Sensex trades flat ahead of Budget

A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was volatile Thursday, wiping off its gains made in the early trade just ahead of the maiden budget of the new government which will be presented to the parliament.

US oil prices jump on stockpiles data

US oil prices jumped Thursday on fresh US stockpiles data while in London crude prices were only slightly higher.

S&P again hits new high on growth expectations

U.S. stocks rose on Thursday and the benchmark S&P 500 index hit a record intraday high for the third straight day as traders bet on improvement in the second quarter even as data showed the world`s largest economy contracted in the first quarter.

19th century Roman marker used to measure Earth discovered

Researchers have found a marble benchmark which was used to measure the shape of Earth in the 19th century.

India sets new quality benchmark for design

The campaign to foster awareness about good design set a new benchmark.

Amit Shah`s summoning: BJP says CBI reached `lowest benchmark`

In the wake of CBI summoning
Gujarat Minister Amit Shah in the Sohrabuddin encounter
case, BJP on Thursday said the investigating agency had reached the
"lowest benchmark" after indulging in "selective leaks" about the probe.