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  • Sensex plunges 297 points on F&O expiry day; oil cos stocks fall 4 days ago

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex on Wednesday fell over 297 points, posting its biggest drop in one week, to end at 27,208.61 on the December F&O expiry day, weighed down by heavy losses in BHEL, GAIL and ONGC shares. Apart from a cautious stance by investors on the last day of...
  • Sensex down 273 points in early trade on weak global cues December 16, 2014

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex extended losses for the fourth straight day by losing over 273 points in early trade on Tuesday on sustained selling by funds amid weak global cues, tracking plunging crude coupled with depreciating rupee. The 30-share index tumbled 273.05 points, or 1 per cent, to 27,046.51. The gauge...
  • Sensex, Nifty fall to 6-week lows; RIL, ONGC slip on crude drop December 11, 2014

    Mumbai: After a day's breather, Indian stocks continued their downslide on Thursday with benchmark Sensex tumbling 229.09 points to six-week low of 27,602.01 on sharp losses in RIL and ONGC after further drop in crude oil price. Similarly, the 50-issue CNX Nifty of the NSE also plunged by 62.75 points, or...
  • Nifty ends above 8350, Sensex flat; SBI up 3 per cent, BHEL falls December 10, 2014

    Mumbai: After a volatile day of trade, the market ended on a flat note. The Sensex ended up 34.09 points at 27831.10, and the Nifty was up 14.95 points at 8355.65. About 1681 shares have advanced, 1255 shares declined, and 110 shares are unchanged. SBI gained 3.5 per cent while...
  • Pirate Bay taken down after police raid; other file-sharing websites also offline December 10, 2014

    Bengaluru: Popular Swedish file-sharing website The Pirate Bay was taken down after Swedish police seized servers and computers from a server room in Stockholm. "We had a crackdown on a server room in Greater Stockholm because of a copyright infringement, and yes it was Pirate Bay," Paul Pinter, national coordinator, intellectual...
  • Sensex plunges 322.39 points to over 1-month closing low of 27,797.01; Nifty at 8,340.70 December 9, 2014

    Mumbai: Sensex on Tuesday plunged 322.39 points to close over 1-month low at 27,797.01 while Nifty tumbled 97.55 points to end at 8,340.70. Earlier in the day, the benchmark BSE Sensex fell over 62 points in early trade on sustained selling by participants in auto, capital goods, consumer durables and banking...
  • Sensex, Nifty post worst drop in nearly 8 weeks; Infosys down by 5% December 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Logging their worst drop in 8 weeks, benchmark Sensex plunged 339 points and Nifty slipped 100 points on Monday on sharp losses in Infosys, where co-founders sold about USD 1 billion worth shares, and other bluechips. Shares of heavyweight Infosys fell by 4.88 per cent as families of four co-founders...
  • Your smartphone could soon receive data twice as faster November 30, 2014

    Washington: Your smartphone and other compact wireless devices could soon receive data twice as faster, thanks to a tiny new inexpensive circuit developed by researchers. Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin created the radically smaller, more efficient radio wave circulator that could be used in cellphones and other wireless...
  • Data sharing over Bluetooth may get faster November 29, 2014

    London: Your Bluetooth device may soon become faster at transferring data! Researchers are looking into ways information can be shared quickly and effectively using Bluetooth technology. Bluetooth technology is the most widespread standard wireless communication. One of its applications is the creation of electronic sensor networks. Researchers at the University of the...
  • Sensex, Nifty rebound in volatile trade; Realty in limelight November 26, 2014

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex on Wednesday recovered 48 points to 28,386.19 after realty scrips, led by DLF, rose as government approved hiking floor area ratio in Delhi and FMCG shares, including ITC, jumped after Tuesday's slump. Rate cut hopes and short-covering ahead of Thursday's monthly expiry of derivative contracts boosted...
  • Sensex, Nifty log biggest drop in nearly six weeks November 25, 2014

    Mumbai: In their biggest drop in nearly six weeks, benchmark Sensex on Tuesday tumbled 161 points to 28,338.05 and Nifty index fell 67 points to 8,463.10 from record highs due to profit-booking and worries over new norms on P-Notes. Shares of Realty, FMCG, Power, Metal, Consumer Durables, Banking, Capital Goods...
  • Sensex, Nifty extend record-breaking spree November 24, 2014

    The broader Nifty is trading above the 8,500 level - that's a record high. The Sensex too is above the 28,400 mark. Markets have got a boost after China announced a rate cut and European Central Bank promised more stimulus measures. ...
  • Market closes at new high; Sensex ends at 28,334.63, NIFTY at 8,477.35 November 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Indian stocks on Friday notched up their best gain in three weeks with benchmark Sensex surging 267 points and Nifty jumping by 75.45 points to hit new highs powered by a spurt in shares of lenders after Kotak Mahindra-ING Vysya announced India's biggest banking merger. The mood was positive across...
  • Sensex slips from peak, closes at 28,032.85 points; Nifty ends at 8,382.30 November 19, 2014

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex on Wednesday logged new lifetime high of 28,294.01 but retreated after a late fall gripped stocks to end 130 points down at 28,032.85, amid profit-taking in bluechips from metal, power and oil&gas space. The BSE 30-share barometer, after hitting the new peak in the opening trade, succumbed...
  • SEBI's investor protection project may get an overhaul in board meeting today November 19, 2014

