Fight Modi authoritarianism: CPI-M

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 16:00

New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The CPI-M has accused the government of taking "anti-working class measures" and called for a "struggle against the increasing authoritarianism of the Modi government".


Tata's Nano remains the central issue in Singur (Constituency Survey)

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 15:56

Singur (West Bengal), April 28 (IANS) Seven-and-a-half-years after Tata Motors relocated its Nano small car factory out of this rural belt, the abandoned plant, with its corroded metal gate and deserted sheds, stands like a haunted house besides National Highway 2.


Committed to help firms deliver connected customer experiences: Adobe

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 14:52

Mumbai, April 28 (IANS) The world is witnessing the arrival of enterprise software wave that is making fundamental changes to how businesses deliver customer experiences, and software giant Adobe says it is helping companies deliver that connected customer experiences globally, including in India.


'Cow worship more to do with rural economy than religion'

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 14:50

New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The Indian trait of worshiping cows should not be strictly linked to religiosity as this had more to do with creating a strong rural economy, union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh has said.


'Banking loopholes being studied to curb money laundering'

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 14:48

New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The government has asked its agencies dealing with economic offences to study the loopholes in the country's banking laws to prevent ill-gotten money from leaving the country's shores and facilitate the return of black money stashed away abroad, well informed sources said.


Morocco can be India's window to Africa, EU, North America

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 14:00

New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Morocco, which has free trade agreements with countries in North America and Europe, can be a window for Indian businesses to market in these regions, according to a Moroccan business delegation currently on a visit to India.


Samsung's Q1 profit posts double-digit growth

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 13:32

Seoul, April 28 (IANS) Samsung Electronics' first-quarter operating profit posted a double-digit growth on the back of robust sales of Galaxy S7 smartphones, launched earlier than forecast, the company said on Thursday.


New powerful cameras for Raspberry Pi device launched

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 13:30

Bengaluru, April 28 (IANS) After launching the low cost, credit-card sized computer "Raspberry Pi3" in February, its manufacturer element14 on Thursday unveiled two new upgraded cameras for the device.


Kerala wants to be declared drought hit

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 13:22

Thiruvananthapuram, April 28 (IANS) Kerala wants the central government to declare the state drought hit, it was announced on Thursday.


India Ratings lowers India's growth forecast

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 13:06

New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) With industrial recovery not yet on the horizon and despite forecasts of good rains in the coming monsoon season, India Ratings of the Fitch Group on Thursday said it was lowering its growth forecast for the country to 7.7 percent from 7.9 percent.


Religare to divest stake in US fund Landmark

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 11:50

New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Religare Enterprises on Thursday said it is divesting its stake in the Connecticut-based investment fund Landmark Partners through its US based subsidiary. The size of the deal was not divulged in the regulatory filing.


Facebook profits triple in 2016 first quarter, stocks surge

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 09:20

Washington, April 28 (IANS) Riding on advertisement growth, social media giant Facebook on Wednesday reported a stellar $1.5 billion first-quarter profit or 52 cents per share in 2016 -- nearly triple of last year's profits of $512 million in the same period.