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US appeals for India, Pakistan to engage in direct dialogue

US appeals for India, Pakistan to engage in direct dialogue

The US today said it strongly "encouraged" India and Pakistan to engage in direct...

India gives 2 mn rand for non-racialism efforts in South Africa
India gives 2 mn rand for non-racialism efforts in South Africa

India has donated two million rands to a top foundation fighting racial incidents in South Africa to support its commitment to bringing about non-racialism in that country.

Tatas had sought land at Kharagpur, not Singur, for Nano plant: Bengal minister
Tatas had sought land at Kharagpur, not Singur, for Nano plant: Bengal minister

Senior West Bengal Minister Partha Chattopadhay on Sunday claimed the Tata...

AUTOMOBILES

Lamborghini Hurracan Avio: In Pictures
Lamborghini Hurracan Avio: In Pictures

Lamborghini has launched the Hurracan Avio special edition at Rs 3.71 crore, ex-showroom. The supercar is limited to only 250 units, which has been inspired by aeronautical engineering.

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INSURANCE

LIC Employees Federation urges implementation of SC order
LIC Employees Federation urges implementation of SC order

The All India National Life Insurance Employees Federation has urged the management of the Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) to immediately implement the Supreme Court order to pay 50 per cent back wages to temporary III and IV grade employees, who were asked to be regularised.

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JOBS & EDUCATION

Fewer mid-level schools due to land recognition norm: HC told
Fewer mid-level schools due to land recognition norm: HC told

There is a shortage of private middle level schools in the national capital due to large land requirement for recognition, affecting the implementation of right to education, a committee representing private unaided schools has told Delhi High Court.

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SCIENCE

ISRO to perform key manoeuvre on Mars Orbiter next year
ISRO to perform key manoeuvre on Mars Orbiter next year

With the Mars Orbiter Mission completing two years, ISRO today said it will be doing a "major event" of effecting a manoeuvre on the Orbiter next year to reduce the impact of an "eclipse duration" to allow the spacecraft "survive" for more time.

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LIFESTYLE

Know I have upset people with my opinions: Anupam Kher
Know I have upset people with my opinions: Anupam Kher

From voicing his opinion against remarks on intolerance to criticising filmmakers for 'award waapsi', Anupam Kher has projected his views outrightly, and the actors says he is aware that somewhere they have upset people from Bollywood.

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PERSONAL FINANCE

Insurance for your gold holding: How it protects the valuable asset
Insurance for your gold holding: How it protects the valuable asset

Security of valuable assets is a challenge for every investors and buyers. Whether it is home, car, or hard cash, there is always a risk of loss due to theft, burglary, fire, earthquake, flood, etc. Luckily, we can use specialised insurance covers to protect each item from most such risks. If you were to suffer a loss, insurance would cover it.

Horoscope: By Peter Vidal

Today ( 26 Sep )This Week ( 25 Sep - 01 Oct )

SAGITTARIUS If you've got things to talk about, don't spend too much time going over old ground. You must be practical, on the other hand, and this means that you should pay due deference to the way certain… read more