India

  • Harvard studies Taj staff’s response to 26/11
    BOSTON, January 27 (PTI):  The heroic response by employees of Mumbai’s landmark Taj Hotel during the 26/11 terror attacks is now a case study at Harvard Business School that focuses on the staffR
  • Year of India launched in Canada
    Ottawa, January 27 (PTI): India has launched year-long activities and programmes in Canada to showcase the country’s rich art and culture, as well as its rise as an economic power. Indian high commissione
  • Toyota recalls over 1.7 mn vehicles globally
    Tokyo, January 26 (Agencies): Toyota Motor Corp said it was recalling more than 1.7 million vehicles worldwide, the latest in a string of recalls that have ballooned to nearly 16 million since late 2009, furthe
  • Air India offers 50% discount to flyers above 63 years
    NEW DELHI, january 26 (Agencies): Air India’s Maharaja may be critically ill but he still knows how to take care of fellow senior citizens like no other Indian carrier. The national carrier has now made a
  • Crashing wholesale onion prices yet to benefit consumers
    NEW Delhi, January 26 (PTI): Onion wholesale prices that since last month have plummeted 69 per cent in Delhi and by upto 80 per cent in Lasalgaon, the country’s largest onion market, are yet to be fully
  • Number portability: What telcos are offering
    NEW Delhi, January 25 (Agencies): Telecom firms have launched a major advertising, marketing and promotional blitz to attract new and existing customers after the government launched a pan-India scheme that all
  • ‘Govt has nothing to hide on black money’
    Indian Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee listens to a question during a press conference in New Delhi, January 25. (AP Photo)New Delhi, January 25 (Agencies): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said t
  • Bill Gates sees philanthropy bug spreading
    LONDON, January 25 (Reuters): Bill Gates, one of the world’s richest men and one of its best known philanthropists, said on Monday he hopes his passion for giving will soon start to take hold among the su
  • Hitachi bullish on India AC market, launches new products
    New Delhi, January 25 (Agencies): Japan’s Hitachi on Monday introduced its new range of air-conditioners, equipped with unique ‘i-Clean’ automatic filter clean technology and priced between Rs
  • Petrol mafia burn senior district official
    MUMBAI, January 25 (PTI): An additional district collector was today burnt alive allegedly by petrol and diesel mafia at Manmad in Maharashtra’s Nashik district, police said. Additional District Collector
  • BJP yatra stopped at J&K border; Swaraj, Jaitley held
    BJP leaders Ananth Kumar, Navjot Singh Sidhu, Sushma Swaraj & Arun Jaitley ahead of the party’s Rashtriya Ekta Yatra at Madhopur bridge separating Punjab and J&K on Tuesday. Lakhanpur, J&
  • Yeddy offers cash reward to catch the corrupt
    Bangalore, January 25 (Agencies): In a bid to unearth information on ‘benami’ lands, the ruling BJP, which is facing the heat over alleged land scams, today said it would reward people who come forw
  • Hundreds of Indian students may be deported from US
    WASHINGTON, January 25 (PTI): Hundreds of Indian students, mostly from Andhra Pradesh, face the prospect of deportation from the US after authorities raided and shut down a university in the Silicon Valley on c
  • Aarushi’s father Rajesh Talwar attacked outside court
    Ghaziabad, January 25 (Agencies): Aarushi Talwar’s father Dr Rajesh Talwar was attacked by a man outside the Ghaziabad court on Tuesday. The attacker, identified as 29-year-old Utsav Sharma, hit Talwar by
  • ‘Census 2011 will be the most inclusive headcount’
    New Delhi, January 25 (Agencies): Census 2011 will be the most inclusive headcount, taking special care to count segments of the population that have traditionally returned low data - women, elderly, the disabl
  • R-Day for youth: A holiday, a grand parade, a technical definition!
    NEW DELHI, january 25 (Agencies): Ah Republic Day! For one youngster, it’s a day to remember a grandfather who fought for the country, for another, a chance to witness on TV a grand parade of India’
  • Piaggio launches new brands
    Mumbai, January 24 (Agencies): World’s fourth largest two-wheeler maker, Piaggio, has finally brought out two out of the seven two-wheeler brands it owns, to India. As a start of its Indian two-wheeler op
  • Pakistan cyber hackers ‘hack’ Cochin Port website
    KOCHI, January 24 (PTI): Cyber hackers from Pakistan are alleged to have hacked the website of the Cochin Port Trust, investigations have revealed. The cyber wing of police found that the portal was hacked from
  • Godhra carnage verdict on February 19
    Ahmedabad, January 24 (PTI): The verdict on the Godhra carnage case, where 58 people were burnt to death triggering massive communal riots across Gujarat, will be pronounced on February 19, nearly 9 years after
  • BJP leaders stopped at Jammu airport, stage dharna
    India’s main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists shout slogans after their national leaders were stopped at the airport in Jammu, January 24. (AP Photo) Jammu, January 24 (Agencies): Am