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  • Bed nets enough for protection against malaria: Study December 9, 2014

    New York: There is no need to spray insecticide on walls for malaria control when people sleep under treated bed nets, says a new research. "Use of insecticide spray on internal walls, when combined with insecticide-treated bed nets in homes, does not protect children from malaria any more effectively than using...
  • ICC World Cup 2015 organisers need 1500 net bowlers October 26, 2014

    Dubai: With barely four months to go for the cricket World Cup 2015, the event organisers in Australia and New Zealand are looking for 1,500 net bowlers to help the participating teams in training during the One-Day International (ODI) tournament. Chief executive of the World Cup 2015 Local Organising Committee, John...
  • Infosys Q2 beats estimates, consolidated net profit up 28.6 per cent year-on-year to Rs 3,096 cr October 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Infosys has reported a 7 per cent growth in second quarter (July-September) profit at Rs Rs 3,096 crore quarter-on-quarter and dollar revenue grew 3.2 per cent to USD 2,201 million. According to CNBC-TV18 poll estimates, analysts had expected 3.43 per cent growth in profit after tax at Rs 2,985...
  • Doesn't everyone want a free and open Internet? 5 key questions about 'net neutrality' answered October 4, 2014

    Washington: The US Federal Communications Commission is considering whether Internet providers should be allowed to cut deals with online services like Netflix, Amazon or YouTube to move their content faster. It's a topic that has attracted record-setting public attention. The agency received 3.7 million comments on the subject - more than...
  • Sri Lankan Navy allagedly snaps more than 10 fishing nets of Tamil fishermen September 21, 2014

    Rameswaram: Sri Lankan Navy allegedly snapped more than 10 fishing nets of Tamil Nadu fishermen when they were fishing in the midsea. Two boats of Tamil Nadu fishermen were also damaged when thewse two collided when they tried to flee in panic after Sri Lankan Naval boats chased early this...
  • ICICI Bank Q1 net profit up 17 pct, beats estimates July 31, 2014

    New Delhi: ICICI Bank Ltd(ICBK.NS), India's secondbiggest lender by assets, reported a 17 percent rise in quarterly profit, beating estimates, helped by loan growth and higher fee income. Net profit for its fiscal first quarter ended June rose to 26.55 billion rupees ($440 million) from 22.74 billion rupees a year earlier,...
  • Tata Consulting Services net up 27 percent in Q1 July 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Indian IT bellwether Tata Consulting Services (TCS) posted a net profit of Rs.5,058 crore for the first quarter (AprilJune) of fiscal 201415, registering 27 percent yearonyear (YoY) growth. In a regulatory filing to the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Thursday, the global software major said its consolidated income for the quarter...
  • What is net neutrality? Things you should know about open Internet rules June 16, 2014

    The US Federal Communications Commission is collecting public comments until September 10 on new "net neutrality" or "open Internet rules" that may let service providers charge content companies for faster and more reliable delivery of their traffic to users. Below are some details about the concept of "net neutrality" and the...
  • UGC NET: Important dates for June 2014 April 23, 2014

    Important dates for UGC NET (National Eligibility Test) - June, 2014 for Junior Research Fellowship and Eligibility for Assistant Professor. Last date for Applying Online & generation of filled Bank Challan for Fee: Monday, May 5, 2014 Last date of submission of Fee through online generated Bank Challan, at any branch of...
  • Infosys Q4 net profit up 24.9 per cent to Rs 2,992 crore April 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Infosys, India's second largest software services exporter, beat the street by reporting fourth quarter (January-March) net profit at Rs 2,992 crore, up 4 percent compared to previous quarter in FY14. However, revenues fell 1.15 percent to Rs 12,875 crore as against Rs 13,026 crore on sequential basis. Analysts had...
  • Net neutrality rules struck down by court. Is open Internet dead? January 15, 2014

    New York: Don't expect major changes to how you access your favourite websites and services despite a federal appeals court's decision to set aside rules meant to ensure equal access to entertainment, news and other online content. Major cable providers already have pledged not to do the kinds of things the...
  • Infosys Q3 consolidated net profit Rs 2,875 crore, beats expectations January 10, 2014

    Mumbai: The country's secondlargest 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 crore from...
  • Yahoo's net revenue dips along with ad prices October 16, 2013

    San Francisco: Yahoo Inc's net revenue dipped slightly in the third quarter as prices for its display ads remained under pressure. Yahoo shares were up 16 cents at $33.54 in after market trading on Tuesday after initially rising more than 4 per cent. Yahoo also announced it would sell fewer shares than...
  • TCS secondquarter profit rises 34 per cent October 15, 2013

    Bangalore: Tata Consultancy Services, India's largest provider of information technology services, said quarterly profit rose 34 per cent, beating analyst estimates, as the industry benefited from a record haul of new contracts. TCS and rivals such as Infosys Ltd and International Business Machines Corp won $6 billion of contracts, according to...
  • Infosys Q2 net profit rises to Rs 2407 cr vs Q1 net profit of Rs 2,374 cr October 11, 2013

    Mumbai: Bangalore: IT major Infosys on Friday reported a 1.6 per cent rise in consolidated net profit to Rs 2,407 crore for the second quarter ended September 30, 2013, on the back of large deals and increased sales from Big Data and Cloud. The Bangalorebased firm had reported a net profit...
  • UGCNET exam rescheduled for September 8 August 20, 2013

