Mumbai/New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Registering the second steepest fall this year, India's bellwether index crashed over 900 points Monday on fears of a recession in the US, despite Finance Minister P. Chidambaram seeking to assuage sentiments by saying the country's growth story was intact.
Monday, March 03, 2008 5:45:32 PM
Lucknow, March 3 (IANS) The central government Monday questioned the creation of the high profile post of cabinet secretary in Uttar Pradesh.
Monday, March 03, 2008 5:36:25 PM
Patna, March 3 (IANS) Police began a probe Monday into an alleged extortion demand by Santosh Kumar, son of a Bharatiya Janata Party legislator Jawahar Prasad.
Monday, March 03, 2008 5:36:02 PM
New Delhi, Mar 3 (IANS) Young women looking for jobs as housekeepers and beauticians need not worry if they are not properly trained as the government is coming out with a free training programme to enable women from poor families to earn their livelihood.
Monday, March 03, 2008 5:35:34 PM
New Delhi, Mar 3 (IANS) In a move to stop female foeticide and stabilise the skewed sex ratio, the government Monday announced an insurance cover for poor families with girl children that will see incentives at every step - when she is given vaccinations, sent to school and not married off before 18.
Monday, March 03, 2008 5:35:10 PM
Bangalore, March 3 (IANS) Legendary tennis coach Nick Bollettieri might have refused to take Indian Sania Mirza under his wings, saying she was not fit enough to play at the highest level, but his disciple and world No. 4 Jelena Jankovic feels that the Indian has improved her game and fitness by leaps and bounds and is among the world's best.
Monday, March 03, 2008 5:11:19 PM
Bangalore, March 3 (IANS) A possible semi-final clash between Williams sisters in the WTA Bangalore Open is a mouth-watering recipe for tennis fans, but for Venus and Serena it is a huge disappointment as they would miss the opportunity to line-up the champions and runners-up trophy in their cupboard back home.
Monday, March 03, 2008 5:10:45 PM
Bangalore, March 3 (IANS) The victorious Indian under-19 cricket team will be taken in a procession from the city airport to Chinnaswamy Stadium Tuesday to celebrate their victory over South Africa in the World Cup final in Kuala Lumpur.
Monday, March 03, 2008 5:10:18 PM
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) India has no intention to prescribe a minimum wage for Indian workers abroad, Bahrain in particular, a senior official said here Monday.
Monday, March 03, 2008 5:09:52 PM
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) Anil Ambani-led Reliance Capital Ltd Monday joined hands with microfinance institutions (MFIs) in Maharashtra and Gujarat to deepen the penetration of microfinance at the grassroots level.
Monday, March 03, 2008 5:09:24 PM
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