Local mayor among six probed for Italian ski hotel disaster (00:12)
Pescara (Italy), April 28 (IANS/AKI) Six people including a local Mayor and a provincial Governor are under investigation over the deadly avalanche that struck a ski hotel in central Italy in January after a series of strong earthquakes, killing 29 people, prosecutors said on Thursday.
Cyprus asks India to raise its territorial dispute with Turkey (00:10)
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Ahead of the upcoming visit of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to India, Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades on Thursday asked India to tell Turkey that the status quo on the territorial dispute on his island is unacceptable.
India intends to make IPR policy more efficient: Sitharaman (00:03)
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) India intends to make its Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) policy more efficient and speedier, Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Thursday.
One percent of Indians own 53 percent of country's wealth: UN report (23:56)
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Indicating that inequality in India is increasing, a UN report released here on Thursday said that the richest one percent own 53 percent of the country's wealth.
CBI names Rose Valley chief, Trinamool MPs in supplementary charge sheet (Lead) (23:46)
Kolkata/Bhubaneswar, April 27 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation on Thursday filed a supplementary chargesheet against three of the accused in the Rose Valley chit fund scam including the company chief and two Trinamool Congress MPs who were arrested earlier.
Pankaj Oswal seeks transfer of shares of father's companies (23:20)
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Industrialist Abhey Oswal's eldest son Pankaj Oswal has sent legal notices to his father's companies Oswal Agro Mills Limited (OAML) and Oswal Green Tech Limited (OGL) seeking transfer of his shares, a statement said on Thursday.
Odisha launches Banayana project for forest management (23:14)
Bhubaneswar, April 27 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday launched Banayana, an Odisha Forestry Sector Development Project (OFSDP), for sustainable management of forest and bio-diversity.
NGT reserves judgment on plea to lift ban on old diesel vehicles (23:06)
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal on Thursday reserved judgement on a plea seeking lifting of its ban on 10-year-old diesel vehicles as the Central government told it that no only diesel but CNG and petrol also causes environmental degradation.
Rajnath wants speedy work on J&K developmental package (22:42)
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday reviewed the status of 2015 developmental package announced for Jammu and Kashmir and directed its expeditious implementation within a definite time frame.
Kotak Mahindra Bank's stand-alone Q4 net profit up 40% (Lead) (22:34)
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Kotak Mahindra Bank on Thursday reported a rise of 40 per cent in its stand-alone net profit for the fourth quarter (Q4) of fiscal 2016-17.
New notes' stock was ready before demonetisation: RBI (22:32)
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has said that it had a reasonable stock of new Rs 500 and Rs 2,000 currency notes in place before the announcement of demonetisation was made on November 8, 2016.
BMW to be Aditya Birla Group's choice of mobility (22:28)
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) BMW Group on Thursday said that it has entered into an international alliance with the Aditya Birla Group to be its preferred premium mobility supplier.
Goa to host 'feni' festival,m says Tourism Minister (21:54)
Panaji, April 27 (IANS) A 'feni' festival will be held soon in the coastal state of Goa to highlight its medicinal value, Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar said on Thursday.
SpiceJet to offer Dubai visa services to passengers (21:50)
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Budget passenger carrier SpiceJet on Thursday said that it will offer Dubai visa services to Indian passengers.
Hero MotoCorp to open second global facility in Bangladesh (21:46)
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Two-wheeler major Hero MotoCorp on Thursday said that it will open its second global manufacturing facility in Bangladesh.
Why public prosecutors bills not paid, asks HC (21:32)
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Thursday asked the Central and Delhi government why public prosecutors, who represent governments in courts, were not paid their fees immediately after the bills are raised.
Sri Lanka MoU aimed at greater economic cooperation: India (21:16)
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) A memorandum of understanding on cooperation in economic projects signed between India and Sri Lanka during Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe's visit here on Wednesday is aimed at achieving "greater economic, investment and development cooperation in a progressive manner", a senior official said on Thursday.
Petty corruption on decline, finds study (20:46)
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Even as around one-third of the households in India experienced corruption at least once in the last one year, yet the level of petty corruption is on a decline, a new study has found.
Minister allays concerns on NPAs, says solution soon (20:32)
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The massive accumulated non-performing assets, or bad loans, of state-run banks are not too much of a worry for the government and a solution is on the anvil for unveiling soon, the government said on Thursday.
Trump agrees not to terminate Nafta for now (Second Lead) (20:30)
Washington, April 27 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has told the leaders of Canada and Mexico that he was not immediately planning to end the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta), but warned that the US would still pull out if he could not negotiate a better deal, the White House said.
HIL net up 37.5 per cent in 2016-17 (20:26)
Hyderabad, April 27 (IANS) HIL Ltd of C.K. Birla group has posted Rs 54.6 crore net profit for fiscal 2016-17, registering 37.5 per cent annual growth from Rs.39.7 crore year ago.
Review petition filed with SC over BS III vehicles' order (20:26)
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) on Thursday said that it has approached the Supreme Court to plead for a review of its judgement issued over the BS III vehicles.
Goa pins hopes on nostalgic Portuguese-era buses to boost tourism (20:26)
Panaji, April 27 (IANS) In a bid to boost tourist footfalls, tourism authorities in Goa are keen to use 'camaios', typically large, spacious buses used during the Portuguese era for public transport, for sight-seeing tours, an official said on Thursday.
Mobile Internet services restored in Kashmir Valley (20:18)
Srinagar, April 27 (IANS) Mobile Internet services were restored in the Kashmir Valley on Thursday evening, a day after the authorities ordered suspension of online social networking sites.
Bengal considering proposal to revamp trams (20:08)
Kolkata, April 27 (IANS) The West Bengal government is considering a proposal to revamp and run Kolkata trams on a public-private-partnership (PPP) mode to attract tourists, state Tourism Minister Gautam Deb said here on Thursday.