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Seven Sensex firms add Rs 30,862 cr in m-cap; TCS, ITC shine

Seven Sensex firms add Rs 30,862 cr in m-cap; TCS, ITC shine

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 11:13

The combined market capitalisation (m-cap) of seven Sensex companies increased by Rs 30,862 crore last week, with TCS and ITC emerging as the biggest gainers.

FIIs invest Rs 6,783 crore in Indian stock market in April

FIIs invest Rs 6,783 crore in Indian stock market in April

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 11:09

Total investment by foreign institutional investors (FIIs) in equities since January 2014 has risen to about Rs 28,979 crore (USD 4.78 billion).

AI to raise bridge loan of $500 mn for buying 4 Dreamliners

AI to raise bridge loan of $500 mn for buying 4 Dreamliners

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 10:28

The national carrier, which has already inducted 13 Boeing 787 Dreamliners, expects deliveries of two more such planes in May.

Air India to raise bridge loan of US 500 mn for buying 4 Dreamliners

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 09:56

Expecting deliveries of five more Dreamliners between May and November, Air India plans to raise bridge loan of USD 500 million to finance the purchase of four of these aircraft.

India does not need "a bleeder or a pleader" as PM: Congress

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 21:42

India does not need "a bleeder or a pleader" as PM, Congress on Saturday said hitting back at BJP leaders Narendra Modi and Arun Jaitley for dubbing Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as "just a reader and not a leader".

LK Advani wants voters who played truant debarred, writes to EC

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 19:46

Raising his pitch for active participation of voters in elections, BJP patriarch LK Advani on Saturday appealed to the Election Commission to consider debarring those voters from exercising their right to franchise who have failed to cast their vote in previous poll.

India's software market grew at 10% in 2013: Research

India's software market grew at 10% in 2013: Research

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 19:45

The firm's India software market research showed that Oracle ranked second in terms of total software revenue with approximately 505 dollars million in 2013, capturing a steep 7.3 percent of the market.

India's forex reserves rise to $309.44 bn

India's forex reserves rise to $309.44 bn

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 19:13

There was a sharp jump in foreign currency assets.

TV is more advertising than programming: Harsh Chhaya

TV is more advertising than programming: Harsh Chhaya

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 16:04

With purchasing power on the rise in India, television sets are no longer a luxury and, given this scenario, well-known TV artist Harsh Chhaya feels that the medium should ideally be used to "uplift the benchmark of sensibilities" rather than taking them to base levels.

Three teenagers gunned down in Ranchi

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 15:26

Suspected Maoist guerrillas shot dead three teenagers on the outskirts of Ranchi, police said.

Sensex ends flat in truncated week after see-saw trade

Sensex ends flat in truncated week after see-saw trade

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 14:45

The NSE benchmark Nifty opened up at 6,792.70 and traded between a high of 6,813.40 and a low of 6,665.15 before ending at 6,779.40, a marginal gain of 3.10, or 0.05 percent.

Markets end almost flat for week

Markets end almost flat for week

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 14:12

Snapping three-day losing string, India's stock markets rallied over 1.5 percent on Thursday but ended the week nearly unchanged.