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Indian essayist selected for Windham Cambell Literature prize
(08 March 10:52 pm)
Award-winning Indian essayist and novelist Pankaj Mishra has been selected for the prestigious Windham Cambell Literature prize in the non-fiction category, Yale University announced today.
Need to make poor aware of free legal services: Sathasivam
(08 March 10:07 pm)
The Chief Justice of India, P Sathasivam today emphasised on the need to make socially and economically backward people aware about free legal services, saying the legal fraternity should ensure t...
Congress releases 1st list of candidates for LS poll
(08 March 09:28 pm)
Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, IT expert Nandan Nilekani and cricketer Mohd Kaif are among 194 candidates as Congress tonight released the first list of its nominees for Lok Sabha polls that contains...
Nilekani to join Congress tomorrow
(08 March 09:01 pm)
Infosys co-founder and Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) Chairman Nandan Nilekani, tipped to contest from Bangalore South on a Congress ticket, will be officially joining the ruling...
Amara Raja chief Jeyadev Galla joins TDP
(08 March 08:41 pm)
The Vice-Chairman and Managing Director of Amara Raja Group, former Chief of CII-AP, Jayadev Galla today formally took the plunge into politics. He joined the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and announce...
Kejri charges Modi with "falsehoods", appeals to make Gujarat "BJP-free"
(08 March 08:16 pm)
Even as BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi tried to woo women in New Delhi through “Chai Pe Charcha” on Saturday, the AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal accused the sta...
Full adoption of IFRS will bolster foreign flows: IASB Chairman
(08 March 06:46 pm)
India can attract more foreign inflows if it were to fully adopt the international financial reporting standards (IFRS), Hans Hoogervorst, Chairman of International Accounting Standards Bo...
Jindal plant: Villagers statements recorded for NOC
(08 March 06:32 pm)
Jamshedpur, Mar 8 Statements of around 27 villagers have been recorded at the public hearing organised to seek ‘No Objection Certificate’ (NOC) from the Union Environment Ministry for the
Malaysia Airlines plane missing, presumed crashed; 5 Indians on board
(08 March 05:42 pm)
A Malaysian airliner en route to China with 239 people on board, including five Indians, has gone missing and is presumed to have crashed today in the seas between Malaysia and Vietnam where a mas...
Malaysia Airlines MH370 Passenger List
(08 March 05:40 pm)
Malaysia Airlines has released the Passenger List for the Malaysia Airline Fl...
Consensus needed on job creation, policy implementation: CII
(08 March 05:37 pm)
The industry is expecting a coalition government post the general elections. According to S Gopalakrishnan, President, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), a consensus across political...
Ranbaxy recalls over 64,000 bottles of generic Lipitor in US
(08 March 05:34 pm)
Drug major Ranbaxy Laboratories has recalled over 64,000 bottles of Atorvastatin calcium tablets, a generic version of cholesterol-lowering drug Lipitor, after a complaint of wrong dosage.
Spot rubber prices unchanged
(08 March 05:28 pm)
Physical rubber prices finished unchanged on Saturday. The weekend session was comparatively inactive following an almost similar closing in domestic futures on the National Multi Commodity Exchan...
Bharathiya Mahila Bank to open branch in Kerala
(08 March 05:22 pm)
Bharathiya Mahila Bank Ltd (BMB), the first all-women nationalised bank, is opening its branch in Kerala capital Thiruvananthapuram. It will be the bank’s first in Kerala and 13th in the...
Power generation suspended from second unit of Vallur plant
(08 March 05:20 pm)
Generation from one of the three units of the Vallur power plant, jointly set up by NTPC and the Tamil Nadu Government, near here has been suspended due to shortage of coal, official sources said.
Cinepolis plans expansion in South India; to invest Rs 400 cr
(08 March 05:19 pm)
International cinema exhibitor Cinépolis has announced a major expansion in South India with an investment outlay of Rs 400 crore. This entails opening 180 screens in southern India, inc...
Anti-nuclear activists seek AAP ticket in TN
(08 March 05:10 pm)
Anti-nuclear activists S P Udayakumar and Jesuraj, who recently joined the Aam Aadmi Party in Tamil Nadu, have sought tickets to contest the Lok Sabha election, a top state unit party leader said...
Former Nielsen India MD Sarang Panchal floats market research start-up
(08 March 05:08 pm)
Sarang Panchal, former Managing Director (Asia-Pacific) of market research firm AC Nielsen India, has floated a digital-based research firm MRSS India. While MRSS is part of Asia’s leading
AAP may be censured for protest outside BJP HQ
(08 March 04:59 pm)
The Aam Aadmi Party may get a censure from the Election Commission for the protest which turned violent outside the BJP headquarters on Wednesday. Delhi’s Chief Electoral Officer is likel...
BJP declares third list of candidates, to field Yeddyurappa from Shimoga
(08 March 04:44 pm)
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) maintained the suspense over the seats from which its mainline leaders will contest as it declared its third list of candidates from West Bengal, Kerala, Tripura,...
ICICI Bank programme for women SHGs hopes to double reach next year
(08 March 04:24 pm)
ICICI Bank today said it is supporting one million women through its programme for self-help groups, which aims at empowering less privileged women to become self-reliant. Self-help grou...
US sanctions on Russia over Ukraine could 'boomerang': Russia
(08 March 04:14 pm)
Any sanctions imposed by the US on Russia over the turmoil in Ukraine could “boomerang” on Washington, the Kremlin warned on Saturday. “Hasty and rash steps that might have a negative ef...
148 entries received at southern India tea competition
(08 March 04:13 pm)
The Golden Leaf India Awards: Southern Tea Competition (TGLIA: STC) has elicited a good response this year with 148 entries being received from 52 estates/companies. According to C Shree...
Industrialist Galla Jayadev joins TDP
(08 March 04:11 pm)
Industrialist Galla Jayadev today formally entered politics by joining the Telugu Desam Party saying he joined it because only “Chandrababu Naidu can develop Seemaandhra”. “Only Chandrab...
SBI mulls selling bad assets to ARCs in Jan-Mar quarter
(08 March 04:06 pm)
The State Bank of India (SBI) is considering offloading a portion of its non-performing assets. The largest lender is planning to make its first deal with an asset reconstruction company this quar...
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