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C B Bhave took charge as SEBI chairman in February 08.

SEBI provides various type of information to the Ministry of Corporate Affairs and other ministries and Government bodies.

In June 2010, the SEBI Chairman Bhave said that they would abide by the newly changed government norms in the Unit Linked Insurance Plans (ULIPs) controversy.

In August 2010, SEBI attempted to improve transparency in the stock markets saying that shareholding pattern that companies disclose every quarter, should now also contain the names of the actual owners of the shares with the custodians that are classified as depository receipts (DR's).

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On 28 December 2012, SEBI has appointed S Raman as its whole-time member for five years. Before his appointment, Raman served as Chairman and Managing Director of Canara Bank from September 2010 to September 2012.

SEBI begins a probe into possible listing agreement violations by MCX and FTIL. The decision to initiate a probe comes in the wake of PwC audit report which pointed to various discrepancies. May 7, 2014

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Route Mobile Limited Forays Into the RCS A2P Business Messaging Space by Joining Google's Early Access Program
Business Wire IndiaMr. Rajdipkumar Gupta, Managing Director & Group Chief Executive Officer, Route Mobile LimitedRoute Mobile Limited (Route Mobile), is a leading global cloud-communications platform service provider to enterprises, over-the-top (OTT) players and mobile network operators

Aster Celebrates 30 Years of Quality Healthcare with a Year of Giving Back Initiatives
Business Wire IndiaAster Celebrates its 30th AnniversaryAster DM Healthcare hosted its 30th Anniversary event to celebrate 3 decades of service as well as the culmination of its Aster@30 2017 campaign. The event also brought to light the social responsibility initiatives and programmes, under the Aster Volunteers umbrella that benefited more than 497,000 lives in the Middle East and India

Recapitalisation of Banks to Propel Economic Growth. Banks and MSMEs to Benefit - Brickwork Ratings
Business Wire IndiaGovernment of India’s announcement to infuse INR 2.11 Lakh Crores into Public Sector Banks (PSB) is a credit positive step for the NPA plagued sector. With this Brickwork Ratings expects PSBs credit profile to improve significantly

Brickwork Ratings (BWR) Introduces Placement Reporting Services for B-Schools and Engineering Institutions
Business Wire IndiaIndia produces over 17 lakh engineers and 5 lakh MBAs every year. Yet their employability is very low. Every student chooses the educational institution with possible job prospects. To meet that demand, Brickwork (BWR) is pleased to introduce BPRS (Brickwork Placement Reporting Services) for B-Schools and Engineering Institutions

Amar Ujala Trounces all Rivals, Achieves Urban Victory
Business Wire IndiaAfter turning No. 1 in the State of Uttar Pradesh, Amar Ujala has reinforced its leadership by now trouncing its nearest rival at the city level too, becoming No. 1 in major cities of Uttar Pradesh.Amar Ujala has, for the second consecutive period, become No

ABC Certifies Amar Ujala as Number 1 Newspaper of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand
Business Wire IndiaAs per latest findings of Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) July to December 2015 over July to December 2014, Amar Ujala has recorded a circulation of 29.35 lakh copies, a whopping growth of 29 percent. This includes the newly introduced price variant of Amar Ujala in broadsheet. This was done to attract and grow the readership base of relevant markets

Elkjøp Nordic AS Selects L&T Infotech as its Strategic Partner for Infrastructure Management Services

Brickwork Ratings (BWR) Announces the Appointment of Shri S Santhanam as Rating Criteria Committee Chairman
Business Wire IndiaBrickwork Ratings is pleased to announce the appointment of Shri S Santhanam as the Chairman of their Rating Criteria Committee

Brickwork Ratings (BWR) Today Announced the Appointment of Dr. M Govinda Rao as the Chief Economic Advisor
Business Wire India  Brickwork Ratings is pleased to announce Dr. M Govinda Rao as the Chief Economic Advisor.   Dr. M Govinda Rao is an economist with an outstanding record as a policy maker and institution builder. He was a Member of the Fourteenth Finance Commission and prior to that, a member of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister of India

Amar Ujala Outdoors Partners With Skechers for OOH Launch
Business Wire IndiaAutdoors - the OOH division of Amar Ujala Publications has recently launched the Pan India campaign for Skechers - the second largest sports and lifestyle footwear brand in United States. As a part of the campaign, the agency has taken the large format media options at the most strategic and high footfall areas in the top 11 cities covering the metros and the mini metros

