US President lands in Delhi, PM Modi welcomes Obama with a hug
Jan 25, 2015 at 10:45 | Source:
US President Barack Obama today arrived here on a three-day visit during which both sides willseek to break the deadlock in operationalising the civil nuclear pact, firm up a defence cooperation agreement besides broadening ties in areas like trade a...
Indias Shikhar Dhawan problem is proving hard to solve
Jan 25, 2015 at 10:11 | Source:
Remember the summer of 2013? India travelled to England for the Champions Trophy under an IPL spot-fixing cloud. The team wasnt expected to compete but Shikhar Dhawan had other ideas. He smacked a fluent 114 against South Africa and then followed it ...
Target 185 plus: Late Karpoori Thakur is important for the BJP in Bihar
Jan 25, 2015 at 09:30 | Source:
Patna: Why is late Karpoori Thakur, a prominent backward caste leader and staunch socialist, suddenly so important in the BJP's scheme of things in Bihar? The party has been busy organising the birth anniversary of the former chief minister with fanf...
Obama, world leaders head to Saudi Arabia to offer condolences
Jan 25, 2015 at 01:31 | Source:
RIYADH (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama will visit Saudi Arabia on Tuesday to meet its new King Salman after the death of his predecessor Abdullah on Friday, testimony to Riyadh's important role in energy markets and the fight against Islamist...
Ipca hit by FDA ban over Ratlam plant production violations
Jan 25, 2015 at 00:15 | Source:
MUMBAI (Reuters) - U.S. regulator the Food and Drug Administration has banned imports from a Madhya Pradesh manufacturing plant of generic drugmaker Ipca Laboratories Ltd(IPCA.NS), citing violations of standard production practices.India is second on...
India FX reserves at record high as RBI fortifies defences
Jan 24, 2015 at 23:15 | Source:
MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's foreign exchange reserves rose $2.7 billion last week to reach a record high as the Reserve Bank of India continued to buy U.S. dollars in a bid to shore up its defences against any potential volatility in global currency m...
India to open coal to commercial mining firms soon, minister says
Jan 24, 2015 at 22:45 | Source:
DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - India expects to hold auctions for private firms to mine and sell coal in the near future, the country's coal and power minister Piyush Goyal said but first wants to deal with mines that are directly linked to plants th...
Brent rises after Saudi king dies, U.S. crude falls
Jan 24, 2015 at 22:30 | Source:
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Brent crude rose on Friday on uncertainty over Saudi oil output following the death of King Abdullah, while U.S. crude prices fell, with traders citing a reported build at the Cushing, Oklahoma storage hub and the partial shutdow...
Delhi polls: Is the Congress manifesto a snub to Sheila Dikshit?
Jan 24, 2015 at 19:50 | Source:
New Delhi: The Congress opting for a populist manifesto in Delhi has not only shown that the party is trying to realign itself to the adverse political reality in the state, but it has also put to rest any influence of former chief minister Sheila Di...
Grunting, cursing Azarenka is having a lot more fun
Jan 24, 2015 at 17:21 | Source:
Melbourne: Two-time grand slam champion Victoria Azarenka will no longer bite her tongue or try to fit into any media-trained "image" as she makes her way on the tennis tour, the Belarusian said at the Australian Open on Saturday.Azarenka a...
Amit Shah quells anti-Bedi murmurs in Delhi BJP; banks on Modi-Obama boost
Jan 24, 2015 at 16:24 | Source:
The first big ad featuring Kiran Bedi in the Delhi assembly polls appeared today (24 January). It comes after the BJP central leadership, most particularly Amit Shah, finished its samjhane bujhane ka kaam (the task of explaining and warning dissident...
Obama's 'mann ki baat': What PM Modi wants to hear from the US President
Jan 24, 2015 at 15:39 | Source:
President Obama of the United States is slated to arrive in and be a part of Indias Republic Day celebrations. The visit is in the nature of a landmark one: it will most likely be in the nature of validation for Indias great power aspirations and off...