New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) A ministerial group formed to look into the modalities of national passenger carrier Air India's divestment process met here on Friday. The group -- Air India-specific Alternative Mechanism -- headed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley met here for the first time after its
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Telecom majors in India under-reported their revenues to the tune of Rs 61,064.5 crore during 2010-11 and 2014-15, leading to a "short payment" of Rs 7,697.6 crore to the government, the national auditor said on Friday.
Colombo, July 21 (IANS) Indian spinners Kuldeep Yadav and Ravindra Jadeja shared seven wickets between them as India bundled out the Sri Lanka Board President's team for 187 on the opening day. Coming back from a surgery, India opener Lokesh Rahul fired a rapid 58-ball 54 while skipper Virat Kohli
Kolkata, July 21 (IANS) The Kolkata bench of the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) on Friday issued an interim order admitting State Bank of India's (SBI) insolvency application against the city based Electrosteel Steels Limited for initiating the corporate insolvency resolution process. "
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) The government plans to hold auctions for wind power projects every month, ensuring, however, that this process does not push up tariff rates, Power and New and Renewable Energy Minister Piyush Goyal said on Friday. Speaking at an event here for signing power purchase agreements
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) As the Indian Super League (ISL) Indian player draft unfolds here on Sunday, three college boys could realise their dreams of rubbing shoulders with the superstars of Indian and global football in the upcoming edition of the tournament, to be held later in the year.
Harmanpreet Kaur is the name that everyone is talking about after the star batsman’s incredible batting performance, scoring a career best 171 runs off 115 runs which included 20 fours and 7 sky-soaring sixes guiding India to the finals of the World Cup 2017.
Shillong, July 21 (IANS) A state government-backed football grassroots development programme will be launched with an exhibition match between the north-eastern players and their rest of India counterparts at the floodlit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Saturday. A 'pet project' of Meghalaya
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday blamed Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government's policies for the volatile situation in Jammu and Kashmir and also remarked "Kashmir is India and India is Kashmir"
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) In an action-packed Annual General Meeting of Reliance Industries Limited on Friday, its Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani announced the launch of zero cost 'intelligent smartphone' as well as recommended bonus shares in the ratio of 1:1 for the company's
A string of celebrities from Bollywood and sports like Sachin Tendulkar, Shah Rukh Khan, Virat Kohli Amitabh Bachchan, have lauded India's win against Australia in the second semi-finals of Women's World Cup.
Politicos from all across the country reacted to former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah's broiling statements on the Kashmir issue, about asking India to take help of the United States and China to mediate the region. Condemning Abudullah's statement, Deputy Chief Minister of
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Healthy quarterly results from index heavyweights such as Reliance Industries (RIL) and Wipro buoyed the Indian equity markets on Friday.
Beijing, July 21 (IANS) Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj lied to Parliament that all countries back New Delhi over the border dispute, a Chinese daily said on Friday, and warned India to be ready for war and lose even its own territory if it did not pull back troops. A hard-hitting commentary in
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Outgoing President Pranab Mukherjee is set to watch here on Saturday Tigmanshu Dhulia's directorial "Raagdesh", a film that salutes the heroes of the Indian National Army. Featuring Kunal Kapoor, Mohit Marwah and Amit Sadh, the film revolves around the Red Fort
"Sri Lanka Cricket today (21) announced that ace paceman Chaminda Vaas has been drafted into the National side to guide the pace attack for the India tour of Sri Lanka," the board confirmed in a statement. "The series opener takes place in Galle on July 26.
Anaheim (California), July 21 (IANS) Indian shuttlers Parupalli Kashyap, H.S. Prannoy, Sameer Verma and the men's doubles pair of Manu Attri and B. Sumeeth Reddy advanced to the quarter-finals of the US Open Grand Prix here.
Colombo, July 21 (IANS) Ahead of the all-important Test series against India starting this Wednesday, Sri Lanka were dealt a major blow after newly-appointed Test skipper Dinesh Chandimal was ruled out of the first game in Galle after contracting pneumonia, team manager Asanka Gurusinha confirmed on
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Charting out the long journey by Reliance Industries (RIL) since it was founded by his father Dhirubhai Ambani in 1977, Chairman Mukesh Ambani said on Friday that its net profit index had jumped 10,000 times during the period. Describing how from its beginnings as a textiles start-up
London, July 21 (IANS) The makers of popular TV series "Sherlock" are working on a project associated with the theme, but they refuse to divulge any details. At the San Diego Comic-con at a panel, co-creator Steven Moffat and executive producer Sue Vertue were asked whether the series could
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Actress Sunny Leone says she is excited to be part of an auction organised by Uber Dreams, an e-commerce start-up platform built to fulfil dreams with curated experiences. "Uber Dreams is a unique start-up featuring famous personalities for auctions and experiences. "
Melbourne, July 21 (IANS) Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan will be felicitated at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) for her contribution to global cinema. IFFM is Australia's biggest annual celebration of Indian cinema. Celebrating 'India at 70!' as a part of the festival's
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Celebrity fitness trainer Yasmin Karachiwala, who has trained the likes of Deepika Padukone, Alia Bhatt and Katrina Kaif, says she doesn't like the word "diet". "I don't like the word diet.
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) British-Indian singer Tripet Garielle, who doesn't understand Hindi but sings in the language, says she learnt the Hindi accent by listening to the songs of legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar. "I have learnt the art of Hindi accent precision by listening to the songs
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has served a notice to Bollywood megastar Shah Rukh Khan and his wife Gauri to appear before it personally on August 23 in an ongoing FEMA (Transfer of Issue of Security by a Person Resident Outside India) Regulations 2000, case, official sources said on Thursday.