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Stocks in the news: Eveready, Maruti, YES Bank, Adani Power, DHFL and Jet Airways

DHFL has sold one of its crucial commercial properties DHFL House in the Andheri suburb of Mumbai.

India’s worsening drought is forcing doctors to buy water for surgery

Failed rains last year and delays in this year’s annual monsoon have left nearly half of India facing drought-like conditions.

Meet a new generation of rising stars of the Indian diaspora making a mark in diverse fields around the world

Together, they are the single biggest remittance group — sending $80 billion home in 2018 alone.

Tamil Nadu BJP will not participate in TV debates

“It has been decided that BJP representatives will not participate in TV debates as there is no balance and equal opportunity in recent times in these debates,” state president Tamilisai Soundarajan said in a statement to the press.

Volkswagen whistleblower says he erred in trusting GM, not circulating his CV after 2018 layoffs

Hemanth Kappanna's research exposed Volkswagen’s decade long conspiracy to lie about its diesel cars’ emissions.

RWH should be taken up on war footing: Rajinikanth

"As of now, immediate measures that need to be taken is saving rain water. It should be on a war-footing mode," he said.

DMK slams Centre's "compulsory retirement" of government officials

The DMK said though PM Narendra Modi had assured 2 crore jobs in the run-up to 2014 Lok Sabha polls, he could not deliver on the promise in the last five years.

Stocks in the news: DHFL, Indiabulls Housing, Sterlite Tech, Eros, J&K Bank and Hotel Leelaventure

Promoters of Sterlite Technologies have announced that they have removed their entire pledge on STL's shares.

Stocks in the news: Lupin, ONGC, IDBI Bank, Coal India and Bharti Airtel

UBS has maintained buy rating on Motherson Sumi and lowered target price to ₹160.

Rain woes continue to trouble Mumbaikars, Anand Mahindra expresses concern over 'volatile weather'

Mahindra took to Twitter to express concern over the situation.

Stocks in the news: Sun TV, YES Bank, BoB, HDFC Bank and Religare Enterprises

IIFL has maintained buy rating on Sobha with a revised target price of Rs 500.

A Piramal bet that didn’t work out: Only 6.5% CAGR in 6 years

On an absolute basis, the company made 40 per cent returns.

Budget 2019: Hopes of tax exemption limit hike

Here are some expectations of the common man that the government could consider in the upcoming budget.

Actor Crazy Mohan passes away at 67; R Ashwin, Siddharth mourn Tamil writer's death

The renowned comedy giant suffered a major heart attack.

No uncertainties in tie-up with DMDK, good news soon: AIADMK

​The ruling AIADMK, which is in an alliance with the BJP and PMK, has been making all-out efforts to rope in the DMDK.

Stocks in the news: Emami, Jet Airways, ONGC, Adani Ports and Glenmark Pharma

KKR is in advanced negotiations to invest Rs 2,000 cr in the Emami Group.

Stocks in the news: YES Bank, TechM, Dr Reddy's Labs, Biocon, Jet Airways and DHFL

Meanwhile, Reliance Group has reached an understanding with lenders on shares pledged.

Sridevi's death anniversary: Boney, Anil Kapoor hold 'puja' at her Chennai home

The Kapoor family reached Chennai from Mumbai for the 'puja'.

Malayalam star Mohanlal to make directorial debut with 3D film after four decades of acting

Mohanlal revealed the news on his blog.

Weather forecasting in times of extreme weather events

As extreme weather events become more common, demand for better forecasting is disrupting the entire space.

Stocks in the news: YES Bank, TCS, Ashok Leyland, Raymond, Pfizer and IL&FS Transport

Here are a few stocks which by buzz the most in today's trade.

Chidambaram slams income tax department for 'partial' action in Tamil Nadu

During the raids, cash to the tune of Rs 1.48 crore allegedly stashed to bribe voters was seized.

Sri Lanka ‘reaches out’ for NSG help

Wickremasighe has thanked India for providing intelligence ahead of attacks and sought future assistance to counter threats.

IIT-Kharagpur develops tech to filter fake news about disasters

The IIT-Kharagpur has come up with a solution that uses AI to extract information from social media platforms.

Indian bitcoin players wary of Facebook’s stablecoin

Some startup founders feel that Facebook’s proposed currency system may not require banks to transfer money to buy or sell digital currency.

