Saving India's tree diversity, taking the cyberspace route

Sun, 08/07/2016 - 13:50

Chandigarh, Aug 7 (IANS) V.R. Vinayraj is not fascinated by the piles of money sitting close to him but is instead mesmerized by nature's bounty located not far from the bank in northern Kerala where he is an officer.


India grapples to find a way forward on Wikipedia

Sun, 08/07/2016 - 13:38

Chandigarh, Aug 7 (IANS) Fifteen years after it was born, a dozen years after it became popular and roughly a decade after it began drawing serious attention in India, campaigners building the world's most ambitious and freely sharable online Wikipedia are still wondering how to really take it forward in this part of the globe.


Andhra Bank net plunges 85 per cent in Q1

Sat, 08/06/2016 - 22:22

Hyderabad, Aug 6 (IANS) State-run Andhra Bank on Saturday reported net profit of Rs 31 crore for first quarter of 2016-17, registering a whopping 85 per cent decline from Rs 203 crore from like period year ago.


German firm ZF to set up technology centre in Hyderabad

Sat, 08/06/2016 - 21:46

Hyderabad, Aug 6 (IANS) German auto-component manufacturer ZF Friedrichshafen AG will set up here its India Technology Centre, which will be dedicated to software and mechanical engineering, an official statement said.


Odisha Mining Corp asked to scale up ore production

Sat, 08/06/2016 - 20:46

Bhubaneswar, Aug 6 (IANS) The Odisha government on Saturday asked the Odisha Mining Corporation (OMC) to scale up production to meet the target of 8.64 million tonnes (mt) in the 2016-17 financial year.


Why LeEco's 'Le Max 2' is a game changer

Sat, 08/06/2016 - 19:48

New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Chinese internet and technology conglomerate LeEco's superphone Le Max 2 is offering the best value, breakthrough technology and great features at a disruptive price.


J.K. Cements' Q1 profit surges to Rs 60.85 crore

Sat, 08/06/2016 - 19:44

New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) J.K. Cements on Saturday reported a net profit of Rs 60.85 crore for the first quarter of 2016-17 against Rs 1.05 crore during the corresponding period in the last fiscal.


Steel imports fall 34%, exports up 8.7% in April-July

Sat, 08/06/2016 - 19:00

Kolkata, Aug 6 (IANS) Steel imports in April-July declined 34 per cent to 2.393 million tonne while exports of total finished steel were up 8.7 per cent to 1.695 mt in the four-month period, a steel ministry report said.


Heavy rain in Himachal, more expected

Sat, 08/06/2016 - 18:56

Shimla, Aug 6 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh on Saturday continued to experience moderate to heavy rainfall, causing landslides and blockages on highways in some areas, while all the major rivers and their tributaries were in spate, officials of the local Met office said.


Markets end flat despite positive cues (Market Review)

Sat, 08/06/2016 - 18:12

Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Despite India on the verge of a major economic reform, healthy inflows of foreign funds and supportive global cues, the Indian equity markets closed flat during the last week.


Union Bank net profit down 68% in Q1

Sat, 08/06/2016 - 16:32

Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) State-run lender Union Bank on Saturday reported a 68 per cent decrease in its net profit to Rs 166.32 crore in the quarter ended June 30, as compared to Rs 518.78 crore in the corresponding period last year.


Court issues NBW against Vijay Mallya

Sat, 08/06/2016 - 15:48

New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) A Delhi court on Saturday issued a non-bailable warrant (NBW)against Vijay Mallya in a 2012 dud cheque case, saying the liquor baron be produced in court on November 4.