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VITEEE 2018 result to be announced today; you can check score on

Students who had provided valid phone numbers during the registration will receive the VITEEE scores through SMS and email. Know how and where to find details of the VITEEE results

25 Apr 2018 12:57 pm
SBI Life Insurance, HDFC Standard Life Insurance hit new highs

SBI Life was up 2% to Rs 762 in intra-day trade on BSE, trading at its highest level since listing on October 3, 2017.

25 Apr 2018 12:21 pm
MP Basmati rice to 'kadaknath' chicken: How tough it is to get a GI tag

In a first, the GI Registry on March 15 rejected the Madhya Pradesh government's claim over GI tag for basmati rice

25 Apr 2018 12:13 pm
Air India disinvestment: Around 150 parties seek info on carrier's sale

Government has decided to sell 76 per cent of its stake in Air India, along with 100 per cent stake in subsidiary Air India Express, and 50 per cent stake in AISATS

25 Apr 2018 12:09 pm
Battle for Taj Mansingh: NDMC announces fresh date for auction

After a pre-bid meeting on May 11, prospective bidders can submit their bids between May 18 and June 7

25 Apr 2018 12:01 pm
NBCC turns ex-stock split in the ratio of 1 for 1; shares up 6%

NBCC has fixed Thursday, April 26, 2018 as record date for determining the shareholders entitled for sub-division of equity shares of Rs 2 each into two equity shares of face value of Rs 1 each

25 Apr 2018 11:21 am
Siddaramaiah's rule: Investment rises, rapes increase, sex ratio worsens

While the state has attracted more foreign investment during the last 5 years, social parameters have deteriorated

25 Apr 2018 11:05 am
Insolvency crisis: 2500 bankruptcy cases, but where are the judges?

A streamlined bankruptcy process is crucial for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's attempts to come to grips with a simmering banking crisis that's sucking the energy out of India's economy

25 Apr 2018 10:58 am
Telecom shares in focus; Bharti Airtel shares rise 5%

Bharti Airtel shares were up 5% at Rs 425 per share, quoting higher for the seventh straight trading days on the BSE.

25 Apr 2018 10:45 am
7th Pay Commission: Bonanza for J&K govt employees; April pay to see a jump

J&K has become the first state to adopt 7th pay commission recommendations; the financial implication of the implementation will be around Rs 42.01 bn per year, besides Rs 74.77 bn in one-time arrears

25 Apr 2018 10:28 am
Bharti Infratel, Indus merge, create world's largest non-Chinese tower firm

Vodafone, Idea and Providence Equity Partners' holding in Indus Towers to be merged into Bharti Infratel's; combined entity to together control over 163,000 towers across India's 22 telecom circles

25 Apr 2018 10:26 am
DCM Shriram plunges 13% on weak March quarter results

The stock plunged 13% to Rs 380 on the BSE after the company reported 68% year-on-year dropped in net profit at Rs 510 million in March quarter.

25 Apr 2018 10:07 am
Will Wipro's Q4FY18 result surprise investors? Here's what brokerages say

In the previous quarter, Wipro posted 11.85% quarter-on-quarter fall in consolidated net profit at Rs 19.30 billion.

25 Apr 2018 9:59 am
Even as TCS enters elite $100 billion m-cap club; analysts say buy Infosys

Of the 44 analysts covering both companies, 38 have a buy or equivalent rating on Infosys, India's original poster child for software development

25 Apr 2018 9:56 am
ICICI Prudential Life rallies 13% in two days post FY18 results

The stock was up 5% to Rs 438 in early morning trade, surging 13% in past two trading sessions on the BSE, after new business margin improved to 16.5% in FY18 from 10.1% in FY17.

25 Apr 2018 9:47 am
Modi-Xi 'Informal Summit': Hopes of a big breakthrough are misplaced

No joint statement is expected after the meeting; a sign that neither side has great hopes from the 'informal summit'

25 Apr 2018 9:45 am
25 Apr 2018 9:15 am
Gadchiroli encounter: 37 Maoists killed in 48 hours; top 10 developments

State security forces on Sunday launched an aggressive assault on Maoists in Kasansur village of Gadchiroli; Maoists' bloated bodies have been found floating on the Indravati river

25 Apr 2018 9:06 am
Asaram rape case verdict today: Centre learns Ram Rahim lesson; 10 points

With the Asaram rape case verdict due in Jodhpur today, the Centre has asked Rajasthan, Gujarat and Haryana to beef up security and maintain law and order. Catch live updates from the verdict

25 Apr 2018 8:41 am
Facebook vows to ensure that news articles, posts don't sway India's polls

When a fact-checker rates a story as false, Facebook will show it lower in News Feed, significantly reducing its distribution

25 Apr 2018 7:07 am
BARC India measures out-of-home TV viewership; Star India first subscriber

Star India has been the first network to subscribe to this service for the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL)

25 Apr 2018 7:05 am
Boeing's Make in India pitch for selling 110 jets to Indian Air Force

Says US govt's willingness to liberalise rules on transfer of technology gives it a leg-up

25 Apr 2018 7:04 am
RIL's high borrowing costs a sign of troubles ahead for India Inc

If Reliance has to shell out about one percentage point more for short-term money, after some time the bond market could be out of bounds for many lower-rated firms altogether, experts say

25 Apr 2018 7:04 am
RTI Act under siege, may slow down India's fight against corruption

The last part of the series analyses the difficulties of amending the RTI Act

25 Apr 2018 7:02 am
Nifty Outlook and top trading ideas by HDFC Securities

Nifty outlook and top stock pick by Vinay Rajani, Technical Analyst, HDFC Securities:

