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20 May, 2018 4:15 PM Top Pak Paper Blocked For Reporting Nawaz Sharif's 26/11 Remark: Watchdog

Nawaz Sharif's comments on 26/11 triggered a controversy in Pakistan prompting the country's top civil and military leadership to condemn his remarks. Islamabad: Pakistan's leading daily Dawn is facing restrictions in distributions after it published an explosive interview with ousted Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif where he made a controversial 68

20 May, 2018 2:47 PM India mulls tariff hike on U.S. products to hit back on steel, aluminium duties

Additional duty of up to 100% are proposed to be imposed on certain items In a retaliatory move, India has told the WTO that it proposes to raise duties by up to 100% on 20 products such as almonds, apple and specific motorcycles imported from the U.S. from next month, if Washington does not roll back high tariffs on certain steel and aluminium items 23

17 May, 2018 5:02 PM ICC and BCCI officials meet

Richardson says global body not looking beyond existing three formats Officials from the International Cricket Council (ICC) and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) met here on Thursday to discuss various issues confronting the game globally. The ICC had recently set up a working group to develop a global strategy with BCCI represented by CEO Rahul 34

15 May, 2018 5:51 PM 4 new faces on CPI executive panel

Sunil Kumar dropped, Divakaran stays Agriculture Minister V.S. Sunil Kumar has been dropped from the reconstituted CPI State executive committee, which has four new faces. Meeting for the first time here on Tuesday after its reconstitution at the Malappuram State conference in March, the CPI State Council inducted four new members -- P. Vasantham, A.K. Chandran 30

13 May, 2018 10:32 AM Life insurers’ premium income rises

Driven by new individual premium income, the life insurance industry has begun FY19 on an healthy note, with 4.6% growth in new business premium at ₹7,280 crore in April, according to data from the industry lobby, Life Insurance Council. As of end April, total individual new business of the industry rose 7.32%to ₹3,881.61 crore, the council said. As against 33

13 May, 2018 5:07 AM China’s plans to import Indian drugs fail to enthuse pharmaceutical firms

China is the second largest market for pharmaceuticals after the U.S. China’s much-publicised announcement to slash tariffs on 28 medicines, including cancer drugs from India, has failed to create any buzz among the Indian pharmaceutical firms here as exports to China are possible only after lengthy field trials and approvals, which could take years 40

12 May, 2018 4:42 PM Top Indian and foreign players for one-off women's T20 ahead of IPL 2018 play-offs

New Delhi: The BCCI sanctioned women's T20 exhibition match ahead of the IPL play-off in Mumbai on May 22 will feature top Indian and foreign players. A total of 30 players, 20 Indians and 10 foreigners, will train at the Cricket Club of India in Mumbai ahead of the one-off game. The teams will be called IPL XI and BCCI XI and the game will be broadcast 38

11 May, 2018 11:44 AM Is your child studying in a fake school? Delhi government issues warning

New Delhi: Delhi government has warned parents and students against fake education boards running in the national capital, saying there are only three relevant boards operating in the city. The Directorate of Education (DoE) has made public a list of 12 fake boards operating in Delhi. "No board with the name of 'Board of Adult Education and Training' 84

9 May, 2018 7:47 PM Congress leader dies after falling from bullock cart during electioneering

H.V. Madalli was canvassing for Vinod Asuti at Shalavadi in Navalgund Congress leader and president of the Dharwad Rural district unit of the Congress H.V. Madalli who suffered head injury after a fall from a bullock cart died at a private hospital here on Wednesday. He is survived by three daughters and a son. The cremation took place at his native 31

8 May, 2018 5:16 PM AGP says it will sever ties with BJP

The Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) has threatened to sever its alliance with the BJP in Assam if the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, is pushed through. The regional party, a product of the Assam Agitation against foreigners from 1979-1985 that ended with the signing of the Assam Accord, has also announced a signature campaign from May 12-30 against the Bill. “We will sever 28