Farmers should anticipate market demand: Minister

Kota (Rajasthan) , May 26

Farmers should not follow the sheep mentality of going with the same crop trend which has done well in a particular period but should anticipate the market for their produce, Minister of State for Consumer Affairs C.R. Chaudhary said on Friday.

India, Mauritius negotiating CECPA trade deal

New Delhi , May 26

India and Mauritius are negotiating the finalisation of a "ground breaking" Comprehensive Economic Cooperation and Partnership Agreement (CECPA) that will boost trade and investment between both countries, visiting Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth said on Friday.

Need to promote electric vehicles: Gadkari

Nagpur , May 26

Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday said that electric vehicles need to be promoted in order to cut down expenses incurred on crude oil imports.

Tech Mahindra net down 33% in Q4

Mumbai , May 26

Software major Tech Mahindra on Friday reported Rs 590 crore consolidated net profit for the fourth quarter of 2016-17, registering 33 per cent decline from Rs 876 crore in the same period last year.

Tata Chemicals posts 32% rise in Q4 net profit

Kolkata , May 26

Tata Chemicals on Friday reported close to 32 per cent rise in its consolidated net profit to Rs 343.02 crore in the fourth quarter ended March 31, 2017, from Rs 260.21 crore in the corresponding period a year ago.

ITC net profit up 12.1 per cent in Q4

Kolkata , May 26

Cigarette-to-hotel-to-FMCG major ITC Ltd on Friday posted a 12.13 per cent rise in its standalone net profit to Rs 2,669.47 crore for the quarter ended March 31, 2017, from Rs.2,380.68 crore in the year ago period.