Date wise Archive

NEW DELHI

The ED on Tuesday questioned Delhi Health and Power Minister Satyendar Jain in connection with a money laundering case registered against him and others.

Mumbai

After a bruising two years, the domestic pharmaceutical sector is set for a sharp turnaround in the new fiscal year with a 20-22 per cent growth in operating profit - the fastest pace since 2014, while revenue may grow at 9-11 per cent, according to a report.

Kolkata

Luxmi Tea, which owns the iconic Makaibari brand, would set up 100 exclusive stores across the country in the next three years, a company official said.
At present, there are 10 such stores located in prominent malls in the city.

Mumbai

Hardcastle Restaurants, the master franchisee of fast food chain McDonald's in west and south India, plans to invest Rs 800 crore to Rs 1,000 crore over the next three years to introduce healthier food options and digitise its stores.

Vadodara

Disinvestment-bound Air India has delayed the payment of salaries for the month of March and is yet to intimate the employees about reasons for the delay, sources said.

NEW DELHI

Chocolate and confectionery firm Hershey India has appointed Herjit S Bhalla as its new Managing Director.

Mumbai

Gold prices on Tuesday rebounded by Rs 130 per 10 grams, ending the three-day declining trend on the back of renewed buying by stockists and jewellers despite weak global trends.
Silver also rose owing to good industrial buying.

Mumbai

Hiring activity in the country is likely to be get a boost this year in key sectors such as manufacturing, technology, renewable energy, among others, due to robust economic growth, said a report.

Mumbai

The rupee made a strong recovery against the buoyant US currency to close at 65.01, surging by 17 paise on fresh bouts of dollar selling, seemingly unfazed by escalating trade tensions between the US and China.

Mumbai

Midsize private sector lender Yes Bank is aiming to evolve itself into a "technology company in the business of banking" and has accordingly announced a rejig of its senior management.

NEW DELHI

The CBDT has directed the Income Tax Department to finish in two months the exercise of issuing notices, as part of the 'Operation Clean Money', to those who deposited huge funds post demonetisation.

NEW DELHI

The Delhi High Court today closed the Rs 10 crore defamation suit filed by Union minister Arun Jaitley after Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal apologised to him.

NEW DELHI

No substantial business could be transacted in both the Houses of Parliament on the 19th straight day today due to continued uproar and noisy scenes created by the opposition.

NEW DELHI

The government has accorded out-of-turn promotions to four CRPF jawans for displaying extraordinary courage in thwarting 'fidayeen' attacks on the forces' camp in the Kashmir Valley in the recent past, the paramilitary today said.

NEW DELHI

India today welcomed the US designating Pakistan-based Milli Muslim League (MML), an alias of Lashkar-e-Taiba, as a foreign terror organisation, saying the decision reflects rejection of the attempts being made in Pakistan to mainstream terrorist individuals and entit

Mumbai

Taking umbrage to the portrayal of freedom fighter Rajguru as an RSS 'swayamsevak' in a recently released book, his descendants have asserted that there was no evidence to prove the freedom fighter's association with the Sangh.

NEW DELHI

An Army jawan was killed while four others including a lieutenant were injured as Pakistani troops fired mortar bombs at forward posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir today, officials said.  The cross-border shelling by Pakistan

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court today agreed to hear the Centre's plea seeking clarification on the February 16 verdict regarding setting up of a Cauvery management scheme in the decades-old river water sharing dispute.

NEW DELHI

The National Green Tribunal has slapped Rs 2 lakh as costs on the Delhi government for not filing action plan for providing incentives and infrastructural assistance to farmers to stop them from burning crop residue to prevent air pollution.

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court today lambasted the government for legalising the illegalities perpetuated so far by protecting illegal construction and now letting the traders hold the capital to ransom by their agitation against the sealing drive.

SOWETO

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, who emerged as a combative anti-apartheid campaigner during her husband Nelson Mandela`s decades in jail but whose reputation was later tarnished by allegations of violence, died on Monday at the age of 81.

United Nations

UN chief Antonio Guterres is "very concerned" over the situation in Jammu and Kashmir and wants all member states to protect their civilians, his spokesperson has said.

Washington

A strong but deep earthquake measuring 6.8 struck in Bolivia but there were no reports of damage or injuries, the US Geological Survey has said.

Washington

Indian IT companies have dramatically reduced their H-1B visa filings and foreign nationals are exhibiting reluctance to make the jump to a US company due to the Trump administration's hardline anti-immigration stance, a top Silicon Valley newspaper has said.

California

Gay dating app Grindr was under fire on Monday for sharing information about users` HIV status or locations with two companies enlisted to optimize its software.

SINGAPORE

An Indian yoga instructor has been convicted by a court in Singapore for molesting a woman during class, according to a media report on Tuesday.

Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia's navy chief says authorities have detained a boat carrying 56 people believed to be Muslim Rohingya refugees who fled from Myanmar.

Beijing

China's culture watchdog has slapped fines on websites that posted parodies of "Communist classics and heroes", as the authorities further restrict what people can say -- or even laugh at -- online.

KANPUR

A BCA student allegedly committed suicide after she got fed up of facing humiliation due to eve-teasing by two senior students here today, police said today.

NEW DELHI

A city court has upheld the conviction of two persons by a magisterial court in a temple theft case, saying the duo had "no fear of God".

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