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.
19 May 2015
Geneva: The United Nations said on Tuesday that some 1,850 people had been killed and more than 500,000 displaced as a result of the conflict raging in Yemen since late March. As of May 15, 1,849 people had been killed and 7,394 had been injured, the UN humanitarian agency said citing numbers from Yemen health facilities.
12 May 2016
United Nations: Microsoft told the United Nations today that technology companies can do more to combat digital terror, but warned there was no single solution to prevent terrorists from using the web.
11 May 2016
London: Manchester United endured a pre-match bus attack and post-match demoralisation as their Champions League hopes were harpooned by a 3-2 defeat at West Ham United yesterday.
29 Sep 2015
New Delhi: India has been advocating for getting permanent membership in the United Nations Organisation for the last few decades. Despite being the largest democracy and an emerging economy in the world, India needs to get over major hurdles in its bid to get permanent UNSC membership.
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.
02 Oct 2013
India will overtake China as the world's most populous country by 2050, according to a new French study which predicts the global population to surge to 9.7 billion people by the middle of the century.
13 Apr 2015
Beijing: China, which is yet to fully endorse India's permanent membership of the United Nations Security Council( UNSC), on Monday said it supports India's "desire" to play a bigger role in the United Nations( UN) and will strive to work out a"package plan" to reform the powerful organ of the world body.
26 Feb 2016
New Delhi/London: In a sweetheart deal, flamboyant businessman Vijay Mallya yesterday quit as Chairman of United Spirits after its new majority owner Diageo agreed to pay Rs 515 crore and absolve him of all liabilities over alleged financial lapses at the company founded by his family.
28 Feb 2016
New Delhi: The Economic Survey raised serious questions about large foreign direct investment (FDI) from smaller nations, especially Singapore and Mauritius.