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Jet saga: Airlines asked to advance fleet induction (Roundup)
Avoid predatory pricing, government tells airlines
  • Avoid predatory pricing, government tells airlines(23:22)
    New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) A day after Jet Airways temporarily suspended operations, the government has strictly advised domestic airlines not to indulge in predatory pricing and keep air fares affordable, a senior official said here on Thursday.
Jet saga: Airlines asked to advance fleet induction (Lead)
  • Jio, BSNL add subscribers in February, others lose(22:16)
    New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Reliance Jio and state-run BSNL were the only telecom operators to broaden their subscriber base in February 2019, according to data released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Thursday.
Crop damage: Amarinder calls disaster management panel meet
  • Crop damage: Amarinder calls disaster management panel meet(21:56)
    Chandigarh, April 18 (IANS) Following damage to crops resulting from unseasonal rain and winds, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday called for an urgent meeting of the Disaster Management Committee to assess the extent of the losses.
Jet saga: Airlines asked to advance fleet induction
  • Jet saga: Airlines asked to advance fleet induction(21:38)
    New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) A day after Jet Airways suspended all flights, the government on Thursday asked domestic airlines to advance their aircraft induction plans for capacity augmentation and to keep airfares in check.
Reliance Jio's Q4 net profit up 64.7%
  • Reliance Jio's Q4 net profit up 64.7%(21:28)
    Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Reliance Jio Infocomm, a Reliance Group company, on Thursday reported a 64.7 per cent increase in its standalone net profit for the January-March quarter of the financial year 2018-19, on an year-on-year basis.
  • Tata Sponge board clears shifting of registered office(21:24)
    Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) Tata Sponge Iron, a 54.5 per cent subsidiary company of Tata Steel, on Thursday said its board has approved shifting of the company's registered office from Odisha to West Bengal and changing its name to 'Tata Steel Long Products Limited' or such other name.
Air India to offer 'special fares' for stranded Jet flyers
RIL's consolidated Q4 net profit up 9.8% (Lead)
  • RIL's consolidated Q4 net profit up 9.8% (Lead)(21:02)
    New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) on Thursday reported 9.8 per cent increase in its consolidated net profit for the January-March quarter of financial year 2018-19, on an year-on-year (YoY) basis.
  • Shop-owners cannot charge consumers for bag(20:56)
    By Sumit Saxena
    New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Chandigarh Consumer Commission recently ordered Bata India Ltd to pay Rs 9,000 in fine for charging Rs 3 from a customer for a paper bag to carry the shoebox.
Jet management hints at gloomy days ahead
  • Jet management hints at gloomy days ahead(20:32)
    By Nirbhay Kumar
    New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) A day after Jet Airways grounded its operations completely, reality is fast dawning upon over 20,000 Jet Airways employees.
  • Notice to Samsung for not passing GST cut benefit to consumers(20:28)
    New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Directorate General of Anti-Profiteering has served a notice to technology major Samsung India for allegedly not passing on the benefits of GST reduction to its customers and in turn making undue profits, sources said.
Imran Khan axes Finance Minister amid IMF talks (Lead)
  • Rural India yet to recover from disruptions: Report(19:38)
    New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The next government at the centre is likely to inherit a rural economy in bad shape as the "informal" sector in many parts of agrarian India is yet to recover from the multiple disruptions over the past several months, a report said on Thursday.
Honda Accord recalls 3,669 units for falty airbags
RIL's consolidated Q4 net profit up 9.8%
  • RIL's consolidated Q4 net profit up 9.8%(18:58)
    New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) on Thursday reported 9.8 per cent increase in its consolidated net profit for the January-March quarter of financial year 2018-19, on an year-on-year (YoY) basis.
  • MediaTek's 5G chip arriving in India by year-end(18:50)
    By Krishna SinhaChaudhury
    New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Taiwanese fabless semiconductor company MediaTek on Thursday said it is set to introduce a 5G-enabled chipset in India by the end of this year to step up the competition around faster wireless data connections.
Rise & fly again soon: B-Town on Jet Airways crisis
  • Rise & fly again soon: B-Town on Jet Airways crisis(18:40)
    Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) For some, Jet Airways was their first choice of travel, and for some it felt like a "home" in the sky. A stream of Bollywood celebrities turned emotional as Jet Airways announced temporary suspension of flights, leaving thousands of its employees, passengers and fans in the lurch.
Growing team of moderators to prevent misuse: TikTok
  • Growing team of moderators to prevent misuse: TikTok(18:24)
    New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The TikTok community is very much active in India despite an "interim" ban and the platform is relying on both technology and a "huge" content moderation team to prevent misuse, a top company executive said on Thursday.
Wheat crop worth crores damaged in Punjab, Haryana
  • Wheat crop worth crores damaged in Punjab, Haryana(18:24)
    Chandigarh, April 18 (IANS) Standing wheat crop in hundreds of acres in Punjab and Haryana has been damaged due to untimely rains and hailstorm over the past 72 hours, according to revenue and agriculture officials from both states, here on Thursday.
Scrap electoral bonds now, says CPI-M
  • Scrap electoral bonds now, says CPI-M(18:22)
    New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The CPI-M has urged the Supreme Court to kill the electoral bonds, calling it a "diabolical scheme which legitimizes big corporate and illegal money funding to the ruling party".
Sensex ends 135 points lower, Jet ends 32% lower (Lead)
  • Sensex ends 135 points lower, Jet ends 32% lower (Lead)(18:02)
    Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Sensex and Nifty ended lower on Thursday after advancing for four consecutive sessions as investors took to profit booking. Investors also treaded with caution ahead of Q4 results from index heavyweight Reliance Industries.