2012

  • Horse trading case: Charges framed against industrialists RK Agarwal, Pawan Dhoot 15-02-2014 11:13 PM

    A special CBI court has framed charges against industrialists RK Agarwal and Pawan Dhoot and independent candidates in the rescinded 2012 Rajya Sabha polls, and one Sunil Maheswari. The three were accused in the 'horse trading' case lodged by the CBI after cancellation of the 2012 Rajya Sabha elections for...
  • Growth will not be less than 5 pc in 2013-14, says Chidambaram 08-02-2014 05:05 PM

    New Delhi: Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Saturday expressed confidence that the economic growth rate for the current financial year will be revised to not less than 5 per cent. "I am confident that the final estimate will be not less than 5 per cent for the whole year," Chidambaram...
  • 2012 RS horse trading case: Court gives nod to attach JMM MLA's property 02-02-2014 12:21 PM

    A CBI court on Saturday granted the investigating agency permission to attach the property of JMM MLA Sita Soren in connection with the 2012 horse trading case. Court of RK Choudhary directed the attachment of property of Sita Soren as well as her father BN Majhi. Sita is the sister-in-law...
  • Airtel may sell mobile towers in Nigeria for about $550 million 22-01-2014 08:52 PM

    New Delhi: Telecom major Bharti Airtel is expected to sell-off mobile towers in Nigeria, biggest revenue generating market for the company in Africa, for $500-550 million by April, industry sources said. The company has less than 4,000 mobile towers in the African country. When contacted Airtel spokesperson said: "As a...
  • J&K: CB files charge sheet against 25 people in entrance exam scam 13-01-2014 05:21 PM

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Monday has submitted a charge sheet before a special judge against 25 accused including former Chairman of Board of Professional Entrance Examination (BOPEE) Mushtaq Ahmad Peer in connection with the alleged question paper scam. The Crime Branch of J&K Police submitted the charge sheet...
  • Sensex, Nifty hit record highs after BJP sweeps Assembly polls 09-12-2013 09:33 AM

    Mumbai: The Sensex and Nifty on Monday surged to new lifetime highs on all-round buying after the BJP swept three out of 4 state polls and boosted hopes that a new government in 2014 general elections would be more business-friendly. The BSE Sensex ended at closing high of 21,326.42 with...
  • Snapshot: Monica Gill crowned Miss India USA 2013 26-11-2013 03:56 PM

    In New Jersey, Monica Gill was crowned Miss India USA 2013 by outgoing Miss India USA 2012 Priyan Bhargava at a beauty pageant held on November 25. All photos are from PTI. ...
  • SC refuses to entertain PIL against Modi marital status 22-11-2013 10:17 PM

    The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a PIL accusing Gujarat CM Narendra Modi of filing incomplete details by leaving blank the column meant for specifying marital status in the 2012 assembly polls, saying the plea concerned only one person and can be an example of "political rivalry". The...
  • Miss Asia Pacific World Srishti Rana's tiara seized by Air Intelligence Unit 05-11-2013 11:43 AM

    Busan: Twenty one-year-old Srishti Rana, who bagged Miss Asia Pacific 2013 pageant in Korea recently, is in trouble. Srishti's tiara, made of diamonds and other valuable gems, has been seized by Air Intelligence Unit as it was an undeclared item. The tiara of Rana will be returned once the value...
  • Miss India runner-up Srishti Rana crowned Miss Asia Pacific World 2013 31-10-2013 08:22 AM

    Busan: Twenty one-year-old Srishti Rana has made the country proud by winning Miss Asia Pacific 2013 pageant in Korea. She is India's second consecutive winner to win the coveted titles. The 21-year-old outshined among 49 other contestants in the pageant held in Korea on October 30. She was crowned by...
  • Increase water use efficiency, says Pranab Mukherjee 28-10-2013 04:43 PM

    New Delhi: India is home to 17 per cent of the global population but has only four per cent of water resource, and so it is vital to focus on water use efficiency, President Pranab Mukherjee said on Monday. Speaking at the India Water Forum in New Delhi, Mukherjee said...
  • Crime map of India 17-10-2013 06:59 AM

    Often statistics tell a different story from what we perceive and this crime map of India is an example. While statistics may not necessarily be able to tell the whole truth, but they do give an insight into aspects that would have been otherwise overlooked. The crime statistics available with...
  • Dale Steyn bats for India-South Africa series 23-09-2013 07:15 PM

    Mohali: Dale Steyn does not want the standoff between the BCCI and CSA to result in a curtailed series between India and South Africa later this year as the speedster says the two teams share a "great cricketing rivalry". "It would be quite nice if India come to South Africa....
  • Delhi gangrape defence lawyer says Shinde behind verdict, faces action 14-09-2013 03:55 PM

    New Delhi: A day after a Delhi fast track court sentenced the convicts in the December 2012 Delhi gangrape and murder to death, the defence lawyer is in for trouble for his statement that the sentencing has done under political pressure. AP Singh is representing two of the accused in...
  • Delhi braveheart's parents 'fight on' as convicts plan to move HC 14-09-2013 10:37 AM

    New Delhi: After the 4 convicts were given death sentence by a Delhi fast track court in the gangrape and murder case of the 23-year old girl in December 2012, there is some closure for the braveheart's family. They are satisfied with the verdict but say they will continue the...
  • 11 Tata Steel employees were conferred PM's Shram Awards 2012 16-08-2013 09:34 PM

