In a bid to empower handloom weavers in Telangana, Microsoft India on Saturday announced the launch of a new e-commerce portal that will help the weavers optimise operations and engage better with customers.
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has expressed doubts about his efficacy in enabling talks between India and Pakistan but said he hoped that given their importance they would enter into a meaningful dialogue.
A Delhi court on Saturday extended till January 28 the interim bail granted to RJD chief Lalu Prasad in two Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) scam cases filed by the CBI and the ED.
Special Judge Arun Bhardwaj also extended the interim bail granted to Prasad's wife Rabri Devi and son Tejashwi Yadav in the CBI case till January 28.
On the said date, the court will pronounce order on the regular bail application of Lalu Prasad and others.
The cases relate to alleged irregular
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - A Malaysian judge on Friday ruled in favour of Wynn Macau in a case against a fund manager who owed the casino millions of dollars, the company's lawyer said, the first time a casino has been allowed to recover dues in the country.
Reigningchampions Vidarbha routed minnows Uttarakhand by an innings and 115 runs in their Ranji Trophy quarter-final here Saturday and made to the semifinals.
India pacer Umesh Yadav (5-23) and slow left arm orthodox bowler Aditya Sarvate (5-55) grabbed five wickets each to dismantle them for 159 in the second innings and script a memorable win.
Trailing the hosts by 274 runs in the first innings and resuming the day at the overnight score of 152 for 5, Uttarakhand needed to bat out thei
President Donald Trump's 2020 re-election campaign has launched a unique fundraising initiative, asking its supporters to donate USD 20.20 to send faux red bricks to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi or Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer until Democrats agree to fund a wall along the US-Mexico border.
Trump's re-election campaign sent out a fundraising email on Friday asking for donations of USD 20.20 and pledging to send fake bricks to Speaker Pelosi or Schumer, who are leading the Democratic party
Mumbai Police have arrested former chief financial officer of NSEL Shashidhar Kotian in connection with the Rs 5,600-crore now-shuttered commodities spot exchange scam, a senior Economic Offences Wing (EOW) official has said.
Kotian was produced before a court Friday, which remanded him to police custody till January 28, the official said. The agency sought his remand on the ground that they have come across from fresh facts and need to confront with the same.
The NSEL scam refers to the
Police have seized 104 cartons of illicit liquor from a truck and arrested two people in Uttar Pradesh's Shamli district, an official said on Saturday.
During checking, a truck was intercepted at Titoli checkpost on Friday evening. A total of 104 cartons of illicit liquor were recovered from the vehicle, Superintendent of Police Ajay Kumar Pandey said.
The liquor was being smuggled in from Haryana, he said.
Fuel prices witnessed a fresh hike on Saturday, adding to commuters' woes.In New Delhi, petrol is being sold 17 paise higher at Rs. 70.72/litre, and diesel at Rs. 65.16/litre after a 19 paise hike.Also, petrol is retailing at Rs 76.35/litre (increased by 17 paise) and diesel at Rs. 68.22/litre (increased by 20 paise) in Mumbai.The rise in prices comes amidst the revision of global crude oil prices owing to a possible stifling of supply in the near future.
The body of a 61-year-old Tamil Nadu fisherman, who drowned in the sea after his boat capsized off Neduntheevu while being chased by the Sri Lankan Navy, was brought here from the island nation and cremated, a fisheries department official said Saturday.
K Muniasamy was part of a group of fishermen in two boats fishing off Neduntheevu on January 13, when they were allegedly chased by the Lankan naval personnel.
Both boats capsized as a result and the fishermen fell into the sea.
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A 22-year-old woman was allegedly gang-raped by two men in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district, police said on Saturday.
The incident took place on Friday when the woman was alone at her residence in Kheri Firozabad village here under Kakroli police station, they said.
According to a complaint lodged by the woman's father, the accused, Gaurav and Ravi, who hail from the same village, barged into her house and raped her while her parents were away, the police said.
The accused threatened the w
The Central government has removed two Punjab National Bank (PNB) Executive Directors -- Sanjiv Sharan and K.Veera Brahmaji Rao -- for the lapses in the Rs 13,500 crore fraud allegedly perpetrated by absconding diamantaire Nirav Modi.
In a major breakthrough, the Prohibition and Excise Department on Saturday busted inter-state marijuana trade and held five people, including two women, in connection with the case.The officials, while conducting the probe, seized 50 kilograms of marijuana and four mobile phones from the accused- Devi Prasad Rai Chowdery, Rohan Singh, Sanjay Kumar Naik, Sunamani Naik, and Krishna Kumari.The excise department first nabbed Devi Prasad and Rohan Singh from Balram Galli in possession of 20 kilograms