Xylem showcases new C&I meter

Xylem showcased its new C&I meter for the first time at a one-day conference on “Solving Non-Revenue Water Challenge for Water Utilities” held here. Continue Reading

ARS group set to expand operations

ARS Group that owns ARS Energy and ARS Steel (incorporated as ARS Metals Pvt Ltd), a certified steel manufacturer, announced that it is all set to expand its operations. Continue Reading

India’s manufacturing sector activity inches up in November

The country’s manufacturing sector activity inched up in November but the upturn remained subdued as growth rates for new orders as well as production were modest, a monthly survey said today. The IHS Markit India Manufacturing PMI rose to 51.2 in November from 50.6 in October, when it had fallen to a two-year low, indicating only a slight improvement in the health of the sector. Continue Reading

Telecom stocks surge after tariff hike announcements

Shares of telecom companies today surged on the back of new tariff plans announced by the operators to be effective from 3 December onwards. Shares of Vodafone Idea were trading at Rs 8.38, up 22.69 per cent, on the BSE. The stock rose 22.63 per cent to Rs 8.40 on the NSE. Bharti Airtel appreciated 7.35 per cent to trade at Rs 474.80 on the BSE. The stock gained as much as 9.82 per cent to Rs 485.75 in early trade. Continue Reading

Superbottoms makes reusable diapers to save environment

Superbottoms claims to be India’s first and only Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (CPSIA) tested and certified cloth diaper. According to its website, CPSIA was passed by US to better regulate the safety of products made for children under the age of 12 years. Continue Reading

Airtel submits Rs 9,500 crores bids for Reliance Communications

Telecom operator Bharti Airtel has submitted conditional bids of around Rs 9,500 crore for debt-ridden Reliance Communications’ telecom assets, including spectrum, mobile towers and optical fibre, according to an industry source. Continue Reading

P&G sets Rs 200 crores environmental fund

Procter and Gamble (P&G) India announced that it has set-up a Rs 200 crore “Environmental Sustainability Fund” to collaborate with external partners offering environmentally sustainable business solutions. With this announcement, P&G also launched the second edition of “P&G vGROW External Business Partner Summit”. Continue Reading

Asian Paints’ runs APSS campaign

Asian Paints recently ran a campaign for Asian Paints Painting Service (APSS) service with a toll-free number, wherein upon requesting, an Asian Paint trained Customer Associate would visit the home to assist with all painting needs. Continue Reading

Challenges ahead for non-financial Indian companies in 2020: Moody’s

Driven by sluggish economic growth and slowing earnings, credit conditions will weaken for most Indian non-financial companies in 2020, Moody’s Investors Service said. Continue Reading

Indian textile industry can grow to $300 bn by 2030: CII vice-chairman

Thiagarajan was delivering the keynote address at the second edition of Weaves 2019 textile fair, a four-day exhibition and conference. According to a press release, the event is being organised by Texvalley in association with the Confederation of Indian Industry. Continue Reading