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Swine flu has claimed seven more lives in Rajasthan in the last 24 hours taking the death toll due to H1N1 virus to 302.Of the 302 deaths, maximum 57 deaths have occurred in the state capit...
Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan has said the target band for retail inflation could tighten much further in the future as the central bank becomes more comfortable with it. “Going fo...
China will slash coal consumption by more than 80 million tonnes by 2017 as part of efforts to reduce air pollution, according to an action plan released by the Ministry of Industry and Informatio...
Bank credit growth continued to trail deposit mop-up and remained muted with a mere 10.39 per cent rise at Rs 64,53,394 crore in the fortnight to February 20, up from Rs 58,45,833 crore a year ago...
With the second surprise 25 bps repo rate cut by the Reserve Bank on March 4, the policy rates have reached neutral and the average policy rate over the next three years should be around 7.4 per c...
Editors Guild of India today appealed to the government to revoke the ban on the telecast of the BBC documentary, depicting the aftermath of the brutal gangrape and murder of Nirbhaya in 2012, say...
Germany\'s Daimler said sales at its Mercedes luxury car brand rose 14.6 per cent to 120,270 vehicles in February, driven by demand for its C-Class models and sports utility vehicles (SUV).M...
Sri Lanka suspended a $1.5 billion Chinese luxury real estate project in Colombo on Thursday until it obtains required government approvals, a move that risks a diplomatic row with its biggest for...
The budget session of the Kerala Assembly began on a stormy note today with the CPI(M)-led Opposition boycotting the governor’s address over its demand for the resignation of Finance Minister KM
Islamic State fighters have looted and bulldozed the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud, the Iraqi government said, in their latest assault on some of the world\'s greatest archaeological and cultural...
Switzerland\'s foreign exchange reserves hit a new high in February, but analysts were divided on whether this was due to currency fluctuations or whether the central bank was intervening in the ma...
Britain is looking to sell the Royal Bank of Scotland as quickly as possible, Chancellor George Osborne has told the Financial Times. Osborne told the newspaper yesterday he hoped...
The Budget sessions of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana State legislative assemblies will commence on Saturday (March 7) with the customary address by the Governor, ESL Narasimhan. Since both...
Entertainment network Viacom18 has extended its flagship Hindi general entertainment channel (GEC) ‘Colors’ to the regional markets by rebranding five of its regional GECs from the ETV stable....
With non-banking finance companies — microfinance institutions (NBFC-MFIs) likely to have overall debt of Rs 36,000 crore to Rs 42,000 crore by March 2016, re-finance from MUDRA Bank could
EU to ready new sanctions on Russia  (06 March 03:48 pm) 
Britain\'s foreign minister said on Friday the European Union would prepare possible new sanctions on Russia for its involvement in the Ukraine conflict that could be imposed quickly if the Minsk c...
SAP to trim over 2,000 jobs  (06 March 02:48 pm) 
Business software maker SAP SE will cut about 2,250 posts, or around 3 percent of its global workforce, while creating a similar number in expanding parts of the company, as it accelerates a push...
Latest from the cricket World Cup Pool B match between India and West Indies at the WACA on Friday. West Indies won the toss and opted to bat first. West Indies innings...
Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit here, India and Sri Lanka have discussed the implementation of a free trade pact and stepping up economic cooperation, while addressing issues of
The US has said it wants to see evidence of Sri Lanka’s actions in promoting human rights, reconciliation and accountability in the UN report that has been deferred by six months after the
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The HRD Ministry has set up a committee to probe the alleged misappropriation of funds received under the Sarva Siksha Abhiyan by an NGO run by activist Teesta Setalvad, who is facing the heat alo...
Maharashtra government has said it had reconstituted a high powered committee on the Maharashtra-Karnataka border row. The eight-member panel, headed by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis,...
Premium realty developer Lodha Group has relaunched its $350-million five-year dollar denominated international bond issue, which was called off in early December following tepid investor response...