BSE Sensex jumps 267 pts to new closing peak of 28,334; NSE Nifty up over 75 pts

BSE Sensex jumps 267 pts to new closing peak of 28,334; NSE Nifty up over 75 pts

Shares soar to record highs as lenders surged after Kotak Mahindra Bank's acquisition of ING Vysya sparked hopes for further consolidation in the sector.

Unsustainable tax demand will give us a bad name: Arun Jaitley
Unsustainable tax demand will give us a bad name: Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday that he was worried by weak credit offtake in the economy...

Long 'to do' list for PM Narendra Modi as clock ticks on economic reform
Long 'to do' list for PM Narendra Modi as clock ticks on economic reform

As Parliament convenes on Monday, Modi govt is confident of passing legislation to allow more FDI in insurance industry, despite hostile opposition.

5 pros and cons of the Google Android 5.0 Lollipop update

I downloaded the Android 5.0 'Lollipop' update with no expectations and armed with sheer indifference...

Barack Obama's immigration orders to benefit thousands of Indians in US

Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration provides portable work authorisation for high-skilled workers awaiting LPR status.

Armed with investment from Ratan Tata, Urban Ladder 'acqui-hires' BuynBrag, to expand home decor biz

Urban Ladder aims to be the biggest furniture seller in India in the next 18 months.

Mangalyaan among Time Magazine's list of best inventions of 2014

TIme Magazine list also includes inventions by two Indians for developing an exercise space for prisoners and a tablet toy for kids.

Kishore Biyani's Future Group acquires Nilgiris supermarket chain

Future acquires Nilgiris, which operates franchisee-operated store chain with 140 outlets in S India.

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PERSONAL FINANCE

RBI asks taxpayers to pay income tax dues in advance
RBI asks taxpayers to pay income tax dues in advance

Rush for remitting income tax dues through the RBI has been far too heavy towards the end of December every year.

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SCIENCE

Gravity saved the universe from collapse after Big Bang
Gravity saved the universe from collapse after Big Bang

Physicists have describe how gravity provided the stability needed for the universe to survive expansion in that early period.