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  • TCS net profit rises 51.5 per cent, beats estimates 16-04-2014 05:38 PM

    Mumbai: Tata Consultancy Services Ltd, India's largest IT services exporter, posted a 51.5 per cent rise in quarterly net profit, beating expectations, as it won more contracts in Europe and some emerging markets. Net profit for the fourth quarter ended March 31 rose to Rs 5,297 crore ($879 million) from...
  • Poll results pre-decided due to 10 years of bad governance, says Advani 16-04-2014 05:29 PM

    Veteran BJP leader L K Advani on Wednesday said the results of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections are pre-decided because of ten years of UPA's bad governance and corruption. "In every election there are two adversaries, but it is not so this time. People have made up their mind after...
  • Google considers giving more value to encrypted sites in its search-engine results 15-04-2014 01:59 PM

    New Delhi: Google reportedly is mulling over giving priority in its search-engine results to websites that use encryption. However, such changes are unlikely to happen anytime soon as the plans are still in early stages. "Encrypting data transmitted over the Internet adds a barrier between web users and anyone that...
  • Google redesigns its search engine results page on PCs 14-03-2014 06:35 AM

    San Francisco: Web surfing through the Internet's main gateway now looks slightly different on personal computers, thanks to a few cosmetic changes to Google's search engine this week. The tweaks to the way Google's search results appear on desktop and laptop computers mirror a makeover on smartphones and tablets introduced...
  • State Bank of India Q3 net profit dips 34% at Rs 2,234 crore 14-02-2014 03:07 PM

    Mumbai: State Bank of India (SBI) on Friday posted a 34 per cent decline in net profit at Rs 2,234.34 crore for the third quarter ended December 31, 2013 on account of higher provisioning for bad loans. The country's largest bank had a net profit of Rs 3,396 crore on...
  • Yahoo to partner with Yelp on local search engine results: Report 09-02-2014 11:11 AM

    Chicago: Internet portal Yahoo is partnering with consumer reviews website Yelp to beef up local results in its search engine, the Wall Street Journal reported. Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer unveiled the news at an employee meeting on Friday, the newspaper said, citing a person present at the meeting. Yahoo's...
  • Yahoo's fourth quarter revenue slides as ad prices dip again 29-01-2014 09:56 AM

    San Francisco: Yahoo Inc's online ad prices slid again in the fourth quarter and Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant in which it owns a big stake, saw revenue growth decelerate from its recent rip-roaring pace. Yahoo's overall revenue fell 6 per cent in the last three months of the year...
  • LG cites higher marketing costs, falling smartphone prices as reasons of its unexpected Q4 loss 27-01-2014 02:16 PM

    Seoul: LG Electronics Inc. suffered a loss in the final quarter of 2013 because of the stronger South Korean currency while higher marketing costs and falling smartphone prices continued to batter its mobile business. The South Korean tech company said Monday its net loss for October-December was 63.4 billion won...
  • CAT 2013 results declared 14-01-2014 11:35 AM

    New Delhi: The results to Common Admission Test (CAT) 2013 have been declared. Candidates can check their result by logging on to the official website of CAT, http://www.cat2013.iimidr.ac.in. The result is also being distributed by the National Informatics Centre. More than one lakh aspirants appeared for the entrance test held...
  • CAT 2013 results to be declared today 14-01-2014 07:38 AM

    The Common Admission Test results for admission to the Indian Institute of Management and other business schools is likely to be declared on Tuesday. To check the results, one can log on to the official website of CAT, http://www.cat2013.iimidr.ac.in/ from 9AM onwards. The results will also be distributed by the...
  • Infosys Q3 consolidated net profit Rs 2,875 crore, beats expectations 10-01-2014 08:56 AM

    Mumbai: The country's second-largest software services firm, Infosys, on Friday reported a 21.4 per cent increase in net profit to Rs 2,875 crore in the third quarter ended December 31. Profit was Rs 2,369 crore in the same period a year earlier. Revenue rose 25 per cent to Rs 13,026...
  • HTC's fourth-quarter profit below expectations 05-01-2014 02:08 PM

    Taipei: Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC reported a worse than expected net fourth-quarter profit on Sunday, despite aggressive cost cutting and a one-time gain. The company reported net profit of T$0.3 billion ($10 million), compared to a net loss of T$2.97 billion ($99.9 million) in the previous quarter and profit of...
  • MP polls: BJP nominee defeats elder brother, Cong leader wins against uncle 10-12-2013 10:00 AM

    The outcome of the Assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh threw several surprises: A younger brother defeating his elder sibling in Barwah seat while a four-time MLA lost to his nephew from Barwani constituency. In a triangular contest in Khargone district's Barwah seat, two brothers were pitted against each other from...
  • Rice distribution 'game-changer' for Raman Singh in Assembly polls 10-12-2013 09:42 AM

    Distribution of rice at subsidised price to poor families in Chhattisgarh seems to have done the trick for Raman Singh, the 'Chaur wale baba' (rice man) who proved wrong all political analysis and opinion polls to emerge victorious for the third consecutive term in the state. The Chhattisgarh Food Security...
  • Vasundhara Raje to meet Governor on government formation today 10-12-2013 09:33 AM

    Vasundhara Raje has been elected the BJP legislature party leader in Rajasthan and she will meet Governor Margaret Alva on Tuesday to stake claim to form the next state government. At a meeting in Jaipur on Monday, BJP MLAs unanimously passed a proposal of senior party MLA Gulabchand Kataria to...
  • Talking Point: Is the Congress in denial over Rahul's leadership? 09-12-2013 09:38 PM

