01 Nov 2014
Geneva/New Delhi: With India sticking to its tough stand at WTO, the multilateral trade body suggested three scenarios to resolve the impasse over trade facilitation agreement and food security issues.
30 Oct 2014
Bangalore: About 2,600 government doctors, including specialists, across Karnataka on Wednesday agreed to withdraw their resignation letters and call off their protest following assurances by the state government that their demands will be fulfilled soon.
29 Oct 2014
New Delhi: The government on Wednesday relaxed rules for allowing FDI in the construction sector including housing by reducing the minimum built-up area and capital requirement for foreign investment in such projects - a move that will help the cash-starved realty sector raise funds.
30 Oct 2014
Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex on Thursday surged about 248 points to end at record closing peak of 27,346.33 on across-the-board buying by investors after government eased rules for FDI in construction sector and US Federal Reserve reiterated its plan to keep interest rates at record lows.
29 Oct 2014
Bangalore: Accusing the Congress Government in Karnataka of being in 'deep slumber', Karnataka BJP on Wednesday sought Governor Vajubhai Vala's intervention to bring the administration back on track.
28 Oct 2014
Bangalore: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday said he would hold talks on Wednesday with government doctors who have resigned en masse seeking wage revision among other demands.
21 Oct 2014
Bangalore: Former Karnataka chief minister and Leader of Opposition in the Legislative Assembly Jagadish Shettar on Tuesday said BJP's victory in Haryana and Maharashtra Assembly elections will have its bearing on state politics.
24 Oct 2014
United Nations: In a stern message, India has told UN General Assembly that developing countries must have the freedom to use food reserves to feed the poor "without the threat of sanctions" and a permanent solution on food security with necessary changes in WTO rules is a must.
22 Oct 2014
Geneva/New Delhi: With India sticking to its tough stand, efforts to break the impasse in the WTO on trade facilitation agreement and food security issues proved futile and further consultations will continue over the week.
18 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has urged the Haryana and Karnataka governments to ensure safety of all citizens, including those from the northeast, a statement said on Friday.