MONDAY

  • 'My mother-in-law is hospitalised, I'll leave early': 10 excuses to escape work on a Monday morning after the Diwali long weekend October 27, 2014

    It takes a long time to shake off the hangover that comes with a long weekend. Every working individual can write essays on how Monday mornings are the worst few hours in a week and could even scrap the concept of Monday altogether. However, all of us still turn up...
  • Authorities keep vigil on stock market as exit polls pour in May 12, 2014

    New Delhi: With exit polls predicting victory for the NDA in the elections, investors and market authorities are keeping a close watch on stock markets to guard against excessive volatility. The BSE benchmark Sensex on Monday closed at a new high of 23,551 points while NSE...
  • Delhi: Rain lashes city, cloudy day ahead March 10, 2014

    A cloudy day with rain lies ahead for Delhi residents on Monday, the weather office said. Delhi was lashed by a brief spell of thunder shower on Sunday night as well as on Monday morning, with the national capital recording 0.8 mm rainfall till 8.30 a.m on Monday. The minimum temperature was...
  • These hilarious karma gifs are enough to rid your Monday morning blues February 10, 2014

    Someone rightly said "What goes around comes around." The gifs here prove it. Who could have thought reactions to our actions will be that fast! And, guys, if you thought karma is overrated, think again! ...
  • First session of Mizoram Assembly on Monday December 14, 2013

    The first session of the seventh Mizoram Assembly will commence from Monday, according to an official notification. The notification issued on Friday evening said the newly elected legislators, who won the election to the 40member state legislature held on November 25, would be swornin by the Protem Speaker. Mizoram Governor Vakkom Purushothaman...
  • Google likely to announce refreshed Nexus 10 today December 2, 2013

    Mumbai: Google is likely to put an end to all the speculation around the newest iteration of the Nexus 10 today. All those who have been wondering which company has finally built the refreshed Nexus 10 or when it will reach markets, may not have to wait any longer. News...
  • Rupee declines by 9 paise vs dollar in early trade July 22, 2013

    Mumbai: The rupee on Monday fell by nine paise to 59.44 against the dollar in early trade at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market on increased demand for the US currency from importers amid a weak opening in local equities. Forex dealers said besides increased demand for dollar from importers, a...
  • ATP unhappy with US Open men's final on Monday December 18, 2012

    London: The ATP opposes the US Open's switch to a Monday final in 2013 and is not satisfied with the prize money increase for the tournament. The US Tennis Association announced last Friday that the women's final would be moved to Sunday and the men's championship match to Monday next...
  • Chennai: US visa services to resume on Monday September 21, 2012

    Chennai: The United States Consulate General in the city, which had suspended its visa services since Friday following an attack by protesting members of an Islamic organisation, said that it will resume its services on Monday even as Consul General Jennifer McIntyre met City Police Commissioner S George for over...
  • Vodafone agrees to buy Cable & Wireless Worldwide April 23, 2012

    London: Vodafone on Monday agreed to buy corporate telecoms company Cable & Wireless Worldwide for 1.04 billion pounds ($1.68 billion) in a deal that adds a British fixed line network to its wireless network. Vittorio Colao, chief executive of Vodafone, said, "The acquisition of Cable & Wireless Worldwide creates a leading...
  • Traffic woes add to Monday blues in Bangalore January 31, 2012

    BANGALORE: Standing in long hours of traffic congestion is not a new experience to Bangaloreans, but Monday, gave more woes than blues to the city. While North and West Bangalore had rows of vehicles chockablock for over two hours, Central Bangalore too had unending jams. It was only South Bangalore...
  • Why Golden Monday was declared a nonbusiness day? May 19, 2009

    Mutual fund managers have come in for criticism of late. Various fund managers have been accused of sitting on high cash holdings when the markets went up. CEO of Value Research, Dhirendra Kumar said many investors would be disappointed with the performance of the mutual funds. A lot of investors came...
  • Lookaheads: What's making news today November 19, 2007

    New Delhi: The CPIM has called for a 48 hour bandh starting today, Maharshtra Legislature's Winter session commences and PMs visit Singapore and Uganda. Here is what else is making news today. CPIM protest The CPIM has called for a 48 hour bandh starting today in Bihar, West Bengal and Jharkhand,...
  • Lookahead: What's making news today October 22, 2007

    Delhi Court to decide the date for pronouncing the verdict in the Uphaar case and IndoPak antiterror mechanism meet Heres a look at what else will make news later in the day. Uphaar case A Delhi Court is to decide the date for pronouncing the verdict in the Uphaar Cinema fire...