Fuel price hike beyond our control: Oil Minister

New Delhi: Expressing his helplessness over the hike in the petrol prices, Oil Minister Jaipal Reddy on Friday said that the matter was beyond the control of the government and categorically stated that there would be no rollback for now. Addressing the media in the national capital, the Oil Minister clarified that the global price […]

Can hire new pilots, says Ajit Singh

New Delhi/Mumbai: Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Friday told Air India’s striking pilots that the airline may begin hiring new pilots if the 18-day-old strike continued. “We are not waiting for them, (we) can even begin hiring new pilots,” the minister told IANS after meeting some of the striking pilots. “I have told them my […]

Fuel price hike beyond our control: Oil Minister

New Delhi: Expressing his helplessness over the hike in the petrol prices, Oil Minister Jaipal Reddy on Friday said that the matter was beyond the control of the government and categorically stated that there would be no rollback for now. Addressing the media in the national capital, the Oil Minister clarified that the global price […]

IPL 2012: Last four standing

After 72 back-to-back matches and amidst Pomersbach molestation case, SRK’s ban, rave party fiasco and of course spot-fixing charges, the Indian Premier League has moved into its business end with Delhi Daredevils, Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians and the inevitable Chennai Super Kings in the mix. The playoffs will definitely be a cracker-jacker affair. Virender […]

We need to do better: Manmohan Singh

New Delhi: Sounding optimistic on the occasion of UPA-11’s third anniversary, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said that though there was no doubt they had achieved much but at the same time he accepted that there was a ‘need to do better’. To those who have been targeting the government for the past several months, the […]

Nupur Talwar meets Rajesh at jail, verdict on bail after lunch

New Delhi/Ghaziabad: A judge in Ghaziabad is expected to give his verdict on Nupur Talwar’s request for bail after lunch today. Mrs Talwar, who is accused along with husband Rajesh of the double murder of their only child Aarushi and their domestic help, is not present in court. She is lodged at Barrack No 13 […]

Sensex down 157 points, rupee at record low of 55.45 vs dollar

Mumbai: Snapping a three-day gaining streak, the BSE benchmark Sensex on Tuesday dropped by 157 points after investors became jittery with rupee slumping to a new record low amid fund outflows. The Sensex, which had gained 153 points in the past three sessions, fell by 156.85 points, or 0.97 percent to 16,026.41. While the 30-share […]

Hampi Express mishap: 25 dead, probe ordered

  Penukonda: At least 25 passengers were killed, 16 of them charred, and 43 injured when the Bangalore-bound Hampi Express rammed into a stationary goods train after its driver apparently overshot the signal near the station here in the wee hours on Tuesday. The impact of the collision that took place at 3:15 am was […]