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Markets remain under pressure; Nifty hovers at 8,300


Pharma, financials and metal stocks are the major laggards this afternoon; Tata Motors rebounds

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OPEC sees rivals boosting oil output despite weak prices


Suggest global oil glut could persist for another two years

ECONOMY AND POLICY »

Flying abroad rules for airlines to be sent for Cabinet approval soon


The 5/20 rule which mandates an airline to fly for a minimum 5 yrs and have at least 20 planes in order to fly abroad will soon be replaced by a ...

ONE YEAR OF MODI GOVT »

People's expectations high, more to be done, says Modi


Govt does not have majority needed in LS to roll out core agenda: Shah

AROUND THE GLOBE »

Two FIFA vice presidents, 12 others charged in US probe


The offences include racketeering, wire fraud and money laundering conspiracy

FINANCE »

Passwords are passe; biometrics is the future of banking


Banks are now adopting voice recognition software to authenticate customers

CURRENT AFFAIRS »

Death toll climbs to 1,412 as intense heat wave continues


Andhra Pradesh and Telangana alone account for 1,360 deaths

OPINION »

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Mark Gilbert: Auto industry looks beyond ownership

Car sales Ford reckons the global auto-sharing industry will be worth more than $6 billion by the end of this decade

Editorial Comment »


Normal monsoon boon for industry, too

Updated monsoon forecasts suggest headroom for rate cut

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ISIS' impossible
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Claude Smadja

ISIS' advances in Iraq and Syria are not just tactical but strategic victories - born of US errors and confusion

Renewables, divestment
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Vandana Gombar

Pressure is building on companies not only to control their emissions but also to be more efficient in their energy use, be responsive

A test of RIL's core
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Indrajit Gupta

It may not be long before India’s telecom market is shaken up by the launch of Reliance Industries’ 4G wireless broadband service

Auto industry looks
beyond ownership

Mark Gilbert

Ford reckons the global auto-sharing industry will be worth more than $6 billion by the end of this decade

BLOGS


India keeps high stakes game in Sri Lanka at arm's length

The lack of dates for Parliamentary elections has meant that governance taken a back seat

For BJP, it's time to bite the bullet

The BJP faces uphill battles as Modi's charm starts to wear off, particularly in states where it is already weak

EDITORIAL COMMENT

Becoming competitive

Three sensible prescriptions for the success of 'Make in India'

Closer to normal

Updated monsoon forecasts suggest headroom for rate cut

Financial X-ray

BHEL: Stranded power projects to hit FY16 sales

Higher fixed costs and muted revenue growth might impact earnings for four quarters

IDBI Bank: Q4 surprises; outlook remains muted

Despite cheap valuations, the concern on slippage is much bigger, say experts

BOOK REVIEWS

Tarun Das' capitalism

Das was privy to what went on behind closed doors when industry met government, yet he chooses to disclose little

The resilience of MGR

As Tamil society has evolved in the time since M G Ramachandran, its degrees of complexity have increased

Fiona Maharg-Bravo

Ballot battles
Fiona Maharg-Bravo


Spain starts confusing political transformation

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Euro pessimists are taking the long view

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Hindalco Q4 net at Rs 160 crore, misses estimates

Net sales came in at Rs 9,219 crore, compared with Rs 8,360 crore a year ago

Bank of India hits 52-week low on Q4 loss

The stock dipped 8% to Rs 188 after reporting a standalone net loss of Rs 56 crore for the quarter ended March 2015.

Tree House Education posts over two fold rise in profit at Rs 17 crore

Net profit for January-March quarter of 2014 was at Rs 8.04 crore


P&G's MD-designate Al Rajwani takes off from where Shantanu Khosla leaves

The Indian-origin executive has his task cut out- to ensure the Indian business grows in challenging times

8 new additions in MSCI India Index from tmrw; RInfra to exit

Lupin, Bharti Infratel, Eicher Motors and Bharat Forge among new entrants; index currently has 64 stocks

Women personal hygiene mkt size pegged at Rs 2,000 cr by 2018

According to the Deloitte study, less than 10% Indian women in reproductive age group are aware of menstrual hygiene


Bank of India hits 52-week low on Q4 loss

The stock dipped 8% to Rs 188 after reporting a standalone net loss of Rs 56 crore for the quarter ended March 2015.

