27 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Telecom giant SoftBank has pledged an investment of USD 10 billion (over Rs 60,000 crore) in India's IT and communications space, one of the biggest investment commitments from a Japanese firm after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to that country.
19 Oct 2014
Nagpur: Maharashtra's Vidarbha region, where statehood is a contentious issue, has overwhelmingly come out in support of BJP in the Assembly polls and rejected Congress in the hustings.
22 Oct 2014
Tokyo : Japanese electronic components maker TDK has developed a wireless charging system for electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles, which it hopes will be in use around 2018.
21 Oct 2014
Panaji: The people in Goa's mining belt are staring at a dark Diwali for the third consecutive year due to the ban on iron ore extraction activity in the state.
16 Oct 2014
Washington: NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has uncovered three Kuiper Belt objects (KBOs) the agency's New Horizons spacecraft could potentially visit after it flies by Pluto in July 2015.
20 Oct 2014
Tokyo: Japanese household goods maker Kao Corporation may soon be using algae to produce cleansing agents for its products, specifically shampoo.
17 Oct 2014
Tokyo: More than 100 Japanese lawmakers visited a Tokyo shrine condemned by China and Korea as a symbol of Japan's militarist past.
07 Aug 2014
Kolkata: As north Bengal grapples with encephalitis and its deadlier variant Japanese encephalitis, residents of Kolkata have little to fear about the infection, according to a senior doctor at the Calcutta School of Tropical Medicine.
07 Dec 2011
The recurring affliction of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) and consequently high death rate has brought to light the ground reality of government vaccination programme in Uttar Pradesh.
21 Oct 2014
TOKYO : The time is "ripe" for Japan and the United States to reach a breakthrough in talks for a Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact, the U.S. Commerce secretary said on Tuesday, adding that the two were "a lot closer" to a deal than in recent months.