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  • Sony Xperia C3: Sony launches a 'selfie' smartphone in India at Rs 23,990 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Looking to cash in on the 'selfie' craze among youth, Japanese electronics giant Sony launched the dual-SIM Xperia C3 in India for Rs 23,990. "Xperia C3 is a unique new smartphone from Sony, created to offer the ultimate social sharing experience with a new...
  • IAF receives 6th C-17 Globemaster III aircraft July 28, 2014

    The Indian Air Force received its sixth C-17 Globemaster III on Monday. The arrival of the new addition to the IAF was recieved by the Defence Minister Arun Jaitley who visited the Palam Airbase in New Delhi and familiarised himself with the aircraft. The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief...
  • CWG 2014: Narayan qualifies for hammer throw final, Kamalpreet ousted July 28, 2014

    Glasgow: C Narayan Singh on Monday qualified for the finals of the men's hammer throw event at the 20th Commonwealth Games even as Kamalpreet Singh crashed out in the qualifying round. 23-year-old Narayan threw the hammer to a distance of 67.95 in his first attempt, which proved to be his best...
  • India blow away Ghana, Uganda in mixed team badminton July 25, 2014

    Glasgow: Indian shuttlers launched their Commonwealth Games campaign on a resounding note as they blanked minnows Ghana and Uganda 5-0 in Group B matches of the mixed team event at the 20th edition of the multi-sport event. Having thrashed Ghana in their opener, Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa crushed M Nankabirwa...
  • Budget 2014: Directions set up and reiteration on the fiscal consolidation,says C Rangarajan July 10, 2014

    Former chairman of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister, C Rangarajan said that the directions set in the budget are appropriate and welcome. "I think the reiteration on the fiscal consolidation is particularly welcome but whether we will be able to get 4.1 per cent is not very...
  • 'The Hundred-Foot Journey' trailer: It is Om Puri vs Helen Mirren in a battle of cuisines July 10, 2014

    What happens when a happy-go-lucky Indian family crosses path with one of France's most celebrated chefs? The latest Lasse Hallstrom film 'The Hundred-Foot Journey' features Manish Dayal, Om Puri, Juhi Chawla and Helen Mirren in this warm tale of cross-cultural cuisines. The film is based on a novel by the...
  • Chhattisgarh among poorest states with over 40% BPL population: C Rangarajan panel July 9, 2014

    Chhattisgarh, Manipur, Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, Bihar and Assam figure among the poorest states where over 40 per cent of people are below poverty line, according to the C Rangarajan panel. According to the report of the panel headed by former PMEAC Chairman C Rangarajan, 47.9 per cent people are poor...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 7, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Rs 27 vs Rs 32: Who really is an Indian poor? July 7, 2014

    The findings of the Rangarajan panel report on poverty estimates states that three out of 10 people in India are poor. The report has hiked the poverty limit to Rs 47 per day in cities, stating that people spending below that would be considered poor. The Rangarajan report also states...
  • News 360: Centre says price checks in place; Opposition stages walk out July 7, 2014

    Prices of food items are under control and there is no need for panic, the government declared on Monday in the Rajya Sabha which took up an impromptu discussion on inflation on the opening day of the Budget session after the opposition pressed for it. ...
  • Rangarajan panel on poverty says 3 out of 10 people in India are poor July 7, 2014

    The findings of the Rangarajan panel report on poverty estimates states that three out of 10 people in India are poor. The report has hiked the poverty limit to Rs 47 per day in cities, stating that people spending below that would be considered poor. The Tendulkar committee report had...
  • Rangarajan defends his committee's report on poverty figures July 7, 2014

    New Delhi: C Rangarajan, Chairman of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister, under attack from various political parties over his revised poverty figures, has defended his committee's report. Speaking to Network18, Rangarajan said that results brought forth by the panel were based on the estimates given by the National...
  • Full text: Rangarajan committee report on poverty estimates July 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The findings of the Rangarajan panel report on poverty estimates states that three out of 10 people in India are poor. The report has hiked the poverty limit to Rs 47 per day in cities, stating that people spending below that would be considered poor. The Tendulkar committee...
  • Axe the Tax: Increase tax deduction under 80 C from Rs 1 lakh to 3 lakh July 4, 2014

