India-US discuss joint military hardware production

Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's US visit, a high-level Defence Ministry team is there to discuss the opportunities of jointly developing and manufacturing military hardware.

Facebook extends closing of WhatsApp acquisition by a year

Social networking giant Facebook has extended by a year the closing of its landmark USD 19 billion deal to acquire instant messaging app WhatsApp.

Linkedin acquires Newsle to bolster professional connectivity

Linkedin is set to acquire Newsle, an alerts service that will help the business-oriented social network to track users outside its website.

Why Facebook`s WhatsApp acquisition makes sense

A need to expand user base, owning communications layer of the world, and enhance product portfolio- these are some of the reasons that pushed Facebook to acquire popular messaging service WhatsApp for a whopping 19 billion dollars.

Yahoo acquires image search and discovery start-up LookFlow

Yahoo has reportedly acquired a California-based startup with technology that incorporates artificial intelligence into a platform for image search and discovery, LookFlow.

St.Jude completes acquisition of Nanostim

St. Jude Medical, Inc, a global medical device company, Tuesday announced completion of its acquisition of Nanostim Inc., a developer of miniaturized and leadless pacemakers.

Draft land acquisition bill in public domain

The much-awaited Land
Acquisition Bill is in the final stages of preparation and is
expected to be placed in public domain soon, incorporating
suggestions made by Sonia Gandhi-led National Advisory
Council.

Orissa to resume land acquisition for Posco project from May18

Armed with the final forest
clearance order for the mega Posco steel project near Paradip,
Orissa government on Saturday decided to resume land acquisition
activities from May 18.

Orissa to avoid acquisition of irrigated land for PCPIR projects

While issuing direction to expedite process of land acquisition for the proposed
Petroleum, Chemical and Petrochemical Investment Region (PCPIR), Orissa government has decided not to acquire irrigated land as far as possible.

Madras HC dismisses appeals by landowners against acquisition

The First Bench of the Madras HC on Saturday dismissed appeals by landowners against a single judge order relating to an award of the Special Tahsildar (Land Acquisition) TNHB Schemes, Nandanam, for acquiring 16.82 acres.

Haryana betters its own land acquisition policy

Haryana`s land acquisition policy, which has been touted to be the best in the country and protects the rights of farmers, has just got better.

Land acquisition for Posco continues peacefully

Land acquisition for the
Rs 51,000 Posco steel project near here in Orissa`s
Jagatsingpur district continued peacefully today.

Bombay HC seeks reply on land acquisition in Uran area

The Bombay High Court today sought a
reply from the Raigad collector on a PIL which demands speedy
acquisition of private land around Naval installations in
neighbouring Uran area.

Zylog acquires Canada-based Brainhunter for Rs 150 cr

IT firm Zylog Systems today said it has acquired Canada-based consulting and engineering company Brainhunter for 35 million Canadian dollars (around Rs 150 crore).

Ranbaxy to acquire bio-tech firm Biovel Lifesciensce

Ranbaxy Laboratories on Tuesday said it will acquire Bangalore-based Biovel Lifesciences for an undisclosed amount.

IDBI Bank zeroes in on Federal Bank for acquisition

State-owned IDBI Bank is believed to have zeroed in on Kerala-based private sector lender Federal Bank for acquisition.

IDBI Bank zeroes in on Federal Bank for acquisition

State-owned IDBI Bank is believed to have zeroed in on Kerala-based private sector lender Federal Bank for acquisition.

ABG Shipyard acquires 15 pc in Great Offshore

Integrated offshore oilfield services provider Great Offshore Friday said ABG Shipyard has acquired more than 15.23 percent stake in the company for Rs 294.05 crore through open offer route.

UBI in talks with 3-4 Indonesian banks for acquisition

Government-owned Union Bank of India has initiated preliminary discussions with 3-4 small-sized Indonesian banks for possible acquisition, a top official said.

Airtel announces acquisition of Warid Telecom for $300 million

Sunil Mittal-owned Bharti Airtel today said it will acquire 70 per cent stake in Warid Telecom of Bangladesh for USD 300 mn (about Rs 1,363 crore).