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As many as nine crore people would be out from the state of abject poverty in next 5 years if India could stop inequality from rising and levy a nominal tax on the super riches to narrow the rich...
Grasim Industries booked a net profit of Rs 416.38 crore on a consolidated basis during Q2FY15.   The company’s consolidated net profit of Rs 450.33...
World shares jumped and the yen fell to a seven-year low against the dollar on Friday as the Bank of Japan surprised financial markets by significantly expanding its massive stimulus programme.
New York times  (31 October 04:48 pm) 
Kunal Kapoor, of Masterchef India fame and executive sous chef at The Leela, Gurgaon, takes a bite of the Big Apple.
GAIL net profit jumps 42% to Rs 1,303 cr  (31 October 04:48 pm) 
GAIL (India) Ltd, the nation’s largest natural gas distributor, today reported 42 per cent jump in its September quarter net profit as it did not pay any fuel subsidy. Net profit for July...
Karnataka Bank recorded a net profit of ₹88.46 crore in the second quarter of 2014-15 as against ₹28.95 crore in the corresponding period of the previous fiscal, registering a growth of 205.56
India imports 12,000 t of Australian wheat  (31 October 04:48 pm) 
India has imported about 12,000 tonnes of wheat from Australia at $310-$315 a tonne despite overflowing grain bins at home as some flour millers and traders find it more economical and convenient...
India\'s fiscal deficit was Rs 4.39 lakh crore ($71.5 billion) during April-September, or 82.6 percent of the full-year target, government data showed on Friday. The deficit was 76 per cen...
Rising against the elements  (31 October 03:48 pm) 
Cyclone-wrecked Visakhapatnam rallies its forces together to build a renewed city
More than brooms  (31 October 03:48 pm) 
Sure, the government needs public-private partnerships for its cleanliness drive. But given the historical inequities in the sanitation sector, it also needs to provide regulation
Celestial cinema  (31 October 03:48 pm) 
The unexpected ways in which colonial astronomy gave birth to motion picture
Private sector banks ICICI Bank and Axis Bank today announced partnership with the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways, National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) and Indian Highways Managem...
Auto major Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd posted a marginal rise in its second quarter net profit on the back of a moderate rise in revenue. The company posted a consolidated net profit of Rs...
Dr Bakshi Ram has assumed charge as Director of the Sugarcane Breeding Institute in Coimbatore. Prior to this assignment, he was serving as Director of Uttar Pradesh Council of Sugarcane...
Ebola and India  (31 October 02:48 pm) 
Why we should worry, and what we can do, if the deadly virus reaches our shores
Currency midday update for Oct 31  (31 October 02:48 pm) 
Currency midday update for Oct 31, 2014 by Mecklai Financial ...
Homegrown auto major Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) today reported a 4.33 per cent decline in standalone profit after tax (PAT) at Rs 946.63 crore for the second quarter ended September 30.
India\'s recent economic, financial and fiscal measures will -- if successfully implemented -- sustain higher economic growth, Moody\'s Investors Service has said. This could also address s...
Clothing well-to-do India  (31 October 02:48 pm) 
From a swadeshi mill to global denim-maker, Arvind has constantly reinvented itself. Its next big opportunity is the country’s high-earning millennials who love to dress in big brands
NTPC's Q2 net profit drops 17%  (31 October 02:48 pm) 
Changes in Tariff Regulations, 2014 has led to a 17 per cent drop in net profit for public sector power generator NTPC Ltd during the second quarter of fiscal 2014-15. Net profit for the quarter w...
ITC Q2 net up 9% to Rs 2,425 cr  (31 October 02:48 pm) 
Diversified conglomerate ITC Ltd reported a 9 per cent growth in net profit to Rs 2,425 crore for the quarter ending September 30, 2014. For the corresponding period last fiscal, the net profit st...
Facebook starts India Client Council  (31 October 02:48 pm) 
Facebook has announced the India Client Council to “serve our partners”. The forum comprises heads of businesses, including Delna Avari (Head of Marketing and Communication Services, Tata
Wipro has assisted SRL Diagnostics transform its customer care operations by providing new customer experiences across multiple communication channels, the Oracle Service Cloud platform. ...
Union Bank Q2 net up 78% at Rs 371 cr  (31 October 02:48 pm) 
Union Bank of India reported a 78 per cent jump in net profit at Rs 371 crore in the second quarter ended September 30, 2014, as against Rs 208 crore in the year-ago period.  
The 12th triennial general council meeting of State Banks’ Staff Union (Karnataka) will be conducted in Mangalore on November 1 and 2. Addressing presspersons in Mangalore on Friday, M C...