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India votes against joining Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

India has voted against the provisions of draft resolutions that would have required it to accede to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), saying there is “no question” of it joining the treaty

Soon, robot arms may move like ours

Disney researchers have developed a new system that will help robotic arms to be light enough to move swiftly and gracefully

Warren Anderson, wanted for Bhopal gas tragedy, dies

Warren Anderson, wanted for Bhopal gas tragedy, dies

Former Union Carbide chief Warren Anderson, wanted in India in connection with the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy which claimed over 3,000 lives in one of the world’s most lethal industrial accidents, has di

Fiscal deficit hits 83% in 6 months

India’s fiscal deficit has touched 83 per cent of the full-year target in September-end, a phenomenon which finance minister Arun Jaitley attributed to rising tax refunds in first half of the current

Just 5 free ATM transactions

Using ATMs to withdraw money or for other purposes like balance enquiry beyond five times in a month will attract a levy of `20 per transaction from Saturday.

Tax the super rich to help poor: Report

1.5% extra tax on super rich can pull 90 crore out of poverty

BlackBerry updates its messenger


Allows user to set timer for controlling message visibility

Shadow banking assets up by $5 trillion

Mark-ing a substantial incre-ase, global shadow banking assets climbed by $5 trillion to $75 trillion last year, with euro area and the United States accounting for one-third of the total, says a repo

India Forex up by $495 million

India’s foreign reserves shot up by $495.5 million to $314.177 billion in the week to October 24 due to rise in a key constituent of the assets, according to RBI data.

NMDC Q2 net up by 19%

State-owned iron ore mine NMDC on Friday reported an 18.89 per cent rise in net profit for second quarter of this fiscal at Rs 1,567 crore on imp-roved sales.

For those younger Pakistanis born in the 1990s and later, the country’s growing dysfunctionality and its slipping further behind in the global comity of nations across a wide front, has seemed to be t

Now that the protests are fizzling out, it’s worth asking what exactly they managed to accomplish. I see two major effects.