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21 December, 2018 9:12 AM SoftBank's Vision Fund nearing $1.5 billion investment in SE Asia's Grab: Source

SoftBank Group Corp is nearing a deal to invest $1.5 billion in Grab, three times a previously expected $500 million, as Southeast Asia's biggest ride-hailing firm looks to expand, a person with knowledge of the matter said. Six-year old Grab has so far raised over $6.5 billion, led by SoftBank, Chinese ride-hailing firm Didi Chuxing and Toyota Motor 84

21 December, 2018 6:01 AM India is Afghanistan's most reliable regional partner: Pentagon

India is Afghanistan's most reliable regional partner, the Pentagon has said as it praised New Delhi's contributions to the peaceful development of the war-torn country. Pentagon, in its semi-annual Afghan report to the US Congress that covers the period of June to November 2018, said India interpreted the new US South Asia policy as an opportunity to increase 144

20 December, 2018 12:50 PM Airtel board sets up panel to explore fund raising options for strengthening balance sheet

Telecom operator Bharti Airtel board constituted a committee to explore options for raising funds to strengthen company's balance sheet. According to reports, the company has plans to raise around $2 billion. "The company at its meeting held today has formed and authorised 'special committee of directors for fundraising' to comprehensively explore/evaluate 79

20 December, 2018 10:18 AM Swiggy Raises $1 Billion in Naspers-Led Funding Round, Now Said to Be Valued at Over $3 Billion

Online food delivery service provider Swiggy said it has raised $1 billion (roughly Rs. 7,000 crores) in its latest funding round, led by South African Internet giant Naspers. Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings, Hillhouse Capital and Wellington Management Company took part in the funding round, together with Swiggy's existing investors, DST Global 82

20 December, 2018 8:44 AM Capital Infusion In State-Run Banks To Be Raised To Over Rs 1 Lakh Crore In 2018-19: Report

In 2017, the government had announced a plan for an infusion of Rs 2.11 lakh crore ($30.06 billion) in 20 state banks by March 2019. The government plans to increase its capital infusion into some state-run banks to Rs 1.06 lakh crore ($15.13 billion) in the current fiscal year ending in March, a finance ministry source said on Thursday. The official 87

19 December, 2018 7:31 AM India will need 2,300 planes worth $320 bn in 20 yrs: Boeing

India will need 2,300 airplanes worth $320 billion in the next 20 years, aircraft maker Boeing said on December 19. In rupee terms the amount would be around Rs 22,45,364 crore. As much as 85 percent of the planes would be narrow-body and the rest would be wide-body. According to Boeing, India would need 1,940 single-aisle planes worth $220 billion and 350 wide-body 90

19 December, 2018 5:07 AM RBI To Infuse Rs 50,000 Crore Worth Of Liquidity In December

MUMBAI: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Tuesday said on review of the evolving liquidity conditions, it has decided to scale up the amounts to be purchased in the remaining two OMO (Open Market Operation) auctions scheduled in December 2018 to Rs 15,000 crore each. "Consequently, the total injection of durable liquidity for the month of December 2018 would 121

18 December, 2018 4:05 PM Elon Musk's SpaceX To Raise $500 Million In Funding: Report

Elon Musk's rocket company SpaceX Corp is set to raise $500 million at a $30.5 billion valuation, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the fundraising. SpaceX did not immediately respond to news agency Reuters request for comment. In April, news agency Reuters reported that SpaceX was raising $507 million in a new round 66

18 December, 2018 2:19 PM Banknotes' printing cost rose to nearly Rs 8,000 cr in DeMo year: Govt

The expenditure on printing of notes during 2015-16, the year prior to demonetisation, was Rs 3,421 crore. The cost of printing currency notes escalated to Rs 7,965 crore in 2016-17, the year when the government had banned the high-value 500 and 1,000 rupee bills, the government informed Parliament on December 18. Also, the printing cost came down to a substantial 99

17 December, 2018 4:07 PM Australia to provide support for European Space Agency's tracking station

Confirmed on Friday by the Australian government, "CSIRO" to take over day-to-day operations of European Space Agency's tracking centre by March 2019. Canberra: In a first an Australian body has been chosen to take over day-to-day operations at the European Space Agency's (ESA) deep space tracking centre, it was announced on Friday. The station at New Norcia 151