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  • newBJP hints preference for ‘natural ally’ Sena in Maharashtra
    Says NCP’s unconditional support too continues to be on offer.
    - 14 mins ago, 21 Oct 14, 7:44pm -
  • newPartially freeze KYC non-compliant accounts: RBI
    Customers, who have not complied with KYC requirements despite repeated reminders, may face trouble with RBI on Tuesday asking banks to partially freeze and subsequently close such accounts....
    - 28 mins ago, 21 Oct 14, 7:30pm -
  • newThe circle of life
    Srinivasa Ramanujam meets Uma, 42, who has been making adhirasams at The Grand Sweets and Snacks for 23 years now.
    - 46 mins ago, 21 Oct 14, 7:12pm -
  • newLight up your home
    Here are offbeat ways to light up your living space this Deepavali
    - 52 mins ago, 21 Oct 14, 7:06pm -
  • new“Corrupt officials hand in glove with sand miners”
    Jan Sangram Parishat (JSP) staged a protest outside the office of Deputy Commissioner here on Tuesday against illegal sand extraction along Tungabhadra and Krishna riverbeds in the district....
    - 53 mins ago, 21 Oct 14, 7:05pm -
  • newWalsh resigns as hockey head coach over ‘pay dispute’
    He was, however, ready to reconsider his decision if he was given a new contract on his terms and conditions.
    - 55 mins ago, 21 Oct 14, 7:03pm -
  • newLabourer hacked to death
    A 25-year-old labourer was hacked to death by a group of 10 men over a trivial row in Madiwala on Monday.The victim has been identified as Selvaraju, a resident of Bandepalya. He was accomp...
    - 56 mins ago, 21 Oct 14, 7:02pm -
  • newLightness of being
    The Palms Spa right in the heart of town offers a haven of quietude and an enticing menu of massages, scrubs and polishes to de-stress.
    - 56 mins ago, 21 Oct 14, 7:02pm -
  • newIf you have the Time…
    Pankaja Srinivasan feels a sense of sadness when she realises that HMT watches may not be there by the time Deepavali comes around next year.
    - 60 mins ago, 21 Oct 14, 6:58pm -
  • newBring on the boats
    It was Deepavali season and the carefully-chosen crackers were waiting to be sun dried. But, it had been raining since morning and I was bored stiff, cooped up at home, yearningly looking at my dam...
    - 1 hour ago, 21 Oct 14, 6:57pm -
  • newPistorius sentenced to five-year jail term for killing girlfriend
    Oscar Pistorius was sentenced on Tuesday to five years in prison for killing Reeva Steenkamp by a South African judge who cited the “gross negligence” the runner showed when he shot his girlfriend...
    - 1 hour ago, 21 Oct 14, 6:52pm -
  • newPistorius out of Paralympic events for 5 years
    Oscar Pistorius will be ineligible to compete in Paralympic events during the entirety of his five-year prison sentence. The double-amputee South African runner, who has won six Paralympic g...
    - 1 hour ago, 21 Oct 14, 6:52pm -
  • newAdvani loses opening World Billiards game
    In a not-so-good start to his World Billiards Championship campaign, Indian ace Pankaj Advani lost his opening game against defending champion Peter Gilchrist but later made up with two straight wi...
    - 1 hour ago, 21 Oct 14, 6:49pm -
  • newAutumn on the Eiffel Tower
    Shilpa Reddy to present a line using hand-woven malkha fabric in Paris
    - 1 hour ago, 21 Oct 14, 6:49pm -
  • newBanking on nativity
    Actor Pankaj Kesari looks forward to strengthening his position in Telugu films
    - 1 hour ago, 21 Oct 14, 6:48pm -
  • newEPFO’s new facility to transfer PF money of foreign employees
    Retirement fund body EPFO has started a new facility to transfer provident funds of foreign employees to bank accounts in their own countries.The facility will help international workers...
    - 1 hour ago, 21 Oct 14, 6:48pm -
  • newOmar meets World Bank, ADB officials
    Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday met country heads of World Bank and Asian Development Bank (ADB) here and discussed the issues related to rebuilding the flood-hit state.
    - 1 hour ago, 21 Oct 14, 6:47pm -
  • newMachiavellianism wins main event
    Machiavellianism (P.S.Chouhan up) won the Dundoo Ekambar Memorial Cup, the main event of the races held here on Tuesday (Oct. 21). M/s. Pratap Racecitement Private Ltd represented by the estate of...
    - 1 hour ago, 21 Oct 14, 6:42pm -
  • newMystic Romance shines
    Mystic Romance shone when the horses were exercised here on Tuesday morning.Sand track600m: Polydences (rb) 39. Moved freely.800m: Ensign (Parmar), Arusha (D.K.Ashish)...
    - 1 hour ago, 21 Oct 14, 6:41pm -
  • newAncient Title pleases
    Ancient Title, Schiavone, Star Of Destiny and Wind Of Soul pleased when the horses were exercised here on Tuesday morning (Oct. 21).Inner sand:1,400m: Ace Badraan (Qureshi) 1-...
    - 1 hour ago, 21 Oct 14, 6:41pm -
  • newRupee gains 5 paise vs dollar
    The Indian rupee gained for the third session on Tuesday, surging by another five paise against US dollar to end at over one-week high of 61.31 on sustained selling of the greenback by banks and e...
    - 1 hour ago, 21 Oct 14, 6:36pm -
  • newCity explorer: A hall that echoes history
    How did the once-famous Aiyer Hall in Triplicane get its name? Why is it now locked and left to crumble?
    - 1 hour ago, 21 Oct 14, 6:36pm -
  • newOf monsoon lows and running highs
    The rains that battered the city may have affected their training but it hasn’t dampened their enthusiasm. The four runners talk about their fourth week of training.
    - 1 hour ago, 21 Oct 14, 6:32pm -
  • newWebsite on Kanakadasa inaugurated
    “Nearly 316 works of one of the earliest saint-poets, Kanakadasa, is available with us on record. It is a pleasure to inaugurate a website in Kannada and English that will be a permanent source of...
    - 1 hour ago, 21 Oct 14, 6:29pm -
  • newPresident promulgates Ordinance to allow e-auction of coal blocks
    The move, seen as a step towards energy sector reforms, will allow private companies to bid for captive use and allot mines directly to State and Central public sector undertakings.
    - 1 hour ago, 21 Oct 14, 6:29pm -
  • newA cut above
    Remembering Oscar de la Renta who passed away recently.
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 6:21pm -
  • newCM hikes compensation for police
    Chief Minister Siddaramiaiah has announced that over 80 police personnel from constable to inspector rank in the state, would be covered in group insurance of Rs. 20 lakh and the families of those...
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 6:16pm -
  • newRoaming around Royapuram
    Director Pradeep Deva Kumar speaks about his latest short film
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 5:52pm -
  • newNSEL to merge with parent firm FTIL, says Govt.
    To help investors and others hit by Rs 5,600-crore “fraud” at the National Spot Exchange Ltd get back their money, the government on Tuesday ordered merger of the scam-hit firm with its holding co...
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 5:52pm -
  • newKhattar to be next Haryana Chief Minister
    He is the first leader from the BJP and also the first Punjabi to become the Chief Minister of the State.
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 5:41pm -
  • newKashmir flood victims pin hope on Modi’s Diwali visit
    Many flood victims feel that Mr. Modi’s visit will not be just symbolic and the Prime Minister will announce a comprehensive plan so that the State and its people are able to rebuild the infrastructure destroyed by the floods.
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 5:24pm -
  • newDiesel deregulation credit positive: Moody’s
    International rating agency Moody’s Investors Service, which has a Baa3 stable rating on the country, on Tuesday said the diesel price deregulation announced over the past weekend is “credit posit...
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 5:14pm -
  • newReforms pushing up Sensex to one week high
    Markets rose for the third straight session today with Sensex gaining 146 points to end at over one-week high of 26,575.65 and Nifty jumping 48 points to regain 7,900-mark led by power, metal and...
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 5:08pm -
  • newNational Film Festival to be held in Bangalore from Oct 27
    A two-day National Film Festival, titled ‘Carte Blanche’ will be held in the city from October 27. Organised by the Department of Media Studies, Garden City College, the two-day programme features...
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 5:07pm -
  • newAccused in investments cases appear in Hyderabad Special Court
    Several accused persons in 11 quid pro quo investments cases against YSR Congress president Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, including India Cements MD N. Srinivasan, former Home Minister P. Sabitha Indra R...
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 4:58pm -
  • newSpiceJet announces another low-fare offer
    SpiceJet on Tuesday continued with its galore of special offers announcing yet another limited-period discounted one-way domestic fare offer, ranging from all-inclusive fares of Rs 899 to Rs 2,499...
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 4:44pm -
  • newCoal unions oppose e-auction, commercial mining
    Warn of a nationwide strike if the Centre goes ahead with the proposed Ordinance to facilitate e-auction of coal blocks.
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 4:37pm -
  • new'Kaththi' conflict has been resolved, Happy Deepavali: Vijay
    “Since producers have agreed to remove (Lyca Productions’) name from the title and banner, the conflict has been resolved and decks have been cleared for (the film's) release this Deepavali”
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 4:37pm -
  • newCPI(M) activists protest against gas price hike, deregulation of diesel prices
    The activists of Communist Party of India (Marxist) staged a protest demonstration in front of BSNL office here on Tuesday opposing gas price hike and deregulation of diesel prices.Addressi...
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 4:32pm -
  • newBank manager, attendant die of suffocation
    The Raichur branch manager of Karnataka Bank, S. S. Sundaram (45) and attendant Sharat (40) were found dead under mysterious circumstances at their branch office here on Sunday.The polic...
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 4:31pm -
  • newSixth conference of Notaries in Bangalore
    Over 1,000 notaries from across the country are expected to participate in the Sixth All India Notaries conference to be held here next month.Speaking to presspersons here on Monday, pre...
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 4:28pm -
  • newCongress bars leaders making statements against party high command
    The State Congress on Tuesday came down heavily on political leaders and ministers for speaking in public against the party’s high command, their policies or decisions.The warning came two...
    - 4 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 4:27pm -
  • newBlind rescues a point for lacklustre United
    United have now gone six games without an away win in the Premier League
    - 4 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 4:24pm -
  • newHave you tried the ‘Donut selfie’ yet? 
    It is a 360-degree video selfie taken on your phone camera
    - 4 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 4:17pm -
  • newKCR to launch health scheme for employees
    Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao will launch the new health scheme for government employees on Wednesday. The government will provide free treatment for all ailments without any ceili...
    - 4 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 3:46pm -
  • newTRS legislators protest suspension of power generation at Srisailam
    Legislators of the Telangana Rashtra Samithi staged a protest demonstration at the statue of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar on the Tank Bund against the decision of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu...
    - 4 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 3:46pm -
  • newReal estate business has become an avocation to make quick money: Madras High Court
    CBI probe ordered into murder of Madurai-based businessman
    - 4 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 3:44pm -
  • newWhy internet goes to ‘sleep’ in parts of the world
    Do you know why internet is always up and running in the U.S. and Europe while people suffer many outages over the course of the day in Asia, South America and Eastern Europe? It happens...
    - 4 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 3:41pm -
  • newRevised GST Bill in Winter Session: Jaitley
    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said the revised Constitution Amendment Bill to roll out GST would be introduced in the forthcoming Winter Session of Parliament.He also said the...
    - 4 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 3:29pm -
  • newWest Indies players will participate in IPL-8: Biswal
    In a bit of relief for West Indies cricket, IPL chairman Ranjib Biswal on Tuesday said its players will be allowed to compete in the cash-rich league, putting to rest speculations of them being ig...
    - 5 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 3:26pm -
  • newReservation rules soon for contract/outsourced jobs in govt, govt-aided institutions
    Reservation rules will soon be applicable to contract and outsourced jobs in all government and government-aided institutions across Karnataka. This will cover one lakh jobs in government departme...
    - 5 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 3:24pm -
  • newPolice ban crackers from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.
    City police have imposed a ban on bursting crackers between 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. Police Commissioner M. N. Reddi has also prohibited people from bursting crackers in public places and in front of the...
    - 5 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 3:22pm -
  • newGold glitters on Dhanteras buying, global cues
    Gold prices climbed by Rs 150 to Rs 27,925 per 10 grams in New Delhi on Tuesday as buying activity from jewellers as well as retailers picked up on the occasion of “Dhanteras” amidst a firming tre...
    - 5 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 3:11pm -
  • newTwo killed as courier van rams into truck
    Two persons were killed on the spot and two others sustained injuries when a courier van rammed into a stationary lorry on NH-4 in Sira taluk in the district early Tuesday morning.The polic...
    - 5 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 3:08pm -
  • newBCCI suspends bilateral tours with WI, to take legal action
    Cracking the whip, a livid BCCI on Tuesday suspended all bilateral cricket tours with West Indies and decided to initiate legal proceedings against the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) for abru...
    - 5 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 2:59pm -
  • newPolice Martyr’s day observed in the city
    The sacrifices of policemen in the line of duty were marked with solemnity at the Police Commemoration Day held here on Tuesday.A floral tribute was paid by district police officials for ne...
    - 5 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 2:58pm -
  • newDhoni rested for first 3 ODIs against SL, Kohli to lead
    Mahendra Singh Dhoni was on Tuesday rested for the first three ODIs against Sri Lanka next month and Virat Kohli will lead the side in his absence. Bengal’s Wriddhiman Saha made a comeba...
    - 5 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 2:56pm -
  • newVandals attack cinema halls in Chennai over Kaththi release
    Two popular cinema halls situated in the heart of the city- Sathyam Cinemas and Woodlands theatre in Royapettah - were attacked by unidentified persons with petrol bombs on Monday night. ...
    - 5 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 2:46pm -
  • newNCP offer to BJP to shield corrupt leaders: Sena
    Two days after the Sharad Pawar-led Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) offered unilateral and unconditional outside support to the BJP, the Shiv Sena lashed out at it saying that it was a brazen att...
    - 5 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 2:42pm -
  • newAITUC demands immediate hike in minimum wages in Goa
    The All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC), Goa on Monday demanded immediate revision and enhancement of minimum wages in Goa.General Secretary, AITUC Christopher Fonseca on Monday said...
    - 5 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 2:34pm -

