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Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) unit in Japan to pay $50 million over Libor
Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) unit in Jap...

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) unit in Japan to pay $50 million over Libor

New York – A Japanese investment banking unit of Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc was ordered on Monday to pay a USD 50 million criminal fine after pleading guilty to wire fraud over its role in manipulating the benchmark interest rate Libor. RBS Securities Japan Ltd had entered its plea... read more »

CBI files two more fresh FIRs : Coal scam
CBI files two more fresh FIRs : Coal sca...

CBI files two more fresh FIRs : Coal scam

New Delhi – The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday filed two FIRs against two companies in the coal block allocation scam that the agency is investigating in. As per reports, the FIRs have been filed against against BLA Industries Pvt Ltd, Gastron Technologies Pvt Ltd and... read more »

Economy heading towards better times, no reason to despair : Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
Economy heading towards better times, no...

Economy heading towards better times, no reason to despair : Prime Minister...

New Delhi – Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday sought to dispel apprehensions of the Indian diaspora on the state of the economy, saying the country was heading towards “better times” and there is no reason to despair about its present or worry about the future. He also said... read more »

Manish Tewari denies reports on PM resigning
Manish Tewari denies reports on PM resig...

Manish Tewari denies reports on PM resigning

New Delhi – Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari Tuesday denied reports of that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh would announce at a press conference scheduled for Friday that he was resigning. Television channels, quoting sources, said the prime minister is likely to resign in... read more »

Wrong habits may cause sleepless nights

Fructose itself has no impact on heart disease: study

Toronto – Fructose, naturally found in fruit, vegetables and honey, is the sugar often blamed for the obesity epidemic and doctors the world over warn against having an excess of... read more »

Economy heading towards better times, no reason to despair : Prime Minister Manmohan Singh

PM to face press conference on January 3

New Delhi – Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will address a press conference at 11 a.m. on January 3 at the National Media Centre in central Delhi. Friday’s press conference will... read more »

Arup Raha takes over as IAF chief

Arup Raha takes over as IAF chief

Air Marshal Arup Raha, an ace fighter pilot, on Tuesday took over as the Air Force chief succeeding Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne. Born on December 26, 1954, he is expected to have tenure... read more »

For 2014 battle, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) seeks Rs. 2,014 donations

Kejriwal sick, misses office Tuesday too

Ghaziabad – Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will not attend office Tuesday too as he is still unwell. “Arvind still has fever and his diarrhoea continues. Now his blood... read more »

Decoded: How honeybees determine sex

Decoded: How honeybees determine sex

London – The truth behind the unique sex-determination system in honeybees – where males develop from unfertilised eggs and females develop from fertilised eggs – is out. Five... read more »