Hindi Vernaculars Collaborating in the Hours of Need
Business Wire IndiaTeam work does not always come from team bonding exercises, as prophesied by corporate trainers and motivators, it comes from the very basic instinct of crisis management which is ingrained in the human psyche. A fantastic case study for the media industry would be the unified voice of the vernacular print industry, rising beyond the recent upheaval in Haryana

HDFC ERGO General Insurance Wins the 'Gold Shield' by ICAI for Financial Reporting
Business Wire India  The only company to win The Excellence award 175 top rung companies participated across 13 categories HDFC ERGO General Insurance, one of India’s key private insurance company has been conferred the Gold Shield award by Institute of Chartered Accountant of India (ICAI)

Institute of Chartered Accountant of India Confers HDFC ERGO General Insurance with the Excellence Award for Financial Reporting
Business Wire IndiaHDFC ERGO General Insurance, one of India’s key private insurance company has been conferred the Gold Shield award by Institute of Chartered Accountant of India (ICAI). The award recognizes the highest standards adhered by HDFC ERGO General Insurance in their Financial Reporting for the year 2014-15

Amar Ujala Celebrates Beauty, Glamour & Style with a Scintillating Grand Finale of 'Vatika Miss Natural' Beauty Contest
Business Wire IndiaAmar Ujala organized the biggest hunt for the most ‘Naturally Beautiful’ face in entire Uttar Pradesh with a never-before initiative – ‘Vatika Miss Natural’ Contest. 10000+ young girls participated in a gruelling multi-round contest and 12 girls were chosen from the City Finale events conducted across 7 towns of Uttar Pradesh

Amar Ujala is No. 1 Hindi Daily Newspaper in Lucknow
Business Wire IndiaAmar Ujala has established itself as the  No. 1 Hindi daily newspaper in terms of average circulation in the city of Lucknow, certified by the Audit Bureau of Circulations, Jan -June 2015 report.   The No

DIFC Aims to Host 100 Indian Firms as a Part of Its Long-Term Strategy
Business Wire IndiaDubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) concluded its week long engagement with leading business decision makers from India’s banks, insurers, law firms, asset and wealth management companies in the country’s commercial capital Mumbai

Fem Miss North India Princess 2015' Reaches the Final Stage - 12 Finalists getting Ready for Grand Finale
Business Wire IndiaThe most eagerly awaited Beauty Contest of North India – ‘Fem Miss North India Princess 2015’ has entered the last and most crucial stage – The Grand Finale. 12 young beauties, from places all across North India, have been short-listed for Grand Finale contest, to be held in New Delhi on 15th September 2015.   The 12 Finalists Sl. No

Amar Ujala Wins the Best Creative Advertising Award
Business Wire IndiaAmar Ujala Publications Ltd., won the Ink Awards 2015 for its unique campaign ‘Hindi Hai Hum’, held in Mumbai last week. The campaign focused on the rich heritage of the national language. The awards, won by Amar Ujala were in two categories

92% Indians Feel Parliamentarians should take a Pay Cut till the Winter Session
Business Wire IndiaLocalCircles (, India’s largest citizen engagement platform network today announced that it has recently concluded polls to gauge citizen views on the washout of the Monsoon Season of the Parliament

Max India's Corporate Restructuring Plan Receives Formal Shareholder Approval
Business Wire India Max India shareholders support the demerger with an overwhelming majority of 99

Sasken Awaiting Regulatory Clearances for Buy-Back
Business Wire IndiaSasken Communication Technologies Limited (BSE: 532663, NSE: SASKEN) is awaiting regulatory clearances from SEBI/Stock Exchanges for the draft Letter of Offer in connection with its buy-back proposal

Biocon-Mylan Programs Make Progress: 'PEG-G-CSF and Adalimumab Enter Phase 3 clinical trials' and 'Patient Recruitment for One Insulin Glargine Phase 3 Study is Completed'
Business Wire IndiaBiocon, Asia's premier biotechnology company, announced today that it has made clinical progress in its partnered programs with Mylan. The partnership has a strong portfolio of generic insulin analogs and biosimilars including Monoclonal Antibodies (MAbs) and recombinant proteins at various stages of development

Biocon top line grows 15% in Q4 FY15; Research Services delivers 27% growth; FY15 Revenues at Rs. 3143 Crore, PAT at Rs. 497 Crore
Business Wire IndiaBiocon Ltd (BSE code: 532523, NSE: BIOCON), Asia's premier biopharmaceuticals company, announced its Q4 and FY 15 financial results on April 29, 2015

