What a relief! Petrol, diesel prices down 1 paisa after 16-day continuous surge

What a relief! Petrol, diesel prices down 1 paisa after 16-day continuous surge

🕔14:51, 30.May 2018

New Delhi, May 30  Prices of petrol and diesel were cut by one paisa on Wednesday after the Indian Oil Corp’s (IOC) website initially showed a fall of around 50-60 paise per litre of the fuels. IOC described the incident

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New Samsung ‘Onyx Cinema LED’ display coming to PVR, INOX in India

New Samsung ‘Onyx Cinema LED’ display coming to PVR, INOX in India

🕔14:40, 30.May 2018

New Delhi, May 30  Samsung’s 4K “Onyx Cinema LED” display for large screens, currently available only in a few countries across the world, is set to come to India later this year, a top company executive said on Wednesday. To

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Singapore Airlines to launch longest commercial flight in October

Singapore Airlines to launch longest commercial flight in October

🕔14:38, 30.May 2018

Singapore, May 30 Singapore Airlines announced on Wednesday the launch of a non-stop flight between Singapore and New York, the world’s longest commercial flight, in October. The flight would cover the 16,700 kilometres distance between the two cities in 18 hours

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UP re-polls: 42% polling in Kairana till 1 p.m.

UP re-polls: 42% polling in Kairana till 1 p.m.

🕔14:37, 30.May 2018

Lucknow, May 30  After a slow start, brisk voting began for the re-poll in five polling booths of Shamli and 68 booths in Saharanpur falling under the Kairana parliamentary constituency as 42 per cent votes were recorded here till 1

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Mehbooba welcomes India, Pakistan commitment to border

Mehbooba welcomes India, Pakistan commitment to border

🕔14:33, 30.May 2018

Srinagar, May 30  Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday welcomed the decision of Indian and Pakistani army commanders to uphold the 2003 bilateral ceasefire agreement in “letter and spirit”. Reacting to Tuesday’s development in which the Director

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SC gives go-ahead to declare CLAT-2018 results on Thursday

SC gives go-ahead to declare CLAT-2018 results on Thursday

🕔14:31, 30.May 2018

New Delhi, May 30 The Supreme Court on Wednesday gave its nod for the declaration of CLAT-2018 results on Thursday while giving more time to the Grievance Redressal Committee (GRC) to probe complaints received by it on glitches in the conduct

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Ministry of Railways Launches New User Interface of its Next Generation e-Ticketing System

Ministry of Railways Launches New User Interface of its Next Generation e-Ticketing System

🕔14:27, 30.May 2018

By Pradeep Kashyap In line with Union Minister of Railways Shri Piyush Goyal’s vision to ensure better user experience by recommending best Information Technology industry practices, Railway’s Online Travel Portal – www.irctc.co.in has now launched beta version of its new User Interface. The

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Moody’s cuts India’s GDP forecast to 7.3% from 7.5%

Moody’s cuts India’s GDP forecast to 7.3% from 7.5%

🕔14:05, 30.May 2018

New Delhi, May 30  Moody’s Investors Service report on Wednesday has cut India’s GDP growth forecast to 7.3 per cent in 2018, from previous forecast of 7.5 per cent due to higher oil prices and tighter financial conditions. “The Indian

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Normal monsoon in 2018, better than 2017: IMD

Normal monsoon in 2018, better than 2017: IMD

🕔14:00, 30.May 2018

New Delhi, May 30  India is likely to receive a “better monsoon” than it did in 2017, with the entire country expected to see “normal rainfall” between 96 to 104 per cent from June to September, officials said on Wednesday.

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India, Asean can ensure peace, prosperity in Indo-Pacific: Modi

India, Asean can ensure peace, prosperity in Indo-Pacific: Modi

🕔12:15, 30.May 2018

Jakarta, May 30 In a strong reaffirmation of India’s growing ties with southeast Asia, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that India and the Asean regional bloc can jointly ensure peace and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region and beyond.

