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09 May 2017New Zealand
Sohail Mahmood to be new Pak envoy to India
Sources stated that Sohail Mahmood is set to become Pakistan's new High Commissioner to India, as Abdul Basit's tenure has drawn to a close.
15 Apr 2017Assam
Kaziranga documentary: 5-yr ban on BBC in all national parks
The government has enforced a five-year ban on BBC from shooting in any Indian animal park or wildlife sanctuary.
11 Apr 2017Nexus Venture Partners
Stayzilla founder Yogi finally gets bail
Stayzilla founder Yogendra Vasupal, arrested last month for alleged fraud, has been granted bail by the Madras HC. He will have to deposit Rs. 40L within a week "to establish bonafide intentions".
03 Apr 2017Assam
Assam govt: BBC promotes poachers' cause
The National Tiger Conservation Authority has issued a show-cause notice to BBC, over their documentary on the Kaziranga National Park. The Assam government lodged a formal complaint as well.
24 Mar 2017Hafiz Muhammad Saeed
India reacts angrily to Basit's support for Kashmiri "freedom struggle"
After media reports on Pakistani high commissioner Abdul Basit reiterating support for Kashmir's "freedom struggle", India External Affairs spokesperson Gopal Baglay said it is "tantamount to interference in our internal affairs".
22 Mar 2017Panama Papers
Indians named by HSBC, Leichstenstein banks investigated: Jaitley
During the Question Hour in Rajya Sabha, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley revealed that investigations against Indians named by HSBC and Leichstenstein banks have been completed by the government.
21 Mar 2017Hafiz Muhammad Saeed
India won't allow Pakistan to go first: Nuclear expert
Nuclear expert Vipin Narang of MIT said India may shelve its "no first use" policy if Pakistan appeared likely to use the weapons first.
15 Mar 2017Nexus Venture Partners
A month after shutting down, start-up Stayzilla's CEO arrested
Yogendra Vasupal, the CEO of Stayzilla has been arrested by Chennai police and locked up in Puzhal prison.
06 Mar 2017Hafiz Muhammad Saeed
Pakistan reportedly apprehends 94 Indian fishermen in two days
The National Fishworkers Forum reported that Pakistan had apprehended 94 Indian fishermen and seized 17 boats off the Gujarat coast in two days.
01 Mar 2017Chris Broad
Ajay Shirke demands CBI probe into Pune pitch fiasco
Sacked BCCI secretary Ajay Shirke has called for a CBI enquiry into the 'controversial' Pune pitch used for the first test between India and Australia.
01 Mar 2017Reuters
Indian GDP numbers announced, leave experts flummoxed
Official GDP numbers released yesterday show the Indian economy's annual gross domestic product growth for the October-December quarter clocked 7 per cent.
01 Mar 2017ISSF World Championships
ISSF Shooting: India win two medals in 50m air pistol
India's Jitu Rai and Amanpreet Singh won gold and silver medals respectively in men's 50 metre Air Pistol event at the ISSF Shooting World Cup in New Delhi.
01 Mar 2017Hafiz Muhammad Saeed
India to release 39 Pakistan prisoners
In a gesture of good-will, India will release 39 Pakistanis who are currently lodged in Indian jails. Of these, 21 are prisoners who have completed their sentences, while 18 are fishermen who strayed into Indian waters.
01 Mar 2017Terrorism Act
CBI Court sentences SIMI Chief to life
Safdar Nagori, Chief of 'Students Islamic Movement of India' (SIMI) along with 10 members of the terrorist outfit have been sentenced to life imprisonment by a special CBI court in Indore.
28 Feb 2017Assam
BBC banned from tiger reserves for 5 years
BBC and its South Asian correspondent Justin Rowlatt have been banned from all tiger reserves in India for a period of five years.
28 Feb 2017ISSF World Championships
Jitu Rai wins bronze at ISSF Shooting World Cup
Jitu Rai won third medal for the country as he clinched bronze in men's 10-metre air pistol event at the ongoing ISSF Shooting World Cup in New Delhi. It is the eighth WC medal for Rai.
28 Feb 2017World Health Organization
Govt's healthcare benefit for retired workers from April 1
Starting April 1, all retired industrial workers will be covered by a super-speciality health insurance package worth Rs. 15 lakh as part of a proposal by the Centre.
28 Feb 2017Bharat Petroleum
Oil companies agree to bear MDR charges
Fuel retailers Indian Oil, Bharat Petroleum and Hindustan Petroleum will pay merchant discount rate, a fee on card usage at swipe machines, for fuel purchased using debit cards.
28 Feb 2017Panama Papers
HSBC accused of aiding tax evasion
Global banking giant HSBC is being probed by tax authorities in India, among other countries, for allegedly abetting tax evasion of four Indians and their families.
