S. Asia

A bumpy ride for Himachal’s apples

By Vishal Gulati Shimla, Nov 23 (IANS) — A World Bank-funded multi-million road project in Himachal Pradesh, earlier... (more...)

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Conference on housing for all held in Delhi

New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) — To ensure housing for all, the government needs to focus on identifying locations facing... (more...)

Telecom bodies seek LG’s support to provide better service in Delhi

New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) — Telecom industry bodies have written to Delhi’s Lt Governor Najeeb Jung to initiate... (more...)

FPIs stay invested in Indian growth story (Weekly Review)

Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) — The growing anticipation of any dovish sign from the central bank in its upcoming monetary... (more...)

No relook on new delisting norms: SEBI

New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) — India’s market regulator Saturday ruled out any relook on its new delisting norms... (more...)

India one of fastest growing markets for Twitter

New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) — With more and more people getting engaged with the micro-blogging website, India is turning... (more...)

RBI rate cut keeps Sensex hopes alive (Weekly Review)

Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) — With the hope against hope of seeing the centrral bank cut key interest rates and following... (more...)

Revived traditional irrigation brings joy to Assam farmers (Agriculture Feature)

Guwahati, Nov 22 (IANS) — The gurgling water flowing fast through a traditional canal system that has been revived... (more...)

India’s forex up $419 mn

Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) — India’s foreign exchange reserves grew by $419.4 million to $315.55 billion for the week... (more...)

Nepal nod for Reliance, Satluj to invest billions of rupees

Kathmandu, Nov 22 (IANS) — The Nepal Investment Board headed by Prime Minister Sushil Koirala has given its nod to... (more...)

NSDC signs skills development pact with USIBC

New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) — To strengthen India-US cooperation in the field of technical, vocational education and skills... (more...)

India’s strong leadership led to ending WTO impasse: Sitharaman

New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) — India’s strong leadership and negotiating from a position of strength on the food... (more...)

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Eight babies die in Pakistan as incubators malfunction

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Man isolated at New Delhi airport after traces of Ebola virus found in his semen

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Indian dance instructor’s dog-bite selfie blows up into student rape allegation against him

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India’s sterilization drive leaves 8 women dead, 20 others seriously ill (w/video)

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