03 Mar 2015
Brussels: The United Nations is urging donors, organizations and countries fighting Ebola in West Africa not to give in to complacency as the death toll from the virus climbs toward 10,000.
24 Apr 2015
New Delhi: As much as 1,273.31 crore is lying unused under Nirbhaya Fund set up two years back in the wake of the brutal gang-rape of a young girl on December 16, 2012, Parliament was informed on Friday.
05 May 2015
New Delhi: The governments of Switzerland, the United Kingdom and Spain have not provided details of any black money accounts, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Tuesday.
29 Apr 2015
Chennai: Extending a helping hand to the victims of quake-hit Nepal, DMK on Wednesday asked its MLAs and MPs to donate their one month's salary towards the Prime Minister's Relief Fund.
23 Apr 2015
Mumbai: Stocks of Jet Airways gained over 4 per cent on Thursday as the company will seek shareholders' approval next month to raise up to USD 400 million (over Rs 2,500 crore) through issue of securities on private placement basis.
23 Apr 2015
Mumbai: Shares of private sector lender Yes Bank gained 4.5 per cent on Thursday after the company reported 28.1 per cent rise in net profit for the March quarter and on fund raising plans.
18 Dec 2014
JERUSALEM:Israel's foreign minister on Thursday described as a gimmick a Palestinian-proposed UN Security Council draft resolution that calls for a peace deal within a year and an end to the occupation of Palestinian territories by the end of 2017."Certainly this will not hasten an agreement because without Israel's consent, nothing will change," Avigdor Lieberman said in a statement.
22 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Government is floating Expression of Interest to select a financial institution forcreating a special fund to provide risk capital to companies developing new technologies in areas of electronics, nano- electronics and Information Technology, Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.
28 Apr 2015
New Delhi: An allocation of Rs 61,220 crore has been made in the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) for the period 2015-20 for providing assistance to people affected by natural calamities, Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.
11 May 2015
Islamabad: A former Pakistani intelligence officer disclosed the hideout of Osama bin Laden to CIA in exchange of USD 25 million bounty on the head of the Al-Qaeda chief, who was living as prisoner under ISI protection in the garrison town of Abbottabad, according to a report.