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Sensex trades flat in early session

Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), on Monday was trading flat at 14.81 points or 0.06 up percent during the morning session.  ....

Modi arrives at FB headquarters for town hall meet

Menlo Park: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday arrived at the Facebook headquarters for a town hall interaction.   "A morning that befits our virtual future. PM @narendramodi arrives at....

Mark Zuckerberg changes his Facebook profile picture: Indian Tricolour hues in his photo; Modi changes his as well, thanking him in return

Mark Zuckerberg has changed his profile picture with his photo in Indian tricolour    He has put the photo in support of ‘Digital India.’    Zuckerberg has written in the....

#ModiInUS: Modi’s Townhall Session; Some of the Exclusive Angles

SAN JOSE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s address today at the Townhall has many angles attached to it. With so much excitement prevailing all over the world, let us have a....

Seven more Indian Hajj pilgrims dead, toll 35

New Delhi: Seven more Indian Haj pilgrims have died in the stampede at Makkah in Saudi Arabia, taking the toll to 35 so far, the Indian mission in Jeddah has....

Government proposes panel on MPs’ salaries

New Delhi: The government has proposed to set up a special commission to recommend salaries and allowances of members of parliament, an official release said here on Sunday.   The....

#ModiInUS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses G4 Summit

Narendra Modi during his visit to US has today gathered, along with the other leaders of the developing countries, to attend the G4 Summit.   Some of the points mentioned....

Lal Bahadur Shastri’s family demands declassification of files; believe he could have been murdered

Lal Bahadur Shastri’s family has demanded all the documents related to his death to be declassified. As it is rightly said, there is something little more of everything, the family....

RSS does not seek report card from us: Rajnath Singh

Lucknow: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said the central government was not giving any presentations or report card to the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) as reported in some sections....

‘1 extra minute for every 100 million Indians’

Washington: A large population has its advantage: Prime Minister Narendra Modi got an extra minute for each of about 100 million Indians.   With his characteristic campaign style oratory in....

Modi autographed memento, not national flag, government clarifies after row

New York/New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi put his autograph on what appeared to be an Indian flag evoking sharp criticism from the Congress but the government clarified that it....

Modi addresses UN Summit

USA: Modi addressed the UN Summit and kept his focus on Sustainable Development and Climate Change.   Some of the key highlights from his speech:   Starts his speech with....

India’s foreign reserves rise to $352 billion: RBI

Mumbai: India's foreign exchange (Forex) reserves rose by $631.5 million to $352.02 billion in the week ended September 18, official data showed on Friday.   The reserves gained by $2.35....

Gold at one month high, reclaims Rs.27,000 mark

New Delhi: Gold on Friday reclaimed Rs.27,000 mark for 10 grams after a month.   "After the US Federal Reserve decided not to increase interest rates, people started looking at....

Markets continue to be subdued

Mumbai: After opening on a lower note, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) on Thursday recovered marginally but continued to be on the negative range in the morning session.   The....

Modi not just receives a warm welcome in Ireland but, gifts as well

IRELAND: Prime Minister Modi arrived in Ireland on Wednesday, taking a stopover en route USA. His Irish counterpart Enda Kenny not just gave him a warm welcome but also presents....

After Netaji Files, West Bengal Government to declassify 1943-47 Cabinet meetings files

West Bengal: After the declassification of Netaji files, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has informed that the Bengal government would make public, the files of the cabinet meetings that....

Paswan asks BIS to upgrade labs on priority basis

New Delhi: Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Wednesday asked the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) to upgrade its laboratories across the country on priority....

Upcoming Myanmar elections could be transformative: Experts

New Delhi: The coming elections in Myanmar, with which India shares strong historical and cultural bonds besides a land and maritime boundary, will be keenly watched to see if the....

Government clears $2.5 billion deal for Choppers

DELHI: The Cabinet Committee on security today has cleared a deal worth around $2.5 billion for 22 Apache attack helicopters and 15 Chinook heavy-lift choppers.    One contract has been....

PM pays tribute to 1965 martyrs

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid tributes to soldiers who died in the 1965 India-Pakistan war.   Modi laid a wreath at Amar Jawan Jyoti at the....

Biggest threat to privacy: Don’t even think of deleting your chats

NEW DELHI: On one hand, where India is still struggling with the problem of Net Neutrality, another problem has popped up on the other hand.    Union Government has released....

Indian, Pakistani army commanders agree on restraint on LoC

Jammu: Local field commanders of the Indian and Pakistani armies on Monday decided to exercise restraint to respect the bilateral ceasefire on the Line of Control (LoC) that divides Jammu....

Sheena murder: Judicial custody of accused extended

Mumbai: A Mumbai court on Monday extended the judicial custody of all three prime accused in Sheena Bora's murder by a fortnight till October 5.   The accused are Indrani....

Have lost personal friend in Dalmiya’s death: Jaitley

New Delhi: Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Monday condoled the demise of Jagmohan Dalmiya, and recalled the veteran sports administrator's role in making the Board of Control for Cricket in....

Airtel to bill prepaid customers on per second basis

New Delhi: Bharti Airtel has started per second bill plan for its prepaid mobile customers nationally, to ensure the customers pay only for the time they use the network, a....

WATCH: Indian worker mercilessly beaten up by a Saudi engineer

NEW DELHI: It is no hidden fact that the Indian workers most of the time face real tough time in the Middle East countries. One of the major concerns of....

#SheenaMurder- Sheena Bora’s 2012 remains don’t match with the recent ones

MUMBAI: In the latest development in the Sheena Bora murder mystery, the Mumbai Police is now getting to set up an inquiry on the Nair hospital claims. Nair hospital has....

Modi greets Japan PM on his birthday

  New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted his Japanese counterpart, Shinzo Abe, on his birthday.   "Wishing my friend, Shinzo Abe, a very happy birthday. I pray....

BCCI chief Jagmohan Dalmiya dead, condolences pour in

Kolkata: Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Jagmohan Dalmiya, who was admitted to a hospital three days ago after complaining of chest pain, died on Sunday evening,....