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  • Nagaland government presents deficit Budget, proposes no new tax July 22, 2014

    Kohima: Without proposing any new tax, Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang on Tuesday presented Rs 928.86 crore deficit Budget for the fiscal 2014-15. Presenting his maiden Budget on the opening day of assembly session, Zeliang, who also holds the Finance portfolio, estimated the gross receipts at Rs 12,127.59 crore and gross...
  • Stress hormone tied to short-term memory loss as we age June 18, 2014

    Washington: Having high levels of cortisol - a natural hormone in our body whose levels surge when we are stressed - can lead to memory lapses as we age, a new study has found. Researchers at the University of Iowa (UI) said there is a potential link between stress hormones and...
  • Bain sues Ernst & Young over $60 mn loss in Lilliput Kidswear June 13, 2014

    Hong Kong/Mumbai: Global private equity firm Bain Capital Partners LLC is suing EY in a United States court, claiming that the auditing firm cost it roughly $60 million by advising it to invest in Lilliput Kidswear, a children's clothing company in India. Bain alleges that it invested around $60 million in...
  • Actress Tamannaah loses 5 kilos for 'Humshakals' June 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Tamannaah Bhatia, who is part of upcoming multi-starrer "Hummshakals", believes in including fitness regime in everyday life and says she lost five kg for her role in the laugh riot. "Fitness is like brushing your teeth. You must include fitness to your daily life. For 'Humshakals', I had to...
  • How your smartphone can help you lose weight April 30, 2014

    Washington: Want to shed those extra pounds? Turn to your smartphone! Your smartphone may make it easier for you to lose weight by providing access to new apps which contain exercise logs and nutritional databases, a new study suggests. Researchers at the University of Missouri-Columbia have found that information technology,...
  • TV actor Rakesh Diwana passes away, allegedly after weight loss surgery complications April 27, 2014

    Indore: Television actor Rakesh Diwana, who played the role of Kumbhkarna in popular serial 'Ramayana' telecast in 2008-09, died here today. He was 48. He had developed complications following a weight loss surgery he underwent at a hospital here four days back. Diwana was admitted at Mohak Hospital for the surgery...
  • Sonakshi Sinha: Was a strong child, looks never mattered to me April 4, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Sonakshi Sinha has unveiled the latest edition of Women's Health magazine, displaying her slender figure on its cover. The actress admits achieving the slim and trim look wasn't easy for somebody like her who hates the gym. The actress, whose weight has been the point of concern for many...
  • Six-pack abs are not important, health is: Arjun Kapoor March 31, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Arjun Kapoor was almost 140 kg before he forayed into acting, but leading a "balanced" lifestyle helped him lose excess weight. He laments how fitness has become more about the number of pack of abs that one has. "It's unfortunate that now fitness has become about how many abs...
  • Haven't slimmed down in a jiffy, working out since November: Sonakshi Sinha March 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Sonakshi Sinha, who flaunted her newly-acquired svelte figure at the Lakme Fashion Week summer-resort 2014 here, says her consistent workout regime has contributed to her fitter frame. Sonakshi looked resplendent in a midnight blue ensemble when she glided down the ramp for designer Manish Malhotra at the opening show of...
  • Five PSUs posted Rs 2,100 cr losses in Financial Year 2013: CAG February 28, 2014

    Five public sector undertakings in Chhattisgarh incurred losses of about Rs 2,100 crore in the 2012-13 fiscal, largely due to deficiencies in financial management and project execution, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India has said in a report. The report was tabled in the State Assembly on Friday. Of the...
  • Grounded Kingfisher Airlines posts $132 million third quarter loss February 12, 2014

    Grounded Kingfisher Airlines, which has not flown in more than a year, reported yet another quarterly loss as it had no income from operations. Kingfisher, once India's no. 2 carrier and headed by flamboyant liquor baron Vijay Mallya, said net loss was 8.22 billion rupees for its fiscal third quarter to...
  • Won't lose weight for role again, says Jared Leto February 10, 2014

    Los Angeles: After following extreme diet for "Dallas Buyers Club", actor Jared Leto says he will never lose weight for a film role again. The 42-year-old admits that diet plan began to "take its toll" on his body after he shed pounds to play an AIDS victim and a drug addict...
  • LG cites higher marketing costs, falling smartphone prices as reasons of its unexpected Q4 loss January 27, 2014

    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 ($58.5...
  • Sick PSUs get budgetary support for dues, salary payments December 26, 2013

    The government on Thursday said it will provide Rs.116.86 crore financial aid to 11 loss making or sick central public sector enterprises to enable them pay salary and statutory dues. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh gave green signal to the proposal. The aid will...
  • Blackberry reports $4.4 billion loss in third quarter December 21, 2013

    Washington: Struggling Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry today posted a whopping USD 4.4 billion loss in the third quarter ended November 30, hit hard by poor response to its mobile devices. The company, which last month scrapped a plan to sell itself, had posted a profit in the same period a...
  • SpiceJet shares fall by 6 per cent post weak Q2 numbers November 8, 2013