In poll season, envoys too are studying India’s caste maths

South Indian states are seeing a lot of traffic by foreign diplomats too, many of whom are posted in Mumbai or Bengaluru or Chennai consulates.

Veteran director J Mahendran passes away at 79

The film-maker was credited for mentoring Rajinikanth during his early career.

5th phase over, efforts begin for forming non-BJP, non-Congress alliance

Taking the first step in this regard was K Chandrashekar Rao, who met Pinarayi Vijayan in Thiruvananthapuram, ostensibly over "dinner".

BJP pushed to corner, Cong furious as Godse centre of debate on last day of campaigning

The Pandora's box opened on Thursday with BJP's Bhopal Lok Sabha candidate and Malegaon blast accused Pragya Singh Thakur lauding Godse as a "patriot".

Happy that Chess is back in Asian Games: Vishwanathan Anand

Chess was a part of Asian Games programme at the 2006 edition in Doha and 2010 in Guangzhou.

#MeToo: Chennai-based artist Ananya Ramaprasad accuses actress Maya S Krishnan of sexual harassment

Both discontinued their social media accounts after the news went viral.

The grand proposal: Karun Nair gets engaged to longtime girlfriend Sanaya Takariwala

The cricketer took to social media to share special moments from his proposal.

Congress accuses Modi govt of 'hounding' opposition with 'motivated' I-T raids ahead of polls

Congress alleged that the Income Tax department was taking "autocratic and partial" action in Tamil Nadu in the run up to Lok Sabha elections.

Stocks in the news: Indiabulls Housing, Reliance Industries, ICICI Securities and Cadila Healthcare

Here's a look at the top stocks that may hog the limelight in today's session.

Stocks in the news: Raymond, Future Lifestyle, Dr Reddy's Labs and Hathway Cable

Here's a look at the top stocks that may hog the limelight in today's session.

DHFL, Titan, SBI, RCom and HCL Tech among stocks in the news

Here's a look at the top stocks that may hog the limelight in today's session.

Rumours about contracts and transfers for 2019-20 football season take centre-stage

The IFA has supposedly hauled up Joby, but no clarity has been provided as yet. But it seems, he is likely to join ATK and play for them in the coming season.

Pakistan bans broadcast of Indian Premier League

The decision comes a month after DSport stopped the coverage of the tournament in protest of the Pulwama terror attack that killed 40 CRPF personnel.

Foxconn to begin mass production of iPhones in India

India has become the fastest-growing smartphone market in the world, while China stagnates.

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Election Meter

Raising doubts over the credibility of EVMs, a number of opposition parties on Sunday said they will move the SC again to demand verification of at least 50% of votes by paper trail.

We are back in 2009-2015 era where a handful of companies do well: Basant Maheshwari

I cannot see a recovery in broader markets for the next 6-9 months at least, says Maheshwari.

Chennai Super Kings launches mobile app

The app has features like news, views, match analysis, fan zone, competitions and games, CSK TV, purchase of match tickets and official merchandise.

Whatsapp still being used for child abuse videos

Probe finds app remains breeding ground for such videos; company says it’s working with tech platforms, authorities.

Dena Bank, Lakshmi Vilas Bank, BoB, Vijaya Bank and Idea Cellular among stocks in the news

Here's a look at the top stocks that may hog the limelight in today's session.

Fear looms: Easter day terror puts the clock back by a decade

It may take a lot of courage for the Sri Lankan government now to accept that the Easter Day blasts might have brought back those fading memories of the LTTE era returning lock, stock and barrel.

11-year-old girl gang-raped by 22 for 7 months in Chennai; 18 men including security guards arrested

According to police the Class VII girl was allegedly sedated with injections, drug-laced soft drinks before sexually assaulting her and was videographed.

Tik-ing the wrong boxes: Apps to face more scrutiny

Firms such as Facebook, YouTube, TikTok and Bigo Live will face even more regulatory scrutiny in future.

Corn traders expect import duty to be slashed to 10%

Corn, or maize, is the third largest cereal crop in the country after rice and wheat.

The stunning rise of Nirmala Sitharaman

Sitharaman's story marks one of the swiftest ascents in Indian politics — she had joined BJP only in 2006.

Indian Railways is emerging as a hub of innovation for service providers

As India’s largest employer goes digital, it’s beginning to acquire huge scale in a new dimension — data.

