New York, Nov 14 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has announced that he is nominating an Indian-American woman, Neomi Rao, to the senior judgeship that was vacated by Brett Kavanaugh when he was elevated to the Supreme Court. Flanked by a phalanx of about 20 top Indian-American officials in his administration
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) India's annual rate of inflation based on wholesale prices rose to 5.28 per cent in October from 5.13 per cent in September, official data showed here on Wednesday.
Philadelphia, Nov 14 (IANS) Rockwell Automation, the largest global provider of industrial automation, is looking to acquire good local engineering companies and systems integrators in India while seeking to expand its workforce in the country. This was stated by Chairman and CEO of the company, Blake
M0umbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar has apologised after he "unintentionally" hurt the sentiments of the people from Northeast and said it had "come from a place of no knowledge". "...I would like to apologise if I have hurt any sentiments..... it was purely unintentional
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Virtual reality will play an important role in the future of entertainment and storytelling, says Eddie Avil, one of the directors of the stereoscopic cinematic virtual reality (VR) horror short film "Crackle" that has travelled to several international film festivals.
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) Content with the way his classical game has shaped up in recent times, five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand is not sweating over his poor run in the rapid format and feels he has time to work on his frailties which, according to him, are out in the open. "I think my
Washington, Nov 14 (IANS) As NASA's InSight spacecraft touches down on the Red Planet on November 26, people from around the world will be able to watch the event live on NASA Television, the agency's website and social media platforms, including on YouTube, the US space agency said. About 80
San Francisco, Nov 14 (IANS) Had Steve Jobs been alive he would have been very proud of Apple and its focus on putting people above technology, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has said. In an interview with CNBC on Tuesday, Wozniak said that every other phone company today is copying Apple. "I
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday attended Fintech festival in Singapore. While delivering the keynote address, he mentioned that his government has made financial inclusion a reality for 1.3 billion Indians. PM Modi said, "My government came to office in 2014 with a mission of inclusive
Singapore, Nov 14 (IANS) Stressing that technology today is creating immense opportunities to transform millions of lives, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday here said there is an explosion of fintech innovation and enterprise in India and the nation is "your best destination". "
New York, Nov 14 (IANS) United States President Donald Trump has complimented Indian trade negotiators as "the best" and said trade talks between the two countries were moving along. "We are trying very hard to make better trade deals with India," he said during a White House Diwali
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Singapore to attend 13th East Asia Summit (EAS). He was warmly greeted upon arrival at the Fullerton Hotel. The Indian diaspora came out in large numbers, enthusiastically chanting 'Modi' and 'Vande Mataram'. He is on a two-day visit to the country
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is set to launch GSLV-MK-III D2 carrying GSAT-29 satellite from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. ISRO informed that the launch will possibly take place on November 14 at 17:08 (IST), if weather conditions allowed. Weather is playing
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor held a republication event for his book 'Nehru: The Invention of India' in New Delhi. The event was attended by the former Congress President and United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson, Sonia Gandhi. Speaking at the event, Tharoor said, "If today we
Former Congress President and United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi attended the republication event of Congress leader Shashi Tharoor's book 'Nehru: The Invention of India' in New Delhi. Speaking at the event, Sonia Gandhi said, "Precious legacy of Nehru is being
Congress party on Tuesday lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Centre. He said that demonetisation is the biggest scam in the history of free India. He also added that only businessmen took the benefit of the move. The congress leader also termed PM Modi as 'chowkidar' (watchman)
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) would inject Rs 12,000 crore into the market by purchasing government securities on November 15, 2018.
The Baba Bhalku Rail Museum in Shimla has been acting as a window to the early days of one of the first mountainous rail routes of India, the picturesque Shimla-Kalka route. The technology of Himalayan route of heritage toy train, hasn't always been as advanced as today's but was state of the
Kolkata, Nov 13 (IANS) World No.3 Hikaru Nakamura of the US stayed unbeaten to remain on sole pole position as five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand alongwith Pentala Harikrishna led the Indian challenge at the end of day one of the Tata Steel Chess India 2018 Blitz tournament here on Tuesday.
The Licensing Executives Society International (LES) APAC Conference 2018 was held in New Delhi on Tuesday to cover aspects related to copyrights for media and entertainment industry and impact of 2012 amendments on licensing scenarios. The theme of the discussion also took note of technology and its
Cyclonic storm Gaja is expected to affect the coastal regions of Tamil Nadu, informed K Sathi Devi, scientist at India Meteorological Department. K Sathi Devi said, "At present, Gaja cyclone is maintaining the intensity of a cyclonic storm. However, there is a slight possibility of it becoming a
In an effort to bring together political parties opposed to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its allies ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Communist Party of India (Marxist) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Tuesday met Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) president MK Stalin at latter's residence
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on Tuesday directed the credit rating agencies (CRA) to disclose more information pertaining to the liquidity status, among other indicators, of the companies they review. "The press release shall include a specific section on
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Chinese venture capital (VC) funds are likely to invest around $30 million in eight Indian start-ups, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry said after the 2nd Startup India Investment Seminar held in Beijing on Tuesday. "In the 1st Startup India Investment seminar, 12 Indian
Kolkata, Nov 13 (IANS) Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand is not happy with the constant zigzagging of formats, saying that he finds it 'unhelpful'. Here for the Rapid and Blitz competitions in the Tata Steel Chess India 2018, Anand suggested separate seasons for the three sections after