Cheat Sheet | Agencies | Friday December 6, 2013
South African anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela died peacefully at home at the age of 95 on Thursday after months fighting a lung infection, leaving his nation and the world in mourning for a man revered as a moral giant. Here are 10 of Mr Mandela'...
Wednesday December 4, 2013
Home-grown consumer goods company Jyothy Laboratories Ltd (JLL) said on Wednesday that it has raised Rs 263 crore via preferential allotment of shares to a promoter group firm. The city-based company allotted 1.5 crore equity shares of Re 1 each at a...
Assembly | Agencies | Wednesday December 4, 2013
As Delhi votes today, the attention-grabber is Arvind Kejriwal who is leading the city's newest political party.
World | Ravi Somaiya, The New York Times | Wednesday December 4, 2013
The top editor of the British newspaper The Guardian told Parliament on Tuesday that it has met with government agencies in Britain and the United States more than 100 times and been subjected to measures "designed to intimidate."
Assembly | Agencies | Wednesday December 4, 2013
And then, finally, there were three. When Delhi votes today, Arvind Kejriwal's newbie Aam Aadmi Party will make its debut, hoping to dent the fortunes of the incumbent Congress and the BJP, both political behemoths.
Tuesday December 3, 2013
It has also tied the quantity of imports to exports, making it necessary for importing agencies to fulfil export orders before sending any bullion for local consumption.
South | Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy, Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With inputs from Agencies) | Tuesday December 3, 2013
After photos of prisoners accused of murdering a Kerala politician were posted on Facebook by one of them, Home Minister Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan visited the jail in Kozhikode, 300 km from the capital Thiruvanathapuram.
India | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday December 3, 2013
Investigations into a terror attack at Hyderabad's Dilsukhnagar in February, which left 19 dead and 126 injured, were a test case of what-not-to-do, thanks to competition between investigating agencies and a complete absence of Standard Operating Pro...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from Agencies) | Monday December 2, 2013
Tehelka founder Tarun Tejpal, who will be in the custody of Goa Police for the next six days, was today taken to hospital for a sexual potency test, mandatory in cases of sexual assault. Mr Tejpal has been charged with raping a young woman journalist...
Sunday December 1, 2013
After a marginal improvement in Indias second quarter GDP readings, leading rating agencies have said the momentum is likely to continue into the second half with a likelihood of the economy faring better than the first half.
Assembly | Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from Agencies) | Sunday December 1, 2013
The Congress and the BJP are locked in a straight contest in Rajasthan, where polling is underway for 199 constituencies that will also seal the fate of Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and state BJP chief Vasundhara Raje.
Cheat Sheet | Agencies | Friday November 29, 2013
Virtual currencies, or digital cash, are gaining popularity as a new way to purchase goods or services. They are not regulated or issued by a central bank. The most popular virtual currency is Bitcoin, which soared above $1,000 for the first time on ...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Samira Shaikh (with inputs from agencies) | Thursday November 28, 2013
Lehar crossed the Andhra Pradesh coast as a depression at 2 pm with wind speed of around 40 kmph, the weather department said. It is expected to further weaken into a low pressure area in the next 12 hours.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With inputs from agencies) | Thursday November 28, 2013
The intensity of Lehar, that is expected to hit Andhra Pradesh coast today, has further weakened, the weather department said. The IMD has withdrawn the cyclone warning for Andhra Pradesh and it is now expected to cross the state as depression.
South | Edited by Surabhi Malik (With Input from agencies) | Tuesday November 26, 2013
Barely a week after being hit by cyclone Helen, Andhra Pradesh is now bracing for "very severe" cyclonic storm "Lehar" that is expected to make landfall in the state on Thursday, packed with wind speed reaching up to 200 kmph.
Assembly | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With inputs from agencies) | Monday November 25, 2013
The Election Commission today said that Madhya Pradesh recorded 70 per cent polling, the highest ever in state. The poll panel also said that the final figure is likely to go further up.
Assembly | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt (with inputs from agencies) | Monday November 25, 2013
As the north-eastern state of Mizoram voted to elect a new Assembly today, Chief Minister Pu Lalthanhawla said the 'None Of The Above' or NOTA option, introduced for the first time in the electronic voting machines, is "of no use" for the people of h...
Monday November 25, 2013
The result was part of work done by Regional Economic Intelligence Councils (REICs), which were constituted to enable better coordination among central and state intelligence and enforcement agencies across the country.
World | Reuters | Friday November 22, 2013
U.N. negotiators on Friday agreed rules on financing forest projects in developing nations, paving the way for multi-billion dollar investments from governments, funding agencies and private firms in schemes to halt deforestation.
South | Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy; Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from Agencies) | Friday November 22, 2013
At least 11,000 people have been evacuated as a severe cyclone slammed into the north-eastern coast of Andhra Pradesh, packing strong winds and torrential rain and killing at least two people, according to officials.