Chennai |Thursday, 2017 9:45:04 AM ISTIndia on Thursday added GSAT-17 to its fleet of communication satellites after it was launched into orbit by heavy lift rocket Ariane 5 from Kourou in French Guiana, said European Space Agency Arianespace.... read..
Mumbai |Thursday, 2017 10:15:05 AM ISTTaking a cue from global markets the key Indian equity market indices on Thursday opened higher.... read..
United Nations |Thursday, 2017 9:15:05 AM ISTIndia has contributed $100,000 to a UN fund to promote the participation of developing countries in a panel dealing with international cooperation in tax matters.... read..
Washington |Thursday, 2017 9:15:05 AM ISTUS President Donald Trump has nominated Krishna R. Urs to be the ambassador to Peru, the White House announced on Wednesday.... read..
New Delhi |Thursday, 2017 6:45:05 AM ISTFrom wanting personalised style of interior furnishings to renting out big kitchen appliances -- urban Indian millenials are setting new trends and ditching the heavy interior look, say experts.... read..
United Nations |Thursday, 2017 1:45:04 AM ISTSecretary-General's Spokesperson has brushed aside a question about Indian NGOs and civil rights organisations criticising the Indian government's alleged human rights violations in Kashmir.... read..
United Nations |Thursday, 2017 10:15:05 AM ISTRaising concern over possibility of collusion between terrorists and those with access to weapons of mass destruction (WMDs), India has called for the adoption of the long-stalled Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism.... read..
Dehradun |Wednesday, 2017 6:15:05 PM ISTStudents from University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) here have left behind 39 teams from across the world by winning the first position at the global aerospace competition CanSat held in Texas, US, this year.... read..
Beijing |Wednesday, 2017 5:45:05 PM ISTChina on Wednesday said the stand-off between Indian and Chinese troops on the border smacked of New Delhi's "hidden agenda" of meddling in Bhutan's internal affairs.... read..
New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 8:15:04 PM ISTThe Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has entered into five unilateral Advance Pricing Agreements (APAs) with Indian taxpayers in June along with a bilateral APA involving the United Kingdom, the Finance Ministry said on Wednesday.... read..
Dharamshala | Wednesday, Jun 28 2017 ISTIndian and Thailand armies will conduct yearly joint training exercise named 'Ex Maitree 2017' at Bakloh in Himachal from July 3 to 17 this year. Defence spokesperson Lt Col Manish Mehta today told UNI that Indo-Thailand relations were multiface... read..
New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 9:45:04 PM ISTFresh after a 35-run victory over strong title contenders England in their opening encounter of the ongoing Women's Cricket World Cup, India have displayed a swagger and quick moves on the field that make them look ominous.... read..
New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 6:15:05 PM ISTIndia's domestic travel market is expected to grow at 11-11.5 per cent to reach $48 billion by 2020, says a report.... read..
New Delhi | Wednesday, Jun 28 2017 ISTASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced that the ROG Masters 2017 â€“ India & South Asia qualifiers and the finals will be hosted at Bengaluru on August 19. Announcing the event, Mr Peter Chang, Regional Head - South Asia & Country Manager - ASUS I... read..
Taipei |Wednesday, 2017 6:45:04 PM ISTShuttler Siril Verma remained the lone survivor for India in the Chinese Taipei Open after defeating Chiao Hao Lee of Taiwan in the second round of the men's singles competition here on Wednesday.... read..
New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 7:15:04 PM ISTChina based automobile giant SAIC Motor Corp. on Wednesday said that it plans to launch the MG (Morris Garages) brand in India and setup a fully-owned car manufacturing facility in the country.... read..
New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 7:15:04 PM ISTIndia has largely remained insulated so far from the massive ransomware attack that started in Ukraine and Russia on Tuesday and was spreading to other parts of world, including Asia, on Wednesday, IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has said.... read..
