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Festive season to witness 4.5 lakh new jobs


E-tailers, retail sector plan to add staff to meet rising demand

National Investigation Agency targeted by saboteurs?

Specific intelligence reports reaching the Centre suggest that the National Investigation Agency’s team probing the Burdwan blast is facing a serious threat from subversive elements.

Lower gas price to hit Reliance Industries Ltd : Report

Reliance Industries Ltd will get 33 per cent higher gas price of $5.61 per mmBtu for output from MA field in the KG-D6 block, but its main D1&D3 fields will continue to get old rate of $4.2.

Air India intercepted by 2 Italy jets?

After a European aviation blog claimed that an Air India aircraft heading for Rome on October 16 had been shadowed by two Italian Air Force fighter aircraft in Italian airspace after the AI aircraft a

Days after winning Asiad gold, Walsh resigns

Terry Walsh

Hockey coach blames ‘sporting bureaucracy’ for move, but says he may reconsider decision

Bhati Mines to get model village makeover

The initiative was taken on the request of South Delhi MP Ramesh Bidhuri, who had approached Delhi chief secretary D.M. Spolia for developing the village as a model village.

Festive hiring to help create 4.5 lakh new jobs in October-December quarter


The hiring is anticipated to be up by 5-15% during the festive season

Special court rejects Khaitan bail plea in VVIP copter scam

A special court on Monday dismissed the bail plea of businessman Gautam Khaitan, arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in a money-laundering case related to the Rs 3,600-crore VVIP copter deal.

Syndicate of Pakistani cheats busted, eight held

The Delhi police’s special cell on Monday claimed to have busted a syndicate of Pakistani cheats, who allegedly duped Indian citizens of lakhs of rupees by luring them on the pretext of winning lotter

Gold futures up 0.34 per cent on firm global cues, domestic demand


Gold futures rose by 0.34 percent to Rs 27,509 per 10 grams

After four hours of driving, we should have been in the middle of Dartmoor. And yet we were not.

During Gen Pervez Musharraf’s time a television host asked Benazir Bhutto (BB) about the low attendance at the Pakistan People’s Party jalsas that had just taken place.