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U.S. panel launches trade secret theft probe into China steel| Reuters

May 27, 2016 at 04:15 | Source: FirstPost

WASHINGTON The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Thursday it launched an investigation into complaints by United States Steel Corp (X.N) that Chinese competitors stole its trade secrets, fixed prices and misrepresented the origin of their e...

Haryana HC puts on hold Jat job quota, Khattar to get stay vacated

May 26, 2016 at 22:48 | Source: FirstPost

Chandigarh: The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday put on hold Haryana government's recent notification according 10 percent quota in jobs for Jats and five other communities. Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said his government will "m...

'Jos Mourinho' still belongs to Chelsea: Manchester United arrival delayed by image rights

May 25, 2016 at 19:37 | Source: FirstPost

Jos Mourinho's eminent arrival at Manchester United is getting so drawn out that it now feels like the white-walkers' walk towards Westeros. As football pundits and fans wait for the official word on the Portuguese's new stint in the Premier League, ...

Low-priced affordable housing near Mumbai

May 25, 2016 at 12:48 | Source: FirstPost

Buying houses in the top Indian cities is no longer as simple as it used to be years ago. With sky-touching house rates and scanty land availability, it is becoming increasingly difficult to purchase your own home in the metros of India, especially M...

After Monday's twin attacks, is Srinagar back on the radar of militants?

May 25, 2016 at 12:21 | Source: FirstPost

The security grid in Kashmir was caught on the back-foot after a series of daredevil attacks by militants in less than 12 hours on Monday in the heart of the summer capital, Srinagar. The attacks, largely seen as a failure of intelligence agencies, h...

At landmark BRICS meet, India raises public health, pharma sector concerns

May 24, 2016 at 19:45 | Source: FirstPost

A high-level panel hosted by India as part of the BRICS group of countries discussed the issues of trade deals that inhibit access to medicines and also limit policy space for governments to legislate in public interest.The Union Minister of State fo...

Pre-planning simplifies the crucial journey of finding the home

May 24, 2016 at 18:44 | Source: FirstPost

First off, how would you describe the home? Is it a home with enough bedrooms and bath for your family and is in close proximity to your workplace? Or, must it be comfortable and convenient, enough to make you feel at home when you return after a lon...

Broker yays and broker nays

May 24, 2016 at 18:38 | Source: FirstPost

Aah, that giddying head-rush when you first decide to buy a new apartment or house! With great hopes, you talk to one agent whose number you probably got from a friend or relative. Then you quote your budget at 20% lower than youre willing to stretch...

How the Regulatory Real-Estate Bill can turn tables for the realty market

May 24, 2016 at 18:31 | Source: FirstPost

While you were jostling with the sweltering heat in the month of March, the Rajya Sabha members were initiating a regulatory mechanism to bring relief to several home buyers across the country. They passed the Real Estate Regulatory Bill during the U...

Woes of the middle-class homeowners

May 24, 2016 at 18:24 | Source: FirstPost

Every man primarily aims to achieve the most important necessities of life food, clothes and shelter. Though the larger section of the society, the middle class, finds it comparatively simpler to attain the first two necessities, it is not easy to p...

Five most promising Indian tier II cities you should invest in

May 24, 2016 at 18:14 | Source: FirstPost

During the past decade, we have witnessed immense changes across the cities in the country solely due to the economic growth, developments in infrastructure and advancement in the services division. While the metros will develop further, the upcoming...

Why thousands of crores of cash distribution during polls skip I-T sleuths' attention?

May 24, 2016 at 12:50 | Source: FirstPost

Tax sleuths descend on lavish marriages and parties to keep a discreet but hawkish eye on the happenings with a view to sizing up the extent of splurge and later asking for the sources. The tip off comes from a variety of sources including the banque...

Why thousands of crores of cash distribution during polls skip I-T sleuths' attention

May 24, 2016 at 12:50 | Source: FirstPost

Tax sleuths descend on lavish marriages and parties to keep a discreet but hawkish eye on the happenings with a view to sizing up the extent of splurge and later asking for the sources. The tip off comes from a variety of sources including the banque...

Do not melt deity's antique golden headgear, SC tells Cochin Devasom Board

May 23, 2016 at 22:26 | Source: FirstPost

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday ordered the Cochin Devasom Board to maintain status quo, thereby asking it not to melt down the existing traditional golden headgear of the Sreepoornathrayeesha deity for making a new one.A vacation bench of Jus...

Some people tried to influence the Jat stir probe: probe panel head

May 23, 2016 at 19:41 | Source: FirstPost

Chandigarh: Prakash Singh, who headed the committee that submitted a report on the violence during the Jat quota agitation, has claimed that attempts were made by some people to influence him during its preparation.Singh, without naming anyone, said ...

Mullah Akhtar Mansour: All you need to know about the Taliban chief and the drone strike

May 23, 2016 at 14:53 | Source: FirstPost

United States President Barack Obama on Monday confirmed that Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed in a US air strike in Pakistan, hailing his death as an "important milestone" in efforts to bring peace to Afghanistan.Saturday's b...

UK's Cameron says would meet Trump despite dangerous Muslim comments| Reuters

May 22, 2016 at 16:15 | Source: FirstPost

LONDON British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Sunday he would be prepared to meet U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump, but kept up his criticism of the Republican's proposed ban on Muslims entering the United States, calling it "very ...

IKEA to sell 23 retail parks across Europe| Reuters

May 21, 2016 at 02:30 | Source: FirstPost

STOCKHOLM The shopping centre arm of furniture giant IKEA is putting up for sale 23 outdoor retail parks across Europe, timing the sale to coincide with a commercial property market boom driven by low interest rates. Chief Executive Gerard Groener, w...

I spy with my little eye: Cameras to monitor human-elephant conflict in Chhattisgarh

May 20, 2016 at 12:50 | Source: FirstPost

Raipur: Hi-resolution cameras may soon be installed in Chhattisgarh's northern forests to track the movement of elephants in order to avoid human-animal conflict, a major concern for people of the region."We have found that hi-tech cameras can s...

Factbox - What does the world know about rescued Chibok schoolgirl Amina Ali?| Reuters

May 19, 2016 at 22:32 | Source: FirstPost

ABUJA, Nigeria (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The rescue of one of more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls abducted by the Islamist group Boko Haram from a secondary school in Chibok in northeastern Nigeria two years has thrown global attention onto Amina...

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