Dhingra Commission to submit report on Vadra, other land deals

Chandigarh, Aug 31.  The one-man Justice S.N. Dhingra Commission of Inquiry set up by the Haryana government to probe controversial land deals in Gurgaon, including those of Congress president Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law...
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...

EU adopts new restrictions against North Korea

Brussels, May 28 - The European Union (EU) here on Friday adopted additional restrictive measures against North Korea on trade, financial services, investment and transport.According to a press release issued by the...

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...

Extension of anti-Russia sanctions not good for world economy: Kremlin

 Moscow, May 28 - The decision of the Group of Seven (G7) to extend sanctions against Russia will not have a positive impact on the global economy and on global affairs, the...

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,...
Brazil opens airline sector to foreign capital

Brazil opens airline sector to foreign capital

Brasilia, June 22 -The full Chamber of Deputies of Brazil on Wednesday approved an executive order allowing foreign investors up 100 per cent ownership of Brazilian airlines, compared to the current...
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...
youth become entrepreneurs at Cafe Toto

Underprivileged youth become entrepreneurs at Cafe Toto

Kolkata, June 2 - Donning crisp aprons and trained by French volunteers, young adults from underprivileged backgrounds here are turning into entrepreneurs and taking charge of their life by serving up delectable...

World’s costliest smartphone unveiled at $14,000

Bringing speculations to an end, Israeli start-up Sirin Labs has officially unveiled its high-end $14,000 (over Rs 9 lakh) Android smartphone that promises chip-to-chip 256-bit encryption similar to what the military...

Entertainment

Electronic music is very revolting: Muzaffar Ali

Lucknow, Feb 24. Filmmaker-fashion designer Muzaffar Ali believes he has a "global outlook to music", but the director of the classic Bollywood movie "Umrao Jaan"...

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...