ONGC receives Highest sports award ‘Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar’ from President

ONGC receives Highest sports award ‘Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar’ from President

🕔11:15, 31.Aug 2014

New Delhi, Aug 31 : President of India Pranab Mukherjee presented Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar to ONGC in the Rashtrapati Bhavan on the occasion of National Sports Day on Friday August 29, 2014. ONGC secured this highest Sports recognition for

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Indian PM Modi visits Toji temple in Kyoto

Indian PM Modi visits Toji temple in Kyoto

🕔10:03, 31.Aug 2014

Kyoto, Aug 31 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited thehere Sunday. External affairs ministry officials said Modi went around the eighth century temple in the company of the chief monk. Modi arrived here Saturday on a five-day visit of Japan

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Modi in Japan: Kyoto-Varanasi partnership pact inked

Modi in Japan: Kyoto-Varanasi partnership pact inked

🕔21:47, 30.Aug 2014

Kyoto, Aug 30 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi began a five-day visit to Japan Saturday, a day that saw the inking of a partnership agreement between Varanasi, one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, and Kyoto, which

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Petrol cut by Rs.1.51 a litre, diesel hiked 50 paise

Petrol cut by Rs.1.51 a litre, diesel hiked 50 paise

🕔21:03, 30.Aug 2014

New Delhi, Aug 30 With international crude oil rates dropping to around $100 a barrel, petrol prices were cut Saturday by Rs.1.51 a litre excluding local taxes, effective midnight, state-run oil marketers announced. “The current levels of international oil prices

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FPIs invested $3.87 billion in Indian markets in August

FPIs invested $3.87 billion in Indian markets in August

🕔14:05, 30.Aug 2014

Mumbai, Aug 30  Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPIs) continued to invest in the Indian equities market as they bought shares worth $3.87 billion in August, with the trade for the week ended Aug 28 at yet another record high. The foreign

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Water ATMs bring smiles to faces of Rajasthan villagers

Water ATMs bring smiles to faces of Rajasthan villagers

🕔14:03, 30.Aug 2014

Barmer (Rajasthan), Aug 30  A Scottish energy major and modern technology have combined to bring about a revolution in two districts of Rajasthan that were infamous due to the scarcity of potable water. Thanks to water ATMs, many otherwise arid

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President Pranab greets Malaysian king on its national day

President Pranab greets Malaysian king on its national day

🕔13:31, 30.Aug 2014

New Delhi, Aug 30 President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday extended his greetings to Malaysian King Abdul Halim on the eve of that country’s national day and called for closer bilateral relations. In a message to the king, he said: “On behalf

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President greets Trinidad and Tobago on national day

President greets Trinidad and Tobago on national day

🕔13:15, 30.Aug 2014

New Delhi, Aug 30 President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday greeted the people of Trinidad and Tobago on their national day which will be celebrated Sunday. In his message to Anthony Carmona, president of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Mukherjee said:

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Governors’ Rejig: ASSAULT ON FEDERAL SPIRIT …

Governors’ Rejig: ASSAULT ON FEDERAL SPIRIT …

🕔12:36, 30.Aug 2014

Governors’ Rejig ASSAULT ON FEDERAL SPIRIT By Insaf   The nation’s federal structure be damned, seems to be the mantra for both the BJP and Congress alike. This disturbing reflection emanates from the recent sacking/transfers/ resignations of eight Congress-appointed Governors

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Two-third of Uttar Pradesh districts face drought

Two-third of Uttar Pradesh districts face drought

🕔12:32, 30.Aug 2014

Lucknow, Aug 30 (IANS) More than two-third of the districts in Uttar Pradesh are facing an acute drought, officials said Saturday. Officials said more than 53 of its 75 districts were reeling under an acute drought because of below average

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Naya Ventures to invest in seven firms in India

Naya Ventures to invest in seven firms in India

🕔12:29, 30.Aug 2014

Hyderabad, Aug 30  Naya Ventures, a $50 million start-up entrepreneur-venture fund, is set to invest in seven companies in India in the next one to two years. Founded by Dayakar Puskoor, who owned P&L for the Hosting and Mobility Solutions

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China, Tibetan exiles work towards dialogue

China, Tibetan exiles work towards dialogue

🕔12:27, 30.Aug 2014

Hamburg, Aug 30  With over 70 representatives from 15 countries, the “Finding Common Ground” Sino-Tibetan Conference in this north German port city has concluded with after deciding on a dialogue between the Chinese government and the Tibetan government-in-exile to end

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Four gen-next Indian-origin economists in IMF list of 25

Four gen-next Indian-origin economists in IMF list of 25

🕔12:25, 30.Aug 2014

Washington, Aug 30  Four economists of Indian origin have been featured in in the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) list of 25 economists under 45 who are shaping the way one thinks about the global economy The “Generation Next” list of

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Indian American scientist invented e-mail 32 years ago

Indian American scientist invented e-mail 32 years ago

🕔12:23, 30.Aug 2014

Washington, Aug 30  Know who is the inventor of e-mail? The credit goes to an Indian American V.A. Shiva Ayyadurai who received official recognition as the inventor of the computer program for electronic mail system from the US government Aug

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Modi arrives in Japan

Modi arrives in Japan

🕔12:21, 30.Aug 2014

New Delhi, Aug 30  Kyoto, Aug 30  Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday began a five-day visit to Japan, keen to boost ties in infrastructure, trade, defence and civil nuclear energy. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, in a special gesture, flew down

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Modi keeps himself informed through multiple sources: Jaitley

Modi keeps himself informed through multiple sources: Jaitley

🕔12:18, 30.Aug 2014

New Delhi, Aug 30  Prime Minister Narendra Modi keeps himself informed through multiple sources, and has fostered a lot of decentralization in the NDA government contrary to wide perception about him centralizing power, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said Friday. Releasing

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India to host international human rights event

India to host international human rights event

🕔12:17, 30.Aug 2014

New Delhi, Aug 30  India’s National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) will host the three-day annual general meeting of the Asia Pacific Forum of national human rights panels, said a statement. The APF is one of the four regional networks of

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In signs of revival, Indian economy expands 5.7 percent

In signs of revival, Indian economy expands 5.7 percent

🕔12:15, 30.Aug 2014

New Delhi, Aug 30  Beating expectations and showing another sign of revival, the Indian economy expanded by 5.7 percent during the first quarter of the current financial year to log the highest growth yet in nine quarters or over two

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FDI policies in India with minimal conditionalities: Modi

FDI policies in India with minimal conditionalities: Modi

🕔12:14, 30.Aug 2014

New Delhi, Aug 30  Prior to leaving for Japan Aug 30, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday spoke to the Japanese media and stated that FDI (foreign direct investment) influx will happen on its own, as the foreign capital investment policies

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Pakistan expo in Mumbai cancelled at last minute

Pakistan expo in Mumbai cancelled at last minute

🕔12:13, 30.Aug 2014

Mumbai, Aug 29  The second ‘Made In Pakistan Expo Mumbai’, scheduled to start Aug 31, was abruptly cancelled at the last minute by the organisers Friday. In a terse statement, the organisers said: “We would like to inform you that

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