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Admiral Robin K. Dhowan has been appointed as India's Navy chief.
Admiral Robin K. Dhowan has been appointed as India's Navy chief.

Admiral RK Dhowan takes over as Navy chief

Admiral Robin K Dhowan, who has commanded frontline warships like INS Delhi, today took over as the Chief of Naval Staff, a post which was lying vacant for nearly two months since DK Joshi quit su... »

EC launches Voter Educational Channel

The Election Commission has launched its own internet-based media arm called ‘Voter Education Channel’. Numerous video clips featuring iconic personalities urging citizens to vote have b... »

33.13% polling in Karnataka till 1 pm

The three constituencies in Bangalore – South, Central and North – saw enthusiastic voters queue up in good numbers in the initial hours. Parts of Bangalore South parliamentary constituency, where BJP leader Ananth Kumar is pitted against Congress candidate Nandan Nilekani, former UIDAI chief, saw huge crowds outside polling booths. »

Lok Sabha polls: Bihar records 29% voting on 7 seats by noon

About 29 per cent voting was recorded till noon in seven Parliamentary seats of Bihar today. According to Election Commission bulletin, 28.30 per cent voting was recorded in the seven sea... »

Lok Sabha polls: 30% voting in initial hours in Chhattisgarh

About 30 per cent of electorate cast their votes in the first four hours of polling in three Naxal-hit constituencies of Chhattisgarh during the second phase of Lok Sabha election in the state. <... »

National

Nearly 60% votes cast till 1 p.m. in W. Bengal

Nearly 60 per cent votes have been polled till 1 p.m. in West Bengal, where polling is going on in four parliamentary constituencies in the first phase of the five-phase election to decide the fat... »

National

In the second phase of elections, there are 358 candidates in the fray, including 24 women and 201 independents.

Lok Sabha elections: 2nd phase polling begins in Maharashtra

Polling began today in 19 constituencies across Maharashtra during second phase of Lok Sabha election to decide the fate of 358 candidates, including Union Minister Sushilkumar Shinde, former stat... »

National

Madhya Pradesh records 11.46% voting in initial hours

A total 11.46 per cent voters exercised their right to franchise till 10.30 am today in Madhya Pradesh, where polling is on for 10 Lok Sabha seats in the second phase, amid reports of poll boycott... »

Today

News

Stanford GSB invites applications for Reliance Dhirubhai MBA Fellowships 40 min. ago

TNAU cautions farmers against spread of sucking pests across crops 1 hr. 16 min. ago

EC launches Voter Educational Channel 1 hr. 54 min. ago

Admiral RK Dhowan takes over as Navy chief 3 hr. 34 min. ago

‘If Birla or I conspired, what makes them think the PM is not involved?’ 18 hr. 48 min. ago

SITI Cable eyes profits as digitisation spreads 18 hr. 50 min. ago

Microsoft is the ‘most attractive employer’ in India: Study 19 hr. 4 min. ago

The importance of being earnest 19 hr. 8 min. ago

Dr Batra’s begins second inning in retail 19 hr. 44 min. ago

Office space absorption surges in top 8 metros 19 hr. 46 min. ago

W. Asia, China will drive farm exports 21 hr. 13 min. ago

Day In Pictures 22 hr. 12 min. ago

Loss on diesel sales falls to Rs 5.49 a litre 23 hr. 56 min. ago

AAP alleges Moily Cabinet note favoured Essar on Mumbai oilfield 23 hr. 58 min. ago

International

Giant torch unveiled in US in honour of Indian spiritual guru 4 hr. 13 min. ago

Missing plane: Robotic submarine completes third search mission 5 hr. 23 min. ago

Fears grow for hundreds missing in South Korea ferry capsize 6 hr. 44 min. ago

IBM earnings slump 21% in Q1 on weak hardware sales 7 hr. 20 min. ago

National

33.13% polling in Karnataka till 1 pm 46 min. ago

Chennai passenger reservation system shifting disaster recovery site 2 hr. 18 min. ago

Lok Sabha polls: Bihar records 29% voting on 7 seats by noon 2 hr. 21 min. ago

62% polling in Manipur till 2 p.m. 2 hr. 55 min. ago

Nearly 60% votes cast till 1 p.m. in W. Bengal 3 hr. 25 min. ago

Lok Sabha polls: 30% voting in initial hours in Chhattisgarh 4 hr. 33 min. ago

New Credai Coimbatore team 4 hr. 45 min. ago

Madhya Pradesh records 11.46% voting in initial hours 4 hr. 50 min. ago

12.74% voters exercise franchise in Jharkhand 6 hr.

