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...

North-eastern states can be organic food producers : Chamling

Shillong, May 26 - Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling on Thursday said the northeastern states can be the organic food producers for not only India but for the rest of the...

Rs.1 lakh crore for road infrastructure in northeast: Gadkari

New Delhi, May 28 - Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday said that the government will invest Rs.one lakh crore in the northeast region to develop road infrastructure...

597 cases against non-banking financial entities in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, May 29- The Odisha government has filed 597 cases against illegal non-banking financial entities for cheating people under various false promises of higher returns while 799 people have been arrested so...

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...

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...

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,...

Maruti Suzuki to recall 77,380 cars

 New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) India's largest car maker Maruti Suzuki on Friday announced the recall of 77,380 cars - Baleno and DZire models - to upgrade the airbag controller software...

Twitter to soon roll out automatic ‘Night Mode’ UI

New Delhi, May 24 - Micro-blogging site Twitter will soon roll out an automatic "Night Mode" user interface (UI) to its Android app that will swap out the white background and replace...

HP Envy 13: Fairly good laptop if cost doesn’t bother you

New Delhi, May 24 - Heating up the race of thin, lightweight and high-performance laptops, HP Inc's latest offering - ultrabook Envy 13 - may take Indian consumers by surprise with its...

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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...