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Monthly News November 2014

I am targeting a World Cup return: Harbh...

I am targeting a World Cup return: Harbhajan

Fresh from leading Punjab to a runner-up finish in the Vijay Hazare one-day tournament, out-of-favour Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh is happy with his own showing in the domestic circuit and is keen to make a comeback into the national team for the 2015 World Cup. “I am targeting the World... read more »

Alibaba founder Jack Ma in India; to mee...

Alibaba founder Jack Ma in India; to meet Snapdeal’s Kunal Bahl

NEW DELHI | MUMBAI: Alibaba founder Jack Ma is on a visit to India, his first to the country after a record-shattering initial share sale saw the ecommerce company raise $25 billion (Rs 1.5 lakh crore) in September. Ma, who is China’s wealthiest man with a net worth of nearly $30 billion, is... read more »

Reliance Capital gains as Nippon Life In...

Reliance Capital gains as Nippon Life Insurance hikes stake in asset manage...

Reliance Capital surged 4.56% to Rs 503 at 13:09 IST on BSE after the company said Nippon Life Insurance has agreed to increase its stake in Reliance Capital Asset Management to 49% from the existing 26% in two or more tranches. The announcement was made during market hours today, 26 November... read more »

MTNL gains on buzz Cabinet OKs spectrum refund
MTNL planning to raise around Rs 2,300 c...

MTNL planning to raise around Rs 2,300 crore by selling bonds with ten-year...

MUMBAI: State-owned Mahanagar Telephone Nigam is planning to raise around Rs 2,300 crore by selling bonds with ten-year maturity. A week ago, it had mobilised Rs 1,500 crore by offering the same securities. “We have got approval for Rs 3,769 crore collectively this year, and are raising it... read more »

Lawmakers in U.S. Push for More Iran Sanctions

Republicans in the U.S. Congress stepped up calls for new Iran sanctions after negotiators extended nuclear talks until July, ensuring an uphill fight next year against opposition from... read more »

Editors ask Karnataka CM to help resolve TV9 row

Editors of all Kannada channels in Karnataka held a closed door meeting with chief minister Siddaramaiah in Bengaluru on Tuesday seeking his intervention in resolving a dispute involving... read more »

Manmohan Singh’s letter to me does not address Tamil issue: President Rajapaksa

Rajapaksa Wins House Approval for Budget Despite Defection Buzz

COLOMBO: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s annual budget for 2015 was passed by parliament on Monday with a majority of 95 votes.   The passing of the budget is very... read more »

BJP dares Rahul to let Adarsh scam be probed

Rajasthan: BJP back with a bang in civic elections

After jolt in the assembly by-polls in September this year, the ruling Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) has come back with a bang in the local body polls by claiming full majority in five out... read more »

Former SC judge Prasad to succeed Katju as PCI chief

NEW DELHI: Former Supreme Court judge CK Prasad is set to be appointed as the head of the Press Council of India. Information and broadcasting ministry sources said Prasad has been selected by a... read more »