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M&M to take over two-wheeler business of Mahindra Two Wheelers

    Updated On : Dec 03,2016   4:38 pm
Chennai, Dec 3 (IANS) The board of Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd (M&M) on Saturday decided to take over the two-wheeler business of Mahindra Two Wheelers Ltd - a step-down subsidiary. View More..

Vortex Engineering bets big on mini-ATMs

    Updated On : Dec 03,2016   4:02 pm
Chennai, Dec 3 (IANS) India's own automatic teller machine (ATM) maker Vortex Engineering Pvt Ltd is betting big on its mini-ATMs as banks and others are expected to set up the machines in rural areas in the coming days, said a top company official. View More..

Neroca FC pick up I-League bid documents

    Updated On : Dec 03,2016   2:46 pm
Kolkata, Dec 3 (IANS) Neroca FC have become the fourth football team this season to pick up bid documents for direct entry into the upcoming I-League, starting from January 7. View More..

Anu Emmanuel thrilled to be part of Pawan Kalyan's next

    Updated On : Dec 03,2016   2:22 pm
Chennai, Dec 3 (IANS) After winning over audiences with her performance in Nani-starrer Telugu romantic-drama "Majnu" earlier this year, actress Anu Emmanuel is thrilled to have signed a yet-untitled project alongside Pawan Kalyan. View More..

Here's why Kanchana turned down role in 'Baahubali 2'

    Updated On : Dec 03,2016   2:10 pm
Chennai, Dec 3 (IANS) Veteran actress Kanchana, who is making a comeback after three decades with upcoming Telugu drama "Arjun Reddy", had turned down a role in S.S Rajamouli's magnum opus "Baahubali 2". View More..

Kamal Haasan, Mouli not teaming up for new project

    Updated On : Dec 03,2016   12:06 pm
Chennai, Dec 3 (IANS) Actor Kamal Haasan, who is currently recovering from a leg injury, and writer-director Mouli are not teaming up for a Tamil outing, contrary to reports. View More..

Writing multi-starrers comes to me easily: Venkat Prabhu

    Updated On : Dec 03,2016   12:06 pm
Chennai, Dec 3 (IANS) Filmmaker Venkat Prabhu's upcoming Tamil directorial "Chennai 600028 II" features a battalion of actors in key roles. He says he finds the process of writing a multi-starrer easier than writing a story with a single lead actor. View More..

Suriya's 'S3' postponed to December 23

    Updated On : Dec 03,2016   11:50 am
Chennai, Dec 3 (IANS) Suriya-starrer Tamil actioner "S3", the third part in the "Singam" franchise, which was originally slated to hit the screens on December 16, has been pushed by a week and will now release on December 23 worldwide, the makers said. View More..

Molina unfazed by goal-shy ATK show

    Updated On : Dec 02,2016   10:10 pm
Kolkata, Dec 2 (IANS) Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) head coach Jose Molina on Friday brushed aside talk of problems in front of goal ahead of their Indian Super League (ISL) semi-final, after striker Juan Belencoso missed a hatful of chances against FC Pune City here in a goalless affair. View More..

Demonetisation drive dents automobile sales (Roundup)

    Updated On : Dec 02,2016   9:58 pm
New Delhi/Chennai/Mumbai, Dec 2 (IANS) The government's demonetisation drive has impacted the Indian automobile sector, as many manufacturers reported lower sales figures for November and experts have predicted a further slowdown in the coming months. View More..

'AIBEA for clean banking system, does not support illegality'

    Updated On : Dec 02,2016   9:22 pm
Chennai, Dec 2 (IANS) The All India Bank Employees Association (AIBEA) is for a clean banking system and does not support any illegal action on the part of management or the employees, said a top union official. View More..

Citi-NCPA Aadi Anant music festival reaches Mumbai

    Updated On : Dec 02,2016   7:22 pm
Mumbai, Dec 2 (IANS) Showcasing Indian music across genres and generations and at the same time attempting to create opportunities for young, talented musicians to play, the three-month-long travelling festival 'Citi-NCPA Aadi Anant - 'from here to eternity, has arrived in Mumbai. View More..

Government raises MSS limit to help banks cope with note-ban liquidity

    Updated On : Dec 02,2016   7:10 pm
New Delhi/Chennai, Dec 2 (IANS) In an attempt to manage the liquidity surplus following demonetisation of Rs 500/1,000 currency notes, the central government has revised the ceiling for issue of securities under the Market Stabilisation Scheme (MSS) to Rs 6 lakh crore from Rs 30,000 crore. View More..

Delhi, Vidarbha draw in Ranji Trophy

    Updated On : Dec 02,2016   6:58 pm
Chennai, Dec 2 (IANS) Delhi and Vidarbha played out a draw in Group B Ranji Trophy cricket match at the Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering Ground here on Friday. View More..

Delhi, Vidarbha draw in Ranji Trophy

    Updated On : Dec 02,2016   6:14 pm
Chennai, Dec 2 (IANS) Delhi and Vidarbha played out a draw in Group B Ranji Trophy cricket match at the Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering Ground here on Friday. View More..

RBI should publicly state bank wise supply of currency notes:Unions

    Updated On : Dec 02,2016   4:12 pm
Chennai, Dec 2 (IANS) Two major unions in the banking sector on Friday urged Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to advise the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to publicly announce the details of currency notes supplied to various banks. View More..

RBI increases ceiling on Market Stabilisation Scheme to Rs 6,000 bn

    Updated On : Dec 02,2016   3:16 pm
Chennai, Dec 2 (IANS) In an attempt to manage the liquidity surplus following demonetisation of Rs 500/1,000 notes, the central government, on Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) advice, on Friday revised upwards the ceiling for issue of securities under the Market Stabilisation Scheme (MSS) to Rs 6,000 billion. View More..

Manufacturing of steam generators for Kudankulam n-plants 3, 4 begins

    Updated On : Dec 02,2016   2:48 pm
Chennai, Dec 2 (IANS) Russian company JSC AEM-technology on Friday said it has started manufacturing two sets of steam generators for the third and fourth 1,000MW nuclear power units to be set up at Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu. View More..

Digital banking may eat into ATM business

    Updated On : Dec 02,2016   12:10 pm
Chennai, Dec 2 (IANS) With the government nudging people towards digital banking modes -- payments through mobile phones, Point of Sale (PoS) machines and others -- ATM players may find their business in a flux in the coming years. View More..

Dream-like to dance with Chiranjeevi: Raai Laxmi

    Updated On : Dec 02,2016   11:38 am
Chennai, Dec 2 (IANS) It has been actress Raai Laxmi's long-time desire to match steps with megastar Chiranjeevi and when it finally happened in the upcoming Telugu actioner "Khaidi No 150", she says her dream had come true. View More..