New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) It was a clear Tuesday morning here with the minimum temperature recorded at 16.4 degrees Celsius, five notches above the season's average. No rains were recorded anywhere," said an official of the India Meteorological Department (IMD). The maximum temperature is likely
People in large numbers came out of their houses early Tuesday morning to cast their votes for the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) polls. The voters will choose their candidates for 227 seats and the results for the elections will be announced on February 23. Security has been strengthened across
Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) Scrip of Lloyd Electric and Engineering on Monday plunged by 16.75 per cent, a day after it announced a deal to sell its consumer durable business to Havells India. The company's scrip at the BSE slumped by 16.75 per cent or Rs 54.90 to Rs 272.95 per equity share from its previous
Bengaluru, Feb 20 (IANS) Global software major Infosys on Monday refuted charges by an anonymous whistleblower, who alleged that its executives had personal interests in buying the US-based Panaya firm for $200 million in February 2015. The whistleblower is reported to have mailed the letter to the
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The CBI has asked Interpol to issue a Red Corner Notice (RCN) against defence consultant Sanjay Bhandari, who is under the scanner of multiple investigating agencies, an official said on Monday.
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Monday felicitated the national team on winning T20 World Cup Cricket for the Blind earlier this month here. Indian won the World Cup after defeating Pakistan in the final at Bengaluru on February 12. Speaking on the occasion, Goel said after
Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) The stage is set for the second phase of elections to civic bodies in Maharashtra on Tuesday in what has been dubbed a 'mini assembly' poll and a referendum on Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. A total of 10 major civic bodies, including the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation
Bengaluru, Feb 20 (IANS) The world's largest e-tailor, Amazon, on Monday hosted one-lakh titles in eight Indian languages on its online platform to celebrate "Mother tongue Day", at attractive prices with discounts till Tuesday. "Our online Mathrubasha Bookstore aims to promote titles
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Defending champions Jaypee Punjab Warriors edged Uttar Pradesh Wizards 1-0 but couldn't keep themselves in contention to reach the semi-finals of the Coal India Hockey India League (HIL) at the Shivaji Stadium here on Monday. Punjab needing a win and that too by atleast
Kolkata, Feb 20 (IANS) The BSF on Monday seized Bangladeshi currency worth 8 lakh taka and arrested two Indians from West Bengal's Nadia district for allegedly smuggling the money to India, an official said. Acting on a tip, Border Security Force troopers in Nadia's Chapra outpost conducted
Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Monday said the traditional banks needed to evolve into new-age digital banks to remain operational as financial technology (FinTech) lending companies were emerging fast as alternative source for the micro-small medium enterprises (MSMEs). "
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Pakistan detained Haafiz Saeed, the 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind and a US-designated terrorist, after pressure from India, his brother and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) leader Hafiz Masood has said. Masood also said Saeed's house arrest at his Lahore residence and subsequent ban
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The Congress on Monday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his controversial "graveyard and cremation ground", remark alleging him of "vitiating" the atmosphere during the state polls. While urging the Election Commission to take cognizance of the matter
Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) Launching the BharatQR mobile payments acceptance system here on Monday, RBI Deputy Governor R. Gandhi said granting licences to payment service providers cannot be an automatic "tick box exercise" and such entities need to be selected as per proper selection criteria
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Aiming to improve knowledge on adolescent health issues among teenagers, Health Secretary C.K. Mishra on Monday launched "Saathiya Resource Kits" through which 1.6 lakh selected communicators across the country will impart information on adolescent related issues such
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) India and Pakistan on Monday agreed to extend their agreement on reducing the risk of accidents related to nuclear weapons by five years, an official said. The External Affairs Ministry said in a statement that the validity of the agreement was to end on Monday. "In accordance
Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) Global software major Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Ltd on Monday announced that Tata Sons Chairman Natarajan Chandrasekaran will also be its non-executive Chairman from Tuesday. "Tata Sons Ltd has nominated N. Chandrasekaran as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of
Chennai, Feb 20 (IANS) The State Bank of India (SBI) on Monday announced rebranding of its website as bank.sbi. According SBI, the new domain name bank.sbi is the highest domain protocol known as generic top level domain (gTLD), an official statement. "The SBI group has several businesses.
Kathmandu, Feb 20 (IANS) India's Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhu announced here that it would soon link Kathmandu to New Delhi and Kolkata using direct railway lines, in a bid to strengthen cross-border connectivity and facilitate movement of people between the two countries.
Kolkata, Feb 20 (IANS) A pall of gloom descended on the football fraternity here on Monday as Kolkata paid homage to famed former India and Mohun Bagan goalkeeper Shibaji Banerjee who died on Sunday night. A Bagan legend who represented the club for 11 years winning 34 trophies and playing against Brazilian
Panaji, Feb 20 (IANS) Goa's Raj Bhavan, the official residence of Governor Mridula Sinha, has gone cashless as far as day-to-day household purchases are concerned. A statement issued on Monday by the Raj Bhavan said all expenditure towards household expenses would be made via a point of sale (POS
Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) "The Ghazi Attack", starring actor Rana Daggubati, minted Rs 15.75 crore across India during its opening weekend cumulatively from its Hindi, Tamil and Telugu versions. Touted as India's first underwater war film, "The Ghazi Attack" opened to Rs 4.25 crore
Thousands of people with deep obeisance in their heart arrived at the Midnapur district of West Bengal to ceberate the 15 day Urs of Hazrat Maulana Syed Shah Murshed Ali Alquadri, commonly known as "Huzur Purnoor"and "Maula Pak" on his urs. A special train also runs from Bangladesh
Bareilly is also known as Nath Nagri due to four Shiva temples located in four corners of the region. The city is a centre for communal harmony where one can find equal number of Hindu and Muslim shrines. The shrine of Sharafat Ali Miyan is one such place which attracts a lot of devotees. The devotees