The rupee today plunged by 130 paise to hit life-time low of 59.935 against the US dollar in early trade on the Interbank Foreign Exchange on strong demand for the US currency from banks and importers.
The CBI today registered its 13th FIR in the coal scam probe against a Delhi-based firm for alleged cheating and misrepresentation of facts during allocation of the Kesla North coal block in Chattisgarh in August 2008. HT reports.
Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has become a ‘clean’ man in a $60 million money-laundering case after the Swiss Government refused to re-open the case.
A new World Bank report says that India would be battling major climate crisis by the turn of the century
The Taliban office opened in Doha to facilitate peace talks does not carry the name of the "Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan," as it appeared earlier, Qatar said today.
Two minor ethnic Indian Hindu children in Malaysia have been converted to Islam without their mother's consent, triggering protests from the country's Bar Council which called unilateral conversion as illegal.
Alarmed by the damage caused by floods in Uttarakhand, the district authorities on Wednesday announced red alert in 30 villages situated near the banks of river Yamuna and Hindon.
The CBI will get access to crucial phone conversations and documents of the AgustaWestland deal from the Italian prosecutors within two weeks, after a court in Milan passed an order in this regard on Wednesday, sources said, Rajesh Ahuja reports.
The craze for admissions to Delhi University seems to have caught up with students looking to pursue language courses as well.
The two routes to the Amarnath cave are susceptible to attacks by militants, the Jammu and Kashmir government has stated when the annual journey to the holy shrine is supposed to start on June 28, Toufiq Rashid reports.
The Supreme Court today agreed to give an urgent hearing to a PIL on the issue of US National Security Agency snooping on Internet data from India and seeking to initiate action against Internet companies for allowing the agency to access the information.
After DMDK, former UPA ally DMK today approached Congress seeking support for its candidate Kanimozhi as both the Tamil Nadu parties are set to fight for the sixth seat in the June 27 biennial elections to Rajya Sabha from the state.
Rivers have exacted their revenge. Choked by rampant construction and bullied to change their course in the name of development, angry rivers of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh left behind massive devastation in the last few rain-swept days. Chetan Chauhan
Foodgrain, worth Rs.
45 cr was damaged mostly during handling and storage and could have fed at least 2.5 lakh people every year. The Centre might again be required to go in a damage control mode. Harinder Baweja
China has fully implemented a scheme in the Tibetan Autonomous Region (TAR) that requirs all mobile phone and internet users to register with their real names. State media says the surveillance plan is introduced to crackdown on rumours in region, Sutirtho Patranobis reports.