25 Apr 2018 6:35 am
CBSE Class 12 economics re-exam today; know guidelines for 600,000 students

CBSE leak of the Class 10 maths and Class 12 economics question papers has affected lakhs of students across India

25 Apr 2018 6:30 am
Today's picks: From L&T to HDFC, hot stocks to watch on Wednesday

Keep a stop at Rs 1,365 and go long for Larsen & Toubro

25 Apr 2018 6:30 am
Cipla poised to maintain high growth, earnings may grow by over 20%

Growth is expected to be strong in the March 2017-18 quarter (Q4) as well and in the current financial year

25 Apr 2018 3:12 am
Binani insolvency: UltraTech cites order on Bhushan, Dalmia rebuts plea

Dalmia Bharat, the top bidder for Binani Cement, said the two cases were different and the NCLT Delhi's order had no bearing on the matter

25 Apr 2018 3:11 am
News digest: Essar Steel sale, E-commerce policy, Airtel results, and more

Telecommunications sector leader, Bharti Airtel, has reported a 78 per cent drop in net profit to Rs 830 million

25 Apr 2018 2:44 am
E-commerce policy in six months; to tackle data privacy and tax issues

On the issue of a potential regulator for the sector, the Commerce Secretary said it would depend on whether the policy needed legislative requirements and new regulations or existing laws sufficed

25 Apr 2018 2:21 am
IHH, Radiant Life Care submit revised bids for Fortis Healthcare

Radiant Life Care submitted a binding offer to acquire Fortis hospital in Mumbai's Mulund area for enterprise valuation of Rs 12 billion

25 Apr 2018 1:55 am
Relief for Airtel, Idea as tribunal stays Trai's predatory pricing order

Trai linked predatory pricing with SMPs, limiting the incumbents' flexibility in offering tariffs below Jio's, whereas there was no such limiting factor for the entrant

25 Apr 2018 1:51 am
Arcelor bids higher than Numetal for Essar Steel; CoC to meet on Friday

Lenders to take haircut of 40% on ArcelorMittal's offer and 70% on Numetal's

25 Apr 2018 1:49 am
It'll rain malls in India this year: 7.8 mn sq ft space under construction

Experts say it is the booming retail sector and evolving shopping scenario in Tier-II and -III cities that is driving new supply

25 Apr 2018 1:45 am
Karnataka Assembly polls: JD(S) keeps BJP, Congress guessing on alliance

With opinion polls predicting that the Janata Dal (Secular) could emerge the 'king maker', its chief, H D Deve Gowda, tried to keep everyone guessing about his party's post-election strategy

25 Apr 2018 1:23 am
GST Council to take call on turning GSTN into govt entity on May 1

GST Council will also weigh options of raising the government's stake in the IT body to 51% from the current 49%

25 Apr 2018 1:02 am
LTCG tax: No STT likely on employee stock options plans, inherited shares

Listed shares received through family succession or will of the deceased and acquired till January 31 will not attract STT

25 Apr 2018 12:52 am
Mutual funds' alternative investment funds push shifts into high gear

Flexibility, easier norms make AIFs an attractive option for wealthy investors

25 Apr 2018 12:42 am
Google, Facebook, Airtel and Reliance Jio to bid for rail wi-fi project

Six million people were using the wi-fi services of RailTel through Railwire Fast wi-fi services till the end of 2017

25 Apr 2018 12:28 am
Why most-valued TCS is number eight in free float market capitalisation

Infosys, with a market cap of just 40% of that of TCS, has greater standing in the benchmark indices because of low promoter shareholding

25 Apr 2018 12:11 am
ICICI Bank to keep home finance as standalone arm, drops plan to sell stake

While most banks and their housing finance arms tend to step on each other's toes, ICICI Home Finance wants to target profiles that its parent bank seems to be overlooking

24 Apr 2018 11:51 pm
Nalco rides on London Metal Exchange gains, sees room for more price hikes

Along with aluminium, alumina prices have also gone up, bringing gains for Nalco

24 Apr 2018 11:50 pm
Sugar prices fall to lowest level in 28 months owing to distress sales

Meanwhile, a sharp fall in sugar prices in global markets has made exports almost impossible

24 Apr 2018 11:48 pm
Death to child rapists: Mufti govt okays two ordinances after Kathua horror

J&K Cabinet, which met under Mehbooba Mufti, approved two ordinances to provide stringent punishment, including death penalty for those convicted of rape of minor girls

24 Apr 2018 10:57 pm
NSE launches e-Gsec platform for investment in govt securities

The government issues securities in order to borrow money from the market

24 Apr 2018 10:42 pm
Airtel Q4 results: Challenging times ahead for Sunil Mittal-owned company

Bharti Airtel is investing over Rs 240 billion this financial year to upgrade its network (2G, 3G ) to 4g LTE as well as enable VOLTE which is trail stages in various metros

24 Apr 2018 9:38 pm
CCI rules out cartelisation among banks in fixing savings interest rates

The fair trade watchdog examined the parallel behaviour of banks in offering similar savings bank interest rates and levying similar service charges on a suo motu basis

24 Apr 2018 9:24 pm
Lowest quarterly profit for Bharti Airtel in 15 years: Q4 net plunges 78%

Airtel's net profit was Rs 3.73 billion in the same quarter last financial year

24 Apr 2018 9:15 pm
India's job reality on board Indian Railway: 255 applicants for 1 post!

Indian Railways receives 23 million applications for 90,000 advertised jobs

24 Apr 2018 8:57 pm