REUTERS

  • Watch: Simon Denyer speak on 2014 Lok Sabha elections March 10, 2014

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN's Amrita Tripathi, senior journalist Simon Denyer talked about the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Simon Denyer has worked in India with media giants Washington Post and Reuters. ...
  • HCL Tech revenue growth lags peers, but profit soars October 17, 2013

    Bangalore: HCL Technologies(HCLT.NS), India's number 4 IT services exporter, reported quarterly revenue that grew at a slower pace than that of its rivals, sending its shares lower though profit beat market expectations by rising 64 percent. HCL relies heavily on contracts to manage data centres and networks for revenue growth, whereas...
  • HDFC Bank Q4 net profit up 30 pc, meets forecast April 23, 2013

    Mumbai: HDFC Bank Ltd, India's No.3 lender by loan value, met forecasts with a 30 per cent rise in quarterly profit on Tuesday led by higher loan growth, fee income and stable asset quality. Mumbaibased HDFC Bank, which has posted profit growth of more than 30 per cent every year for...
  • Major news agencies boycott IndiaEngland series November 14, 2012

    New Delhi: News agencies Reuters and the Associated Press have decided to boycott the IndiaEngland Test series staring in Ahmedabad on Thursday protesting the Board of Cricket Control for Indias decision to bar photo agencies such as Getty Images and Action Images. All clients please note that Reuters coverage of cricket...
  • NMC criticises BCCI for blocking photo agencies November 13, 2012

    London: News Media Coalition (NMC), comprising some international and domestic news agencies, on Tuesday criticised the decision of the BCCI "to block attendance by reputable photographic agencies" during England team's cricket tour of India and asked the Board to withdraw it. The NMC said that reporting on the Test series, which...
  • Reuters website hacked, false Saudi blog posted August 15, 2012

    New York: The blogging platform of the Reuters News website was hacked and a false posting saying Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Prince Saud alFaisal had died was illegally posted on a Reuters journalist's blog, the company said on Wednesday. "Reuters did not report the false story and the post was immediately...
  • Reuters Twitter account hacked August 6, 2012

    London: Reuters News said one of its Twitter accounts was hacked on Sunday and false tweets were posted, mainly related to the current armed struggle in Syria. "Earlier today @ReutersTech was hacked and changed to @ReutersME," said a spokesperson for Reuters, which is owned by Thomson Reuters CorpTO>. "The account has...
  • Sensex to gain 10 pc by yearend: Reuters poll July 1, 2012

    Mumbai/Bangalore: The BSE Sensex should gain 10 per cent between now and the end of the year, though only reaching levels seen in July 2011, provided economic growth recovers from a recent lull, a Reuters poll showed on Thursday. The 30share BSE index will rise to 18,750 points by the end...
  • Israel bans underweight models March 22, 2012

    How thin is too thin? That's what Israel lawmakers have called into question with new legislation that bans underweight models from the catwalk. Legislator Rachel Adato is helping set the precedent in the hope that it will save lives. Rachel Adato, Israeli lawmaker and bill sponsor, saying: "We believe that...
  • DRDO wins Thomson Reuters innovation award November 18, 2011

    New Delhi: India's premier military weapons developer, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), was Thursday awarded the Thomson Reuters India Innovation Award for 2011 in recognition of its work in the field of science and technology. The award was presented to DRDO by Minister of State for Science and Technology...
  • No Indian firms among top 100 innovators November 15, 2011

    London: Thomson Reuters released its list of the 100 most innovative organisations in the world. The list dominated by technology companies includes the likes of Apple, Microsoft, Intel, LG and Motorola. The struggling Finnish mobile phone giant Nokia is not amongst the top 100. "Innovation is a means of growth and...
  • Infosys keen to acquire Thomson Reuters healthcare October 12, 2011

    Bangalore: Infosys Ltd on Wednesday said it is keen to acquire Thomson Reuters' healthcare business. "We are dating...not yet engaged", Infosys CEO and Managing Director SD Shibulal said at a press conference. "....we need to understand each other. So, we are definitely...we have an intention to...
  • Egypt's army instructed to help foreign media February 4, 2011

    Cairo: Egypt's army has been instructed to assist foreign media and help protect them from groups in plain clothes who have attacked and beaten journalists as the capital's streets have become lawless, the cabinet said. The United States on Thursday condemned a "concerted campaign" to intimidate foreign reporters covering protests against...
  • Reuters poll sees Congress coalition leading in polls March 17, 2009

    New Delhi: An alliance led by the ruling leftofcentre Congress Party is most likely to win the next general election but it could need communist support to build a majority, a Reuters poll of 14 leading analysts has predicted. The main battle of the April/May election will be between the Congress...
  • Women better at money matters than men: survey March 1, 2009

    Singapore: When it comes to money, women really are more responsible then men, with an international survey finding that they're less likely to get into debt and strive harder to become financially independent. The global Reuters Synovate survey polled some 4,500 women in 12 countries about money matters. An...
  • Reuters photojournalist killed in Gaza strikes April 17, 2008

    Gaza: A Reuters cameraman was killed in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday in what appeared to be an Israeli military strike. Fadel Shana, 23, was covering events in the enclave for the international news agency on a day of intense violence when 16 other Palestinians and three Israeli soldiers were also...
  • Thomson agrees to buy Reuters May 15, 2007

    London: Canadian publisher Thomson Corp has agreed to buy Reuters for about 8.7 billion pounds ($17.2 billion) to create the world's biggest financial news and data group, the companies said on Tuesday. The deal has the support of the Reuters Founders Share Company but still needs regulatory clearance, they said in...
  • Thomson set to take over Reuters May 8, 2007

    London: Canada's Thomson Corporation has announced a preliminary takeover offer worth over $17.5 billion dollars in cash and stock for Reuters Group Plc, one of the world's largest leading publicly traded financial data provider. In less than a week after Reuters first disclosed an unsolicited takeover approach from an unidentified suitor,...
  • Reuters opens virtual news bureau October 16, 2006

    San Francisco/New York: Reuters Group Plc is opening a news bureau in the simulation game Second Life this week, joining a race by corporate name brands to take part in the hottest virtual world on the Internet. Starting on Wednesday, Reuters plans to begin publishing text, photo and video news...