September 27, 2021 03:00 (IST)
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HDFC Bank says it will double its rural reach to 2 lakh villages in 2 years

Mumbai: HDFC Bank has said it aims to expand its reach to two lakh villages in the next 18-24 months.

India needs 4-5 more banks of SBI’s size, says FM Nirmala Sitharaman

Mumbai/UNI: Stressing the need for bigger banks in the country, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said that India needs 4-5 banks of the size of State Bank of India (SBI) in the wake of new requirements.

CII's maiden East India Summit to focus on sustainable infrastructure and strong ecosystem for region

Kolkata/IBNS: The Confederation of Indian Industry on Friday said the East India Summit 2021 scheduled from Sept 28 will focus largely on a sustainable infrastructure roadmap for the east and northeast states with emphasis on railways, aviation, and future mobility.

'Indian stock market not a bubble, 60,000 is not the end' : BSE CEO Ashish Kumar Chauhan

Mumbai/IBNS: As the 30-share BSE index crossed the psychological 60,000 mark on Friday, in just eight months from 50,000 in January, its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Ashish Kumar Chauhan said "India's Sensex story is here to stay" and "60,000 is not the end".

Govt looking to diversify agri sector to achieve clean energy goals: Nitin Gadkari

New Delhi/IBNS: Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari has said India's fuel energy security can be well supported by the agriculture sector and the government is looking to diversify it into the energy and power sector.

Indian stock market closes in green, Sensex crosses 60,000 milestone

Mumbai/UNI: In spite of erasing some of the intraday gains, the Benchmark indices managed to end in green territory on Friday, with Sensex corssing 60,000 for the first time ever.

Tata Motors celebrates 10,000 EV customers

Mumbai: Tata Motors, one of India’s leading automobile manufacturers, on Friday recorded a remarkable feat of on-boarding its 10,000th EV customer.

US pension fund to vote against Saudi Aramco chairman Al-Rumayyan's appointment to RIL board: Report

The California State Teachers' Retirement Fund (CalSTRS)  has decided to vote against the appointment of Saudi Aramco's chairman Yasir Al-Rumayyan as an independent director to the board of Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries, according to a media report.

Tata-Airbus deal to make C-295 aircraft a step towards opening aviation and avionics: Ratan Tata

New Delhi, Sep 24 (UNI): Tata group Chairman emeritus Ratan Tata on Friday said that Tata-Airbus deal to make C-295 aircraft is a great step towards opening up of aviation and avionics projects in India.

Indian stock market opens in green, Sensex crosses 60,000 mark, Nifty above 17,900

Mumbai/UNI: For the fourth consecutive day, the stock market opened in green territory on Friday with BSE Sensex crossing the 60,000 mark and trading at 60,193.18, up 307.82 points or 0.51 per cent.

Lowsoot and eBikeGo collaborate to find ways to reduce carbon footprint

New Delhi/IBNS: Rise in greenhouse gases and its negative impact leading to climate change and disastrous consequences is a global concern.

Ministry of Road Transport and Highways to raise one lakh crore by monetising highways under TOT model: Nitin Gadkari

Kolkata/IBNS:  The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) will raise one lakh crore by monetising highways under the TOT model through NHI, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said at an ASSOCHAM event.

Indian govt planning to block Chinese investors from LIC IPO: Report

New Delhi/IBNS: The Indian government wants to keep the Chinese investors away from the IPO of Indian insurance giant Life Insurance Corp (LIC), Reuters reported citing four senior government officials and a banker.

Internet giant Google plans to spend USD 2.1 bn on NYC office building

New York/IBNS: The Alphabet Inc-owned internet giant Google has set sights on buying an office building for USD  2.1 Billion, showing positive signs of bringing employees under the pre-covid style of work.

Axis Bank commits to positive climate action and Sustainable Development Goals

Kolkata:  Axis Bank, a private sector bank, announced a series of commitments aligned to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), supporting India’s commitments under the Paris Agreement.