BJP showed impatience by declaring PM nominee: Pawar
Apr 18, 2014 at 15:18 | Source:
Nashik: Terming the BJP's announcement ofPrime Ministerial nominee Narendra Modi as a "sign ofimpatience", Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar todaysaid they are not fighting the elections on issues, but onlyto make Narendra Modi the Pr...
Peru weighs trade pact
Apr 18, 2014 at 03:17 | Source:
Calcutta Telegraph News
Calcutta, April 17: Peru is looking to sign a free trade agreement (FTA) with India that will almost triple the volume of trade between the countries annually. Both the countries will form a joint study group in June-July after the new government ta...
Cotton exports hit as China shifts policy
Apr 17, 2014 at 12:37 | Source:
MUMBAI: The country's raw cotton exports are expected to plummet around 20 per cent in the next crop year, with demand from China fading as Beijing unwinds a controversial stockpiling scheme. That would be greater than the nearly 6 per cent drop tout...
Google Glass rolls white models for US citizens
Apr 17, 2014 at 04:52 | Source:
NEW YORK: Google, which made its wearable eye device Google Glass available online to the US residents Tuesday for just one day, is yet to announce the numbers but the firm did sell several white-coloured models. Later, red, blue, grey and black opti...
6 kinda weird things I want from a new iPhone 6
Apr 16, 2014 at 21:52 | Source:
It’s spring, and love is in the air, but it’s still full-on war in the smartphone industry. On the Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) Android side, the two big phones of the moment, Samsung Galaxy S5 and HTC One M8, have a big task ahead of them: help their...
Sensex ends in red, but nearly 200 stocks hit 52-week highs
Apr 15, 2014 at 17:11 | Source:
NEW DELHI: The S&P BSE Sensex may have slipped over 140 points on Tuesday but the momentum was seen in the rest of the stocks on the Bombay Stock Exchange. This is evident from the fact that as much as 197 stocks rose to their fresh 52-week high. Alt...
Five signs that Rahul is finally learning to tackle Modi
Apr 13, 2014 at 14:08 | Source:
Some would say that a Rahul Gandhi speech or interview is more predictable than the fate of cars in any Rohit Shetty film. Apart from the monotonousjapof 'system', the junior Gandhi's interviews are sprinkled with phrases that rarely make sense (reme...
China begins soil pollution clean-up amid doubt over funding
Apr 12, 2014 at 02:45 | Source:
BEIJING (Reuters) - China has announced its first pilot projects to treat metal pollution in soil and prevent farmland from further contamination, but critics say the government's overall efforts are underfunded and inefficient.The Ministry of Financ...
Evening trades improve co-relation with global markets: NCDEX
Apr 10, 2014 at 22:46 | Source:
MUMBAI: National Commodity & Derivatives Exchange Ltd (NCDEX) announced here today that agri-commodity markets benefit from extension of futures trading in the evening. The bourse said that this extension allows businesses and value chain participan...
UPA's half-baked policies hurt manufacturing: A Vellayan, Murugappa Chief
Apr 10, 2014 at 14:46 | Source:
A Vellayan, 61, is the fourth-generation head of Rs 22,500 crore Murugappa Group. In an exclusive interview to ET the chairman of Murugappa, said the Congress-led UPA government's policies had hurt the economy, especially the manufacturing sector. He...
Polling underway for 10 Lok Sabha seats in Vidarbha region
Apr 10, 2014 at 12:27 | Source:
NAGPUR: Amist tight security arrangements, polling for 10 Lok Sabha seats in Naxal-plagued Vidarbha region of Maharashtra is underway today to test the political fate of heavyweights like former BJP chief Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister Praful Patel, f...
Gadkari, Praful Patel's fate in balance as Vidarbha begins voting
Apr 10, 2014 at 09:55 | Source:
Nagpur: Amid tight security arrangements, polling for 10 Lok Sabha seats in Naxal-plagued Vidarbha region of Maharashtra is underway today to test the political fate of heavyweights like former BJP chief Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister Praful Patel, fo...
India Inc Q4 revenue growth to be tepid; may improve in FY15: Crisil
Apr 08, 2014 at 21:26 | Source:
MUMBAI: Revenue growth of India Inc may remain subdued at 7-9 per cent in the last quarter of the just concluded fiscal, but it will gradually improve to 11-12 per cent in FY 2014-15, rating agency Crisil has said in a report. Revenue growth for Ind...
El Nino risk increases, how it could affect commodity markets
Apr 08, 2014 at 17:06 | Source:
SINGAPORE: The chance of an El Nino weather event developing in 2014 now exceeds 70 percent, Australia's Bureau of Meteorology said on Tuesday, raising the prospect of damaging floods and droughts across the globe. Global cocoa prices have rallied to...
India digital bosses Nilekani and Balakrishnan vie for votes
Apr 02, 2014 at 12:22 | Source:
Two of India's leading information technology figures - Nandan Nilekani and V Balakrishnan - hope to win over voters in Bangalore with their record of corporate success and transparency, reports Saritha Rai. Both are former employees of tech com...