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21 January, 2018 6:34 AM India Premier League 2018: Joe Root, Ben Stokes Among Marquee Players For Auction

Foreign stars including England captain Joe Root, Australian paceman Mitchell Starc and South Africa captain Faf du Plessis dominate the list of top-ranking players for this year's Indian Premier League (IPL) auction. Bidding will start at $312,500 for the top 36 to come under the hammer next weekend, with the eight Indian Premier League teams expected 27

21 January, 2018 3:42 AM Not Sure Of Travel Plans? Air India's Fly For Sure Offer Now Allows Flight Change Facility

Air India's 'Fly for Sure offer' is applicable for passengers wanting to prepone or postpone their original booked flights to an alternate flight of Air India operating on the same day. Air India's 'Fly for Sure Offer' allows flexibility of one-time flight change facility on same day for passengers who are concerned their travel plans may change. Air India's 29

20 January, 2018 4:44 PM ₹11 lakh spent on furniture for AAP MLAs

Office furniture worth ₹11.75 lakh was bought by the Public Works Department for 21 MLAs who were appointed parliamentary secretaries to ministers and a trip taken by one of the MLAs was paid for by the Information Technology Department, documents submitted by the Delhi government to the Election Commission of India reveal. According to the submission 26

20 January, 2018 3:40 PM KEF Infra to divest 30% to fund expansion

Plans to raise ₹2,000 cr. for building plants at Mumbai, New Delhi, Hyderabad The promoters of KEF Infrastructure India Pvt. Ltd., a Dubai-based precast concrete manufacturer, would be divesting 30% stake to private equity (PE) investors to part finance a ₹2,000-crore expansion programme, said a top official. “Currently, we are in talks with a PE [investor] 24

20 January, 2018 2:41 PM JLR rolls out Range Rover Velar, prices it at ₹78.83 lakh

Will bolster firm’s position in luxury SUV market, says MD Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) on Saturday introduced the Range Rover Velar in India at a starting price of ₹78.83 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The SUV will come with three engine options — 2.0 litre diesel, 2.0 litre petrol and 3.0 litre diesel. “The Velar will further strengthen Land Rover’s position 28

20 January, 2018 2:08 PM Air Quality Improves In NCR, So Does Visibility

On Saturday, the minimum temperature was recorded at 8 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season's average. New Delhi: With moderate dry winds blowing on Saturday, the National Capital Region and surrounding areas recorded better visibility, slight rise in minimum temperature and marked improvement in air quality which, however, remained "very poor" 25

20 January, 2018 10:20 AM Declare birthdays of Vivekananda, Netaji national holidays: Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday urged to the Centre to declare the birth anniversaries of Swami Vivekananda and Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose as national holidays. In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Banerjee demanded that January 12 and January 23 should be considered as national holidays. She took to Twitter saying 32

20 January, 2018 9:30 AM Indian American Manisha Singh becomes first woman to become Assistant Secretary of State in Trump administration

Washington: Indian American Manisha Singh, a lawyer and Congressional staffer, has been sworn in as the Assistant Secretary of State for economic and business affairs in the Trump administration. She is the first woman appointed to the post. Singh was sworn in by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Friday. She will be responsible for advancing American 31

20 January, 2018 9:20 AM Ramayana festival begins with an aim to enhance India-Asean ties, PM Modi 'delighted'

Epic Indian saga Ramayana is a popular theme for theatre presentation in Asean countries.   NEW DELHI: A festival on the epic saga Ramayana begins on Saturday with an aim to enhance the India-Asean ties. Prime Minister Narendra Modi noted that the festival is "an important part of a series of events to commemorate 25 years of India-ASEAN relations, the Festival 30

20 January, 2018 8:53 AM Balancing growth & deficit: What can Budget 2018 do to boost agriculture?

While Budgets, at one level, are just statements of income and expenses, in India, the Budget speech is also the government’s statement of policies and intent and with FY19 being the last year of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government’s term and with a rather strong rejection by some voters in rural districts in Gujarat, the Budget 2018 is expected 30