    Shares of low-cost carrier SpiceJet tanked by over 6 per cent on Friday after the company reported a record loss of Rs 559 crore in the quarter ended September, 2013. Reacting to the disappointing numbers that were announced post market hours on Thursday, shares of SpiceJet made a weak opening and...
  • Bharti Airtel Q2 net falls 29 per cent on forex losses October 30, 2013

    Bharti Airtel Ltd reported a 29 per cent fall in quarterly profit on foreign exchange losses, the 15th consecutive quarter of declining profits for the world's No.4 mobile phone carrier by customers. Consolidated net profit fell to 5.12 billion rupees for its fiscal second quarter ended September 30 from 7.21 billion...
  • Jet Airways report worst quarterly loss of Rs 891 crore October 23, 2013

    Jet Airways  reported its worst quarterly loss on record as carriers in Asia's third-biggest economy battle high fuel costs and taxes. Mumbai-based Jet, India's second-biggest carrier by domestic market share, reported a net loss of 8.91 billion rupees for the fiscal second quarter to September 30, compared with a net loss...
  • BlackBerry reports nearly $1 billion quarterly loss, 45 pc revenue drop September 27, 2013

    Toronto: BlackBerry Ltd reported a nearly $1 billion quarterly loss on Friday, days after accepting its largest shareholder's tentative $4.7 billion bid to take it out of the public eye. BlackBerry, which had warned of the results on September 20, said its net loss for the second quarter ended on August...
  • CAG raps Air India for losses of over Rs 20 crore August 9, 2013

    The CAG has criticised Air India for not acting on complaints that led to three foreign airlines terminating ground handling services and causing losses of over Rs 20 crore. After auditing a year's data of Air India's Flight Handling Discrepancies Report for Malaysian, Ethiopian and Saudi Arabian airlines, CAG found...
  • All-party delegation from Vidarbha meets PM, seeks Rs 5,000 crore aid August 8, 2013

    An all-party delegation from Vidarbha, hit by unprecedented heavy rains, n Wednesday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and sought an assistance of Rs 5,000 crore to tackle the massive losses. The delegation comprising several senior Congress and NCP leaders, including Union Minister Praful Patel, AICC general secretary Mukul Wasnik, former...
  • Greece approves scheme to fire thousands of public workers July 18, 2013

    Athens: Greece's shaky coalition government scraped through a vote on Wednesday on a bill to sack public sector workers as thousands chanting anti-austerity slogans protested outside parliament. The vote was the first major test for Prime Minister Antonis Samaras's two-party coalition since losing an ally over the abrupt shutdown of the...
  • 'US still a long way to address large scale unemployment' July 18, 2013

    Washington: Noting that the US still has a long way to go to address large scale unemployment, the White House today said the country's deficit is declining at the fastest pace since demobilisation after World War II. "We are seeing our deficits decline at the fastest pace since demobilisation after World...
  • Job security pinches automobile industry as Maruti, M&M lay-off staff July 16, 2013

    New Delhi: The other big fallout of the economic crisis is the fear of job loss - the Automobile industry is already feeling the pinch. India's largest car maker Maruti and Mahindra and Mahindra have laid-off contractual workers with sales down and inventory piling up. On July 9, Maruti sent...
  • Delhi books highest telegrams as 160-year-old service ends July 15, 2013

    New Delhi: People across India thronged to telegraph offices to experience the thrill of booking a telegram for one last time as the curtains came down Sunday night on a 160-year-old service. Some 20,000 telegrams were booked on Sunday, of them 2,200 from Delhi followed by Kerala with 1,867, a source...
  • Telegram was incurring losses for more than a decade: SD Saxena July 15, 2013

    Would it have been possible for BSNL to continue the telegram service in a small, token manner with an aim to preserve a heritage rather than putting a total stop to it? What happens to all the employees who were engaged in providing the service? BSNL's former director of Finance...
  • More cuts needed to balance British budget, say experts June 29, 2013

    London: A leading think tank here has observed despite spending cuts of 11.5 billion pounds (over $17 billion) as announced by British Chancellor George Osborne for 2015-16, it may not not be enough to balance government budgets in the medium term. According to Carl Emmerson, director of the Institute for...
  • Method of calculating 2G loss was endorsed by other countries: ex-CAG May 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Former Comptroller and Auditor General Vinod Rai has dismissed the criticism of the 2G loss report. In his first TV interview after retirement, he told Karan Thapar that the CAG's coalgate report is based on facts. He said the CAG has been conservative in calculating the coalgate losses...
  • Chand visits quake-hit areas, reviews relief measures May 17, 2013

    Jammu: A team of Jammu and Kashmir ministers headed by Deputy Chief Minister Tara Chand on Thursday visited the quake affected areas of Jammu region and took stock of relief and rehabilitation work. Chand, along with Minister for Rural Development, Ali Mohammad Sagar, and Minister of State for Health, Shabir...
  • Indian Embassy gets 15k passports of workers stranded in Saudi May 14, 2013

    Dubai: Saudi Arabia has handed over about 15,000 passports of stranded Indian workers, surrendered by Saudi sponsors, to the Indian Embassy in Riyadh, in a bid to resolve cases of immigration law violations. "Most passports, surrendered by sponsors to the Saudi authorities, belong to stranded Indian workers, including those languishing...