27 Aug 2015
New Delhi: The government yesterday agreed to pay states like Gujarat and Assam, from its annual budget, the difference between royalty paid by operators of some oil fields as per their contract and actual prevailing rate.
31 Aug 2015
Zurich/London: Spooked by the new blackmoney law, a number of Swiss and other European banks have begun asking Indian clients to disclose their accounts to the tax authorities back home as they fear being accused of 'abetting' the hoarding of untaxed assets.
26 Aug 2015
Prague: Indian golfer SSP Chawrasia will tee up at the D+D Real Czech Masters here tomorrow with an eye to earning back his European Tour card.
20 Aug 2015
Berlin: Germany expects to receive up to 800,000 asylum-seekers in 2015, a new record, Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere said yesterday, as he urged action from Europe on the crisis.
25 Jul 2015
Crans Montana (Switzerland): Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri carded another three-under 67 to share the 14th position after his second round of the 2.7 million euros European Masters at the Crans-sur-Sierre Golf Club here.
17 Jun 2015
New Delhi: LG Electronics will soon embed technologies developed by Nokia in its smartphones as the Korean firm has agreed to take a royalty-bearing smartphone patent licence from the Finnish telecom gear maker.
14 Jul 2015
Brussels: Eurozone leaders struck a deal yesterday on a bailout to prevent debt-stricken Greece from crashing out of the euro, forcing Athens to push through draconian reforms in a matter of days.
30 Jun 2015
Berlin: German Chancellor Angela Merkel played down any hopes of a last-minute deal with Greece on Tuesday, just hours before its bailout deal expires, saying she was not aware of any new offer from the European Commission President.
07 Jul 2015
Vienna: Iran and major powers will continue negotiations on an historic nuclear deal past Tuesday's deadline for a long-term agreement, European Union Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini said.
21 Jun 2015
London: Tainted former IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi invoked the names of British royalty, including Prince Charles and his brother Andrew, while seeking his travel papers from the UK Home Office, according to a media report today.