City-based karate master trains students, wins medals

Muthu Devaraj, a karate master from Hasthinapuram, won gold medal in master’s kata category in the Okinawa Goju-Ryu Karate Open International Championship in Malaysia. He along with his students also won several medals. Continue Reading

Suresh Prabhu speaks on questions raised on S&DT flexibilities

Questions raised by developed countries on flexibilities provided to developing economies under the WTO norms are ‘controversial’ and ‘extremely divisive’, India has stated irrevocably. Continue Reading

Vodafone Idea loss narrows to Rs 4,882 crores

With initiative undertaken to increase revenue and hold off competition coming into effect, Vodafone Idea, country’s largest telecom operator has announced that its consolidated loss has narrowed sequentially to Rs 4,881.9 crore in March quarter. Continue Reading

JP Morgan invests in Global PayEx

Global PayEx has announced a that banking and financial services provider JP Morgan has invested in it that will help the latter’s clients experience clearer electronic invoice presentation and quicker reconciliation. Continue Reading

Jet deputy CEO and CFO Amit Agarwal quits

Grounded carrier Jet Airways’ deputy chief executive and chief financial officer (CFO) Amit Agarwal has resigned, the airline said today. Agarwal’s resignation is effective from 13 May, it said. Continue Reading

Schaeffler offers repair solutions for LuK tractor clutches

Schaeffler’s Automotive Aftermarket division has come up with new offerings for the expanded range of repair solutions for tractor clutches under LuK brand. LuK is a leading manufacturer of clutch technology, supplying to all major tractor manufacturers (OEM) worldwide and in India. Continue Reading

Visa launches NCMC card for multimodal transport

Payments technology leader Visa has announced the launch of the National Common Mobility Card (NCMC) as conceived by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. Also known as ‘One Nation, One Card’ according to the firm, it is an interoperable transport card that can be used for payments across all transit segments. Continue Reading

RupeeCircle expands operations to Chennai

P2P lending company, RupeeCircle that is backed by Mahindra Finance has announced the opening of its new office here. The office will be the foothold of RupeeCircle in South India and will give a boost to its financial inclusion initiative in the region, stated a release. Continue Reading

Chennai-based filmmaker’s movie makes waves at international festivals

Kollywood has numerous budding directors who wish to break into the industry. Engineer-turned-director, Dharani is one such person. His film, Gnanaserukku has received numerous accolades at international film festivals. For the last four years, Dharani and his team of young cinema lovers have work hard to produce this film. Continue Reading

New technology adopted to compensate rising weight of cars

adding excessive weight in the name of safety has made cars heavier and that means bigger brakes are needed. But here is the catch, more weight means cars will not give more economy and will produce more emissions. So what do carmakers do? They reduce weight by using alloys, try different manufacturing methods and even different components altogether. Continue Reading