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IBS Software has been voted for the third successive time as the global ‘IT Provider of the Year’ for the air cargo industry for the year 2014. iCargo, developed by IBS Software in colla...
False alarm  (31 October 12:32 pm) 
When a fire-engine comes visiting the neighbourhood
The slow march  (31 October 12:32 pm) 
At its own pace, the Kolkata tram gently meanders through the city, unchanged by events that have shaped the world in the last 141 years
Former coal secretary and four others, including two serving government officials, were today granted bail by a Special Court in connection with a coal blocks allocation scam case. The fi...
The rupee trimmed its early gains and was trading a tad weak at 61.41 against the dollar at 11.57 a.m. local time. Increased selling of the American currency by banks and exporters amid...
Obediently yours  (31 October 12:32 pm) 
Maharashtra’s new chief minister, Devendra Fadnavis’s political career has been in the making for 23 years
Journalism, seriously?  (31 October 12:32 pm) 
Caught as it is between so many constraints, the state of the profession is utterly fraught
From coconut towers to Pahadpur  (31 October 12:32 pm) 
Learn math with Captain Coconut and find out about the travails of life with a group of teens
Currency daily report for Oct 31  (31 October 12:32 pm) 
Currency daily report for Oct 31, 2014 by Veracity Financial Services
A quiz on unusual jobs and titles  (31 October 12:32 pm) 
Name of the job The holidays are over. Time to get back to work. This week we look at a few unusual jobs and titles. 1 Ronald Klain is the latest American to be an...
The special court here today framed charges against former Telecom Minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and others in 2G scam-related money laundering case. The court has also framed charge...
Former Coal Secretary H C Gupta and 4 others today appeared as accused in a coalgate case before special court, and sought bail. The Delhi court granted bail to Gupta and 4 others, inclu...
Cyclone Nilofar has weakened into a depression, and is wallowing in the northeast Arabian Sea, 480 km southwest of Naliya in Gujarat. The depression will further weaken into a well-marke...
Slew of economic reforms, strong corporate earnings drive the rally
Snapping its four-day falling streak, the rupee rose eight paise to 61.37 against the US dollar in early trade today on sustained foreign capital inflows amid a higher opening in the domestic equi...
IDFC spurts over 3% on NSE  (31 October 11:48 am) 
IDFC was the top gainer on the NSE in a bullish session on the markets on Friday morning. Lifted by FII inflows both the Sensex and the Nifty scaled record highs, with the former within shot of th...
HDFC up 1.7% on BSE  (31 October 11:48 am) 
HDFC was the top gainer in the morning session on the BSE on Friday. At 10.20 am the scrip was trading up 1.68 per cent at ₹1,079.95. The stock had ended the previous session at ₹1,062.10.
Devendra Fadnavis will today take oath as the 27th Chief Minister of Maharashtra and the first from BJP in the state, at a grand function which Shiv Sena has decided to boycott because of
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today dedicated the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel as National Unity Day, saying a nation that disregards its history cannot create one and made a veile...
The BSE Sensex and the NSE Nifty soared to hit new all-time highs of 27,493.59 and 8,214.65 points, respectively, in the opening trade today on sustained fund inflows, driven by a slew of economic...
Snapping its four-day falling streak, the rupee rose eight paise to 61.37 against the US dollar in early trade today on sustained foreign capital inflows amid a higher opening in the domestic equi...
GKW appoints 3 independent directors  (31 October 10:47 am) 
GKW Ltd has informed the exchanges that the ML Lahoti, NK Navalakha and PS Lodha have been appointed as independent directors up to a consecutive period of five years from April 1, 2014 an...
Crude oil prices down in Asian trade  (31 October 10:48 am) 
Crude oil prices fell in Asia today, pressured by a stronger dollar as dealers speculated over whether the Federal Reserve will lift interest rates sooner than later, analysts said. US b...
Intellectual Property Appellate Board has directed US-based Apple Inc to file its response on a plea by a company in Tamil Nadu seeking to remove ’iPhone’ trademark from the Trademark Registry
Gillette lndia net up 17%  (31 October 10:48 am) 
Gillette lndia has posted a 17 per cent rise in net profit at Rs 18 crore for the quarter ended September 30, 2014. Net sales increased 13 per cent to Rs 439 crore with double-digit grow...