Date wise Archive


Direct-to-home operator Dish TV Tuesday said it has tied-up with private lender ICICI Bank for digital payments.


Panasonic Tuesday launched three new models of rugged devices and said it aims to have over 70 per cent market share in rugged notebooks and tablets from the current 65 per cent. The three devices are Toughpad FZ-F1, FZ-N1 and FZ-A2 tablet.


Funds amounting to Rs 400 billion will be raised by the infrastructure sector through mergers and acquisitions as well as InvITs, this year, contributing to about 12 per cent of the total equity requirement in this industry, says a report.


Lowering of government borrowings as announced in the budget from Rs 5.80 lakh crore to Rs 3.48 lakh crore during the current fiscal would augur well for the corporate bond market, a SEBI official said.


The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) today said NDA constituent Shiv Sena was never a 'Hindutvavadi' outfit and was pretending to be one only for political gains.


A sea of humanity flooded the streets of the 'Sangam' city on the last day of campaigning for fourth phase of assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh today, with road shows conducted by Rahul Gandhi with ally Akhilesh Yadav and BJP president Amit Shah.


The Supreme Court today questioned the source of money in the bank accounts of social activist Teesta Setalvad and others which were frozen by Ahmedabad police in 2015 after allegations of misappropriation. "Whose money is this?


The successful WHO assessment giving maximum ratings to National Regulatory Authority (NRA) is a big boost to the Centre's efforts towards providing quality healthcare, Union Health Minister JP Nadda today said.


The Supreme Court today said a constitution bench would in May hear the question whether the children of illegal migrants born here can avail the benefit of citizenship under the existing law.

Rae Bareli(UP)

RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav today said Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lose his aura with the BJP's defeat in the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections.


A Hindu seer here today termed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remarks on desirability of similar power supply situation in the state during festivals of different religions as one leading to "communalisation of politics" and rued the poll panel's alleged silence over

United Nations

Russia's Ambassador to the UN Vitaly Churkin today died all of a sudden while working in his office, a day before he would have turned 65.

Quito (Ecuador)

The hand-picked candidate of socialist President Rafael Correa held an easy lead in Ecuador's presidential election, though authorities said it might be a few more days before they determine if he won enough votes to avoid a runoff against his nearest rival.


President Donald Trump has tapped Herbert Raymond McMaster, a decorated and outspoken US Army lieutenant general to be his new national security adviser, days after he fired his first pick and his second turned down the crucial post.


An estimated 2,000 IS fighters are left in west Mosul to defend their bastion against a massive offensive by the Iraqi security forces, a senior US intelligence official said today.


Africa's complementary strengths to become a major contributor to India's energy and food security requirements make the resource-rich continent a "natural economic partner" of the country, Vice President Hamid Ansari today said.


Jewish community centres (JCC) in many cities across the US received bomb threats, a media report said.

Harare Province

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, the world`s oldest national ruler, turns 93 on Tuesday, defiantly vowing to remain in power despite growing signs of frailty and failing health.


A thief nicknamed "Spiderman", who snatched five masterpieces from a top Paris museum, was sentenced to eight years in prison on Monday over one of the biggest art heists in recent years.


Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar today held talks with China's top diplomat Yang Jiechi ahead of a key strategic dialogue tomorrow to improve bilateral ties hit by Chinese reluctance to support India's admission into the NSG and back a United Nations ban on JeM leader M


The alleged conspiracy angle will be probed in the abduction and harassment of a South Indian actress, the Kerala government today said even as police extended its search to Tamil Nadu to nab the prime accused.


Dal Khalsa today strongly criticised Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh who predicted "terror" revival threat in the state over the Sutlej Yamuna Link (SYL) canal issue, and blamed him for exaggerating the situation.


India's first heliport, built by state-owned Pawan Hans in the northern part of the capital, is set to become functional next week, a year after successfully undergoing trial runs.

Thiruvalla (Ker)

Some people are trying to divide the society on basis of caste and religion but Indian civilisation always overcomes such challenges, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today.


The BSF foiled an infiltration bid along the LoC in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir early today, gunning down a militant even as a huge amount of ammunition was seized.


The Srinagar-Jammu National Highway, the only all-weather road link connecting Kashmir with the rest of the country, was closed for traffic for the second consecutive day today due to landslides at some places.


Senior BJP leader Sushil Modi today questioned Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar's demand for decommissioning of the Farakka barrage.


The police today arrested nine persons including a BJP leader from Chhattishgarh for allegedly distributing money to voters in Kalahandi district.


The agitating tribal groups in Nagaland today withdrew their indefinite shutdown on government offices and plying of government vehicles on the road, following the resignation of chief minister T R Zeliang on Sunday.


Bihar legislators will be given latest health indicators of their constituency in the budget session starting from Thursday in order to help them raise issues prominently in the House.