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Investment growth needs to pick up, RBI chief says

Investment growth needs to pick up, RBI chief says

MUMBAI: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Raghuram Rajan said India’s macroeconomic indicators are improving and inflation has been coming down consistent with the central bank’s forecast, but Asia’s third-largest…

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Rajinikanth to Share Stage in Chennai Today

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Rajinikanth to Share Stage in Chennai Today

CHENNAI: Hollywood star Arnold Schwarzenegger arrived here Monday morning amidst tight security to attend the audio launch of Vikram-starrer Tamil romantic-thriller “I”. The audio launch will take place on Monday…

Red Alert Sounded in Gujarat, Maharashtra as Heavy Rain is Predicted

Red Alert Sounded in Gujarat, Maharashtra as Heavy Rain is Predicted

NEW DELHI: Heavy to very heavy rains are expected in Gujarat, Maharashtra, West Madhya Pradesh and Goa in the next couple of days, the India Meteorological Department today said.With southwest…

‘Meteorite’ Smashes into Nicaraguan Capital, Latin America

‘Meteorite’ Smashes into Nicaraguan Capital, Latin America

MANAGUA:  A mysterious explosion that rocked Nicaragua’s crowded capital Managua, creating a large crater, appears to have been caused by a meteorite, officials said on Sunday.Amazingly, in a sprawling city of…

12 Feet Deep Flood Water in Many Parts of Srinagar

12 Feet Deep Flood Water in Many Parts of Srinagar

SRINAGAR: Five days of incessant rains in Kashmir have left nearly 150 people dead in the region’s worst flooding in more than five decades, submerging hundreds of villages and triggering…

Flood alert in Telangana, AP villages, Heavy rains to follow

Flood alert in Telangana, AP villages, Heavy rains to follow

HYDERABAD: Massive downpour in areas across Telangana and north coastal Andhra Pradesh districts on Sunday rendered hundreds of people marooned in several villages as roads and communication links remained cut…

Today, an electrician earns as much as an engineer

Today, an electrician earns as much as an engineer

In a country where engineering degrees are chased by many an aspirant, salary statistics thrown up by a leading staffing solutions company come as an eye-opener. The starting income of an…

Cancer behind 70% deaths in India’s atomic energy hubs

Cancer behind 70% deaths in India’s atomic energy hubs

MUMBAI: Cancer caused almost 70% of the 3,887 health-related deaths in the atomic energy hubs across the country over the last 20 years, an RTI reply has revealed. In all,…

Mystery plane gives jitters to international airliners near Mumbai

Mystery plane gives jitters to international airliners near Mumbai

NEW DELHI: India’s dangerous western neighbourhood that is kept under aerial surveillance by military planes of global superpowers gave the jitters to some international commercial flights flying over the Arabian…

Kolkata scientists rewrite Earth’s evolutionary history books

Kolkata scientists rewrite Earth’s evolutionary history books

Scientists from Kolkata have rewritten the evolutionary history books by finding that oxygen-producing life forms were present on earth some 3 billion years ago — a full 60 million years…

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