Lok Sabha elections: 2nd phase polling begins in Maharashtra 6 hr. 56 min. ago

‘Earth Day’ walk on April 22 21 hr. 15 min. ago

Ire over reintroduction of turn system by truck operators at Kochi Port 23 hr. 32 min. ago

Politics

Lok Sabha polls: Rajasthan records over 40% voting till 2 pm 1 hr. 32 min. ago

31.43% voter turnout in Maharashtra till 1 p.m. 1 hr. 55 min. ago

Nandan Nilekani lodges compliant over violation of EC code 2 hr. 38 min. ago

UP records over 38% polling till 1 p.m. 3 hr. 15 min. ago

Modi asks TN people to vote for strong govt at Centre 3 hr. 45 min. ago

Lok Sabha elections: Odisha witnesses 45% voting till 2 pm 6 hr. 10 min. ago

For BJP to win in Chennai, it will have to break strongholds 18 hr. 52 min. ago

Shinde sitting pretty in his home turf 18 hr. 53 min. ago

Lalu sounds the bugle in Pataliputra 18 hr. 53 min. ago

Advani Jr. chants the Modi mantra 18 hr. 55 min. ago

Black money used to fund Modi wave, says Kapil Sibal 19 hr. 1 min. ago

Allow FDI on a selective basis 19 hr. 12 min. ago

TWEET METER 19 hr. 33 min. ago

‘We will ensure every poor person has a roof over his head’ 19 hr. 38 min. ago

He said 19 hr. 39 min. ago

ECHO 19 hr. 47 min. ago

Kerala wants EC to ease code of conduct 23 hr. 26 min. ago

Sports

Kolkata Knight Riders score 163/5 vs Mumbai Indians in IPL opener 20 hr. 5 min. ago

Apex court tells N. Srinivasan to come out clean 20 hr. 48 min. ago

WHSmith to be principal sponsor for SunRisers Hyderabad 23 hr. 45 min. ago

Markets

Sensex surges 352 points on global cues, healthy corporate earnings 2 hr. 5 min. ago

