- 28 Nov 1512:24 AMA temple village in Uttarakhand has gained universal fame after Mark Zuckerberg disclosed he had visited it about 10 years ago at the behest of Steve Jobs. Mahesh Yogi in his heyday could only have dreamt of such followers.
- 27 Nov 1510:22 PMAs global iron ore prices continue to move south, there seems no respite for NMDC, India’s largest producer of the ore.07:31 AMAfter hitting its 17-month low of Rs 235.6 on November 9, the Havells India stock has recovered almost 25 per cent.06:47 AMInvestor concern on Dr Reddy’s Laboratories has deepened with details from the warning letter issued to the company by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) coming into the public domain.06:35 AMIdea Cellular stunned the telecommunications sector earlier this week by agreeing to pay Rs 3,310 crore to Videocon Telecommunications for the right to use spectrum in the 1800 MHz band in Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh West (2x5 MHz contiguous blocks of 180005:36 AMThe media sector stood out in the September quarter, reporting the highest net profit growth of 45 per cent across sectors.01:32 AMAlibaba's pursuit of the South China Morning Post (SCMP) is a test of the enduring appeal of newsprint. The company founded by Jack Ma is in talks to buy the SCMP Group's media businesses, according to a person familiar with the situation.01:30 AMThe Rs 1,20,000 crore (US$ 20 billion) mobile handsets industry in India has witnessed some fierce battles for market share and visibility in the past five years; the latest in the list of high profile head-to-heads is that between two home-grown vendors01:04 AMWhen Sunil Bharti Mittal met the media on Thursday to announce Bharti Foundation's new initiative offering legal and financial assistance to underprivileged undertrials, most scribes hoped he would also field a question or two on the current situation in12:44 AMAndre Esteves, the brash banker who once joked his firm's name, Grupo BTG Pactual, stood for "better than Goldman", became the latest high-profile executive dragged into Brazil's widening corruption scandal.
- 26 Nov 1510:44 PMRetail investors and foreign institutions have taken opposite views on the Essar oil stock since the announcement of the company’s delisting plans a little over a year before.09:42 PMVideocon Telecommunications' sale of its spectrum in the Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh (West) circles to Idea Cellular for Rs 3,310 crore could well be the beginning of the much-needed consolidation in the telecom sector.07:38 PMThere’s no doubt that the journey to be a successful entrepreneur and build a world-class company starts from the idea. But no start-up is a one-man show.02:37 PMPharmaceutical companies are having a bad time on the bourses. With the US Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) becoming stricter on products entering its shores, Indian companies, especially the bigger ones, are being pulled up.05:36 AMWeak order execution and margin pressures, which have been looming over power and industrial equipment maker BHEL, led to disappointing results in the September quarter as well, significantly impacting its stock.03:58 AMThe top brass of Nifty companies, on an average, earned 170 times what an average staff member earned in these companies in FY15. Of the 95 directors belonging to 34 private sector firms in the Nifty, 11 had remuneration in excess of 400 times the median03:20 AMThe global consolidation in beer may have upended the pecking order of players internationally, but the Indian line-up stays put for now.12:06 AMThe last time the Bloomberg Commodity Index of investor returns was this low, Apple Inc.'s best-selling product was a desktop computer, and you could pay for it with francs and deutsche marks.
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