Uncertain global cues subdue equity markets

Uncertain global cues subdue equity markets

Mumbai, June 22 - Subdued Asian indices, along with uncertain global cues and a weak rupee, depressed the Indian equity markets on Wednesday.Consequently, the key indices traded flat -- marginally in the...

Full-fledged mining operations after monsoons: Goa CM

Panaji, July 2 . Mining of iron ore will resume on a much more comprehensive scale after the monsoons, Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar said on Saturday, adding that if mine-owners co-operate...

Foodgrains, fuel for Tripura to be transported through Bangladesh

Agartala, July 2  With Tripura remaining cut-off from the rest of the country for more than a month, efforts are on to transport foodgrains and fuel to the northeastern state through...

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...

French brand Marie Claire forays into Indian market

New Delhi, June 17 . French fashion brand Marie Claire is foraying into the Indian market, and will soon launch a prêt collection aimed at the 20 to 40 years old women.Marie...
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...

Padamsee and Gaitonde among masters at Saffronart’s auction

New Delhi, Aug 31.  Auction house Saffronart is all set to host its evening sale that will feature important works of Modern Indian artists like Akbar Padamsee and V.S. Gaitonde.The auction, to...
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...
All may not be lost for struggling Nokia, BlackBerry

All may not be lost for struggling Nokia, BlackBerry

New Delhi, June 29 - Just a few years ago, seeing an Indian youth with a Nokia or an office-goer with a BlackBerry device on the road was a common sight. In...

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...

Entertainment

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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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...