28 Nov 2014
New Delhi: The CAG on Friday sought disallowance of USD 357.16 million (about Rs 2,179 crore) expenditure Reliance Industries incurred on drilling of wells and payments to contractors in KG-D6 while it pulled up Oil Ministry for delays in approvals and inconsistent parameters.
20 Nov 2014
London: One of the UK's most successful schools, which has an intake of 80 percent Bangladeshi Muslims, has been rocked by claims that it failed to protect its pupils from Islamist extremist influences. Sir John Cass's Foundation and Red Coat Church of England school in Tower Hamlets, east London, is being accused of neglecting to monitor the activities of an Islamic society set up by sixth-formers.
26 Nov 2014
London: Climate change threatens the survival of the UK's honeybee population, a new research has warned. Researchers at the Queen's University Belfast have found that the spread of an exotic parasite that threatens the UK's honeybee population could be speeded up by global warming.
25 Nov 2014
London: Google Inc said on Monday it had reached a settlement with a British businessman over defamatory postings in its search results describing him as a pedophile, a murderer and a money-launderer.
20 Nov 2014
London: A group of French-speaking bearded fighters of the dreaded Islamic State militant group has asked Muslims in the country to "operate within France" and bring terror to the streets of the European nation.
21 Nov 2014
Lucknow: British Council on Friday announced 401 scholarships for Indian students this year as part of its Great Britain campaign.With 401 scholarships this year and over 750 in the last two years, this is the largest scholarships programme offered to Indian students.
16 Nov 2014
London: Cambridge University has retained its reputation as Britain's best university while its rival Oxford slipped to number 2 from the joint first spot in the 'University Guide 2015' released here on Sunday.
14 Nov 2014
Mumbai: Maharashtra government has decided to approach the Supreme Court after the Bombay High Court stayed the decision to give 16 per cent reservation to Marathas in public service and educational institutions, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said here on Friday.
14 Nov 2014
Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday cancelled the previous Ashok Chavan government's decision of providing 16 percent reservation to Muslims and Marathas in public service and educational institutions.
11 Nov 2014
Mumbai: After Uddhav Thackeray hit out at All-India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen, his party Shiv Sena on Tuesday stepped up attack on the Hyderabad-based outfit, accusing it of poisoning the minds of minority community and demanded that Maharashtra government take strict action against it.