Mumbai: In its fourth bi-monthly monetary policy, the Reserve Bank (RBI) Tuesday kept key interest rates unchanged in a bid to maintain financial and price stability. The Indian equities markets did not react much to the status quo, which India Inc. said was expected. Saying the country is currently positioned to reach the...
New York: Terrorism has been exported to India and it is not home-grown, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here Monday, adding that the Indian Muslims will fail the Al Qaeda. Answering a query at the Council of Foreign Relations here, Modi said India has the second largest Muslim population in the world. He said India’s...
New Delhi: Microsoft will offer its commercial cloud services -- Azure and Office 365 --by the end of 2015 from local data centres in India where the company sees a $2 trillion business opportunity. Satya Nadella, chief executive officer of Microsoft, announced this here Tuesday, saying that Microsoft would enable the "...
Bangalore: Jailed former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Monday filed a criminal revision petition in the Karnataka High Court here, seeking suspension of the four-year jail sentence and bail in the corruption case. Jayalalithaa’s senior counsel B. Kumar filed a set of four applications with the high court...
Incheon: Indian tennis player Saketh Myneni completed a memorable Asian Games campaign for the country bagging two medals -- a mixed doubles gold - partnering Sania Mirza - after winning the men's doubles silver with Sanam Singh -- at the Yeorumul Tennis Courts here Monday. Sania and Myneni, seeded second, defeated top...
Chennai: Continuing to defend the decision to close down bars in Kerala, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Tuesday said he did not care about the...
The image of a freshly killed animal engraved on a rock marked the beginning of art. Yes, art lifted us out of brutish to sublime. It might have taken eons for us to reach where we stand today. Now we are in the midst of several art movements. Of...
Do you know what is so unique about the alphabet “e”? Why “bookkeeper” is so special? Why do “I am” so important? They showcase the quirky side of English language.  Did you know that the letter “e...
Nobody until recently thought that China would be their future destination for snow festival. Japan’s Sapporo Snow Festival, Canada’s Quebec City Winter Carnival and Norway’s Holmenkollen Ski Festival were the former hotspots....
An open countryside with wind in trees might invoke passions for flying. Having no wings add to the list of human miseries though. It is not so to Mike Clark, who knows how to float on country scenes on his self-made aircraft. When the sky comes...
People who come to relish my shade and devour the soft murmur of my leaves often ask me, "Tell me Wise tree, what is success?" and drawing on my years of having being around, I humbly tell them this.... “Success means different...