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,...

US hopes Pakistan understands India’s use of civil n-energy

Washington, May 28 - With the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) set to have a meeting in June, the US said that it hopes Pakistan understands India's use of peaceful civil nuclear energy."This...

New Zealand announce cricket schedule for next two seasons

Christchurch, May 27 -New Zealand Cricket on Friday announced a schedule for the next two summers inclusive of 12 Test matches and a total of 98 days of international cricket.The 2016-17...
Parrikar meets defence chiefs after Baramulla attack

Political interference was 101 percent in Agusta deal: Parrikar

New Delhi, May 26 - Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday said there was "101 percent" political interference in the Agusta Westland helicopters deal, and added that the then defence minister A.K....

Logistics agreement with US will help India: Parrikar

New Delhi, May 27 - A much-debated India-US logistics agreement will be of immense benefit as it will give India access to US military bases worldwide and does not involve any "war...

Sushma seeks report over attack on Nigerian student in Hyderabad

New Delhi, May 27 -External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has sought a report from the state government over the incident of a Nigerian student being attacked over a parking dispute in...

Mamata Banerjee sworn in Bengal CM for second time

Kolkata, May 27 (IANS) Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee was on Friday sworn in as West Bengal chief minister for the second time.Banerjee was administered the oath of office and secrecy...

Security forces, militants engaged in gunfight in Kupwara

Srinagar, (IANS) : Security forces and militants were engaged in a gunfight in north Kashmir's Kupwara district near the LoC on Thursday.A senior police officer told IANS in summer capital Srinagar:...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi

After see-saw ride, BJP succeeds in breaking new ground

New Delhi, May 25 - It has been a see-saw ride for the BJP since it formed an alliance government at the centre two years ago but victory in the Assam polls...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Incoherent Pakistan policy, Nepal mismanagement cloud Modi’s foreign policy

New Delhi, May 25 - As the Narendra Modi government completes two years, it's been a mixed bag as far as foreign policy is concerned, with the handling of relations with close...

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...