New Delhi | Wednesday, Jun 28 2017 ISTIn a break from the past, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Israel from July 4-6 -- the first ever visit of an Indian Prime Minister to the West Asian country. During his three-day visit, Mr Modi will have detailed discussions with his Israe... read..
Kolkata | Wednesday, Jun 28 2017 ISTPresident Pranab Mukherjee will visit West Bengal from June 29 to 30. The President will attend the 125th Birth Anniversary of Prof P C Mahalanobis. On the same day, he will also attend the inaugural session of Global Summit on "Academics & Ec... read..
Bengaluru | Wednesday, Jun 28 2017 ISTLatest offerings in Medical Equipments and Surgical products would be in display at the eighth edition of India Med Expo, India's premier trade fair for hospitals and clinics, to begin here from July 1. Over 300 exhibitors are participating in it w... read..
Mumbai | Wednesday, Jun 28 2017 ISTIndiabulls Real Estate has acquired the entire minority stake of 10.08 percent in Indiabulls Infraestate (IIL), a majority owned material subsidiary of the company, from ILFS Fund entities namely IIRF India Realty XXI, Little Fairy and Vistra ITCL (India)... read..
New Delhi | Wednesday, Jun 28 2017 ISTSaic Motor Corporation Limited, one of the biggest corporations in the world and the largest automobile giant in China, today announced its plan to enter the Indian automobile market through a fully-owned car manufacturing facility in the country. In a s... read..
New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 10:15:04 PM ISTVodafone India on Wednesday announced its partnership with Finnish technology company HMD Global for their newly launched Nokia-Android smartphones.... read..
Washington |Wednesday, 2017 4:15:05 PM ISTThe meeting between US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sent a clear message around the world that ties bewteen the two countries are going to be "substantially closer", Energy Secretary Rick Perry has said.... read..
Patna | Wednesday, Jun 28 2017 ISTThe Bihar government will give Rs 4 lakhs to widow of a youth Sohail, native of Madhubani district, who was killed by citizens of Pakistan in Riyadh, capital of Saudi Arabia on June 10 for cheering for India during India - Pakistan one day cricket match i... read..
Jalandhar | Wednesday, Jun 28 2017 ISTBhagwant Mann, MP and Punjab AAP's chief today said that he was making sincere efforts for the safe return of about 2,000 Indians, most of whom are Punjabis stuck in the Saudi Arabia and leading a miserable life. Interacting with the media here,... read..
New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 11:15:04 PM ISTThe Congress party on Wednesday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government for their silence over the use of the term "Indian-administered Kashmir" in a US government order and asked whether it was a "sell-out of national interests".... read..
United Nations |Wednesday, 2017 11:15:04 PM ISTIndia, which plays the role of the world's pharmacy by producing affordable drugs, was the top supplier in the health sector to the UN system last year with total sales of nearly $804 million in pharmaceuticals and medical services, according to a report ... read..
New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 11:15:04 PM ISTMoving ahead on the proposal for privatisation, the Union cabinet on Wednesday gave its in-principle approval for divestment of Air India, whose debt has mounted to Rs 50,000 crore besides huge losses.... read..
The Hague |Wednesday, 2017 1:15:04 AM ISTPrime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday invited Dutch businesses, particularly its pension funds, to invest in India "where doing business is being rapidly eased" through a series of economic reforms.... read..
New Delhi | Wednesday, Jun 28 2017 ISTThe Congress today demanded an answer from Prime Minister Narendra Modi as to why did he not protest against the US order describing Kashmir as "Indian administered J&K" given while designating Syed Salahuddin as international terrorist. Addressing mediap... read..
New Delhi | Wednesday, Jun 28 2017 ISTHalting of the container movement at the Jawahar Lal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), Mumbai, following global cyber attack, is a big warning as to how India is no more insulated from such deadly computer viruses which are unleashed to hit the lifeline of the eco... read..