Hindustan Times

  • newBCCI to write to ICC about WICBs conduct

    BCCI to write to ICC about WICBs conduct

    The Board of Control for Cricket in India BCCI will write to the International Cricket Council ICC to apprise the world body about the conduct of the West Indies Cricket Board WICB whose team cancelled the tour of India midway last week
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 6:27pm -
  • newDisclosure of black money account holders will embarrass Cong Jaitley

    Disclosure of black money account holders will embarrass Cong Jaitley

    Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday hit back at Congress saying the party will be embarrassed once the names of people holding illicit foreign accounts are made public
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 6:12pm -
  • newIndia and Nepal ink agreement on power trade

    India and Nepal ink agreement on power trade

    Nepals energy secretary Rajendra Kishore Kshatri and his Indian counterpart Pradeep Kumar Sinha signed the document at a function held at Singha Darbar the official seat of Nepal government
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 6:02pm -
  • newAustralian Walsh quits as Indias hockey coach

    Australian Walsh quits as Indias hockey coach

    Terry Walsh resigned as Indias field hockey coach on Tuesday less than three weeks after guiding the team to the Asian Games title which earned them a direct entry to the 2016 Olympics
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 5:49pm -
  • newKerala Woman set afire inside train dies

    Kerala Woman set afire inside train dies

    A 45yearold woman from north Kerala who suffered severe burn injuries after she was set on fire by an unidentified man inside an empty railway compartment succumbed to her injuries Monday night
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 4:56pm -
  • newOmar hopes govt will take serious look at AFSPA

    Omar hopes govt will take serious look at AFSPA

    Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah expressed hope on Tuesday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi would take a serious look at the issue of AFSPA as the time was opportune to make progress on it
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 4:33pm -
  • newTatas launch Land Rover factory in China

    Tatas launch Land Rover factory in China

    Tatas Jaguar Land Rover rolled out on Tuesday its premium Range Rover Evoque at colourful ceremony in Changshu China formally inaugurating its over 17 billion factory where it is set to manufacture new Jaguar models in a joint venture with Chinas Chery Automobile Company by 2016
    - 4 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 4:05pm -
  • newLand grab complaints back to haunt Yeddyurappa

    Land grab complaints back to haunt Yeddyurappa

    Karnataka high court orders Shimoga special lokayukta court to investigate two complaints in which the former chief minister has been accused of illegally acquiring two large tracts of land in his home district
    - 4 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 3:51pm -
  • newOscar Pistorius journey from blade runner to jailbird

    Oscar Pistorius journey from blade runner to jailbird

    At the 2012 London Olympics before 80000 roaring fans and a constellation of camera flashes it took Oscar Pistorius 4544 seconds to become a global icon Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in jail
    - 5 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 2:37pm -
  • newWorld needs UN convention on terrorism Doval

    World needs UN convention on terrorism Doval

    National security adviser tells gathering of strategic experts greater convergence between states is needed to fight terrorism
    - 5 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 2:36pm -
  • newIndia suspends future West Indies tours to sue Caribbean board

    India suspends future West Indies tours to sue Caribbean board

    Indias cricket board suspended on Tuesday future tours to the Caribbean following the West Indies decision to abandon their visit to India last week
    - 6 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 1:45pm -
  • newIslamic State launches fresh assault on Kobane

    Islamic State launches fresh assault on Kobane

    The Islamic State launched a fresh assault on Kobane late Monday hours after it was announced that Kurds who are defending the besieged Syrian border town had received a first US airdrop of weapons
    - 7 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 12:57pm -
  • newRSS unwilling to drop love jihad from its agenda

