BoI net plunges 70% as bad loans, provisions soar

State-run Bank of India (BoI) today reported a massive 70 per cent dip in its net profit at Rs 173 crore in the quarter to December, from Rs 586 crore a year ago, driven down by a spike in bad loans and the resultant higher provisioning.

Feb 12, 2015, 19:57 PM IST

Man survives plunge from 15th floor in New Zealand

A man was recovering in a hospital today after surviving a plunge from the 15th floor of his New Zealand apartment building.

Jun 17, 2013, 13:11 PM IST

Man and his dog `survive 200-ft plunge`

Believe it or not, a man and
his pet dog have reportedly survived a 200-feet plunge from a
clifftop in Britain.

May 18, 2011, 18:41 PM IST

Rituparno Ghosh takes the plunge into `queer` film

After ‘Arekti premer golpo’ (Just another love story) and ‘Memories in March’, both of which have strong gay protagonists and Rituparno Ghosh stepping out in front of the camera, the Bengali film director has now completed shooting his first "queer" film, which is also a metaphor for his own sexual transformation.

Apr 27, 2011, 18:59 PM IST

Shah Rukh Khan turns superhero as he takes 300 feet plunge

Shah Rukh Khan has still not come out of his superhero persona.

Oct 13, 2010, 15:15 PM IST

15 school children killed in PoK as van plunges into Jhelum

A school van ferrying upto 20
children plunged into the Jhelum river in Pakistan-occupied
Kashmir on Tuesday killing at least 15 students, officials said.

Sep 21, 2010, 15:41 PM IST

Belgium plunged into crisis as PM offers resignation

Belgium plunged into political
crisis on Thursday as Prime Minister Yves Leterme threw in the towel
-- for the third time -- after a key Flemish party quit his
coalition government.

Apr 22, 2010, 20:29 PM IST

Asia shares dip in shift to safety

Asian shares fell on Friday and the dollar firmed as investors took profits on riskier assets after US data raised fears that a global economic recovery could lose momentum.

Nov 20, 2009, 10:23 AM IST

Sensex takes another plunge, drops over 353 points

The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark
Sensex on Friday dipped by over 353 points as investors pulled out
money to invest in issues in primary markets.

Aug 07, 2009, 17:32 PM IST