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Privatization of six major airports likely ahead of Lok Sabha polls

October 21, 2013

The airports are at Chennai, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Lucknow and Guwahati

Highest ever turnout of 66.38% recorded in this Lok Sabha election

May 12, 2014

NEW DELHI: The curtains came down on Monday on the marathon Lok Sabha elections with an all-time record high turnout of 66.38 per cent as the final phase of polling covering 41 seats in three states replicated the trend of increased voters' participation seen in the previous 8 rounds.

All That Online Shopping Has Cardboard Consequences

June 18, 2017

More than ever, we are shopping with a scroll and a click online instead of in our local brick-and-mortar stores. Lucrative same-day shipping deals and the convenience of shopping from home have propelled the growth of e-commerce: up nearly 25 percent last year, according to an analysis by Slice Intelligence.

Humans may have two distinct cognitive systems

March 20, 2014

NEW YORK: Scientists have found the strongest evidence yet that humans have separate and distinct cognitive systems with which they can categorize, classify and conceptualize their world.

133 dead as Indore-Patna Express derails, worst tragedy in 6 years

November 21, 2016

KANPUR – As many as 133 people were killed and more than 200 injured when 14 coaches of the Indore-Patna Express train derailed in Kanpur Dehat district of Uttar Pradesh early Sunday — one of India’s worst train accidents in six years.

Pietersen fails to click as Hyderabad beat Delhi by 4 runs

April 25, 2014

Brief Scorecard: Sunrisers Hyderabad 184 for 1 (Finch 88*, Warner 58*) beat Delhi Daredevils 180 (Vijay 52, de Kock 48) by four runs

JP Duminy's late blitz was in vain, Sunrisers Hyderabad v Delhi Daredevils, IPL 2014, Dubai, April 25, 2014

Not possible to provide jobs to all, so we promote self-employment:...

May 26, 2017

Joblessness is not anywhere but in media reports, BJP national president Amit Shah said on Friday, rebutting allegations of growth of joblessness during the NDA government that has completed three years in office.

Obama nominates Indian-American Nisha Biswal as assistant secretary of state for...

July 19, 2013

WASHINGTON: In a striking development, President Barack Obama on Thursday nominated Nisha Desai Biswal, an accomplished Indian-American administrator, to head the South Asia bureau in the US state department.

Rupee at record closing low, worst week in nearly 2 years

August 2, 2013

MUMBAI: The rupee fell to a record closing low on Friday, posting its worst week in 22 months, raising concerns the RBI is losing the battle to prop up the currency while the government has yet to take any meaningful measures to bring in inflows.

ODI Tri-Series: England’s Finn Anderson push India towards early exit

January 20, 2015

Brief Scorecard: England 1 for 156 (Bell 88*, Taylor 56*) beat India 153 (Binny 44, Finn 5-33, Anderson 4-18) by 9 wickets