    RSS unwilling to drop love jihad from its agenda

    The Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh is unwilling to drop the issue of love jihad from its agenda despite the Meerut fiasco where a young woman went back on her allegation of gang rape and conversion
    - 8 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 12:13pm -
  • newMamatas brother denies assaulting zoo staffer

    Mamatas brother denies assaulting zoo staffer

    Police complaints have been lodged against the younger brother of West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee for beating up a security guard of Alipore Zoo on Monday evening
    - 8 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 11:43am -
  • newCant rule out possibility of terror attack Rajnath

    Cant rule out possibility of terror attack Rajnath

    In an advisory the ministry on Monday said that the country has recently witnessed communal incidents in many places during the festivals of Ganesh Chaturthi and Durga Puja
    - 8 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 11:38am -
  • newBJP to form Maharashtra govt after Diwali ministers yet to be finalised

    BJP to form Maharashtra govt after Diwali ministers yet to be finalised

    Home minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday postponed his visit to Mumbai to meet the newly elected BJP MLAs and decide on the leadership issue and government formation in Maharashtra
    - 9 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 10:41am -
  • newAP Cracker factory explosion toll climbs to 17

    AP Cracker factory explosion toll climbs to 17

    The toll in the explosion at a fire cracker manufacturing unit at Vakatippa village in East Godavari district rose to 17 on Tuesday with six more persons succumbing to burns at a local hospital police said
    - 9 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 10:38am -
  • newOscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years for killing girlfriend

    Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years for killing girlfriend

    A South African judge on Tuesday sentenced Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius to five years in prison for the negligent killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentines Day last year
    - 11 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 8:32am -
  • newLegendary designer Oscar de la Renta dies at 82

    Legendary designer Oscar de la Renta dies at 82

    Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta whose classiclined formal wear made US first ladies starting with Jacqueline Kennedy shine has died at 82 US media reported Monday
    - 11 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 8:29am -
  • newNew bigscreen iPhones help propel Apples profit

    New bigscreen iPhones help propel Apples profit

    Apple said it sold more than 39 million iPhones in the quarter boosted by last months launch of the largescreen iPhone 6 and 6 Plus which hit some markets on September 19 That compared with 338 million in the same period a year ago
    - 12 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 8:17am -
  • newHaryana to get nonJat CM ML Khattar picked for top job

    Haryana to get nonJat CM ML Khattar picked for top job

    RSS activist and firsttime BJP legislator Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday was selected as the leader of state legislature party in Haryana and will be the new chief minister
    - 12 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 8:14am -
  • newKhaitan denied bail to spend Diwali in jail

    Khaitan denied bail to spend Diwali in jail

    Businessmancumlawyer Gautam Khaitan is likely to spend this Diwali in jail where hes been lodged since his arrest by the Enforcement Directorate ED 28 days ago in the Rs 3600 AgustaWestland scam as a Delhi court Monday denied his bail application
    - 18 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 2:13am -
  • newDelhi University to revive reevaluation system

    Delhi University to revive reevaluation system

    A year after it did away with reevaluation of answer sheets the Delhi University has decided to revive the practice
    - 18 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 1:58am -
  • newDelhi PM Modi hosts dinner for his ministers

    Delhi PM Modi hosts dinner for his ministers

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday invited his council of ministers for dinner at his residence which was the first such event after he took over in May this year
    - 18 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 1:35am -
  • newExgratia to kin of those dead after Jaya conviction

    Exgratia to kin of those dead after Jaya conviction

    AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa has announced cash relief of Rs 3 lakh to the next of kin of the 193 people who died out of shock or suicide after she was jailed in the disproportionate assets case The move however has come under attack with many questioning the authenticity of the deaths
    - 19 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 1:25am -

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  • newBJP gets a boost to go alone in Punjab
    The electoral success in Haryana could further embolden the Bharatiya Janata Party to replicate the experiment of going alone in neighbouring Punjab. Although the Assembly elections in Punjab are more than two years away, but the growing distance between the alliance BJP and Akalis in Punjab is now well known for some time.The decision of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) to have an alliance with the Indian National Lok Dal in Haryana, the main political rival of the BJP, had not gone down well wi…
    - 20 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 12:00am -
  • newNo possibility can be ruled out: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on terror strikes in country

    No possibility can be ruled out: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on terror strikes in country

    Home Minister Rajnath Singh (Photo: PTI/File)The possibility of terror attack in the country cannot be ruled out, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Tuesday. "No possibility can be ruled out. We cannot ignore terror activities. Hence alerts are issued," he told reporters on the sidelines of a function.Singh was replying to a question on whether there is a possibility of a terror attack during the festival season. Asked about the advisory issued by the Home Ministry telling all states to ensur…
    - 20 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 12:00am -
  • newRSS wants BJP to patch up with Shiv Sena, reject NCP offer

    RSS wants BJP to patch up with Shiv Sena, reject NCP offer

    Transport minister Nitin Gadkari and BJP president Amit Shah after their meeting in New Delhi on Monday. — PTIBJP MLAs in Haryana may pick new leader on TuesdayWith the impasse continuing on government formation in Maharashtra, the RSS on Monday sent out a signal that the BJP should “try and patch up” with its former Hindutva ally, the Shiv Sena. The RSS apparently made it clear it “did not approve” of the BJP taking the NCP’s support as most of its leaders faced corruption char…
    - 20 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 12:00am -
  • newBJP regional satraps on guard?
    The BJP’s resounding victories in the Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly elections has exposed limits of regional parties in the Modi era but within the party too its regional satraps are now also likely to be reined in.The BJP’s regional satraps, whether those who willingly accepted Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s leadership or those who did so grudgingly only for the sake of public posture, will have to bide their time. They will have to bring their ambitions and tantrums in check. The v…
    - 20 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 12:00am -
  • newCabinet clears ordinance on coal blocks’ e-auction

    Cabinet clears ordinance on coal blocks’ e-auction

    Arun JaitleyIn a bid to settle issues arising out of the Supreme Court decision to cancel 214 coal blocks allocated since 1993, the government on Monday decided to recommend the promulgation of an ordinance to facilitate e-auction of coal blocks for private firms for captive use and to allot mines directly to state and Central PSUs. This is seen as a major step towards reforming the coal sector to ensure energy security.Finance minister Arun Jaitley told reporters Monday the Union Cabinet, at…
    - 20 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 12:00am -
  • newBar all who face serious charges in polls: V.S. Sampath

    Bar all who face serious charges in polls: V.S. Sampath

    Bar all who face serious charges in polls: V.S. SampathThe Election Commission has proposed that candidates against whom charges are framed in henious crimes be barred from contesting elections, albeit with safeguards to prevent misuse. It also proposed that false affidavits be made a ground for disqualification.This recommendation is in the backdrop of the Supreme Court’s recent intervention, under which those convicted of serious offences are instantly disqualified from being an MP or MLA.…
    - 20 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 12:00am -
  • newDay after rout: Congress faces factionalism, blame game
    After the rout, resentment against the party leadership as well as factionalism has surfaced in the Congress. Senior Haryana leader Kumari Selja on Monday blamed former chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda for the debacle, as reports of resetnment against the leadership in Karnataka reached the AICC. Trouble is also brewing for the high command with Ajit Jogi in Chhattisgarh sending signals that he may quit the Congress and float a new party if he is not made PCC president.Despite the clamour…
    - 20 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 12:00am -
  • newU.P. governor remarks on law and order irks SP
    UP governor Ram Naik set a new tradition on Monday when he presented to the media a report on his three months in office.Releasing a booklet that contained press clippings of his tenure in Lucknow Raj Bhavan and other details of seminars and meetings that he has addressed, Mr Naik said he was keen to bring an element of transparency in his working. He denied the Samajwadi Party’s charge that governors were indulging in political activism and said that his job was to make sure that the governm…
    - 20 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 12:00am -
  • newAustralia Indians to host PM Modi at Madison-type Sydney show

    Australia Indians to host PM Modi at Madison-type Sydney show

    Australia Indians to host PM Modi at Madison-type Sydney showA Madison Square Garden-like event is being planned for Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Australia by the Indian diaspora there in mid-November when Mr Modi is in that country for the G-20 summit, government sources said Monday. The event may take place at Sydney’s Olympic Park on November 17.Mr Modi’s address at New York’s iconic Madison Square Garden last month was a huge success, with millions around the world watching it on…
    - 20 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 12:00am -
  • newAnant Geete flies in for PM Modi’s dinner for 44 ministers

    Anant Geete flies in for PM Modi’s dinner for 44 ministers

    Anant Geete and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (Photo: PTI/DC) A day after the party’s victories in Maharashtra and Haryana, Prime Minister Narendra Modi hosted all his 44 ministers to dinner on Monday night at his official residence here. The most interesting of all was that Mr Anant Geete, the Shiv Sena minister in the Union government, was also flown down from Mumbai to attend the event. The Shiv Sena and the BJP are at a delicate point in their relations, as the ruling saffron pa…
    - 20 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 12:00am -

