The Financial Express: Most Read Stories on Tuesday

Feb 26 2013, 19:06 IST
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SummaryHere are some of the most read stories on The Financial Express.

Rail Budget 2013-14 Live: Railways to double spend on track electrification

Rail Budget 2013-14 Live: Rail minister Pawan Bansal could announce his thrust on electrification as part of his debut Rail Budget 2013 speech on Tuesday, sources said.

Hit hard by the Centre’s decision to deregulate bulk diesel prices that has set its annual fuel bill soaring by 15%, the Indian Railways has turned its attention on the neglected track electrification programme, increasing the target by around 50% for the next fiscal. Read More...

Sachin Tendulkar 'clobbers' India to win over Australia in Chennai Test

Sachin Tendulkar, looking to make a calculated point to the Australians as well as his Team India mates, who were struggling to reach the 50-run victory target, just walked in, took guard at the crease and smashed the bowling apart.

Through a never-before-seen showmanship Sachin Tendulkar clobbered first two deliveries he faced for two sixes and tamed the Michael Clarke-led opposition immediately! Memory fails to recall when, if ever, he had ever shown so much aggression, even in his hey day. Read More...

TCS settles lawsuit by former employees

Country's largest software firm TCS today said it has agreed to settle a suit filed by two former employees alleging violation of the rights of its non-US citizen workers in the US.

However, details of the settlement were not disclosed. Highlighting that the US Court has found no wrongdoing by the company, TCS said it "believes that it always acted appropriately notwithstanding the allegations in this case." Read More...

Narendra Modi article by Markandey Katju in Pakistan angers BJP

BJP today attacked Press Council of India chief Markandey Katju for writing an article in a Pakistan daily against the Gujarat government and alleged that he was engaging in political activity while occupying a quasi-judicial post.

In the article in The Express Tribune, he criticised the Narendra Modi-led government and charged that Muslims did not feel safe under the Modi dispensation. Read More...

BSE Sensex plunges to 3-mth low over Rail Budget 2013 blow, NSE Nifty closes under 5,800-mark

The BSE benchmark index Sensex today widened early losses to end 316.55 points down at 3-month low of 19,015.14, wiping out over Rs 1 lakh crore wealth as Rail Budget 2013 failed to inspire investors, already rattled by fears of worsening EU debt crisis following poll stalemate in Italy.

The Bombay Stock Exchange 30-share S&P BSE Sensex resumed lower on the back of weak Asian cues following steep 216-point fall on Wall Street yesterday on concerns over Italian elections and looming spending cuts in the US. Read More...

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