10 Nov 2014
New Delhi: The NDA government on Monday strongly defended the Cabinet expansion undertaken on Sunday in the wake of "taint" charges raised against some of the inductees by Congress, saying that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had chosen his team after "checking the credentials and the facts related to each one of them".
04 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Family members of a 35-year-old school teacher, who died in a road accident in 2011, have been awarded a compensation of over Rs 33 lakh by a Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) here.
30 Oct 2014
Beijing: China's Xiaomi Inc has become the world's third-largest smartphone vendor just three years after first hitting the market, trailing only Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and Apple Inc, according to a new industry study.
07 Nov 2014
Geneva: The UN rights chief accused Sri Lanka on Friday of sabotaging a UN-mandated war crimes probe into the country's brutal separatist war by creating a climate of fear and repression.
02 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Retirement fund body EPFO will soon approach the Finance Ministry on the transaction limit of Rs 1 lakh for accounts opened under Jan-Dhan Yojana as it cannot credit PF claims of higher amounts in such accounts.
18 Nov 2014
Canberra: India and Australia on Tuesday sought early conclusion of negotiations for a comprehensive economic partnership agreement and a closure on the civil nuclear deal as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his counterpart Tony Abbott held talks here.
04 Nov 2014
New Delhi: India on Tuesday described Pentagon's report that Pakistan was using militant groups as proxies to counter the superior Indian military a manifestation of growing acknowledgment globally of the extent of the neighbouring country's involvement in international terrorism.
02 Oct 2014
Incheon: It turned out to be a mixed day for Indian volleyball teams competing in the 17th Asian Games here, as the men's team defeated Thailand 3-1 in the 5th-8th place classification match after the women suffered a 0-3 reverse to Hong Kong to finish 8th in the competition on Thursday.
02 Oct 2014
Incheon: The Indian women's kabaddi team recorded a comprehensive 41-28 victory over Thailand in the semifinals and stormed into the title clash with a lot of confidence while ensuring at least a silver medal at the 17 Asian Games in Icheon on Thursday.
31 Oct 2014
Mumbai: SBI General Insurance has received 541 claims after Cyclone Hudhud, which lashed the Andhra Pradesh coast recently, and would settle 70 percent of claims by tomorrow, a top official of the company said.