27 Feb 2017ISSF World Championships
Heena Sidhu, Jitu Rai bag Gold at Shooting World Cup
Heena Sidhu and Jitu Rai bagged gold for India in the 10m air pistol mixed event at the ongoing ISSF World Cup.
26 Feb 2017Flipkart
New CFO-backed Flipkart returns to the game
India's largest online retailer Flipkart is looking at a fundraising of as much as $1.5 billion from investors including Microsoft, eBay, PayPal among others at a valuation of $10-12 billion.
26 Feb 2017United States of America
After solar, wind power tariffs fall to record low
Wind power tariffs in India fell to a record low in a government auction for 1 gigawatt projects, weeks after solar power tariffs had also marked similar lows at an auction.
25 Feb 2017Amazon Prime Video
Netflix, Prime open up avenues for Bollywood production houses
Online on-demand entertainment platforms are opening up new revenue streams for a wide variety of media content.
25 Feb 2017Maharashtra Cricket Association
Australia wins the Pune test on day three
Steve O'Keefe picked up six wickets in the second innings to win the first test match against India by 333 runs. Nathon Lyon took four wickets.
25 Feb 2017Maharashtra Cricket Association
Steve Smith hits century; takes Australia's lead past 400
Australia skipper Steve Smith scored a century on the third day of the first test against India, taking the visitors' lead past 400 runs.
25 Feb 2017ISSF World Championships
Pooja Ghatkar wins bronze at the shooting World Cup
India's Pooja Ghatkar won a bronze medal in the women's 10m air rifle event at the ISSF (International Shooting Sport Federation) World Cup in Delhi.
24 Feb 2017Nexus Venture Partners
Stayzilla shuts down, may reboot with different model
Chennai-based online homestay and alternative stay aggregator Stayzilla has announced the suspension of operations, even as India's e-commerce sector is fighting to survive.
24 Feb 2017Maharashtra Cricket Association
Australia takes control of the test on day two
Australia took a lead of 298 runs on the day two of the Pune test.
24 Feb 2017Bharti Airtel
Airtel acquires India operations of Telenor, shares soar
Bharti Airtel shares rose 11% after it confirmed taking over the India operations of Norwegian Telenor.
24 Feb 2017Maharashtra Cricket Association
Day 2 updates: Australian bowlers demolish Indian batting line
Australian spinners demolished the Indian batting-line as they sent back the whole team to pavilion for only 105 runs.
24 Feb 2017Bharat Petroleum
RBI's decision on MDR is a coin with flip side
If RBI makes banks receive lesser charges from merchants for cashless payments, then banks may be forced to recoup the money as transaction costs from other services.
23 Feb 2017Maharashtra Cricket Association
Day one of India Australia test match
Day one of the Pune test between India and Australia ended with both the teams dominating each other throughout the day.
23 Feb 2017IDBI Bank
IDBI to manage losses by selling non-core assets
State-owned lender, IDBI Bank Ltd's board will sell some of its non-core assets to manage a gross bad loan ratio of 15.16% in December-end.
22 Feb 2017ITC Limited
Budget fallout - Cigarette prices hiked by ITC
India's largest cigarette maker ITC is all set to increase the price of its leading product range by as much as 13% as a fall out of the excise duty hike proposed in the Budget early this month.
22 Feb 2017World
India, EU face-off over trade treaty
India may reject a proposal by the EU to sign a stand-alone Bilateral Investment Treaty with the bloc, as a precursor to the stalled Broad-based Trade and Investment Agreement.
22 Feb 2017Nestle India
Nestle lost Rs. 100 crore over demonetization
Nestle stated that its businesses sustained a Rs. 100 crore loss in sales due to demonetization, adding that the FMCG sector may take several months to recover.
20 Feb 2017Indian Army
India looks to the moon to solve energy problems
According to Sivathanu Pillai, a distinguished scientist from ISRO, all of India's energy requirements are likely to be met by extracting resources from the moon by 2030.
20 Feb 2017National Payments Corporation of India
BharatQR code launched today for seamless payments
To enable seamless retail payments, the government today launched BharatQR code. The quick response (QR) code will enable digital payments without card swiping machines.
19 Feb 2017ATK-Mohun Bagan
I-League: Mohun Bagan level points with East Bengal
Balwant Singh's two goals in two minutes helped Mohun Bagan register a 3-1 win over DSK Shivajians in the I-League at the Rabindra Sarobar Stadium in Kolkata. Singh scored the goals in 42nd and 44th minute.
18 Feb 2017Amandeep Singh
Delhi: Former athlete caught with drugs worth Rs. 50 cr
Delhi police arrested former international athlete along with two other people having with 25 kilogram of Mephedrone drug (popularly known as meow-meow).