DMK seeks probe against former AIADMK ministers

The bribery allegations have come up at a time when the state is on a drive to attract investments.

Axis Bank, Kwality, Electrosteel Steels, IL&FS and Unitech among stocks in the news

Here's a look at the top stocks that may hog the limelight in today's session:

NTPC, Idea Cellular, Jet Airways and McNally Bharat among stocks in the news

Here's a look at the top stocks that may hog the limelight in today's session.

Piyush Goyal meets with AIADMK leaders on alliance, seat-sharing

According to people aware of Goyal’s schedule for Thursday, the meeting was aimed at finalising seat-sharing and other alliance related issues.

Piyush Goyal meets with AIADMK leaders on alliance, seat-sharing

According to people aware of Goyal’s schedule for Thursday, the meeting was aimed at finalising seat-sharing and other alliance related issues.

Rajinikanth begins trademark registration for TV Channel

Registry had responded to the actor’s applications pointing out similar registrations done before, including registrations by the World Wrestling Entertainment & Star India.

Now, police use apps to catch a criminal

From using facial recognition to identify suspects to predicting crime, AI is new tool in the hands of police

Chris Gayle is back and it is bad news for other teams, says Lokesh Rahul

Gayle, playing his first game of the season, smashed his second fastest IPL fifty, off 22 balls, to lay the foundation for KXIP's thrilling four-run win over Chennai Super Kings last night.

Franklin Templeton sees India's growth untouched by poll outcome

The fund house is betting on banks, automobiles, consumer firms and software exporters.

Uber Eats India likely to end up on Swiggy’s plate

This is in line with Uber’s strategy to cut down on losses as it prepares for a IPO at a valuation of $120-150 billion.

GST Council cuts rates sharply to make room for housing growth

Starting April 1, homes under construction will be levied 5% GST, against 12%. For affordable homes, GST will drop to 1% from 8%.

Kamala Harris to decide on 2020 US presidential bid over holidays

Harris ranked fifth in a November poll of Democratic voters' preferred nominee to take on President Donald Trump's reelection bid, the Politico News reported.

Good news! Superstar Rajinikanth to meet his fans post Christmas

Members of the fan club will get an opportunity to take a photograph with their matinee idol.

Rajinikanth, Akshay Kumar-starrer '2.0' mints Rs. 20.25 crore on first day

The film is a sequel of the 2010 flick 'Enthiran'.

Rahul Gandhi promises 33 per cent job reservation for women, GST reforms if UPA wins LS polls

Gandhi touched upon a range of issues during his informal interaction with students of Stella Maris College for Women and at a news conference in Chennai.

Jet Airways launches non-stop flights between Chennai-Paris

The new service would commence from October 29 onwards, operate five times a week and complement the existing daily service between Mumbai and Paris-Charles de Gaulle.

Most desi IT companies sued for staff bias in 2018

National Grid supplies energy to more than 20 million people through its networks in New York, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island.

Two women below 50 enter Kerala's Sabarimala temple; 'purification' ritual held

Two women — Bindu and Kanakadurga — who tried to reach the shrine last week, told a local news channel that they had darshan on Wednesday at 3.30 am.

No light at the end of the tunnel for Meghalaya miners

Till date, the dewatering of the 370-foot-deep mine where the miners are trapped has proved futile as over 1 crore litres of water has been pumped out of the main shaft in the past one month.

Railways may scrap flexi-fare scheme today, providing relief ahead of Diwali

The reworked plan could also see the railways offering up to 50% discount for ‘last-minute’ bookings made for seats available up to four days before the journey on 102 trains under the scheme.

In the age of Netflix, can Doordarshan leverage nostalgia?

For Gen X, born between the 1960s and ’80s, DD’s iconic shows like Rangoli are a way to connect to their past.

Housing sales up 24%; new supply down 35% in 9 cities in Jul-Sep: Report

Housing sales rose to 72,472 units during July-September 2018 from 58,470 units in the year-ago period across nine major cities.

GST intel wing raid actor Vishal’s production company office in Chennai

The raid happened a day after a vicious spat between Vishal and BJP leader H Raja over actor Vijay's film 'Mersal'.

Basic premise of SIP is to cash in on volatility: Anand Radhakrishnan of Franklin Templeton AMC

Does the current volatility in the stock market bother you?

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News Broadcasters’ Association questions BARC’s viewership data

NBA had alleged that the data for the new English news channel Republic TV was defective and that discrepancies have been noticed across markets.

