Updated: Aug 30, 2014 01:17 AM
Signals of a recovery, upturn in investment; fastest growing sector was electricity, gas and water supplies, which grew 10.2 per cent Beating expectations, India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew at 5.7 per cent during April-June, the highest in
Updated: Aug 30, 2014 01:27 AM
“On such issues, there is a tradition of consensus” India was not engaged in the task of reviewing its nuclear doctrine adopted during the first National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday. Mr
Updated: Aug 30, 2014 01:18 AM
Providing access to credit likely to be a hard step For Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s newly launched Jan Dhan Yojana to be successful, India needs to provide over 100 million households access to banks, data show. An even harder step, however, is
Updated: Aug 30, 2014 01:39 AM
The Defence Acquisition Council headed by Defence Minister Arun Jaitley decides that the Indian industry would be given the opportunity to produce 400 light utility helicopters. The Defence Ministry on Friday scrapped a scam-tainted tender worth over Rs
Updated: Aug 30, 2014 04:54 AM
Rift in State Congress to the fore as Manturam Pawar crosses over The Congress suffered a huge setback in Chhattisgarh on Friday when its candidate for the Antagad assembly by-election, Manturam Pawar, withdrew his nomination and joined the Bharatiya Ja
Updated: Aug 30, 2014 04:51 AM
A tool to help the police fight crime against women has been awaiting inauguration for over a month. The Nirbhaya@Noida mobile app, an emergency response facilitator, has been ready for a month, but officials are still waiting for Lucknow to decide on the
Aug 30, 2014 04:46 AM
Aiming to provide speedy justice, the Akhilesh Yadav government on Friday decided to constitute fast-track courts in all districts to dispose of cases of violence against women and those cases involving women accused. “One of the most important decis
Updated: Aug 30, 2014 04:42 AM
South Korean pop star Psy hit the right chords for Korean pop music with “Gangnam Style”. Now the band N-Sonic is wowing Indian music lovers with more music from Korea at the third edition of K-POP India festival here. Enthusiasts are not on
Aug 30, 2014 04:35 AM
On the eve of his Japan visit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi sat through a presentation on the renewal of Varanasi, his constituency and pitched in with suggestions.Mr. Modi, who is keen to turn Varanasi into a “smart city,” is likely to get mo
Aug 30, 2014 04:26 AM
Union Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptulla on Friday attempted to quash the controversy triggered by her remark that all citizens could be called Hindu, clarifying that her reference was to the historic term “Hindi’’ which, she said,
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