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Zee News Q4 net profit dips 43%; Stock loses 6%

Zee NewsSubhash Chandra promoted firm Zee News has registered 42.67 per cent drop in its consolidated net profit for the fourth quarter ended March 31

The company posted net profit worth Rs 8.76 crore against Rs 15.28 crore in the same quarter ended March, 2008.

However, the company’s has cloaked total income worth Rs 138.44 crore during the quarter under review, as against Rs 113.07 crore in the same quarter last fiscal.

For the year ended March 31, the company has posted a consolidated net profit of Rs 44.66 crore, up 20.47 per cent from Rs 37.07 crore in the same period previous fiscal.

Sensex climbs to a six-month high at 11,329.05

Sensex climbs to a six-month high at 11,329.05Mumbai, Apr 24: The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark Sensex on Friday climbed to a six-month high at 11,329.05.

The Sensex, which touched the high level of 11,362.88 during the day, ended with a gain of 194.06 points at 11,329.05.

The National Stock Exchange’s Nifty also rose by 57.05 points to 3,480.75.

Daily trading on the BSE increased to 5,723 crore rupees from 4,743 crore rupees in the previous session.

Special court orders medical test to determine Kasab’s age

Special court orders medical test to determine Kasab’s ageMumbai, Apr 24: A special court on Friday ordered an inquiry to determine the age of Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab, the only survivour attacker of Mumbai terror attacks, by April 28.

The court’s order came after Kasab claimed to have been a minor at the time of Mumbai carnage.

Judge M. L. Tahiliyani said a radiologist and a forensic dentist would examine Kasab. Tahiliyani has also allowed special public prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam to examine witnesses comprising doctors and jailor.

Mumbai Court Orders Medical Test To Determine Kasab’s Actual Age

Mumbai Court Orders Medical Test To Determine Kasab’s Actual Age A special court in Mumbai, has ordered a medical examination to decide the actual age of the prime accused in Mumbai terror attacks case Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab.

Judge M L Tahiliyani permitted special public prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam to probe three witnesses that includes doctors and jailor on April 28 to find out Kasab is not a juvenile.

The court also ordered doctors to carry out ossification and dental examinations to settle on whether arrested terrorist Kasab’s actual age, and submit a complete report before April 28.

Bulls rock the market: BSE gains 317 pts; Nifty surges 93 pts

Bulls rocks the market: BSE gains 317 pts; Nifty surges 93 pts The Indian market finally breaks its three days losing streak, and settled the day with handsome gains.

On Thursday, the domestic benchmark Index opened the day marginally up, but suddenly it turned volatile tracking mixed cues from the markets all over the world.

However, after touching intraday low, the benchmark indices bounced back on good buying interest. After that, the market didn't turn back and continued to extend its gains tracking recovery in the Asian markets.

Akshaya Prasad resigns from Goldman Sachs; joins Greater Pacific Capital

Akshaya Prasad resigns from Goldman Sachs; joins Greater Pacific Capital Akshaya Prasad, the infrastructure head of financial services bigwig Goldman Sachs, has resigned after his nine-year stint at the company. He has joined private equity firm Greater Pacific Capital, where he has been appointed the co-head of Greater Pacific's India business.

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