European shares rise, steel stocks gain on US move

Feb 19 2018

European shares rose for 4th straight session, helped by gains among steel makers such as Tenaris, Outokumpu after the US govt outlined proposals for hefty import curbs.

Israeli scientists complete mock Mars mission in Negev desert

Feb 19 2018

A team of six Israeli researchers ended a 4-day Mars habitat experiment in Israel’s Negev desert where they simulated living conditions on the Red Planet.

Japan's exports seen rising for 14th straight month in January

Feb 16 2018

Japan’s exports were expected to rise in January for a 14th straight month, a Reuters poll showed, as robust overseas demand supports Japan’s economic recovery.

Renault board ask Ghosn to stay, pursue closer Nissan integration

Feb 16 2018

Renault its board had asked Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn to stay on for another four years and pursue closer integration with alliance partner Nissan (7201.T).

US Senate faces showdown over immigration and 'Dreamers'

Feb 15 2018

The Trump administration remained insistent on hardline immigration measures as the US Senate prepared to vote on various legislative proposal to protect young “Dreamer”.

Japan’s Mitsubishi cuts earnings forecast due to data cheating scandal

Feb 13 2018

Japan’s Mitsubishi Materials Corp cut its annual operating profit forecast by 7 percent in the wake of a data cheating scandal, which it said had hurt its metals sales.

Hike partners Ola for taxi-booking through its app

Feb 13 2018

Hike will now be able to book Ola cabs, autos directly from their messaging app and pay through the Hike Wallet or in cash.

Commercial AI programmes show sexist, racist tendencies

Feb 13 2018

Commercial facial-analysis artificial intelligence programmes tend to demonstrate skin-type and gender biases, a study has found.

New system allows drones to fly through forests, cities

Feb 12 2018

The new system, called NanoMap, allows drones to consistently fly 32 km per hour through dense environments like forests, the researchers said.

Railways 'Coach Mitra' service used 7,000 times in 9 months: Min

Feb 09 2018

SMS-based service "Coach Mitra" was used 7,000 times between April and December 2017 to register all coach-related complaints and requirements, the Railways said.

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Promoter Instant Holdings bought over 1% stake, or 28 lk skares, in co for Rs 111 Cr

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Automotive Tyre Mfg Association says shortage of carbon black may shutdown plants

Demand supply gap has gone up to 20% in FY18

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Centre urges graphite electrode mfg cos to cut local prices

Also signaled possibility of introduction of an export tax

Graphite electrodes are used to melt scrap to produce new steel

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Arm Buys 4.84% More Stake In Ranbaxy Malaysia For 1.66 Mn Ringgit


Acquires 46% stake in PTCL with a total Enterprise Value of Rs 232 Cr

Acquisition indicated to be completed by Q1 FY19

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