N-talks extended to July 7

N-talks extended to July 7

🕔10:48, 1.Jul 2015

Washington, July 01  The crucial talks on the contentious nuclear programme of Tehran between Iran and the P5+1 group of world powers have been extended by one week to July 7, the US State Department said on Tuesday, according to

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Indonesian plane crash toll rises to 141

Indonesian plane crash toll rises to 141

🕔10:47, 1.Jul 2015

Jakarta, July 1  The toll in the crash of an Indonesian Hercules C-130 military cargo aircraft in the city of Medan has risen to 141, police said on Wednesday. The aircraft crashed and exploded in a residential area of North

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Greece defaults to IMF

Greece defaults to IMF

🕔10:47, 1.Jul 2015

Washington, July 1  The International Monetary Fund (IMF) confirmed on Tuesday that debt-laden Greece is in arrears after missing a payment of 1.5 billion euros ($1.7 billion). Athens had until 6 p.m. Tuesday to make the payment. “I confirm that

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Turkey considers helping Greece on debt crisis

Turkey considers helping Greece on debt crisis

🕔10:46, 1.Jul 2015

Ankara, July 1  Turkish politicians are considering helping Greece to pay its debts and take the country out of the worsening financial crises. “We are ready to help Greece survive its economic crisis with cooperation in tourism, energy, trade,” Turkish

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New Jersey governor announces bid for US presidential race

New Jersey governor announces bid for US presidential race

🕔10:45, 1.Jul 2015

Washington, July 1  Chris Christie, governor of US state of New Jersey, on Tuesday announced his bid for the 2016 US presidential race, jumping into the group of 13 other Republican candidates already in the field. Christie made the announcement

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Hero MotoCorp launches ‘Xtreme Sports’

Hero MotoCorp launches ‘Xtreme Sports’

🕔10:44, 1.Jul 2015

New Delhi, July 31  Hero MotoCorp Ltd. (HMCL) on Tuesday launched a new version of its premium motorcycle Xtreme Sports in keeping with its strategy of new product initiatives. Priced at Rs.72,725 (ex-showroom Delhi), Xtreme Sports is powered by a

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Hinduja Global Solutions to acquire major stake in Mphasis

Hinduja Global Solutions to acquire major stake in Mphasis

🕔10:43, 1.Jul 2015

New Delhi, July 01  IT services provider Mphasis on Tuesday said it has signed a definitive agreement with Hinduja Global Solutions (HGS) to transfer a significant portion of its domestic business. The agreement facilitating the transfer is subject to regulatory

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Over 1,000 pilgrims leave Jammu for Amarnath Yatra

Over 1,000 pilgrims leave Jammu for Amarnath Yatra

🕔10:41, 1.Jul 2015

Jammu, July 1  Over 1,000 pilgrims of the first batch of this year’s annual Amarnath Yatra left Jammu on Wednesday for the high-altitude cave shrine in Kashmir Valley. State Health Minister Chowdhary Lal Singh flagged off a convoy of 34

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Jammu and Kashmir government sacks 63 ‘tainted’ civil servants

Jammu and Kashmir government sacks 63 ‘tainted’ civil servants

🕔10:40, 1.Jul 2015

Srinagar, July 1  In a closely guarded move, the Jammu and Kashmir government overnight served sealed cover letters to 63 officials conveying their forced retirement from civil services. Special messengers delivered sealed cover letters containing orders of forced retirement to

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Delhi assembly passes bill to amend VAT act

Delhi assembly passes bill to amend VAT act

🕔10:39, 1.Jul 2015

New Delhi, June 30  The bill to amend the VAT law in Delhi, thus enabling the AAP government to regulate tax rates on petroleum products, liquor and aerated drinks, was passed by the assembly on Tuesday, amid a walkout by

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PM expresses sadness over Indonesia plane crash

PM expresses sadness over Indonesia plane crash

🕔10:38, 1.Jul 2015

New Delhi, July 01  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday expressed sadness over an Indonesian plane crash in which 113 people are feared to have been killed. “News of the plane crash in Indonesia is deeply unfortunate. My thoughts are

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Railways to see $120 b investments: Prabhu

Railways to see $120 b investments: Prabhu

🕔10:36, 1.Jul 2015

New Delhi, July 01  As much as $120 billion will be invested in Indian Railways in the next five years for expansion and upgradation, said Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Tuesday. Indian Railway did not see any investments in the

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Petrol cut by 31 paise a litre, diesel by 71 paise

Petrol cut by 31 paise a litre, diesel by 71 paise

🕔10:15, 1.Jul 2015

New Delhi, July 01  With a slight softening of international prices, Indian Oil Corp on Tuesday reduced the rates of transport fuels, cutting petrol by 31 paise a litre and of diesel by 71 paise in Delhi, effective from midnight,

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