BSE allocates shares worth Rs 373 crore to Anchor Investors (23:52)
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Just before the launch of its initial public offer on Monday, stock exchange major BSE allocated 4,628,158 equity shares to 'Anchor Investors' worth Rs 373 crore.

Protectionism fears remain but US, India collaboration to continue: FinMin, Industry (Lead) (22:30)
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) With Donald Trump taking over the reins of the US, industry stakeholders in India and the government feel that the fears of protectionism and curbs on H1B visas will remain, but that the US will continue its financial and technological collaboration with India.

Vikramaditya becomes first Indian naval ship with ATM onboard (22:04)
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Indian Navy's largest ship and it's newest aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya on Saturday became the first Indian naval ship to have an ATM machine installed onboard, said an official statement.

'Don't think Trump can change US economy much'  (21:58)
By Vikas Datta
Jaipur, Jan 21 (IANS) New US President Donald Trump is certain to move the American economy towards protectionism but it is a moot point how much he will be able to reshape it given existing international commitments and institutional constraints, says leading South Korean development economist Ha-Joon Chang.

Tata Communications arm invests in Dutch firm (21:54)
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Tata Communications Ltd's Netherlands subsidiary on Saturday announced that it has invested in Teleena Holding B.V., a mobile virtual network enabler, making it the largest investor in the Dutch firm.

'Demonetisation conducted in a poor way in India'  (21:48)
By Vikas Datta
Jaipur, Jan 21 (IANS) The Indian government conducted the demonetisation exercise in a poor way and it is not sure if the measure was taken for the right reasons, says renowned South Korean development economist Ha-Joon Chang.

Will punish those involved in Goa illegal mining scam: Kejriwal (21:32)
Shiroda (Goa), Jan 21 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday promised to ensure punishment for those indicted in the Rs 36,000 crore mining scam in Goa if the AAP came to power in the state after the February 4 assembly elections.

Over 3 crore people join human chain to support Bihar prohibition: Nitish (20:42)
Patna, Jan 21 (IANS) Hundreds of thousands of people across Bihar formed a human chain on Saturday to support the state government's prohibition policy, with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar claiming participation of more than three crore people in the record endeavour.

100 Model Career Centres planned for job seekers (20:40)
Hyderabad, Jan 21 (IANS) The Union Labour and Employment ministry is establishing 100 Model Career Centres (MCC) across the country to increase employment avenues for job seekers.

Congress will be ousted from Manipur: BJP (Lead, correcting para 4) (20:32)
Tura (Meghalaya), Jan 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday exuded confidence that it will oust the ruling Congress government in the upcoming assembly elections in Manipur.

Demonetisation enabled the push towards a digital economy: NITI Aayog CEO (20:02)
Japiur, Jan 21 (IANS) Within three years, cash machines in India will be completely irrelevant. This bold prediction of NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant was greeted with a mixture of enthusiasm and scepticism by the audience at a session here at Jaipur Literature Festival.

JK Paper's Q3 net profit up 173% (20:00)
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Branded paper company JK Paper on Saturday reported a surge of 173 per cent in its net profit for the third quarter (Q3) of 2016-17.

Jharkhand GSDP growth expected to be 12% this fiscal: Survey (19:42)
Ranchi, Jan 21 (IANS) The growth in Gross State Domestic Product of Jharkhand is expected to be 12 per cent in 2016-2017, says an Economic Survey tabled in the assembly on Saturday.

Tripura government starts confiscating Rose Valley assets (19:38)
Agartala, Jan 21 (IANS) The Tripura government on Saturday began confiscation of movable and immovable properties of Rose Valley chit fund organisation, an official said.

Over one million affected by Sri Lanka drought (19:34)
Colombo, Jan 21 (IANS) Over one million people have been affected by severe drought in Sri Lanka with authorities warning the numbers could rise in the coming weeks due to less rainfall.

Globus Spirits starts commercial production in West Bengal (19:22)
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Globus Spirits Ltd on Saturday said it started commercial production in its West Bengal unit to cater to the market of the alcohol deficit state.

Congress will be ousted from Manipur: BJP (19:14)
Tura (Meghalaya), Jan 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday exuded confidence that it will oust the ruling Congress government in the upcoming assembly elections in Manipur.

Protectionism fears remain, but US, India collaboration to continue: FinMin, Industry (18:54)
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) With Donald Trump taking over the reins of the US, industry stakeholders in India and the government feel that the fears of protectionism and curbs on H1B visas will remain, but that the US will continue its financial and technological collaboration with India.

'Gurugram to get arbitration centre soon' (18:32)
Gurugram, Jan 21 (IANS) Punjab and Haryana High Court Justice A. K. Mittal on Saturday said here that Gurugram will get an International Arbitration Centre (IAC) soon.

Equities tumble as negative global cues spook investors (Market Review) (18:26)
By Porisma P. Gogoi
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) After three weeks of consistent gains, key Indian equity indices were pulled lower during the trade period ended Friday due to negative global cues, broadly weak quarterly results and a depreciating rupee.

Bengal business meet nets over Rs 2.35 lakh cr investment proposals (Second Lead) (17:58)
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) The two-day Bengal Global Business Summit organised by the state government has received investment proposals worth Rs 2,35,290 crore, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced here on Saturday.

Restrict corporate tax at 25%: PHD Chamber to FM (17:50)
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) In its pre-budget proposals, PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry has asked Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to restrict corporate tax at 25 per cent with cesses and surcharges from 2017-18.

India asked to stop work on Kishanganga and Ratle projects (17:02)
Islamabad, Jan 21 (IANS) A rare joint sitting of two committees of the Pakistan National Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution seeking immediate suspension of work on two disputed projects by India and constitution of an arbitration court to resolve the ongoing water dispute between the two countries, it was reported on Saturday.

UltraTech's Q3 net up by 4.76 per cent (16:12)
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) UltraTech Cement's net profit in the third quarter of 2016-17 went up by 4.76 per cent, a regulatory filing by the company showed here on Saturday.

LG's G6 to feature Google's voice assistant service (16:10)
Seoul, Jan 21 (IANS) After launching its modular device G5 this year, South Korean electronics conglomerate LG will launch its G6 smartphone with Google voice assistant service next month, media reported.

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