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  • London: Indian teachers asked to enter $1 million prize 10 hours 26 minutes ago

    London: A global education foundation has called upon Indian teachers to enter the USD 1 million Global Teacher Prize to be presented to an exceptional teacher who has made an outstanding contribution to the profession. Kerala-born entrepreneur Sunny Varkey, founder of the Dubai-based Varkey GEMS Foundation, launched the prize at the...
  • Rupee rises nine paise to 1-week high of 61.08 vs US dollar August 14, 2014

    Mumbai: The Indian rupee on Thursday rose by nine paise to end at one-week high of 61.08 against the greenback on fresh dollar selling by banks and exporters. The rupee resumed steady at 61.17 per dollar and hovered in a range of 61.07 and 61.22 per dollar before ending at 61.08...
  • Rupee down most in a week vs US dollar to end at 61.21 as inflation rises August 13, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee on Wednesday fell 13 paise in its biggest drop in a week to end at 61.21 against the Greenback following fresh dollar demand from importers, amid uptick in retail inflation and slowing industrial production growth. However, better local equities and some capital inflows helped restrict the fall...
  • Rupee rises 9 paise to 1-week high of 61.08 vs US dollar August 12, 2014

    Mumbai: The Indian rupee on Tuesday rose by nine paise to end at one-week high of 61.08 against the greenback on fresh dollar selling by banks and exporters. The rupee resumed steady at 61.17 per dollar and hovered in a range of 61.07 and 61.22 per dollar before ending at...
  • Rupee up 13 paise against dollar in early trade August 11, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee strengthened by 13 paise to 61.02 against the dollar in early trade at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market on Monday on increased selling of the American currency by exporters and banks. Besides, the dollar's weakness against other currencies overseas and a higher opening in the domestic equity market...
  • Gold gains Rs 110 on festive season demand, global cues August 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Gold prices jumped by Rs 110 to Rs 28,500 per 10 grams in the national capital on Wednesday on festive season demand and positive global cues. Besides, depreciating rupee which fell to almost five-month low of Rs 61.41 (intra-day) against the US dollar, making imports costlier, influenced gold prices. However, silver...
  • Sensex up 185 pts as RBI gives more funds to banks for lending August 5, 2014

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex on Tuesday soared 185 points as rate-sensitive auto, consumer durables and realty shares notched up handsome gains after RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan enabled banks to provide more credit even as he held interest rates for the third straight meeting. In highly volatile trade, the Sensex opened higher...
  • Rupee crashes 63 paise vs USD to end at over 4-month low August 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Weakness in global stock markets and a strong US currency pulled down the rupee by a whopping 63 paise to end at over four-month low of 61.18, logging its worst weekly loss since January 24. Importers and some banks bought dollars and short-sellers covered their positions on hopes of further...
  • Rupee rises 7 paise Vs US dollar to end at over 2-week high of 60.06 July 30, 2014

    Mumbai: In line with the recovery in local equities, the Indian rupee on Wednesday washed out early losses and closed up by seven paise at over two-week high of 60.06 against the greenback. Fresh dollar selling by exporters too aided the rupee rise while a firm dollar overseas capped the...
  • Rupee slips by 3 paise to nearly 1-week low of 60.13 vs dollar July 28, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee on Monday ended lower by 3 paise to end at nearly a one-week low of 60.13 against the American currency on month-end dollar demand from importers and banks. The rupee resumed lower at 60.12 per dollar as against the last weekend's level of 60.10 per dollar at the...
  • Nifty falls to one-week closing low on profit taking July 28, 2014

    Mumbai: The Nifty fell on Monday to its lowest close in a week, as profit-taking hit shares of blue-chips such as ICICI Bank Ltd for a second consecutive session after the record highs hit last week. ICICI Bank provisionally fell 1.3 per cent, while Reliance Industries ended lower 1.8 per cent. The...
  • FII inflows hit $5 billion in July; cross $25 billion so for this year July 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Betting big on the government's reforms agenda, overseas investors have poured in more than USD 5 billion in the Indian market so far this month taking the total inflow to over USD 25 billion since January. Net investments by foreign investors in the equity market were USD 2.2 billion...
  • The Rupee on Friday ended 0.02 points down at 60.10 for the week July 26, 2014

    Mumbai: The Rupee on Friday ended 0.02 points down at 60.10 for the week Dealers attributed the domestic currency's fall to gains made by the dollar against other currencies overseas and fresh demand for the American unit from importers. The rupee had retreated from nearly two-week high and ended three paise lower...
  • Rupee slips from two-week highs, ends at 60.12 vs US dollar July 24, 2014

