India, US ink eight agreements

India, US ink eight agreements, to boost defence, counter-terror cooperation

Washington, June 8 - India and the US inked eight agreements, including in the sphere of defence and energy cooperation and counter-terrorism after talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President...

Banking operations paralysed due to nationwide strike 

New Delhi/Chennai, July 29  Banking operations across the country were hit on Friday as around 10 lakh employees in around 40 private and nationalised banks struck work for a day to...

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...

India’s forex reserves at $360 bn

Chennai, May 28 - India's foreign exchange reserves went down to $360.90 billion as on May 20, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said.According to the foreign exchange data released by RBI,...
Finance meet between India, China cancelled

Finance meet between India, China cancelled

Beijing, June 23 - An India-China dialogue on economy and finance scheduled for June 27 has been "cancelled", an official source told."The meet stands cancelled," the source told.The India-China Financial Dialogue, at...

13th China-Asean Expo opens

Beijing, Sep 11. The 13th China-Asean Expo, highlighting industrial cooperation, trade and investment, opened in China on Sunday, media reported.The Expo, held in Nanning, capital of China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, has...

Cash withdrawal norms eased for farmers, agri-traders, weddings 

New Delhi, Nov 17. The government on Thursday announced a set of seven decisions pertaining to demonetisation, mainly aimed at smooth sowing season ahead, including permission to farmers to withdraw up to...
'lower-middle-income'

India now a ‘lower-middle-income’ economy for World Bank

New Delhi, June 3 - The World Bank has dropped the use of developing nation tag for India in its specialized reports and instead classifies it as a "lower-middle-income" economy in South...
Micro-finance funding skewed towards urban areas

Micro-finance funding skewed towards urban areas

New Delhi, July 4 - Despite the intended focus on low-income population, the bulk of which resides in rural areas, the loan portfolio of non-banking micro-finance companies that touched an all-time high...
Serpentine queues in front of treasuries, banks in Kerala

Serpentine queues in front of treasuries, banks in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 1 - Serpentine queues were seen in front of state treasuries and banks -- with the ATMs seeing less of a crowd -- across Kerala on Thursday, the first salary...

Entertainment

My intentions are to entertain with dignity: Sunil Grover

Mumbai, April 5 - Following a spat with comedian-actor Kapil Sharma, Sunil Grover says that his intentions are to act and entertain people with dignity.Sunil...

Sports

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...