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Sensex trades flat in pre-noon session
Sensex trades flat in pre-noon session

Sensex trades flat in pre-noon session

Mumbai – A benchmark index of Indian equities was trading flat at 21.81 points or 0.10 percent up during the pre-noon trade Tuesday. Good buying was observed in the oil and gas and auto sectors while selling pressure was seen in banking index (bankex) sector. The 30-scrip sensitive index... read more »

Wrong habits may cause sleepless nights
Fructose itself has no impact on heart d...

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 it. A new research has shown that fructose does not itself has any impact on an emerging marker for the risk of... read more »

Economy heading towards better times, no reason to despair : Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
PM to face press conference on January 3

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 be Dr. Singh’s second such interaction with the media in his second term as the Prime Minister, which... read more »

Arup Raha takes over as IAF chief
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 of three years as the Chief of Air Staff. Commissioned on December 14, 1974 in the fighter stream of the IAF,... read more »

Ex-South Sudanese vice president urged to accept ceasefire

Ex-South Sudanese vice president urged to accept ceasefire

Khartoum – Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said Monday that leaders would join hands against forces allied to South Sudanese ex-vice president Riek Machar , if he failed to respond... read more »

Israel frees 26 Palestinian prisoners

Israel frees 26 Palestinian prisoners

Jerusalem – Israel has freed a group of 26 Palestinian prisoners as part of a US-brokered agreement for resuming direct peace talks, BBC reported Tuesday. They released prisoners,... read more »

Israel keen to increase trade with China

Israel keen to increase trade with China

Jerusalem – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that the country has set a goal to consistently increase trade with China. “This is one of the main horizons... read more »

US disappointed over Shinzo Abe's visit to war shrine

US disappointed over Shinzo Abe’s visit to war shrine

Washington – The US is disappointed at Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to a controversial war shrine, the State Department said Monday. “We were disappointed... read more »

UN chief appalled by bombings in Russia

UN chief appalled by bombings in Russia

United Nations – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon is appalled by the twin bombings that struck Russia’s Volgograd city, which left dozens of people dead, a UN spokesperson said... read more »