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  • newManohar Lal Khattar to take oath as Haryana chief minister on October 26 - Daily News & Analysis

    Manohar Lal Khattar to take oath as Haryana chief minister on October 26 - Daily News & Analysis

    Daily News & AnalysisManohar Lal Khattar to take oath as Haryana chief minister on October 26Daily News & AnalysisHaryana Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki on Tuesday invited Manohar Lal Khattar, who has been unanimously elected as the next chief minister-elect of Haryana, to take oath of office on October 26. A BJP delegation led by Union Parliamentary Affairs ...Manohar Lal Khattar: The Narendra Modi ConnectionNDTVManohar Lal Khattar is new Haryana chief ministerLivemintManohar Lal Khattar - RSS…
    - 19 mins ago, 21 Oct 14, 7:39pm -
  • newUttarakhand vulnerable to security threats, says Chief Minister Harish Rawat - Daily News & Analysis

    Uttarakhand vulnerable to security threats, says Chief Minister Harish Rawat - Daily News & Analysis

    Daily News & AnalysisUttarakhand vulnerable to security threats, says Chief Minister Harish RawatDaily News & AnalysisUnderlining the sensitivity of Uttarakhand both in terms of external and internal security, Chief Minister Harish Rawat today said the state's police force will have to step up its vigilance to deal with the challenge. "All the countries in the world today are ...Uttarakhand govt appoints new chief secretaryIndian Expressall 4 news articles »
    - 19 mins ago, 21 Oct 14, 7:39pm -
  • newMaharashtra govt formation: 'Big brother' BJP hints at preference for Shiv Sena ... - Times of India

    Maharashtra govt formation: 'Big brother' BJP hints at preference for Shiv Sena ... - Times of India

    Times of IndiaMaharashtra govt formation: 'Big brother' BJP hints at preference for Shiv Sena ...Times of IndiaMUMBAI: Amid continuing stand-off with Shiv Sena, BJP's Maharashtra assembly poll in charge Om Mathur on Tuesday said his party was the new "big brother" in the state and others should not think themselves as bigger when "the people's verdict is ...Negotiations to Begin. Shiv Sena Leaders Fly to Delhi to Meet BJPNDTVBJP hints preference for 'natural ally' Sena in MaharashtraThe HinduNe…
    - 20 mins ago, 21 Oct 14, 7:38pm -
  • newMaharashtra: BJP split over CM candidate, 40 MLAs favour Nitin Gadkari over ... - IBNLive

    Maharashtra: BJP split over CM candidate, 40 MLAs favour Nitin Gadkari over ... - IBNLive

    IBNLiveMaharashtra: BJP split over CM candidate, 40 MLAs favour Nitin Gadkari over ...IBNLiveMumbai: After the Bharatiya Janata Party's big win in the Maharashtra Assembly polls, loyalists of former party chief Nitin Gadkari are pitching his name for the post of chief minister of the state. At least 40 newly elected BJP MLAs are at Gadkari's residence in ...For Maharashtra Chief Minister, Camp Gadkari Wants In.NDTVKarnataka HC clears Yeddyurappa's prosecution in land dealsZee NewsConfusion over…
    - 24 mins ago, 21 Oct 14, 7:34pm -
  • newBJP tells Congress to be prepared for CBI probe in ambulance scam - Daily News & Analysis

    BJP tells Congress to be prepared for CBI probe in ambulance scam - Daily News & Analysis

    Daily News & AnalysisBJP tells Congress to be prepared for CBI probe in ambulance scamDaily News & AnalysisThe Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said on Tuesday that Congress Party leaders should be willing to undergo a CBI probe for their alleged involvement in an ambulance scam. Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje had earlier asked for an inquiry by the ...BJP warns Congress to be prepared for CBI probe in Ambulance Scam Oct 21, 6 ...ANINEWSAshok Gehlot, Sachin Pilot in trouble, Raje governme…
    - 26 mins ago, 21 Oct 14, 7:32pm -
  • newDisclosure of black money account holders will embarrass Congress: Arun Jaitley - Zee News

    Disclosure of black money account holders will embarrass Congress: Arun Jaitley - Zee News

    Zee NewsDisclosure of black money account holders will embarrass Congress: Arun JaitleyZee NewsNew Delhi: On the back foot on black money issue, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today hit back at Congress saying the party will be embarrassed once the names of people holding illicit foreign accounts are made public. "The names (of black money account ...Black Money Names Will Embarrass Congress: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to ...NDTVDisclosure of black money account holders will embarrass Cong: J…
    - 40 mins ago, 21 Oct 14, 7:18pm -
  • newIt's not just about Muslims: Here's the real reason for RSS fear of Hindu-Muslim ... - Firstpost

    It's not just about Muslims: Here's the real reason for RSS fear of Hindu-Muslim ... - Firstpost

    FirstpostIt's not just about Muslims: Here's the real reason for RSS fear of Hindu-Muslim ...FirstpostThe current debate on love jihad focuses primarily on how the notion of patriarchy seeks to control a woman's choices and her body. This is apart from noting how it harnesses inter-religious marriages to propagate Hindutva through a stoking of sentiments ...and more »
    - 41 mins ago, 21 Oct 14, 7:17pm -
  • newAmit Shah appoints Om Mathur as incharge of Uttar Pradesh - Indian Express

    Amit Shah appoints Om Mathur as incharge of Uttar Pradesh - Indian Express

    India TodayAmit Shah appoints Om Mathur as incharge of Uttar PradeshIndian ExpressEffecting a reshuffle of work responsibilities, BJP chief Amit Shah on Tuesday appointed general secretary Om Mathur as incharge of the key state of Uttar Pradesh which goes to fresh assembly poll in 2017. Mathur, who was the party's poll incharge in ...Amit Shah appoints new pointsmen for states, Om Mathur entrusted UPIndia TodayIn BJP Reshuffle, Amit Shah Gives Charge of UP to Trusted Modi AideNDTVMaharashtra an…
    - 43 mins ago, 21 Oct 14, 7:15pm -
  • newBJP delaying relief to flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir for electoral gain:Syed Ali ... - Daily News & Analysis

    BJP delaying relief to flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir for electoral gain:Syed Ali ... - Daily News & Analysis

    Daily News & AnalysisBJP delaying relief to flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir for electoral gain:Syed Ali ...Daily News & AnalysisHardline Hurriyat Conference led by Syed Ali Shah Geelani on Tuesday accused BJP of using the upcoming Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir as a delaying tactic for providing relief to the flood-affected state for electoral gains. "Instead of addressing ...J&K: Omar Abdullah hails PM Narendra Modi's plan to spend Diwali with flood ...Economic TimesTharoor flays PM for p…
    - 46 mins ago, 21 Oct 14, 7:12pm -
  • newDisproportionate assets case: Karnataka HC directs probe against Yeddyurappa - IBNLive

    Disproportionate assets case: Karnataka HC directs probe against Yeddyurappa - IBNLive

    IBNLiveDisproportionate assets case: Karnataka HC directs probe against YeddyurappaIBNLiveBangalore: The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday directed a probe against former chief minister and BJP leader BS Yeddyurappa in a disproportionate assets case. Earlier a court in Shimoga had quashed FIRs against Yeddyurappa in the case. The FIR had ...Karnataka High Court allows probe against BS Yeddyurappa in denotification caseEconomic TimesKPCC chief welcomes HC decision on Lokayukta probe against YeddyD…
    - 1 hour ago, 21 Oct 14, 6:58pm -

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  • newBill to implement GST in winter session: Arun Jaitley
    New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The constitution amendment bill to implement the Goods and Services Tax (GST) would be introduced in the forthcoming winter session of parliament, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said Tuesday.
    - 6 mins ago, 21 Oct 14, 7:52pm -
  • newWTO prepares for crisis talks as India keeps veto on global deal

    WTO prepares for crisis talks as India keeps veto on global deal

    GENEVA (Reuters) - India made no sign of dropping its veto on a global trade deal on Tuesday, forcing World Trade Organization chief Roberto Azevedo to announce a week of talks to try to chart the future direction of the Geneva-based body. Some diplomats had said a WTO meeting on Tuesday was the last chance for India to let a global trade deal go through or other countries would abandon the global talks and split off into smaller groups instead, a development that many experts think would underm…
    - 8 mins ago, 21 Oct 14, 7:50pm -
  • newTUs oppose coal mines auction ordinance, threaten strike
    New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Major trade unions representing coal workers Tuesday said they oppose the e-auction of cancelled coal blocks proposed by an ordinance with an enabling provision for commercial mining by private companies, and threatened a nationwide strike if the government went ahead with the proposal.
    - 14 mins ago, 21 Oct 14, 7:44pm -
  • newDelhi braces for worst air quality this Diwali week

