Air India will have to be closed if privatisation bid fails: Govt

Loss-making national carrier Air India will have to cease operations if it is not privatised, minister for civil aviation Hardeep Singh Puri told Rajya Sabha

Govt reaches out to India Inc in its push for $ 5tn economy

Top Union ministers - Amit Shah, Nirmala Sitharaman and Piyush Goyal - called upon India Inc with a clear message: Tell us your problems and we’ll fix them while pushing reforms.

Apple, the world's most admired electronics brand - that sells devices such as the iPhone, iPad tablet and iPod media player - plans 500 stores in India in its first major push that will include moving into smaller towns and cities.

After making personal investments in e-commerce major Snapdeal and online jewellery store Bluestone, Ratan Tata, chairman emeritus, Tata Sons is now investing in furniture e-tailer Urban Ladder.

An annual nation branding survey carried out by research firm Anholt-GfK, which measures the reputation of countries, ranks India at 31st among 50 countries, with Germany overtaking the United States for top spot in 2014.

News website Huffington Post launched its India edition in a tie-up with media conglomerate Times of India Group, as the AOL-owned site expands into markets where internet use is growing rapidly



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