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.
29 Oct 2014
Washington: India has been places at 142 among 189 countries in the latest World Bank's "Ease of Doing Business" report released on Wednesday, a drop by two places from the last year's ranking.
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.
13 Oct 2014
Tokyo: Powerful typhoon Vongfong slammed into Japan on Monday morning, with at least one person missing and dozens injured while more than 300 flights were grounded, officials and local media said.
12 Oct 2014
Manila: Lava is again flowing out of Mayon, the Philippines' most active volcano, raising fears an eruption could be imminent, authorities said on Sunday.
11 Oct 2014
Tokyo: Powerful Typhoon Vongfong churned towards Japan on Saturday, injuring at least a dozen people as it pounded the southern Okinawan islands with ferocious winds and driving rain.
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.
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
Washington: Discount retailer Kmart said a data breach of its systems had compromised some customers' debit and credit card numbers, in the latest cybersecurity attack against a major US store.
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.