Goa losing international destination tag

Goa losing international destination tag due to domestic tourism

Panaji, June 5 - Increased inflow of domestic tourists is ruining Goa's reputation as an international tourism destination, a top travel and tourism industry official said, adding that the coastal state needed...

Want to make India most open economy, says Modi

Tokyo, Nov 11. Stressing that strong India-Japan ties will be a "stabilising factor" in Asia and the world, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that he wants India to be the...
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...
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...
security Mallya deposited in HC

Adjust loans from security Mallya deposited in HC: Tribunal

Bengaluru, June 7 - The Debt Recovery Tribunal on Tuesday suggested the State Bank of India (SBI) adjust the Rs.2,000 crore security beleaguered tycoon Vijay Mallya deposited in the Karnataka High Court...
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...

Petrol, diesel prices hiked

New Delhi, June 1 - Petrol price was hiked by Rs.2.58 a litre and diesel by Rs.2.26 per litre, an announcement from Indian Oil Corp. (IOC) said here late on Tuesday.Petrol will...
Stock market majors launch electronic book mechanism

Stock market majors launch electronic book mechanism

Mumbai, July 1 - Stock market majors -- BSE and the National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) -- on Friday launched the electronic book mechanism (EBM) for issuance of debt securities on...
Phishing websites stealing information from 26 Indian banks: Report

Phishing websites stealing information from 26 Indian banks: Report

New Delhi, Dec 1 - Researchers from US-based cyber security company FireEye have claimed to discover malicious phishing websites created by cybercriminals that spoof 26 Indian banks to steal personal information from...

How Africans collaborate with wild birds to get honey

London, July 25 .While it has long been known that in many parts of Africa, people and a species of wax-eating bird called the greater honeyguide work together to find wild...

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BCCI to Reward Mithali & Co. Rs 50 Lakh Each For...

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) have announced that each member of the Indian women's team will get Rs 50 Lakh...

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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...