03 May 2016
Islamabad: Pakistan will acquire F-16 fighter jets from elsewhere if the US does not arrange funding for the sale.
27 Mar 2016
Washington: Not getting enough charitable donations? Try having people to touch sandpaper before you ask for money, suggests a new study which found that touching rough surfaces triggers the emotion of empathy, which motivates people to donate to non-profit organisations.
31 Mar 2016
Mumbai: The final trading session of financial year 2015-16 began on a positive note today with the benchmark BSE Sensex rising about 80 points to 25,418.52 on sustained buying by investors and foreign funds amid mixed global cues.
28 Mar 2016
Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex opened today on a positive note after a long break by gaining over 95 points to 25,432.94, extending its rise for the fifth straight session, as investors widened bets on increased foreign fund inflows and positive Asian cues.
08 Apr 2016
London: British Prime Minister David Cameron admitted today he had held a 30,000-pound stake in an offshore fund set up by his father, after days of pressure following publication of the so-called Panama Papers.
28 Dec 2015
United Nations: The UN special envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, on Saturday voiced his hope that he can bring representatives of the Syrian government and opposition together to launch the intra-Syria peace talks in Geneva on January 25.
02 Feb 2016
New York: Facebook-owned mobile messaging service WhatsApp has reached the milestone of one-billion users, with 42 billion messages being exchanged daily, its CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced today.
28 Apr 2016
New Delhi: The Finance Ministry's move to reduce the interest rate on the Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) attracted Opposition criticism in the Rajya Sabha today.
24 Dec 2015
United Nations: The United Nations announced it has appointed a new peacekeeping chief in Mali, amid criticism of the country's peace process.
08 Mar 2016
Mumbai: Extending its climb for the fifth consecutive session, the benchmark Sensex advanced about 64 points and the NSE Nifty retook the 7,500-mark in morning trade today as investors widened bets amid increased foreign fund inflows.