The Centre is working on a proposal to ply an amphibious aircraft on the Ganga between Varanasi and Kolkata.
The BJP chief will meet Akali Dal, TDP leaders and other allies for better floor coordination.
Sushil Koirala, who was credited with promulgating Nepal's new Constitution in September last year to complete a stalled peace process, died on Tuesday.
A UN panel of experts has said that a raft of sanctions imposed on N Korea over the past decade has failed to prevent it from scaling ballistic missile programs.
Cameron said Xi's visit to Britain last year not only helped forge a golden era of bilateral relationship, but also led to deals worth around $57.7 billion.
According to UN agencies the South Sudanese citizens are threatened to starve to death due to escalating food insecurity in the new-born state.
The club will face Valencia on Wednesday, with a definite advantage after their 7-0 win in the 1st leg.
"I see Brazilian striker Neymar very comfortable and happy in both the club and in the side," Barcelona's defender Javier Mascherano said.
The five-time world Player of the Year "will be submitted to various tests on Monday and Tuesday to assess the development of kidney problems he suffered last December".
"There are more changes that might be required to strengthen corporate governance," Jayant Sinha said.
Penalties of Rs.63.74 crore and Rs.42.48 crore were imposed by CCI on InterGlobe Aviation and SpiceJet, respectively.
The Rupee again fell in early trade due to increased demand for Dollar from importers and banks.
The launch reaffirms the truism in game-theory, specifically that Beijing and Pyongyang are pitted against the rest. Further comment must await disclosures.
People of Hyderabad have proved the Cassandras wrong by giving a landslide victory to the Telangana Rashtra Samithi.
The main task of Presidency from the beginning was to assemble both excellent faculty and students there. There were huge logistic problems.
10 lakh responses have been received on the scheme.
There was a 275% increase in donations to the party from 2013-14 to 2014-15.
The professors and activists were also present at the venue.
The campus will remain shut till February 21.
We have already chosen a plot in West Midnapore: Arup Roy
The apex agency had seized some documents from Bapi Karim’s residence in 2014.
A case has been registered against BJD MLA Pramod Mallick.
The awards ceremony was attended by RK Sinha.
According to an MCL official, the washery will be owned by Mahanadi Coalfield limited.
'History teaching should always be honest or it is merely propaganda by powerful interest groups.'
The recurring childhood memories of his mother feeding cows have transpired into sculptures of the bovine animal.
The Yuva meet 2016 promoted the tenets of social entrepreneurship with sustainability goals among the youth.
Experts say radiations emitted from cellphones are not harmful.
The supermodel posted a photograph of herself on Instagram.
The singer is said to be acting like a diva backstage at Australia's Got Talent.
IIT Kharagpur’s Spring Fest 2016 got off to a rocking start.
Konstrukt targets excellence in civil engineering and architecture.
A colleague recalls the teenage thrill of travelling on a double-decker bus that was far more gripping than any other form of transport.
The film is slated to hit the screens on Eid this year.
Rhea Kapoor had started her career as a producer with 'Aisha'.
The actress is now awaiting the release of 'Ishq Forever'.
STATESMAN NEWS SERVICE
Mumbai, 30 August
The partially convertible rupee today improved further to reach 65.70 for one United States dollar on a strong support from the Reserve Bank of India.
The central bank, according to dealers, sold the American currency through state-run banks when the domestic unit betrayed signs of cracking once again at 66.60/$.
Exporters and some other banks too sold dollars helping equities on Dalal Street to post fresh gains to close the week on a satisfactory note.
The rupee ended for the week at 65.70 per US dollar versus Thursday's 66.55/$, an increase of 85 paise.
On account of sustained infusion of dollar liquidity by the central bank the domestic currency recovered 4.7 per cent in last two sessions, dealers said. The unit had earlier lost 17 per cent since May, but now appears to be on a recovery path.
For the Indian currency and Indonesia's rupiah, August had been the worst-ever month as these units posted sharp falls among all currencies in emerging economies, analysts say. The rupee was down more than 10 per cent (or 17 percent since May) while rupiah was down 5.9 per cent.
Analysts say unlike RBI's intermittent intervention, the Indonesian central bank has been constantly propping up their currency. The only consolation for the month has been surge in information technology stocks since they are expected to net more revenue on the currency's fall.
Analysing promising prospects of top outsourcing firm Tata Consultancy Services, Credit Lyonnais Securities Asia and Morgan Stanley have predicted that the company has the potential of crossing $100 billion market cap in few years from its current $50 billion level.
Shares on the Dalal Street had a roller-coaster ride on the last day of the week. The trade resumed expecting a promising speech on the state of the economy by the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in Parliament.
The S&P Bombay Stock Exchange Sensitive Index and CNX Nifty of the National Stock Exchange added substantial gains in the run-up to the PM's speech.
However, a dismay set in as the economist PM poked holes in the all-round criticism of the Congress-led UPA government instead of doing some introspection, said market analysts, explaining why the indices returned to negative zone within minutes of Mr Singh's statement.
The 30-share Sensex had slumped from 231.19 point gains and the Nifty from a high of 5,469.10 points into negative territory. It improved again as opinion poll on likely GDP numbers, which are to be announced later in the afternoon, looked “optimistic.”
On expectations that the latest GDP growth percentage would not fall under four per cent helped markets to regain confidence. The Sensex closed 1.19 per cent up gaining 218.68 points at 18,619.72 points.