Editor’s Picks NewsSantosh Tiwari | February 09, 2016 6:53 PM
Budget 2016: Thanks to the assembly elections in 4 major states in coming months, including Assam and West Bengal, and indications of the hardening of stance by the Congress party, passage of the GST and other reform Bills needs a miracle now to see the light of the day.
Former prime minister Sushil Koirala, who spent 16 years in exile in India, died here on Tuesday. He was 80. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that India has lost a valued friend.
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How Zika virus infection can spread: From mosquito bites to urine transmission, top 5 points to noteFE Online | February 06, 2016 6:41 PM
PTI | February 9, 2016 4:14 PM
Aiming to control animal diseases and boost milk output, the Agriculture Ministry has sought measures like a new scheme on animal health card, e-market platform for bovine germplasm and increase in allocation for Rashtriya Gokul Mission in Budget 2016.
Vikas Yogi | February 9, 2016 3:14 PM
The Auto Expo 2016 is bigger than ever with more number of products being unveiled, and more people visiting the show. As many as 90 total products were unveiled at the Motor Show this year
Vikas Yogi | February 9, 2016 3:05 PM
At the Auto Expo 2016 – the Motor Show, automakers showcased the products that they plan to launch in the future. And many used this as a platform to launch their new products.
PTI | February 9, 2016 12:56 PM
Indian economy will grow at a 5-year high of 7.6 per cent in the fiscal ending March, overtaking a slowing China, on the back of improvement in manufacturing and farm sectors.
PTI | February 9, 2016 12:49 PM
Reaching out to farmers, the government on Monday said it has decided to mark 60 per cent of expenditure under MGNREGA for agriculture and allied activities.
PTI | February 9, 2016 10:21 AM
Expressing disappointment on India’s decision on net neutrality, Facebook founder and chief Mark Zuckerberg has said he is committed to keep working to break down connectivity barriers in India and around the world.
AFP | February 9, 2016 9:43 AM
A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea’s Bougainville Island early today, US seismologists said, with no immediate tsunami warning issued.
Reuters | February 9, 2016 9:29 AM
Crude oil prices jumped as much as 2 percent on Tuesday, shrugging off big drops in Japan’s stock market
Reuters | February 9, 2016 9:20 AM
Gold edged up to near its highest since June on Tuesday, as uncertainty over global growth that has hammered stocks puts the precious metal on course for its longest rally since 2011.
PTI | February 9, 2016 9:17 AM
Former Prime Minister of Nepal and Nepali Congress President Sushil Koirala passed away due to Pneumonia at his residence early today. He was 79.
Reuters | February 9, 2016 8:16 AM
Asian share markets were scorched on Tuesday as stability concerns put a torch to European bank stocks and sent investors stampeding to only the safest of safe haven assets.
Reuters | February 9, 2016 8:12 AM
The dollar briefly crashed through the 115-yen level to its lowest since November 2014 on Tuesday, as a sell-off in European and U.S. stocks continued into the Asian session and stoked demand for the perceived safe-haven Japanese currency.
Coomi Kapoor | February 7, 2016 12:17 AM
At a luncheon party at minister for communications Ravi Shankar Prasad’s residence, when BJP president Amit Shah was questioned by journalists on the poor state of the economy, Shah retorted that the state of the economy should be judged not in terms of the rupee, but in terms of kilograms and litres
PTI | February 6, 2016 8:19 PM
Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has announced the launch of four ‘Bharat Darshan’ special packages from Delhi and Chandigarh which will take travellers to popular destinations in south India and Goa.
PTI | February 8, 2016 10:26 AM
Delhi government today demanded a special package of Rs 4,000 crore from the Centre to augment public transport in the national capital and pitched for a rise in its share of central taxes, which was last revised “15 years” ago, to at least Rs 5,000 crore.
PTI | February 6, 2016 7:54 PM
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said he expects states to increase spending on infrastructure and poverty alleviation schemes as the 14th Finance Commission has devolved higher funds to them.
IANS | February 6, 2016 7:01 PM
In an attempt to bring tweets to more people across the globe, micro blogging site Twitter is planning to introduce an algorithmic timeline like Facebook as soon as next week, a media report said.
IANS | February 6, 2016 6:54 PM
Social media giant Facebook has blocked dispensary pages selling cannabis for medical purposes in the US state of New Jersey, even as medical marijuana has been legalised in the state, a media report said.
IANS | February 6, 2016 6:47 PM
A Google engineer has developed a smart Android-powered bathroom mirror which automatically displays the latest updates on date, time and weather, and lets you do voice searches on Google, a media report said.
PTI | February 5, 2016 11:56 PM
Bullish on India, IMF chief Christine Lagarde has hoped that the Government would be able to implement a series of “critically important” economic reforms including GST for unleashing the country’s growth potential.
IANS | February 5, 2016 9:10 PM
US based tech giant InFocus launched the BINGO 1 priced at Rs 5,499 in India on Friday.
PTI | February 5, 2016 9:06 PM
The best macro-prudential policies may fall short while addressing a serious economic crisis and such a challenging situation may occur ahead of the system’s ability to foresee it, Reserve Bank deputy governor R Gandhi cautioned today.
PTI | February 5, 2016 8:17 PM
Budget for the next fiscal needs to provide Rs 1.10 lakh crore for implementing the OROP and 7th Pay Commission award, besides a higher allocation for the farm sector, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said today.
Santosh Tiwari | February 5, 2016 7:37 PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi must remember that he has promised growth and more jobs to the people, not unemployment allowance and subsidies
Reuters | February 5, 2016 7:08 PM
Economic growth probably lost momentum towards the end of 2015 on dwindling domestic and global demand even as the Reserve Bank of India eased policy four times to boost growth last year, a Reuters poll found.
FE Online | February 5, 2016 7:34 PM
In the first phase of the project, the Bank will set up 100 such systems across D’ and ‘E’ category railway stations in the Konkan belt and other locations in Maharashtra by March 2016.
Vikas Yogi | February 4, 2016 12:37 PM
Launched last year in its home-market Korea, Mahindra SsangYong Tivoli compact SUV today made its debut at the ongoing Auto Expo 2016 – the Motor Show.
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