MUMBAI: Home, auto and other loans are set to become costlier with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Tuesday hiking key short-term rates to contain inflation, while giving relief to small savers by increasing the savings bank rate to 4 per cent from 3.5 per cent now.Read More »
NEW DELHI: On World Press Freedom Day on Tuesday, a report by the International Federation of Journalists said that in comparison to previous years there was less threat to media person’s life in 2010 in South Asian countries, though challenges of decent wages and working conditions remain the same.
Moreover, the “sharp deterioration of an already bad situation in Pakistan far outweighed the relative improvement in the other seven countries” in the region, it added.
NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday issued contempt notices to nine sacked office bearers of the Indian Commercial Pilots Association for disobeying its order to call off the ongoing strike in Air India which entered the seventh day.Read More »
NEW DELHI: A man sentenced to three days in jail for drunken driving has been ordered by a Delhi court to instead perform community service at a local temple once a week for two months, saying that a prison term will be an “indelible blot” on his career.Read More »
SRINAGAR: Syed Ali Geelani, who heads the hardline faction of Jammu and Kashmir’s separatist Hurriyat Conference, is the only leader to condemn the US operation to kill Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden.Read More »
NEW DELHI: As the strike by Air India pilots entered the fifth day on Sunday, the national carrier reduced its operation to 40 flights across its network against the regular 165.Read More »
NEW DELHI: The Indian Space Research Organisation has refused to make public the minutes of meetings of the Space Commission where the controversial Antrix-Devas deal was discussed.Read More »
ITANAGAR: A helicopter carrying the Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister, Mr Dorjee Khandu and four others went missing on Saturday shortly after takeoff from Tawang and apprehensions grew about their fate with search operations yielding no results.Read More »
NEW DELHI: Unmindful of ‘rejection’ of the draft report on 2G scam by UPA members, the PAC chairman, Mr Murli Manmohar Joshi on Saturday submitted it to the Lok Sabha Speaker, Ms Meira Kumar and insisted that it be tabled in Parliament.Read More »
BANGALORE: Infosys Technologies Ltd on Saturday appointed Mr K V Kamath its new chairman, succeeding Mr N R Narayana Murthy.
Mr Kamath will take over as the head of the IT bellwether on August 21 when incumbent founder chairman Mr Murthy will retire on reaching the age of 65.