India

  • $59 mn in bonuses & equity for 4 Google execs
    Boston, March 13 (PTI): Google’s Indian-origin Chief Business Officer Nikesh Arora is among the internet search giant’s four top executives who have been awarded a total of nearly $ 9 million in bon
  • ‘Babri demolition dented BJP’s image’
    NEW Delhi, March 13 (PTI): Senior BJP leader L K Advani on Sunday said that he felt the demolition of the Babri mosque in 1992 had “badly dented” the credibility of his party. Recalling a newspaper
  • India named world’s largest arms importer
    NEW DELHI, March 13 (AP): In its race to join the club of international powers, India has reached another milestone — it’s now the world’s largest weapons importer. A Swedish think tank that m
  • PM to be called only if necessary: JPC chief
    NEW Delhi, March 13 (PTI): As the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) prepares to go into the 2G issue, its chief P C Chacko has made it clear that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh would be called before the panel
  • Japan disaster can trigger sharp swings in oil prices
    MUMBAI, March 12 (Agencies) : Indian refiners and LNG importers face volatile prices as the earthquake and the tsunami that ravaged parts of Japan, and fears of unrest in key oil exporters rock the turbulent en
  • India to make determined bid for NSG membership: Nirupama
    New Delhi, March 12 (Agencies): Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao will lead India’s bid for full membership in the four international export control regimes — the Nuclear Suppliers Group, the Missile T
  • Thomas questions SC’s right to quash his appointment
    New Delhi, March 12 (PTI): Former Central Vigilance Commissioner P.J. Thomas has decided to move the Supreme Court seeking review by a Constitution bench of its March 3 judgement quashing his appointment, claim
  • BJP to launch nationwide campaign against corruption
    Patna, March 12 (PTI): BJP on Saturday announced a nationwide campaign after the assembly polls in five states to expose ‘failure’ of the Congress-led UPA government in tackling issues like corrupti
  • Jaganmohan formally launches party
    HYDERABAD, March 12 (Agencies): Former Congress parliamentarian Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy on Saturday formally launched YSR Congress Party and unveiled its flag at Idupulapaya in his home district of Kadapa in Andh
  • Government to come out with a law to tackle piracy
    New Delhi, March 12 (PTI): With Somali pirates striking at will in the Gulf of Eden, the government is working on a tough law to deal with the problem of sea brigands who still have 53 Indians in their custody
  • Judges should not lecture the society: CJI Kapadia
    Ahmedabad, march 12 (PTI): Chief Justice of India, S H Kapadia, on Saturday said judges must not “give lectures” to the society while doing their job and should not “judge the wisdom of legisl
  • Current level of food inflation ‘unacceptable’
    New Delhi, March 11 (PTI): Terming the current level of food inflation of 9.5 per cent as “unacceptable”, the Finance Minister, Pranab Mukherjee, on Friday said the government has taken several step
  • ‘Pesticides banned abroad used in India’
    NEW Delhi, March 11 (PTI): As many as 67 pesticides that have either been banned or severely restricted by some countries, have been allowed for use on crops in India, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar admitted
  • Law will take its course on black money: Pranab
    NEW Delhi, March 11 (Agencies): Assuring that India has started a process to trace black money stashed away in foreign banks, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said on Friday the government would work under the
  • We are cooperating with CBI: Kanimozhi
    Chennai, March 11 (PTI): Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam MP and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi’s daughter Kanimozhi, who was questioned by the Central Bureau of Investigation in connection with the 2G
  • Prithvi-II, Dhanush test-fired successfully
    Dhanush, the Naval variant of the Prithvi missile, takes off during its successful launch from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur, Orissa on Friday. CHENNAI, March 11 (Agencies): India’s Strategi
  • Shreyans Group official Ferrari importer for India
    NEW Delhi, March 10 (Agencies): The Shreyans Group has officially been appointed as importer for Ferrari in India. The first Ferrari dealership will open its doors in New Delhi in the upcoming spring, and a sec
  • Water Hyacinth Craft Gallery at NEDFi Haat
    Guwahati, March 9 (Agencies): The eco-friendly handicraft products made from water hyacinth (Pani Meteka) will now be available at the NEDFi Haat, Ambari, Guwahati. A press release issued by CABSFORD PR on beha
  • NIIT to host NE mega job fair 2011
    Dimapur, March 9 (MExN): It has always been a continuous effort of NIIT, the global talent development corporation to design various Placement EVENTS exclusively for Graduates and final year of graduation stude
  • Delhi’s Airport Metro makes you fly, marvel passengers
    NEW Delhi, March 9 (Agencies): Mohammad Kamil , a 42-year-old non-resident Indian returning from Saudi Arabia, is in complete awe of the Metro Express that takes one from the New Delhi railway station to the in