    Delhi braces for worst air quality this Diwali week

    By Aditya Kalra NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Air quality in New Delhi will deteriorate to "severe" levels this week when Indians set off firecrackers to celebrate the Hindu festival of lights, a government scientist said, leaving many at risk of respiratory problems. The warning, based for the first time on India's newly launched national Air Quality Index, is significant as New Delhi dismissed a World Health Organization study in May which found the capital to have the world's worst air pollution. ...
    - 22 mins ago, 21 Oct 14, 7:36pm -
  • newGold hits six-week high on concerns over slowing growth

    Gold hits six-week high on concerns over slowing growth

    By Clara Denina LONDON (Reuters) - Gold hit a six-week high on Tuesday on concerns over a global economic slowdown after China's growth eased in the third quarter and as European Central Bank (ECB) insiders flagged new measures to support growth. Sources at the ECB told Reuters that the bank was readying a plan to buy corporate bonds as part of its battle against a slowing economy. The news boosted shares, pressured bond yields and sent the euro lower. Data earlier in the day showed that China's…
    - 27 mins ago, 21 Oct 14, 7:31pm -
  • newU-16 India girls thrash UAE
    Dhaka, Oct 21 (IANS) A ruthless Indian Under-16 women's football team Tuesday routed minnows United Arab Emirates 12-0 to keep alive its hopes in the AFC Championship qualifying round.
    - 28 mins ago, 21 Oct 14, 7:30pm -
  • newSAI contends Walsh was anguished over HI working
    New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Hours after Terry Walsh resigned as chief coach of the Indian men's hockey team citing difficulty with the country's bureaucratic system, Sports Authority of India (SAI) director general Jiji Thomson Tuesday contended that the Australian was unhappy with the functioning within Hockey India (HI) and not regarding the nodal agency.
    - 36 mins ago, 21 Oct 14, 7:22pm -
  • newIndia and Nepal sign electricity trading pact

    India and Nepal sign electricity trading pact

    By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - India and Nepal signed an agreement on Tuesday to start selling electricity to each other, deepening energy ties between the two nations and boosting New Delhi's efforts to grow its influence among its smaller neighbours. Under the agreement, India will help develop Nepal's vast but underexploited hydropower potential and buy electricity to help tackle its own energy shortages. The agreement commits both countries to buy and sell electricity during times of…
    - 36 mins ago, 21 Oct 14, 7:22pm -
  • newAditya Birla bids for Lafarge-Holcim assets - sources
    MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's diversified Aditya Birla Group has submitted a bid for the Brazilian and the Philippine assets of cement industry leaders Lafarge and Holcim, two persons directly involved in the transaction said. Lafarge and Holcim have drawn up a list of assets they plan to sell worldwide that accounts for some 3.5 billion euros ($4.5 billion) of annual sales and 10,000 workers worldwide to get the regulator's go-ahead for their planned merger. ...
    - 38 mins ago, 21 Oct 14, 7:20pm -
  • newForeign coaches cannot work with Indian bureaucracy, says MS Gill
    New Delhi, Oct.21 (ANI): Strongly rooting for a national trainer of Indian origin in all sports, former Sports Minister MS Gill on Tuesday professed no surprise over hockey coach Terry Walsh resigning from his post. Gill further suggested that foreign coaches cannot work with the decision making style of sporting bureaucracy in India.
    - 38 mins ago, 21 Oct 14, 7:20pm -
  • newCiting bureaucratic processes, Terry Walsh quits as hockey coach
    New Delhi, Oct. 21 (ANI): National Hockey Coach on Tuesday announced that he had resigned from his position, citing the bureaucracy present in Indian sport.
    - 38 mins ago, 21 Oct 14, 7:20pm -
  • newIndia favours democratisation of global affairs of telecommunications: Prasad
    New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) India favours democratisation and broad-basing of the global affairs of telecommunications and internet governance, Information Technology and Telecommunications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has said.
    - 1 hour ago, 21 Oct 14, 6:48pm -
  • newHDFC Bank eyes pickup in corporate credit

    HDFC Bank eyes pickup in corporate credit

    By Sumeet Chatterjee MUMBAI (Reuters) - HDFC Bank sees borrowings by corporates for expansion purposes picking up from second quarter of next year, a senior executive said, a move that will boost the outlook for banks hit by tepid loan demand in Asia's third-largest economy. HDFC Bank, India's second-biggest private sector lender by assets, on Tuesday posted a 20 percent rise in quarterly net profit, missing street estimates, due to higher tax expenses and provisioning for loan losses. Loan grow…
    - 1 hour ago, 21 Oct 14, 6:34pm -
  • newPM Modi govt. will have 'positive impact' on New Delhi-Kabul relations, says Afghan interior minister
    New Delhi, Oct.21 (ANI): Afghanistan Interior Minister Mohammad Omar Daudzai on Tuesday called India an 'all weather' and 'time tested' friend and said that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government will have a positive impact on India and Afghanistan relations.
    - 1 hour ago, 21 Oct 14, 6:32pm -
  • newPoliticos slam PPP's decision to protest over Kashmir in London
    Samba/ New Delhi, Oct.21 (ANI): Political leaders on Tuesday dismissed the Pakistan Peoples Party's (PPP) move to protest over the Kashmir issue as meaningless.
    - 1 hour ago, 21 Oct 14, 6:32pm -
  • newUK rally won't have any impact on international players: Radha Kumar
    New Delhi, Oct. 21 (ANI): Former Jammu and Kashmir interlocutor Radha Kumar on Tuesday stated that the proposed 'Million March' in London, which calls for the independence of Kashmir, would not have any impact on international players.
    - 1 hour ago, 21 Oct 14, 6:32pm -
  • newBCCI to move court against WICB, suspends bilateral tours
    Hyderabad, Oct 21 (IANS) The Indian cricket board Tuesday decided to initiate legal action against the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and cancel all bilateral series against the Caribbean side whose players withdrew mid-way from an ongoing India tour last week.
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 6:24pm -
  • newJSW Steel to boost iron ore imports by up to 80 percent

    JSW Steel to boost iron ore imports by up to 80 percent

    MUMBAI (Reuters) - JSW Steel Ltd, India's No. 3 maker of the alloy, said it expects to increase imports of iron ore by up to 80 percent to 900,000 tonnes a month due to a domestic shortage and a slump in international prices. The company, which posted better-than expected quarterly profit on Tuesday, will also participate in government auctions for coal mines for captive consumption, a senior company official said on Tuesday. ...
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 6:12pm -
  • newWest Indies in trouble as India suspend future tours

    West Indies in trouble as India suspend future tours

    By Amlan Chakraborty NEW DELHI (Reuters) - West Indies cricket was plunged into a major crisis on Tuesday after India, the world's richest board, suspended all future tours with them following the Caribbean team's abrupt withdrawal from a series in India last week. The mighty BCCI also decided to take legal action against the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) after the tourists abandoned the series on Friday over a protracted payment dispute between the players and their board. They still had a o…
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 6:11pm -
  • newLord Venkateshwara-engraved watch on display in Hyderabad
    Hyderabad, Oct 21 (IANS) A Lord Venkateshwara-engraved watch, studded with diamonds and rubies and made from one block of sapphire, made by Swiss luxury watchmaker Century has been put on display here.
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 6:08pm -
  • newSpiceJet commences Diwali sales, offers tickets at Rs.899
    Gurgaon, Oct 21 (IANS) Budget passenger carrier SpiceJet Tuesday launched its "Diwali Dhamaka" sale, with one-way fares starting as low as Rs.899 (including taxes).
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 5:52pm -
  • newIndia says Islamic State not yet a threat

    India says Islamic State not yet a threat

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The Islamic State and al Qaeda do not yet pose a threat to India, the national security adviser said on Tuesday, despite attempts by the ultra-radical groups to enlist support from among India's huge Muslim population. Flags of the Islamic State have appeared in Jammu and Kashmir, India's only Muslim majority state, setting off concern that the insurgent group is drawing support in a region where Indian forces are trying to end a 25-year revolt. ...
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 5:49pm -
  • newFiat launches CUV Avventura
    New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Automobile manufacturer Fiat Group Automobiles India Tuesday launched its 'contemporary urban vehicle' (CUV) Avventura priced between Rs.5.99 lakh to Rs.8.17 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 5:42pm -
  • newUS, EU want UN to stress low cost of climate change fight - draft

