Sushma Swaraj to inaugurate Kerala diaspora meet

Friday, 19 December 2014 17:55
Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government's Non-resident Keralite (NRK) Global Meet-2015 to be held Jan 16-17 at Kochi would be inaugurated by Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj, said a Kerala minister Friday. She will be the chief guest on the first…

Shimla, Manali may get more snow from Dec 21

Friday, 19 December 2014 17:52
Shimla: Himachal Pradesh's popular tourist destinations of Shimla and Manali may get more snow this weekend, the weather office said Friday.A fresh western disturbance as an upper air system will hit western Himalayan region from Dec 21, said the weather…

Court acquits ex-MP in rape case

Friday, 19 December 2014 16:34
New Delhi: A court here Friday acquitted former MP Dhananjay Singh of the charges of raping and criminally intimidating a woman.Additional Sessions Judge Sarita Birbal acquitted Singh after the woman who filed the rape complaint against him turned hostile, saying…

Indian Terrain to raise Rs.75 crore

Friday, 19 December 2014 16:08
Mumbai: Tamil Nadu-based fashion brand Indian Terrain will raise funds to the tune of Rs.75 crore through issuance of public tradable shares and private securities, it informed the National Stock Exchange Friday.Besides, the company said it is convening an "extraordinary…

'You need driving licence, tourist permit? Everything can be done'

Friday, 19 December 2014 16:01
New Delhi: Thousands of motor vehicle drivers across India don't have appropriate certificates, sometimes even licences, to get tourist permits to drive commercial and other vehicles. However, just by shelling out some extra bucks they manage to procure such documents…

SmartCity Kochi projects' first phase to be ready by March 2015

Friday, 19 December 2014 15:55
Kochi: The first phase of the Rs. 5,000 crore SmartCity Kochi project will be ready by March 2015, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said Friday.Chandy was speaking after attending the board meeting of the Kerala government's much delayed prestigious IT…

'Diaspora can help Indian brands go global'

Friday, 19 December 2014 15:48
Kolkata: The diaspora has an important role to play in helping Indian companies make a "solid global impact" and make sure the country has a current account surplus, a famous US-based marketing guru said here Friday."The Indian diaspora are extremely…

RSS chief ducks queries on reconversion

Friday, 19 December 2014 15:18
Panaji: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat Friday avoided questions on the controversy over religious conversion, saying it was not his job to comment on such issues.Asked to respond on an issue that has stalled the Rajya Sabha for days, the Rashtriya…

India Warned Lashkar May Be Planning Strike For Obama Visit: Sources

Wednesday, 17 December 2014 14:51
New Delhi: After the massive terror strike at a Pakistan school in which over 130 children were killed, the Centre has asked all state governments to ensure adequate security is provided at public places including malls and schools.Union Home Minister…

Tayeb Mehta's painting sold for Rs.15 crore

Friday, 12 December 2014 11:02
Mumbai: Modernist artist Tayeb Mehta's painting depicting "a bull on a rickshaw", fetched whooping Rs.15 crore at Christie's second India art auction here Thursday.The work was bought by an online buyer and the amount paid for the work is hammer…
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