31 Jul 2014
Patna: Maoist guerrillas blew up the house of a CRPF constable in Bihar's Aurangabad district early on Thursday to protest the killing of two people a fortnight ago in a gun battle with police, officials said.
28 Jul 2014
Lucknow: In good news that would delight environmentalists, camera traps have shown an increase in the number of tigers in the core area of Uttar Pradesh’s Dudhwa tiger reserve this time around.
30 Jul 2014
Geneva: Of the 100,000 tigers that once roamed in the wild a century ago, only 3,200 are left behind, the World Wide Fund (WWF) for Nature has revealed in a report.
30 Jul 2014
Sydney/Singapore: The dollar touched a six-month high against a basket of major currencies on Wednesday, holding firm ahead of a Federal Reserve policy decision and US gross domestic product data due later in the day.
29 Jul 2014
Bangalore: India's largest e-Commerce firm Flipkart on Tuesday said it has raised USD 1 billion (over Rs 6,000 crore) in fresh funding from a group of investors, the largest so far in the fiercely competitive online shopping segment in the country.
24 Jul 2014
Hoylake: Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods have combined to salute Rory McIlroy's performance in capturing the British Open title for the first time in his career. The 25-year-old Northern Irishman became the third youngest golfer in the modern era, after the two American greats, to land three of the four major championships when he triumphed by two strokes at Royal Liverpool on Sunday.
24 Jul 2014
Mumbai: Superstar Salman Khan's ‘Kick’ is set to kick up a storm. The action thriller will hit over 5,000 screens in India on Friday as well as 42 other countries including non-traditional markets like France, Germany, Morocco and Maldives.
25 Jul 2014
Mumbai: Stating that even though the formation of a stable government at the Centre has mitigated political risk, a top Reserve Bank official said India continues to face threats on the growth and external sector fronts.
19 Oct 2012
The Tadoba–Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR) near Chandrapur is set to reopen for the tourists from Saturday following the Supreme Court's recent directive permitting resumption of tourism activities in the Tiger Reserve areas in the country, a forest official in Chandrapur said.