    US, EU want UN to stress low cost of climate change fight - draft

    By Alister Doyle OSLO (Reuters) - The United States and European Union want the U.N. to stress the low cost of fighting climate change in a draft handbook on the issue that it is compiling, a leaked document showed on Tuesday. The United States wants the handbook to do more to show that the costs of action "will be almost insignificant relative to projected growth", the document showed. In more than 2,000 comments on the U.N. ...
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 5:41pm -
  • newBCCI to write to ICC about WICB's conduct
    Hyderabad, Oct 21 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will write to the International Cricket Council (ICC) to apprise the world body about the conduct of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), whose team cancelled the tour of India mid-way last week.
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 5:36pm -
  • newSensex gains 146 points; banks stocks rise
    Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets closed Tuesday's trade up 146 points or 0.55 percent as banks, capital goods and metals stocks gained.
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 5:34pm -
  • newFinally Nepal, India sign power trade agreement
    Kathmandu, Oct 21 (IANS) Nepal and India here Tuesday formally signed a landmark power trade agreement (PTA), allowing exchange of electricity, which is expected to open up new vistas of cooperation in the hydropower sector between the two energy-starved nations.
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 5:32pm -
  • newPeople throng jewellery shops on Dhanteras
    Surat, Oct. 21 (ANI): On the occasion of "Dhanteras" a day considered auspicious for the sale and purchase of gold and other jewellery, people headed for jewellery stores in their vicinity to buy ornaments, as retailers attracted customers with discounts.
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 5:31pm -
  • newPassengers complain of delay in visa by Pakistan for cross border travel
    Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir), Oct21 (ANI): Passengers, who intend to go to Pakistan, have been compelled to prolong their stay, as the process of granting visit permit clearances from the Chakan-da-Bagh border post in Kashmir continues to be delayed.
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 5:31pm -
  • newIndia warns Pakistan of more pain in Kashmir fighting

    India warns Pakistan of more pain in Kashmir fighting

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India warned Pakistan on Tuesday of more "pain" if it continued to violate a ceasefire on their disputed border in Kashmir and said it was up to Islamabad to create the conditions for a resumption of peace talks. The two sides exchanged mortars and intense gunfire this month, killing at least 20 civilians and wounding dozens in the worst violation to date of a 2003 ceasefire. While the firing has abated, tension remains high along a 200-km stretch of the border dividing the…
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 4:55pm -
  • newAll four Indians killed in Nepal avalanche identified
    Kathmandu, Oct 21 (IANS) The Indian embassy in Kathmandu Tuesday said that four Indians were confirmed dead and one was missing in Nepal's snowstorm and avalanche. Twenty one others had been rescued.
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 4:46pm -
  • newWalsh resigns as Indian hockey chief coach
    New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) After guiding the Indian men's hockey team to the Asian Games gold, Terry Walsh resigned as the chief coach Tuesday citing "difficulty in adjusting to the functioning of the country's bureaucratic system which is not working in the interest of its hockey players".
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 4:38pm -
  • newWe need unbiased sources to share box office collections: Arjun Kapoor
    Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Actor Arjun Kapoor, son of producer Boney Kapoor, Tuesday said that it is time to formalise the information platform giving figures about box office collections of the releases.
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 4:34pm -
  • newCricket: West Indies face financial crisis after India cancel tour
    NEW DELHI, Oct 21, 2014 (AFP) - West Indies cricket faces a potentially crippling financial crisis after a peeved India Tuesday suspended future visits to the Caribbean following the abandonment last week of the tour to India.
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 4:31pm -
  • newGrenada PM willing to act as mediator between WICB, players
    Bridgetown (Barbados), Oct 21 (IANS/CMC) Grenada Prime Minister Keith Mitchell has said he is prepared to act as a mediator in the ongoing pay dispute between the cricketers, West Indies Players Association (WIPA) and West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) that led to abandoning of the India tour by the team last week.
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 4:30pm -
  • newNifty rises to 1-1/2 week closing high; Jindal Steel surges

    Nifty rises to 1-1/2 week closing high; Jindal Steel surges

    By Abhishek Vishnoi MUMBAI (Reuters) - The BSE Sensex and Nifty rose for a third straight session on Tuesday to mark their highest close in 1-1/2 weeks as coal-related stocks such as Jindal Steel and Power surged on the government's plans to auction coal blocks the top court cancelled in August. India promised on Monday to open up the coal industry to private players and moved closer to selling a stake in a state-run oil company, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi picked up the pace on economic ref…
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 4:29pm -
  • newGovt orders Financial Tech to absorb NSEL, liabilities

    Govt orders Financial Tech to absorb NSEL, liabilities

    MUMBAI (Reuters) - The government on Tuesday ordered trading software provider Financial Technologies (India) Ltd to fully absorb its defunct unit National Spot Exchange Ltd (NSEL) and assume the outstanding liabilities of the troubled commodities bourse. With NSEL obligations running at close to $900 million, shares in Financial Tech fell by the maximum single-day limit of 20 percent in Mumbai after the government issued the order. Financial Tech's market value shrank to about $127.5 million. F…
    - 4 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 4:26pm -
  • newBrett Lee to play lead actor in Bollywood film “UnIndian”

    Brett Lee to play lead actor in Bollywood film “UnIndian”

    Brett Lee, former Australian fast bowler, is set to make debut as a lead-actor in the romantic comedy “UnIndian”. Lee is playing a teacher who introduces migrants to Australian language and culture named “Will”. The lead actress is taken up by Tannishtha Chatterjee who portrays a divorced career woman who is constantly urged to marry "a nice Indian man". "I've done a few little cameos before and I've done heaps of commercials but to do a feature film is absolutely incredible," he says. "…
    - 4 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 4:26pm -
  • newDhoni, Bhuvneswar left out, Kohli to lead India
    Hyderabad, Oct 21 (IANS) Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar were left out of the squad for the first three of the five One-Day Internationals (ODI) against Sri Lanka, starting Nov 2, while star batsman Virat Kohli was named as the stand-in skipper of the 15-man squad selected here Tuesday.
    - 4 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 4:26pm -
  • newE-business modernising rail travel in India
    New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Gazing at the far-away tracks searching for signs of train arrivals might bring in nostalgic memories as a host of e-companies are providing everything from tracking minute-by-minute locomotive locations to details of taxi availability or the best deals at hotels to make rail journey in India a more pleasant and less taxing experience.
    - 4 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 4:24pm -