Biocon's CRO Arm Syngene Seeks Approval for IPO, Files DRHP; Offer Allows Biocon to Monetize its Shareholding in Syngene
Business Wire IndiaBiocon Ltd (BSE code: 532523, NSE: BIOCON), Asia's premier biopharmaceuticals company, today announced that its Contract Research subsidiary Syngene International Ltd (“Syngene”) has filed the Draft Red Herring Prospectus (DRHP) with the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on April 22, 2015, seeking approval for an Initial Public Offering (IPO)

e-IPO Will Ruin Retail Investors
Business Wire IndiaProposed 'eIPO' will ruin retail investors as well as capital market intermediataries like share brokers, registrars, printers, advertising agencies etc. Under the pressure of FIIs & impact of West, SEBI is acting with haste to implement ‘e-IPO’

Institutional Investor and the IIFL Host the 10th Annual India Investment Forum
Institutional Investor Forums and India Infoline Limited, IIFL, announced the 10th Annual India Investment Forum will take place September 24-25, 2014 at The Pierre, in New York City.

GSK Initiates Voluntary Open Offer to Increase Stake in its Pharmaceuticals Subsidiary in India
GlaxoSmithKline (“GSK”) (LSE: GSK) today announced a Voluntary Open Offer (the “Offer”) to increase its stake in its publicly-listed pharmaceuticals subsidiary in India (GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Limited, the “Company”) from 50.7% to up to 75% at a price of INR 3,100 per share

WNS Partners with Ramco Systems to Expand its Human Resources Outsourcing Footprint
WNS (Holdings) Limited (WNS) (NYSE: WNS), a leading provider of global Business Process Management (BPM) services, and Ramco Systems, an enterprise software product company focused on delivering ERP applications on Cloud, Tablets and Smart phones, today announced their strategic partnership towards servicing the Human Resources Outsourcing (HRO) marketplace across industries

SQS and Thinksoft Join Forces to Create the World’s Largest Independent BFSI Testing Organisation

Canara Bank Invests in Brickwork Ratings and Announces Strategic Partnership
Canara Bank, a Nationalized Bank with total business of over Rs. 600,000 crore, has invested in Brickwork Ratings, a Bengaluru based Credit Rating Agency. Canara Bank has picked up ten percent stake in Brickwork Ratings. In a recent function held at Canara Bank, Head Office at Bangalore, after signing the share subscription agreement, Mr

Hon’ble Union Finance Minister Shri P Chidambaram Inaugurates MCX-SX Equity and Equity Derivatives Segment
-- First symbolic trade of the flagship index ‘SX40’ was also entered by the Hon’ble Finance Minister -- Shri. U. K. Sinha, Chairman, Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) and Dr. Arvind Mayaram, Secretary- Dept

Sai Silks (Kalamandir) Limited Price Band at Rs 70-75 per Equity Share
Sai Silks (Kalamandir) Limited, the retailer of women’s, Kids and Men’s wear, has filed a Red Herring Prospectus (“RHP”) with SEBI / ROC for an initial public offer (“IPO”) to raise Rs. 89 crores. The company is following a book building process and the price band has been set in the range of Rs 70 - 75 per share

New team at the Institute of Company Secretaries of India
MS Sahoo takes over as the Secretary of the ICSI

RBI hikes ECB limits by $10 billion
In an endeavor to check the rupee slide and improve markets, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) today hiked the limit of external commercial debt by $10 billion.

Essar Oil completes Jamnagar optimisation project ahead of schedule
Essar Oil has completed its Jamnagar optimisation project ahead of schedule.

Pranab Mukherjee to meet financial regulators today
Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee is expected to meet top economic regulators, including Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor D. Subbarao, Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) Chairman J. Hari Narayan and Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) Chairman U K Sinha in a pre-budget meeting here today to discuss the roadmap ahead for the financial sector.

Asian Financial Forum Opens with 2,000 Participants
Some 2,000 finance, business and government leaders from around the world are taking part in the Asian Financial Forum, which opened today at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre and continues through tomorrow.The forum's fifth editionis taking place under the theme "Asia: Driving Sustainable Growth," focusing on opportunities in Asia, particularly the Chinese mainland

SEBI to review Initial Public Offers
Indian market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has decided to have a relook at the entire process of raising funds via initial public offerings.

