World Chess Championship: Viswanathan Anand outwits Boris Gelfand; retains World title

Moscow: Indian Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand showed immense resilience to beat challenger Boris Gelfand of Israel in a tense rapid chess tie-breaker to win the World Championship crown for the fifth time and fourth in a row here on Wednesday. Anand won the second game and drew the other three to win the title at the […]


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 […]


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 […]

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