Thursday, May 28, 2015
Foreign players should pursue Indian projects, will provide assistance

Foreign players should pursue Indian projects, will provide assistance

Between taking charge of mines ministry and announcing the government’s decision to auction iron ore mines, the Odisha government could have processed Posco’s mining concession proposal, but it did not happen.

Out of 5/25 net, Punj Lloyd seeks Rs 3,000 cr more
Out of 5/25 net, Punj Lloyd seeks Rs 3,000 cr more

The cash-strapped diversified engineering, procurement and construction conglomerate Punj Lloyd...

Sensex recovers 33 pts on late buying; Nifty ends in red
Sensex recovers 33 pts on late buying; Nifty ends in red

BSE Sensex today recovered by 33 points to close at 27,564.66 points on late buying in banking, FMCG and oil stocks after recent falls.

Bharti Airtel’s head of products puts in his papers
Bharti Airtel’s head of products puts in his papers

Bharti Airtel’s chief product officer Anand Chandrasekaran...

Sitting on a gold mine

Gold has, for centuries, occupied one of the most significant positions in the asset repository...

Record Rs 2.5k-cr loss seen on cotton buying

The losses by CCI would mount this marketing year, as the agency has procured...

Kick-start fresh projects, keep competitive: CEA Arvind Subramanian

The CEA said the RBI can ease interest rates in view of lower inflation and tamed fiscal deficit, but the country also needs to initiate action to keep the rupee competitive in view of the aggressive rate cuts.

As officials quit, clouds loom over aviation safety status

DGCA Chief M Sathiyavathy and Chief Flight Operations Inspector Ajay Singh did not respond to messages seeking comments on the resignations.

US media critical of Narendra Modi’s first year in office

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government marks its first year in office today, American media...

Taking stock: Markets a year after Narendra Modi’s anointment

Even as investors are beginning to cut their euphoric expectations...

To quell labour unrest, smart cards ‘U-WIN’ for unorganised sector in the works

With the possibility of a nationwide stir by trade unions looming large, the NDA government plans...

Honest tax payers have nothing to fear, says FM Arun Jaitley

For the current financial year, the minister said, direct tax collection was likely to improve by 14-15 per cent and there was possibility of government improving upon the fiscal deficit target of 3.9 per cent.

To quell labour unrest, smart cards for unorganised sector in the works

According to a labour ministry official, through the registration and issuance of U-WIN cards, the government also intends to create a Central-level database of all unorganised sector workers in the country.

One year of Narendra Modi govt: Ambanis down in stock market, Adani up

With one year of Modi government, the stock market wealth has grown by over Rs 10 lakh crore as conglomerates like Tatas, Adani, Bharti, HDFC and Sun Groups clocked huge gains.

E-commerce: Snapdeal acquires Hyderabad-based MartMobi

E-commerce major Snapdeal has acquired Hyderabad-based mobile technology startup, MartMobi for an undisclosed amount.

High Court extends stay of proceedings against Sahara chief Subrata Roy in IT case

The Delhi High court today extended till July 2 the trial court proceedings against Sahara Chief Subrata Roy.

SpiceJet Bombardier Q-400 fleet pilots get 20-25 pct pay hike

Budget carrier SpiceJet has hiked the salary packages of its Bombardier Q-400 fleet commanders by 20-25 per cent...

BSE Sensex sinks 313 points on earnings worries, Fed fears

BSE Sensex plunged over 313 points today to settle at 27,643.88 and the Nifty dived below the crucial 8,400 mark.

Honda to expand presence in  India’s small car segment with Jazz

<p>At present, three out of four cars sold by Honda in India come from Amaze and City. The firm has a lone runner, Brio, in the hatchback segment.</p>

Since inception, 6 probes by SFIO led to convictions

Agency took 542 days, on an average, to complete investigations for each of the 162 cases probed by it.

Frivolous tax demands to hurt ratings of I-T officers

The move is likely to cheer businesses, many of which had been confronted with huge tax demands in the recent past, especially in the case of cross-border transactions.

India outpaces China in steel production, up 6.7% this year
Modi in China

India, now the world’s third largest producer, produced 29.97 MT steel during the January-April period of the current year compared to 28.09 MT in the same period a year ago.

Markets in for a roller-coaster ride, say experts

Expiry of May futures and options contracts on Thursday may add to volatility, they added.

Top nine Sensex companies add Rs 81,947 cr in market valuation

RIL, ONGC, ITC, HDFC Bank and Sun Pharma were among the major gainers while State Bank of India was the only scrip...

Gold monetisation scheme: All you want to know in 5 easy points

The government’s gold monetisation scheme that will allow individuals to park a minimum of 30 grams of the yellow metal with banks and earn tax-free interests will help curb rising gold imports. Here are five easy points to understand gold monetisation scheme:

Time is ripe for Reserve Bank to lower rates, says FM Arun Jaitley

Jaitley expressed satisfaction over key macro-economic parameters, hoping that bad loans of banks would soon come down.

Non-coal mine bids: States insist on clearances first

Without requisite clearances, states feel they will fail to attract desired bids.

In Vishal Sikka’s first year at Infosys, key execs laugh all the way to the bank

Compensation up 170-210%, Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka makes less than COO Rao.

E-commerce: Flipkart, Snapdeal, others sees top flight ‘ghar wapsi’

E-commerce firms including Flipkart, Amazon are attracting top talent in hordes from across sectors and geographies.

Financial Express

With the lowest deposit growth in half a century as a backdrop, banks want to avoid cutting deposit rates...

India's economic growth rate in the January-March quarter is likely to slip to 7.2 per cent from 7.5 per cent.

Ecommerce companies like Snapdeal, Flipkart and Zomato have recently...

CBSE 10th result 2015 will be announced today i.e. May 27, 2015 (Wednesday) on its official website cbseresults.nic.in. Ever since the pattern of examination was changed for class X students and CBSE 10th board exams were made optional, students and parents have a lot of confusion regarding the examination. Here are 10 frequently asked questions (FAQs): How many times can a student appear in EIOP (Eligible for Improvement Of Performance) in class 10th? What is CGPA? How is it calculated? Are the grades of classes 9 and 10 combined for CGPA? What will the results show when a candidate passes in the additional subject, but fails in one of the main subjects in class 10th? Will the ‘Grade Sheet Cum Certificate of Performance’ be same for Upgrading of Performance and main examination in class 10th? If my ward opts Scheme 1 (School Based Assessment) then will he get admission in class XI in another Board? Would school show the answer sheet of classes IX and X to the students? Will the results for CBSE Class X and school-based exams SA I be announced at the same time or separately? Is there any discrimination for admission in class XI? What is the major difference between the school-based exam and board exam? Is the level of difficulty of Class 10 boards similar to the school exams conducted as part of the School Based Assessment (SBA)?

CBSE result 2015: While students who appeared in CBSE 10th board exam are eagerly waiting for their 10th result, which CBSE is likely to announce on May 27th, it is important for both parents and students to understand the format of the tenth board results. Students will get their result in CGPA. CGPA or Cumulative Grade Points Average is the average of grade points achieved in all subjects excluding the additional 6th subject. Note: CGPA is not same as the percentage. There is a different process to calculate the percentage.

Narendra Modi reviewed the progress of PM's Special Scholarship Scheme (PMSSS) in Jammu and kashmir and directed for taking necessary corrective measures for better implementation of the scheme.

Xolo, the smartphone-only brand from Lava International, is all set to create an online-only sub-brand, that too made in India.