Tuesday, June 18, 2013
FM holds meeting with key officials on rupee slide
Faced with the depreciating rupee, Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday held meeting with top...
Gold extends downslide; logs weekly loss of Rs 1,250 per 10 gm
After the biggest single-day fall of Rs 1,250 last Saturday, gold rolled down further to touch Rs 26...
Survey confirms sparrow decline in cities
A survey has confirmed for the first time the widely believed theory that rapid urbanisation has tak...
RIM records ‘first-ever decline’ in subscriber base after losing over million users
Troubled Canadian mobile maker Research In Motion (RIM) has lost over a million subscribers in the l...
Kingfisher Airlines shares reverse 7-day rally, declines 5%
Shares of the company tumbled 4.97 percent to touch the lower circuit of Rs 13.20 on the BSE.
Exports dip 10% in Aug; makes $360 bn target difficult
Besides, reflecting slowdown in the domestic economy, imports too dipped by 5.08 percent to USD 37.9...
Sparrow decline indicates serious environmental change: Experts
House sparrows are an indicator of the environmental health of an area, and their disappearance coul...
America`s decline: Myth or reality?
US`s loss of influence has been evident in many regions of the world, most recently at a summit that...
Study blames ocean CO2 for oyster decline
Scientists are blaming slightly higher levels of carbon dioxide in Pacific Ocean for the failure of ...
Putin vows to reverse Russian population decline
Putin reeled off a list of social policies that he said could reverse a demographic decline.
Gold decline as stronger dollar curbs demand
The US mortgage applications dropped last week as potential buyers looked past record-low borrowing ...
Gold falls to 6-week low below Rs 28,000/10 gms
Gold fell below the Rs 28,000 per 10 grams-level for the first time in six weeks in the national cap...
Falling Re to impact oil cos: Moody's
Global rating agency Moody's on Wednesday said the rapid decline in rupee's value against the US dol...
Gold futures decline on profit-booking
Gold prices declined by Rs 68 to Rs 29,040 per 10 grams in futures trade on Wednesday as speculators...
Heart procedures linked to cognitive decline
In a new study of heart patients, people who had invasive bypass surgery showed declines in thinking...
Bharti's Q2 net profit down by 38.17% at Rs 1,027 cr
Bharti Airtel has reported a consecutive decline in its net profit for the straight quarter.
Rupee depreciation expected: C Rangarajan
Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council Chairman C Rangarajan on Friday said that decline in rupe...
There is no "moral decline" in UK: Blair
The "big" cause of the riots in England was "alienated, disaffected youth, Blair wr...
Indian artists decline participation in art show in Israel
A group of Indian artists declined to be part of an Israel art show expressing solidarity with Pales...
Australian PM Gillard`s popularity inclines: Poll
Australian PM Julia Gillard`s popularity has downslided due to the controversial carbon tax plan, ac...
Decline of children in Kerala schools continues
The strength of students in government schools in Kerala has declined this academic year, a trend ...
Textbook row: Historian declines to join review panel
Eminent historian MGS Narayanan has declined to join the three-member panel set up by the Kerala Gov...
Spiders on the decline due to human impact
Researchers from the King Juan Carlos University (URJC) have found that spiders, like many other ani...
Too little or too much sleep linked with cognitive decline
Middle-aged adults who sleep less or much may be more likely to suffer cognitive decline.
Court declines to stay release of Lara Dutta’s `Chalo Dilli`
The Delhi High Court Tuesday declined the plea of prominent music composer Anandji Virji Shah for st...
Kashmir: 45 percent decline in militancy
There has been a 45 percent drop in militancy in Jammu and Kashmir in January to March compared to t...
MP sees decline in big cats, loses Tiger state tag to K`taka
The big cat population in Madhya Pradesh has dropped to 257 from 300 tigers in 2006.
Census rpt: Drastic fall in population growth
India`s population stands at 1.21 bn and Child Sex Ratio is 914 female per 1,000 male.
South Mumbai`s population on decline
With property rates hitting the stratosphere, the affluent south Mumbai area has likely witnessed a...
SC declines to hear PIL seeking verification of ST certificate
The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a PIL seeking a direction to all state government...
SC declines to block Godhra carnage verdict
The Supreme Court Tuesday declined to restrain a special fast track court in Gujarat from pronouncin...
Delhi HC declines to stay embankment building on Yamuna plain
The Delhi High Court on Friday declined to stay the construction of an embankment by the city gove...
Researchers find "alarming" decline in bumblebees
Four previously abundant species of bumblebee are close to disappearing in the US, researchers said.
`Oz population growth rate lowest since 2007`
Australian population growth rate has slowed down to 1.7%, according to latest estimates, making it...
SC declines to stay trial against Jayalalithaa
The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to stay the disproportionate assets case against former Tamil...
Madras HC declines to direct govt to give back land to individual
The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court has declined to give a direction to the state government...
Madras HC declines to interfere with tribunal order on LTTE
The Madras High Court on Tuesday declined to interfere with an order of a tribunal, set up to adju...
Thai policeman declines promotion to help Saudi ties: Govt
A senior Thai policeman charged with the murder of a Saudi businessman 20 years ago declined promo...
Number of hungry people declines, says UN
The estimated number of chronically hungry people in the world has dipped considerably.
Climate change may lead to decline in bee pollination
A new study has indicated that decline in the population of bees may also lead to decline in pollina...
Favourable opinion about Islam in US declines: Poll
Favourable opinions of Islam in the US have declined since 2005, with 35 per cent Americans believ...
Obama at new low for handling economy
Prez Barack Obama earned his lowest marks ever on his handling of the economy in a new poll.
Consistent decline in dengue fatality rate since 2008: Govt
With a spurt in dengue cases due to the onset of monsoon, there is finally some good news with gov...
Plankton, base of ocean food web, declining sharply
Worldwide phytoplankton levels are declining sharply, according to the journal Nature.
Lalu Prasad declines to budge on caste in census, women`s bill
RJD chief Lalu Prasad appears to be making inclusion of caste in census and opposition to women`s r...
Cancelled West Bank vote affirms Fatah decline
The Palestinian party expected to help deliver a Mideast peace deal is in such disarray these days.
Govt scheme to arrest decline in Parsi population
Concerned over the dwindling number of Parsis, one of the five notified national minorities, Gover...
India, SL & Pak experience decline in peacefulness
India has slipped to a low of 128 in the Global Peace Index ranking with the country along with Paki...
China declines to support US claims on sanctions against Iran
China on Tuesday declined to confirm the claims of a top American official that President Hu Jintao...
Militancy on decline in northeast: Home Ministry
Militancy-related incidents has seen a decline in the northeast this year, the Home Ministry said ...
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