Podcast: DLF (Tam) by Srirengarajan Ayyasamy 21 hr. 26 min. ago

Podcast: DLF (Eng) by Sayanti Chakraborty 21 hr. 32 min. ago

Stocks

Interview with Sanjeev Krishan 48 min. ago

Mindtree shares surge almost 6% on robust earnings 5 hr. 43 min. ago

Break-out day for HCL Technologies? 19 hr. 26 min. ago

Rising price could hurt OMC stocks 19 hr. 27 min. ago

GSK Pharma results on Thursday 19 hr. 27 min. ago

Zenith Infotech 19 hr. 29 min. ago

Balasore Alloys 19 hr. 29 min. ago

Shasun Pharmaceuticals 19 hr. 30 min. ago

Brokers Call 19 hr. 32 min. ago

Indian hedge funds outperform peers in Q1 20 hr. 12 min. ago

Infosys dips to six-month low on weak guidance 20 hr. 14 min. ago

‘LP investors evince interest in deploying funds directly’ 20 hr. 20 min. ago

Oil stocks fall after petrol price cut 22 hr. 42 min. ago

Forex

Rupee trading a tad weak at 60.38 7 hr. 44 min. ago

Commodities

Silver rates 5 hr. 40 min. ago

Gold rates 5 hr. 44 min. ago

Delivery 19 hr. 56 min. ago

Markets and digital future 19 hr. 59 min. ago

Higher tea volume on offer at Coonoor sale 21 hr. 15 min. ago

Costlier ingredients drive up poultry-feed prices 22 hr. 33 min. ago

Edible oils rise with bullish futures market 22 hr. 35 min. ago

Spot pepper crosses ₹600 22 hr. 36 min. ago

Short covering lifts castor 22 hr. 37 min. ago

Sugar extends gains on hopes of higher demand 22 hr. 38 min. ago

Pulses see subdued demand 22 hr. 39 min. ago

Turmeric sparkles as orders flow from N. India 22 hr. 40 min. ago

Modern agriculture methods raise sugarcane production in UP 23 hr. 21 min. ago

Coconut oil pares losses on copra shortage 23 hr. 24 min. ago

Gold & Silver

Gold prices fall to Rs 28,148 at futures trade 5 hr. 46 min. ago

Gold recovers on fresh demand; silver slumps 22 hr. 53 min. ago

Today's Pick

DLF (₹158): SELL 20 hr. 8 min. ago

Companies

Mycity4kids launches mobile app for child-related services 4 min. ago

Hospitality sector set for upturn: ED, Sarovar Hotels 25 min. ago

HUL board to meet on April 28 57 min. ago

CAIT ties up with eBay 1 hr.

Carlson Rezidor set to add 8-9 properties in India during 2014 1 hr. 22 min. ago

RINL to implement PCI technology in blast furnace-3 1 hr. 45 min. ago

Durga Raghunath elevated as Network18 Digital CEO 3 hr. 35 min. ago

Audi India to hike prices by average 3% from May 1 3 hr. 46 min. ago

Function Space raises seed funding from Nexus Venture Partners 3 hr. 55 min. ago

AirAsia India to hire guest services, security team 4 hr. 21 min. ago

Tata AIA Life appoints Vishal Kumar Bandlish as CFO 4 hr. 47 min. ago

Piramal to buy 20% stake in Shriram Capital for Rs 2,014 cr 8 hr. 2 min. ago

HCL Tech net profit jumps 59% to Rs 1,624 cr in Q3; revenues up 30% 8 hr. 30 min. ago

Ambuja Cement’s new concept 18 hr. 48 min. ago

‘What I don't like about India is arrogance of bureaucracy’ 18 hr. 51 min. ago

Orient Electricals unveils new brand identity 18 hr. 57 min. ago

New cities drive ING Vysya’s mobile banking business 19 hr. 26 min. ago

Canara Bank shifts to latest version of Windows 19 hr. 29 min. ago

Air France-KLM and Delta raise check-in baggage limit 19 hr. 41 min. ago

Apex court willing to defreeze Sahara bank accounts 20 hr. 49 min. ago

IndiaHomes raises Rs 150 cr, to expand to 50 major towns 23 hr. 3 min. ago

IndusInd Bank Q4 profit rises 29% on higher non-interest income 23 hr. 33 min. ago

Tech

Adaptxt now available in Google Play store 2 hr. 12 min. ago

Spending on cloud, mobile picking up: Infosys President 19 hr. 39 min. ago

TCS: Healthy large-size client additions, Europe growth are key positives 19 hr. 44 min. ago

BSNL, ISRO spar over satellite bandwidth 19 hr. 48 min. ago

Lee’s court appearance: Samsung seeks Government’s help 19 hr. 48 min. ago

Snapdeal buys product discovery site Doozton 19 hr. 51 min. ago

TCS to hire 55,000 this fiscal 19 hr. 54 min. ago

Hitachi Systems Micro Clinic aims Rs 240 cr revenue in two years’ time 20 hr. 59 min. ago

Infosys deploys banking solution for Boston-based Eastern Bank 23 hr. 51 min. ago

Airtel unveils ‘Night Store’ packs 23 hr. 52 min. ago

News

Aircel launches special roaming recharge in Mumbai 1 hr. 19 min. ago

Apex court allows CAG to audit books of private telcos 6 hr. 15 min. ago

Reliance Jio rejects Vodafone, Idea request to swap spectrum 18 hr. 59 min. ago

Uninor faces ₹350-cr penalty 19 hr. 37 min. ago

VMware Projects to invest up to $ 500 m in India 21 hr. 6 min. ago

Alcatel-Lucent’s India head quits 21 hr. 11 min. ago

VMware to invest $500 million 21 hr. 20 min. ago

Tata Comm expands data centre biz 21 hr. 53 min. ago

‘Patent laws for IT sector needs clarity’ 21 hr. 58 min. ago

Mindtree Q4 profit rises 9% on higher revenues 22 hr. 27 min. ago

RCom hikes tariffs by up to 20% 23 hr. 25 min. ago

Mobiles & Tablets

New recharges from Tata DoCoMo 21 hr. 18 min. ago

Other Gadgets

Turn your mobile into a microscope 18 hr. 41 min. ago

Newbie for the beginners 19 hr. 11 min. ago

Gaming

Watch and burn! 19 hr. 8 min. ago

It's getting way too graphic! 19 hr. 19 min. ago

Economy

Wage increase in India likely to sober in 2-3 years: Kotak Insitutional Equities 3 hr. 51 min. ago

