Negative global cues drag equity markets lower

  Mumbai, May 24 - Negative global cues, along with a weak rupee, dragged the Indian equity markets lower on Tuesday. Consequently, the key indices of the Indian equity markets traded flat -- marginally...

Kerala CM-designate talks tough on influence peddling, graft

Thiruvananthapuram, May 24 - CPI-M leader and Kerala chief minister-designate Pinarayi Vijayan said on Tuesday that his government will have no place for influence peddling and graft.Even before assuming office, "some people...

No threat from Islamic State: Rajnath Singh

New Delhi, May 24 - Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said there is no threat to India from Islamic State (IS) as people of the Muslim community are against the IS. "Along...

Supreme Court nixes plea for 100 percent cut in water to liquor industry

New Delhi, May 24 -The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to entertain a plea seeking 100 percent cut in supply of water to the liquor industry in Maharashtra so that millions...

Two policemen killed in militant attack in Srinagar

Srinagar, May 23 - Two policemen, including a junior level officer, were killed on Monday by separatist guerrillas in a hit and run attack in summer capital Srinagar.A senior police officer told...

India, Iran hold delegation-level talks

Tehran, May 23  India and Iran on Monday, the second day of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to this Gulf nation, held delegation-level bilateral talks.“Deliberating the details of diplomacy. The leaders...

Defence security guard at Kochi Naval base found dead

Kochi, May 23 (IANS) A defence security guard at the Kochi naval base was found dead in the early hours of Monday soon after a gunshot was heard.An investigation has begun...

India successfully tests home-grown mini-shuttle

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), May 23  India on Monday successfully tested home-grown winged reusable launch vehicle (RLV) as a mini-shuttle and demonstrated its space technology prowess, a senior official said.RLV TD "We have...

SC notice on firm’s plea for ex post facto clearance for hotel

New Delhi, (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice on a plea for ex post facto environment clearance for a hotel in McLeodganj in Himachal Pradesh constructed in violation of...

Goa govt to notify land use plan in phases

Panaji, May 3 (PTI) Goa government will notify its land use plan (Regional Plan 2021) in a phased manner beginning from remote Sattari and Pernem talukas, deputy chief minister Francis D...

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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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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...