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14 January, 2019 11:48 AM Singapore may tighten adoption law after gay father adopted son

Singapore: Singapore is looking to strengthen its adoption laws after a gay man won an appeal to legally adopt his biological son in a landmark court ruling last year, its social affairs minister said on Monday. The man, after learning he was unlikely to be able to adopt a child in Singapore as a gay man, paid $200,000 for a woman to carry his child 131

14 January, 2019 11:09 AM India's airlines are safe. But is Indian aviation safe?

The latest survey by AirlineRatings may have given a lot of stars to Indian airlines, but at the same time, leaves a question mark over the safety of air travel in the country. The survey does product and safety ratings for more than 435 airlines around the world. These include India's IndiGo, Jet Airways, SpiceJet and Air India. Uttaresh Venkateshwaran 98

11 January, 2019 5:02 PM Guinness World Record With Longest Line Of Sanitary Napkins Set In Bengaluru

500 people at the 62nd All India Congress of Obstetrics and Gynaecology took seven and a half hours to lay out 10,105 sanitary pads in a line 3,537 feet long. Participants at a medical congress in Bengaluru have set a new Guinness World Record for the longest line of sanitary pads, in a move aimed at promoting menstrual hygiene. Five hundred people at the 62nd All India 87

10 January, 2019 8:00 AM Mining and Exploration sector's net profit margin higher than average of all CPSEs during 2017-18

Mining and Exploration Sector also registered highest return on Net Worth. New Delhi: The Public Enterprises Survey 2017-18 on the performance of Central Public Sector Enterprises, was tabled in both the Houses of Parliament last month. The Survey, brought out by the Department of Public Enterprises, Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises 71

10 January, 2019 5:28 AM Public Enterprises Survey 2017-18: Major highlights of CPSEs performance

Check out the major highlights of the performance of CPSEs. New Delhi: The Public Enterprises Survey 2017-18 on the performance of Central Public Sector Enterprises, was tabled in both the Houses of Parliament last month. The Survey, brought out by the Department of Public Enterprises, Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises said that there 77

10 January, 2019 5:28 AM Top ten loss making CPSEs during 2017-18: Full list

The top three loss making CPSEs  incurred a loss equal to 52.15 percent of the total loss by the loss making CPSEs in 2017-18. New Delhi: The top ten loss making CPSEs claimed 84.71 percent of the total losses made by all the loss making CPSEs during 2017-18. The top three loss making CPSEs – Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd., Air India Ltd. and Mahanagar Telephone 73

8 January, 2019 7:04 AM Passenger Vehicle Sales Drop 3% In December: Dealers' Body

Retail passenger vehicles sales fell 3 per cent in December from a year ago, while two-wheeler sales rose 11 per cent, according to data from the country's car dealers' association. The data, based on vehicle registrations, was released by the Federation of Automobile Dealers Association (FADA). "We hope that it will act as a barometer for the industry 61

2 January, 2019 8:35 AM Metal stocks lose shine as China’s factory activity shrinks first time in 19 months

The Indian stock market has slipped further in the afternoon session on January 2 with the Nifty50 down close to 150 points and the Sensex down about 450 points. Nifty Metal and auto index were the underperforming sectors, down close to 3 percent dragged by Hindalco Industries, JSPL, JSW Steel, Tata Steel, NALCO and Vedanta. Nifty Metal was down almost 92

29 December, 2018 5:03 AM Massive earthquake strikes southern Philippines island of Mindanao; Tsunami alert issued

Manila: An earthquake measuring 7.2-magnitude on the Richter scale struck southern Philippines island of Mindanao on Saturday. The quake was recorded at 03:39 GMT, 101 kilometres or 62.7 miles to the southeast of the Pundaguitan coastal area, according to United States Geological Survey. However, authorities warned of possible tsunami threat to the coastlines 157

27 December, 2018 10:21 AM Karnataka CM demands Centre for immediate coal supply to Raichur Thermal Power Station

Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy met Union Coal Minister Piyush Goyal on December 27 here and demanded the Centre to ensure immediate supply of coal to Raichur Thermal Power Station (RTPS). RTPS, Yermarus Thermal Power Station and Ballari Thermal Power Station are facing coal shortages for quite some time. "During the meeting, the chief minister 70