Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 31, 2015
Jimmy Neesham, who was bought at this year's auction, and Chris Lynn, retained from last year, have both been ruled out from the Indian Premier League based on the injury reports received from their respective Boards.
India News | Sidharth Pandey (With inputs from Agencies) | Monday March 30, 2015
India will miss the deadline for a major initiative to dissuade smoking. Tobacco companies had been told late last year that starting April 1, they would have to stamp health warnings across 85 per cent of the surface of cigarette packets from next y...
Press Trust of India | Saturday March 28, 2015
Saina Nehwal reaffirmed her status as the country's most consistent performer in the international circuit by becoming the first Indian woman shuttler to attain the number one spot in world rankings.
India News | Indo-Asian New Service | Friday March 27, 2015
India is expected to launch at least two more navigation satellites this year and one more in 2016 so as to offer satellite navigation services in the middle of next year, said Indian space agency officials.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 26, 2015
Vice Admiral Sunil Lanba will assume charge as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Southern Naval Command on March 30.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 24, 2015
Amitav Ghosh today emerged as the only Indian author among 10 finalists for this year's Man Booker International Prize for his contribution to the English language writing.
SupritaDas | Monday March 23, 2015
Less than a year ago, Parupalli Kashyap made history when he became the first Indian male badminton player to win a Commonwealth Games gold medal. However, his younger compatriot Kidambi Srikanth's stunning China Open win towards the end of 2014, has...
Sunday March 22, 2015
The Indian economy is likely to clock growth of 8 per cent in the next financial year and 8.3 per cent in 2016-17, Fitch said in a report.
Sunday March 22, 2015
Stars are "gradually aligning" for the Indian economy and it is expected to clock a growth rate of 7.4 per cent in the current financial year, which is likely to improve further to 8.3 per cent by 2016-17, says an HSBC report.
India News | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Friday March 20, 2015
INS Viraat, perhaps one of the longest serving warships in the world, will be decommissioned next year, after 57 years in service.
Press Trust of India | Friday March 20, 2015
Saina Nehwal and Carolina Marin have already faced-off in two summit clashes this year with both sharing the spoils - the Indian winning in Syed Modi Grand Prix gold, while Marin came on top at the All England Championships.
Thursday March 19, 2015
Indian companies have raised over Rs 9,000 crore via retail issuing of non-convertible debentures (NCDs) so far in the current fiscal year to meet working capital requirements.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 17, 2015
A 56-year-old Indian pancreatic cancer researcher in Australia has been named New South Wales Woman of the year 2015 for her contributions to medical research, tertiary education and the Indian community.
Sunday March 15, 2015
Overseas investors have pumped in nearly Rs 14,000 crore into the Indian capital markets within a fortnight of this month, taking the total inflow to around Rs 72,000 crore since the beginning of the year.
India News | Written by Pallava Bagla | Thursday March 12, 2015
Indian government scientists have dismissed a new Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, IT study that says the swine flu virus in India has mutated and is deadlier, leading to a more severe outbreak this year. This year, over 1400 people hav...
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 12, 2015
At least two tigers fell prey to poachers as 17 of the big cats died in six states this year, the government said today.
Tuesday March 10, 2015
Indian students spend $7 billion or around Rs 45,000 crore per year on foreign education because of "sub-standard" quality of higher education in the country, according to a study by industry body Assocham and Mumbai-based Tata Institute of Social Sc...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday March 9, 2015
Malaysia's handling of Flight MH370's disappearance faced new criticism today after an interim investigation uncovered a dud beacon battery and more potential missed opportunities to track the plane a year ago.
Monday March 9, 2015
General Motors had recently announced that it will bring the Chevrolet Trailblazer SUV to the Indian market soon. Turns out, the company has also started testing it here. GM imported two units of the SUV for Research & Development and testing purpose...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday March 8, 2015
A report into missing flight MH370 said today the battery on its underwater locator beacon had expired a year before, but found no red flags relating to the crew or aircraft to shed light on the cause of the disappearance.
Thomson Reuters | Saturday March 7, 2015
The Chinese yuan will likely rise only slightly over the coming year as broad dollar strength, the threat of deflation and weak economic growth raises the chance of further stimulus from the central bank, while the rupee is expected to depreciate mar...
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 4, 2015
There have been 7,086 cases of deaths of workers, imprisoned persons or other Indian nationals that have been reported by Indian missions or posts abroad during the past one year, the government said today.
Tuesday March 3, 2015
The list of 50 showcases a year of accomplishments by the region's female entrepreneurs and executives.
India News | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Monday March 2, 2015
INS Alleppey, one of the seven mine sweepers of the Indian Navy, will be decommissioned this year, leaving 14 ports - of which 12 are identified as key - to be covered by just six ships.