Amazon will invest in India

Amazon will invest another $3 bn in India: Jeff Bezos

Washington, June 8 - The US-based global e-commerce major Amazon.com had pledged another $3 billion investment in India as it bets big on the $14 billion e-retail space in the country that's...
'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...

US under Trump will have different priorities, India will have to engage with multiple...

New Delhi, Nov 21 .  The incoming Trump administration in the United States "will have different priorities", there may be a "degree of decoupling" with Europe and fluidity at the great-power level...

Reliance Jio crosses 100 mn customer mark: Ambani

Mumbai, Feb 21. Reliance Industries (RIL) Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani on Tuesday said Reliance Jio has crossed the 100 million customer mark since its launch on September 5."Jio was launched...
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...

Currency press capacity: Around 6 months needed to replenish Rs 500 notes

New Delhi, Nov 17. Will new notes which replace the demonetised currency find itself in circulation soon? Unlikely, if the capacity of all the currency printing presses in the country is...

Pakistani airline stops passengers from carrying Samsung smartphone

Islamabad, Sep 12 .  Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has stopped passengers from carrying the recently-launched Samsung Galaxy Note 7, following reports of the smartphone's batteries exploding, officials said on Sunday."In view of...

Srinivasan, Piramal appointed non-executive directors of Tata Sons

New Delhi, Aug 25.  Venu Srinivasan and Ajay Piramal were appointed as non-executive directors of Tata Sons with effect from Thursday, the company said in a statement.Srinivasan,, Chairman, Sundaram-Clayton Limited and TVS...

Good quality textiles a rarity in Indian markets, says Madhu Jain 

New Delhi, Sep 14. Craft revivalist and textile conservationist Madhu Jain, known for promoting indigenous forms of textile weaving and design in her almost 30 year-long career, says it's difficult to find...
government should spell out stand on PPP projects

Kerala government should spell out stand on PPP projects: Chennithala

Alappuzha, June 7 - Kerala's Leader of Opposition Ramesh Chennithala on Tuesday asked the state government to spell out its policy on PPPs after some ministers found fault with the Haripad medical...

Entertainment

Same-sex marriage legalisation cut US teenage suicide rates

New York, Feb 21. Legalising same-sex marriage at state level in the US reduced an estimated 134,000 suicide attempts per year in high school students...

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...