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RBI asks banks not to levy penalty on pre-payment of loans

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 07, 2014, 14:42

Providing relief to borrowers, Reserve Bank on Wednesday directed banks not to levy any penalty on individual borrowers for pre-paying floating loans.

South Korean Ferry disaster: Floating objects slow recovery of bodies

Last Updated: Sunday, April 27, 2014, 03:19

Corridors and passenger cabins of the sunken South Korean ferry, which capsized off the country`s southwestern coast, were jammed with floating objects, hampering search for bodies trapped inside the hull amid fast currents and bad weather.

Soon, floating electric car to help in disasters

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 21:49

Forget military helicopters or life boats when a natural calamity strikes. A Japanese firm is on the job to build an all-electric, floating car that can reach low-lying, flood-prone regions in a jiffy.

Malaysia Airlines: China demands Malaysia to provide satellite data

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 07:41

China has demanded Malaysia to provide satellite data which led to its judgement that flight MH370 ended in the Indian Ocean.

Malaysia Airlines: Bad weather halts air and sea search for MH370

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 05:29

The sea search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 that crashed in the Indian Ocean was suspended Tuesday due to gale force winds, rain and big waves, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority said.

Malaysia Airlines: China asks Malaysia to provide all information on flight MH370

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 04:51

China asked Malaysia to provide all information and evidence leading to the conclusion that Malaysia Airline MH370 had ended in the Indian Ocean.

Chinese aircraft expands search area in Andaman Sea

Last Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014, 05:13

A Chinese military aircraft expanded search area in the Indian Ocean Sunday to locate the missing Malaysian jetliner carrying 239 people.

Pilots` mental health a concern amid jet mystery

Last Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014, 03:02

Reinforced doors with keypad entries. Body scanners and pat-downs. Elaborate crew maneuvers when a pilot has to use the restroom. All those tactics are designed to keep dangerous people out of the cockpit.

Pilots` mental health a concern amid jet mystery

Last Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014, 03:02

Reinforced doors with keypad entries. Body scanners and pat-downs. Elaborate crew maneuvers when a pilot has to use the restroom. All those tactics are designed to keep dangerous people out of the cockpit.

Malaysian plane search widens on new images of `debris`

Last Updated: Sunday, March 23, 2014, 05:01

The search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 was set to resume Sunday with greater resources and boosted by a new satellite image of unidentified floating debris.

Food in the sky? Highrise farming idea gains ground

Last Updated: Sunday, January 26, 2014, 16:57

Imagine stepping out of your highrise apartment into a sunny, plant-lined corridor, biting into an apple grown in the orchard on the fourth floor as you bid "good morning" to the farmer off to milk his cows on the fifth.

Rio de Janeiro lights world`s tallest floating Christmas tree

Last Updated: Monday, December 02, 2013, 13:31

The world`s tallest floating Christmas tree has been lighted in Rodrigo de Freitas lagoon in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.