New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 9:15:04 PM ISTAhead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Israel next week, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave the nod for signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between both countries on water conservation.... read..
Kolkata | Wednesday, Jun 28 2017 ISTThe countdown to biggest ever football event - World Cup under 17 - to be hosted by India began today with exactly 100 days to go for the extra-ordinary championship scheduled to begin on October 6, 2017. Tournament Director for the Local Organising C... read..
Bengaluru | Wednesday, Jun 28 2017 ISTVolume in smartphone traffic is growing in India across all industry sectors, but the growth was fastest in Retail with 45.3 per cent average year on year growth, according to a Digital insight report released by Adobe. Growth in Media and Entertain... read..
New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 2:45:04 PM ISTThe government on Wednesday said it has started proactive measures to keep the country insulated from the latest round of ransomware attack, which has hit Europe, adding that so far there was no large-scale impact on India.... read..
New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 8:15:04 PM ISTThe Union cabinet on Wednesday gave in-principle approval for Air India's stake divestment, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said here.... read..
New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 8:45:04 PM ISTThe Congress party on Wednesday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government for their silence over use of the phrase 'Indian-administered Kashmir' in a US government order, and asked whether it was a "selling out of national interests".... read..
New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 8:45:04 PM ISTMonsoon rains are expected to lash Delhi within two days, it was announced on Wednesday.... read..
Kathmandu |Wednesday, 2017 9:15:04 PM ISTAn Indian truck driver in possession of 120 kg of hashish was arrested from Nepal's Hetauda city on Wednesday, police said.... read..
New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 9:15:04 PM ISTMoving ahead on the proposal for privatisation, the Union cabinet on Wednesday gave its in-principle approval for divestment of Air India, whose debt has mounted to Rs 50,000 crore besides huge losses.... read..
Washington |Wednesday, 2017 4:45:05 PM ISTUS Vice President Mike Pence has said he is planning to visit India.... read..
Islamabad |Wednesday, 2017 9:15:04 PM ISTPakistan on Wednesday said an India-US joint statement asking Islamabad not to allow cross-border terror attacks from its soil won't help achieve durable peace in South Asia.... read..
New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 9:15:04 PM ISTThe Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved signing of a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoU) between India and the US on homeland security.... read..
Chennai |Wednesday, 2017 3:15:06 PM ISTIndia on Thursday will augment its fleet of communication satellites with the launch of GSAT-17 through Ariane 5 rocket, said the European Space Agency Arianespace.... read..
Islamabad |Wednesday, 2017 4:45:05 PM ISTPakistan's Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar has accused the US of speaking India's language after Washington and New Delhi urged Islamabad not to let its territory be used for cross-border terror attacks.... read..
Beijing |Wednesday, 2017 12:45:05 PM ISTIndia needs to be taught the "rules" of handling the boundary dispute, a prominent state-run Chinese daily said on Wednesday adding that New Delhi was mistaken if it thinks it can afford a "showdown" with Beijing on the border.... read..
New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 9:15:04 PM ISTCongress leader Vinay Pradhan, who was sacked as the party's Meerut District President for describing Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi as "Pappu" in a WhatsApp message, on Wednesday said he, along with other aggrieved Congress members, will soon launc... read..
New Delhi | Wednesday, Jun 28 2017 ISTNepal Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said the Gorkhaland agitation in Darjeeling hills is India's internal matter, and the country can and should resolve it. Mr Deuba's comments come in the wake of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leader Bimal Gu... read..
New Delhi | Wednesday, Jun 28 2017 ISTThe Union Cabinet today approved signing of a Memorandum of Cooperation between India and the United States of America on Homeland Security. ''The Memorandum of Cooperation will further strengthen bilateral security relations between India and t... read..
New Delhi | Wednesday, Jun 28 2017 ISTThe Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday gave in-principle approval for disinvestment of shares of Air India and its 5 subsidiaries. Briefing newspersons Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that the Cabinet Committee on Econo... read..