New Delhi: Sony Electronics on Tuesday launched two medium-range smartphones in the Indian market, the C4 dual and the Aqua M4, to expand its Xper...


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News24 Bureau New Delhi/ Berlin: We Indians love tea. Which means at any given point of time, a lot of water is being boiled, all of which migh...


New Delhi: A Singapore-based mobile application company teams up with Intex Technologies to make a free calling app named 'nanu' availab...



PM Modi's letter to the citizens of India

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday wrote a letter adressed to all Indian citizens on completion of 1 year of the Modi government. The letter was uploaded on Mr. Modi's Twitter account and is also available on the PMO website. For direct access to the letter click: http://pmindia.gov.in/en/news_updates/text-of-pms-letter-to-the-people/?comment=disable ...

Modi pays tribute to Nehru

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday paid his tributes to country's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru on his death anniversary. "Tributes to Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on his Punya Tithi. We remember his contribution as a freedom fighter and as our first prime minister," Modi said in a statement. ...

Four Indians among Forbes World’s 100 most powerful women

News24 Bureau New Delhi: SBI chief Arundhati Bhattacharya, ICICI bank head Chanda Kochar, Biocon founder Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw and HT Media Chair Shobhana Bharti are among World’s 100 most powerful women according to the Forbes survey of 2015. Forbes 12th annual list of 100 most influe...

India's aid to Nepal 'very welcome by the countrya': UNDP

United Nations: India's assistance to earthquake ravaged Nepal has been "very welcome by that country," according to a top UN Development Programme official. "We have seen the Indian armed forces providing the first response," UNDP's Assistant Administrator, M...

Over 70 percent of Everest glacier's volume may be lost by 2100

New Delhi: Over 70 percent of the glacier volume in the Mount Everest region in the Himalayas could be lost in 85 years if greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise, a new paper suggests. It also indicates more flood risk in the future in the Kosi river downstream from Nepal to India. Th...

Pakistan executes seven death row convicts

Islamabad: Seven death row convicts were executed in jails across Pakistan's Punjab and Balochistan province on Wednesday, a media report said. In Lahore Central Jail, two convicts were hanged. Abdul Khaliq had been convicted...

Explosions, gunshots rock Kabul

Kabul: Casualties were feared as explosions and ensuing gunshots rocked a diplomatic district in the central part of Kabul on Tuesday night, sources said. The incident took place in Wazir Akbar Khan, the diplomatic enclave, after explosions we...

Four militants killed in Kabul

Kabul: Four militants were killed after trying to storm a guesthouse in a diplomatic area of Afghanistan's capital city of Kabul, police said on Wednesday. The attack began late Tuesday night after the four militants tried to take con...

Nobel Prize on sale for Rs 2 Crore

News 24 Bureau New Delhi: 92-year-old scientist ‘Leon Lederman’ who coined the phrase the “God particle” is going to put his Nobel Prize gold medal for auction and the minimum bid is Rs 2 Crore. Lederman won the Nobe...

Sensex extends losses for third session, slides over 161 pts

Mumbai: Extending its losing streak for the third session in a row, the benchmark Sensex fell by over 161 points and Nifty slipped below the 8,300 mark in early trade today on continued selling by participants on disappointing company ...

Rupee breaches 64 mark, down 17 paise vs dollar

Mumbai: Continuing its weakness for the third straight day, the rupee dropped below the 64 mark, falling 17 paise, to quote at 64.15 against the dollar in early trade on Wednesday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange as the American currency fi...

Pre-market: Sensex likely to witness volatile trade ahead of derivative expiry

News24 Bureau Mumbai: Indian market is likely to witness volatility on Wednesday ahead of the derivative expiry of May futures and options contracts, scheduled on Thursday. Market experts believe that profit-booking ahead of the expir...

Sensex trades flat in morning session

Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), on Tuesday was trading flat at 1.50 points or 0.01 percent up during the morning session. The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Ex...

Bhupathi-Kyrgios knocked out of French Open

Paris: India's Mahesh Bhupathi and his doubles partner Australia's Nick Kyrgios were knocked out of the French Open after suffering a straight set defeat in the first round of the men's doubles match here on Monday. Australia&...

Ganguly would do a great job as India coach: Brett Lee

Melbourne: Former Australia fast bowler Brett Lee on Tuesday said former India skipper Sourav Ganguly would do "a great job" if made India’s new head coach. Following Duncan Fletcher’s departure, the Board of Control for ...

See in pics: IPL champions Mumbai Indians, fans paint Wankhede blue

News 24 Bureau Mumbai: Holding the Mumbai Indians' flag and happily waving hands at the crowd, an overjoyed IPL 2015 champions took a victory lap as they celebrated their grand success with a large number of fans at Wankhede stad...

Rahane conferred Indian Cricketer of the Year award

Mumbai: Consistent in-form Indian batsman Ajinkya Rahane was conferred with CEAT Indian Cricketer of the Year, former Sri Lanka skipper Kumar Sangakkara was given the International Cricketer of the Year award, while former Indian skipper Kap...