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6.1-magnitude earthquake shakes Nicaragua

A strong earthquake damaged dozens of houses in western Nicaragua on Thursday, and authorities said that at least 23 people were injured by falling …

Kadar tribe boycotts polls in Vazhachal over power project

While the rest of Kerala went to polling booths on Thursday to become part of world’s largest democratic process, over 340 electorates from the …

RBI asks banks to draw up policy for property deals abroad

The Reserve Bank of India has asked banks with offices abroad to formulate a policy for overseas real-estate transactions.<p>The RBI said it has come to …

Indian companies not taking advantage of China opportunities: Ratan Tata

Indian companies have generally failed to take advantages of the technologies and opportunities offered by the China market, Ratan Tata, Chairman …

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RBI panel suggests benchmark for floating rate products

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI), on Thursday, suggested measures for transparent and appropriate pricing of credit under a floating rate regime.<p>The …

GJEPC signs MoU with Russian firm

In a step that is likely to increase direct diamond trade between India and Russia, India’s Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) and …

A wait-and-watch policy

In a move that has surprised everyone, the Reserve Bank of India in its mid-quarter monetary policy review has not changed either the policy repo …

Drowning out reason

That the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Bill, 2013, to create a new state of Telangana would force a sharp regional divide in the Assembly and the …

Counting tigers more accurately

When the Ministry of Environment and Forests assessed the status of tigers, other predators and prey in India in 2006 and 2009, it wanted the …

Restructuring a savings scheme

Though designed with plenty of good intentions, the new series of consumer price index-linked savings bonds is unlikely to enthuse most of the …

Wrong-footing the drug cartels

Uruguay has become the first country to legalise cannabis, taking this most radical step instead of engaging in the so-called war on drugs. Several …

Cautious report card

The risks to the banking sector may have increased in the last six months, the growth impulse may still be weak, and a close watch may need to be …

The redline on fiscal deficit

The latest data on the >fiscal situation released by the Controller General of Accounts (CGA) on Tuesday does not portend well for the government’s …

Time for a change

The New Year’s Day assertion by Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi that his State would >re-set its clocks to introduce a local time zone that would be …

Long journey to the sky

It has been 30 years in the making, has cost Rs.172.69 billion, and will easily take another year if not more to clear the last lap. Tejas, the …

Resilience pays off

The Indian Space Research Organisation is adding feather after feather to its cap. Just recently, it sent off the country’s first effort at planetary …

Smart grid system mooted for wind energy in Tamil Nadu

Wind energy generators in the State have mooted a project that will give real time data on wind energy generation and also forecast the energy …

SBI to continue special rateson home loan for women

Updated: May 21, 2016 07:48 IST<p>MUMBAI:, April 03, 2014 00:37 IST<p>Updated: May 21, 2016 07:48 IST<p>more-in<p>State Bank of India (SBI), on Wednesday, said …

Tata-Singapore Airlines venture gets Aviation Ministry nod

Even as its no-frills venture AirAsia India awaits the flying licence from the regulator DGCA to launch its operations, the Tata’s joint venture (JV) …

HAL turnover crosses Rs. 15,000 crore

Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (HAL) has posted its best ever turnover of Rs.15,180 crore in 2013-14.<p>The turnover is an increase of 6 per cent over its …

New rule puts firms taking public deposits in a fix

A proposal to make insurance cover mandatory for public deposits garnered by manufacturing companies has left the corporates in a fix.<p>Manufacturing …

New banking licences likely to widen financial inclusion process

The new banking licences issued to IDFC and Bandhan Financial Services Private Limited and the Reserve Bank’s intention to consider the application …

Post Bank of India: a missed opportunity for UPA-II

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI), on Wednesday, decided to keep in abeyance its decision to grant banking licence to the Department of Posts (DoP) for …

Cambodia’s Angkor temples added to Google’s Street View

The latest addition to Google’s Street View imagery is one of the oldest heritage monuments in the world — Angkor Wat temple, in Cambodia. Images of …

Mutual funds’ average assets cross Rs 9 lakh cr

The assets managed by mutual funds rose by 3 per cent to cross Rs 9 lakh crore mark in the January- March quarter of FY 2013-14 on account of inflows …

Tripura tops rural jobs scheme for the fifth year

Tripura maintained its top position for the fifth consecutive year by providing 87 person-days’ rural jobs per household during the 2013-14 fiscal, …

India needs multi-pronged approach to eradicate poverty: Report

A multi-pronged approach with focus on >inclusive economic growth would help eradicate poverty, which is increasingly getting concentrated in a few …

Billing system: TRAI notifies panel of auditors

Telecom regulator TRAI on Friday notified 17 firms in the panel of auditors which will examine metering and billing system of service providers.<p>The …

Vizag handles highest iron ore among major ports

Despite slipping to the fifth position from the third slot, Visakhapatnam Port has handled highest iron ore among all the 12 major ports in the …

Private operators seek policy framework for charter operations

Private air operators today urged the government to evolve a policy framework for non-scheduled air operations, saying lack of it was impeding the …