Delhi HC has half the sanctioned strength of judges (1 minute ago)
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Despite a sanctioned strength of 60 judges, the Delhi High Court is working with almost half the number, judges said on Thursday.
TiE ISB connect generates Rs 330 cr investment interest (3 minutes ago)
Hyderabad, Oct 27 (IANS) The TiE ISB Connect, which concluded here on Thursday, generated Rs 330 crore investment interest, the organisers said.
John Lennon's letter to Queen Elizabeth II valued at $73,000 (3 minutes ago)
Liverpool, Oct 27 (IANS) A letter written to Queen Elizabeth II by John Lennon when he returned his MBE (Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) to Buckingham Palace has been valued at 60,000 British pounds ($73,041.64), it was revealed here on Thursday.
UNHCR distances itself from 'Afghan Girl' Sharbat Gula (5 minutes ago)
Islamabad/United Nations, Oct 27 (IANS) The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Thursday distanced itself from Sharbat Gula, Nat Geo's famed 'Afghan Girl' who has been detained by authorities in Pakistan for alleged forgery.
Metro services till 10 p.m. on Diwali (5 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Thursday said its train services on Diwali will start at its usual time of 6 a.m. but end at 10 p.m. -- an hour early.
Hyderabad school students scales Mount Kilimanjaro (7 minutes ago)
Hyderabad, Oct 27 (IANS) William Joseph, a Class 9 student from Indus International School has scaled summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in the African continent.
Modi regime 'systematically' discriminating against armed forces: Congress (7 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The Congress on Thursday accused the Narendra Modi government of systematically discriminating against the armed forces, raising the purported change of armed forces officers' rank parity with respect to their civilian counterparts.
Sheena murder: CBI quizzes DGP Rakesh Maria (9 minutes ago)
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) In a significant development, the Central Bureau of Investigation has recorded the statements of DGP Rakesh Maria and two other senior IPS officers in connection with the ongoing probe into the sensational Sheena Bora murder case, official sources said on Thursday.
Vijaya Bank net up 35 per cent in Q2 (11 minutes ago)
Bengaluru, Oct 27 (IANS) State-run Vijaya Bank on Thursday reported Rs 155 crore net profit for the second quarter (July-September) of this fiscal (2016-17), posting 35 per cent annual growth from Rs 115 crore in the same period in 2015-16.
China says boycott of its goods will hurt Indian consumers (13 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Reacting to current attempts for boycott of Chinese goods in India, the Chinese embassy here on Thursday said such actions will not only hurt the sale of Chinese goods but also hit consumers here.
Kerala IAS officers feel the heat of Vigilance (17 minutes ago)
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 27 (IANS) Senior Kerala IAS officials have expressed their displeasure to Chief Secretary S.M. Vijayanand against the manner in which the Vigilance and Anti Corruption Bureau chief Jacob Thomas is "going about things".
Surat diamond tycoon again presents cars, flats to staff for Diwali (27 minutes ago)
Surat, Oct 27 (IANS) Known for his benevolent Diwali gifts to his employees, Surat-based billionaire diamond merchant Savji Dholakia has this year too kept over a thousand cars and 400 flats to his well-performing staffers with the company bearing part of the monthly instalments.
Dalai Lama free to visit Arunachal: India (21:40)
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Amid the possibility of China objecting to the proposed visit of the Dalai Lama to Arunachal Pradesh, India on Thursday said the Tibetan spiritual leader was an honoured guest of India and was free to travel to any part of the country.
Cabinet nod for new free trade agreement with Bhutan (21:36)
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved a new free trade agreement between India and Bhutan, which also provides for duty-free transit of Bhutanese merchandise for export to third countries.
Women safe under Shariah laws: Muslim women activists (21:36)
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Several women activists and female members of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) on Thursday insisted that Muslim women are safe under the Shariah laws and there is no need for the government to meddle in their affairs.
Indore Lokayukta raids 2 homes of veterinary officials (21:34)
Indore (Madhya Pradesh), Oct 27 (IANS) Indore Lokayukta police on Thursday raided two houses of officials here, and recovered unaccounted wealth worth crores of rupees, police said.
Hurt by Akhilesh's 'dalal' comment: Amar Singh (21:34)
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh on Thursday broke his silence on the rift within the Samajwadi Party, saying he was hurt by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav calling him a 'dalal' (broker).
BEL net zooms 68% in Q2 (21:30)
Bengaluru, Oct 27 (IANS) State-run Bharat Electronics Ltd on Thursday reported standalone net profit of Rs 346 crore for second quarter (July-September) of this fiscal (2016-17), registering 68 per cent growth from Rs 206 crore in same period year ago.
Fake currency notes of Rs 9.45 lakh face value seized by BSF (21:30)
Kolkata, Oct 27 (IANS) Border Security Force personnel seized fake Indian currency notes (FICN) of face value of Rs 9.45 lakh from West Bengal's Malda district on Thursday, an official said.
Firstsource looking at acquisitions in niche areas (21:26)
Kolkata, Oct 27 (IANS) RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group controlled Firstsource Solutions, a global provider of business process management services, is looking at acquisitions in niche areas, a company official said on Thursday.
Kohli's message for jawans on Diwali (21:24)
Kolkata, Oct 27 (IANS) India Test skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday extended Diwali greetings to the Indian army, emphathising with the soldiers who spend the auspicious occasion on the border protecting the country.
Come clean on Foxconn deal, opposition tells Maharashtra government (21:20)
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) The opposition Congress and Nationalist Congress Party on Thursday demanded clarification from the Maharashtra government on the proposed $5 billion investment by Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group.
Stop outsourcing, withdrawal of security guards from ATMs: BEFI (21:18)
Kolkata, Oct 27 (IANS) Raising concern over debit card scam and massive data security breach in banks, the Bank Employees Federation of India (BEFI) on Thursday said outsourcing and withdrawal of security guards from ATMs are responsible for the scams.
Kolkata metro looks to private ads for revenue boost (21:18)
Kolkata, Oct 27 (IANS) In a bid to cut losses by increasing non-fare revenues, Kolkata Metro is workng on a plan to invite corporates to brand its 24 stations, a top official said on Thursday.
SC reserves order on votes sought on religious, caste lines (21:16)
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its verdict on the question of whether seeking votes on the basis of religion, caste, community or language of candidate alone constituted corrupt practice or it could include such acts of his election agent or third parties canvassing support for him.