21 May 2015
Damascus: Islamic State (IS) militants have gained complete control of Syria's ancient city of Palmyra, a Unesco world heritage site, official reports said here on Thursday.The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said that an air base, a central prison and the intelligence headquarters are all under the control of the IS.
11 Apr 2015
Beirut: Pro-government forces repelled an attack on a key Syrian airport during a fierce battle in which they lost 20 fighters but killed almost as many militants, a monitor said on Saturday.
07 Apr 2015
New Delhi: The Supreme Court today dismissed a plea seeking a court-monitored CBI probe into multi-crore rupee chit-fund scam matters cases in Odisha and gave time to agency to come out with suggestions to ensure effective investigation of huge number of such cases in West Bengal.
06 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday launched national air quality index to monitor pollution level in 10 cities here at a two-day Environment Ministry conference which will be attended by state environment and forest ministers.
03 Apr 2015
Tech giant Samsung Electronics has unveiled three new models of curved PC monitor aimed at the mainstream consumer market.
11 Feb 2014
New York: Apple Inc on Monday lost its latest bid to put a court-appointed antitrust monitor on hold, after a federal appeals court rejected its argument that the monitor's work was causing it irreparable harm.
09 Feb 2015
Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has decided to monitor the ministries of Water and Power, Petroleum, Finance and the Planning Commission, following crisis like petrol shortages that has left hisgovernment red-faced many times over the past few months.
19 Feb 2015
London: Scientists have now turned smartphones into personal, real-time air pollution monitors.Led by Mark J Nieuwenhuijsen from the Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology (CREAL) in Barcelona, Spain, the team has used smartphone and sensing technology to better pinpoint where and when pollution is at its worst.
13 Feb 2015
Cuttack: Orissa High Court has directed the state government to form a high-level committee under the chairmanship of the Chief Secretary to monitor the situation arising out of the spread of jaundice in the state.
04 Feb 2015
New Delhi: The government has set up a high level panel to suggest a framework to assess CSR activities done by corporates under the companies law.