it is spending $3.3 billion to buy Lufkin Industries Inc., a manufacturer of equipment used in oil drilling.
Jerusalem, April 8 (IANS) Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) is operating its integrated command, control and communication center in Brazil, the company said in a statement.
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets closed Friday's trade 0.32 percent down, owing to heavy selling in fast moving consumer goods (FMCG), capital goods, consumer durables, bank and media and entertainment stocks.
Chandigarh, April 4 (IANS) Targetting a record procurement of over 140 lakh tonnes this season, the Punjab government has set aside Rs.18,998 crore for wheat procurement this season.
Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) Indian markets continued to toast the agreement reached Tuesday by Reliance Industries to share the optic fibre network of Reliance Communications for 4G telecom services, as analysts said it could entail more such pacts in the future.
Shimla, April 3 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh is hopeful of getting some central incentives to attract investment, Industries Minister Mukesh Agnihotri informed the assembly Wednesday.
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Companies run by brothers Mukesh and Anil Ambani Tuesday announced a Rs.1,200 crore deal for cooperation in telecom business.
Chennai, March 30 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) Friday ordered closure of the Tuticorin copper smelting plant of Sterlite Industries, a subsidiary of Vedanta group, with immediate effect, and power supply to the plant has been cut off, a company official said.
Shimla, March 28 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh is framing a new industrial policy to attract more investments as 215 industrial units have closed down during the last five years, Industries Minister Mukesh Agnihotri told the state assembly Thursday.
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets rose 0.12 percent points Tuesday ending a seven-session losing streak. Fast moving consumer goods stocks such as ITC gained the most.
Hyderabad, March 26 (IANS) Notwithstanding the claims by Andhra Pradesh government that it is taking all steps including promoting solar power to overcome the electricity shortage, 750 MW solar power projects are stranded in the state for want of clearances, said a leading industry body.
Chandigarh, March 26 (IANS) Punjab is headed for a record wheat procurement of 140 lakh tonnes this season, officials of the state food and supplies department said here Tuesday.
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) In a bid to provide cheap aviation fuel to domestic airlines, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) Tuesday said it will form a joint venture (JV) with airlines, state-run oil marketing companies and Reliance Industries.
Panaji, March 25 (IANS) Goa can be modelled as Singapore as one of the leading destinations for high-end tourism, Confederation of Indian Industries' (CII) Goa unit chairman Atul Pai Kane said Monday.
Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) New learning models and low-cost solutions need to be created to deal with equality in skills, nutrition and housing, said Sam Pitroda, advisor to the prime minister on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovations.
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Investment (CCI) has cleared Reliance Industries' (RIL) KG-D6 and NEC-25 blocks for oil and gas exploration along with three other areas, the petroleum ministry said Thursday.
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) India should look at Egypt as its gateway to Africa, Osama Saleh, Egypt's Minister of Investment, said here.
New Delhi, Mar. 19 (ANI): India and Egypt on Tuesday inked five MOUs in IT, space, cyber security and education during the visit of President Dr. Mohamed Morsy to New Delhi. The agreements signed included the following:
Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) Bangladesh's Minister of Information Hasanul Haq Inu Friday said film buffs in India and Bangladesh can now look forward to seeing movies filmed in each other's countries.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 14 (IANS) Six months after the "Emerging Kerala" meet was held in Kochi to showcase opportunities to investors in the state, 30 projects under it have so far been cleared, state Industries Minister P.K. Kunhalikutty said Thursday.
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Betting big on Asia's third-largest economy, Saudi Arabia's government-backed fund and private companies plan to invest heavily in a host of areas in India, the kingdom's ambassador here, Saud Mohammed Al-Sati, has said.
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) The Indian Media and Entertainment (M&E) industry is estimated to touch Rs.917 billion ($17 billion) - a growth of 11.8 percent - in 2013, according to findings of the FICCI-KPMG Media and Entertainment 2013.
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) The Indian Media and Entertainment (M&E) industry is estimated to touch Rs.917 billion ($17 billion) - a growth of 11.8 percent - in 2013, according to findings of the FICCI-KPMG Media and Entertainment 2013 report released here Friday.
Kolkata, March 7 (IANS) India, a founder member of the International Organisation for Standardization (ISO), has "well laid down" standards compared globally, a senior official of the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) said here Thursday.
Kolkata, Mar.7 (ANI): Trinamool Congress lawmaker Saugata Roy has resigned as adviser to the West Bengal Government's Commerce, Industries and IT Ministry over alleged differences with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Knowledge management has become a key item on the corporate agenda and is increasingly seen as an enabler fostering an organisation's ability to innovate, industrialists said here Thursday.
Panaji, Mar 2 (IANS) The Goa industry is lobbying with the state government for creating a logistics hub in the state which can cater to the neighbouring regions of southern Maharashtra and north Karnataka.
Panaji, Mar 1 (IANS) The Goa unit of the Congress party Friday filed a complaint with the state vigilance department, demanding a probe into allotment of plots to Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's son and about 40 others.
Panaji, Feb 28 (IANS) Under attack from the Congress for alleged nepotism in the allotment of an industrial plot to his son, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar can now hope for respite, with a key group of entrepreneurs backing the "transparent" allotment.
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Oil and gas exploration contracts will now be awarded on a revenue-sharing basis, shifting from the current profit-sharing one, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram announced Thursday.
Tel Aviv, Feb 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Israel and the US have carried out the first successful test of the Arrow 3 missile defence interceptor, the Israeli defence ministry said.
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) The railways Monday signed an MOU with the ministry of heavy industries to set up a coach manufacturing plant at Rajasthan's Bhilwara.
