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Terming as provocative a speech by National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah, BJP today demanded registration of FIR against him and ban on his contesting the Lok Sabha election. “Farooq’...
AP Energy demand shoots up to 280 mu  (21 April 06:39 pm) 
The energy demand in Andhra Pradesh shoots up to 280 million units per month during January to March 2014 as against 235 million units in the same period last year.Efforts are underw...
Drug major Lupin today announced the appointment of Theresa Stevens as Chief Corporate Development Officer for its global operations. Stevens will assume full responsibility for global me...
Chitra, Uma bow out of World Snooker  (21 April 06:31 pm) 
After a fine run in the first three days of the WLBSA event here, Indian cueists Chitra Magimairaj and Umadevi Nagraj bowed out of ladies snooker today. Chitra, who ended in the sixth pos...
Countering the divisive and communal barb, BJP today said Congress was the ‘biggest communal party’ because it was responsible for the partition of India and the Bhagalpur riots. “Congres...
Narendra Kothari is new CMD of NMDC  (21 April 06:24 pm) 
Narendra Kothari, Chief Executive Officer of IISCO steel plant, Burnpur, under the Steel Authority of India Ltd, took over as the Chairman and Managing Director of National Mineral Development Cor...
Telecom player Aircel has partnered DigiVive to offer Pepsi IPL streaming on mobile phones. Through this association, Aircel customers will be able to watch Pepsi IPL matches on their mob...
India has reduced its exposure to the US government securities this year so far with the holding coming down to $67 billion in February. In the first two months of this year, India has trim...
Vodafone Business Services (VBS), the enterprise arm of Vodafone India, today launched its managed video conferencing service for enterprises. The services are network and device agnostic...
Jaipur, April 21 Four minor girls of a government school were allegedly sexually abused by the headmaster and two teachers of the institution at Bagri, 70 kms from Pali district, police said on Mon...
Tata Power today said its Rs 2,000 crore rights issue has been oversubscribed by nearly two times. Tata Power had offered up to 33 crore equity shares at a price of Rs 60 per share for an a...
IL&FS Engineering Services’ Limited, through its subsidiary Maytas Infra Saudi Arabia, has received letter of award for road drainage works at King Abdul-Aziz International Airport, Jeddah,
Private insurer Reliance Life Insurance Company (RLIC) today launched ‘Online Term’, an online life cover plan at an affordable premium. “Online Term is a simple life protection product t...
With an aim to more than double its market share in two years in India, smartphone maker HTC today announced global launch of its lowest priced smartphone Desire 210 for Rs 8,700 here. “I...
Petronet LNG Ltd, the nation’s biggest importer of liquid natural gas, has invited bids to lease out under-utilised storage tanks at its recently commissioned LNG import facility at Kochi in
Global telecom major Verizon has named Christopher Formant as President of Verizon Enterprise Solutions. In his role, Formant will be responsible for delivering business solutions to Veri...
Lashing out at VHP leader Pravin Togadia for allegedly targeting a Muslim businessman for buying properties in certain areas, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today demanded action against the right-wing...
Lower volume and prices took the shine off Hindustan Zinc as the zinc and copper maker today reported a 13 per cent dip in net profit to ₹1,881 crore. The company had posted a profit of ₹...
L.K. Advani’s official website hacked  (21 April 04:44 pm) 
The official website of veteran BJP leader L.K. Advani was hacked today allegedly by Pakistani hackers who posted messages of “free-Kashmir” on the portal. The hacker, who called himself...
The private equity real estate arm of the global investment firm Xander Group has invested Rs 370 crore in Kapstone Constructions, the group company of Mumbai-based developer Rustomjee. T...
Beginning Tuesday, a series of public meetings have been scheduled in Telangana wherein the BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, TDP Chief N Chandrababu Naidu and Tollywood star
Global travel search Web site Skyscanner has tied up with Delhi Daredevils as its official travel partner for this year’s IPL season. The company said that as part of this association, it...
Rupee trading weak at 60.43  (21 April 04:04 pm) 
The rupee was trading weak by 14 paise at 60.35 against the dollar at 3.59 p.m. local time. The domestic unit opened a tad weak at 60.32 against the previous close of 60.29 due to demand...
Rating agency Crisil has said a stable Government post-elections is likely to help the country grow at an average of 6.5 per cent for the next five years. “Our base-case forecast of an av...
Sensex ends 136 points higher  (21 April 03:52 pm) 
The Sensex and the Nifty gained over 0.5 per cent at the closing session on Monday. The 30-share BSE index Sensex ended at 22,764.83, up 135.99 points and the Nifty ended at 6,817.65, up...