India

  • NIIT announces 7th National IT Aptitude Test – NITAT
    Dimapur, February 24 (MExN): NIIT, leading Global Talent Development Corporation and Asia’s largest IT trainer, has announced country’s largest IT Aptitude Test— the 7th National IT Aptitude T
  • Govt. will do everything to clean public life: Manmohan
    New Delhi, February 24 (PTI): Sharing concerns of all sections over scams including those involving 2G spectrum and CWG, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday asserted in Parliament that his government woul
  • Navy warships being sent to evacuate Indians from Libya
    NEW Delhi, February 24 (Agencies): Warships of Indian Navy are being despatched to evacuate Indians from Libya as the situation in the North African country continued to deteriorate because of clashes between s
  • 2G spectrum scam: War of words in Parliament
    New Delhi, February 24 (Agencies):  A Joint Parliamentary Committee to probe the 2G spectrum allocation issue was set up today amid charges and countercharges between the Government and the Opposition. Fin
  • Fare hike unlikely in Rail Budget
    New Delhi, February 24 (PTI): Railways are unlikely to carry out any major changes in passenger fares in the Rail Budget for the eighth year in succession, even as more than 100 new trains could be announced, i
  • Budget 2011: Consumer durables may become costlier
    MUMBAI, February 23 (Agencies): Consumers may have to shell out more on electronics , appliances and fast moving goods. Talks of a rollback of the stimulus and increase in excise duty are making consumer goods&
  • Maruti Suzuki unveils SX4 diesel priced @Rs. 7.74 L
    New Delhi, February 22 (Agencies): Car market leader Maruti Suzuki India Limited, today unveiled its much awaited SX4 Diesel. The SX4 Diesel is cleaner and more fuel efficient than all comparable cars in its cl
  • ‘Some inflationary pressure to remain in growing economy’
    New Delhi, February 22 (PTI): Maintaining that “some inflationary pressure” will remain in a growing economy, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday urged the states to strengthen PDS to enabl
  • Aircel launches 3G service
    Chennai, February 22 (PTI): Telecom operator Aircel on Tuesday launched its 3G services here, with an aim to increase mobile internet penetration. “3G will collapse all barriers. It will revolutionise ent
  • After 9 yrs, 31 convicted in Godhra train burning case
    AHMEDABAD, February 22 (Agencies): Thirty-one people were today convicted and 63 others, including the main accused Maulvi Umarji, were acquitted by a special court here in the 2002 Godhra train burning inciden
  • Indian workers sue US company for human trafficking
    HOUSTON, February 22 (PTI): Lawyers for a group of Indian guest workers, trafficked to the US from India to work in shipyards after Hurricane Katrina in 2005, have sued an American company, Signal International
  • India keeping a close watch on situation in Libya: S M Krishna
    New Delhi, February 22 (PTI): The government on Tuesday said it is keeping a close watch on the situation in violence-hit Libya where all Indians are safe. “The situation is being closely monitored by the
  • Honda launches new ‘Accord’
    NEW Delhi, February 21 (PTI): Premium car-maker Honda Siel Cars India on Monday launched an upgraded version of its Accord luxury sedan, priced between Rs 19.60 lakh and Rs 25.41 lakh. “Our belief in cons
  • Sustaining growth, combating inflation top priority: President
    New Delhi, February 21 (PTI): Combating inflation and sustaining growth momentum may be the top priority, but the government on Monday said it would strive to push economic reforms to encourage foreign and priv
  • Court upholds death sentence to Kasab
    Mumbai,February 21 (PTI): The Bombay High Court on Monday confirmed the death penalty to 26/11 terrorist Ajmal Kasab, terming the case as rarest of rare and holding there was “no scope of reform” of
  • Mainstream languages attempt a ‘phono-cide’, linguists cry hoarse
    Ahmedabad, February 21 (Agencies): Both the Bible and Hindu mythology talk of how God turned one common language of mankind into many different tongues and scattered the people around the world, thus giving bir
  • Surat girl is ambassador for World Maths Day 2011
    Surat, February 21 (Agencies): A young girl from Surat, who is not in her teens yet, has been named the Indian Ambassador for the prestigious World Maths Day event to be held next month. Priyanshi Somani, 12, a
  • More tax info exchange pacts to curb black money menace
    Paris, February 20 (PTI): Indian Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has said about 500 tax information exchange agreements have been signed between different countries across the globe, a development that will h
  • CBI asks TRAI to value 2G spectrum allotted between 2001-08
    NEW Delhi, February 20 (PTI): The CBI, which is probing the 2G spectrum scam , has sought telecom regulator TRAI’s help to ascertain the loss to the government on allocation of spectrum to all operators b
  • Govt agrees to parliament probe into telecom scam
    New Delhi, February 20 (Reuters): The government has bowed to opposition demands for a parliamentary investigation into a major telecoms corruption scandal, lawmakers said on Sunday, in a move to end months of