Japan keen on supporting infrastructure growth in India 18 hr. 37 min. ago

Online retail boom driving China consumption 18 hr. 48 min. ago

Thundershowers may spread to more parts this week 19 hr. 26 min. ago

CFOs see positive turn in economy, says Deloitte survey 19 hr. 26 min. ago

‘Indian products may lose out in global markets if standards don’t improve’ 19 hr. 37 min. ago

GreenCo rating system attracts diverse set of corporate houses 21 hr. 23 min. ago

WTO figures bring cheer to Indian export sector 23 hr. 29 min. ago

Bank officers’ body seeks action against wilful defaulters 23 hr. 33 min. ago

Macro Economy

Banks' asset quality may weaken further: Fitch Ratings 3 hr. 53 min. ago

CFOs optimistic about future state of Indian economy: Deloitte survey 23 hr. 38 min. ago

Policy

EPFO to provide all benefits through e-mode by September 3 hr. 16 min. ago

RBI likely to keep singing hawkish tune : HSBC economist 7 hr. 11 min. ago

RBI pitches for independent body to set financial benchmarks 19 hr. 14 min. ago

Private sector NPS: Reliance MF emerges lowest bidder 21 hr. 44 min. ago

Opinion

Anatomy of a recall 19 hr. 52 min. ago

For a less adversarial political climate 20 hr. 1 min. ago

Your password’s not good enough 20 hr. 43 min. ago

Business Line Twenty Years Ago - Today 20 hr. 46 min. ago

That retail FDI bogey again 20 hr. 49 min. ago

BL two-way crossword 61 23 hr. 29 min. ago

Editorial

The right inflation target 20 hr. 16 min. ago

R Srinivasan

Sunny days ahead? 19 hr. 43 min. ago

Rasheeda Bhagat

‘We’ve come out of Nitish’s shadow’ 18 hr. 44 min. ago

Split ‘secular’ vote may help BJP in Bihar 19 hr. 21 min. ago

Letters

Improve data collection 20 hr. 7 min. ago

Tech

Adaptxt now available in Google Play store 2 hr. 12 min. ago

Spending on cloud, mobile picking up: Infosys President 19 hr. 39 min. ago

TCS: Healthy large-size client additions, Europe growth are key positives 19 hr. 44 min. ago

BSNL, ISRO spar over satellite bandwidth 19 hr. 48 min. ago

Lee’s court appearance: Samsung seeks Government’s help 19 hr. 48 min. ago

Snapdeal buys product discovery site Doozton 19 hr. 51 min. ago

TCS to hire 55,000 this fiscal 19 hr. 54 min. ago

Hitachi Systems Micro Clinic aims Rs 240 cr revenue in two years’ time 20 hr. 59 min. ago

Infosys deploys banking solution for Boston-based Eastern Bank 23 hr. 51 min. ago

