All stories by T E Narasimhan
Vedanta plans Rs 10K-cr copper smelter unit in coastal regionRediff.com1 Apr 2021
This comes at a time when the group's copper plant in Tamil Nadu remains shut for nearly three years, causing a Rs 5 crore loss every day.
'Sasikala will return with full power if...'Rediff.com15 Mar 2021
'If the EPS government falls, Sasikala will return. If EPS wins, he will become an indispensable leader and Sasikala will not be able to return.' T E Narasimhan reports.
Succession saga at Murugappa Group gets murkierRediff.com11 Mar 2021
Valli Arunachalam had alleged that the group promoters have a gender bias against women getting into the family business and, hence, she and her sister were denied a berth on AIL's board.
How Tamil Nadu has transformed to attract mega investmentRediff.com8 Mar 2021
A team of more than 60 people under Neeraj Mittal, an IAS officer, was instrumental in getting up the New Industrial Policy 2021 targeting investments of around Rs 10 trillion by 2025.
Aggregate annual PE deal count over 60% in last 5 yrsRediff.com3 Mar 2021
With the Indian economy expected to emerge as the third largest by 2030, investors have earmarked significant capital to actively participate in the India growth story.
Bumps galore, but auto hubs breathe easy on sales spikeRediff.com22 Feb 2021
The traffic tells a story. During the lockdown, it took 45 minutes to zip through the deserted 35-km stretch from Chennai to reach the automobile heart of Sriperumbudur-Oragadam, where the big names of the car industry - Hyundai Motor India, Renault-Nissan India, Daimler India Commercial Vehicles, Apollo Tyres, and Royal Enfield - are based.
Made in India: World's 1st 3D printed rocket engineRediff.com17 Feb 2021
The entire engine, Agnilet, is one piece of hardware from start to finish and has zero assembled parts, reports T E Narasimhan.
PM hands over 'Made-In-India' Arjun battle tank to armyRediff.com15 Feb 2021
The tank, designed, developed, and manufactured by the Defence Research and Development Organisation's Combat Vehicles Research and Development Establishment and made in Tamil Nadu, will be used to protect northern borders.
Why auto sales in January hit speed brakeRediff.com10 Feb 2021
Shortage of semiconductors, price hikes pull January auto sales into red. Dec had seen sales grow for 1st time this FY, which dealers called a one-off.
TVS group all set for mega restructuringRediff.com28 Jan 2021
The restructuring, which will involve nine listed companies, including TVS Motor, Sundaram Clayton, Sundram Fasteners, TVS Electronics and TVS Srichakra, among others, will give each family group complete ownership of businesses they manage while scrapping the holding company.
Pegatron to assemble Apple iPhones in Tamil Nadu, after FoxconnRediff.com27 Jan 2021
The company is planning to invest Rs 1,100 crore in the new mobile phone manufacturing facility.
Isro all set to launch space-themed merchandiseRediff.com21 Jan 2021
Isro will rope in industry to manufacture customised Isro-theme T-shirts, coffee mugs, posters, key chains, games, jigsaw puzzle and so on.
Post Covid, 2-wheeler EV firms see steady growthRediff.com11 Jan 2021
EV players suggest a reduction in the goods and services tax on batteries from 18 to 5 per cent as it would help push demand.
TTK Prestige,India's kitchen 'king' aims to double capacity by FY21Rediff.com28 Dec 2020
The company has also set a target of achieving Rs 5,000 crore in the next four years, while for the current fiscal the company expect around 15-18 per cent growth in revenue.
COVID-19 infects IIT-Madras; forces shutdownRediff.com15 Dec 2020
A total of 774 students are on the campus and most of those who were infected were residents of Krishna and Jamuna hostels.
How family-owned TVS group's ownership model will changeRediff.com11 Dec 2020
The TVS family has been engaged, for more than a century, in a diverse range of businesses through various entities in which the branches of the TVS family have invested in or through T V Sundaram Iyengar & Sons, Sundaram Industries, and Southern Roadways - collectively referred to as the TVS Holding Companies.
Next gen from Apollo Tyres family floats trucking start-upRediff.com10 Dec 2020
The solution works on the pricing and scheduling algorithms that define key parameters necessary for most efficiently matching the supply and demand of freight and trucks.
Nokia starts manufacturing next generation 5G equipment at Chennai facilityRediff.com9 Dec 2020
Nokia said it was the first to manufacture the 5G New Radio in India, and it is now producing Nokia AirScale massive Multiple Input Multiple Output solution at the facility.
US-China trade war a silver lining for India's garment exportersRediff.com9 Dec 2020
Exporters say their capacity utilisation has reached almost 70 per cent and that big firms have brought it up to as high as 85 per cent.
DBS retains Lakshmi Vilas Bank's name, logoRediff.com8 Dec 2020
According to experts, 'Lakshmi' and the logo 'Godesses Lakshmi' have a lot of value in India and are the biggest driver for the Bank. Retaining the Lakshmi name and logo will help DBS.