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Mamata Banerjee renews demand for waiver of interest on loans

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 20:39

CM Mamata Banerjee renewed her demand for a waiver of interest on West Bengal`s huge debt burden, saying that her government had not asked for anything in the railway and general budgets.

Near-miss incidents involving planes on the decline: Govt

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 17:36

The number of near-miss incidents involving civilian aircraft have been on the decline in the past three years, with aviation regulator DGCA and other agencies concerned taking several corrective measures, Lok Sabha was informed on Monday.

Prafulla Mahanta steps down as AGP president

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 16:55

Taking responsibility of his party`s debacle in the recent Lok Sabha elections, Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) leader Prafulla Kumar Mahanta on Monday stepped down as party president.

'Govt to take call on GAAR implementation soon'

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 15:33

As per the existing proposal, investments made after March 2013 will be covered under GAAR with effect from assessment year 2016-17.

US concerned about terrorist safe havens in Pakistan: General Campbell

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 12:34

A top American General has expressed concern over the terrorist safe havens in Pakistan but said the US wil continue to work with the country.

Nothing specific for NE in budget, says Meghalaya CM

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 23:09

Meghalaya CM Mukul Sangma expressed disappointment with the general budget saying there was no investment strategy to promote trade and commerce with other countries in the North East region.

Five more IIMs, IITs to come up: Govt

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 12:07

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Thursday said that five new IITs and IIMs will be set up across the country.

Kiev demands release of Ukrainian pilot from Russia

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 19:53

Ukraine took all possible measures to free its military pilot captured by insurgents, who was reportedly transported to Russia, Ukraine`s Prosecutor General Vitaly Yarema said Wednesday.

Now, a microwave that can count calories

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 13:16

General Electric has come up with a technological boon as their new microwave can count the calories in the food.

Ford recalls 100,000 cars

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 00:55

Ford recalled more than 100,000 cars of various models in North on Tuesday, the latest in a surge of recalls in the wake of the GM faulty ignition scandal.

Did we store onions, potatoes in banks, Congress asks Arun Jaitley

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 23:31

"Did we take away onions, potatoes and tomatoes and store them in a bank," Congress said as it took a dig at Arun Jaitley over his remarks blaming the previous UPA regime for rising prices.

UP BJP to hold meeting of all its cells, senior leaders

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 22:49

Bhartiya Janata Party`s Uttar Pradesh unit will hold a meeting of all its office-bearers, presidents and coordinators of various cells on July 16.