Oil price hits two-year low after Saudi price cut
Oct 14, 2014 at 20:42 | Source:
Global oil prices have fallen to their lowest level in more than two years after Saudi Arabia cut its official selling price. Concerns of oversupply after higher output in the US, together with forecasts of lower global demand by the International En...
Hudhud Live: Cyclone victims lathicharged; Modi announces 1000 crore-aid
Oct 14, 2014 at 19:22 | Source:
7.22 pm: Andhra power utilities working to restore electricity by tonightAndhra Pradesh power utilities are expecting to partially restore supply of electricity in the Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram and Srikakulam districts by tonight."All efforts ...
Ready to supply foodgrains to cyclone Hudhud-hit Andhra: Paswan
Oct 14, 2014 at 16:29 | Source:
New Delhi: Amidst shortage of essential food items in the cyclone-hit Andhra Pradesh, the Centre on Tuesday said it is ready to supply foodgrains to the affected region."We are ready to provide all kind of support to the cyclone-affected areas. ...
Cyclone Hudhud live: Modi announces Rs 1000 crore-aid for storm-hit areas
Oct 14, 2014 at 15:29 | Source:
3.31 pm: Modi announces interim aid of Rs 1000 croresLauding the Andhra Pradesh government and the Centre for providing relief measures in the wake of Cyclone Hudhud, PM Narendra Modi announced Rs 1000 crore-aid for the cyclone affected areas by the ...
Cyclone Hudhud live: PM Modi arrives at Visakhapatnam to assess situation
Oct 14, 2014 at 13:51 | Source:
13.49 pm: Modi arrives at Vizag airportPrime Minister Narendra Modi arrived at Visakhapatnam to inspect the cyclone-hit areas and assess the situation.Modi landed at the Vizag airport and was accompanied by Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu and M...
Hudhud aftermath: Vizag remains powerless, PM Modi to visit today
Oct 14, 2014 at 13:39 | Source:
Visakhapatnam: After the devastation caused by Cyclone Hudhud, the port city has been hit by shortage of essential commodities with people scrambling for milk, drinking water, vegetables and petrol even as power supply is yet to be restored.Some resi...
Russia signs deals with China to help weather sanctions
Oct 14, 2014 at 01:15 | Source:
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia and China signed energy, trade and finance agreements on Monday proclaimed by Moscow as proof that a policy turn to Asia is bearing fruit and will help it to weather Western sanctions over the Ukraine crisis.The 38 deals, si...
Omar reviews relief efforts in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir
Oct 13, 2014 at 18:45 | Source:
Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today reviewed the status of relief and rehabilitation efforts in flood-hit areas of the state during a meeting with top bureaucrats.The chief minister is in Delhi and took the meeting through ...
Muted outlook on results
Oct 13, 2014 at 12:47 | Source:
Calcutta Telegraph News
Mumbai, Oct. 12: The second-quarter results season is projected to be a mixed bag with aggregate net profits of India Inc likely to soften compared with the previous quarter. While automobiles, cement, FMCG, private banks, textiles and telecom are e...
Andhra evacuates 400,000 people as cyclone nears
Oct 11, 2014 at 22:45 | Source:
Visakhapatnam, Oct 11 (IANS) Authorities in coastal Andhra Pradesh began massive evacuation of nearly 400,000 people to safer places as cyclonic storm Hudhud is set to hit the coast Sunday.The people will be evacuated in five coastal districts, where...
Global shares fall further on economy fears
Oct 11, 2014 at 09:02 | Source:
European and US stock markets have seen sharp falls as fears have deepened over prospects for the global economy. London's FTSE 100 share index fell 1.4% to 6,339.97, a 12-month low, as did Germany's Dax. France's Cac-40 fell to it low...
Cyclone Hudhud approaches Indian states
Oct 10, 2014 at 15:52 | Source:
Authorities in India say they are planning evacuations and stocking up on rations as a powerful cyclone heads for the south-eastern coast. Cyclone Hudhud, categorised as severe by weather forecasters, is expected to hit Orissa and Andhra Pradesh stat...
Himachal CM favours water harvesting in villages
Oct 09, 2014 at 23:45 | Source:
Shimla, Oct 9 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh Thursday favoured making rooftop rainwater harvesting structures compulsory in rural areas."The rooftop rainwater harvesting structures should be made compulsory in rural areas...
Cyclone Hudhud is no Phailin, but panicky coastal Odisha taking no chances
Oct 09, 2014 at 08:22 | Source:
Bhubaneshwar: As he emerged out of a customary high-level review meeting on Wednesday, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik made it a point to emphasise that his government was bracing for Cyclone Hudhud just the way it had done in the case of Cyclon...