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  • Infosys first quarter profit up 21.6 per cent, beats estimates July 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Infosys Ltd (INFY.NS), India's second-largest software services exporter, posted a 21.6 per cent increase in quarterly net profit, beating estimates, as it won new outsourcing contracts from overseas clients. Consolidated net profit for the quarter ended June 30 rose to Rs 2,886 crore from Rs 2374 crore in the same...
  • Smartphones no longer Samsung's star performer April 29, 2014

    Samsung has reported its second straight annual fall in quarterly profit. The company is facing thinning margins in the competitive market space, and its market share has slipped for the first time in 4 years....
  • TCS net profit rises 51.5 per cent, beats estimates April 16, 2014

    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 Rs...
  • Champions League: Bayern get Man United, Real Madrid face Dortmund in quarters March 21, 2014

    Defending champion Bayern Munich will play Manchester United in the Champions League quarter-finals, and Real Madrid will face Borussia Dortmund in a rematch of last season's semi-finals. Spanish clubs Barcelona and Atletico Madrid will also meet in the quarter-finals, while Paris Saint-German and Chelsea were drawn together. The matches will be played...
  • As it happened: India vs England, U-19 World Cup quarter-finals February 22, 2014

    ENGLAND INNINGS (chasing 222 to win) Chasing a challenging total of 222, the England batsmen held their nerve and closed the contest in the last over. End of 49.1 overs: Rob Jones (28*) and Rob Sayer (10*) held their nerves to take England past the finish line. Jones struck a boundary off...
  • State Bank of India Q3 net profit dips 34% at Rs 2,234 crore February 14, 2014

    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 standalone...
  • RBI hikes repo rate by 25 bps, keeps CRR unchanged at 4 pc January 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The Reserve Bank of India on Tuesday hiked repo rate by 25 basis points. Following the hike the lending rate is now 8 per cent. However, it has kept the cash reserve ratio (CRR) unchanged at 4 per cent. The announcement were made at the third quarter monetary policy...
  • RBI to announce 3rd quarter monetary policy review today February 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The Reserve Bank of India is likely to announce the third quarter monetary policy on Tuesday. The experts have said that the RBI may retain the status quo despite the clamour to slash interest rates. Banks across the country have been insisting on rate cuts to help boost...
  • 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...
  • Federer vs Murray: a quarter-final worthy of an Australian Open final January 22, 2014

    Melbourne: As Roger Federer sees it, he and Andy Murray are making a comeback from a year of ups and downs. That's putting it mildly. For 32-year-old Federer, the winner of 17 Grand Slam titles, 2013 was the year that his tenure near the top went into sharp decline. He slipped...
  • Kartik yet again booed by Bengal fans at Eden January 11, 2014

    Kolkata: There was no end to Murali Kartik's miseries at the Eden Gardens after Friday's fan fury, as the Railways skipper was again booed by Bengal fans who shouted slogans outside the stadium at the end of the fourth day's play. About a 100-odd Bengal fans, shouting slogans of "Go Back...
  • We will be a better side next season: Parveez Rasool January 11, 2014

    Vadodara: Their fairytale run in the Ranji Trophy came to an end with a crushing quarter-final loss on Saturday but Jammu and Kashmir captain Parvez Rasool said his team is not the least bit disheartened and will emerge stronger next season. J&K lost by a 100 runs against Punjab in the...
  • Ranji Trophy quarters: Railways hold edge over Bengal chasing 271 January 11, 2014

    Kolkata: Railways captain Murali Kartik took the attack back to the opposition camp with a timely half-century as the visitors need another 154 runs with seven wickets in hand as their Ranji Trophy quarter-final against hosts Bengal hangs in balance at the end of the fourth day. Chasing a target of...
  • Maharashtra dethrone Mumbai to enter Ranji Trophy semi-finals January 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Defending champions Mumbai were shockingly shown the door by minnows Maharashtra, who showed tremendous resilience to record a come-from-behind eight-wicket victory on Saturday for a place in the Ranji Trophy semi-finals. Set a target of 252 to chase for only their third outright victory in the long-running competition over the...
  • Infosys Q3 consolidated net profit Rs 2,875 crore, beats expectations January 10, 2014

    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 crore from...
  • Ranji Trophy quarters: Yadav, Indulkar stand boost Mumbai against Maharashtra January 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Out-of-form Suryakumar Yadav notched up a timely, counter-attacking hundred to steer defending champions Mumbai to 306 for 7 against Maharashtra in their Ranji Trophy quarter-final match at the Wankhede Stadium here on Wednesday. Coming in to bat when Mumbai were tottering at 101 for 4 after lunch, Yadav (120) and...
  • HTC's fourth-quarter profit below expectations January 5, 2014

