RIL beats estimate

Strong operating performance from refining business and stable petrochemicals business lead to higher operating profits. »

Trade deficit widens

Exports continue to fall, underscoring risks for growth prospects in Indian economy »
File photo shows an employee of the Tata Consultancy Services at the company headquarters in Mumbai.

U.S. man sues TCS for pro-Indian bias

An American national and former employee of Indian IT major Tata Consultancy Services Ltd has sued the company for alleged bias in recruitment and work allocation that favoured workers of Indian d... »
A screen grab of Snapdeal's 'About' page.
MUMBAI, April 18, 2015

Snapdeal faces heat over sale of prescription drugs

The Maharashtra Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has ordered a search of all the offices and warehouses of online retailer Snapdeal, following complaints that the company was selling prescription... »
MUMBAI, April 17, 2015

SEBI allows time to entities of exited stock exchanges to list on nation-wide bourses

The Securities and Exchange Board of India on Friday decided to allow a timeline of 18 months, to exclusively listed companies of de-recognised / non operational / exited stock exchanges to obtain... »
A view of container terminal at V.O. Chidambaranar Port Trust in Tuticorin. Photo: N.Rajesh
New Delhi, April 17, 2015

India misses export target in FY15

Indian exports, at $310.5 billion for 2014-15, missed the annual target by 11.52 per cent as March quarter shipments saw a steep fall of 21.06 per cent.India had set a target of $340 billio... »
Standard gold (99.5 purity) fell by Rs. 25 .
Mumbai, April 17, 2015

Gold, silver prices decline

Gold prices declined marginally after a sharp overnight rally on the bullion market here today due to reduced offtake by jewellery stockists as well as lack of local buying support despite firm ov... »
Bengaluru, April 17, 2015

Wipro sees huge opportunity in Open Source Software

India's third largest IT service provider Wipro Ltd. on Friday said it sees significant opportunities to participate in the government drive to encourage adoption and use of open source software.<... »
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is in Washington to participate in the meetings of IMF and World Bank.
Washington, April 17, 2015

FM pitches for low taxes, taxpayers as ‘partners not hostages’

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday that after the Modi government decided to increase the States’ share in Central taxes in line with the 14th Finance Commission recommendations,... »
Mumbai, April 17, 2015

Sensex down on weak global cues

 The benchmark Sensex ended below the 28500-mark as equities remained under pressure for the third consecutive session on Friday due to weak global cues and profit booking witnessed... »
Actor Deepika Padukone, who is the brand ambassador for Yamaha Scooters, poses with one of their products.In 2015, the company is targeting sales of 8,00,000 units. Photo: S.S.Kumar.
Chennai, April 17, 2015

Yamaha makes a foray into commuter bike

Yamaha, on Friday, launched a new 125cc motorcycle Saluto at an aggressive price of Rs.52,000 (ex-showroom, New Delhi). The new launch is aimed at increasing sales in hitherto un-penetrated small... »
Mumbai, April 17, 2015

Sensex trades over 100 points down; healthcare stocks plunge

A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), was trading over a 100 points down during the late-afternoon session on Friday.The wider 50-scrip Nifty... »
Bengaluru, April 17, 2015

Get ready for Angry Birds to get more Indian !

An angry bird fan trying to protect the light from pigs on a Diwali, or gifting sweets may sounds funny, but it may soon become reality in the world's most distributed content 'Angry Birds'. ... »

Rupee down 7 paise against dollar

Concerns about RBI being PDMA overblown: Rajan

CII expects economy to grow at 7.8-8.2 % in FY16

TCS annual revenues up 15.7%

RBI to launch Rs. 10 coins on centenary of Gandhi’s return from SA

Gold rebounds on heavy stockists demand; silver too rally

Rupee rises for 2nd session, gains 6 paise unveils new store in Bengaluru

Govt. owes around Rs. 600 crore to AI for VVIP travel

MUMBAI, April 17, 2015

SEBI bars 129 entities, suspects money laundering

In a fresh crackdown on suspected tax evasion and laundering of black money through stock markets, regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on Friday barred Mishka Finance and Tradi... »
KOLKATA, April 17, 2015

Multi-modal transport system for southern power utilities proposed

A multi-modal system of transporting coal to the State-run power stations in the south, is being explored in a bid to ease the pressure on the railways on the one hand while improving fuel-supplie... »
Ratan Tata, Chairman of Tata Trust felicitates a student during a convocation ceremony at MISB Bocconi college campus in Mumbai on Friday.
Mumbai, April 17, 2015

Support Modi: Ratan Tata to India Inc

Cautioning the industry against getting “disillusioned so fast”, top business leader Ratan Tata today asked it to give ‘support and opportunity’ to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for delivering on h... »
Mumbai, April 17, 2015

Rupee ends lower by 6 paise vs $

The rupee today snapped its two-day gaining streak against the US dollar by losing 6 paise to end at 62.36 on fresh demand for the American currency from importers amid fall in global crude oil pr... »
Bengaluru, April 17, 2015

Vishal Sikka appointed as University Advisory Professor at ECNU

The East China Normal University (ECNU), one of the prestigious universities in China, announced the appointment of Dr. Vishal Sikka, Chief Executive Officer of Infosys, as Advisory Professor. »
Youngsters browsing Internet for school project, in Bangalore. Photo: V. Sreenivasa Murthy
New Delhi, April 17, 2015

India is below Bhutan in broadband reach: TRAI

India is ranked below Bhutan and Sri Lanka in terms of broadband penetration and the multi-layered structure involved in the decision making for the sector needs to be overhauled, telecom regulato... »
Photo: P.V. Sivakumar
New Delhi, April 17, 2015

RIL Q4 profit up 8.5% at Rs. 6,381 cr

Reliance Industries today reported 8.5 per cent rise in the March quarter net profit to Rs. 6,381 crore on back of higher refining margins. Consolidated net profit of Rs. 6,381 crore in J... »
Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg speaks at summit in New Delhi. File photo: Rajeev Bhatt
New Delhi, April 17, 2015

Universal connectivity, net neutrality can coexist in India: Zuckerberg

Days after few of its partners decided to exit in support of net neutrality, Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Friday said he “strongly disagrees” with the critics of the ze... »
Moody’s had earlier revised India’s sovereign ratings outlook to 'positive' from 'stable'.
New Delhi, April 17, 2015

India to grow at 7.5 % in 2015: Moody’s

A week after it revised its outlook on India to ‘positive’ from ‘stable’, international credit rating major Moody’s pegged India’s growth at 7.5 percent for 2015. “India’s economy is on... »
Mumbai, April 17, 2015

Sensex falls 55 points

The benchmark BSE Sensex fell by 55 points and the NSE Nifty dropped half a per cent in the late morning trade on Friday on heavy selling pressure mainly in tech, healthcare, banking and auto sect... »

Trying to bridge gaps with Centre: Rajan

Unseasonal rains take shine off gold

IndusInd Bank net up 27 %

Channelise small savings to stock markets: SEBI

Sugar output up 15% so far in 2014-15; prices at 7-year low

Mindtree Q4 net up 31%

Profit booking drags Sensex down by 134 pts

Iron ore exports from Goa unlikely to resume soon




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