Cabinet clears bill to empower SEBI to deal with ponzi schemes
Jul 24, 2014 at 18:00 | Source:
The Bill seeks to give SEBI power to attach properties, get call data records to investigate cases and ordering search & seizure against manipulators and fraudsters. A Bill to effectively empower the market regulator Sebi to crack down on pon...
South Korea unveils $40bn stimulus to help spur growth
Jul 24, 2014 at 16:17 | Source:
South Korea has unveiled a $40bn (£23bn) stimulus package to help boost the economy. The funds will be used to offer financial support to small and medium-sized companies, create jobs and stimulate the property market. The stimulus was unveiled the ...
Gaza Live: Gaza burns as Kerry attempts to broker truce
Jul 24, 2014 at 16:02 | Source:
3:09 pm: UN humanitarian chief Valerie Amos says not possible for Palestinians to hide from strikesUN humanitarian chief Valerie Amos expressed deep concern Thursday about the mounting civilian casualties in Gaza, warning that it was "almost imp...
Asian Economies to Struggle on Weak Export Demand: Reuters poll
Jul 24, 2014 at 15:59 | Source:
Bangalore: The outlook for emerging Asia has dimmed further this year on weak demand for exports, although growth in India is expected to accelerate into 2015 even as China is held back in part by a slowing property market, Reuters polls showed....
Gaza Live: One child killed every hour in last two days, says UN report
Jul 24, 2014 at 10:00 | Source:
10:00 am: US lifts ban on flights to IsraelThe Federal Aviation Administration has lifted its ban on US flights to Israel, which it had imposed out of concern over the risk of planes being hit by Hamas rockets.The agency made its decision late Wednes...
World's 'tallest' slum in Venezuela likely to be demolished
Jul 24, 2014 at 09:20 | Source:
An abandoned Caracas skyscraper dubbed the world's tallest shanty-town after a squatters' takeover could be demolished once its inhabitants are out, Venezuela's leader said on Wednesday.Soldiers and officials began this week moving out the first 160 ...
India votes in support of UNHRC resolution on Gaza
Jul 24, 2014 at 07:23 | Source:
Geneva: India along with BRICS countries on Wednesday voted in support of a UN Human Rights Council resolution to launch a probe into Israel's offensive on Gaza.India joined Brazil, Russia, China and South Africa to vote for a Palestinian-drafted res...
Bombay HC upholds conviction of Pune rogue driver
Jul 24, 2014 at 04:15 | Source:
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Wednesday upheld the conviction of Santosh Mane, a state transport corporation driver who had mowed down nine pedestrians and injured 37 others in Pune in 2012.A division bench comprising Justice V.M. Kana...
Age increases belief in love at first sight
Jul 24, 2014 at 01:15 | Source:
London, July 23 (IANS) Love at first sight is not the sole property of the young. As you age, you are more likely to believe in love at first sight, an interesting study reveals.Those who are middle-aged are 46 percent more likely to believe in love ...
Haryana announces 41-member gurdwara management committee
Jul 24, 2014 at 00:30 | Source:
Chandigarh, July 23 (IANS) The Haryana government Wednesday nominated 41 Sikh leaders as members of the ad-hoc Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee that may escalate controversy over the HSGPC.The committee has been announced "to manage, s...
Focus on innovation to boost country's economic growth: DIPP, Secretary
Jul 23, 2014 at 23:32 | Source:
Indian companies will have to more focus on innovation, comprehensive strategy to boost the country's economic growth, said Mr Amitabh Kant, Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy Promotion (DIPP) at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi today. Th...
Shiv Sena force feeding Muslim: the curious case of the communal chapati
Jul 23, 2014 at 15:50 | Source:
By Sandip Roy and Lakshmi ChaudhryNobody was manhandled, but if you keep abusing, will someone not slap?Or force a Muslim catering supervisor to eat a chapatti and thus break his Ramzan fast?When asked about the incident at the Maharashtra Sadan by T...
Gaza Live: Israel, Hamas' actions may be war crimes, says UN rights chief
Jul 23, 2014 at 14:32 | Source:
2:33 pm: Kerry defies FAA ban, flies to Tel Aviv to broker truceIsrael's military actions in the Gaza Strip could amount to war crimes, UN rights chief Navi Pillay said Wednesday while also condemning indiscriminate rocket attacks by Palestinian mili...
Blind caning the blind: Media has missed real story about Indian schools
Jul 23, 2014 at 09:54 | Source:
Its a horrific and shocking story but for the wrong reasons.Three children, all around ten-years-old, in a school for the visually impaired in Andhra Pradesh, were dragged by their hair, caned, kicked and abused by the principal and another teacher.A...
Gaza Live: Israel should get Nobel Prize for showing restraint, says envoy
Jul 23, 2014 at 09:35 | Source:
7:19 am: Germany, France, Italy condemn anti-Semitic slurs, violence at protests The foreign ministers of Germany, France and Italy on Tuesday condemned anti-Semitic slurs and violence at pro-Palestinian demonstrations in Europe and pledged to take f...
SGX office to tap local firms
Jul 23, 2014 at 05:37 | Source:
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Mumbai, July 22: The Singapore Exchange (SGX) has opened a liaison office in India to help domestic companies get listed and raise capital in that nation. The office, located in Mumbai, will provide information and serve as a communication channel t...