MUMBAI - HCL Technologies Ltd, India's fourth-largest software services exporter by revenue, reported a 3.6 percent rise in quarterly net profit on Tuesday, lagging street estimates as margins dropped due to currency volatility.
NEW DELHI - Rahul Gandhi accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of failing farmers in a rare speech to parliament on Monday, sharpening an attack on the government after a long vacation that raised questions about the opposition leader's future.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Navy has sent an aircraft carrier and a guided-missile cruiser into the waters near Yemen, officials said on Monday, heightening the U.S. maritime security presence as concerns mount over Yemen's escalating conflict. | Video
NEW YORK - The New York Times won two prestigious Pulitzer prizes on Monday for coverage of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, described by the Pulitzer board as courageous and vivid journalism that engaged the public and held authorities accountable.
TRIPOLI - A bomb exploded in front of the Spanish embassy in the Libyan capital late on Monday, residents said, the latest in a string of attacks on foreign missions in the North African country.
MUMBAI - Fresh fears over the impact of retrospective taxation rattled foreign investors and Indian markets on Monday, traders said, as stocks fell for a fourth consecutive day and the rupee hit its weakest in more than a month.
MUMBAI - The BSE Sensex and Nifty fell nearly 2 percent on Monday, marking their steepest fall in nearly one month as most blue-chips declined on worries that retrospective taxation could lead to foreign portfolio outflows.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday left intact the 2012 insider trading conviction of former Goldman Sachs Group Inc director Rajat Gupta.
DHAKA - Assailants wielding iron rods attacked the car of Bangladesh's former prime minister and main opposition leader Khaleda Zia on Monday during an election rally and then shot at it as the vehicle sped away but she was unhurt, officials said.
MUMBAI - Tragedy struck Indian cricket on Monday when a 20-year-old player died as a result of a freakish on-field collision with a team mate during a club match in Kolkata.
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