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Telcos slash call rates to Nepal

2015-04-25 21:40:00

New Delhi: Aiming to lend a helping hand to the people affected by the massive earthquake that hit Nepal on Saturday, telecom service providers in India have slashed their call rates or made it free. "As a small gesture during this hour of crisis, we have decided to offer all calls on the Airtel network from India to Nepal completely free of cost for the next 48 hours effective (Saturday) midnight, ...
Gold prices drifted sharply at the domestic bullion market here today due to heavy selling from jewellery stockists and retailers amid subdued local demand. Elsewhere, silver also fell modestly after a brief overnight pause owing to lack of industrial support. Standard gold (99.5 purity) slumped by Rs 100 to finish at Rs 26,655 per 10 grams from Friday's closing level of Rs 26,755. Pure gold (99.9 ...
Gold prices drifted sharply at the domestic bullion market here today due to heavy selling from jewellery stockists and retailers amid subdued local demand. Elsewhere, silver also fell modestly after a brief overnight pause owing to lack of industrial support. Standard gold (99.5 purity) slumped by Rs 100 to finish at Rs 26,655 per 10 grams from Friday's closing level of Rs 26,755. Pure gold (99.9 ...
Gold prices fell by Rs 30 to Rs 27,160 per 10 grams at the bullion market today on a weak global trend and sluggish demand from jewellers at domestic markets. Silver also moved down by Rs 150 to Rs 36,350 per kg on lack of buying support from industrial units. Bullion traders said besides a weak trend overseas, low demand at domestic spot markets from jewellers at existing levels, mainly weighed on ...
By Jan Schwartz and Georgina Prodhan HAMBURG/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Ferdinand Piech, a towering figure at Volkswagen for more than two decades, resigned as its chairman on Saturday after losing a showdown he had provoked with Chief Executive Martin Winterkorn, ending an era at the iconic German carmaker. Piech, the 78-year-old grandson of the inventor of the Volkswagen Beetle Ferdinand Porsche, ...
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A panel of senior supervisory board members at Volkswagen said a loss of trust was to blame for the unexpected departure of Chairman Ferdinand Piech announced on Saturday. "The members of the steering committee came to a consensus that in light of the past weeks the mutual trust necessary for successful cooperation was no longer there," the six-member panel said in a statement. ...
Infosys Ltd, India's second-largest software services exporter, on Friday posted quarterly net profit that lagged most analyst expectations, dampening hopes of a quick turnaround after top management changes.Bengaluru-based Infosys, once seen as the bellwether of India's $150 billion IT services industry, has in recent years struggled to innovate and retain market share due to a staff exodus that also ...
The Apple Watch launched globally on Friday with a small queue of Japanese tech-addicts lining up in Tokyo for Apple Inc's first wearable gadget, but there was no sign of the excitement usually attached to the company's product rollouts.Buyers can take the smartwatch home from a handful of upscale boutiques and department stores, including The Corner in Berlin, Maxfield in Los Angeles and Dover Street ...

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 Douwe Miedema WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The notion that one man trading from his parents' house in a working class London suburb had a material role in the 2010 Wall Street flash crash has aroused increasing scepticism from investors and traders since charges were brought on Tuesday. U.S. has asked UK authorities to hand over Navinder Singh Sarao, 36, after his arrest this week on charges that ...
By Noel Randewich (Reuters) - The Nasdaq Composite and S&P 500 chalked up record high closes on Friday, propelled by strong results from tech behemoths Google, Amazon and Microsoft. The Nasdaq Composite added 0.71 percent to end at 5,092.09, its second straight record high close. The S&P 500 rose 0.23 percent to a record high close of 2,117.69 points, barely above its previous high of 2,117.39 ...
By Jan Schwartz and Georgina Prodhan HAMBURG/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Ferdinand Piech, a towering figure at Volkswagen for more than two decades, resigned as its chairman on Saturday after losing a showdown he had provoked with Chief Executive Martin Winterkorn, ending an era at the iconic German carmaker. Piech, the 78-year-old grandson of the inventor of the Volkswagen Beetle Ferdinand Porsche, ...
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A panel of senior supervisory board members at Volkswagen said a loss of trust was to blame for the unexpected departure of Chairman Ferdinand Piech announced on Saturday. "The members of the steering committee came to a consensus that in light of the past weeks the mutual trust necessary for successful cooperation was no longer there," the six-member panel said in a statement. ...
By Jan Schwartz and Georgina Prodhan HAMBURG/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Ferdinand Piech, a towering figure at Volkswagen for more than two decades, resigned as its chairman on Saturday after losing a showdown he had provoked with Chief Executive Martin Winterkorn, ending an era at the iconic German carmaker. Piech, the 78-year-old grandson of the inventor of the Volkswagen Beetle Ferdinand Porsche, ...
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A panel of senior supervisory board members at Volkswagen said a loss of trust was to blame for the unexpected departure of Chairman Ferdinand Piech announced on Saturday. "The members of the steering committee came to a consensus that in light of the past weeks the mutual trust necessary for successful cooperation was no longer there," the six-member panel said in a statement. ...
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