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.


Microsoft to release two Windows 10 updates in 2017

Sat, 08/06/2016 - 15:22

New York, Aug 6 (IANS) Technology giant Microsoft has announced that it would roll out two major updates for Windows 10 next year after releasing a third and final update for 2016.


Focus on best service, quality for Indian smartphone users: Oppo

Sat, 08/06/2016 - 14:50

Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Smartphone maker OPPO -- sometimes called the Apple of China -- does not bother with sales figures in India, but focuses instead on "best service and quality with beautifulness", a top company executive has said.


IBM announces MobileFirst for iOS Garage

Sat, 08/06/2016 - 14:06

Bengaluru, Aug 6 (IANS) IBM, in partnership with Apple, this week launched a global development hub called Garage for iOS apps in Bengaluru that will work with existing design locations in Atlanta, Chicago and Cupertino in the US and Toronto in Canada.


Facebook testing Snapchat-like camera feature in its app

Sat, 08/06/2016 - 14:00

New York, Aug 6 (IANS) Days after the social media giant introduced "Stories" format for its photo-sharing app Instagram that clones Snapchat's popular feature, the social media giant is now testing a Facebook app that opens to a camera, encouraging users to capture and share content.


Twitter testing new direct message button

Sat, 08/06/2016 - 12:48

New York, Aug 6 (IANS) Micro-blogging website Twitter is testing a new feature for brands that puts its "Messaging" button front-and-centre, thereby encouraging customers to start their conversations with the business via DM (direct message) instead of in public view, a media report said.