    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 T$1.01...
  • RBI Mid-Quarter Monetary Policy Review: December 2013 December 18, 2013

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has kept key policy rate and cash reserve ratio unchanged in the December 2013 Mid-Quarter Monetary Policy Review. On the basis of an assessment of the current and evolving macroeconomic situation, the RBI decided to keep the policy repo rate under the liquidity adjustment facility...
  • RBI likely to hike repo rate in mid-quarter policy review today December 18, 2013

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will come out with its mid-quarter policy review on Wednesday. With the recent surge in inflation, a rate hike looks imminent. ...
  • Smartphone shipments up 39 pc in Q3; Apple, Samsung maintain their dominance October 31, 2013

    San Francisco: Global smartphone shipments jumped 39 per cent in the quarter ended September 30, while brisk demand for low-priced Android devices in China eroded Apple's market share. With growth in smartphones slowing in the United States and Europe, attention has turned to technology-hungry consumers in developing countries, many of whom...
  • Facebook's latest quarterly results show growth in mobile advertising October 31, 2013

    New York: Facebook's latest quarterly results showed continued strength in mobile advertising, which spurred a 60 per cent revenue increase in the July-September quarter. The numbers beat Wall Street's expectations for the second consecutive quarter, but after an initial after-hours trading spike, Facebook's stock took a downturn during the company's conference...
  • Full text: Review of RBI's second quarter monetary policy of 2013-14 October 29, 2013

    New Delhi: The Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan on Tuesday reviewed second quarter monetary policy on Tuesday. The RBI hiked the repo rate by 25 basis points from 7.50 per cent to 7.75 per cent and kept the Cash reserve Ratio unchanged. Part A. Monetary Policy Monetary and Liquidity Measures Following...
  • Maruti Suzuki's quarterly profit triples October 28, 2013

    India's biggest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India Ltd beat analyst estimates by nearly tripling its quarterly net profit, helped by cost cuts and a positive foreign exchange impact. The profit jumped mainly because Maruti Suzuki India Ltd's Manesar factory suffered a breakdown in labour relations in July last year, which led to...
  • TV18 Q2 net at Rs 10 crore vs Rs 40 crore loss; EBITDA trebles October 28, 2013

    Mumbai: TV18 Broadcast Limited on Monday announced its results for the quarter ending September 30, 2013. Reported revenues for the television (including IndiaCast) and motion pictures business stood at Rs 483.2 crores for the quarter. At a consolidated level, advertising revenues grew 4 percent year-on-year. While the general news and...
  • Bharti Infratel Q2 net profit rises 12 per cent October 28, 2013

    Telecommunications tower operator Bharti Infratel Ltd reported on Monday a 12 per cent rise in quarterly profit on higher sales from leasing mobile masts to carriers. Bharti Infratel, majority owned by India's top telecommunications carrier Bharti Airtel Ltd said consolidated net profit rose to 2.77 billion rupees for its fiscal second...
  • ICICI Bank Q2 net profit up 20 per cent, beats estimates October 25, 2013

    ICICI Bank Ltd, India's largest private-sector lender by assets, posted a 20.1 per cent rise in second-quarter profit, beating analyst estimates, led by higher credit growth and income from fees. Net profit for July-September was 23.5 billion rupees compared with 19.6 billion a year earlier, the bank said on Friday. Net...
  • HCL Technologies profit rises 42 per cent on orders July 31, 2013

    Bangalore: HCL Technologies Ltd, India's No. 4 IT services exporter, beat expectations with a 41.6 per cent rise in quarterly profit, after order wins boosted earnings. Consolidated net profit for the fiscal fourth quarter ended June 30 rose to 12.1 billion rupees from 8.54 billion rupees a year earlier, HCL Technologies...
  • India blank Russia 10-1, qualify for quarter-finals July 30, 2013

    New Delhi: India pummeled Russia 10-1 in their last pool match on Tuesday and saw Australia play out a 3-3 draw with New Zealand that helped India move into the quarter-finals of the junior women's hockey world cup in Monchengladbach, Germany. India, who led 5-0 until half-time, pumped in five more...
  • RBI to announce first quarter monetary policy review today July 30, 2013

    New Delhi: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Tuesday will reveal its quarter monetary policy review for 2013-2014. It's the first time since 1997, that the rupee will be at the centre of a quarterly monetary policy. However, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Monday indicated that it will...
  • RBI to announce quarter monetary policy; unlikely to cut repo rate July 30, 2013

    The RBI on Tuesday will reveal its quarter monetary policy review. It's the first time since 1997, that the rupee will be at the centre of a quarterly monetary policy. ...