Chandigarh, Feb 21 (IANS) The Haryana government Thursday announced a compensation of Rs.10 lakh to the family of a Haryana Roadways driver and union leader, killed in a freak accident in Ambala city on Day One of the nationwide strike.
Bangalore, Feb 21 (IANS) Two ministers Thursday quit the Karnataka BJP ministry and were set to resign from the assembly and the party too.
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) British oil major BP and Reliance Industries (RIL) will invest $5 billion in developing untapped gas reserves in the KG-D6 block, the companies announced Tuesday.
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) State-run explorer Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) said Monday it has drilled the world's deepest well by an offshore rig at a water depth of over 10,300 feet off India's east coast.
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): Deep Space Industries have proposed for the creation of a sentry line of spacecraft circling the Earth to intercept and evaluate incoming threats, after Friday's meteor impact in Russia and the near miss by football field-sized asteroid 2012 DA14.
Mumbai, Feb 14 (IANS) State Bank of India, the country's largest lender, Thursday said its net profit in the third quarter of the current financial year rose by a sluggish 4 percent to Rs.3,396.06 crore.
Mumbai, Feb 13 (IANS) Britain's Prince Charles has invited Indian business magnate Mukesh Ambani to chair the Indian Advisory Council of the British Asian Trust, an official statement said Wednesday.
Washington, February 13 (ANI): The asteroid that is due to whizz past the Earth this week could be worth up to 195 billion dollars in metals and propellant, if it were in a different orbit, according to Deep Space Industries (DSI).
Kolkata, Feb 12 (IANS) Denying Trinamool Congress's allegation that she was associated with an NGO which was patronised by the Left Front government during the chief ministerial tenure of her father Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee, Suchetna Bhattacharjee Tuesday said she was never associated with any such "NGO".
Kolkata, Feb 12 (IANS) State-owned India Infrastructure Finance Company Ltd (IIFCL) Tuesday said a reform in policies is required for speedy completion of infrastructure projects.
Kolkata, Feb 11 (IANS) After being accused of "extortion" by former West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee, the Trinamool Congress Monday hit back, asking the veteran Marxist to come clean over affairs of an NGO run by his daughter.
Bangalore, Feb 11 (IANS) Food products major Britannia Industries Ltd posted Rs.62 crore consolidated net profit for the third quarter of this fiscal (2012-13), registering 11 percent growth year-on-year (YoY).
Mumbai, Feb 11 (IANS) India's new stock exchange MCX-SX started trading in equities Monday, competing against the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and the National Stock Exchange (NSE).
Guwahati, Feb. 10 (ANI): Women sumo wrestlers held a bout for sports enthusiast at the 20th International Guwahati Trade Fair with an objective to promote the sport among young boys and girls.
Washington, Feb 7 (IANS) The US government has decided to initiate dispute settlement consultations at the World Trade Organization (WTO), challenging India's discrimination against US solar equipment, said Trade Representative Ron Kirk in a statement.
Washington, Feb. 7 (Xinhua-ANI): The Obama administration on Wednesday expanded the U.S. sanctions on Iran by tightening up economic measures against the Islamic republic and adding more names to its blacklist.
Kolkata, Feb 6 (IANS) Industries should contribute regularly to employees' provident funds (PF) since only about 24 percent of the working population has PF accounts, the additional central provident fund commissioner said here Wednesday.
Kolkata, Feb 5 (IANS) Leading battery-maker Exide Industries Tuesday said it has entered into an additional agreement with Japan's Shin-Kobe Electric Machinery Company Ltd. for implementing new manufacturing process for automotive batteries.
Kolkata, Feb 4 (IANS) Ruchi Soya Industries is planning to have new products in the health and wellness space to increase sales under its flagship soya food brand Nutrela about five-fold in five years, a company executive said Monday.
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The Ministry of Defence has given positive indications about clearing 39 oil blocks where exploration is stalled, Oil Minister M. Veerappa Moily said Friday.
Bangalore, Feb 1 (IANS) Electric and electronics goods major V-Guard Industries Ltd reported net profit of Rs.15.4 crore for the third quarter (October-December) of fiscal 2012-13, registering 23 percent year-on-year (YoY) increase from Rs.12.5 crore in the like quarter a year ago.
Washington, Feb. 1 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan has sued her former collaborators on a clothing line, and is seeking more than 1.1 million dollars and renewed control of the brand's trademarks.
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Investment (CCI) Wednesday directed both the oil and defence ministries to sort out their differences within a month on the 39 oil blocks where exploration projects are stalled.
Mumbai, Jan 30 (IANS) The central government has given approval for 30 mega food parks across the country, Food Processing Industries secretary Rakesh Kacker said here Wednesday.
New Delhi, Jan 29 (ANI): Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises K. H. Muniyappa, who met a delegation led by Slovenian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economic Development and Technology Radovan Zerjav here on Tuesday said that the bilateral trade between the two nations has been growing steadily over the years.
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) As many as 120 exhibitors from across 30 countries will participate in the 13th edition of Amusement Expo, starting Jan 29 at Pragati Maidan, and the event is expected to boost the country's Rs.2,750 crore amusement industry.
Dehradun, Jan.26 (ANI): Anti-graft activist Arvind Kejriwal has dared industrialist Mukesh Ambani to serve a defamation notice to him and his colleague, Prashan Bhushan.
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 25 (IANS) kerala's e-governance initiatives has gained momentum with more stakeholders from participating organisations as well as the general public using it effectively.
Kolkata, Jan 24 (IANS) More than 20,000 participants from India and abroad, including celebrities, will go the distance in the Kolkata Half Marathon Feb 3 to educate the under-privileged girl child.
Washington, January 23(ANI): US space company Deep Space Industries has announced that it will send a fleet of asteroid-prospecting spacecraft out into the solar system to hunt for resources to accelerate space development to benefit Earth.