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RBI governor tenure is short: Raghuram Rajan

RBI governor Raghuram Rajan (Photo: PTI)

RBI governor Raghuram Rajan, whose three-year term comes to an end in nine weeks, on Thursday indirectly pitched for a four years term for a Central bank head, said sources.

India to get $1 billion from World Bank

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with World Bank President Jim Yong Kim in a meeting in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

The World Bank on Thursday committed more than $1 billion (approximately Rs 6,750 crore) to support the Modi government’s pet solar energy programme.

Bonanza for Central government employees, pensioners

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday accepted all the recommendations of the Seventh Pay Commission, effecting an overall increase of about 23.55 per cent in the salaries, allowances and pensions of approxi

Close shave for Indian passengers

Indian passengers on two flights had a close shave at the Istanbul Ataturk airport which was attacked by terrorists on Tuesday night.

Madagascar diplomat found dead in his house

A 59-year-old Madagascar diplomat was found dead in his rented accommodation in Chattarpur Enclave Phase II on Tuesday.

NDMC: Retirement age of doctors increased

Following the Union government’s decision to increase the retirement age of doctors, the BJP-ruled North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) has also increased the retirement age of doctors working in

More evidence that Zika virus causes birth defects

New research, published on Wednesday in he Lancet, further provides evidence that Zika virus infection in the first trimester of pregnancy can result in placental and foetal damage.

Salman team: ‘Rape’ remark misreported

Salman Khan

In their reply addressed to the chairperson of the National Commission for Women (NCW), Salman Khan’s legal team, DSK Legal, has tried to explain the “rape” comment as a result of either misreporting

Subramanian Swamy back in Twitter mode

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy (Photo: PTI)

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Subramanian Swamy was on Wednesday back at what he does best — Tweeting.

Modi may conduct performance review of Cabinet today ahead of rejig

The reshuffle is likely to be announced before July 6, the day Modi leaves for Africa. (Photo: File)

Several important ministries may see new faces, while UP may get more representation with an eye on polls.

Great Britain, ironically, followed India last Friday by rejecting its long-held belief in an open economy with fiscal stability and competitiveness as the drivers of sustained growth.

K.G. Subramanyan was one of the most important figures in Indian art, particularly in the period after Independence.