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  • Central government offices to remain closed on poll days 26-03-2014 05:38 PM

    All central government offices, coming under the area where upcoming Lok Sabha and assembly elections are scheduled to be held, will remain closed on the day of polling. "The relevant offices or organisations shall remain closed on the day of poll in the notified areas where general elections to the...
  • Delhi: Metro service to remain close till 2pm on Holi 15-03-2014 12:28 PM

    Delhi Metro services will not be available till 2 pm on Monday on account of Holi, an official said on Saturday. "Metro services will resume 2 pm onwards on all lines and will continue thereafter normally," said the official. The Metro feeder bus services will not be available for the...
  • J&K: National Highway remains closed for 2nd day due to heavy snowfall 01-01-2014 04:20 PM

    Kashmir Valley was cut off from rest of the country for the second consecutive day on Wednesday as the air traffic to and fro Srinagar Airport remained suspended while the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway was closed due to Tuesday's heavy snowfall. "The National Highway is closed as the road has been...
  • Kashmir receives fresh snowfall, National Highway closed 31-12-2013 04:03 PM

    Fresh snowfall across Kashmir in the wee hours on Tuesday brought much needed respite from the cold wave to the Valley residents and cheer for New Year revelers. The 300-long Srinagar-Jammu National Highway, the only surface link between Kashmir and rest of the country was shut for vehicular traffic due...
  • Mumbai Police firm on 1.30 am deadline for hotels on new year 30-12-2013 06:55 PM

    Mumbai Police Commissioner Satyapal Singh on Monday said the 1.30 AM deadline for closure of eateries and restaurants on New Year eve would be strictly enforced. "My views are very clear in the matter. For women's safety and to prevent drunken driving among others, I took this decision," Singh said...
  • Delhi: Three metro stations to close early on December 31 30-12-2013 06:36 PM

    In view of security restrictions, entry and exit from three key Metro stations - Rajiv Chowk, Barakhamba Road and Patel Chowk - will be closed at 7.30 pm on December 31, an official statement said. "Sale of tickets at the above three Metro stations will stop at 7.15 pm and...
  • Jammu-Srinagar highway closed for traffic due to snowfall 22-12-2013 03:29 PM

    The 300-km-long Jammu-Srinagar national highway, the only surface link between Kashmir and rest of the country, has been closed for vehicular traffic due to snowfall and slippery conditions. Due to snowfall at Jawahir Tunnel and Patnitop, the highway was closed during the night, an officer of Police Control Room (PCR)...
  • Rupee ends 28 paise higher at 61.13 versus US dollar 09-12-2013 06:16 PM

    Mumbai: The US dollar ended cheaper against the rupee at 61.13/14 per dollar and the Pound Sterling also finsihed lower at Rs 100.15/17 at the close of the Interbank Foreign Exchange Market (FOREX) today. The BSE Sensex ended at closing high of 21,326.42 with a gain of 329.89 points or...
  • Cricket Australia let me and the team down during Monkeygate: Ponting 19-10-2013 12:47 PM

    Melbourne: Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting feels country's cricket board let him and the entire team down during the 2008 'Monkeygate' controversy, saying that CA officials acted as if the relationship with India mattered more than the national players. In fresh excerpts of his autobiography 'At The Close of Play'...
  • Sensex regains 20,000 level after 3 weeks; up over 265 points 09-10-2013 09:34 AM

    Mumbai: Paring initial losses, the BSE benchmark Sensex on Wednesday rose over 265 points to close above the 20,000 mark for the first time in three weeks on good buying in bluechips led by bank and interest-sensitive stocks, amid trade deficit narrowing to the lowest level in 30 months. After...
  • Rupee gains slightly, opens at 61.68 vs US dollar 08-10-2013 09:21 AM

    Mumbai: The rupee on Tuesday recovered by 11 paise to 61.68 against the dollar in early trade at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market amid a higher opening in the stocks. Sentiments turned buoyant after RBI on Monday cut the marginal standing facility (MSF) rate, at which it lends emergency funds...
  • Jammu-Srinagar highway reopens after two days 16-08-2013 05:05 PM

    Jammu-Srinagar national highway was reopened on Friday for vehicular traffic after remaining closed for two days due to landslides triggered by heavy rains in Ramban and Udhampur districts of the state. The 300-km long highway was reopened for vehicular traffic late Friday afternoon after clearance of landslides by men and...
  • Torrential rains prompt flood warnings in US Midwest 27-06-2013 07:04 AM

    Chicago: Torrential rains slammed Illinois and other Midwest states on Wednesday, triggering flash flood warnings and causing flight cancellations, commuter train delays and road closings. Up to 5 inches (12.7 cm) of rain fell in some places and the National Weather Service warned residents in the region to brace for...
  • Sneak peek: 'Closed Circuit' 05-06-2013 10:41 PM

    'Closed Circuit' is an upcoming crime thriller film directed by John Crowley and written by Steven Knight. ...
  • Write your review: 'Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close'

    Masand says 'Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close' is manipulated. What do you think? Write your own review and win prizes. ...