    New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) would again conduct the national eligibility test (NET) Sepember 8 for students of Delhi and Ranchi who could not appear when it was originally held on June 30, an official statement said on Monday. A reexamination is being done for the Delhi students who...
  • News briefs: State Judo player gets selected for National Coaching Camp August 8, 2013

    Gagandeep Singh has been selected for the Indian judo coaching camp for the Commonwealth Games Judo Championship to be held betweenJanuary 21 and 26at Cardiff in England. The camp will be held at SAI Centre in Bhopal. Meanwhile, Jaipur District Badminton Association (JDBA) is going to organise a Corporate Badminton...
  • Bharti Airtel Q1 net profit down 9.6 pc to Rs 689 crore July 31, 2013

    New Delhi Telecom major Bharti Airtel on Wednesday reported a 9.6 per cent drop in consolidated net profit to Rs 688.9 crore in the first quarter ended June 30, mainly due to depreciation in the rupee and higher taxes. The company posted a profit of Rs 762.2 crore during the...
  • TCS gains over 5 per cent after earnings beat estimates July 19, 2013

    Mumbai: Shares in Tata Consultancy Services, India's largest software services exporter, rose as much as 5.75 per cent on Friday, a day after posting AprilJune earnings that beat estimates and maintaining an upbeat outlook. TCS said consolidated net profit for the quarter ended June 30 rose to Rs 3831 crore from...
  • TCS consolidated net jumps 15.5 pc to Rs 3,831 cr in Q1 July 18, 2013

    Mumbai: The country's largest software exporter Tata Consultancy Services on Thursday reported consolidated net profit of Rs 3,831 crore for the June quarter, up 15.5 per cent from Rs 3,318 crore in the same period in 2012. The company's total revenue, under Indian IFRS accounting standards, rose 21 per cent to...
  • Sensex ends 282 points up July 12, 2013

    Mumbai: The BSE benchmark Sensex on Friday rose by over 282 points to close at a fresh sixweek high led by gains in IT sector stocks as Infosys surged by 11 per cent on smart first quarter results, while NSE index Nifty crossed the 6,000mark for the first time in...
  • Infosys Q1 net profit up 3.7 per cent to Rs 2,374 crore July 12, 2013

    Mumbai: IT major Infosys on Friday reported nearly 4 per cent increase in consolidated net profit to Rs 2,374 crore for the first quarter ended June 30, 2013. The Bangalorebased firm had reported a net profit of Rs 2,289 crore in the yearago period, it said in a BSE filing. Consolidated...
  • SBI Q4 profit falls 18.5 per cent to Rs 3,299 crore May 23, 2013

    Mumbai: Shares of State Bank of India on Thursday fell sharply by over 8 per cent, wipingoff Rs 12,867 crore from its market value, after the stateowned lender reported 18.54 per cent decline in net profit for the fourth quarter ended March 31. Following the earning results, shares of the...
  • Network18 FY13 revenues up 23 pc, ecommerce business up threefold May 13, 2013

    Network18 Media and Investments on Monday reported a 23.4 per cent rise in revenues to Rs 2400 crore for 201213, driven by strong growth in its broadcast and digital businesses. The strong topline growth helped narrow operating losses 87 per cent to Rs 39 crore for the year. Net loss...
  • Earnings show: TV18 makes a Rs 174 crore swing yearonyear May 13, 2013

    Network18 Group subsidiary TV18 Broadcast today reported a net profit of Rs 20.9 crore for the quarter ended March 31 as against a net loss of Rs 8.26 crore in the same period a year ago. Reported revenues for the television and motion pictures business (including IndiaCast) stood at Rs...
  • HDFC Q4 net profit rises over 17 pc to Rs 2,083 crore May 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Mortgage major HDFC on Wednesday said consolidated net profit increased by 17.2 per cent to Rs 2,083.12 crore for the quarter ended on March 31, 2013. Its consolidated net profit during the same quarter (JanuaryMarch) a year ago stood at Rs 1,776.74 crore. Total income during the last...
  • SBI thirdquarter net rises 4 per cent February 14, 2013

    Mumbai: State Bank of India, the country's biggest lender, reported a 4 per cent gain in quarterly net profit, the smallest increase in more than a year, as higher provisions for bad loans and slower loan demand hurt growth. Standalone net profit rose to Rs 3396 crore for the quarter ended...
  • ICICI Bank Q2 net profit up 20 pc at Rs 2,390 cr October 26, 2012

    Mumbai: The country's largest private sector bank ICICI on Friday reported 20 per cent rise in consolidated net profit at Rs 2,390.37 crore for the second quarter ended September 30. The bank's net profit in the same period last fiscal was Rs 1,991.68 crore. The total income in the JulySeptember period...
  • HDFC Bank Q2 net profit up 30 pc, meets forecast October 12, 2012

    Mumbai: HDFC Bank, India's No 3 lender, met forecasts with a 30 per cent rise in quarterly profit, led by stronger loan growth, better fee income and stable net interest margins. Mumbaibased HDFC Bank, among the first lenders to report September quarter results, said on Friday its net profit rose...
  • UGC NET results: rules altered, candidates disaffected September 20, 2012

    New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has published the National Eligibility Test (NET) results on September 18. After publication of the results, UGC allegedly altered the qualification norms by stating that candidates belonging to the general category needed to score an aggregate of 65 per cent for all three...