The shipping industry needs to clean up its act. Here’s where it can start.

Just north of the U.N. climate talks in Bonn, Germany, a group of shipping industry leaders gathered — well, where else? — on the water. An elegant river cruise ship, the Rhine Fantasy, was transformed Monday into a floating command center, where more than a hundred executives, policy experts, and environmentalists debated how to slash the More...

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By Loknath Das On Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Rafale deal will benefit India’s defence industry, not just one firm: French diplomat

 Dassault Aviation SA’s pact with India to sell 36 Rafale medium-range multi-role fighter aircraft would benefit a number of companies which are part of the country’s defence manufacturing industry and not More...

By Loknath Das On Thursday, November 16th, 2017

The Transformation Of India’s BPO Industry

India’s BPO industry first caught our imagination over a decade ago with its world-class offices and relatively high starting salaries. But with the downsides of strange shift timings and stranger accents. More...

By Loknath Das On Friday, November 3rd, 2017

ONGC seeking oil assets in other regions amid Iran gas row

India’s ONGC Videsh has turned its focus to buying stakes in overseas oil and gas assets to meet output targets after a delay by Iran in awarding development rights for a gas field, its managing director said More...

By Loknath Das On Friday, October 20th, 2017

Dark chocolate is now a health food. Here’s how that happened.

A year after James Cadbury, the 30-something great-great-great-grandson of the British chocolatier John Cadbury, launched his luxury cocoa startup in 2016, he introduced an avocado chocolate bar. Cadbury Jr.’s More...

By Loknath Das On Thursday, September 21st, 2017

Reliance Industries Hits Record High, Nifty Hovers Around 10,150

Indian shares were little changed on Wednesday, while market heavyweight Reliance Industries Ltd hit a record high as a cut in mobile interconnect fee is seen benefiting the company’s telecom unit. Trai, More...

By Loknath Das On Friday, August 11th, 2017

IT-BPM industry feeling the pinch of global slowdown, political uncertainties

India’s services sector growth, which was highly resilient even during the global financial crisis, has been showing moderation in recent times, the Survey said. However, pick up is seen in recent months with More...

By Loknath Das On Saturday, August 5th, 2017

Infosys says no plans to make investigator’s report on ‘misgovernance’ public

Infosys Ltd has declined a request from its most high-profile founder NR Narayana Murthy to make public the report of an external consultant appointed to look into the charges of misgovernance. Murthy, who was More...

By Loknath Das On Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

Google India announces Made in India initiative

Google India today announced its ‘Made in India’ initiative while reaffirming its commitment to help developers find success by building high quality products “for India by India”. The company said that More...

By Loknath Das On Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

Reliance Capital’s shareholders approve demerger scheme

Financial services major Reliance Capital on Monday said its shareholders have approved the demerger scheme for Reliance Home Finance. According to the company, the demerger scheme — which will facilitate More...