Ola to invest Rs 100 cr to skill 100,000 drivers in India

Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Dec 19 - Car rental aggregator firm Ola on Monday announced plans to invest Rs 100 crore towards skill development in India and empower 100,000 driver-partners in the next...

Demonetisation: Cashlessness sting still painful on day 41

New Delhi, Dec 19 - There was no respite in sight for cash-strapped people on Monday as queues outside banks and ATMs for withdrawing money continued across the city with rising anger...
E-governance transactions in India cross Rs 1,000 crore

E-governance transactions in India cross Rs 1,000 crore

New Delhi, Dec 16 -The total number of e-governance transactions in the country has crossed Rs 1,000 crore this year, the government web portal eTaal said on Friday.The portal -- which...

Report of regulatory action against us false: Axis Bank

Mumbai, Dec 12.  Private sector lender Axis Bank on Monday said the reports alleging that regulatory action against the bank was under consideration, were false and malafide."We would like to bring to...

Turning away billions, but have right to do business: Trump

Washington, Dec 12. US President-elect Donald Trump said he was turning down "billions of dollars of deals" to avoid potential conflicts of interest, but "has the right" to still do business deals."I'm...
Railways, metro, bus won't accept old Rs 500 notes after Dec 10

Railways, metro, bus won’t accept old Rs 500 notes after Dec 10

Mumbai, Dec 9 -  It is not so good news for people who have kept old Rs 500 notes to buy railway, metro or bus tickets as the government has decided to...

State limit of cash account holder can withdraw: SC to government

New Delhi, Dec 9 - The Supreme Court on Friday asked the government to state the threshold limit of cash that each account holder can withdraw from banks across the country without...

World Bank cancels $100m loan to Pakistan

Islamabad, Dec 8. The World Bank has cancelled a $100 million loan approved for a natural gas efficiency project, citing a lack of interest on the part of a Pakistani gas distribution...
How Modi changed "war on black money" to "war on all currency"

How Modi changed “war on black money” to “war on all currency”

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation on November 8, 2016 to announce the withdrawal of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes.The speech (in English) lasted 25 minutes. The Prime Minister...

RBI may cut interest rate by 50 bps on December 7: HDFC CEO

New Delhi, Dec 3.  At a time when the country is undergoing a demonetisation drive, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), in its next policy meeting on December 7, may cut the...

Entertainment

Pop superstar George Michael dead at 53

London, Dec 26 - Singer-songwriter George Michael, who sold tens of millions of albums as a member of the duo Wham! and on his own,...

History

Ancient Roman villa uncovered near Florence

Florence, Oct 21.  Archaeologists have unearthed a luxurious ancient Roman villa complete with thermal baths and stunning mosaics near the central Italian city of Florence...