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.
10 Nov 2015
United Nations: India has been re-elected by the General Assembly to a six year term on the UN Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL).
18 Feb 2016
New Delhi: As part of efforts to raise capital, Punjab National Bank is weighing the options of diluting stake in some of its subsidiaries and selling off real estate assets.
07 Apr 2016
Islamabad: Pakistan today said it is ready to discuss arms control and restraint measures with India to avoid unnecessary arms race in the region, days after US President Barack Obama asked both nations to reduce their nuclear arsenal.
09 Dec 2014
Geneva: The year 2014 has been 'devastating' for children, as millions of them were exposed to armed conflicts, Ebola outbreak and torture, the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) said on Monday.
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.
06 Feb 2016
New Delhi: Assets base of the country's mutual fund industry dropped to Rs 12.74 lakh crore at the end of January, making it the third consecutive monthly decline, due to lower investment in equity schemes.
15 Feb 2016
Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today requested Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for restoration of the special category status to the state and raise Central assistance for it in the coming Union Budget.
03 Feb 2016
New Delhi: India Inc raised Rs 59,277 crore through public and rights issues in 2015, Sebi data showed.
06 Apr 2016
Washington: Richard Olson, Special US Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, has embarked on a two-day visit to India to hold talks with top officials on a range of key issues, including India's role in promoting stability and prosperity in the region.