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New Delhi: Facing flak over its order to block access to 857 pornographic and humour websites, the government today lifted ban on all those websites that do not feature child pornographic content.Days after its blanket ban order drew severe criticism on social media and other forum, the Department of Telecom in an order today said, "The intermediaries (ISPs) are hereby directed that they are free not ...
Bharti Airtel Ltd , India's top mobile carrier by subscribers, posted a better-than-expected 40 percent rise in quarterly net profit, helped by strong consumer demand for voice and data services. Bharti Airtel's net profit rose to 15.54 billion rupees ($244 million) for its first quarter ended June 30, from 11.09 billion rupees a year earlier, the company said on Tuesday. Analysts on average expected ...
Gold rose on Tuesday as the dollar weakened after soft U.S. economic data, while platinum and palladium hit multi-year lows on oversupply and sluggish autocatalysts demand. Platinum dipped to its lowest since January 2009 at $940.50 an ounce, while palladium hit a near three-year low of $586.30 an ounce. "Miners continue to increase production in a market that is already oversupplied and only significant ...
* Koreans hold around 800 tonnes in safes, vaults - industry data * Top private merchandiser sees record annual sales to investors * Demand driven by low interest rates, worries about shares South Koreans are on course to buy a record amount of gold in 2015, worried that a meltdown in China's stock markets will destabilise South Korean equities and keen to replenish a traditional store of value ...
(Adds more deaths, accidents endemic) NEW DELHI, Aug 5 (Reuters) - Two express trains derailed into a river in central India overnight after flood water weakened the tracks, killing at least 20 people and injuring 100, the government said on Wednesday. Divers using gas cutters pulled out trapped passengers and 300 had been rescued by early morning, officials said. Dozens were rushed to hospital ...
By James Regan SYDNEY (Reuters) - An Australian court on Wednesday revoked the government's environmental approval for one of the world's biggest coal mines under construction in the Australian outback by Indian conglomerate Adani Mining. Environmentalists hailed the ruling against the controversial Carmichael mine as another setback for the project, estimated to cost up to $16 billion, which they ...
Stating that RBI has adopted a cautious approach in keeping rates unchanged, former Governor C Rangarajan today said the central bank may cut rate by 0.25 basis points by next month if monsoon turns out to be good. Rangarajan, also a former chairman of the Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council C Rangarajan, said RBI might have been "hesitant" in making any policy changes in the midst of the ...
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Ignoring the clamour for an easing of monetary policy, India's central bank on Tuesday kept its key lending rates unchanged, sticking to its stand that further cuts can only be effected if commercial lenders pass on the previous reductions to borrowers. After having cut the short-term lending rate thrice thus far in this calendar year to bring it down to 7.25 percent, Reserve ...

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 ...
By Wayne Cole SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian share markets were in a mixed mood on Wednesday as the mounting risks of a hike in U.S. interest rates as early as next month lifted the dollar and bond yields, pressuring currencies across the region. Moves were mostly minor with Japan's Nikkei up 0.2 percent and South Korea's KOSPI off 0.1 percent. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan ...
GLOBAL MARKETS ROUNDUP * Asian share markets were in a mixed mood on Wednesday as the mounting risks of a hike in U.S. interest rates as early as next month lifted the dollar and bond yields, pressuring currencies across the region. * The dollar stood tall against the yen and euro early on Wednesday after Atlanta Federal Reserve President Dennis Lockhart expressed his support for an interest ...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund should put off any move to add the yuan to its benchmark currency basket until after September 2016, IMF staff said in a report which showed a mixed performance of the renminbi on meeting key financial norms. The report, published on Tuesday, comes after Beijing launched a major diplomatic push for the yuan to be added to the IMF's Special Drawing ...
(Adds more deaths, accidents endemic) NEW DELHI, Aug 5 (Reuters) - Two express trains derailed into a river in central India overnight after flood water weakened the tracks, killing at least 20 people and injuring 100, the government said on Wednesday. Divers using gas cutters pulled out trapped passengers and 300 had been rescued by early morning, officials said. Dozens were rushed to hospital ...
By Edward Taylor FRANKFURT (Reuters) - BMW, the world's biggest luxury carmaker, warned on Tuesday that its financial forecasts for this year could be at risk from any further deterioration in the Chinese market, where its sales have begun to fall for the first time in a decade. BMW has been hit by a slowing Chinese economy where cut-throat competition leaves its ageing product range increasingly ...
By Minami Funakoshi TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp said it "can't be optimistic" about profitability in China, the world's biggest auto market, where slowing growth is forcing the Japanese manufacturer to cut prices and offer buying incentives to keep up with rivals. Toyota, which on Tuesday reported record first-quarter net profit for the third consecutive year, enjoyed rising China sales ...
  Cities   Price (10g)
  Chennai   Rs. 24500.00 (-0.33%)
  Mumbai   Rs. 25480.00 (-0.08%)
  Delhi   Rs. 25200.00 (0%)
  Kolkata   Rs. 25000.00 (0%)
  Kerala   Rs. 24400.00 (-0.41%)
  Bangalore   Rs. 24450.00 (0%)
  Hyderabad   Rs. 24580.00 (0%)
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