According to analysts, the markets remained in the negative zone as an extension of the sell-off seen in the previous trading sessions.
According to analysts, the markets remained in the negative zone as an extension of the sell-off seen in the previous trading sessions.

Sensex closes 210 points down

The index had touched a high of 27,976.93 points and a low of 27,598.21 points in the intra-day trade. »
Mr. Jaitley would chair a meeting of the Empowered Committee of State Finance Ministers on Wednesday. File photo.

Jaitley to meet State FMs tomorrow on GST roadmap

The government plans to get the Constitutional Amendment Bill on GST passed in the ongoing session of Parliament. »
A file photo of the HCL Technologies office in Noida.

HCL Tech Q3 net up 3.6% at Rs. 1,683 crore

The total revenue of India’s fourth largest IT exporter for the period stood at Rs. 9, 267 crore reporting a growth of 11%. »
A vendor displays Alphonso mangoes at Crawford Market in Mumbai on April 8, 2015. Photo: Paul Noronha
New Delhi, April 21, 2015

Mango to be dearer by 50-65 per cent this summer

Relishing mangoes this summer will cost a lot more. Prices of the fruit have shot up by 50-65 per cent as unseasonal rain caused production loss.A study by industry body Assocham said lo... »

New Delhi, April 21, 2015

Govt. may hike sugar import duty to 40%

The government is likely to raise import duty on sugar to 40 per cent from the current 25 per cent to check sliding price of the sweetener and enable mills to clear mounting cane arrears of abo... »

New Delhi, April 21, 2015

Adani Power completes acquisition of Lanco Infra’s Udupi plant

Adani Power Ltd. (APL) completed the acquisition of Lanco Infratech’s Udupi Power plant for Rs. 6,300 crore, one of the largest takeovers in the country’s thermal power space.APL complet... »

Bengaluru, April 21, 2015 raises Rs 175 crore from GIC, NVP

Chennai-based local listing services provider, on Tuesday said that it has raised Rs. 175 crore from the sovereign wealth fund of Singapore-GIC and Norwest Venture Partners. The... »
New Delhi, April 21, 2015

Japan’s Daiichi completely exits Sun Pharma

Japanese drug maker Daiichi Sankyo has sold its entire holding in Sun Pharmaceutical Industries for an estimated Rs 20,420 crore, which it received following the merger of Ranbaxy into the Indian... »
In this file photo the Bombay Stock Exchange building is reflected on a glass window as people look at a large screen displaying the Sensex on the facade of the building in Mumbai.
Mumbai, April 21, 2015

Sensex extends losses, down over 103 points in early trade

Continuing its losing streak for the fifth straight session, the benchmark BSE Sensex fell by another 103 points in early trade today on sustained selling by funds and retail investors coupled wit... »
KOLKATA, April 21, 2015

Tea industry launches pilot scheme with Israeli company to tackle drought

Drip irrigation technology offered by the Indian subsidiary of an Israeli company was being harnessed on a pilot basis in a few gardens in north and south India amid growing concern over crop loss... »
Users must wait longer for mobile number portability. — Photo: P.V. Sivakumar
NEW DELHI, April 20, 2015

Mobile number portability to hang fire till July

Telecom subscribers may have to wait till July to avail nation-wide mobile number portability service as the DoT (Department of Telecommunications) has asked operators to make some technical chang... »
 In this photo provided by Pakistan's Press Information Department, Chinese President Xi Jinping, left, shakes hands with Pakistan's army chief Raheel Sharif, at Nur Khan airbase in Islamabad, Pakistan, Monday.
Islamabad, April 20, 2015
Boost for economy

Xi launches $46-bn investment plan in Pakistan

Brushing aside India’s concerns, China on Monday cemented its “all—weather ties” with Pakistan by agreeing to build a strategic USD 46—billion economic corridor through the PoK as... »
Sanjay Sharma
BENGALURU, April 20, 2015

MTR Foods set to enter e-commerce space

Ready-to-eat food maker MTR Foods is planning to start its e-commerce portal soon. It is expected to open its online store by the third quarter of the current fiscal year. “We have realis... »

SpiceJet opens advance bookings up to March next year

Rupee down 55 paise vs dollar, logs biggest fall in 2015

Court dismisses Satyam case convicts appeal

BHEL commissions 250 MW power plant in Gujarat

Yuvraj Singh’s Youwecan Ventures invests in Vyomo

Sensex falls 252 pts; Nifty below 8,600-mark

Rupee down 19 paise against dollar in early trade

Neutrality myth

Alto is best-selling car for tenth year in a row

Bangalore, April 21, 2015

Rishad Premji joins Wipro Board

Rishad Premji, the eldest son of Azim Premji, was, on Tuesday, appointed to the Wipro Board, a long-awaited move that brings the heir apparent closer to the top spot at the country’s third... »
CHENNAI, April 21, 2015

Freshdesk gets $50m from three firms

Freshdesk, a leading provider of SaaS customer support software, on Monday, has received fresh funding of $50 million from Tiger Global, Accel Partners and Google Capital. The new round of financi... »
Bengaluru, April 21, 2015

Amazon launches website for businesses to buy supplies online

In line with vision to be India’s most customer centric company online market place Amazon has launched, a members-only B2B ecommerce website in India. The website, at p... »
Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages (HCCB) had planned to invest Rs 500 crore in the greenfield manufacturing unit.
ERODE/CHENNAI, April 21, 2015

Tamil Nadu shuts the door on Coca-Cola

The Tamil Nadu government has cancelled the plots allotted to Coca-Cola's beverages manufacturing facility in the State Industries Promotion Corporation of Tamil Nadu Limited (SIPCOT) Industrial G... »
Mumbai, April 21, 2015

Rupee hits fresh one-month low, down 24 paise

The rupee plunged by another 24 paise to hit a new one-month low of Rs. 63.15 against the dollar in early trade on Tuesday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange due to sustained demand for dollars fro... »
MONTREAL, April 21, 2015

Cirque du Soleil sells majority stake to private equity

The Cirque du Soleil has signed a deal to sell a majority stake to U.S. private equity firm TPG for an undisclosed price, the world-renowned circus troupe announced on Monday. Billionair... »
NEW DELHI, April 20, 2015

Investment via P-Notes surges to $43 b

Investments into Indian markets through participatory notes (P-Notes) has surged to the highest level in over seven years at Rs.2.72 lakh crore ($43 billion) in March 2015. P-Notes, mostl... »
MUMBAI, April 20, 2015

Stocks tumble on bourses

Stock indices tumbled on Monday as fear gripped the bourses following a slew of negative news, including weak earnings growth and slower-than-expected economic recovery. The fall was fur... »
CHENNAI, April 20, 2015

Renault’s new brand signature

Even as it is in the process of launching its new MUV (Multi Utility Vehicle) Lodgy across cities in the country, Renault has released a new brand signature: Renault – Passion for life. While it wi... »
CHENNAI, April 20, 2015

Ramco Systems’ Q4 consolidated net up

Ramco Systems reported a consolidated net profit of Rs.4 crore for the quarter ended March 31, 2015 when compared with a profit of Rs.30 lakh in the year-ago period, aided by strong topline growth... »

Traders expect 25-30% rise in Akshay Tritiya gold sales

Lupin launches its first brand medicine in Canada

Shares mark steepest fall in nearly one month on retrospective tax worries

ICICI launches NFC-enabled payment service ‘Tap-n-Pay’

Gold gains Rs. 125 on global cues, wedding season demand

Sensex gains over 97 pts in early trade on robust RIL earnings

Confusing GDP numbers

COAI calls for a debate on Net neutrality




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