    New Delhi: SEBI chief UK Sinha's pet project, investor protection, is all set to get a fillip. Following the recommendations of the Justice RS Sodhi panel and public comments received last December, the SEBI board will overhaul existing norms, beginning with the tweaking of the very definition of an insider. Sources...
  • Sensex closes 15 points down at 28,163.29; Nifty down at 8,425.90 November 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Sensex on Tuesday ended about 15 points down at 28,163.29 after hitting lifetime high of 28,282.85 while Nifty closed 5 points down at 8,425.90. Indices are steady in noon trade with the Sensex up 23 points at 28201, and the Nifty up 3 points at 8434. Buyers are focused on...
  • Sensex up 35.33 points at 27,910.06; Nifty gains 18.40 points to close at record-high of 8,362.65 November 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Sensex on Tuesday evening closed gaining 35.33 points at 27,910.06 while Nifty gaind 18.40 points to close at fresh record-high of 8,362.65. Earlier in the day, The benchmark BSE Sensex gained over 76 points in early trade on Tuesday on sustained buying by foreign funds and retail investors amid...
  • Sensex ends over 6.10 points higher at 27,874.73;Nifty at 7.25 points up at 8,344.25 November 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Sensex on Monday ended 6.10 points higher at 27,874.73 while Nifty closed 7.25 points up at 8,344.25. Earlier in the day, the market slipped away succumbing to selling pressure. The Sensex faced a fall of 89.36 points at 27779.27 and the Nifty down by 26.15 points at 8310.85. About 1293...
  • Microsoft partners with Dropbox for online file-sharing November 5, 2014

    Bangalore: Microsoft said it teamed up with online file-sharing company Dropbox to allow Office software users to manage and share files through Dropbox's website and mobile app. Microsoft said the functionality would be included in the next updates to the Office mobile apps, to be rolled out in the next few...
  • Sensex, Nifty flat; Sesa up 2 per cent, Ashok Leyland hits new high November 3, 2014

    Mumbai: The market closed flat dragged by some bit of profit booking. The Nifty consolidated at around 8300. The 50-share index ended at 8324, up 1.95 points while Sensex was down 5.45 points at 27860.38. Sesa Sterlite, Axis Bank, HDFC, SBI and ICICI Bank were top gainers while Gail,...
  • Shiv Sena builds pressure on BJP, asks it to decide on power sharing before trust vote, say sources November 1, 2014

    Mumbai: A day after the new Bharatiya Janata Party government in Maharashtra was sworn in, former ally Shiv Sena has stepped up the pressure. Sena has told the BJP to decide on power sharing before the floor test it will be facing within the next 15 days, sources said on...
  • Black money case fallout: India pulls out of multilateral information sharing agreement October 30, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after the Centre submitted its list of 627 Indians who have accounts in HSBC bank, Geneva for tax probe for suspected black money to Supreme Court, India has pulled out of multilateral information sharing agreement. The Mutilateral Competent Authority Agreement was signed by 51 countries in Berlin...
  • Twitpic to hand over its domain, photo archive to Twitter October 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Image sharing service Twitpic says that it has reached an agreement with Twitter, to give the microblogging service the Twitpic domain and photo archive. Twitpic had previously announced that it will be shutting down on October 25, blaming legal threats from Twitter. This agreement with Twitter will keep Twitpic photos...
  • Image-sharing service Twitpic to shut down on October 25 October 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The photo-sharing service Twitpic will be finally shutting down on October 25, according to a blog post by startup founder Noah Everett. The post reads as: "It's with a heavy heart that I announce again that Twitpic will be shutting down on October 25th. We worked through a...
  • Facebook may become top video-sharing site: Report October 18, 2014

    New York: Videos on Facebook are fast catching up with YouTube in terms of number of shares and the social networking site may overtake YouTube in video sharing through its news feed soon, say researchers. An analysis based on 20,000 Facebook pages and 180,000 posts over one year found that Facebook...
  • Mirosoft Xim: A new app that lets you temporarily share photos on your phone with others October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Sharing photos with your friends has now become simpler and more secure with Microsoft's new Xim app. With this new photo-sharing app, built by Microsoft Research's FUSE labs, you can make others see photos on your phone without having to actually pass your phone around. All you have to...
  • India, Pakistan sweet sharing tradition on Eid a casualty to ceasefire violations October 6, 2014

    New Delhi: As the stand-off between India and Pakistan intensifies in Jammu and Kashmir, the countries have called off sweet sharing tradition along the Attari border on Eid. This cancellation comes after heavy shelling and firing from across the border has left five villagers dead and 29 injured in Jammu...
  • Nifty ends below 7950; IT surges, Hero up, Maruti falls 3 per cent October 1, 2014

    Mumbai: The market ended a dull day of trade on a flat note. The Nifty ended tad below 7950 down 19.25 points at 7945.55 while the Sensex slipped 62.52 points at 26567.99. Oil & gas and FMCG stocks were beaten down while IT stocks gained on dollar strength. Wipro, Infosys, M&M,...
  • Shiv Sena lashes out at RPI(A) chief for allying with BJP September 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Hitting out at Ramdas Athawale for isolating it by forging an alliance with BJP for the Maharashtra Assembly polls, Shiv Sena on Monday said the RPI(A) chief has "betrayed" dalits, whom he represents. "Ramdas Athawale switched sides to make an alliance with the BJP only to grab the goodies offered...
  • Instagram reportedly blocked in China amid Hong Kong protests September 29, 2014

    New York: Instagram, the popular photo-sharing service owned by Facebook, has been blocked in China, according to numerous reports, including from Hong Kong-based reporters with the New York Times. The company did not immediately return requests for confirmation. The reports came amid pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, where many have posted photos...