General Motors ordered new ignition switches well before recall

General Motors ordered new ignition switches months before it began recalling cars with the defective parts linked to at least 32 deaths.

World Bank launches website to track project progress

The World Bank Monday launched a new website to allow users to track the progress of the bank's projects and check whether the group is meeting its key targets, including poverty reduction and boosting inclusive growth.

Eyeing banking, India Post to have 25K branches on CBS by FY16

India Post, which has failed to make the cut during the latest round of bank licensing, today said it is still hopeful of converting itself into a post bank and the first step towards this will see 25,000 of its outlets on the core banking platform by FY16.

Eyeing banking, India Post to have 25K branches on CBS by FY16

India Post, which has failed to make the cut during the latest round of bank licensing, today said it is still hopeful of converting itself into a post bank and the first step towards this will see 25,000 of its outlets on the core banking platform by FY16.

PM Narendra Modi to strengthen business ties with Nepal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday said he will try to identify steps to strengthen cooperation in energy, trade and investment between India and Nepal in his talks with Nepali leaders.

Jaitley underlines need to lower cost of business to up growth

To revive the investment cycle and boost growth, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today underlined the need to reduce the cost of doing business and improve the country`s business climate.

US business delegation to visit India in November

A US business delegation will visit India later this year to explore increased business and investment opportunities in the country.

Flexitime, an employee magnet

Flexi-time is increasingly seen as a vital factor in retaining key employees and attracting future top staff.

Hackers` black market is a growing threat to govts, bizs: Rand

Black markets that sell computer hacking tools and services like stolen credit card numbers continue to grow, posing a growing hazard to governments, businesses and individuals, a study by RAND Corporation said.

Japan sees future business in Fukushima cleanup

There is something surprising in the radioactive wreck that is the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant: opportunity.

The Right Fit

Have you identified the candidates for your business? Bryan Burkhart gives tips on how to pick the right one.

Agents of Change

As business environment alters, a leader should revisit his way of operating his business to ensure a sustainable future, says Suresh Raina.

EU ready to resume business with Iran on Jan 20: sources

The European Union will begin lifting sanctions against Iran on Monday, January 20, the minute it receives word that Tehran has begun implementing a deal to curb its nuclear programme.

Small is not always beautiful

A small business has its plus points, but also look beyond your romantic notions of such work places before you sign on the dotted line, advises Prasenjit Bhattacharya.

Small is Bountiful

Working for a big brand has its advantages, but a stint in a smaller company can be beneficial especially for those who contemplate starting their own business, says Prasenjit Bhattacharya.

The 80/20 Rule

Eighty percent of all our results in business and in life stem from a mere 20 percent of our efforts, says Suresh Raina.

John Kerry visits Poland to discuss security, business

US Secretary of State John Kerry is coming to Poland to discuss issues ranging from international security and the situation in the Middle East to economic cooperation.

Business remains dull as Muzaffarnagar limps back to normalcy

Shopkeepers continue to remain affected due to slow business despite normalcy returning in riot-hit areas of the district with huge losses incurred during curfew last week.

Maria Sharapova to venture into fashion, beauty world

Tennis champion Maria Sharapova ventured into business with a sweets line by the name of Sugarpova, and now she has plans to branch out into the cosmetics and fashion markets.

Flood of `fertile immigrants` needed to boost US economy, said Jeb Bush

American politician and former governor of Florida, Jeb Bush has said that US immigration needs reform so that `more fertile` immigrants can help offset US population decline and boost the economy.

Wen regrets not stopping his family doing business

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao reportedly regretted for not stopping his children from doing business, which led to the allegations that his family accumulated $2.7 billion assets.

Madhya Pradesh to rope in NRI bizmen

The Shivraj Singh Chouhan Government announced a dedicated body for NRI entrepreneurs to promote industrial investment in the state.

Business, social media to prevent babies with HIV

Business and social media leaders to tackle the transmission of HIV from mothers to babies.

Fergie focusing on business ventures during Black Eyed Peas hiatus

Fergie wants to make good use of her group Black Eyed Peas’ hiatus, as she plans to focus her energy on her business ventures.

Bollywood bids for larger screen space

As the competition gets tougher, Bollywood filmmakers are vying for larger screen space by releasing their films in the maximum number of screens.

`Social Network` is business for Bollywood

Filmmakers and actors use social network to take the pulse of viewers and involve them in projects.

`Social Network` is business for Bollywood

Filmmakers and actors use social network to take the pulse of viewers and involve them in projects.

`Social Network` is business for Bollywood

From directors Prakash Jha, Mahesh Bhatt and Shirish Kunder to even megastar Amitabh Bachchan - all have tried to use the social networking medium to take suggestions for titles, posters and marketing plans from viewers.

Shoaib chooses business over T20 League

Former Pak pacer will not participate in the inaugural Sri Lankan Premier League.

Don`t ask about comebacks, says Warne `the businessman`

Shane Warne said it was now time to focus on his business career after calling time on his career as professional cricketer.