24 May 2016


Centre owes over Rs. 81,000 crores to States

The Union government owes over INR 81,000 crores to States as tax shares of last 10 years.

23 May 2016


Tajikstan referendum vote allows President to rule indefinitely

Polls closed in ex-Soviet Tajikistan on 22 May 2016 in a referendum on constitutional changes.

21 May 2016


Volcano erupts in Costa Rica

A volcano has erupted in central Costa Rica, spewing smoke and ash up to 3,000m (9,840ft) into the air.

18 May 2016


PNB posts biggest loss in India's banking history

Public sector lender Punjab National Bank on Wednesday reported a net loss of Rs.5,367.14 crore for the fourth quarter ending March 31st, on account of higher provisioning for bad loans.

17 May 2016


First maritime security dialogue held between India, USA

Towards deepening the evolving partnership in the maritime domain, India and U.S. held the first round of discussions.

16 May 2016


Afghanistan: Hazara protests put Kabul on lockdown

Thousands of ethnic Hazaras marched through the streets calling on the government to reroute a power line.

14 May 2016


Indo-US Brain Trust formed to strengthen scientific collaboration

India and the US have formed a Brain Trust aimed at deepening cooperation between the brightest in the scientific community.

13 May 2016


Supreme Court appoints four new judges

Justice A.M. Khanwilkar, Justice D.Y. Chandrachud, Justice Ashok Bhushan and the former additional solicitor general L. Nageswara Rao were sworn in as judges of the Supreme Court.

12 May 2016


Delhi no more the most polluted city in the world

Delhi is not the most polluted city in the world any more, according to the World Health Organisation's urban air quality database.

11 May 2016


National Technology Day: PM greets citizens

Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the people of India on the occasion of National Technology Day.

9 May 2016


India's crony wealth plummets to 3.4%

According to a study by the Economist, India ranks ninth in the world crony-capitalism index with crony wealth accounting for 3.4% of GDP down from 18% in 2008.