New Delhi — Commerce Minister Kamal Nath Wednesday called the mega-deal struck by the Tatas to acquire Anglo-Dutch steel-maker Corus for some $12 billion as the coming of age of India Inc while industry leaders termed it a pioneering development.…... Read More
United Nation — In a historic first for the United Nations, an all-female police unit from India has arrived in Liberia to join the world body’s peacekeeping operations in the West African country.
The officers are “very confident, they are …... Read More
Thiruvananthapuram — Kerala’s Devasom Minister K. Sudhakaran Wednesday demanded a probe against a senior bureaucrat, a former secretary in his department, after the official criticised him in public.
“Bhushan was the Devasom secretary till recently. He is supported by the …... Read More
Thimphu — The recent spurt of terrorist violence in Assam has hit Bhutan’s orange exports to Bangladesh that are routed through the northeastern Indian state.
The peak orange season, which started a month late in December, had to bear the …... Read More
Vancouver — An Indo-Canadian Sikh teenager in Ontario was produced in court on charges of murdering a fellow Indo-Canadian.
Kulvir Grewal, 18, a university student was arrested Sunday for stabbing Atinder Singh to death the same day.
Kulvir had apparently …... Read More
Thiruvananthapuram — As the nation Tuesday remembers Mahatma Gandhi on his death anniversary, his grandson’s octogenarian widow leads a lonely life in the Kerala capital.
Saraswathi Gandhi, the 83-year-old wife of Kantilal Gandhi, lives by herself in the city. Her …... Read More
Mumbai — Kareena has set high standards for herself after winning the best actress STAR Screen award for “Omkara”, beating popular choice Kajol in “Fanaa”.
The award has inspired Kareena to work harder. “Getting my first popular best actress award …... Read More
New Delhi — Dense fog enveloped Delhi airport for the second consecutive morning Tuesday, forcing airlines to cancel dozens of flights and reschedule many more as air travellers were stranded for hours waiting for the mist to clear.
The fog, …... Read More