Kinetic launches Velocity
Motorcycle maker Kinetic Engineering has launched its 115cc Velocity as part of its efforts to boost sales and expand product portfolio. The motorcycle sports an introductory price of Rs 38,300 (ex-showroom, Delhi), Kinetic Engineering joint managing director Sulajja Firodia Motwani said. “This (the launch of the motorcycle) marks our entry into the executives’ motorcycles segment, which is the largest in the bike market,” she said.
Eonour net up
Eonour Technologies Ltd, a technology solutions provider, has reported a 17.48 per cent rise in net profit to Rs 6.03 crore in the quarter ended September 30, 2003, as against Rs 5.13 crore in the year-ago period.
KPIT Cummins Infosystems Ltd, a global software solutions provider, has recorded a jump of 147% in net profit at Rs 3.12 crore for the quarter ended September 30, 2003, compared with Rs 1.26 crore in the year-ago period.
IL&FS Investments has opened its third branch in Calcutta at Tata Centre. The company has acquired the erstwhile equity broking division of Tata TD Warehouse.
Vijaya Bank is re-engineering its business processes. It plans to computerise all its branches and set up a centralised customer service management system in Bangalore to introduce anywhere banking and phone banking facilities.
EDS, a global outsourcing services company, is considering an initial public offering or private offering of a minority stake in its product lifecycle solutions subsidiary.
Heimtextil India 2003, a global trade fair for household textiles and accessories, has generated a large amount of business. The fair in Delhi attracted 8,674 visitors from 91 countries.
The IT@BFSI 2003 conference hosted by Nasscom, an apex body of the software and services sector, on October 14 has focused on adoption of information technology in the banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI) sector.
Conde Nast Publications of the UK, a travel magazine, has rated The Oberoi Rajvilas as the best hotel in Asia in the overseas leisure hotels’ category for its location, ambience and décor.
Nippo, a leading name in batteries, has signed up cricketer Yuvraj Singh as its brand ambassador.
Tata Indicom Enterprise Business Unit (TIEBU) has clocked over Rs 200 crore incremental annualised order bookings, mostly in the information technology sector, within six months of its existence.