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Geithner still not interested in being Fed chair: Source

Last Updated: Monday, September 16, 2013, 09:25

Former US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is still not interested in being the next head the Federal Reserve, a source familiar with his thinking said on Sunday, after front-runner Lawrence Summers withdrew his name from consideration.

Dollar slides after Summers withdraws from Fed race

Last Updated: Monday, September 16, 2013, 09:16

The US dollar slid while bonds and shares rallied in Asia on Monday after news Lawrence Summers had dropped from the race to head the Federal Reserve promised to prolong the lifetime of super-easy money.

Lawrence Summers withdraws from Fed chair consideration

Last Updated: Monday, September 16, 2013, 08:49

Lawrence Summers, a former top aide to President Barack Obama and Treasury secretary under President Bill Clinton, withdrew on Sunday from consideration to succeed Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, after liberal pressure soured his confirmation prospects.

Obama to nominate Summers as Fed chief: Japan's Nikkei

Last Updated: Friday, September 13, 2013, 16:07

US President Barack Obama will name former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers as chairman of the Federal Reserve Board, Japan's Nikkei newspaper said on Friday.

Sunny day in Delhi, Thursday to be similar

Last Updated: Thursday, September 05, 2013, 00:30

The capital experienced a sunny and humid on Wednesday.

Mercury soars in Punjab, Haryana; Amritsar hottest at 37.2 C

Last Updated: Sunday, August 25, 2013, 21:41

With weather remaining generally dry during the past couple of days, maximum temperatures across Punjab and Haryana have started to soar.

Bio-inspired windows keep rooms cool in summers, warm in winters

Last Updated: Saturday, August 03, 2013, 13:03

A bio-inspired window cooling system can help you cut energy bills by decreasing heat loss during the winter and keep buildings cool during the summer.

Delhi sweats as mercury hovers near 40 deg C

Last Updated: Monday, July 01, 2013, 23:18

Delhiites had to sweat it out on Monday with maximum temperature hovering near the 40-degree mark and high humidity adding to the woes.

Heat wave back in Punjab, Haryana

Last Updated: Sunday, June 09, 2013, 22:12

After three days of respite, sizzling heat was back in most places of Punjab and Haryana with Hisar turning out to be the hottest place in region.

Heat wave unabated in Rajasthan

Last Updated: Thursday, June 06, 2013, 18:38

There was no let up in heat wave in Rajasthan on Thursday as temperatures in state continued to hover well above the normal levels in most places.

Heat wave sweeps Rajasthan, Churu remains hottest

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 05, 2013, 19:56

Rajasthan remained in the grip of sizzling heat as the mercury settled above normal across the state.

People appear more attractive in summer

Last Updated: Monday, June 03, 2013, 11:00

73 percent people believe that they look more attractive in summer as compared to winters, a survey has claimed.