Speed thrills but kills: How over eager Shiv Sena played into BJP's hands
Oct 20, 2014 at 17:45 | Source:
Patience is the hallmark of crucial negotiations in politics, especially when it is about power-sharing. That is why veteran Marathi journalist Prakash Akolkar said on a TV panel discussion on Sunday that Shiv Sena ought to seal its lips even as the ...
Success in Modeling Ebola's Spread Depends on Wealth of Data
Oct 19, 2014 at 00:03 | Source:
Wall Street Journal
When statisticians want to study the spread of an infectious disease such as Ebola, they unleash a virtual epidemic and watch what happens. Then they do it again and again, testing different interventions that could stop the disease. Jo Craven McGint...
Tech duo battered on bourses
Oct 18, 2014 at 20:22 | Source:
Calcutta Telegraph News
Mumbai, Oct. 17: Shares of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and HCL Technologies were pounded on the bourses today for failing to meet lofty market expectations. The TCS stock plunged 8.73 per cent, or Rs 233.95, to finish at Rs 2,444.90, wiping out ...
Sales of China-made idols of Ganesh and Lakshmi dip this Diwali
Oct 18, 2014 at 14:20 | Source:
New Delhi: Attractive and pocket-friendly Made-in-China idols, which flew off the shelves during Indian religious festivals, are seeing a dip in sales this time, mainly due to local artisans giving them tough competition and appeals to shun Chinese p...
DA case Live: Tamil Nadu CM lands in Bangalore to greet Jayalalithaa
Oct 18, 2014 at 12:01 | Source:
11.55 am: Top AIADMK leaders land in Bangalore to greet JayalalithaaAfter the Supreme Court granted bail to former Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa yesterday, Chennai erupted in euphoric celebrations. The celebrations seems to have peaked on th...
1.2 billion live on less than $1.25 a day, says UN chief
Oct 18, 2014 at 11:48 | Source:
United Nations: More than 1.2 billion people are living on less than $1.25 a day and 2.4 billion are living on less than $2 a day, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said.He told the UN observance of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty...
DA case Live: Jayalalithaa to walk out of Bangalore jail today
Oct 18, 2014 at 10:59 | Source:
11.04 am: Security tightened in Bangalore anticipating Jaya's releaseSecurity has been boosted across Bangalore on the eve of former Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa's release from Bangalore Central jail on bail. Times Now reported that Section 144 continu...
Ebola 'czar' knows Washington, but not medicine
Oct 18, 2014 at 03:56 | Source:
Ron Klain, President Barack Obama's new point man on Ebola, has no medical or public health background. But he does have a wealth of experience managing unruly federal bureaucracies in times of crisis. The White House says that makes him the ...
Morgan Stanley profits soar 87% as trading rebounds
Oct 17, 2014 at 20:27 | Source:
US investment bank Morgan Stanley has posted an 87% jump in profits to $1.65bn (£1bn) in the three months to the end of September. Trading of currencies, commodities and bonds was a big driver of profits, as was wealth management - advising high ear...
Edelweiss names Alok Saigal as head of fixed income unit
Oct 17, 2014 at 20:00 | Source:
Mumbai-based financial services firm Edelweiss Financial Services Ltd has appointed Alok Saigal as head of fixed income and 'savvy clients group' as part of its global wealth management unit, as per a press release. Saigal will work u...
Morgan Stanley Profit Jumps 87% as Trading Activity Rebounds
Oct 17, 2014 at 18:00 | Source:
Morgan Stanley reported an 87 per cent rise in third-quarter earnings as the Wall Street bank's trading and wealth management businesses benefited from increased client activity. Net income attributable to common shareholders rose to $1.65 bi...