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Sensex snaps two session gains to end 109 pts down; all eyes on Apr-Jun GDP

Aug 31, 2015 at 16:50 | Source: FirstPost

Indian shares, barring occasional drift into positive territory, lingered in negative territory for almost the entire trading session before ending over 100 points lower amid renewed uncertainty in global markets.Investors mostly exercised caution wi...

Need to strike balance between environment conservation, development, says Javadekar

Aug 31, 2015 at 16:45 | Source: FirstPost

Dehradun: Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday underlined the need to strike a balance between environment conservation and development, saying both are equally important for the survival of humanity.Addressing the annual convocation of IFS pro...

Risks to drive $10 billion cyber insurance market by 2020

Aug 31, 2015 at 16:35 | Source: FirstPost

Continued and sustained cyberattacks are having a ruinous effect on enterprises and driving up the cost of incident response. With over 900 million reported records exposed in 2014, more companies are seriously starting to consider transferring risks...

Hope RBI takes note of low inflation, oil prices, says Jaitley

Aug 31, 2015 at 16:30 | Source: FirstPost

New Delhi: Pushing for interest rate cut, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said inflation is under control while oil and commodity prices are also low and expressed hope that RBI will consider all these factors in its monetary policy review."...

Is Windows 10 already an enterprise success? 1.5 mn installations in a month say so

Aug 31, 2015 at 16:03 | Source: FirstPost

Less than a month after rollout of Windows 10, Microsoft has shared that its new operating system had already been installed on 75 million devices. And, interestingly nearly 1.5 million of those systems are running Windows 10 Enterprise.The company, ...

Phantom box office report: Over Rs 33 cr on opening weekend

Aug 31, 2015 at 15:57 | Source: FirstPost

Mumbai:Filmmaker Kabir Khan's espionage drama Phantom, based on events post-26/11 Mumbai terror attack, has minted Rs.33.18 crore in its opening weekend.The Saif Ali Khan and Katrina Kaif-starrer released on Friday and minted Rs.8.46 crore on its ope...

China media crackdown: Journalist 'confesses' to publishing a report that 'negatively affected the market'

Aug 31, 2015 at 15:19 | Source: FirstPost

Beijing: China's main state broadcaster on Monday paraded a financial journalist "confessing" to causing the stock market "great losses" as authorities seek to rein in a rout on the exchanges.Wang Xiaolu, a journalist with the res...

Techwave buys Hyderabad-based Cyient's IT services arm

Aug 31, 2015 at 15:18 | Source: FirstPost

Techwave Consulting, a US-based systems integrator with focus on Internet of Things, social media, mobility, analytics and cloud, has agreed to acquire Hyderabad-based Cyient's IT services subsidiary Infotech Enterprises IT Services for an undisclose...

Insufficient funds for crucial Paris conference: UN climate chief

Aug 31, 2015 at 14:53 | Source: FirstPost

Bonn: Key climate negotiations opened in Bonn on Monday with a top UN official warning there was not enough money to host a year-end Paris conference tasked with sealing a global carbon-curbing pact.Addressing delegates, UN climate chief Christiana F...

Twitter outraged at AP for calling Amal Clooney 'actor's wife'

Aug 31, 2015 at 14:37 | Source: FirstPost

What comes to your mind when you hear about Amal Clooney? Is it hercareer as a prominent lawyer or her high-profile marriage?Thanks to her surname, many mayautomatically associate her with Hollywood star George Clooney. However, Clooney,ne Alamuddin,...

Bad politics, short-sightedness spoiling Modi govt's economic reform agenda

Aug 31, 2015 at 14:28 | Source: FirstPost

The decision of the Narendra Modi government to let the land acquisition ordinance lapse on 31 August is the latest, and perhaps the most critical, instance where the NDA government has eaten own words on the reform path after making high-profile ann...

Act on terror safe havens: US tells Pakistan in blunt message

Aug 31, 2015 at 12:56 | Source: FirstPost

Washington/Islamabad: In a blunt message, the US has asked Pakistan to intensify efforts to counter terrorist sanctuaries inside its borders and take concrete steps against the dreaded Haqqani network responsible for major attacks on American install...

Phantom review: Saif, Katrina are silly as 26/11 avengers, but the film isn't boring

Aug 31, 2015 at 12:50 | Source: FirstPost

After the moderate success of Shoojit Sircars Madras Caf and Akshay Kumars Baby, Heart-stopping No-nonsense Indian-military-covert-mission Action Thriller is now a legitimate genre. Directed by Kabir Khan, fresh from the roaring success of Bajrangi B...

Land bill defeat shows that Modi now needs to lead from the front

Aug 31, 2015 at 11:35 | Source: FirstPost

Narendra Modi's final retreat on the Land Acquisition Ordinance, announced by the man himself in his monthly radio conversation Mann ki Baat, is a sad commentary on his government's political acumen.Retreat on a bill that was so crucial to growth mea...

Land ordinance to lapse: PM Modi's promise of jobs, Make in India to be hit

Aug 31, 2015 at 10:45 | Source: FirstPost

The Narendra Modi government hasfinally agreed to drop the politically unpopular clauses in the Bhartiya Janata Partys version of the land acquisition bill. Prime minister Narendra Modi in his Mann Ki Baat on Sunday (30 August) said the ordinance tha...

Sensex sheds 159 points in early trade as Chinese equities skid

Aug 31, 2015 at 10:32 | Source: FirstPost

The two-day relief rally seen last week failed to maintain its upward bias, as domestic equities faltered in early Monday trade after a positive opening with investors weighed down by a fresh slide in Chinese equities dumped stocks from metal, bankin...

'Awakenings' author, neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at 82

Aug 31, 2015 at 09:23 | Source: FirstPost

New York: There was the blind man who had the disastrous experience of regaining his sight. The surgeon who developed a sudden passion for music after being struck by lightning. And most famously, the man who mistook his wife for a hat.Those stories ...

The bright spot: Indian economy offers hope as China struggles

Aug 31, 2015 at 09:22 | Source: FirstPost

For investors worried about the health of emerging economies, India's gross domestic product data for April-June should supply some cheer on Monday - the country is expected to remain the fastest growing major economy for a second straight quarter.Th...

Land ordinance to lapse: PM Modi's promise of jobs, Make in India will be hit

Aug 31, 2015 at 09:10 | Source: FirstPost

The Narendra Modi government have finally agreed to drop the politically unpopular clauses in the Bhartiya Janata Partys version of the land acquisition bill. Prime minister Narendra Modi in his Mann Ki Baat on Sunday (30 August) said the ordinance t...

Phantom review: Saif, Kaif are silly as 26/11 avengers, but the film isn't boring

Aug 31, 2015 at 08:45 | Source: FirstPost

After the moderate success of Shoojit Sircars Madras Caf and Akshay Kumars Baby, Heart-stopping No-nonsense Indian-military-covert-mission Action Thriller is now a legitimate genre. Directed by Kabir Khan, fresh from the roaring success of Bajrangi B...

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