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10 November, 2017 6:55 AM L&T hits 52-week high as construction arm wins orders of Rs 4023 crore

Shares of Larsen & Toubro (L&T) touched a 52-week high of Rs 1,274, rising nearly 5 percent intraday Friday as it construction arm won orders worth Rs 4023 crore. The heavy civil infrastructure business has won orders worth Rs 1906 crore, which includes major government order of Rs 1825 crore in JV with international partner. The company's building 45

15 October, 2017 7:30 AM Oil payment, other issues with Iran resolves, says Jaitley

India is Iran’s second biggest oil buyer after China and was among a few which had continued to import crude. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said that most of the pending issues with Iran particularly relating to the oil payment have been resolved. Mr. Jaitley, who is in Washington on a week-long visit to the U.S. to attend the annual meeting of the International 36

29 September, 2017 5:06 PM India qualify for 2018 AFC U-16 Championship

New Delhi: Indian football team on Friday qualified for the AFC U-16 Championship to be held next year in Malaysia after finishing second in their group qualifying round played in Kathmandu. India qualified as one of the six best second-placed teams from the group matches of qualifying round. All the matches of each of the 10 groups were played in a single 27

28 September, 2017 11:30 AM PM Modi was happy I was freed, asked me to take care of my health: Father Tom Unzhunnalil

Father Tom Uzhunnalil, the Kerala priest who was released recently after more than one-and-a- half years in captivity in Yemen, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and thanked them for their support. Speaking about his ordeal in Yemen, he said: “God has a mission for all of us & my mission has, to be present for the old and the dying 34

16 September, 2017 11:14 AM Church thanks Sushma Swaraj for Father Tom Uzhannalil​'s rescue

New Delhi: The Catholic Bishops` Conference of India has lauded the role of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in securing the release of Father Tom Uzhannalil, the Kerala priest abducted by the Islamic State in Yemen in March 2016. The priest was released on September 12 and the Minister tweeted on Saturday a letter written to her by the CBCI Secretary 54

13 September, 2017 1:08 PM Can't Keep Changing Fuel Prices On Knee-Jerk Basis, Says Dharmendra Pradhan

The Petroleum Minister expects global crude prices to ease in the near future. New Delhi: The government cannot change fuel prices on a knee-jerk basis, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Wednesday on a day when stocks of state-run oil marketing companies (OMCs) tanked by as much as eight per cent following recent hikes in transport fuel prices 40

12 September, 2017 11:20 AM Kerala leaders rejoice Fr. Tom’s release

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, Leader of the Opposition Ramesh Chennithala, former Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, and political and Church leaders have expressed joy and relief at Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil’s release from IS captivity. In a Facebook post, Mr. Vijayan said Fr. Uzhunnalil’s release was a matter of great joy. Noting that Fr. Uzhunnalil 30

12 September, 2017 10:25 AM Indian priest abducted by ISIS in Yemen rescued: Sushma Swaraj

NEW DELHI: Kerala priest Father Tom Uzhunnalil, who was abducted allegedly by ISIS militants in Yemen last year, has been rescued, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj said on Tuesday. The release of the Indian Christian priest was reportedly secured by Oman, AFP news agency said. Referring to the priest, a report by Oman Observer said: He has been transferred 80

10 September, 2017 4:26 PM Iran says it warned off US ship, Navy denies it

Dubai: Iran says it warned off a US Navy warship during a rescue of a boat in the Gulf of Oman, while American officials say there was no direct contact. The US Navy said today the incident happened Wednesday and involved a small vessel some 75 nautical miles from the USS Tempest, a coastal patrol boat. The Navy says another boat much closer offered 52

29 August, 2017 3:59 PM Asian chess: Dhaka shocks Rasht

Top seed Rasht was shocked by third seed Dhaka in the fifth round of the Asian Cities chess championship at Bhubaneswar. The Iranian team, however, is still in the joint lead position with eight points, along with host and second seed KIIT. It was the wins by Mohammad Minhaz Udin and Kh. Aminul Islam, on the second and third boards, over Ali Faghirnavaz 17