MUMBAI: A Reserve Bank of India (RBI) committee on Tuesday suggested the central bank to direct banks to install note sorting machines (NSMs) in all branches in a phased manner.
In the first instance, all branches with average daily cash receipt of Rs. 1 crore or above may be equipped with NSMs by March […]
He had a morphine level slightly above normal
The painkillers Dale Steyn took during IPL-II in South Africa have landed him in trouble. — File Photo
JOHANNESBURG: South African fast bowler Dale Steyn failed a drug test as a result of taking painkillers to recover from an injury during the second Indian Premier League, his […]
Mumbai: Title holder Deccan Chargers will take on Kolkata Knight Riders at Hyderabad in the opening match of the 60-match IPL season 3 to be played from March 12 to April 25, 2010. This was announced by Lalit Modi, Chairman of the IPL Governing Council here on Monday.
The additional match will be a […]
SHANGHAI: Rescue workers on Tuesday began searching for the hundreds of people feared buried in landslips in Taiwan and south-eastern China following two days of devastation wrought by the typhoon Morakot.
The typhoon, which struck Taiwan on Friday and moved into south-eastern China on Sunday, left at least 47 people dead and displaced more […]
MOSCOW: Russia is refusing to send a new ambassador to Ukraine in an unprecedented diplomatic démarche that signals a new low in relations between the two most powerful ex-Soviet states.
“Given the current anti-Russian course of the Ukrainian government I have decided to postpone sending our new ambassador to Ukraine,” said Russian President Dmitry […]
ISLAMABAD: The Predator returned to South Waziristan on Tuesday reportedly killing at least 10 suspected Taliban militants a week after missiles fired from the unmanned drone aircraft are believed to have taken out their leader Beithullah Mehsud.
This time, the missiles reportedly struck a militant training camp some 7 km from Ladda, where Mehsud, […]
B. Muralidhar Reddy
COLOMBO: The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) on Tuesday announced that the $150-million Development Bonds (SLDBs) it floated to eligible foreign and local commercial banks has been oversubscribed 1.3 times.
In a statement here, the CBSL said the total bids received amounted to $195.5 million and the government had accepted $190 million […]
Convenes meeting of Chief Ministers for August 17
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
NEW DELHI: With the southwest monsoon not reviving and the prices of essential commodities, vegetables and milk rising, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday sought details of the situation from various departments, including Agriculture, Food, Consumer Affairs, Power, Fertilizer, Railways and […]
Tests show samples sent for DNA tests not extracted from bodies of victims
File photo of Kashmiri women protesting against the alleged rapes and murders of two young Muslim women by troops in Kashmir. Photo: Nissar Ahmad
NEW DELHI: Key forensic evidence in the ongoing investigation of the alleged rape-murder of two women at […]
NEW DELHI: Fourteen new cases of swine flu were reported in the Capital on Monday. Six of the 14 patients have a foreign travel history and include five children ranging in age from four years to 16 years. The other eight are cases of indigenous transmission and include three children aged five years […]