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US unemployment rate dips to 5.5%  (06 March 11:49 pm) 
Adds 295,000 new jobs in February
Young Achievers’ Awards  (06 March 11:48 pm) 
The Chennai-based Ma Foi Foundation announced at Sivakasi on Sunday the winners of the ‘Disha Young Achievers Award 2012’ which recognises children who show extraordinary talent an...
Lanco Solar bags IESA award  (06 March 11:48 pm) 
Lanco Solar Energy, a fully-owned subsidiary of Lanco Infratech Ltd, has won the IESA Award for most innovative product 2012. The award was presented at the Indian Electronics and Semicond...
Kerala has repeatedly taken up with the Centre the revision of guidelines of centrally sponsored schemes according to the situation and requirements of the state. ...
Says Land Acquisition Bill is pro-farmer
Regulator may do away with mandatory training hours; industry welcomes flexibility
VayuGrid, engaged in affordable bioenergy supply, has announced that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with New Renewable Energy Development Corporation of Andhra Pra...
Ciclo Café will have an attached store featuring super-premium international brands such as Bianchi, Cannondale, Mongoose and Schwinn
Bring duties on beer on par with alcoholic spirits, says brewers body
Gujarat has reported 80 per cent penetration of the Direct Benefit transfer of LPG (DBTL) scheme Pratyaksh Hanstantrit Labh (PaHaL) of the total active LPG consumers in the state. ...
With mounting opposition to the proposed Coca Cola plant at Perundurai over fears that use of groundwater by it would deplete groundwater levels, the company has clarified that it would meet its n...
Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny walked out of a Moscow detention centre on Friday and promised that Russia\'s opposition will continue to challenge President Vladimir Putin, uncowed by last week\'s ki...
Once again bringing his street-smart side to the fore, Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni kept for a few deliveries without pads as he gave his gear to Ajinkya Rahane standing at silly mid-off ag...
The iconic Sachin Tendulkar and Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni are among five leading contenders vying for the crown of the greatest ODI cricketer of all time.Australia’s former swashb...
The State-owned miner Singareni Collieries Company Ltd has been asked to invest in the joint venture of NFL, EIL and FCI, planning to execute Rs 5,000-crore ammonia and urea plants in Ramagundam,...
Pakistani students today formed a human shield for Hindus celebrating Holi at a temple here to protect and show solidarity with the minority community. The National Student’s Federation (...
Express distribution and supply chain management firm Gati Kintetsu Express is partnering IBM Commerce to help online retailers in better product delivery. Online retailers are trying out...
In an interim order, the Bombay High Court has restrained the city police from arresting or taking coercive action against Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone in connection with her participation in...
Myntra.com, India’s leading online fashion retailer, today said that 90 per cent of its traffic is being generated through mobile devices. It said close to 85 per cent of this traffic is...
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...