The April 11 earthquake off the west coast of Sumatra, 8.6 on the
Richter scale, sparked fears of a tsunami across the Indian Ocean.
Fortunately, the fears proved groundless.
Meaning of Cafeteria plan Cafeteria plan means package of benefits that allows the employee to make choices
India's data management, reporting are under scrutiny In the last two years, there have been two corrections on important economic indicators tracked by the Central Statistics Office (CSO). Delays in reporting by agencies and the pressure to release data as early as possible are testing the limits of the CSO's structural checks.
Does Infy's labour-intensive model works any longer? Infosys needs to take a brutal look at whether its high-margin, labour-intensive model works any longer. The company still has the highest operating margin amongst top-tier tech
firms, but its pace of
revenue growth has slowed.
Govt now needs to balance RBI rate cut to check inflation, boost growth The RBI has finally eased interest rates. But unless the government
responds adequately, it will make no difference to either growth or
Roundup: Events of the fortnight Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries has posted a 21 per cent
fall in fourthquarter net profit at Rs 4,236 crore. While RIL's total
income rose 18.8 per cent to Rs 87,477 crore, its other income saw a
jump of 150 per cent at Rs 2,295 crore.
Indian and Pak heads of state visit to neighbour country
Stock markets performance in 2012 The stock markets performed miserably in 2011, the Sensex losing 23.26
per cent between January and December. Many expected it to do worse in
2012. Surprisingly, in the January to March quarter, the Sensex has
rebounded, with most sectors gaining value.
RBI's Monetary Policy Review: Who said what The monetary policy announcements should help in investment revival and contribute to strengthening of business sentiments, says Pranab Mukherjee, Finance Minister, to wire agencies