India

  • Hyderabad braces for Telangana million march
    Hyderabad, March 9 (Agencies): The stage is set for a possible showdown between police and Telangana protesters in Hyderabad on Thursday as the Telangana Joint Action Committee (TJAC) has vowed to go ahead with
  • 2G scam: Sibal urges telecom operators to iron out differences
    New delhi, March 8 (PTI): Worried over differences amongst the service providers, particularly, on the issue of spectrum allocation, Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal on Tuesday asked them to soon sink their differe
  • Congress aims to shore up govt after ally quits
    New delhi, March 6 (Reuters) - The Congress party moved to shore up its ruling coalition on Sunday after a key partner said its ministers will formally quit the cabinet on Monday, the latest setback for a gover
  • Delhi slum children to study in Australia
    NEW DELHI, March 6 (PTI): If Mumbai’s slum children could walk the red carpet at the prestigious Academy Awards ceremony in 2009 for Danny Boyle’s ‘Slumdog Millionaire’, Delhi’s ur
  • CBI to question Kanimozhi, Radia soon
    NEW DELHI, March 6 (PTI): With the deadline for filing charge sheet in the 2G spectrum case nearing, the CBI is expected to soon question DMK MP K Kanimozhi and corporate lobbyist Niira Radia, especially on the
  • FM wants RBI to focus on inflation
    NEW DELHI, March 6 (PTI): Concerned over worsening political turmoil in the Middle-East and the impact of rising global crude prices on the domestic economy, the finance ministry has suggested the Reserve Bank
  • SC turns down BSNL plea on roaming charges
    NEW Delhi, March 5 (PTI): The Supreme Court today said that state-owned BSNL is not entitled to charge private operators for providing signaling network for roaming services just on the basis of registration by
  • 2G scam: A Raja may be charged with endangering national security
    NEW Delhi, March 5 (Agencies): The CBI is considering whether to charge former telecom minister A Raja with endangering national security for being instrumental in allocating spectrum to companies with foreign
  • As debt piles up, RCom faces key test
    Mumbai, March 4 (Reuters) - The clock is ticking and costs are seen rising for Reliance Communications Ltd as it struggles to reduce a $7 billion mountain of debt ahead of a major bond redemption next year. Sha
  • Government to further liberalise FDI policy: FM
    NEW Delhi, March 4 (AFP): India said Friday is it seeking ways to boost foreign investment needed to fund a $1 trillion plan to overhaul its dilapidated infrastructure - seen as vital to boosting economic growt
  • India willing to discuss Kashmir with Pak: PM
    JAMMU, March 4 (PTI): Maintaining that India will enter into talks with Pakistan with an open mind, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said the country wants to resolve all outstanding issues, including Jammu
  • China seeks to advance boundary negotiations
    Beijing, March 4 (PTI): China on Friday proposed to “advance” the negotiation process with India on resolving the boundary issue in view of the prevailing “good atmosphere”, even as it p
  • Court allows plea for withdrawal of case against Ottavio Quattrocchi
    New Delhi, March 4 (PTI): A Delhi court on Friday allowed a CBI plea seeking withdrawal of prosecution against Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi in the two-decade-old Bofors payoff case.  “The
  • Making history: An untold Everest story
    KOLKATA, March 4 (Agencies): Soon after the first Indian conquest of Mount Everest led by Captain M. S. Kohli in 1965, the Indian Air Force organised a photo-op for journalists. But of the entire planeload of p
  • Tata Teleservices Limited, Jet Airways in exclusive partnership
    Dimapur, March 3 (MExN): Tata Teleservices Limited, the country’s fastest-growing dual-technology telecom service provider, and Jet Airways, India’s leading airline, have entered into an exclusive p
  • Twitter suspends fake Steve Jobs account
    New York, March 3 (CNN): Twitter suspended an account mimicking Apple CEO Steve Jobs, suggesting the parody account didn't appear quite fake enough.The account, @ceoSteveJobs, had more than 450,000 followers be
  • India allows Pakistani team access to 26/11 witnesses
    NEW Delhi. March 1 (Agencies): India has agreed "in principle" to allow an investigating team from Pakistan to question Mumbai witnesses of the 2008 terror attack, Home minister P. Chidambaram said Tu
  • Absconding major surfaces in US, says Al Qaeda present in Kashmir
    Srinagar, March 1 (AGENCIES): An ex-army major, wanted for the 1996 disappearance and murder of a lawyer and rights activist, has surfaced in California and reportedly said the Al Qaeda is present in Jammu and
  • Kashmiri separatist detained
    NEW Delhi, March 1 (Reuters):  Leading Kashmiri separatist Syed Ali Shah Geelani was detained by police in connection with a money laundering case, police said on Tuesday, sparking concerns of protests in
  • Indian ‘Casino King’ ready to clear tax liabilities in Nepal
    KATHMANDU, March 1 (PTI): Amid stepped up pressure on casino owners in Nepal, Indian 'Casino King' Rakesh Wadhwa has expressed his willingness to clear all tax liabilities if the government withdraws an arrest