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Updated: Apr 26, 2015 09:14 PM
Racing against time, rescuers today waded through tonnes of rubble of flattened homes and buildings in Nepal to look for survivors of the earthquake that has killed over 2,400 people, including five Indians, and left more than 6,000 others injured. Fres
Updated: Apr 26, 2015 07:18 PM
India is looking at the option of operating buses to Kathmandu to bring back Indians stranded there due to a devastating earthquake that hit the Himalayan state on Saturday morning. Briefing newspersons on the efforts being made by the Indian Government
Updated: Apr 26, 2015 05:30 PM
Fresh tremors were today felt in various parts of India, including the national Capital Delhi, even as the death toll in yesterday’s temblor climbed to 57. The fresh tremors, which had a magnitude of 6.9 on the Richter scale and epicentred in Nepal,
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After winning the only gold for India from the Festival of Media Asia Pacific Awards in Singapore, Madison Media has another feather in its cap. Vikram Sakhuja is to join Madison Media Group as Partner and Group CEO. Sakhuja will be responsible for medi
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An earthquake of magnitude 3.2 on Richter scale hit Assam today with its epicentre in the Nagaon region.The slight intensity earthquake occurred at 21.26 hours, Indian Meteorological Department said.Its latitude and longitude are 26.3 N and 92.8 E respecti
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'Diageo has not given me a proper hearing’ Vijay Mallya has won almost all his corporate battles so far. He expects to win the latest one with Diageo as well. Alleging fund diversion to Kingfisher and other United Breweries group entities, Diageo-
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The CPI(M) has questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s statement that his government is ready to address farmers’ distress with an open mind. Hannan Mollah, party Polit Bureau member and general secretary of the All India Kisan Sabha, in an o
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VS Achuthanandan, the 91-year-old Leader of the Opposition in the Kerala Assembly, former Chief Minister and a founding member of the CPI(M), has been effectively sidelined from the party’s internal affairs.He has been dropped from the party’s
Markets
Apr 26, 2015 12:12 PM
Amid a massive sell-off in the stock market last week, the combined market valuation of nine of the top-10 companies dropped sharply by Rs 1,00,921.74 crore, with Sun Pharma and Infosys taking the biggest hit.Barring TCS, rest nine companies suffered loss
Apr 24, 2015 07:34 PM
The rupee continued to decline on Friday ending the week to a three-and-a-half month low of 63.56 against the dollar due to month-end dollar demand and capital outflows from the domestic equity markets. The closing is its lowest level sin
Apr 24, 2015 12:59 PM
Gold clung to overnight gains on Friday on sluggish US economic data but the metal was poised for its third straight weekly drop on persistent uncertainty over when the Federal Reserve will begin to hike rates. Spot gold was steady at $1,194.35 an ounce
Apr 24, 2015 09:24 PM
Spot turmeric prices at Erode markets decreased on Friday due to inferior quality arrivals. Only fifty per cent stock of turmeric was sold on Friday.“Many traders are having adequate stock of turmeric with them. Further only medium variety turmeric a
Companies
Apr 26, 2015 12:34 PM
Amount not disclosed; start of an exciting journey, says Xiaomi founder Ratan Tata has picked up a stake in Chinese smartphone vendor Xiaomi for an undisclosed amount. Tata, chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons, has invested in several start-ups over the pa
Apr 26, 2015 11:58 AM
In a bid to boost its landline business, country’s largest telecom operator Bharti Airtel will be launching unlimited voice calling schemes for its broadband customers. The company will come out with two plans offering unlimited local calls for Rs
Apr 26, 2015 12:54 PM
Naveen Jindal-led JSPL is looking to invest about Rs 20,000 crore in its power business to take the generation capacity to 8,600 MW in the next five years.“Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (JSPL) has planned an additional capacity of 3300 MW in Jharkhan
Economy
Apr 25, 2015 03:55 PM
The Centre is fully geared up to tackle any situation arising out of deficient monsoon, Union Minister of State for Finance, Jayant Sinha said here on Saturday. According to him, the Centre had managed a similar situation (of deficient monsoon) very wel
Apr 25, 2015 05:00 PM
The NITI Aayog will soon begin consultations with relevant Central Ministries and regional consultations with members/other States for inputs on drafting a report on skill development. This was decided at the first meeting of the sub-group of Chief Mini
Apr 25, 2015 01:51 PM
The President of Federation of Indian Export Organisation (FIEO) S.C. Ralhan has suggested the need for a study to ascertain the cost of credit for exports. The share of exports as a percentage of net bank credit had fallen to 3.8 per cent a year ago.&#
Editorial
Apr 26, 2015 09:22 PM
Unless property prices drop or economic prospects revive, there will be no end in sight to the logjam in the sector The Indian real estate sector seems to be stuck in no man’s land. Market watchers have been warning of a bubble in the sector and pr
Features
Apr 24, 2015 09:50 PM
Farmers use FM to drive away nilgai invading their field “Yahan to party chal rahi hain (there is a party on here),” 23-year-old Pawan Chauhan says with a laugh when we ask about the music blaring from an empty concrete shed in the middle of
Apr 22, 2015 10:31 PM
Here are three apps that’ll dump you into the abyss. You have been warned! In an increasingly crowded app store, it is very hard to spot games that stand out. Especially, when it comes to ‘first person running’ games, it is rare to spot
Apr 22, 2015 10:28 PM
Samsung has its sights set firmly on Apple with its new S6. Here is our take after spending some quality time with it The new Samsung S6 puts its predecessor in the shade. With the S6, Samsung has done it with style and probably given the best answer yet
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