    The Congress meeting on poll debacle concluded with the party admitting its inability to gauge public sentiments on a variety of issues including price rise, infighting and welfare schemes for its miserable run in the elections. The party leaders have also admitted to having underestimated Arvind Kejriwal's AAP for its...
  • Rahul Gandhi has become a challenge for his own party: Smriti Irani 09-12-2013 06:43 PM

    Kolkata: Congress does not have any credible alternative to challenge the BJP, party leader Smriti Irani claimed on Monday and said Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has become a challenge for his own party after its consecutive defeats. "In Uttar Pradesh elections too the Gandhi family had to lose. Congress...
  • Only one Muslim candidate won in MP assembly polls 09-12-2013 04:10 PM

    Only one Muslim candidate has emerged as the winner of the six who contested in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly polls. Arif Aqueel of Congress retained the Bhopal (North) assembly constituency seat fifth time in a row by trouncing former Union minister Arif Baig of BJP by more than 6,000 votes....
  • Nitish Kumar is suffering from ostrich syndrome: Sushil Kumar Modi 09-12-2013 04:00 PM

    Minutes after Nitish Kumar rejected any 'Modi factor' in Assembly elections in four states, BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Monday countered that the Bihar Chief Minister was suffering from the 'ostrich syndrome'. "Shuturmurg ki tarah ankhe band kar lene se andhi nahi rukti" (Just by shutting eyes like an...
  • The winning sex: 10 women candidates emerge winners in Chhattisgarh Assembly elections 09-12-2013 01:32 PM

    A total of 10 women candidates, one less than last time, have emerged victorious in Chhattisgarh Assembly polls where the saffron party is back in power for the third time. During the 2008 Assembly polls, 11 women candidates out of 94 in fray had won, an election official told PTI....
  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan to take oath as MP CM on 14 December 09-12-2013 11:24 AM

    Shivraj Singh Chouhan will take oath as Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister for the third time on14 December, 2013 followed by the announcement of his new cabinet only three days later, 17 December. The decision was taken in a party meeting at noon on Monday, after Shivraj Singh Chouhan had given...
  • Congress dominates Chhattisgarh's worst-hit Naxal areas 09-12-2013 10:14 AM

    The killing of Mahendra Karma earlier this year by Left Wing Extremists proved costly for Raman Singh government in Chhattisgarh as Congress bagged 8 of the 12 seats in worst-hit Naxal areas spread over six districts. The region saw Congress President Sonia Gandhi and BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi...
  • Delhi Assembly elections: NRI comes from London to support AAP 08-12-2013 11:32 PM

    New Delhi: As the new entrant Aam Admi Party won 28 seats in the Delhi Assembly elections on Sunday, a large number of supporters, including some NRIs, gathered at the party's Hanuman Road office for the celebrations. One of these NRIs was Arnav Aggarwal, a 25-year-old engineer who had come...
  • Won't form government, will sit in opposition: Vardhan 08-12-2013 11:21 PM

    New Delhi: BJP chief ministerial candidate Harsh Vardhan on Sunday night said he will not stake claim to form a government in Delhi as his party is short of a clear majority and would prefer to sit in the opposition than indulging in "horse trading". The BJP emerged as the...
  • Madhya Pradesh: Shivraj sweeps Congress aside, BJP romps home easily 08-12-2013 10:32 PM

    Bhopal: Riding high on pro-incumbency and a divided opposition, the Bharatiya Janata Party led by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan returned to power with a massive mandate for the third straight term. BJP won 165 seats in the 230-members seat Assembly, way ahead of the Congress which was restricted to...
  • Raman Singh, the silent performer gives BJP a hat-trick in Chhattisgarh 08-12-2013 09:16 PM

    Raipur: Fondly called as 'Chawal Wale Baba' (the rice God), Dr Raman Singh, who today led BJP to a consecutive third victory in the Naxal-affected state of Chattisgarh, has earned the reputation of being a silent performer. Never regarded as a very right-wing Hindu-nationalist politician, Singh(61) is known to skirt...
  • Delhi Assembly elections: List of MLAs 08-12-2013 09:15 PM

    New Delhi: An unknown entity led by an idealistic anti-corruption crusader fighting two well-entrenched national parties in the national capital has delivered one of the biggest stories in the electoral history of India. Facing massive odds and tapping the common man's anger over price rice, corruption, poor governance, deteriorating law...
  • Rajasthan: Vasundhara Raje-led BJP storms to power with 3/4th majority 08-12-2013 08:00 PM

    Jaipur: Rajasthan was awash with the lotus of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as Vasundhara Raje led the party to a historic win in Rajasthan and routed the Congress regime. Fighting on the plank of corruption, poverty, price rise, poor governance and a break down in law and order, Vasundhara Raje...
  • Delhi elections: BJP short of majority, AAP's stunning debut shatters Congress 08-12-2013 06:47 PM

    New Delhi: An unknown entity led by an idealistic anti-corruption crusader fighting two well-entrenched national parties in the national capital has delivered one of the biggest stories in the electoral history of India. Facing massive odds and tapping the common man's anger over price rice, corruption, poor governance, deteriorating law...
  • Arvind Kejriwal, the giant killer who swept Sheila Dikshit out of power 08-12-2013 04:49 PM

    New Delhi: Dismissed as a political greenhorn, engineer-turned-civil servant Arvind Kejriwal has cemented his place in politics with a stunning political debut for his nascent Aam Aadmi Party and emerged as a giant killer to sweep Sheila Dikshit out from not only office but also her constituency. Belying all claims...