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26 September, 2018 4:52 AM Rupee Rises 8 Paise Against US Dollar

Rupee Vs US Dollar: Weakness in dollar against some global currencies overseas and a higher opening of the domestic equity market supported the rupee. The rupee gained 8 paise against the US dollar in early trade on Wednesday, amid mild selling of the US currency and slip in crude oil prices, reported news agency Press Trust of India (PTI). The rupee 29

24 September, 2018 5:03 PM 8 Dead As Heavy Rain Triggers Flash Floods in Himachal; Manali Cut Off

The Chandigarh-Manali highway beyond Mandi and the Pathankot-Chamba highway were majorly hit. Manali, Chamba and Dalhousie towns were cut off from rest of the state. Heavy rains in Himachal Pradesh today claimed eight lives and hundreds, including school students, were stranded in the state as incessant rainfall for the third straight day triggered landslides 37

23 September, 2018 11:40 AM Heavy Rain In Parts Of Himachal, Snowfall In Spiti

Manali, a famous tourist destination in Himachal Pradesh, has received heavy rainfall in 24 hours, The Met department said Sunday. As per data recorded at 8.30 am Sunday, most parts of the state received moderate to heavy rains in 24 hours, the Met Centre Director Manmohan Singh said. Manali in Kullu district received the highest rainfall of 127.4 mm, followed 101

22 September, 2018 9:19 AM Badminton Star Lee Chong Wei Has Cancer, In Taiwan For Treatment

In a statement, Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) president said Lee Chong Wei "has been diagnosed with early-stage nose cancer". Speculation had been swirling about his health since he stopped turning up for training in July, and the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) announced that he was pulling out of the World Championships and Asian 43

22 September, 2018 9:00 AM Per capita alcohol consumption in India more than doubled from 2005-2016

Per capita alcohol consumption in India has more than doubled from 2005 to 2016, according to a report by the WHO. In India, the consumption of alcohol has increased from 2.4 litres in 2005 to 5.7 litres in 2016 with 4.2 litres being consumed by men and 1.5 litre by women, it said. The total alcohol per capita consumption (15+ years) is expected to increase 47

21 September, 2018 7:03 PM Alcohol Responsible For 3 Million Deaths Worldwide: WHO

Alcohol killed three million people in 2016 – more than infectious diseases, cancers combined, the World Health organisation said on Friday. More than 75 per cent of the alcohol related deaths were among men, it said. The WHO research revealed that alcohol consumption in India more than doubled from 2005 to 2016. India's per capita consumption increased 71

21 September, 2018 4:11 AM Petrol prices up again; Diesel remains stagnant

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI: Amid states' demand for Centre's intervention to curb the rising fuel prices, petrol prices once again witnessed a surge on Friday. In the national capital, petrol prices shot up by another Rs 0.10, to stand at Rs.82.32 per litre. In Mumbai, the price of petrol went by Rs 0.9 and was being sold at Rs 89.69 per litre. Diesel prices 67

20 September, 2018 11:25 AM SAIL's modernisation, expansion programme near completion: CMD

State-owned steel maker SAIL has almost completed its around Rs 72,000 crore modernisation and expansion programme, a top company official said Thursday. SAIL had undertaken the modernisation and expansion programme to increase its capacity to 21 million tonnes per annum (MTPA). The financial year 2017-18 witnessed several landmark achievements through 40

20 September, 2018 6:07 AM No respite for common man: Petrol breaches 90-mark in Maharashtra

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI: Petrol prices on Thursday morning crossed the 90-mark in certain cities of Maharastra including Hingoli, Parbhani, Jintur, Majalgaon, Ghansavangi and Paranda. In Delhi and Mumbai, petrol price was hiked by Rs 0.6 per litre while diesel prices remained unchanged. Liquid gold was being sold at Rs 89.60 per litre in Mumbai and Rs 82.22 per litre 52

18 September, 2018 9:33 AM Military Equipment Worth Rs 9,100 Crore Gets Defence Ministry Nod

The procurement will include two regiments of Aakash missile systems, officials in the Defence Ministry said. The Defence Ministry has given its approval for the procurement of military equipment and weapons worth Rs 9,100 crore, officials said today. The procurement will include two regiments of Aakash missile systems, they added. The acquisition proposals 69