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  • Bajaj Auto Jun sales down 13% as motorcycle sales fall 16%

    2 July, 2014 5:02 AM 14

    Bajaj Auto 's June sales declined 13 percent to 3.05 lakh units over the previous month, as motorcycle sales fell 16.3 percent. The company sold 2.62 lakh motorcycles in June, compared to 3.13 lakh in May. The company's three wheeler sales rose around 13 percent to 43263 units month-on-month, but were not enough to offset the weakness in motorcycle sales

  • Bajaj Auto June Sales Up 3.3% to 3.05 Lakh Units

    2 July, 2014 5:01 AM 10

    Two-wheeler manufacturer Bajaj Auto on Wednesday reported a 3.3 per cent year-on-year jump in June auto sales. Bajaj Auto said it sold 3,05,465 units of vehicles in the month of June 2014 as compared 2,95,749 units in the same month last year. Motorcycles sale grew 3 per cent to 2,62,202 units, while three-wheeler sales grew by 5 per cent to 43,263 units

  • Microsoft Joins Qualcomm-Backed Alliance in Bid for Connected Homes

    2 July, 2014 5:01 AM 12

    The Qualcomm-backed AllSeen Alliance is among a growing number of efforts for companies working alone or in groups to promote protocols for how smart devices should work together in a trend increasingly referred to as the Internet of Things. Microsoft on Tuesday joined 50 other members in the AllSeen Alliance, including major consumer electronics players

  • Internet Classrooms: How India is Studying Online

    2 July, 2014 5:00 AM 18

    These sites - designed to be used by schoolchildren, their parents and teachers - offer everything from coursework to testing and virtual classrooms. Perhaps the most visible name in the category is Meritnation, thanks to its television ad campaign. Formed in 2009, the company now advertises a total of 6.7 million and growing list of registered students

  • रांची-पटना जनशताब्दी एक्सप्रेस की एसी बोगी में डकैती

    2 July, 2014 4:58 AM 15

    रांची से पटना आ रही जनशताब्दी एक्सप्रेस की एसी बोगी में मंगलवार की रात करीब 25 डकैतों ने लूटपाट की. इस बोगी में 73 यात्री थे. गया-धनबाद रेलखंड पर स्थित कोडरमा व गुरपा स्टेशनों के बीच हुई वारदात में डकैतों ने लाखों नकद सहित करीब 30 लाख रुपये के मोबाइल, लैपटॉप, सोने-चांदी के जेवरात व अन्य कीमती सामान लूट लिया. रांची: सीबीआइ के विशेष न्यायाधीश की अदालत

  • Nifty hits 7700, Sensex at record high; Sesa rises 3%

    2 July, 2014 4:57 AM 9

    About 1604 shares have advanced, 600 shares declined, and 78 shares are unchanged. Sesa Sterlite topped the buying list, rising 3 percent after JP Morgan continued to remain overweight and increased target price on the stock to Rs 350 from Rs 265 earlier. The brokerage house also raised FY16 earnings per share estimate by 7 percent as it believes the company

  • A2Z Maintenance soars 5% on bagging large orders

    2 July, 2014 4:56 AM 7

    Investors continued to buy shares of A2Z Maintenance & Engineering Services for the fifth consecutive session on Wednesday as it secured orders worth Rs 3,300 crore on July 1. The stock is locked at 5 percent upper circuit at Rs 19.95 on the Bombay Stock Exchange and gained 27 percent in five sessions. "A2Z Maintenance secured orders worth approximately

  • Quick GST rollout tops FMGC sector's budget wishlist

    2 July, 2014 4:56 AM 12

    The fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector wants an early rollout of the goods-and-services tax, which, it hopes, will streamline taxes levied on companies, remove cascades apart from boosting economic growth and consumption. Experts say finance minister Arun Jaitley should provide a clear timeline for the rollout of the GST, which will subsume most state-

  • Sunanda Tharoor Death: Health Minister Seeks Report After Doctor Alleges 'Pressure'

    2 July, 2014 4:56 AM 9

    New Delhi: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has asked for a report on an AIIMS doctor's allegation he was pressured to manipulate a report on the death of former union minister Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar Tharoor. The minister has sought a report from the director of AIIMS, or the All India Institute of Medical Sciences. The hospital's

  • Catalan Independence Leader Vows Never to Quit Fight

    2 July, 2014 4:55 AM 15

    Barcelona: The leader of the largest pro-independence force in Catalonia, Oriol Junqueras, has vowed never to quit in his fight for a referendum on redrawing the map of Spain. Junqueras, a bearded, 45-year-old former university historian who now leads the secessionist Republican Left of Catalonia, said he was confident the Spanish government would eventually