    Eleven employees of Tata Steel were conferred prestigious Prime Minister's Shram Awards for the year 2012 while Subrata Kumar of the company was given Shram Ratna , which was the highest among the Shram awards. Kumar received a cash award of Rs. Two lakhs and a 'sanad' for his outstanding...
  • Amendments to Registration Act to help land owners 09-08-2013 07:43 PM

    New Delhi: A bill to amend the century old Registration Act, introduced in the Rajya Sabha, will help in implementation of the proposed Land Acquisition legislation and allow land owners to get market value for their land. According to Rural Development Ministry officials, certain proposed amendments in the Registration (Amendment)...
  • Probe begins into alleged tampering of CAT 2012 results 29-06-2013 10:55 AM

    Kozhikode: Police have registered a case and seized a computer hard disc from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM)-Kozhikode in connection with the alleged tampering of results of the Common Admission Test (CAT) held in October-November, 2012 year by all the IIMs in the country. The investigations with regard to...
  • Have started inquiry against Reebok's key officers: ICAI 04-06-2013 11:18 PM

    New Delhi: Accounting regulator ICAI on Tuesday said it has begun an inquiry against 'key management persons' of global sportswear major Reebok with regard to a fraud unearthed in 2012, but is yet to initiate the inquiry against the company's auditor at that time. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of...
  • UK justifies move to end boycotting Narendra Modi 30-05-2013 07:59 PM

    New Delhi: The UK'S interests in Gujarat were best served by engaging with the elected leadership there, the British High Commissioner to India James Bevan here said on Thursday while clarifying his country's decision to end a decade-long boycott of Chief Minister Narendra Modi. In his first 'twitter interaction', Bevan...
  • Sachin Tendulkar receives award for fastest ton in Ranji Trophy 29-05-2013 09:26 PM

    Mumbai: Senior cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, who played a crucial role in Mumbai's conquest of their 40th Ranji Trophy title this season, on Wednesday received award for striking the fastest century in the national championship at the annual awards function of Mumbai Cricket Association here. Tendulkar, who slammed the century against...
  • IBNLive's EPL team of the season 2012-13 21-05-2013 08:04 AM

    With the 2012-13 English Premier League (EPL) title having been decided, IBNLive runs the rule over the most valuable players. Enjoy! David de Gea: The Manchester United goalkeeper was slammed by critics initially for committing errors but the young Spaniard proved everyone wrong in the second half of the season,...
  • 'Records of bus in which Dec 16 rape happened destroyed' 14-05-2013 12:08 PM

    New Delhi: In a twist to the December 16 gangrape case, sources say that the records of the bus in which the incident took place have been destroyed. However, sources said that the Crime Branch is checking if this is a periodic cleansing undertaken by the transport department. Sources add...
  • IPS probationer gets fifth rank in Civil Services exam 04-05-2013 08:22 AM

    New Delhi: Ruchika Katyal, an IPS probationer, has achieved fifth rank in the prestigious Civil Services Examination. Katyal, a 2011-batch Arunachal Pradesh Goa Mizoram Union Territories (AGMUT) cadre probationary of Indian Police Service, is undergoing training at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy in Hyderabad. She has been sent as...
  • Woman tops civil services exam for third year in row 04-05-2013 08:01 AM

    New Delhi: For the third consecutive year, a woman has topped the prestigious Civil Services Examination 2012. Haritha V Kumar, a probationer of Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Central Excise) 2011 batch, has made it to the top slot of the coveted exam, according to the results declared on Friday...
  • Kerala girl emerges topper in civil services exam 03-05-2013 10:52 PM

    New Delhi: Haritha V Kumar, who emerged topper in the All-India Civil Services Examination, initially did not believe it was true as she thought her friends had played a prank. "I did not believe that I got the first rank. My friends told me that I am the topper but...
  • Keralites outshine others in UPSC 2012 results 03-05-2013 06:13 PM

    New Delhi: Keralites have outshone others in the UPSC civil services examination 2012. Three of the top four belong to the state, including the top two. The top 50 has eight candidates from the state. Haritha V Kumar (Roll No. 075502) from Thiruvananthapuram took the top position. This is after...
  • Civil Services 2012 results announced, 998 qualify 03-05-2013 04:27 PM

    The final results of Civil Services Examination, 2012 conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) were announced on Friday. A total number of 998 candidates have qualified and have been recommended for appointment including 457 General (including 23 physically challenged candidates), 295 Other Backward Classes (including 9 Physically challenged...
  • 2012 Pune blasts case: Maharashtra ATS files chargesheet 01-05-2013 03:51 PM

    Mumbai: Nearly a year after four low intensity blasts ripped the Junglee Maharaj (JM) Road in Pune, the Maharashtra Anti Terrorism Squad (ATS) has filed its chargesheet before a special MCOCA court in Mumbai. The 3,857-page chargesheet was filed on Tuesday before special MCOCA Judge Y D Shinde against eight...
  • As it happened: Zimbabwe vs Bangladesh, 1st Test, Day 4 20-04-2013 12:25 PM

    Zimbabwe dismissed Bangladesh for 147 in the second innings thumping the visitors by 335 in the 1st Test at Harare. Read on for the updates Bangladesh innings: End of over 49.2 : Bangladesh 147 all out Graeme Cremer scalped the remaining two wickets in consecutive deliveries dismissing Rubel Hossain (4)...