30 Apr 2016
Dehradun: Major forest fires raged today across Uttarakhand even as three teams of NDRF were deployed in Almora, Gauchar and Pauri and one team of SDRF in Nainital to extinguish the flames.
22 May 2016
New Delhi: Linking the intense heatwave and drought to environmental degradation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today made a strong pitch for a mass movement to save forests and conserve "every drop" of water during the upcoming Monsoon season.
13 Feb 2016
New Delhi: In a first-ever order to merge two private companies, the government yesterday directed the merger of scam-hit National Spot Exchange Ltd with its parent Financial Technologies.
11 Apr 2016
New Delhi: Amid rising voices demanding complete ban on the firework display ritual in the wake of Puttingal fire tragedy that claimed 110 lives and critically wounded more than 300 devotees, the Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB), the managing body of the temple today said that it was not in the favour of a complete ban on the ritual.
20 Aug 2013
New Delhi: The NSEL affair got murkier as regulator FMC cast doubts on its management and charged that the crisis-ridden spot exchange is not complying with its directions and providing wrong information in the case involving Rs 5,600 crore dues to investors.
28 Apr 2016
New Delhi: Barring a handful of top business schools like the IIMs, most B-schools in the country are producing sub-par graduates who are largely un-employable and therefore earning less than Rs 10,000 a month, if at all they find a job, a report has pointed out.
09 May 2016
New Delhi: The single emergency number '112' will be operational throughout India from January 1 to help people reach immediate services of police, ambulance and fire department.
22 Aug 2013
New Delhi: Commodity markets regulator FMC directed NSEL to declare members, who have failed in making payments, as defaulters and liquidate all their realisable assets.
21 Aug 2013
Mumbai: National Spot Exchange has sacked its entire top management, including CEO Anjani Sinha, as the beleaguered bourse could manage to pay just over half of Rs 175 crore first tranche of payment due to investors.
13 May 2016
New Delhi: As Parliament session ended without passing the landmark GST bill, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today rued the Rajya Sabha not approving the biggest indirect tax reform measure since independence, saying states stood to benefit the most from it.