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International medical agency Medecins sans Frontieres said world was \"losing the battle\" to contain Ebola as UN warned of severe food shortages.
Srinivasan Gopalan, Airtel\'s consumer business director, said that the Airtel of the future wanted to own the \'smartphone network.\'
Pricing of rare earth oxides remains a sticky point between India and Japan as the two countries try to revive an earlier agreement.
Gas-based power cos agree to revenue cut  (03 September 06:46 am) 
To keep electricity tariffs from these plants low, the government has proposed to waive customs duty on natural gas imports.
The brokerages expect the demand for cement to rise further, given that many infrastructure projects are yet to take off.
Mr Modi gets congressised: Swaminathan Aiyar  (03 September 06:46 am) 
Mr Modi gets congressised: Swaminathan AiyarIndira Gandhi nationalised banks in 1969 to promote financial inclusion. The Congress has pushed that theme ever since.
Of the 740 companies with over Rs 500 crore market capitalisation, shares of 180 fell between 20% and 50% while another 200 companies declined.
Hiren Joshi - The man behind PM Modi’s Japanese tweets The embassy reverted with the Japanese translation, after which a translator appointed by the external affairs ministry was asked to verify the
Ex-colleagues see SAP imprint on Sikka’s strategy for Infy Sikka’s emphasis on the problem-solving exercise has a print of Hasso Plattner, and will be the single biggest transformational change,
However, analysts say it may be too early to dismiss the company’s long-term prospects. The company has among the most diversified portfolios .
Nitin Gadkari has said that 50% of all works under the rural employment guarantee scheme, the MGNREGA would be related to water conservation.
Several areas in Mumbai plunge into darkness  (03 September 05:46 am) 
Large parts of Mumbai, including residential and office complexes, faced power outages as unit 5 of the Trombay power station .
Rainfall shortage in the state on Tuesday was 64%. In 18 of its 21 districts it was below 50%. Haryana had last declared drought in 2002 .
“Big data is useful, but only when contextualised,” said Deepak Malghan, who is one of four key people behind the project. \"
Malaysia’s Maxis Communications has denied allegations of wrongdoing brought against it in a charge-sheet filed by CBI last week relating to its stake purchase in Aircel.
The environment ministry has set up a committee headed by former cabinet secretary TSR Subramanian to review environment-related laws .
Indo-Vietnam defence ties are on an upward trajectory and Hanoi has been keen for the last few years to purchase this missile.
Lokpal search committee gets more power  (03 September 04:46 am) 
Lokpal search committee gets more powerThis will now initiate the process to set up the Lokpal. The Department of Personnel and Training has issued a notification dated 27 August.
BSNL and MTNL to be merged by July next year  (03 September 04:46 am) 
In a presentation to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seen by ET, DoT said it expects to “secure Cabinet approval for the proposed BSNL-MTNL merger by June 30 next year”.
Ministries asked to post their performance onlineEarlier, the government had asked all ministers and ministries to join the social media bandwagon and open accounts on Twitter, Facebook and You Tube.
Rural development ministry is planning Rs 12,000-crore boost for the government’s flagship rural roads scheme, the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana.
Congress Chhattisgarh secretary Pankaj Mahawar claimed that state Congress president Bhupesh Baghel went to Kanker to find an independent candidate.
The department of industrial policy & promotion (DIPP) under the commerce ministry has taken a series of steps to improve ease of doing business.
No place for age divisions in our political systemTo drop Vajpayee from the BJP’s parliamentary board is understandable because he is unwell and has been unable to come to any public function for
The Bombay High Court has appointed a 3-member factfinding committee to monetise and sell assets of defaulting parties in the NSEL scam.