15 Oct 2014
Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh government will soon issue municipal bonds named 'Build Andhra' to raise funds for development of the new state capital.
24 Oct 2014
Kuala Lumpur: Former West Indies fast bowler Jermaine Lawson marked his debut for the United States by helping to demolish Bermuda on the opening day of the six-nation Pepsi ICC World Cricket League Division Three 50-over tournament here. The Jamaican claimed three for 30 from 5.5 overs as Bermuda were routed for 106 inside 27 overs before the US romped to a six-wicket victory in just 21.5 overs at Bayuemas Oval here Thursday, reports CMC. Having qualified to play for the US based on the ICC's four-year residency requirement, Lawson, 32, who played 13 Tests before moving to America in 2010, struck with his first ball, removing opener Terryn Fray.
26 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Bollywood actress Kajol says she had a memorable stint at the United Nations where her campaign 'Help A Child Reach 5' was appreciated by the dignitaries.
11 Sep 2014
Geneva: Earth's protective ozone layer is well on track to recovery in the next few decades, owing largely to the phase-out of certain chemicals used in refrigerants and aerosol cans, according to a new UN report.
06 Oct 2014
Washington: Narendra Modi was dressed for the occasion wherever he went, but the diverse colours that the Indian Prime Minister donned on his recent US visit had one unifying theme - to win America. And this is being talked about even a week after his visit.
12 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Retirement fund body EPFO is all set to launch this month an online facility for transfer of PF accounts for the organised sector workers covered under private PF trusts, that manage their employees' retirement fund themselves.
07 Oct 2014
Cape Town: Seven countries have put forward bids to host the 2017 African Nations Cup as the Confederation of African Football (CAF) seeks a replacement for Libya.
27 Aug 2014
United Nations: Adopting a critical tone, India has told the UN Security Council that ‘imposing solutions’ from outside on nations for conflict prevention is a ‘recipe for instant disaster’ and an ‘interventionist trend’ can exacerbate conflict between and within countries.
26 Sep 2014
United Nations: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon have discussed the current political crisis and security situation in Pakistan and the need for improved bilateral relations with India.
10 Sep 2014
United Nations: Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will hold a high-level event later this month to spur international efforts to respond to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.