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  • Monday, June, 2019| Today's Market | Current Time: 08:36:01
  • Indian woman gets Shilling Wall Tribute Award in Oz

    An 80-year-old woman has become the first Indian to be honoured with the Shilling Wall Tribute award by the multicultural commission of the Australian state of Victoria for her outstanding contribution to the community through her “tele-cooking” services and an association helping senior citizens. krishna Arora’s name was engraved on Queen Victoria’s Women Centre (QVWC) […]

    Rupee firms up by 14 paise in morning trade

    Moving in line with the equity market the Indian rupee firmed up by 14 paise to 45.15 against the American currency in the morning trade on fresh selling of dollars by banks amidst weak dollar overseas. At the Interbank Foreign Exchange (Forex) market, the domestic currency resumed slightly higher at 45.24/25 per dollar as against […]

    No word on BSY’s visit to Delhi, to seek Sai Baba’s blessings

    Amid indications that the BJP high command may ask him to step down in the wake of alleged land scams, Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa on Monday left for Puttaparthi to “seek the blessings” of Sri Satya Sai Baba. There is no official word yet on Yeddyurappa’s visit to Delhi as per the direction […]

    Brahmaputra dolphins are in danger due to large dams

    Construction of large dams on the Brahmaputra and its tributaries, being opposed by many quarters, is also posing a serious threat to river Dolphins which are on the verge of extinction. Noted dolphin expert Dr Abdul Wakid said the Brahmaputra river system in Assam is considered as one of the last refuges of the species […]

    Patil arrives in UAE on state visit; Trade,energy security on agenda

    President Pratibha Patil arrived in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates on her maiden visit to the Gulf that will also take her to Syria with an aim to boost India’s ties with the oil—producing region. The highlights of President Patil’s visit to the UAE will be launching of an Indian Workers […]

    31 people trapped in coal, iron mines in China

    At least 31 people, incluidng 28 miners were trapped in flooded coal and iron mines in China, the state media reported on Sunday. Twenty-eight miners were trapped in a flooded colliery on Sunday in southwest China’sSichuan province, the local safety watchdog said. Altogether 41 miners were working underground when a pit of Batian Coal Mine in Weiyuan county […]

    Palestinian Pres: Freeze must include Jerusalem

    The Palestinian president says he will not accept a US-backed proposal for resuming peace talks withIsrael unless it halts Israeli housing construction in disputed east Jerusalem. Mahmoud Abbas’ position further complicates American efforts to restart peace talks. The Palestinians say there can’t be peace talks if Israel continues to build homes in captured territories where they want to establish […]

    NKorea built uranium enriching facility

    In secret and with remarkable speed, North Korea has built a new, highly sophisticated facility to enrich uranium, according to an American nuclear scientist, raising fears that the North is ramping up its atomic program despite international pressure. The scientist, Siegfried Hecker, said in a report posted yesterday that he was taken during a recent […]

    Taliban rejects 2014 pullout vows to keep fighting

    The Taliban on Sunday vowed to keep fighting the US-led coalition and force them to abandon Afghanistan ahead of a 2014 date set by the alliance for the transition of security to Afghan control. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said in message e-mailed to the media that NATO will be unable to establish a stable government […]

    Collapse: CBRI team to submit report to MCD soon

    A team of experts from the Central Building Research Institute will submit a report to the MCD soon after a survey of structures in the city locality where a house collapse killed 70 people last week. A team of experts from the Roorkee-based institute arrived in the national capital on Saturday following a request by the […]