14 Jul 2016
Washington: After China refused to abide by an international tribunal's ruling against its expansive claim in the strategic South China Sea, the US has warned that violation of international norms by "bigger countries" can be disruptive and asserted that the verdict is binding and final. The White House also warned against provocative and inflammatory comments.
20 Jun 2016
New Delhi: Government today relaxed Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) norms in a host of sectors including civil aviation, single-brand retail, defence and pharma by permitting more investments under automatic route.
02 Jun 2016
Mumbai: A major fire broke out today in a five-storeyed building at Colaba in South Mumbai, officials said.
21 Mar 2016
Sydney: Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull threatened today to hold early general elections in July unless the upper house agrees to pass deadlocked legislation to overhaul unions.
08 Jun 2016
New Delhi: The government is working on new norms with respect to ticket cancellation fee amid concerns that airlines have been levying high charges on passengers.
20 Jun 2016
United Nations: The image of a yoga posture was projected onto the UN headquarters here as the world body geared up to host the second International Day of Yoga tomorrow.
17 Jun 2016
Beijing: A construction worker in China miraculously escaped death after a 1.5-meter steel bar pierced through his body from groin to skull in east China's Shandong Province.
11 Feb 2016
New Delhi: Vehicles carrying construction material or demolition waste in the city will be penalised up to Rs 5,000 if they are found violating pollution norms.
31 May 2016
Mumbai: Within a week of warning credit rating agencies of tough action for lack of transparency, markets watchdog SEBI today said it is revising regulations governing these bodies to bring about more accountability.
09 May 2012
A terrible incident occurred when a blanket factory building at Focal Point Extension area in Jalandhar, Punjab collapsed. Several people died and many injured in the tragic incident. However, relief and rescue department came into action soon after the incident took place, but injured and dead could not be rescued for a long time.