New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Internationally renowned Indian agriculture scientist M.S. Swaminathan has put off plans to visit Sri Lanka to help it revive its farm sector until the Tamils there get their due. But New Delhi is determined to help Colombo.
Wednesday, August 12, 2009 12:13:03 PM
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) A niche market for superbikes is quietly picking up pace in India, with enthusiasts increasingly seeking that tantalising rush of adrenaline, undeterred by the high prices of these roaring mean machines.
Wednesday, August 12, 2009 12:00:45 PM
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) A key index of the Indian equities markets fell sharply Wednesday following a sell-off in realty, capital goods and metal stocks, and was more than 223 points in the red a little before noon.
Wednesday, August 12, 2009 12:00:40 PM
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) It is ironical that Pune reported the first loss of life due to swine flu in India as it is home to the country's largest biotech firm, which is also among the world's leading players trying to develop a vaccine to fight the H1N1 virus.
Wednesday, August 12, 2009 11:32:40 AM
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) A key index of the Indian equities markets opened in the red Wednesday, and was 145 points below its last closing figure about ten minutes into trade.
Wednesday, August 12, 2009 10:29:23 AM
Kolkata, Aug 11 (IANS) The vice president of leading share trading firm Indiabulls Securities was arrested Tuesday for allegedly trading illegally by accessing the online trading account of a chartered accountant here.
Tuesday, August 11, 2009 11:19:14 PM
Bhubaneswar, Aug 11 (IANS) Orissa's vigilance department Tuesday filed cases against nine people, including state officials and two mine owners, for their alleged involvement in illegal mining in Keonjhar district.
Tuesday, August 11, 2009 10:04:27 PM
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The power crisis in the national capital, which has left residents fuming, is likely to continue for a few more days following abnormal increase in the power consumption this year, Delhi Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit said Tuesday.
Tuesday, August 11, 2009 9:49:48 PM
Gurgaon (Haryana), Aug 11 (IANS) The Gurgaon Metro rail, the country's first Metro rail project to be built and operated by a private company, will be operational by the middle of 2012, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said Tuesday.
Tuesday, August 11, 2009 9:40:43 PM
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) While all states have to draw at least five percent of their electricity needs from clean energy sources, only a few are doing so, India's power regulator said Tuesday.
Tuesday, August 11, 2009 8:58:10 PM
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