Washington: Getting investment in the infrastructure sector and bankruptcy reforms are the two issues which are on the top of the government's agenda, Economic Affairs Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg has said. Noting that India has no such framework for dissolving bankrupt and insolvent units, heMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 13:28 IST
London/New Delhi: An Indian-origin teenager has made a fortune by selling houses through his online estate agency business during his school lunch breaks and has become one of UK's youngest millionaires, a media report said. While other youngsters were kicking a ball around the playground, AkshayMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 13:16 IST
Mumbai: At least 40 scientists from 13 Indian institutions, including IIT-Bombay played an important role in the exciting August '17 observation of gravitational waves from a pair of colliding neutron starts, detected for the first by Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) andMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 12:18 IST
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday greeted the nation on the occasion of Dhanteras and wished everyone good health and prosperity.
Published 17-Oct-2017 11:37 IST
New Delhi: A minor fire broke out in a room at Prime Minister's Office (PMO) in the wee hours on Tuesday. The blaze was reported in room number 242, located on the second floor, at around 3.35a.m.
Published 17-Oct-2017 09:04 IST | Updated 10:16 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh on Monday taunted the Left, saying they now promote even novices like Kanhaiya Kumar in absence of leaders with substance. Ghosh said that a leader like Kanhaiya Kumar has been made into a national level figure by the directionless Left. "A novice likeMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 08:31 IST
Chennai: Vice-president of India M Venkaiah Naidu, who reached Chennai last afternoon and is currently staying in the city, has been actively participating in multiple events since Monday. After presiding over the release of a book penned by former Tamil Nadu governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao andMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 08:01 IST
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Published 17-Oct-2017 06:00 IST
New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday directed the Indian High Commission in Islamabad to grant medical visa immediately to a five-year-old Pakistani girl, suffering from eye cancer, for treatment in India. The child's parents had sought Swaraj's help. "There is a request forMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 08:49 IST
Agartala: BJP general secretary Ram Madhav said on Monday that India has a "commitment" to sharing Teesta river waters with Bangladesh and that this will happen through mutual goodwill and friendship. Madhav, who recently visited Bangladesh to attend a river festival, said Bangladesh and India wereMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 07:15 IST | Updated 10:27 IST
Dehradun/New Delhi: Former Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat on Monday expressed reservations over Prime Minister Narendra Modi laying the foundation stone for a project to renovate Adi Shankaracharya's Samadhi in Kedarnath, saying it should be done by saints and seers. Modi is scheduled toMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 06:59 IST | Updated 07:19 IST
New Delhi: A three-day meeting of the CPI(M) central committee, which ended here on Monday, witnessed an acrimonious debate on whether the party should have any electoral understanding with secular forces including the Congress to take on the BJP in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. The central committeeMore
Published 17-Oct-2017 06:54 IST
New Delhi: Air India plans to raise $555 million through bridge loans to buy three Boeing aircraft scheduled for delivery early next year, as per a tender document floated by the national carrier. The bids for the bridge financing, to be guaranteed by the government, close on November 1. "Air IndiaMore
Published 16-Oct-2017 21:06 IST
New Delhi: Seeking to light a lamp in the lives of manual scavengers this Diwali, BJP MP Varun Gandhi distributed sewing machines and hand-pulled carts to a hundred people in his constituency on Monday. "I celebrate Diwali with those who need it the most. We start our mission to make Sultanpur theMore
Published 16-Oct-2017 21:10 IST
New Delhi: The Railways on Monday introduced a thrice-weekly faster Delhi-Mumbai Special Rajdhani Express service without flexi-fares from Hazrat Nizamuddin station here on experimental basis. The Special Rajdhani Express, which will cover a distance of 1,365 km in 13 hours 55 minutes instead of 15More
Published 16-Oct-2017 20:52 IST
New Delhi: India and Afghanistan on Monday pledged to further strengthen strategic cooperation as National Security Adviser Ajit Doval met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah and the top brass of the country's military establishment in Kabul. "It was agreed to furtherMore
Published 16-Oct-2017 21:32 IST
New Delhi: The global community should make concerted efforts to isolate the countries which sponsor terrorism, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu said on Monday, underlining that nobody should be allowed to get away with acts of violence in the name of ideology. He was addressing commandos of theMore
Published 16-Oct-2017 20:04 IST
New Delhi: IndiGo on Monday sought the ministry of civil aviation's intervention in the issue of Delhi airport operator DIAL asking the low-cost carrier to shift one-third of its operations from terminal 1 to terminal 2, calling the directive "arbitrary, illegal and mala fide".
Published 16-Oct-2017 22:49 IST
New Delhi: Former President Pranab Mukherjee has said that Congress chief Sonia Gandhi was upset with him over his meeting late Shiv Sena leader Bal Thackeray in the run-up to the 2012 presidential election despite her advice against such an interaction. Revealing this in his book 'The CoalitionMore
Published 16-Oct-2017 22:26 IST
Pune: Union Minister for Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar on Monday appealed to the bank officials to adopt a one-step process to sanction loans so that borrowers are not inconvenienced. Javadekar was speaking at a Mudra promotion campaign, organised here.
Published 16-Oct-2017 22:20 IST

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