Rupee recovers after hitting record low at 65.56 per dollar

Rupee recovers after hitting record low at 65.56 per dollar

The rupee fell past 65 to the dollar to a record low on Thursday, after Federal Reserve minutes hinted that the U.S. was on course to begin tapering stimulus as early as next month and as foreign investors become sellers of Indian stocks.In an ominous sign for Asia’s worst-performing currency this year, overseas investors who […]

4 Italian marines refuse to come to India for deposition

4 Italian marines refuse to come to India for deposition

New Delhi: Four Italian marines, who were witness to the killing of fishermen off Kerala coast allegedly by two of their colleagues, have refused to come to India for deposing as witness, which will further delay the case. The four marines, who were summoned by the National Investigation Agency, were onboard Italian vessel ‘Enrica Lexie’ […]

Biggest fake currency dealer got counterfeits from Pak officer: Tunda to Delhi police

Biggest fake currency dealer got counterfeits from Pak officer: Tunda to Delhi police

The arrested Lashkar-e-Toiba operative Abdul Karim Tunda told Delhi Police during interrogation that Iqbal Kana, the biggest dealer of Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN), used to get the counterfeit currency notes from a Pakistani army officer. Police sources said that Kana was getting the FICN,which were being printed in Islamabad and Peshwar. Tunda told the […]

PM-Obama meet in Sep will seek to enhance Indo-US relations

PM-Obama meet in Sep will seek to enhance Indo-US relations

Newdelhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and US President Barack Obama will chart a course seeking enhanced bilateral ties and defence cooperation between the two countries. A US official said in Washington that Dr.Singh will meet President Obama at the White House on the 27th of next month.National Security Advisor Shivshankar Menon met his US counterpart […]

Bye-polls: Smooth polling on in K’taka for 2 LS seats; voting underway in 1 AP assembly constituency

Karnataka: In Karnataka, bye-elections to the Mandya and Bangalore Rural Lok Sabha constituencies are being held today peacefully. The Chief Electoral Officer Mr.Anil Kumar Jha informed our correspondent that polling percentage was around 10 percent in both the constituencies when the report last came in. Apart from some incidents of poll boycott in a few […]

Pak troops again violate ceasefire this morning in Poonch district of J & K

Pak troops again violate ceasefire this morning in Poonch district of J & K

Jammu: In Jammu and Kashmir Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire yet again this morning in Hamirpur and Mendhar areas of Poonch district when they started unprovoked firing, targeting Indian forward posts. According to Defence Spokesperson Col. R.K. Palta, the firing by Pak troops started at 8.30 am tthis morning with Pak troops using automatic weapons […]

Disruption in Parl over several issues including reported missing files of coal block allocations

Disruption in Parl over several issues including reported missing files of coal block allocations

Both Houses of Parliament witnessed brief adjournments on several issues including the reported missing files relating to coal block allocations. Members from Andhra Pradesh raised slogans in favour of United Andhra Pradesh. The Lok Sabha was adjourned first for 15 minutes and later till noon with AIADMK and Left Front members raising slogans on the […]

Nation pays tributes to former PM Rajiv Gandhi on 69th birth anniversary

Nation pays tributes to former PM Rajiv Gandhi on 69th birth anniversary

The nation fondly remembers former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 69th birth anniversary today. President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Mohammed Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi paid floral tributes at his memorial at Veer Bhoomi in the national capital this morning. Lok Sabha Speaker […]

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