8 new additions in MSCI India Index from tmrw; RInfra to exit

Lupin, Bharti Infratel, Eicher Motors and Bharat Forge among new entrants; index currently has 64 stocks

Forbes names Arundhati Bhattacharya among 100 most powerful women

Bhattacharya moves up six spots to the 30th rank


8 new additions in MSCI India Index from tmrw; RInfra to exit

Lupin, Bharti Infratel, Eicher Motors and Bharat Forge among new entrants; index currently has 64 stocks

US court rejects Infosys plea for dismissal of discrimination suit

The ruling of US district court is expected to take Infosys to another phase of a legal battle in the US, where a majority of its business ...

Tech Mahindra shares tumble most in six years on earnings dip

Company on Tuesday reported a net income of Rs 472 cr ($74 million) for the quarter ended March 31, missing the median Rs 723 cr forecast by 35 ...


AstraZeneca Pharma rallies post Q4 results

The stock soared 17% to Rs 1,002 after the company reported a net profit of Rs 38.13 crore in the March quarter against a loss of Rs 2.57 crore ...

Markets remain under pressure; Nifty hovers at 8,300

Pharma, financials and metal stocks are the major laggards this afternoon; Tata Motors rebounds

Wockhardt declines ahead of Q4 results

In the past two weeks till Wednesday, the stock had appreciated by 24% compared to a 2.6% rise in the CNX Nifty.


Markets remain under pressure; Nifty hovers at 8,300

Pharma, financials and metal stocks are the major laggards this afternoon; Tata Motors rebounds

8 new additions in MSCI India Index from tmrw; RInfra to exit

Lupin, Bharti Infratel, Eicher Motors and Bharat Forge among new entrants; index currently has 64 stocks

Tata Motors closes gap with RIL on revenue

Auto maker reported higher net sales than RIL in March quarter


8 new additions in MSCI India Index from tmrw; RInfra to exit

Lupin, Bharti Infratel, Eicher Motors and Bharat Forge among new entrants; index currently has 64 stocks

NBCC gains on bagging Rs 378 crore contracts

At 1134 hours, the stock was up 2% at Rs 782 on the NSE.

Seamec surges as board approves share buyback proposal

The stock was up 7% to Rs 118 after the board approved buyback of shares at Rs 125 per share via tender offer.


Jet Airways launches four-day discount offer

The company is offering a million tickets at 25% discount, valid for travel between June 15-October 15

Hotel Leela net profit at Rs 44 crore in fourth quarter

Net sales of the company grew by 3% to Rs 228 crore

NIIT registers net loss of Rs 151.2 cr in Q4

Its revenue declined to Rs 223.5 crore in the reported quarter as compared to Rs 232.9 crore in the year-ago period


8 new additions in MSCI India Index from tmrw; RInfra to exit

Lupin, Bharti Infratel, Eicher Motors and Bharat Forge among new entrants; index currently has 64 stocks

BHEL: Stranded power projects to hit FY16 sales

Higher fixed costs and muted revenue growth might impact earnings for four quarters

BHEL fourth quarter net down 52% to Rs 888 cr

The major decline in profit came despite a 10.2% cut in expenses to Rs 11,286 cr during the quarter


Hindalco Q4 net at Rs 160 crore, misses estimates

Net sales came in at Rs 9,219 crore, compared with Rs 8,360 crore a year ago

Jindal Steel & Power hits six-year lows on disappointing Q4 results

The stock dipped 4% to Rs 124, its lowest level since January 2009 on the BSE.

Pre-Market: Stocks to watch in trade on Thursday

Gammon Infrastructure Projects, Tata Chemicals, Max India, Coal India, Hindalco and NMDC are likely to be in the limelight in this session


8 new additions in MSCI India Index from tmrw; RInfra to exit

Lupin, Bharti Infratel, Eicher Motors and Bharat Forge among new entrants; index currently has 64 stocks

Vedanta to buy up to 5.33% stake in Cairn India on June 3

Analysts say move neutral as stake purchase within promoter group

Crude awakening for ONGC, Oil India

The falling price of crude oil is good for the government, but less so for state-owned crude oil producers as they gear up for divestment


Tree House Education posts over two fold rise in profit at Rs 17 crore

Net profit for January-March quarter of 2014 was at Rs 8.04 crore

8 new additions in MSCI India Index from tmrw; RInfra to exit

Lupin, Bharti Infratel, Eicher Motors and Bharat Forge among new entrants; index currently has 64 stocks

Adani Enterprises dips on profit booking

The stock gained 17% in the month of May against a 2% rise in the CNX Nifty.


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Diya Sethi: Addicted to life

Diya Sethi's brutally honest account of her battle against addiction shows that, contrary to common belief, long-lasting recovery is possible

Pack your bags and take off

Sarahan, 200 km from Shimla, is the perfect getaway

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Daimler is taking on its European peers by manufacturing premium trucks in India for the local and global market

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