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  • 6.0 magnitude earthquake hits Bay of Bengal

    6.0 magnitude earthquake hits Bay of Bengal  

    22 May 2014, 9.02 am  |  Source: IBNLive.com

    Tremors of the earthquake were felt in Odisha, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Delhi and Chennai on Wednesday evening. ...

  • RBI extends loan tenures for exporters to 10 years

    RBI extends loan tenures for exporters to 10 years  

    21 May 2014, 6.26 pm  |  Source: PTI

    "In view of requests received from exporters, it has been decided to permit banks to allow exporters having a minimum of three years' satisfactory tra...

  • Powell to leave India on Thursday

    Powell to leave India on Thursday  

    21 May 2014, 9.26 am  |  Source: PTI

    Powell, 67, who announced ending of her tenure in India in March, would be replaced temporarily by Kathleen Stephens, the former US Ambassador to Sout...

  • Court extends police custody of Jignesh Shah, Javalgekar

    Court extends police custody of Jignesh Shah, Javalgekar  

    19 May 2014, 10.15 pm  |  Source: PTI

    The Economic Offences Wing of Mumbai police told the court today that Shah knew about several aspects of the conspiracy. The agency also said that NSE...

  • `Prime Property` discusses Campa Cola predicament

    'Prime Property' discusses Campa Cola predicament   

    19 May 2014, 10.07 pm  |  Source: CNBC-TV18

    Senior Counsel Mukul Rohatgi who is representing residents of the Campa Cola Society and the builder Supertech speaks exclusively to Prime Property....

  • Tejpal gets SC relief but fails to attend mom`s cremation

    Tejpal gets SC relief but fails to attend mom's cremation  

    19 May 2014, 8.42 pm  |  Source: PTI

    Tejpal is lodged in Sada sub-jail, 40 kms from here, in connection with a rape case. Shakuntala Tejpal (87), who was suffering from brain tumour, pass...

  • Delhi Mayors see good days for MCD post BJP win

    Delhi Mayors see good days for MCD post BJP win  

    19 May 2014, 4.35 pm  |  Source: PTI

    Mayors of both North and South Delhi hailed the party's landslide win in the elections that saw BJP storming to power at the Centre with a clear major...

  • Sahara case: New bench constituted, next hearing May 19

    Sahara case: New bench constituted, next hearing May 19  

    17 May 2014, 8.12 pm  |  Source: IBNLive.com

    The new bench comprising justices TS Thakur and AK Sikri was set up after JS Khehar recused himself from hearing the matter....

  • Pak violates ceasefire again

    Pak violates ceasefire again  

    17 May 2014, 3.49 pm  |  Source: PTI

    Pakistani troops again violated ceasefire along Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district by targeting Indian posts, the eighth incident in the last th...

  • Former Tisco boss Russi Mody dies at 95

    Former Tisco boss Russi Mody dies at 95  

    17 May 2014, 3.15 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    Russi Mody was instrumental in changing the perception that Tisco, as it was known then, should only be engaged in making steel. This is cleverly pick...

  • UPA govt seeks review of SC order on black money

    UPA govt seeks review of SC order on black money  

    16 May 2014, 5.53 pm  |  Source: PTI

    The Centre, which is at end of the tenure, pleaded before a bench headed by Justice BS Chauhan to give an urgent hearing on its review plea. The bench...

  • Monsoon to hit Kerala 4 days late

    Monsoon to hit Kerala 4 days late  

    15 May 2014, 8.34 pm  |  Source: PTI

    In a statement today, the Met department said the monsoon is likely to advance over Andaman Sea in the next three days as low-level cross equatorial m...

  • Sahara case: SC judge recuses himself

    Sahara case: SC judge recuses himself   

    15 May 2014, 2.28 pm  |  Source: IBNLive.com

    The Chief Justice has now set up a separate bench for this matter. According to reports, the request for recusal was received before May 7. ...

  • Airtel appoints Srikanth Karra as HR Director

    Airtel appoints Srikanth Karra as HR Director  

    15 May 2014, 11.36 am  |  Source: PTI

    "We are delighted to have Srikanth on board. I am confident that his rich experience will help create a significant impact on our people strategy and ...

  • Telecom Commission meeting deferred to next week

    Telecom Commission meeting deferred to next week  

    14 May 2014, 6.30 pm  |  Source: PTI

    "There are apprehensions among some members that people may question the timing of meeting. Hence, it has been deferred for sometime late next week," ...