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Modi accorded guard of honour in Indonesia

Modi accorded guard of honour in Indonesia

🕔12:08, 30.May 2018

Jakarta, May 30  Ahead of their bilateral summit, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was received by Indonesian President Joko Widodo at the Merdeka Palace here with a guard of honour. “Relationship that evokes a feeling of warmth and kinship. A

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Two-day nationwide bank strike begins

Two-day nationwide bank strike begins

🕔12:05, 30.May 2018

Chennai, May 30  The two day bank strike by over 10 lakh bankers demanding early wage settlement starting Wednesday has evoked good response nationwide, said a top leader of the All India Bank Employees’ Association. “Around 85,000 bank branches spread

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Microsoft surpasses Alphabet to become 3rd most valuable firm

Microsoft surpasses Alphabet to become 3rd most valuable firm

🕔10:43, 30.May 2018

San Francisco, May 30 Microsoft has surpassed Alphabet, the parent company of Google, in the market capitalisation for the first time in three years, becoming the third most valuable firm after Apple and Amazon globally. According to a report in Investor’s

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Public Sector Banks: SHIELD FROM GOVT MEDDLING…

Public Sector Banks: SHIELD FROM GOVT MEDDLING…

🕔10:35, 30.May 2018

Public Sector Banks SHIELD FROM GOVT MEDDLING By Dhurjati Mukherjee  Public sector banks are underperforming and are mostly in the red due to increase in non-performing assets. Even the largest bank of the country, the State Bank of India (SBI)

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Modi lays wreath at Indonesian martyrs’ cemetery

Modi lays wreath at Indonesian martyrs’ cemetery

🕔09:31, 30.May 2018

Jakarta, May 30  Starting his official engagements in Indonesia on Wednesday, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid a wreath at the Kalibata Heroes’ Cemetery here. “Lest we forget…Paying homage to martyrs of Indonesian independence struggle! PM @narendramodi laying wreath at

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Japan’s Abe to visit US on June 7: White House

Japan’s Abe to visit US on June 7: White House

🕔09:30, 30.May 2018

Washington, May 30  The White House said on Tuesday that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Washington on June 7, ahead of the expected meeting between the leaders of Washington and Pyongyang. US President Donald Trump will meet with

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Southwest monsoon arrives in Kerala

Southwest monsoon arrives in Kerala

🕔19:04, 29.May 2018

Thiruvananthapuram, May 29  The much-awaited southwest monsoon set in over Kerala on Tuesday – three days ahead of schedule – said the IMD, signalling monsoon’s arrival over the Indian subcontinent and beginning of rainy season in the region. The Indian

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619 militants killed in four years in J&K: Rajnath

619 militants killed in four years in J&K: Rajnath

🕔19:02, 29.May 2018

Lucknow, May 29  Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said a total of 619 terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir had been killed in gun battles with security forces as he highlighted the all-round improvement in internal and external security

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AirAsia India denies ‘wrong-doing’ as CBI probes Group CEO

AirAsia India denies ‘wrong-doing’ as CBI probes Group CEO

🕔18:59, 29.May 2018

New Delhi/Bengaluru, May 29  AirAsia India (AAIL) on Tuesday refuted any “wrong-doing” after the CBI registered a case against its Group CEO Tony Fernandes on alleged attempt to tweak rules to get an international flying licence for the airline. According

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The Netherlands’ Queen to meet Mumbai dabbawalas

The Netherlands’ Queen to meet Mumbai dabbawalas

🕔18:58, 29.May 2018

Mumbai, May 29 Queen Maxima of The Netherlands will meet Mumbai’s famed Dabbawalas – tiffin-box carriers at Andheri station here on Wednesday, an association spokesman said on Tuesday. According to Mumbai Dabbawalas Association spokesperson Subhash Talekar, Queen Maxima will visit the

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