01 Mar 2016
Los Angeles: An accident report filed with California's Department of Motor Vehicles says a self-driving car being tested by Google collided with a public bus on Valentine's Day.
28 Nov 2015
Chennai: The low pressure over Bay of Bengal will bring rains to Tamil Nadu and Puduchery tomorrow, the Regional Meteorological Center today said, warning of 'heavy to very heavy rains' for the two days.
02 Nov 2015
Chennai: With Northeast monsoon active over Tamil Nadu and neighbouring states, rains lashed many parts of South India even as the weather office has forecast more rains for tomorrow.
08 Feb 2016
Bengaluru: A leopard entered a private school near Varthur here and attacked people, injuring three forest department personnel, including a veterinarian, officials said.
30 Oct 2015
New Delhi: The World Bank yesterday retained its India's growth forecast for 2015-16 saying it will continue to grow, but the catch is the acceleration year-on-year will be gradual.
16 Oct 2015
Zurich: Swiss multinational food giant Nestle today lowered its full-year growth forecast to 4.5 percent this year due to ban on Maggi noodles in India and slower sales recovery in China.
31 Dec 2015
Chennai: The devastating rains that created havoc in Chennai and neighbouring districts earlier this month, was due to slow movement of weaker systems present over Bay of Bengal which subsequently led to 53 percent higher rainfall than the average, the weather office said today.
15 Feb 2016
New Delhi: The Department of Telecom (DoT) is likely to come out with regulations in 3-4 months that will make it mandatory for mobile phones to support Hindi and at least one regional language.
25 Dec 2015
New Delhi: This year was marked with frequent run-ins with foreign investors and also domestic taxpayers, the tax department has set itself a target for 2016 to simplify the voluminous Income Tax laws. While the government would seek to maximise its tax revenues with a simpler set of laws, it does not want to resort to big companies for extra advance tax or stopping refunds to meet the revenue targets.
21 Nov 2015
Washington: A US citizen died in the attack on a luxury hotel in Bamako, Mali, where armed Islamist militants took hostages yesterday, the US State Department said.