The central bank managed to add $ 34 billion through inflows from foreign currency deposits and a concessional swap facility for banks.
Investors seem to have matured as well. Unlike in 2008, investment advisers did not receive many frantic calls on Monday, and investors seemed to understand the situation much better
The sharpest fall in China’s stocks since 2007 came despite Beijing’s latest attempt to support the equity market.
Sensex fell 1,624 points, or 5.94 %, on Monday, the most in over 6 years, raising fresh apprehensions about India’s ability to tide over uncertainties triggered by a slowing China.
Ahead of the Patel rally in Ahmedabad on Tuesday, Leena Misra analyses where each side stands.
The Defence Ministry spokesperson said the fighter aircraft had taken off from Srinagar airfield on a routine training sortie; a court of inquiry has been ordered into the cause of the accident.
The government is checking out if all call drops are due to congestion as claimed by the telecom companies.
West Asia, the crucible of three important faiths, Judaism, Christianity and Islam, has witnessed centuries of competing claims to buildings, land and people.
First Lieutenant Shaye Haver and Captain Kristen Griest of the US Army may not have broken the military’s brass ceiling, but they have definitely cracked it. Last Friday, they were awarded the prestigious Ranger tab to pin on their uniforms after becoming the first women to pass the 62-day Ranger training course, considered the most […]
4.56 lakh girls were missing on average every year for the period 2001-12. The reason is sex-selective abortions, which though declining in number, continues in the country.
How is the new bidding process different from earlier occasions? What concerns were raised by the bidders?
The civic body polls come soon after the Lalit Modi storm that had embroiled Raje and son Dushyant and the BJP had expected to fare far worse.
The Nitish model has looked impressive in comparison with Lalu raj, going head to head with Modi is a different ball game
New entrants to the Forest Service want this rule changed. They say it is no longer relevant, and is in fact harming the service.
The Standing Committee on Defence highlighted several shortcomings that need immediate attention.
The Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE) on Wednesday made a strong pitch for scrapping the no-detention policy for Classes I to VIII, along with bringing back board exams in Class X.
A day after Bhatt's removal from the IPS following the Gujarat government’s proposal to charge him of misconduct, the government sent him a show cause notice to explain an alleged sex video.
Given India's geographical spread, reach and connectivity, these payment banks can use the mobile platform to provide basic banking transactions through mobile phones.
There is no conclusive evidence that prohibition is an election game-changer.
Officials could locate four carcasses in April, and going by villagers’ claims, about another dozen may have died.
Young officers will now be trained in Delhi for 3 months before going to their cadres. SHYAMLAL YADAV explains the new system, and how it will work
It makes sense for a telecom company to pitch for a 900 MHz band instead of 2,100 MHz or even 1,800 MHz.
After the cancellation of talks by New Delhi last year over a similar invitation, separatists see the repeat invite as “toughening” of Pakistan’s stand on Kashmir which they welcome.
As per the new draft notification, no new commercial activity such as the establishment of hotels, resorts or any construction activity will be allowed within the eco-sensitive zone.
The new study suggests that peer pressure can also influence other kinds of decisions, such as those on education.
Babasaheb Purandare, a 93-year-old historian, is to be conferred a top honour, but Maratha outfits accuse him of distorting history. Kavitha Iyer explains the politics of what’s now a raging controversy.
At 7 pm on Monday, a bomb went off at the Erawan shrine in central Bangkok, killing at least 18 and leaving more than a hundred injured.
According to the RBI Governor, the country today lacked economists with good grounding in price theory and general equilibrium analysis that are fundamental to economic policymaking.
"We have revised our GDP growth forecast down to around 7%, in light of a drier than average monsoon," said Moody's in its statement.
Sri Lanka’s parliamentary elections have produced a hung parliament, putting paid to former President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s comeback bid
In fact, the scientists propose, by incorporating cooked starches into their diet, our ancestors were able to fuel the evolution of our oversize brains.
The understanding arrived between Modi and the UAE leadership on the nature of the threat from terrorism, and the measures needed to counter it go much farther, and are far more explicit.
J&K is different from other states in that laws enacted by Parliament, except those pertaining to defence, external affairs and communications, do not automatically become applicable to it.
The Mission envisages an investment of Rs 62,009 crore, of which Rs 14,623 crore will be provided by the Centre. The rest is expected to be raised by states, urban local bodies, and from private players.
The two main groupings in the fray for 225 Parliament seats are the Ranil Wickremesinghe-led United National Front for Good Governance, and the Mahinda Rajapaksa-led United People’s Freedom Alliance.
Chouhan and the BJP were meticulous in defence, printing and distributing booklets called Vyapam Ka Sach. It countered the Congress by coming out with details of illegalities during Digvijaya Singh’s regime.