29 Aug 2015
Mumbai: SBI chief Arundhathi Bhattacharya said the government needs to think about "ways and means" to sustain social security schemes like Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana in the long run and compensate public sector banks (PSBs) to make such initiatives commercially viable.
25 Aug 2015
Cologne (Germany): When others get off the train to go home, Leonie Muller, a German college student, stays behind. That is because she is already at home: The train is her apartment, and she says she likes it that way.
24 Aug 2015
Mumbai: Interest rate cuts should only be delivered after sustained low inflation, and not as 'goodies' doled out after public pleading, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan said today.
26 Aug 2015
Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today announced that a memorial will be built here honouring legendary actor late Sivaji Ganesan. Making a suo moto statement in the assembly, she said on September 26, 2002, she had ordered conveyance of 65 cents of land owned by Public Works Department in Adyar to South Indian Film Artists Association for constructing a memorial for Sivaji Ganesan following requests.
19 Aug 2015
New York: Even light to moderate drinking - up to one a day for women and up to two a day for men - may increase your risk of contracting cancer, especially if you are a smoker, says a new study.
20 Aug 2015
Mumbai: Actress Shraddha Kapoor feels times spent with grandparents are like 'treasures' in life. The 'ABCD 2' star lost her maternal grandfather Pandit Pandharinath Kolhapure recently.
24 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Political parties should not be brought under the ambit of Right to Information (RTI) Act by terming them 'public authorities' as this would not only hamper their smooth working but help political rivals to file pleas with malicious intention to seek information, government told the Supreme Court today.
20 Aug 2015
Washington: Stephen Hawking's speech system has been released by Intel to the public for free as an open source code. According to the reports, the company is hoping that developers will use it and expand its application to a wider range of disabilities.
14 Aug 2015
Beijing: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed sorrow over the death and destruction caused by twin explosions at a warehouse in China's port city of Tianjin and conveyed his condolences to the bereaved families.
22 Aug 2015
Allahabad: The Allahabad High Court yesterday asked Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) to file its reply on a petition challenging the 'extra chance' given this year to those civil services aspirants who could not appear in exams held in 2011 on account of the introduction of CSAT.