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10 killed, 30 injured in Nepal bus accident  (01 November 12:48 pm) 
At least 10 people, including a Russian woman, were killed and 30 others injured today when two passenger buses collided head-on in central Nepal. The pre-dawn accident happened in Makwan...
Availability of skilled manpower for the industry is going to be important for India to achieve and sustain a higher growth level in the coming decade, according to C Rangarajan, Chairman, Madras...
A passenger spaceship being developed by Richard Branson\'s Virgin Galactic company crashed during a test flight on Friday near the Mojave Air and Space Port in California, killing one pilot and se...
More than 4,000 people have been killed in fighting in eastern Ukraine between the army and pro-Russian separatists, the UN has said as the Ukrainian president took steps to “unite” the country
Gold, silver sink to 2010 lows  (01 November 12:48 pm) 
Gold and silver sank to their lowest since 2010 on Friday as the dollar surged against the yen and other major currencies after the Bank of Japan shocked global financial markets by expanding its...
Canada will stop issuing visas to people from the three West African nations where Ebola is widespread, the Government had said on Friday.The federal citizenship ministry, explaining the mov...
BCCI slaps Rs 250-cr damages claim on WICB  (01 November 11:47 am) 
Left fuming by the West Indian cricketers’ mid-series pullout due to a pay dispute with their Board, the BCCI has slapped a damages claim to the tune of Rs 250 crore ($42 million) on the WICB.
The Dow and S&P 500 ended at record highs on Friday and indexes posted strong gains for a second week after the Bank of Japan’s surprise move to ramp up its stimulus programme. Major...
E V K S Elangovan was today appointed the new TN Congress Committee President with the party accepting the resignation of B S Gnanadesikan, who was upset over his “neglect” by the All India
Two children of a passenger on Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 have sued the company and the Malaysian Government for damages, the first lawsuit to be filed over the aircraft which disappeared in...
South Korea’s crude oil imports fell 7.8 per cent in October to 72.9 million barrels against the same period previous year, preliminary data from the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy showed
The United States has said that it would not recognise the week-end elections planned by pro-Kremlin rebels in eastern Ukraine, where more than 4,000 people have been. The European Union...
Maruti posts marginal growth in Oct sales  (01 November 10:48 am) 
Car market leader Maruti Suzuki India (MSIL) on Saturday reported a marginal growth (1 per cent) in its domestic sales in October. The company sold 97,069 units during the month compared...
Four Indian students representing two teams have won the eighth edition of the Tata Crucible Campus Quiz competition held here. Rohan Naidu from Hyderbad and Shivam Bhardwaj from Patna,...
China’s manufacturing growth slows in Oct  (01 November 10:48 am) 
China\'s manufacturing growth slowed in October, the Government said today, as the world’s second-largest economy expands at its weakest pace in five years. China’s official purchasing ma...
China today successfully completed its first return mission to the moon with its unmanned orbiter landing back on Earth, becoming only the third country in the world to do so after the former Sovi...
Gold tanks on global crash; silver sinks  (31 October 11:50 pm) 
Gold suffered its biggest fall in over 15 months and closed below the key ₹26,000 per 10 grams mark on the domestic bullion market on Friday on the back of massive selling by speculative tr...
Month-long reprievefor Kerala’s bars  (31 October 11:50 pm) 
Court stays order shutting bars below 4-star category
E-tailers recorded big sales during the festival season
Bank of Japan to spend ¥80 trillion on bond buying; major global indices leap
Hike, BBM and Line find new ways to keep messages private, secret
Fiscal deficit hits 83% of Budget target in first 6 months
TVS Motor’s synthetic engine oil  (31 October 10:48 pm) 
TVS Motor Company has launched TVS TRU4, synthetic engine oil, according to a press release from the company. It enables smooth clutch operation, low temperature start and longer service life. The...
Alstom India Q2 profit triples  (31 October 10:48 pm) 
Alstom India Ltd more than tripled its net profit for the second quarter of fiscal 2014-15 to ₹86 crore as it managed to significantly bring down its raw material costs. The compan...
Cairn starts polymer injection  (31 October 10:48 pm) 
Cairn India said on Friday that it has initiated polymer injection at its Mangala field, in Barmer, Rajasthan. “This will enable us to further unlock the potential of the prolific Rajasthan