14 Aug 2014
New Delhi: The Delhi Metro has organized quiz competitions for commuters and conducted tours for underprivileged and specially-abled children as part of Independence Day celebrations, an official said on Thursday.
21 Oct 2014
New Delhi: The Election Commission has proposed making paid news an electoral offence to provide a strong deterrent in a bid to stamp out the menace.
08 Nov 2014
Dehradun: Former Dehradun Mayor Manorama Sharma Dobariyal was declared by the Congress as its nominee for the only vacant Rajya Sabha seat in Uttarakhand ending the prolonged suspense over the issue.
20 Oct 2014
Kochi: Kochi Metro, the Rs 5,180 dream project that is expected to solve the travel woes in Kerala's commercial capital, would be completed in "a time bound manner", said Chief Minister Oommen Chandy.
16 Oct 2014
San Francisco: Google is coming out with bigger, more expensive versions of its Nexus phone and tablet to attract more of the affluent consumers who faithfully buy each new generation of Apple's iPhone and iPad.
31 Oct 2014
Panaji: India has highest PAHs (Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons), a carcinogenic Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs), as compared to cities of other countries while Kolkata is the most polluted metropolis in the country with its pollution levels recorded highest among eight tropical Asian countries, according to study.
30 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Under attack over his remarks that official auditor should not "sensationalise" its audit findings, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said media did not accurately reflect the spirit of his speech at the CAG conference.
04 Oct 2014
Cairo: The Islamic State (IS) Sunni radical group on Friday claimed responsibility of beheading British aid worker Alan Henning in an online video. In the one-minute video clip titled "Another Message to America and its Allies", roughly the same as those released after three previous murders, a masked IS militant also introduced another hostage it identified as a US aid worker Peter Kassig, news agency reported.
11 Oct 2014
Kolkata: The latest Index of Industrial Production data -- which logged in 5-month low growth rate for August -- was not worrisome as some other sectors were showing signs of expansion, Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Nirmala Sitharaman said.
11 Oct 2014
Mumbai: The Reserve Bank said the number of free transactions in a month at non-home ATMs would remain three in six identified metros but customers of these centres can use their card without cost two more times in non-metro centres.