Airtel unveils ‘Night Store’ packs 23 hr. 52 min. ago

News

Aircel launches special roaming recharge in Mumbai 1 hr. 19 min. ago

Apex court allows CAG to audit books of private telcos 6 hr. 15 min. ago

Reliance Jio rejects Vodafone, Idea request to swap spectrum 18 hr. 59 min. ago

Uninor faces ₹350-cr penalty 19 hr. 37 min. ago

VMware Projects to invest up to $ 500 m in India 21 hr. 6 min. ago

Alcatel-Lucent’s India head quits 21 hr. 11 min. ago

VMware to invest $500 million 21 hr. 20 min. ago

Tata Comm expands data centre biz 21 hr. 53 min. ago

‘Patent laws for IT sector needs clarity’ 21 hr. 58 min. ago

Mindtree Q4 profit rises 9% on higher revenues 22 hr. 27 min. ago

RCom hikes tariffs by up to 20% 23 hr. 25 min. ago

Mobiles & Tablets

New recharges from Tata DoCoMo 21 hr. 18 min. ago

Other Gadgets

Turn your mobile into a microscope 18 hr. 41 min. ago

Newbie for the beginners 19 hr. 11 min. ago

Gaming

Watch and burn! 19 hr. 8 min. ago

It's getting way too graphic! 19 hr. 19 min. ago

New Manager

Rewards 23 hr. 9 min. ago

Jobs 23 hr. 12 min. ago

Sustainability 23 hr. 14 min. ago

The glue that can hold a family together 23 hr. 20 min. ago

Wages 23 hr. 25 min. ago

New roles, new jobs 23 hr. 28 min. ago

Tech

Adaptxt now available in Google Play store 2 hr. 12 min. ago

Spending on cloud, mobile picking up: Infosys President 19 hr. 39 min. ago

TCS: Healthy large-size client additions, Europe growth are key positives 19 hr. 44 min. ago

BSNL, ISRO spar over satellite bandwidth 19 hr. 48 min. ago

Lee’s court appearance: Samsung seeks Government’s help 19 hr. 48 min. ago

Snapdeal buys product discovery site Doozton 19 hr. 51 min. ago

TCS to hire 55,000 this fiscal 19 hr. 54 min. ago

Hitachi Systems Micro Clinic aims Rs 240 cr revenue in two years’ time 20 hr. 59 min. ago

Infosys deploys banking solution for Boston-based Eastern Bank 23 hr. 51 min. ago

Airtel unveils ‘Night Store’ packs 23 hr. 52 min. ago

News

Aircel launches special roaming recharge in Mumbai 1 hr. 19 min. ago

Apex court allows CAG to audit books of private telcos 6 hr. 15 min. ago

Reliance Jio rejects Vodafone, Idea request to swap spectrum 18 hr. 59 min. ago

Uninor faces ₹350-cr penalty 19 hr. 37 min. ago

VMware Projects to invest up to $ 500 m in India 21 hr. 6 min. ago

Alcatel-Lucent’s India head quits 21 hr. 11 min. ago

VMware to invest $500 million 21 hr. 20 min. ago

Tata Comm expands data centre biz 21 hr. 53 min. ago

‘Patent laws for IT sector needs clarity’ 21 hr. 58 min. ago

Mindtree Q4 profit rises 9% on higher revenues 22 hr. 27 min. ago

RCom hikes tariffs by up to 20% 23 hr. 25 min. ago

Mobiles & Tablets

New recharges from Tata DoCoMo 21 hr. 18 min. ago

Other Gadgets

Turn your mobile into a microscope 18 hr. 41 min. ago

Newbie for the beginners 19 hr. 11 min. ago

Gaming

Watch and burn! 19 hr. 8 min. ago

It's getting way too graphic! 19 hr. 19 min. ago

New Manager

Rewards 23 hr. 9 min. ago

Jobs 23 hr. 12 min. ago

Sustainability 23 hr. 14 min. ago

The glue that can hold a family together 23 hr. 20 min. ago

Wages 23 hr. 25 min. ago

New roles, new jobs 23 hr. 28 min. ago

Tech

Adaptxt now available in Google Play store 2 hr. 12 min. ago

Spending on cloud, mobile picking up: Infosys President 19 hr. 39 min. ago

TCS: Healthy large-size client additions, Europe growth are key positives 19 hr. 44 min. ago

BSNL, ISRO spar over satellite bandwidth 19 hr. 48 min. ago

Lee’s court appearance: Samsung seeks Government’s help 19 hr. 48 min. ago

Snapdeal buys product discovery site Doozton 19 hr. 51 min. ago

TCS to hire 55,000 this fiscal 19 hr. 54 min. ago

Hitachi Systems Micro Clinic aims Rs 240 cr revenue in two years’ time 20 hr. 59 min. ago

Infosys deploys banking solution for Boston-based Eastern Bank 23 hr. 51 min. ago

