NTPC Outperforms Street Expectations

NTPC Outperforms Street Expectations

🕔13:49, 29.May 2015

The Country’s largest power generator – NTPC Ltd. having installed capacity of   44,598 MW declared Q4 and FY 2014-15 results. The total income for the FY has increased from Rs. 74,664.61 crore in the FY 2013-14 to Rs. 75,362.37 crore,

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Google seeks to expand Android OS beyond cellphones

Google seeks to expand Android OS beyond cellphones

🕔12:29, 29.May 2015

Washington, May 29  Multinational technology giant Google has announced its intention to expand its Android mobile operating system (OS) beyond cellphones. The company announced on Thursday its big product lines for the coming months at its annual conference of developers

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Africa to launch continental free trade negotiations

Africa to launch continental free trade negotiations

🕔12:27, 29.May 2015

Cape Town, May 29 African countries will launch the Continental Free Trade Agreement (CFTA) negotiations at the upcoming African Union (AU) Summit scheduled for mid-June this year, it was announced. The CFTA will be the main topic at the 25th

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Haryana to regularise 3,000 colonies

Haryana to regularise 3,000 colonies

🕔11:49, 29.May 2015

Chandigarh, May 29  About 3,000 colonies in Haryana will be regularised and will be given basic facilities such as electricity and water connections, an official said here on Friday. The government has identified the colonies across the state where work

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Fire at government office complex in Delhi

Fire at government office complex in Delhi

🕔11:47, 29.May 2015

New Delhi, May 29  A fire broke out on Friday at Udyog Bhawan that houses many government ministries, fire officials said. “Four fire tenders have been rushed to the spot to douse the fire which was reported at 10.45 a.m.,”

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DRDO scientists welcome appointment of new chief

DRDO scientists welcome appointment of new chief

🕔11:36, 29.May 2015

New Delhi, May 29  After being without a full-time chief for around four months, the appointment of a chief at the premier defence research agency DRDO has been welcomed by the scientists and officials. On Thursday night, the cabinet committee

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India can’t do without coal, for now

India can’t do without coal, for now

🕔11:34, 29.May 2015

Mumbai, May 29  Coal generates over 75 percent of India’s electricity and is among the cheapest energy sources available. Its main advantage over other feasible alternatives is that it is largely immune to interference from nature — quakes, floods, droughts-economic

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One lakh Digital Lockers opened in 100 days

One lakh Digital Lockers opened in 100 days

🕔11:32, 29.May 2015

New Delhi, May 29  As many as 1,00,000 Digital Lockers have been opened by the Indian citizens in 100 days, said a ministry of communications and information technology press release. One of the key initiatives of the Digital India vision,

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Satheesh Reddy appointed scientific advisor to defence minister

Satheesh Reddy appointed scientific advisor to defence minister

🕔09:55, 29.May 2015

New Delhi/Hyderabad, May 28  Eminent scientist G. Satheesh Reddy, director of the Hyderabad-based premier missile research laboratory, Research Centre Imarat, has been appointed as the scientific advisor to the defence minister, it was announced on Thursday. The appointments committee of

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Coal India net profit declines by 9.2 percent in 2014-15

Coal India net profit declines by 9.2 percent in 2014-15

🕔09:53, 29.May 2015

Kolkata, May 28  Despite a rise in both the production of coal and its offtake during 2014-15, world’s largest miner Coal India Ltd (CIL) posted a 9.2 percent decline in its consolidated net profit for 2014-15. The net profit, during

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ONGC Q4 net falls 20 percent at Rs.3,935 crore

ONGC Q4 net falls 20 percent at Rs.3,935 crore

🕔09:52, 29.May 2015

New Delhi, May 28 ) State-run Oil and Natural Gas Corp on Thursday reported a 20 percent drop in net profit for the fourth quarter on 2014-15 at Rs.3,935 crore caused by higher operating cost and write-off on dry wells. The

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REC Total Income increases by 19%

REC Total Income increases by 19%

🕔09:50, 29.May 2015

Rural Electrification Corporation (REC), a Navratna Public Sector Company declared its financial results for the quarter and year ended 31st March, 2015. Total Income of the company for the quarter and year ended on 31st March, 2015 has increased to

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President Mukherjee to visit Sweden, Belarus from May 31

President Mukherjee to visit Sweden, Belarus from May 31

🕔09:39, 29.May 2015

By Prakash Bhargava New Delhi, May 28  President Pranab Mukherjee will embark on a state visit to Sweden and Belarus starting May 31, with his reported remarks to a Swedish daily on the controversial Bofors issue having no bearing on

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India-Saudi Arabia discussing joint investment fund

India-Saudi Arabia discussing joint investment fund

🕔09:26, 29.May 2015

New Delhi, May 28 India and Saudi Arabia on Thursday agreed to continue discussions on setting up a joint investment fund, including the Saudi request to consider a favourable tax treatment for such a fund. This was among the many

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Sri Lanka appoints special commission on port city project

Sri Lanka appoints special commission on port city project

🕔09:09, 29.May 2015

Colombo, May 28 The Sri Lankan government on Thursday said it has appointed a fresh committee to study the possibility of continuing a multi-million-dollar port city project in capital Colombo, an official said. Cabinet spokesperson Rajitha Senaratne told journalists in

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Bharat Petroleum Q4 net profit falls 30 percent

Bharat Petroleum Q4 net profit falls 30 percent

🕔19:28, 28.May 2015

New Delhi, May 28 State-run oil marketer Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL) on Thursday reported a 30 percent drop in its net profit for the fourth quarter, compared to the same period last year, in the backdrop of falling crude

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PFC’s PAT increased by 10%

PFC’s PAT increased by 10%

🕔16:19, 28.May 2015

Power Finance Corporation Ltd. (PFC) announced its FY15 results on 28.05.2015. Profit After Tax: PFC’s PAT has increased to Rs. 5,959 crores for FY15 as compared to PAT of Rs. 5,418 crores for FY14, thereby registering an increase of 10%.

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Telangana attracts $500 mn investment

Telangana attracts $500 mn investment

🕔16:14, 28.May 2015

Hyderabad, May 28  Telangana’s Information Technology Minister K. Tarakarama Rao on Thursday said he was able to attract $500 million investment to the newly-created state during his recent visit to the United States. He told reporters here that his three-week-long

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Vedanta to acquire 5.33 percent stake in Cairn India

Vedanta to acquire 5.33 percent stake in Cairn India

🕔16:13, 28.May 2015

New Delhi, May 28  Natural resources major Vedanta India has announced it will acquire up to 5.33 percent stake worth over Rs.2,200 crore in its group company Cairn India from Twin Star Mauritius Holdings next week. The Anil Agarwal-led Vedanta

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Facebook tests new security feature

Facebook tests new security feature

🕔14:45, 28.May 2015

New York, May 28  Facebook has released a new feature called Security Check-up, that would be popping up into select users’ News Feeds soon. The Check-up will pop up over the top of the site, prompting users to explore a

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