    Mathew and Vineetha George are IT professionals with two young children and the need to save for their future. The income and cost of living has risen over the years but the exemption cap of Rs one lakh on savings has stayed unchanged since 2007. A rise in this cap...
  • Preetha Reddy to succeed me as Apollo Hospitals Chairman: Prathap C Reddy July 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Apollo Hospitals founder chairman Prathap C Reddy said on Thursday his daughter Preetha Reddy is likely to succeed him as the chairman of the group. "As things stand today Preetha is most likely to succeed me as chairman," Apollo Hospitals group chairman Prathap C Reddy told a private...
  • India@9 with Bhupendra Chaubey June 30, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Petrol prices hiked by Rs 1.69, diesel up by 50 paise June 30, 2014

    The ongoing crisis in Iraq has paved way to increase in oil prices in India. While petrol price has been hiked by a steep Rs 1.69 per litre, diesel prices has been increased by 50 paise a litre. ...
  • Full text of PM Narendra Modi's speech at ISRO's PSLV-C23 launch June 30, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday witnessed the launch of ISRO's PSLV-C23 rocket which placed five foreign satellites into the orbit successfully. Congratulating the ISRO scientists, Modi asked them to make the benefits of space research available to the common man. He urged the ISRO scientists to work on developing a...
  • 'We have done a lot but yeh dil maange more': Top 10 quotes from Narendra Modi at the PSLV C23 rocket launch at Sriharikota June 30, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated scientists for the successful launch of the PSLV C23 rocket carrying five foreign satellites at the Satish Dhawan space centre in Sriharikota. Modi witnessed the PSLV launch at Sriharikota. The indigenous PSLV C23 rocket is carrying five satellites, including the French Earth observation...
  • PM Narendra Modi congratulates ISRO for PSLV C-23 launch, asks scientists to develop a SAARC satellite June 30, 2014

    Sriharikota: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday witnessed the PSLV C-23 launch from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre. A thrilled Modi congratulated the Indian Space Research Organisation scientists and thanked them for giving him the opportunity to witness the launch in person. Speaking after the launch of the five foreign satellites,...
  • Global endorsement of India's space capability: Modi June 30, 2014

    Sriharikota: This is a "global endorsement of India's space capability", said Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the successful launch of an Indian rocket that carried five foreign satellites. Modi said: "Congratulations to everybody." "I feel specially privileged to witness this event in person," said Modi who clapped as the Polar Satellite Launch...
  • The cost of our Mars mission is cheaper than the Hollywood movie 'Gravity': Prime Minister Narendra Modi tells scientists June 30, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated scientists for the successful launch of the PSLV C23 rocket carrying five foreign satellites at the Satish Dhawan space centre in Sriharikota and said India's Mars mission is cheaper than the hit Hollywood movie 'Gravity'. Modi witnessed the PSLV launch at Sriharikota. The indigenous...
  • ISRO launches PSLV-C23 from Sriharikota with 5 foreign satellites June 30, 2014

    Sriharikota: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Monday launched the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-C23 rocket at 9:52 am with five foreign satellites of France, Germany, Canada and Singapore. A few minutes after the launch PSLV-C23 rocket placed all five satellites on intended orbit around Earth. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived...
  • Live blog: Congress leader Manish Tewari on AK Antony's charges of appeasement June 30, 2014

    The Indian Space Research Organisation launched the PSLV C-23 rocket at 9:52 am. The PSLV-C23 rocket is carrying satellites of France, Germany, Canada and Singapore....
  • ISRO to launch PSLV C-23 with 5 foreign satellites today June 30, 2014

    Sriharikota: It is a big day for the Indian Space Research Organisation on Monday as last minute preparations are in full swing for the launch of the PSLV C-23 rocket at 9:52 am. The PSLV-C23 rocket will be carrying satellites of France, Germany, Canada and Singapore. Among the audience will...
  • Government committed to give further impetus to space programme: Modi June 29, 2014

    Chennai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a visit to Sriharikota to witness the launch of ISRO's PSLV C-23 rocket, on Sunday said his government is committed to give impetus to the country's space programme. A few hours after he landed at the spaceport, about 100 kilometers from here by...
  • Vyapam scam: Police deny reports of RSS leaders' involvement June 29, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh police on Saturday denied media reports that some top leaders of RSS had been found to be involved in the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam. "Available documents and data sourced from the seized hard disk have not revealed any such information....The published and transmitted news on the...
  • Error in piloting led to C-130J Hercules crash: IAF sources June 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Error in piloting is understood to have been found as the reason behind the crash of Air Force's C-130J Super Hercules aircraft in March in which five service personnel, including four officers, were killed near Gwalior. The Court of Inquiry is almost complete and error in piloting is believed...