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Mumbai: In a significant development in the Sheena Bora murder case, the Mumbai police have traced the person who had sent a resignation letter on her behalf - and at the behest of her accused mother Indrani Mukherjea - to her employer, weeks after she was brutally killed and her body disposed off, Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria said here late Thursday. The same person also sent a mail to her landlord ...
New Delhi: The 74th day of agitation over delay in One Rank, One Pension on Thursday started on a hopeful note for veterans but there was no breakthrough by evening even as talks at different level within the government continued. A government team led by Nripendra Misra, the principal secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is looking into the matter now, said informed sources. United Forum ...

Tata Motors launches the ACE Mega

2015-08-27 21:49:00

Tata Motors on Thursday announced the launch of a new smart pick-up - Tata ACE Mega. The ACE Mega, with superior performance, enhanced looks, strong cabin with rated payload of 1Tonne, will offer the best-in-class fuel efficiency and lowest cost of ownership. It is an innovative cargo transport solution in the Small Commercial Vehicle (SCV) segment. The Tata ACE Mega has been designed and developed ...

What is a Smart City?

2015-08-27 21:20:00

New Delhi: The central government on Thursday announced 98 cities and towns for development as smart cities based on evaluation of financial and institutional capacities and past track record of urban local bodies. According to Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu, a smart city "is one having provision of basic infrastructure to give a decent quality of life to its citizens, a clean and ...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government has approved Britain's request to have 50 of its older model Apache helicopters refurbished and upgraded by Boeing Co and other U.S. companies, a deal valued at around $3 billion (1.95 billion pounds), the Defence Department announced on Thursday. The Pentagon's Defence Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA), which oversees foreign arms sales, notified U.S. ...
Mumbai: In a significant development in the Sheena Bora murder case, the Mumbai police have traced the person who had sent a resignation letter on her behalf - and at the behest of her accused mother Indrani Mukherjea - to her employer, weeks after she was brutally killed and her body disposed off, Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria said here late Thursday. The same person also sent a mail to her landlord ...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government has approved Britain's request to have 50 of its older model Apache helicopters refurbished and upgraded by Boeing Co and other U.S. companies, a deal valued at around $3 billion (1.95 billion pounds), the Defence Department announced on Thursday. The Pentagon's Defence Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA), which oversees foreign arms sales, notified U.S. ...
* Some NATO boots on the ground in fight for Musa Qala * Nine U.S. air strikes against Taliban-held district * U.S. soldiers killed identified as special forces airmen (Adds identification of U.S. soldiers killed) By Mohammad Stanekzai LASHKAR GAH, Aug 27 (Reuters) - Soldiers from the U.S.-led NATO coalition have joined an Afghan army campaign to try to stop a Taliban advance in Helmand province ...
It is not the military-intelligence establishment of Pakistan which was solely responsible for the sabotage of NSA level talks between India and Pakistan. The pre-dominant role was that of Hafiz Saeed and to some extent the Hurriyat leaders in India. The other abetting forces were some mainstream political parties of J&K, which are essentially Kashmir Valley centric, as has always been the case ...
Will the religious census released by the central government on Tuesday stir up India's political cauldron? Reports from two states with a sizeable Muslim population suggest that it just could. In Uttar Pradesh, the answer seemingly is in the affirmative, fear many, as the already polarized polity of India's most politically crucial state is set to be harvested for electoral gains in the run-up to ...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government has approved Britain's request to have 50 of its older model Apache helicopters refurbished and upgraded by Boeing Co and other U.S. companies, a deal valued at around $3 billion (1.95 billion pounds), the Defence Department announced on Thursday. The Pentagon's Defence Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA), which oversees foreign arms sales, notified U.S. ...
By Kevin Yao BEIJING (Reuters) - The global stock market rout of the past week was sparked by concerns over a possible interest rate rise by the U.S. Federal Reserve and not by the devaluation of China's yuan currency, a senior Chinese central bank official told Reuters on Thursday. Yao Yudong, head of the bank's Research Institute of Finance and Banking, said the U.S. central bank should delay ...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government has approved Britain's request to have 50 of its older model Apache helicopters refurbished and upgraded by Boeing Co and other U.S. companies, a deal valued at around $3 billion (1.95 billion pounds), the Defence Department announced on Thursday. The Pentagon's Defence Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA), which oversees foreign arms sales, notified U.S. ...
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IBNS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the two-day "Call to Action Summit-2015-ending preventable child and maternal deaths", organized by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India and the Ministry of Health, Government of Ethiopia, here on Thursday.In his inaugural address, the Prime Minister said India has made several notable achievements in the health ...
Citizens of the small Dutch town of Noordwijkerhout had a strange shock today when their little town market received a very unexpected visitor. Named Buba, the huge pachyderm had apparently just earlier strolled out of her circus in a nearby field and decided to do a little shopping. In a video captured by a surprised shopper, the elephant is seen quite literally checking out the stalls, trunk ...
"We are not just Americans, but citizens of Earth." —@StationCDRKelly http://t.co/eOShEche3z pic.twitter.com/nGPsTVC4Hh— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) July 20, 2015 Washington: Clicked from 1.6 million kms away in space, a NASA camera on the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite has returned its first stunning view of the entire sun-lit side of Earth. DSCOVR is equipped with the Earth ...
(Adds extra details about the photographer, new headline) By Alex Whiting LONDON, Aug 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When photographer Graeme Robertson who has covered wars and famines met a boy in Uganda whose skin looked as if it was falling off his face, he was shocked to discover the boy had been attacked for being blind. "Sometimes when you have a blind child they will try and kill them, ...
By Alex Whiting LONDON, Aug 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When war photographer Graeme Robertson met a boy in Uganda whose skin looked as if it was falling off his face, he was shocked to discover the boy had been attacked for being blind. "Sometimes when you have a blind child they will try and kill them, set them on fire, lock them in a hut for the rest of their life, forget about them," ...

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