11 Apr 2014
WASHINGTON: The head of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) ran into a wall of resistance on Thursday when he urged some counterparts in developed economies to more formally consider the effects their domestic stimulus has on emerging markets.
21 Feb 2014
United Nations: UN agency for Palestinian refugees has resumed its food distribution to Palestinians at Yarmouk camp in Damascus, following after an 11-day hiatus, a UN spokesman said on Thursday.
05 Mar 2014
United Nations: UN Deputy Secretary General Jan Eliasson on Tuesday stressed the need for a diplomatic solution to the ongoing Ukraine crisis in his meetings with the country's acting leaders, said a UN spokesman.
21 Mar 2014
New Delhi: Targeting first-time smartphone buyers in rural areas, IT hardware and electronic products company Intex Technologies on Thursday launched two entry-level smartphones for Rs 2,990 and Rs 4,490.
11 Apr 2014
Mumbai: Bollywood stars like Amitabh Bachchan and Vidya Balan have supported Ronnie and Zarina Screwvala’s Swades Foundation, which held a fundraising gala here for rural empowerment.
01 Apr 2014
New Delhi: English champions Manchester United would have to overcome a host of injury concerns ahead of the first leg of their crucial Champions League quarterfinal tie against reigning European champions Bayern Munich at Old Trafford on Tuesday.
14 Dec 2013
United Nations: More than 40 countries have pledged USD 404.6 million to a United Nations fund that provides immediate money to respond to humanitarian emergencies around the world, from conflicts in Syria and the Central African Republic to earthquakes and typhoons.
02 Apr 2014
New Delhi: Employers in the organised sector maintaining accounts in banks other than SBI will soon be able to pay PF dues online to the Employees Provident Fund Organisation.
25 Feb 2014
Geneva: United Nations' human rights chief Navi Pillay on Monday called for an international inquiry into war crimes committed by both sides during Sri Lanka's civil war, saying the government had failed to do its own credible investigation.
25 Feb 2014
United Nations: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called for the preservation of Ukraine's "unity and territorial integrity" and sent an envoy to Kiev, his spokesman said.