03 Sep 2014
New Delhi: The Prime Minister's Office has asked government departments to publicize the scheme of 100 percent tax exemption for contributions to the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund (PMNRF) in an exercise aimed at encouraging donations which can be used to help the needy.
27 Aug 2014
Canberra: New counter-terrorism units have been working at Australia's two largest airports since last week and had already intercepted a person of interest, the prime minister said on Wednesday.
07 Sep 2014
Beijing: Nearly 20,000 couples have been allowed to have a second child in Beijing under China's controversial One Child Policy, which was recently modified to meet demographic challenges.
15 Sep 2014
Incheon: The Indian men's football team suffered a humiliating 0-5 thrashing at the hands of United Arab Emirates in its Asian Games campaign opener and placed itself in a difficult position to advance to the next round of the tournament, here on Monday.
12 Sep 2014
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday challenged BJP to prove its allegation that leaders of Trinamool Congress were involved in the Saradha chit fund scam.
12 Sep 2014
Bhubaneswar: Under attack over land, housing as well as chit fund scam, party heavyweight and former Odisha Minister Kalpataru Das on Thursday resigned from the post of BJD Parliamentary Party leader in Rajya Sabha, a party release said.
08 Sep 2014
Mumbai: After a short breather, Sensex and Nifty on Monday scaled new peaks by surging 293 points and 87 points respectively as overseas funds increased bets on growth optimism and a lower oil price gave a boost to sentiments.
08 Sep 2014
New Delhi: The asset base of mutual fund industry rose by more than Rs 6,300 crore to Rs 10.12 lakh crore in August boosted by inflows in equity funds.
03 Aug 2014
United Nations: After weeks of intense fighting, the Gaza strip appears headed towards a "health and humanitarian disaster" with medical services and facilities for nearly 1.8 million Palestinians "on the verge of collapse", according to senior UN officials in the region.
05 Sep 2014
Newport (UK): United States on Friday called for the creation of a broad international coalition against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria by the time of the UN General Assembly this month.