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Owing to massive infrastructure push by the state government towards easing commuting in western and eastern corridors of the megapolis, northern region will continue to be at the epicentre of real estate activities in future.


Despite concerns over the implementation of GST, the monthly collection ratios of loan pools of commercial vehicles (CVs), loan against property (LAP) and MSMEs remained strong at 95-99 per cent in July and August, says a report.


The quarterly results of companies, including bluechips SBI, Tata Motors and Coal India, will decide the course of the stock market this week, according to experts.


Digital payment companies have seen a substantial jump in their business as a result of the government's measures towards promoting cashless transactions post demonetisation last year.


Indian companies have raised a record amount of nearly Rs 57,000 crore through initial public offerings so far this year, but more than Rs 45,000 crore have gone to promoters and other existing shareholders leaving only 20 per cent funds for the firms growth and expan


Anti-corruption watchdog CVC has sought details of all fraud reported to the CBI since 2001 by public sector banks to analyse the modus operandi followed by fraudsters, Vigilance Commissioner T M Bhasin Sunday said.


Proper functioning of CCTV cameras in Tihar jail, which is overcrowded with prisoners by over 100 per cent, is a "non-compromisable imperative", the Delhi High Court has said while setting up a high-level committee to suggest measures for enhancing security of three j


Doctors and medical staff involved in the child delivery process will now be financially rewarded for following strict benchmarks in providing quality care to both mother and newborn, according to a new initiative by the Union Health Ministry.


Centre's special representative for Kashmir Dineshwar Sharma says he does not have a magic wand, but wants to be judged by his actions when he starts the process of talks in the Valley tomorrow.


The BJP s chief minister face and senior party leader Prem Kumar Dhumal, who has shifted from Hamirpur to Sujanpur Assembly constituency, is facing his old prot g -turned-b te noir Rajinder Rana of the Congress.


The cross-LoC bus service on the Poonch-Rawalakot road between J&K and PoK, is likely to resume from tomorrow after remaining suspended for the past 17 weeks, an official said today.


The National Scheduled Castes Alliance (NSCA), a socio-political organisation to safeguard the interests of the Scheduled Castes, has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking higher income-tax slabs for the community keeping in view their present plight.


Four years back, Nand Lal Dangi was growing just 20 tonne of cucumber a year on his 2-acre land at Maharaj ki Khedi, a remote village in south Rajasthan, before he brought in the soil-less cocopit farming technique.


Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia has written to Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal seeking a CBI probe into the alleged DSSSB examination paper leak case and demanding strict action against officers involved in it.


President Donald Trump paid a solemn visit to Pearl Harbor and its memorial to the USS Arizona, a hallowed place he said he had read about, discussed and studied but had never visited until just before opening his first official visit to Asia.


A Spanish judge issued an EU arrest warrant for Catalonia's deposed separatist leader Carles Puigdemont, a day after he failed to appear for questioning over his role in the region's tumultuous independence drive.


Two suicide attacks hit security buildings in the Yemeni government bastion of Aden today, killing five members of the security forces and sparking clashes, officials in the war-torn country said.


The US has conducted a pair of drone strikes against Islamic State fighters in Somalia, the first time America has hit the jihadists in the Horn of Africa nation, officials said.


China today reacted cautiously over a proposal by the Trump administration for a working-level quadrilateral meeting with India, Japan and Australia, saying Beijing hopes that it would not target or damage a "third party's interest".


Two influential Congressional sub-committees will hold a joint hearing on Pakistan's commitment in the fight against terrorism, and the review of the US' aid to it even as a Congressman expressed doubts over its commitment to denying terrorists safe harbour.


Refuting Pakistani officials' claim that stubble burning and coal-fired power plants in India are to be blamed for the deadly smog in Punjab, the country's top scientists have asserted that its source is in the Middle East.


Afghanistan`s first graduates in women`s studies donned caps and gowns on Sunday to collect their unusual qualifications in the patriarchal country.


Pakistan's ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif today met senior PML-N leaders and discussed a strategy for countering groupings within the ruling party, according to a media report.


Leading Pakistani TV journalist Hamid Mir has been booked for his alleged involvement in the kidnapping and murder case of a top-ranked ISI officer in 2010, police said today.


The global toll of chronic kidney disease (CKD) attributable to air pollution is significant, according to a recent analysis.


A bottle of 'rare' whiskey, with a price tag of $10,000 and sold to a Chinese customer at a Swiss resort hotel, has turned out to be fake, it has emerged.


China on Saturday adopted a new law stipulating a three-year punishment for disrespecting the national anthem, which would be enforced in the specially administered provinces of Hong Kong and Macau.


Pakistan's Balochistan province government has released the recently detained wife and children of a top Baloch militant commander who is accused of targeting security forces in the restive southwestern state.


The war of words has escalated among political parties in UP ahead of urban local body polls with the BJP saying that rival parties were waging a battle to keep their electoral identity intact while the Congress asserted that the ruling party will be wiped out in the


The Uttar Pradesh Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS) has arrested suspected ISIS terrorist Abu Zaid from the Mumbai Airport, a top police official said today.