Airtel unveils ‘Night Store’ packs 23 hr. 52 min. ago

News

Aircel launches special roaming recharge in Mumbai 1 hr. 19 min. ago

Apex court allows CAG to audit books of private telcos 6 hr. 15 min. ago

Reliance Jio rejects Vodafone, Idea request to swap spectrum 18 hr. 59 min. ago

Uninor faces ₹350-cr penalty 19 hr. 37 min. ago

VMware Projects to invest up to $ 500 m in India 21 hr. 6 min. ago

Alcatel-Lucent’s India head quits 21 hr. 11 min. ago

VMware to invest $500 million 21 hr. 20 min. ago

Tata Comm expands data centre biz 21 hr. 53 min. ago

‘Patent laws for IT sector needs clarity’ 21 hr. 58 min. ago

Mindtree Q4 profit rises 9% on higher revenues 22 hr. 27 min. ago

RCom hikes tariffs by up to 20% 23 hr. 25 min. ago

Mobiles & Tablets

New recharges from Tata DoCoMo 21 hr. 18 min. ago

Other Gadgets

Turn your mobile into a microscope 18 hr. 41 min. ago

Newbie for the beginners 19 hr. 11 min. ago

Gaming

Watch and burn! 19 hr. 8 min. ago

It's getting way too graphic! 19 hr. 19 min. ago

New Manager

Rewards 23 hr. 9 min. ago

Jobs 23 hr. 12 min. ago

Sustainability 23 hr. 14 min. ago

The glue that can hold a family together 23 hr. 20 min. ago

Wages 23 hr. 25 min. ago

New roles, new jobs 23 hr. 28 min. ago

Tech

Adaptxt now available in Google Play store 2 hr. 12 min. ago

Spending on cloud, mobile picking up: Infosys President 19 hr. 39 min. ago

TCS: Healthy large-size client additions, Europe growth are key positives 19 hr. 44 min. ago

BSNL, ISRO spar over satellite bandwidth 19 hr. 48 min. ago

Lee’s court appearance: Samsung seeks Government’s help 19 hr. 48 min. ago

Snapdeal buys product discovery site Doozton 19 hr. 51 min. ago

TCS to hire 55,000 this fiscal 19 hr. 54 min. ago

Hitachi Systems Micro Clinic aims Rs 240 cr revenue in two years’ time 20 hr. 59 min. ago

Infosys deploys banking solution for Boston-based Eastern Bank 23 hr. 51 min. ago

Airtel unveils ‘Night Store’ packs 23 hr. 52 min. ago

News

Aircel launches special roaming recharge in Mumbai 1 hr. 19 min. ago

Apex court allows CAG to audit books of private telcos 6 hr. 15 min. ago

Reliance Jio rejects Vodafone, Idea request to swap spectrum 18 hr. 59 min. ago

Uninor faces ₹350-cr penalty 19 hr. 37 min. ago

VMware Projects to invest up to $ 500 m in India 21 hr. 6 min. ago

Alcatel-Lucent’s India head quits 21 hr. 11 min. ago

VMware to invest $500 million 21 hr. 20 min. ago

Tata Comm expands data centre biz 21 hr. 53 min. ago

‘Patent laws for IT sector needs clarity’ 21 hr. 58 min. ago

Mindtree Q4 profit rises 9% on higher revenues 22 hr. 27 min. ago

RCom hikes tariffs by up to 20% 23 hr. 25 min. ago

Mobiles & Tablets

New recharges from Tata DoCoMo 21 hr. 18 min. ago

Other Gadgets

Turn your mobile into a microscope 18 hr. 41 min. ago

Newbie for the beginners 19 hr. 11 min. ago

Gaming

Watch and burn! 19 hr. 8 min. ago

It's getting way too graphic! 19 hr. 19 min. ago

New Manager

Rewards 23 hr. 9 min. ago

Jobs 23 hr. 12 min. ago

Sustainability 23 hr. 14 min. ago

The glue that can hold a family together 23 hr. 20 min. ago

Wages 23 hr. 25 min. ago

New roles, new jobs 23 hr. 28 min. ago

Commodities

Edible oils rise with bullish futures market

Edible oils ruled firm on Wednesday on back of higher volumes tracking extended gain in the futures market. Imported palmolein and soyabean refined oil increased by ₹2 and ₹3 for 10 kg each... »


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