CBSE class 10 results announced, girls again outshine boys

CBSE class 10 results announced, girls again outshine boys

🕔15:48, 28.May 2016

New Delhi, May 28  All India Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class 10 results of all 10 regions were announced on Saturday with girls again performing better than boys.Thiruvananthapuram recorded the highest pass percentage with 99.87 as compared to

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NPCIL FY16 net goes up to Rs.2,707 crore

NPCIL FY16 net goes up to Rs.2,707 crore

🕔15:46, 28.May 2016

Chennai, May 28  India’s atomic power plant operator Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) closed last fiscal with a net profit of Rs.2,707 crore, up by around Rs.506 crore over the previous fiscal.According to NPCIL, the company had logged

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Mamata announces grant to state government employees

Mamata announces grant to state government employees

🕔12:29, 28.May 2016

Kolkata, May 28  After coming to power for the second time, the Mamata Banerjee led government on Friday announced a grant of interim relief to state government employees amounting to 10 percent of their band pay.“In our first cabinet meeting,

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US hopes Pakistan understands India’s use of civil n-energy

US hopes Pakistan understands India’s use of civil n-energy

🕔12:27, 28.May 2016

Washington, May 28  With the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) set to have a meeting in June, the US said that it hopes Pakistan understands India’s use of peaceful civil nuclear energy.“This is not about an arms race and it’s not

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Modi wishes Sharif for open heart surgery

Modi wishes Sharif for open heart surgery

🕔12:26, 28.May 2016

New Delhi, May 28  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday extended his best wishes to his Pakistan counterpart Nawaz Sharif who will undergo an open heart surgery on May 31.“My best wishes to PM Nawaz Sharif for his open heart

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Jaitley to leave Saturday on 6-day visit to Japan to woo investors

Jaitley to leave Saturday on 6-day visit to Japan to woo investors

🕔12:25, 28.May 2016

New Delhi, May 28  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will leave on Saturday for a 6-day visit to Japan to boost investments into India, an official statement said.“Arun Jaitley will leave tomorrow evening on 6-day official visit to Japan from May

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Pradhan launches portal of Indian Institute of Petroleum, Vizag

Pradhan launches portal of Indian Institute of Petroleum, Vizag

🕔12:24, 28.May 2016

New Delhi, May 28  Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan launched the website of Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy (IIPE), Visakhapatnam – www.iipe.ac.in – here on Friday.“The institute will primarily focus on teaching and research in petroleum and energy. IIT Kharagpur

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SBI net profit down 66.23 percent in Q4

SBI net profit down 66.23 percent in Q4

🕔12:23, 28.May 2016

Kolkata, May 28  The State Bank of India (SBI) on Friday reported a 66.23 percent decline in its net profit in the quarter ended March 31, 2016 due to increased provisions to cover bad loans, at Rs.1,264 crore as against

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BHEL’s Q4 net profit declines by nearly 60 percent

BHEL’s Q4 net profit declines by nearly 60 percent

🕔12:22, 28.May 2016

Mumbai, May 28  State-run power equipment manufacturer Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) on Friday reported a 59.52 percent decline in its standalone net profit for the fourth quarter of 2015-16.The company’s Q4 net profit stood at Rs.359.58 crore from Rs.888.35 crore

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Impressed by India’s progress in improving access to energy: US envoy

Impressed by India’s progress in improving access to energy: US envoy

🕔10:34, 28.May 2016

New Delhi, May 28  US Ambassador to India Richard Verma on Friday said he was impressed by India’s progress in improving access to energy.“In my two years here, I’ve been impressed by the progress the power ministry and its sister ministries have

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‘BSES discoms met Delhi’s unprecedented power demand in May’

‘BSES discoms met Delhi’s unprecedented power demand in May’

🕔10:32, 28.May 2016

New Delhi, May 28  The two BSES distribution companies in the national capital were able to meet Delhi’s unprecedented power demand last week when it touched a record 6,188 MW, equipped with additional measures taken by the discoms, a compnay

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HPCL net profit up by 41% at Rs. 3,863 cr, Gross sales at Rs.1,97,744 cr

HPCL net profit up by 41% at Rs. 3,863 cr, Gross sales at Rs.1,97,744 cr

🕔07:54, 28.May 2016

Mumbai, May 27 Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL), ranked at 327 in Fortune Global 500 list and 133 in the list of Platts Top 250 Global Energy Companies in the year 2015, has registered excellent physical and financial performance in

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Pradhan launches portal of Indian Institute of Petroleum, Vizag

Pradhan launches portal of Indian Institute of Petroleum, Vizag

🕔07:46, 28.May 2016

New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan launched the website of Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy (IIPE), Visakhapatnam – www.iipe.ac.in – here on Friday. “The institute will primarily focus on teaching and research in petroleum and energy. IIT

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IndianOil reports highest ever profit of Rs.10,399 cr

IndianOil reports highest ever profit of Rs.10,399 cr

🕔16:37, 27.May 2016

New Delhi, May 27, 2016: The audited financial results of Indian Oil Corporation (IndianOil) were approved at the meeting of the Board of Directors held here today. IndianOil posted a net profit of Rs. 10,399 crore for the financial year

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Obama arrives in Hiroshima

Obama arrives in Hiroshima

🕔15:42, 27.May 2016

Tokyo, May 27  President Barack Obama on Friday arrived in Hiroshima, the first visit by a sitting US president to the site of the world’s first atomic bombing.“This is an opportunity to honour the memory of all those who were

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Indian companies to pay higher US H-1B visa fee

Indian companies to pay higher US H-1B visa fee

🕔15:38, 27.May 2016

Washington, May 27  Indian companies, according to Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016, will have to pay additional fees of $4,000 for certain H-1B and $4,500 for L-1 petitioners, details published on Friday by USCIS said.The law, signed by US President Barack

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POWERGRID’s Profit After Tax crosses Rs.6,000 crore

POWERGRID’s Profit After Tax crosses Rs.6,000 crore

🕔13:41, 27.May 2016

New Delhi, May 27 : Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID), a ‘Navratna’ Company and the ‘Central Transmission Utility (CTU)’ of the country, has posted a net profit of Rs.6,027 crore over a turnover of Rs. 21,281 crore for

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USAID and BEE event on ECBC workshop

USAID and BEE event on ECBC workshop

🕔13:30, 27.May 2016

BEE organized the ECBC update expert stakeholder consultation on May 27, 2016 at Long Champ Hall, Hotel Taj Mahal, Mansingh Road, New Delhi to present the ECBC update progress and recommendations for the new ECBC. The key objective of the workshop is to

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Microsoft, Facebook to build 6,600 km subsea cable for faster internet

Microsoft, Facebook to build 6,600 km subsea cable for faster internet

🕔11:25, 27.May 2016

San Francisco, May 27  Microsoft and Facebook have joined hands to build a new, state-of-the-art subsea cable across the Atlantic Ocean that will help meet the growing customer demand for high speed, reliable connections for cloud and online services for

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Jet Airways posts Q4 net profit at Rs.397 crore

Jet Airways posts Q4 net profit at Rs.397 crore

🕔11:24, 27.May 2016

Mumbai, May 27  Airline major Jet Airways on Thursday reported a standalone net profit of Rs.397.16 crore for the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2015-16.The airline had posted a net loss of Rs.1,728.99 crore in the corresponding quarter of 2014-15.On a

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