Bosch working on retrofit electric passenger vehicles: report

Bosch has been working to improve the energy efficiency of individual components and the system as a whole in order to further increase electric vehicles’ range

Tata Group eyes controlling stake Jet Airways

The diversified Tata Group, which owns majority stakes in two airline joint ventures - Vistara and AirAsia India - is now looking to expand its presence in the aviation sector

US planning to abolish H-4 visas altogether: report

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) believes that denying work permits to H-4 visa holders, about 70,000 of whom are Indians, will benefit some US workers

RIL Q2 net vaults over 17% to Rs 9,516 crore

RIL attributed the increase in revenue and profits to higher price realisations of petrochemical and refinery products and better performance of Reliance Retail and Jio, gaining from scale, technology and operational efficiencies

MJ Akbar resigns amid volley of sexual harassment charges

Coming ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, Akbar attributed political motives to these “false, baseless and wild allegations”, and said these have caused irreparable damage to his reputation and goodwill

Indian Navy augments submarine rescue capability

The successful trials place the Indian Navy among a small league of world navies that have the ability to undertake rescue operations from disabled submarines at sea

Total, Adani in LNG joint venture

The partnership has set a target of developing regasification terminals, including Dhamra LNG, on the east coast of India besides building a retail network of 1,500 service stations over a period of 10 years



Investor immigration: many opportunities as nations vie for funds

Investment-based immigration has gained steam especially after the 2008 financial meltdown, as a host of countries has come up with attractive programmes to attract foreign funds, says Ajay Sharma, president of immigration and visa consultancy Abhinav Outsourcings

Green energy storage prospects: India, China and the US

The three markets with the biggest potential for renewable energy storage – the US, China and India – are following different paths based on local realities, with India lagging because of lack of a clear policy framework and other factors, say Rabeha Kamaluddin, Phil Steger, and Chad Richards - partner and associates respectively at Dorsey & Whitney LLP

A journey of self discovery

Sudha Ramnath talks to Swetha Amit about her book Flight or Fright, a suspense thriller, the idea for which was triggered by the mysterious disappearence of Malaysian Airline's flight MH370