Wipro reported revenue growth of 5.6%QoQ to USD 1,344mn (upper end of guidance). However, volume growth of 1.5%QoQ was disappointing; offshore pricing improved 3.7%QoQ. Management has guided for 3-5%QoQ growth in Q4FY11. Mr T. K. Kurien replaced joint CEOs.
London, June 18: Democratic presidential nominee Senator Barack Obama has hired Hillary Clinton’s former campaign manager to boost efforts to win votes of women, Hispanics and supporters of the New York Senator.
Patti Solis Doyle, who was fired by Hillary earlier this year and blamed for strategic errors in the early primaries, will become chief of staff to Obama’s vice presidential running mate, The Telegraph reported.
Energy explorer, Cairn India Ltd has posted a lower than expected profits in the second quarter due to payment of royalties for the first time.
The net income of the energy explorer, which is being acquired by Vedanta Resources, fell 52 percent to 7.63 billion rupees in the second quarter till September. This means the company saw a fall of 4 rupees a share.
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London, Dec 25 : Fearing that too much gorging on spicy delicacies this festive season might leave you breaking the wind in front of anybody and everybody? Well, then here's a solution for the `stinky' problem-pants that absorb the bad wind when people fart!
Scientists at a US firm have developed strips of an activated carbon fabric, called Subtle Butt, which, when secured in underwear with self-adhesive strips, can neutralise the gas.
The firm markets a range of products to tackle embarrassing human excretions, such as underarm sweat stains.
New Delhi, March 15 : Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal Friday justified the recent hike in fares and hinted at further hikes to fill the income-expenditure gap as the Rajya Sabha passed the railway budget for 2013-14.
"It is our duty that people get a safe journey at affordable prices. I agree we should not consider it a business organisation but the mandate of railways should be on a strong financial principle... We also have a national responsibility," Bansal said responding to a debate on the rail budget for 2013-14 in the upper house of parliament.
Abhay Deol has received a lot of compliments for his performance in Dev D from the critics and movie goers alike and has made the Deol clan prouder. But not many are aware that his biggest fan at home is his older brother Bobby Deol who just cant stop raving about Abhay these days.
Washington, Dec 23: US Defence Secretary Robert Gates, who has been named to the same Cabinet post by the incoming President-elect Barack Obama's Administration, has asked experienced members of the Bush war team to stick around to smooth the transition process in the Pentagon.
Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates has asked most Bush Administration political appointees except those targeted for dismissal to stay on in the Pentagon until replaced by the Obama Administration in the coming months, The Washington Times reported.
Mumbai, June 14 : A benchmark index for Indian equities markets rose slightly in early trade Tuesday, while broader indices managed moderate gains.
The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 18,276.78 points, was ruling at 18,321.5 points, up 65.14 points or 0.36 percent from its previous close at 18,266.03 points.
The 50-scrip S&P CNX Nifty of the National Stock Exchange was also trading in the green at 5,504.05 points, up 0.39 percent.
Islamabad, Mar. 22 : The new Prime Minister of Pakistan would take oath on March 25.
President Pervez Musharraf would administer the oath of office to the prime minister in a ceremony at Aiwan-e-Sadr, a presidential spokesman said here on Saturday.
Major General Rashid Qureshi said President Musharraf has summoned a session of the National Assembly on March 24 to elect the prime minister.
He said only prime minister would take oath on March 25, while the federal cabinet would take oath next week.
Copper prices rallied with values in London hurdling back up above the $7,000 per tonne level in late business as the dollar weakened and supply threats mounted at one of the world's top copper mines. The weakening dollar prompted some participants to buy back previously sold copper contracts as they were evening up positions going into the year-end holidays. Inventories of copper stored in LME warehouses rose 1,875 metric tons, leaving them at 482,775.
Gold yesterday moved higher as the euro rose after Greece's government announced plans to deal with the country's budget deficits, leading to improved risk appetite in markets generally. Now technically market is trading in the range as RSI for 18days is currently indicating 60.91, where as 50DMA is at 16666.6 and gold is trading above the same and getting support at 16958 and below could see a test of 16887 level, And resistance is now likely to be seen at 17097, a move above could see prices testing 17165.
Recent study revealed that many children suffering from autism are often not diagnosed. Researchers also found that number of the children suffering from autism has increased 12 fold in the last 30 years.
Research team lead by Professor Baron-Cohen studied Cambridge school registers of children with special educational needs. Data analysis showed 1 per cent of children affected by autism. Questionnaire given to parents confirmed 41 new cases.
Data analysis revealed that including undiagnosed cases, one in 64 children suffer from autism which is 1.5 per cent of the population. This means that nearly 500,000 to
Kabul/Islamabad - NATO forces in Afghanistan and Pakistani army said on Thursday that their military exchanged fire on the Afghan-Pakistan border, but both sources gave contradictory information about how the firefight was triggered.
The Pakistani army said that its soldiers opened fire on NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) helicopters after the aircraft violated the country's airspace along the border with Afghanistan.
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