Good news for pricey stocks; 200 promoters just raised stakes

Promoters buying shares of their own companies is considered a good omen.

No decision taken on Chennai Test against England: BCCI

Due to Jayalalithaa's demise, BCCI has decided to "wait and watch" before deciding on a possible shift of venue of the fifth Test between India and England to be held from December 16-20 in Chennai.

Housing sales seen up 25% in 2018; supply down 22% in 9 cities: PropTiger

The nine cities tracked by PropTiger are -- Mumbai, Pune, Noida, Gurgaon, Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Ahmedabad.

Market Movers: Fed likely to hold rates, gold at 8-month & India rated less corrupt

A lowdown on top macro triggers that may move market on January 30, 2019.

British Airways, Vistara announce partnership to fly each others passenger

British Airways operates two direct flights a day from Heathrow to Mumbai, a double daily service to Delhi and a daily flight to Chennai.

Greaves cotton seals pact to buy electric vehicle-maker Ampere

This deal arrives two years after twowheeler manufacturer Hero MotoCorp pumped in over Rs 200 crore for a minority stake in Ather Energy, triggering interest in the nascent sector.

Cricket-Chennai test in balance after Indian politician's death

CRICKET-INDIA/CHENNAI:Cricket-Chennai test in balance after Indian politician's death

Paradigm shift: 80 per cent Indians consume news from social media rather than a newspaper

Indians in big cities are now spending less than half the time reading newspapers and watching TV.

English news channel ratings: TRAI's intervention leads to decline in Republic TV’s viewership

The term multiple LCNs refers to a practice in which channels could register in multiple frequencies, i.e., a news channel could also appear in the entertainment or movie categories.

As Jayalalithaa fights for her life, bandh-like situation prevails in Chennai

At the hospital hundreds of AIADMK party workers continued to stay put and raised slogans saying their beloved 'Amma' should recover.

Jayalalithaa critical: Venkaiah Naidu speaks to Tamil Nadu Governor, rushes to Chennai

Venkaiah Naidu spoke to the Governor and state Chief Secretary P. Rama Mohana Rao enquiring about her health and will also fly down to Chennai to assess the situation.

Out of the patriarch's shadow, Stalin faces his first big test this year

In taking his party along during such testing weather, Stalin lacks the personal touch of the Kalaignar.

Will jobs actually be top of mind when India casts its vote in this Lok Sabha elections?

ET Magazine reporters travelled to trade and industry hubs across the country to find out.

Builders hand over 1.93 lakh units in 9 cities during first half of 2018: Report

It also said the developers delivered 1,93,061 units during first half of 2018 against 1,44,654 units in the corresponding period of last year.

Builders handover 1.93 lakh units in 9 cities during first half of 2018: Report

It also said the developers delivered 1,93,061 units during first half of 2018 against 1,44,654 units in the corresponding period of last year.

Bull market began in 2013-2014 and is still intact: Ramesh Damani

We had a very rough quarter in Oct-Dec that tested us as bull market, says Damani.

People throng Apollo after news of deterioration in Jaya's health

As news about the setback in Jayalalithaa's health spread, AIADMK workers, including a large number of women, started gathering at the hospital.

The backstory of the boy who delivers your food order at your doorstep

The daily effort to calm impatient customers and earn the maximum money has both physical and mental consequences.

Karunanidhi’s mortal remains laid to rest after a sea of supporters pay their final respects

The casket is engraved with the words, “A man who never rested, is now resting,”

Everybody needs to upskill themselves in some form or shape, says Verizon's Helen Wong

Over fifty IT professionals have filed petitions against the company at the Hyderabad High Court against their alleged illegal retrenchment.

Startup funding drops 46% with number of deals falling 31% Q-o-Q in 2017: News Corp VCCEdge

The report says the M&A deals jumped by as much as 75% Q-o-Q.

Jayalalithaa's health: Under security cover Chennai and rest of Tamil Nadu maintains normal functions

AIADMK cadres poured in from across the state soon after news of the chief minister's health condition was out on Sunday evening.

DMK & Samajwadi Party sign in & sign out; Trinamool repeats ‘pehle aap’

The pullouts could dictate reflexes of RJD legislators too who have been watching the developments. Congress made to realise the inherent vagaries of those working for ‘opposition unity’.

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