UP U-turn on separate lanes for VIPs at toll plazas

Lucknow |Monday, 2017 5:15:05 PM IST

Facing flak over its advisory for ensuring separate lanes for VIPs at toll plazas in Uttar Pradesh, the state government on Monday took a U-turn and said the earlier system of same lanes for all vehic

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Qatari-owned sports, children TV channels no longer blocked in UAE

Dubai |Monday, 2017 2:45:04 AM IST

Sports and children TV channels owned by Qatar were back on the screens this weekend in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) after being blocked since June, amid signs of easing of a diplomatic crisis.

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Trump backs law expanding Russia sanctions: White House

Washington |Monday, 2017 3:45:04 AM IST

US President Donald Trump supports a bill announced on the weekend by Congress to increase sanctions on Russia, in part due to Moscow's alleged interference in last year's election, White House Press

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KENT RO Systems signs up as principal sponsor of Pro Kabaddi League team Haryana Steelers

New Delhi [India] | July 24, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST

New Delhi [India], July 24 (ANI-NewsVoir): KENT RO Systems Ltd., one of the most renowned healthcare brands in India, has been signed up as the principal sponsor of the Pro Kabaddi League team, Haryan

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N.Korea cancels beer festival due to drought

Pyongyang |Monday, 2017 10:45:04 AM IST

North Korea has cancelled a beer festival aimed at attracting foreign tourists due to a severe drought.

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Reliance Capital's shareholders approve demerger scheme

Mumbai |Monday, 2017 5:15:05 PM IST

Financial services major Reliance Capital on Monday said its shareholders have approved the demerger scheme for Reliance Home Finance.

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Iran, Iraq sign agreement to boost defence ties

Tehran |Monday, 2017 1:45:04 AM IST

Iran and Iraq signed an agreement to boost cooperation in a host of military fields, media reports said.

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Government considering path-breaking FDI reforms for defence sector

New Delhi |Monday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST

A more liberal FDI policy is currently under consideration to attract FDI in defence sector, sources said.

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Regulatory blues: India's 1st private reinsurer mulls licence surrender

Chennai |Monday, 2017 11:45:04 AM IST

Finding the reinsurance regulations illogical and an uneven playing field for a whopping investment of Rs 500 crore, India's first private reinsurance company, ITI Reinsurance Ltd (ITI Re) is even rea

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Honor 8 Pro: Outshines OnePlus 5 in every department (Tech Review)

New Delhi |Monday, 2017 11:45:04 AM IST

Two flagship duel-camera smartphones from two Chinese players -- one from Huawei under its sub-brand Honor and another from OnePlus -- have arrived in India.

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IMF slashes US growth forecasts for 2017-2018

Washington |Monday, 2017 11:15:04 AM IST

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has lowered its economic growth forecasts for the US to 2.1 per cent for this year and the next, down from the 2.3 per cent for 2017 and 2.5 per cent for 2018 tha

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UP to launch all-women 'Pink' buses

Lucknow |Monday, 2017 8:45:04 AM IST

The Uttar Pradesh government will soon launch 'Pink' air-conditioned buses exclusively for women, an official said on Monday.

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