Fifth Asian Financial Forum to Take Place this Month
Some 1,800 business and government leaders from around the world are expected to take part in the Asian Financial Forum, 16-17 January, at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Under the theme "Asia: Driving Sustainable Growth," the forum'sfifth edition will focus on opportunities in the Asia-Pacific region

Indian SEC Chief Sinha: China Investors Look to India
Indian infrastructure can expect about US$1 trillion worth of investment from China's next Five-Year Programme, with about half emerging from private sector investors, according to U.K. Sinha, Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Board of India

Orc Provides Low-Latency Market Connectivity to Indian Exchanges
Orc, a leading provider of technology and services for the global financial industry, today announced new market gateways to the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and National Stock Exchange of India Ltd. (NSE).

RBI Approves Brickwork Ratings as an Eligible CRA for Bank Loans
The RBI has approved Brickwork Ratings as an eligible Credit Rating Agency for bank loans/facilities. In effect, the RBI has accorded Brickwork, the ECAI (External Credit Assessment Institution) status under Basel norms. RBI issued a circular DBOD.No.BP.BC 92/21.06.007/2011-12 dated April 13, 2012, addressed to all scheduled commercial banks, that modifies Para 6 of RBI Master Circular DBOD.No

Fifteen International Baccalaureate (IB) Schools & Mumbai Dignitaries Conclude a Successful Model United Nations (MUN)
The three-day long SISMUN 2012 hosted by Singapore International School (SIS) was unique because apart from the Model United Nations (MUN) experience it included a Photo Journalism contest for students and a Panel Discussion by leading Mumbai dignitaries. Chief Guest Mr. R. K. Padmanavan, Executive Director, Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) inaugurated the event along with Mr

Hong Kong to Host Asian Financial Forum in January 2012
Some 2,000 business and government leaders from around the world are expected to take part in the fifth Asian Financial Forum (AFF), to be held during 16-17 January 2012, in Hong Kong.Under the theme, "Asia: Driving Sustainable Growth", AFF 2012will discuss growth opportunities and challenges in the Asia-Pacific region, and the Chinese mainland in particular

Ramco Systems to Showcase Business Results on the Cloud at the Gartner Symposium
Ramco Systems (BSE - 532370, NSE – RAMCOSYS, MSE – RSST); a software company focused on consulting, products and managed services, will participate as a platinum sponsor in the first-ever Gartner Symposium to be held in India by Gartner, the world’s leading IT research and advisory company. The prestigious event will be held at Hotel Renaissance, in Mumbai from 21-23 November, 2011. Mr. R

Governor Bhardwaj advocates for effective Lokayukta in Karnataka
Karnataka Governor H R Bhardwaj on Saturday said that in order to effectively combat the rising corruption in the state, it was important to have a strong and an effective Lokayukta.

Ramco ERP Enjoys Highest Brand Loyalty Amongst its SME Customers - According to PCQuest Users' Choice Awards
Ramco Systems (BSE - 532370, NSE – RAMCOSYS, MSE – RSST); a software company focused on consulting, products and managed services, announced that according to the PCQuest Users' Choice Awards survey 2011, Ramco Systems enjoys the highest brand loyalty amongst its customers

Ramco Systems: a suite of world-class ERP Solutions for accelerating Growth in Kerala

Ramco Banking Analytics Launches Automatic Submission of Returns for Regulatory Reporting
Ramco Systems (BSE - 532370, NSE – RAMCOSYS, MSE – RSST); a leading software company focused on consulting, products and managed services, has announced that its Banking Analytics product enables banks to automatically adhere to the RBI guideline for submission of returns without any manual Intervention

Ramco Posts Global Income of USD 12.89 m; Revenues Grow 25% Sequentially
Ramco Systems Limited (BSE - 532370, NSE – RAMCOSYS, MSE – RSST); a leading software company focused on consulting, products and managed services, today announced, the results for the first quarter of FY 2011-12

Ramco Systems Participates in CII’s BANKing TECH Summit 2011
Ramco Systems (BSE - 532370, NSE – RAMCOSYS, MSE – RSST); one of the leading enterprise software company focused on consulting, products and managed services, has announced that it will co-sponsor this year’s edition of the CII’s flagship Banking Technology Summit. The event will be held on June 28, 2011 at the Taj Mahal Palace in Mumbai, India

Ramco Systems Signs Columbia Helicopters for Series 5
Ramco Systems, the Global Aviation Maintenance & Engineering (M&E) and Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (MRO) software provider, announced today that Columbia Helicopters, Incorporated (CHI) has purchased Ramco’s Series 5 Aviation software suite

Ramco Systems Wins Order from T’way Airlines, South Korea
Ramco Systems, the Global Aviation Maintenance & Engineering (M&E) and Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (MRO) software provider, announced today its agreement with T’way Airlines for Ramco’s Series 5 Aviation M&E software

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