Three held in Bengal over alleged rape, torture

Three people, including two women, were arrested Tuesday in West Bengal's Howrah district after a woman who worked as a maid in their house alleged she was raped and tortured, police said.

Highest suicide rates occur in happiest places

A new study has suggested that happiest places tend to have the highest suicide rates.

NCW expresses concern over slow rate of rape cases disposal

The National Commission for Women
on Wednesday expressed concern over low percentage of disposal of
rape cases in Rajasthan and sought support from NGOs to
improve the situation.

RBI ups short-term rates by 25 bps

RBI raised its key short-term lending & borrowing rates as part of its money policy to combat inflation.

RBI likely to raise CRR by mid-Jan: J&K Bank

The Reserve Bank may raise the cash reserve ratio by up to 50 basis points in the second week of January to suck liquidity from the system, said Haseeb Drabu, a known economist and Jammu & Kashmir Bank chairman.

Japan`s central bank keeps interest rate unchanged

Japan`s central bank kept its key interest rate unchanged at 0.1 percent Friday and upgraded its assessment of the world`s second largest economy because of an improvement in exports.

Rupee appreciates by 28 paise to 46.46 a dollar

The Indian rupee appreciated by 28 paise to 46.46 a dollar in early trade on Friday as the US currency weakened against other Asian currencies.

Gold hits record high close to $1,064

The price of gold forged a record high close to USD 1,064 an ounce in London on Tuesday as the dollar sank against the euro.

SEBI issues guidelines for interest rate futures

Market regulator SEBI on Friday issued guidelines for trading in interest rate futures under which the 10-year government securities can be traded on bourses, a development that will deepen the debt market.

ECB keeps key rate unchanged at 1%

The European Central Bank on Thursday
retained its key rate at one per cent, amid the constituent
countries continuing to grapple with the economic turmoil.