Over 300 stocks touch 52-week high as Sensex conquers 27,000 mark
Sep 02, 2014 at 20:12 | Source:
MUMBAI: Helped by a smart rise in the Sensex that surpassed the 27,000-mark for the first time, more than 300 stocks hit their one-year high level on the BSE today. As many as 323 stocks touched 52-week high in an overall robust stock market where th...
Gold Falls to Near One-week Low on Dollar Strength
Sep 02, 2014 at 16:00 | Source:
Singapore: Gold fell to its lowest level in nearly a week on Tuesday as a stronger dollar outweighed any safe-haven demand from lower equities and heightened tensions over Ukraine. Palladium hovered near a 13-1/2 year high on fears that possible ...
Europe Shares Open Higher After Gains in Japan, China
Sep 02, 2014 at 16:00 | Source:
London: Risk appetite flickered back into life in financial markets on Tuesday with the dollar and European and Japanese shares rising while safe-haven bonds, the yen and gold all took a step back. The dollar rose in thin trading to its highest since...
Comfort clue in number game Current account deficit shrinks
Sep 02, 2014 at 09:32 | Source:
Calcutta Telegraph News
Mumbai, Sept. 1: The country’s current account deficit (CAD) narrowed sharply to 1.7 per cent of the gross domestic product (GDP) for the April-June quarter of this fiscal against 4.8 per cent of GDP a year ago. The data added to the cheer spre...
Current Account Deficit narrows to 1.7% in Q1
Sep 01, 2014 at 22:00 | Source:
The CAD had touched a record high of 4.8 per cent in FY13 due to gold imports. India's Current Account Deficit narrowed sharply to 1.7 per cent of GDP in the April-June quarter of this fiscal mainly on account of reduction in trade deficit, a...
Current Account Deficit Narrows Sharply to 1.7 Per Cent in Q1
Sep 01, 2014 at 22:00 | Source:
New Delhi: India's current account deficit narrowed sharply to 1.7 per cent of GDP in the April-June quarter of the ongoing fiscal year mainly on account of reduction in trade deficit and a steep decline in gold imports. "The lower C...
ISL 2014: Kerala Blasters snap up Barisic and Orji to bolster attack
Sep 01, 2014 at 19:38 | Source:
Indian Super League (ISL) team Kerala Blasters announced today that it has signed up Andrew Barisic and Penn Orji to add more firepower to their frontline for the forthcoming tournament.Trevor Morgan, assistant coach, stated, "We are delighted t...
Primary school teacher allegedly gang-raped in UP
Sep 01, 2014 at 14:48 | Source:
Mainpuri: A primary school teacher was on Monday allegedly gang-raped by three persons and her valuables were looted while she was on her way to school in Nagla Madhu, police said.The victim, a teacher at a primary school in Nagla Madhu under Bhongao...
Energy, excitement and Bollywood: Pro Kabaddi League makes a great start
Sep 01, 2014 at 14:18 | Source:
You know a sporting league is different when Navneet Gautam, the captain of the winning team, says: Our lives have changed.If that doesnt convince you, heres what Rakesh Kumar, the captain of the third-place team, had to say: This is the high point o...
Gold Futures Fall on Profit-booking
Sep 01, 2014 at 12:00 | Source:
New Delhi: Gold prices fell 0.25 per cent to Rs 27,927 per 10 grams in futures trade today as speculators booked profits even as the metal strengthened overseas. At the Multi Commodity Exchange, gold for delivery in October fell by Rs 69, or 0.25 per...
Bollywood may have found its sporting soul mate in Pro Kabaddi
Sep 01, 2014 at 10:55 | Source:
You know a sporting league is different when Navneet Gautam, the captain of the winning team, says: Our lives have changed. If that doesnt convince you, heres what Rakesh Kumar, the captain of the third-place team, had to say: This is the high point ...
Rare earths: Neither rare, nor earths
Sep 01, 2014 at 09:32 | Source:
You have probably never heard of most of the rare-earth elements yet they have insinuated themselves deep into the fabric of modern life - in ways of which most of us are completely oblivious. There are between 15 and 17 of them (depending how you cl...
President Pranab Mukherjee to visit Jammu on Monday
Aug 31, 2014 at 20:50 | Source:
Jammu: President Pranab Mukherjee will be arriving here on a two-day visit tomorrow during which he will attend a convocation at Jammu University, being held after a gap of seven years, and inaugurate facilities for pilgrims at Mata Vaishno Devi Shri...
Gold Falls on Subdued Demand, Weak Global Cues
Aug 30, 2014 at 16:00 | Source:
New Delhi: After witnessing two days of gains, gold prices declined by Rs 35 to Rs 28,265 per ten gram in the national capital today owing to slackened demand at prevailing levels amid a weak global trend. Silver followed suit and eased by Rs 225 to ...
24 Nicaraguan miners still trapped in gold mine
Aug 30, 2014 at 10:00 | Source:
BONANZA, Nicaragua (AP) — Rescuers using long ladders tried to get food and water to freelance miners trapped in a Nicaraguan gold mine, as the effort to reach the 24 men entered its second day. Authorities said 20 of the miners had been located an...
Government Reduces Gold Import Tariff Value
Aug 29, 2014 at 22:00 | Source:
New Delhi: The government on Friday reduced the import tariff value on gold and silver to $420 per 10 grams and $645 per kg, respectively, taking cues from firm global prices. For the first fortnight of this month, the tariff value of imported gold ...
I am confident she can improve on a bronze medal: PV Sindhu's father
Aug 29, 2014 at 19:56 | Source:
P.V. Sindhu's father and mentor P.V. Ramana fervently hopes that his daughter would Saturday improve on the bronze she won at the 2013 World Badminton Championships in Guangzhou and settle for no less than a silver -- or better still gold.The World N...
Gold Rises by Rs 70 to Rs 28300 on Festive Season Demand, Global Cues
Aug 29, 2014 at 16:00 | Source:
New Delhi: Extending gains for the second day, gold prices rose by another Rs 70 to Rs 28,300 per 10 grams in the national capital on Friday on increased buying by jewellers and retailers, driven by festive season demand coupled with firming global t...
Papua New Guinea profile
Aug 29, 2014 at 13:42 | Source:
Papua New Guinea occupies the eastern part of the world's second largest island and is prey to volcanic activity, earthquakes and tidal waves. Linguistically, it is the world's most diverse country, with more than 700 native tongues. Some 8...
PM pays tribute to hockey legend Dhyan Chand
Aug 29, 2014 at 13:12 | Source:
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday paid tribute to hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand on his birth anniversary, which is being celebrated every year as National Sports Day."Our tributes to legendary Major Dhyan Chand on National Spor...