Month: June 2016

Selfie with rape victim: Somya Gurjar resigns, NCW issues summon

A member of Rajasthan State Commission for Women, whose selfie with a rape victim sparked an outrage, today resinged even as the National Commission for Women.           Read More

India-born AQIS chief designated as ‘global terrorist’ by US

The announcement by the State Department prohibits US citizens to engage in transactions with AQIS and Umar and the freezing of all of their property and interests in the US.           Read More

S&P cuts rating on EU to ‘AA’ after Brexit

Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings said on Thursday it had cut its long-term credit rating on the European Union to ‘AA’ from ‘AA+’.           Read More

‘Name Mumbai High after Savarkar’

BJP members have written to Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, asking ONGC to name offshore field Mumbai High, ‘the single most valuable asset controlled by the Government of India’, after Veer S…           Read More

Nifty surges to 8-month high

Heavy buying by foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) and rollovers in the equity derivatives segment saw the Nifty hitting an eight-month high on Thursday at 8,288, gaining 84 points, while the Sensex s… Read More

Google Calendar outage leaves users frustrated

Google said Thursday that users had been seeing ”server error” messages when opening the app. (Source: Website) Google says it expects to have Google Calendar up and running normally following widespread reports of an outage. Google said Thursday that users had been seeing ”server error” messages when opening the app. It later said that service …

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Uttam Galva Steels on the block; stock soars

Loss-making Uttam Galva Steels, co-promoted by the Miglani family, could soon be sold to settle its debt. The company’s shares rose 12 per cent to ₹33 on Thursday on news of a possible buyout by an ov… Read More

HCL Info enables tri-service communication for Armed Forces

This integrated communication architecture between the Army, Navy and Air Force will assist Defence forces during critical operations as well as rescue missions. Read More

US ties not to be seen through the prism of F-16 deal: Pakistan

Putting up a brave face after the F-16 deal was scuttled, Pakistan today said its ties with the US should not be looked only “through the prism”.           Read More