  • Lt Gen Dalbir Suhag to be next Army Chief

    Lt Gen Dalbir Suhag to be next Army Chief  

    13 May 2014, 9.39 pm  |  Source: PTI

    59-year-old Lt Gen Suhag, a Gurkha officer who had participated in the 1987 Indian Peace Keeping Force (IPKF) operation in Sri Lanka, is currently the...

  • Maha mulls scrapping of LBT, may offset with VAT hike

    Maha mulls scrapping of LBT, may offset with VAT hike  

    13 May 2014, 9.30 pm  |  Source: PTI

    LBT was being introduced in Maharashtra in a phased manner from 2010 beginning with tier-III cities by scrapping octroi (local tax collected on variou...

  • Whistleblowers Protection Act gets Prez nod

    Whistleblowers Protection Act gets Prez nod  

    13 May 2014, 9.30 pm  |  Source: PTI

    The Act also provides for a system to encourage people to disclose information about corruption or the wilful misuse of power by public servants, incl...

  • DIPP convenes industry meeting on FDI in e-comm on May 15

    DIPP convenes industry meeting on FDI in e-comm on May 15  

    13 May 2014, 9.07 pm  |  Source: PTI

    The meeting assumes significance as the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) came out with a discussion paper in January giving pros a...

  • Govt to initiate process of mining lease for Goa

    Govt to initiate process of mining lease for Goa  

    13 May 2014, 8.36 pm  |  Source: CNBC-TV18

    The state government over the past few months has been working on the mining policy and has set a target of finalising it by June....

  • Change India: Experiments with Big Ideas

    Change India: Experiments with Big Ideas   

    13 May 2014, 4.22 pm  |  Source: CNBC-TV18

    The big idea is to setup a special fast track judicial system for the adjudication of criminal cases against MPs and MLAs....

  • Saradha scam: CBI constitutes SIT to probe matter

    Saradha scam: CBI constitutes SIT to probe matter  

    12 May 2014, 4.36 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

    The SIT will soon collect all relevant documents before registering the FIR in the matter. CBI will also look into the larger conspiracy angle....

  • After Amul, Mother Dairy hikes milk prices by Rs 2/litre

    After Amul, Mother Dairy hikes milk prices by Rs 2/litre  

    11 May 2014, 8.25 pm  |  Source: PTI

    Leading milk supplier Mother Dairy will increase milk prices by Rs 2 per litre in Delhi-NCR from tomorrow due to increase in procurement cost. ...

  • Saradha scam: ED to file first charge sheet by July

    Saradha scam: ED to file first charge sheet by July  

    11 May 2014, 8.18 pm  |  Source: PTI

    The Enforcement Directorate (ED) is expected to file its first charge sheet in the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam by July this year even as latest...

  • HC stays action against Moily, Ambani in KG gas price case

    HC stays action against Moily, Ambani in KG gas price case   

    09 May 2014, 4.17 pm  |  Source: IBNLive.com

    Kejriwal had accused the Government of India of colluding with Reliance Industries Limited and increasing the price of gas from USD 4.2 per million Br...

  • Report praising Gujarat not a DIPP study: Anand Sharma

    Report praising Gujarat not a DIPP study: Anand Sharma  

    07 May 2014, 5.33 pm  |  Source: PTI

    Sharma said there was no government certificate to Gujarat and felt that the manner in which the report has been presented was wrong....

  • Coal scam: MP Darda, 3 others summoned as accused by court

    Coal scam: MP Darda, 3 others summoned as accused by court  

    07 May 2014, 4.45 pm  |  Source: PTI

    They were charge sheeted for the offences under sections 120-B (criminal conspiracy) read with 420 (cheating) of the IPC and under the provisions of P...

  • Indian Insurers to spend Rs 11,700 cr on IT services in `14

    Indian Insurers to spend Rs 11,700 cr on IT services in '14  

    07 May 2014, 4.37 pm  |  Source: PTI

    They had spent an estimated Rs 11,115 crore last year on internal IT (including personnel), hardware, software, external IT services and telecommunica...

  • Trai extends date for receiving comments on internet speed

    Trai extends date for receiving comments on internet speed  

    07 May 2014, 4.05 pm  |  Source: PTI

    The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) had said in the paper that the minimum download speed for 3G and CDMA EVDO service should be 1 megabi...

  • Guj discoms now approach appellate tribunal for electricity

    Guj discoms now approach appellate tribunal for electricity  

    06 May 2014, 6.11 pm  |  Source: CNBC-TV18

    The Gujarat discom has challenged the CERC order which has given compensatory tariff to Tata Power and Adani Power. ...

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