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Indian equity indices open lower, oscillate both ways

Mumbai: Key Indian equity market indices opened a tad lower on Friday and moved both ways in a narrow range, tracking the movements in other Asian markets and mixed trends....

Pay Commission wants 16-percent hike in salaries

New Delhi: An estimated 47 lakh serving central government employees and 52 lakh pensioners, including defence personnel, on Thursday had reason to cheer with the 7th Pay Commission recommending a....

Sheena Bora case: CBI nabs ex-media tycoon Peter Mukerjea

Mumbai: The CBI on Thursday evening arrested former media tycoon Peter Mukerjea in connection with the murder of his step-daughter Sheena Bora.   Peter -- the husband of one of....

Arrest me if I am guilty, says RaGa

New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi paid tribute to his grandmother the former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 98th birth Anniversary. While addressing a youth congress gathering on the....

Chhota Rajan sent to Tihar jail

New Delhi: Long-absconding underworld don Rajendra Sadashiv Nikhalje alias Chhota Rajan was sent in judicial custody to Tihar jail by a Delhi court on Wednesday in a fake passport case,....

Tolerance is not which should be followed here

A Hindu Mahasabha secretary has been accused of harassing air-hostesses on an IndiGo flight from Coimbatore to Chennai. Subhash Swaminathan is Secretary of the Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha’s Tamil Nadu....

Indira Gandhi taught us to stay united: Sonia Gandhi

New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday said Indira Gandhi taught the nation to stay united and people must follow that path.   "We must learn as much as....

India-Bangladesh relations ‘best ever’: Pranab

New Delhi: India attaches the highest importance to relations with Bangladesh and their bilateral relations at present are the "best ever", President Pranab Mukherjee has said.   "Relations between India....

Work hard, take people along, Modi to IAS officers

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday told young IAS officers that the first 10 years of service were critical during which they needed to take everyone along with....

Body found in Raigad is Sheena’s

A big development in the Sheena Bora murder case occurred today when the central forensic team confirmed that the remains found at the site of murder at Raigad, a place....

Government to start portal for innovators: Ravi Shankar Prasad

New Delhi: Innovators seeking government help to transform their ideas into reality can now turn to a dedicated web portal to be set up for them, a minister said on....

Need balance between empathy for stray dogs, safety of humans: SC

New Delhi: Holding that there was a need to strike balance between empathy for stray dogs and safety of humans, the Supreme Court on Wednesday permitted municipal bodies to kill....

Modi pays tribute to Indira Gandhi on birth anniversary

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday paid tribute to Indira Gandhi, the first female Prime Minister of India, on her birth anniversary.   "Tributes to Indira ji on....

Delhi government clears Jan Lokpal bill

New Delhi: Under attack for delaying the tabling of the Jan Lokpal bill in the Delhi legislative assembly, the ruling Aam Aadmi Party on Wednesday cleared the anti-graft legislation --....

RBI employees to go on leave on Thursday

Mumbai: RBI employees will go on a day's mass casual leave on Thursday to protest the government's move to relieve the central bank of some of its vital operations "in....

Ashok Singhal cremated, VHP demands grand Ram temple

New Delhi: VHP leader Ashok Singhal was cremated here on Wednesday, with thousands paying their last respects and senior VHP colleagues calling for a grand Ram temple in Ayodhya in....

Mani’s remarks an act of treason: Venkaiah Naidu

Parliamentary Affairs Minister, Venkaiah Naidu has come down heavily on Congress leader, Mani Shankar Aiyar for his statement against the Modi government.    (Also read: Help us to remove Modi: Mani....

Patanjali says its noodles followed food safety norms

New Delhi: Baba Ramdev-promoted Patanjali on Wednesday said it has followed all the guidelines and regulations of the Food Safety and Regulatory Authority of India (FSSAI) in the launch of....

Pakistan-born Headley made accused in 26/11

A big development in the Mumbai 26/11 case occurred as Tada Court made Pakistan-born American terror operative David Coleman Headley, one of the suspects in the Mumbai attacks legally accused.  ....

First Aiyar, Now Shakeel Ahmad

While the world stood united against the brutal terror attacks that took place on Friday in Paris, ‘Netas’ in India are trying to politicise the entire issue for votes. The....

FDI proposals worth Rs.1,810.25 crore approved

New Delhi: The central government on Wednesday approved six foreign direct investment (FDI) proposals amounting to Rs.1,810.25 crore.   As per the finance ministry, the approval for the six FDI....

My visit will bring India-China closer: Rajnath

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has said his China visit, beginning on Wednesday, would "help in deepening of mutual understanding and trust" between the two neighbouring countries.  ....

Bobby Jindal drops out of US presidential race

Washington: Saying "This is not my time," Louisiana's Indian-American Republican Governor Bobby Jindal has abruptly dropped out of the 2016 US presidential race.   Announcing his decision on Fox News....

Around Rs.375,000 crore corrosion damage per year in India

Chennai: Indian economy suffers a loss of around Rs.375,000 crore annually due to corrosion, an official said.   The three day CORCON 2015 -- a conference on corrosion -- will....

After Maggi, Ramdev’s noodles in soup

The instant noodles launched by Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev, have failed to obtain the mandatory product approval from the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India.   On the one....

Delhi government announces slew of measures in education sector

New Delhi: Online draw of lots for students from weaker sections, pay parity among teachers across the board, audit of school accounts were among the slew of measures announced by Delhi....

Sensational Dawood Disclosure

The sensational claims of one of India's most distinguished police officers Neeraj Kumar. Mr kumar who has served in numerous high positions has made some startling claims about India's most....

Swamy’s allegations against Rahul entirely false : Congress

Congress on Monday dismissed as 'entirely false' BJP leader Subramanian Swamy's allegation that Rahul Gandhi has claimed himself to be a British national before the authorities there.  

Singhal was an institution: Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday mourned the death of VHP leader Ashok Singhal, calling it “a deep personal loss” and describing him as “an institution in himself”.....

Saradha scam: Court defers minister’s bail cancellation hearing

Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday deferred by a day the hearing of the CBI's plea for cancellation of bail granted to West Bengal Transport Minister and Saradha scam....