28 Jan 2016
Washington: Children born into smaller families in the world's poorest nations may live for three years longer than those born into larger families, a new study has claimed.
28 Dec 2015
Chennai: The year 2015 may be termed as the year of strengthening foundation for increased foreign participation in the domestic nuclear sector by clearing doubts on nuclear liability, signing a uranium souring agreement, civil nuclear cooperation agreements with a couple of countries. The year also saw India taking steps to increase the local content in the reactors imported from Russia.
22 Jan 2016
Tokyo: The Japanese Cabinet approved today the lifting of sanctions on Iran, following the recent completion of a landmark deal to try to prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons.
16 Dec 2015
Mumbai: Voicing its staunch opposition to the Jaitapur nuclear power plant, the Shiv Sena has sent a detailed report on the project to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, highlighting the 'adverse impact' it would have on the green belt in Maharashtra's Konkan region.
28 Jan 2016
Thrissur: A Vigilance court today ordered registration of an FIR against Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and Power Minister Arayadan Mohammed in connection with the solar scam.
19 Jan 2016
Mumbai: Beating market expectations, industrialist Anil Ambani-led Reliance Power yesterday announced a 38 percent jump in net profits for the quarter ended December 31, 2015, over the like period of the previous financial year.
17 Jan 2016
Vienna: Iran took a huge step to ending its international isolation as sanctions on the Islamic republic were lifted following the entry into force of last July's momentous nuclear deal with major powers. Iran's President Hassan Rouhani, whose 2013 election helped launch the Herculean diplomatic effort towards the July 14 Vienna deal, yesterday said it was a "glorious victory" for the "patient nation of Iran."
22 Jan 2016
Yangon: Myanmar began releasing the first of about 100 political prisoners today, government officials said that the days before democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi's party was to form a new government after an election victory in November.
20 Jan 2016
New Delhi: The Cabinet today approved a new power tariff policy that aims at promoting clean energy, better regulation of discoms and faster roll out of investments.
18 Jan 2016
Tehran: International Atomic Energy Agency Chief Yukiya Amano was due to hold talks in Tehran today on ensuring Iran's continued compliance with a nuclear deal the US and Iranian Presidents hailed as a historic breakthrough.