Gold futures hit record high of Rs. 34,500 per 10 gram

Gold futures hit record high of Rs. 34,500 per 10 gram

Continuing its rising streak, gold prices climbed to Rs. 34,500 per 10 gram level for the first time ever in futures trade today as the rupee tumbled to hit an all-time low of Rs. 68.75 amid a firming trend overseas.At the Multi Commodity Exchange, gold for delivery in October went up by Rs. 780 to […]

Mumbai gang-rape: new embarrassment for police, a suspect is a minor

Mumbai gang-rape: new embarrassment for police, a suspect is a minor

 The Mumbai Police has been credited with locating and arresting in less than 70 hours the five suspects accused of gang-raping a young photographer in the heart of Mumbai last week.To help recreate the crime scene for the police, the men were taken today to Shakti Mills, the deserted area where they allegedly took turns […]

Four BSF men killed in Naxal attack in Odisha

Four BSF men killed in Naxal attack in Odisha

Koraput: At least four Border Security Force personnel were killed today when Maoists blew up their vehicle with a landmine in Odisha’s Koraput district, over 360 km from capital Bhubaneswar. A convoy of three BSF vehicles with 18 personnel was on its way from Malkangiri to Vishakhapatnam on administrative work, when it was ambushed in the […]

Brotherhood leaders to go on trial in Egypt

Brotherhood leaders to go on trial in Egypt

Cairo: Three top leaders of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood are set to appear in court today. The Islamist group’s spiritual leader, Mohamed Badie, and two of his deputies will face charges of inciting deadly violence during the protests that preceded the army’s overthrow of President Mohamed Morsi. Badie has been seen by some as the driving […]

Pak troops continue to violate ceasefire along LoC in J&K

Pak troops continue to violate ceasefire along LoC in J&K

Jammu: Pakistani troops continued ceasefire violations along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir. They indulged in ceasefire violations thrice yesterday and resorted to indiscriminate firing in Poonch and Rajouri sectors. Defence spokesperson Col RK Palta said, firing and mortar shelling by Pakistani troops continued till late last night in Balakote area.   Yesterday, […]

Iraqi PM calls upon Indian industry to invest in his country

Iraqi PM calls upon Indian industry to invest in his country

Iraq: Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has called upon Indian industry to invest in Iraq. He said, there are huge investment opportunities in Iraq in the sector like energy, IT, refineries, fertilisers, infrastructure, health and education. Iraqi Prime Minister was addressing a gathering of Indian industrialists in Mumbai yesterday. Allaying fears about security and legal […]

IOA to hold general body meeting Today

IOA to hold general body meeting Today

The crucial General Body Meeting of Indian Olympic Association, IOA, will be held in New Delhi today. Among other things, the meeting will try to find out ways for the India’s return to the Olympic fold. The International Olympic Committee, IOC has suspended the Indian Olympic Association and asked it to amend the IOA Constitution […]

Maharashtra govt promulgates anti superstition ordinance

Maharashtra govt promulgates anti superstition ordinance

Mumbai: Maharashtra government has promulgated an anti-black magic and superstition ordinance four days after the murder of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar in Pune. Governor K Sankaranarayanan has given his assent to the ordinance yesterday. Dabholkar had drafted the Anti-Superstition and Black Magic Bill over a decade ago, but it repeatedly failed to get through the State […]

Third accused in photo journalist gang-rape case in Mumbai arrested

Third accused in photo journalist gang-rape case in Mumbai arrested

Newdelhi: The Mumbai Police has arrested one more person in connection with the photo journalist gang-rape case. With this, police have managed to nab four out of five accused in this case. Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan assured journalists that he will take up the issue of the safety of women in the state with Chief […]