• ENTREPRENEURS
    5 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Combine Profit and Purpose

    If you want to leave a legacy and give back to society, you need to make some smart decisions along the way. Here are five ways you can make your mark while sleeping peacefully at night. Related: 10 Books Every Leader Should Read to Be Successful 1. Pick an impactful industry. Depending on your background and […]

  • STARTUPS
    Rocket Internet Prepares for Profit From Startups by Year-End

    Rocket Internet said three of its leading startups were on track to make a profit by the end of the year as the German e-commerce investor reported lower quarterly losses. Founded in Berlin in 2007, Rocket has built up and invested in dozens of businesses from fashion e-commerce to food delivery, including brands such as […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Bajaj Auto Q2 profit up 7.2% at Rs1,200 crore

    Bajaj Auto said due to headwinds in international markets, total exports were down at 3,78,017 units as compared to 5,20,149 units in the corresponding period last year, down 27.32%. Photo: Reuters New Delhi: Bajaj Auto Ltd on Friday reported 7.2% increase in consolidated net profit at Rs1,200.72 crore for the second quarter ended 30 September. […]

  • SUCCESS
    Vedanta’s September quarter net profit grows 17.1% to Rs1,251 crore

    Vedanta Ltd chief executive officer Tom Albanese. Photo: Bloomberg New Delhi: Mining giant Vedanta Ltd on Friday posted 17.14% jump in its consolidated net profit at Rs1,251.13 crore for the quarter ended September 2016 as against a year ago. In the year-earlier period, the figure stood at Rs1,068.95 crore, the company said in a BSE […]

  • SUCCESS
    Grasim Industries’ Q2 net profit jumps 50% to Rs846 crore

    Grasim’s consolidated total income from operations also increased to Rs9,356.42 crore in the July-September quarter. Photo: Bloomberg New Delhi: Aditya Birla Group-owned Grasim Industries Ltd on Friday posted a 50% rise in consolidated net profit at Rs845.96 crore for the quarter ended 30 September, supported by higher operating leverage and lower interest cost. The company […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Google parent Alphabet profit surges on mobile, video ads

    Google is competing fiercely with social network Facebook for dominance in the fast-growing mobile advertising market. Photo: Reuters Bengaluru: Google parent Alphabet Inc. bested analysts’ estimates for third-quarter profit and revenue on Thursday as the search company showed it has honed its core business for the mobile era and is closing in on the next […]

  • NEWS
    NTPC Q2 net profit down 18% on tax adjustments

    NTPC claimed its total income increased from Rs18,218.16 crore a year ago, to Rs19,588.56 crore for the second quarter ending 30 September, 2016. Photo: Madhu Kapparath/ Hindustan Times New Delhi: NTPC Ltd reported 17.87% drop in stand-alone net profit at Rs2,495.97 crore for the second quarter ended 30 September, 2016. It had posted net profit […]

  • SUCCESS
    Colgate-Palmolive Q2 net profit increases 16% to Rs181.31

    On Friday, Colgate shares closed at Rs972.95 on BSE, up 3.64% from the previous close. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint Mumbai: Colgate-Palmolive (India) Ltd on Friday said second-quarter net profit rose 16% to Rs181.31 crore from Rs156.85 crore a year ago, beating analysts’ expectations. Revenue rose 10% to Rs 1,214.46 crore from Rs1,195.89 crore a year-ago. A […]

  • SUCCESS
    Nestle India’s Q2 profit more than doubles to Rs269 crore

    Nestle India’s shares closed at Rs6,960.50, up 0.52%, on BSE on a day the benchmark Sensex ended 0.09% up at 27,941.51 points. Photo: AFP Nestle India Ltd, the local arm of the Swiss food company, on Friday said net profit more than doubled in the quarter ended 30 September, signalling that it has overcome the […]