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  • Rupee tumbles by 90 paise vs dollar in late morning trade
    The Indian rupee dropped sharply by 90 paise to 66.90 against the American currency in the late morning trade on Tuesday on persistent dollar demand from banks and importers on the back of firm dollar in overseas amidst sudden fall in equity market.
    - 3 Sep 13, 12:15pm -
  • Rupee tumbles by 90 paise vs dollar in late morning trade
    The Indian rupee dropped sharply by 90 paise to 66.90 against the American currency in the late morning trade on Tuesday on persistent dollar demand from banks and importers on the back of firm dollar in overseas amidst sudden fall in equity market.
    - 3 Sep 13, 12:14pm -
  • SC admits judgement on CIC mistake of law, recalls verdict
    The Supreme Court on Tuesday recalled an order and admitted that it committed a "mistake of law" by directing that only sitting or retired high court chief justices or an apex court judge could head the central and state information commissions.
    - 3 Sep 13, 12:11pm -
  • Asaram sent to jail, to move bail plea on Tuesday
    Self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl at his ashram in Jodhpur, was behind bars after he was remanded in 14-day judicial custody by a local court.
    - 3 Sep 13, 12:07pm -
  • 2G: SC rejects pleas for recalling its orders
    The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected the pleas of the accused in the 2G spectrum case seeking recall of its two orders barring the high court from hearing the matters arising out of the scam.
    - 3 Sep 13, 12:06pm -
  • 2G: SC rejects pleas for recalling its orders
    The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected the pleas of the accused in the 2G spectrum case seeking recall of its two orders barring the high court from hearing the matters arising out of the scam.
    - 3 Sep 13, 12:06pm -
  • Microsoft to acquire Nokia's handset biz for USD 7.17 bn
    Software giant Microsoft said it will acquire Finnish handset maker Nokia's handset business for 5.44 billion euros (USD 7.17 billion) in cash, in an effort to strengthen its position in the smartphone market.
    - 3 Sep 13, 12:01pm -
  • Microsoft to acquire Nokia's handset biz for USD 7.17 bn
    Software giant Microsoft said it will acquire Finnish handset maker Nokia's handset business for 5.44 billion euros (USD 7.17 billion) in cash, in an effort to strengthen its position in the smartphone market.
    - 3 Sep 13, 12:01pm -
  • Federer stunned while Nadal rolls on at US Open
    Roger Federer crashed out of the US Open in the fourth round while Rafael Nadal captured his 19th hardcourt win in a row to reach the quarter-finals without having allowed a service break.
    - 3 Sep 13, 11:25am -
  • Divij Sharan bows out of US Open
    Divij Sharan's US Open came to an end after the Indian and his Chinese Taipei partner Yen-Hsun Lu went down fighting to Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi and Jean-Julien Rojer in the men's doubles third round in New York.
    - 3 Sep 13, 11:11am -
  • Asaram sent to jail, to move bail plea on Tuesday
    Self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl at his ashram in Jodhpur, was behind bars after he was remanded in 14-day judicial custody by a local court.
    - 3 Sep 13, 10:50am -
  • Landmark Food Security Bill gets Parliament nod
    Ushering in the biggest programme in the world to fight hunger, Parliament on Monday gave its nod to the landmark Food Security Bill which seeks to provide highly subsidised foodgrains to the country's two-third population as a right.
    - 3 Sep 13, 10:49am -
  • Runners-up finish for India in Asia Cup
    India made a spirited fightback in the second half but failed to earn a direct berth in next year's hockey World Cup as they lost the high-scoring summit clash 3-4 to defending champions South Korea, in Ipoh on Monday.
    - 2 Sep 13, 9:00pm -
  • Nat Sports Awards presented; Sodhi conferred Khel Ratna
    The National Sports Awards were presented on Saturday to the country's top athletes and coaches with shooter Ronjan Sodhi getting the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna - India's highest sporting honour, while cricketer Virat Kohli was among the Arjuna awardees.
    - 2 Sep 13, 9:00pm -
  • First time in 50 years: Eng to host India for 5 Tests
    England has agreed to host India for five Test matches, for the first time in 50 years, when the team lands in London for a long series which will also include five ODIs and a Twenty20 International next year.
    - 2 Sep 13, 8:50pm -
  • Nigeria: Suspected Boko Haram attacks kill 38
    At least 38 people have been killed in weekend attacks in Nigeria by suspected Boko Haram insurgents, and another 34 are missing, local officials said on Sunday.
    - 2 Sep 13, 8:40pm -
  • Obama backs strike on Syria but wants Congress approval
    In a surprise move, US President Barack Obama has sought congressional approval for limited military intervention in Syria to win more support for his plan to punish the Bashar al-Assad regime for its alleged use of chemical weapons.
    - 2 Sep 13, 8:40pm -
  • Hasina hints at polls in Bangladesh before January 24
    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday hinted that Bangladesh's next general election could be held at any time in the three-month period before the term of parliament ends on January 24.
    - 2 Sep 13, 8:35pm -
  • Daunting task ahead of Rajan as new RBI governor
    Declining value of Rupee, widening Current Account Deficit (CAD) and the impact of likely tapering of US bond purchases are some of the key issues which will keep Raghuram Rajan busy after he takes charge as RBI Governor on Wednesday.
    - 2 Sep 13, 8:29pm -
  • Daunting task ahead of Rajan as new RBI governor
    Declining value of Rupee, widening Current Account Deficit (CAD) and the impact of likely tapering of US bond purchases are some of the key issues which will keep Raghuram Rajan busy after he takes charge as RBI Governor on Wednesday.
    - 2 Sep 13, 8:29pm -
  • Brotherhood demands fact-finding panel for detainees
    Amid a security crackdown on its members, Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood has demanded the formation of an independent fact-finding committee to carry out surprise inspections of detention centres and investigate all violations committed against prisoners.
    - 2 Sep 13, 8:26pm -
  • C-17 heavy-lift transport plane inducted into IAF
    Giving a major thrust to IAF's capability to swiftly move troops and tanks to battle fronts, Def Min A K Antony formally inducted its biggest 70-tonne C-17 heavy-lift transport aircraft into service at the Hindon Air Base on Monday.
    - 2 Sep 13, 8:26pm -
  • Moily: No proposal for night curfew at petrol pumps
    Slammed over a proposal to shut petrol pumps at night to taper fuel demand, Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily on Monday beat a hasty retreat, saying there is no move to limit petrol and diesel sales at retail outlets.
    - 2 Sep 13, 8:25pm -
  • Moily: No proposal for night curfew at petrol pumps
    Slammed over a proposal to shut petrol pumps at night to taper fuel demand, Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily on Monday beat a hasty retreat, saying there is no move to limit petrol and diesel sales at retail outlets.
    - 2 Sep 13, 8:24pm -
  • Citizens' right to privacy should be protected: President
    Lauding the role of Right to Information Act in promoting transparency, President Pranab Mukherjee has stressed on adequate safeguards to protect the "inviolable rights to privacy" of a citizen.
    - 2 Sep 13, 8:24pm -
  • Telangana issue rocks Parl, 9 MPs suspended
    Parliament was rocked by Telangana issue again on Monday, prompting Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar to take the unprecedented step of suspending nine members from Andhra Pradesh for five days, the second time in the same session.
    - 2 Sep 13, 8:24pm -
  • Telangana issue rocks Parl, 9 MPs suspended
    Parliament was rocked by Telangana issue again on Monday, prompting Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar to take the unprecedented step of suspending nine members from Andhra Pradesh for five days, the second time in the same session.
    - 2 Sep 13, 8:23pm -
  • Sahara blames SEBI in SC for imbroglio in paying investors
    The Sahara group today blamed SEBI for acting in haste against it on the issue of refunding Rs 24,000 crore to investors and asked the Supreme Court to pass an order to help it get out of the imbroglio.
    - 2 Sep 13, 7:53pm -
  • 2G case: Court dismisses joint trial pleas
    A Delhi court on Monday dismissed separate pleas of Essar Teleholdings Ltd (ETHL) and another accused in 2G spectrum scam case seeking a joint trial in the case.
    - 2 Sep 13, 7:52pm -
  • Subbarao to bid adieu after 5 stormy years
    Career bureaucrat-turned-banker D Subbarao demits office on Wednesday after a 5-year stint as RBI Governor during a tumultuous period of global financial stress that has left rupee plumbing new depths, falling economic growth and high inflation.
    - 2 Sep 13, 7:40pm -
  • RBI zeroes in on 5 for panel to screen applications of new banks
    The Reserve Bank is understood to have zeroed in on five names for setting up a high-level panel of experts from the banking and financial sector to screen applications of the 26 aspirants for new banking licences.
    - 2 Sep 13, 7:32pm -
  • SC seeks Centre's reply on plea to ban pentavalent vaccine
    The Supreme Court has sought response from the Centre on a PIL seeking its direction to ban use of pentavalent vaccine, which prevents diseases like Hepatitis-B and diphtheria in children.
    - 2 Sep 13, 7:26pm -
  • Merkel hits out at Russia and China over Syria stand
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel hit out at Russia and China over their stance in the Syrian crisis, saying in an interview published on Saturday that their action weakened the United Nations.
    - 2 Sep 13, 7:17pm -
  • Sri Lanka turning authoritarian: UN human rights chief
    UN human rights Chief Navi Pillay on Saturday criticised the Sri Lankan government, saying the country is becoming "increasingly authoritarian" despite the end of a civil war four years ago.
    - 2 Sep 13, 7:17pm -
  • Syria asks UN to prevent aggression against it
    Syria has appealed to the United Nations to try to "prevent any aggression" against it, even as US President Barack Obama on Monday lobbied with war-weary lawmakers to convince them for a limited military strike.
    - 2 Sep 13, 7:15pm -
  • Tornado rips through eastern Japan, injures dozens
    A tornado ripped through parts of eastern Japan on Monday, injuring several dozen people, tearing off roofs and uprooting buildings.
    - 2 Sep 13, 7:15pm -
  • Tornado rips through eastern Japan, injures dozens
    A tornado ripped through parts of eastern Japan on Monday, injuring several dozen people, tearing off roofs and uprooting buildings.
    - 2 Sep 13, 7:14pm -
  • Lal Masjid operation: Case filed against Musharraf
    In fresh trouble for Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, a case was on Monday filed against him for the murder of cleric Abdul Rasheed and his mother during the infamous Lal Masjid operation.
    - 2 Sep 13, 7:14pm -
  • Syria asks UN to prevent aggression against it
    Syria has appealed to the United Nations to try to "prevent any aggression" against it, even as US President Barack Obama on Monday lobbied with war-weary lawmakers to convince them for a limited military strike.
    - 2 Sep 13, 7:14pm -
  • Citizens' right to privacy should be protected: President
    Lauding the role of Right to Information Act in promoting transparency, President Pranab Mukherjee has stressed on adequate safeguards to protect the "inviolable rights to privacy" of a citizen.
    - 2 Sep 13, 7:13pm -
  • Bhatkal took advantage of free passage at Indo-Nepal border
    Arrested Indian Mujahideen operative Yasin Bhatkal and his associate used to take advantage of the unhindered passage on the Indo-Nepal border, 110 km of which lay in Bihar.
    - 2 Sep 13, 7:06pm -
  • Lal Masjid operation: Case filed against Musharraf
    In fresh trouble for Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, a case was on Monday filed against him for the murder of cleric Abdul Rasheed and his mother during the infamous Lal Masjid operation.
    - 2 Sep 13, 7:05pm -
  • Economic deceleration on expected lines: Planning Commission
    The Planning Commission on Friday said the deceleration in economic growth in the first quarter was on expected lines and it may improve in the second half of the fiscal.
    - 2 Sep 13, 5:41pm -
  • Mumbai gangrape: Cops want accused to undergo TIP soon
    Mumbai police plans to conduct test identification parade of the five accused in the photojournalist gangrape case as soon as they are remanded in judicial custody.
    - 2 Sep 13, 1:53pm -
  • Obama backs strike on Syria but wants Congress approval
    In a surprise move, US President Barack Obama has sought congressional approval for limited military intervention in Syria to win more support for his plan to punish the Bashar al-Assad regime for its alleged use of chemical weapons.
    - 2 Sep 13, 1:43pm -
  • Hyderabad Hotshots clinch inaugural IBL title
    Olympic medalist Saina Nehwal-led Hyderabad Hotshots emerged as the champion of the inaugural Indian Badminton League (IBL) when they downed Awadhe Warriors 3-1 in the final matches which was held at the NSCI Stadium, Mumbai on Saturday.
    - 1 Sep 13, 8:13am -
  • US for "narrow" strike against Syria; Russia dismisses chemical weapons use
    The US moved closer to military intervention in Syria with President Barack Obama saying he was considering a "limited, narrow" strike without involving ground forces even as Russia dismissed claims about the use of chemical weapons by the Assad regime as "utter nonsense."
    - 31 Aug 13, 9:35pm -
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  • newDelhi braces for worst air quality this Diwali week

