28 Aug 2014
New York: Renowned Indian singer Kavita Krishnamurthy and her violin maestro husband L Subramaniam have been honoured by the New Jersey Assembly for their contributions to world music.
14 Aug 2014
New Delhi: The Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) has recommended captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni's name for the prestigious Padma Bhushan and batting mainstay Virat Kohli for the Padma Shri.
10 Aug 2014
Mumbai: While there were reports that the government is planning to take back Saif Ali Khan's Padma Shri award, the Bollywood actor's wife Kareena Kapoor has put the rumours to rest by saying that the authorities have sent a letter mentioning they are not taking back the award.
25 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Retirement fund body Employees' Provident Fund Organization (EPFO)'s trustees are likely to defer on Tuesday the decision on interest rate on PF deposits for 2014-15, as the proposed 8.7 percent may not be acceptable to union representatives.
26 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Retirement fund body EPFO's trustees on Tuesday decided to retain interest payment on provident fund deposits for 2014-15 at 8.75 percent.
27 Aug 2014
Mumbai: Taking a dig at the seat sharing talks between Congress and NCP ahead of the upcoming Assembly elections in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena on Wednesday said that a massive defeat for both parties in the Assembly elections is inevitable.
21 Aug 2014
Dehradun: The weather was clear in most parts of Uttarakhand except light to moderate rain at isolated places, allowing 'Char Dham' pilgrims to leave for Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri and Yamunotri.
22 Aug 2014
Lucknow: BJP requested the Election Commission to postpone by-elections to Balaha and Nighasan Assembly seats in view of the flood situation in Bahraich and Lakhimpur districts.
23 Aug 2014
Mathura: BJP said it will not adopt any "foul means" to destabilise the Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh which, it said, will fall on its own due to "misgovernance".
12 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Retirement fund manager EPFO has sought approval of its trustees to invest more funds in government securities, particularly state development loans (SDL) as they offer better returns than corporate bonds.