New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) A year after India courted Africa's oil, hydrocarbon-rich Central Asian countries are now in its crosshair, as it prepares to host energy ministers and policy makers from that region for the next two days.
Monday, November 24, 2008 3:18:57 PM
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) India's largest lender, the state-owned State Bank of India (SBI), inked a pact Monday with Australian insurance major Insurance Australia Group Ltd (IAG) to launch a joint venture general insurance business in India.
Monday, November 24, 2008 3:11:13 PM
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Indian equities markets were in the red Monday mid-afternoon with a key index down 88.69 points or 0.99 percent from its previous close Friday last week.
Monday, November 24, 2008 3:07:17 PM
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Days after Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari surprised many by his advocacy of no first use of nuclear weapons, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi comes here Wednesday on a four-day visit that seeks to invigorate the peace process between the two countries.
Monday, November 24, 2008 2:56:18 PM
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) A conference of the top brass of the Indian Air Force's Western Air Command (WAC), whose area of operation extends from the world's highest airfields in the Himalayas to the deserts of Rajasthan, began Monday to beef up operations along India's border with Pakistan and China, a senior official said.
Monday, November 24, 2008 2:43:34 PM
Indore, Nov 24 (IANS) Ridiculing Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's proposal for a task-force to counter terrorism in 100 days, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Monday said people should prepare a plan to remove the 'sluggish government' in 100 days.
Monday, November 24, 2008 2:29:48 PM
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The Left parties, the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) Monday called for a protest day on Dec 2 against increasing prices of petrol and diesel and the government's 'callous stand' on the issue.
Monday, November 24, 2008 2:29:27 PM
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 24 (IANS) To increase foreign exchange inflow into the country, Kerala's Finance Minister Monday urged the central government to hike interest rates on the deposits in non-resident accounts.
Monday, November 24, 2008 2:23:31 PM
Bangalore, Nov 24 (IANS) While England had much to rue about their 0-4 debacle in the seven-match Hero Honda ODI series, Indian captain Mahender Singh Dhoni was contemplating giving youngsters a chance to play in the remainder of the series.
Monday, November 24, 2008 2:14:31 PM
Neyveli (Tamil Nadu), Nov 24 (IANS) Power generation at three thermal units of the state-run Neyveli Lignite Corporation here might be affected as floodwaters have entered two lignite mines, crimping the fuel supply, officials said Monday.
Monday, November 24, 2008 2:11:28 PM
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