    Delhi braces for worst air quality this Diwali week

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Air quality in New Delhi will deteriorate to "severe" levels this week when Indians set off firecrackers to celebrate the Hindu festival of lights, a government scientist said, leaving many at risk of respiratory problems.
    - 22 mins ago, 21 Oct 14, 7:36pm -
  • newWest Indies in trouble as India suspend future tours

    West Indies in trouble as India suspend future tours

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - West Indies cricket was plunged into a major crisis on Tuesday after India, the world's richest board, suspended all future tours with them following the Caribbean team's abrupt withdrawal from a series in India last week.
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 6:11pm -
  • newPakistani Taliban sack influential spokesman as divisions grow

    Pakistani Taliban sack influential spokesman as divisions grow

    ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - The Pakistani Taliban have sacked the movement's influential spokesman, according to a statement received by Reuters on Tuesday, in a sign of growing divisions within the deeply fractured group.
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 6:03pm -
  • newIndia says Islamic State not yet a threat

    India says Islamic State not yet a threat

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The Islamic State and al Qaeda do not yet pose a threat to India, the national security adviser said on Tuesday, despite attempts by the ultra-radical groups to enlist support from among India's huge Muslim population.
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 6:01pm -
  • newPistorius starts five-year term for killing Reeva Steenkamp

    Pistorius starts five-year term for killing Reeva Steenkamp

    PRETORIA (Reuters) - Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius started his five-year jail sentence on Tuesday for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, marking the end of a trial that has gripped South Africa and millions around the world.
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 5:58pm -
  • newIndia warns Pakistan of more pain in Kashmir fighting

    India warns Pakistan of more pain in Kashmir fighting

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India warned Pakistan on Tuesday of more "pain" if it continued to violate a ceasefire on their disputed border in Kashmir and said it was up to Islamabad to create the conditions for a resumption of peace talks.
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 4:55pm -
  • newFalling global crude prices bolster economic outlook

    Falling global crude prices bolster economic outlook

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Falling crude oil prices have helped lawyer Pratik Mehra get off the bus and back behind the wheel of his car, cutting his travel time to work by a third.
    - 4 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 3:44pm -
  • newIndia suspends all future tours with West Indies

    India suspends all future tours with West Indies

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The Indian cricket board suspended all future tours with West Indies on Tuesday, and said it will take legal action against the Caribbean board for their team's abrupt pullout from their India tour last week.
    - 5 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 2:33pm -
  • newPistorius sentenced to five-year jail term for killing girlfriend

    Pistorius sentenced to five-year jail term for killing girlfriend

    PRETORIA (Reuters) - A South African court on Tuesday sentenced Olympic track star Oscar Pistorius to five years in prison for the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp last year.
    - 6 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 2:11pm -
  • newUnfinished war in Sri Lanka threatens paradise regained

    Unfinished war in Sri Lanka threatens paradise regained

    JAFFNA Sri Lanka (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In the fishing village of Oori, two mothers await news of their young daughters who were taken to a care home three months ago after their alleged rape by members of the Sri Lankan navy.
    - 6 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 1:49pm -
  • newJudge begins reading of Pistorius sentencing in South African court

    Judge begins reading of Pistorius sentencing in South African court

    PRETORIA (Reuters) - South African judge Thokozile Masipa began reading her sentencing for Olympic track star Oscar Pistorius in the Pretoria High Court on Tuesday, bringing the high-profile trial closer to conclusion.
    - 7 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 1:08pm -
  • newTotal CEO de Margerie killed in Moscow business jet accident

    Total CEO de Margerie killed in Moscow business jet accident

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - The chief executive of French oil major Total, Christophe de Margerie, was killed when a business jet collided with a snow plough during takeoff at Moscow's Vnukovo International Airport, the company and airport officials said.
    - 9 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 11:10am -
  • newPM Modi steps up economic reforms, eyes privatisation

    PM Modi steps up economic reforms, eyes privatisation

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India promised on Monday to open up the coal industry to private players and moved closer to selling a stake in state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC), as Prime Minister Narendra Modi picked up the pace on economic reform days after relaxing fuel price controls.
    - 10 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 9:52am -
  • newEbola crisis turns a corner as U.S. issues new treatment protocols

    Ebola crisis turns a corner as U.S. issues new treatment protocols

    DALLAS (Reuters) - The United States issued stringent new protocols on Monday for health workers treating Ebola victims, directing medical teams to wear protective gear that leaves no skin or hair exposed to prevent medical workers from becoming infected.
    - 12 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 7:55am -
  • newUsing military and new protocols, U.S. ramps up Ebola response

    Using military and new protocols, U.S. ramps up Ebola response

    DALLAS (Reuters) - The United States is issuing new protocols for health workers treating Ebola patients and a rapid-response military medical team will start training even as Americans' anxiety about the spread of the virus abates with 43 people declared risk free.
    - 16 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 4:16am -
  • newApple's iPhone sales beat Street but iPad volumes slide

    Apple's iPhone sales beat Street but iPad volumes slide

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc forecast a strong holiday quarter after a better-than-expected 16 percent jump in iPhone sales, and the strongest growth in Mac computer shipments in years helped the company surpass Wall Street's targets.
    - 16 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 3:41am -
  • newTurkey to let Iraqi Kurds reinforce Kobani as U.S. drops arms to defenders

    Turkey to let Iraqi Kurds reinforce Kobani as U.S. drops arms to defenders

    ANKARA/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Turkey said on Monday it would allow Iraqi Kurdish fighters to reinforce fellow Kurds in the Syrian town of Kobani on Turkey's border, and the United States air-dropped arms to help the Kurds there resist an Islamic State assault.
    - 18 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 2:26am -
  • newCEO says no gender pay gap at Microsoft

    CEO says no gender pay gap at Microsoft

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Satya Nadella, the Microsoft Corp Chief Executive who ignited a firestorm of protest earlier this month by suggesting women should not ask for pay raises, said on Monday that men and women are paid equally at his company.
    - 18 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 1:42am -
  • newPM Modi steps up economic reforms, eyes privatisation

    PM Modi steps up economic reforms, eyes privatisation

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India promised on Monday to open up the coal industry to private players and moved closer to selling a stake in state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC), as Prime Minister Narendra Modi picked up the pace on economic reform days after relaxing fuel price controls.
    - 19 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 1:22am -
  • newWorld must stop Ebola in West Africa or face 'pandemic' - Cuba's Castro

    World must stop Ebola in West Africa or face 'pandemic' - Cuba's Castro

    HAVANA (Reuters) - The world must confront Ebola in West Africa to prevent what could become one of the worst pandemics in human history, Cuban President Raul Castro said on Monday.
    - 19 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 1:16am -
  • newIndian footballer dies after fatal goal celebration

    Indian footballer dies after fatal goal celebration

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - A 23-year-old Indian footballer has died from severe spinal cord damage after attempting to celebrate a goal with a somersault, an official told Reuters on Monday.
    - 20 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 11:56pm -
  • newKerry in Indonesia seeks Asian support against Islamic State

    Kerry in Indonesia seeks Asian support against Islamic State

    JAKARTA (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met leaders from the Asia Pacific region in Indonesia on Monday, seeking more help in the U.S.-led effort against Islamic State in the Middle East.
    - 21 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 11:23pm -
  • newFactbox - India pushes ahead with coal reforms

    Factbox - India pushes ahead with coal reforms

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India moved on Monday to open up its coal industry to commercial mining, signalling the most serious shift in 42 years toward allowing private players full participation in the sector.
    - 22 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 10:28pm -
  • newNigeria declared Ebola-free, holds lessons for others

    Nigeria declared Ebola-free, holds lessons for others

    ABUJA/LAGOS (Reuters) - Nigeria was declared free of the deadly Ebola virus on Monday after a determined doctor and thousands of officials and volunteers helped end an outbreak still ravaging other parts of West Africa and threatening the United States and Spain.
    - 22 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 10:17pm -
  • China's companies, billionaires must step up to fight Ebola -WFP

    China's companies, billionaires must step up to fight Ebola -WFP

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's corporations and billionaires have lagged behind in contributions to fighting the Ebola epidemic in West Africa despite vast economic ties to the region, the World Food Programme said on Monday.
    - 1 day ago, 20 Oct 14, 4:32pm -