PC Jeweller signs Akshay Kumar, Twinkle Khanna for pan-India expansion

PC Jeweller, the Delhi-based jewellery chain, said it signed up Bollywood stars Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna as it gets ready for a pan-India expansion. The brand, which started 12 years ago with a single shop in Karol Bagh in New Delhi, today has close to 80 outlets. Most, however, are in North India, and […]

Wipro opens center for embedded automotive solutions in Romania

IT services provider Wipro Limited said it has established a center for automotive technology in Timisoara, Romania to focus on embedded solutions such as in-vehicle entertainment, cluster display, telematics, connected cars and driver assistance systems. The company plans to hire experienced technology professionals and engineering graduates from top universities in Romania. The center will be […]

Idea launches 4G in Srinagar, offers 84 GB for Rs 392

Idea Cellular, India’s third largest telco by revenue, launched its 4G services in Srinagar. This is the 26th town in Jammu & Kashmir to get Idea 4G services, which are also present in Jammu, Udhampur, Katra, Samba, Poonch, Rajauri, Kathua, in addition to Srinagar. “Idea 4G SIMs are now available at its company retail store […]

SpiceJet adds new flights from Surat to Mumbai, Hyderabad

SpiceJet announced the launch of four new daily non-stop flights connecting Surat to Mumbai and Hyderabad. From July 10, there will be a new daily direct flight for the Mumbai-Surat-Mumbai sector. It will also start operating its second daily direct flight on the sector in the Hyderabad-Surat-Hyderabad sector. “SpiceJet is the only airline to operate […]

PVR opens five-screen multiplex at Grand Galada Center Mall, Chennai

PVR, India’s largest multiplex chain, said it opened its 127th property at Grand Galada Centre Mall in Chennai. The facility will have five screens and is equipped with 2K projection, 7.1 Digital Dolby surround sound and Dolby ATMOS. The screens also support 3-D, the company said. With this, the company now operates 584 screens in […]

SpiceJet starts flights to Patna from Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mumbai & Kolkata

SpiceJet, the airline that offers one of the most cost-effective set of fares in India, said it was starting daily flights to Patna from several cities in India, including Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bangalore and Kolkata. On Tuesday, the Bangalore flight will be replaced by a Chennai-Patna service. “We are extremely proud to induct Patna, an emerging […]

We expected better numbers: Vishal Sikka of Infosys

Infosys Chief Executive Officer Vishal Sikka said the company’s performance in the January-March period was below his expectations for various reasons. “It is a challenging performance,” Sikka said in a post-result press conference. “We were expecting a higher number,” said, adding that the situation in the last quarter will have some impact on the new […]

NTPC starts 660 MW Solapur Super Thermal Power Project in Maharashtra

NTPC Ltd, India’s largest power producer, has taken its total installed production capacity beyond the 51,000 MW mark with the addition of the 660 MW Solapur Super Thermal Power Project in Maharashtra. The total capacity of the NTPC Group has become 51410 MW, including 20 coal based, 7 gas based, 10 solar PV, one Hydro, […]

Tech Mahindra opens robotics, AI and digital services center in Dublin

IT services provider Tech Mahindra opened a new facility in Dublin, Ireland to focus on emerging technologies such as Robotics and Automation, Business Analytics, Cloud Infrastructure and Digital Services. The new centre would employ around 150 engineers over the next three years and will help the company deliver technology services to clients in Ireland as […]

Rajesh Exports starts second phase of retail expansion with Bangalore

Gold Jewellery exporter, Rajesh Exports Ltd said it launched its 81st retail showroom under it’s brand name ´Shubh Jewellers´ at Bangalore. “With this launch the company has launched it’s second phase of retail expansion. The company in the second phase of retail expansion has finalized plans to launch series of retail showrooms in the four […]

Thomas Cook tries the ‘mini’ approach to keep costs low in Tier 3 cities

Thomas Cook, one of leading travel consultants, said it has launched an outlet in Rudrapur city in Uttarkhand under its new Mini format. The Rudrapur outlet has been designed optimising space and will be manned by a two member team, equipped with technology via mobile devices for seamless online connectivity to central systems thereby facilitating […]

Hexaware Technologies opens new operations center in Bucharest

Hexaware Technologies Limited, a BPO and Digital services provider, said it has expanded its delivery presence in the European region by opening of its latest Global Delivery Centre in Bucharest, Romania. The Bucharest Global Delivery centre is situated in a prime location and in close proximity to several key clients within the European region, said […]

V- Guard to enter home and kitchen appliances market

V- Guard Industries Ltd, which focuses largely on motors and electric parts, amended its company documents to enter the home and kitchen appliances market along with the existing product categories. The company was founded in 1977 by Kochouseph Chittilappilly as a small voltage stabilizer manufacturing unit. It later expanded to other rotating instruments such pumps, fans […]

Sharon Bio Medicines receives FDA approval for Tajola API plant

Indian Pharmaceutical company Sharon bio medicine Ltd said it received the Establishment Inspection Report (EIR) from United States Food and Drug Amnistration for its manufacturing plant located at Tajola in Raigad Dist., Maharashtra. The plant, which will make Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients is now approved by the USFDA and the generic drug user fee is pending. […]

BEL to invest Rs 300 cr on India’s largest night-vision production facility in AP

Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) will set up a advanced night vision products factory spanning over 50 acres at Nimmaluru Village near Machilipatnam in Krishna District of Andhra Pradesh by investing Rs 300 cr over a period of 4 years. The advanced night vision products factory at Nimmaluru will enable BEL to expand its electro-optics business […]

Aptech to open 1000 preschools in two years under tie-up with Montana

Training provider Aptech Ltd said it is entering into preschool education through an alliance with Mumbai-based Montana International Preschool. Montana International Preschool powered by Aptech (MIPA) plans to set up 1000 preschools in India over the next two years. Aptech is the latest education company to enter the pre-school market. TIME, a pioneer in CAT […]

Jindal Steel sets up India’s first high speed rail manufacturing facility at Rs 200cr

Jindal Steel & Power Limited (JSPL), one of India’s leading steel manufacturers, said it will set up a plant to manufacture rails for metro & high speed rail projects with an investment of Rs 200 crores. The plant is capable of producing 30,000 MT of rails per month and has been set up in technical tie-up […]