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New Delhi: Four million mobile subscribers have supported COAI's campaign favouring net neutrality for internet-based communication services like WhatsApp and Skype and their being subject to norms similar to those applying to mobile phone operators, the apex body of cellular operators said on Sunday "Sabka Internet, Sab ka Vikas -- the campaign for net neutrality, net equality and consumer choice, ...
New Delhi: Early this week, the Mumbai police registered a case against "unknown persons" for leaking a nude clip of actor Radhika Apte. Part of a 20-minute film directed by Anurag Kashyap, the clip went viral on instant-messaging application WhatsApp. In concert with India's smartphone proliferation, cases related to the transmission of "obscene material" jumped 104% between 2012 and 2013, according ...
Gold prices plunged sharply and closed below the psychological Rs 27,000 benchmark on the bullion market here following frantic unwinding by stockists and speculative traders marred by heightened global volatility. Silver also endured heavy selling pressure to settle below the Rs 38,000 level amid sluggish industrial demand. Domestic sentiment turned extremely bearish and volatile after the yellow-metal ...
Gold fell to a six-week low on Friday as the dollar strengthened on U.S. economic data and investor sentiment was undermined by longer-term expectations for a U.S. rate rise.Technical factors were also at play, with downward momentum gathering pace as prices broke through their April low at $1,175 an ounce.Major markets in Europe, China and Singapore were closed for the May Day holiday on Friday, with ...
(Repeats item first carried on Friday) By Nivedita Bhattacharjee MUMBAI, May 1 (Reuters) - After losing top engineering talent for years to America's tech heartland of Silicon Valley, India is luring them back as an e-commerce boom sparks a thriving start-up culture, unprecedented pay, and perks including free healthcare for in-laws. India's IT industry has long been seen as a back-office backwater, ...
(Fixes formatting) * Asia shares narrowly mixed, Japan on holiday for three days * Investors wary after last week's spike in bond yields * Final HSBC China PMI due, soft result from South Korea By Wayne Cole SYDNEY, May 4 (Reuters) - Asian share markets got off to a sluggish start on Monday in a packed week for global economic news that is book ended by the U.S. jobs report, a key input into ...
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian arrives here on Monday to sign the formal deal for supplying 36 Rafale aircraft, the medium multi-role combat fighters of Dassault, to the Indian Air Force as agreed during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Paris last month, officials said. Also keenly watched will be: Which Indian firm Dassult picks as a partner for a manufacturing ...
The Twitter account of social network Google+ has gone live for the first time in the last four years since it launched. The social media site asked the "Twitterverse" to give some love for its #firstTweet. It also posted a few individual replies to Twitter users, each containing a GIF, reported The Verge. The social network's active Twitter stream is being read as a sign that Google will put some ...

Today's picks

2013-02-19 18:00:00

NIFT Current: 5,898 (futures: 5,906) Target: NA Index remains range-bound between 5,870 and 5,925 with very nominal futures premium. The range today could be 5,850 or 5,950. Stop-loss shorts at 5,925 and stop-loss long positions at 5,975. A long 5,800p (19) and long 6,000c (21) could gain 10-12 if the market swings 50 points in either direction. STATE BANK OF INDIA Current price: Rs 2,263 Target price: ...

Today's picks

2013-02-09 18:00:00

NIFTY Current: 5,939 (futures: 5,964);Target: NAThe downtrend continued. Key support was tested at 5,930. A drop below 5,920 could mean a dip till 5,875. A bounce will hit resistance at 5,975-5,990. Futures premium has increased to 25, which may mean a pullback on short-covering. The bearspread of long 5,900p (48) versus short 5,800p (23) continues to look attractive.TATA STEEL Current price: Rs 390;Target ...
(Fixes formatting) * Asia shares narrowly mixed, Japan on holiday for three days * Investors wary after last week's spike in bond yields * Final HSBC China PMI due, soft result from South Korea By Wayne Cole SYDNEY, May 4 (Reuters) - Asian share markets got off to a sluggish start on Monday in a packed week for global economic news that is book ended by the U.S. jobs report, a key input into ...
MUMBAI (Reuters) - Aditya Birla Nuvo Ltd. said it planned to consolidate all of the Aditya Birla Group's branded apparel businesses into Pantaloons Fashion & Retail Ltd , another listed firm in the $40 billion conglomerate. The group's various branded-apparel businesses will be split off from Aditya Birla Nuvo and other units and then consolidated into Pantaloons Fashion, which will then be renamed ...
(Repeats item first carried on Friday) By Nivedita Bhattacharjee MUMBAI, May 1 (Reuters) - After losing top engineering talent for years to America's tech heartland of Silicon Valley, India is luring them back as an e-commerce boom sparks a thriving start-up culture, unprecedented pay, and perks including free healthcare for in-laws. India's IT industry has long been seen as a back-office backwater, ...
(Updates death toll, adds arrival of U.S. planes, airport restrictions) * Death toll passes 7,000 as 50 bodies found in trekking village * U.S. aircraft, personnel arrive to help relief efforts * U.N., U.S. officials warn over aid logjam at Kathmandu airport By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU, May 3 (Reuters) - Three people were pulled alive from the rubble of their home eight days after Nepal's devastating ...
Driven by exports, car maker Ford India closed last month selling 14,215 units, logging an overall growth over the corresponding period of last year, the company said on Saturday. In a statement, the company said it sold 14,215 units last months compared to 13,297 units sold in April 2014. According to Ford India, April domestic wholesales stood at 4,931 vehicles against 6,651 units in the same month ...
(Corrects paragraph 13 to say vehicle sales for Ford and GM stronger than expected) * Gilead leads as biotechs end 5-day losing streak * Railcar makers gain on new tough oil-train safety rules * Social media stocks underperformers for week * Indexes up: Dow 1 pct, S&P 1.1 pct, Nasdaq 1.3 pct By Caroline Valetkevitch May 1 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks bounced back sharply on Friday as investors ...
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