Demonetisation 'plunder' can drag India's GDP by 2%: Manmohan Singh

Demonetisation ‘plunder’ can drag India’s GDP by 2%: Manmohan Singh

New Delhi, Nov 24 - Describing the implementation of the demonetisation drive as "monumental mismanagement" and a case of "organised loot and legalised plunder", former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday said...

Areas where concession on use of denotified notes ends at midnight

New Delhi, Nov 24 - Following is a list of areas where the concession to use the denotified Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes for emergency cash needs will cease from the...
Gandhiji kin, ex-NASA scientist Kanu, battles death in penury

Gandhi’s kin, Ex-NASA scientist Kanu Gandhi, battles death in penury

Surat (Gujarat), Nov 4 - Remember that energetic little boy Kanu who led his grandfather, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi -- revered as Mahatma Gandhi worldwide -- holding his stick on the beaches of...
Chhath festival begins in Bihar

Chhath festival begins in Bihar

Patna, Nov 4 .  Festive fervour erupted on the streets of Patna -- and other cities and towns of Bihar -- as celebrations of the state's most popular Chhath festival got underway...

Widows break taboo by celebrating Diwali inside temple

Vrindavan, Oct 28 - Breaking an age-old taboo, about 700 widows celebrated Diwali for the first time in the ancient Gopinath Temple here on Thursday.The initiative to let widows of Vrindavan light...
Tata Sons replaces Cyrus Mistry, Ratan Tata to be interim chairman

Tata Sons replaces Cyrus Mistry, Ratan Tata to be interim chairman

Mumbai, Oct 24 - In a surprise move, industrial conglomerate Tata Sons on Monday replaced Cyrus P. Mistry as its Chairman and named Ratan Tata as the interim chairman of the company.The...
Minor, BSF trooper killed in Pakistan border firing

Minor, BSF trooper killed in Pakistan border firing

Jammu, Oct 24 - An eight-year-old boy and a border trooper were killed and nine others injured in fresh shelling by Pakistan early Monday, damaging at least 50 villages on this side...
Army has self respect, doesn't need ransom money: Uddhav

Army has self respect, doesn’t need ransom money: Uddhav

Panaji, Oct 23 - Taking on his cousin and MNS leader Raj Thackeray for asking filmmakers to donate Rs 5 crore to the army for casting Pakistani actors, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav...
Geelani's son arrested, family barred from meeting Hurriyat hawk

Geelani’s son arrested, family barred from meeting Hurriyat hawk

Srinagar, Oct 22 - Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani's elder son, a doctor at a government hospital here, was on Saturday arrested by the Jammu and Kashmir Police, family sources told.Naeem...
Terror mothership with global links in India's neighbourhood: Modi

Terror mothership with global links in India’s neighbourhood: Modi

Benaulim (Goa), Oct 16 - In a clear reference to Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the "mothership of terrorism" was in India's neighbourhood and linked to terror modules across...

Entertainment

Pop superstar George Michael dead at 53

London, Dec 26 - Singer-songwriter George Michael, who sold tens of millions of albums as a member of the duo Wham! and on his own,...

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...