BJP demands relief package for rain-hit Maharashtra farmers
Mar 10, 2014 at 23:48 | Source:
Beed (Maharashtra), March 10 (IANS) BJP Lok Sabha MP Gopinath Munde Monday demanded full waiver of bank loans and electricity bills and a special relief package for farmers severely affected by rain and hailstorms in Maharashtra."An unprecedente...
Ex-guerrilla favorite to win El Salvador's presidential election
Mar 10, 2014 at 01:15 | Source:
SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - A former Marxist guerrilla leader is expected to win El Salvador's presidency on Sunday after promising to expand social programs for the poor and fending off his opponent's claims that he will impose radical policies.Recent ...
August: Osage County: Families are sad even with a singing Cumberbatch
Mar 07, 2014 at 15:05 | Source:
Let's get the important detail out first. Fans of Benedict Cumberbatch, if you've ever wondered about his singing voice, wonder no more. Cumberbatch croons a song in August: Osage County. It won't soothe the ache left by the disappearance of Sherlock...
MP: BJP, Congress rush to take up farmers' cause ahead of LS polls
Mar 07, 2014 at 11:19 | Source:
Bhopal: The damage to crops due to rain, hailstorm and cold has become a major issue for both BJP and Congress in Madhya Pradesh ahead of Lok Sabha polls as none can afford to neglect the farming community, which constitutes a major vote bank.While t...
Samsung, Accenture team up for secure mobile platform, apps
Mar 07, 2014 at 04:06 | Source:
BANGALORE: A quiet press note last week announced Android phone giant Samsung Electronics and Accenture, the world's second-largest technology consulting and services provider, had teamed up. They aim to deliver three things: a secure mobile platform...
Amazon’s killer new app for books
Mar 07, 2014 at 01:52 | Source:
If you want Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) CEO Jeff Bezos to respond to your emails, take a tip from Rabbi Dan Moskovitz, 43, of Vancouver, British Columbia, and use the subject line: “Thank You! You’re Awesome.” “I just want to compliment you on t...
US to Sanction Those Responsible for Ukraine Unrest
Mar 07, 2014 at 00:01 | Source:
Wall Street Journal
WSJ's Michael Crittenden joins the News Hub and explains that the White House has imposed visa restrictions tied to the unrest in Ukraine and is considering a $1 billion aid package for the country. Photo: Getty Images. WASHINGTON—President...
The Lunchbox, Shahid to get Anti-Kela award
Mar 06, 2014 at 19:19 | Source:
New Delhi: Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster Returns, Go Goa Gone, The Lunchbox and Shahid will be honoured with an Anti-Kela Award each for being boons of Bollywood in 2013.The award will be given out by organisers of the annual Golden Kela Awards, the Indian...
From AAP to BJP: Protest politics is a case of serpent eating its own tail
Mar 06, 2014 at 17:27 | Source:
Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan is organising a state-wide bandh today in a geography he governs to seek a Rs 5,000 crore relief package for the farmers of his state from the Centre. It is the culmination of a new trend in protest...
MP farmers' woes: Chouhan embarks on fast against 'govt apathy'
Mar 06, 2014 at 13:15 | Source:
Bhopal: With a firm eye on Lok Sabha polls, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, along with his cabinet colleagues on Thursday began his fast here against the Centre's "apathetic" attitude towards rain-hit farmers in the sta...
Lloyds and Barclays avoid EU bonus cap by paying shares
Mar 06, 2014 at 12:32 | Source:
Two UK banks are handing out massive share awards to senior executives amid EU limits on bonuses. In their annual reports, Barclays and Lloyds Banking Group said they will pay their chief executives nearly £1m each in shares this year on top of thei...
Pre-market: Nifty seen opening higher; may reclaim 6350 levels
Mar 06, 2014 at 08:16 | Source:
NEW DELHI: The 50-share Nifty index is expected to open higher on Thursday following positive trend seen in other Asian markets. At 07:30 a.m., Nifty India stock futures in Singapore were trading 31.50 points higher at 6381.50, indicating a higher o...
Congress Pledges Quick Action on Aid for Ukraine
Mar 06, 2014 at 08:00 | Source:
Wall Street Journal
WASHINGTON—Lawmakers pledged Wednesday to take quick action on a U.S. aid package to Ukraine while threatening to advance "crippling sanctions" against Russia over its incursion into the country. House Speaker John Boehner (R. Ohi...
How startups leveraging the use of web to ease health checkup process
Mar 06, 2014 at 07:16 | Source:
BANGALORE: In 2011, Manas Garg had to make repeated visits to the doctor's clinic to set right an old injury to his hand. The long hours at the waiting room were boring, but they also gave the 27-year-old an idea for a new venture. Bharat Health Orga...
Apple's iWork brings simplicity to Google's docs: Review
Mar 06, 2014 at 04:22 | Source:
BARCELONA: Microsoft's Office is the go-to software package for creating and sharing documents, spreadsheets and presentations. Google's Docs has emerged as a good, free alternative for lightweight tasks. But what's often overlooked is Apple's iWork....
EU's $15 billion aid to Ukraine, outlines ways to escape global rift
Mar 06, 2014 at 02:00 | Source:
Paris: The building blocks of a possible diplomatic solution in Ukraine emerged on Wednesday as top Russian and Western officials tried to defuse one of Europe's worst crises since the Cold War. The European Union prepared a $15 billion aid p...
US Lawmakers Craft Ukraine Aid as They Mull Sanctions
Mar 06, 2014 at 02:00 | Source:
A woman looks on as people watch news on a large TV screen in Independence Square in central Kiev on March 4, 2014. Photographer: Dimitar Dilkoff/AFP via Getty Images. U.S. lawmakers from both parties are negotiating an aid package for Ukraine,&n...
EU offers Ukraine $15 bln, but help hinges on IMF deal
Mar 06, 2014 at 01:15 | Source:
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union offered a larger than expected package of aid to Ukraine on Wednesday, saying it was willing to provide $15 billion in loans and grants over the next several years to help get the shattered economy back on its ...
Russia rebuffs West on Crimea amid Paris talks
Mar 06, 2014 at 00:33 | Source:
PARIS/KIEV (Reuters) - Russia rebuffed Western demands to withdraw forces in Ukraine's Crimea region to their bases on Wednesday amid a day of high-stakes diplomacy in Paris aimed at easing tensions over Ukraine and averting the risk of war.The Europ...
EU offers Ukraine $15 bn, but help hinges on IMF deal
Mar 06, 2014 at 00:00 | Source:
Brussels: The European Union offered a larger than expected package of aid to Ukraine on Wednesday, saying it was willing to provide $15 billion in loans and grants over the next several years to help get the shattered economy back on its feet ...