    Mumbai: In contrast to rising equities, the rupee on Thursday retreated from nearly two-week highs and ended three paise lower at 60.12 against the Greenback on late dollar demand from importers. The domestic currency also snapped its two-day upmove when it had gained 21 paise against the US currency. At the...
  • Rather than dollars, India need ideas, knowledge: Modi to World Bank July 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday told World Bank President Jim Yong Kim that India requires ideas, knowledge and expertise "rather than dollars" as there is a need to focus on developing a base of skilled people keeping the future in mind. During a meeting, Modi also suggested to...
  • Rupee rises 15 paise to end at over one-week high of 60.09 against US dollar July 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Rupee rose 15 paise to end at over one-week high of 60.09 against US dollar on Wednesday. Extending its rising streak for the second straight session, the rupee strengthened by 12 paise to trade at 60.12 against the US dollar in early trade on Wednesday on sustained foreign capital...
  • Rupee rises six paise to end at 60.24 against US dollar July 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Rupee rose six paise to end at 60.24 against US dollar on Tuesday. It opened at 60.22 against the dollar in early trade on Tuesday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market on fresh selling of the US currency by exporters amid sustained foreign capital inflows. The local currency had shed two...
  • Rupee closes at 60.31 against dollar July 21, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee on Monday closed at 60.31 against US dollar. The rupee recovered by 10 paise to 60.18 against the US dollar in early trade at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market on selling of the American currency by exporters amid increased capital inflows. Further, strengthening of the euro and the yen...
  • Rupee falls to 1-month low vs US dollar, down 10 paise at 60.28 July 18, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee continued its downslide mostly throughout the week and on Friday fell 10 paise to log a one-month closing low of 60.28 against the greenback on dollar demand from importers and rising global risk aversion. Heavy capital inflows in local equities, however, restricted the rupee fall, said forex brokers....
  • Rupee slips to one-week low of 60.18 vs US dollar July 17, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee on Thursday declined six paise to end at one-week low of 60.18 against the Greenback following demand for dollars in view of defence-related payments and importers. However, a positive closing in local equities, capital inflows and a weak dollar overseas helped cap the fall to some extent, a...
  • Sensex closes at over 1-week high; Hindalco logs best gain July 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Rising for the third session, the benchmark Sensex on Thursday edged higher to end at over one-week closing peak of 25,561.16 supported by gains in shares from metal and power sectors. After rising nearly 64 points, the BSE barometer pared gains amid profit-booking in realty, oil & gas and...
  • Indian rupee opens at 60.23 per dollar; down 11 paise July 16, 2014

    Mumbai: The Indian rupee slipped in the opening trade on Wednesday. It has opened lower by 11 paise at 60.23 per dollar against 60.12 on Tuesday. The dollar clung to modest gains post comments by the head of the Federal Reserve that rates could rise sooner if employment continued to...
  • Rupee down 11 paise against dollar in early trade July 15, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee fell by another 11 paise to trade at 60.187 against the dollar in early trade on Tuesday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market due to renewed demand for the American currency from importers and appreciation of the greenback overseas. Forex dealers said besides dollar's gains against other currencies...
  • Rupee down 7 paise against US dollar in morning trade July 14, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee fell by seven paise to 60.00 against the American currency in morning trade on fresh dollar demand from banks and importers amid weak equity markets. Fresh capital outflows from foreign funds affected the value of the rupee against the dollar, a forex dealer said. The rupee resumed lower...
  • Rupee rebounds 26 paise vs US dollar to 59.93; logs 1st weekly drop in 3 weeks July 11, 2014

    Mumbai: The rupee on Friday bounced back by 26 paise to end at 59.93 versus dollar as exporters and some banks sold the greenback, but steep losses in previous sessions forced the local currency to log its first weekly drop in three. After ending at 59.72 last Friday, the rupee depreciated...
  • Paris-based filmmaker Vijay Singh to make a film on Indian soldiers' love stories from World War I July 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Heart-warming stories, including romantic ones, about Indian soldiers who fought in the First World War as part of the British Army, culled from archives and personal testimonies, feature in a new documentary. The upcoming feature-length film 'Mademoiselle France Pleure' (Miss France is in tears) attempts to piece together the...
  • Rupee logs worst drop in a month, down 44paise at 60.19 vs dollar July 10, 2014

    Mumbai:Moving in tandem with equities, the rupee today tumbled 44 paise, posting its biggest drop in nearly a month, to end at 60.19 against the dollar on a day the Narendra Modi-led government presented its maiden Budget. A firm dollar overseas and demand for the US currency from importers weighed on...
  • Rupee edges up to 59.75 vs US dollar ahead of Budget July 9, 2014

    Mumbai: On the eve of Narendra Modi-led government's maiden Union budget, the rupee on Wednesday rose for the second day and ended three paise higher at 59.75 against the dollar on sustained selling of the US currency by exporters and some capital inflows. However, weak trend in local equities and a...
  • Rupee rebounds 23 paise Vs US dollar to end at 59.78 July 8, 2014

    Mumbai: In contrast to falling equities, the rupee on Tuesday recovered 23 paise to end at 59.78 against the dollar after exporters and some banks sold the US currency. On Monday, the rupee fell by 29 paise -- logging its biggest drop in nearly three weeks. The Indian rupee on Tuesday...
  • Iraq crisis led to rupee depreciation: Government July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The recent Iraq crisis has led to marginal depreciation of the rupee and government is calibrating "appropriate policy responses" to cope with the situation, Parliament was informed on Tuesday. "Since the escalation of the Iraq crisis in the second week of June 2014, the exchange rate of the rupee...