Psychology plays a great part in modern sport: Advani

31 Oct 2014

He has made winning 12 world titles look like a stroll in the park but India's poster boy of cue sports Pankaj Advani says it is not easy ...

RBS sets aside USD 639 million for currency probe

31 Oct 2014

Royal Bank of Scotland, which is majority-owned by the UK government, has set aside 400 million pounds (USD 639 million) to cover potential ...

UN warns of 'unprecedented' number of foreign jihadists

31 Oct 2014

Foreign jihadists from more than 80 countries have flocked to fight in Iraq and Syria on an "unprecedented scale", according to extracts of ...

NHRC raps Health Ministry for delaying report on HIV drugs

31 Oct 2014

The National Human Rights Commission has rapped the Union Health Ministry for failing to meet the deadline to respond to its notice issued ...

Swamy urges PM to bring back Ind fishermen on Lanka death row

31 Oct 2014

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy today sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention in brining back five Indian fishermen who were were ...

COAI wants TRAI to review telecom M&A guidelines

31 Oct 2014

GSM cellular operators have requested telecom regulator TRAI to review the merger and acquisition guidelines, notified in February, so as ...

Official: Man slashes 3 schoolchildren in China

31 Oct 2014

Chinese authorities say a first-grader in the southeastern province of Jiangxi was slashed to death and two others severely injured in the ...

LG meets children from Jammu and Kashmir

31 Oct 2014

Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung today met 23 children from Jammu & Kashmir, who are visiting the national capital under an educational ...

Sensex, Nifty at new highs on US growth, Japan stimulus

31 Oct 2014

Indian stocks today galloped to new highs with benchmark Sensex surging 519.50 points to 27,865.83 and Nifty soaring 153 points to cross ...

Autodesk to invest $100 mn on 3D printing firms

31 Oct 2014

Designing software maker Autodesk will invest up to USD 100 million in 3D printing companies over the next several years. The Spark ...

Normalcy returning to Trilokpuri

31 Oct 2014

Eight days after an alleged fight between inebriated youngsters escalated into clashes, Trilokpuri largely offers a sight of reassurance ...

Global shadow banking assets touch $75 trillion

31 Oct 2014

Marking a substantial increase, global shadow banking assets climbed by USD 5 trillion to USD 75 trillion last year, with euro area and the ...

RSS man Fadnavis catapulted to power by fellow swayamsevak

31 Oct 2014

The rise of Devendra Fadnavis, the helmsman of the first BJP government in Maharashtra, from an obscure Nagpur corporator to the Chief ...

Higher tax refunds putting pressure on fiscal deficit: Jaitley

31 Oct 2014

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said increased tax refunds in the current financial year is leading to higher fiscal deficit, which ...

BJP, JD-U exchange barbs on Patel birth anniv

31 Oct 2014

Accusing BJP of trying to appropriate the legacy of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel by organising functions sponsored by the central government on ...

Alstom ex-India MD accused of bribing DMRC officials: Report

31 Oct 2014

A former managing director of Alstom Transport India will face two counts of corruption in court here on Monday for allegedly bribing Delhi ...

Gur closes flat in tight movements

31 Oct 2014

There was not much activity at the wholesale gur (Jaggery) market in national capital today as gur after moving in a narrow range in ...

Philippines' rare dwarf buffalo charges against extinction

31 Oct 2014

The population of the Philippines' dwarf buffalo, one of the world's rarest animals, has grown to its largest since efforts to save them ...

Nifty moves from 8,200 to 8,300 level in just 5 hrs

31 Oct 2014

As the benchmark indices scaled new highs, the NSE Nifty today journeyed from 8,200 to 8,300 level in just five hours time. It is likely ...

Indian power firm gets US bank loan to export towers to Canada

31 Oct 2014

A US subsidiary of an Indian power infrastructure company has received a USD-21 million bank guarantee loan for manufacturing high-voltage ...

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