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  • Parrikar, Parsekar condole death of former Goa CM IANS - 8 minutes ago

    Panaji, Sep 4 (IANS) Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar condoled the death of former CM Wilfred de Souza, 87, who died on Friday following cardiac arrest. Parrikar, a former chief minister of Goa, said de … More »

  • New Sri Lankan government sworn in IANS - 10 minutes ago

    Colombo, Sep 4 (IANS) Sri Lanka's new national unity government took oath on Friday before President Maithripala Sirisena. … More »

  • China's World War II role must be recognized IANS - 12 minutes ago

    Beijing, Sep 4 (IANS) On the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, a leading British scholar is calling for more recognition of China's contributions to the Allied victory over Japan. "I think China played a very important role in the … More »

  • This electric car will take you places sans fuel IANS - 12 minutes ago

    The Finnish Toroidion 1MW electric hyper car is completely electric, holding a 1,341 horse power engine with four direct drive motors -- reaching speeds of up to 400 km per hour in just 11 seconds. "We call it 'Toro' because it's like a raging … More »

  • Upcoming US macro data dent markets; Sensex closes 563 points down IANS - 14 minutes ago

    Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Expectation of an interest rate hike in the US, strengthening crude oil prices and weakening of rupee value dented investor sentiments -- leading to a barometer index to provisionally close 563 points down on Friday. … More »